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Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our September Self Portrait Challenge: Painted Faces. Whether you choose light face painting / makeup or go full on beastmode face-paint, we'd like to see what you can come up with in this genre! Let's get creative. :-)Here is where you enter your ONE Painted Faces Self Portrait. Your photo must have been captured during 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. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Tips & Inspiration+Shantha Marie Fountain, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial on how to create a great "painted face" self portrait  - check it out here: http://goo.gl/pvBKe6 and get started with this fun endeavor! She is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event.Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we will also 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/W69Ohj and ask away! We have a category for discussion and questions and are happy to help with anything. Prizes*1 Year +SmugMug Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features*$150 Gift Certificate for +BorrowLenses.com  http://www.borrowlenses.com *+Think Tank Photo Turnstyle 10 http://goo.gl/xlRTYk*+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 httpSeptember Self Portrait Challenge: Painted Faces2014-09-29 07:00:0072 
Susan Porter10,834Photowalk(s) through Toronto with G+ friends.  Come for one or both.  :)UPDATE:  Pre-Photowalk dinner on Saturday: 6:00PM Big Crow http://roseandsonsbigcrow.com/ - Note cash or debit card onlyPhotowalk A: 10:00AM  We'll take a nice stroll through the Financial District, stop by the  St Lawrence Market and grab a bite to eat, then proceed onto the Distillery DistrictMeet at 280 The PATH - City Hall, Toronto, ON M5H, Canada  https://goo.gl/maps/VK5mn  (Nathan Phillips Square.  Meet at the fountain with the big arch)Photowalk B: 4:30PM dinner (TBD) and catch the 6:15PM ferry for some city skyline shots.  Ferry fees for adults look to be $7 with return fares included. (I believe that's a Canadian $7 for those in the USA).  http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=3690dada600f0410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRDNote: Last ferry back from the island to city is 11:45PMPhoto by Brandon Luk.Fall Toronto Photowalk2014-09-28 16:00:0040 
The Drink and Click Show296Grab your drinks! Join hosts +Juan Gonzalez and +Lotus Carroll this coming Wednesday with guest +Jordan Oram who will share photography, information about his "Crossing Canada" eBook, and tales of his many traveling adventures. :-) Also joining us to talk photography and share some great images are panelists +Sara Collaton, +Brad Sloan, & +Christi Nielsen!We'll also find out who won the July "Post Processing" Challenge sponsored by +SmugMug, +Cotton Carrier Camera Systems, & +Trey Ratcliff's +Stuck In Customs!See all submissions here: http://goo.gl/tsEvGnRSVP here now and then join us for the live show on Wednesday night! Remember, all of our past shows are here on the show page behind the "YouTube" Tab for later viewing if you miss out during Live Broadcast.See you all soon! Image courtesy of Jordan Oram, All Rights Reserved #drinkandclick   #photography   The Drink and Click™ Show, EP14 with Guest Jordan Oram2014-08-14 04:30:0081 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our July Self Portrait Challenge: Silhouettes. What is meant by this? This means that you'll create an image of yourself in silhouette: as a dark shape or outline against a lighter background.Here is where you enter your ONE Silhouette Self Portrait. Your photo(s) must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST July 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Tips & InspirationI wrote a tutorial with some tips and advice about silhouette self portraiture  - check it out here: http://goo.gl/wJXCSC and then try it yourself!Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we will also 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/W69Ohj and ask away! We have a category for discussion and questions and are happy to help with anything. Prizes*1 Year +SmugMug Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features*$150 Gift Certificate for +BorrowLenses.com  http://www.borrowlenses.com *+Think Tank Photo Blue City Walker 10 http://goo.gl/7b2js9*+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.com and +500px Free One Month Awesome AcctPlease circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together.July Self Portrait Challenge: Silhouettes2014-07-30 07:00:00121 
Karen Hutton1,726,654I'm broadcasting LIVE from my very first photography show in Truckee, CA! Along with hangout mates +Frederick Van Johnson +Brian Matiash +Jeremy Cowart and +Laurie Rubin we'll be talking about... Getting your work out there... is print dead... why do a show... bringing your artistic vision to the world... what the heck is a Coffeebar? Who knows what ELSE we'll get into! I'll show you the venue - the photos and bring you to the Sierra Nevada mountains from around the world! We'll be joined by a couple of surprise guests - and if all goes well, wind it all up with live music from an awesome band called Drop Theory!And if you miss the live 'cast... why, I'll post the recording of course. :DLIVE From Coffeebar in Truckee, California!2014-07-20 02:00:0070 
Ron Clifford2,767,919Come One Come AllTo the 3rd Annual Toronto PhotowalkJoin your Hosts +Ron Clifford and +Sara Collaton for this epic annual event in the streets and paths of the greatest city on earth!Details will follow, but a quick itinerary would look like thisAs in past years we will have a 2 part walk.  You can join both parts or just the afternoon or evening walk, it's totally up to you.===============================================Part 1Meetup at 2pm, Nathan Phillips Square by the fountainWalk the downtown core of the until around 5pm.  We will follow Queen Street to Grafitti Alley around Queen and Spadina and then make our way to front street and some of Torontos more famous Icons.Then we will join for a meal somewhere  (for those who are able).  we may need to spread this out a bit depending on numbers*Map *  http://goo.gl/maps/FsOMvAffordable underground parking is here  http://bit.ly/1lMsDOk==================================================Part TwoMeet at the ferry terminal to Centre Island at 7pm and do some group evening light portrait work until sunset when we will gravitate to the north shore of the Island to get amazing skyline shots!(this is similar to past photowalks but It has been so fun and successful in the past I thought we could do something similar again)Map 2 http://goo.gl/maps/pu2DPFerry Schedule and Rates (Adults $7.00, last ferry back is at 11:45)http://bit.ly/1q3flicsuggestions are welcome for any theme for the first portion of the walk between 2 and 5pmcomfortable shoes are a musta tripod is a necessity for the evening portionit can get cool at night on the Island, a light coat or sweater are recommendedbring water, you will get thirsty and you don't want to pay top dollar for itGoogle Plus Anniversary Photowalk 2014 - TORONTO2014-06-28 14:00:0060 
The Drink and Click Show296It's that time again! Join hosts +Juan Gonzalez and +Lotus Carroll this coming Wednesday with guest +Vivienne Gucwa who will be filling us in on the incredible journey she's been on with her photography in the past couple of years including becoming a Sony Artisan of Imagery, delving deeply into travel photography and publishing a book! Also joining us to talk photography and share some great images are panelists +Tyson Jerry, +Sara Collaton, +Patrick Kelly and +Mandy Sloan.We'll also find out who won the May Long Exposure Challenge sponsored by +SmugMug, +Lumoidit, and +Trey Ratcliff's +Stuck In Customs!See all submissions here: http://goo.gl/27eTdiRSVP here now and then join us for the live show on Wednesday night! Remember, all of our past shows are here on the show page behind the "YouTube" Tab for later viewing if you miss out during Live Broadcast.See you all soon! Image courtesty of Vivienne GucwThe Drink and Click™ Show, EP12 with Guest Vivienne Gucwa2014-06-12 04:30:00131 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our May Self Portrait Challenge: Double Exposure / Image Overlay. What is meant by this? This means that you'll either create an image in camera with two separate exposures or you'll use two separate images, overlaid with one another, to create a single image using post processing.Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait using the Double Exposure or Image Overlay technique. Your photo(s) must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST May 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Tips & Inspiration+Measie Elizabeth, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial on how to achieve double exposure and image overlay  - check it out here: http://goo.gl/lWWXpd and get started with this fun endeavor! She is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event.Here are some beautiful examples of double exposure portraits that will inspire you!Aneta Ivanova: http://goo.gl/ZeSnLySara K Byrne: http://goo.gl/J48ilnVarious artists: http://goo.gl/7QbssyModerators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we will also 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. Prizes1 Year +SmugMug Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features$150 Gift Certificate for +BorrowLenses.com  http://www.borrowlenses.com +May Self Portrait Challenge: Double Exposure / Image Overlay2014-05-30 07:00:00170 
Wacom91,690If you haven’t seen +Alan Shapiro's work (http://bit.ly/1pI3EOp), you should. Every photo pops off the page and mesmerizes you. From portraits to still life, learn how Alan brings his images to life with power, punch and passion. Bring your questions on how to stay creative while creating a business from your art this Wednesday, April 30 at 11:00am PST.*Please click here to join the hangout on air: http://bit.ly/1mV7fGF*Show Me The Money: Photographer and Advertising Chief Creative Officer, Alan Shapiro on Balancing Creative Intention with a Paycheck2014-04-30 20:00:0051 
