Photographer Fascinated by Shen Yun’s Digital Backdrops

“I loved it. I thought it was very colorful, very beautiful, very graceful. It was wonderful.”

 

“I was fascinated by the way they handled the digital [backdrops]. They blended the digital backgrounds with the foregrounds. I have not seen that before. … I thought it was a very interesting effect and very well done.

 

“[The erhu] was beautiful. Honestly, it looked like she was playing the air with her fingers. I couldn’t see exactly where [or] how she was touching the strings, but I loved the sound of it. It is so graceful and beautiful. … There is a certain sadness to it, I think. There’s a sadness and a poignancy to the sound of that instrument. It’s haunting, it’s beautiful.”

 

“I just loved the costumes. I loved the contrasting colors—the pinks and the greens—and that beautiful dance with the white flowing dresses and the blue tunics that were all sparkled and diamond. It was beautiful.”
 

Willow Bodman, retired photographer and artist
Buffalo, United States
Shen Yun Touring Company
May 6, 2017