Tag Archive: available light

Dancers are instruments..

This week’s inspirational dance quote, from George Balanchine, is; ‘Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays’.   After watching Balanchine stage a new version of Ballets Russes Le Chant de Rossingol,… Continue reading

Tangent on #WordyMonday

I’ve chosen this shot, which I took at Platform on Saturday to represent the word tangent following these definitions. This was suggested by hobodad for #WordyMonday a couple of weeks ago. I was… Continue reading

Let Him Go

I went to Finsbury Park to shoot One Youth Dance’s production of Presence yesterday and despite getting drenched on the way I enjoyed every minute. I’ve interviewed Joanna for the March edition of… Continue reading

Getting arty with One Youth Dance

Saturday was enormous fun, the first of two days shooting for Joanna Shaw of One Youth Dance (who I also have a commission to write about for the March issue of Dance Today).… Continue reading

Anyone for tennis?

More from the Angels shoot with Lemington and Nejc, mainly because I’ve promised to post this image.

Photo interpretation of Intrinsic for #WordyMonday

Learning how to choose between panning, motion blur and frozen motion are great ways to develop photographic skills. That’s why I take City Academy photography students there, it’s an important part of the… Continue reading

Photo interpretation of Transient on #WordyMonday

Jorge and Maria have been dancing together for 50 years. He is still dancing after two heart attacks. He told us this after a lovely demonstration exhibiting their fun and fluid understated Villa… Continue reading

Rebirth: Another #WordyMonday dance photography interpretation

This beautifully fluorescent butterfly was part of the original LCP production of Rights at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre. It had been produced with the assistance of a BBC Arts Grant, gained through… Continue reading

Photographic interpretation of repetition on #wordymonday

Not exactly a dance image, but I am interviewing Martyn Jacques for the book next week and this is a very different interpretation of the word to any I’d have taken directly from… Continue reading

Mark Short teaching ‘Thriller’ at Dancesation Expo.. and the audience’s reaction

A few of my shots of Mark Short’s Thriller workshop (Mark is City Academy’s Head of Dance among other things). More images to come, meanwhile the organiser Yvonne is still hoping to raise… Continue reading