500px2,376,033500px is launching new Profiles! To make sure you're prepared, we're hosting a Hangout on Air to discuss our new feature and answer any of your related questions. Be sure to tweet any of your questions using the #500pxProfiles hashtag and we'll read and answer them during the talk. 500px Profiles Q&A2013-12-19 21:00:0059 
Trey Ratcliff7,888,370A fun G+ Hangout show #88 with +Jeremy Cowart +Lisa Bettany +Thomas Hawk — talking photography, new apps, and more !! —  Thursday, 7 PM PT, 10 PM ETWe'll start out the show with the giveaway of the $1200 Quadcopter with a 14 megapixel camera that we started last week — be sure to leave a comment at http://goo.gl/2WLOFL to enter!   Then, during the show, we'll talk about Jeremy's new app, OKDOTHIS, and  other photo apps and that whole space in general.  Since Lisa did Camera+, well she's kind of an expert!  We'll also all catch up, share some new photos, and, well, just kinda hangout.  And, as usual, we'll be taking live questions through the G+ Hangout!  These are three great photographers, and it's always fun just to sit around and talk about photography with people like this, so I'm mega excited.  The four of us are also starting +The Arcanum together, so we may touch on that too...  There are applications flying in from all over the world not only to be Apprentices, but also Masters.  One guy that just applied to be a Master is Benjamin +Von Wong  !  He's amazing and just one example.  Perhaps during the show, his name will come up and we  can show his amazing portfolio at http://www.vonwong.com/And thanks again to +Peter Giordano  for being our awesome host and to +Dave Veffer  for being our awesome beardededed producer!A fun G+ Hangout show #88 with Jeremy Cowart, Lisa Bettany, Thomas Hawk - talking photography, new apps, and more !! :)2013-12-13 04:00:00490 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our December Self Portrait Challenge: Signs of the Season! What is meant by this? It's up to you to interpret - whatever you feel shows the season right now - whether that be holiday, celebration, or weather themed, it is up to you. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Seasonal" theme. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST December 31st, 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.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. Thanks to one of our moderators, +Measie Elizabeth for the amazing theme photo in the banner of this Event! If you'd like to view her full image, see it here: http://goo.gl/CJaxI7 Additionally, there were some great #SelfySunday  entries a couple of weeks ago with a similar theme "'Tis the Season" - the participants always do a fantastic job! Have a look at them here: http://goo.gl/jUmqak Finally, 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 1 Year of +SmugMug Pro http://www.smugmug.com/pro+Think Tank PhotoDecember Self Portrait Challenge: Signs of the Season2013-12-01 07:00:00147 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482Join +Juan Gonzalez and +Lotus Carroll this Saturday at 9:30PM Central as we hang out, have a few drinks and talk travel photography with panelists +Michael Bonocore, +Sara Collaton, +Hillary Fox, and +Jordana Wright. You can view the show right here on the Event and ask questions of our panelists during the show.In addition, we'll unveil the 3 winners of the Drink and Click™ September Challenge: "Famous Landmarks or People of Your City". http://goo.gl/8S1ior Thanks to our fantastic prize sponsors: +SmugMug, +ViewBug - Photo Contests, and Xume Adapters http://www.xumeadapters.comWe'll also see some great photos from all of our panelists and I'm sure there will be plenty of laughs, so please RSVP here now and then join us this Saturday night! Hope to see you all watching. :)* * *More information about Drink and Click™ http://drinkandclick.comSubscribe to Drink and Click™ on YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/user/DrinkandClickJoin the +Drink and Click™ Community: http://goo.gl/R7hTZQuestions? drinkandclick@gmail.comThe Drink and Click™ Show - EP5: Travel Photography2013-10-20 04:30:00103 
Drink and Click™ Toronto344October's Challenge: ShadowsSaturday October 5th @ 6:30pmHey guys! A bit short notice though I mentioned it before.. I'll (+Sara Collaton) be hosting our next photowalk THIS Saturday so we can all take part in Scotiabank's Nuit Blanche.We'll meet in the same location as last time, the SE corner of Nathan Philip's Square.  Just look for the gal with the fire-red hair!Nuit Blanche is an incredible event that happens from sunset to sunrise once a year in Toronto and I can't wait to see what they have in store for us this year!You can find more info on it here: http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/Drink and Click: Shadows2013-10-05 18:30:0024 
Drink and Click™ Toronto344Join Drink and Click Toronto as we tackle September's Challenge of Famous Landmarks around the city.  We'll be starting off on Sunday September 22nd at 2pm at the south east corner of Nathan Phillips Square.  Downtown Toronto has plenty of famous landmarks: the Toronto Reference Library, Eaton Centre, Brookfield Place, Rogers Centre, the CN Tower and cough cough Zanzibar (heck, you can even see it in the Hulk trailer with Ed Norton)!We've had a few winners already in our Drink and Click group - let's see if we can get another one this month!Drink and Click Toronto: Famous Landmarks2013-09-22 14:00:0037 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our August 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Long Exposure. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait using long exposure techniques. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST August 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.TutorialNeed some tips for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) The amazing +Shantha Marie Fountain put together a tremendous Long Exposure Self Porturaits Tutorial - find it here: http://goo.gl/vYb47HCheck out the tutorial and then get creative. Wow us! There is so much you can do with this technique, so really try a few different things and find what works best for you.Prizes1 Year of +SmugMug Pro http://www.smugmug.com/pro+Think Tank Photo Sling O' Matic 20 Sling Bag http://goo.gl/UZh1N+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 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 so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:*Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Must adhere to this month's theme.*Photo Must Be Taken in August 20August Self Portrait Challenge: Long Exposure2013-08-01 07:00:0086 
Billy Wilson1,543,616This week we have some fun people joining us including Photographers Jordan Oram, Curtis Cunningham, Hillary Fox, Ben Fullerton, & Sara Collaton. Along with Robot Builder Annika O’Brien & our Special Musical Guest David Santy. The show will be live on Friday at 10:00pm Eastern here: youtube.com/user/TheBillster2/live Refresh when we’re about to go live and the player will be there. You can get reminders about the show if you by saying you're "Going" on this event. That Show with Billy Wilson (TSBW) brings together Artists, Musicians, Photographers, Personalities, & all sorts of fun and interesting people from around the world each Friday for a hangout and is one of the largest & longest running shows on G+. You can watch previous episodes here: http://goo.gl/ceHtHThe show is currently embedded on this event. #TSBW  #64 Photographers & Fun Along with Live Music from David Santy ! (On Air Hangout)2013-06-22 04:00:0038 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our June 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Artificial Lighting. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait using artificial lighting techniques. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST June 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.TutorialNeed some tips for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) The amazing +Mark Rodriguez put together a fabulous Artificial Lighting Tutorial: "Let There Be Light" - find it here: http://goo.gl/OezJYPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Pro http://www.smugmug.com/pro+Think Tank Photo Sling O' Matic 20 Sling Bag http://goo.gl/UZh1N+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 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 so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:*Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Must adhere to this month's theme.*Photo Must Be Taken in June 2013*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for MiscoJune Self Portrait Challenge: Artificial Lighting2013-06-01 07:00:00151 
Google+ Photos3,737,193Take a closer look at what’s new with this special edition of the  +Google+ Photos Chat Series Hangout On Air. Joining us are Google+ Photos staff members, +Matt Steiner, +Denise Ho, +Aravind Krishnaswamy, and +Brian Matiash. We’ll share a bit of our vision for Google+ Photos, along with some of our favorite Auto Enhance and Auto Awesome images. We’ll also be answering YOUR questions! So ask away in the comments section of the Event, and we’ll get to as many as we can.And don’t forget - keep sharing your best #AutoAwesome  and #AutoEnhance  images with us. Add your favorites right here in the comments section, too! We’ll keep resharing our favorites every day.A Conversation With The Team Behind The New Google+ Photos2013-05-21 00:00:00966 
500px2,376,033We're hosting a live Google Hangout with 500px designers, developers and support staff on hand to answer all of your questions about the new Portfolios! If you're a designer hoping to develop themes for this new platform, a photographer planning to use 500px to showcase your work, or just a fan of 500px, join us with your questions, comments and feedback!If you have urgent questions, issues or bug reports regarding the Portfolios, please email help@500px.com. This page will not be monitored and the questions won't be answered until the Hangout!500px New Portfolio Q&A Hangout2013-05-14 21:00:00164 
