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Light and Line – Capturing the Unseen Moments in Dance and Repose with Martin O’Conner

Location:

2197 Nonaville Rd

Mt Juliet, TN  37122

Time:  6 PM on Tuesday, March  12, 2024

This month we are meeting at Angela’s studio due to a schedule conflict. We will meet before the meeting for
dinner at 4:45 pm at Cinco De Mayo Mexican Restaurant – Mount Juliet, 580 Nonaville Rd #2446, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Guest are welcome.

 

Light and Line – Capturing the Unseen Moments in Dance and Repose with Martin O’Conner

The program will offer an overview of basic techniques I use for capturing the human body in motion and stillness. There will be a live demo and questions are welcome.
Martin O’Connor Dance and Fine Art Photography
www.martinoconnorphoto.com
With over 30+ years to his credit, Martin O’Connor has established himself firmly in the dance community of Nashville and surrounding areas. Martin’s career began as a special interest and eventually evolved into a full-time profession. The true in-depth work in dance grew from his association with local dance companies needing publicity photos for their concerts and special events.
Over the years he has worked with:
The Nashville Ballet, Tennessee Association of Dance, Vanderbilt Dance, MTSU Dance, APSU Dance, Franklin School of Performing Arts, Blue Moves Dance, Governor’s School for the Arts, Fall Aerial Arts, Suspended Gravity, Playing By Air Productions, Nashville School of the Arts, Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville, the Dancer Project Conservatory, Fringe Festival and numerous individual dancers both amateur and professional.
In 2008 he received the Dance Advocate Award from the Tennessee Association of Dance then later featured in the 2013 issue of Nashville Arts magazine. He has had solo shows at the Renaissance Center and Gordon Jewish Community center and seen in numerous pages of state dance organizations, publicity materials and
brochures.
Over the last number of years he has expanded his repertoire into the field of aerial arts that include the lyra, silks, trapeze, pole, rope and continues to conduct master classes teaching lighting, timing, and other techniques needed to produce professional results for artists.
His eye for detail and compassionate caring spirit make him a popular photographer for artists to work with. Martin will be the first to tell you that his style of photography is food for his soul