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Jiri Papakiriakos8,357My personal "MUSTSEE" circle of photographersContains great photographers only. Hand picked :)2014-04-07 09:21:2999101CC G+
Sheila B. DuBois32,804+Luke Strothman  here is a circle of Photographers.... and HEY Your in it   How about that........   I have a couple more I can share with you.... Or I could just put them all in one circle and share that out but then the circle would be large to add :)         and  +Joshua Fisher  is in this one  too :)2014-04-05 05:06:0160505CC G+
Tom Sparks25,807This is my circle of #pentax photographers. Let me know if you shoot Pentax so I can add you. Or share the circle to your friends.2014-03-17 16:09:30192000CC G+
PixelWorld43,224►► 341 AllStar Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors & Supporters Circle for +PixelWorld   By +Alberto Carreras  ◄◄PLEASE SHARE IT WITH YOUR CIRCLES- THANKS IN ADVANCE .         Today 10        th March 2014- UPDATED CIRCLE..►.►..►►..►..►.►..►.►►..►..►.►...►.►..►►..►..►.►...►.►  This circle is published every two weeks on Fridays or Mondays .................Join the circle  You may hop on the train by following the rules!To All My Dear Friends:  If You Share This Circle, Thanks In Advance            ACTUAL SET OF RULES BUT VERY EASY TO FOLLOW        If you want to support this effort please follow these rules!!1  Are you a kind and communicative person  constantly sharing your personal visual art good content in google+? if yes2  Reshare the Circle Public at least once in two weeks-.3 - Follow this page +PixelWorld  otherwise we can't add you to this  circle.4  Tag +PixelWorld   and Hash tag   #pixelworld   in All Your New Post,5  - If You be a visual artist ask for inclusion,,leave a comment on this post.-                  *Circle  Curated by +Alberto Carreras Thanks Dear Friends All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors for your support: and for be the Most important part of our +PixelWorld  by +Alberto Carreras if you have this circle ina old versionPlease add the new and updated visual artist allstar circle and then delete the old. this is for the purpose of not having outdated information regarding actual circle members.                                            #sharedcircles                                 #sharedcircle                               #sharedcircles                     #sharedpubliccircles                                     #circleshare                   #circlesharing                                         2014-03-10 21:49:55341383643CC G+
PixelWorld42,850►► 336 All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors & Supporters Circle for +PixelWorld   By +Alberto Carreras ◄◄PLEASE SHARE IT WITH YOUR CIRCLES- THANKS IN ADVANCE .         Today 24 th February 2014- UPDATED CIRCLE..►.►..►►..►..►.►..►.►►..►..►.►...►.►..►►..►..►.►...►.►  This circle is published every two weeks on Fridays .................Join the circle  You may hop on the train by following the rules!To All My Dear Friends:  If You Share This Circle, Thanks In Advance            ACTUAL SET OF RULES BUT VERY EASY TO FOLLOW        If you want to support this effort please follow these rules!!1  Are you a kind and communicative person  constantly sharing your personal visual art good content in google+? if yes2  Reshare the Circle Public at least once in two weeks-.3 - Follow this page +PixelWorld otherwise we can't add you to this  circle.4  Tag +PixelWorld  and Hash tag  #pixelworld  in All Your New Post,5  - If You be a visual artist ask for inclusion,,leave a comment on this post.-                  Circle  Curated by +Alberto Carreras  Thanks Dear Friends All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors for your support: and for be the Most important part of our +PixelWorld By +Alberto Carreras*                                           #sharedcircles                               #sharedcircle                             #sharedcircles                   #sharedpubliccircles                                   #circleshare                 #circlesharing                                       #fullcircleshare                 #addmetoyourcircles                               2014-02-24 05:05:41336353464CC G+
Eric Hege19,678Photographers Circle A-JThis is A-J (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. I'll publish K-Z of my Photography Circle tomorrow.2014-02-18 22:01:3135412112CC G+
John Nuntiatio25,447#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-01-25 19:47:3537311113CC G+
Константин Вишневский43,146A Very Social CircleCircle of the Most Active Users of Google+Круг наиболее активных пользователей Google+2014-01-25 13:00:32447371357CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky63,015Good 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 #photo2014-01-23 02:07:25499371659CC G+
Artur M.35,689A 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.2014-01-20 07:58:29390371369CC G+
Allan Cooper7,409This circle is for nature lovers and photographers: #nature   #naturephotography   #photographer   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles2014-01-20 01:10:38253418CC G+
Allan Cooper7,383This circle is for nature lovers and photographers: #nature   #naturephotography   #landscape   #landscapephotography   #animal   #animals   #animallovers   #animalphotography   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #orchid   #orchidphotography   #birds   #bird   #parrot   #dogs   #cat   #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing2014-01-18 04:09:25250725CC G+
Ajaydev Vijayakumar1,604Some really interesting people are included in this circle, most of them will add you back.To make sure you are in the next circle,Do include yourself,share and comment; #awesomecircles #circle #photography2014-01-16 12:28:44479001CC G+
Morten Idriss Nygaard5,506This is my first shared circle on G+. A great circle of photographers and people that I admire. #circles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circle   #circleoftheday   #bestofcircles   #bestcircleshare   #share   #pixelworldcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle   #thebestcircle              2014-01-11 18:13:22275819CC G+
