Young dancer Tyrese was just beginning his dance by the creek.
Tyrese was dancing, ribbons flowing, and finally jumped into the air. In this shot both feet were off the ground--a fast shutter speed was needed to capture the moment.
Between dances, young Kailayne breaks into a smile at a corny joke. Sedona, AZ.
Brother and sister hoop dancers, photographed in Sedona, AZ.
Navajo dancer, Yolanda, sitting by the water of Oak Creek, Oak Creek Canyon, AZ.
Yolanda of the Fancy Shawl
Yolanda, dressed for the Fancy Shawl dance, looking lovely in her sparkle and bright colors.
The Littlest Dancer
This darling young boy was one of the group of artists we photographed in Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, AZ. Halayvi Davis.
At the Ready
This pow wow dancer was lined up for the Grand Entry and ready to head into the dance.
Dancer in Red
This pow wow dancer had very distinctive face paint and head band. I liked all the red in his presence.
Dancer at the Pow Wow
This is a painterly version of this image of a male dancer at the pow wow last weekend.
Pow Wow Dancer
At the Morongo Pow Wow yesterday.
Dancing into the Sun
Morongo Thunder and Lightning Pow Wow, September 2017.
Blowin' in the Wind
At the Morongo pow wow today it was quite breezy. When this woman walked by, her beautiful hair was blowing in the wind.
At the Pow Wow
This is the second year I have photographed this woman at the pow wow. I love her simple garb and her flowing hair.
Before the Dancing
This beautifully dressed young lady was about to go into the dance, and arranged her braid at the last minute.
Girl with a Feather Fan
I went to the Morongo Indian Pow wow today, and had fun shooting some of the dancers in full regalia. This young lady was ready to go into the dance. I liked her bright colors and face paint.
Dancer in Lavender
At the pow wow today, I photographed this girl as she was lining up for the fancy shawl dance, talking and laughing with her friends.
Young Dancer in Green
This young boy was one of the dancers at the pow wow today. I liked all the feathers that made up his regalia.
Entering the Dance
This lovely young woman was in line, about to enter the dance circle. Pow wow, San Manuel Indian Tribe, San Bernardino, California.
Warrior in the Sun
Another pow wow dancer from the San Manuel pow wow in San Bernardino, CA last weekend.
The Fancy Shawl Dance
Pow wow of the San Manuel Trip of Indians.
A Quiet Moment
At the San Manuel Pow Wow today, I saw this boy in a quiet moment, and captured it. I liked the thoughtful look on his face.