Ballroom Dancing Essay

728 Words Jul 30th, 2010 3 Pages
Ballroom dancing is a fantastic sport to do, even though many people don’t share the same view as I have. Ballroom dancing is the only sport that uses both your body and your mind at the same time. The two people in the image are WA’s Best Youth couple. This couple that you see in front of you are Brodie Bardon and Lana Skrgic –De-Fonseka.
As you can most likely tell this is a real image. The image shows a male and a female ballroom dancing couple performing their routine at a competition. The stance of the man reassures us that he is in control of where the lady is going to go, the lady looks like she is calm and relaxed as well as looking like she trusts him. Ballroom dancing is dependent on a number of things but the one thing that
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They are both wearing dancing shoes, which is very different to normal shoes. Dancing shoes have velvet soles which make the shoes a lot lighter and also allowing less grip to make it easier to slide your feet along the ground. The relationship between the couple is a strong one, I would assume that they both get along very well and are good friends, I do not believe that this image shows any romantic relationship between them, just friendship and a dancing partnership.
The place where they are is an arena in Melbourne called Hisense Arena. This is where the Australian Championships are held every year. In this particular and in general with ballroom dancing partnerships the man holds the power, not because ballroom dancing is a sexus sport but because the lady seems to be able to do more things such as arm lines and head lines which makes the dance improve, then if the lady had to lead and world then the man may as well not be there, so they have made it that the man leads because the man has very little to do other than body shaping and doing the correct steps.
Some visual conventions have been used in this photo to enhance it, one example of this is the angle the photo is taken, at a low angle to make them seem bigger and larger than they really are. This is because they are the champions of their age group so they are made to look bigger because they are the best. The framing is so

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