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[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]So much careful planning and consideration goes into creating the perfect image.  Although most people might venture to guess that it is mostly about pushing the button at the right moment and getting the camera settings just right, we would argue

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]Throughout our lives, finding balance is a continual, ever-changing process. Whether it is trying to balance being in school and our relationships or balancing work and our personal life and our hobbies, it is something everyone must work on and refine

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]Staying motivated and inspired as you work toward your goals and dreams is not always easy to do. This is especially true for dancers, other types of performers, and artists, all relying on passion, creativity, and self-expression to help propel them

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]Dance is fluid by nature. It invites us to be present and able to slow down and go with the natural flow of things. Dance provides an opportunity for us to get out of our heads and more into our body

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]Dance photography is more than simply pointing the camera lens at a dancer and pressing a button. It is a skill and an art form, as well as an unspoken synergy established between the photographer and the dancer. Releasing the shutter

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="80px"][vc_custom_heading text="By Principle Ballerina of the Houston Ballet, Melody Walsh" font_container="tag:p|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_custom_heading text="Thank You, Body" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" google_fonts="font_family:Italiana%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_separator color="black" style="shadow"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]Fi looked at me across our coffees on the patio table with her dancing, sky blue

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="80px"][vc_custom_heading text="Houston Dance Photographers Offer a Perspective" font_container="tag:p|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_custom_heading text="Performance Over Perfection" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" google_fonts="font_family:Italiana%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_separator color="black" style="shadow"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]It is no secret that the life of a dancer involves the desire for perfection. It is hard not

[vc_row disable_background_image="" simple_background_image="26756"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="80px"][vc_custom_heading text="A letter to my teenage self." font_container="tag:p|text_align:center" use_theme_fonts="yes" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_custom_heading text="Dance for you" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:center" google_fonts="font_family:Italiana%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_separator color="black" style="shadow"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_custom_heading text="By The Melody Walsh, Principle Ballerina of the Houston Ballet" font_container="tag:p|text_align:center|color:%23141414" use_theme_fonts="yes" css_animation="fadeInUp"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text]I am thirteen. After

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dance Art Exhibition [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Ashkan Roayaee, head photographer and owner of Ashkan Image, is pleased to present Boundless, a group dance art exhibition that celebrates collaboration and diversity and elevates the poetic gestures inherent in dance. Seeking a way to connect and support artists during the pandemic, Ashkan