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Wick Sakit1,186,617Ladies and Gentlemen a year has passed already for this wonderful gathering!  This month +Drink and Click™  will be drinking and clicking at the Oregon Brew Festival ( http://www.oregonbrewfest.com )!  So come one and come all and make sure you have a safe way home!!!  +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon, we know how to do it right!Don't forget to add the hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  to your photos :)Psss, it might or might not be +Brian Bonham's birthday so lets make sure its a day he wont remember :)Now for the monthly challenge!-----------------------------The July Challenge is "Post Processing". The image on this post was taken near sunset in Port Aransas, TX, but the water wasn't yellow, and the sky wasn't green. I enjoyed making it appear that way, however. :-)I used Lightroom to make all the adjustments on this photo; the jumping off point was a Trey Ratcliff preset called "Turkish Blast." I made several adjustments after that, including additional graduated filters and spot brushing to achieve the final effect. Find Trey's V2 LR Presets here: http://goo.gl/bN5ZfdSubmit your Post Processed photos from a Drink and Click™ Photowalk and win great prizes! See Details Here: http://goo.gl/tsEvGnThanks to our great prize sponsors for July: +SmugMug  +Cotton Carrier Camera Systems,  & +Trey Ratcliff's +Stuck In Customs * * * *+Drink and Click™ iDrink & Click Portland Style2014-07-25 15:00:0026 
Drink and Click™ Seattle, Washington115It's summer in Seattle! Let's head to Alki Beach to catch the sunset, hit all the awesome little bars along the beachfront, and photograph along the beach! More information to follow... just getting this out there so people can save the date for the event. Spread the word! This one will be fuuuuun! The monthly challenge for July is "Post-Processing" - time to show everyone your photoshop chops. Details on the challenge here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cd266474d3hqqam7roafjh70fesSeattle Drink and Click - Alki Beach2014-07-12 18:00:0015 
Wick Sakit1,186,617Welcome to another exciting +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon  .  This month will we be headed to St. Johns Bridge and Cathedral Park.  We will meet up at Slim's Restaurant & Lounge (8635 N Lombard St Portland, OR 97203) at 5 but I am sure you will find +Michael Galassi and me there a little early.The April Challenge is "Black and White Portraiture". Submit your photos from a photowalk and win great prizes! See Details Here: http://goo.gl/4RfN6aThanks to our great prize sponsors for April: +Think Tank Photo  , +ViewBug - Photo Contests  , and Pan Am Brands http://panam.comBe sure to tag your photos with #drinkandclickpdx  as well! :)Challenge Rules:-Images must be taken on a +Drink and Click™  event during the month of March-Three images per person max-The images must be submitted into this event page-No WATERMARKS (This is mainly to remain anonymous during judging).SUBMIT YOUR IMAGES HERE: http://goo.gl/aEPU3l #drinkandclick  Drink & Click Portland April2014-04-26 17:00:0027 
Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon124This month we're meeting at the Muddy Rudder for some pre-shooting warmup.  From there we can wander down to the riverfront for some clicking action.Parking is easy with the Sellwood Riverfront Park a few blocks away.  Those inclined toward public transport can take the 70 to 13th and Tacoma and walk 6 blocks west.Look forward to seeing you all.+Michael GalassiFebruary ChallengeEach month there is a chapter wide challenge with some great prizes up for grabs. The theme changes each month, this month it is "Rule of Thirds".   You can submit your pictures and find the rules here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c3fa0q2l3thvf3oo4gpnjluncu4Our sponsors are +SmugMug, +BlackRapid, and +Think Tank Photo, show them some love.  You can show the +Drink and Click™ organizers some love too by circling them at http://goo.gl/AmgV6 and liking their FaceBook page at http://goo.gl/2lsCEDrink and Click Portland - Riverfront walk2014-02-28 18:00:0017 
Wick Sakit1,186,617Hello +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon!   I am excited to announce our next photo walk.  We will be renting a passenger van and making our way to Punchbowl Falls.  We will have a designated driver so everyone can spike their thermoses (if you're into that kind of thing). This will be the most exciting +Drink and Click™ to date!  What to bring, camera gear, warm clothes, rain gear, rubber boots or waders (if you want to go in), snacks, booze, and money if you want to pitch on the van rental.  If you can't that isn't a problem.  If we have more than 12 people some of you may have to drive as well.  Please drink and click responsibly and be sure to hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  to any photos posted!  Now for January's photo challenge!!!Welcome to the #17 +Drink and Click™  January's Chapter Wide Photography ChallengeNEW IMPORTANT INFORMATIONTo be eligible for this month's Drink and Click ™ challenge attendees need do the following: We love our sponsors. This month we got +Jaime Ibarra, +c't Digital Photography and PanAmAll you need to do to be eligible is to like their Facebook page and circle them here in Google+.        Google+                                                Facebook+Jaime Ibarra                              http://goo.gl/3w8OTW+c't Digital Photography                 http://goo.gl/GCcLUrNo Available for PanAm                  http://goo.gl/YQYDWPWe would also love some of your internet love, so Circle Drink and Click's Google + Page at http://goo.gl/AmgV6and like our FB page at  http://goo.gl/2lsCE and if you have time join our Drink and Click community here in Google+ http://tinyurl.com/bjhpq27This month's chapter wide challenge is "In Midair" 2014 is here and with this exciting new beginning an exciting new challenge. In midair. It could be something flying or something jumping off the ground but you need to capture whatever the subject is during midair.This month prizes brought to you by our awesome sponsors:1st Place 50% OFF +Jaime Ibarra   his PERSONALIZED MASTER CLASS2nd Place prize One Year +c't Digital Photography  Magazine3rd Place a passport cover from PanAm BrandsChallenge Rules:-Images must be taken on a Drink and Click ™ event during the month of January-Three images per person max-The images must be submitted into this event page-No WATERMARKS (This is mainly to remain anonDrink & Click Portland - Field Trip To Punchbowl Falls!2014-01-25 11:00:0020 
Wick Sakit1,186,617+Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon  is excited to announce our next fearless endeavor.  We are going to brave the lights of Se Peacock Street opening night.  The street will only be open to pedestrians and powers up at 6pm so we will be sure to have a beverage or two to warm up our kindred souls and make sure our batteries are charged.  Physically and literally of course.  :)I suggest parking a couple of blocks down Belmont if you are driving and if people are interested in bringing kids with them we can meet up at another location (there are many where a hot chocolate can be had with or without whiskey).  Looking forward to seeing you all there and please share this with your circles.  The bigger we are the more space we can take over for tripods :)Here is the information on the December Challenge as well!  Be sure to read it as you can win fabulous prizes from our generous sponsors.  Please hashtag all photos with #drinkandclickpdx  http://plus.google.com/events/cie0m7icfvrogckaph2u0jes0qcWelcome to the #16 Drink and Click ™ December's Chapter Wide Photography ChallengeIMPORTANT INFORMATION:To be eligible for this month's Drink and Click ™ challenge attendees need do the following: (If you win a prize and your stream does not show you completed the sponsor mention your prize will be forfeited)  - We love our sponsors. This month we got +SmugMug  , +ViewBug - Photo Contests  and +Trey Ratcliff +Stuck In Customs  .  Create a post on YOUR STREAM and give them some love They deserve it =) - Circle Drink and Click's Google + Page at http://goo.gl/AmgV6and like our FB page at  http://goo.gl/2lsCE- Join our Drink and Click community here in Google+ http://tinyurl.com/bjhpq27This month's chapter wide challenge is "Celebration" December brings families together as well as friends. You can celebrate any occasion, so keep your eyes open for any kind of festivities around your Drink and Click event. From Festivus, Birthdays or Chrismas all them count for this month's challenge.  Remember the images have to be taken during a Drink and Click™ Event.This month prizes brought to you by our awesome sponsors:1st Place prize One Year +SmugMug business account.2nd Place prize One Year +ViewBug - Photo Contests account.3rd Place $20 off any of +Stuck In Customs presets or tutorials.Challenge Rules:-Images must be taken on a Drink and Click ™ event during the month of December-Three images per person max-The images must be submitted intDrink and Click December Portland, Oregon!!!2013-12-15 17:30:0028 
Lotus Carroll1,771,244This is the Event for our November 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Portray An Emotion. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait portraying an emotion. Remember to be as creative and expressive as you possibly can. If the viewer can instantly connect with your image emotionally, it's a win.Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST November 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.TutorialNeed some tips for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) I put together a piece offering some tips for creating emotional self portraits. You can view it here: http://goo.gl/13WBEfPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features+Capturing Couture Discontinued Camera Strap (if you win, you get to choose from a list that I'll share with you) :) http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 2 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of prizes. 2nd place receives remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. Both winners will be featured in the Challenge Winners Category http://goo.gl/qc7VO of The Art of Self Portraiture Community.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st & 2nd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Photo Must Be Taken in November 2013*Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct*Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules November Self Portrait Challenge: Portray An Emotion2013-11-02 01:00:00191 
Google+8,599,361The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034078 
The Weather Channel2,156,867Upload your photos to this Event on 9/19 or using the #sunsetday hashtag in a public post to celebrate #sunsetday!Join us for an exciting 24-hour event as we send summer into the sunset in global fashion. We are asking our Google+ audience from around the world to grab your favorite camera on the evening of September 19 and snap your own unique sunset from your corner of the globe.We want to see all types of sunsets in a variety of settings; a city skyline, a beach resort, a beautiful countryside, a desert landscape, a dense forest. Wherever you may be, please share/upload your sunset image with this event page on September 19. You can also participate outside of this event page by submitting a public photo post and tagging with #sunsetday.A select number of our favorite photos will be shown on The Weather Channel and accompany a slideshow on weather.com. Other favorites will be posted and rotated through as the cover photo on both +The Weather Channel and the +Google+ Photos  Google+ page.Note: Only photos uploaded and posted to the event page or associated with the hashtag #sunsetday on Sep 19 will be consideredWe hosted two Hangouts On Air in preparation for Sunset Day. The first hangout focused on the meteorology behind sunsets including the reason behind the beautiful array of colors.  The second hangout concentrated on the art of sunset photography. Expert photographers well known to the Google+ community talked about their techniques in capturing the perfect sunset. Links to both HOA videos are posted below.HANGOUT SCHEDULE1. Monday, September 9: "The Meteorology Behind Sunsets" at 11 am ET with host +Timothy Ballisty  (The Weather Channel social meteorologist).Guests will include: Meteorologists +Mike Bettes +Brad Panovich +Jacob Wycoff +Jonathan Erdman +Morgan Palmer +Tim Brice and +Maria LaRosa HOA video The Meteorology Behind Sunsets2. Thursday, September 12: "Sunset Photography" at 4 pm ETGuests will include: Photographers +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Karen Hutton and +Nicole S. Young  HOA Video #SunsetDay Photography Hangout On AirSunset Day - Upload Your #SunsetDay Photo on September 192013-09-19 06:00:001308 
Wick Sakit1,186,617This month +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon will be celebrating in true Portland style.  We will be attending the Oregon Brewers Fest!http://www.oregonbrewfest.com/You rally can't more Portland than summer and beer.  Speaking of summer, that is this the challenge for this month.Summer. I don't know about you but summer is a crazy time for me. It doesn't matter where you live your city should have a typical event that happens during summer time. A festival, kite competition, people swimming or boating. You can have your lead schedule your event around those locations which can give you the best Photo opportunities. Go ahead Google "Summer" images and see which image can serve you as inspiration.  Here, I Google that for you http://tinyurl.com/mbygpj2Challenge Rules:-Images must be taken on a +Drink and Click™  ™ event during the month of July-Three images per person max-The images must be submitted into this event page-No WATERMARKS (This is mainly to remain anonymous during judging).We will select the top 5 or 6 images. At the end of the month we will have a Hangout and invite +Google+  Photographers to select the top three images. This month's Prizes Are:1st Prize +Gary Fong Flash Diffusers Light Sphere Kit2nd Prize is a +4ormat account to make your website beautiful. You want to learn more about +4ormat? Watch this  4ormat - Your Professional Online Portfolio in 10 Minutes3rd place a $20 off code for +Trey Ratcliff +Stuck In Customs You need some Drink and Click™ gear? Come visit http://drinkandclickshop.spreadshirt.com/Here is where you can post your photos for this fantastic worldwide challenge! :)https://plus.google.com/events/cuni169k0fvl77j9n6v8p9k5t0sPlease remember to tag photos with the hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  #drinkandclick   #portland   #summer   #beer   #wehavefun  +Juan Gonzalez Drink and Click Portland July!!!2013-07-26 17:30:0063 
Wick Sakit1,186,617Can I get a drumroll please?  I would like to welcome +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon  back to the stage!   We will kick off the festivities on June 22 at The Apex Bar 1216 SE Division St. Portland, Oregon 97202.  This place is not only a hotspot for people watching and photographing but also features 50 beers on tap.  You can check out the live beer menu at http://apexbar.com/menu/From there we will visit a couple of other nearby watering holes one featuring mor clowns than you probably care to see.  Don't forget that this months theme is Red.  Welcome to the #10 Drink and Click ™ June's Chapter Wide Photography ChallengeIMPORTANT INFORMATION:To be eligible for this month's Drink and Click ™ challenge attendees need do the following: (If you win a prize and your stream does not show you completed the sponsor mention your prize will be forfeited)  - We love our sponsors. This month we got +SmugMug, +Rocky Nook  and +Think Tank Photo   Create a post on your stream and give them some love. They deserve it =) Also go circle them and Rocky Nook at their FB page www.facebook.com/rockynookinc- Circle Drink and Click's Google + Page at http://goo.gl/AmgV6 and like our FB page at  http://goo.gl/2lsCE- Join our Drink and Click community here in Google+ http://tinyurl.com/bjhpq27This month's chapter wide challenge is "Red"Red. During the day or night there are striking shades of reds all around us. Find something unique and get us a cool image. Get inspired by looking at some images or just pause and look around you. Here is a little help. +National Geographic's Gallery of Red. Check it here http://tinyurl.com/6k34yzwChallenge Rules:-Images must be taken on a Drink and Click ™ event during the month of June-Three images per person max-The images must be submitted into this event page-No WATERMARKS (This is mainly to remain anonymous during judging).We will select the top 5 or 6 images. At the end of the month we will have a Hangout and invite +Google+  Photographers to select the top three images. This month's Prizes Are:1st Prize is an awesome  +SmugMug  Business account (Value $300)2nd Prize is a great book by +Rocky Nook  The Art of Photography  http://tinyurl.com/qbkl3d2 3rd place a +Think Tank Photo  Pixel Pocket Rocket™Submit your photos after the walk here:Portland's Drink and Click Kickoff Walk/Crawl2013-06-23 04:00:0099 

