Photographer Erik Kabik’s Favorite Photos of 2011 Part 1

Teresa Scanlon becomes Miss America. The 17-year-old from Nebraska was named the youngest winner in pageant history. All photos © Erik Kabik/RETNA/

Photographer Erik Kabik gets behind the scenes at many of Las Vegas’ biggest events, concerts and celebrity sightings. Kabik, who shoots for Retna, put together his list of the best photos of 2011.

Kabik says, “2011 was definitely the year of the deejay in Vegas with Electric Daisy Carnival and a growing number of ongoing residencies by the biggest name deejays in the world. Las Vegas continues to be a top destination for electronic music fans from all over the world.”

He says he “chose these images as some of my personal favorite moments and also moments that stood out  because of their pop culture or newsworthy significance.”

Here’s a look at 10 of the best images of 2011. We’ll reveal more of his photos throughout the week.

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