This series of images freezes a moment of time in each dancer's aerial maneuver, and turns their movements into static sculptures that represents their motion and style. Original shots were stock photography and stylized to fit within the scene, sculptures and sets created entirely CGI.
This amazing work was done by Mike Campau
cgi setup for ballet dancer scene
Raw Render output
stock photo isolated and dropped into scene
Basic cleanup and masking elements with photography
Final tone and color corrections with additional shadows added.