Google+ Photos3,737,193Often times, traveling to far-and-away places brings along a certain level of anxiety and unease. Maybe it is the language barrier or the tendency to shy away from unfamiliar situations. These things are all part of the adventure that is Travel Photography! In this episode, our panel of photographers will share their experiences while traveling around the world and share tips on how you can help yourself get those beautiful images while abroad.This week's panel includes:+Brian Matiash - Host & Google+ Photos Community Manager+Elia Locardi - Accomplished travel photographer+Vincent Mo - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographer+Dave Cohen - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographerFor those who can't make the live event - We've Got You Covered!This episode will be recorded and made available to watch on-demand after its conclusion.Banner Image © +Elia LocardiEpisode 03: Google+ Photos Chat Series Hangout On Air - Strangers In A Strange Land2013-04-30 22:00:00230 
Drink And Click™ SF526Ok, so we are getting close to the end of April and there hasn't been a drink and click yet! Unfortunately, we have all been very busy this month, but we have some time to squeeze one in right before May!So, the theme for this months competition is Architecture (https://plus.google.com/events/cdll1f78lun8u4sis7tc12dtq44?hl=en&partnerid=gplp0). San Francisco is not so much known for defining a particular architectural style, rather, with its interesting and challenging variations in geography and topology and tumultuous history. From victorian's to modern - SF has a lot to offer.So I ask you - where would you like to shoot? The Golden Gate? The Bay Bridge? Palace of Fine Arts? Alamo Square? Downtown?This month we want to take a vote to see your favorite places to capture the wonderful architecturePlease write in the comments below and by Sunday evening, we will pick the most popular place chosen by you.Robyn and I will then find some great local bars to meet up before we go clicking. -------------------------------------------OK Drinkers and Clickers! UPDATE!We're going to go to the Palace of Fine Arts and Crissy Fields tomorrow evening! The Palace is absolutely gorgeous, especially at night. Should get some great #architecture shots.Here's the schedule:We will start at Liverpool Lil's (2942 Lyon Street) at 6, 630pm to collect our group, have a couple of snacks and drinks, then we'll head on over to the Palace of Fine Arts for some late afternoon pre-sunset shots, next we'll walk to Crissy Fields for sunset shots including the Golden Gate Bridge, then back to the Palace for some awesome night shots, and we'll wrap it up at Final Final (2990 Baker Street) for more libations and delicious bar food.As usual, we'll update this event page with our whereabouts, and feel free to join up at any time!Drink & Click April2013-04-30 18:00:0026 
Michael Bonocore212,884* SmugMug Is Looking For Your Cover Photos*Cover photos are bigger and better on Google+ now(http://bit.ly/WUbLtN), and, since I am in charge of updating our Google+ content I thought, hey, with all that space, why not feature YOUR photos in that prime real estate?Today, we are opening the door for your submissions. Each month, a panel of judges will pick one amazing photographer to feature on the +SmugMug page to greet visitors. The winner will also be a judge in the next month's selection. You'll also receive a +SmugMug hoodie and swag care package.To help get this party started, we have changed our cover photo to+Elia Locardi's amazing image, "The Future Is Now", taken in Dubai,UAE. Elia is also our special guest judge for the first month of thiscover photo hunt, and he can't wait to see the great images that we areconfident you will submit! So, enough talking…how do you enter?*Sign up for the SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For April event.*Click the "Add Photos" Button in the event, and upload yoursubmission. The new cover photos can be up to 2120px by 1192px, so please submit a photo with this minimum size requirement. Photos will be displayed in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio, so please make sure submissions as close to 16:9 as possible, so we don't lose any of the valuable image*One Photo per person*Take a look at all of the entries, and feel free to +1 and comment onthe photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions"--->"ShowPhoto View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery.*After the contest closes on March 29th at 11:59PM PST, a panel ofjudges, including +Elia Locardi, will select the winner, and the newcover photo and winner announcement will be made on April 1st, 2013.*Submissions will be judged on uniqueness, creativity, and overall "Wow" factor.*Sign up for the May event, which will also beopen for submissions on April 1st.*You do not need to be a +SmugMug customer to enter, so please sharewith your fellow photographers.That's it! So let's see it GooSmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For April2013-03-08 00:00:00280 
Lotus Carroll1,771,482This is the Event for our March 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Face Close Ups. Here is where you enter your ONE Face Close Up / Eye Macro Photo Submission. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST March 31st, so you have until then to select and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Need some tips for getting a great photo for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) +Shantha Marie Fountain put together a fabulous Face Close Ups & Eye Macros Tutorial - find it here: http://goo.gl/XrNpuPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features+Capturing Couture Discontinued Camera Strap - nobody else can get these anymore. :) http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 2 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of prizes. 2nd place receives remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st & 2nd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:*Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Must adhere to this month's theme.*Photo Must Be Taken in March 2013*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct*Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules Disqualifies A ParticipantMarch Self Portrait Challenge: Face Close Ups!2013-03-02 02:00:00210 
Brian Matiash1,422,533I recently announced that my brand new +SmugMug portfolio site went live (http://portfolio.brianmatiash.com) and that prints are now available for sale! We had so much fun with the announce that I wanted to continue the good times today.With Valentine's Day in full swing, what better way is there to show yourself how much you love YOU than by winning a 1 YEAR Membership with SmugMug? :)Before we get to the contest details, I want to share a crazy deal that any new customer can take advantage of - SmugMug has been extremely generous and is letting me offer a 25% discount off of any of their four tiered membership packages. To get in on this deal, just use the coupon code BMASH when you set up your new account. That is a ridiculously good deal and like all good deals, it expires on Feb 23, 2013 at the stroke of 11:59PM Pacific/US.Now onto the contest details - which are very straightforward. I want to you to share your one, single image that you think would benefit most from having its own SmugMug Gallery. Just share your image right here in this event and tag it with #SmugMash . Now, creativity and strength of vision count here! If you want to share a little ditty about what makes this image so important to you and why you'd want to share it on your own SmugMug gallery, be sure to include that.The contest will run for one week, ending next Thursday, February 21st at 11:59AM Pacific/US time. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. The first place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Business membership. The second place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Portfolio membership. Finally, the third place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Power membership. If you're already an existing SmugMug member (good for you!) and you win, you will be upgraded to the respective tier that you placed in or if you placed in the tier that you are currently a member of, SmugMug will extend your account by 1 year.Please tag your comments and/or posts with #SmugMash  to make aggregating the entries easier!So who will be judging this contest? Aside from me, I am so excited to have three amazing SmugMug friends helping out. First, we have the go-to person for all of SmugMug's friends, the lovely and insanely sweet +Katherine Cheng. Next up is SmugMug's social butterfly, loyal father of Rocky the Dog, and the harvester of  #Bonocorns far and wide, +Michael Bonocore. Finally, the co-founder of SmugMug, crazy lover of hanging gigantic prints ofWin some LOVE! Well… some SmugMug LOVE!2013-02-15 00:00:00133 
500px2,376,033Join us as we talk with NY/LA photographer +Justin Bettman and his Dark series.  We invite others to join in this live broadcast via YouTube as well as 8 spots available for people to be a part of the video discussion.If you'd like to leave a question to be asked during the hangout, you can add it to the form here:http://goo.gl/Hl0aQYou can check out Justin's incredible work here: www.500px.com/justinbettman500px hangout with Justin Bettman2013-02-06 02:00:0020 
Jeff Smith60,650Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for December 30/12.Theme: "The Best of 2012"Take a chance to show everyone what was "good" in 2012 through your self portrait.Something positive, something happy, perhaps something that changed your life for the better. Lets wrap up 2012 with a smile. It has been such a great year for the Selfy Sunday Project and we look forward to 2013 as part of The Art of Self Portraiture Community.Selfy Sunday will continue on it's bi-weekly schedule and will be the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2012-12-30 03:00:00288 

