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Displaced (A Dancer Portrait Series)

Dance photography frequently shows athleticism, virtuosity, and technical prowess, but rarely do we see images that capture more intimate, emotional moments of dancers in stillness.  That’s what my friend and NYC-based photographer Matthew Murphy strives to achieve in “Displaced”, a … Continue reading

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Dance Photography Seminar at Joyce SoHo

Each spring, The Joyce Theater Foundation presents Free Advice, a series of seminars for dance companies and choreographers spanning a wide range of management and presentation subjects.  This coming Monday, there will be a seminar on quality dance photography, which … Continue reading

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At Ballet Hispanico, A New Leader with a Vision

This piece is a collaboration with Christopher Duggan, a leading dance photographer based in New York City.  In addition to his New York City dance clients, Christopher has been the Festival Photographer at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival since 2006, … Continue reading

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Dane Shitagi’s Ballerina Project

Laura Di Orio, Central Park Since 2004, Dane Shitagi has been photographing ballet dancers all over New York, using the city’s parks, subways, streets, and bridges for settings. Here are some images from The New York City Ballerina Project. Violeta … Continue reading

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“Desperately Perfect” Photo Exhibit

ClampArt, a small gallery in Chelsea, is currently presenting Rachel Papo’s “Desperately Perfect”, a photography exhibit of students studying at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia. Drawing upon her experience studying ballet in Israel for nine years as … Continue reading

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