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Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Irvine, California, US


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Drew and Karl workshop/group shoot Sunday April 25th Vista, CA

Now that it is getting warmer, it's time again for Drew and I to start our workshops! This is a workshop and group shoot all in one event. This will be a glamour shoot.


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Don't  believe us? Check out our previous events and see for yourself how popular our events are.

• Drew and Karl group shoot, Sunday March 28, Riverside, CA
• Drew and Karl TeaseUm shoot, Feb 27, Riverside, CA
• Drew and Karl group shoot, Jan 30, Riverside, CA
• Wooden Nickle Ranch, Sun Dec 6th - Menifee, CA
• Desert workshop/group shoot Oct-24 Victorville, CA
• Desert workshop/group shoot 9/27 Victorville, CA


Brand new location! This place is at least 6x bigger than Wooden Nickle Ranch. This place is a museum full of old tractors, trucks and machinery. There are so many place to shoot that you won't have models/photographers getting in your background. You'll have so many unique images for your 1 on 1 shoots.

For new photographers who want to attend our workshop
• We're here to share our tips to beginning photographers.
• Ever wonder how Drew and I light our models without the background being blown out on a sunny day? Speed lights not cutting it huh? sad We will give you hands on experience in using affordable and portable mono lights and equipment. Try Before You Buy. smile
• You'll be so impressed with your images after the event that you'll be ready to order the same lighting equipment we use.
• We'll show you different light modifiers and their uses. Octobox, Octodome, beauty dish and grids will be covered. You'll also get to see the new High Output Beauty Dish (HOBD) in action.
• Circular Polarizer and ND filter will be discussed and how it will improve your images when shooting outdoors or at the beach. I recommend Hoya brand.
• Once you attend our workshop, you'll be able to build up your port with beautiful models quickly.
• Students can take the remainder of day to shoot models.

Preperations:
• To make use of the workshop, CyberSyncs or Pocket Wizards are recommended. You can rent the PW's from Calumet or Samy's if needed. If the Pocket Wizards are unavailable to rent, you may rent the CyberSyncs or Pocket Wizards from Drew and I. Limited availability.
• Students should have prior knowledge on how to adjust their camera to manual mode and adjust aperture, shutter speed and ISO. 

Don't care about the workshop?
• For photographers who don't care about the workshop, they can shoot the available models for the group shoot portion. (Please note that the workshop will be using Channel 1 and 2 on the Pocket Wizards. On the CyberSyncs we'll reserve Channel 1 and 2 also, if needed)

Hire models after the event for 1 on 1 shoots at 1/2 hour increments
Message the models that you like to work to hire them after the event for 1 on 1 sessions.

When is this taking place and how can i reserve a spot?
Date:Sunday April 25th.
Time:10am to 4pm. The main event is from 10am to 1pm. From 1-4pm you are allowed to hire models for 1 on 1 sessions at 1/2 hour increments. Lunch will be served at 12:30pm.
Location:Vista, CA
We'll email the address and information to you several days before the event.
Photographer fee:
• Workshop - $120 fee with $60 deposit.
          (For photographers who want to learn working with mono lights and tips from Drew and I. Group shoot included.)

• Group shoot - $80 fee with $40 deposit.
          (For photographers not interested in the workshop portion.)


• Deposit is non-refundable unless event is canceled. No exceptions!
• Remainder balance to be paid at meeting location.
• Deposit payment by Paypal.  Don't have Paypal? Get one or miss out!
• Contact Drew Santos with your full name, phone number, and email address for payment instructions. For non MM members reading this, Drew's email is BMWM34DREW@aol.com
• Model releases are not included. Cost of model release will depend on what the model charges.
• Lunch and drinks will be provided.

NO ESCORTS, HUSBAND, BOYFRIENDS, OF SOME SORT FOR BOTH MODELS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS!
But if you absolutely need to bring someone, they will have to pay the $80 fee.

Information here subject to changes. Keep checking this post for updates...
Apr 04 10 08:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Irvine, California, US


Location Images


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Additional images can be seen here
Apr 04 10 08:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Irvine, California, US


Models:

Elisabeth
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Blondie Lisa
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Miss Phoenixxx
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Melany
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Danica
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Sterling Ashleigh
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Rostislava
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Dee Rescu
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Carolina Rusco
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Savannah
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Bre
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Tammy
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Ashley
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Apr 04 10 08:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Lots of gorgeous San Diego models....