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Gailen Mapes68,477Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera C - 3 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-10-03 10:16:3082012
Sunny CT2,281Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-09-15 09:05:4950111312
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 13:14:5050111414
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 07:07:225017313
Colin Wilson1,513Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post#circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus2014-09-11 10:19:2049681010
Gailen Mapes67,397Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera C - 3 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-09-03 10:19:17823114
John Wood13,028Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #howtoenlargecircle #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circle #googleplus #google #thankyou2014-09-02 07:32:42495433773
Grant Stringer8,342Hi and welcome to Exposure.If you have received this notification you have been invited to join in the exposure circle. Edition :  31st August – 7th September 2014.This page/circle  is dedicated to G+ photographers and their photographs.Please circle exposure and its members so we can all share and also see some great photography at the same time!!How to get involvedPhotographersIf you are a photographer ( professional or amateur) and would like to be included:THE RULES!!!1 Plus and publicly share this original post ( the sharing is not obligatory but much appreciated as it helps to spread the word for all involved)2 Add a comment and a link to one of your recent photographs to the original post so that others can see your work. (Original work only please).3 Add +exposure to your friends4 OPTIONAL GALLERY AND COMPETITION :There will be a weekly Exposure gallery where you can add a favourite photograph from your recent posts. A first, second and third place will be awarded and shared on the exposure stream each week! ADD YOUR COMPETITION PHOTO IN THE GALLERY : https://plus.google.com/events/cj10frg7h4utu0fkr5m9q003llo?authkey=COCQ2ODt082kJQ5 The winner of each week will be added to the exposure winners hall of fame and then go forward to the end of year exposure photograph of the year competition as voted for by the exposure members.6  You are also most welcome to join the exposure community where you can: Post your photos ( more than one if you like!!)Add your photographs to be critiqued by other members – honest but kind pleaseAdd a link to you circlesAdd a link to your photography websiteAdd a link to some photography newsAdd a link to photography articlesRead all the latest Exposure news!!https://plus.google.com/communities/101671655972389351135Sharing the Exposure circleBy sharing and promoting the circle on your stream, others will not only see this photography but it will also help promote the work of others. This should lead to more fun and engagement for all concerned! Please share on your stream publicly ( or with many circles as possible!!)2014-08-31 18:33:12418729
Gailen Mapes66,656Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-03 10:58:13782210
Gailen Mapes65,733Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  C - 3 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 +2014-07-03 10:29:4383205
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 19:42:43500328
Andro idReview2Hi friends! This is an incredible circle, created with important selection from my another ten circles very importants.In this circle there are only engagment people. If you want enlarge your circle, you must reshared this circle.And so, do you want enlarge your circle? And now, what are you waiting to reshare?The most important engager is reshared, because only with it we could enlarge the our circle.if you want to be part of the next  Special Cirlce1 - include me in your circles 2 - shared the circle  [ include yourself ] 3 - add +1 to the post2014-06-20 16:38:32469000
Gailen Mapes64,768Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-03 10:29:0589005
John Nuntiatio36,463#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle #football #tennis #golf #photography #health #weightloss  2014-05-15 05:29:02342062
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:13401002
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:01:57401004
nicholas syahputra390 please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-07 09:53:094944113
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
Gailen Mapes63,421Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera  C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-05-03 11:05:2293013
Gailen Mapes61,717Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-04-03 10:55:5895015
Gailen Mapes60,300Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-03-03 11:59:1195014
Cristian Teodoridis2,715And this is my circle with the top (professional) photographers on Google+. Enjoy!2014-02-18 18:34:27494023
Gailen Mapes59,154Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera C  - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-02-03 11:37:0087003
Hertzer Tsaitwase788Sekali klik, teman google plus jadi bertambah.Ini merupakan circle spesial saya, dimana orang di dalam sini merupakan bule dan memiliki potensi aktif di google plus.Mau akun anda ada di dalamnya? Anda boleh bergabung dengan kami dengan memenuhi syarat di bawah ini :Syarat Gabung :> Akun google plus aktif (yang akan dioptimasi)> Harus mau +1 dan share ulang postingan shared circlenya> Harus follow google plus saya (agar saya mudah mengenali akun dan memantaunya, saya juga akan follow balik kalian)Syarat Pendukung :> Membuat artikel mengenai "cara memperbanyak followers google plus" dan diberi link ke url shared circle (saya ada materinya untuk diposting dan boleh copas artikel saya)=====================================================Jika merasa sanggup dengan semua syarat di atas, silahkan daftarkan diri anda.Cara Gabung :> Klik tambahkan orang dan buat lingkarang baru> Follow google plus saya> +1 dan share post ini>  komen dengan hastag #addmetosharedcircle  #Sharedcircle   #circle   #publiccircle  2014-01-27 16:17:5747920923
Mikhail Petrovsky63,280Good morning / evening to all.You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Это социальный круг / This social circleВам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-26 01:55:44478421659
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
Artur M.36,283circle of people, with active life position in Google+Круг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.2014-01-25 13:12:34481431263
Mikhail Petrovsky61,653Good morning / evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг / This social circle #EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-12 05:09:15480371870
Artur M.34,610A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-11 15:17:52474451767
Carin Kilby Clark626Sharing a circle of inspirational people 2014-01-04 21:11:09247073
Gailen Mapes57,597Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera C - 3 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-01-03 11:26:1085115
Константин Вишневский40,080Circle of people, with active life position in Google+Simple To be added PLUS the post Share the post and Add the circle. Once you have done this let me know in the commentsКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Просто быть добавлены PLUS сообщению Share пост и добавить круг. If you agree that this is a great circle, please re-share!#ForFriends2014-01-02 16:06:42447372465
Jan Havrda20,092Diamonds.2013-11-15 00:05:422766211
Amanda Blain3,203,837*Geek Circle*This is my personally made circle of people who post geeky themes including but not limited to...  Technology, gaming, science, and overall generally geek'ness There are a few 'geek famous' but many people in this circle are new to G+. This is one of my favorite circles to 'stream browse'. Everyone in here is active on G+. If you are in this circle(you were notified) why not share the geek love around?#sharedcircles #geek #technology 2013-09-25 21:29:031807647177
Gailen Mapes42,256Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles cre2013-09-01 10:42:27326001
Gailen Mapes39,808 Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 circle2013-08-15 10:52:253161026
Gailen Mapes38,001Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 circle2013-08-01 10:34:32315427
Gailen Mapes35,181Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 2013-07-15 11:13:02314405
Gailen Mapes33,018Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 2013-07-01 10:31:59327609
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 Mapes30,834Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 +Gaile2013-06-01 11:05:25342807
Martin Kerruish3,619O Canada!Our home and native land!True patriot love in all thy sons command.With glowing hearts we see thee rise,The True North strong and free!From far and wide,O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.God keep our land glorious and free!O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.*************************************O Canada! Terre de nos aïeux,Ton front est ceint de fleurons glorieux!Car ton bras sait porter l'épée,Il sait porter la croix!Ton histoire est une épopéeDes plus brillants exploits.Et ta valeur, de foi trempée,Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.#Canada #TrueNorth #sharedcircles #GreatWhiteNorth2013-05-22 02:16:17496300
Charles Lupica66,743          Top 1000 most followed active        photographers sharing content on G+                  Circle One: J to ZThis  is the second of two circles,  The first was shaerd on 16 May here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103236949470535942612/posts/FPsHj9E2QEo.  The circles have been divided alphabetically to help give more exposure to people with fewer followers and shared at different times to help keep down the stream saturation. Please plus, comment and share.  This circle has no requirements for future participation but your support and encouragement is appreciated. It has been two weeks since I announced my intent to update my circle of the 500 most followed photographers on G+.  I decided to do things a bit differently this time and so I'll share the top 1000.   To build the circles and the list I enlisted the aid of  +Bill Wood +Gemma Costa +Jen Baptist +Katy Houlne and +Margaret Tompkins   They built circles and vetted profiles.  My starting point for this was a list of 2000 names generously provided to me by +CircleCount. I would to thank each for their help.I have chosen the name of the circle carefully to try to accurately represent the contents of what will be in the two circles. The script / finding namesThe script was provided by CircleCount and looks through the tagline of every profile on CircleCount to find the word "photo" or "foto".  If a photographer doesn't have a CircleCount profile they won't be found.  If one of these two words isn't in their tagline, they won't be found.  A few people I know have fallen into this flaw in my thinking.  To fix this, CircleCount has asked me to provide a "whitelist" of names that the script misses.  The white-list list adds another 30 or so names to the result.   Keyword world a personal viewpointIf you don't use the word photographer to describe yourself how do you expect people to find you in a search. "Searcher of cute pixels", "Creative spirit that makes art out of light"; these might be poetic, they might touch your soul but the world looks for content based on keyword searches.  SEO is going to do the same. Consider carefully the words sou use to describe yourself if you want people to find you using search technology. How was the list processedThe list was sorted by the level of activity.  People that hadn't posted in the last month (approximately April 5 to May 5th) were removed from the list.  This included people that hadn't posted or people that had posted only once in the past 4 weeks.  Again, this has some flaws but I'm mostly happy with the results.  People who are posting only in private communities o2013-05-18 13:17:2050114186132
Gailen Mapes30,083Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-15 10:30:263519111
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 A-C - 1 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 10:19:26351617
Gailen Mapes26,665Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-15 10:56:583511118
Pierre Beaubié291Active Canon Photographers===========================This is a public circle of talented, gifted, generous, kind, awesomeCanon Photographers on G+!Look at their work, communicate and learn from them.If you would like to be circulated here in order to discovernew people with similar interest and to gain more followers,please follow these steps:HOW TO BE PART OF IT:====================1) Add this circle to your circles - Add circle2) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle" and original text + hashtags (copy, paste). Done -#cercle #Circle   #Circles   #Public   #PublicCircle   #CircleShare   #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle   #QSC#circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #awesome     #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles2013-04-08 09:43:3050113112
Gailen Mapes25,693Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-01 10:32:35345509

