Photographer Education

Photographing dancers — from lighting, to posing and beyond

Exclusive video training series

An Introduction to Dance Photography

In this introductory video to Mastering the Art of Dance Photography, Rachel shares the key elements to successfully work with dancers (from tech specs to timing and posing, to lighting for the body).

Posing & Working with Dancers

In this video, Rachel delves deeper into Posing and Working with dancers, offering advice on how to convert what looks good in 3D into 2D.

Dance Photography Lighting

In this video, Rachel discusses what makes for successful lighting in Dance Photography and how to achieve your intended results.

Dance Photography Lighting Part 2

How do you light that? This second tutorial breaks down how to achieve successful lighting setups in-studio, including the use of modifiers…

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