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Mike Shaw has been at 3 events

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Lotus Carroll1,771,744This is the Event for our January Self Portrait Challenge: New Beginnings! What is meant by this? It's up to you to interpret. I know that many of us think about what we want the next year to be like (even if you don't make resolutions) and this seems like a great way to express what's been on our minds in that sense. You can interpret this way, or any other way that makes sense to you. We're looking forward to what your creative minds will come up with!Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "New Beginnings" theme. Your photo must have been captured any time during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST January 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. You have about two weeks left to complete this task if you don't already have a qualifying photo that you took this month - you can do it! Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.InspirationModerators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything. Prizes$150 Gift Certificate for +BorrowLenses.com http://www.borrowlenses.com1 Year Awesome Account at +500px http://goo.gl/CCrBlS +Think Tank Photo Mirrorless Mover 10 Bag http://goo.gl/Z4h0INPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 3 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 3 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 3rd place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and sJanuary Self Portrait Challenge: New Beginnings2014-01-01 07:00:00138G+
Lotus Carroll1,771,744This is the Event for our September 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: A Great Cell Phone Photo. Just because you use a cell phone doesn't mean your self portrait has to be of the "facebook style" mobile or reflection variety. That little guy has a camera inside it, so treat it like one!Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait using only a cell phone to capture and process (no computer software post processing!). Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST September 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Tutorial & TipsNeed some tips and inspiration for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) The amazing +Mark Rodriguez made a tutorial about shooting cell phone photos to get you inspired - see it here: http://goo.gl/z3IZ23 He also posted a video of his process - see it here: http://goo.gl/vzcRHLRemember these Do's and Don'ts to get the best photo:*DO take the time to set up your shot thoughtfully.*DO invest time and effort and try more than once to get it right.*DO make sure your lens is clean.*DO take your photo in adequate light so it's not grainy, blurry, or dark.*DO put the cell phone down and use a timer - stop taking all your photos by holding the phone and pointing at yourself or a mirror.*DO try different angles for the best composition.*DO read the posts in our Tutorials Category and try the concepts and ideas you learn from them: http://goo.gl/uSUULE *DO try different apps and see what works best for you.*DO be aware of your background! It makes a huge difference! Is there junk in the room behind you? If yes, it's not a good place to shoot. ETC.*DO NOT just slap a filter or cheesy effect on and call it a day - take the time to try different edits and pay attention to the elements of your photo. *DO NOT point your phone at a mirror and take a reflection photo where we can see your phone.*DO NOT have your arms in the photo as you're holding the phone out in front of or above you.*DO NOT duckface.*DO NOT showcase your cleavage as the main subject.Here's a list of Photo Apps you can try out:SnapseedVSCOcamRetouch (cloning tool!)Camera+Camera!PhotoStudioPixlr ExpressAviaryInsPhotoPrizes1 Year of +September Self Portrait Challenge: A Great Cell Phone Photo2013-09-01 07:00:00180G+
Trey Ratcliff7,723,998A special all-Europe show!  We switched around the time of the show for this special event!  Joining today are +Mike Shaw, +Athena Carey, +Thomas Leuthard, +Ugo Cei,  +Serge Ramelli.  Thank you to +Dave Veffer  for setting everything up!  You can watch live here, or you can ask questions live over at http://www.StuckInCustoms.com -- see you soon!Trey's Variety Hour #59- All European Show - Special Euro Time! (8 PM London Time, not that the UK uses the Euro or anything...)2012-11-25 21:00:00254G+

