music made VISIBLE


dance. (verb). to move one’s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps,especially to the accompaniment of music; to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or quickly, to perform or take part in.



Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.  We capture that and tell their story.



May every word that is ever spoken by our mouths or typed by our fingers be words that lift up, and never words that tear down.


3 Secrets to Dance Photography

There’s three major secrets to getting those magazine and editorial inspired dance photographs.  Do you want to know what they are? I’m certain you’ve seen all those amazing images of Misty Copeland in her UNDERARMOUR campaigns and the gorgeous... read more

MSP 2016 Spokesmodels Search | McKinney, TX

I am so excited to finally post this ANNOUNCEMENT and introduce my new MSP (Michelle Standerfer Photography) 2016 Spokesmodels PROGRAM. I AM looking for stylish, fabulous, and highly motivated dancers to represent my brand and business. Dancers from all over the... read more

what’s the point

I named my new adventure Pointe la Vie, meaning Pointe Life, in an effort to reach and capture the lives of all artists in the dance and athletic worlds who … wait for it…point their TOES!!! I started out with ballerinas because it was the most obvious and... read more


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