close embrace

Taken a long time ago in 2008 with my Nikon D80, this was one of the first times I felt I had captured the essence of tango – the intense concentration of the… Continue reading

breakin’ improv

This shot was taken from the first improvisation session at Breakin’ Convention 2011. Another festival where it’s not possible to shoot everything, and where you know the one or two pieces you miss… Continue reading

jazz workshop story

Dance workshops can be challenging. Often in the evening, the light is rarely good, flash photography and sprawling or climbing all over the place might distract the students and while it’s possible to… Continue reading

contemporary barbican ball

Another shot from Big Dance 2010. The biggest challenge was getting to all the performances I wanted. Getting to everything I want to cover in Big Dance 2012 (and getting the permissions too,… Continue reading

samba flame

Some of Monika Molnar’s students, lead by Dora Bakaity in the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala.   This was taken during a performance of very fast samba where flash would have disturbed both dancers and… Continue reading

near ballroom silhouettes

Another shot from the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala rehearsals where I was able to line up the dancers so that they eclipsed one of the spots. I particularly like this one as it clearly… Continue reading

samba flames

Another image from the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala, this one is one of the lovely student performances.

low light ballroom

Another shot taken during the rehearsals of the 2011 DanceMyWay Gala, this one was a result of playing with negative space and shadows.

silhouetted ballroom lift

I was lucky enough to be given relative freedom of movement during Monika Molnar’s DanceMyWay Gala last year. As a result I was able to take a series of images with dancers eclipsing… Continue reading

slow square imaging

Towards the end of the day, this was David Michalek’s installation; Slow Dancing at Trafalgar Square. I like it for the colours and sheer scale, but couldn’t help being slightly envious that anyone… Continue reading