April 7, 2014

Fast Tango

Photograph by Martin Gallie, National Geographic Your Shot

"I attended my friend's prom ball to take some pictures and celebrate his successful studies, and these wonderful dancers were performing," says Martin Gallie, a member of National Geographic Your Shot who captured this picture at the Lucerna Music Bar in Prague. "I loved the passion of the dance along with the gracefulness of the movement. I didn't use flash, and it was a fast dance, so I had to wait until [the pause] at this moment."

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32 comments
Vũ Thành
Vũ Thành

i imagine that the time seems stop at this moment :). So cool!!!


Ray Wilson
Ray Wilson

Love shot. Martin. Effective use of space, colour and lighting.

Ray Wilson

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Linda Ward Kirkendale
Linda Ward Kirkendale

Amazing everything, lighting, shadows, colors, textures, dancers, the draping of her gown and on and on.  One word, Spectacular!

Janice H.
Janice H.

Exciting dance!       Lovely moment.         Dramatic color.     Great shot!

Macqueline Palalay
Macqueline Palalay

I love the seemingly simple composition, yet you captured the intricate forms and emotions.  The passion of both the photographer and the subjects shows.

Fang Shen
Fang Shen

I like the picture. Great light and great shot.

Doy Pamatmat
Doy Pamatmat

Martin, You captured it at the right moment, perfect timing.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Movement,pattern,color, flow and shadow, they are all here in this great dance shot. Congrats: I enjoy viewing each and every day, what ever is served up to us. And too, I like commenting about what I see and feel.  j.e.s...

Felipe Rezende
Felipe Rezende

Liked a lot! Imagine this pic black and white...

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