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Alex Lapidus has been at 7 events

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Drink and Click™ Monterey - Santa Cruz102UPDATEWe will meet just a few miles north of Santa Cruz at Davenport ! This is one of the most beautiful sunset areas in central California!  We will start at Davenport Beach just across the street and wing it from there ending up at the Davenport Roadhouse Restaurant to end the event.  The beach is sometimes cold after dark and after the front we have over us now goes through. The beaches are also fairly empty this time of year so we should have an area we can do whatever we want to :)  1st meeting location will be:4pm (if you want to eat or drink much please come earlier we will leave by 4:30 to sunset)Davenport Cafe Bar & Grill  (831) 425-1984500 Hwy 1Ste CDavenport, CA 95017Group contact will be :George Krieger831-717-7214Final Meeting place will be: Davenport Roadhouse Restaurant and Inn1 Davenport AveDavenport, CA 95017(831) 426-8801davenportroadhouse.comJanuary D&C We will do Sunset and Santa Cruz exact locations are being finalized.  We have a 2 month streak of winning one of the theme images 2nd place in Nov and Dec. Time to have a go at January with the theme "in Mid-Air"  Bring something to "launch" skyward :)January Drink & Click Santa Cruz Style2014-01-31 16:00:0020 
Jeff Smith60,889Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 28/13.This weeks theme: In The ShadowsI am looking for something mysterious, something hidden but you are perhaps wanting to reveal. Something secret maybe! Its up to your interpretation.I would like to thanks +Leighton Smith for the use of you fantastic Selfy from last year as the event cover photo.Everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies, have fun.Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture who can help you along the way.___________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-08-11 03:00:00138 
Billy Wilson1,543,442+That Show with Billy Wilson (TSBW) brings together Artists, Musicians, Photographers, Personalities, & all sorts of fun and interesting people from around the world each Friday for a hangout and is one of the largest & longest running shows on G+. This week we are joined by a group of Photographers including Night/Architecture Photographer +Serge Ivanov, Photographers +Ron Clifford, +Wick Sakit, +Yasmin Simpson, & +Alex Lapidus, along with Special Musical Guest +Michelle Arseneau !The show will be embedded on this event where you can watch and chat with us and other people watching the show, the recording will be available immediately afterwards. You can get reminders about the show if you RVSP by saying you're "Going". +Tibby & I are excited!You can watch previous episodes here: http://goo.gl/ceHtHThe show is embedded above. Our musician Michelle currently has a kickstarter underway for her new album: http://goo.gl/h0aWXTSBW Variety Show #56: Photographers, Fun, Along with Live Music from Michelle Arseneau ! (On Air Hangout)2013-04-27 04:00:00203 
Lisa Donchak15,861Hi all, First #SouthBayShooters  photowalk! This is free and open to the public, and for all levels of photographers. Bring yo iPhones, DSLRs, and friends! We'll meet Wednsday, April 10th, at 6pm at the Oval on Stanford Campus. We'll wander around for a little bit and take pictures, then head downtown for a quick drink afterwards. This is where we'll meet: http://goo.gl/maps/ez1NR Tag photos with #SouthBayShooters hashtag! Afterwards (around 8p) meet up at Antonio's Nuthouse: 321 South California Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 321-2550 antoniosnuthouse.com‎South Bay Shooters - Stanford Photowalk!2013-04-11 18:00:0028 
Eric Raeber1,173,779I got a post from @112417919317910781482 who is in the Bay Area this coming Friday evening and was wondering what we other photographers were up to. Sounds to me like a good excuse for a photowalk, no? On that, @108104041823912324329  proposed Alviso, which is a small city at the bottom tip of the bay with a bit of a history, as well as some old buildings to prove it. Here is the map: http://goo.gl/maps/xduKL We will start from the entrance of the Marina Park at 6.30pm. Park on the street, outside the parking lot, as the gate closes at sunset. @108104041823912324329 will tell us how she found out... Alviso also has a train crossing. If the passenger train is on time, we should get trains passing by around: - 6.08pm (northbound) - 6.23pm (southbound) - 7.33pm (northbound) - 8.30pm (southbound) This is a very small town. So even if you come late, you cannot miss us! If you come early, shoot the train! Bring on your flashlight and tripod. We’ll be in for some long exposures and light painting. We’ll have dinner at a restaurant of our choice after the photowalk. It is all within walking distance. Hope to see you there for some fun walk, fun talk, and fun shootsNight photowalk in Alviso, San Jose2013-01-18 18:30:0014 
Nathan Wirth229,535A Weekend Long Exploration of Long Exposure and Monochrome Photography (a) I would be most appreciative if you could let me know below which individual walks you are planning on attending so that I can get an idea of how many people to expect.(b) I am looking for people to help carpool from the South Bay / Peninsula.   I am also looking for people to help out with carpooling for Sunday's events in Marin County.  Please contact me if you can help. The ScheduleFriday Schedule (January 4th)Sutro Baths Ruins – 3 pm – Dark– Hosted by Nathan Wirth, Athena Carey, and Grant Murray.Meet in the parking lot above the old ruins.———————————————————————————Saturday Schedule (January 5th)Downtown San Francisco Architecture Tour – 7 am to 10 am –Hosted by Nathan Wirth, Brian Day and Grant MurrayMeet in front of 101 California (lots of street parking, but bring quarters for the meters - or park at the Sutter Street garage and walk down). The tour will include the following buildings and bridge:444 Market, 555 California, 600 Montgomery & the Bay Bridge.Street Photography Tour – 11am – 1:30 pm–Hosted by Brian DayMeet in Union Square Park (I recommend parking at the Sutter Street Garage on Stockton and Sutter). .Marshall Beach – 3 pm – Dark–Hosted by Nathan Wirth, Athena Carey, Steve Landeros and Grant MurrayMeet at Battery Crosby.  Park at Baker's Beach and walk up the hill. ———————————————————————————Sunday Schedule (January 6th)Sunrise at Hawk Hill (Golden Gate Bridge) – Sunrise – 8 am–Hosted by Joe Azure and Steve Landeros Meet in the parking area at Hawk HillChina Camp State Park – 9 am to 11:30 am–Hosted by Nathan Wirth and Steve LanderosMeet in the Parking Lot above China Camp (Bring a Five Dollar Bill to Pay for Parking)Drake’s Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore – 2 pm to Dark–Hosted by Nathan Wirth & Steve LanderosMeet in the Drake’s Beach Parking Lot———————————————————————————Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat do I need to bring?Truly necessary:  (1) Yourself  (2) A camera (3) an interest in photographyRecommended: (1) A sturdy tripod  (2) a 10 stop Neutral Density filterWill there be any carpooling?Hopefully.  Who can help? Are there any maps?I have provided maps for the meeting locations next to each individual walk on the official web page:  http://nlwirth.com/photography/a-slice-of-time-a-san-francisco-bay-area-photowalk-january-4-6-2013/San Francisco Bay Area Long Exposure Photowalk2013-01-05 00:00:00199 
Leigh Diprose31,623SHOW US YOUR BEST MOTION PHOTO!How do I enter my motion photo?GOOGLE+ USERSTo be eligable to win the prize you will need to follow these steps:1. Add +F Stop Lounge   to your Circles2. Add +Leigh Diprose  (sponsor) to your Circles3. Submit ONLY one photo to this event.FACEBOOK USERS enter at -  http://fstoplounge.com/the-challenge/(Please note you will need to follow three different steps to Google+ users if you are using Facebook to submit your entry).SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION What is the motion theme about?Some examples of the theme can be portrayed as the following:  Motion due to long shutter speed, panning, water movement, multiple shots and abstract motion to name a few. Your imagination is the limit.When does the competition start and finish?10th September 2012 to 7th October 2012. So when can I enter the competition?Entries will be accepted from the 10th September 2012. If you submit photos before this date then they will not be accepted. What are the rules?1.    The photograph can be a single image or a series of multiple images.2.    Any aspect ratio is acceptable.3.    Participants are only allowed to enter once by submitting one photo.4.    By entering participants allow their photo (if selected) to be broadcast on a Google+ Hangout for the final judging.5.    The competition is open to everyone over the age of 18 years of age.6.    There is no restriction on the date of origin.7.    You are the sole owner and author of your photo.8.    The F Stop Lounge Photo Competition recognizes that you retain full ownership of the copyright of your entry.9.    You acknowledge that is Your responsibility for protecting your entry against image misuse by any third party. The F Stop Lounge Competition assumes no responsibility and will not be liable for any image misuse.10.   There are no alternatives available for the prize winner.11.   The winners photo will be published online on www.fstoplounge.com; the F Stop Lounge Google+ page and Facebook page.12.   Photoshop and other editing techniques are allowed.13.   The prize will be sent in a reasonable time from Perth, Western Australia (via Leigh Diprose).14.   Your submission must not have previously been entered in any competition and/or won an award or prize of any kind.15.   Your submission must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws and regulations the laws or regulations in any state where the Photographs were created.16. The judges have the right to disqualifThe F Stop Lounge Photo Competition - Motion Theme2012-09-09 18:00:00110 

