This is a departure from what I’ve been showing here. It was a commissioned piece. I do a lot of portraits.

Shot using a Canon EOS 1DS, 28-135mm EF zoom lense @ 135mm. ISO 100, 1/500 f/8.

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dancer, joy, joyful, male, smiling, studio, ukraine, ukraineandtheukrainians, ukrainian

I’m a north jersey based photographer specializing in events and school pictures. I’m also an adjunct professor of photography. My web site: http://yurilevstudio.com.

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  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 6 years ago

    Excellent – show us some more of your portraits please Yurilev

  • Thank you for the encouragement Paulette. I will.

    – Yuri Lev

  • Tammy F
    Tammy Fabout 6 years ago

    Great capture, love how he’s up in the air, smiling ear to ear!

  • Thank you for your visit and comment Tammy.

    – Yuri Lev

  • LjMaxx
    LjMaxxabout 6 years ago

    Excellent Yurilev… Happy dancer for sure.. :)

  • I’m sure that this kind of dancing makes one high

    – Yuri Lev

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaabout 6 years ago

    lovely! he is just floating in the air :)

  • Indeed he was. I think part of the trick is to float for a split second.

    – Yuri Lev

  • Jamie Lee
    Jamie Leeabout 6 years ago

    How cool… I am Ukrainian as well and I have seen these dancers perform. My grandmother embroider me a similar shirt as well. Great portrait

  • sigfusson
    sigfussonabout 6 years ago

    Great capture. There is an essence here that really stands out – you’ve captured the spirit of the dance. Cheers, S.

  • Kathryn Potempski
    Kathryn Potempskiabout 6 years ago

    fantastic capture such a happy shot.

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 6 years ago

    wonderful

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellover 5 years ago

    Otlichno!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you Svetlana!

    – Yuri Lev

  • Evelina Kremsdorf
    Evelina Kremsdorfabout 5 years ago

    Gde moi 17 let…

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