The greatest challenge in photographing dancers like these is resisting the urge to move!
As with my other photos, these often find a place on Facebook pages and other social and promotional media.
Manimou Camara is a master drummer and dancer from the nation of Guinea, in West Africa. He now lives in Seattle where he teaches and performs.
Dora Oliveira Newman, dancer, choreographer, and a totally lovely woman. She was dancing at a videotaping event for TRIBE-olution, at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle.
Hip hop artist and rapper Dufon Smith, performing with Global Heat at the Experience Music Project.
Rafael Newman and Hickyson Macedo of Capoeira Malȇs at The 2012 Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures show.
Anna “Banana” Freeze of the Massive Monkees breakdancers.
Mr. Magnesium (aka Lateef Saleem) with Global Heat at the 2012 Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures show, Seattle.