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balance {二} • wang shifu • shaolin temple kung fu

Here’s a second set from the “Balance” series featuring Wang Shifu. The images seemed to divide themselves into two stories: the one that played out in light & dark {part 1}, then these that seemed to tell a different tale in color…

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balance {一} • wang shifu • shaolin temple kung fu

This is my third installment of my project with Shifu Wang Bo of Shaolin Temple Kung Fu. We had such a rich morning of shooting: the location was inspiring for us both, & I used it to structure our session. I showed Wang Shifu three areas that I wanted to use, & I asked him […]

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golden cave • shifu wang bo • shaolin temple kung fu

Here is a selection from my second set of images of Wang Shifu. He is such a riveting performer & martial artist, so in his craft. It’s amazing to watch someone do something they’ve done since childhood–he & his art are inseparable, like the dancer & the dance…

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rock & water • wang bo • shaolin monk & kung fu shifu

My daughter recently started taking kung fu at the Shaolin Temple school near our home. The first time we met Yuan Shifu & Wang Shifu, we knew that we had finally found the teachers we were looking for–their presence is strong & caring, & their expertise is obvious. (I was also excited that Zoë might […]

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