#lifewithjson – Year in Review Part 3/4

And along came part 3!

IMG_3946 copy

The illmotion Sunday School Show & Shine was a huge hit again this year. It never ceases to amaze me just how many good quality cars are out there that don’t ever show their face. YYC has a lot to offer and you get to see most, if not all of it all on one day during this show. The best thing about this show is that it doesn’t cost $50 to SHOW your car and it doesn’t cost $20 to SEE the cars. It’s $5 per entry to show and free admission. The rest of the day is just a good time – this is really what it’s about and that’s why so many people come out to it.

IMG_3920 copy

Days and/or nights before, there are tons of people just getting their cars ready and cleaning up for this day. I love the anticipation build up and finally getting to see all the goodies.

IMG_3963 copy

The best thing about the show is that EVERY type of car is welcome and gladly attends. People love to see these types of cars outside of their element and you certainly don’t get that at Driven… Just sayin’

IMG_4100 copy

The crew that manned the booth that day. Busy busy busy.

IMG_4014 copy

Even the crew from BC came down to the event. Hard hitters…

IMG_3957 copy

Trung’s S2000 from Edmonton even joined in. I’m tellin’ ya, it’s too good of a show to miss for you local peeps…

IMG_4131 copy

We shot Terence’s BRZ as well later that summer…

IMG_4148 copy

Supercharged in all its glory

IMG_4183 copy

IMG_4260 copy

IMG_4209 copy

And of course the fill up shot.

IMG_3728 copy

Another one of the more memorable highlights this year was the opportunity for me to shoot Bill and Mario’s Ford Focus’s for Performance Ford Magazine. That day also came together perfectly and the shots turned out great with the red and yellow cars on the green and blue landscape. Nothing beats color.

IMG_3701 copy

IMG_3754 copy

IMG_3743 copy

JC’s car – I’m pretty sure he was on his phone off to the side. Looks like his car is in a dreamy field of unicorns and butterflies in this pic…

IMG_3604 copy

IMG_4110 copy

Derrick also got his hands on a level ONE decal… It was nice to add a new addition to the family. Well deserved too – he recently just finished dropping a K20 in there by himself… It probably took him longer to put on this sticker than to swap the engine for some reason…

IMG_4112 copy

And a lot of tape…

IMG_4116 copy

IMG_4297 copy

It was not the last we were going to get to see of Nick, nor of Trung’s S2000 because this time they were together!

IMG_4293 copy

Perfect combo?

IMG_4300 copy

And this time, we were shooting LRD VDR

IMG_4405 copy

In all its glory.

IMG_4320 copy

IMG_4332 copy

Another one of my favourites from this year…

IMG_4446 copy

And it was so long before I got anything new for the FRS, so Arif was kind enough to hook me up with the JDM frameless rearview mirror.

IMG_4458 copy

IMG_4459 copy

The FRS was back into JC’s garage again for a little more treatment…

IMG_4460 copy

I decided to get the TOM’S tail lights because I hate the stock tail lights so much!

IMG_4463 copy

Full red on black is best.

IMG_4502 copy

In no time, they were on and instantly my car looked 100x better.

IMG_4522 copy

IMG_4528 copy

IMG_4534 copy

Then at long last I got the chance to shoot Jimmy’s Datsun 240Z. The color and condition of this car was amazing – not to mention the Work CR01’s in that custom finish

IMG_4537 copy

Jimmy’s LS430 also sitting out front…

IMG_4539 copy

IMG_4559 copy

IMG_4617 copy

One of the perks about shooting these cars is I get to get some shot gun rides in them. I don’t care if I don’t get to drive them, but the ride is enough for me.

IMG_4724 copy

IMG_4877 copy

Then we decided to do a little get together with Ryan and his EP3 again since he changed his wheels for the 100th time.

IMG_4878 copy

IMG_4919 copy

Oh would you look at that… JC on his phone.

IMG_4921 copy

This time, Ryan had mag blue TE37’s to change up the look.

IMG_5011 copy

IMG_5038 copy

Three down, one more to go!

2 thoughts on “#lifewithjson – Year in Review Part 3/4

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s