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>owns $50k of gear
>knows a lot about cameras and lenses
>knows nothing about taking a good photo
>claims to do a few photo jobs a month, doesn't have a portfolio
>his flickr is full of boomer memes and snapshits of flowers and girls on horses
>doesn't use affiliate links (based)
>this old nikon lens is really good and you should buy it. coincidentally i happen to have 15 copies that are just about to appear on ebay after i upload this video
>does unpaid tech-support for fujifilm
>fuck sony and fuck sigma
>magnets
>knows ancient greek
what's his endgame?
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>>3494277
He's literally what /p/ would look and act like if this board was alive.
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>>3494287
I second this, the amount of gear queering on this board is astonishing.
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>>3494287
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I still cringe regarding the photoshoot he did with Lanier.
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>>3494277
>literally has Nikon tattoo on his body.
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>>3494287
>>3494289
I disagree, practically nobody has a decent FF camera.

And the very few people that posted here with their high-end FF / MF cameras usually did fine.
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>>3494331
>I disagree, practically nobody has a decent FF camera.
lol what?
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>>3494335
/p/ is poor and mostly uses shit gear. Look at the EXIF information, it's practically all cheaper APS-C / MFT cameras with cheaper lenses.
And some meme film (sometimes with decent enough film stock, but 35mm and with terrible lenses and crappy scanners).
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>>3494339
have you ever seen a show-me-your-gear thread ? there is always so much great gear that I get jealous
the point is: there are people with entry level gear that show off their every pic taken and that is reflected in quantity of exifs you mention but there's also lot of people with newest FF cameras and lenses
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>>3494346
>have you ever seen a show-me-your-gear thread ?
A few times? Feel free to link any archive one where you thought there was a lot of amazing gear.

> so much great gear
Not usually, no. My observation is that most people don't even have the typical journalism f/2.8 CaNikonSony zoom lenses, never mind more/fancier gear.

Definitely almost everyone here is using cheaper APS-C/MFT cameras with cheaper lenses.

The people that do have some shiny gear like the medium format guy whose name I can't remember (which claimed to scan his film on a fuckexpensive scanner) DID publish some really nice photos.
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>>3494287
Lol. Fat, shrill, and petulant?

...

Yeah, probably.
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>>3494277
I’ve met people like this irl, and it’s really quite bizarre. They have all these cameras and know so much about them, spend so much time researching and testing, and yet they just do not give a shit about the art of photography. It’s like being a car nut if you can’t drive. I will never understand it other than as some form of autism.
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>>3494361
> they just do not give a shit about the art of photography
Not everyone gives a shit about the various bloody retarded sales pitches artfags use to sell what are essentially often the crappiest effect photos.

As long as they're shooting photos, that's just fine. If they don't, okay, they're the odd person that stands out. And some like OP are YT telemarketers. Few of these people are particularly good, regardless if it's at photography or video games. They're good at telemarketing.
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>>3494361
Ambush in a nutshell.
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>>3494277
I lost respect for this dude after he released countless videos praising Fuji for making their cameras in Japan, then immediately dropped the subject when they started producing lower and mid-tier models in China.

The dude is a decent source of info on vintage lenses that don't cost a fortune, but I find it hard to sit through his rambling, barely coherent videos that are 50% him talking about how many lenses he owns and how he's so smart.
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>>3494387
The guy with 3 actual photo threads up right now encouraging people to shoot? From what I can tell he loves what he does. I used to think trips were the problem but now I see the bullshit really does start with jealous anons.
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>>3494444
You forgot your tripcode.
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>>3494462
You forgot your dignity.
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>>3494361
>It’s like being a car nut if you can’t drive

And that is the norm, really.
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The nikon thumb vs the nikon family man, which Ken is the strongest?
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>>3494366
Ken doesn't telemarket, in fact he hates on just about every YT channel with referral links or rented equipment. I've heard the theory that he hoards lenses then lists them on eBay after recommending them but never seen proof. In any case, out of all the major photography channels shilled on here, Ken Wheeler is the only who screeches about shills and doesn't have any referral links in his description. He's basically /p/ in a nutshell.
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>>3494470
There's not much dignity in posting without your tripcode in order to defend yourself anonymously. Tripfags are prone to projection like this when called out.
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>>3494500
Rockwell isn't completely insane, so him
>>3494515
>hates referral links
>uses referral links
>>3494516
>obsessed
Why are there anons talking about ambush in every thread?
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>>3494518
Where has he used referral links?
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>>3494520
Every fucking review article.
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>>3494520
"This free website's biggest source of support is when you use those or these links when you get anything, regardless of the country in which you live. Thank you! Ken."