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Gailen Mapes71,322Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-C - 14 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 7th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-11-14 11:21:38202002
Jan Havrda39,829It's my pleasure to introduce to you theInteresting Photographers #circle 8th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in photography styles and great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-10-15 20:21:48476672193
Gailen Mapes69,130Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-C - 14 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-10-14 10:53:56206001
Gailen Mapes67,830Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-C - 14 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-09-14 10:21:35204029
Added Healthy0This circle regularly tops 450 reshares because of all the awesome engagers in it. Make sure to be a part of it!➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Plus the original post2) Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)3) Comment on the original post when complete4) Add the circle weekly so you can get the new members!  Optional but greatly appreciated: Connect with me on LinkedIn! http://goo.gl/u91p8W#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2014-08-25 08:56:06501339
Gailen Mapes66,836Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  A-C - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-14 10:24:52192005
Jan Havrda37,847Every day I watch a constant stream of freakingly great photographs. Here are the authors.Interesting Photographers #circle 7th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in follower count and photography styles, but both great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography fields.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-08-06 18:28:13463501956
Jan Havrda36,146Interesting Photographers circle 6th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in follower count and photography styles, but both great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography fields.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-06-26 16:58:484606624101
Gailen Mapes65,089Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  A-C - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-14 11:12:201974111
badai circle303please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. share the circle (include yourself)#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-15 20:15:26496338
Gailen Mapes64,177Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Nikon Camera  A-C - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-05-14 10:35:13199606
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:26400526
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:13401002
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:02:04401628
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:01:57401004
Wedding Dress Central4,086If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-05 12:30:1340121149
Wedding Dress Central4,086If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-05 12:29:53401001
Patty Lin537Best Quality Photography Circle II!!⇩⇩High Quality circle.⇩⇩SEE BELOW⇩Here is the second version of this circle (released on 2014 May)!You'll have every day in your stream amazing shots by google+ most skilled photographers. Get in contact with New People from all over the World and enjoy the absolutely original contents!Best Quality Photography Circle Updated!!!I update and create new circles often so, if you are a photographer and you want to be featured in my next new circle, please follow this steps:-Plus one this circle-Add this circle on your profile if you like it-Reshare the circle on your public stream-Leave a message asking for addingI'll check your profile and let you know!This way I'll be able to keep the Quality of this circle at a High Level!Even if you are not a photographer but you love to have Quality Photos in your stream please Add and Reshare pubblicly this circle!Thank You!!Patty ;-) #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #googleplus #googlephotos #travel #travelphotography #circleshares #circleadd #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #circlequotes #share #googlephotographers #bestphoto #googlephotography #bestcircleshare #bestcircles2014-05-05 08:51:57456003
Deal-Dx1,579Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get! #circleshare   #circle   #sharedcircles   #share   #circles   #deal   #dx   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharecircleoftheday  2014-05-05 07:52:2550110710
Augmented Reality Developers7,548GREAT CIRCLEhello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-05-03 12:48:55489331347
Jan Havrda32,260Interesting Photographers circle 5th editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  2014-04-30 07:19:124497929102
Gailen Mapes62,568Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  A-C - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-04-14 10:20:0519710412
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:04:43493461854
Jan Havrda28,401Interesting Photographers circle 4th editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  2014-02-28 13:09:0743510642114
Chip Sakti214Tips mendapatkan Follower di GplusCaranya cukup mudah ,1) Beri +1 pos ini 2) Berikan Komentar dan tambahkan id +G anda3) Share post ini agar semakin bertambah banyak Follower Anda4) Pilih Tambahkan Orang (Otomatis Menambahkan circle)http://goo.gl/lM0fIJ / http://goo.gl/Iw0Zwn #sharedcircle  #IndonesianCircle   #indonesianonly  #CircleID2014-02-22 16:35:5550111314
Eric Hege19,678Photographers Circle A-JThis is A-J (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. I'll publish K-Z of my Photography Circle tomorrow.2014-02-18 22:01:3135411113
Gailen Mapes59,790Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-C  - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Ma2014-02-14 11:40:55183718
Augmented Reality Developers3,600Dear friends, good morning / good night wherever you are. I need your support on facebook. how to do? just a "like it" on the fb page of this link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Augmented-Reality-Developers/1402201770034829Thanks to all and have a good day#facebooklikes #facebook #socialmediamarketing #augmentedreality #augmentedrealityapp #augmentedrealitynews #augmentedrealitydevelopers #virtualrealitytechnology #technology #virtualreality #oculusrift #community #sharedcircles #share #circleshare #friends #sharedcircles #circlesharing 2014-02-12 13:24:43494462258
John Nuntiatio24,744#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-01-19 10:50:474419111
John Nuntiatio24,602#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-01-18 12:30:034419113
Augmented Reality Developers2,236#share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesharing 2014-01-17 21:43:19497683573
Mario Falcetti36,386A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated January 17th, '14)  #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing#followers   #social #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshared #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople   #circlecount #newfollowers #googleplus  2014-01-17 18:14:43497338168307
Gailen Mapes58,176Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-C - 14 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Map2014-01-14 11:40:0718011316
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,563My Christmas Circle Share...have a great christmas and holidays everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars 2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-26 03:38:50501314
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,563My Christmas Circle Share...have a great christmas and holidays everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars 2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-26 03:37:41494222
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,473My Friday Late Friday Circle Share...have a great weekend everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-22 01:27:26500204
Jan Havrda22,513Interesting Photographers circle 3rd editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation. #Circle   #Photographers  2013-12-20 15:16:13451901988
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,322Another round of #topengagers  !(Be sure to click READ MORE, it is important if you want to be included in this circle next time)These people shareThese people +1These people create original contentThese people make G+ BetterIf you add this circle, you will, without a doubt, see your engagement soar through the roof.  Guaranteed.  If you were notified, you guessed it, you are already in.To be included in the NEXT top engagers circle this week is easier than ever.1.) Add  +Best Cars 2.) Share this post3.) Keep engaging#sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharecircle   #publiccircle   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #topengagers   #engagers   #snowballcircle   #snowball   #circles   #circleshare   #circlemasters   #circlemaster   #circlequeen   #crazycircles   #circlehub   #morefollowers #ghosttown2013-12-15 05:39:26494202
John Nuntiatio21,354#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-13 09:18:4144311215
Peter From66,041The UPCOMING STARS CIRCLE –– Circle PostThe time has come to share this circle loaded with fantastic talent from all over the world. I have been doing this circle for a couple of years now but I must say that this one is the best I have ever shared! It's a circle of photographers that most certainly will fill your feed with sweet eye candy. Add it to your circles right away!Now... Make sure that you READ the whole post and don't forget to RESHARE... That is HOW we PROMOTE each other!Sidenote: If you requested inclusion but do not find yourself in the circle, you probably skipped reading the guidelines before asking. If not, the I made a mistake (which shows that I'm only human) and I apologize.For those of you not remembering the UPC, it's one of the most shared and popular circles in the history of Google+, believe it or not. Many participants have received thousands of new followers and some of the people I helped promote in the UPC now have more followers than I do! I love that! It speaks for the positiveness of this circle.Now it's your turn to join the action –– but only if you have less than 7500 followers. If you do qualify, then read the guidelines below on how to be a part of the UPC.Guidelines: Want To Be A Part Of Next Month's Circle?1) Plus and comment this post to show that you want to participate (you must do that here on the original post). Please state how many followers you have in your comment. You also may tag friends of yours if they have less than 7500 followers. I'll add them too.2) Reshare this post to help promote your fellow photographers. That way YOU will receive more attention once the next circle is released. If you do not reshare, I won't add you to the circle since this is a joint effort to promote new/old talent. YOU deserve to be reshared, right?Let's show some Google+ love! :)Have fun!Release DateI will release a new announcement post in due time.Have a great week everybody and enjoy all the talent!The circle stats on CircleCount.com: http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z123gder0uvlth4tg22ovr2bir2qsv2k22013-11-18 11:54:53288133123158
Jan Havrda19,550INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE V2   Handpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed across the photography fields.   Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w... Variable in follower count, all great in idea and realisation.2013-11-06 23:51:2946121127
Jan Havrda18,205INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE VOL. 1Handpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the  photography fields.Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro... The connecting element between the photographers is better than average presentation of the idea.  +1 or mention to get noted in appropriate circle.  Reshares appreciated.#Interesting     #Photographers     #Circle  2013-10-10 22:53:1448417416
Gailen Mapes40,707Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-F - 7 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting JAugust 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles creat2013-08-21 10:52:2632522414
Gailen Mapes38,808Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-F - 7 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created 2013-08-07 09:57:0931024621
Gailen Mapes36,083Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-F - 7 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by2013-07-21 10:57:4430420115
Gailen Mapes33,899Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-F - 7 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-07 10:19:4230718012
Gailen Mapes31,852Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera A-F - 7 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles#sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles#pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle#thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .  Thanks for your cooperation.2013-06-21 10:13:4032223118
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2014-11-26 00:08:58 (248 comments, 702 reshares, 5121 +1s)Open 

