Yoga in Myeong-dong

This past weekend I had the pleasure of shooting the beautiful and very flexible Dawn Kang in Seoul. She teaches yoga and was looking for some images for her new website. I had been wanting to shoot yoga in some urban environments for a while so our missions overlapped which was great. My goal was to contrast the grace and tranquility of yoga with the busyness of urban life. We spent two days shooting and came away with some great stuff. This particular image was taken from a third floor coffee shop. I went with a 3 second exposure to make sure I was able to capture enough movement while still keeping Dawn relatively sharp. It's hard to remain completely still doing anything for 3 seconds so she isn't tack sharp which I don't really mind. Everytime she would bust out a pose a huge crowd would surround her out of curiosity and start taking pictures and video. It didn't help our end goal but it was pretty amusing.

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Taken on May 26, 2012