For well over a decade.
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>>3494521
Ken Wheeler? Link to any of his reviews where he has an affiliate link because I've never seen one. Ken Rockwell has lots of affiliate links in his written reviews ofc. I think you're mixed up or we're each talking about a different Ken here.
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>>3494522
I was talking about Ken Wheeler, the post I was responding to was about YT telemarketers. Not Ken Rockwell who isn't on YT.
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>>3494529
Literally who?
You're off the rails, anon. Repent by supporting his growing family.
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>>3494485
Stancefags begone
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>>3494522
Did you support his family?
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Never trust the opinion of a man that looks like a 1950s marionette.

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There is only one Ken.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVDrrkWlj_0
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>>3494781
He’s such a sperg.
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>>3494516

>hurrrr stop posting with a fucking tripcode faggot

>hurrrr put your tripcode back on faggot

make your fucking minds up autismosperglords
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>>3494805

kek, I assumed this was about you but it appears my stalkerbro is at it again.

>>3494444
>checked
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Forgot the pseudoscience part
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>>3494357
LEL, but most of all he doesn't actually shoot. The one time I saw him taking photos was on a video by that fedorafag when he joined as a guest. They each took turns shooting a model and all Ken's shots were god awful. He completely blew out the backgrounds as he constantly hit the model with a huge off camera flash.
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>>3496352
>constantly hit the model with a huge off camera flash.
The only way that fat sperg knows to hit on women.
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>>3494277
>magnets
tfw the worlds leading specialist in MAGNETIZM gave up on it to help fujifags pick lenses.
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This guy is a walking piece of human shit.
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>lots of gear, has opinions on gear
>takes shit photos doesn't do anything with photography
human trash
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>>3494339

Lol ok, bud.

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>>3498447
You must have to try pretty hard to make that gear look so bad
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>>3498448

Lol ok, bud
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>>3498145
Go home Jason
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>>3498447
Holly shit, saintly bears! They're glowing!
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>>3498451
Really. Major overshapening and clarity at +100. It makes it looks like a cutout,
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>>3498450
>Go home Jason
I wish I could, I'm shooting hot models in an abandoned asylum.
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>>3498447
>a7iii
>400mm
>2.8
>ISO320
>1/1000

like, you have all the settings in your favor, how could you miss the shot so badly? that's not good

literally /p/ at it finest
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God the drama he and jason have is so retarded. I cant look away its so garbage. Now some more of jasons old models are going full me too. And hes blaming Ken. And Ken contacts models. And models get pissed at Jason. And all three parties interactions loop around in a never ending sperg machine.
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>>3498663
He is like the Jason Blaha of /p/
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>accuses you of sexual assault
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i don't understand. this guy has a 10k+ camera and he's pictures are just meh-tier at best?
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>>3498743
No one accused Ken but a model did accuse the fedora guy. There was a thread a week ago but I can't find the archive link. Anyway, he supposedly asssulted her when she was a teen for several years
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>>3498763
It's all kicking off tonight. Model confirmed the FBI are investigating Lanier and he paid chicks to grope him and groped them. Sony ditched him because of the FBI case. He's fuckin toast. It's all wonderfully autistic.
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>>3498885
Go to bed Ken.
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>>3498746
Turns out having a good camera doesn't necessarily make you a good photographer.
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>>3494277
>what's his endgame?
To finally stop hating himself OP.
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>>3494324
That's a real thing? I thought people were trolling.
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>>3494361
I'm a car nut and don't even have a license. The engineering is beautiful, and taking a car that's designed for one purpose and modifying it for other reasons is perverse and beautiful

t. Spent infinitely more time doing engine swaps and suspension mods than a tally behind a wheel
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>>3499196
Kens fucking unhinged, he's the youtube version of isi
https://youtu.be/flh5xAyin3Y

If you thought that was bad, Google "kendra wheelwright", that's a hell of a rabbit hole.
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>>3499473
they are both retarded.
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>>3499473
Is ken wheeler actually Jon Lovitz doing a bit?
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>>3499746
Yeah and now Ken Wheeler is in full force trying to help Jason Lanier go to jail due to his "sexual harassment" case.