Punching The Bowl: gif Edition

Here's a gif I put together of the first kayaker I saw shoot down Punch Bowl Falls.  Enjoy!

#kayaking   #oregon   #punchbowlfalls   #adventurephotography   #waterfall   #photography  

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2014-11-26 00:08:58 (248 comments, 702 reshares, 5121 +1s)Open 

Punching The Bowl: gif Edition

Here's a gif I put together of the first kayaker I saw shoot down Punch Bowl Falls.  Enjoy!

#kayaking   #oregon   #punchbowlfalls   #adventurephotography   #waterfall   #photography  

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2014-11-26 00:08:58 (248 comments, 702 reshares, 5121 +1s)Open 

Punching The Bowl: gif Edition

Here's a gif I put together of the first kayaker I saw shoot down Punch Bowl Falls.  Enjoy!

#kayaking   #oregon   #punchbowlfalls   #adventurephotography   #waterfall   #photography  

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2014-11-26 00:08:58 (248 comments, 702 reshares, 5121 +1s)Open 

Punching The Bowl: gif Edition

Here's a gif I put together of the first kayaker I saw shoot down Punch Bowl Falls.  Enjoy!

#kayaking   #oregon   #punchbowlfalls   #adventurephotography   #waterfall   #photography  

Punching The Bowl: gif Edition

Here's a gif I put together of the first kayaker I saw shoot down Punch Bowl Falls.  Enjoy!

#kayaking   #oregon   #punchbowlfalls   #adventurephotography   #waterfall   #photography  ___

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2014-11-21 23:24:46 (26 comments, 53 reshares, 476 +1s)Open 

Brrr Bridge

The Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls is celebrating its 100th year. It's not without it's scars as this year a boulder crashed into it causing major damage resulting in a closure that lasted a month or so. The State was quick to repair it as the journey up this trail is one of Oregon's major tourist attractions.

As Autumn gains its full force leading into Winter the falls begins a dramatic freeze. As you stand below Multnomah Falls you can hear the ice cracking and breaking free from its edges. The roar is ominous and unmistakable. During this shoot a number of ice pieces broke free that even stopped the park employee scraping the ice off the viewpoint in his tracks.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1uOiT9E

‪#‎bensonbridge‬ ‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎frozen‬

Brrr Bridge

The Benson Bridge at Multnomah Falls is celebrating its 100th year. It's not without it's scars as this year a boulder crashed into it causing major damage resulting in a closure that lasted a month or so. The State was quick to repair it as the journey up this trail is one of Oregon's major tourist attractions.

As Autumn gains its full force leading into Winter the falls begins a dramatic freeze. As you stand below Multnomah Falls you can hear the ice cracking and breaking free from its edges. The roar is ominous and unmistakable. During this shoot a number of ice pieces broke free that even stopped the park employee scraping the ice off the viewpoint in his tracks.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1uOiT9E

‪#‎bensonbridge‬ ‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎frozen‬___

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2014-11-19 03:15:46 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

Chillin' Alone

Yesterday I ventured out to The Gorge, as we call it here in Portland (like it's the only gorge), and really enjoyed my time going here and there with no set schedule. I actually didn't even shoot that many photos. With all that is going on it was just a good time to be out in nature and reflect on all the good things in life.

This is Horsetail Falls located along the Old Hwy 30. It's about the easiest falls to get to since it's literally right along the roadside. For this shot I did climb down into the snow along the bank because I loved the rock formation in the foreground. You can see how hard the wind was blowing by the angle of the falls at the bottom.

Here's to good days!

Prints avalable: http://bit.ly/1yR0EiW

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎crg‬ ‪#‎thegorge‬

Chillin' Alone

Yesterday I ventured out to The Gorge, as we call it here in Portland (like it's the only gorge), and really enjoyed my time going here and there with no set schedule. I actually didn't even shoot that many photos. With all that is going on it was just a good time to be out in nature and reflect on all the good things in life.