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Grant Stringer11,611Hi and welcome to Exposure.If you have received this notification you have been invited to join in the exposure circle Edition: 23rd – 30th November 2014.This page/circle is dedicated to G+ photographers and their photographs. Please circle exposure and its members so we can all share and also see some great photography at the same time!! How to get involvedPhotographersIf you are a photographer (professional or amateur) and would like to be included:THE RULES!!!1 Plus and publicly share this original post ( the sharing is not obligatory but much appreciated as it helps to spread the word for all involved) 2 Add a comment and a link to one of your recent photographs to the original post so that others can see your work. (Original work only please).3 Add +exposure to your friends 4 OPTIONAL COMPETITION: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cd0e970o7rt4u3trvieuqm4p7isThere will be a weekly Exposure competition where you can add ONE photograph from your recent posts. A first, second and third place will be awarded and shared on the exposure stream each week! ADD ONLY ONE PHOTO IN THE COMPETITION: link will be posted here shortly!5 The winner of each week will be added to the exposure winner’s hall of fame and then go forward to the end of year exposure photograph of the year competition as voted for by the exposure members.6 You are also most welcome to join the exposure community where you can: Post your photos (more than one if you like!!)Add your photographs to be critiqued by other members – honest but kind pleaseAdd a link to you circlesAdd a link to your photography websiteAdd a link to some photography newsAdd a link to photography articlesRead all the latest Exposure news!!https://plus.google.com/communities/101671655972389351135Sharing the Exposure circleBy sharing and promoting the circle on your stream, others will not only see this photography but it will also help promote the work of others. This should lead to more fun and engagement for all concerned! Please share on your stream publicly ( or with many circles as possible!!) 2014-11-23 22:02:00490313
Grant Stringer11,611Hi and welcome to Exposure.If you have received this notification you have been invited to join in the exposure circle Edition: 23rd – 30th November 2014.This page/circle is dedicated to G+ photographers and their photographs. Please circle exposure and its members so we can all share and also see some great photography at the same time!! How to get involvedPhotographersIf you are a photographer (professional or amateur) and would like to be included:THE RULES!!!1 Plus and publicly share this original post ( the sharing is not obligatory but much appreciated as it helps to spread the word for all involved) 2 Add a comment and a link to one of your recent photographs to the original post so that others can see your work. (Original work only please).3 Add +exposure to your friends 4 OPTIONAL COMPETITION: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cd0e970o7rt4u3trvieuqm4p7isThere will be a weekly Exposure competition where you can add ONE photograph from your recent posts. A first, second and third place will be awarded and shared on the exposure stream each week! ADD ONLY ONE PHOTO IN THE COMPETITION: link will be posted here shortly!5 The winner of each week will be added to the exposure winner’s hall of fame and then go forward to the end of year exposure photograph of the year competition as voted for by the exposure members.6 You are also most welcome to join the exposure community where you can: Post your photos (more than one if you like!!)Add your photographs to be critiqued by other members – honest but kind pleaseAdd a link to you circlesAdd a link to your photography websiteAdd a link to some photography newsAdd a link to photography articlesRead all the latest Exposure news!!https://plus.google.com/communities/101671655972389351135Sharing the Exposure circleBy sharing and promoting the circle on your stream, others will not only see this photography but it will also help promote the work of others. This should lead to more fun and engagement for all concerned! Please share on your stream publicly ( or with many circles as possible!!) 2014-11-23 21:05:45490101
Tekno Video Blog523#sharedcircle     #publiccircleshare       #circleshare     #circleoftheday     #circleshares       #circlesharing     #circlesshare       #publicsharedcircle     #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday     #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles       #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle     #todayssharedcircle       #publiccircle       #circle       #circles       #awesome     #awesomeness     #awesomepeople     #shareyourcircle       #bestengagers     #followers     #followback       #awesomecircles       #topsharedcircle       #topsharedcircle       #myseoissocial       #besocial       #socializethesocial       #trust     #circles     #sharedcircle       #followers         #social       2014-11-22 02:22:02483000
Harry Day11,209*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-11-21 13:21:02485527
Circles Circles Circles45,801MEN ARE FROM MARS A Circle of Men Photographers/Artists/CreatorsYour re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.Current Circles   Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS: http://goo.gl/pOzhN7Published Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/L9GtOXPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/KukyZZMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/Wra3GlPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD:  http://goo.gl/Ik2RfOOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/Ahy2X9SCIENCE: http://goo.gl/pzaC4yTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/a1jWG6G+ Pages: http://goo.gl/9v2o43            #menarefrommars                                                       2014-11-21 02:20:0531310619
Kenneth Nicholson9,401This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#CircleShare #Belize   #Nicaragua  2014-11-19 07:16:554086414
Gailen Mapes71,649Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L - 18 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.2014-11-18 11:49:1668001
Neil Bailey662This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!#circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshared #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #circlecount #newfollowers #googleplus #meetingpeoplecircle2014-11-18 07:49:07329416
Circles Circles Circles45,584Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators Welcome this circle dated November 17th, 2014.Thank you for creating ORIGINAL CONTENT, and for sharing it with the rest of us. Those included in this circle are active creators of original content who also re-share this circle and encourage others to post creative personal work. This Circle is shared every Monday. Those included are our choice. They are NOT automatically added. To be considered: 1- Add the theme page to your circles 2- Ask to be included in the Original post 3- Re-share this circle in your stream 4- You must be a maker of ORIGINAL work 5- We will check your stream before adding you 6- Once added, please re-share in your stream at least once a month.Current Circles   Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : Published Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mlXh9WPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/DgeQIAMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/hhJPlSPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD:  http://goo.gl/Ik2RfOOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/Ahy2X9SCIENCE: http://goo.gl/xXWLPtTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/z3z8llG+ Pages: http://goo.gl/9v2o43       #originalcontentcreators                                                                                                     #circles                                                                     2014-11-18 02:14:31492001
Grobler du Preez90,386#AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #AfricanTuesday  November 11th, 2014 - "OPEN THEME"Two new faces added. Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5  or +African Tuesday The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-11-17 14:37:23192002
Evie Jayanti1,432Here is the circle of some of my G+ friends from east and west. If you received a notification, it means that you are included in this circle.I might have missed some friends in this circle, don't get mad, get even, comment here :D and you will be in my next share. There are no specific requirements to be included in this circle, but if you are included, re-sharing this circle will help you gain more visibility in G+.2014-11-15 20:45:42370000
Mario Falcetti84,041Meeting people in G+: a circle as a meeting point (updated Nov. 15th, ‘14)#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshared   #sharedcircleoftheday   #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople   #circlecount   #newfollowers #googleplus #meetingpeoplecircle  2014-11-15 18:40:42501250202307
Margaret Tompkins130,211Landscape Photography Best of the Week!!!Congratulations to all those great photographers whose photographs have been selected this week by the curators of #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier 2014-11-15 14:58:07125261230
Sharon Caroline2,291Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+! Add them all!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this. :)Circle by : http://informasidoang.blogspot.com/#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-14 06:51:26501001
Authlog.com Shared Circles7,200To be added in the next Circle you have to do these simple steps 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)2014-11-14 05:26:58501106
Circles Circles Circles45,308MEN ARE FROM MARS A Circle of Men Photographers/Artists/CreatorsYour re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.Current Circles   Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/WI3LQdPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mlXh9WPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/DgeQIAMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/hhJPlSPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/Xs6jraOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/Ahy2X9SCIENCE: http://goo.gl/xXWLPtTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/z3z8llG+ Pages: http://goo.gl/9v2o43          #menarefrommars                                                       2014-11-14 03:19:00311337
Circle Share153You are in my ELITE INNER CIRCLE  12.11.14 - Please Plus And Share!#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi   #MadeForiPhone   #superpower   #superpowerhearing   #hearingaids   #hearingloop   #hearingimpaired   #hearingloss  #circleshare   #teamelite   #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  • #CR7Underwear this weekend! #vangaal   #moyes   #manchesterunited   #manutd   #premierleague   #football   #vangaal   #management   #manchesterunited   #football   #footballnews   #soccernews   #manutd   #premierleague   #ihavenoideawhatimdoing   2014-11-12 09:46:23499902
Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche7,424┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊ ☆ ┊ GREAT FRIENDS v1 CIRCLE  ┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊☆┊_________________________________________________________●❈●❈●❉●  Please Share From The Original Post! ●❈●❈●❉●▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CLICK READ MORE FOR FULL CONTENT ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼This is the Great Friends v1  Google Plus CircleIf you want to participate please kindly frollow the following rules::-)1. Add me to your circles if you haven´t done it already2. Share this circle to Public3. Plus or coment this post so we know you wish to participate in upcoming circlesPlease note:● You must be an active Google+ user and shares useful content.● Your posts must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Have a nice day!Your blogging friends of:   +Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche +Hotel Howard Johnson Trenque Lauquen   www.hjtrenquelauquen.com.ar #circle   #circleShare   #ruta5   #RutaalaPatagonia   #Bariloche   #hotel   #HowardJohnson   #TrenqueLauquen   #Alojamiento  2014-11-11 17:58:094699257121
Circles Circles Circles45,049Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators Welcome this circle dated November 10th, 2014.Thank you for creating ORIGINAL CONTENT, and for sharing it with the rest of us. Those included in this circle are active creators of original content who also re-share this circle and encourage others to post creative personal work. This Circle is shared every Monday. Those included are our choice. They are NOT automatically added. To be considered: 1- Add the theme page to your circles 2- Ask to be included in the Original post 3- Re-share this circle in your stream 4- You must be a maker of ORIGINAL work 5- We will check your stream before adding you 6- Once added, please re-share in your stream at least once a month.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/WI3LQdPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mRks2NPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/Tl3NskMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/JKLW0QPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/Xs6jraOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/hY091fSCIENCE: http://goo.gl/xXWLPtTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/z3z8llG+ Pages: http://goo.gl/9v2o43#originalcontentcreators                                                                                                     #circles                                                                     2014-11-11 04:48:3348613716
Circles and Photography33,617Builders 6     11.10.2014Add this circle to Build-up your G+ network! Please ReShare.#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-11-11 02:13:43501011
Olga Kafka23,632Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!!!!!!2014-11-09 16:18:52497104
Kylie Jenner10,628 If you received this Notice - You're in this Circle                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 1  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-11-08 17:51:41200234
Circles Circles Circles44,728MEN ARE FROM MARS A Circle of Men Photographers/Artists/CreatorsYour re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/pQZWzBPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mRks2NPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/Tl3NskMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/JKLW0QPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/zSi8lWOthers CirclesCREATIVES: http://goo.gl/hY091fSCIENCE: http://goo.gl/xXWLPtTECHNOLOGY: http://goo.gl/z3z8ll#menarefrommars                                                       2014-11-07 14:57:30306181525
Aaron Brown0 11/6/14Sharing is Caring! Share your circles with your friends!Boost Your visibility On Google+! ******Want to be in my next Circle Share??******Add me to your Circles #circleshare  ** Either Plus, Comment or Reshare this post in PUBLIC **#circleshare   #circleoftheday   #circlesharing   #circle   #people   #growcircles   #Growthcircles #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #socialmediamarketing #amazingcircles #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday #circlesunday #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circlemeup #circles #circleshare #communities #community #coolpeople #findcircles #followback #followers #followme #fullcircleshare #gatheringcircle 2014-11-06 22:49:25498000
John Nuntiatio50,888#newcircle #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #smallcircle #photography #health2014-11-06 15:07:49269021
George Clark10,423This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday #circleme #circlenetwork #circleoftheweek2014-11-06 11:40:18491403461
SHARED CIRCLES BEST ENGAGERS24,066SHARERS ELITE - REVIVE CIRCLES NO 7@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@IF YOU RECEIVED THIS NOTIFICATION IT MEANS THAT YOU ARE INCLUDED INTHIS CIRCLE:d@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@PLEASE SHARE FROM ORIGINAL POST:https://plus.google.com/103033650603951119751/posts/BXSyipFTk5i@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@Hi!Because I was busy with myebook series project,I did not share too many circles.Therefore I decided toshare all those great circles I already haveand check what has changed.This is my 7th circle. I have.In all my shared circlesI keep my best sharers only.My goal is always to create best circles.I really love to stay connected with you guys!So if you want to be included inany of them, please continuesharing these circles with your friends.During next few days I will be sharingmy existing circles and this willhelp me to sort them all outand create new and really powerful circles.PS. Please remember...When you share, you share yourself first.Also share and allow yourself to be shared by others!Ian from+SHARED CIRCLES BEST ENGAGERS @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@IF YOU WANT TO BE INCLUDEDIN A NEW VERSIONS OF MY CIRCLES THEN:1. Make sure you have already added me into your circles2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in PUBLIC3. Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post (LINK BELOW)!Otherwise I may not notice your activity!LINK TO THE ORIGINAL POST:https://plus.google.com/103033650603951119751/posts/BXSyipFTk5i@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@Ian Collins+Shared Circles Best Engagershttp://bit.ly/IanCollinsAmazon@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@  #circle #circles #public #publiccircle   #circleshare #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers #sharingcircles   #circleshare   2014-11-05 10:53:3742516413
