Ballet and Rock Climbing

Stacy and Michael just had met and stopped by for a visit. She came from Ballet and he from rock climbing so I invited them for a shoot.

  • Planar 8y

    very interesting shot. Two disciplines no so apart as one might think....Is there a reason you left so much space at the bottom of the shot?
  • georgpetschnigg 8y

    Thank you planar for the comment. The space below is suposed to work in the set - this one is the only image in which I did not crop out the area below to give the image lift and height - mimicking the movement in the image. If you go through the "Pas de Deux" set you may see what I mean. This image is also in the middle/peak and the only one in portrait mode (excluding the last three which are not really part of the set). Then again, that was the idea and it may not be so apparent ;-) .

    BTW, your rock climbing images are fantastic!
  • Planar 8y

    I see what you mean. It does work in the set indeed.
    Thanks for visiting my pages!
  • CVerwaal 8y

    This is great, and I do love the long foreground..!!

    Her chances of holding him back?

    Life is better seen in HIGH metaphoric CONTRAST!
  • i s l a 7y

    love this shot :)
  • ScarletPeaches 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called "Forever In Blue Jeans", and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • LeeJeansGuy 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Lee Jeans Official Flickr Group, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    My name is John and I am working for Lee on the official Lee jeans flickr group. This picture is amazing and we'd love to link it to our group!
  • georgpetschnigg 7y

    Hi Lee - thanks for the comments. Be sure to check out the entire set.
  • LeeJeansGuy 7y

    Will do. You should also check out our flickr and facebook groups (pretty much the same thing). We decided this year to let everyone else inspire us/each other through their photos. It's also a great way to get exposure.
  • LeeJeansGuy 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Lee National Denim Day, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Amy 6y

  • Brian Murman 6y

    I agree with Planar. I climb and when it's done right it's like ballet and gymnastics in movement. I love this one.
  • smiling_in_beauty 5y

    i'm amazed! i haven't even expected to find the exact image of two of my so-called dreams - ballet and rock climbing! two in one, smartly bonded!

    i agree with what i've heard once, that rock climbing is thought to be a sort of ballet onto the rocks. after all they both have something in common - grace! :)
  • georgpetschnigg 5y

    I'm glad you enjoyed the photo smiling_in_beauty . Michael and Stacy (the models in the photo) are now married!
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Taken on August 26, 2007
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