The Beauty and Power of Dance Captured in Photos Using Powder

German photographer Geraldine Lamanna has a great series of photographs titled “Powder Dance” that captures the elegance and powder of dance using white powder. Inspired by the music video for the song “Rolling In The Deep” by Adele, Lamanna coated dance instructor Olivia Maciejowski and two her dance students with powder, and then had them bust out their moves for the camera. The resulting photographs are meant to show “echoes” of the movement.

According to Maciejowski, the mother of one of the dancers was so moved by the final images that she teared up when she first saw them.

The rest of the series can be found in this Flickr set. You can also check out more of her work over on Facebook.

Image credit: Photographs by Geraldine Lamanna and used with permission