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Eric Fredine has been shared in 109 public circles

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Prince John8,675This is my circle named 'Photographers'. Everyone in this circle share beautiful photos - of landscapes, birds, animals, flowers, babies, and people.In fact, I have 1024 people in this circle, but can share only 500 of them at a time. Try this circle, add some colour to your stream.2014-07-17 13:11:565006110
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:13401002
Tim Mi0Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get!#circle   #sharedcircles   #sharecircleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles   #fashion   #fashionblogger   #fashionblog   #pinterest   #pictures   #fashionstyle   #photography   #photo   #photographer   #photooftheday   #photooftheweek2014-05-10 15:25:595018211
Jamie Robertson9,433EXCEPTIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLEIf you like to see truly exceptional photography in your stream then I urge you to add this circle.I've been building up this circle for quite some time. At present there are only 49 people in it but I am looking for more suggestions. I want to add photographers of the highest calibre, people whose work stands out well above the rest. I don't care how many followers they have, what gear they use, where they are from or what subjects they specialise in. I simply want to see stunning photography.If you think your work meets the standard, please tell me in the comments section and share this post.Likewise, if you know someone who should be included, please mention them here and share.Please don't be offended if I don't add you to this circle but I welcome all suggestions :-)People currently included in this circle are: +Richard Bram +Kjetil Greger Pedersen +Andrea Acailawen +Jim Kunz +Kieran O'Connor +Michael Riffle +Marc Muench +Kevin Smith +Ian Ference +Peter From +Rob Daugherty +Art Wolfe +Michael Breitung +G Dan Mitchell +Alfred Pleyer +2014-05-10 10:59:19491529
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:01:57401004
Wedding Dress Central4,086If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-05 12:29:53401001
Patty Lin537Best Quality Photography Circle II!!⇩⇩High Quality circle.⇩⇩SEE BELOW⇩Here is the second version of this circle (released on 2014 May)!You'll have every day in your stream amazing shots by google+ most skilled photographers. Get in contact with New People from all over the World and enjoy the absolutely original contents!Best Quality Photography Circle Updated!!!I update and create new circles often so, if you are a photographer and you want to be featured in my next new circle, please follow this steps:-Plus one this circle-Add this circle on your profile if you like it-Reshare the circle on your public stream-Leave a message asking for addingI'll check your profile and let you know!This way I'll be able to keep the Quality of this circle at a High Level!Even if you are not a photographer but you love to have Quality Photos in your stream please Add and Reshare pubblicly this circle!Thank You!!Patty ;-) #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #googleplus #googlephotos #travel #travelphotography #circleshares #circleadd #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #circlequotes #share #googlephotographers #bestphoto #googlephotography #bestcircleshare #bestcircles2014-05-05 08:51:57456003
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated - 2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Da -HoA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:39:57500211471
Scott Dawson4,379Sharing my Vancouver Circle on Google+. This Circle is made up of Google+ users I either know through other Social Media sites or I found them through searching "Vancouver" on Google+.I'm sure I've missed a ton of people so if you know anyone that should be added to the Circle just let me know by leaving their name in the comments and I'll add them for the next time I share.2014-02-09 23:17:39356228
Nina Pelletier16,409Thought today would be a good day to share my Canadian Circle .  Some of the very best Canucks are right here on G+ with us :)2014-01-25 19:12:58471215
Oleg Kochetkov2,356HI All!I am very happy to share  for you  this #circle .You'll love this circle. This is TOP Google + peoples circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Do +1 t the post.  2 - Comment the post .   3 - Include the circle among your circles.   4 - Share the circle (include yourself).  2014-01-23 18:53:28501422727
Ajaydev Vijayakumar1,604Some really interesting people are included in this circle, most of them will add you back.To make sure you are in the next circle,Do include yourself,share and comment; #awesomecircles #circle #photography2014-01-16 12:28:44479001
Georges Pauly14,521Thomas HawkShared publicly  -  30 Aug 2013 2500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-01 19:56:06482204
Thomas Hawk6,111,0232500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-08-30 13:49:174826527124