Artur M.34,220A 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  2014-01-08 15:24:56421411963CC G+
Gailen Mapes57,701Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 4 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 Mape2014-01-04 11:32:061636514CC G+
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 16:06:42447392667CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky59,452This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2013-12-26 04:10:46500421768CC G+
Dustin W. Stout28,369The Best Photographers on Google+This is the result of part 4 of my #circlesplosion  series! Find the rest of the parts here: http://dustn.tv/circlesplosionThese brilliant artists will fill your stream with so much visual beauty that your eyes might just melt out of their sockets. If that happens, please contact a physician immediately.Add this circle by hitting the "Add people" button below and check in to the specific stream to discover your new favorite photographers and image sharers. I went through great lengths to meticulously check out every recommended photographer and found these to be the best. Have fun, and may your circles esplode with beauty! #sharedcircles  2013-11-26 16:10:4914822735CC G+
Vivi Amb0CIRCLE TO HAVE TODAY !My best Google + Users to FollowSpecial thanks to all off us !This Circle will Grow if :1 - You add Contacts creating a new Circle (if this is not done)2 - Share and +1 the circle#circles #circle   #circlesharing #circleshare2013-11-25 00:28:092396210CC G+
Dustin W. Stout26,662The Most Creative and Inspiring People on Google+As the first of my #circlesplosion  shares, this crowd-curated circle is comprised of those people who have been personally endorsed as some of the most creative and inspiring people on Google+.These folks are artists, designers, photographers, crafters, painters, musicians, videographers, marketers, and all around creators of things here on Google+.If you're a creator of things and want to connect with more people who create and inspire, add this circle.  Keep watch of the people in this stream and connect with the people you resonate with. About #circlesplosionAs I discussed in my introduction to #circlesplosion  (here - dustn.tv/circlesplosion/) managing and curating your circles will ultimately give you the greatest experience here on Google+. In an effort to connect people with passion, with other people with those same passions, I have resolved to share these crowd-curated circles with the world. I hope this group gives you as much value as it has me! Have a great monday everyone!  #creativity   #inspiration   #sharedcircles  2013-11-11 19:47:102366738103CC G+
pio dal cin73,398Please welcome +Cecilia Abadie  in the #oneinamillioncircle   for making History. Today she became the first driver in US History to get a ticket for wearing the #Glass  +Tom Rolfson  and I spoke about this last night on a #Hangout  Read more here (http://goo.gl/8UHOC0)ping +Sarah Hill +Jack C Crawford +Jeris JC Miller +Al Navas +Keith Barrett  +Bradley Horowitz +CircleCount 2013-10-31 01:10:401697011CC G+
Alessandro Folghera18,553#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #Mondaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     2013-10-21 04:21:03435403348CC G+
Alessandro Folghera17,439#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  Special thanks to my #friends and #engagers:+Raffaele Romeo Arena +Daniela Calabrò +Rome Heels +Allana Layton +Van Bordelon +Richard Sample +Slobodan Ognjenovic +Allyson Sangster +Tatjana Vidakovic +danilova pjaca +Francesco Del Punta +Laura Biagioti +2013-10-14 19:32:06501403850CC G+
Silvio De Rossi2,696It's a Circle Time my Google+ #friends! :DThis is super #Sharedcircle of #topengagers, a group of interesting people who share unique and original content. The name of this Circle is #ExplorerCircle!What are you waiting to add them to your circles? :)To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1) Do +1 t the post2) Comment the post and specify your "category" (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)3) Include the circle among your circles4) Share the circle (include yourself)5) Smile to life, sun in sunshine.Special thanks my dear #friends and #followers:+Raffaele Romeo Arena +Tancredi Matranga +Jasmina Brozović +Sam Stormborn OrmandyHave a good life!#topsharedcircle   #facciamolastoria   #leonardo   #deroplus   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday   #myseoissocial   #besocial   #socializethesocial  #trust #circles  #circleshare  #sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #followers   #social   2013-10-13 18:10:20494712666CC G+
Doroteya Delcheva1,214A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated October 11th, '13)#circles  #circleshare  #sharedcircle  #circlesharing #followers #social2013-10-11 17:09:36490763483CC G+
Mario Falcetti20,881A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated October 11th, '13)#circles  #circleshare  #sharedcircle  #circlesharing #followers #social2013-10-11 16:43:11491280142243CC G+
Walter Soestbergen39,293✯✯   Macro Photographers circle   ✯✯The New Macro Photographers Cɪʀᴄʟᴇ is out!    [17-September-2013]This 6th edition from the Macro circle has grown till 350 persons (+ 50). This circle is a must have for people who love nature Macro photo's.Please support yourself by adding and sharing this awesome Macro photographers circleHow to get in this circle:Ask for inclusion here when you are active on google+ and regular posting Macro photos from yourself.You comment, plus and share this postingWhen I +1 you, you are in the upcoming Macro circleSpecial thanks to +Bill Urwin, +Thomas Kirchen and +Mark O'Callaghanfor the great efforts you make to the theme +Macro4AllIf you want to share your photos with the +Macro4All theme then you can use this copy and paste line:#Macro4All  with +114288170272943967264, +116015048260309285957, +108076065949275895817  and +115533614048623021648 (+102113123017217908650)with kind regards,+Walter Soestbergenps.I have also included a few special friends.  These people are good to know.#circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharedpublicircles #circle   #circles 2013-09-17 16:20:5935017459129CC G+
