Free photo shoot at the Japanese Friendship Garden.

I have a permit for this shoot with Nina Martina.

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  • David C.

    I will thank Steve and Robert who bought and held the reflector most of time. They are hereos behind this successful meetup.

    3 · August 6, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      Yes, please do. Thank you. Steve and Robert did make the day as, if nothing else, I've learned that a reflector on an outdoor shoot really helps.

      1 · August 7, 2013

    • Ramón M.

      I agree, without them, our photos wouldn't be good at all. Thanks a lot Steve and Robert.

      August 7, 2013

  • Ramón M.

    Fantastic!

    August 7, 2013

  • Vinny A.

    sorry unable to attend, hope someone on the waiting list can use this spot

    July 30, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      Vinny, no problem. Hope to see you at another one. Nina loves close ups and you are the close up king.

      August 6, 2013

  • Rohit

    I'll have to cancel unfortunately. I have to drop some one at the airport. Sorry about this.

    August 3, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      Understood Rohit. No problem. Things come up in life like that. See you another time.

      August 6, 2013

  • rich

    Ellen did a great job organizing and Nina is great to work with. Nina is a natural (with poses) but also takes directions and suggestions very well. Great shooting.

    2 · August 5, 2013

  • Gang L.

    sorry, will be late. can I enter the garden without the meetup sign?

    August 3, 2013

    • Gang L.

      sry, cannot make it this time, have spent 3 hours trying to activate my internet, stuck in comcast office now

      August 3, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      Sorry about your tough day with the internet. If you're ever running late, feel free to just find us at the location when you can.

      August 5, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Thank you to the very nice and talented photographers! Nina, you were AWESOME! Thank you for giving us four complete outfit changes in two hours and for going to all those different locations in the park!!
    I've ended up with hundreds of beautiful pictures to choose from for posting. It may take us a while Nina only because you are such a talented model & actress that we all probably have many pictures.

    August 4, 2013

    • David C.

      Ellen, thank you for organizing this photo shoot! I really enjoyed it.

      1 · August 4, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      You're so welcome. Thanks for coming and taking great pictures!

      August 5, 2013

  • Nina M.

    Great shoot! Loved all the photographers, and Ellen was so helpful. Look forward to future shoots with this group.

    1 · August 3, 2013

    • David C.

      Nina, I do appreciate your cooperation and hard work.

      1 · August 4, 2013

  • Mike

    Thanks Nina and Ellen!

    1 · August 3, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      Mike, Thank you so much for coming!! It's great meeting new people. It was a joy taking pictures with you!! I'm looking forward to seeing your pictures posted here if you do post them.

      August 4, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Congratulations Andrea! I look forward to seeing the people on the list at the shoot today! I'm sure Nina will be amazing and this is a location that is so popular I can't wait to take pictures there.

    August 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank you ellen, see you in the next meet up !

      1 · August 3, 2013

  • David C.

    Japanese Friendship Garden
    1300 Senter Rd
    San Jose, CA 95112

    1 · August 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone know where we are meeting?

    August 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I'm not attending my boss call me to second shoot a wedding at 6:00.

    August 2, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Welcome Frank and Andrea! Glad you can make it now. See you again sometime Vinny.

    July 30, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    See you another time Trevor and Sandra. Have a good weekend.

    July 30, 2013

  • Trevor G.

    Sorry to bail. Unkown conflict revealed itself.

    Have fun !!

    July 30, 2013

  • Sandy

    So sorry to cancel, I totally forgot that I am away this weekend.

    July 30, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Gang,
    I made a note that you had a technical duplication so if you come it's ok. Thanks for letting me know. Sorry about that.
    Ellen

    July 30, 2013

    • Gang L.

      Thank you, Ellen.

      July 30, 2013

  • Gang L.

    Well, I RSVP to the other meetup event. Now that event is cancelled, any chance move me into the RSVP list of this one?

    July 29, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Thank you Thomas. I saw a message that this is now just one listing. You are so helpful. I have recently met Nina and she is an absolute JOY to work with. Expect a beautiful model and a fun time. This setting is extremely popular for weddings and photo shoots so I feel fortunate to get in here at all.

    July 27, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    David,
    I'm not sure. There is only one at this time, place and date. When I look up the upcoming Meetups I don't see it at all, but sometimes I see the listing with 15 attending and other times about 6. I don't know why. There is only one, this one with 15 attending and at this date, time and place.
    Looking forward to seeing you there! It will be a beautiful time with a wonderful model who happens to be fun and nice also.
    Ellen

    July 12, 2013

    • Thomas L.

      Sounds like there is duplication. I will remove the other one.

      July 26, 2013

  • David C.

    Hi Ellen, why there is another meetup at same place and same date?

    July 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sounds like fun, but I'm already booked.

    June 22, 2013

    • Ellen O.

      No problem, hopefully next time.

      June 23, 2013

  • Ellen O.

    Looking forward to seeing all of you that signed up! Wow! It will probably be beautiful there at almost sunset. Nina is looking forward to this.

    June 23, 2013

  • Robert E.

    + 1 friend

    June 22, 2013

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