Gailen Mapes39,899Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting JAugust 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles creat2013-08-16 10:17:341624610
Gailen Mapes38,099Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circle2013-08-02 10:12:51159815
Gailen Mapes35,361Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-16 11:05:57162606
Gailen Mapes33,180Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-02 10:40:52164506
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.   #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:23:0590825
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.   #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:21:3891002
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.    #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:20:2691000
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.   #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:18:5591000
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.     #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:17:0891000
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.    #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-06-24 13:14:4291000
David Pilasky8,204Landscape Photography Community Inspiration CircleCongratulations to the Best of the Best for May, 2013!!  Each person here has had at least one photograph selected by the moderators as #LandscapePhotoOfTheDay !!  Some have had more than one photo selected!!Are you looking for inspiration for your Landscape Photography?  This is it!Advice:  I don't normally offer too much advice but since our Landscape Photography Community is still very young and since many of our members are new to G+ or landscape photography or both, then I'll offer this advice!!I'm in the circle!  What do I do?1. Say Thank You!  It's the polite thing to do!2. Save this circle.3. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.I'm NOT in the circle, but really wish I was!1. Save this circle.2. Plus this post and share it as PUBLIC.  Add a sentence that tells us why you are sharing.3. Study the landscape photographs produced by these people.  Each day, look at their work, study it.  Compare their work to yours.  There's a reason that their photographs were selected by a moderator.  Check out the learning opportunities in some of our categories.4. Try to improve your landscape photographs.  *Remember quality is more important than quantity!*5. Keep sharing your best landscape photographs with the Landscape Photography Community!  Maybe next month YOU will be in the Inspiration Circle!!Note: The Landscape Photography Community moderators are also in this circle.   #sharedcircles   #circleshare    2013-06-24 13:12:3091001
Robert Wallis8,540Want to visually spice up your stream? Here's a photographers circle to do just that! Particular smaller gems include +Simon Doughty, +Al Brydon for landscape, +Chris Friel for abstracts and layers, and +Wolf Klein Rather pic & mix? Dip into the Photo Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/101451257802046158545 Have any "must add" photographers?Please drop a link in the comments!  #Photography    #SharedCircle  p.s. I am not in this circle. Add me to a different one if you wish.;-)2013-06-18 13:11:24112408
Gailen Mapes31,582Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F  - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-16 10:42:31166707
Gailen Mapes30,865Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircleNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-02 10:31:27171504
Gailen Mapes30,103Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-16 10:35:53175604
Shawna Mac22,734Canadian Circle Share - Evening EditionHappy Friday!  Last week there were a few Canadian circle shares and I was circled by a bunch of new Canucks, so I'm sharing mine this week as it is brimming with fresh, active Canadians and will help those new to G+ get some great content in their streams.  Slight emphasis on Nova Scotians mebbe.If you are a Canadian or a new circler and want me to add you, please comment below and I shall be happy to do so (but please have your about me filled out with something other than Viagra ads!)I <3 my Canadians (and I'm notifying you so you know where all the new people are coming from)#Canada #Canadiana #NovaScotia #circleshare #circlesharefriday2013-05-11 00:08:5950128920
Gailen Mapes28,791Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-01 10:22:52173618
Gailen Mapes26,848Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-16 10:43:59174414
Gailen Mapes25,725Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-02 22:17:20176108
Gailen Mapes25,096Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 2nd.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-16 13:20:12175312
Gailen Mapes24,556Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 2nd for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-02 12:44:43185513