This is Horsetail Falls located along the Old Hwy 30. It's about the easiest falls to get to since it's literally right along the roadside. For this shot I did climb down into the snow along the bank because I loved the rock formation in the foreground. You can see how hard the wind was blowing by the angle of the falls at the bottom.

Here's to good days!

Prints avalable: http://bit.ly/1yR0EiW

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎crg‬ ‪#‎thegorge‬___

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2014-11-15 18:25:46 (54 comments, 57 reshares, 1751 +1s)Open 

Plans change. This weekend I had plans with friends to travel to Eastern Oregon for some fun in the desert. Sadly, Kathi's grandma is not doing well so this morning I drove Kathi to the airport so she could visit her Grandma in Illinois before she passes. My heart and prayers go out to Grandma Gen for peace and comfort.

So I had yesterday scheduled off from work already so plan B was in action. I hopped in Brian Matiash's rad Jeep along with Britta and William to make the best of the time we had to shoot. The Gorge was icy and beautiful. I wish every time plans changed they ended up with views like this one.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1EOQoLQ

‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎oregon‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬

Plans change. This weekend I had plans with friends to travel to Eastern Oregon for some fun in the desert. Sadly, Kathi's grandma is not doing well so this morning I drove Kathi to the airport so she could visit her Grandma in Illinois before she passes. My heart and prayers go out to Grandma Gen for peace and comfort.

So I had yesterday scheduled off from work already so plan B was in action. I hopped in Brian Matiash's rad Jeep along with Britta and William to make the best of the time we had to shoot. The Gorge was icy and beautiful. I wish every time plans changed they ended up with views like this one.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1EOQoLQ

‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎oregon‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬___

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2014-11-13 04:19:58 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Metlako in Autumn

Last week Metlako Falls on the Eagle Creek Trail looked like this, tomorrow it won't. Snowpocalypse 2014 is coming (or not). Every year our local media likes to stir it up by predicting pending storms. I always want it to be true but sadly it usually isn't. The current prediction is that we could get up to six inches of snow tomorrow and I really want it to be so. Give me SNOW! I'd love to be shooting this waterfall this weekend in six inches of fresh snow.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1EwCpZe

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎nature‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎snowpocalypse2014‬

Metlako in Autumn

Last week Metlako Falls on the Eagle Creek Trail looked like this, tomorrow it won't. Snowpocalypse 2014 is coming (or not). Every year our local media likes to stir it up by predicting pending storms. I always want it to be true but sadly it usually isn't. The current prediction is that we could get up to six inches of snow tomorrow and I really want it to be so. Give me SNOW! I'd love to be shooting this waterfall this weekend in six inches of fresh snow.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1EwCpZe

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎nature‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎snowpocalypse2014‬___

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2014-11-11 23:07:32 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

This was her idea. Maybe she just didn't realize how cold the water would be in November. I was more than happy to oblige my daughters request for some photos at a waterfall. I chose Butte Creek Falls as I knew the hike was easy, the water is shallow, and there would be very few to no people here. Because of the cold and the rain it was a quick shoot but a fun one nonetheless. I'm sure there will be more in the future, she's a fun kid to hangout with.

The spray coming off the falls and the rain coming down made it impossible to keep the lens dry so I there was a natural haze to the image. I took that and ran with it to give this image a 70's film feel to match with the cute dress Brianna was wearing.

#buttecreekfalls   #oregon   #photography  

This was her idea. Maybe she just didn't realize how cold the water would be in November. I was more than happy to oblige my daughters request for some photos at a waterfall. I chose Butte Creek Falls as I knew the hike was easy, the water is shallow, and there would be very few to no people here. Because of the cold and the rain it was a quick shoot but a fun one nonetheless. I'm sure there will be more in the future, she's a fun kid to hangout with.

The spray coming off the falls and the rain coming down made it impossible to keep the lens dry so I there was a natural haze to the image. I took that and ran with it to give this image a 70's film feel to match with the cute dress Brianna was wearing.

#buttecreekfalls   #oregon   #photography  ___

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2014-11-07 15:51:22 (54 comments, 120 reshares, 1771 +1s)Open 

Multnomah Falls

Most of the times I go up to the Gorge I don't stop at Multnomah Falls. It's not that it isn't worth seeing, it's just that I don't like the crowds. Recently I was coming back on 84 from the East and decided to pull off into the parking area for the falls. I can't remember the last time I pulled into this parking area. As soon as I stepped out of the Jeep this is the view of the falls that I had. So out came the camera and a snap or two later I was satisfied and headed home.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1tPY51f

‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎autumn‬ ‪#‎fallcolors‬

Multnomah Falls

Most of the times I go up to the Gorge I don't stop at Multnomah Falls. It's not that it isn't worth seeing, it's just that I don't like the crowds. Recently I was coming back on 84 from the East and decided to pull off into the parking area for the falls. I can't remember the last time I pulled into this parking area. As soon as I stepped out of the Jeep this is the view of the falls that I had. So out came the camera and a snap or two later I was satisfied and headed home.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1tPY51f

‪#‎multnomahfalls‬ ‪#‎traveloregon‬ ‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎autumn‬ ‪#‎fallcolors‬___

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2014-11-07 03:58:11 (10 comments, 14 reshares, 210 +1s)Open 

Punching The Bowl

Earlier today I posted a shot on Instagram of some kayakers walking ahead of me on the trail.  Well, as promised, this is where they were heading... to the Danger Zone!  They came in from Portland, ME to do this run.

After some conversation with these guys and giving them some direction to their put in spot I set up on the overlook at Punch Bowl Falls and about 15 minutes later I got the wave and thumbs up from the lead kayaker and started to shoot like a mad man.  It was a cloudy day so I set the ISO high so I could get some fast shutter speeds and boom!  Here's one of my favorite shots.

#kayaking #adventuresports #watersports #punchbowlfalls #crg #traveloregon #oregon

Punching The Bowl

Earlier today I posted a shot on Instagram of some kayakers walking ahead of me on the trail.  Well, as promised, this is where they were heading... to the Danger Zone!  They came in from Portland, ME to do this run.

After some conversation with these guys and giving them some direction to their put in spot I set up on the overlook at Punch Bowl Falls and about 15 minutes later I got the wave and thumbs up from the lead kayaker and started to shoot like a mad man.  It was a cloudy day so I set the ISO high so I could get some fast shutter speeds and boom!  Here's one of my favorite shots.

#kayaking #adventuresports #watersports #punchbowlfalls #crg #traveloregon #oregon___

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2014-10-31 04:17:30 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Tonight my daughter was the victim of our dogs tongue loving and my new desire to improve my portrait shooting. Lately I've been watching +Zack Arias' One Light from the 5 Day Deal and have loved his instruction, wit, and all. This was a candid shot while playing with Owen and is SOOC.

#dogloving #portraitphotography #sooc

Tonight my daughter was the victim of our dogs tongue loving and my new desire to improve my portrait shooting. Lately I've been watching +Zack Arias' One Light from the 5 Day Deal and have loved his instruction, wit, and all. This was a candid shot while playing with Owen and is SOOC.

#dogloving #portraitphotography #sooc___

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2014-10-21 03:20:05 (15 comments, 20 reshares, 183 +1s)Open 

Gorge Sunrise

This past Sunday morning I got up at my usual early hour to head out into the Columbia River Gorge to do some shooting. As I was nearing Troutdale I noticed a pink layer forming in the early morning sky and knew a gorgeous sunrise was about to bloom. My first thought was to bomb straight to Larch Mountain but with the time I figured I wouldn't make it before the colors started disappearing. Option 2 was more reasonable and totally doable so off to Portland Women's Forum it was. I got there just in time. The color just burned through the clouds and was truly breathtaking.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/10g6QpP

‪#‎sunrise‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎oregon‬ 

Gorge Sunrise

This past Sunday morning I got up at my usual early hour to head out into the Columbia River Gorge to do some shooting. As I was nearing Troutdale I noticed a pink layer forming in the early morning sky and knew a gorgeous sunrise was about to bloom. My first thought was to bomb straight to Larch Mountain but with the time I figured I wouldn't make it before the colors started disappearing. Option 2 was more reasonable and totally doable so off to Portland Women's Forum it was. I got there just in time. The color just burned through the clouds and was truly breathtaking.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/10g6QpP

‪#‎sunrise‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎oregon‬ ___

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2014-10-19 23:38:08 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

Got up early this morning to catch the first showing of Fall color in the Gorge. There isn't much to see yet but should be soon. This photo was taken at Bridal Veil falls with my +OnePlus One while holding a polarizer in front of it. Originally posted on Instagram.

#fallcolor #phonephotography #oregon

Got up early this morning to catch the first showing of Fall color in the Gorge. There isn't much to see yet but should be soon. This photo was taken at Bridal Veil falls with my +OnePlus One while holding a polarizer in front of it. Originally posted on Instagram.

#fallcolor #phonephotography #oregon___

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2014-10-16 15:27:16 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

Sunrise on the Larches

When the sun comes up and hits the larches they glow like they're on fire. 

