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Photographer
Jonathan Ocab
Posts: 580
Riverside, California, US


Michael Quan wrote:

oh damn, thanks for the heads up.

ditto. I'll probably come in from the South or East.

Mar 18 11 03:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Faster Than Light
Posts: 84
Los Angeles, California, US


Wow, we're literally 2 blocks south west of the street closures.  Main and 3rd.
Mar 18 11 04:10 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
John Lei
Posts: 845
Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
The address and shoot info has been sent to everyone. If you did not get it, please send me a message.

Sent ya a message cause I didn't get it  hmm

Mar 18 11 06:12 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Alexis Nichole
Posts: 1,020
Upland, California, US


Bump for Karl and Drew and their sick location!!
Have fun guys wink
Mar 18 11 06:13 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
AD Squared
Posts: 12
Los Angeles, California, US


Wanted to share a link for the marathon road closures...

http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/03/18/la- … res-32011/

Looking forward to this shoot!  See you Sunday...
Mar 18 11 08:02 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Bright Candle Photo
Posts: 1,247
Los Angeles, California, US


Good info guys. Also remember that area has alot of 1 way streets. Best way to get there would be to use the 110 or 10.
Mar 18 11 08:24 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


I'm on a day to day basis. I'm still in a lot of pain. Pain killers given to me makes me throw up. I can barely move and it hurts to breathe. I might need a ride to the shoot if I'm able to go.
Mar 19 11 02:17 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Faster Than Light
Posts: 84
Los Angeles, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
I'm on a day to day basis. I'm still in a lot of pain. Pain killers given to me makes me throw up. I can barely move and it hurts to breathe. I might need a ride to the shoot if I'm able to go.

what happened Drew?

Mar 19 11 03:49 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
gery edra
Posts: 222
Los Angeles, California, US


March 20, 2011, some of the street downtown LA will be closed from 3am until 11am due to the Marathon....
Mar 19 11 05:28 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Merlyn Magic Photo
Posts: 4,360
Long Beach, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
I'm on a day to day basis. I'm still in a lot of pain. Pain killers given to me makes me throw up. I can barely move and it hurts to breathe. I might need a ride to the shoot if I'm able to go.

Dump the Vicodin Drew. Call the Doc and get Darvocet or Percocet instead. Just don't drive while you're taking them. Hate to see you in court with a DUID charge. smile

Have fun at the shoot guys, looks like I'm missing a winner, but I couldn't saw through the ankle irons in time. tongue

Mar 19 11 05:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Faster Than Light
Posts: 84
Los Angeles, California, US


Merlyn Magic Photo wrote:
Have fun at the shoot guys, looks like I'm missing a winner, but I couldn't saw through the ankle irons in time. tongue

The saw wasn't meant for the ankle iron.  smile

Mar 19 11 05:48 pm  Link  Quote 
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Merlyn Magic Photo
Posts: 4,360
Long Beach, California, US


USDA Select wrote:

The saw wasn't meant for the ankle iron.  smile

Hey, last link in the chain, who wants to be dragging around a rusty chain during a shoot like this? Now maybe if it was a fetish shoot....  wink

Mar 19 11 05:53 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
TouchofEleganceStudios
Posts: 5,163
Upland, California, US


Drew Santos  wrote:
I'm on a day to day basis. I'm still in a lot of pain. Pain killers given to me makes me throw up. I can barely move and it hurts to breathe. I might need a ride to the shoot if I'm able to go.

Drew, have you gotten a ride

Mar 19 11 05:55 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
dv photoworks
Posts: 77
Riverside, California, US


Hey Drew if you need a ride I'm in riverside by the 15. I'm in the morning half so if you still need a ride someone else in the swing shift can bring you back
Mar 19 11 06:34 pm  Link  Quote 
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TouchofEleganceStudios
Posts: 5,163
Upland, California, US


dv photoworks wrote:
Hey Drew if you need a ride I'm in riverside by the 15. I'm in the morning half so if you still need a ride someone else in the swing shift can bring you back

I am on the second shoot and I can bring Drew back

Mar 19 11 06:45 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
John Chennavasin
Posts: 598
Santa Ana, California, US


Clinton Lum wrote:
Just a head's up guys.  The L.A. Marathon is on the same day as the shoot.  The route is north of the location, but allow yourself some extra time as there may be added traffic Downtown or possible road closures.