Beautiful location....


This will sell out again so sign up fast.
Apr 04 10 08:58 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
V Studio
Posts: 1,824
La Mirada, California, US


Sounds like fun
Apr 04 10 10:35 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Douglas Robert
Posts: 440
Laguna Beach, California, US


awesome location guys
Apr 04 10 10:41 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Bright Candle Photo
Posts: 1,247
Los Angeles, California, US


Very Cool location!
Apr 04 10 11:46 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Matus
Posts: 519
Tustin, California, US


I like this heavy machinery !
Apr 04 10 11:47 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Bradford Photography
Posts: 1,127
Waterbury, Connecticut, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
Lots of gorgeous San Diego models....

Beautiful location....


This will sell out again so sign up fast.

After last week for me I have a new love for San Diego models.  If you're looking for a super amazing MUA/HS gal that is right in that area Drew PM me and I can give you her info to see if she is interested.  I had her for my two days in San Diego and was an absolute blast and very talented smile

Apr 05 10 12:31 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Deposits are coming in fast and we are not even a day into the posting. smile
Apr 05 10 04:48 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Model line up to be posted soon...
Apr 05 10 02:03 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Larkspur Images
Posts: 141
CORONA DEL MAR, California, US


I'm in!
Apr 05 10 03:26 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Tonic Photos
Posts: 61
Irvine, California, US


Hopefully, I'll be in town.
Apr 05 10 06:49 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
DanTheManPhotography
Posts: 405
Whittier, California, US


For those of you considering the workshop, I owe what I know to these guys.  Here's just a quick example of my Speed-light shot at the beach, versus the recommended & demonstrated equipment you'll see at the workshop...

Before:
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After a workshop session:
http://modelmayhm-2.vo.llnwd.net/d1/photos/100112/22/4b4d6e9cc7112.jpg

Huge Difference in quality of lighting on the model, especially those eyes that are so important!!!
Don't pass it up, it's a great learning opportunity!

smile
Apr 05 10 08:04 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Thanks Dan. See you soon.

1/2 way sold out and we haven't even shown the models.
Apr 06 10 12:25 am  Link  Quote 
Hair Stylist
Jason Becker
Posts: 2,817
Mount Holly, North Carolina, US


drew and karl this spot looks sweet i love the old gas pumps

as usual this will be sold out n a week or so  8)
Apr 06 10 12:48 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Bright Candle Photo
Posts: 1,247
Los Angeles, California, US


I can def back up Dan's testimony. All you flash guys need to sign up for the workshop! Drew and Karl will def help you get those awesome shots!
Apr 06 10 12:59 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Brian Cardenas
Posts: 499
Los Angeles, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
Thanks Dan. See you soon.

1/2 way sold out and we haven't even shown the models.

shown the models? whats the point? you act like we need to see them.


anybody who has attended known the caliber of models that are at the events.  it's like hitting the pinata and getting nothing but the good candy, none of the cheap old stuff that hurts your teeth, lol.

Apr 06 10 03:37 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


brian cardenas wrote:

shown the models? whats the point? you act like we need to see them.


anybody who has attended known the caliber of models that are at the events.  it's like hitting the pinata and getting nothing but the good candy, none of the cheap old stuff that hurts your teeth, lol.

Thanks for the kind words Brian. See you on the 25th.

Apr 06 10 10:52 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
William Praese
Posts: 81
Los Angeles, California, US


DanTheManPhotography wrote:
For those of you considering the workshop, I owe what I know to these guys.  Here's just a quick example of my Speed-light shot at the beach, versus the recommended & demonstrated equipment you'll see at the workshop...

Huge Difference in quality of lighting on the model, especially those eyes that are so important!!!
Don't pass it up, it's a great learning opportunity!

smile

+1, totally agree!
the workshop is worth to attend even you have some off camera flash exp., I even came to CA from OK just for the workshop. Now I own lighting stuff like Drew and Karl and got nice photos for my port. smile

Apr 06 10 12:49 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Irvine, California, US


William Chik wrote:

+1, totally agree!
the workshop is worth to attend even you have some off camera flash exp., I even came to CA from OK just for the workshop. Now I own lighting stuff like Drew and Karl and got nice photos for my port. smile

Thanks William for flying out to our workshop and getting hands on experience. We're happy to hear that you like the results you are getting with your new images you are producing. smile

Apr 06 10 01:32 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
VinceHigginsPhotography
Posts: 197
San Bernardino, California, US


Drew and Karl, just ran across your post and WOW. What a great way to meet, greet and learn from the best. I have the 25th already set at another shoot, but will keep you in mind during the summer. I will make plans to attend some on your group shoots.