Ellie Kennard19,414Sharing a Circle of Interactive Canadians with a Musician Friend Who is Crazy About CanadiansIf you received a notification of this, it is because you are included in this shared circle. +Toby Wilson lives in the UK but has frequently visited the East Coast of Canada with his partner in music/crime +Graham Breeze as Breeze and Wilson. He wanted a way to get to know more Canadians on G+ and so I thought this was the best way to introduce you all to him. He is, along with Graham, holding their first G+ musical hangout tomorrow afternoon (check out his page for details), as +Breeze & Wilson if you can tune in I am sure you will be well entertained.2013-02-20 20:08:2818646830
Gailen Mapes24,052Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles  #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles  #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-02-16 11:29:05193103
Gailen Mapes23,152Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2013-02-02 12:07:08204217
Euro Maestro40,957The top 100 Google Plus users by Engagement in Canada !#euromaestrocircles #top100Canada   #googleplus   #topcircles   #top500   #top1000   #followfriday   #euromaestro  Find your engagement score and your friends' scores on CircleCount http://www.circlecount.com/euromaestrowhoswho/...In addition to the top 100 in Canada, I've also listed the top 20 in the US, France, UK, Germany, and Sweden. Previously I have published separate lists for the top 100 for China, India, and Taiwan. I have also published the global list last week. https://plus.google.com/107040353898400532534/posts/HehL6jnfSenThe top 100 Google Plus Users in CanadaThe circle contains the 100 top people in Canada on Google Plus by engagement.  A tribute to my Canadian friends. The circle does not contain me since I don't live in Canada. :) However, I used to live in Montréal and had a brief stint in Toronto as well. Feel free to manually add +Euro Maestro  and +CircleCount if you like  (yes, I know it's a lot of extra work).  1  +Amanda Blain  2479k follow  1000 Engage  8 Edge  202 coms  222 shares  1128 likes2  Lisa Bettany  1549k follow  996 Engage  25 Edge  387 coms  271 shares  2431 likes3  Robert Armstrong  9k follow  988 Engage  87 Edge  18 coms  42 shares  213 likes4  Gail Beerman  33k follow  987 Engage  55 Edge  50 coms  13 shares  114 likes5  William Shatner  1469k follow  986 Engage  3 Edge  108 coms  12 shares  389 likes6  +Denis Labelle  307k follow  984 Engage  10 Edge  10 coms  50 shares  85 likes7  Derek Kind  5k follow  979 Engage  85 Edge  32 coms  8 shares  96 likes8  Ron Clifford  1192k follow  972 Engage  1 Edge  19 coms  8 shares  95 likes9  Victoria Polna  11k follow  968 Engage  65 Edge  24 coms  7 shares  56 likes10  +Fraser Cain  704k follow  967 Engage  2 Edge  18 coms  9 shares  58 likes11  +Stuart Williams  40k follow  965 Engage  30 Ed2013-01-29 00:54:451001141164
Gailen Mapes22,426Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2013-01-16 11:39:20198204
Gailen Mapes21,381Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheda2013-01-02 11:09:52192408
Gailen Mapes20,321Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-12-16 11:30:12197816
Richard Green2,872The "Much Better Than The Average Circle" Circle is full!  The bad news is that this means I'm going to have to break it up.  The good news is that you have one more chance to add it.I've looked at every profile in this circle and there's something I like about each one of them.  In some cases, what I like about the profile is that the person is a good engager.  This circle and my Acquaintances circle are the ones I look at every day. #circleshare #sharedcircles  2012-12-12 06:20:5150018314
Gailen Mapes19,476Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 18th.)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 #circleoftheday2012-12-02 12:17:422021108
Richard Green2,331This is the "Much Better Than The Average Circle" Circle.  I've found a lot of interesting people recently, by trawling through thousands of profiles, so that you don't have to.I'll share this circle at least one more time before it hits 500 and I'm forced to break it up.If you're an active poster looking for more people to engage with, this would be a great circle to add.  +Full Circle, you may be interested in this circle too. #circleshare #sharedcircles  2012-12-02 08:15:28373629
Ivan Raszl9,545Some of the most influential, engaging and interesting #Canadians you should  #circle on #Google+. To add yourself please share the circle.#circleshare #circles #circlesharing #canada #canadian #canadians   #canucks  2012-11-30 14:39:43821788
Gailen Mapes18,460Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 18th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-11-18 12:29:53201415
Luke Cross1,284If you love great pictures and posts, this is a Circle I recommend. It's full of talented people who enjoy to blend in with Mother Nature and share their stunning photos and thoughts.THE DAWN LOVERS SOCIETY2012-11-03 16:54:122737413
Gailen Mapes17,499Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-11-02 10:33:012095411
Mark Eyler7,662Exceptional #CircleShare  - #Photograph   #Tech   #Travel   #SocialMedia   #Foodies   #GooglePlus  and Much More! All Good! #sharedcircles   #publiccircles  2012-10-28 03:37:3349411213