Philip Daly15,073Curators CircleIt's been a while since I shared my Awesome Curators circle.Cool folks all!Unfortunately, G+ only allows 500 per share and truncates out the rest. I've no way of knowing who got cut so apologies if you're not in2013-09-15 08:04:0050116818CC G+
jon-paul Jones0jon-paul Jones originally shared:Okay here is the daily update of my most current list of active photographers that share original work.I have added the same circles as most of you and have found that many of the people are just sharing other peoples work. I am sorting through them all at a rate of 100 people a day.Please add these people because it is a quality circle. I have visited everyone's site.Also, please share2013-09-13 23:50:1250053924CC G+
Georges Pauly14,521Thomas HawkShared publicly  -  30 Aug 2013 2500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-01 19:56:06482204CC G+
Promote Photography8,407THE FIRST 401 PROMOTED!!!!You have been chosen by +Promote Photography  because your work is very good and have to be promoted / shared.If you do not share this circle you will still be in it! But if you do share we will be thankful to you!Next share at 500If you like to be in it you can tag us #promotephotography there is no guaranty but it will help us found your work!Share if you like!  READ THIS NOTE BY +Rodney Campbell (well seen, thank you!)Note that I got an error when trying to add the Circle +Promote Photography  - not the usual domain restriction error where it still creates the circle but the one where it says it can't add one or more people and/or pages.Unfortunately it's +Alycia Miller  entry which is causing the error for me (and also for at least one other circle I'm aware of) - when I remove her from the circle before adding it adds fine. +Alycia Miller  is already in multiple of my circles so not a problem for me but others may not be able to add this circle. I can also see her account looks to have been Fubar'd by G+ at the moment (it's empty of posts)2013-09-01 10:58:4040113462113CC G+
Thomas Hawk6,111,0232500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-08-30 13:49:174826527123CC G+
Google+ Categorized Circles1,153#photography circle for you... nJoy..!! #sharedcircles #circle #circleshare  2013-08-26 19:04:5949114619CC G+
Gailen Mapes39,899Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting JAugust 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles creat2013-08-16 10:17:341624610CC G+
Walter Soestbergen36,595✯✯  *WS Bird Photographers circle*  ✯✯The New Bird Photographers Cɪʀᴄʟᴇ is out!    [15-08-2013]This 5th edition from the Birds circle which has grown till 351 persons. This circle is a must have for people who love Birds.Add this circle and start engaging with the people in it. Plus, comment and share and they may reward you tooHow to get in this circle:Ask for inclusion here when you are active on google+ and regular posting Bird photos from yourself.You comment, plus and share this postingAnd or share your photos with +Birds4All / #Birds4All  theme. This way I will see your photos and there is a big change I add you ;-) When I +1 you, you are in the upcoming Birds circleIt helps ;-) when you share your Bird photos also with +Birds4All / #Birds4All  theme.Also I want to thank  +Ricky L Jones for his great help on the +Birds4All theme and for the communitie +Jane Floor , +Mandy Allen and  +Thomas Kirchen.You can find the Bird4all communitie here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117152286456045395241with kind regards,+Walter Soestbergenps.I have also included a few special friends.  These people are good to know.  #photography #photographycircles  #diamondcircle   #awesome   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness  #awesomepeople #diamondclub   #circle #circles #circlesharing 2013-08-15 17:27:173511802394CC G+
Mario Falcetti14,489A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated August 15th, '13)2013-08-15 08:49:2840520764162CC G+
PixelWorld36,580►► 338 All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors & Supporters Circle for +PixelWorld  By +Alberto Carreras  ◄◄PLEASE SHARE IT WITH YOUR CIRCLES- THANKS IN ADVANCE .         Today 2 nd  August 2013 - UPDATED CIRCLE..►.►..►►..►..►.►..►.►►..►..►.►...►.►..►►..►..►.►...►.►  This circle is published every two weeks on Fridays .................Join the circle  You may hop on the train by following the rules!To All My Dear Friends:  If You Share This Circle, Thanks In Advance            ACTUAL SET OF RULES BUT VERY EASY TO FOLLOW        If you want to support this effort please follow these rules!!1  Are you a kind and communicative person  constantly sharing your personal visual art good content in google+? if yes2  Reshare the Circle Public at least once in two weeks-.3 - Follow this page +PixelWorld   otherwise we can't add you to this  circle.4  Tag +PixelWorld    and Hash tag  #pixelworld  in All Your New Post,5  - If You be a visual artist ask for inclusion,,leave a comment on this post.-                  Circle  Curated by +Alberto Carreras Thanks Dear Friends All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors for your support: and for be the Most important part of our +PixelWorld   By +Alberto Carreras*                                           #sharedcircles                               #sharedcircle                             #sharedcircles                   #sharedpubliccircles                                   #circleshare                 #circlesharing                                       #fullcircleshare                 #addmetoyourcircles                               2013-08-02 23:44:02338402727CC G+
Gailen Mapes38,099Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circle2013-08-02 10:12:51159815CC G+
Luthfi Zuhairansyah0Hai, Sore.. Join To The SEO Circles ClubTo remain in this circle please complete all steps:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLYTo get added to this circle for the next share:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLY4) Add this circle #Circleshare   #Circles  2013-07-26 10:19:585001014CC G+
Gailen Mapes35,361Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-16 11:05:57162606CC G+