Thanks; Vince
Apr 06 10 07:28 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
William Praese
Posts: 81
Los Angeles, California, US


Karl Yamashita wrote:

Thanks William for flying out to our workshop and getting hands on experience. We're happy to hear that you like the results you are getting with your new images you are producing. smile

oh Karl you know I'll fly to CA again when you guys hosting another beach shoot/workshop. Wahaha I need that before I get a chance to shoot Look smile

Apr 06 10 08:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
club Jeska
Posts: 3,847
Riverside, California, US


pick me!
Apr 06 10 10:48 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Vincent Photo Works wrote:
Drew and Karl, just ran across your post and WOW. What a great way to meet, greet and learn from the best. I have the 25th already set at another shoot, but will keep you in mind during the summer. I will make plans to attend some on your group shoots.

Thanks; Vince

thanks Vince. Maybe next month smile

Apr 06 10 11:00 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


William Chik wrote:

oh Karl you know I'll fly to CA again when you guys hosting another beach shoot/workshop. Wahaha I need that before I get a chance to shoot Look smile

hey William,

You better start saving as we might do a beach workshop next month.

Apr 06 10 11:01 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Kent Kay Photography
Posts: 247
Palm Springs, California, US


Just sent in my deposit... now I can't wait to see the models!--- Coming from Alaska just for this shoot!
Apr 06 10 11:10 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Kent Kay Photography wrote:
Just sent in my deposit... now I can't wait to see the models!

thanks Kent. Don't worry about the models. They will ALL be HOT. Unlike other events, maybe 1 or 2 are ok and the others are not so ok. wink

Apr 06 10 11:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Heather jacobs
Posts: 7
Los Angeles, California, US


thats a lot of tractors!!  ;p
Apr 07 10 01:16 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
William Praese
Posts: 81
Los Angeles, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:

hey William,

You better start saving as we might do a beach workshop next month.

hope I can make it, it's weddings time of the year
missed last year, won't miss again this year

Apr 07 10 01:44 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Model line up posted!!! More to come...
Apr 07 10 08:11 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Kent Kay Photography
Posts: 247
Palm Springs, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
Model line up posted!!! More to come...

They're stunning... I can already see I will be broke soon.

Apr 07 10 08:50 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Kent Kay Photography wrote:

They're stunning... I can already see I will be broke soon.

thank you. We are posting them while they are being hand picked wink

Apr 07 10 10:10 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


opps DP
Apr 07 10 10:10 am  Link  Quote 
Model
Melany Lorenzo
Posts: 11
Los Angeles, California, US


Hi everyone:) I'm excited to be a part of the workshop! Contact me to book a 1 on 1 session with me!!
Apr 07 10 11:43 am  Link  Quote 
Hair Stylist
Jason Becker
Posts: 2,817
Mount Holly, North Carolina, US


hey drew and karl the line up looks great and if u want them to all look glamorous let me know i would love to be apart of this one if u care to have me
Apr 07 10 12:42 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Rostislava
Posts: 3
San Diego, California, US


Hi!
I'm super exited to work with everyone on this beautiful location!!!
book me for your 1 on 1 shoot smile

XoxOXOxOxoxO
Rostislava
Apr 07 10 02:23 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Gorgeous models are posted and most of them have never been in any group shoots.

If you mistakenly put a deposit on other events this month and want to come to ours, contact me and I'll make that deposit a discount. 2 photographers already done it. LOL
Apr 07 10 04:15 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Kent Kay Photography
Posts: 247
Palm Springs, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
Gorgeous models are posted and most of them have never been in any group shoots.

This is so awesome!!!!

Apr 07 10 07:23 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Danica Parker
Posts: 5
Las Vegas, Nevada, US


Hey I'm really excited for this group shoot! Open for 1 on 1 bookings, let me know if you're interested!! smile

xo
Danica
Apr 07 10 08:26 pm  Link  Quote 
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