Wednesday, August 24, 2011

black and white Wednesday - Summer recital

The beautiful costumes.
backstage dress blw

Hanging out with a good friend backstage. backstage 1-2
Lining up and waiting...there is a lot of waiting. backstage 2-2

And finally...it was their turn!

          backstage blw diptych
These beautiful dancers were photographed on Saturday at the 5pm performance of 'Alice in Wonderland' put on by Grace's dance school. 
It was an honor for me to help the girls with their costumes and makeup.


Find many more black and whites at 'The Long Road to China.'


  the long road


And Happy Wednesday too!

15 kind words:

Love Letters To China said...

The third picture is hysterical! ;-) I've seen those faces a million times around my house.

These are gorgeous Gail. So happy the recital went so well and you were able to be a part of it backstage. I will miss that since Natalie isn't dancing anymore.

xoxo

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

LOVELY comes to mind!

lea
xo

the meaklims said...

I would loved to have watched. The costumes are stunning.

Jill

Marla said...

SO pretty Gail, love your conversions!

Jboo said...

So pretty! Love the one where she is kind of giving the stink eye! Sweet!

Janet

Sharon Ankerich said...

SO pretty and innocent~ LOVE these images!!! XOXO

Kayce said...

LOVE that waiting image!! I love that Grace has embraced dance and loves it!

Pix-Ology said...

Love these shots, those costumes are so beautiful!!

Jill Samter Photography said...

Gorgeous shots of your breathtaking girl! Glad it was such a huge success for her!

xoxo

Ellie said...

The costumes ARE gorgeous! I love the 3rd photo also - and thanks for posting it because sometimes I think it is only my children who aren't smiling all the time - lol!

Tia starts ballet on Thursday - I didn't even ask her - I just NEED to be a ballet mom :)

Love your photos!

xo ellie

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

Oh I just love the expression in the 3rd one- BEAUTIFUL!!

Hoots Momma said...

These are beautiful photos. I'm in Lisa's photography class this session and hope to learn much. I love your work. AND we just adopted our first little girl from China.
Blessings to you! SAL

Casey said...

Oh Gail.... That last photo collage is amazing... reminds me of a Degas painting. LOVE it!!

Cedar said...

These are simply stunning! I love the shot of the costume~so glittery and gorgeous!

Football and Fried Rice said...

Oh, I'll bet Alice in Wonderland was spectacular! I love Grace's "waiting face"!!

 
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