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In my 'Photojournalism' collection.
My favourite Stones shot from their 1981 US tour. Photographed in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Winnipeg Free Press photo

51 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    magic mick

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    "I tell you love, sister, it's just a kiss away It's just a kiss away"!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    Great time and great again.

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    Great capture! I love it.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins gave props (29 Mar 2012):

    I saw the Stones in 2004 and they were STILL great! Awesome photo of Jagger.

  • David Jeffries

    David Jeffries gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    powerful portrait, great job

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (30 Mar 2012):

    Good job!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    fantastic shot!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    We saw them a few years ago....still going strong! You've captured Mick perfectly, with his raw emotion and power.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    A simply awesome capture, Bravo James!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt   gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    all the above and then some! perfect moment...

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (31 Mar 2012):

    Fine capture of a dissolute life style.

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    Classic shot of Mick..I graduated from HS in 81....seems like a long time ago...GREAT shot and entry..

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    fantastic shot!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (2 Apr 2012):


  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Wow! Another incredible action shot. Feel the intensity.

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (4 Apr 2012):

    Raw Mick in his iconic form... super.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    WOW!! I love the Stones!! Great stage shooting. I was hired to photograph their keyboard player Chuck Leavell at a function in Atlanta. It made the cover. I was thrilled.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Blowin' the doors off JPG's Theme Park!

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    What a capture,what a band.

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Excellent shot of a moment in time............. Gotta love the Stones!

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    A very dynamic capture, you can just feel the intensity !!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (9 Apr 2012):

    You must have had good access to get this shot!

  • Pete Castle

    Pete Castle said (11 Apr 2012):

    Saw the Stones way back in 1976. Love the shot, really catches the raw power of a band that's still rocking.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (11 Apr 2012):

    Truly awesome James ....!!!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (11 Apr 2012):

    great shot.... saw them also. " I see a red door and I want to paint it black" my fav song......by Mick Mick lips so thick..... lol

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (11 Apr 2012):

    Classic Mick! What a wonderful capture!

  • Elias Reveles

    Elias Reveles   gave props (12 Apr 2012):

    Super and Iconic "please allow me to introduce myself"

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (13 Apr 2012):

    awesome capture!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (15 Apr 2012):

    Super capture!Well done!

  • Dan Mekeel

    Dan Mekeel said (17 Apr 2012):

    Its like a vampire Jagger! Dark eyes screaming for blood! Powerful!

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (20 Apr 2012):

    Great shot! Had front row center seats for Steel Wheels and loved every minute of watching him strut across the stage!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (21 Apr 2012):

    Wow, very cool! Awesome image!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    There are many Mick shot's out there, but this is an exceptional one!

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (23 Apr 2012):


  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (23 Apr 2012):

    Big Mick!Super capture!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    Awsome picture great entry.Saw them live in1963 at the Oasis club in Manchester England.Jagger's father was headmaster at GREENHILL GRAMMER School OLDHAM for awhile

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (7 May 2012):

    This is a totally fantastic shot! I love how the low key and high contrast produce clearly defined shapes of negative space....this image is so simple yet so intensely dramatic...I can hear his voice belting out...very powerful!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (17 May 2012):

    Beautiful portrait here! Well done.

  • Wojtek P.

    Wojtek P. gave props (25 May 2012):


  • Diane Bartlett

    Diane Bartlett gave props (25 May 2012):

    Wow, wow wow you lucky man

  • debby raskin

    debby raskin said (9 Jun 2012):

    Looks like an album cover to me!

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (22 Jun 2012):

    Fabulous capture!

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (28 Jun 2012):


  • kil roy metters

    kil roy metters   gave props (14 Aug 2012):

    could/should be a cover shot for RS mag........

  • Dzmitry Parul

    Dzmitry Parul gave props (23 Sep 2012):

    Wow! was a life going slower those time?

  • Bernard Reznicek

    Bernard Reznicek   gave props (4 Dec 2012):

    Amazing. I wish I could have been there. Stunning. What film and camera/lens set did you use?

  • ray macie

    ray macie (Deleted) said (23 Apr 2013):

    Jumpin jack flash! A superb gallery ... watch again and again, beautiful photos

  • Diego Alpizar

    Diego Alpizar gave props (17 May 2013):

    awesome! the Jagger spirit in a single shot.

  • Diego Alpizar

    Diego Alpizar said (17 May 2013):

    The revolution. The artist. in a single picture

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols   gave props (4 Jun 2013):


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