Here's the official list of street closures (and map):

http://laist.com/2011/03/18/la_marathon … osures.php

Mar 19 11 07:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
Alisyn Carliene
Posts: 11,756
San Bernardino, California, US


Gotta admit that location looks killer, guys!
Mar 19 11 08:43 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Corona, California, US


USDA Select wrote:

what happened Drew?

Drew was checking out a girl on the beach over his shoulder and tripped over a rock. He was carrying two vagabond II and all his equipment so it was a hard fall so he hurt his back. Lets all wish him a speedy recovery.

Mar 20 11 07:53 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Karl Yamashita wrote:

Drew was checking out a girl on the beach over his shoulder and tripped over a rock. He was carrying two vagabond II and all his equipment so it was a hard fall so he hurt his back. Lets all wish him a speedy recovery.

Fucker. You think that was funny? You left out the part where I fell off the cliff.

Mar 20 11 08:48 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Karl Yamashita
Posts: 3,290
Corona, California, US


There is a parking garage north of the crocker club same side of street for $4
Mar 20 11 09:02 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
John Lei
Posts: 845
Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Thanks for a great shoot everyone.  It was fun times. smile

(If only I counted the number of times I heard: "*gasp* You're from North Carolina?!")
Mar 20 11 07:03 pm  Link  Quote 
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TouchofEleganceStudios
Posts: 5,163
Upland, California, US


Friggin awesome shoot Drew and Karl. The best that I have been to yet. I loved it and the models .... the models ..... talk about getting some of the most beautiful I have seen at one shoot .... awesome. And the location was not all that bad ,,, are you kidding, friggin ... friggin awesome. Thanks guys.

And for all the models that were there you made it happen. You performed like true pros. Everyone of you. I can't get over how many great pics I got. My only saddness is that I could not have done more for you. Unfortunately Social Security checks are hard to live on. But, if I should get lucky enough to win the Mega Lotto or Super Lotto each of you will be on my list of those I want to work with. I thank each one of you for being understanding. You are the greatest. You truly are the greatest.
Mar 20 11 07:58 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Clinton Lum
Posts: 260
Los Angeles, California, US


Awesome venue and event.  Thanks

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5295/5545792368_d25e12e7b5_b.jpg
Mar 20 11 09:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Faster Than Light
Posts: 84
Los Angeles, California, US


Stephanie Shea
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110320/22/4d86e685372df.jpg
Mar 20 11 10:20 pm  Link  Quote 
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DanTheManPhotography
Posts: 405
Whittier, California, US


What can we say that hasn't already been said in every D&K event thread!  Another amazing event put together on an awesome location with some great models!  The weather didn't keep us down today that's for sure!  I'm sure everyone else got some really cool shots in this new unique location.

My new favorite Cauc-"asian" model, Ally!  She's awesome!
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5027/5545447197_728fd4c82c_b.jpg
Mar 20 11 10:55 pm  Link  Quote 
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Bright Candle Photo
Posts: 1,247
Los Angeles, California, US


Great shots guys!
Mar 20 11 11:22 pm  Link  Quote 
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DanTheManPhotography
Posts: 405
Whittier, California, US


This girl was killin' it with the poses and facial expressions today!
Ally~ smile
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5051/5545522989_623b872ccd_b.jpg
Mar 20 11 11:30 pm  Link  Quote 
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DanTheManPhotography
Posts: 405
Whittier, California, US


Mike Prado Setting Up Some Lighting and Show Models What Fierce Is All About!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5545532203_04f56938cf_b.jpg
Mar 20 11 11:35 pm  Link  Quote 
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DanTheManPhotography
Posts: 405
Whittier, California, US


Corissa Hold'n Up The Bank!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5300/5546146512_92d848b16b_b.jpg
Mar 20 11 11:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Model
April Cheryse
Posts: 149
San Diego, California, US


DanTheManPhotography wrote:
Mike Prado Setting Up Some Lighting and Show Models What Fierce Is All About!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5545532203_04f56938cf_b.jpg

hahahahah! love this

Mar 20 11 11:56 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PRADOFOTO
Posts: 234
Anaheim, California, US


DanTheManPhotography wrote:
Mike Prado Setting Up Some Lighting and Show Models What Fierce Is All About!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5545532203_04f56938cf_b.jpg

awesome! definitely got a new avi for FB! lol

Thanks Dan!

