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John Nuntiatio33,635#circles #share #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news 2014-04-15 20:17:2642922610CC G+
Irina Sadokhina19,423Hello my dear friends!!!This is my weekly #mondaycircle   . This #circle    is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle  on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle   . Apr. 21st, just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecirclecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #circleshare   #hyperball   #plusmastermind   #crazycircles   #circleoftheweek  2014-04-14 16:53:094557757119CC G+
Svetlana Yegorova0Обмен кругами, #круги   #обмен   #кругляши #круглим   #круги#Google+  #SharedCircles   #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #followers   #social  2014-04-12 12:07:23500539CC G+
Chris Tiana6582014-04-09 08:55:24486000CC G+
Irina Sadokhina18,499Hello my dear friends!!!This is my weekly #mondaycircle  . This #circle is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle  on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle   . Apr. 14th, just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circleshare   #circlescirclescircles   #circlecircle   #circlecirclecircle   #circles   #hyperball   #plusmastermind   #crazycircles  2014-04-08 12:47:424927152105CC G+
Кирилл Маликов2,645Активные люди, добавь их ;) И они обязательно добавят вас!Если хочешь попасть в круг, напиши мне!Или сделай это сам!!!★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●★●●●►Присоединяйтесь к нам!●●●●●●►https://plus.google.com/u/2/115952191703663803762/posts♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪*#бесплатно #бизнес #братья #весело #взаимно #ВзаимныеЛюди #Взаимный #ВзаимныйФолловинг #вк #вконтакте #внимание #г+ #Группа #Группы #Гугл #гугл+ #ГуглПлюс #девушки #Делюськругом #день #деньрождения #длявсех #длясебя #Добавить #добавитьпортал #доброеутро 2014-04-05 15:20:15497003CC G+
Sheila B. DuBois32,804+Luke Strothman  here is a circle of Photographers.... and HEY Your in it   How about that........   I have a couple more I can share with you.... Or I could just put them all in one circle and share that out but then the circle would be large to add :)         and  +Joshua Fisher  is in this one  too :)2014-04-05 05:06:0160505CC G+
Charles Strebor15,679Let's InteractThis circle consists of 23 people that have recently circled me that I have circled back - or the other way around.In this group of 23, there is interest to be found: a few artists and photographers, a heap of nerds and myriad lovers of science and science fiction but, generally, just lots of #GoodPeople.Investigate what you find here - you might find a few new people for your G+ experience.#letsinteract #circleshare  #GoodPeople  2014-04-04 23:25:01235113CC G+
Irina Sadokhina16,720Hello my dear friends!!! This is my weekly #mondaycircle  . This #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last mondaycircle . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle    on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next  #mondaycircle   , March 31st. just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecirclecircle   #circlecirclecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #hyperball   #crazycircles   #plusmastermind   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheweek   #circleoftheday  2014-03-24 18:59:534707758121CC G+
Gailen Mapes61,135Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  T-Z - 22 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 March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 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 Mape2014-03-22 10:45:02144617CC G+
Astrie Ivo115Hi all :)Here to grop up our circle :D1. +1 this circle and also my page +Pluto Reload2. comment this circle3. Reshare to get more people #arisanlingkaran #roundedcircle #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleshared #circlesunday #circlesharingandmore #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #circlemeup #circleme #circlemagic #circlemanagement #circlemonday #circlemotivation #circlemountain http://www.pluto-reload.com/daftar/2014-03-17 15:06:0050191321CC G+
Gene Bowker66,344The   #Alphabetcircles  Gene's Active Photographers on G+ circle.Part Five: First Name R-Z (the final set)Meet 490 more ACTIVE G+ photographers with First Names between R and Z.Tomorrow is going to be a busy day at work, so I decided to go ahead and shoot this off tonight.It's that time again, I've been doing Spring Cleaning even though it isn't Spring officially yet here and going through my photography circles again to check out what folks have been sharing and see who is still active on G+.I've visited each of the folks included in this circles within the last week and they have been active in the last month (or so) and regularly post their OWN photography.They come from all over the world and their styles vary as much as their choice of equipment and subject matter.There are a lot of folks in here that I've been friends with for years, but there are also a lot of newer folks who you've probably not met yet and who I am looking forward to getting to know better myself.My Selection Criteria1. Actively posting photos on G+ (usually within 30 days or so)2. We circle each other (sometimes for a long time)3. Primarily post their OWN photography (that's a judgement call on my part)4. "Safe for work" (another judgement call)Why you should follow them?1. Add active photographers to your stream without a lot of inactive accounts.2. Find some new folks to interact with who are ACTIVE on G+As always.. if you do add them.. the best way to do that is to create a new circle and that way you can watch it and decide if they fit with you or notGoogle has recently changed the circle add logic, so you can no longer search a shared circle to determine who is in it and only add people that you don't already share. This makes life harder for all of us.Not in here?1. Maybe we haven't met yet?  