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Five tips for taking tango pictures in dark environments

I have been taking tango pictures intensively for more than 2 years now. Most of that time I’ve been using a Canon 350D with a number of lenses. What’s special about tango pictures? Most importantly, the tango events are in… Continue Reading →

En Tus Brazos

Enjoy the beautiful French animation movie “En Tus Brazos” about how nothing can stop a tango dancing couple … not even fate. It abounds with creativity, sentiment and argentine tango. Directed by François-Xavier Goby, Edouard Jouret and Matthieu Landour. France… Continue Reading →

My first picture in the papers

An Baccaert wrote an article in De Morgen about Nathalie and Andrés, who are representing the Benelux in the ‘Mundial de Tango‘ in Buenos Aires. She wanted a nice picture to include with the article and came across one I made… Continue Reading →

Creating a tango calendar

Resurrection of milonga.be When I started dancing argentine tango, there were two sites that gave you an update of where and when you could dance tango in Belgium. The first one was tango.be, with a frame-based layout that I don’t… Continue Reading →

Countdown to Brussels Tango Festival

Thursday is the start of the Brussels Tango Festival and I’m looking forward to it. This is what my schedule looks like: Thursday March 29 Bal: Opening Night @ Concert Noble Friday March 30 Workshop: 19h – Giros y Boleos… Continue Reading →

Tangotation: writing tango steps

I have been looking for a way to write down tango steps since I began dancing. I experimented with drawing arrows, writing full text, abbreviations, inventing signs, … I’m not alone in this quest: or And that is only when… Continue Reading →

Brussels Tango on Google Calendar

I’ve started a public Google calendar for tango events (milonga’s, salons) in and around Brussels. My preferred site, milonga.be has gone down, the agenda at tango.be is quite ugly (it uses frames *shiver* ), and Marisa & Oliver’s agenda cannot… Continue Reading →

My tango wiki has launched!

I have had a tango site for almost two years now. You know how it goes, you start with collecting some tango-related links (hey, look, a description of the giro!) and before you know it, you have developed your own… Continue Reading →

La Gamba Sinistra: italian tango

I just spent a wonderful five days on a tango course in Italy. Life at the Abano Ritz (Abano Terme, near Venice) is quite enjoyable, and the teachers Marisa & Oliver and Birkit & Muzaffer were excellent. Since it was… Continue Reading →

Tango steps and Twister

I have been looking for a while for the best way to describe tango steps and figures. There are quite a number of steps out there, and at some points you end up totally twisted around the lady without a… Continue Reading →

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