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Oh! those golden slippers by Alan Mattison

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In taking this shot of some of the dancers from the Danish Royal Ballet, I stood on the theater floor with my camera lens right up to and on level with the stage floor,enabling me to get some good action close ups of the performing ballet dancers.
Taken with a Nikon D700 and a 70-200mm, 2.8 lens in August 2011

The title of the shot is influenced by the song of the same name, written by James A. Bland in 1879.

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  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...about 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture, Granddad, Grampy Alan – really love this great image !!

  • Glad you like it, Mattie !!!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 3 years ago

    Excellent! my friend…
    I have speechless..your artwork is so beautiful & thoughtfully; I love your creation:)
    Hug a one you love.

  • thanks very muh, Sunny !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 3 years ago

    BRILLIANT, Alan!

  • THANK YOU !! Dottie

    – Alan Mattison

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoabout 3 years ago

    artful masterpiece!! Well done!

  • thanks a lot, Phil !!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineabout 3 years ago

    I hope you have as much fun taking these pics as we have looking at them! Gorgeous, Alan!
    Wonderful perspective!

  • On this one, I was standing at shooting level with the stage floor- this gave so many exciting shots of the dancers !thanks once again, Mary !!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • teresalynwillis
    teresalynwillisabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful on every level

  • hanks very much, Teresa !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Mary Campbell
    Mary Campbellabout 3 years ago


  • thank you, Mary !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanabout 3 years ago

    marvelous en pointe capture!

  • thanks very much, Heather !!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • TheBrit
    TheBritabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work indeed!!

    Brit …….

  • thanks very much, Brit !!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • TrixiJahn
    TrixiJahnabout 3 years ago

    What an outstanding shot!

  • thank you once more, Trixi !!!

    – Alan Mattison

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