Tag Archive: dancers

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 clich├ęd. While the angle from which this shot may not immediately suggest tango, it’s the angle of the two… Continue reading

graceful tango fingers

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This shot of a couple dancing in The Crypt in Clerkenwell in May 2010 is fairly conventional. Had there been more negative space in the shot it might have been appropriate for a… Continue reading

tango heads and shoulders

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As the following posts are going to cover some of my thoughts about finding an image that displays the essence of tango I’m starting with one of the favourite angles of many photographers.… Continue reading

hip hop spread

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Part of one of the 2011 performances of Spread Expression’s Voices in the Alleyway. Photographing this hip hop dance theatre performance was challenging as a result of low light and rapid movements. Spread… Continue reading

golden hip hop shade

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These images are from the hip hop Theatre production ‘Voices in the Alleyway’, choreographed by Cindy Claes of Spread Expression last year and I selected images from this performance because Spread Expression are… Continue reading

close embrace

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Taken a long time ago in 2008 with my Nikon D80, this was one of the first times I felt I had captured the essence of tango – the intense concentration of the… Continue reading

contemporary barbican ball

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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

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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