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Rosie Taylor7,549#6 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-08-26 15:36:49436000CC G+
Kye Nevin138Best Photographers!#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto2014-08-25 14:07:43266103CC G+
Kye Nevin138My Best Photographers Circle#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography2014-08-22 14:22:44266314CC G+
Hasna Areta Zakiya914#AMIKOM #seo #programmer #tipsandtricks #tips #blogging #sandbox #sukses #jogja #jogjakarta #indonesia #nasional #berita #news #tipsblog #tipsseo #php #IndonesiaOnly #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #programmerphp #akusukses #akusuksescom #Semangat #Inspirasi #Motivasi #Peluangusaha #BisnisRumahan #PeluangBisnis #BisnisOnline #Bisnis #JasaBuatWeb #JasaSkripsi #JasaTugasAkhir #JasaSEO #SEOMurah #BelajarWeb #Penulis #google 2014-08-21 02:47:44487516CC G+
Hasna Areta Zakiya914#AMIKOM #seo #programmer #tipsandtricks #tips #blogging #sandbox #sukses #jogja #jogjakarta #indonesia #nasional #berita #news #tipsblog #tipsseo #php #IndonesiaOnly #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #programmerphp #akusukses #akusuksescom #Semangat #Inspirasi #Motivasi #Peluangusaha #BisnisRumahan #PeluangBisnis #BisnisOnline #Bisnis #JasaBuatWeb #JasaSkripsi #JasaTugasAkhir #JasaSEO #SEOMurah #BelajarWeb #Penulis #google 2014-08-20 09:25:03500407CC G+
Kye Nevin70Great Photographers#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography2014-08-19 19:56:50266408CC G+
Kye Nevin0These are my hand-picked photographers. Great art.#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles2014-08-15 17:20:28267436CC G+
Gert Jan Hermus32,540Check out one of my circles of photographers and circle sharers.I shall share more great circles later this week! #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing  2014-08-15 08:50:27266452774CC G+
5th Funny Corps0Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This Cilcle!!, And Please..Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps, and get more friend and circle on +Google+  :» Include me in your circles» Click add people and create your circle» +1 this circle» Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( share the circle and include yourself )» If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).»  So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #circlemeup #circlemenow #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #megacircle #bigcircle #bigcircleshare #funnyvideo #funnyvideos #funnyvideosyoutube #funnyvideoclips #funnyvideooftheday #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   2014-08-15 08:05:40492348CC G+
Rosie Taylor6,786#6 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-08-14 17:21:1443712718CC G+
George Clark4,107This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you received a notification via this post or the attached commentsIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share:•         +1 this circle•         Share this circle to PUBLIC•         Include me in your circles•         Comment on this post#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles         #publiccircle #teamelitecircle #teameliteengagercircle #dontconfusethecircles  2014-08-14 12:37:00493281843CC G+
Rosie Taylor6,645#6 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-08-13 14:44:2843710930CC G+
DRESSCLEVER0Bemerkenswerte Leute!Sie verdienen es weiter geteilt zu werden! #sharedcircles   #geteilterkreis   #sharedcircle   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-08-13 12:34:50466011CC G+
AyJay Schibig69,399AWESOME CIRCLE 8.12.14 by +AyJay Schibig RESHARE if you wish to be in this Circle.Some  awesome people  in this new Edition!  Add them to grow your G+ network!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia  #circlesbyayjay  2014-08-13 06:19:41500484162CC G+
James Honzik20,444Sharers Meta-circle VII:  This is a super circle, a meta circle of active , circle sharers, focusing on photography and art. This is version VII, bigger,  better, faster, wilder.  It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one. (and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who looked, shared, and commented.Special kudos out to those who not only share, but post their own good things.I am trying out informing those included in this one, so if you have concerns please comment.Peace. James#circlesharer  #circle     #circles   #circlefreaks      #publiccircle     #circleshare     #circlesharing       #sharedcircles       #sharedcircle     #morefollowers      #sharingcircles      #circleshare      #endlesscircle   #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedpublicircles       #sharedcircle      #AddCircle       #FindCircles    #AwesomeCircle       #addcircle       #addpeople      #circlemeup     #circlesdiscovery      #circleshare       #circlesharing       #publiccircle      #SharedCircles   #photography #landscape   #photograph   2014-08-10 21:04:10456803581CC G+
John Kellden29,637Good Evening Dear Googleverse NetizensBeen ages since I shared a circle. This one is put together by +Lynn Keller which means there's good people in it.Pleased to meet you all.2014-08-05 20:33:40201737CC G+
Lynn Keller7,237I've put together this  circle which includes a host of engaging, appealing, interesting people from different communities and ongoing conversations. Best to all! #circlecount #sharedcircles #circleshare 2014-08-05 20:16:01374827CC G+
Rosie Taylor5,599#6 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-08-04 11:14:58437319CC G+
Gailen Mapes66,394Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera  R-S - 29 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-29 10:16:1119910511CC G+
Landscape Photography33,786The +Landscape Photography  #LandscapePhotography  theme is proud to share its latest participants circle!!  We're so glad you're here!!  Come join us and share your landscape photographs!!  Share and Enjoy!!!See the about tab of +Landscape Photography for all the details on sharing!!#CircleShare  #SharedCircles  2014-07-25 01:34:0944101676CC G+
Becky Collins13,434Mobile Operator Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-24 05:16:124763112CC G+
Bicycles In Pictures2,147Bicycles in Pictures CircleDear Googlers,  this circle is a circle of  300 Googlers+  that had posted at least a picture including a bicycle,and I am very proud to have shared their post in +Bicycles In Pictures Do  not be afraid to browse and re-share this circleIt very easy to be include  in this circle, post your best pictures of bicycles in public,  and mention +Bicycles In Pictures in your postAnd take care of yourself2014-07-22 13:12:58300112CC G+
Rosie Taylor4,669GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-07-22 08:52:58437639CC G+
Doug Hyatt5,572THIS IS MEGA CIRCLE 12  #DOUGHYATTCIRCLESHARING I AM GETTING 1,000+ FOLLOWERS A WEEK FROM THIS!  1) ADD THE CIRCLE2) RESHARE THE CIRCLE AND BE SURE TO REMEMBER TO CHECK THE BOX WHICH INCLUDES YOURSELF.3)RESHARE TO PUBLIC EVERY DAY!BE SURE TO COPY THE HASHTAG LIST AND ADD IN YOUR COMMENTS LIKE I HAVE!  IT WILL GIVE YOU MAXIMUM RESULTS#doughyattcirclesharing#circles   #circlemania   #circletoday   #circleplus   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #CircleSharing   #sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   2014-07-19 21:28:01462429CC G+
Roman Kruglov19,073My #streetphotography  Circle #circleshare   #circlesharing   #street   #streettogs   #streetphotographer2014-07-18 02:58:03297524CC G+
James Honzik19,841Sharers Meta-circle VI:  This is a super circle, a meta circle of circle sharers, focusing on photography and art. This is version VI, bigger, (actually, a little smaller, I checked and deleted more inactives than I added actives) better, faster, wilder. (ha) It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one.(and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who shared me, and looked and commented on my photography and art.Special kudos out to those who not only share, but post there own good things.Peace. James#circlesharer  #circle     #circles   #circlefreaks      #publiccircle     #circleshare     #circlesharing       #sharedcircles       #sharedcircle     #morefollowers      #sharingcircles      #circleshare      #endlesscircle   #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedpublicircles       #sharedcircle      #AddCircle       #FindCircles    #AwesomeCircle       #addcircle       #addpeople      #circlemeup     #circlesdiscovery      #circleshare       #circlesharing       #publiccircle      #SharedCircles   #photography #landscape   #photograph   2014-07-14 22:10:1743618827CC G+
Rosie Taylor3,937GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-07-11 06:46:0443811218CC G+
Mark Tillison15,294The UK CrowdIt's been a while since I shared the circle of UK Plussers I've been gradually curating over the last 12 months or so.If you're in the UK, you could do worse than follow this great crowd of folks who share good content, engage and lend a hand when folks need it.If you're not sure how to create circles and share them, read:http://tillison.co.uk/2014/06/19/circles-circling-sharing-circles/If you're new(ish) to Google+, I made a Community for beginners' tricks and tips and for you to ask questions - none of which are silly (we've all been there).https://plus.google.com/communities/101236419942719160905Thank you all, friends. #CircleShare   #Britpack  2014-07-06 21:24:2137111210CC G+
Rosie Taylor3,509GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-07-06 17:51:4843810410CC G+
Margaret Tompkins112,252Landscape Photography Best of the Week!!!Congratulations to all those great photographers whose photographs have been selected this week by the curators of #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff BeddowDo you want to be a part of this circle?  Share one of your best landscape photographs to the +Landscape Photography theme.  Add the names of some of the curators and get one of them to share your photo to the t2014-07-05 15:35:024629732CC G+
badi gemilang1,090*CIRCLE sharing Mania*1)  Add me to your circle2) Plus the original post3) Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete5) Add the circle to get more membersThat's it! I'll add you to my next circle share.Have a great day :#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles2014-07-04 01:55:47501107CC G+
Carms Perez50,839Want some nice pictures on your stream? Add this Photography circle and I assure you, your G+ will always be interesting! 2014-07-02 19:42:43500328CC G+
Rosie Taylor3,187GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)Thanks!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-07-02 00:08:1943814414CC G+
Rosie Taylor3,115GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)Thanks!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-07-01 06:48:374385211CC G+
Lowongan Kerja725**CIRCLE sharing Mania**1)  Add me to your circle2) Plus the original post3) Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete5) Add the circle to get more membersThat's it! I'll add you to my next circle share.Have a great day :#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2014-06-30 02:34:58493226CC G+
James Wilson245Sharing Sunday. Hope everyone has a great week. Add, plus and share#Circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #shared   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpublicircles   #sharing   #sharingcircles 2014-06-29 14:58:28473424CC G+
Gailen Mapes65,590Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera  R-S - 29 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-06-29 10:00:362007110CC G+
nery secy1,333+nery secy best shared share circle daily of the world best today circle nice beautfil super perfect best share circle#sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   #circleoftheday   #circledaily   #nicecircle   #photography   #photographer   #bestphotographer   #topphotographer   #AddCircle   #FindCircles   #awesome   2014-06-28 00:27:04457316CC G+
Charles Lupica83,296═════════════════════════════════     Top Photographers you should follow                 An Art of Photography Circle  Photographers whose art we think will amaze you ═════════════════════════════════#ArtOfPhotographyCircle tag to allow people to easily mute this post. It's been a while since I shared a circle here on G+ so I thought I would team up with +Scott Thomas and +Brian Dukes to share with you the first new circle I've created in more than a year.  We think you'll find that the photographers in this circle are some of the very best that G+ has to offer.  Of course you're probably already following people like Jeff Sullivan , Lori Hibbett, Jay Patel and  Vivienne Gucwa but we think that all of the people in this circle will add high quality content to your stream.  All share their amazing work and many of them share tutorials and resources to help you perfect your art. When deciding who would be in this circle, we used these guidelines• Sharing mostly their own work• When sharing the work of others, the work is clearly identified• Little to no, promotional material. • Some people are included that share a lot about technique but may not share a lot of their photography.• If they have gifs in their stream, they're almost always educational. • The images shared by these people frequently fall into the category of, "I wish I'd taken it" • They post to G+ on a regular basis,  For some this may be a little as once a month.  For others, this may be one or more a day.  People who post less than once a month are not included.  We prefer to circle people that are active here on G+. No one has asked to be in this circle, however, we intend to share a version of this each month.  *If you know of a talented photographer you'd like us to add*, please leave a comment and share the circle.  Doing so will get us to look at their profile. However, there is no guarantee that we'll include them in a future circle.   We want to maintain the quality of this circle.  Therefore, we will only add photographers that we would want to see in our own personal stream. Many of the photographers in this circle are well known so we are particularly interested in hearing your choice of photographers with fewer than 15'000 followers.  We would like to give them the opportunity to gain more views for their work.Please plus, comment and share.  This circle has no requirements for future participation but your support and encouragement is appreciated.I have chosen the name of the circle carefully to try to accurately represent the quality of the work by the photographers in it.  ValidationThis circle was very heavily vetted.  We have looked at each photographer's stream and decide that we would like to include them in this circle. +Charles Lupica (me), +Scott Thomas and +2014-06-27 17:39:05116935056CC G+
Arthritis Natural Remedies279Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! These wonderful men and women are waiting to add you. Join us in friendship !! Just add and reshare this post.Promoting all the people here - People who want to engage, share and be shared!!!! - Make it happen people !!!#diamondcircle   #awesome   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #diamondclub   #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #sharingmeansthankyou #topcircles #freakingawesome   #diamond   #diamondcircle   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   2014-06-27 16:02:27387828CC G+
Rosie Taylor2,861GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)Thanks!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-06-27 15:45:54438609CC G+
Rosie Taylor2,837GOOGLE FRIENDS! - You're in this  Circle 6   -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)Thanks!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-06-26 03:53:08438839CC G+
AyJay Schibig64,87121ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE (2 of 2)  6.25.14 by +AyJay Schibig Please RESHAREThis Circle has Active G+ members passionate about photography. Add this latest edition to circulate some great photography!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia  #circlesbyayjay2014-06-25 20:29:38405242043CC G+
Deal-Dx4,604Another 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   #circleshare   #sharecircle   #circles   #circlesharing   #dx   #freeshipping   #products  2014-06-25 12:59:454639315CC G+
Shivakant Tripathi1,827IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS WORK PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:  1. Plus the post  2. Share the post  3. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.  4. Request to be added in comments or let me know if you should be in it and for some reason are not. (。◕‿◕。)#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare   #circleshare   #circleoftheday #circleshares   #circlesharing   #circlesshare   #publicsharedcircle #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle #todayssharedcircle   #publiccircle #circle   #circles   #awesome #awesomeness #awesomepeople #shareyourcircle   #bestengagers #followers #followback   #awesomecircles #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle   #myseoissocial   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles #sharedcircle   2014-06-23 14:14:30501415CC G+
WorldBreakingNews LatestNewsCurrentNews6 #sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   #circleoftheday   #circledaily   #nicecircle  #photography   #photographer   #bestphotographer   #topphotographer  #AddCircle   #FindCircles   #awesome   #AwesomePeople  #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles   2014-06-23 10:10:08455309CC G+
Joe Martinez61,582My Favorite People & Brand Pages on Google+ - June 2014All these people are amazing and fun (hence why I follow them)! :) If you are looking for people to follow then this is definitely the circle for you! There is a little bit of everything here! From people who love photography, tech, music, art... the list is endless! Enjoy!!  Some of the awesomesauce in this circle:  +Hanna Silver, +DJ Spin, +Tanya Muse Diaz, +Tiffany Henry, +Ant J, +anthony feliciano, +jessi roman, +Bronwyn McGuckin, +Renata Sherwin, +Cynthia K Seymour, +Natascha Otero, +Daria Musk, +Kamal Tailor, +Emily Jiménez, +Carms Perez, +Christopher Lira, +Eleanor Hoh, +Chris Pirillo, +2014-06-23 04:01:3650139641CC G+
Nesti Nuradriati472#sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday2014-06-21 15:25:26479519CC G+
John Wood8,050Follow this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me ( ) in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.    _ Otherwise I may not notice your activity!_3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2014-06-20 10:26:17472211938CC G+
James Honzik18,824Sharers Meta-circle V:  This is a meta circle of circle sharers,  focusing on photography and art. This is version V, even bigger and better. It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one.(and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who shared me, and looked and commented on my photography and art.Peace. James#circlesharer #circle   #circles #circlefreaks    #publiccircle   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #sharedcircles     #sharedcircle   #morefollowers    #sharingcircles    #circleshare    #endlesscircle #sharedpubliccircles    #sharedpublicircles     #sharedcircle    #AddCircle     #FindCircles  #AwesomeCircle     #addcircle     #addpeople    #circlemeup   #circlesdiscovery    #circleshare     #circlesharing     #publiccircle    #SharedCircles #photography#art #landscape #photograph #kickstarter   #circlemania #circlingtheglobe#director 2014-06-18 17:12:31458302338CC G+

