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Danny Clinch: Behind the Camera

It would be hard to argue that Danny Clinch doesn't have the greatest job in the world. He spends his days shooting Bob Dylan at a hotel in LA and nights on stage taking of photos of some of the greatest rock stars in the world including Bruce Springsteen, Phish and Radiohead.

In a recent NY Times interview we get a chance to learn a little about the man behind the camera. Clinch, a protege of Annie Leibovitz and Steven Meisel worked his way to the top of the rock n' roll photography mountain. While Clinch shoots other things (including ads for Dewars Scotch) it's clear his love is music:

My most favorite people in the world are musicians. People in music mean so much to people on different levels, people care about them and want you to document them. I’ve got the relationships to get in and a lot of times get the really intimate stuff. I love going to the studio when people are recording or rehearsing or at sound check because it’s a document of what’s really going on.

Check out the rest of the interview and learn what it's like to take pictures of Bob Dylan in the hotel where RFK was shot and why March 16th is such a special day for him.