“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”
These are the famous words spoken by celebrated modern dancer and choreographer, Martha Graham. Indeed, for those seeking beauty and elegance, nothing compares to the joys of ballet and dance photography! As an art form, this branch of photography is as unique as it is fascinating. Quite simply, there is something magical about ballet and dance photography that speaks to our souls.
Dancers epitomize strength. Rigorous training and the honing of muscles results in an athletic body capable of truly astonishing feats. Capturing these mesmerizing movements – the gravity defying jumps, pirouettes, flexibility, grace, etc. – is a testament to the power of the human form.
This book presents a fine selection of the best ballet photographs from the photoshootings Ersen Türkyilmaz has had over the last few years.