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2014-06-02 15:28:05 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Last Light, Bittern Lake, 2004

A light show broke out staining the white mud a deep red.  It was a surreal experience.  Probably one of my (relatively few) hit singles.

EDIT: Well, I suppose I can also tag this one for #minimalmonday  and +Olivier Du Tré - though it doesn't quite feel in the spirit of things given that I took the photo a decade ago and I've shared it on Google+ before.  But folks who like minimal may appreciate it.

Most reshares: 3

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2014-11-24 19:06:16 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Badlands Arrangement, Alberta, 2003

Digging into the way back time machine for #minimalmonday  +Olivier Du Tré 

Most plusones: 68

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2014-06-02 15:28:05 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Last Light, Bittern Lake, 2004

A light show broke out staining the white mud a deep red.  It was a surreal experience.  Probably one of my (relatively few) hit singles.

EDIT: Well, I suppose I can also tag this one for #minimalmonday  and +Olivier Du Tré - though it doesn't quite feel in the spirit of things given that I took the photo a decade ago and I've shared it on Google+ before.  But folks who like minimal may appreciate it.

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2014-11-25 15:56:24 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

A blog post about the design of www.ericfredine.ca.

A blog post about the design of www.ericfredine.ca.___

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2014-11-24 22:38:22 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Finally got around to publishing a new photography website.  

http://www.ericfredine.ca/

Finally got around to publishing a new photography website.  

http://www.ericfredine.ca/___

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2014-11-24 19:06:16 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Badlands Arrangement, Alberta, 2003

Digging into the way back time machine for #minimalmonday  +Olivier Du Tré 

Badlands Arrangement, Alberta, 2003

Digging into the way back time machine for #minimalmonday  +Olivier Du Tré ___

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2014-11-23 19:00:00 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Frozen Ripples, Cooking Lake, 2004

Frozen Ripples, Cooking Lake, 2004___

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2014-11-22 01:53:46 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 61 +1s)Open 

Cooking Lake, 2004

I've previously shared a similar photograph form this outing, taken shortly after this one.  For the later one I moved closer to the group of rocks in the water on the right side.  Its a 'tidier' composition but I think I find myself preferring this more complex interpretation.  And I like that glow on the shore line.

Cooking Lake, 2004

I've previously shared a similar photograph form this outing, taken shortly after this one.  For the later one I moved closer to the group of rocks in the water on the right side.  Its a 'tidier' composition but I think I find myself preferring this more complex interpretation.  And I like that glow on the shore line.___

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2014-11-20 20:42:26 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Monitor Test

I don't often 'print' my images this dark.  There is plenty of detail in the foreground mud but perhaps its not visible on all monitors?  I was treated to a couple of spectacular light shows at Bittern Lake.  This is from one of them.

Bittern Lake, 2004

Monitor Test

I don't often 'print' my images this dark.  There is plenty of detail in the foreground mud but perhaps its not visible on all monitors?  I was treated to a couple of spectacular light shows at Bittern Lake.  This is from one of them.

Bittern Lake, 2004___

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2014-11-20 03:25:24 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Fall at the Mall, Edmonton, 2007

Fall at the Mall, Edmonton, 2007___

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2014-11-17 21:18:30 (18 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Punctuation Point, Beaverhill Lake, 2004

Digitally re-mastered.

Punctuation Point, Beaverhill Lake, 2004

Digitally re-mastered.___

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2014-11-16 16:16:45 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Things in the Snow

When the light is right and the snow is fresh its possible to make very graphic photographs.  If you really push the white point the edges can disappear into the paper which is a interesting effect.  They are like charcoal sketches especially when they are nearly monochrome.  

+Brendan Brisker: an early example of the high key 'thing in snow'  treatment.

Bleached Branches in Snow, Elk Island National Park, 2004

Things in the Snow

When the light is right and the snow is fresh its possible to make very graphic photographs.  If you really push the white point the edges can disappear into the paper which is a interesting effect.  They are like charcoal sketches especially when they are nearly monochrome.  

+Brendan Brisker: an early example of the high key 'thing in snow'  treatment.

Bleached Branches in Snow, Elk Island National Park, 2004___

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2014-11-15 19:26:58 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Everything Old is New Again

When I go through old photographs I always fall in love again with some of the seconds.  I think to myself "wow, look at all this great stuff I thought was second best".  They are new to me again.

Then I start comparing them again to the top tier selections and most of the time I end up (after a period of time) re-affirming my original choices.  The new again photographs are good, just not as good as the top tier ones.

The editing (by which I mean selection) problem is not that I don't have enough photographs but that I'm including too many in the top tier (by which I mean the tight edit of portfolio grade images).  I repeat a mantra: "when in doubt leave it out".

This is one is perhaps an exception, a second that I've at least provisionally elevated to the top tier.  It currently has theunfa... more »

Everything Old is New Again

When I go through old photographs I always fall in love again with some of the seconds.  I think to myself "wow, look at all this great stuff I thought was second best".  They are new to me again.

Then I start comparing them again to the top tier selections and most of the time I end up (after a period of time) re-affirming my original choices.  The new again photographs are good, just not as good as the top tier ones.

The editing (by which I mean selection) problem is not that I don't have enough photographs but that I'm including too many in the top tier (by which I mean the tight edit of portfolio grade images).  I repeat a mantra: "when in doubt leave it out".

This is one is perhaps an exception, a second that I've at least provisionally elevated to the top tier.  It currently has the unfair advantage of being new again so it feels fresh and exciting.  At the same time it might have been treated unfairly in the first place because it was taken at the same location on the same day as a couple of other photographs I consider to be top tier.  I tend to pick the 'best of an outing' and then compare these to the best of the rest.  In this case it turned out that perhaps all three were comparable to the best of the rest.  Which just highlights the vagary of photography - there are many (most?) outings that don't generate a top tier image.  And then there's one that generates a bunch in a relatively short period of time.  The virtues of fresh snow I suppose.

Off Season, Edmonton, 2006___

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2014-11-14 16:28:18 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Last Blush, Bittern Lake, 2004

One of a sequence of photographs as the sun set over the dry white lake bed of Bittern Lake in the fall of 2004.  The lake bed takes on the colour of the light.

