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Google Science Fair2,228,392The Science of PhotographyDigital photography offers amazing flexibility to capture and modify images. But how does the science of photography actually work? What are the basic principles of light, and how do they affect how photographers shoot? How do different cameras and lenses capture images differently? And how do software tools change the way those images are ultimately viewed?Come to this Hangout On Air with +Trey Ratcliff, the world-class photographer whose work is displayed at StuckInCustoms.com. He will be interviewed by +Robert Scoble, well-known blogger, technology analyst, and amateur photographer, as well as our very own Google Student Ambassadors. Here's your chance to learn about the science behind those amazing images.Have questions for our guests? Post comments on Google+ with #GSF2013.Tuesday, May 7, 2:00PM PT / 4:00PM CT / 5:00PM ET / 2200 GMT / 2300 CE / 900 NZT (8 May)----------Find out more about the #GSF2013 Hangout series: goo.gl/H0pNqOfficial Google Science Fair website: http://goo.gl/FU1hyTrey Ratcliff - Google Science Fair 2013 Hangout On Air2013-05-07 23:00:00649 

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Sharon Caroline3,279Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+! Add them all!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this. :)Circle by : http://informasidoang.blogspot.com/#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-24 07:36:37501000
OneCatADay - Photo Theme Page5,8861st  OneCatADay Supporter's CircleToday I want to say a big THANK YOU to 300 cat loving people and/or gifted photographers who took outstanding cat photographs and thus have been shared at the +OneCatADay - Photo Theme Page !Cats are said to lower blood pressure and to alleviate stress - that's why #onecatadaykeepsthedoctoraway  ! ;))So, this page wants to provide you with your daily dose of feline photographs to make you smile and feel comfortable :DIf you like to connect to other cat people, don't miss the famous Cat Circle shared weekly by +Simona AN. You can find the latest version here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103253155729844034205/posts/UPkXez9cwuvIf you want to be included or excluded here - just let me know ;)I'm looking forward to many more p-awesome cat photographs from you and I'd be happy if you'd spread the word to get even more people enjoying and participating in the +OneCatADay - Photo Theme Page !Have a purrfect sunday and a great start into your new week! =^..^= #circleshare   #circles   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheweek   #publiccircle   #publiccirclesproject   #circlesharing   #circle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #circlecount   #catlovers   #catphotography   #catphotos   #felines   #animalphotography  2014-11-23 17:45:423016014
Beautiful Beautiful Birds0If your a bird lover like I am, or if you simply love excellent photography, I highly recommend that you add these fine photographers to your circles. Although this circle is not completed it is the circle of fine photographers who have had one of more photos shared on the all new #beautifulbeautifulbirds +Beautiful Beautiful Birds page.  Please note that this circle will continue to expand and will be re-shared as it grows. Just a note of appreciation to all these fine photographers, thanks for allowing me to share your fantastic work. I will be away for a few days ( until Nov. 24th ) and will not be able to post any additional photos until my return.  Sharing this circle is highly encouraged and appreciated, adding the hash tags to my page is appreciated as well, but please know it is not required to be showcased here. If you are a photographer of birds and have high quality photos you share publicly, please consider adding #beautifulbeautifulbirds +Beautiful Beautiful Birds to your circles, as it will help me find you in the future. Lastly, to all the fine bird loving photographers, may you be blessed with more and greater captures,Respectfully,+William Joers 2014-11-18 13:54:1216714417
Daniel Gibbs10,567Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #Norway #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle2014-11-17 12:09:04395326
Żaneta Bielska0New Interesting People from #201411141. Plus this post2. Leave a comment (introduce yourself, if you’d like)3. Add this circle to your circles4. Add yourself to the circle5. Share this circle publicly to your stream1. zaPlusuj ten post2. Zostaw komentarz (przedstaw się, jeśli chcesz)3. Dodaj ten krąg do swoich kręgów4. Dodaj się do kręgu5. Poleć ten krąg publicznie do strumienia#mbfavoriteengagers#circle #kręgi #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #akcji #Wspólna #obserwujących #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #akcji #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #krąg #empireavenue #socialmedia #influencers   #wpływowi #wpływ #fridaycircle #influencermarketing #fridaycircleshare #circlefriday #poniedziałek 2014-11-14 20:39:46496011
