February 25, 2010

Photoshootogether in St. Pete/Tampa, FL - Feb. 28th, 2010

Ok, so after the great turn out we had in Anaheim, we decided to do a round two in Florida. From one coast to the other...lightenupandshoot style!

In any case, here's the scoop! We have a couple models, we have a lot of time and we have a lot of desire to meet you people...so what better thing to do, than do a photoshoot and invite everyone that wants to go and make this all FREE! (Ok, not everyone but about 20 people max I would say).

HOTEL info too!!!!!

Also!!!!!  We will be in Jacksonville Saturday March 6th...Location TBD

More info after the break..

So this is the plan.

We meet at The Pier in St. Pete at 12:30PM.

We talk photography a couple of hours...basically a question and answer session.

Then we go shoot a couple of models around the area using the backpackers studio!

We will all get to shoot...that's the cool part!

We get the shot...you buy us some beers!

Sounds like a phenomenal plan to us!

If people want to car pool, communicate in the comments section.

Again, this is FREE so no excuse for you not to go!

Any questions, just ask! All our contact info is in our contact section of the website!

The location is going to be at the pier in St. Petersbourg Florida and meetup is 12:30PM on Sunday February 28th, 2010.

Here is a google map:

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Here is the hotel info:  Days Inn Tropicana Field North 727.522.3191  $46 on Expedia

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  1. Now would be a good time to be in St. P.

    So cool of you guys to do all this. Respect! Wish more photogs would do this.

    Keep it up!

  2. Looks like fun, we would be there but have a shoot scheduled in sanford for sunday:( oh well, maybe next time, get some good stuff cant wait to see it!

  3. Oh yeah. I'll be there. I'm in Clearwater, just about a half hour away.

    Georg aka Schorschi aka Schnorschel

  4. I ll be there on sunday . I am from colombia

  5. That is so cool...I guess no New York visits from you guys for while.
    I just bought the Westcott 28" Apollo, but can't go outside because it is covered by snow.
    Hope to see you guys in NYC soon.
    Take care.


  6. Hey I'm in Savannah, GA if anyone wants to carpool.

  7. hey men thanks for everything looking foward the cd cover

  8. Thanks for doing this, I will be there, I only live 4 miles from this location...

  9. I'm a complete novice, But I love photography, and it's in my backyard looking forward to it.

  10. This should be very cool I am just over the bridge in Bradenton, see you at the pier.

  11. Im there and I think A few Models I invited will be there as well. Looking forward to it. I was at the last one in St. Pete with Mike but should be much better with andy there as well.

  12. Looking forward to this, it should be fun. Where at the Pier are we all meeting? It's a big Pier...

  13. Thanks a lot for today Andy, Mike, Nicole and the rest of the crew! Wrote about it on my photography blog and put up a few photos:


    Had a great time and will be doing a lot more manual shooting from now on.

  14. Sorry, pasting mistake, the blog post review of the meetup is here:


  15. I just happened upon the "backpackers studio" at the Vinoy Park this afternoon and caught a few tips. It is so generous of you to share your photographic wisdom.

    Hope you conduct one of your workshops in Philadelphia or NYC soon...

  16. Had a great time at the Lighten up Shoot. My website to see the fotos is www.tampafoto.com or you can find me on face book. The two models were Model- Petruta Nicoleta http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2029846&id=1385664148&saved#!/nico.trif?ref=mf
    and Kayla Rodriguez http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2029846&id=1385664148&saved#!/kayla.rodriguez3?ref=ts Try and get in contact with these two models to get them their fotos. See you guys and gals soon I hope. A big thanks to Mikey and Andy.

  17. Can I bring my 4 year old daughter? Just kidding. Would love to come but cant get away. Next time you are in Florida, do a meet up in Miami. Lots of models here :)

  18. hi this is Nick0
    that foto shoot was pretty hott
    im glad i got to work and kno a couple
    of u guys while taking those shots
    and me and kayla also thank for taking shots of us thru out the day. hope to work with all of u next time. p.s. if its possible i would love to get all the shots dat were takin of us frm u guys that would be great... adress is olannicholas@yahoo.com thnxs again guys

  19. Thanks for putting this together. I learned a lot and had a great time hanging out with other photographers.