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2014-09-05 14:42:41 (21 comments, 0 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Happy Bill Murray Day!
What's your favourite Bill Murray movie? I still love going back to re-visit Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day. 

#BillMurrayDay  

Most reshares: 12

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2014-09-24 12:39:32 (10 comments, 12 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

R2D2 Translator

You're welcome, Nerds.  :)
http://www.r2d2translator.com/

#starwars   #nerds   #humor  

Most plusones: 266

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2014-07-23 10:19:54 (20 comments, 12 reshares, 266 +1s)Open 

Kristen + Ryan
1/50s, f/5.0, ISO 320

As I edit my photos from last weekend's wedding, my heart melts every time I catch smiles like these two had all day.

tags: #bride   #groom   #wedding   #weddingphotography   #heart   #love  

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2014-10-21 14:29:06 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Wedding Planning

So... I'm engaged! 
+kurt clausnitzer proposed to me on our anniversary a week ago and now the planning starts.  We've got the date set and are planning for something intimate, personal, non-traditional and affordable. That being said, for something relatively relaxed, there's still a lot of planning to do! Luckily, I found this site today created by #Google  and can't wait to start working on my spreadsheets in +Google Drive to help keep me on track. #nerd  

Wedding Planning

So... I'm engaged! 
+kurt clausnitzer proposed to me on our anniversary a week ago and now the planning starts.  We've got the date set and are planning for something intimate, personal, non-traditional and affordable. That being said, for something relatively relaxed, there's still a lot of planning to do! Luckily, I found this site today created by #Google  and can't wait to start working on my spreadsheets in +Google Drive to help keep me on track. #nerd  ___

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2014-10-06 16:54:26 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

I'll see you again in 25 years
Well, this just made my day! David Lynch and Mark Frost are teaming up once again to bring #TwinPeaks  back to television in 2016!!

http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/new-twin-peaks-2016-showtime/

I'll see you again in 25 years
Well, this just made my day! David Lynch and Mark Frost are teaming up once again to bring #TwinPeaks  back to television in 2016!!

http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/new-twin-peaks-2016-showtime/___

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2014-09-26 12:34:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Sweater Weather
Found my dog's Halloween "costume" last night. What's your best pet costume?

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam

Sweater Weather
Found my dog's Halloween "costume" last night. What's your best pet costume?

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam___

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2014-09-24 18:49:25 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Sparked: Behind the Technology

Cirque du Soleil has a spellbinding new dance performance video between a man and his drones http://www.fastcocreate.com/3036216/cirque-du-soleil-has-a-spellbinding-new-dance-performance-video-between-a-man-and-his-drones via +Fast Company 

#dronevideo   #cirquedusoleil  

Sparked: Behind the Technology

Cirque du Soleil has a spellbinding new dance performance video between a man and his drones http://www.fastcocreate.com/3036216/cirque-du-soleil-has-a-spellbinding-new-dance-performance-video-between-a-man-and-his-drones via +Fast Company 

#dronevideo   #cirquedusoleil  ___

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2014-09-24 12:39:32 (10 comments, 12 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

R2D2 Translator

You're welcome, Nerds.  :)
http://www.r2d2translator.com/

#starwars   #nerds   #humor  

R2D2 Translator

You're welcome, Nerds.  :)
http://www.r2d2translator.com/

#starwars   #nerds   #humor  ___

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2014-09-18 16:44:11 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

How good are you at describing colours? 
Here's a handy "color thesaurus" to help you out.

What's your favourite colour?

#Color   #Design

How good are you at describing colours? 
Here's a handy "color thesaurus" to help you out.

What's your favourite colour?

#Color   #Design___

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2014-09-18 02:24:44 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Spencer
1/160s, f/1.8, ISO 80

The best way to get natural smiles during a photoshoot? Have your dog "assist" by running around like crazy.

Spencer
1/160s, f/1.8, ISO 80

The best way to get natural smiles during a photoshoot? Have your dog "assist" by running around like crazy.___

2014-09-17 12:25:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Fall Photowalk!

Hey guys... I know it's been a while but I'll be attending Part A of this large photowalk happening on Sunday September 28 @ 10am. Part B of the photowalk will occur at 6pm and includes heading to the island for some fantastic sunset shots of the city skyline.

Would love to see you there!

Photowalk(s) through Toronto with G+ friends.  Come for one or both.  :)

UPDATE:  

Photowalk A: 10:00AM  We'll take a nice stroll through the Financial District, stop by the  St Lawrence Market and grab a bite to eat, then proceed onto the Distillery District
Meet at 280 The PATH - City Hall, Toronto, ON M5H, Canada  https://goo.gl/maps/VK5mn

Photowalk B: ~6:00PM, dinner and catch the ferry for some city skyline shots.  Still ironing out the details.

