Summer Moving Project | Denver Dance Photography

I love being able to capture talented artists of all ages. Denver dance photography is my way of interpreting the creativity of local performing artists and create everlasting memories out of their art. These photos can be used by the company to promote their show and their school, as well as by the performers for their portfolio. They also serve as a wonderful memento for the dancers and their parents. This past summer, I was given the opportunity to photograph a student production in Broomfield, Colorado and I was blown away by the performance.

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Summer Moving Project is Colorado Conservatory of Dance‘s annual summer showcase. Colorado Conservatory of Dance has dance classes for students from ages one to adulthood. Their studios are in Broomfield, just down the street from where I used to live! They have two main performances each year, their Nutcracker performance and the Summer Moving Project. This is the students’ chance to show off what they’ve been learning throughout the school year. The middle and high school students performed in a beautiful multi-piece show at the Broomfield Auditorium, in July.

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I was so impressed by the skill and creativity of these young dancers. They bring so much passion to their performances. Everything, from the costumes to the music and lighting was professional and well thought out. The pieces were fun, emotional, silly, and upbeat. There were various pieces performed by the different age groups and the show ended with a final piece involving all the students in the show. Overall, it was an exceptional show!

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The image above is one of my favorites from the show. I love the layering of the three dancers and the strong emotion they each evoke in their movement. The lighting adds an additional level of drama to this dance photo.

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Want engaging production photos to reach new audiences and sell more tickets? I would love to help tell your story through photos. Contact me here or message me at jamie@jamiekraus.com

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  1. Sarah Fosco December 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm - Reply

    Very cool! I love the red dresses!

  2. Heather December 14, 2017 at 3:31 pm - Reply

    What a great experience documenting these skilled dancers!

  3. taylorjonesphotography December 14, 2017 at 3:46 pm - Reply

    I love your work, Jamie! But this series is incredible with the black backdrop. It’s so moody and totally accents the dancers in their element. Beautiful images!

  4. Ashley Busch December 14, 2017 at 4:53 pm - Reply

    I always adore your dancing photos. What a fun job!

  5. Redden Wood December 14, 2017 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    These are incredible!!! You captured all their dances so so beautifully.

  6. Kathryn December 14, 2017 at 7:39 pm - Reply

    These are wonderful! I love the contrast against the dark background. It really highlights the movement. Beautiful!

  7. Rachel Leigh December 14, 2017 at 9:47 pm - Reply

    This is not easy! Great work!

  8. Maddie December 14, 2017 at 11:03 pm - Reply

    These photos are absolutely unreal! They make me want to dabble in dancing again!!

  9. Anna Bruce December 15, 2017 at 8:21 am - Reply

    Jamie, these are incredible!!! You captured the dancers so beautifully. Love the black backdrop and lighting on them.

  10. Ginny December 15, 2017 at 9:10 am - Reply

    Love the movement and emotion in these!

  11. Sunshine Lump December 15, 2017 at 9:49 am - Reply

    Your work always blows me away! These are beautiful!

  12. sonora83 December 15, 2017 at 11:13 am - Reply

    Your work is beautiful! Great job!

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