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2014-08-08 23:47:55 (90 comments, 106 reshares, 1231 +1s)

I have received an e mail to say I have been short listed in the animal category by Olympus in their protege program with this image of the black jaguar from Chester zoo, once I have more news I will let you know what happens next.

I could do with some good news of late!

Most reshares: 134

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2014-07-22 19:27:33 (54 comments, 134 reshares, 1089 +1s)

Its All In The Eyes

Most plusones: 1461

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2014-08-16 12:55:28 (61 comments, 111 reshares, 1461 +1s)

The Season Of The Photographer

I seem to go into a landscape lull during the summer months, the light is generally too harsh and the colours can be too vibrant with cloudless skies making the sky too uniform and characterless.

I know though in only a few weeks that will slowly start to change, the days will become shorter, the colours and hues of the land will change from vibrant greens to deep reds and golds. Early morning mist will lap at my feet as I stand in a field awaiting the sun to rise just enough to give that light that becomes golden.

This is my season, while others lament the loss of summer, I rejoice in the arrival of autumn. 

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2014-08-27 09:06:37 (11 comments, 30 reshares, 512 +1s)

Long In The Tooth

But the tooth is where nature intended it to be.

Indian elephant from +Chester Zoo 

Long In The Tooth

But the tooth is where nature intended it to be.

Indian elephant from +Chester Zoo ___

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2014-08-25 16:04:02 (18 comments, 3 reshares, 143 +1s)

Well I did the Ice Bucket Challenge :P

Well I did the Ice Bucket Challenge :P___

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2014-08-25 07:17:14 (33 comments, 59 reshares, 839 +1s)

No Roots

A tree within a forest
Must compete for light
So it can grow
You my friend 
Are not rooted to the ground
Go find your light
And grow.

No Roots

A tree within a forest
Must compete for light
So it can grow
You my friend 
Are not rooted to the ground
Go find your light
And grow.___

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2014-08-20 17:16:33 (26 comments, 20 reshares, 419 +1s)

When The Dancing Stops

Generally thought of a joke in Liverpool, drunk most days dancing to the local buskers to the merriment of onlookers. Reminds me of medieval times when they poked fun at the village idiot.

