Our featured photo was taken at the Wachusett Reservoir in Boylston, Massachusetts with a Canon T2i, 55-250mm lens and a circular polarizer. Photographer Christina Duhani has always been amazed at the precision and strength dancers have. Inspired by her friend Elizabeth Hepp (now attending NYU for dance), she decided to attempt something new and try to capture the movement of dance.
Dance photographer, Jim Markland on how, at 60, he became interested in photography, capturing dance, and his learning experience with Lois Greenfield; his advice on the camera features required to capture dancers in action both onstage and off; and how dancers can prepare for a great studio shoot.
This photo of Anna-Mi Fredriksson (former English National Ballet and solo artist) was taken in Queens Park, London on February 2, 2009. London city was shut down due to the snow which, as you can see, blanketed everything. “Anna-Mi and I lived next to the park,” photographer, Ben Hopper explains, “so the whole thing was a ‘let’s go to the snowy park to take fun pictures’.”