If so, I'd love to hear from you and I'll be sure to check out your stream. Be sure to circle me if you haven't as I check those who add me regularly.2. Maybe you don't post public? If not, there is a good chance that you looked inactive to me.3. Maybe you don't post "primarily" photography... once again that is subjective.I love it when you shareIt does take a lot of time to visit and compile the lists. I enjoy doing it but feel free to re-share the circle with your friends. That way they can find some great new photographers too.  You don't have to reshare to remain in the circle, but it is appreciated.If you follow along you can easily add 2000+ photographers to your stream too.Gene Bowker+Rusted Rail Images   Here are the others in the seriesPart One: A-C https://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/1KejHoGGhBzPart Two: D-Ghttps://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/R9GFFEnR1CmPart Three: H-Khttps://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/Beo3nKCJS6oPart Four: L-Qhttps://plus.google.com/u/0/+GeneBowker/posts/J2pQM7ZpBoJ (thanks Randy for catching that)Thanks again to everyone in all of the circles. It's been a lot of fun seeing your work and I look forward to resharing the circles in a few months time. Stay ACTIVE everyone.2014-03-17 00:25:0949113234139CC G+
Matteo Bodi0Amazing #pictures circle, enjoy!2014-03-15 13:58:41484126CC G+
Сергей Новиков0 Расшариваем круги и добавляем новые подписки :)#ГуглПлюс #Делюськругом #Круг #КругДня #Круги #Круглим #Круглы #Кругляши #ОткрытыйКруг #Люди #ВзаимныеЛюди #Взаимный #ВзаимныйФолловинг #Группа #Группы #Гугл #Добавить #Други #Друзья #Знакомства #Интересно #Интернет #КлубВзаимногоЧтения #КогоПочитать #Новости #Обмен #Общество #Объявления2014-03-12 11:55:44501337CC G+
Irina Sadokhina15,346Hello my dear friends!!!HELLO! This is my weekly  #mondaycircle . This  #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last  #mondaycircle . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome  #circle   on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next  #mondaycircle   , March 17th just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circlecircle   #circlescirclescircles   #hyperball   #rustyball   #crazycircles   #plusmastermind  2014-03-11 16:53:09467705499CC G+
Lucy Tran0HELLO! This circle is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last. Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome circle on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my circle  just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version!2014-03-04 10:57:18480301CC G+
Irina Sadokhina14,526Hello my dear friends!!!HELLO! This is my weekly #mondaycircle    . This #circle   is very important for me because there are people who were with me last time, commented my funny pics, and just made me happy. Also, there are people who RE-shared my last #mondaycircle  . Thank you so much for this!!! And I would like to ask you Re-share this awesome #circle      on your stream, please. If you wanna be included in my next #mondaycircle  just:1) plus2)re-share!!!Thank you. You all have a wonderful week.Make sure you share the original version! #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #crazycircles  2014-03-03 20:51:314798896135CC G+
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 13:09:0743510747115CC G+
Glamor Retouching With Digital Make Up0Photo, photoblog, photography, fotography. fotographiya circle, photography circle2014-02-28 06:32:02501002CC G+
Gailen Mapes60,012Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera T-Z  - 22 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 Ma2014-02-22 12:00:34137204CC G+
Eric Hege19,707Photographers Circle K-ZThis is K-Z (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. You'll find A-J of this shared circle here:https://plus.google.com/+EricHege/posts/EyuRKbMFGA52014-02-19 17:17:184787010CC G+
Adi Tri0meet an Artist Circle.. :D2014-02-08 17:24:30501000CC G+
Businessmens1,109Good morning / evening to all.This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это социальный круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-02-06 10:27:37501459CC G+
Businessmens959Циркуляция сообщества!1. Добавь себе этот круг.2. Добавь в него себя.3. Поделись кругом (запись должна быть видна всем) и скопируй в комментарий это сообщение.Каждый следующий человек будет добавлять тебя в круги, тем самым увеличивая кол-во твоих подписчиков! (плюс ответные добавления от ранее добавленных)ЗЫ: иллюстрированная инструкция тут - https://plus.google.com/photos/110423182607385092010/albums/5750111506919621249?authkey=CNLZ5N_77cOEjgE#ActiveUsers #Add #AddCircle #AddFriends #AddMeToYour #AddMeToYourCircles #AddPeople #Affiliate #afo #AllSortsOfPeople #Art #AstroPhotography #AuthorCircle #Authorshelpingauthors #AutoFollow #AutoFollowBack #Awesome #AwesomeArt #AwesomeCircle #awesomecircles #AwesomeDay #AwesomeFace #AwesomeIdeas #AwesomeIndividuals #AwesomeJuice #AwesomeNess #AwesomePeople #AwesomePublick #AwesomePublickCircle #AwesomeSauce #BeautifulPhotographs #BeautifulPictures 2014-02-01 17:23:355015410CC G+
Gailen Mapes58,536Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera T-Z - 22 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 +Gail2014-01-22 11:37:531302110CC G+
Gailen Mapes56,658Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera T-Z - 22 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 December 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 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 by +2013-12-22 12:24:16131215CC G+
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 15:16:13451901988CC G+
Vladimir Samsonov21,623Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Круг интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+#ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother2013-11-22 13:14:26409302146CC G+
Jan Havrda20,092Photographers.2013-11-15 00:06:5245915114CC G+
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 23:51:2946121127CC G+
Bryan Howland0  #sharedcircle   #circleshare   #photographers   #socialmediamarketing   #sharedcircle   #mondaysharedcircle   #teamcircleshare   #topengagers   #photography  Please join these creative individuals2013-11-04 09:10:4150011615CC G+
Mario Falcetti0A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated September 27th, '13)#circles  #circleshare  #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers #social#socialnetworking  #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday #googleplus   #communities2013-09-27 16:39:48493242114211CC G+
