April 29, 2008

The Fire Knife

Meet Talani the fire knife dancer from the Island of Samoa, and Island Inspirations. He came to perform his native ceremonial dance as part of my Dancers in Motion series. Here's a few teasers from our photo shoot (done in my backyard!)

Kids do not try this at home!






Tags: Polynesian Dancer, Samoa Fire Knife, Hawaiian, cultural portraiture, strobist, artistic photography

7 comments:

Linda said...

linda says, "AWESOME!!!" kevin says, "tsk, tsk, what must your neighbors be thinking"

Josh said...

Seriously cool stuff. I'm literally speechless about what to say about these. I love them, and they look fabulous.

david & kimi baxter said...

dude! these are UNREAL!!! the only thing that would make these shots more killer, if they were taken on the islands! great job yet once again buddy.

David of DavidHam said...

Waay cool Greg. Especially in the first image with splashes of color in the background.

Mark Brooke Photography said...

Those guys are freaking NUTS!!!!!

Jessica C. Moritz said...

OMG!!! What's the lighting technique on those ones! Insane, GREAT!

Anonymous said...

So AMAZING!!! You are the best ever :) Can't wait for to work with you again. Much Aloha, Alewa