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Upland, California, US


VOTED!... most versatile & convenient studio in California... 2 studio rooms, 14ft high white cove, 4 Speedotron power supplies, a 150 Watt Arri Freznal focus beamlight, 8 backgrounds, 6ft mirror, 9 strobe heads with beauty dish, stripboxes, softboxes, variable grids, snoots & $3000 in props.

The SM studios in Upland CA comes pocket wizard equipped (included in rental) with 3 Speedotron power supplies (1-800ws/2-400ws), 9 strobe heads, pre-attached to 2 retangular softboxes (2x3 & 4x5), 2 stripboxes (1x3 & 1x4) 2 snoots (wide & narrow beam), 3 grids (20/30/40 degree), 3 gels (pink/purple/blue), 1 22in beauty dish and one (big boomer 60in (shoot in front of) umbrella.  One hundred feet of ropelights available for 'wrap-around available light' images (see sample ropelight shot).  A pre-set headshot configuration is teched and ready to shot in studio #2 (see sample headshot).  Suspension sheets (see sample image) available for models who love to 'hang around' from the rafters... lol 

One of the very few studios in SoCal that features a pull-down ladder with loft access to shoot down towards your subjects from directly overhead (see ropelight shot).  New Jacuzzi setting has fish net and seashell background, surrounded by palm trees.  The 7 available backgrounds are:  jet black wall & black floorsheets, a white wall & white chiffon sheets over large cushion pad/blue-grey canvas, green-brown canvas, large purple-blue-black muslin, white cargo net & black wall, and a peek-thru wall drape with hanging jewelry. 

These studios have been prepped and configured for the 'pampered princess glamour model' in every model.  Both studios have mirrors (for makeup & wardrobe check), are heated, air-conditioned, comes with available makeup touchup kits, curling irons, hair-blowing fans in each room and have I-Pod music dock stereos ready for your I-Pod.  Free refreshment waters in both studios with available restroom nearby.   

Currently have over $3000 of glamour wardrobe assessories (availabe with all rentals) in 15 pull-out drawers, and each model leaves her studio shooting session with a pair of 'Body Basics' plain black booty shorts.  Each studio rental comes with 1/2 hour of complimentary photographer 'preparation & orientation' to guarantee quality results from all lighting configurations.  Special 2014 rental rates (includes use of both studio rooms and white cove) are $60 for 3 hours and $80 for 5 hours.  Weekday afternoon and evenings are usually open and available, with weekend access somewhat limited.  Contact me ASAP and I'll check the calendar for availablity.  Hope to seeya soon at the all new and tricked out SM double room studios... borat

Quote from Ron at New Digital Image (MM#196337)
Gary's got a well kept secret studio!  Anyone even thinking about checking it out, just do it!  You'll be glad you did.



SM studio #1 with pull-down ladder for loft access.  One power supply with 4 available heads.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/GaryAbigt/Studio3.jpg

SM studio #2 with 2 power supplies, 5 heads and pocket wizards included.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/GaryAbigt/Studio.jpg

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https://scontent-a-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t31.0-8/10256040_10202821458768909_7163268393142701050_o.jpg

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Issy on the cargo net in SM studio #1.  Configuration used was hairblowing fan and 60in umbrella.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/130506/16/51883ac454448.jpg

Shodire & Stephanie... wrapped up in suspension sheets hanging from the rafters in Studio #1.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2541/4195980129_7a70ebec3f_o.jpg

Image of Kristy & Tara below was shot in studio #1 from the overhead loft down to the floor using 60 'big boomer' umbrella.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2618/3795972209_e21198b23a_o.jpg

Shot of Katie in SM studio #2.  Configuration was 1x3 stripbox angled beside white wall with hairblowing fan on high.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/071230/01/47773ca17ec98.jpg

Shot of Maddy in SM studio #2.  Configuration was 2x3 retangular softbox over photographers head against white wall.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/090328/19/49cedf92c71f5.jpg

Shot of Mimi below in SM studio #2.  Configuration used was 30 degree grid on main light and broad snoot on back chairlight.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/100531/21/4c048614135c6.jpg

This shot of Raini was taken in SM studio #2 using the standard headshot configuration, always setup and ready to use.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/GaryAbigt/Lorraine4.jpg

Mirror reflection shot of Bridgette taken in SM studio #2.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/GaryAbigt/Brigette4.jpg
Mar 01 11 06:20 pm  Link  Quote 
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Posts: 35,777
Upland, California, US


A few more studio images coming soon... borat
Mar 02 11 11:24 pm  Link  Quote 
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Cool... two renters since I posted this last week... gotta love the market forum... borat
Mar 05 11 11:40 pm  Link  Quote 
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Alexis Nichole
Posts: 1,021
Upland, California, US


bump for Gary wink
miss ya man!
Mar 06 11 09:48 am  Link  Quote 
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Alexis Nichole wrote:
bump for Gary wink
miss ya man!

