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PDD Webinar: Susan Gietka Wins Pas de Deux Dance Photo Comp from Shoot That Almost Didn't Happen

Updated: Jul 23, 2022

You know how it is. You're just not feeling it. You've scheduled an early evening golden hour shoot but there is a torrential downpour earlier in the day. One of your two dancers can't make it, and someone you don't know and who hasn't danced before with this partner, is recruited.

There were no assistants to help

The location is going to be muddy from the rain, and there's probably going to be mosquitoes.

But as Susan Gietka considered cancelling the session, her dancer model had an answer for everything. Her parents would assist, even!

So they went ahead with it, and the results were golden!

Look below at Susan's images from the one session. The first image is the winner of the On Location Portrait category, and the rest were the rest of the images that won the Series category.

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After you see the images, you can catch the webinar in which Susan talks about that shoot, and some of her other dance photography.

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