Photo by Brandon Luk.___Fall Photowalk!

Hey guys... I know it's been a while but I'll be attending Part A of this large photowalk happening on Sunday September 28 @ 10am. Part B of the photowalk will occur at 6pm and includes heading to the island for some fantastic sunset shots of the city skyline.

Would love to see you there!

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2014-09-15 16:43:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

My brother +Spencer Collaton has an incredible voice and recently covered +DrakeVEVO. Give'r a listen (and like) while you're at it (please and thanks)      :-)

#Drake   #coversong   #Music   #Singing  

My brother +Spencer Collaton has an incredible voice and recently covered +DrakeVEVO. Give'r a listen (and like) while you're at it (please and thanks)      :-)

#Drake   #coversong   #Music   #Singing  ___

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2014-09-13 22:46:55 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Arkells

Caught one of my favourite local bands, +arkellsofficial last night at Hamilton's +James Street North Supercrawl.

What's your favourite local band? Send me a link! Would love to hear some new music.

Arkells

Caught one of my favourite local bands, +arkellsofficial last night at Hamilton's +James Street North Supercrawl.

What's your favourite local band? Send me a link! Would love to hear some new music.___

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2014-09-11 11:40:29 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Scenes You've Seen
Blockbuster movies recreated with stock footage. 

Scenes You've Seen
Blockbuster movies recreated with stock footage. ___

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2014-09-09 23:06:34 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

The Badlands
1/500s, f/4.0, ISO 800

Last weekend +kurt clausnitzer, Buddy and myself headed up to the Badlands for a good hike.  Buddy turned 2 over the weekend and with everything that's been going on - we spoiled him while treating ourselves to a long excursion.

It's been a tough year and the last month was only a test to what's eventually going to come. I've been focusing on family and health and appreciate the feedback, support and love I get through social communities like this one.  I have made incredible friends through Google+ and hope in the over the next few weeks I can return, spending more time seeing what you have been up to. It's all of your work that keeps me inspired, makes me push my creativity further and challenges me as a photographer. I'm grateful for this community and can't wait to start spending more time (back)i... more »

The Badlands
1/500s, f/4.0, ISO 800

Last weekend +kurt clausnitzer, Buddy and myself headed up to the Badlands for a good hike.  Buddy turned 2 over the weekend and with everything that's been going on - we spoiled him while treating ourselves to a long excursion.

It's been a tough year and the last month was only a test to what's eventually going to come. I've been focusing on family and health and appreciate the feedback, support and love I get through social communities like this one.  I have made incredible friends through Google+ and hope in the over the next few weeks I can return, spending more time seeing what you have been up to. It's all of your work that keeps me inspired, makes me push my creativity further and challenges me as a photographer. I'm grateful for this community and can't wait to start spending more time (back) in it.___

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2014-09-09 00:00:49 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Just had the most wonderful hangout with +Chrysta Rae. Beautiful woman, inside and out and a fantastic photographer. If you aren't following her work yet... get on it!

Just had the most wonderful hangout with +Chrysta Rae. Beautiful woman, inside and out and a fantastic photographer. If you aren't following her work yet... get on it!___

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2014-09-05 14:42:41 (21 comments, 0 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Happy Bill Murray Day!
What's your favourite Bill Murray movie? I still love going back to re-visit Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day. 

#BillMurrayDay  

Happy Bill Murray Day!
What's your favourite Bill Murray movie? I still love going back to re-visit Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day. 

#BillMurrayDay  ___

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2014-09-03 12:13:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Portrait Sessions Available

Well it's finally happening.
I moved back to Oakville at the start of the year and planned on pushing for more portrait work. Unfortunately, a destroyed house put that plan on the back burner when months went by with renovation work, weekends lost, and keeping me away from posting and sharing as much as I'd like to.

Now that things are starting to get back on track, I'm ready to seek out new clients in the Halton region and couldn't be more excited. 

If you live in the Oakville - Hamilton area and are interested in updating your family, children or personal portraits, now is the time to book. Contact me via sara@saracollaton.com for inquiries and to schedule a session.

Tags: #Hamilton   #Burlington   #Oakville   #Photography   #Portraits   #Children  

Portrait Sessions Available

Well it's finally happening.
I moved back to Oakville at the start of the year and planned on pushing for more portrait work. Unfortunately, a destroyed house put that plan on the back burner when months went by with renovation work, weekends lost, and keeping me away from posting and sharing as much as I'd like to.

Now that things are starting to get back on track, I'm ready to seek out new clients in the Halton region and couldn't be more excited. 

If you live in the Oakville - Hamilton area and are interested in updating your family, children or personal portraits, now is the time to book. Contact me via sara@saracollaton.com for inquiries and to schedule a session.

Tags: #Hamilton   #Burlington   #Oakville   #Photography   #Portraits   #Children  ___

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2014-08-23 00:22:34 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

One Direction - Little Things
My brother +Spencer Collaton hid his spectacular voice from the family for years.

Luckily, he's now showing EVERYONE his work on +YouTube. Check out this cover of +One Direction 's Little Things and give him a like.  :)

#music   #cover   #onedirectionforever  

___One Direction - Little Things
My brother +Spencer Collaton hid his spectacular voice from the family for years.

Luckily, he's now showing EVERYONE his work on +YouTube. Check out this cover of +One Direction 's Little Things and give him a like.  :)

#music   #cover   #onedirectionforever  

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2014-08-20 09:24:37 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

Sasha
1/1000s, f/2.2, ISO 800

Meet Sasha. She's 1 year old and and was recently brought into my aunt's foster care. She knows how to sit and give kisses but she's quickly learning more having my aunt's boxer, Clay teaching her tricks along the way.

tags: #dogsareawesome   #doglovers   #dogs  

Sasha
1/1000s, f/2.2, ISO 800

Meet Sasha. She's 1 year old and and was recently brought into my aunt's foster care. She knows how to sit and give kisses but she's quickly learning more having my aunt's boxer, Clay teaching her tricks along the way.

tags: #dogsareawesome   #doglovers   #dogs  ___

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2014-08-17 20:40:00 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

Webster's Falls
1/100s, f/9.0, ISO 100

Couldn't have asked for a better way to start my morning. Cup of coffee, terrific view and on a gorgeous hike with my man and pooch. 

What would be your ideal way to spend a Sunday morning?

Webster's Falls
1/100s, f/9.0, ISO 100

Couldn't have asked for a better way to start my morning. Cup of coffee, terrific view and on a gorgeous hike with my man and pooch. 

What would be your ideal way to spend a Sunday morning?___

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2014-08-13 14:11:09 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Best/Worst Real Estate Video - EVER

Can you feel the beating heart....?

Best/Worst Real Estate Video - EVER

Can you feel the beating heart....?___

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2014-08-11 19:58:21 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

When Vertical Videos Work

Creative use of vertical filming put together as a triptych.

When Vertical Videos Work

Creative use of vertical filming put together as a triptych.___

2014-08-11 18:30:37 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Mark your calendars, folks! I'll be on another +Drink and Click™ hangout this Wednesday evening with +Lotus Carroll, +Juan Gonzalez , +Jordan Oram  and more!

Grab your drinks! Join hosts +Juan Gonzalez and +Lotus Carroll this coming Wednesday with guest +Jordan Oram who will share photography, information about his "Crossing Canada" eBook, and tales of his many traveling adventures. :-) Also joining us to talk photography and share some great images are panelists +Sara Collaton, +Brad Sloan, & +Christi Nielsen!