Kenneth Nicholson8,176Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle2014-11-05 08:32:434306515
Circles Circles Circles44,289Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators Welcome this circle dated November 3rd, 2014.Thank you for creating ORIGINAL CONTENT, and for sharing it with the rest of us. Those included in this circle are active creators of original content who also re-share this circle and encourage others to post creative personal work. This Circle is shared every Monday. Those included are our choice. They are NOT automatically added. To be considered: 1- Add the theme page to your circles 2- Ask to be included in the Original post 3- Re-share this circle in your stream 4- You must be a maker of ORIGINAL work 5- We will check your stream before adding you 6- Once added, please re-share in your stream at least once a month.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/PH845LPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mRks2NPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/rnCYvIMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/4U0fgrPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/tVokS0#originalcontentcreators                                                                                                     #circles                                                                     2014-11-04 03:29:064835311
Grobler du Preez90,023#AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #AfricanTuesday TOP 5:  October 28th, 2014 - "OPEN THEME"Two new faces added. Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5  or +African Tuesday The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-11-03 11:51:21190101
John Wood18,649This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.If you received the notice you are in this circleIf you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow your dreams and smile to life.*More you share more you get! :)Thanks!*#circleshare #circlesharing #circle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circlecount #circlecircle #naturephotographers #naturephotography #birdphotography #birdphotographers #circlesharing #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles2014-11-03 11:03:074967310
Aaron Brown0LETS SHARE THOSE CIRCLES! :D Everybody grow those circles and enjoy!Boost Your visibility On Google+! *******Want to be in my next Circle Share??********Add me to your Circles #circleshare  *** Either Plus, Comment or Reshare this post in PUBLIC **#circleshare   #circleoftheday   #circlesharing   #circle   #people   #growcircles   #Growthcircles #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #socialmediamarketing #amazingcircles #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday #circlesunday #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circlemeup #circles #circleshare #communities #community #coolpeople #findcircles #followback #followers #followme #fullcircleshare #gatheringcircle #google 2014-11-02 22:46:09496000
Mario Falcetti81,986Meeting people in G+: a circle as a meeting point (updated Nov. 2nd, ‘14)#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing  #followers#social #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles#circleshared  #sharedcircleoftheday   #addmetoyourcircles#awesomepeople  #circlecount   #newfollowers #googleplus #meetingpeoplecircle  2014-11-02 18:32:07498715691
Denyse Landry47,550*Cercle des photographes qui sont vraiment intéressés et actifs sur G + V.11 *. 2014-11-02 11:11:39137212
Gailen Mapes70,287*+300mmMonday "Thank You Circle"The 34 photographers in this circle contributed to the +300mmMonday theme in October, 2014.More information on this weekly photography theme including a handy copy and paste curation line can be had at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/113599655588847179246/113599655588847179246/about2014-10-31 20:40:5335011
Jacob Dix28,035FolloweenSo I just came up with this word #Folloween. And so, I decided to share this circle of #Mobilographers . Please follow these brilliant and lovely people. If you were notified, you are in the circle. Do feel free to share it. Site || http://www.mobilography.netPage || +Mobilography​Community || http://goo.gl/ROrYI0Tags || #Mobilography #MobilePhotography #SmartphonePhotography2014-10-31 15:33:5127022539
Circles Circles Circles44,090MEN ARE FROM MARS A Circle of Men Photographers/Artists/CreatorsYour re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/pQZWzBPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/mRks2NPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/rnCYvIMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/4U0fgrPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/zSi8lW#menarefrommars                                                       2014-10-31 13:14:04306271745
George Clark9,956This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday #circleme #circlenetwork #circleoftheweek #Alexandria #Cairo #Hurghada #Luxor #Sharm #El #Sheikh #Equatorial #Guinea #Malabo #Ethiopia #Addis #Ababa #Gabon #Libreville #Gambia #Banjul #Ghana #Accra #Guinea #Conakry #Kenya #Mombasa #Liberia 2014-10-31 06:55:43492424
Olga Kafka23,240 Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-10-28 14:50:34496002
Pål Børsting45,849♥ ♥ ♥ ☀ ☀ ☀ My thank you circle.  1/6 ☀ ☀ ☀ ♥ ♥ ♥Photo enthusiasts circle no. 1 of 6!All of you handpicked by me. This is the real thing :-)To show you I appreciate each and every +1.The re-sharers and commenters of course too.Not to forget the serious*** circle-sharers either.Re-share if you like, no pressure!Cercle de gratitude n°1/6 pour amoureux de la photographie.Pour vous dire combien j'apprécie vos +1's.Tous soigneusement choisis par moi (c'est vrai).Ceux qui commentent et partagent sont bien sûr présents.Et je n'oublie pas non plus les partageurs de cercles***.Partagez ce billet si vous en avez envie, à votre guise !Cercul ''Va multumesc'' nr. 1 din 6, cuprinzand pasionati de fotografie!Ca sa stiti ca apreciez plusurile voastre.Fiecare persoana a fost aleasa de mine personal. E  realitatea :)Cei care redistribuie si comentatorii sunt si ei aici.Si bineinteles ca nu sunt uitati nici  seriosii*** redistribuitorii de cercuri.Redistribuiti daca doriti, nu e o obligatie!Кръг "Благодаря ви" №1 от 6 съдържащ фото ентусиасти!Знайте това, че аз оценявам Вашите +1!Всеки от Вас е лично избран от мен! Това е нещо истинско :-)И, разбира се, тези които препубликуват и коментират са тук също!И не забравям сериозните * circlesharers също!Препубликувайте ако желаете, няма проблем!ਧੰਨਵਾਦ 1 ਵਿਚੋਂ 6ਵੇਂ ਫੋਟੋ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਸਰਕਲ ਦਾ!ਤੁਹਾਡੇ +1 ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਮੈਂ ਤੁਹਾਡੀ ਕਦਰ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂਇਹ ਸਾਰਾ ਕੰਮ ਮੇਰੇ ਹਥ ਨਾਲ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਅਸਲੀ ਕੰਮ ਹੈ :-)ਇਹ ਸਾਰਾ ਕੰਮ ਰੀਸ਼ੇਅਰਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਕਮੈਂਟਾਂ ਕਾਰਨ ਇਥੇ ਹੈਅਤੇ ਮੈਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਸੀਰੀਅਸ*** ਸਰਕਲ ਸ਼ੇਅਰ ਕਰਨ ਵਾਲਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਵੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਭੁੱਲ ਸਕਦਾਜੇਕਰ ਤੁਸੀਂ ਪਸੰਦ ਕੀਤਾ ਤਾਂ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਇਸ ਨੂੰ ਰੀਸ਼ੇਅਰ ਕਰ ਸਕਦੇ ਹੋTackcirkel nr.1 av 6 innehållande Fotoentusiaster!Så du förstår att jag uppskattar era +1.Alla är handplockade av mig. Detta är den äkta varan :-)Och självklart finns vidaredelarna och kommenterare här också.Och jag glömmer inte de seriösa*** cirkel-delarna heller.Dela om du gillar, ingen press!"Terima Kasih" Bulatan ke-1, mengandungi para peminat gambar!Saya ingin memberitahu anda bahawa saya amat menghargai beberapa +1.Kesemuanya telah dipilih secara teliti oleh saya. Inilah yang sebenarnya:-)Dan sudah tentu para pengkongsi-semula dan pengkomen ada di sini.Dan saya tidak akan lupa kepada*** para pengkongsi bulatan yang tegar.Kongsikan semula jika anda mahu, tiada paksaan!Circulo de agradecimento nº 1 de 6, que agrupa entusiastas da Fotografia!Para informar o meu apreço pelos vossos +1's.Todos eles seleccionados por mim, um a um. Esta é a realidade :-)Claro que os comentadores e os que partilham também estão aqui.E não esquecer os que seriamente*** compartilham circulos.Caso goste e queira, partilhe! Não há qualquer problema!"Terima Kasih" Bulatan Numbor ka-1, mong sengoi kea bi-minat gambar!Eng hod hek panei eng gemar keb +1.Semuak ajih bipilih ya eng haleij.Adehla benda kea sebetulnya :-)Ru adeh ne semestinya mong sengoi kea bi-"reshare" ru bi-komen.Ru eng tok en-sep*** sengoi kea serius bi-circleshare."Reshare" la asa hek sukak, tik tok paksaan!Круг благодарности номер 1 (из 6), состоящий из любителей фотографии!Я хочу сказать вам этим кругом, что ценю ваши +1.Все участники круга отобраны мной вручную. Это реальная работа :-)И конечно, те, кто делится и комментирует, тоже в этом круге.И я не забываю тех, кто серьезно*** делится кругами .Делитесь кругом, если пожелаете, никакого давления!Dank jullie wel, cirkel nr. 1 van 6 met foto enthousiastelingen!Om jullie te laten weten dat ik de +1's erg op prijs stel.Allemaal persoon2014-10-28 10:48:3840910213
Circles Circles Circles43,625Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators Welcome this circle dated October 27th, 2014.Thank you for creating ORIGINAL CONTENT, and for sharing it with the rest of us. Those included in this circle are active creators of original content who also re-share this circle and encourage others to post creative personal work. This Circle is shared every Monday. Those included are our choice. They are NOT automatically added. To be considered: 1- Add the theme page to your circles 2- Ask to be included in the Original post 3- Re-share this circle in your stream 4- You must be a maker of ORIGINAL work 5- We will check your stream before adding you 6- Once added, please re-share in your stream at least once a month.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/pQZWzBPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/yIG1mjPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/IBM8DEMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/j8Zu31Published Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/zSi8lW#originalcontentcreators                                                                                                     #circles                                                                     2014-10-28 04:06:30474348
Grobler du Preez89,745#AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #AfricanTuesday TOP 5:  October 21st, 2014 - "GREEN AFRICA"Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5  or +African Tuesday The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-10-27 09:06:23187006
Brian Mcquillan11,718Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #circleshare #SocialMedia #SharedPublicCircles #PublicCircle #CircleOfTheDay #followers #follow #AddCircle #Sharers #Engagers #Awesomepeople #ShareAndBeShared2014-10-25 10:22:02454181934
Circles Circles Circles43,461MEN ARE FROM MARS A Circle of Men Photographers/Artists/CreatorsYour re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/MDI7PfPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/yIG1mjPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/IBM8DEMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/j8Zu31Published Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/jGdSTg#menarefrommars                                                       2014-10-24 03:32:02307325
Jeniffer Lowrence0Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This Cilcle!!, *********************************************************************Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost 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 +1 this circle4 Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( dont forget share the circle and include yourself )5 If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).6  So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.*********************************************************************#circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #circlemeup #circlemenow #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #megacircle #bigcircle #bigcircleshare #funnyvideo #funnyvideos #funnyvideosyoutube #funnyvideoclips #funnyvideooftheday #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleshared #share #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #engagers 2014-10-23 20:02:09375001
Techno News Maniac0To get in, and to ensure you stay in this #sharedcircles   you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!#bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle   #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles 2014-10-23 06:15:22500011
Mario Falcetti80,352Meeting people in G+: a circle as a meeting point (updated Oct. 22nd, ‘14)#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing   #followers#social #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshared  #sharedcircleoftheday   #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople  #circlecount   #newfollowers #googleplus  #meetingpeoplecircle  2014-10-22 04:20:35501417
CAT kitten3,074CATkitten Circles – 2nd day:◘ Circle 02 - today I publish this circle chosen by random raffle. It’s full of great professional and amateur photographers, artists and many nice people. Enjoy it!◘ Cercle 02 - aujourd'hui, je publie ce cercle choisi par tirage au sort aléatoire. Il est plein de grands photographes professionnels et amateurs, artistes et beaucoup de gens sympathiques. Profitez-en!◘ Círculo 02 – hoje, publico este círculo escolhido por sorteio aleatório. Ele tem grandes fotógrafos profissionais e amadores, artistas e muitas pessoas legais. Aproveite!====================================☆☆To whom shared me in a circle recently, I thank you all.☆☆ Amazing and friendly people of Google +, I appreciate your attention and the “+1"☆☆ If you like what you find in this circle, please credit me by just plus one or SHARE it. #catkittengdm   #addcircle   #addcircles   #addiction   #addpeople   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomepeople   #awesomepeopleongplus   #cercle   #cercles   #circle   #circleme   #circlemeup   #circleoftheday   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #círculo   #círculos   #circulocompartido   #circuloscompartidos   #findcircles   #fullcircleshare   #publiccirclesproject   #morefollowers   #pixelworldcircle   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcir2014-10-21 10:03:37498011
Circles Circles Circles43,074Circle of  ORIGINAL CONTENT Creators Welcome this circle dated October20th, 2014.Thank you for creating ORIGINAL CONTENT, and for sharing it with the rest of us. Those included in this circle are active creators of original content who also re-share this circle and encourage others to post creative personal work. This Circle is shared every Monday. Those included are our choice. They are NOT automatically added. To be considered: 1- Add the theme page to your circles 2- Ask to be included in the Original post 3- Re-share this circle in your stream 4- You must be a maker of ORIGINAL work 5- We will check your stream before adding you 6- Once added, please re-share in your stream at least once a month.Current Circles  Published Mondays ORIGINAL CONTENT CREATORS : http://goo.gl/MDI7PfPublished Wednesdays:BLOGGERS & THEIR BLOGS: http://goo.gl/AwtirXPublished Thursdays:WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS : http://goo.gl/K8oDziMEN ARE FROM MARS : http://goo.gl/71EsZoPublished Fridays:A CIRCLE TO PAY IT FORWARD: http://goo.gl/jGdSTg#originalcontentcreators                                                                                                     #circles                                                                     2014-10-21 03:50:49468161432
Grobler du Preez89,579#AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to AfricanTuesday TOP 5:   October 14th, 2014 - "Open Theme"Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5  or +African Tuesday The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-10-20 17:09:56187008

