Tag Archive: dance photography

Elevation for @JokerXL on #WordyMonday

This week’s WordyMonday word was suggested by Marty Hirst. It’s a great word to illustrate with dance images because there are so many ways it could be interpreted. I chose Felipe’s balancing act… Continue reading

Ogygian

Ribbon dancers at the Greenwich Cultural Festival (c) Carole Edrich 2010 The word for this week is Ogygian. Another word I had to look up when I first read it, I think it… Continue reading

When Flash Isn’t Flash

Performers at 60×60, Stratford Circus (c) Carole Edrich 2010 Don’t use flash It’s a simple instruction. Given, presumably, because the organiser concerned is accustomed to people who default to flash photography and whose… Continue reading

Spin! and Gompertz’s gospel

Both Images: Images: Two photographic themes of ‘spin’ featuring performances at 60×60 held at Stratford Circus in 2010 UK dance enthusiasts would have to have had their heads in a sack to have… Continue reading

Photographs that can change the impression of a performance

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing Marilyn Monroe on a stage with a sculpture by Sally McKay in the performance Noted at the Lilian Baylis Studio. Power of Photography series #3 (#1, #2) Continuing… Continue reading

Haruspex

As I did last Monday, I’ve found an interesting sounding name and then gone looking for a dance image that corresponded to it. Haruspex was a difficult one; I spent a while thinking… Continue reading

How the power of photography can change perceptions

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing Marilyn Monroe in Noted at the Lilian Baylis Studio Power of Photography Series #2 (#1, #3) These first two shots show the dancer to one side of the… Continue reading

Using Yolande Yorke-Egell’s portrayal of Marilyn Munroe to show the power of photography

All images: Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing as Marylin Monroe in Noted with a sculpture by Sally McKay Power of Photography Series #1 (#2, #3) My photographs of Yolande Yorke-Edgell dancing as Marylin Monroe by… Continue reading

Words Worth, Negative Space, Light, Dark and Shadow

All pictures: Dancers performing Easy to Love, choreographed by Anton Du Beke I’ve been working on a piece about dance in Renaissance images with a lovely lady from the National Gallery. Can’t write… Continue reading

Ugandans in London

All images: Ugandan dancers in London Last Monday evening I went to a celebration of Ugandan culture. One of a series of events associated with the World Travel Market, I choose it because… Continue reading