Giuseppe Ridinò8,42371 TOP photographers#dslr #photography #photographers#PhotographersToFollow #SharedCircle #CircleShareIn the last months I've been included in many public circles.I'm happy, of course, I thanked all those people who including me in their shared circles, and still thank them now again.People here in G+ helped me in this way, I got more followers and also I started following more people.I believe that sharing a public circle makes G+ more active and helps others to grow and get connected, especially those who are new here.Now I think it's time to give something back to the people of G+, this is why I decided to share this circle.Here you can find some TOP photographers to follow:- some are PRO, others not, but they are all GREAT;- they shot all kind of photography: street, nature, macro, etc.;- many of them are loooog time members of G+, some since it was a beta and access was due to invitation only;- many have blog(s) or collaborate with sites, write articles in magazines, provide live lessons, etc.;- the most are very active in G+, some a bit less;- many of them host one or more projects in G+ that can help others enjoying the photography world;Said that, if your want to enjoy the photography world here in G+, and if you don't know where to start from, then I suggest you to add this circle!2013-07-09 09:12:2171304CC G+
Gailen Mapes33,180Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-02 10:40:52164506CC G+
PixelWorld35,271►► 331 All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors & Supporters Circle for +PixelWorld  By +Alberto Carreras ◄◄PLEASE SHARE IT WITH YOUR CIRCLES- THANKS IN ADVANCE .         Today 21 st June 2013 - UPDATED CIRCLE..►.►..►►..►..►.►..►.►►..►..►.►...►.►..►►..►..►.►...►.►  This circle is published every two weeks on Fridays .................Join the circle  You may hop on the train by following the rules!To All My Dear Friends:  If You Share This Circle, Thanks In Advance            ACTUAL SET OF RULES BUT VERY EASY TO FOLLOW        If you want to support this effort please follow these rules!!1  Are you a kind and communicative person  constantly sharing your personal visual art good content in google+? if yes2  Reshare the Circle Public at least once in two weeks-.3 - Follow this page +PixelWorld   otherwise we can't add you to this  circle.4  Tag +PixelWorld   and Hash tag #pixelworld  in All Your New Post,5  - If You be a visual artist Ask for inclusion,,leave a comment on this post.-                  Circle  Curated by +Alberto Carreras Thanks Dear Friends All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors for your support: and for be the Most important part of our +PixelWorld  By +Alberto Carreras*                                          #sharedcircles                              #sharedcircle                            #sharedcircles                  #sharedpubliccircles                                  #circleshare                #circlesharing                                      #fullcircleshare                #addmetoyourcircles                              #pixelworld                          #pixelworldcircle          2013-06-21 05:30:16331313135CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,582Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F  - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-16 10:42:31166707CC G+
AyJay Schibig19,509ENGAGERS  CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share this circle with these  Top G+  Engagers !Also see  my other curated Circles at http://ayjay.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-google-plus-circles.htmlShared with:#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-06-14 19:51:2539818623CC G+
Rinus Bakker71,071This is my Thank YOU circle, an awesome divers gathering of people.All have in common to have been, in one way or another,  supportive to my actions on google plus, they are kind, smart, and interesting people.Feel free to check out and/or share!2013-06-12 14:16:3949817869202CC G+
PixelWorld34,782►► 329 All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors & Supporters Circle for +PixelWorld By +Alberto Carreras  ◄◄PLEASE SHARE IT WITH YOUR CIRCLES- THANKS IN ADVANCE .         Today 07 th June 2013 - UPDATED CIRCLE..►.►..►►..►..►.►..►.►►..►..►.►...►.►..►►..►..►.►...►.►  This circle is published every two weeks on Fridays .................Join the circle  You may hop on the train by following the rules!To All My Dear Friends:  If You Share This Circle, Thanks In Advance            ACTUAL SET OF RULES BUT VERY EASY TO FOLLOW        If you want to support this effort please follow these rules!!1  Are you a kind and communicative person  constantly sharing your personal visual art good content in google+? if yes2  Reshare the Circle Public at least once in two weeks-.3 - Follow this page +PixelWorld  otherwise we can't add you to this  circle.4  Tag +PixelWorld   and Hash tag #pixelworld  in All Your New Post,5  - If You be a visual artist Ask for inclusion,,leave a comment on this post.-                  Circle  Curated by +Alberto Carreras Thanks Dear Friends All Star Visual Artist & Visual Art Pages Contributors for your support: and for be the Most important part of our +PixelWorld   By +Alberto Carreras                                          #sharedcircles                              #sharedcircle                            #sharedcircles                  #sharedpubliccircles                                  #circleshare                #circlesharing                                      #fullcircleshare                #addmetoyourcircles                              2013-06-08 02:44:55329555577CC G+
matthew rappaport165,364Fun, Funny, Techy and Random #awesomesauce  +Shared Circles on G+ In this circle, YOU+ will find Amazing Plussers to circle that will lead you to everyone that is Epic  and not in this #sharedcircle  through comments, +Reshare s and +mention s!Also, circle anyone that comments below that they weren't inthis circle and Add them to a circle named Oopsy Daisies FTW!+G+ Achievement Unlocked :P2013-06-04 08:41:55450512965CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,865Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera D-F - 2 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircleNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-02 10:31:27171504CC G+


