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Powerful Dance Portraits Capture the Elegance and Intensity of the Human Body in Motion

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. Yakovlev’s photography provides viewers the opportunity to fully appreciate the majesty of a moving human body frozen in time, each image radiating an intangible element that makes it hard to look away…

from Elite Daily

5 Reasons Dating An Artsy Girl Is Worth The Little Extra Trouble

The important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part. The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well. -- Baron de Coubertin, The Olympic Creed

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Misty Copeland Is A 21st-Century Queen In New Photo Book

Photographer: Gregg Delman Misty Copeland Is A 21st-Century Queen In New Photo Book.