Mar 21 11 12:00 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Drew Santos
Posts: 2,504
Irvine, California, US


Step Above Photos wrote:
Friggin awesome shoot Drew and Karl. The best that I have been to yet. I loved it and the models .... the models ..... talk about getting some of the most beautiful I have seen at one shoot .... awesome. And the location was not all that bad ,,, are you kidding, friggin ... friggin awesome. Thanks guys.

And for all the models that were there you made it happen. You performed like true pros. Everyone of you. I can't get over how many great pics I got. My only saddness is that I could not have done more for you. Unfortunately Social Security checks are hard to live on. But, if I should get lucky enough to win the Mega Lotto or Super Lotto each of you will be on my list of those I want to work with. I thank each one of you for being understanding. You are the greatest. You truly are the greatest.

Thank you for the kind words Ruben. I would like to thank the owner of the bank vault for letting us use this amazing location. I'm sure we will use it again in the near furture. Thank you for the attending photographers. You guys were very professional and keep posting them amazing images that you took. And to the models, We couldn't do this without you. No issues. Everything went smooth. They are all PROFESSIONAL and gorgeous. That's all we bring to our shoots. Check them out. Quality vs quantity.

http://i728.photobucket.com/albums/ww290/Drew_Santos/IMG_9921-small.jpg

stare at them and weep

Mar 21 11 12:04 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PRADOFOTO
Posts: 234
Anaheim, California, US


Another great shoot Drew & Karl. This was a fantastic location and there was plenty of shoot locations for all. Do hope you do another one here again. Here is my contribution to the thread.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110321/00/4d87007ed0c1a.jpg
Mar 21 11 12:40 am  Link  Quote 
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Team Mau Mau
Posts: 89
Los Angeles, California, US


Another great shoot Drew & Karl... Definitely learn new things each time I come to your events...  like how to cutout a whole new outfit from one tanktop smile

here's a shot of Trish...
http://i56.tinypic.com/29mq4xf.jpg
Mar 21 11 01:43 am  Link  Quote 
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Wayne Cutler
Posts: 629
Los Angeles, California, US


PRADOFOTO wrote:

DanTheManPhotography wrote:
Mike Prado Setting Up Some Lighting and Show Models What Fierce Is All About!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5011/5545532203_04f56938cf_b.jpg

Outstanding lighting and composition.  Model truly gives a true feeling of intensity and strength, almost like Samson in the bible.  Definitely one of the finest images to come from a K&D shoot.  Bring back this model!

Mar 21 11 01:57 am  Link  Quote 
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Michael Quan
Posts: 230
Los Angeles, California, US


This was actually an 8 light setup.  Originally a 7 light setup Jonathan and I thought of, but then Gary added a primary light.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110321/02/4d8713f68ccc1.jpg
Mar 21 11 02:05 am  Link  Quote 
Model
April Cheryse
Posts: 149
San Diego, California, US


Michael Quan wrote:
This was actually an 8 light setup.  Originally a 7 light setup Jonathan and I thought of, but then Gary added a primary light.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110321/02/4d8713f68ccc1.jpg

some pretty sweet gel work smile

Mar 21 11 02:23 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Team Mau Mau
Posts: 89
Los Angeles, California, US


http://i728.photobucket.com/albums/ww290/Drew_Santos/IMG_9921-small.jpg

Drew,
I need names and MM# on two of the models, from left: the 2nd & 4th...
Mar 21 11 02:27 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Michael Quan
Posts: 230
Los Angeles, California, US


It was great talking to Gary at dinner, now I can't wait to go back to Vegas to try some things out.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/110321/03/4d8724a881c19.jpg
Mar 21 11 03:17 am  Link  Quote 
Photographer
Jonathan Ocab
Posts: 580
Riverside, California, US


You guys are quick. I haven't even registered my stuff with the US Copyright Office, yet. tongue

Solid shoot. Great collaboration as always. We'll have to push the limit for the next shoot and go beyond an 8 light setup.
Mar 21 11 06:48 am  Link  Quote 
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