Lest anyone believe +Jake Johnson that I may have slept through this sunrise I present evidence that it wasn't the case.  I will admit that this particular morning I wasn't the quickest out of bed as the night had been a long, cold and windy one.  After leaving the warmth of my sleeping bag I was out bounding around the rocks like one of the mountain goats to try and find the best vantage point.  You can see Jake's choice of view points as he is standing in my photo center right in the blue jacket.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1txHXTm

#sunrise   #larches   #washington   #photography  

Sunrise on the Larches

When the sun comes up and hits the larches they glow like they're on fire. 

Lest anyone believe +Jake Johnson that I may have slept through this sunrise I present evidence that it wasn't the case.  I will admit that this particular morning I wasn't the quickest out of bed as the night had been a long, cold and windy one.  After leaving the warmth of my sleeping bag I was out bounding around the rocks like one of the mountain goats to try and find the best vantage point.  You can see Jake's choice of view points as he is standing in my photo center right in the blue jacket.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1txHXTm

#sunrise   #larches   #washington   #photography  ___

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2014-10-15 01:54:41 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

Billie's Mountain

Before my recent trip into the mountains of Washington I knew there was a chance that we'd see goats, little did I realize was how close they'd be.  When I shot this the goat was maybe 20' from me and paid little attention to my presence.  She came right into our camp and roamed around as if we weren't there.  As clean as she was you'd think she just came out of the groomers parlor. 

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1sJfokT

#goat #mountaingoat #washington #wildlife 

Billie's Mountain

Before my recent trip into the mountains of Washington I knew there was a chance that we'd see goats, little did I realize was how close they'd be.  When I shot this the goat was maybe 20' from me and paid little attention to my presence.  She came right into our camp and roamed around as if we weren't there.  As clean as she was you'd think she just came out of the groomers parlor. 

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1sJfokT

#goat #mountaingoat #washington #wildlife ___

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2014-10-13 22:33:03 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 77 +1s)Open 

Mount Stuart Panorama

I took the day off today to rest up from my backpacking trip to Lake Ingalls in Washington State. I'm glad I did, I'm a bit wiped out. Instead of laying around moaning about getting old and being sore I took the time to edit some Senior photos I did last week. Between edits I couldn't resist looking at some shots I took this weekend. Although we didn't get to hike where we wanted due to a permitting lotto lost, I couldn't have been more pleased where we ended up. Even getting a bit off track on the hike in couldn't dampen my enthusiasm for this place.

This photo of Mt. Stuart is a seven shot panorama stitched together in Photoshop with some light touches in Lightroom. The remains of the previous days snow storm still linger on the mountain and the larch trees below still glow in their Autumn yellow. If you look real close you can see... more »

Mount Stuart Panorama

I took the day off today to rest up from my backpacking trip to Lake Ingalls in Washington State. I'm glad I did, I'm a bit wiped out. Instead of laying around moaning about getting old and being sore I took the time to edit some Senior photos I did last week. Between edits I couldn't resist looking at some shots I took this weekend. Although we didn't get to hike where we wanted due to a permitting lotto lost, I couldn't have been more pleased where we ended up. Even getting a bit off track on the hike in couldn't dampen my enthusiasm for this place.

This photo of Mt. Stuart is a seven shot panorama stitched together in Photoshop with some light touches in Lightroom. The remains of the previous days snow storm still linger on the mountain and the larch trees below still glow in their Autumn yellow. If you look real close you can see a hiker admiring the view off in the distance.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/ZoNM7u

‪#‎backpacking‬ ‪#‎larches‬ ‪#‎washington‬ ‪#‎mountstuart‬___

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2014-10-01 15:14:23 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday 'Colesy!

To +Nicole S. Young my good friend, amazing photographer and maker of yummy ribs I send out the best of birthday wishes.  I lift my glass and toast this year, may it be filled with good times, new experiences and great friends - CHEERS!  Love ya much!

Happy Birthday 'Colesy!

To +Nicole S. Young my good friend, amazing photographer and maker of yummy ribs I send out the best of birthday wishes.  I lift my glass and toast this year, may it be filled with good times, new experiences and great friends - CHEERS!  Love ya much!___

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2014-09-29 01:02:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Sorry About Your Home Mr. Speeeider

It's that time of year where hikes involve walking face first through these awful things.

It's that time of year where I have to sweep the front yard waving my arms like a crazy man for webs before I walk face first into one getting to my car.

It's that time of year where I'm on full time call for spider elimination duty anytime my daughter screams bloody murder that there's a spider the size of Godzilla in the house.

It's that time of year that these little buggers are out there for some potentially cool photos. I wish I had my mister for this one 
I don't mind spiders but I sure do despise their homes.

#spiderwebs   #spiderwebsareevil  

Sorry About Your Home Mr. Speeeider

It's that time of year where hikes involve walking face first through these awful things.

It's that time of year where I have to sweep the front yard waving my arms like a crazy man for webs before I walk face first into one getting to my car.

It's that time of year where I'm on full time call for spider elimination duty anytime my daughter screams bloody murder that there's a spider the size of Godzilla in the house.

It's that time of year that these little buggers are out there for some potentially cool photos. I wish I had my mister for this one 
I don't mind spiders but I sure do despise their homes.

#spiderwebs   #spiderwebsareevil  ___

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2014-09-28 00:06:12 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Close Enough to the Edge For ME!

Here's a photoshere from today's hike in The Gorge with +William Woodward and +Britta Gissler, you can see them lurking in there somewhere.  This one is from high up on Starvation Ridge trail #414 overlooking the Columbia River.

In a few weeks this place should be exploding with Fall colors.  I can't wait to go back!

#photosphere   #crg   #hikingoregon  

Close Enough to the Edge For ME!

Here's a photoshere from today's hike in The Gorge with +William Woodward and +Britta Gissler, you can see them lurking in there somewhere.  This one is from high up on Starvation Ridge trail #414 overlooking the Columbia River.

In a few weeks this place should be exploding with Fall colors.  I can't wait to go back!

#photosphere   #crg   #hikingoregon  ___

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2014-09-16 20:24:12 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 77 +1s)Open 

Oneonta Photosphere

Here's a photosphere from inside Oneonta Gorge near the waterfall at the end.  There were some issues in the stitching but it will still give you an idea of how cool this spot is.  For those of you that know this place, check out how low the water is right now.

#photosphere   #oneplusone   #oneontagorge  

Oneonta Photosphere

Here's a photosphere from inside Oneonta Gorge near the waterfall at the end.  There were some issues in the stitching but it will still give you an idea of how cool this spot is.  For those of you that know this place, check out how low the water is right now.

#photosphere   #oneplusone   #oneontagorge  ___

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2014-09-16 00:38:10 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Engage!

Congratulations +Stephen Baker and Kelley!!! So happy to have been part of this special day.  You kids make a great couple.

My job was to be ahead of them and set up the sign and then shoot pictures incognito as Stephen proposed to Kelley.  The plan went off without a hitch.  Obviously she said yes! The proposal happened at Hug Point on the Oregon Coast.  For the hour I waited for them to arrive the sign drew a lot of attention and many many questions.  It was fun. When I saw them coming I let the crowd of onlookers know and they all stayed to watch the moment. A little cheer went up but I think the couple was too caught up in the moment to notice.

After we headed off to another beach to do some photos.  I felt a bit like the third wheel but they really enjoyed having everything captured fresh.  I'm surprised Kelley didn't tire out early havingto carr... more »

Engage!

Congratulations +Stephen Baker and Kelley!!! So happy to have been part of this special day.  You kids make a great couple.

My job was to be ahead of them and set up the sign and then shoot pictures incognito as Stephen proposed to Kelley.  The plan went off without a hitch.  Obviously she said yes! The proposal happened at Hug Point on the Oregon Coast.  For the hour I waited for them to arrive the sign drew a lot of attention and many many questions.  It was fun. When I saw them coming I let the crowd of onlookers know and they all stayed to watch the moment. A little cheer went up but I think the couple was too caught up in the moment to notice.

After we headed off to another beach to do some photos.  I felt a bit like the third wheel but they really enjoyed having everything captured fresh.  I'm surprised Kelley didn't tire out early having to carry that huge rock around the rest of the day ;-)

#engagementphotography   #holycowlookatthatrock  ___

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2014-09-12 23:23:08 (29 comments, 35 reshares, 306 +1s)Open 

Oneonta

At the end of the hike up Oneonta gorge is this prize.

Today I took the morning to spend with my camera.  It was getting lonely so I thought I'd spend some time with it.  We had a great time.

The hike into Oneonta is a fun one and worth every obstacle you have to maneuver through.  I almost made it all the way without getting my shorts wet but I failed at the rock wall and ended up jumping in.  Nothin' like wet cotton shorts.  Oh well, it was worth every drop of water.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1D1F2nY

#oregon   #landscapephotography   #photography  

Oneonta

At the end of the hike up Oneonta gorge is this prize.

Today I took the morning to spend with my camera.  It was getting lonely so I thought I'd spend some time with it.  We had a great time.

The hike into Oneonta is a fun one and worth every obstacle you have to maneuver through.  I almost made it all the way without getting my shorts wet but I failed at the rock wall and ended up jumping in.  Nothin' like wet cotton shorts.  Oh well, it was worth every drop of water.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1D1F2nY

#oregon   #landscapephotography   #photography  ___

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2014-09-06 01:53:54 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

If you love great photography and love supporting a great cause please check out this offering on indiegogo.com. With your support you can get a wonderful book of photos by some amazing artists from around the world. The project will go to support Eliza O’Neill, a 4-year-old who, because of a degenerative genetic disease called Sanfilippo syndrome, may not live into her teens. The money will go to get Eliza the treatment she needs before the damage becomes irreversible. Every little bit helps. Go, donate, and get an amazing book all the while helping a young kid live the fullest life she can. Just click the link below.
I was honored today to find out that a photo of mine will be included in this book.

