Tall Dancing

September 29th, 2013

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When I retired from the day job some years ago, one of the things I started doing that I hadn’t been able to do when I had to report to work every day, was to start photographing dance again.  I fell in love with dance and dance photography way back when I was a freshman at Ohio University a long, long time ago.  So, I went back to the OU School of Dance and they graciously allowed me to again photograph their productions.

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I’ve now reached a point in life where, once again, I find myself unable to make the commitment of time and energy that it takes to properly photograph a dance production.  But, over the years of shooting those productions I have fortunately made a few friends.  And every once in a while some of them will drop by my studio for some photos.  As long as I have a studio I’ll keep doing this work because it’s fun and it’s a way to help out my dancer friends.

It’s been almost a year since Lindsay came in and we did these photos for her.  In fact, it was November 2012.  And, yes, that’s how far behind I am with editing my photos.  Life has been like that for the past couple years.  That’s just one indication of why I had to stop spending a week at a time shooting dance productions at OU.  I just can’t seem to keep up any more.  Seems like I’m getting a bit old.

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Lindsay also does hooping performances.  So, after a while the hoops came out and we did some photos with them.

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And then Lindsay got really, really tall for a while.

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Lindsay brought her friend and fellow performer, Jessica, along for this shoot.  Seems Jessica is pretty damn tall at times too.

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It’s pretty amazing to see someone that tall dancing around in the studio.

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What could you possibly add to all this to make it even more amazing?  Why an accordion, of course.

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Don’t ever let anyone tell you that photography isn’t fun.

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