Last Blush, Bittern Lake, 2004

One of a sequence of photographs as the sun set over the dry white lake bed of Bittern Lake in the fall of 2004.  The lake bed takes on the colour of the light.___

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2014-11-14 01:29:34 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Interstellar

http://ericfredine.tumblr.com/post/102573025891/interstellar-bittern-lake-december-1-2004

Interstellar

http://ericfredine.tumblr.com/post/102573025891/interstellar-bittern-lake-december-1-2004___

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2014-11-13 15:45:33 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Hairy Ainlay High School, Edmonton, 2007

Hairy Ainlay High School, Edmonton, 2007___

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2014-11-12 19:45:03 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Reviewing urban photographs from Edmonton its interesting to see how long it took me to develop a visual language for photographing cities.  There were many false starts and misdirections.  I was most often tripped up by trying too hard to apply the visual language I'd used to photograph other things.

West Edmonton Mall, 2009

Reviewing urban photographs from Edmonton its interesting to see how long it took me to develop a visual language for photographing cities.  There were many false starts and misdirections.  I was most often tripped up by trying too hard to apply the visual language I'd used to photograph other things.

West Edmonton Mall, 2009___

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2014-11-12 01:06:06 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Beaverhill Lake, 2004

Beaverhill Lake, 2004___

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2014-11-10 18:59:33 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Edmonton, 2012

Photo organizing continues.  I finally upgraded to the latest version of Lightroom - the tools to automatically straighten photographs are (usually) quite useful.  

Edmonton, 2012

Photo organizing continues.  I finally upgraded to the latest version of Lightroom - the tools to automatically straighten photographs are (usually) quite useful.  ___

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2014-11-08 18:38:47 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

No Skateboarding, Edmonton, 2009

I'm re-organizing a bunch of (older) photographs.  I sometimes come across interesting things along the way.  In this one, it was interesting to me how the asymmetry of the background seems to balance the asymmetry of the foreground.  Its also interesting that I probably disliked this photograph originally because of the prominent lettering on the signs.  But since then my aesthetics have changed to (more easily anyway), embrace signage.  

No Skateboarding, Edmonton, 2009

I'm re-organizing a bunch of (older) photographs.  I sometimes come across interesting things along the way.  In this one, it was interesting to me how the asymmetry of the background seems to balance the asymmetry of the foreground.  Its also interesting that I probably disliked this photograph originally because of the prominent lettering on the signs.  But since then my aesthetics have changed to (more easily anyway), embrace signage.  ___

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2014-11-06 23:41:25 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

LRT Station, Edmonton, 2009

LRT Station, Edmonton, 2009___

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2014-11-04 21:13:27 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Water

When I photograph landscapes that are 'mostly natural' I'm often photographing scenes that include water.  Sometimes this is quite explicit (prairie waters and tidal waters).  But looking through some photographs I've taken in the mountains it seems that most of them are actually of water in the mountains (and not just of the 'mountain peak reflected in still water variety - though there are plenty of those).  

So, it seems I have quite an obsession with water.

This is one from last year - a somewhat unusual one that seems to fall in and out of favour with me.  The tide is rising and what I found interesting was that there was quite a distinct line where the water becomes calm.  Of course, this line was constantly moving in on me so the forms being photographed are very transient.    

Tidal Water, 2013

Water

When I photograph landscapes that are 'mostly natural' I'm often photographing scenes that include water.  Sometimes this is quite explicit (prairie waters and tidal waters).  But looking through some photographs I've taken in the mountains it seems that most of them are actually of water in the mountains (and not just of the 'mountain peak reflected in still water variety - though there are plenty of those).  

So, it seems I have quite an obsession with water.

This is one from last year - a somewhat unusual one that seems to fall in and out of favour with me.  The tide is rising and what I found interesting was that there was quite a distinct line where the water becomes calm.  Of course, this line was constantly moving in on me so the forms being photographed are very transient.    

Tidal Water, 2013___

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2014-11-02 23:59:59 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 


View from the Shadows, Vancouver, 2014

For some reason, summer is often a time of photographic hibernation for me.  I’ve taken a few new ones recently.  This one taken on a rare sunny day this fall.


View from the Shadows, Vancouver, 2014

For some reason, summer is often a time of photographic hibernation for me.  I’ve taken a few new ones recently.  This one taken on a rare sunny day this fall.___

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2014-10-24 23:08:52 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Pillar and Shadow

Taken earlier this year - so not a "new" one the sense of being recently snapped.  But it must have been the last thing I was looking at in Lightroom which I finally fired up again.  I liked it so thought I'd see if I could still remember how to share a photograph.

