Tag Archive: dance photography

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.

contemporary waving not drowning

With only 84 days to Big Dance 2012 I thought I’d post a couple of shots from Big Dance 2010. This one is a rehearsal at Somerset House. Counterpoint, which was commissioned by… Continue reading

tango kick

More from Tango Fire’s performance in April 2011, because this couple was supremely well coordinated.

face(d) tango

Tango Fire’s performance in April 2011 used lots of dry ice, which made for interesting lighting effects, but I like this shot best because seeing it gave me an additional insight. The dancers… Continue reading

shadow circle

The Sardanes, a traditional circle dance, is danced with pride by Catalans irrespective of whether they’re in Spain or France. Images of the dancers themselves tell the story of the many different individuals… Continue reading