Both are fags.
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>>3500559
I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy the drama and watching them both destroy their reputations.
>whatever those were really worth to begin with.
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>>3500606
>I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy the drama and watching them both destroy their reputations.

I'd rather watch WWE or NBA mandrama
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/sci/ here please keep your pet retard on /p/. We already have too many.
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>>3498664
>He is like the Jason Blaha of /p/
Basically this. Every image I've seen him take (legitimately) has been mediocre at best, terrible at worst (when compared to his touted pro experience). Let's not forget he ones he clearly plagiarized (which was 100% verified) and tried to pass off as his own - one from a bike mag, another from a Russian model shoot. He runs his mouth A LOT with not so much to back it up. Not even talking about skill to back it up, I'm just talking about how many claims he flat out makes without evidence about fucking everything. His career, his past, groping models, magnetism, fucking phase theory - whatever.

Dude's just an endless amount of hot air.

>>3494339
>/p/ is poor and mostly uses shit gear
I crossed the $10k mark recently with 5 "money" (>$1k) lenses and a D850 in the collection now . But I stopped posting my pics about 2-3 years ago back when I was still using a used T5i and plastic nifty 50 because /p/'s just a demoralizing punchbox. I mostly lurk and browse now. I'm sure this will be dismissed as a whine or get the equivalent of "git gud", but it's just been my experience. I see plenty of good pics here that get bashed relentlessly.

There's little else out there that's made me want to stop shooting than sharing any of my pics here. Granted in the end, photos are more or less a personal journey for the 99% of people who own a camera but aren't making a living off of it. I don't take pics to make other people happy. Seeking validation and getting it is great, yeah, but looking for validation in a place like this seems like a bad idea.

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>>3494339
>not using APS-C with expensive lenses

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>>3494518
>Why are there anons talking about ambush in every thread?
take a wild guess
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>>3494277

what's so special about this shot?
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>not using 35mm film with expensive lenses

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>>3494518
Ambush went full 2017-2018 Chosis and started samefagging with his trip off sperging out at any anon who criticises him or his photography. Like any criticism gets 5-6 (You)s within a few minutes, some with trip on and some with trip off but all with the same writing style and buttblasted tone.

I don't know what happened in his life but he seems to have lost all grip with reality in the last few months. It's a shame.
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>>3500559
>Yeah and now Ken Wheeler is in full force trying to help Jason Lanier go to jail due to his "sexual harassment" case.

Link? Not a Ken fan but I hate Lanier more. Glad he's throwing Lanier under the bus
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>>3501258
It's all over both their channels. The girls accusing Lanier also have their own channel, I think it's called We Stand Together or some shit.

Lanier has resorted to posting footage of the models saying his "microexpressions" show he's uncomfortable around them and saying he only forced them to share a hotel room with him during shoots to save on costs. He also implied he targeted models who provide him some form of "companionship". So basically he targeted young models and used them as some kind of girlfriend experience.

Whatever happened, Lanier is extremely unprofessional and had this coming. When even his explanations look this shady it's not a good look for him.
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>>3501260
Thanks I just started on the video on his channel. His damage control isn't very good besides some text messages and video clips. He flat out admits to sharing rooms with 18 year old models, paying for their trips around the world etc...as a "professional" that's a terrible business move, not to mention paints him in a bad light with his wife and family.
The weakest move is making Wheeler sound like some kind of mastermind who set the whole thing up by grooming the alleged victims to tell stories. He said Ken stalked him for 5 years yet that didn't stop him from getting together with him to shoot and make that video. If I had any problems and felt someone stalked me, WTF would I make a collaboration with them?
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Jason sounds as a reasonable likable perv, while Ken sounds as a total psychopath that spends his time on 4chan.
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>>3501263
Lanier realized he could do a lot better than that hatchet faced wife of his.