But we do not live in those times, we are supposed to be civilised. I don't find him a joke, I just feel for him, when he stops dancing and sits down, this is what I see that no one else does, a sadness that seems to run deep.

I have many images of him, I don't know why but I do and more I have never been able to talk to him. Having experienced the destructiveness of alcohol addiction from my parents I wonder how long before he goes the same way, maybe thats why I photograph him and have images in this gallery, maybe its also why I cant bring myself to talk with him.

When The Dancing Stops

Generally thought of a joke in Liverpool, drunk most days dancing to the local buskers to the merriment of onlookers. Reminds me of medieval times when they poked fun at the village idiot.

But we do not live in those times, we are supposed to be civilised. I don't find him a joke, I just feel for him, when he stops dancing and sits down, this is what I see that no one else does, a sadness that seems to run deep.

I have many images of him, I don't know why but I do and more I have never been able to talk to him. Having experienced the destructiveness of alcohol addiction from my parents I wonder how long before he goes the same way, maybe thats why I photograph him and have images in this gallery, maybe its also why I cant bring myself to talk with him.___

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2014-08-20 08:50:33 (34 comments, 40 reshares, 679 +1s)

It's That Look!

They all have it, whether it be a big cat or a domesticated cat. This is Derf one of three rescue cats we have, he gets his name from his markings, he is the opposite of another rescue cat we had that died at over 20 years of age called Fred the chicken thief. As Fred was black with white markings we called him Derf, white with black markings. On this occasion I think if he could speak he would be telling me exactly what to do with the camera!

It's That Look!

They all have it, whether it be a big cat or a domesticated cat. This is Derf one of three rescue cats we have, he gets his name from his markings, he is the opposite of another rescue cat we had that died at over 20 years of age called Fred the chicken thief. As Fred was black with white markings we called him Derf, white with black markings. On this occasion I think if he could speak he would be telling me exactly what to do with the camera!___

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2014-08-19 13:00:00 (24 comments, 81 reshares, 479 +1s)

Be Human

Be Human___

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2014-08-18 09:47:09 (71 comments, 20 reshares, 921 +1s)

Time for a change

Time for a change___

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2014-08-18 09:31:44 (17 comments, 26 reshares, 450 +1s)

Dreams Glimmer

Just a sparkle between the boughs
As the sun glitters its morning dance
Just a glow upon spring green
As the dew reflects the diamond dazzle
These morns of gentle mist in distance
And only birdsong to fill my soul
I shall walk upon this carpet of life
And watch as dreams glimmer arises
To wake the earth 
To waken me.

Dreams Glimmer

Just a sparkle between the boughs
As the sun glitters its morning dance
Just a glow upon spring green
As the dew reflects the diamond dazzle
These morns of gentle mist in distance
And only birdsong to fill my soul
I shall walk upon this carpet of life
And watch as dreams glimmer arises
To wake the earth 
To waken me.___

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2014-08-17 17:48:46 (32 comments, 49 reshares, 773 +1s)

My What Big Teeth You Have

When a Siberian tigress opens her mouth to yawn do you see her weapons of choice, couple these with a set of retractable claws that can be up to five inches in length then this is a formidable animal.

She is also stunning beautiful but a deadly beauty that should be respected.

My What Big Teeth You Have

When a Siberian tigress opens her mouth to yawn do you see her weapons of choice, couple these with a set of retractable claws that can be up to five inches in length then this is a formidable animal.

She is also stunning beautiful but a deadly beauty that should be respected.___

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2014-08-16 12:55:28 (61 comments, 111 reshares, 1461 +1s)

The Season Of The Photographer

I seem to go into a landscape lull during the summer months, the light is generally too harsh and the colours can be too vibrant with cloudless skies making the sky too uniform and characterless.

I know though in only a few weeks that will slowly start to change, the days will become shorter, the colours and hues of the land will change from vibrant greens to deep reds and golds. Early morning mist will lap at my feet as I stand in a field awaiting the sun to rise just enough to give that light that becomes golden.

This is my season, while others lament the loss of summer, I rejoice in the arrival of autumn. 

The Season Of The Photographer

I seem to go into a landscape lull during the summer months, the light is generally too harsh and the colours can be too vibrant with cloudless skies making the sky too uniform and characterless.

I know though in only a few weeks that will slowly start to change, the days will become shorter, the colours and hues of the land will change from vibrant greens to deep reds and golds. Early morning mist will lap at my feet as I stand in a field awaiting the sun to rise just enough to give that light that becomes golden.

This is my season, while others lament the loss of summer, I rejoice in the arrival of autumn. ___

2014-08-12 13:24:31 (31 comments, 10 reshares, 197 +1s)

It's strange after I put up the image of darkness only within me I wake to find that Robin Williams has killed himself.

I know there are a lot more atrocities going on in our world than one mans apparent suicide but for me it hit a raw nerve.

Ever since I struggled and was eventually diagnosed as having bipolar disorder (manic depressive in old money) I have made no secret of it, I refuse though to be my illness nor to be stigmatised by it (enough have tried but none more than my current employer) but I as sure as hell will not hide away from it or because of it.

One in four people in the UK suffer from one form or another of mental illness, look around you next time as you just never know. So many hide away because of the shame they feel, so many become reclusive because we just don't give them the support they deserve. If your someone like Robin Williams can lose... more »

It's strange after I put up the image of darkness only within me I wake to find that Robin Williams has killed himself.

I know there are a lot more atrocities going on in our world than one mans apparent suicide but for me it hit a raw nerve.

Ever since I struggled and was eventually diagnosed as having bipolar disorder (manic depressive in old money) I have made no secret of it, I refuse though to be my illness nor to be stigmatised by it (enough have tried but none more than my current employer) but I as sure as hell will not hide away from it or because of it.

One in four people in the UK suffer from one form or another of mental illness, look around you next time as you just never know. So many hide away because of the shame they feel, so many become reclusive because we just don't give them the support they deserve. If your someone like Robin Williams can lose the battle then the fight is so much harder for Joe public. The governments try and brush the issue away, the cost of help is simply too much so if it's ignored then they don't have to worry about it.

But they are not the ones that have spent a night stood on the precipice of a bridge with the police below trying to convince you to come down. They are not the ones who believe that by simply letting go the pain goes away as you eventually hit the floor. They are not the ones trying to kill the pain with a mixture of drugs and alcohol to the point you almost die.

They are not the ones sat at home wondering where their loved ones are waiting for that police visit to tell them what they don't want to hear. They are not the ones that have to pick up the pieces when their loved ones finally succeed.

It's not only one man that has managed to kill himself, mental illness is widespread and more ingrained in society than most people realise. There will be much talk over the next few days because of this but once the dust has settled things will simply move on. Those ghosts of society will go back to climbing bridges, reopen their bottles of booze and pills and the rest of society will not give a shit as long as they can go about their business.___

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2014-08-12 07:41:48 (37 comments, 94 reshares, 738 +1s)

The Creativity That Is You

I believe we are all creative, as a species we have always looked for ways to show this, from daubing coloured earth onto the walls of a cave, from war paint on our faces, from the intricate paintings of the romantics. It is within us all. 

