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urbex photography

We are going to scout 3-4 locations and try to shoot them all in one day.

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  • Tim

    Wow, 112 images and counting. I think that is a record, Great job everyone.

    February 1, 2014

  • Tim

    Hey there, Colby brown has a social media class on kelby one that just went live, really good stuff.

    January 30, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Where? When? I'll be there.

      January 30, 2014

    • Tim

      kelbyone.com. good stuff.

      January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Talented group we have:) These pics are amazing!

    January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Last sight great! Another? Samd cplace?

    January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    GREAT pictures everyone! I'm sorry I haven't added any yet. I just got my computer back last night! I lost all my programs but they saved all my data, luckily. I was able to reload photoshop (Thank God!).

    January 30, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    So sorry I missed the last meeting. The photos are simply amazing!!!!

    January 28, 2014

  • Tim

    I had a great time shooting and hanging out with you all.

    January 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wow!!! Everyone's photos are so awesome, I'm highly impressed. Guess I should get my card loaded. Thanks Tim for such a great outing.

    January 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great first meeting & the locations were perfect! Nice meeting everyone :) Thanks Tim! ~Kelley

    January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Nice meeting everyone! Sorry I couldn't make it to the bridge. Terrible headache and kiddos at home held me back. I hope to see some pics? Do we share somewhere like Google+, Facebook, etc? New to all this. Had a great time:)

    January 26, 2014

    • Tim

      Hi sue, thanks for coming out today, you can upload your images rt on the meetup site, just click on today's event and then on the photo button. I hope you can make it to next months critique, just print your favorite shot from today on a print board and we will critique each other's work and talk about our next shoot.

      January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great Photo opt. Do we up load the photos right here or is there another spot on the web sight??

    January 26, 2014

    • Tim

      Hi Rudy, just click on the urbex shoot then on photos, u can upload them thier.

      January 26, 2014

  • David D.

    What a fun adventure and good time with some great folks!

    January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    A fun time shooting something new.

    January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great!!! Good scouting ahead of time lead us to some exciting sites.

    1 · January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Cannot believe I forgot :-(

    January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry couldn't make it, a client requested some photos, catch you guys next time.

    January 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sadly I'm going to have to miss today. I got called into work. :(

    January 26, 2014

  • Tim

    Hello everyone, I'm really excited about Tommorows shoot, please do me a favor if anyone gets lost or is coming late please call my cell phone[masked], instead of trying to post to the meetup site. Looking forward to seeing you all.

    1 · January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I didn't have to work , Or I would come

    January 25, 2014

    • Tim

      That's to bad, hopefully u can make the next shoot.

      January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have fun!

    January 25, 2014

    • Tim

      Sorry to hear that, hope to see u at the next one.

      January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm new to the group but this shoot is right up my alley. I hope i'm not too late to join? I can drive separate just in case I need to head home. ps, you had me at Starbucks:)

    January 25, 2014

    • Tim

      Hi sue, welcome to the group, this should be an interesting shoot, see you tommorow.

      January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have to bow out of this one ~ catch you guys next time!

    January 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will need to come a bit later as well. Hoping to make it by 11 am. Tim, I will call you for directions when I am in the area. :)

    January 24, 2014

    • Tim

      Hi Tanya, we should still be at the first location, which is rt around the corner from the Starbucks.

      January 24, 2014

  • Tim

    hello everyone, we are meeting at starbucks on clinton kieth next to 7-11 at 10:00am. from their we can car pool and discuss our route. see you all soon.

    January 22, 2014

    • John

      I have a similar situation, being as it's Sunday. Will likely need to call you as well for location.

      January 24, 2014

    • Tim

      Sounds good john.

      January 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, have to bow out of this one: family gathering. Looking forward to new Phocus adventures next time!

    January 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is off of the 15 fwy., yes? Not the 215~

    January 23, 2014

    • Tim

      Yes it's off the 15, thier are two Starbucks here it's the one next to 7-11 on the west side of the freeway.

      January 23, 2014

  • Terry R.

    If there's anyone in North County who would like to carpool I'll be at calumet in Escondido at 9:00

    January 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, unable to come after all. I hope to join you on the next outing!

    January 21, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Happy New Year every body ! Have we picked a place to meet before starting the safari ?

    January 20, 2014

    • Tim

      Hi Carl, I'm thinking the Starbucks on Clinton kieth road, but I will post it this week.

      January 20, 2014

  • Tim

    Hello everyone, so far we have 4 locations for the urbex shoot. We have the abandoned house in menifee which will probably be our first stop, then I found 2 more houses one in wildomar and one in murrieta stops 2 and three and finally the old bridge on highway 76. If anyone has anything else that loosely follows this rout please let me know so I can add it to the schedule, and thank you to everyone who has posted locations for this shoot.

    2 · January 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Found this link on the history of Santa's Village:

    http://www.santasvillage.net/santas.village.history.html

    December 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is from So Cal Photo Explorers of Orange about the abandoned Santa's Village up by Lake Arrowhead. Went up there as a kid to visit Santa and his reindeer. If I remember correctly, it was located on Mt. Wilson. It's a stretch driving-wise; would probably have to be a single site excursion:

    http://www.meetup.com/SoCal-Photo-Explorers/boards/view/viewthread?thread=40639172

    December 31, 2013

  • Tim

    Hi guys, I scouted 2 abandoned houses today, one in wildomar and one in murrieta, they both look like they have some potential, I wasn't able to stop, but I will try to post some pics soon.

    1 · December 18, 2013

  • Cindra

    Here's a link to it: Abandoned Homes of Hellhole Canyon in Valley Center
    Directions: Hellhole Canyon is located off of Paradise Mountain Rd. It appears that there are many different ways to get there but we entered from Calle de Encinas Ct.

    hiddensandiego.net/abandoned-homes-of-hellhole-canyon.php There's supposedly easier ways to get there but I'm not too familiar with Valley Center. Anyway, there's pictures on this site of the abandoned homes.

    1 · December 17, 2013

    • John

      This location looks great but doesn't sound too friendly to tripod-toting photographers based on what I read on that page. But also, after going to the home page of that link I was reminded about the abandoned L.A. Zoo. Another Meetup group did that a year or two ago, I was unable to go but it really looked cool. I'm not into going too far away (I prefer to spend time shooting not driving) but this place would be worth it. Just a suggestion. Check out images: http://bit.ly/18UDoqa­

      1 · December 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      The abandoned L.A. Zoo looks to be real interesting. Wouldn't mind spending the day up there if we arrived early in the morning. We could make a day of L.A.

      December 18, 2013

  • Tim

    hi guys, this site is annoying, but has a list of some urbex locations in socal, its broken down by city.http://www.uer.ca/locations/newlist.asp?country=United%20States&province=California

    December 17, 2013

  • Cindra

    Terry, do you know anything about some abandoned homes of Hellhole Canyon in Valley Center?

    December 17, 2013

    • Terry R.

      No I don't but that sounds like a cool place

      December 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    There is a free e-book on Urban exploation photography written by one of the world's leading Urbex gurus. Its at: http://minus.com/mbmgdQ8L0o

    1 · December 17, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanx Adreinne. Downloaded and checked out this publication. Chock full of info!

      December 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, my daughter is running her first marathon on this day so cant come now :-(

    December 17, 2013

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