Elvis Duarte691 This circle features a group of folks have reshared the shared circles that I published last week or this week.They are currently active and many will add you back when you add this circle to your circles. Adding a shared circle helps you to increase the number of people following you.Please do this:1.  Plus this original post.2. Comment on this post.3. Add this circle to your circles4. Reshare this post publicly#circle #circles #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #AwesomeCircle #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles#sharedcircles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circle   2013-09-25 03:56:3050114922CC G+
Till Hansmeier0You are a sportsfan? Especially soccer? Than you should add these people! #sharedcircle #circle #circleshare #sportscircle #soccercircle #circles  2013-09-20 11:12:32501002CC G+
Thomas Hawk6,164,4602,500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 5 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Thus far, I've shared last name A-Da, Da-Ho, Ho-Mi and Mi-Sh.  Today's , part 5 of 5, represents Sh-Z. I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for part 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpnPart 2-5:  http://goo.gl/3vn0OCPart 3-5:  http://goo.gl/lyVn6fPart 4-5:  http://goo.gl/Tq9HCO*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of "domain errors."  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-05 16:07:314714531110CC G+
Gailen Mapes41,146Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 crea2013-08-24 10:31:473307312CC G+
Rusty Ferguson5,790The Rusty Ball of Photographers Edition #2If  you were notified then you are included in this shared circle.In this circle, you will find some very good photographers and some amateurs too. Please support these photographers by sharing this circle.If you are a included in this circle, please reshare publically. It will help your work to be found by others if everyone or even many will do that.If you are not a photographer, please share to increase the chance that you will be included in another circle.I attempt to visit the profile of each person in this circle to confirm they are in fact sharing photos on G+.  There are a few people in here to help with the distribution of the circle, some special friends that work with me on G+.Do you want to be in my balls? LOL Okay my circles. I just couldn’t resist. I do things a little different. I’m not trying to have the biggest circle share on G+ if I do, that’s great but it is not my goal.I add people to engagement circles based on pluses, comments and reshares.  I also consider profile completion. If you do all four, then you’ll likely be shared four times a week on most weeks. However, I take a random sample of post so people can’t just engage once and hope to be included later. If you both comment and reshare and plus, then you get included in all three circles. If you’re profile is completed and you do one or more of the above, you’ll also be included in the circle that only folks with completely profiles get into.I know its not as simple as some make it but then that’s my style. I love comments and love to get to know you so hope you’ll comment when you have something to say about what I post. I can’t get to know you from a plus. I have also started a community for sharing your own photos. Joining it will also increase your chance of being included as I count that as engagement. You can join that community here: http://goo.gl/i56uSNI have two websites that you might be interested in. Visiting is not required but comments on articles are included in engagement and very much appreciated.For Internet Marketing and Social Marketing visit: >>>>>>> http://www.tantalizingweb.com/blogFor my adventures in the Philippines, see >>>>>>>> http://www.excitingcebu.comHope you enjoy the photographers, adding this circle will get you more quality photographs from those that produce the content.Thanks,Rusty #therustyball   #rustyball   #circleshare   #sharedcircle  2013-08-14 14:47:29422965793CC G+
Cesare Riccardo55,507Cesare Riccardo  supports G+ friends by  mutual circle sharing!█▀▀░█▄░█ ░█▀▀ █▀█░█▀▀ █▀▀░ █▀█░ █▀▀:█▀▀░█░██ ░█ █░█▀█░█ █░█▀▀░ █▀██░▀▀█▀▀▀░▀░░▀ ░▀▀▀ ▀░▀░▀▀▀ ▀▀▀░ ▀░░▀░▀▀▀░█▀▀ █░█▀█░░█▀▀ █░░█▀▀░ ░█ ░░█░█▀██░█░░ █░░█▀▀░ *░▀▀▀ ▀░▀░░▀░▀▀▀ ▀▀░▀▀▀░ •  !!!!►►► DISCOVER THE BEST G+ ENGAGERS ◄◄◄ ►►► DAY  August the 11th ! ◄◄◄                  If notified, you are inside !▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬I do my best to promote valuable g+ users from my circles according the following rules  :► How much I like their posts► How much they support my activity on G+► How much they help to promote me and friends in my shared             circles► How much they interact with me and friends in my circlesI usually follow interesting people who interact with me: daily I create a new circle of engagers. Engager circles are constantly updated removing users that don't post or don't engagePlease note :▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬►   I daily RESHARE some post from my closest friend       BUT I CAN RESHARE ONLY PUBLIC POSTS       SO -PLEASE - DEAR FRIEND  POST PUBLICLY  !  :))▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬      I always reshare circles from my friends  !                                      but  I reshare 'Snowballs'' Circles ONLY from the originators  No more than a circle a day for the same user  You must not be a 'Blue head'  You Must have more than 2.500 followersI hope you all understand ... :)▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬►I keep shared circles  for at least two days in my page after that I remove them. This is just because after two days reshared circles have no actual utility.▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬►I usually remove people from my circles that have no activity in 7 days.▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬►I  remove from my circles all the users that have not interactions with me in the last 30 days.2013-08-11 22:15:15380281136CC G+
Gailen Mapes39,165Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 created2013-08-10 11:02:2231716212CC G+
