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I had been up near Cambridge doing a portrait and concert shoot for Katie Melua earlier that day and then raced back to London to shoot Kylie in the wee hours of the morning.
Anyone who has photographed at the G-A-Y club knows that it's a tough one because you are basically sandwiched tightly between the steel barricade and the rowdy excited crowd behind you.
I took my squashed position around midnight and by 12.45 a.m. Ms Minogue still hadn't appeared.
It was very hot inside the venue and there was no way for me to manoeuvre as I was basically stuck in between steel and sweaty bodies. At a certain point I started to get dizzy and dehydrated.
I was literally weak at the knees when Ms Minogue and her dancers appeared on stage.
I barely managed to switch off the dizziness and block out the crowd around me as I attempted to capture some magic moments during her 15 minute performance.
This is the shot taken during her final song when a barrel of confetti literally blew up in my face.
I kept shooting while spitting out confetti. I just love this photo.
102801121. LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 11: *** EXCLUSIVE *** PREMIUM RATES APPLY - Kylie Minogue performs on stage at G-A-Y in the early hours of July 11, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Christie Goodwin/Getty Images)
About Christie Goodwin
Christie Goodwin attained a BA degree in photography at the Royal Academy of Arts in Antwerp. She started out in fashion photography and later moved on to editorial photography, mainly politics.
Christie’s passion was always music photography, and in 2007 she moved to London and became a full time music photographer. Some of her clients as official photographer include Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Usher, Joe Bonamassa, Joe Satriani, Alter Bridge and One Direction.
Christie is also one of two house photographers at the Royal Albert Hall.
In addition, she regularly contributes to Redferns, Getty Images and Wireimage.
Christie's exhibition 'Taylor Swift: A Photo Experience' is running at the British Music Experience from the 30th January to the 23rd March.
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