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Inspired Photography: Dancers Among Us

November 23rd 2012 5:00 AM

The photography book Dancers Among Us is a photo book by photographer Jordan Matter and it is a truly refreshing collection of dancers amidst everyday life. The New York Times bestseller author describes dancers as “storytellers. They’re trained to capture passion with their bodies. The often create a fantasy world or offer us a deeper look into familiar settings. They bring to life what we feel but what most of us, lacking their artistry and athleticism, are unable to express physically.”

The Images

From ballet and contemporary to jazz and hip-hop, Matters captured the moments full of energy as each dancers break away from the normal everyday life. Here are several images from his website,









Behind-the-Scenes Video

Here are some behind-the-scenes videos for the making of Dancers Among Us. To see the rest, you can visit Jordan Matter’s Youtube Channel.

The Book Dancers Among Us

If you are interested in purchasing the photo booth, you can buy it through

About Jordan Matter


Jordan Matter is a portrait photographer in NYC, specializing in dancers, actors, models, and all other living beings.


Joe is a rising fashion and commercial photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. He blends creativity and edge with a strong style of lighting and emotion in his photographs. Be sure to check out his work at and connect with him on Google Plus and on Facebook

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  1. Joseph Prusa

    Thanks for sharing

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