Dance Photos               

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Manimou Camara. Click for larger, uncropped version.

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 Oliveria Newman. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Dora Oliveria Newman. Click for larger, uncropped version.

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.

 
Dufon Smith with the group Global Heat. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Dufon Smith with the group Global Heat. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Hip hop artist and rapper Dufon Smith, performing with Global Heat at the Experience Music Project.

 
Rafael Newman and Hickyson Macedo of Capoeira Malȇs. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Rafael Newman and Hickyson Macedo of Capoeira Malȇs. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Rafael Newman and Hickyson Macedo of Capoeira Malȇs at The 2012 Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures show.

 
Anna "Banana" Freeze. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Anna “Banana” Freeze. Click for larger, uncropped version.

Anna “Banana” Freeze of the Massive Monkees breakdancers.

 
Mr. Magnesium (aka Lateef Saleem)

Mr. Magnesium (aka Lateef Saleem)

Mr. Magnesium (aka Lateef Saleem) with Global Heat at the 2012 Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures show, Seattle.