How I Got The Shot: Paloma Garcia-Lee

Photo of dancer Paloma Garcia-Lee in a black bra and cage skirt by Photographer Rachel Neville

Happy Spring everybody!  Spring… the season of rebirth!  Spring is always such a fun and refreshing time at the studio.  We’re booked solid with super fun creative and portfolio building shoots.  One of which in particular I thought that you guys would be super stoked on! We had the absolutely stunning gorgeous angel of a … Read more

Dancers Review Photo Shoot with Rachel Neville in NYC

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Recently, we did a mini-photoshoot at the Rachel Neville Photography Studio in NYC with a group of dancers from the Richmond Ballet.  After the shoot, we caught up with dancers Mara Milner, Anna Sundquist and Alexandra Lammon who shared what it was like to work with Rachel Neville, the kind of preparation needed before the dance photo … Read more

Spring Dance Performances in NYC

nyc dance photographer rachel neville dance theatre of harlem

I love photographing dance performances because it’s a change of energy, a different dynamic.. Normally in my studio I’m the director and creator, but when I’m shooting a show I have the reverse opportunity to capture someone else’s vision.. for me mostly it’s just a nice change, it’s not really a challenge actually but more just … Read more

Fall NYC Dance Audition and Image Workshop with Dance Photographer Rachel Neville

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After successful dance marketing workshops this summer in NYC and San Francisco, I am pleased to announce that the fall edition of my workshop is now accepting applicants. Alexander Mays, Photo Rachel Neville Join me Saturday, November 21st, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at my Long Island City dance photography studio (25-19 Borden Ave Suite 216 Long … Read more

Powerful Dance Photography for an Innovative Dance Company: Rachel Neville for Eryc Taylor Dance Company

I absolutely LOVED working with the Eryc Taylor Dance company and I know you are going to love their show just as much. ETD’s upcoming show, The Exhibit, runs Oct 15-18th at The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, 104 W. 14th Street in NYC and tickets are still on sale, but they are going fast! Dance Mission Resonates in … Read more

Rachel Neville on Movers and Shapers Dance Podcast

rachel neville podcast movers and shapers dance photographer interview

I was thrilled to be interviewed by Erin Carlisle Norton, Artistic Director of The Moving Architects on the Movers & Shapers dance podcast. On the episode, available now, I talk about why marketing is so important for dancers, how to grab the right attention from the right eyes in the limited amount of time you have to make … Read more

Photo Roundup: Location Shoots, Performances and Studio Shoots with Rachel Neville Photography NYC

dancer jumping on West 4th Street NYC by dance photographer rachel neville

One of the great things about being a New York City dance photographer is having the chance to work with an assortment of dancers, from a variety of dance companies all over NYC. In addition to the fun and creativity we get to have in the photography studio with dancers for audition shots and dance … Read more