Luthfi Zuhairansyah0Hai, Sore.. Join To The SEO Circles ClubTo remain in this circle please complete all steps:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLYTo get added to this circle for the next share:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLY4) Add this circle #Circleshare   #Circles  2013-07-26 10:19:585001014CC G+
Gailen Mapes36,547Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 b2013-07-24 10:42:543071539CC G+
Gailen Mapes34,427Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 2013-07-10 10:54:5631815112CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,990Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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.2013-06-24 10:57:2533111313CC G+
Gai Xinh1,521Share now2013-06-14 02:55:1020111414CC G+
paula contreras2,511The BestBeen on G+ for about a year now and have met some of the most amazing people.  Photographers, Story Tellers, and now some of them friends.Well I don't usually do this, in fact other than sharing a single person at a time, I have never shared a circle.  High time I did and just wanted especially those just starting out on G+ to have a glimpse of some of the best.The best you say, yes the best.My circle count consists mostly of photographers and I am pretty picky about who I circle, but there are a couple of people in this list who are just awesome and appreciate photography so much that you will definitely get shared a lot if nothing else.  These people are also the ones that interact on G+ the most, so if you want content in your stream, than here ya go.So take a look, take the whole circle or just peruse through and find your best peopleShow less2013-06-10 20:31:3220057319CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,222Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 15th.)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 #thebestcircleNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-10 10:44:0833311412CC G+
David Bowden36,873Folks...It's that time again...Hey Google+It's my B&W circle share time! Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2013-06-08 09:47:35493191026CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,498Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera R-Z - 10 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 May 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-24 10:43:5733916615CC G+
Cesare Riccardo41,576❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤░█▀█ █░█░█▀▀█ ▀█▀ ░█▀▀█  ░█▀▀ █▀█░█░░█ ░█░ ░█░░█ ░░▀ ░░▀░▀░▀▀▀▀ ░▀░ ░▀▀▀▀  ░█▀▀ █░█▀█░░█▀▀ █░░█▀▀░ ░█ ░░█░█▀██░█░░ █░░█▀▀░ *░▀▀▀ ▀░▀░░▀░▀▀▀ ▀▀░▀▀▀░ •❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈I▔╲             ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈▏▕  ►UPDATED May 19th !  ◄┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈▏▕▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂╱┈▕▂▂▂ ► if notified ◄▉▉▉▉▉▉▉┈┈┈▕▂▂▂ ► you are inside ! ◄▉▉▉▉▉▉▉┈┈┈▕▂▂▂ ►ADD and Reshare◄▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔╲▂▕▂▂▂I ►is Highly                                                   ►recommended◄   #awesomesauce, #circle, #circleoftheday, #circleplus, #circles, #circleshare, #circlesharing, #circlesunday, #newcircle, #public, #publiccircles, #publiccirclesproject, #publicsharedcircles, #reshare, #reshared, #reshareday, #resharetags, #science,#sharedcircleoftheday, #sharedcircles, #sharedpubliccircles, #sharewithyou, #sharing, #sharingcircle, #sharingmeansthankyou, #topcircles, #weekendproject  #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare  2013-05-19 16:00:24389321541CC G+
Charles Lupica66,743          Top 1000 most followed active        photographers sharing content on G+                  Circle One: J to ZThis  is the second of two circles,  The first was shaerd on 16 May here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103236949470535942612/posts/FPsHj9E2QEo.  The circles have been divided alphabetically to help give more exposure to people with fewer followers and shared at different times to help keep down the stream saturation. Please plus, comment and share.  This circle has no requirements for future participation but your support and encouragement is appreciated. It has been two weeks since I announced my intent to update my circle of the 500 most followed photographers on G+.  I decided to do things a bit differently this time and so I'll share the top 1000.   To build the circles and the list I enlisted the aid of  +Bill Wood +Gemma Costa +Jen Baptist +Katy Houlne and +Margaret Tompkins   They built circles and vetted profiles.  My starting point for this was a list of 2000 names generously provided to me by +CircleCount. I would to thank each for their help.I have chosen the name of the circle carefully to try to accurately represent the contents of what will be in the two circles. The script / finding namesThe script was provided by CircleCount and looks through the tagline of every profile on CircleCount to find the word "photo" or "foto".  If a photographer doesn't have a CircleCount profile they won't be found.  If one of these two words isn't in their tagline, they won't be found.  A few people I know have fallen into this flaw in my thinking.  To fix this, CircleCount has asked me to provide a "whitelist" of names that the script misses.  The white-list list adds another 30 or so names to the result.   Keyword world a personal viewpointIf you don't use the word photographer to describe yourself how do you expect people to find you in a search. "Searcher of cute pixels", "Creative spirit that makes art out of light"; these might be poetic, they might touch your soul but the world looks for content based on keyword searches.  SEO is going to do the same. Consider carefully the words sou use to describe yourself if you want people to find you using search technology. How was the list processedThe list was sorted by the level of activity.  People that hadn't posted in the last month (approximately April 5 to May 5th) were removed from the list.  This included people that hadn't posted or people that had posted only once in the past 4 weeks.  Again, this has some flaws but I'm mostly happy with the results.  People who are posting only in private communities o2013-05-18 13:17:2050113386127CC G+