#savingeliza  

If you love great photography and love supporting a great cause please check out this offering on indiegogo.com. With your support you can get a wonderful book of photos by some amazing artists from around the world. The project will go to support Eliza O’Neill, a 4-year-old who, because of a degenerative genetic disease called Sanfilippo syndrome, may not live into her teens. The money will go to get Eliza the treatment she needs before the damage becomes irreversible. Every little bit helps. Go, donate, and get an amazing book all the while helping a young kid live the fullest life she can. Just click the link below.
I was honored today to find out that a photo of mine will be included in this book.

#savingeliza  ___

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2014-09-01 03:49:13 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

Epic Gorge View

Honestly, if I hadn't drank so much coffee this morning I may have missed this. I was on my way to Hood River to shoot the kitesurfers but had to pee so bad I needed to pull over. The nearest stop on 84 was Mitchell Point. After using the provided facilities I noticed a couple heading up the nearby trail. So being the curious one I am I grabbed my gear and followed.

The trail was all up hill, covered in rock, and lined with poison oak but even after the couple gave up I persevered. Eventually I made it to the top. It was worth it. Open this photosphere and you'll see why. It is probably the best view of the Gorge I've ever had. Someday I'll return to shoot here at sunset.

#photosphere #crg # epicview

Epic Gorge View

Honestly, if I hadn't drank so much coffee this morning I may have missed this. I was on my way to Hood River to shoot the kitesurfers but had to pee so bad I needed to pull over. The nearest stop on 84 was Mitchell Point. After using the provided facilities I noticed a couple heading up the nearby trail. So being the curious one I am I grabbed my gear and followed.

The trail was all up hill, covered in rock, and lined with poison oak but even after the couple gave up I persevered. Eventually I made it to the top. It was worth it. Open this photosphere and you'll see why. It is probably the best view of the Gorge I've ever had. Someday I'll return to shoot here at sunset.

#photosphere #crg # epicview___

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2014-08-28 16:07:12 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday Erika!!!

In honor of +Erika Thornes birthday I'm sharing my favorite photo of hers.  Actually this is one of my favorite photos ever shared on Google+.  So happy birthday Erika, I hope it's a fantastic day of love, life and celebration!  Cheer's to the next 29 years ;-)

Saving Eliza

I'm selling this print as part of a set of photos that a lot of photographers are offering up for sale to raise money for a gene therapy clinical trial. My goal? To sell $1000 of this print. Please help me reach my goal by forwarding this on to people who might be interested, or looking through the gallery and picking an image you'd love to own, mine or another. 

LINK to story: http://savingeliza.smugmug.com/The-Journey

Direct link to my print: http://savingeliza.smugmug.com/Featured/i-4RCHDtd/A___Happy Birthday Erika!!!

In honor of +Erika Thornes birthday I'm sharing my favorite photo of hers.  Actually this is one of my favorite photos ever shared on Google+.  So happy birthday Erika, I hope it's a fantastic day of love, life and celebration!  Cheer's to the next 29 years ;-)

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2014-08-27 01:00:27 (17 comments, 11 reshares, 85 +1s)Open 

The Chalet

In 1930 I doubt the builders thought that the river would eventually begin to wash away the foundation of their spectacular chalet.  Today about 2 - 3 feet of the foundation is hanging precariously over the Quinault River.  Workers are already working to move the historic building to a new location to save if for future generations to enjoy.  In the foreground of the photo you can see the destruction that the erosion has had on the surrounding trees.  

The chalet sits in the Enchanted Valley located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State not far from the town of Forks, WA (for you Twihards our there).  This was one of the only times we had clouds on our backpacking trip up the valley.  They moved in fast and left just as quick so I didn't have a lot of time to shoot with them around.  Despite that, it was a beautiful place that I'm glad I made thetrek i... more »

The Chalet

In 1930 I doubt the builders thought that the river would eventually begin to wash away the foundation of their spectacular chalet.  Today about 2 - 3 feet of the foundation is hanging precariously over the Quinault River.  Workers are already working to move the historic building to a new location to save if for future generations to enjoy.  In the foreground of the photo you can see the destruction that the erosion has had on the surrounding trees.  

The chalet sits in the Enchanted Valley located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State not far from the town of Forks, WA (for you Twihards our there).  This was one of the only times we had clouds on our backpacking trip up the valley.  They moved in fast and left just as quick so I didn't have a lot of time to shoot with them around.  Despite that, it was a beautiful place that I'm glad I made the trek in to see.

#backpacking   #washington   #photography  ___

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2014-08-23 18:35:53 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Enchanted Valley

I don't know about you but I'm a huge fan of the photosphere. The ability to take a full 360° panorama that others can view as if they are standing where I stood is just cool. As a flat image its pretty boring but if you open the photosphere and navigate around it is dynamic.

This one I took at our campsite in the Enchanted Valley. It was my favorite spot we camped. Situated along the Quinault River nestled under a patch of trees it provided the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a beautiful view of Anderson Pass.

#backpacking #photosphere

Enchanted Valley

I don't know about you but I'm a huge fan of the photosphere. The ability to take a full 360° panorama that others can view as if they are standing where I stood is just cool. As a flat image its pretty boring but if you open the photosphere and navigate around it is dynamic.

This one I took at our campsite in the Enchanted Valley. It was my favorite spot we camped. Situated along the Quinault River nestled under a patch of trees it provided the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a beautiful view of Anderson Pass.

#backpacking #photosphere___

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2014-08-21 16:10:15 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

The Enchanted Valley

I'm sitting down for a big breakfast in Port Angeles after spending almost a week backpacking in The Olympic National Forest. The week was fun and the Enchanted Valley was absolutely stunning. During the week I took some Photospheres on my +OnePlus. This one was taken at the chalet that is currently at risk of falling into the Quinault river.

#photosphere #backpacking #olympics

The Enchanted Valley

I'm sitting down for a big breakfast in Port Angeles after spending almost a week backpacking in The Olympic National Forest. The week was fun and the Enchanted Valley was absolutely stunning. During the week I took some Photospheres on my +OnePlus. This one was taken at the chalet that is currently at risk of falling into the Quinault river.

#photosphere #backpacking #olympics___

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2014-08-15 23:02:53 (11 comments, 7 reshares, 112 +1s)Open 

Butte Creek Blur

It's not often that I process a photo two different ways but this is one that I have.  The original processing I show the waterfall in focus and the rest of the scene is blurred which adds depth to the shot.  I felt that the processing used on that image gave the falls all the focus and the rocks and moss less.  Well this scene is so amazing and the rocks and moss are such a big part of that I decided to process it again giving the falls less of the limelight and giving more focus to the rocks and moss.  Yeah, I know you'd say that I could leave it all in focus but it felt a bit flat that way.  So with the help of +onOne's Focal Point I processed this twice.   

The original shot can be seen here https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BrianBonham/posts/Fe7Ykthjbh3

Prints are available at http://bit.ly/1qdCIAB

#waterfalls   #landscap... more »

Butte Creek Blur

It's not often that I process a photo two different ways but this is one that I have.  The original processing I show the waterfall in focus and the rest of the scene is blurred which adds depth to the shot.  I felt that the processing used on that image gave the falls all the focus and the rocks and moss less.  Well this scene is so amazing and the rocks and moss are such a big part of that I decided to process it again giving the falls less of the limelight and giving more focus to the rocks and moss.  Yeah, I know you'd say that I could leave it all in focus but it felt a bit flat that way.  So with the help of +onOne's Focal Point I processed this twice.   

The original shot can be seen here https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BrianBonham/posts/Fe7Ykthjbh3

Prints are available at http://bit.ly/1qdCIAB

#waterfalls   #landscapephotography   #oregon   #photography  ___

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2014-08-10 20:00:26 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

King of the Pool

One of my favorite parts of parenting is seeing the passions grow in my kids.  My daughter has a passion for the theater; she loves the technical side and loves being on stage.  My son is a fish.  Loves water.  He swims every chance he gets and is currently taking advanced lessons and is part of the junior lifeguard training at our local pool.  On the days he's not doing those things he still asks if he can go to the pool to swim.   This was taken yesterday at my parents house while we were cooling off in the hot sun.  In the hours we were there he barely got out of the pool.  It's not a big one but that didn't matter to him, it's water so he was in it.

#gopro   #summerfun   #weareparents  

King of the Pool

One of my favorite parts of parenting is seeing the passions grow in my kids.  My daughter has a passion for the theater; she loves the technical side and loves being on stage.  My son is a fish.  Loves water.  He swims every chance he gets and is currently taking advanced lessons and is part of the junior lifeguard training at our local pool.  On the days he's not doing those things he still asks if he can go to the pool to swim.   This was taken yesterday at my parents house while we were cooling off in the hot sun.  In the hours we were there he barely got out of the pool.  It's not a big one but that didn't matter to him, it's water so he was in it.

