Business of Dance Photography Recap

Last week’s Facebook Live was super awesome!! You guys had so many amazing questions and comments, we could’ve kept the live stream going for a couple hours! Some of the topics we covered were: How to create a sustainable business year round How to price shoots How to create and show value to your prospective … Read more

How To Get More Movement In Your Poses

atlanta ballet dance marketing rachel neville photography

Audition season is here in full swing, and we are super busy in the studio making sure that our clients have everything they need. I’ve been working with more and more classical and contemporary dancers on ramping up their expressions and giving directors a sense of their style, but I wanted to touch on a … Read more

How I Got The Shot: Hard Light & Channeling Irving Penn

dancers in black posing

Holiday and Nutcracker madness is upon us, I don’t know about you but we here at RNP are up to our ears in audition shoots!  Be sure to join our Facebook group and look out for more Facebook lives at the studio. Last week we had a refreshing break, a creative shoot with Denys and … Read more

For Photographers: Working the Psychology of Your Subject

dancer en pointe, in blue, blue dance photography

Working the psychology of your subject in a shoot is not a talked-about thread in most photographer circles but is certainly super important when it comes to dealing with dancers.  Connect with your subject, get inside their heads, find out what makes them tick. These are probably some of the common tips you might have … Read more

How I Got The Shot: Contrast and Drama

Rachel Neville, How I Got The Shot #3, Ava Namar

We’ve been so locked into bright beauty lighting with our work for Move The Vote that I wanted to take a moment do something different. With this setup, I took a step away to do something that had a little more contrast and an air of drama. For our main light, we used a Paul … Read more

For Dancers: Reclaiming Your Resources

There are so many moving parts in a career as a dancer. Especially when you’re dealing with branding, networking, and most importantly, the ongoing challenge to push boundaries in your technique, your artistry, yourself. That is a lot to hold yourself accountable for. But, what I’ve found to be shocking is: a) the lack of … Read more

Marketing: You and Your Brand

Marketing.  It’s a vague, distant word for many dancers, something that companies and corporations do, right?  Not any more. So many businesses and dance companies fail every year (the statistics are pretty depressing so we won’t go there).  I have a hunch that often this has to do with more energy and resources allocated to … Read more