Ashleigh

First shoot of 2016! ¬†Oh my. ¬†Memorize this face, people…you’re going to see her on stage someday! ¬†This is one talented woman! ¬†Ashleigh came to New York from Melbourne to study acting/singing/dance and we got together to do some dance shots.

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You can tell when someone really loves what they do, and it’s crystal clear that she does…

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I learned how to levitate people with my camera…kidding…her jumps are pretty amazing…

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After several poses, jumps, and outfit changes (more in a later post), I felt that she needed to feel free to move how she wanted, so I decided to not worry about backgrounds, chairs, or exit signs and just have her dance the way she wanted to. ¬†Holy eff. ¬†What I witnessed in that moment was so special…

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Backgrounds, outfits, and fabric are fun, but nothing compared to just watching her do her thing. ¬†It was hard for me to remember to even click the shutter and I was tearing up behind my glasses…an amazing and passionate performance! ¬†My only regret is having so little time with Ashleigh before I move to Seattle (next week, yikes), but I’m so thankful we met.