We just have to find it, to look deep within and nurture that desire to create, to show, to be who we are capable of being. 

This world we live in is full of inspiration, from the delicate folds of petals within a rose to the craggy outcrops upon a mountain. Through a mundane existence of simply trying to be we stopped seeing this, we closed our eyes to what is there and closed our minds as well.

Open your eyes and your mind will follow, see again the inspiration that was there for your forefathers to enable them to create. Pick up your camera, your pen, your brush, your pencil and be what wea... more »

The Creativity That Is You

I believe we are all creative, as a species we have always looked for ways to show this, from daubing coloured earth onto the walls of a cave, from war paint on our faces, from the intricate paintings of the romantics. It is within us all. 

We just have to find it, to look deep within and nurture that desire to create, to show, to be who we are capable of being. 

This world we live in is full of inspiration, from the delicate folds of petals within a rose to the craggy outcrops upon a mountain. Through a mundane existence of simply trying to be we stopped seeing this, we closed our eyes to what is there and closed our minds as well.

Open your eyes and your mind will follow, see again the inspiration that was there for your forefathers to enable them to create. Pick up your camera, your pen, your brush, your pencil and be what we are meant to be, creative, the visionaries of the world. ___

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2014-08-11 14:06:51 (26 comments, 40 reshares, 717 +1s)

Darkness Only Of Me

Its there within most of us, a darkness blacker than night, some choose to ignore it, some face it head on and fight.

Sometimes though we grow weary of the fight and the darkness comes back and that is when you test the true metal of the man.

I fight, because I have to.

Darkness Only Of Me

Its there within most of us, a darkness blacker than night, some choose to ignore it, some face it head on and fight.

Sometimes though we grow weary of the fight and the darkness comes back and that is when you test the true metal of the man.

I fight, because I have to.___

2014-08-11 13:28:33 (41 comments, 4 reshares, 190 +1s)

My Beautiful Daughter Sam.

Those that know me might think this a strange thing to say as most will know I have three sons, Ryan, Benn and Ellis.

But things have not been good for Benn for a long while, the struggle within has caused upset to him for so long, we knew something was wrong but we always put a lot down to teenage angst. We never saw eye to eye until after one huge argument he went to live with his nan just around the corner. Daft as it seems we got on a whole lot better.

The struggles Benn went through in his emotions carried on though, things were not right and he knew it, he just didn't know how to tell others, most of all his family. Benn was born into the wrong body, he was not a man but a woman, he knew for a long while but did not know what to do about it, who do you speak to? What do you say, he has carried this burden for so many years and no... more »

My Beautiful Daughter Sam.

Those that know me might think this a strange thing to say as most will know I have three sons, Ryan, Benn and Ellis.

But things have not been good for Benn for a long while, the struggle within has caused upset to him for so long, we knew something was wrong but we always put a lot down to teenage angst. We never saw eye to eye until after one huge argument he went to live with his nan just around the corner. Daft as it seems we got on a whole lot better.

The struggles Benn went through in his emotions carried on though, things were not right and he knew it, he just didn't know how to tell others, most of all his family. Benn was born into the wrong body, he was not a man but a woman, he knew for a long while but did not know what to do about it, who do you speak to? What do you say, he has carried this burden for so many years and no matter what I or others I know have been though it simply pales in comparison to what he has had to bear.

This year though was different, he decided it was time he made a change, a huge change, he needed to and has done, my son Benn is to become my daughter Samantha. He has started to go through the early stages that will commence with counselling prior to treatment. She has began the metamorphosis into a woman, she wears make up and has started to dress as a woman.

As for me? I'm a father and as any parent I only want my children to be happy, I still have a child regardless of what sex she is, she does though make me very proud to be her father, she has more courage and bravery than any other person I know. I just have to adjust the silly things and remember to say she instead of he and get used to her new name. As for Sam? I have never known my child to be as happy as she is now and thats all that matters.___

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2014-08-09 18:39:37 (16 comments, 16 reshares, 386 +1s)

Child Of The Desert

Lost in the city.

She looked so out of place in Liverpool today, awkward, as if she did not really know what she was supposed to do, stood watching a rock band on the street trying to make head or tail of what was happening. I stood watching her, wondering what her background was, what had brought her to this country, to this city, to being lost within a crowd. She has not had an easy start to life, skin bears the markings of too much sun, she was wrapped up on what I thought was a hot day but not the climate she knows.

We open our borders to give sanctuary to those that need it and so we should, is this not what humanity is all about? 

Child Of The Desert

Lost in the city.

She looked so out of place in Liverpool today, awkward, as if she did not really know what she was supposed to do, stood watching a rock band on the street trying to make head or tail of what was happening. I stood watching her, wondering what her background was, what had brought her to this country, to this city, to being lost within a crowd. She has not had an easy start to life, skin bears the markings of too much sun, she was wrapped up on what I thought was a hot day but not the climate she knows.

We open our borders to give sanctuary to those that need it and so we should, is this not what humanity is all about? ___

2014-08-09 09:44:12 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 91 +1s)

I'm heading into Liverpool in a short while to hopefully meet some if my friends on the streets, if you are there and see a biker with both a very long goatee and a camera come say hi :)

I'm heading into Liverpool in a short while to hopefully meet some if my friends on the streets, if you are there and see a biker with both a very long goatee and a camera come say hi :)___

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2014-08-08 23:47:55 (90 comments, 106 reshares, 1231 +1s)

I have received an e mail to say I have been short listed in the animal category by Olympus in their protege program with this image of the black jaguar from Chester zoo, once I have more news I will let you know what happens next.

I could do with some good news of late!

I have received an e mail to say I have been short listed in the animal category by Olympus in their protege program with this image of the black jaguar from Chester zoo, once I have more news I will let you know what happens next.

I could do with some good news of late!___

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2014-08-07 21:28:34 (52 comments, 97 reshares, 575 +1s)

We as a species are capable of so much, since the time we decided to walk upright and develop our capacity to think we have brought about some amazing changes. Our rate of progress grows ever faster to the point that what was once science fiction a short time ago soon becomes science fact.

I find it strange though that as a species what should be the simplest things to do we seem incapable of.

It seems we cannot live together without the need to inflict brutality upon each other based on our own prejudice.

It seems we cannot live in harmony with our environment without the realisation this planet can only take so much.

It seems we cannot live with the diversity of fauna and flora this planet has without the belief it's ours to do as we wish.

We are as diverse as we are many and that makes us unique but unless we embrace the diversity of all we are... more »

We as a species are capable of so much, since the time we decided to walk upright and develop our capacity to think we have brought about some amazing changes. Our rate of progress grows ever faster to the point that what was once science fiction a short time ago soon becomes science fact.

I find it strange though that as a species what should be the simplest things to do we seem incapable of.

It seems we cannot live together without the need to inflict brutality upon each other based on our own prejudice.

It seems we cannot live in harmony with our environment without the realisation this planet can only take so much.

It seems we cannot live with the diversity of fauna and flora this planet has without the belief it's ours to do as we wish.

We are as diverse as we are many and that makes us unique but unless we embrace the diversity of all we are and all we share then that, my fellow human beings, will be our downfall.___

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2014-08-01 16:55:30 (45 comments, 69 reshares, 1177 +1s)

Losing Words

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z.

