I just love getting the studio set up in advance of a dance shoot! Last week I had the pleasure of photographing some wonderful dancers – Jude Whitburn from Third Stage in Bristol, Drew Lawrence who has just finished training at the English National Ballet School, Jade Wallace from the Elmhurst Ballet School and Lydia Baker who attends the Royal Ballet School, White Lodge.
Jude is also a yoga instructor and Drew is about to start working with the Portuguese National Ballet while Lydia was a national gymnastic champion at the tender age of eleven! Their poise, grace and athleticism was a joy to watch and photograph.
The session was planned for three photographers from Cornwall: Wendy Allard and Matthew and Barbara Jenkin, but I was able to squeeze in a few shots at the end of the day and the images are shown in this blog. I am spending most of August editing the thousands of images taken in recent months and plan to keep blogging regularly from now on.
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