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The Journey

Photographers... are special kind of people, they are like a gang! When they get together they make amazing things happen... and one more time we are working hard at it. 

This time it is for Eliza.  If you haven't heard the story yet you can check it out at the link below.  Beware you will probably need some kleenex. 

http://savingeliza.smugmug.com/The-Journey

Lets make this story one with a happy ending. Ok!?  OK!!

I have donated one of my photos for sale in an amazing gallery that has more amazing photos, because it is all just really amazing. If you are a fellow photographer and identify yourself with projects like this, you can also donate a photo.  Just check the website from the link above. 

If you would like to add my print to your collection and contribute to help this whole journey a complete success,you ca... more »

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2014-04-18 21:31:22 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

I am watching you

I told you I had the cousin of your bartender +Elizabeth Lund 

The meerkat or suricate, Suricata suricatta, is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob", "gang" or "clan". 

I am guessing yours could be part of the Clan 

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2014-04-18 13:42:38 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

Hey You

It is Friday and I leave you with: Little Guy saying: Hey You!

He was funny to shoot....!

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2014-04-18 02:00:50 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Hey, What you doing here

Right out of the shower.... they caught me!  

#RicardoCowstume  and another installment of +The Travelling COWstume  ... I was getting ready to party that night, you know.... like cows do and stuff.... and was caught in fraganti. 

People, watch out who enters your bathroom!!!

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2014-04-16 17:57:35 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday  

2014-04-13 01:02:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-04-09 15:25:44 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)

#WordlessonWednesday

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2014-04-04 15:19:21 (24 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)

Photography Project
5 Stages of Grief

5. Acceptance & Hope

Today is the fifth stage of my 5 week personal photography project.  I am going to portray the 5 Stages of Grief on 5 different self portraits. Each of the portraits are going to be processed the same way and all of the portraits are only going to use my expressions to indicate each and every stage. Every photo taken under the exact same settings. 

So with all that said this Fifth week I leave you with Stage Five:
Acceptance & Hope

During this, the last of the seven stages in this grief model, you learn to accept and deal with the reality of your situation. Acceptance does not necessarily mean instant happiness. Given the pain and turmoil you have experienced, you can never return to the carefree, untroubled YOU that existed before this tragedy. Buty... more »

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2014-04-02 18:01:52 (33 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

I dont think my posts show up on everyone's stream!