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2014-11-08 20:30:28 (48 comments, 35 reshares, 729 +1s)Open 

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Storm at Sunset

The amazing skies from our second evening in Antananarivo.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #quirkynature  with +Carissa Braun (+Quirky Nature); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +LucaFerrogli... more »

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2014-11-08 20:30:28 (48 comments, 35 reshares, 729 +1s)Open 

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Storm at Sunset

The amazing skies from our second evening in Antananarivo.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #quirkynature  with +Carissa Braun (+Quirky Nature); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +LucaFerrogli... more »

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2014-11-08 20:30:28 (48 comments, 35 reshares, 729 +1s)Open 

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Storm at Sunset

The amazing skies from our second evening in Antananarivo.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #quirkynature  with +Carissa Braun (+Quirky Nature); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +LucaFerrogli... more »

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2014-11-23 19:57:33 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

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Sculpture Garden

First light on Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For nature's #sculpturesunday  with +Dirk Röber and +Kevin Burns (+Sculpture Sunday); #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections) and #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Linda Stokes (+Dawn On Sunday); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
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Sculpture Garden

First light on Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For nature's #sculpturesunday  with +Dirk Röber and +Kevin Burns (+Sculpture Sunday); #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections) and #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Linda Stokes (+Dawn On Sunday); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +david Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak ; and #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey .___

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2014-11-22 20:09:04 (24 comments, 2 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

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Wet Night in the City

A recent post by +Deborah Miles drew some comments about how much blur was the right amount.  On one end of the spectrum, if there's too little blur, you risk giving viewers the uncomfortable impression that the shot was meant to be crisp, and failed.  At the other end, you risk losing the story of the image into abstraction.  It got me thinking about how little information a photo can contain while still communicating a scene, so here's one that's much more impression than form, but I hope still conveys the feel of the rainy night.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

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Wet Night in the City

A recent post by +Deborah Miles drew some comments about how much blur was the right amount.  On one end of the spectrum, if there's too little blur, you risk giving viewers the uncomfortable impression that the shot was meant to be crisp, and failed.  At the other end, you risk losing the story of the image into abstraction.  It got me thinking about how little information a photo can contain while still communicating a scene, so here's one that's much more impression than form, but I hope still conveys the feel of the rainy night.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Julianne Bockius, +Patrice Christian, +Jetski Jones and +Nadia Pewinski (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #nightscapes  with +Patrick Zeiler, +Valesa Diamontes and +Jesse Martineau (+Nightscapes); #saturdaynightlight  with +Dirk Heindoerfer (+SaturdayNightLight); #mobileartphotography  with +OgreSupreme Jimmie Fisher (+Mobile Art Photography); #paintitsaturday   #paintitclub  with +Richard Mabb (+PaintIt Club); #hqspnight  +HQSP Night curated by +Dirk Müller +Nico Kaiser ; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #streetsofsanfrancisco  with +andi rivarola (+The Streets of San Francisco); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey .___

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2014-11-21 18:58:26 (26 comments, 2 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

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Bigger in Texas

Is everything bigger in Texas?  We saw these amazing hummingbird moths (genus Hemaris I think, couldn't find good photos to identify the species) enjoying the honeysuckle at +Sue Anderson's house.

My San Antonio album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/6010560498118838321 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


Special bug alert for +Dan Peterson, +John Alft and +cobalt please; also for #buggyfriday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Dorothy Pugh; #FloralFriday +FloralFriday created by +Tamara Pruessner and co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James ; #hqspanimals  +HQSP Animals curated by +Alejandro J. Soto +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith .

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Bigger in Texas

Is everything bigger in Texas?  We saw these amazing hummingbird moths (genus Hemaris I think, couldn't find good photos to identify the species) enjoying the honeysuckle at +Sue Anderson's house.

My San Antonio album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/6010560498118838321 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


Special bug alert for +Dan Peterson, +John Alft and +cobalt please; also for #buggyfriday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Dorothy Pugh; #FloralFriday +FloralFriday created by +Tamara Pruessner and co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James ; #hqspanimals  +HQSP Animals curated by +Alejandro J. Soto +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith .___

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2014-11-20 19:56:50 (17 comments, 3 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

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Abduction on My Mind

My once per five years visit to a shopping mall yesterday put me in mind of alien abduction a day early -- such a target rich environment!
Happy #alienabductionfriday   #specialthursdayedition !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, +Jetski Jones, +Heiko Mahr and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #urbanthursday  with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); #ondisplaythursday  with +Laura Loralieh Nixon (+On Display Thursday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +MichaelSonntag +Ок... more »

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Abduction on My Mind

My once per five years visit to a shopping mall yesterday put me in mind of alien abduction a day early -- such a target rich environment!
Happy #alienabductionfriday   #specialthursdayedition !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, +Jetski Jones, +Heiko Mahr and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #urbanthursday  with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); #ondisplaythursday  with +Laura Loralieh Nixon (+On Display Thursday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday).___

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2014-11-19 19:42:17 (35 comments, 8 reshares, 121 +1s)Open 

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Skin Deep

This one goes back to a photowalk from almost two years ago at the Sutro Baths.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #wetwednesday  with +Jen Baptist (+Wet Wednesday); #coastalthursday  with +Jon Kahn and +David Polzine (+Coastal Thursday); #streetsofsanfrancisco  and #californiadreamin  with +andi rivarola (+The Streets of San Francisco +California Dreamin'); #thirstythursdaypics  with +Mark Esguerra and +Giuseppe Basile; #photographing... more »

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Skin Deep

This one goes back to a photowalk from almost two years ago at the Sutro Baths.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #wetwednesday  with +Jen Baptist (+Wet Wednesday); #coastalthursday  with +Jon Kahn and +David Polzine (+Coastal Thursday); #streetsofsanfrancisco  and #californiadreamin  with +andi rivarola (+The Streets of San Francisco +California Dreamin'); #thirstythursdaypics  with +Mark Esguerra and +Giuseppe Basile; #photographingphotographers  with +Thorsten von Eyb and +Michael Rutta (+photographing photographers); #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey ; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +david Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak .___

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2014-11-18 19:36:08 (17 comments, 2 reshares, 89 +1s)Open 

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Greenery

We saw this lovely tree with colorful bark in the Arboretum d'Antsokay near Tulear -- sorry I can't name it for you; I'm sure someone will know.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #TreeTuesday ( +Tree Tuesday )  Curated by +Christina Lawrie ,  +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza  , +Kim Troutman  and +David R Robinson ; #abstractsinnature  with +Beth Akerman (+Abstracts In Nature).

