Some of my best friends are photographers. Often times, the way I make new photographer friends is attending meetups where we hang out and take pictures of each other. I find the experience to be both fun and challenging! Being on both sides of the camera helps me as a photographer to gain more experience on the technical side… and as a model to better understand relationships with my own clients, ultimately creating better images!
For this week’s adventure, I hung out with 30 creatives at a meetup in Brea. (Information attached at the end of this post, in case you’re interested in joining the next one!) Location: Carbon Canyon Regional Park with lots of good light! I especially love all of the natural backdrops with mountain views, big trees, wooden fencing, and small garden area with little paths through the canyons.
Gear: I bought my new Canon 5DM4 camera with 100mm macro lens, 16-35mm 2.8L, and favorite 50mm 1.2L. Post processing done in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC. Here is a highlight of some favorites!
Last picture is a fun group shot of the attendees! Taken by: Will Chiang. If you are interested in attending a photography meetup, I suggest joining our facebook group: Photographers Social: Meet / Shoot / Eat open to both full and part time professionals in Southern California. Meetups happen about 3-4 times a year in the LA/OC/IE area.