Category Archives: bellydance

Is your Vision blinding you?

A recent comment by a friend reminded me of how easy it is to be photographically blind to what we’re really seeing in front of us.   In particular, years ago I was photographing the Austin Belly Dance Convention in … Continue reading

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3rd Coast Tribal 2014

For those of you attending 3rd Coast Tribal – 2014, there are a couple of things different this year. Biggie!  2014 marks the 10th year of 3rd Coast Tribal!  So make sure to give everyone who helps make it go … Continue reading

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3rd Coast Tribal 2013 photos – in Zaghareet!

The May/June 2013 issue of Zaghareet! magazine has a review of 3rd Coast Tribal by Clarissa Rosario on pgs. 52-54 that features some of my photographs from that event. Congratulations to Zymirrah and everyone who assisted her in creating another … Continue reading

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Club Bellydance – Austin, Tx

I was invited by Stacey-Lizette of Sabaya Bellydance Collective to photograph the local groups performing in the recent Bellydance Superstars Club Bellydance tour which came through Austin, Texas.

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Dancers: Tips on a studio photoshoot by Sarah Skinner

While clicking around on the web trying to avoid doing “real work” 😉 I tripped across the work of Sarah Skinner. She’s a belly dancer, belly dance instructor, and a photographer as well. She lives in the New York area … Continue reading

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The need for (high ISO) speed…

Usually when I’m shooting belly dance, I’m working in very low light. Apparently people who light stages think the absence of light creates ambiance.  Or perhaps they just have better eyes than me. 😉   Also I generally am not allowed … Continue reading

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