Tag Archive: dance

walk the walk

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Even when photographing public productions with adult performers I’ve found there to be some controversy around what images could be used where. So far I’ve not had the same experience with my images… Continue reading

you’re never too old to tango

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Not too long ago a tango dancing (tanguero) friend told me that I was a tango addict because I keep a pair of tango shoes in the boot of my car. He has… Continue reading

tango in their own style

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Capussi and Flores have their own style. Well rehearsed and in wonderful synchronisation, they keep in character irrespective of the difficulty of their moves. Although this shot captures them mid-move you can see… Continue reading

lowlight tango flick

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Eduardo Capussi and Mariana Flores dance show tango with a difference. Think humorous tango vaudeville, short stories which while amusing for those not familiar with the dance, also have visual and dance jokes… Continue reading

tango through a pool of light

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Another perspective in my quest to find one image that shows the essence of tango, I took this shot at Negracha Tango Club last Friday. I’ve chosen it because it gives an idea… Continue reading

milonga watcher

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  Those who organise this milonga seem to believe that the atmosphere is improved by limiting the lighting to a few candles and the light of an open fire, so it’s nearly impossible… Continue reading

tango shadow dancers

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I was happy to catch this shot which I took in Tango South London some time ago. While less clichéd, it doesn’t really represent the essence of tango as it could just as… Continue reading

unconventional embrace

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It’s a shame that the lady’s moving hand here partially obscures the man’s face. Taken at Spitalfields, I like this unconventional shot because they are so obviously having fun. However, tango purists wouldn’t… Continue reading

tango grabador

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Despite the fuzziness due to such low light, I was happy with this shot, taken at Hackney Tango a couple of years ago. The image behind the mirror appears to have a skirt… Continue reading

tango silhouettes

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I think that this shot of tango dancers in Spitalfields (2010) is slightly less clichéd. While the angle from which this shot may not immediately suggest tango, it’s the angle of the two… Continue reading