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Daniil Simkin and Maia Makhateli in Le Corsaire

Daniil Simkin and Maia Makhateli in Le Corsaire PDD

Daniil Simkin and Maia Makhateli in Le Corsaire PDD, music Adolphe Adam and Riccardo Drigo, Marius Petipa after Joseph Mazilier. Ballet Icons Gala 2021, organized by Ensemble Productions, shot at London Coliseum

Leonore Baulac and Julian MacKay in Giselle

Leonore Baulac and Julian MacKay in Giselle

Leonore Baulac as Giselle and Julian MacKay in Giselle Act 2, music Adolphe Adam, choreography by Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Ballet Icons Gala 2021, organized by Ensemble Productions, shot at London Coliseum

Katja Khaniukova Paquita

Katja Khaniukova and Gabriele Frolo in Paquita

Katja Khaniukova and Gabriele Frolo in Paquita, music Ludwig Minkus, choreography Marius Petipa, Ballet Icons Gala, organized by Ensemble Productions, shot at London Coliseum 26.11.2021.

sony a1 sony a9 ballet photography

Whats in my bag?

My main gear Sony a1; backup body Sony a9
I’m shooting the spectacle usually with Sony 70-200 GM F2.8, in large halls using also Sony 1.4 tele converter
Backstage, hair/makeup shots with Sony 24-70 GM F2.8
Interior and architecture shots with Sony Zeiss 16-35 F4
Sony flash with yellow gel for backstage photography
Carrying at least eight fast SD cards with me, 256 GB is a must, using a1 with 50+ MB RAW files
Carrying with me vertical grip w 2 batteries and a Sony charger
Supporting my gear with the Sirui carbon monopod