Pillar and Shadow

Taken earlier this year - so not a "new" one the sense of being recently snapped.  But it must have been the last thing I was looking at in Lightroom which I finally fired up again.  I liked it so thought I'd see if I could still remember how to share a photograph.___

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2014-06-29 19:02:42 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Left of the Pay Station, Vancouver, 2014

It has a sign, so I'll tag it for the #signsunday  gang: +Lori Carey +Gary Posner +Janice Hackney and +Jetski Jones.  But I will say that rather than being the subject of the photo per se, the sign here feels more incidental.

Left of the Pay Station, Vancouver, 2014

It has a sign, so I'll tag it for the #signsunday  gang: +Lori Carey +Gary Posner +Janice Hackney and +Jetski Jones.  But I will say that rather than being the subject of the photo per se, the sign here feels more incidental.___

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2014-06-28 19:46:27 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

6, Vancouver, 2014

6, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-27 16:54:38 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

N33, Vancouver, 2014

N33, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-26 18:34:08 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

N32, Vancouver, 2014

There is a designation (N32) on the right side of this post (I have a composition from that side, but need different light).  Its a smaller and I think older - possibly even original - marking.  On many of the pillars I think the markings have been painted over.

N32, Vancouver, 2014

There is a designation (N32) on the right side of this post (I have a composition from that side, but need different light).  Its a smaller and I think older - possibly even original - marking.  On many of the pillars I think the markings have been painted over.___

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2014-06-25 16:44:58 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

N31, Vancouver, 2014

N31, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-24 23:22:48 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

N30, Vancouver, 2014

N30, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-22 18:12:02 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

N29, Vancouver, 2014

I thought to myself today that I should make a concerted effort to collect the whole set.

N29, Vancouver, 2014

I thought to myself today that I should make a concerted effort to collect the whole set.___

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2014-06-20 22:12:03 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Among the Towers, #2, Vancouver, 2014

Among the Towers, #2, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-19 21:53:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Seawall between Second Beach and English Bay, Vancouver, 2014

Seawall between Second Beach and English Bay, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-18 21:04:21 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Low Tide, Second Beach, Vancouver, 2014

In which we again acknowledge that Vancouver has people (slightly more than incidentally included).  As well as parks (Stanley Park in this case) and beaches.

Low Tide, Second Beach, Vancouver, 2014

In which we again acknowledge that Vancouver has people (slightly more than incidentally included).  As well as parks (Stanley Park in this case) and beaches.___

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2014-06-17 19:10:53 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Resting at the Seawall, Vancouver, 2014

I like street photography.  At its best it feels like visual music to me.  

I rarely include people in my photographs.  I think of myself as photographing urban landscapes.  But sometimes if things present themselves I will include people - though I always feel a bit intrusive doing so.  Which of course, explains why I would never make a good street photographer myself.  

Resting at the Seawall, Vancouver, 2014

I like street photography.  At its best it feels like visual music to me.  

I rarely include people in my photographs.  I think of myself as photographing urban landscapes.  But sometimes if things present themselves I will include people - though I always feel a bit intrusive doing so.  Which of course, explains why I would never make a good street photographer myself.  ___

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2014-06-14 17:25:49 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Parked Cars, Vancouver, 2014

Parked Cars, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-13 21:40:05 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

Mutual Admiration Societies

Some folks have been discussing a feeling of ennui towards their photography in general and their experience on Google+ and possibly other social networks.  In my experience this seems to be almost inevitable.  And it usually passes.

I've been involved off and on in photographic communities since about 2002.  One pattern that always emerges is mutual admiration societies.  Groups of people naturally coalesce around common interests and aesthetic tastes.  They support each others photographs through the mechanisms the site provides (likes, comments, ratings).  Sometimes these societies evolve into cliques and sometimes the appearance of collusion manifests into people gaming or at least exploiting the system.  This in turn often leads to some hand-wringing and heated discussions.

But mostly, its just human nature.  Some of thepeople ... more »

Mutual Admiration Societies

Some folks have been discussing a feeling of ennui towards their photography in general and their experience on Google+ and possibly other social networks.  In my experience this seems to be almost inevitable.  And it usually passes.

I've been involved off and on in photographic communities since about 2002.  One pattern that always emerges is mutual admiration societies.  Groups of people naturally coalesce around common interests and aesthetic tastes.  They support each others photographs through the mechanisms the site provides (likes, comments, ratings).  Sometimes these societies evolve into cliques and sometimes the appearance of collusion manifests into people gaming or at least exploiting the system.  This in turn often leads to some hand-wringing and heated discussions.

But mostly, its just human nature.  Some of the people you meet become friends.  And its natural that you seek out their photographs.  When people comment on your photographs it is normal and perhaps even good manners to feel some obligation to reciprocate.  Google+ even encourages the formation of societies in how it prioritizes the placement of content in the streams: the people you interact with most appear first.