26 letters, take your choice and mix them how you will to provide an infinite ways of saying what you wish, one of thousands of languages and dialects spoken everyday.

Sometimes though, just every now and then, the only language you need to hear is the silence of a morning alone.

Losing Words

A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z.

26 letters, take your choice and mix them how you will to provide an infinite ways of saying what you wish, one of thousands of languages and dialects spoken everyday.

Sometimes though, just every now and then, the only language you need to hear is the silence of a morning alone.___

2014-07-30 09:04:53 (24 comments, 3 reshares, 145 +1s)

What Side Do I Take?

I am getting fed up of others asking what my opinion on or whose side I am on in the recent Gaza conflict with Israel.

The only people I am on side with are the mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and children that are told that their children, siblings or parents have been killed. For no other reason than through a different religion or creed, for no other reason than the different colour of skin, for no other reason than prosperity or poverty.

One day this planet will tire of human kinds hypocrisy, war, pestilence, famine and belief it belongs to them do as they please and will simply cast us off and start again. I for one will not blame it one iota!

What Side Do I Take?

I am getting fed up of others asking what my opinion on or whose side I am on in the recent Gaza conflict with Israel.

The only people I am on side with are the mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and children that are told that their children, siblings or parents have been killed. For no other reason than through a different religion or creed, for no other reason than the different colour of skin, for no other reason than prosperity or poverty.

One day this planet will tire of human kinds hypocrisy, war, pestilence, famine and belief it belongs to them do as they please and will simply cast us off and start again. I for one will not blame it one iota!___

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2014-07-30 08:35:54 (24 comments, 47 reshares, 595 +1s)

Dreamweaver

I do not promise to rise and set each passing day
But to those that seek 
To those that dream
To those that live in hope 
I will give you visions that no fantasy can fulfil
And make you at peace with all that is earth
So come find me when others sleep
For I am the dreamweaver.  
 

Dreamweaver

I do not promise to rise and set each passing day
But to those that seek 
To those that dream
To those that live in hope 
I will give you visions that no fantasy can fulfil
And make you at peace with all that is earth
So come find me when others sleep
For I am the dreamweaver.  
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2014-07-27 17:42:17 (28 comments, 13 reshares, 338 +1s)

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2014-07-27 10:43:16 (28 comments, 37 reshares, 610 +1s)

Look Into My Eyes 

I'm sure if someone taught the ruffed lemur how to hypnotise people we would be in serious trouble by now.

Look Into My Eyes 

I'm sure if someone taught the ruffed lemur how to hypnotise people we would be in serious trouble by now.___

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2014-07-25 17:03:32 (23 comments, 37 reshares, 515 +1s)

The Value Of A Man
Does not lie in what he has but more in what he decides he does not need.

With the life we lead in this modern age we find it easy to disassociate from reality and from others, its a fundamental way of life that a screen will keep our interest for most of the waking day if we allow it. There are those that choose not to live this way, taking themselves off the grid and by doing so gain more than they ever lost.

The Value Of A Man
Does not lie in what he has but more in what he decides he does not need.

With the life we lead in this modern age we find it easy to disassociate from reality and from others, its a fundamental way of life that a screen will keep our interest for most of the waking day if we allow it. There are those that choose not to live this way, taking themselves off the grid and by doing so gain more than they ever lost.___

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2014-07-22 19:27:33 (54 comments, 134 reshares, 1089 +1s)

Its All In The Eyes

Its All In The Eyes___

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2014-07-22 08:48:39 (27 comments, 54 reshares, 925 +1s)

As We Stand In Awe

I am fascinated with big cats and I find whenever I go to photograph them there are many who feel the same way, we stand in awe of these magnificent creatures and if we are honest, so we should. They have a bearing of regalness that in all our pomp and ceremony we can never get even close to.  

As We Stand In Awe

I am fascinated with big cats and I find whenever I go to photograph them there are many who feel the same way, we stand in awe of these magnificent creatures and if we are honest, so we should. They have a bearing of regalness that in all our pomp and ceremony we can never get even close to.  ___

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2014-07-21 09:05:54 (13 comments, 19 reshares, 482 +1s)

These Days Of Promises

Lie within the sky and stars
The dew upon the grass renews
And the clouds reflect the light
We are but fleeting
Like butterflies upon the bud
Make of these days what you will
But the promise you have to hold dear
Is the sky and stars will remain
To hold your anchor down.

These Days Of Promises

Lie within the sky and stars
The dew upon the grass renews
And the clouds reflect the light
We are but fleeting
Like butterflies upon the bud
Make of these days what you will
But the promise you have to hold dear
Is the sky and stars will remain
To hold your anchor down.___

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2014-07-20 13:24:37 (40 comments, 69 reshares, 778 +1s)

The Story Is There

Sometimes you don't need to talk to someone to see how they feel. You don't need to ask their story or what has happened in their lives. Some people have it written on their faces and you just have to take the time to read.

The Story Is There

Sometimes you don't need to talk to someone to see how they feel. You don't need to ask their story or what has happened in their lives. Some people have it written on their faces and you just have to take the time to read.___

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2014-07-17 11:46:06 (44 comments, 75 reshares, 1021 +1s)

Being self critical
Is the most positive and negative way you can be.

We have to improve in whatever field we become involved in. The problem aisles when we stop improving due to our own self criticism. We know when we have done something right or have gotten it wrong, after a while it becomes a gut instinct and you learn to roll with it. You no longer really need the validation of others but seek it out as some sort of reassurance.

Taring the scales between positive and negative is without doubt going to be one of the hardest things you will learn. Getting it wrong will punish you more than anything you will do with your kit. Learn to listen to that inner voice and set the balance right but don't allow that inner voice to start shouting.

Being self critical
Is the most positive and negative way you can be.

We have to improve in whatever field we become involved in. The problem aisles when we stop improving due to our own self criticism. We know when we have done something right or have gotten it wrong, after a while it becomes a gut instinct and you learn to roll with it. You no longer really need the validation of others but seek it out as some sort of reassurance.

Taring the scales between positive and negative is without doubt going to be one of the hardest things you will learn. Getting it wrong will punish you more than anything you will do with your kit. Learn to listen to that inner voice and set the balance right but don't allow that inner voice to start shouting.___

2014-07-17 08:05:43 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 123 +1s)


My Bucket List

Everyone has them, mine tends to focus on photography (no surprises there)

1/ Photograph as many species of big cats in their own habitat while there is still the chance to do so.

2/ Photograph the train stations of India, more so Mumbai.

3/ Spend a week photographing the people of New York.

4/ Document as many tribes that still live either on the edge or outside what we consider civilisation.

5/ Get this second book I started finished!


My Bucket List

Everyone has them, mine tends to focus on photography (no surprises there)

1/ Photograph as many species of big cats in their own habitat while there is still the chance to do so.

2/ Photograph the train stations of India, more so Mumbai.

3/ Spend a week photographing the people of New York.

4/ Document as many tribes that still live either on the edge or outside what we consider civilisation.