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Greenery

We saw this lovely tree with colorful bark in the Arboretum d'Antsokay near Tulear -- sorry I can't name it for you; I'm sure someone will know.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #TreeTuesday ( +Tree Tuesday )  Curated by +Christina Lawrie ,  +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza  , +Kim Troutman  and +David R Robinson ; #abstractsinnature  with +Beth Akerman (+Abstracts In Nature).___

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2014-11-17 20:00:22 (17 comments, 7 reshares, 107 +1s)Open 

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Cornered

Not sure if the natives would call this mist, fog, or low clouds, but definitely a dark, moody day in Chicago.

My Chicago album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5916659643821676689 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #moodymondayphoto  with +Philip Daly (+Moody Monday); #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); #mistymonday  with +Martin Rak (+Misty Monday); #towertuesday  with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong and +Roman Kruglov ;  #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+MonochromeWorld ); +All... more »

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Cornered

Not sure if the natives would call this mist, fog, or low clouds, but definitely a dark, moody day in Chicago.

My Chicago album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5916659643821676689 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #moodymondayphoto  with +Philip Daly (+Moody Monday); #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); #mistymonday  with +Martin Rak (+Misty Monday); #towertuesday  with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong and +Roman Kruglov ;  #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).___

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2014-11-16 19:16:26 (33 comments, 10 reshares, 123 +1s)Open 

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Solitude

At the foot of the Great Sand Dunes and the Sangre de Cristo range, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #desertsandday  with +Tuan Le (+DesertSandDay); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #85mmsunday  with +Jonathan Davis; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
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Solitude

At the foot of the Great Sand Dunes and the Sangre de Cristo range, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #desertsandday  with +Tuan Le (+DesertSandDay); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #85mmsunday  with +Jonathan Davis; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +david Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak ; #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Craig Loxley +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey .___

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2014-11-15 20:09:54 (25 comments, 1 reshares, 82 +1s)Open 

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Massing for the Attack

These #seagullbuttsindisguise , carefully made up in their harmless shorebird outfits, were gathering in vast numbers by the San Mateo Bridge to prepare their final assault.  They may look small and harmless, but they've got a mean streak a mile wide!  I know the #gulluminati  will stand beside me in the ultimate battle.

#seagullbuttsaturday  is #notatheme , but I just like to bug +Robin Griggs Wood +Ursula Klepper +Christin McLeod +Sassi Sassmannshausen +Lauri Novak +Richard Ball +Craig Szymanski +Melissa Beagle +Ellie Kennard +Cora Triton +Steve Savoie +Pam Wolfe +Jon Cassill +Tom McGowan +Annie Irving +Diana Boyd +Debby Moran  +Lou McCorkle +Rob Lopes +Kim Smith +Bette Kauffman +Liz C +Dari... more »

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Massing for the Attack

These #seagullbuttsindisguise , carefully made up in their harmless shorebird outfits, were gathering in vast numbers by the San Mateo Bridge to prepare their final assault.  They may look small and harmless, but they've got a mean streak a mile wide!  I know the #gulluminati  will stand beside me in the ultimate battle.

#seagullbuttsaturday  is #notatheme , but I just like to bug +Robin Griggs Wood +Ursula Klepper +Christin McLeod +Sassi Sassmannshausen +Lauri Novak +Richard Ball +Craig Szymanski +Melissa Beagle +Ellie Kennard +Cora Triton +Steve Savoie +Pam Wolfe +Jon Cassill +Tom McGowan +Annie Irving +Diana Boyd +Debby Moran  +Lou McCorkle +Rob Lopes +Kim Smith +Bette Kauffman +Liz C +Darion Jackman +Steven Kennard +Sharon Stone +Dawn Siadatan +Sumit Sen +Jasbir S. Randhawa +Gazzaroonii T. +John Wade +Dave Bell +Swee Oh +Leo Deegan +Nancy Battis Vita +Patrick Kelly +Marilyn Benham +Mari Luukkonen +Lora Lee Chapman +Giselle Savoie +Carin Bruce +David Q. Cohen +Gernot Glaeser +Maureen Roberson +Brian Grzelewski +cobalt please +Darcee McCutcheon +Annelies Jansen +Rachel Ferris +Margaret Tompkins +Jan Vermeulen .  Also for #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski Jones, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #bridgesaroundtheworld  with +Carra Riley and +Knut Arne Gjertsen (+#BridgesAroundTheWorld).

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-11-14 17:07:23 (11 comments, 3 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

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Low Budget

Times are tight all over the galaxy, and the Nyryx Empire is no exception.  Although the budget has been cut for Their once-famous Medical Research Center, They'll find a way to make do.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos).

The Ali... more »

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Low Budget

Times are tight all over the galaxy, and the Nyryx Empire is no exception.  Although the budget has been cut for Their once-famous Medical Research Center, They'll find a way to make do.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; my Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-11-13 19:19:47 (28 comments, 3 reshares, 105 +1s)Open 

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Big Time

Dreaming in gold, one night in Reno.
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

I have an album from Reno and Virginia City at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5921087265694776497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For a late #bagswednesday  with +Magda Sz, +Magdalena MadZ, +André Behrmann, +Michael Behrmann and +Nancy Battis Vita (+Bags Wednesday); #inmotionthursday  with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski Jones, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0);  #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ;  #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова+Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Gre... more »

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Big Time

Dreaming in gold, one night in Reno.
Peter Gabriel - Big Time

I have an album from Reno and Virginia City at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5921087265694776497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For a late #bagswednesday  with +Magda Sz, +Magdalena MadZ, +André Behrmann, +Michael Behrmann and +Nancy Battis Vita (+Bags Wednesday); #inmotionthursday  with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski Jones, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0);  #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ;  #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #urbanthursday  with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life); #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics).___

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2014-11-12 15:01:20 (30 comments, 9 reshares, 101 +1s)Open 

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Curiosity

Mom is so over people, but this little baby Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) was still willing to give us a look.  Photographed in the Berenty Reserve; this was one of the best spots for ring-tails, considered Endangered due to habitat destruction.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


Lemur alert for +Liz C and +Lora Lee Chapman; also for #africantuesday ( +African Tuesday ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock and +Grobler du Preez ; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with the addition of +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week) ; ... more »

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Curiosity

Mom is so over people, but this little baby Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) was still willing to give us a look.  Photographed in the Berenty Reserve; this was one of the best spots for ring-tails, considered Endangered due to habitat destruction.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


Lemur alert for +Liz C and +Lora Lee Chapman; also for #africantuesday ( +African Tuesday ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock and +Grobler du Preez ; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with the addition of +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #threatenedthursday with +Sandy Schepis +Sumit Sen +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Threatened Thursday ) ;  +HQSP Animals curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith and +Alejandro J. Soto #hqspanimals ; #monkeymonday with me and +Sandy Schepis ( +Monkey Monday ).___

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2014-11-11 19:03:13 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 107 +1s)Open 

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Cycles

It was a busy day down at the river.  These two were quarrying stone from the dry riverbed, while elsewhere people were mostly washing clothes.  Seen along the road between Berenty and Fort Dauphin.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #twowheeledtuesday  with +Akhil Kalsh (+RiderZone); #africantuesday  open theme with +Grobler du Preez, +Dick Whitlock and +Morkel Erasmus (+African Tuesday); #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #candidmoodtuesday  with +Paul Scott (+Candid Mood Tuesday).

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Cycles

It was a busy day down at the river.  These two were quarrying stone from the dry riverbed, while elsewhere people were mostly washing clothes.  Seen along the road between Berenty and Fort Dauphin.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #twowheeledtuesday  with +Akhil Kalsh (+RiderZone); #africantuesday  open theme with +Grobler du Preez, +Dick Whitlock and +Morkel Erasmus (+African Tuesday); #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #candidmoodtuesday  with +Paul Scott (+Candid Mood Tuesday).___

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2014-11-10 20:21:07 (47 comments, 25 reshares, 251 +1s)Open 

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Mirror rorriM

A little after sunrise at Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #naturemonday  with +Rolf Hicker and +Kate Church; #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #cophotowednesday  with +Howard Weitzel, +Al Nesbit and +Stan Showalter; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David HeathWilliams +Tom H... more »

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Mirror rorriM

A little after sunrise at Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #naturemonday  with +Rolf Hicker and +Kate Church; #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #cophotowednesday  with +Howard Weitzel, +Al Nesbit and +Stan Showalter; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-11-09 22:45:50 (15 comments, 4 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

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Just a Passing Thought

A wisp of cloud at sunset, from the plane on the way to Las Vegas.

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #zensunday  with +Charlotte Therese Björnström, +Simon Davis-Oakley and +Nathan Wirth (+Zen Sunday); #aerialphotography  with +David R Robinson, +Lynda Cochrane and +Markham Lane (+AerialPhotography); #purplecircle  with +Lynn Langmade, +Craig Szymanski, +Alexis Coram and +Sinead Sam McKeown (+PurpleCircle); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show+Margaret Tom... more »

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Just a Passing Thought

A wisp of cloud at sunset, from the plane on the way to Las Vegas.

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #zensunday  with +Charlotte Therese Björnström, +Simon Davis-Oakley and +Nathan Wirth (+Zen Sunday); #aerialphotography  with +David R Robinson, +Lynda Cochrane and +Markham Lane (+AerialPhotography); #purplecircle  with +Lynn Langmade, +Craig Szymanski, +Alexis Coram and +Sinead Sam McKeown (+PurpleCircle); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-11-08 20:30:28 (48 comments, 35 reshares, 729 +1s)Open 

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Storm at Sunset

The amazing skies from our second evening in Antananarivo.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #quirkynature  with +Carissa Braun (+Quirky Nature); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +LucaFerrogli... more »

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Storm at Sunset

The amazing skies from our second evening in Antananarivo.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #quirkynature  with +Carissa Braun (+Quirky Nature); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-11-07 19:22:26 (45 comments, 3 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

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Empty

Oh sure, everyone thinks about the abductees, but did you ever wonder what happens to them after they've been returned to Earth?  Luckily there are still a few decent jobs available in retail...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

Oh, and thanks +Robin Griggs Wood for inviting me to try the #splittonefivedaychallenge !  This is image 5; I tried to choose gentle but slightly dreary complementary colors to help convey emptiness :-).

My Chicago album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5916659643821676689 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +JaniceHac... more »

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Empty

Oh sure, everyone thinks about the abductees, but did you ever wonder what happens to them after they've been returned to Earth?  Luckily there are still a few decent jobs available in retail...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

Oh, and thanks +Robin Griggs Wood for inviting me to try the #splittonefivedaychallenge !  This is image 5; I tried to choose gentle but slightly dreary complementary colors to help convey emptiness :-).

My Chicago album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5916659643821676689 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).___

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2014-11-06 19:14:02 (38 comments, 9 reshares, 128 +1s)Open 

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Blues at Sunrise

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Albert King - Blues At Sunrise [HQ]
Some of the endless color of Las Vegas!  I think this really was at or around sunrise, but of course I didn't have to wake up specially for it there.

