“Dancing With The Stars”: Stunning Images Of Aerial Artists Lighting Up The Night Sky

These stunning images show a group of aerial artists lighting up the night sky. Taken by photographer Casey Grimley, the photos show pole dancers and aerial artists at various locations in Southern California, including the famed Joshua Tree National Park. Casey said that the images required thousands of hours of demanding rehearsals by each of the dancers. Continue reading »

“Learning To Fly”: Bodies Flip, Dance, And Stack In Gravity-Defying Images By Rob Woodcox

Fine art and fashion photographer Rob Woodcox works with dancers to create striking images of human bodies pushed past their physical threshold with a bit of creative editing. Impossible feats of the body are achieved in his photography, such as an image of subjects curved in both convex and concave positions while suspended in the air, and another of bodies stacked meticulously in a sort of Tetris-style configuration. Continue reading »

Marvelous Portraits Of Ballet Dancers Practicing On The Streets Of Dallas By Kiera Brooks

Mesmerizing street portraits of ballerinas by Kiera Brooks, a talented young photographer, retoucher, and artist currently based in Dallas, Texas. Kiera focuses mainly on street portraiture. She has captured gorgeous pictures of ballet dancers practicing on the streets of Dallas. Continue reading »

Graceful Dancers Practicing Out In The City Streets Captured By Melika Dez

Dance is a freedom of movement you can’t just trap in a studio. That is why Melika Dez, a portrait and choreography photographer, made a bold move and invited dancers to perform in the streets of New York, Paris, Montreal, and Rome and let them shine their freedom to the whole world. Continue reading »

Tiny Dancers Among Us: Jordan Matter Captures Amazing Photos Of Dancing Kids

Jordan Matter is a talented portrait and dance photographer from New York City, whose work has been featured on the BBC, CBS and NBC and newspapers around the world. Best known for his previous works “Dancers Among Us”, “Dancers After Dark” and “Athletes Among Us“, Jordan was inspired by his kids, Hudson and Salish, to create his latest project titled “Tiny Dancers Among Us”. Continue reading »

Photographer Omar Robles Captures Ballet Dancers On The Streets Of Puerto Rico

Omar Robles (previously featured) is a talented 36-year-old ballet photographer who was born and raised in Puerto Rico and currently based in New York City. Omar shoots breathtaking portraits of ballet dancers poised gracefully on the street. In his latest project “Coming Home”, Omar Z. Robles has captured the serenity and grace of ballet dancers in Puerto Rico. Continue reading »

Photographer Mohamed Taher Documents Egyptian Dancers Making The Streets Of Cairo Their Stage

In his series “Ballerinas of Cairo”, photographer Mohamed Taher documents Egyptian dancers making the city streets their stage – pirouetting, leaping and posing their way through their country’s sprawling capital. The photos are, at first glance, stunning snapshots of a city’s vibrant culture in motion. But considering the dangers Egyptian women face for roaming these same streets on a daily basis, their impact is far deeper. Sexual harassment continues to present not just a possibility but a terrifying reality in present-day Egypt. A 2013 United Nations report calculated that 99.3 percent of women in the country have experienced sеxual harassment on the streets, a problem that’s sparked initiatives giving women a way to fight back. The violence is rooted in an extreme conservative perspective encouraging women to stay in the home. Continue reading »

Glorious Photos Of Cuban Ballet Dancers Taking To The Streets

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Over the last two years, Omar Robles has dedicated his work to photographing ballet dancers in creative urban settings. He’s shot portraits all over the world, but something about the possibilities of shooting the world of Cuban ballet dancers fascinated him. Continue reading »

Elegant Figures and Faces of Dancers Emerge from Intricately Folded Sheets of Fabric

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The latest installation by Benjamin Shine, who studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London – “The Dance” explores ideas of impermanence and the fleeting moment, which are conveyed through the inherent qualities of delicate tulle material. Continue reading »

A Photographer Took Stunning Pictures Of Dancers In Their Own Homes

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According to photographer David Perkins: “I have been photographing dancers for almost ten years now. Primarily my work with them has had a large amount of production to it. Studios, lighting, hair, make up. It can get expensive and exhausting. A couple of years ago I began a portrait series with the intention of bring it back to the basics. Bring the joy back to my work with dancers.” Continue reading »

Chinelos Dancers

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A boy sitting with his family looks up at a traditional Chinelo costumed dancer during a celebration 40 days after the birth of Jesus, in Xochimilco on the outskirts of Mexico City, February 2, 2015. The tradition of the Chinelo dates back to colonial times and the outfits and masks, which are supposed to resemble the faces of the Europeans and always sport an uptilted beard, became more elaborate between the 1800s and 1900s to make fun of the upper social classes. (Photo by Edgard Garrido/Reuters)
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Colombian Salsa Dancers

In Bogota, Colombia, dancer Martha Montanez irons her outfit backstage before performing with the Swing Latino salsa dance group. (William Fernando Martinez/Associated Press) Continue reading »