See stunning behind the scenes images of ballerinas
Darian Volkova is a professional ballerina. She also has been taking photographs behind the stage and is now showing them.
Darian’s new photography series is called “Soul in Feet”. It shows ballerina’s off stage.
Darian’s photos focus on St. Petersburg, Russia, which is a hub for dance but especially ballet.
Many of the photos are in black and white. This one shows the musculature of a male ballerina.
This ballerina appears to be flying. It is powerful and beautiful.
A lot of the photographs show the signs of the physical demands of ballet. Here we see what ballet does to the feet and toes.
To see more of Darian’s work visit the website darianvolkova.com .