Creating Images for Complexions Contemporary Ballet

We have been so busy in the studio and want to take a few moments to share some of the work we have been doing in the past few months for dancers, dance companies and more. Today, we are taking a look back at the marketing campaign that we helped to create for Complexions Contemporary…

My Bag of Tips and Tricks: The Unusual Things Every Dancer Needs

Happy holiday season! Everyone likes a little behinds the scenes peek every now and then right? Yesterday in a shoot we started talking about all the little tricks I have to solve problems that come up for dancers in our studio and we thought we’d give you a little Holiday Grab Bag of odd, unique and…

How to Capture Energy and Emotion in Dance Audition Photos

Happy Thanksgiving! As we take a break here at our studio this weekend to spend time with our families, we want to wish you all a great day off and to take a moment to be grateful for all of you, our readers, clients, friends. Love to you all. To those of you who are…

Creating a Marketing Image that Reflects the Power of a Dance Company

I created this piece for contemporary dance company The Moving Architects in celebration of the company’s tenth anniversary season. Our goal was to create an image that represented their 10th anniversary season in a way that connects to their branding and resonates with audiences.  Strong, contemporary shapes and emotional content are key to The Moving Architects’ work and…

The Audition Results Are In – Congratulations Dancers!

This is the time of year I just love, the emails start coming in from my dancers sharing their joy at finding contracts and detailing their audition experiences. I’m so lucky, yes I get to work with amazing artists, but I also work with dancers who really take their careers and marketing seriously. We see…

Strength over Fear: Career Advice for Dancers

If you try to get rid of fear and anger without knowing their meaning, they will grow stronger and return. ― Deepak Chopra Dancer: Harper Watters, Houston Ballet  Photo: Rachel Neville Dancers, think about your true strength and the ways in which you can prepare for opportunities and overcome challenges while staying true to your art,…

Answer Recap: Ask a NYC Dance Photographer

You want to know when and how to email dance companies.  You’re worried about how to look good in dance audition photos.  You’re thinking about body language and the physical factors that make for the successful audition that gets you the dance job you want to launch your dance career. I have been so impressed…

Costume and Prop Tips for Creative Dance Photos

Halloween is almost here. I’m a dance photographer. Do you think my 2.5 and 5 year old kids want to be ballerinas in tutus and tiaras that they see on my screenshot or the butterflies they love to pretend to be in pre-ballet classes? Oh no. I wish. Or something creative like.. a slug, or a Rubik’s…

‘The Art of War’ and Dance.. Food for Thought

Can you believe it’s the end of August already?!  We have been super busy this summer with a variety of photo shoots at the  studio and on location,  working with dance companies, doing commercial work, shooting dance audition photos and live dance performances.  The audition and marketing workshops for dancers were huge successes, and I have just…