We'll also find out who won the July "Post Processing" Challenge sponsored by +SmugMug, +Cotton Carrier Camera Systems, & +Trey Ratcliff's +Stuck In Customs!
See all submissions here: http://goo.gl/tsEvGn

RSVP here now and then join us for the live show on Wednesday night! Remember, all of our past shows are here on the show page behind the "YouTube" Tab for later viewing if you miss out during Live Broadcast.

See you all soon! 

Image courtesy of Jordan Oram, All Rights Reserved

#drinkandclick   #photography   #hangoutsonair  ___Mark your calendars, folks! I'll be on another +Drink and Click™ hangout this Wednesday evening with +Lotus Carroll, +Juan Gonzalez , +Jordan Oram  and more!

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2014-07-30 00:34:20 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 104 +1s)Open 

Follow the Path to the Sun
1/8s, f/20, ISO 80

Software has  been able to push my creativity so much further than what was possible a couple of years ago. Without relying on filters or HDR or photoshop, I was able to recover so much of what I remember seeing the other night capturing this all within Lightroom 5.  

What is your favourite feature in Lightroom 5?

Follow the Path to the Sun
1/8s, f/20, ISO 80

Software has  been able to push my creativity so much further than what was possible a couple of years ago. Without relying on filters or HDR or photoshop, I was able to recover so much of what I remember seeing the other night capturing this all within Lightroom 5.  

What is your favourite feature in Lightroom 5?___

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2014-07-29 12:43:20 (7 comments, 4 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Migraine Buddy

If you suffer from migraines like I do, this app may interest you. 

Migraine Buddy

If you suffer from migraines like I do, this app may interest you. ___

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2014-07-23 10:19:54 (20 comments, 12 reshares, 266 +1s)Open 

Kristen + Ryan
1/50s, f/5.0, ISO 320

As I edit my photos from last weekend's wedding, my heart melts every time I catch smiles like these two had all day.

tags: #bride   #groom   #wedding   #weddingphotography   #heart   #love  

Kristen + Ryan
1/50s, f/5.0, ISO 320

As I edit my photos from last weekend's wedding, my heart melts every time I catch smiles like these two had all day.

tags: #bride   #groom   #wedding   #weddingphotography   #heart   #love  ___

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2014-07-18 14:37:15 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Calling all X-Files Fans

Kumali Nanjiani of +HBO's Silicon Valley has a great podcast available all about the X-Files. Nice to revisit one of my favourite series.  Do you have a favourite X-Files episode?

http://www.feralaudio.com/show/x-files-files/

Calling all X-Files Fans

Kumali Nanjiani of +HBO's Silicon Valley has a great podcast available all about the X-Files. Nice to revisit one of my favourite series.  Do you have a favourite X-Files episode?

http://www.feralaudio.com/show/x-files-files/___

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2014-07-18 12:33:30 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Migrate from Aperture to Lightroom

As you may or may not know, Apple is not putting anymore work into Aperture - forcing a lot of photographers to move onto something else.  Since it didn't seem like Apple or Adobe were putting any effort into creating a tool to migrate from Aperture to Lightroom, Adrian Grah took it upon himself to create something.  While it's still in beta - Aperture's Exporter looks promising and may be just what you need to make the migrate as painless as possible.

Migrate from Aperture to Lightroom

As you may or may not know, Apple is not putting anymore work into Aperture - forcing a lot of photographers to move onto something else.  Since it didn't seem like Apple or Adobe were putting any effort into creating a tool to migrate from Aperture to Lightroom, Adrian Grah took it upon himself to create something.  While it's still in beta - Aperture's Exporter looks promising and may be just what you need to make the migrate as painless as possible.___

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2014-07-16 13:41:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Not all forums are filled with trolls
This is a beautiful example on how the internet can bring people together: 

http://designtaxi.com/news/367301/A-Dad-s-Plea-To-Photoshop-His-Baby-Meets-With-Beautiful-Responses/

Not all forums are filled with trolls
This is a beautiful example on how the internet can bring people together: 

http://designtaxi.com/news/367301/A-Dad-s-Plea-To-Photoshop-His-Baby-Meets-With-Beautiful-Responses/___

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2014-07-16 12:31:37 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Copy

Many people know and use dropbox but I've been loving the additional storage I Get with my account from  +Copy.  Once you sign up you immediately get 20gb of storage for free!

Use the link below to sign up now:

Copy

Many people know and use dropbox but I've been loving the additional storage I Get with my account from  +Copy.  Once you sign up you immediately get 20gb of storage for free!

Use the link below to sign up now:___

2014-07-11 18:54:13 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Drink and Click Toronto in need for a lead

If you're based out of the #Toronto  area and want to lead the +Drink and Click™ Toronto chapter, please let myself or +Juan Gonzalez know.  Since moving it's been tough to commit my travels to Toronto and we really don't want to see this chapter close.  Toronto has some incredible locations and the photowalk has been a great way to connect with other photographers and make new friends!

Update

As you know we haven't done a photowalk in a while. +Vincent McMillen has left Drink & Click and myself (+Sara Collaton) recently moved back to my hometown of Oakville.

#Toronto  is an incredible city and +Juan Gonzalez & +Lotus Carroll would hate to have this chapter close down, so we're asking our audience: Is there anyone interested in leading Drink and Click Toronto?  I instantly thought of +Jason Cook, +Ron Clifford or +Carolyn Stampeen as possible choices but ultimately, it's up to Juan & Lotus once we hear back from anyone stepping up.

I would love to still come out to as many as I possibly can and will help anyone with the transition.___Drink and Click Toronto in need for a lead

If you're based out of the #Toronto  area and want to lead the +Drink and Click™ Toronto chapter, please let myself or +Juan Gonzalez know.  Since moving it's been tough to commit my travels to Toronto and we really don't want to see this chapter close.  Toronto has some incredible locations and the photowalk has been a great way to connect with other photographers and make new friends!

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2014-07-11 13:30:27 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Food Porn Delight
This is just gorgeous.  To all my foodie lovers out there, enjoy!

Food Porn Delight
This is just gorgeous.  To all my foodie lovers out there, enjoy!___

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2014-07-06 01:56:36 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock___

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2014-07-05 14:14:37 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Central Park - The Boathouse

Caught some turtles basking in the sun while weekend brunch begins in Central Park.

#travel #travelphotography #sonya7 #sony #nyc #centralpark 

Central Park - The Boathouse

Caught some turtles basking in the sun while weekend brunch begins in Central Park.

#travel #travelphotography #sonya7 #sony #nyc #centralpark ___

2014-07-05 11:01:07 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Craziest part of our first day in #nyc yesterday was having a fellow g+ photographer spot us in Little Italy. He said he first saw +DeShaun Craddock's Camera and the followed it up. Even Kurt was recognized from my photos. (he felt like a celebrity). 

Craziest part of our first day in #nyc yesterday was having a fellow g+ photographer spot us in Little Italy. He said he first saw +DeShaun Craddock's Camera and the followed it up. Even Kurt was recognized from my photos. (he felt like a celebrity). ___

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2014-07-03 17:03:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Sunrise available on the Mac App Store

So happy to see this announcement today! While the android version is missing a few features to meet my OCD way of organizing my life, this is by far my favourite calendar app to use.

Sunrise available on the Mac App Store

So happy to see this announcement today! While the android version is missing a few features to meet my OCD way of organizing my life, this is by far my favourite calendar app to use.___

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2014-06-29 22:31:24 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 168 +1s)Open 

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2014-06-29 21:26:35 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 105 +1s)Open 

New Do
1/100s, f/2.0, ISO 1000

Guess it was time to take a new self portrait sporting a lot less hair!

New Do
1/100s, f/2.0, ISO 1000

Guess it was time to take a new self portrait sporting a lot less hair!___

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2014-06-26 15:28:55 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

If We Won
Stephen Merchant images how great America would have been if Great Britain won the Revolutionary War...

 and Newcastle wonders how much beer they would have sold.