Just adding a #Snake for kicks.  Photo totally unrelated, just making a point!

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2014-04-02 14:43:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

#wordlessonwednesday  

2014-03-30 03:17:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-03-28 16:22:07 (20 comments, 2 reshares, 38 +1s)

Photography Project
5 Stages of Grief

4. Depression & Loneliness

Today is the fourth stage of my  personal photography project that is going to last 5 weeks.  I am going to portray the 5 Stages of Grief on 5 different self portraits. Each of the portraits are going to be processed the same way and all of the portraits are only going to use my expressions to indicate each and every stage. Every photo taken under the exact same settings. 

So with all that said this Fourth week I leave you with Stage Four:
Depression & Loneliness

Just when your friends may think you should be getting on with your life, a long period of sad reflection will likely overtake you. This is a normal stage of grief, so do not be "talked out of it" by well-meaning outsiders. Encouragement from others is not helpful to youdu... more »

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2014-03-28 14:50:04 (25 comments, 2 reshares, 37 +1s)

The Binge
#RicardoCowstume  +The Travelling COWstume 

What happens when it is winter, there are no pastures or grass outside... but you are still required to produce milk?

You Binge
And you get caught doing it. 

Another installment of the #TheTravelingCowstume  .... I still have a few more to share!!! Just to remind people that .... this project is still alive! and kicking! 

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2014-03-22 01:02:31 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 36 +1s)

Photography Project
5 Stages of Grief

3. Anger & Bargaining

Today is the third stage of my  personal protography project that is going to last 5 weeks.  I am going to portray the 5 Stages of Grief on 5 different self portraits. Each of the portraits are going to be processed the same way and all of the portraits are only going to use my expressions to indicate each and every stage. Every photo taken under the exact same settings. 

So with all that said this Third week I leave you with Stage Three:
Anger & Bargaining

Frustration gives way to anger, and you may lash out and lay unwarranted blame for the loss/relationship on someone else. Please try to control this, as permanent damage to your relationships may result. This is a time for the release of bottled up emotion.

You may rail against fate,qu... more »

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2014-03-20 20:05:50 (22 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)

Desperate and Afraid
Our People

#PlusOneCollectionIII

If you haven't heard about the +Plus One Collection it is about time you start hearing about them.  This is my contribution to the section Our People.

+Ivan Makarov and the crew are again doing a monumental job to get the product out for all of us to enjoy. If you visit the gallery (http://www.photographersforgood.com/Plus-One-Collection/Plus-One-Collection-III/) you will find so many amazing images that can all be a source of hope, inspiration, delight and so many more emotions.  

The cause we are supporting this time is Samburu Project, a 501(c)(3)non-profit working to provide clean water in Kenya. http://www.thesamburuproject.org/
Can you imagine your daily life without having a clean glass/bottle of water? Nope, neither do I.  The little things we take for granted. 
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2014-03-19 20:00:32 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday

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2014-03-14 18:11:32 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 28 +1s)

Photography Project
5 Stages of Grief

2. Pain & Guilt

Today is the second stage of my  personal protography project that is going to last 5 weeks.  I am going to portray the 5 Stages of Grief on 5 different self portraits. Each of the portraits are going to be processed the same way and all of the portraits are only going to use my expressions to indicate each and every stage. Every photo taken under the exact same settings. 

So with all that said this Second week I leave you with Stage Two:
Pain & Guilt

As the shock wears off, it is replaced with the suffering of unbelievable pain. Although excruciating and almost unbearable, it is important that you experience the pain fully, and not hide it, avoid it or escape from it with alcohol or drugs

You may have guilty feelings or remorse over things youdi... more »

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2014-03-13 01:14:40 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Man on Fire
Letting it burn on 500px

http://500px.com/photo/63629221

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2014-03-12 15:03:00 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday

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2014-03-11 21:32:23 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Art of Self Portraiture Community Sponsor Highlight: +500px

Where do you go to both share your art and consume that of others? One of my favorite places for this is +500px [http://500px.com]. Since the beginning, they've been an amazing showcase of fine art, and with a ton of visual and functional improvements over the past year, they are more amazing than ever.

