This summer I shot a large outdoor fest.
The 'pros' had the pit for 15 minutes and were shooed, I was just outside the pit, in front, much better angle too.
Originally Posted by MattKing
In 1977, at a Lou Reed concert at the Queen Elizabeth theatre in Vancouver.
The stage manager kept rejecting my press pass and venue credentials and kept kicking me out of the stage-side "pit".
And the road manager kept letting me back into the stage-side "pit".