Tag Archive: tango dancers

It’s all about the dog (and tango of course) #dance #photos #tandatuesday

It’s always great when I find a new perspective from which to show the social dances I shoot so I was really happy to discover that neither dog nor owner minded my including… Continue reading

Courting Cortinas – a #tandatuesday post

Lynn Collins spends hours choosing cortinas; “because I think they are a vital part of the flavour of a milonga. Choice depends on [the] time of day, harmony with tango music and general… Continue reading

Cortinas and Continuity, a #TandaTuesday Post

The dramaturgy of a milonga isn’t influenced just by the arcs of its component tandas. A choice of cortina can also contribute significantly to mood and movements around the floor. This is why… Continue reading

Structure tracks and tandas on #TandaTuesday

Finding the perfect combination of tracks for a particular milonga is a complex challenge. “If the very same DJ plays the very same tanda in 2 different milongas (not different continents or countries,… Continue reading

tango face

I’ve often heard the phrase ‘tango face’ and believe it to be one of those phrases that mean different things to different people. If a regular European social tango dancer was to use… Continue reading

Two Sides Of Tom – at Tango Al Fresco

It’s lovely to be working in a place where people know me. I get more dances, which is natural, but I also get a lot more spontaneous stuff. Here is one, taken at… Continue reading

Tango Al Fresco, the Mayors Thames Festival and a tango front cover

This front cover features Tom and Margo dancing under the Oxo Tower at the Mayor’s Thames Festival. I shot it in 2008 with my phonecam (a Sony Ericsson k800i) I think. I’m looking… Continue reading

Tango Walk – Improv by tech staff

Another from the Tango Walk last week. I took quite a few shots of these two technical assistants who, without warning, decided to do their own little (ballroom) tango improv. Tanja’s tango site… Continue reading

Tango Walk – the lesson

I was commissioned to do a photo feature on Tanja Raaste’s Tango Walk, one of the Big Dance events held on the South Bank. This shot, from last Saturday, of Alfredo Martin Espindola… Continue reading

not impartial tango

I make no apologies for posting this shot of two friends dancing tango. I really enjoy dancing with Tom and Tina has just qualified as both a City of London Guide and Green… Continue reading