But he should have just dumped her.
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>>3501252
You would have to be pretty involved to have that much info. I heard talk of a stalker, guess that's you?
>>3501530
Post the wife
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>>3501302
this
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>>3501530
>But he should have just dumped her.

Guess that's an option but easier said thsn done. He supposedly has I think 2 kids with his wife. My guess is he wanted to have things go both ways and it backfired. He already got called out for wanting to live the rockstar life traveling with these young models but then claim family man and peace maker when shit hit the fan. Cliche but it's true, don't shit where you eat.
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>>3501532
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>>3502091
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>>3502095
So who is the father of these kids?
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>>3494277
Fullkit wanker?
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>>3502098
>So who is the father of these kids?

Big oof. I always thought his wife was Cuban and that's why the kids were Hispanic.
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>>3502103
Well' he mentions in the blog with >>3502091 pic attached being married to "kara" for 17 years.

Those kids are triplets and they sure aren't 17 years old.

I'd be really surprised if they let someone with jason's background adopt 3 kids, but maybe.

So what's going on here?
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>>3498565
how did he miss the shot? what the hell are you analyzing here?
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>>3494277
He's just your average dslr user with a little too much money. Probably shoots in auto and chimps every shot.
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>>3494277
He must post here, right? I mean someone as unhinged would fit right in.
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>>3502589
You'd think so but Ken is 100% normie. I'm sure he's aware of /p/ but his audience wouldn't get it. So he just panders to their expectations.

I'd recognise his style of shitposting and awful photographs. He lives on youtube/insta and twitter. As a sociopath he's incapable of receiving criticism so /p/ would be his last port of call.
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>>3502599
This. Jason used to lurk here too
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He did mention in a video people making comments about his "dead" wife about 6-12 months ago, around the time there was a thread up on here. I didn't read the thread so I don't know if he did see it or it was somewhere else on the internet.
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>>3494277
he's a neoplatonist meme on /lit/. his endgame is apotheosis. after learning sanskrit and attic greek and syncretizing the relevant philosophies and becoming bored with the enterprise, he adopted cameras as just a technical thing he can invest time into until the inevitable happens. there is no greater plan. he's just waiting to die like the rest of us.
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>>3502288
Who's this thot? Is that Lanier's wife?
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>>3502098
Sheeeeit
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Could someone explain what the fuck the magnet videos are? Seems that people tune in for the photography videos and he tries to shoehorn in his personal fringe theories between camera uploads.
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>>3503228
His magnet videos were some of his most popular in terms of views and interest. So he made more. I think to some people he's the "magnet conspiracy theory guy" more than the "Nikon/Fuji camera guy".
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>>3503249
To most he's just 'that psycho'. It doesn't take long for reputation to spread on youtubosphere.
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>>3494277
>>magnets
>>knows ancient greek
>what's his endgame?
watch his esoteric buddhism videos
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>>3503289
>YouTub
Kek, that's what his channel should be called.
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>>3503303
>YouTube
Oh holy Fuck I like that.
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>>3503303
shut up, tool.
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>>3503330
>you tub
Of shit.
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Kek. Lanier was dripping on Instasham about people attacking his wife and kids. Looks like he did get cucked then. I've dealt with ken a couple of times in real life and he comes across as just a normal friendly dude. Most of the outlandish shit he claims to have done in his life is surprisingly true.
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>>3503888
This. Despite the "angry" persona Ken does seem like a normie. He really doesn't shoot professionally despite owning a decent amount of gear but it's much more tolerable than Lanier who tries hard to state that he's a professional working photog. This compounded y the fact that he's had several videos of childlike tantrums when asked to leave certain places or present a license to shoot there. I get it, some cops might be dicks and tell you to fuck off but professionals would take the high ground rather than risk taking business losses, arrest etc rather than rant row row fight da power! They'd also know not to share a fucking hotel room and bed with 19 year old models. The fuck does he think he is, Terry Richardson? Shame.
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>>3494324
Why?
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>>3494444
Trip back on bushy.



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