What makes an exceptional photo?
Great Timing and an Eye for the Extraordinary!
The magic ingredients a photographer needs to go beyond the right equipment and knowing how to use it.
From the explosive energy of dance, to the drama and laughter of theater, to the spine-tingling emotional directness of music, the performing arts are among the most positive and compelling of human endeavors. My goal is to capture the essence of a performance and the moments that define performers and their art.
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I’ve been off taking a lot of photos in central California’s “Shangri-La” in the Ojai valley, which was filled with music that was decidedly cosmopolitan and mostly contemporary. The Ojai Music Festival has been bringing world class performers to the Libbey Bowl since 1947, and each year features a different Music Director chosen from luninaries of…
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To wrap up their season of plays about interesting couples, Ensemble Theatre Company presents Alan Knee’s “Syncopation,” a dance drama that follows a budding romance between aspiring ballroom dancers. Meatpacker Henry dreams of becoming famous on the dance floor, but he has a problem: he doesn’t have a partner. He places an ad in…
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UCSB’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” was big, richly detailed and thoroughly enjoyable. A huge otherworldly set took us from a palace to snowy mountains and back again. The story goes from revolution to marrying a dead man who isn’t, being on the run from regime soldiers and fighting to keep a child you’ve raised,…