Dancer on the beach

Just a quick one tonight… Went to Piha Beach this evening to shoot the sunset and a dancer who came to dance for a group of photographers. Sadly, she got lost on the way so we didn’t get to shoot her in the best light. I did get some nice stuff though and am especially fond of this impressionist shot.

Quite a long exposure with another photographer’s flash throwing a bit of light on her in the middle of the exposure. She was a wonderful dancer – but it occurs to me she looks a bit unsteady on her feet – like a wave might come and sweep her away.

Published by Titirangi Storyteller

Telling tales from around the world

6 thoughts on “Dancer on the beach

    1. Oh thank you… it really was a difficult shoot. I spent the day going through my shots and summarily deleted more than half. On the upside though… the good ones were really really good. Can’t ask for more than that!


    1. Thanks.

      I think you’ll enjoy the others, too. Not having a flash turned out to be a real blessing. Some of the other attendees posted their photos on line. I don’t like to compare my work to other people’s – always makes me feel a bit ick – so it’s not a question of patting myself on the back – but the photos with flash were so flat – direct flash just kills depth and nuance. And if I had had a flash, I would have used it. But the flash I want for my camera costs nearly a grand, which I don’t have at the moment, what with daughter getting married and buying a house and and and… and really – I don’t need it…


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: