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There Are Snapshots and Then There Is THIS SHOT - One Of My BEST Photos Ever

When I got a last minute call to head up to NYC to shoot Gavin DeGraw at Madison Square Garden opening for Billy Joel I envisioned an image in my mind.

The image I saw in my mind was a wide angle shot from directly behind Gavin with the entire MSG in the background and spot lights shining down.

What I ended up capturing with the Nikon D4s and Nikon 14-24 2.8 was almost exactly the vision I saw in my mind.

MSG is one of the most famous venues in all of the world. I think to capture an artist center stage in an image like this is one of those defining moments. It is a culmination of all their hard work and dedication to their craft. To be there to capture it is an honor.

I have uploaded the image below at 40×60 in to Flickr for you to see this image as I think it was meant to be seen, BIG. You can save the file and use it for PERSONAL USE ONLY. If you would like to print it that is fine as long as it is for PERSONAL USE. If you use it anywhere online I must get the photo credit of Photo By Jared Polin

This image is NOT for commercial use without express written permission. If you are a publication and would like to purchase usage of this image please e mail jared at froknowsphoto dot com.