Ballet News photography competition winner announced

December 29, 2011

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Ballet News photography competition winner announced

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I ran a competition to find a new and original photograph that had never been published before. There were lots of entries and it’s been pretty tough choosing the winner.

I am very pleased to announce that Andrea Paolini Merlo, with her beautfiul Swan Lake photograph below, has won the competition.

Swan Lake

SwansVision Photograph : Andrea Paolini Merlo

The photograph was taken on 23/04/2009  at the Swan Lake performance by the Hungarian National Ballet.

The photograph features, from left to right: Orsolya Gáspár, Julianna Juratsek, Csilla Arany

Andrea used a Canon EOS 5D to take the shot, which has not been digitally enhanced.

I hope you agree that Andrea is a worthy winner.  Congratulations, Andrea.

And please don’t forget, photography is at the heart of Ballet News and you can do your bit to help.

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3 Responses to “Ballet News photography competition winner announced”

  1. Tarzan Dan Says:

    CONGRATS to Andrea a very worthy winner… fantastic image!

  2. Caity @ Colorful Dancer Says:

    That a beautiful image- congrats! It reminds me of a cover of a dance book I saw recently. Both images were motion-shots. Again, congrats Andrea. :)

  3. Elin Valla Says:

    How very beautiful. Congratulations Andrea!!!