A Dancer Comes to Town
February 14, 2017
I love photographing dancers, for a variety of reasons. They know, through training, how to use their bodies to make beautiful shapes, and to portray emotion. They are usually photogenic and fit. And dancing itself provides a beautiful source of imagery.
Many years ago, I met Tahnee, who is the daughter of a local cafeowner, and had a simple photo session with her. This winter, while she lives in La Paz, she is teaching dance part-time in Todos Santos , and we arranged a session mostly around dance.
The session started with dancework in and around the dunes to the north of the town, while the sun was low enough to add some character to the setting. We then moved to the historic centre for some different imagery.
Here are a number of my favorites from the day