Franco Nieto is a dancer for Northwest Dance Project and is based in Portland, OR.
When Franco (from Northwest Dance Project based in Portland, OR) gave me access to photograph him at the studio of the dance company he dances for, I knew it was going to be a killer experience. His outgoing presence and engaging style of dance immediately blended with how I approach and photograph a dancer.
We spent a couple hours together and as it usually does when something is going well, the time went by quickly. Each of us blended our art forms seamlessly together and we ended up with a selection of images we are both super proud of and that stray from the normal, routine images of dancers.