Photographer Emily Cromarty’s grandfather influenced her interest in photography. This photo features a street dancer on her toes (though not en pointe exactly). The lighting, unique pose, and concrete environment combine for a striking image.
Austin, TX photographer, Josh Brewster thinks the best dance images are the ones where you have to ask ‘What were they doing to reach that position and shape?’ He values the collaborative process that takes place between photographer and dancer in the studio. Find out which famous painting comes to Josh’s mind when regarding this image of young, Austin Meiteen (age 11).
This photo of dancers from 605 Collective in Vancouver is from a teaching session at my studio in October.” explains Canadian photographer David Cooper. “I was influenced by some images with Lois Greenfield and chose to experiment with fabric. I have a studio with a sprung dance floor and a white Marlee dance floor.”
Blossoming dancer and dance photographer, Kristen Newsom, shares a picturesque photo – an arabesque on the New England coast – and her dual passions for dance and photography, as she looks forward to another summer at Burklyn Ballet and a new semester at Sam Houston State University.
When Melissa K. Dooley added this recent shot to our Flickr photo pool, I couldn’t resist showing off another of her lovely photos. I find it reminiscent of a Rorschach ink test… and equally as mesmerizing! Melissa took this self portrait on a snowy (yes, snowy) day in April of this year.
If you’re in London be sure to check out the exhibition, A Flash of Light: The Dance Photography of Chris Nash, which covers over 60 of Nash’s original prints and photographs in a unique collection that explores his imaginative and innovative dance photography.