As you can most likely tell this is a real image. The image shows a male and a female ballroom dancing couple performing their routine at a competition. The stance of the man reassures us that he is in control of where the lady is going to go, the lady looks like she is calm and relaxed as well as looking like she trusts him. Ballroom dancing is dependent on a number of things but the one thing that both people in a ballroom dancing partnership need is trust. The lady has to follow what the man does, As well the man must trust the lady that she will follow his lead and not try and take over, the man must also trust the lady that when he is dancing backwards that she will not let him hit anything or anyone as well as trying not to get him into any trouble. I believe that the main theme of the picture is about the trust that is required in ballroom dancing.
As you know the couple in the image are WA’s best ballroom dancing youth couple. They are about 18 years old. Some facial expression that we see is that Lana is feeling relaxed and is trusting Brodie, unfortunately the angle of the photo does not show the facial expression on Brodie’s face however because I know him personally and have seen him dancing before at other competitions I would expect that he would have a smile on his face, looking very relaxed and calm and looking like he is having a lot of fun. The dress code for ballroom dancing in the style of modern is generally something that makes you look very fancy. The Man is wearing a set of tails which cost a fair amount of money. However because he is a world representative for Australia I would not be surprised if he