5/ Get this second book I started finished!___

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2014-07-14 07:59:02 (26 comments, 7 reshares, 401 +1s)

We are currently away for a week camping hence why my posts are sporadic but having a good time, this is Harry doing his best Mr Ed impersonation by sticking his head through the tent door. On the other side someone has to grab his tail each time he does this to stop him escaping :D

We are currently away for a week camping hence why my posts are sporadic but having a good time, this is Harry doing his best Mr Ed impersonation by sticking his head through the tent door. On the other side someone has to grab his tail each time he does this to stop him escaping :D___

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2014-07-10 18:14:08 (52 comments, 17 reshares, 699 +1s)

Partners in crime :D

Partners in crime :D___

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2014-07-10 11:10:28 (38 comments, 65 reshares, 829 +1s)

Will I Ever Get Bored
Of photographing big cats?

I doubt it!

Will I Ever Get Bored
Of photographing big cats?

I doubt it!___

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2014-07-09 16:16:44 (14 comments, 3 reshares, 98 +1s)

The best part of working a 12 hour night shift is the 30 minute ride home in the morning!


The first motorbike I overtake is the same as the second, I chose the winding country roads rather than the motorway as he did 

The best part of working a 12 hour night shift is the 30 minute ride home in the morning!


The first motorbike I overtake is the same as the second, I chose the winding country roads rather than the motorway as he did ___

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2014-07-09 15:00:42 (15 comments, 25 reshares, 492 +1s)

The Owl That Did Scowl

Being out in the rain getting wet feathers is no fun!

The Owl That Did Scowl

Being out in the rain getting wet feathers is no fun!___

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2014-07-05 05:06:35 (30 comments, 11 reshares, 332 +1s)

Just how far can you take a street portrait?

And when does it stop being a photograph?


Insomnia has me in its grip :(

Just how far can you take a street portrait?

And when does it stop being a photograph?


Insomnia has me in its grip :(___

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2014-07-05 03:56:36 (50 comments, 61 reshares, 931 +1s)

Within The Morning Mist

Would you spend time with me in the morning mist?
Would the gentle falling rain bother you?
Or the cold nip of the English autumnal air?

You hear nothing but the sounds of your mother as she awakens the earth, the drops of rain as they hit the water playing its own timpani to the heartbeat of life. The distance shrouded in mystery as the light tries to penetrate the cloud that has come down to greet the land. The golden hues of autumns discard accentuated with the shimmer of dew and rain.

This is your land, your earth, it is the eden that no one else sees until they open their eyes.
Spend a morning with me in the morning mist, we shall not speak but I will open your eyes.   

Within The Morning Mist

Would you spend time with me in the morning mist?
Would the gentle falling rain bother you?
Or the cold nip of the English autumnal air?

You hear nothing but the sounds of your mother as she awakens the earth, the drops of rain as they hit the water playing its own timpani to the heartbeat of life. The distance shrouded in mystery as the light tries to penetrate the cloud that has come down to greet the land. The golden hues of autumns discard accentuated with the shimmer of dew and rain.

This is your land, your earth, it is the eden that no one else sees until they open their eyes.
Spend a morning with me in the morning mist, we shall not speak but I will open your eyes.   ___

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2014-07-04 19:01:35 (62 comments, 37 reshares, 664 +1s)

Harry is the coolest dog in the world, he loves his batman hoodie :D

Harry is the coolest dog in the world, he loves his batman hoodie :D___

2014-07-04 09:30:13 (23 comments, 5 reshares, 137 +1s)

Taken For Granted?

I can turn on a tap and get clean water everyday at anytime.

I know where my next meal is coming from I have a kitchen full of food.

I shall be warm when I need to be by turning on the heating at anytime I need.

I know when I want to sleep I have a clean comfortable bed to go to.

I have clothes, more than I'll ever really need, to wear and shoes to put on my feet.

Should I fall ill I know there is a whole service there to look after me including all the medication I shall need to try and help me recover.

I have been educated and so have my children as will theirs and their children's children.

If I need to go anywhere I can get in my car or motorbike, turn on the ignition and go there, if I need to travel further there is a whole infrastructure to get me there.

I will not... more »

Taken For Granted?

I can turn on a tap and get clean water everyday at anytime.

I know where my next meal is coming from I have a kitchen full of food.

I shall be warm when I need to be by turning on the heating at anytime I need.

I know when I want to sleep I have a clean comfortable bed to go to.

I have clothes, more than I'll ever really need, to wear and shoes to put on my feet.

Should I fall ill I know there is a whole service there to look after me including all the medication I shall need to try and help me recover.

I have been educated and so have my children as will theirs and their children's children.

If I need to go anywhere I can get in my car or motorbike, turn on the ignition and go there, if I need to travel further there is a whole infrastructure to get me there.

I will not suffer from dehydration because I cannot get water.
I will not suffer from starvation because I have no food.
I will not suffer from hyperthermia because I can't get warm.
I will not run the risk of life sleeping on the streets.
I will not suffer from infection through wearing the same dirty rags week in week out.
I will not risk death through easily treatable illness because there is no medical help.
I will not suffer knowing I can never better my lot because there is nothing out there to teach me or my children.
I will not have to walk for miles just to get from A to B or to simply escape from tyranny by walking from one country to the next.

We are cosseted by the modern age it's easy to forget the simple things we take for granted. It's only when you see others who not only do not have these simple things but have never seen them, it's only then do you realise what you take for granted. I'm sat here talking to you drinking a cappuccino from my coffee machine after a nights sleep in my bed. To me that's normal.

To over 50% of the worlds population that's nothing short if a miracle.

Don't take what you have or who you are for granted, thank whatever it is you believe in for what you have.___

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2014-07-02 07:05:50 (32 comments, 80 reshares, 970 +1s)

Black On Green

One of those times I need say nothing about the image.

Black On Green

One of those times I need say nothing about the image.___

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2014-07-01 20:07:55 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)

Harry has learnt how to use the iPad and now has his own page... I get the feeling this could be trouble o.0

Harry has learnt how to use the iPad and now has his own page... I get the feeling this could be trouble o.0___

2014-07-01 15:08:20 (25 comments, 3 reshares, 99 +1s)

So what have I learnt now I'm an old fart?

I tend to say it as it is.
I got over the popularity stake drive a long time ago, honesty is a great liberator.


I dress and look to please me.
Stopped following any form of fashion a long time ago. I wear clothes I like not what fashionistas tell I should like. Too many out there selling the emperor new clothes and what's more too many wearing (or not) them!


I stopped being afraid.
I won't stand by and allow any injustice to happen if I can do something about it. I'm more interested in pulling a bully off their victim rather than trying to film it for YouTube!


I enjoy scaring others.
Yep I get a kick out if the fact I can get people to simply back away because when I'm pissed I look like a very scary old dude. And it's all done with a look, no big... more »

So what have I learnt now I'm an old fart?

I tend to say it as it is.
I got over the popularity stake drive a long time ago, honesty is a great liberator.


I dress and look to please me.
Stopped following any form of fashion a long time ago. I wear clothes I like not what fashionistas tell I should like. Too many out there selling the emperor new clothes and what's more too many wearing (or not) them!


I stopped being afraid.
I won't stand by and allow any injustice to happen if I can do something about it. I'm more interested in pulling a bully off their victim rather than trying to film it for YouTube!


