Fish Island Circus Studios, Bow, East London.
Canon Eos 5d mkiii, 24-70 L lens, 3 Paul C Buff Einstein flash heads, 1 directly above the subject into a Photek Softlighter, 1 to the left of the subject and a kicker behind the subject to the right.
Foot juggler Francesca Poppi Mari in her studio, pauses to glance across mid routine before continuing to release the balls into their aerial dance. Taken as part of a shoot to workshop an identity for her new show, we could have submitted any of a number of photos from this session, many of them exhibiting a truly amazing level of grace and motion but this image in particular speaks to the individual, her use of form and the control at the centre of her energetic yet perfectly coordinated performance.
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