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ABOUT ME

The man BEHIND the lens...

My name is Daniel Hope and I am the lead photographer at DancePro Photography. I have a passion for capturing the power, beauty and strength of dance in photography from the intermate settings of the dance studio to the open expansive space of the stage. I have worked in the dance industry for over 10 years’, specifically within the ballet world. Throughout this time I have had the privilege to work with leading dance companies, elite dancers and graduate students, capturing thousands of dynamic images of dance.
 

Specialising in Dance Portfolio Photography, I work with dancers to capture the essential images needed to gain employment. I offer a variety of packages to suit every dancer's needs. Take a look at my gallery which features a full breadth of images from studio photography, classwork and stage shots. 

 

To find out more about how DancePRO Photography can assist your photographic needs please contact me to discuss your requirements or plan your shoot today!

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A LIST OF SERVICES

What I Can Do for YOU...

The importance of STRIKING photos...

CV PORTFOLIO SHOOTS

To succeed in the dance industry it is essential you have all the tools needed for employment, which goes beyond technique and artistry. Now in the digital age it is crucial that all dancers have professional CV photographs which showcase their technique, lines and abilities to stand out when applying for professional work.

 

An investment in a dynamic portfolio can set you apart from the crowd, showing potential directors and employers you are someone who can bring their vision to life. A good photographer does not necessarily mean a great dance photographer. With over a decade working in the dance industry I are aware of what is required by employers, correct dance technique and what makes a 'stand out' image to impress prospective employers. 

We offer different packages to suit your needs, take a look and book your shoot today!

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Make the BEST first impression...

PROFESIONAL HEADSHOTS

Everyone artist will need a headshot in their career and it is important this is current and truly reflects them as an artist. Having the right headshot will show potential casting agents or employers the essence of dancer and what they can expect from you at an audition or casting,.  

As part of every CV Portfolio Shoot dancers will have the opportunity to have several headshots taken and it is advised this is done with different looks in mind, to ensure you have the right head shot to match your chosen career path. 

Also, at DancePRO we offer just headshots shoots which can done either in the studio or on location. This can be arranged for either one person or groups. 

Capture the ESSENCE of the studio...

CLASSES & REHEARSALS

Photographing classes & rehearsals has always been a  favourite service of mine as I am always inspired to see dancers in their own environment. I am able to attend classes or rehearsals to generate images for promotional purposes or just to capture the essence of the company, dancers, studio or school.

 

As with all my CV Shoot offerings, high quality images are available to order in a variety of formats and sizes with full copyright to use for promotional materials and your website. Rates vary depending on times and locations, however, I am happy to discuss any potential collaboration.

 

Curious to learn more about this service and others? Please feel free to get in touch today.

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PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHY

Snapshots from the STAGE...

Creatives, choreographers, Artistic Directors and Teachers put so much time and effort into creating incredible, unique and both theatrical productions. At DancePRO we see the importance of capturing images from the stage to help not only promote the work but also document it for future generations. 

Having a strong understanding of dance, as well as excellent musicality, I am able to watch production with fresh eyes and still capture to intention of the creators. Prior to the event we will discuss your requirements to ensure you get what you need, as well as allowing me to understand more about your vision.

Rates vary depending on your requirements, both on the day and post shoot. An online portal will be available for you to view, select and download your images, all with full copyright for your marketing and promotional needs. 

VIDEOGRAPHY & FILMMAKING

Take your VISION to the next level...

In addition to our photography services we have now added a new product to our list, videography! Make yourself stand out with eye catching videos of dance. Using new state of the art equipment we can capture modern and stylish footage of dance to help promote you as an artist or company. Whether its class work, new chorography or production pieces we can film, edit and produce exciting videos to take your vision to the next level. 

For more information about how we can fulfil your creative needs please contact me today. I am always more than happy to work within any budget, supporting new upcoming dancers and chorographers from across the UK. 

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CONTACT

 
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