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Subrosa Dance Collective @ CHOP SHOP 2016 -- image © Bret Doss All Rights Reserved

  The 10th Anniversary of CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work, A Contemporary Dance Festival happens this February 18th & 19th!  (get your tickets here) A creation of founder and Producer/Curator Eva Stone, the festival has reached its tenth anniversary as a direct result of both her and managing director Lizzy Melton’s extraordinary efforts and devotion.…

CHOP SHOP Contemporary Dance Festival: 2016 Highlights

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Following on to the earlier post, this second post is about the free Experience Dance Program course: Reading Dance lecture/demonstration, (note that the participants each receive a $5 ticket to the CHOP SHOP performance of their choice). Reading Dance is offered as a part of the 10th Anniversary of CHOP SHOP:…

CHOP SHOP Contemporary Dance Festival: Reading Dance

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This February 18th & 19th we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work, A Contemporary Dance Festival. A creation of founder and Producer/Curator Eva Stone, the festival has reached its tenth anniversary as a direct result of both her and managing director Lizzy Melton’s extraordinary efforts…

CHOP SHOP Contemporary Dance Festival: Master Classes

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Continuing on from Part 1 of this post series, here in Part 2 I’m presenting some Behind the Scenes (BTS) images from four different filming days of Voluntary Caesura. Please consider supporting Coriolis Dance with a tax deductible donation as they enter their 9th Season of wonderful creativity.…

Voluntary Caesura, A Dance Film, Part II: Behind the Scenes

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As long-time readers may know, I have had the privilege & pleasure of working with Coriolis Dance for years, now.  When Christin Call contacted me to ask if I would like to do on set production stills and behind-the-scenes images of her dance film, I…

Voluntary Caesura, A Dance Film, Part I: Production Stills

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  The exercise brief was to photograph a Sandwich somethingsomethingSixByTwelveorsomething somethingorotherTextUpperLeftorother….  I kinda lost track after “Sandwich” to be honest — I had already decided there would be BACON in this shoot! Photographing food comes with certain benefits and special “considerations” (aka difficulties). Among the benefits may be post…

Sandwiches!

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Before getting into this Part 2 post, let’s just recap from Part 1, Jewelry & Accessories: this fall marks the 33rd anniversary of Seattle Goodwill’s Annual Glitter Sale as well as my 3rd anniversary of photographing for the campaign.  If you are not familiar with the Glitter Sale, it…

Seattle Goodwill Glitter Sale, Part 2: Garments

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Photographing watches is at once rewarding and challenging, though they do not always coexist: one can be deep in the challenge phase for some time before feeling any accomplishment.  Watches require meticulous attention to detail and patience both when shooting in the studio and also in…

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