May 21, 2018

Interview: Unique Graceful Movements of Dancers Frozen in Time

Created by Brooklyn-based photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, the NYC Dance Project has been capturing the beauty of dancers since 2015. Merging their backgrounds in fashion and editorial photography, the duo has amassed an impressive portfolio of dance portraits. And by working with the world's top dancers at institutions like the American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Alvin Alley American Dance Theatre, NYC Dance Project is immortalizing contemporary dancers.

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October 4, 2017

Computer Generated Lines Gracefully Map the Delicate Movements of a Ballet Dancer

This beautiful short film, titled Ballet Rotoscope and created by Tokyo-based design group EUPHRATES, illustrates the delicate movements of a ballet dancer. As the ballerina moves, different points on her body are traced by a computer-generated technique called rotoscoping, to reveal the geometric beauty of dance. Rotoscoping is a method that is often used for visual effects in live-action movies.

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August 29, 2017

Dancers and Photographers Come Together for Incredible Spontaneous Photo Shoots

What happens when you gather world class dancers, photographers, and social media influencers in dramatic settings across the United States? #CamerasandDancers. For the past few years, Jacob Jonas The Company has been hosting monthly Instameets with social influencers, allowing dancers and photographers to spontaneously collaborate to stunning effect. #CamerasandDancers recently held its 30th meet up and has held events everywhere from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to the New York Public Library.

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