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2013-12-23 21:33:32 (98 comments, 8 reshares, 282 +1s)

A most happy Christmas to all!

Since I will only be online sporadically, I want to wish everyone a joyful holiday and new year!

I've been in the hospital since last Wednesday and I'll be in a few more days as well. Fractured knee, tibia, with complications that was left too long because no insurance and could not get care. Operation for a temp fix tomorrow. Good times...

However, getting some care now and it's a start!

The sweet little tree in the window is from the inestimable +Kris Silva who brought me essentials from home - camera, lenses,fresh batteries, single coffee maker, snacks - and then stopped and bought this tree and decorations and wore her jingly reindeer antlers while we decorated. Huge grins here!

You all can make me happy by having the warmest hug filled holidays and filling your days with rich memories!
Love to... more »

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2013-12-18 20:32:51 (19 comments, 20 reshares, 266 +1s)

Fair Warning

for #wildlifewednesday  with +Morkel Erasmus and +Mike Spinak 

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2013-12-18 16:44:09 (15 comments, 13 reshares, 202 +1s)

A huge hug of thanks to  +Kris Silva  for helping me single-handedly wrangling my kitchen after the plumbing overflows and nastiness of last week.  She didn't just clean, she sterilized my kitchen as if it were the most sensitive lab in the world.  Every single dish and container and utensil - all washed and scalded.  The floor, the surfaces, the inside of the refrigerator.  All suspect food tossed. All cans and boxes wiped down.  I'm blinded not only by the purity, but by her generosity, energy and great company.  Kris is a talented writer and illustrator with a heart as big they coime.  Witty, sharp with a wicked sense of humor and a wonderful whimsical side, she is a great person to have by your side.  You hardly even notice her OCD - just a flicker of longing as she surveys the rest of your world that clearly needs her discipline.
So here's a silly, undisciplined scamp of aflower wi... more »

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2013-12-17 18:15:17 (18 comments, 12 reshares, 215 +1s)

Loophole

or rabbit hole?

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2013-12-16 14:55:30 (16 comments, 27 reshares, 250 +1s)

Some days....

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2013-12-15 12:19:29 (10 comments, 11 reshares, 211 +1s)

Stars Fell On Arizona

The Geminid meteor shower did not disappoint. Tom's Trees were treated to a showy night and morning of "oooooooo"s and "ahhhhhhs"

Saturday, 12-14-2013 05:54 am, Tucson, AZ

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2013-12-13 19:45:43 (17 comments, 11 reshares, 110 +1s)

Geminid Preview

The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks tonight and tomorrow morning in the wee hours.  If last night's and this morning's activity is any indication, it will be amazing.  Here are just 3 of them - quick and dirty processing - that started around 9 pm last night and lasted till about 6 am this morning.  

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2013-12-12 18:22:18 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 136 +1s)

Formation Flying

A small squadron of vultures patrols the sky.  I hear "Ride of the Valkyries"  ...

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2013-12-09 18:34:19 (42 comments, 37 reshares, 310 +1s)

 I Haz a Grump

The week is not starting well.  Yesterday, a flood of sewer water came surging through my kitchen sink, flooding the kitchen and adjacent dining area.  Apartment management has been minimally responsive.and has not returned any call or email. They vacuumed the water and put a commercial dryer on the rug.  They sent a plumber who snaked the drain and called it fixed, though anyone knows that will not take care of the underlying problem of the sewer water mixing in with the potable water.  They did not clean the kitchen,  the surfaces are still contaminated.  I have pathogens multiplying all over and a compromised immune system.  I have an untreated  fractured tibia and torn ACL:(no insurance=no treatment) and every hopping movement is agony.    I can't get to my refrigerator easily and any other food must be thrown out, including that in the cabinets because the germsare airbor... more »

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2013-12-09 13:34:52 (19 comments, 13 reshares, 160 +1s)

Tendrils of Longing


#macromonday  with +Kelli Seeger Kim +Kerry Murphy +Jennifer Eden +Sandra Parlow +Jeff Moreau 

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2013-12-06 20:13:26 (15 comments, 29 reshares, 278 +1s)

The light of singular, the power of many

"Yes, there is some special providence in the fall of a sparrow,"   Nelson Mandela

And they will gather  in your light and fly free with your spirit.

