It is not uncommon for there to be a real live ballerina in the studio. Living with one and having them in and out for class is an everyday occurrence. The opportunity to shoot with one is a bit more rare. I was fortunate to have Eve in the studio this past week, and along with the headshot I did for her, we also made some fantastic dance images. I have to give credit to my wife Sarah, for setting up the session and directing the photo shoot. Ballet is extremely technical and the sitting in on a training session gives one a true sense of the effort, focus, and skill these artists have. A directed photo session is much the same, with each position being analyzed and redone until it looked perfect.
My girls were so excited to meet a real ballerina in costume, I just had to include a couple of photographs with them.