Eventually, the societies seem to burn out.  The social obligations of participation can start to feel overwhelming.  It seems like you are spending more time meeting these obligations than you are taking photographs.  And you find yourself wondering how much of the 'response' you are getting is simply due to mutual back-slapping?  The societies also have norms which can start to feel constraining if you start to venture into new territory.  For example, when I started to venture away from nature photography into other things, I naturally drifted away from some communities I participated in - though not without a little pain and angst.  At the same time, some of the friendships I made transcended these communities.

I'm not sure I have any real advice other than to just do something different when it stops being enjoyable.   Its one of those first world problems that people seem to weather just fine.  I always seem to be participating in a few communities/mutual admiration societies - though I like to think my participation has become more measured and I'm less emotionally invested.  I try to stay true to myself.  

About the photograph.  It was selected as a Photograph of the Week on photo.net in 2004.  It seemed like quite a big deal at the time.  And the internet still remembers it: http://photo.net/photo-of-the-week-discussion-forum/009g5C

It was interesting to read through the discussion again.

Glowing Tufts, Beaverhill Lake, Alberta, 2004___

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2014-06-13 17:13:58 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Up Among the Towers, Vancouver, 2014

I've started a somewhat structured survey of parkades (apparently that's Canadian for parking garage) in the downtown core.  They can provide a nice platform for elevated views of the city.

Up Among the Towers, Vancouver, 2014

I've started a somewhat structured survey of parkades (apparently that's Canadian for parking garage) in the downtown core.  They can provide a nice platform for elevated views of the city.___

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2014-06-12 16:33:56 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Door and Shadows in an Alley, Vancouver, 2014

Yesterday's photograph Three Doors was taken looking to right near the yellow post at the end of the power pole shadow.  I guess the shadows was telling me I should 'look there too'.  

Door and Shadows in an Alley, Vancouver, 2014

Yesterday's photograph Three Doors was taken looking to right near the yellow post at the end of the power pole shadow.  I guess the shadows was telling me I should 'look there too'.  ___

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2014-06-11 15:35:21 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Three Doors, Vancouver, 2014

Three Doors, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-11 13:59:44 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

A delightful photograph.

BETWEEN THE TREES

#trees   #tree   #treephotography   #treetuesday   #architecture   #architecturephotography   #düsseldorf   #medienhafendüsseldorf   #medienhafen  ___A delightful photograph.

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2014-06-10 15:45:08 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

562, Vancouver, 2014

The truly observant might notice that this is the left side of the wall that appeared in the previous post.

562, Vancouver, 2014

The truly observant might notice that this is the left side of the wall that appeared in the previous post.___

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2014-06-09 23:13:07 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

It was windy last night in Vancouver.  It seems every time this happens there is at least one sailboat washed up on Sunset Beach.  This is the biggest one I've seen.

It was windy last night in Vancouver.  It seems every time this happens there is at least one sailboat washed up on Sunset Beach.  This is the biggest one I've seen.___

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2014-06-09 14:14:49 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

P4, Vancouver, 2014

A few days ago I posted a square crop of this image taken from the top part of the frame: http://goo.gl/02C42I.  This is the original frame and the way I originally envisioned it.  I was quite pleased when I first took it, but in reviewing it afterwards I find myself going back and forth on it.  

Its obviously more complex than the original frame, which is ok because I'm sort of in a 'complex' mind set these days.  Compositionally, I think the elements hang together quite well and the depth illusion of the top part is still present.  The square crop places more focus on the illusion but I'm not completely sold on it either.  It feels awkwardly cropped on the bottom and it feels like it is 'free floating' which I tend to dislike somewhat.  

Time will likely resolve my dithering and the final result may end up being 'noneof the... more »

P4, Vancouver, 2014

A few days ago I posted a square crop of this image taken from the top part of the frame: http://goo.gl/02C42I.  This is the original frame and the way I originally envisioned it.  I was quite pleased when I first took it, but in reviewing it afterwards I find myself going back and forth on it.  

Its obviously more complex than the original frame, which is ok because I'm sort of in a 'complex' mind set these days.  Compositionally, I think the elements hang together quite well and the depth illusion of the top part is still present.  The square crop places more focus on the illusion but I'm not completely sold on it either.  It feels awkwardly cropped on the bottom and it feels like it is 'free floating' which I tend to dislike somewhat.  

Time will likely resolve my dithering and the final result may end up being 'none of the above'.  ___

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2014-06-08 16:41:28 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Caution: Loud Noise, Vancouver, 2014

For #signsunday  and +Lori Carey +Janice Hackney +Gary Posner +Jetski Jones 

Caution: Loud Noise, Vancouver, 2014

For #signsunday  and +Lori Carey +Janice Hackney +Gary Posner +Jetski Jones ___

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2014-06-07 19:04:54 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

+The Guardian has created a very moving interactive series of then-and-now photos from the 1944 D-Day invasion [http://goo.gl/ZWFEOe].  With some of them colorized for effect, be sure to click on each image to see it reveal the present day view.  