Photo pages boast beautiful, large image views, showing off the art in all its glory. Every page shows stunning views of the art that is uploaded, from profile views to the flow pages. The main flow page is an amazing way to discover and interact with beautiful works and photographers on the site. You're able to see what the people you follow are interacting with - it's one of the primary ways I find new people to follow there. Wonderful, simple, and easy to interact with, as likes/faves can be given... more »

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2014-03-07 21:01:59 (21 comments, 1 reshares, 47 +1s)

Photography Project
5 Stages of Grief

1. Shock & Denial

Today I am going to start a personal protography project that is going to last 5 weeks.  I am going to portray the 5 Stages of Grief on 5 different self portraits. Each of the portraits are going to be processed the same way and all of the portraits are only going to use my expressions to indicate each and every stage. Every photo taken under the exact same settings. 

So with all that said this First week I leave you with Stage One:
Shock & Denial

You will probably react to learning of the loss (relationship or personal) with numbed disbelief. You may deny the reality of the loss at some level, in order to avoid the pain. Shock provides emotional protection from being overwhelmed all at once. This may last for weeks.

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2014-03-06 17:46:57 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)

Show Your Parlow - Again

I am finally getting some time to post and process images. Finally getting around to the Cowstume +The Travelling COWstume  (more to come).  But for now let's start off again with an homage to +Sandra Parlow ......

Remember this: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+SandraParlow/posts/Z3BDftbnay9

I spoofed it long time ago.... (sans the puppy) ..... Hi Sandra! Like my glasses?

#RicardoCowstume  is making its way to G+ .... be ready!! 

Oh... and after having the Cowstume for far too long... it is now in the incredible hands of +Scott Detweiler  .... who I am sure will blow the photos out of this world.....

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2014-03-05 15:23:22 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday

2014-03-02 04:49:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-02-28 15:58:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

I see you in Black and White

This is going on at the moment on +ViewBug - Photo Contests  ... your vote, if you would like to, is highly appreciated.

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2014-02-26 16:02:31 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday  

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2014-02-20 15:30:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Art of Self Portraiture Community Sponsor Highlight: +BorrowLenses.com

Sometimes you really need a piece of gear for a project, event, or trip that you just can't afford to buy yet, and the "Magic Gear Fairy" isn't getting off her butt to make it appear in your hands. So, what can you do? I've found that renting things like this works great! You get the piece of equipment you need for a little while, which will satisfy your need and even help you decide if you really do want to buy it eventually. (Just be ready to flinch a lot when it's time to send it back.) Heh.

Where can you go to rent? +BorrowLenses.com [http://www.borrowlenses.com] is the internet's premier destination for photo and video equipment rentals. They are committed to advancing photographic and cinematic dreams by delivering superior, cutting-edge gear to professionals... more »

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2014-02-20 04:10:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

The NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle

Now that we have launched the Pixativity Photographer's Directory, it's time to announce the BRAND NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle. This, at the same time, means that I have decided to six feet the old APC.

How To Qualify

If you're a professional or an amateur photographer mainly sharing your own original work in your feed, then you're eligible to ask for inclusion in the new PAC.

The difference between this new circle and the old APC is that I now will be giving away FREE accounts to the Pixativity Photographer's Directory every time I share this circle. I will pick three photographer's from the circle and add them to the directory while I compile the circle (you will be notified).

(For those of you not... more »

2014-02-16 02:06:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-02-12 20:16:23 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

Runner Up 

This time A runner-up will have to do!  Congratulations to the winner and looking forward to be in more of  the these +ViewBug - Photo Contests 

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2014-02-12 15:36:10 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Loophole

or rabbit hole?

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2014-02-09 00:03:58 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Another photo of Ashley Marie over at +500px 

http://500px.com/photo/60302198

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2014-02-07 21:15:59 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)

Ashley Marie

Model Ashley Marie in one of our photo shoots. One of the best models I have ever had the opportunity to work with.  Looking forward to work with her again soon.

You can find another of Ashley over here:
http://500px.com/photo/60302198

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2014-02-06 18:50:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)

At the Park

During our Photowalk in Chicago (last June) on North Ave. Beach I ran into this couple that were at a distance just talking in the park.  Took my camera: Steady, Focus, Set and Click

+Adobe Photoshop Lightroom + +Alien Skin Software (infrared effects) and got this..... it looks like a painting, but it is a photo.

Hope you enjoy it. 

You can also find this one on my +500px account and my +ViewBug - Photo Contests 

I will soon be uploading my shots to my website:
http://photography.ricardowilliams.com
http://www.500px.com/ricardowilliams
http://www.viewbug.com/member/ricardowilliams

2014-02-02 04:31:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-01-31 22:35:25 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

Faith

Another delivery from my +500px account!

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2014-01-29 18:09:14 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

Towel

I have a feeling the work joy and fun I put into my photography is starting to slowly pay off! Right? Right?  This is good, Right?