If We Won
Stephen Merchant images how great America would have been if Great Britain won the Revolutionary War...

 and Newcastle wonders how much beer they would have sold.___

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2014-06-26 02:03:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Spencer Collaton
1/100s, f/2.2, ISO 50

Last week my brother called me up and asked if he could get some new portraits done. I had the perfect location planned for tonight but rain ruined my big plan with some beautiful light.  We quickly drove back to my place which gave me the opportunity to finally test out some off camera flash work with my Sony A7.  A quick setup in my living room, some wine, hip hop music and an excited dog running around we nailed this in the first few minutes.  Hope you like it, Spence!

Oh yeah, my brother also hid a secret from the whole family for years... he can sing! Check out his youtube channel and give him a like:
http://www.youtube.com/user/SpencerCollatonMusic

Spencer Collaton
1/100s, f/2.2, ISO 50

Last week my brother called me up and asked if he could get some new portraits done. I had the perfect location planned for tonight but rain ruined my big plan with some beautiful light.  We quickly drove back to my place which gave me the opportunity to finally test out some off camera flash work with my Sony A7.  A quick setup in my living room, some wine, hip hop music and an excited dog running around we nailed this in the first few minutes.  Hope you like it, Spence!

Oh yeah, my brother also hid a secret from the whole family for years... he can sing! Check out his youtube channel and give him a like:
http://www.youtube.com/user/SpencerCollatonMusic___

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2014-06-22 01:04:34 (16 comments, 6 reshares, 113 +1s)Open 

Kurt + Sara
1/200s, f/3.2, ISO 64

Love means never having to explain why you may want to take the long way home, find some side roads, climb through tall grass and getting bitten by a bunch of bugs just to find the perfect spot to take a photo.

Kurt + Sara
1/200s, f/3.2, ISO 64

Love means never having to explain why you may want to take the long way home, find some side roads, climb through tall grass and getting bitten by a bunch of bugs just to find the perfect spot to take a photo.___

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2014-06-21 13:47:23 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Strange Currencies
1/160s, f/1.8, ISO 1000

I recently purchased the Sony #A7 and I've rediscovered my passion for photography. It never really went away but my shoulder and back problems have increased over the years carrying multiples lenses and a heavy camera body, usually on one shoulder.  After a few days of shooting with +Vivienne Gucwa with a loaner Sony a6000 courtesy of Sony Canada, I quickly snatched the A7 while at +Henry's Exposure Show.

I love carrying my camera with me.  It's in my bag every day.  Between the lighter setup and the fact that I can transfer the images to my phone to edit via wifi - the laptop stays at home too.  I can't WAIT to head to #NYC  in 2 weeks time with only a few lenses, a tiny camera body and my phone.  

Here's a portrait quickly snapped last night while waiting for our table at myfavouri... more »

Strange Currencies
1/160s, f/1.8, ISO 1000

I recently purchased the Sony #A7 and I've rediscovered my passion for photography. It never really went away but my shoulder and back problems have increased over the years carrying multiples lenses and a heavy camera body, usually on one shoulder.  After a few days of shooting with +Vivienne Gucwa with a loaner Sony a6000 courtesy of Sony Canada, I quickly snatched the A7 while at +Henry's Exposure Show.

I love carrying my camera with me.  It's in my bag every day.  Between the lighter setup and the fact that I can transfer the images to my phone to edit via wifi - the laptop stays at home too.  I can't WAIT to head to #NYC  in 2 weeks time with only a few lenses, a tiny camera body and my phone.  

Here's a portrait quickly snapped last night while waiting for our table at my favourite restaurant in #Toronto . If you haven't been to Big Crow yet... you must!
www.roseandsonsbigcrow.com___

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2014-06-19 23:38:19 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

Call Up That Feeling

Call Up That Feeling___

2014-06-17 12:41:26 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Google Maps

Does anyone at #Google  know what's going on with +Google Maps ? It's frustrating that I can't access my own places/maps on my android or iphone and I'm really hesitant to completely convert my classic maps to the new maps engine. I have copies of both just in case but I find it disappointing that they don't respond to twitter requests or inputs sent through the website.

Google Maps

Does anyone at #Google  know what's going on with +Google Maps ? It's frustrating that I can't access my own places/maps on my android or iphone and I'm really hesitant to completely convert my classic maps to the new maps engine. I have copies of both just in case but I find it disappointing that they don't respond to twitter requests or inputs sent through the website.___

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2014-06-16 23:39:51 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Handsome Jeff
1/100s, f/1.8, ISO 125

Handsome Jeff
1/100s, f/1.8, ISO 125___

2014-06-12 20:39:47 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

#Android peeps: any way to 1. make a custom icon for a pdf and 2. have it sit on your home screen as a shortcut?

#Android peeps: any way to 1. make a custom icon for a pdf and 2. have it sit on your home screen as a shortcut?___

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2014-06-06 01:30:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Celebrate Dad

Just over a year ago, the talented crew behind +3rd Strand LLC  called upon my photography services to help document the filming of a commercial they were working on for +Baume & Mercier  watches. I have been waiting 13 months to share this video and the day has finally arrived, just in time for Father's Day. #celebratedad  

Celebrate Dad

Just over a year ago, the talented crew behind +3rd Strand LLC  called upon my photography services to help document the filming of a commercial they were working on for +Baume & Mercier  watches. I have been waiting 13 months to share this video and the day has finally arrived, just in time for Father's Day. #celebratedad  ___

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2014-05-30 13:46:22 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

Purple Lilacs
1/250, f/3.5, ISO 100

As I get ready to photograph this weekend's wedding with both my #sonya7  and  #canon5dmarkiii .  I spent some time in our backyard with the new a7 and playing around with my 100mm macro and the newly blossomed flowers.  

Tags: #flowers   #flowersphotography   #floralfriday   #macro   #floral  

Purple Lilacs
1/250, f/3.5, ISO 100

As I get ready to photograph this weekend's wedding with both my #sonya7  and  #canon5dmarkiii .  I spent some time in our backyard with the new a7 and playing around with my 100mm macro and the newly blossomed flowers.  

Tags: #flowers   #flowersphotography   #floralfriday   #macro   #floral  ___

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2014-05-29 15:30:08 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

The Squinch
Peek-a-boo, I still see you, +Scott Jarvie.
Taken back last fall as we walked (well, I hobbled) through Central Park, heading towards the epic photowalk with +Ken Kaminesky, +Elia Locardi and +Naomi Locardi.

tags: #nyc   #nycphotography   #photography  

The Squinch
Peek-a-boo, I still see you, +Scott Jarvie.
Taken back last fall as we walked (well, I hobbled) through Central Park, heading towards the epic photowalk with +Ken Kaminesky, +Elia Locardi and +Naomi Locardi.

tags: #nyc   #nycphotography   #photography  ___

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2014-05-29 02:10:28 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Super Duper

Totally missing this little guy right now. Hope I can see him soon!

Super Duper

Totally missing this little guy right now. Hope I can see him soon!___

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2014-05-20 17:42:15 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Casa Loma

It's been great exploring #toronto with +Vivienne Gucwa and +kurt clausnitzer these last two days. Here's a quick shot of the beautiful Casa Loma that looks down onto Toronto. If it looks familiar it's because it's been featured in many movies... One of the most recent ones being the X-Men movies.

Taken with +Sony Canada's a6000 and edited on my +HTC one.

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam

Casa Loma

It's been great exploring #toronto with +Vivienne Gucwa and +kurt clausnitzer these last two days. Here's a quick shot of the beautiful Casa Loma that looks down onto Toronto. If it looks familiar it's because it's been featured in many movies... One of the most recent ones being the X-Men movies.

Taken with +Sony Canada's a6000 and edited on my +HTC one.

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam___

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2014-05-15 16:30:48 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

Godzilla invaded Toronto

I hope it's to permanently remove Rob Ford from our city!

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam

Godzilla invaded Toronto

I hope it's to permanently remove Rob Ford from our city!

Created with VSCO Cam #vscocam___

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