Awwww thanks Alexis... come on up to the studio girl... got some new shoot ideas... borat

Mar 08 11 09:03 am  Link  Quote 
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Doc McCoy
Posts: 381
Rancho Cucamonga, California, US


Awesome rates, great atmosphere, lots of help if needed!

Took this last week...

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110307/14/4d755afe1eb08.jpg
Mar 08 11 09:14 am  Link  Quote 
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Alexis Nichole
Posts: 1,021
Upland, California, US


Just let me know when wink
Mar 12 11 07:54 pm  Link  Quote 
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Alexis Nichole wrote:
Just let me know when wink

OK girl... you got mail... wink

Mar 18 11 09:19 am  Link  Quote 
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Doc McCoy wrote:
Awesome rates, great atmosphere, lots of help if needed!

Took this last week...

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110307/14/4d755afe1eb08.jpg

Hey Doc... great workin with ya in the studios.  Hope to seeya back soon... borat

Mar 21 11 10:10 pm  Link  Quote 
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Another studio shot... It's Brooky in studio #2... borat

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v330/GaryAbigt/Brook3.jpg
Mar 23 11 09:44 am  Link  Quote 
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Notorious Illusions
Posts: 1
Los Angeles, California, US


Would love to get on Calender n come and do a 3 hour photoshoot! please get back to me with availabilty!! Thank you so much!

Natalie Lyle
Notorious Illusions
Aug 29 11 07:04 pm  Link  Quote 
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Notorious Illusions wrote:
Would love to get on Calender n come and do a 3 hour photoshoot! please get back to me with availabilty!! Thank you so much!

Natalie Lyle
Notorious Illusions

Hey Natalie... no problem... sendin you mail... keep in touch... wink

Oct 30 11 01:24 pm  Link  Quote 
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Synergy_one
Posts: 1
Fontana, California, US


Aug 06 12 04:23 pm  Link  Quote 
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Synergy_one wrote:

Hey Synergy One... you're only 20 minutes away... rattle my cage if you're interested... wink

Nov 14 12 06:00 pm  Link  Quote 
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Model Michelle Yee
Posts: 30
Los Angeles, California, US


November 25....how open is the studio
Nov 17 12 06:25 pm  Link  Quote 
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Model Michelle Yee wrote:
November 25....how open is the studio

Hey Michelle... Nov 25th available... will shoot you a message... thanks for posting... borat

Nov 18 12 09:55 am  Link  Quote 
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Roger Laird
Posts: 2
Orem, Utah, US


I am interested in rentin the studio for 3 hours.  Need to know availablity and possiblity of looking at the studio before renting.

Roger
Nov 19 12 06:21 pm  Link  Quote 
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Roger Laird wrote:
I am interested in rentin the studio for 3 hours.  Need to know availablity and possiblity of looking at the studio before renting.

Roger

Hey Roger... you got mail with a free tour invitation... hope to work with you soon... wink

Nov 20 12 10:57 pm  Link  Quote 
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Ana Narvaez
Posts: 2
Norwalk, California, US


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Mistress Zelda
Posts: 191
Los Angeles, California, US


Will keep it in mind for future stuff.
Jan 28 13 01:29 am  Link  Quote 
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Colette Valentine
Posts: 192
Los Angeles, California, US


Great studio!
I Loove shooting here!
Good times ;-)
Jan 28 13 05:44 pm  Link  Quote 
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Aspo Photography
Posts: 17
Moreno Valley, California, US


Yes I would be interested in a three hour rental please seand me datails.
Feb 05 13 07:32 pm  Link  Quote 
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Jay Woolwine
Posts: 7
Big Bear City, California, US


Would like to come shoot early next week, 3-hours - can you get back to me with a phone number maybe... jay.woolwine@gmail.com
Jun 03 13 09:03 pm  Link  Quote 
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Mistress Zelda wrote:
Will keep it in mind for future stuff.

Hey MZ... thanks for booking your groupshoot here... lots of great models and photographers.  You are welcome to come back anytime... borat

Jun 07 13 09:22 am  Link  Quote 
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Colette Valentine  wrote:
Great studio!
I Loove shooting here!
Good times ;-)

Great model here too... CV comes highly recommended... borat

Jun 27 13 11:23 pm  Link  Quote 
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Jay Woolwine wrote:
Would like to come shoot early next week, 3-hours - can you get back to me with a phone number maybe... jay.woolwine@gmail.com

Hey Jay... you got mail with a message... hope to work with you soon... borat

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