Superfans 2...The Idiot! (Best viewed in Lightbox, Now in stories)

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Shot for The Winnipeg Free Press and Canadian Press, this 1979 concert featured some of the top bands of the day including headliners, The Eagles.

In my 'Photojournalism' collection.

In the Listen to the Sight of Music photo essay.

22 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (15 Mar 2013):

    WOW, a from the back photo of the concert! Excellent, James!!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (15 Mar 2013):

    Just a fabulous Rock N Roll shot..the best! The sea of faces is amazing.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (15 Mar 2013):

    Terrific shot of back in the day, including the idiot, who seemed to attend every concert!!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (15 Mar 2013):

    I even get a laugh from your comments Susan!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (15 Mar 2013):

    Great Shot. Jim Wiley on drums?

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (15 Mar 2013):

    Percussion, trombone, tuba, tenor sax, trumpet and camera (multi talented)!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (15 Mar 2013):

    Those were the days my friend ! What a fabulous shot, love everything about it !

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (15 Mar 2013):

    Fabulous shot!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (16 Mar 2013):

    That guy in the audience looks like he's floating above the crowd. Great framing by the musicians. Great capture.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (16 Mar 2013):

    human wave of sheer joy and enthusiasm!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (16 Mar 2013):

    I think they`re diggin it.. what a fabulous sea of faces!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    great shot!!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Beautiful image of musicians on an audience of people seen as a tide.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (in a most critically acclaimed way).

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (18 Mar 2013):

    A MUST for lightbox ! You can really see the faces of the massive crowd. The guy standing up in the black pants is in his own world. :-)

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (19 Mar 2013):

    so cool.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (20 Mar 2013):

    Wow! Feeling the excitement.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (21 Mar 2013):


  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (21 Mar 2013):

    I think that there were lots of "idiots" then, but not as bad as today ! Terrific shot, as always.

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (24 Mar 2013):

    Dramatically detailed.

  • Mark Orr

    Mark Orr gave props (25 Mar 2013):

    Awesome point of view!

  • marc melander

    marc melander said (31 Mar 2013):

    Fabulous shot that perfectly sums up the whole vibe of the 70's live music scene. Perfect exposure control makes it an absolute gem of a photograph.

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