Pippa D

I’ve been waiting to shoot Pippa for a while now and finally managed it at Pure Preston Studios. I’d created a few ‘moodboards’ to try to visualise what I wanted out of the session and shared these before we met up. As usual, I started off with creating some simple portraits to get the session…

Modern Dance

I had a quick photo session with Geraldine Bell to cover some dance moves in the studio. We did some static, posed shots but also did quite a few that involved capturing that moment when the move is at its peak, easier than it sounds! It took me a few moments to get my timing…

The Colour of Dance

Just a single image update this time. This one was shot against a very messy background with a window, pipes and all sorts of stuff cluttering up the image, unfortunately there was no option at the time.I really liked the shape and dynamics of the subject but it didn’t work for me, so time for…

Touch of Ballet

Recently I spent a few hours in a studio with a couple of local dancers to try something a little bit different. These images are of Georgina Brown and capture some stylish moves and shapes from the session. I’m sure I will do more of this but I need to gather some ideas first so…

Kirsty Clare

Below are a panel of shots of the very versatile dancer and model, Kirsty Clare These were taken over two occasions at Millwood studio in Stalybridge.

Dance at Velocity Studios

I attended a studio workshop led by Nicola Selby on the subject of dance photography; this was held at Velocity Studios in Coppull near Chorley, Lancashire. The intention was to gain some knowledge of how to capture this genre of photography and to grasp some of the key learning points. There were four dancers in…