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Airborne: The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield

4.67 of 5 stars 4.67  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Breaking Bounds brought Lois Greenfield's pioneering work in dance photography widespread acclaim and a dedicated following. Now with Airborne, her first book in over six years, Greenfield takes us to spectacular new heights. Collaborating with some of the world's finest dancers from such illustrious dance companies as the Martha Graham Dance Company, Pilobolus, San Franci ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Chronicle Books (first published January 1998)
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If you're interested in dance, Lois Greenfield is your go-to photographer. If you're interested in photography as well, you're really in for a treat. Because despite all the challenges inherent in photographing something like dance, which is by definition a sequence of movements in three-dimensional space, Lois Greenfield consistently captures images that suggest movement even though they're still. And by freezing one moment, we get to really see a dancer's body and expression. We can see the il ...more
Oh man, this was beautiful. There's not much more to say about it than that. If you're interested in photography or dance, pick this up.

I initially thought the photographs were stand alone and I liked that, studying each one and getting out of it what I could. Then I realized every 25 photos or so Greenfield stopped to list the dancers and a little note about the background of that particular photo. I loved that it wasn't juxtaposed with the images so it didn't impact my own interpretation, and
Lois Greenfield's photographic tribute to the art of dance

Lois Greenfield is an amazing photographer, to put it mildly. Since the 1980s, her photos have made their indelible imprint on the world of dance, and her claim to fame is her amazing ability to capture the human form in motion. Some have compared her work with Eadweard Muybridge for his exploration of human locomotion, and with Henri Cartier-Bresson for capturing the elusive moment and doing it artfully.

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Such joy of movement, so challenging to capture in still imagery, and yet Lois Greenfield does so in remarkable assemblies of talented dancers.
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