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2013-12-06 16:58:54 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 130 +1s)

The light of singular, the power of one

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2013-12-05 21:22:16 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 73 +1s)

Big smiles, small packages

So nice to have one of my images included in this this little gem of a book by the Western National Parks Association (available in some National Park gift stores).  Saguaro Voices is a lovely compilation of images of the west's most iconic symbol and I am privileged to be included.

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2013-12-04 19:35:34 (42 comments, 26 reshares, 217 +1s)

All the Doves of Morning

This morning at my window.

I've been away on detour paths and may be for a while yet, but there are stories to be told and the telling is near.  
Miss you all.

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2013-10-31 17:47:07 (40 comments, 44 reshares, 283 +1s)

Promises

Years ago, I'd made it a goal to someday enter the  BBC VEOLIA Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, but I never have.  I never thought I was good enough.  This year it occurred to me:  if not now, then when?  There might not be another "when."  So, on the last day at the eleventh hour, I quickly submitted 10 images.  Imagine how stunned I was when one of them made it to the final round of judging.  It was not a winner, but I could not have been happier.  My new cover photo is that image.    This is not about the image or me.   This is a reminder that the most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.  Keep them.

If you have not seen the extraordinary winning images from this year, visit http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/onlineGallery.do

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2013-10-30 16:16:14 (64 comments, 103 reshares, 400 +1s)

Coffee With a Cooper's

I'd wandered out to the patio with my coffee and ran into my favorite Cooper's Hawk relaxing under the cool green canopy of an adjacent mesquite.  Of course, that meant going back inside and getting the camera.  I don't know if I was in my jammies or not...:)

For #WildlifeWednesday   with +Morkel Erasmus and +Mike Spinak 

with a special good morning to +Kalebra Kelby 

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2013-10-29 15:03:08 (40 comments, 9 reshares, 179 +1s)

When You Wish Upon a Star

When you wish upon a star
Makes no difference who you are
Anything your heart desires
Will come to you

Tom's Trees watch a shooting star light the starry night during the Orionid meteor shower.  

There were so many during the week, I almost couldn't take a shot without hitting one.  

(and yes, +Sharon Jeannette,  I was in my jammies...)

#TreeTuesday with   +Shannon S. Myers +Christina Lawrie   +Allen Cabrera  +Ralph Mendoza and +Kim Troutman 

And +Tom Tran, of course

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2013-10-07 19:24:02 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 117 +1s)

Midnight at the Oasis

'round about midnight, Tom's Trees relaxed and enjoyed the light show.  
(actually 11:59:23 p.m. last night)

They were treated to a bonus at 5:00 am when a shooting star flew past and we all made a wish.  I remembered to push the shutter.

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The Draconid meteor shower peaks tonight. Look North/Northwest just after sunset.
Mine might have been an early Orionid since it was in the SSE just before dawn.
+Tom Tran  #TomsTrees   #TomTransTrees

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2013-09-29 20:40:14 (89 comments, 68 reshares, 250 +1s)

I’m sorry I haven’t been online to explain my absence and diminished activity and I’m afraid I’ll continue to be missing for a bit.  

My health insurance was cancelled as of June 1.  Every treatment and procedure abruptly stopped.  There are no alternative programs of any sort available for me.  None.  In fact there are no programs for anyone after the government stopped the PCIP program in February.  Even if the ACA does not get delayed, treatment could not resume until January.
In terms of serious conditions like cancer, that can be a death sentence.  As a people, we abhor acts of genocide in other countries, yet we not only commit it here, we legislate it.  Not providing an ongoing program of care is an atrocity. 
People will die today because there are no options.  People will die tomorrow, next week and next month because they have no access to care.

Iwas doing amazing... more »

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2013-09-10 15:44:41 (38 comments, 8 reshares, 152 +1s)

A Soft Sunrise for Tom's Trees

A sweet pastel confection of a sunrise for +Tom Tran's trees. 

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2013-09-05 17:50:39 (17 comments, 18 reshares, 221 +1s)

The Shadow Hunter

A Great Egret in breeding plumage waits motionless over an opening in the deep, dense foliage as he searches for small prey.

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2013-09-04 18:41:23 (31 comments, 34 reshares, 260 +1s)

Black-headed Grosbeak

A Black-headed Grosbeak poses nicely for me on a migratory stopover in my yard.