You are a Rockstar! Your photo Towel was selected by the judges as one of their favorite photos.  Thanks +ViewBug - Photo Contests 

http://www.viewbug.com/photo/7037881

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2014-01-29 15:25:49 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

#WordLessOnWednesday  

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2014-01-24 20:43:39 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)

Standing in the Sand..... I saw you!

Not too long ago I was thinking about photography, about my photos.  I was thinking how little I knew and how much more I wanted to do.  How to take better photos, better angles, better ideas...... I felt puzzled for a while; confused, disoriented.  How can I be better, more efficient, more focused? 

I talked to a couple phtographers/friends here... +Alan Shapiro +Mark Rodriguez +Kelly-Shane Fuller +Lotus Carroll +Measie Elizabeth  ... you know, to hear other ideas about processing, about workflow, about creativity, about energizing yourself.  It is like finding your muse, right +Robin Griggs Wood? (I learned so much from Robin) Or just being spontaneous and have a dream ... right +Chrysta Rae? or just going out there and doing it... right +Rachel Tine?

I decided that I want  more from my photos, from my process, frommy final wo... more »

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2014-01-23 01:41:58 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

Are these posts ok or not?

I am not sure if I am doing it right or doing it wrong.  I am not good at self promotion, so sometimes when I make posts like this I feel foolish and wrong.  If you rather not see these let me know, otherwise your vote again would be highly appreciated.

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2014-01-17 15:35:35 (27 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

Project 52 Selfies 
Week 52:  Pastels and Sprinkles Public Post
#Project52Selfies | Selfies

I suddenly awoke in this wonderful world, which seemed created from only amazing things: Glitter, Unicorns, Pixels, Pastel Colors and Sprinkles. There I was... sporting my flattering purple shirt, my hipster glasses and hat, and a marvelous tie... holding in my hand .... this magical sphere... which only had more amazing things inside...... Care to join this journey with me? 

With this I end my 52 week Self Portraiture project... it was challenging and interesting, and I am so happy, very happy that I stuck through it. Thanks to everyone for their support and my Debbie for putting up with me taking photos (crazy photos sometimes) every week!!

If you are looking for self portraiture challenges make sure to join this community http://goo.gl/x6Rx2t
2... more »

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2014-01-15 19:16:08 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)

Shielding the Pain
My photo is up for a contest on Viewbug.  All your votes are kindly appreciated if you have some time.

Thank you!  

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2014-01-15 15:42:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday  


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2014-01-10 21:35:02 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 51 +1s)

The Minotaur

This is just to remind you that in 2014 you should still expect, the unexpected. I use photography to represent something; instill/create/awake an emotion; create a WTF in your mind; touch the dark places you won't dare visit; take you to a sad or happy place; make you laugh or make you cry; put you in touch with your past or on a vision of your future.... etc  

I use photography as a way.  

My photography doesn't always represent who I am as a person or my mood at a current time; but it does represent an idea or what I want to say!

Enjoy your Friday!!

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2014-01-09 22:35:58 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Figuring it out

Now that we turn the leaf into a new year, I am trying to figure out a balance and a road I want to follow with my photography.  How much and how often to post...where to post... what to post... what to create! And finding that balance is not easy....  While I do my search I will leave you with this... my latest post on 500px.

http://500px.com/photo/57297866

This photo was taken last June.  Boy, am I delayed in my post processing or what?  Hope you like it.

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2014-01-08 16:21:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

My latest addition to +500px
Another shot of Chicago Skyline

http://500px.com/photo/57121408 

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2014-01-08 15:43:35 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)

#LegsforAlexis

+Alexis Coram .... I know i am a bit late for the party, but think about this as your lost "shot" .... the "one for the road".  I just could not avoid joining these festivities.... so even a bit late.... here you go! 

Not as good as other legs, I know... but I tried.  Happy Birthday Alexis!

2014-01-05 03:01:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

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2014-01-03 15:31:59 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 47 +1s)

Project 52 Selfies 
Week 50: Rough Public Post
#Project52Selfies | Selfies

So this week it is another week of my 52 self portraits. The first week of this new year 2014... thinking about taking my Portraits a little bit further anytime I feel the need.  2 Weeks more to finish my 52 and then...... Well you will see what I have in mind! :)

Sometimes you just feel .... Roughed up, Banged up, Misunderstood, Confused, Abandoned, Alone... where you feel that nothing is smiling  your way..... Don't worry, you are not alone.  It happens to everyone, at some point.  And we all make it back, we all make it out.....and you will make it out too......

Happy 2014 to all..... and may this year bring you the toughness to defeat the roughness!  












#SelfPortraiture   #Selfies  #Sel... more »

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2014-01-02 22:17:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

Welcome 2014

And Happy New Years to all!  Here is my latest addition to my +500px collection. 

http://500px.com/photo/56594030

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