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #turquoisethursday  with +Tatiana Parmeeva (+TurquoiseThursday); #inmotionthursday  with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski Jones, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #longexpos... more »

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Blues at Sunrise

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Albert King - Blues At Sunrise [HQ]
Some of the endless color of Las Vegas!  I think this really was at or around sunrise, but of course I didn't have to wake up specially for it there.

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #turquoisethursday  with +Tatiana Parmeeva (+TurquoiseThursday); #inmotionthursday  with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski Jones, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #longexposurethursday  with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi (+LongExposure Thursday); #urbanthursday  with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday).___

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2014-11-05 20:07:28 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

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Sing for the Day

This happy-looking little guy is the Madagascar Bee-eater (Merops superciliosus), or Olive Bee-eater, photographed in the Arboretum d'Antsokay near Tulear.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #BirdPoker Beautiful Birds curated by +Phil Armishaw; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock , +Grobler du Preez , +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ); #Birds4All by +Ricky L Jones & +Walter Soestbergen (+Birds4All) ; #hqspbirds +HQSP Birds curated by +Suzi Harr +Mark Rayner +AndyBrow... more »

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Sing for the Day

This happy-looking little guy is the Madagascar Bee-eater (Merops superciliosus), or Olive Bee-eater, photographed in the Arboretum d'Antsokay near Tulear.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #BirdPoker Beautiful Birds curated by +Phil Armishaw; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock , +Grobler du Preez , +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ); #Birds4All by +Ricky L Jones & +Walter Soestbergen (+Birds4All) ; #hqspbirds +HQSP Birds curated by +Suzi Harr +Mark Rayner +Andy Brown ; #birdsgallery with +Heinrich Wagner and +Susan Wilkinson ( +Birds GALLERY ); #birdloversworldwide with +Robert SKREINER +Roswitha Böhmer and +Gemma Costa ( +BIRD Lovers & WILDLIFE ); #BirdsInFocus #BirdSpeciesLink by +Risto Talman (+Birds in Focus ).___

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2014-11-04 19:40:10 (46 comments, 35 reshares, 314 +1s)Open 

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Teach Your Children

+African Tuesday invited posts for "Africa Today" this week, and with the recent award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their work on behalf of children's education, I thought I'd touch on education in Madagascar.

As in any poor country, there is always a tension between education and work for children, and we saw many children hard at work throughout the country, whether tending domestic animals, carrying new bricks from a kiln, or bringing charcoal to market.  But, generally speaking, the tide has been turning towards education in Madagascar.

Through 2009, education rates at the primary school level had risen above 60%, with at least nominal equality for girls and boys -- there are no particular religious barriers in Madagascar to girls' education, and internationalor... more »

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Teach Your Children

+African Tuesday invited posts for "Africa Today" this week, and with the recent award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for their work on behalf of children's education, I thought I'd touch on education in Madagascar.

As in any poor country, there is always a tension between education and work for children, and we saw many children hard at work throughout the country, whether tending domestic animals, carrying new bricks from a kiln, or bringing charcoal to market.  But, generally speaking, the tide has been turning towards education in Madagascar.

Through 2009, education rates at the primary school level had risen above 60%, with at least nominal equality for girls and boys -- there are no particular religious barriers in Madagascar to girls' education, and international organizations and foreign aid programs had paid for an expansion of schools and the training of teachers.  Even tiny communities often have primary schooling, paid for (when they can) by local families.

While over 60% of children get primary schooling, the numbers are much lower at other levels.  There is almost no preschool, and secondary school enrollment drops to about 35% with completion at about 25%.  Another challenge is language skills: although the country is technically bilingual, students mostly learn only Malagasy, with French being the key to better employment opportunity.

Following the 2009 coup, Madagascar was largely cut off from the international community, with steep costs to its education efforts (along with wildlife protection, but that's another story).  The loss of funds has certainly hurt; my hope is that last year's election will restore legitimacy to the government, and enable the country to once again receive aid.

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Teach Your Children

We saw this lovely young lady on the road between Berenty and Fort Dauphin.  My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #africantuesday  "Africa Today" with +Morkel Erasmus, +Dick Whitlock and +Grobler du Preez (+African Tuesday); #candidmoodtuesday  with +Paul Scott (+Candid Mood Tuesday); #fromthecartuesday  with +J. Rae Chip and +Jetski Jones; #portraittuesday  with +Laura Balc and +Tana Teel (+PortraitTuesday); #hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits curated by +Heiko Köster  +Ryan Ottaway Martin ; and #photojournalworldwide  with +andi rivarola (+Photo Journal Worldwide).___

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2014-11-03 19:09:02 (24 comments, 7 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

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Glass Houses

+Robin Griggs Wood invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge ; here's a more restrained example, from our walk around Montreal's Old Port area with +Johannes S., +jerry robin and Eric.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); an early #windowwednesday  with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  and #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW +URBAN - in views and life); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ;  #MonochromeMonday +MonochromeMonday Curated ... more »

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Glass Houses

+Robin Griggs Wood invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge ; here's a more restrained example, from our walk around Montreal's Old Port area with +Johannes S., +jerry robin and Eric.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); an early #windowwednesday  with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  and #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW +URBAN - in views and life); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ;  #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #inthelight  with +andi rivarola (+In the Light).___

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2014-11-02 18:46:03 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

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Carried Gently Away
#3 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined too with a sadness tosee ... more »

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Carried Gently Away
#3 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined too with a sadness to see it retired, and a lot of concern for and uncertainty about the future.

Post 1 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/bN6fq2XWhoV .
Post 2 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/7i96Fn5MNPw .
This is post 3 of 3.

The whole album from my NASA visit is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-11-02 18:43:37 (14 comments, 4 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

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Evening, of Uncertain Portent
#2 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined too with asadn... more »

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Evening, of Uncertain Portent
#2 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined too with a sadness to see it retired, and a lot of concern for and uncertainty about the future.

Post 1 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/bN6fq2XWhoV .
This is post 2 of 3.
Post 3 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/PFKqozJpjhJ .

The whole album from my NASA visit is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-11-02 18:40:51 (12 comments, 4 reshares, 80 +1s)Open 

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A Warm Afternoon at the End of Time
#1 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined toowith... more »

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A Warm Afternoon at the End of Time
#1 of 3

Well, +Robin Griggs Wood has invited me to participate in the #splittonefivedaychallenge , and I'm not about to ignore Robin.  I'm also reluctant to further limit the variety in my (and everyone's) stream after everyone has done B&W, so I probably won't do five days, but I might do five images.

Today I'm posting a set of three split toned images that I deliberately created as a set, trying to convey the mood of the shuttle Endeavour's last flight.  I was incredibly fortunate to be invited to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for a special visit.  I've followed the space program since I was very young, and the shuttles were the core of it for the greater part of my life.  It was gloriously exciting to have this intimate opportunity to visit with an old friend, but combined too with a sadness to see it retired, and a lot of concern for and uncertainty about the future.

This is post 1 of 3.
Post 2 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/7i96Fn5MNPw .
Post 3 of 3 is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/104294083885937159989/posts/PFKqozJpjhJ .

The whole album from my NASA visit is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-11-01 18:26:25 (40 comments, 33 reshares, 330 +1s)Open 

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Cotton Ball Sky

This is my first experiment with HDR (don't worry, unlikely to become a habit).  Some of you are aware that I rarely even blend multiple exposures; when I have, I've always done the blending by hand.  In this instance, I used the HDR tool in Photoshop (with the gracious and patient help of +Linda Villers) to combine three exposures, then went back to Lightroom to edit the image.  I'm intrigued by the texture and sunset colors of the sky.

This completes my notional "set" of the Peggy's Cove lighthouse, in Nova Scotia; though we'll see if I find any more shots worth posting.  The most dramatic is certainly the after dinner shot of the lighthouse and the Milky Way: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexLapidus/posts/iN8gGjK7CHF .  The best light is a longer single exposure atsunset... more »

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Cotton Ball Sky

This is my first experiment with HDR (don't worry, unlikely to become a habit).  Some of you are aware that I rarely even blend multiple exposures; when I have, I've always done the blending by hand.  In this instance, I used the HDR tool in Photoshop (with the gracious and patient help of +Linda Villers) to combine three exposures, then went back to Lightroom to edit the image.  I'm intrigued by the texture and sunset colors of the sky.

This completes my notional "set" of the Peggy's Cove lighthouse, in Nova Scotia; though we'll see if I find any more shots worth posting.  The most dramatic is certainly the after dinner shot of the lighthouse and the Milky Way: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexLapidus/posts/iN8gGjK7CHF .  The best light is a longer single exposure at sunset: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexLapidus/posts/4FHhuZpJyfy .  And I like the feel of a gently toned B&W shot: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AlexLapidus/posts/gxhR7Tgr97M .  We might have visited a couple of other lighthouses as well...

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .



For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; an out of season #coastalthursday  for +Jon Kahn and +David Polzine (+Coastal Thursday); #waterworld  with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #hdr   #hdrphotography ; #hqsphdr +HQSP HDR curated by +Peter Lipa and +Dave Gen ; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-10-31 19:15:53 (12 comments, 13 reshares, 136 +1s)Open 

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Down the Hatch

Why does this escalator only go one way?  And I can't see where people go at the bottom, they just disappear...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot be Named #owcbn .  Also for #unsharpsaturday  with me, Jetski,+Juli... more »

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Down the Hatch

Why does this escalator only go one way?  And I can't see where people go at the bottom, they just disappear...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot be Named #owcbn .  Also for #unsharpsaturday  with me, Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #colorsonfriday  with +Britta Rogge and +Karsten Meyer (+ColorsOnFriday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #mobileartphotography  with +Jimmie Fisher (+Mobile Art Photography); #paintitclub +PaintIt Club  curated by +Richard Mabb +Celso de Carvalho +Clare Bambers  +Carol Small +*** +Milena Ilieva +Stefan Kierek +Elin Vaeth .  It's also a night photo, but I won't tag all the night themes since it isn't evident and there are more than enough tags already...___

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2014-10-30 18:09:32 (26 comments, 13 reshares, 163 +1s)Open 

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Silver Sunrise

Dawn at Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics  with +Mark Esguerra and +Giuseppe Basile; #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert ; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +JeffBeddow... more »

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Silver Sunrise

Dawn at Brainard Lake, Colorado.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics  with +Mark Esguerra and +Giuseppe Basile; #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #waterworld  with Gemma and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert ; #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).___

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2014-10-29 18:30:33 (32 comments, 6 reshares, 88 +1s)Open 

