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An Explosion of World Dance and Music, our 2012 Lethbridge show!

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Ammena Dance Company’s “An Explosion of World Dance and Music” 2012 will be taking place on Saturday March 3rd at the Yates Memorial Centre in Lethbridge. This year’s show is just as diverse as the last, featuring bellydance, samba, Bollywood, burlesque, and an awesome tango piece. For once I am doing a proper bellydance as my solo this year… but that’s just too boring, so I picked some Lady Gaga to do it to!

Tickets will be on sale soon and they always sell out before the night of the show, so make sure you pick yours up early!

Since the tango piece is our big number this year, we went with that as the theme for the poster. Lise-Anne was a fabulous model as always, and like last year, couldn’t blink the whole time because of the extravagant eyelashes Jen gave her :)

Model, Wardrobe: Ammena Talhami
Makeup Artist and Hair: Jennifer Murray
Concept: Tanya Plonka

Please note: As usual, due to my heavy involvement in this show, I will be taking very limited sessions between now and mid-March. If you would like to book a session in that time, please contact me at info@tanyaplonka.com for availability, or I can schedule you in for April and beyond. I am still able to meet up for any wedding consults during this time, so don’t hesitate to ask if you would like to find out more about wedding collections for 2012!

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City of Lethbridge New Website Photography!

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I’m so excited to finally post about this! A few months ago the City of Lethbridge contacted me to work together over the next year building an image collection they could have for both internal use and for their brand new website. Their website finally launched this week, and it was awesome to see my photos on the front page! I have a number of images throughout the site, but since this went live only a quarter of the way into the project, there will be many more to come. If I ever have a moment, I’ll try to post a few of my favorite shots from the project as they come up.

I’ll be working with them until autumn, so keep an eye out for more photos! (more…)

An Explosion of World Dance and Music 2011, Lethbridge

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The time is once again upon us where dance is all I can think about and all my weekends are spent doing it! Ammena Dance Company’s “An Explosion of World Dance and Music” 2011 will be taking place on Saturday March 5th at the Yates Memorial Centre in Lethbridge. As usual we will have a very diverse show, this year throwing in a few new genres… I might be doing a robot-inspired bellydance, but you’ll have to come to the show to find out ;)

Tickets aren’t on sale yet, but will be available at the Yates Box Office soon.

The poster was so much fun to do! We have some cabaret influences this year, as well as fabulous masks for our big bellydance number, so I wanted to work that in. Jen did an amazing job on Ammena (she definitely had a Lady Gaga thing going on), though with those big eyelashes and bedazzled lips it was hard for her to do many facial expressions :)

Model, Wardrobe: Ammena Talhami
Makeup Artist and Hair: Jen Murray
Concept: Tanya

Please note: Due to my heavy involvement in this show as well as other obligations, I will be taking very limited sessions between now and April. If you would like to book a session in that time, please contact me at info @ tanyaplonka.com for availability, or I can schedule you in for April. I am still able to meet up for any wedding consults during this time, so don’t hesitate to ask if you would like to find out more about wedding packages for 2011! (Dates for weddings are going fast, by the way!) (more…)

I redesigned my website!

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Woo hoo, I’ve finally redesigned www.tanyaplonka.com!

Improvements:

  • Bigger photos (especially here on the blog!)
  • Easier to find information
  • Not as much filler
  • Photos more recent than 2008!

It was so hard narrowing down photos for the galleries, and was painful to make some of the cuts I did. However, I’m so happy with the final result. I hope you like it!

WA Environmental Website

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010


www.waenvironmental.ca

WA Environmental Services was in terrible need of a new website; their old one hadn’t been updated since 2002, and they were too embarrassed to provide their web address to clients or use it in advertising! Timothy and Beverly Waters entrusted me to give their website a new feel. We included a blog section, Ask the Soil Doctor (Tim’s moniker), so if you have any questions about environmental site assessments or cleanups, drop him a line!

One weekend I accompanied them on a drilling job in Picture Butte to provide them with some up to date photography for the website (photos after the cut) (more…)

The next big Bellydance show in Lethbridge!

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

It’s that time of year again!

Ammena Dance Company is once again putting on An Explosion of World Dance and Music (2010 edition!), held at the Yates Memorial Centre in Lethbridge on Saturday March 6. Lethbridge is really a hot bed for multi-cultural events, and this year our show is no exception. In addition to multiple Bellydance pieces, we will also feature Bollywood, Merengue, Ukrainian, Hungarian, and Bhangra (which has been co-choreographed by a legitmate Punjabi Bhangra dancer!), as well as musical performances by local musicians.

Tickets aren’t on sale quite yet, but will be soon at the Yates Ticket Centre.

I did the poster design, and the photo is once again by Jan Tajcnar, who photographed our big show last year!

I’m allowed to do shameless self-promotion for my hobbies on my blog! :)

Please note: Due to my heavy involvement in this show, I will be taking very limited sessions between now and March 15th. If you would like to book a session in that time, please contact me at info @ tanyaplonka.com for availability, or I can schedule you in for March. I am still able to meet up for any wedding consults during this time, so don’t hesitate to ask if you would like to find out more about wedding packages for 2010!