Local snapper delighted as gig picture goes viral

Jessie J during the Aberdeen leg of her 'Alive' tour in October.

Jessie J during the Aberdeen leg of her 'Alive' tour in October.

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The work of a local photographer went viral when she shared it on a social networking site after attending a Jessie J gig last month.

Anne Johnston, who is originally from Arbroath butis now based in Forfar, shared the picture of the singer on her Instagram page which was shared in turned by Jessie J herself.

The picture was posted under the caption ‘“We are flying free FO REALAAAZZZZ lol” on the night of the gig and has now received a total of 27,500 ‘likes’ on Instagram alone.

After the picture was shared on Facebook it receieved well over 13,000 ‘likes’.

Anne said: “It gained over 25,000 likes on Instagram and over 12,000 likes on Facebook in just 12 hours!

“To have one of my photos used by her is absolutely amazing and I am bowled over by the response.”

Hundreds of comments from fans were posted with the picture and Anne was delighted to see so many people enjoying her work.

You can see more of Anne’s photographs, of Jessie J and other subjects, at facebook.com/annejohnstonphotograhy or websiteannejohnstonphotography.co.uk