The power and elegance of professional ballet dancers combined with the fun and flair of dogs. The results are imaginative, artistic photographs from a project called Dancers & Dogs that is the work of wife and husband photographers Kelly Pratt Kreidich and Ian Kreidich of St. Louis. They have been the St. Louis Ballet photographers for years, and Kelly came up with the idea of photographing dancers with dogs.

Dancers are sometimes perceived to be formal and serious, but their fun and playful sides are more easily displayed with dogs. In a behind-the-scenes video of photo shoots, we can see how it all comes together, while seeing the joy of the dancers, the dogs, the trainers and the photographers.

All of the dancers are professionals, and the dogs must meet a number of criteria to participate in a photo shoot. They must be polite and well-trained indoors, able to sit and stay even…

Continue Reading to the Source


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here