Tag Archive: available light

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

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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

Sultry Salsa at Dancesation Expo

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Candice Doogan de Rosales and partner dancing salsa at Dancesation Expo 2012 After taking a couple of sharp shots I spent some time experimenting on the use of motion blur (and blur in… Continue reading

Dancesation Expo 2012

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I’m just back from a final meeting with Yvonne Chan to top and tail an article for next month’s Dance Today. She put together yesterday’s Dancesation Expo – a charity danceathon for DanceAid… Continue reading

Enticing Bharatanatyam

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Anusha Subramanyam dances the story of her the heroine’s work to persuade her reluctant friend to represent her case to Muruga (The Lord of the Hills) in the hope he will come to… Continue reading

Dancing Valour at Arts in Parliament

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There was a huge amount going on in this piece; Rasa Abhinaya which made it a pleasure to watch but rather more challenging to photograph. Danced at the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster… Continue reading

Flamenco – Concentration in Chelmsford

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This shot of Jairo Barrull is from way back before Big Dance, when he performed at Chelmsford. I’m posting it to celebrate having finally processed all the non-urgent images from his performance. Maybe… Continue reading

Tarana at Arts in Parliament

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This fast paced piece, performed by Triveni Dance Company, closed the Akademi Community Performance at Westminster Hall. I decided to include the whole troupe in this shot and tried to use motion blur… Continue reading

Elegant Iptedaa

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This elegantly joyful Tarana based on dance to a chorus of words which are simply the sounds produced by the Tabla. Part of the Akademi Community Performance at Arts In Parliament, 10th August,… Continue reading

Tobago’s London Celebration: 50 Years of Independence

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Part of tonight’s celebration of Independence was a lesson in Carnival dancing, in preparation for Notting Hill Carnival this weekend. These two ladies were our teachers. The second portrait shows the dancer resting… Continue reading

In ‘Memory’ Bharatanatyam is the vehicle for a strong message

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This was easily my favourite piece from the Akademi Community Performance for Arts in Parliament because it was so moving. Bisakha Sarker of the company Chaturangan danced two near-identical scenarios. In the first… Continue reading