I enjoy scaring others.
Yep I get a kick out if the fact I can get people to simply back away because when I'm pissed I look like a very scary old dude. And it's all done with a look, no big theatrics or drama just that look, you know the one, the one you got from your parents or teachers that said you were one more word away from a good slapping! You learn this with age, it's subtle but the best weapon you have in your arsenal and it only works when you become an old fart.


Stuff diets.
Something is going to kill me and the closer I get to this point then hell, it might as well be something I enjoy doing. I want to go to the grave in a body that should have died some thirty years earlier, look at Keith Richards, boy has he got it right, who wants a perfectly preserved corpse FFS.


You stop being sensible.
As a teenager you did some pretty daft things, then you got married, settled down, had kids and joined the politically correct classes. An odd thing happens when you get to be an old fart, you kind of revert, your kids are older and they have grown to join the politically correct classes whereas you start doing everything in your power to embarrass them. When you hear the phrase "dad will you please behave" your doing it right.


You just stop arguing.
Because you just know your right and the quiet contentment that comes with that is good enough. Plus you just know how much it pisses them off when you just smile and move on!


You complain more.
Yes that's a good thing, you just stop putting up with shoddy service, hell you have spent years paying for this crap and sod it, no more, fail to deliver then you sure as hell are going to know about it. It's simply what's right, you lost all that shyness/coyness bullshit a long time ago.


The youngsters just don't realise.
Just how good it is being an old fart, you bought your house when it wasn't silly prices, you don't have 40+ years ahead of you working for some arsehole of a boss. If you want to do something nine times out if ten you just do it, consequences are for the sensible, see above! We are not expected to be big achievers anymore and if anyone asked us to then a lot of time we just say "stuff it, I'm too old to be bothered"



When I was a kid I though being thirty was ancient, now I have surpassed that by near a quarter of a decade I now know it's just another number. Being an old fart is quite possibly one of the most liberating parts of living, I revel in it, old is the new cool :) ___

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2014-07-01 07:34:34 (35 comments, 14 reshares, 347 +1s)

Fire And Brimstone

I struggle with preachers, truth be told I struggle with most forms of religion but when I come across the fire and brimstone preachers that rant on about how we will all be damned to an eternal hell. I can't see how that will convert anyone, christianity, as with all other organised religions, seems to be full of contradictions, the bible says how benevolent their god is yet preachers will shout at you and say if you don't obey then this almighty god will cast you asunder. The Koran is a book of peace but there are those that will use it as a means to terrorise to make the masses fall in line, surely no religion should use fear?

I stood and watched him rant and rave about all he thought was wrong with society now. How he thought non christians were the devils spawn and one day we would all pay. No different to other religions that rant and rave about... more »

Fire And Brimstone

I struggle with preachers, truth be told I struggle with most forms of religion but when I come across the fire and brimstone preachers that rant on about how we will all be damned to an eternal hell. I can't see how that will convert anyone, christianity, as with all other organised religions, seems to be full of contradictions, the bible says how benevolent their god is yet preachers will shout at you and say if you don't obey then this almighty god will cast you asunder. The Koran is a book of peace but there are those that will use it as a means to terrorise to make the masses fall in line, surely no religion should use fear?

I stood and watched him rant and rave about all he thought was wrong with society now. How he thought non christians were the devils spawn and one day we would all pay. No different to other religions that rant and rave about infidels and how they too will pay. 

Everyone has the right to believe in any religion they want and I will defend their right, I also feel that we also have a right to not believe but seldom is that same acceptance accorded to the non believers.

We live in a sad world at times.___

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2014-06-30 21:39:04 (7 comments, 24 reshares, 98 +1s)

I have been sent this link by so many people, the only times numbers mean anything to me is when I need to get a message out, watch, share and make others understand enough is enough 

I have been sent this link by so many people, the only times numbers mean anything to me is when I need to get a message out, watch, share and make others understand enough is enough ___

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2014-06-30 08:21:43 (35 comments, 42 reshares, 692 +1s)

Mellow

Just drift away as the sun settles you down to sleep, as it casts it golden hues over the land and sea it will cast its spell over you. It will release all your stress and pressures of the day and as it gently floats over the horizon it will give you peace.

They photographing sunsets is an old cliche but when you have such a spectacle playing out in front of you is that such a bad thing? I don't shoot as many landscapes as I used to, this being a reworking of an older shot and I have long learnt to control my desire to oversaturate the colours, the old say goes less is more. 

Mellow

Just drift away as the sun settles you down to sleep, as it casts it golden hues over the land and sea it will cast its spell over you. It will release all your stress and pressures of the day and as it gently floats over the horizon it will give you peace.

They photographing sunsets is an old cliche but when you have such a spectacle playing out in front of you is that such a bad thing? I don't shoot as many landscapes as I used to, this being a reworking of an older shot and I have long learnt to control my desire to oversaturate the colours, the old say goes less is more. ___

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2014-06-29 20:30:21 (27 comments, 42 reshares, 557 +1s)

I Am
The promise you make but fail to keep
I am
The hunter you made into the hunted
I am
The lost you try to seek
I am
The forgotten you try to recall
I am
No more, just an image upon a wall, a dream of what went before, and exhibit in your museum, a myth to pass to your children.

I am your last chance to redeem your species but will you even try? 

I Am
The promise you make but fail to keep
I am
The hunter you made into the hunted
I am
The lost you try to seek
I am
The forgotten you try to recall
I am
No more, just an image upon a wall, a dream of what went before, and exhibit in your museum, a myth to pass to your children.

I am your last chance to redeem your species but will you even try? ___

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2014-06-28 10:07:34 (56 comments, 111 reshares, 1376 +1s)

Happy Birthday G+

I was here not at the very beginning but not far off, this was (I think) one of the first set images I uploaded that was getting on for three years ago. Time flies when you are having fun :)

Happy Birthday G+

I was here not at the very beginning but not far off, this was (I think) one of the first set images I uploaded that was getting on for three years ago. Time flies when you are having fun :)___

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2014-06-26 20:49:16 (41 comments, 71 reshares, 631 +1s)

:P

:P___

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2014-06-26 08:07:02 (45 comments, 59 reshares, 775 +1s)

Gateway To The Storm

Through standing stones
Of times long gone
The storms still rage
To greet the solitude upon the hills
And we stand within the gateway
Built by forefathers long since past
Do we see what they see?
Do we feel what they felt?
Is the myth and magic still within our souls?
At the gateway to the storm
We become alive again
Wrapped within the myth
Carried upon the magic
We still see
We still feel

 

Gateway To The Storm

Through standing stones
Of times long gone
The storms still rage
To greet the solitude upon the hills
And we stand within the gateway
Built by forefathers long since past
Do we see what they see?
Do we feel what they felt?
Is the myth and magic still within our souls?
At the gateway to the storm
We become alive again
Wrapped within the myth
Carried upon the magic
We still see
We still feel

 ___

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2014-06-25 02:29:31 (40 comments, 24 reshares, 518 +1s)

Just Another Bloody Immigrant
Just another lost soul
Just another mouth needing to be fed
Just another body needing to be clothed
Just another someone hoping for a better life
Just another escapee
Just another dreamer.....


Are we not all bloody immigrants then?

Just Another Bloody Immigrant
Just another lost soul
Just another mouth needing to be fed
Just another body needing to be clothed
Just another someone hoping for a better life
Just another escapee
Just another dreamer.....


Are we not all bloody immigrants then?___

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