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How To Have An Unplugged Wedding

April 14, 2015

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How To Have An Unplugged Wedding Your first question might be why should you have an unplugged wedding ? What’s wrong with your guests taking their own snaps if they want to ? Hasn’t everyone done that ? I think that if you’ve invested in a professional photographer whose sole aim is to capture those spontaneous moments of your […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Creative Wedding Photography

March 22, 2015

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Ballet News Reviews | Creative Wedding Photography by Susan Stripling Regular readers will know that I reviewed my first Creative Live course, 30 Days of Wedding Photography, taught by wedding photographer Susan Stripling. Stripling is first and foremost a photographer, shooting around 50 weddings a year in the US and with over 10 years in […]

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Ballet News | Bridal Shoes with Freya Rose & Professor Bear

March 6, 2015

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Ballet News | Bridal Shoes with Freya Rose Shoes. Unless you’re having a barefoot beach wedding, one of your pre-wedding decisions is likely to be what shoes to wear, and there’s a lot of choice. You don’t have to go for a style from a ‘bridal’ range. It’s trendy to pick citrus shades for bridesmaids, and there’s nothing […]

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Ballet & Dance Photography by Richard Calmes

March 3, 2015

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Ballet & Dance Photography by Richard Calmes Today I’d like to highlight the work of ballet and dance photographer Richard Calmes. Calmes’ work has featured on Ballet News regularly, and his image of a pregnant dancer on pointe remains the most popular image ever published on the Ballet News facebook page. As a photographer, his […]

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Lovestruck ?

February 15, 2015

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Lovestruck? So, did Cupid strike on Valentine’s Day ? Did you say “Yes!” ? Are you in receipt of a large, glittery diamond or similar jewels ? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above then you’ll soon be deep in wedding plans. After the ceremony venue and reception have been booked, most likely […]

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Win Your Wedding Day Photography

January 2, 2015

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Win Your Wedding Day Photography For Free Do you want memorable photos of your wedding day in all its glory but your budget is already maxed out ? I’m offering one couple getting married in 2015 the opportunity to have their wedding day photography completely taken care of. I don’t mind if you’re getting married on […]

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It’s All About The Ballet Details

January 2, 2015

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Prisca Bertoni photographed on location for Ballet News by Cheryl Angear

It’s All About The Ballet Details Attention to detail is the thing that raises your work beyond an ordinary level, in any field. Here on Ballet News I’m constantly striving to create unique, creative and – sometimes – edgy work. Specific tools are needed for some of this work and this campaign is all about raising […]

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A Year On Pointe

December 31, 2014

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A Year On Pointe During 2014, across Ballet News’ media streams, photographs of pointe shoes taken in various locations throughout the year have been published, and they’ve proved so popular ! This is your chance to see them all together, here on the Ballet News website. If you’d like to follow Ballet News via other […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular

October 22, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet Spectacular Ballet Spectacular. Quite a title to live up to, and the good news is that this book is a delight. Beautifully put together without overloading young readers, this book acts as a guide to all things ballet. Its glossy production is perfect for the lavish photography as you begin […]

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan

September 30, 2014

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Ballet News Reviews | Natalia Osipova Becoming A Swan Photographs by Andrej Uspenski What makes you return to a photography book ? Reviewing countless such books, I find myself asking this question often, and only this time, reviewing this book, have I found an answer. Some photography books are coffee table tomes to be displayed […]

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Pointe Shoes | Snapped

June 20, 2014

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Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Pointe Shoes | Snapped Pointe shoes are essential if you’re a professional classical ballet dancer. They elongate the line of a dancer but they don’t last long, they are often made to measure and they still require a lot of preparation & sewing before they are worn – for perhaps only one Act of a ballet. […]

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Ballet Photography by Richard Calmes

May 7, 2014

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Ballet Photography by Richard Calmes | Lines and LEAPS Richard Calmes’ third book, Lines and LEAPS, features a unique concept – showcasing the dancer’s line and then on the opposite page, a leap, or as it’s more usually known in ballet, a jete. Calmes says, “Lines and LEAPS is my third book. It is filled with […]

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Behind The Tutu : The Photo Shoot Out-Takes

May 2, 2014

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Prisca Bertoni photographed on location for Ballet News by Cheryl Angear

Behind The Tutu : The Photo Shoot Out-Takes Earlier this week I published Blooming Tutus, photographs from a photo shoot produced exclusively for Ballet News. Prisca Bertoni, a student at The Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden, London, showcased a variety of tutus and leg warmers on the shoot. Here are the out takes from […]

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Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes

March 13, 2014

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Iana Salenko Photograph by Cheryl Angear

Russian Ballet Icons | Photo Outtakes Photographing last weekend’s Russian Ballet Icons Gala rehearsal at the London Coliseum it was possible to highlight the dancers as they prepared for their segment, as well as afterwards. These are the photographs of those moments.    

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One| In Photographs

November 15, 2013

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Claudia Dean – The Royal Ballet’s Chosen One | In Photographs I recently interviewed Claudia Dean ahead of her debut as The Chosen One in The Royal Ballet’s The Rite of Spring by Kenneth MacMillan. Today I can add a performance photograph to compliment those in rehearsal that you saw earlier.

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The Ballet News Italian Christmas Photo shoot

November 14, 2013

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Prisca Bertoni and Ronnie. Photograph : Cheryl Angear

The Ballet News Italian Christmas Photo shoot Buon Natale e felice Anno Nuovo ! Ballet News staged an Italian Christmas ahead of the festivities, with all the trimmings – plus a few surprises! Earlier this year on the Ballet News facebook page I published an illustration by long-time collaborator Noemi Manalang, of Ronnie & Prisca, which combined ballet and dogs, […]

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The Ballet News Christmas 2013 Puzzle

October 9, 2013

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The Nutcracker Photograph : Cheryl Angear

The Ballet News Christmas 2013 Puzzle This year I’m offering the popular Ballet News Christmas puzzle, with a new photograph. The Snowflakes guiding the Sleigh through the snow – as seen above – is the photograph that has been chosen by you, my lovely readers. I know it seems very early to be thinking about Christmas! The reason […]

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Ballet News No.1 UK ballet facebook page

September 23, 2013

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Ballet News World Exclusive illustration by Noemi Manalang

Ballet News No.1 UK ballet facebook page Ballet News – the only professionally written website focusing on classical ballet – leads the UK’s ballet field on facebook. Launched on facebook on 10th January 2010, the Ballet News facebook page has surpassed 124,000 ‘likes’, making it the number one page on that social media platform relating to classical ballet in the […]

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The Royal Ballet’s Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani in Pictures

September 17, 2013

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The Royal Ballet’s Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani in Pictures I first interviewed Tara in August 2009, when she told me “I’ve been doing an annual 5km swimathon for the past eight years, raising money for charity.” After years of trying to work together, photographer Dan Freeman hooked up with Tara for a photo shoot like no other!  […]

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Ballet News Interviewed

August 16, 2013

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A Ballet News World Exclusive Illustration by Noemi Manalang

Ballet News Interviewed So, this summer the tables were turned ! Here’s an interview I gave recently, which was published in the UK’s top-selling monthly photography magazine. Accompanying my interview are two of my photographs – one from the recent Boston Ballet tour to London which was published on Ballet News and one from a […]

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