NUmber 4 is my favourite because of the angle, crop and use of leading lines. All the shots have flat lighting and I guess you are using an on camera flash based on the shadow in the last image. If you can get the flash off the camera, you will be able to sculpt with light more and give some...
I agree on the distortion. It was the first thing I noticed as well. I like the crop, it helps the situation. I know you were behind, but I'd like the image better if I could see more of their faces. Not something you can control, I know.
I love the stretch in number 4. She creates a nice, consistent diagonal that flow from the extension of each leg. There is something disturbing about the edges of the buildings... it's almost like the sky was edited out.
Thanks for looking and for your take on the images. You are right about personal taste, because I love the emergence from darkness that the low key image provides, so I don't mind the dark shadow on the right. The horizontal line from her knee to thigh is a rim of light on the raised calf, but I...
I worked with a young dancer yesterday, who is very dynamic. It's difficult to tell from the shots, but at almost 6' she stands a little taller than me. Here are a couple of shots that have been selected so far. C&C if you wish. :)
Thanks for looking. In the first shot the gels flip the colours that she is wearing so there is visual balance. In number three, the outfit is for part of a summer series, so I used colours in the warm palette.