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How to Photograph Dancers Photographing Dancers is one of the most difficult, yet inspiring and artistically fulfilling genres of photography!   UNDERSTANDING ANTICIPATED MOVEMENT: Being able to understand the anticipated movement associated with photographing dancers is one of the most important aspects to learn.  If you watch dancers long enough and gain experience in observing […]

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GLOW IN THE DARK BLACK LIGHT BODY PAINT DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY Want to add some more tools into your Dance Photography Tool Belt? Host a black light glow in the dark body paint photo shoot!  This kind of shoot takes a little planning and some basic photography skills, but is quite simple to do! One of […]

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Should I apply to be a Heather O’Steen Photography Dance Ambassador? That’s a GREAT question and I’m so glad you asked!  We are just about to begin our second annual HOP Ambassador search and there have been so many questions that I hope to answer for you here.   What Is a HOP Ambassador? The […]

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Maryland Dance Photographer Did you know that Heather O’Steen Photography began way back in 2007, under the name of Timeless and Treasured Photography?  Fourteen years is a LONG time to still be pursuing this little business!  During most of those years, my business took a back seat to being a stay at home mom to […]

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It’s safe to say I have a love affair with dance photography.  It’s just about my favorite thing to photograph – and it is NOT EASY!! Which is probably one of the reasons I like it so much!  Have you ever wondered what the trick is to getting great images of dancers, in focus, with […]

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Dancemakers Stay the Path Tour was this past weekend in Bethesda, MD and we had an absolute blast!  Out of all the dance competitions and conventions we have been to, I have to say this one is definitely my favorite!! Not only do the girls learn some great dance techniques and ideas that stretch them […]

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We had a very exciting Christmas season this year as Boo was in her very first Nutcracker ballet with Harford Dance Theatre.  She was a party girl in the opening scene, as well as the mouse that steals the Nutcracker in the battle scene.  She was originally cast as a Ginger child but was unable […]

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This past weekend was Boo’s dance recital and we couldn’t be more proud of her! She has grown sooo much as a dancer this year. I will treasure these photos forever!