Becky Collins18,732Super Engagers and Photographers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-11-11 08:59:18491003
AyJay Schibig79,088ECLECTIC CIRCLE  11.10.14   by  +AyJay Schibig Reshare if you want  to be included.Welcome to  the latest edition of my  Eclectic Circle of Active G Plussers!  #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-11-11 03:58:44494718089
B3NKZZ0#bestcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlecount   #circlesharing   #mybestcircle2014-11-10 08:30:04498000
The Best of Bird Photography504The Winner's Circle!This circle contains those people who won the weekly contest or photo of the day in the Bird Photography group in 2014.This is the first issue and will be followed by a monthly release of our winners, and photo of the day selections.We highly recommend this circle to you. Each of the people in this circle is an original content creator with fabulous images.If you received this notification, you are in this circle.2014-11-10 02:46:17270001
Kylie Jenner10,628 If you received this Notice - You're in this Circle                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 3  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-11-08 17:52:33457003
Gailen Mapes70,854Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera M - 8 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 7th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes  .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-11-08 12:13:06145000
Sharon Caroline1,485Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-03 06:09:31400000
Kylie Jenner10,305#16 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-11-03 03:22:37457122
Arif Baltacı336#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia         Hello again my friends on G+.....I release my My Best Circle Number 4. I have add wonderful and important  engagment people.To be added into the next circle you should do some steps :1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me ( +Circle Network ) in the comments on the share and  I can add you to the next circle immediately.   Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-10-31 20:31:28501000
Rosie Taylor11,950#3 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-30 04:08:52387000
Miss.Pelle0Now Follow #bestcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlecount   #circlesharing   #mybestcircle  2014-10-28 18:19:16500001
Kylie Jenner9,790#8 If you received this Notice - You're in this Circle                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 146  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-10-28 15:03:18479000
AyJay Schibig76,773AWESOME CIRCLE 10.25.14 by  +AyJay Schibig ReShare if you wish to be in this Circle.Some  awesome people  in this new Edition!  Add them to grow your G+ network!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia  #circlesbyayjay  2014-10-26 02:39:02496636790
CAT kitten3,074CATkitten Circles – 2nd day:◘ Circle 02 - today I publish this circle chosen by random raffle. It’s full of great professional and amateur photographers, artists and many nice people. Enjoy it!◘ Cercle 02 - aujourd'hui, je publie ce cercle choisi par tirage au sort aléatoire. Il est plein de grands photographes professionnels et amateurs, artistes et beaucoup de gens sympathiques. Profitez-en!◘ Círculo 02 – hoje, publico este círculo escolhido por sorteio aleatório. Ele tem grandes fotógrafos profissionais e amadores, artistas e muitas pessoas legais. Aproveite!====================================☆☆To whom shared me in a circle recently, I thank you all.☆☆ Amazing and friendly people of Google +, I appreciate your attention and the “+1"☆☆ If you like what you find in this circle, please credit me by just plus one or SHARE it. #catkittengdm   #addcircle   #addcircles   #addiction   #addpeople   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomepeople   #awesomepeopleongplus   #cercle   #cercles   #circle   #circleme   #circlemeup   #circleoftheday   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #círculo   #círculos   #circulocompartido   #circuloscompartidos   #findcircles   #fullcircleshare   #publiccirclesproject   #morefollowers   #pixelworldcircle   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcir2014-10-21 10:03:37498011
