About Dan Pickard



Dan Pickard started photographing rhythmic gymnastics in 2007. Originally based in Bulgaria, he photographed all meets in Bulgaria as well as many of the big meets in Europe. He also worked in the other gymnastics disciplines, as well as ballet and circus, but has always focussed on rhythmic gymnastics. You can see his archive of European gymnastics and dance photography at www.magicalaction.com.

Dan comes from a juggling background, having trained in the National Centre of Circus Arts in London. He also has some background in artistic gymnastics, trampoline and acrobatics. Dan got into gymnastics photography somewhat by chance but made it a career when he found out how much people enjoyed his work.

Over his 14 years of professional rhythmic gymnastics photography Dan has become famous for providing a super friendly service, top quality photos, and very reasonable pricing. Quality is always guaranteed - full refunds are available should the work prove not to be of the highest standard, Dan's personal goal being quite simply to make parents as happy as he can!

Dan is background checked in both U.K. and the U.S., is a professional member of USAG, and has taken and passed the USAG safe sport training.