#gopro   #summerfun   #weareparents  ___

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2014-08-06 02:33:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Playing with Mable

I caught a moment of pure joy as +Tessa Kit Zawadzki got her chance to play with Mable, +Tana Teel's favorite camera.  Like a kid in a candy store I don't think the smile left Tessa's face the whole time she played with this beauty of a camera.

Playing with Mable

I caught a moment of pure joy as +Tessa Kit Zawadzki got her chance to play with Mable, +Tana Teel's favorite camera.  Like a kid in a candy store I don't think the smile left Tessa's face the whole time she played with this beauty of a camera.___

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2014-08-03 15:34:44 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 74 +1s)Open 

So there's this dock...

... and it was shot by a bunch of photographers on the same morning.  Here's my version of the "dock in the mist" shot.  Check out the photographers G+ pages linked below for their photos of the dock.

#dockinthemist  +Scott Jarvie +Brian Matiash +Brad Sloan +Nicole S. Young +Gretchen Chappelle +Lars Gustafson +Scott Nikiel 

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1qSmuTN

So there's this dock...

... and it was shot by a bunch of photographers on the same morning.  Here's my version of the "dock in the mist" shot.  Check out the photographers G+ pages linked below for their photos of the dock.

#dockinthemist  +Scott Jarvie +Brian Matiash +Brad Sloan +Nicole S. Young +Gretchen Chappelle +Lars Gustafson +Scott Nikiel 

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1qSmuTN___

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2014-08-01 02:53:00 (9 comments, 13 reshares, 135 +1s)Open 

Rock for the Stream

Sometimes I spend too much time looking at the overall scene trying to find the best way to capture the beauty of a site all the while missing the details of what makes it beautiful.  On this particular day at Butte Creek Falls I had the place to myself for hours so I took the time and tried some different things.  In this shot the waterfall was in the background but wasn't what I chose to focus on.  Instead I centered on the rock with the most moss covering in the stream and set it apart from all the others.  I loved the color of the moss set against the water and rock and wanted to give it the focus.  

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1tAsq3O

#landscapephotography   #oregon   #photography  

Rock for the Stream

Sometimes I spend too much time looking at the overall scene trying to find the best way to capture the beauty of a site all the while missing the details of what makes it beautiful.  On this particular day at Butte Creek Falls I had the place to myself for hours so I took the time and tried some different things.  In this shot the waterfall was in the background but wasn't what I chose to focus on.  Instead I centered on the rock with the most moss covering in the stream and set it apart from all the others.  I loved the color of the moss set against the water and rock and wanted to give it the focus.  

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1tAsq3O

#landscapephotography   #oregon   #photography  ___

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2014-07-31 02:34:46 (1 comments, 14 reshares, 73 +1s)Open 

Just A Short Hike

If you ever find yourself visiting Big Spring Creek Falls in Washington don't be satisfied by the main view from the road.  Just a short walk up the rough trail will reveal more of the beauty hidden within the woods.  For this trip this is about as high as I ventured but I know there's more beyond what I saw.  Next time I'll venture a little further up to see what's hidden in the trees beyond this shot.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1n4Njfu

#waterfall   #photography   #thegiffordpinchot  

Just A Short Hike

If you ever find yourself visiting Big Spring Creek Falls in Washington don't be satisfied by the main view from the road.  Just a short walk up the rough trail will reveal more of the beauty hidden within the woods.  For this trip this is about as high as I ventured but I know there's more beyond what I saw.  Next time I'll venture a little further up to see what's hidden in the trees beyond this shot.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1n4Njfu

#waterfall   #photography   #thegiffordpinchot  ___

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2014-07-29 02:24:51 (18 comments, 8 reshares, 156 +1s)Open 

Fishing Trillium

This weekend gets chalked up as a great one.  Oregon Brewers Festival with good friends, meeting +Gretchen Chappelle and her adorable daughter in person, shooting with some great Google+ people, and a chill Sunday brewing beer and smoking cigars.  No complaints at all. 

This shot was taken at Trillium Lake at sunrise as the mist crawled across the lake and the sun was peaking over the trees.  I got up at 3am to pick up +Brad Sloan so we could meet up with +Brian Matiash, +Nicole S. Young and Gretchen at the lake.  Low and behold we show up and +Scott Jarvie, +Lars Gustafson and +Scott Nikiel were there.  I swear the Google+ community of photographers is awesome!  The only thing missing here was a red canoe... 

#oregonlandscapephotography   #fishing   #trilliumlake  

Fishing Trillium

This weekend gets chalked up as a great one.  Oregon Brewers Festival with good friends, meeting +Gretchen Chappelle and her adorable daughter in person, shooting with some great Google+ people, and a chill Sunday brewing beer and smoking cigars.  No complaints at all. 

This shot was taken at Trillium Lake at sunrise as the mist crawled across the lake and the sun was peaking over the trees.  I got up at 3am to pick up +Brad Sloan so we could meet up with +Brian Matiash, +Nicole S. Young and Gretchen at the lake.  Low and behold we show up and +Scott Jarvie, +Lars Gustafson and +Scott Nikiel were there.  I swear the Google+ community of photographers is awesome!  The only thing missing here was a red canoe... 

#oregonlandscapephotography   #fishing   #trilliumlake  ___

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2014-07-25 01:23:21 (3 comments, 15 reshares, 121 +1s)Open 

The Light Shines In

One advantage (and challenge) to shooting on a partly cloudy day is the different light situations that confront you during the shoot.  I prefer a nice light cloud layer that diffuses the light but sometimes the clouds combined with direct light make for some interesting light patterns.  That was the situation while shooting Big Spring Creek Falls last weekend.

This shot was taken as the sun was peaking out from the clouds which gave some contrast over the scene.  With a little help from Color Efex Pro and Lightroom here's the image I ended with.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1mL3IFE

#waterfalls   #photography   #washington  

The Light Shines In

One advantage (and challenge) to shooting on a partly cloudy day is the different light situations that confront you during the shoot.  I prefer a nice light cloud layer that diffuses the light but sometimes the clouds combined with direct light make for some interesting light patterns.  That was the situation while shooting Big Spring Creek Falls last weekend.

This shot was taken as the sun was peaking out from the clouds which gave some contrast over the scene.  With a little help from Color Efex Pro and Lightroom here's the image I ended with.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1mL3IFE

#waterfalls   #photography   #washington  ___

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2014-07-21 03:30:43 (17 comments, 18 reshares, 150 +1s)Open 

Big Spring Creek Falls

Totally ended my three day weekend on a high note. I started it under my Jeep doing some maintenance and ended it up in The Gifford Pinchot National Forest with my son and +Brian Matiash shooting this magnificent waterfall. Tomorrow it's back to the office because there are bills to pay.

I hope you all had a great weekend!

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1rh2eZP

Big Spring Creek Falls

Totally ended my three day weekend on a high note. I started it under my Jeep doing some maintenance and ended it up in The Gifford Pinchot National Forest with my son and +Brian Matiash shooting this magnificent waterfall. Tomorrow it's back to the office because there are bills to pay.

I hope you all had a great weekend!

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1rh2eZP___

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2014-07-20 23:52:32 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 61 +1s)Open 

Got a chance to drag the boy out for some waterfalls shooting in The Gifford Pinchot with +Brian Matiash h

#waterfalls #iphoneography 

Got a chance to drag the boy out for some waterfalls shooting in The Gifford Pinchot with +Brian Matiash h

#waterfalls #iphoneography ___

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2014-07-17 03:09:19 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 72 +1s)Open 

Seattle's Super Moon

During last weekends visit to Seattle the "super" moon took place.  Here's a shot of it coming over Seattle's port.  I hadn't done my homework and didn't know this was the night for it otherwise I would have run to one of a number of other locations for a better or more interesting shot of it.  But the night was fun anyway and the good people I was hanging with showed me a good time.

#seattle   #supermoon  

Seattle's Super Moon

During last weekends visit to Seattle the "super" moon took place.  Here's a shot of it coming over Seattle's port.  I hadn't done my homework and didn't know this was the night for it otherwise I would have run to one of a number of other locations for a better or more interesting shot of it.  But the night was fun anyway and the good people I was hanging with showed me a good time.

#seattle   #supermoon  ___

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2014-07-15 21:24:00 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

Check out this gorgeous shot of Haystack Rock by +Brian Hiltz.  So well done!  Great job Brian.

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"Cannon Beach Under the Stars"

A popular and beautiful destination along the Oregon Coast is Cannon Beach. With its towering sea stacks and rock formations scattered along the shoreline, it’s no wonder why it’s a favorite to so many. At the end of March during my last visit, most days to the beach were overcast and foggy, but on this particular evening the skies were clear and the stars were plentiful. I was absolutely amazed at how quickly the stars appeared, as the sun had just barely set below the horizon when I made this image using a single thirty second exposure.

"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream."  ~ Vincent Van Gogh

Thanks for looking!

© Brian Hiltz
www.brianhiltz.com

#sea #seascape #oregoncoast #cannonbeach #haystackrock #theneedles #stars #nightphotography #beach #oregon #landscapephotography___Check out this gorgeous shot of Haystack Rock by +Brian Hiltz.  So well done!  Great job Brian.

