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Photographing Dance with Toronto Architecture
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Elaine Fleck Gallery

Photographing Dance with Toronto Architecture


ADJI CISSOKO grew up in Munich, Germany where she trained at Ballet Academy Munich. Cissoko attended the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre in New York City on full scholarship, before joining the National Ballet of Canada in 2010. In 2012 she was awarded the Patron Award of Merit by the Patrons’ Council Committee of The National Ballet of Canada. In 2014 Cissoko joined ALONZO KING LINES BALLET COMPANY.  

Check out this video of Adji Cissoko dancing with Shuaib Elhassan in LINES Ballet's "Shostakovich". Appreciate her incredibly skill & GET INSPIRED to photograph her! 

Director of the Elaine Fleck Gallery and pro photographer Gary Ray Rush will be conducting this workshop with Professional Dancer Adji Cissoko

When: Tuesday August 25th 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: We will meet up at Nathan Phillips Square. Parking below.

Toronto's City Hall with the Toronto Sign and surrounding area will provide a wonderfully definitive Toronto look, Bay Street is right there and there are many other great locations within a city block radius.

Adji and I are very excited about this upcoming workshop and we both mean to make it very memorable!

Level: You are confident with the manual setting on your camera for shutter speed, aperture and ISO and comfortable with your camera's auto focus settings.

You will need your DSLR and favourite lenses.
You should pack a light lunch and water.

Limited to six spots.

Cost: $400 plus HST (Two Spots Left) 


To register, email GARY RAY RUSH 

This is an outdoor workshop, social distancing and cleaning protocols will be in place and masks will be required when going indoors.

There is also a follow up "review" included; you will send your edited-down images in for review. After a review of your images by Adji Cissoko and Gary Ray Rush you'll receive feedback and approval for use with a signed model release.

“I know you will be raised up and find inspiration in this workshop!
- Gary Ray Rush

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