The greatest challenge in photographing dancers like these is resisting the urge to move!
As with my other photos, these often find a place on Facebook pages and other social and promotional media.
Manimou Camara is a master drummer and dancer from the nation of Guinea, in West Africa. He now lives in Seattle where he teaches and performs.
My interest in photographing nature has taken me from the waterways of western Washington (where I frequently kayak) to the high cloud forests of Costa Rica.
This is the male Purple-throated Mountain Gem, one of over 50 species of hummingbirds found in Costa Rica. This shot was taken with the Canon 5D Mark II Digital SLR, a 100-400mm zoom lens, and flash.