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2014-07-14 03:27:02 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Here's a short video I took of the lanterns lifting off at Alki Park after last nights +Drink and Click™ in Seattle.

Here's a short video I took of the lanterns lifting off at Alki Park after last nights +Drink and Click™ in Seattle.___

2014-07-13 23:52:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Added photos to Seattle Drink and Click - Alki Beach.

Added photos to Seattle Drink and Click - Alki Beach.___

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2014-07-12 23:11:45 (9 comments, 5 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

Here's a shot from my iPhone of the beautiful Mt Rainier from today's roadtrip to Seattle. I took the long way ;-)

Here's a shot from my iPhone of the beautiful Mt Rainier from today's roadtrip to Seattle. I took the long way ;-)___

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2014-07-10 19:57:33 (18 comments, 15 reshares, 202 +1s)Open 

Morning Light

From my visit to The Gifford Pinchot National Forest last weekend comes this shot of Lower Lewis River Falls.  A must  see for anyone visiting the area. This was taken from just in front of one of the viewing platforms.  It's a bit of a drive from Portland but one I will make many more times in the future.  Besides this falls there is a plethora of beautiful sites to see in the area.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1q0NaBp

#wateralls   #washington   #landscapephotography  

Morning Light

From my visit to The Gifford Pinchot National Forest last weekend comes this shot of Lower Lewis River Falls.  A must  see for anyone visiting the area. This was taken from just in front of one of the viewing platforms.  It's a bit of a drive from Portland but one I will make many more times in the future.  Besides this falls there is a plethora of beautiful sites to see in the area.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1q0NaBp

#wateralls   #washington   #landscapephotography  ___

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2014-07-08 01:37:13 (15 comments, 22 reshares, 203 +1s)Open 

Lower Lewis Close Up

Friday morning I had the day off, like most others, so I took off at the buttcrack of dawn to explore some waterfalls that I'd never seen nor heard of. Because of some old information about Big Creek Falls I ended up at Lower Lewis River Falls which was not on my list for the day. Since I was there I decided to scout it for future shoots. The sun was just peeking over the trees so the overall scene wasn't all that favorable for the shot I wanted so I zoomed in. Someday soon I'll go back and shoot this falls in all its glory.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1spBzsK

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎photography‬

Lower Lewis Close Up

Friday morning I had the day off, like most others, so I took off at the buttcrack of dawn to explore some waterfalls that I'd never seen nor heard of. Because of some old information about Big Creek Falls I ended up at Lower Lewis River Falls which was not on my list for the day. Since I was there I decided to scout it for future shoots. The sun was just peeking over the trees so the overall scene wasn't all that favorable for the shot I wanted so I zoomed in. Someday soon I'll go back and shoot this falls in all its glory.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1spBzsK

‪#‎waterfall‬ ‪#‎photography‬___

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2014-07-01 01:04:33 (9 comments, 25 reshares, 125 +1s)Open 

River City

I've shot this scene a lot.  Maybe too much... maybe not enough.  But part of me just wants to get the ultimate pano of Portland's awesome waterfront during a sunset.  This one from a few nights ago wasn't bad but it was a bit one sided.   Years and years ago I witnessed a sunset over the city that was just spectacular, I can still see it in my head... the sky was lit up with pink and purple and a touch of orange within rolling clouds coming from the West.  Back then I wasn't shooting very often and I didn't even own a cell phone so in my head is the only way to see it.  I want to get that sunset in this scene one day.  I will get it... I will...

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1vpVqYF

#portlandoregon   #persistence   #skylinephotography   #portlandia  

River City

I've shot this scene a lot.  Maybe too much... maybe not enough.  But part of me just wants to get the ultimate pano of Portland's awesome waterfront during a sunset.  This one from a few nights ago wasn't bad but it was a bit one sided.   Years and years ago I witnessed a sunset over the city that was just spectacular, I can still see it in my head... the sky was lit up with pink and purple and a touch of orange within rolling clouds coming from the West.  Back then I wasn't shooting very often and I didn't even own a cell phone so in my head is the only way to see it.  I want to get that sunset in this scene one day.  I will get it... I will...

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1vpVqYF

#portlandoregon   #persistence   #skylinephotography   #portlandia  ___

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2014-06-30 02:36:40 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 82 +1s)Open 

Riding Free

There is something about a motorcycle that is just freeing. I just bought new tires for mine and took it out today to break them in. I had no destination, no schedule, and nobody with me. It was just me, the bike and the road. A quick ride to knock the wax off the tires became a lot longer ride once I hit the freeway. I found some roads I'd never ridden before and just kept going until my gas light turned on. I made one stop in front of this garage to get a quick shot with my iPhone but other than that it was all go time.

#motorcycle #buell 

Riding Free

There is something about a motorcycle that is just freeing. I just bought new tires for mine and took it out today to break them in. I had no destination, no schedule, and nobody with me. It was just me, the bike and the road. A quick ride to knock the wax off the tires became a lot longer ride once I hit the freeway. I found some roads I'd never ridden before and just kept going until my gas light turned on. I made one stop in front of this garage to get a quick shot with my iPhone but other than that it was all go time.

#motorcycle #buell ___

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2014-06-27 21:47:47 (5 comments, 32 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

Butte Creek Falls

Here's another look at Butte Creek Falls from my visit there last weekend. I had to cuddle up with the side of the trail and get creative with the tripod to get the upper leaves into this shot. There was a breeze so I ended up holding the branches as still as I could.

#waterfall   #oregonlandscapephotography  

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1mnuPpG

Butte Creek Falls

Here's another look at Butte Creek Falls from my visit there last weekend. I had to cuddle up with the side of the trail and get creative with the tripod to get the upper leaves into this shot. There was a breeze so I ended up holding the branches as still as I could.

#waterfall   #oregonlandscapephotography  

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1mnuPpG___

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2014-06-24 14:45:30 (13 comments, 5 reshares, 74 +1s)Open 

Hot Tam

A couple years ago a swarm of photographers came to Portland and we had a blast.  One of the things we did was a shoot at a restored gas station in SE Portland.  +Kelly-Shane Fuller brought his old car and a ton of camera gear.  A few of the ladies in the group brought their sexy and let us shoot them.  Here's a shot I got of +Tamara Pruessner in her hot little dress she brought just for the occasion.  

Hot Tam

A couple years ago a swarm of photographers came to Portland and we had a blast.  One of the things we did was a shoot at a restored gas station in SE Portland.  +Kelly-Shane Fuller brought his old car and a ton of camera gear.  A few of the ladies in the group brought their sexy and let us shoot them.  Here's a shot I got of +Tamara Pruessner in her hot little dress she brought just for the occasion.  ___

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2014-06-23 03:14:08 (8 comments, 15 reshares, 151 +1s)Open 

Butte Creek Falls

As this was my first time ever seeing this waterfall and had the place to myself all morning I spent some time playing around with angles, compositions, and exposures.  I think I came away with some decent shots and will eventually get around to posting some more.  This one grabbed my attention first so I processed and stylized it first.   The falls reminds me of the curtain on a stage and it looks like it could be pulled back at any moment.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1iygKe5

#waterfalls   #oregonphotography  

Butte Creek Falls

As this was my first time ever seeing this waterfall and had the place to myself all morning I spent some time playing around with angles, compositions, and exposures.  I think I came away with some decent shots and will eventually get around to posting some more.  This one grabbed my attention first so I processed and stylized it first.   The falls reminds me of the curtain on a stage and it looks like it could be pulled back at any moment.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1iygKe5

#waterfalls   #oregonphotography  ___

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2014-06-22 18:31:08 (9 comments, 5 reshares, 113 +1s)Open 

I went and got my feet wet at a waterfall I had never shot before. This is Upper Butte Creek Falls a bit outside of Molalla, OR. It was an amazing spot and I had the whole place to myself.

#iphoneography #waterfalls

I went and got my feet wet at a waterfall I had never shot before. This is Upper Butte Creek Falls a bit outside of Molalla, OR. It was an amazing spot and I had the whole place to myself.

#iphoneography #waterfalls___

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2014-06-21 22:16:25 (56 comments, 62 reshares, 548 +1s)Open 

Multnomah Tall

This is a photo of Multnomah Falls I took when I first got my Nikon D300s.  All these years it's been a solid camera and I've enjoyed the heck out of it.  It's taken countless trips to the Gorge and many other places around the world and has given me very little trouble along the way.  Kudo's to +Nikon USA for building such a solid camera.  I'm always tempted to dump it for a full frame camera but am really in no hurry.  And the day that I do switch to a full frame, this camera will stay in the family as my daughter has requested that she inherit it when I'm done with it.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1lfAnqI

#waterfall   #columbiarivergorge   #oregon   #nikon  

Multnomah Tall

This is a photo of Multnomah Falls I took when I first got my Nikon D300s.  All these years it's been a solid camera and I've enjoyed the heck out of it.  It's taken countless trips to the Gorge and many other places around the world and has given me very little trouble along the way.  Kudo's to +Nikon USA for building such a solid camera.  I'm always tempted to dump it for a full frame camera but am really in no hurry.  And the day that I do switch to a full frame, this camera will stay in the family as my daughter has requested that she inherit it when I'm done with it.

Prints available: http://bit.ly/1lfAnqI

#waterfall   #columbiarivergorge   #oregon   #nikon  ___

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