For #wildlifewednesday  with +Mike Spinak  and +Morkel Erasmus 

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2013-09-02 22:11:25 (45 comments, 44 reshares, 494 +1s)

When Morning Breaks

This is a little piece of my sunrise this morning - 

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2013-09-02 13:47:56 (16 comments, 31 reshares, 432 +1s)

¡Buenos días! Disculpad que os vuelva a colgar la foto de la Vía Láctea sobre el Castildetierra de las Bardenas, pero es que me hace mucha ilusión comunicaros que hoy ha sido elegida por la NASA foto del día en su página Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD)!
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

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2013-09-01 14:56:23 (13 comments, 16 reshares, 190 +1s)

#HillsboroLighthouse   #kitesurfing   #kiteboarding  #pelican #PompanoBeach #NorthKites

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2013-08-31 16:52:57 (25 comments, 34 reshares, 496 +1s)

Keep It Down!

Just a Saturday Silly.  Caption at will!

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2013-08-30 15:50:30 (18 comments, 43 reshares, 319 +1s)

Red Bird Chorus

Red Bird of Paradise cluster glow in the filtered sunlight.

Yet another from my film files.

For  #FloralFriday! The +FloralFriday theme was created by +Tamara Pruessner and is co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James.

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2013-08-28 16:46:18 (14 comments, 13 reshares, 193 +1s)

Sweetwater Vermilion

A Vermilion Flycatcher glows from the deep shadows at Sweetwater Wetlands.

This is almost SOOC. Just a slight crop, resize and sharpen.  
No Photoshop, no preset. The Vermilion perched in that sunlit spot on his own.  :)

I do love #WildlifeWednesday with +Mike Spinak & +Morkel Erasmus
 

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2013-08-28 14:43:00 (14 comments, 27 reshares, 169 +1s)

Welcome to the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens 

So great to see the +morikamimuseum on Google+!   Go follow them and make them welcome!  

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2013-08-27 15:38:59 (15 comments, 15 reshares, 137 +1s)

Canyon Dawn

The muted light of dawn softens the rugged landscape of the Grand Canyon.

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2013-08-26 14:25:13 (36 comments, 49 reshares, 300 +1s)

Oh, Hello!

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2013-08-25 16:26:36 (14 comments, 14 reshares, 198 +1s)

Moon Over Madera

The bright harvest moon lights the land and Santa Rita Mountains in Madera Canyon, Arizona.  There's a story of course...

A recent exchange about my brother, photographer +Dave Daniels's  diabolical driving made me recall this indelible experience.  I'll let him tell it.  From our old travel journal/blog "Frogs In My Pocket"
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In honor of Lee's birthday the heavens scheduled a Harvest Moon.  As the sun set behind the horizon on one side of the sky a full moon would rise up from behind the horizon on the other side, thus creating a fantastic scene full of photographic possibilities. And being possible photographers we wanted to capture each and every instant. Lee had a site in mind which would allow us to get some great pictures. It was conveniently located near Tubac where we’d spent the day and as we had acouple... more »

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2013-08-23 14:55:23 (20 comments, 20 reshares, 192 +1s)

Red Bird

A Red Bird of Paradise is touched by the sun.
Yet another from the film files.  Photographed outside on a blustery day.

It's #FloralFriday ! The +FloralFriday theme was created by +Tamara Pruessner and is co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James.

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2013-08-22 17:48:25 (25 comments, 12 reshares, 162 +1s)

Plateau Panorama

I'm lucky to have a brother (+Dave Daniels) who pulls off and stops no matter how narrow the shoulder.   This is a 3 image stitch.

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2013-08-21 17:44:01 (25 comments, 12 reshares, 224 +1s)

Afternoon Hunt

A bobcat moves up a wash in the late afternoon sun on the way to  hunt.

This is an older film image, shot on Provia slide film (I think)

I'd seen him from the corner of my eye outside my window, so I grabbed the camera, switching lenses to the 70-200 as I went and went outside to try and get a few shots. I rounded my garage just as he was coming around from the opposite direction and we came within inches of colliding. I swear I felt his breath on my shins and I feared for my bare toes.  He sat down at my feet and looked up at me.  I looked down at him.  We stayed that way for a few moments. "You need to move away<" said I, "my lens is too long to photograph you this close."  
He slowly walked to the wash, but obliging turned and posed when I softly called him before he continued up the hill, ignoring me as Icont... more »

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2013-08-20 18:34:56 (21 comments, 14 reshares, 159 +1s)


Juniper Plateau

A  weathered juniper stands in sculpted solitude against a coming storm on the high plateau.

For #TreeTuesday  with  +Shannon S. Myers  ,   +Christina Lawrie +Allan Cabrera +Ralph Mendoza  and +Kim Troutman 

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2013-08-19 15:27:31 (22 comments, 11 reshares, 233 +1s)

Tangled in Amber

Tangle me up in amber and sunshine

An Alstroemeria lit by the sun for   #MacroMonday   curated by +Kerry Murphy  +Kelli Seeger Kim  +Jennifer Eden  +Jake Easley  

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2013-08-18 14:52:46 (20 comments, 18 reshares, 261 +1s)

Pair O' Pelicans

A pair of American White Pelicans appear joined at the hip as they float around on a local lake.

