Dance photography makes my heart flutter <3
Many moons ago I was a dance instructor. My life was consumed by dance. Early mornings in the dance studio at UNCC and late nights at the dance studios I worked for in college. For many years I even felt in my heart that my future career would involve having my own studio… Until I found photography. Words can’t describe that moment when I looked around and realized that my life was changing because I had a camera in my hand. Once I silently realized that photography was where I blossomed I started photographing my dance students. Parents bought my photos that I took of their kids and I’ll forever be grateful for their generosity, kind words, and encouragement. Then I photographed my students in the classroom, now I photograph for studios on stage, backstage, and in their costumes. Having the opportunity to photograph my FIRST love makes me the happiest person in the world.
A HUGE thank you to my current contracted dance studios for allowing me to photograph the students and staff who are a part of your dream, in pursuit of my own! Below are a few images from a studio that I LOVE LOVE LOVE, Terpsichore’s Dance Centre of Huntersville, NC!