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Midnight Snack

My quest to catch every animal in Madagascar with its tongue sticking out continues :-).  This is the tiny Brown Mouse Lemur (Microcebus rufus), photographed at night in Ranomafana.  He's considered Vulnerable by the IUCN due to habitat loss, along with basically all of Madagascar's unique mammals.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #africantuesday ( +African Tuesday ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock and +Grobler du Preez ; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with the addition of +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +WholeWil... more »

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Midnight Snack

My quest to catch every animal in Madagascar with its tongue sticking out continues :-).  This is the tiny Brown Mouse Lemur (Microcebus rufus), photographed at night in Ranomafana.  He's considered Vulnerable by the IUCN due to habitat loss, along with basically all of Madagascar's unique mammals.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #africantuesday ( +African Tuesday ) with +Morkel Erasmus , +Dick Whitlock and +Grobler du Preez ; #africanature ( +AFRICANature ) with the addition of +Berndt Weissenbacher , +Wayne Marinovich and +Anette Mossbacher ; #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #threatenedthursday with +Sandy Schepis +Sumit Sen +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Threatened Thursday ) ;  +HQSP Animals curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith and +Alejandro J. Soto #hqspanimals ; #monkeymonday with me and +Sandy Schepis ( +Monkey Monday ).___

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2014-10-28 18:35:04 (21 comments, 11 reshares, 235 +1s)Open 

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Crosstown Traffic

So hard to get through to you.
Jimi Hendrix-Crosstown Traffic (1968)

My entire Italy album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5748059674756397569 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871074165719763441 .  Prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #nauticalwednesday  with +Dale Collins, +StPaul Herrmann and +Annelies Jansen (+NauticalWednesday); #watercraftwednesday  with +David Breazeale; #wetwednesday  with +Jen Baptist (+Wet Wednesday); #waterworld  with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +ОксанаКрысюкова +Alejandro ... more »

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Crosstown Traffic

So hard to get through to you.
Jimi Hendrix-Crosstown Traffic (1968)

My entire Italy album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5748059674756397569 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871074165719763441 .  Prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #nauticalwednesday  with +Dale Collins, +StPaul Herrmann and +Annelies Jansen (+NauticalWednesday); #watercraftwednesday  with +David Breazeale; #wetwednesday  with +Jen Baptist (+Wet Wednesday); #waterworld  with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW).___

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2014-10-27 19:05:01 (19 comments, 7 reshares, 104 +1s)Open 

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Through the Looking Glass

An abstract shot from Montreal's Palais de Congres.  My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #metallicmonday  with +Thomas Raschbacher (+#MetallicMonday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong .

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Through the Looking Glass

An abstract shot from Montreal's Palais de Congres.  My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mirrormonday   #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #metallicmonday  with +Thomas Raschbacher (+#MetallicMonday); #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong .___

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2014-10-26 17:58:28 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

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Man Bites Dog

An unusual street photo for me, but I was struck by the juxtaposition of the guy's aggressive look and the really odd dog face on the facade of this Montreal church.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #doorsunday  with +André Roßbach, +Dave Krugman and +Maayan Windmuller (+DoorSunday); #SacredSunday +SacredSunday™ , +Manfred Berndtgen , +Robyn Morrison ,  +Chatchai Rombix , +Justin Hill ,  +Steve Barge , +Carolyn St.Charles , +* ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +ОксанаКрысюкова +Alejandro ... more »

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Man Bites Dog

An unusual street photo for me, but I was struck by the juxtaposition of the guy's aggressive look and the really odd dog face on the facade of this Montreal church.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #doorsunday  with +André Roßbach, +Dave Krugman and +Maayan Windmuller (+DoorSunday); #SacredSunday +SacredSunday™ , +Manfred Berndtgen , +Robyn Morrison ,  +Chatchai Rombix , +Justin Hill ,  +Steve Barge , +Carolyn St.Charles , +* ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey .___

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2014-10-25 17:24:57 (39 comments, 14 reshares, 211 +1s)Open 

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Rising

This required a 2:30am wakeup call, but I guess they don't put this landscape in Las Vegas when I'd be awake anyway...  From the Avenue of the Baobabs, near Morondava, Madagascar.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunrisesaturday  with +Josh Davis (+Sunrise Saturday); #silhouettesaturday  with +Naila z (+SilhouetteSaturday); #ruralsaturday  with +Linda Stokes, +Mario Cerroni and +Heath Ramsey (+#RuralSaturday); #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and Linda (+Dawn On Sunday); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #amazinglandscapes  with +Rolf Hicker; #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #inthelight  wit... more »

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Rising

This required a 2:30am wakeup call, but I guess they don't put this landscape in Las Vegas when I'd be awake anyway...  From the Avenue of the Baobabs, near Morondava, Madagascar.

My whole Madagascar album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5933913563025170673 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #sunrisesaturday  with +Josh Davis (+Sunrise Saturday); #silhouettesaturday  with +Naila z (+SilhouetteSaturday); #ruralsaturday  with +Linda Stokes, +Mario Cerroni and +Heath Ramsey (+#RuralSaturday); #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and Linda (+Dawn On Sunday); #skysunday  with +Randy Scherkenbach and +Patrick Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #amazinglandscapes  with +Rolf Hicker; #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #inthelight  with +andi rivarola (+In the Light); #themagicoflight  with Ray, +Hamid Dastmalchi and +Paul Stein (+The Magic of Light); #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert ; and #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu .___

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2014-10-24 18:35:30 (18 comments, 6 reshares, 115 +1s)Open 

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The Hive City

They  hide in plain sight among us.  Sometimes, with a little perspective, a new viewpoint, the extensive signs of alien activity on our little planet become more evident (in Las Vegas, it may not even take that much -- one drink may suffice).  I was able to spot this amazing alien hive city from the top of Montreal's Olympic Park Tower.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Jetski Jones, +Heiko Mahr, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S.+Оксана Кр... more »

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The Hive City

They  hide in plain sight among us.  Sometimes, with a little perspective, a new viewpoint, the extensive signs of alien activity on our little planet become more evident (in Las Vegas, it may not even take that much -- one drink may suffice).  I was able to spot this amazing alien hive city from the top of Montreal's Olympic Park Tower.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Jetski Jones, +Heiko Mahr, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; and +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood .

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033 ; my album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2014-10-23 15:56:58 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 89 +1s)Open 

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The Red Dress

From the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, during our 2013 road trip.  I've added it to my American West album at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5873039525431504161 ; I also have an album of Las Vegas favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #inmotionthursday with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto+Daniel Grey ; #urbanthursda... more »

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The Red Dress

From the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, during our 2013 road trip.  I've added it to my American West album at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5873039525431504161 ; I also have an album of Las Vegas favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #inmotionthursday with +Scott Thomas (+InMotion Thursday); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #urbanthursday  with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday).___

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2014-10-22 17:08:55 (13 comments, 3 reshares, 95 +1s)Open 

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You'll Only Spend It All on Drugs

When I thought of the title, I had to post this one from the Bug Window today :-).

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #windowwednesday  with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #wackywednesday  with +Jimmie Fisher; #weneedalaughwednesday  with +Pat Kennedy Corlin (+We Need A Laugh Wednesday); #whateverwednesday  with +Cicely Robin Laing (+Whatever Wednesday!!!); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; and #justforthefunofit  with +Rob Hallifax.

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You'll Only Spend It All on Drugs

When I thought of the title, I had to post this one from the Bug Window today :-).

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #windowwednesday  with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #mirrorsandreflections  with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #wackywednesday  with +Jimmie Fisher; #weneedalaughwednesday  with +Pat Kennedy Corlin (+We Need A Laugh Wednesday); #whateverwednesday  with +Cicely Robin Laing (+Whatever Wednesday!!!); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; and #justforthefunofit  with +Rob Hallifax.___

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2014-10-21 17:14:58 (28 comments, 10 reshares, 138 +1s)Open 

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Wild Ride

Back to the land of color today!  Google has graciously continued to feature one of my shuttle Endeavour photos, from my visit to +NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for its last flight to Los Angeles, and I still have more images from that adventure -- haven't posted a new one in awhile.  Please check out the whole album at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #technotuesday  with +Andrew Gregor (+Techno Tuesday); #nasasocial   #ov105   #spottheshuttle  .

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Wild Ride

Back to the land of color today!  Google has graciously continued to feature one of my shuttle Endeavour photos, from my visit to +NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center for its last flight to Los Angeles, and I still have more images from that adventure -- haven't posted a new one in awhile.  Please check out the whole album at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday); #technotuesday  with +Andrew Gregor (+Techno Tuesday); #nasasocial   #ov105   #spottheshuttle  .___

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2014-10-20 17:57:30 (25 comments, 9 reshares, 130 +1s)Open 

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Drowning On Dry Land

TAB BENOIT "Drowning On Dry Land" Best version! 2-25-14

For day 5 of my #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge  I've done a monochrome treatment of a color image that I've already shared, from Colorado's Great Sand Dunes; somehow it felt even drier to me this way.  Thanks to +Guillaume Desachy for inviting me to participate, and I'm not sure whether or not I'm done yet after five days, now that I'm thinking in black and white :-).

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #desertsandday  with +Tuan Le (+DesertSandDay); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #moodymondayphoto  with +Philip Daly (no Annelies?)(+Moody M... more »

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Drowning On Dry Land

TAB BENOIT "Drowning On Dry Land" Best version! 2-25-14

For day 5 of my #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge  I've done a monochrome treatment of a color image that I've already shared, from Colorado's Great Sand Dunes; somehow it felt even drier to me this way.  Thanks to +Guillaume Desachy for inviting me to participate, and I'm not sure whether or not I'm done yet after five days, now that I'm thinking in black and white :-).