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2013-08-17 14:57:49 (21 comments, 17 reshares, 205 +1s)

On the road from Page to Sedona

Thanks Arizona Highways Magazine for including 2 of mine on your blog this week from the challenge "Horizons." There were some amazing images!

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2013-08-16 15:42:36 (21 comments, 16 reshares, 197 +1s)

Tulip Bowl

An exuberance of tulips in the bright afternoon sun.  

Yet another image from my film stash of yesteryear.


by +Tamara Pruessner , +Eustace James , +Kiki Nelson, and +Beth Akerman 

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2013-08-16 13:59:48 (33 comments, 64 reshares, 252 +1s)

Life:  Indulge, Enjoy and Eat the Whole Thing!  

Happy Birthday +Ricardo Williams! 
 
You bring it every day, DC… I’ m grateful to have you in my life ♥

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2013-08-15 17:54:55 (5 comments, 11 reshares, 181 +1s)

The final installment...

... of my obsession fascination with "New York by Gerhy" located at 8 Spruce Street in NYC. It is the second tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, and the subject of waaay too many images in my LR catalog.... : ))

Back in June, I had located the building using Google Maps before I went to NYC to participate in the 2nd Anniversary Photowalk that +Alan Shapiro and +Michael Bonocore led. (btw... Google Maps Streetview is a great tool to plan out a photowalk in some city you've never been too... just sayin) Of the images that I captured of this building from different POV's... I think that this one is my favorite. It certainly is the one that earned the most "post-processing love" to get the image looking the same on my screen as it did in my head. All too often, mostly due to my post skills or lack thereof, t... more »

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2013-08-14 15:54:35 (26 comments, 42 reshares, 271 +1s)

Lay Claim

It's that time of year when the tunas are ripe and wildlife and humans vie for the sweet fruit of the prickly pear cactus.  This White-winged Dove emphatically laid claim to his share.

A smile for #wildlifewednesday  with +Morkel Erasmus and +Mike Spinak 

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2013-08-13 16:18:50 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 149 +1s)

Crouching Photographer, Hidden Giraffe

I rarely visit zoos unless I'm chaperoning a field trip, so this unplanned solo trip was out of character.   It was a short stay, but gave me some memorable moments.

 I'd just finished delighting in the giraffes and one youngster in particular who seemed to  follow my movements as I walked and photographed.  I'd moved on to the far side of their enclosure where an unusually patterned cactus caught my attention and I crouched down to look at it and maybe take a picture. 

Eyes.  

I felt eyes on me, but there was no expected child or adult wondering what I was doing.   Out of the corner of my eye, I caught a gleam, a quick flick of movement in the shadows and I turned to see two giant ears extending outward from the cactus next to me and one eye as the youngster bent her head down to my squattingpositi... more »

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2013-08-12 17:45:22 (10 comments, 20 reshares, 232 +1s)

Golden Hour

As the sun set, golden light filled the sky and washed the plateau with amber and etched textures.

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2013-08-12 16:11:10 (14 comments, 19 reshares, 210 +1s)

In the Heart of Darkness

Happy Birthday, +Monique Yates ! You are a beautiful light in our lives that banishes the shadows... ♥♥♥

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2013-08-11 16:27:25 (21 comments, 11 reshares, 170 +1s)

Grumpy Chicks

Fast outgrowing the nest, these Anna's Hummingbird chicks look grumpy as they are crammed together in a small space.

Continuing the Saturday Smiles

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2013-08-10 17:30:28 (16 comments, 26 reshares, 247 +1s)

Saturday Smiles

An Anna's Hummingbird has finished feeding her two demanding chicks who are hungry for more.  
She put an end to the fuss by sitting on them. They went right to sleep. Note to human parents: don't do that.

This was an extraordinary time as I documented her building the nest to laying the eggs, to hatching and fledging. There's a story beyond the normal hatching here and someday I'll tell it...

I saw a nice image the other day of a mom hummingbird standing over a nest with one chick and, naturally everyone ooohed and ahhhed. Something bugged me though. It was too clean, too perfect.  There was no baby bird poop and the nest was pristine and mostly clear of surrounding branches and leaves.  Ummmm - not going to happen in nature!  By the time the chicks are this old, there is poop everywhere and the nest is starting to get worn andrat... more »

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2013-08-09 15:16:05 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 140 +1s)

May You Always Soar

The sky is ray-ning sunshine as a mixed kettle of hawks and vultures soar against an epic sky.

For +Kalebra Kelby  whose spirt embraces the glory of it all and to little Miss Y who understands vultures.

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2013-08-09 13:34:59 (19 comments, 10 reshares, 152 +1s)

Purple Posey

A patch of purple oxalis brighten a shaded garden corner at the Morikami Japanese Gardens 

For #floralfriday  with +Tamara Pruessner +Eustace James +Beth Akerman +Kiki Nelson 
+morikamimuseum 

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