Dirk Rees Captures Bodies Suspended in Time

By: Francis Tiangson - Published: Mar 24, 2011 • References: dirkrees and mymodernmet
Photographer Dirk Rees has captured photographs of bodily motion and sport, incredible still shots of people midway through movements seemingly suspended in time. From capoeira to Brazilian Jui Jitsu, dancers and gymnasts, Dirk Rees's photography captures the powerful motions of extremely active individuals.

Many of Dirk Rees's images of motion and sport display the individuals hovering high above the ground. Rees's precision and timing is simply remarkable. His ability to capture moments in which these athletes appear weightless is incredible. The composition of each shot, from the lighting to framing and angles, enhance and emphasize the majestic mobility of each subject. Every image is a display of grace, agility and masterful control over one's body. Dirk Rees produces photographs that are definitely worth taking time out of your day to admire.