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.
This gallery contains 8 photos.
Bizet’s Carmen is one of the most performed and beloved operas and it has timeless resonance. The story of a woman who does exactly what she wants with her life, but has to pay the ultimate price in the end, losing her life because a man can’t take being rejected. The title character is sexually liberated, reveling in…
This gallery contains 6 photos.
How about a quick class in Bhangra Indian folk dancing before the show? Arts & Lectures and UCSB Dhadkan presented just that on Nov. 1. After a little urging from Nishitha Viswanathan and her fellow instructor, patrons filled the plaza in front of Campbell hall to get a little cardio and warm…
This gallery contains 7 photos.
Mix 80s feminist and queer politics with blood, murder, goth rock and four talented female belters and you get Lizzie the musical, based on a well known bit of American history and mythology. It gets off to a spirited start with the familiar nursery rhyme and takes flight with all the trappings of a full blown rock extravaganza…