Kian Soleimany
May 10, 2018

12/13/2016

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This isn’t my best shot but it definitely is a memorable one. I remember planning a week ahead for this opportunity to shoot my favorite artist and when the day finally came that he was going to be in the bay I rushed to his pop up shop to the wait in line for about 6 hours. The only thing that worried me was that it was getting dark really fast and I had didn’t have a tripod but I really wanted a crisp picture, so I still waited just to maybe get a good one anyways. When Gerald arrived and started his signing a bright literally shined above him giving me the biggest relief ever since I knew I was going to get at least one solid picture, and when it was my turn to actually see him we shook hands and asked if I could take a couple pictures. And after that I filled up almost a whole roll in less than 30 seconds since I knew I was about to get kicked out, most shots were out of focus, blurry, or had no real depth but this one was the one. Still to this day I think about the day I took this since it means so much to me. December 13, 2016

 

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