Photographer Dane Shitagi has spent ten years photographing ballerinas, trying to capture the emotions behind their poses and eschewing “dance photography.” He writes about the dancers and their photo sessions on the project’s website, here.

It’s so beautiful to kiss
who actually
means a lot to you.

— Alena M.  (via cehnit)

on the outside I may appear like an emotionless sarcastic piece of shit but just like an onion when you peel off more layers you find the exact same thing every single time and you start crying