A few more things on today's anniversary: +Google Cultural Institute's Normandy Landing: goo.gl/CKIbPT & +CBC News' re-creation of D-Day through tweets & media corresponding in real time to when they would have happened 70 years ago: goo.gl/PVxS0O - I'd encourage you to start from the very bottom 3 days back to see how troops passed the time preparing and waiting for the official start.  

Lest we forget.    

(Photo credit: Criterion Collection: goo.gl/ehFkP6)

+The Guardian has created a very moving interactive series of then-and-now photos from the 1944 D-Day invasion [http://goo.gl/ZWFEOe].  With some of them colorized for effect, be sure to click on each image to see it reveal the present day view.  

A few more things on today's anniversary: +Google Cultural Institute's Normandy Landing: goo.gl/CKIbPT & +CBC News' re-creation of D-Day through tweets & media corresponding in real time to when they would have happened 70 years ago: goo.gl/PVxS0O - I'd encourage you to start from the very bottom 3 days back to see how troops passed the time preparing and waiting for the official start.  

Lest we forget.    

(Photo credit: Criterion Collection: goo.gl/ehFkP6)___

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2014-06-07 17:32:15 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Depth

When I try to winnow a collection of images down to the Truly Worthy I try to be ruthless.  Lately, I've adopted the refrain when in doubt, leave it out.

I've noticed that when push comes to shove I prefer the images that are - for lack of a better description - three dimensional.  That is, the ones where the foreground, mid-ground and background are all visible and integral to the structure of the photograph.  This as compared to something like items on a wall - where the subject matter primarily lies in a single, two dimensional plane.  

Such a preference also tends to re-enforce itself.  Once most of the images in a collection have a particular style, anything that doesn't conform to that style tends to feel out of place.  And it also starts to guide my preferences while I'm out photographing - I find myself spending most of my timeseeki... more »

Depth

When I try to winnow a collection of images down to the Truly Worthy I try to be ruthless.  Lately, I've adopted the refrain when in doubt, leave it out.

I've noticed that when push comes to shove I prefer the images that are - for lack of a better description - three dimensional.  That is, the ones where the foreground, mid-ground and background are all visible and integral to the structure of the photograph.  This as compared to something like items on a wall - where the subject matter primarily lies in a single, two dimensional plane.  

Such a preference also tends to re-enforce itself.  Once most of the images in a collection have a particular style, anything that doesn't conform to that style tends to feel out of place.  And it also starts to guide my preferences while I'm out photographing - I find myself spending most of my time seeking the type of three dimensional photograph I know I"m more likely to prefer over the long run.

Trees Through Gap, Edmonton, 2012___

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2014-06-06 15:59:01 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Rusted Roof, Vancouver, 2014

Rusted Roof, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-05 16:50:01 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

View from the Top of a Parkade, Vancouver, 2014

View from the Top of a Parkade, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-05 01:15:18 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Scouting

When I'm travelling around as a passenger in a car I'm always scanning for places that might be interesting to photograph.  Lately I've been using the iPhone to take a snap to remind me of the place and record its location.  This scouting photo ended up being a bit interesting in its own right.

Scouting

When I'm travelling around as a passenger in a car I'm always scanning for places that might be interesting to photograph.  Lately I've been using the iPhone to take a snap to remind me of the place and record its location.  This scouting photo ended up being a bit interesting in its own right.___

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2014-06-04 17:56:05 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Garages, Burnaby Heights, Vancouver, 2014

Garages, Burnaby Heights, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-03 20:58:15 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

Parkade Stairwell, Vancouver, 2014

Parkade Stairwell, Vancouver, 2014___

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2014-06-02 15:28:05 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Last Light, Bittern Lake, 2004

A light show broke out staining the white mud a deep red.  It was a surreal experience.  Probably one of my (relatively few) hit singles.

EDIT: Well, I suppose I can also tag this one for #minimalmonday  and +Olivier Du Tré - though it doesn't quite feel in the spirit of things given that I took the photo a decade ago and I've shared it on Google+ before.  But folks who like minimal may appreciate it.

Last Light, Bittern Lake, 2004

A light show broke out staining the white mud a deep red.  It was a surreal experience.  Probably one of my (relatively few) hit singles.

EDIT: Well, I suppose I can also tag this one for #minimalmonday  and +Olivier Du Tré - though it doesn't quite feel in the spirit of things given that I took the photo a decade ago and I've shared it on Google+ before.  But folks who like minimal may appreciate it.___

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