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #desertsandday  with +Tuan Le (+DesertSandDay); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #moodymondayphoto  with +Philip Daly (no Annelies?) (+Moody Monday); #naturemonday  with +Rolf Hicker and +Kate Church;   #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; and  #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-10-19 14:53:59 (17 comments, 6 reshares, 77 +1s)Open 

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The Fabric of Life

This woman seemed very much at peace with her work, almost blissful.  She was demonstrating weaving in the Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, a terrific historic site and museum.  +Guillaume Desachy invited me to join the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 4 of 5.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits curated by +Heiko Köster  +Ryan Ottaway Martin ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +ОксанаКрысюкова +N... more »

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The Fabric of Life

This woman seemed very much at peace with her work, almost blissful.  She was demonstrating weaving in the Fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, a terrific historic site and museum.  +Guillaume Desachy invited me to join the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 4 of 5.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #hqspportraits +HQSP Portraits curated by +Heiko Köster  +Ryan Ottaway Martin ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #peopleatworkmonday  with +Baki Karacay (+People At Work Monday).___

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2014-10-18 17:09:16 (18 comments, 7 reshares, 193 +1s)Open 

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Stone Sunset

From Davenport Beach.  +Guillaume Desachy invited me to participate in the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 3 of 5.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #stonesaturday  with +Jen Baptist and +Antoine Berger (+Stone Saturday); #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #earthpatternsaturday  with +Annette Gretler and +Beat Gretler (+Earth Pattern Saturday);  #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ;#hqspmonochr... more »

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Stone Sunset

From Davenport Beach.  +Guillaume Desachy invited me to participate in the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 3 of 5.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #stonesaturday  with +Jen Baptist and +Antoine Berger (+Stone Saturday); #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr; #earthpatternsaturday  with +Annette Gretler and +Beat Gretler (+Earth Pattern Saturday);  #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert ; #waterworld  with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron (+WaterWorld); #californiadreamin  with +andi rivarola (+California Dreamin').___

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2014-10-17 18:01:12 (15 comments, 4 reshares, 84 +1s)Open 

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The Direct Approach

Judging by the cobwebs, They  hadn't used this device in awhile, but I guess it's still pretty effective...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Guillaume Desachy invited me to the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 2 of 5,  from the Arboretum d'Antsokay in Tulear, Madagascar.  The whole Madagascar album is available at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5933913563025170673 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and OthersWho Cannot ... more »

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The Direct Approach

Judging by the cobwebs, They  hadn't used this device in awhile, but I guess it's still pretty effective...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

+Guillaume Desachy invited me to the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; this is day 2 of 5,  from the Arboretum d'Antsokay in Tulear, Madagascar.  The whole Madagascar album is available at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5933913563025170673 ; the Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski Jones, and +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .

Also for #hqspmacro +HQSP Macro curated by  +Terrie Gray +Robert Vierthaler +Albert Vuvu Konde +Stefanie Schächtel ;  #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #dailydepthoffield  with +Vince Ong, +Nuraini Ghaifullah and +f.a. fiebig (+Daily Depth Of Field).___

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2014-10-17 00:34:45 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

+Anne Dirkse is a wonderful travel photographer; here's an opportunity to try out her new course for free, in exchange for your feedback!  Please be sure to reply on her original post if you're interested.

Hi everyone - I'm going to be offering some online travel photography courses and am looking for people interested in helping me "beta test" the first course - you get to participate free of charge in exchange for your feedback. You can find more details and the application here:
http://www.annedirkse.com/travel-photography-online-course-beta-application/

The application deadline is Oct 24, 2014. Please share!___+Anne Dirkse is a wonderful travel photographer; here's an opportunity to try out her new course for free, in exchange for your feedback!  Please be sure to reply on her original post if you're interested.

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2014-10-16 17:54:10 (28 comments, 4 reshares, 118 +1s)Open 

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Begin with the End in Mind

...And this would be the end of the line.  Lucky 13.  No exit.

+Guillaume Desachy has invited me to the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; I'll go ahead and post in monochrome for the next five days, but I'm sure I can still find plenty of variety for you!  This is day 1 of 5.

My Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #stairsthursday  with +Véronica Riboulot (+Stairs Thursday);  #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +LammertDoddema ; #blackandwhitep... more »

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Begin with the End in Mind

...And this would be the end of the line.  Lucky 13.  No exit.

+Guillaume Desachy has invited me to the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   #fivedaybwchallenge ; I'll go ahead and post in monochrome for the next five days, but I'm sure I can still find plenty of variety for you!  This is day 1 of 5.

My Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #stairsthursday  with +Véronica Riboulot (+Stairs Thursday);  #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).___

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2014-10-15 18:03:23 (17 comments, 4 reshares, 64 +1s)Open 

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Autumn Bighorn

We tried to persuade a flock of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) to find a stand of aspens to walk in front of, but this was the best we could do :-).  We found them on our way out of Estes Park, Colorado.

 My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For  #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ;  +HQSP Animals curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith and +Alejandro J. Soto #hqspanimals ; #cophotowednesday  with +Howard Weitzel, +Al Nesbit and +Stan Showalter.

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Autumn Bighorn

We tried to persuade a flock of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) to find a stand of aspens to walk in front of, but this was the best we could do :-).  We found them on our way out of Estes Park, Colorado.

 My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For  #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock  +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ;  +HQSP Animals curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Andy Smith and +Alejandro J. Soto #hqspanimals ; #cophotowednesday  with +Howard Weitzel, +Al Nesbit and +Stan Showalter.___

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2014-10-14 16:17:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

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Behind Bars

Inside the main cellblock, Alcatraz.  They let me out again -- must not know me very well.

My Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; and #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong .

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Behind Bars

Inside the main cellblock, Alcatraz.  They let me out again -- must not know me very well.

My Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #architexturetuesday  with +Ranjan Saraswati; and #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong .___

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2014-10-13 16:59:41 (16 comments, 4 reshares, 99 +1s)Open 

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Mountain Dawn

Dawn light at Sprague Lake, in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Yup, we got up for sunrise two days in a row.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); a late #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Linda Stokes (+Dawn On Sunday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #naturemonday  with +Rolf Hicker and +Kate Church; #inthelight  with +andi rivarola (+In the Light); #themagicoflight  with +Ray Bilcliff, +Hamid Dastmalchi and +Paul Stein (+The Magic of Light); #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh+Jesse Martineau ... more »

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Mountain Dawn

Dawn light at Sprague Lake, in Rocky Mountain National Park.  Yup, we got up for sunrise two days in a row.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); a late #dawnonsunday  with +Ray Bilcliff and +Linda Stokes (+Dawn On Sunday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karacay (+Mountain Photos); #nationalparksmonday  with +Juan Pons (+NationalParksMonday); #naturemonday  with +Rolf Hicker and +Kate Church; #inthelight  with +andi rivarola (+In the Light); #themagicoflight  with +Ray Bilcliff, +Hamid Dastmalchi and +Paul Stein (+The Magic of Light); #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert ; and #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu .___

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2014-10-12 21:40:08 (32 comments, 10 reshares, 120 +1s)Open 

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The Geometry of Light

From our walk around the Old Port area of Montreal with +Johannes S., Eric, and +jerry robin.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #shadowsonsunday  with +André Roßbach and +Daniel Graupner (+ShadowsOnSunday); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  and #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW +URBAN - in views and life); #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Coxand 1103369... more »

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The Geometry of Light

From our walk around the Old Port area of Montreal with +Johannes S., Eric, and +jerry robin.

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #shadowsonsunday  with +André Roßbach and +Daniel Graupner (+ShadowsOnSunday); #hqsparchitecture +HQSP Architecture curated by +Wing Yau Au Yeong ; #architectureyesterdayandtomorrow  and #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW +URBAN - in views and life); #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday Curated by +RJ Wilner, +Yoz Creative (and +Charles Lupica emeritus) ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and 110336976038750891860 ; #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Lammert Doddema ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ).___

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2014-10-11 17:05:25 (22 comments, 9 reshares, 122 +1s)Open 

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Out and About

Any night in Las Vegas...

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski, +Patrice Christian and +Jetski Jones (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #streetphotography  ; #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #streetpics  with +Sergey S... more »

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Out and About

Any night in Las Vegas...

My entire Las Vegas album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller selection of favorites at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5992767698854499233 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Pewinski, +Patrice Christian and +Jetski Jones (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #hqspmotion  +HQSP Motion curated by +Melania Pierce and +Anja Wessels ; #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey ; #streetphotography  ; #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #mobileartphotography  with +Jimmie Fisher (+Mobile Art Photography); #saturdaynightlight  with +Dirk Heindoerfer (+SaturdayNightLight).___

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2014-10-10 17:00:39 (32 comments, 13 reshares, 99 +1s)Open 

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Dance of the Landing Craft

Like soap bubbles in the wind, They  play in the light of the beacons we inadvertently call Them  with.  Until it's time to land...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; my Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Jetski Jones, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, +Heiko Mahr and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #nightphotographyfriday  with +Mark Hammon and +Steve Passlow (+Night Photography Friday); #inthelight  with +andirivarola (+... more »

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Dance of the Landing Craft

Like soap bubbles in the wind, They  play in the light of the beacons we inadvertently call Them  with.  Until it's time to land...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5931560242904294033 ; my Alcatraz album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5912779032573306209 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by Captain +Irene Kato, with her crew of +Jetski Jones, +Janice Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, +Heiko Mahr and me, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn .  Also for #nightphotographyfriday  with +Mark Hammon and +Steve Passlow (+Night Photography Friday); #inthelight  with +andi rivarola (+In the Light); #hqspnight  +HQSP Night curated by +Dirk Müller +Nico Kaiser .___

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2014-10-09 15:26:55 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

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Aspen Leaves on Snow

From our hike in Rocky Mountain National Park last week.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #leavesonthursday  with +Mehdia Ridder (+Leaves On Thursday); #yisforyellow  with +Lucille Galleli (+YisforYellow); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +MikeHankey... more »

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Aspen Leaves on Snow

From our hike in Rocky Mountain National Park last week.

My American West album is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5873039525431504161 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #leavesonthursday  with +Mehdia Ridder (+Leaves On Thursday); #yisforyellow  with +Lucille Galleli (+YisforYellow); #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier
+david Liu ; #hqsplandscape , +HQSP Landscape curated by +Nader El Assy +Luca Ferroglio +Craig Loxley +Dorothy Pugh +Jesse Martineau +David D +Mike Hankey +Leo Schubert .___

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2014-10-08 17:33:47 (11 comments, 6 reshares, 126 +1s)Open 

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Sacred to the Memory

A scene from the old town of Quebec City -- thanks to +Linda Villers for spotting this for me!  Maybe a good start to the Halloween season...

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #wackywednesday  with +Jimmie Fisher; #weneedalaughwednesday  with +Pat Kennedy Corlin (+We Need A Laugh Wednesday); #whateverwednesday  with +Cicely Robin Laing (+Whatever Wednesday!!!); #justforthefunofit  with +Rob Hallifax; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J.Soto +Daniel Grey .... more »

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Sacred to the Memory

A scene from the old town of Quebec City -- thanks to +Linda Villers for spotting this for me!  Maybe a good start to the Halloween season...

My album from Montreal and Eastern Canada is at https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6043709562062703185 ; prints available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #wackywednesday  with +Jimmie Fisher; #weneedalaughwednesday  with +Pat Kennedy Corlin (+We Need A Laugh Wednesday); #whateverwednesday  with +Cicely Robin Laing (+Whatever Wednesday!!!); #justforthefunofit  with +Rob Hallifax; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); #HQSPUrbanStreetPhotos  +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Оксана Крысюкова +Alejandro J. Soto +Daniel Grey .___

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