Anahuac Dancer

© Doug Gould

Anahuac Dancer

Alison Greenwood level-classic 12/13/2005 4:12:29 AM

Wonderful capture Douglas! #358639

Doug Gould 12/13/2005 8:07:14 AM

Thank you very much, Alison! #2181500

Janine Russell level-classic 12/13/2005 5:08:17 PM

Douglas, very nice action capture. #2183050

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The senorita in the image is one of the Folkloric Anahuac Dancers. Like whirling dervishes, they twirl about the stage, their colorful dresses creating a beautiful visual display. Anahuac is a Nahuatl Indian word of Aztec origin, meaning country by the waters. Its literal definition refers to the extensive plateau of central Mexico. The dances have a spiritual origin, as the natives honored the Earth and the Aztec God, Ometeotl. This dancer was photographed in a Christmas play, Dec 11, 2005 in Punta Banda, Baja CA.
1/500 @ 2.5 - ISO 800 - natural light

Uploaded on 12/12/2005 10:21:40 PM

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