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Swing Dance - part 1

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 13 August 2015 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

For my new series I am at the Canberrang Swing Dance Festival. It featured mostly ticketed events over a weekend. However, there was also a free public event to showcase the energetic style of Swing Dance. A 20 piece jazz Big Band was there to provide live music. I hope you can join me for this series!

SONY ILCE-6000 1/800 second F/5.6 ISO 400 35 mm

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very attractive scene of dance

13 Aug 2015 6:36am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle photo j'aime

13 Aug 2015 7:29am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

It looks a bit like jive from this frozen moment. do they dance on the back beat? Excellent frame, collection of poses and expressions

13 Aug 2015 9:03am

@grouser: Thanks, grouser. Not sure about the beat - but Lindy Hop and Charleston are among the Swing Dance styles.

Devi from Chennai, India

That vibrates with joy and energy.. I am right on to the floor there to dance in the series !!!

13 Aug 2015 9:28am

omid from mashhad, Iran

:)
very nice shot!
L O V E L Y !!!

13 Aug 2015 10:31am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning! I love it!

13 Aug 2015 11:29am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

A chacun son style. .....Eh. Eh. .. )

13 Aug 2015 11:51am

Paleblue Photography from St. Catharines, Canada

Love this photo. Looking forward to the series :)

13 Aug 2015 12:18pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Very attractive and joyful scene. Beautifully capture of this lovely moment. Excellent. :)

13 Aug 2015 12:18pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Vivie la dane quelle sècne sueprbe et ce couple
amitié

13 Aug 2015 4:50pm

Marcel O. Gh. from Wallonie picarde, Belgium

yes, they can dance...

13 Aug 2015 5:01pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great festive expressions captured on these dancers' faces!! Although one looks like he's trying to avoid stepping on his partner's feet. :-)

13 Aug 2015 6:27pm

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Pays de la Loire, France

Tout le monde essaie de s'appliquer.Bien vu.

13 Aug 2015 6:58pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

So much to see and appreciate in this scene, beautiful work !~

13 Aug 2015 7:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I'm already liking the series. They look to be having fun.

13 Aug 2015 7:27pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

It looks like party time! A wonderful image! I love the energy and the smiles!

13 Aug 2015 8:42pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh excellent

14 Aug 2015 7:59am

JMS* from CHONBURI, Thailand

Je trouve la demoiselle sympathique et légèrement distraite.

14 Aug 2015 11:45am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love how he looks awkward and she looks joyful! Great image

14 Aug 2015 12:44pm

SONY ILCE-6000
1/800 second
F/5.6
ISO 400
35 mm

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