AyJay Schibig76,304AMAZING WOMEN CIRCLE  10.21.14    by   +AyJay Schibig ReShare if you wish to be included.Some  Amazing Women from all walks of life  in this Circle!  Add them to enliven your G+ network! #circleoftheday #circleshare  #circlesharing     #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles       #sharedpublicircles  #circle #circles  #circlemeup       #awesomepeople  #awesomecircle   #circleme  #sharedpoint     #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle   #womenscircles 2014-10-21 08:10:13413243446
Rosie Taylor10,908#4 If you received this Notice - You're in this Circle                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 146  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-10-20 13:21:20387001
Kylie Jenner8,896#17 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-17 14:25:53458001
Kylie Jenner8,896#16 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-17 14:25:34457000
Sinan İmam0#sharedcircles  list to add :) 2014-10-16 09:17:41501000
Jan Havrda39,829It's my pleasure to introduce to you theInteresting Photographers #circle 8th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in photography styles and great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-10-15 20:21:48476672193
Hasna Areta Zakiya914ADD CIRCLE AND SHARE#circle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #CircleOfTheDay #SharedCircles #Share #Shared #SharedPublicCircles #ShareCircle #ADD #SharingCircles #Engagers #SocialMedia #Google+ #Friends #GooglePlusTips #EngagersCircle #Marketing #SocialMediaMarketing #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Google2014-10-12 17:21:06467425
Hasna Areta Zakiya914INVITE AND SHARE#AMIKOM #seo #programmer #tipsandtricks #tips #blogging #sandbox #sukses #jogja #jogjakarta #indonesia #nasional #berita #news #tipsblog #tipsseo #php #IndonesiaOnly #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #programmerphp #akusukses #akusuksescom #Semangat #Inspirasi #Motivasi #Peluangusaha #BisnisRumahan #PeluangBisnis #BisnisOnline #Bisnis #JasaBuatWeb #JasaSkripsi #JasaTugasAkhir #JasaSEO #SEOMurah #BelajarWeb #Penulis #google 2014-10-11 18:02:3846791010
Diana Breath7,643#4 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-11 17:03:53473001
Kylie Jenner8,018#10 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-09 13:46:29479000
Rosie Taylor9,776#3 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-09 04:23:023875512
Gailen Mapes68,712Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera M - 8 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 October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 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 +2014-10-08 11:05:28148001
Kylie Jenner7,939#1 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-08 04:10:0347981122
Diana Breath7,260#4 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-07 13:55:57474138
Diana Breath7,260#3 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-07 13:55:27497001
Diana Breath7,260#1 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-07 13:54:32462001
Becky Collins17,064Famous Photographers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-04 05:03:06483000
Photo Mania Global10,155This is the +Photo Mania Global Best of the Best Photographers circle for August/September 2014.Part IAll photographers in this circle had their incredible photographs selected and shared on one of the following theme pages(+Photo Mania Australia , +Photo Mania Canada , +Photo Mania France , +Photo Mania Germany , +Photo Mania India , +Foto Mania Italia , +Photo Mania Japan , +Photo Manie Nederland , +Photo Mania Poland , +Photo Mania Portugal , +Photo Mania Russia , +Photo Mania Scandinavia , +Photo Mania Schweiz , +Photo Mania South Asia  and +Photo Mania USA )Then from those daily streams, one best of the best photos was selected from each country to be shared on the +Photo Mania Global page.If you want to follow amazing photographers, we highly recommend that you add this circle. Also included in this circle are all of the excellent and hard working Curators of these fine pages 2014-10-01 19:16:45331141023
EverythingAbout1,737wooow new awesome circle ;)try this new android game it's for free.download link: http://goo.gl/UrYn33  (10.88mb apk)to get last version: http://floating-box.blogspot.com/___________________________________________________ #circleShare     #circleSharing     #socialMediaMarketing     #share   #sharedCircles     #google      #circleOfTheDay     #ADD      #publicSharedCircles     #sharedPublicCircles     #socialMedia #FloatingBox   2014-09-25 16:07:13501221726
Danisa Tran1,325Google Friends! You're in this Circle           Simple Share and be shared                               No RulesAdd People, Share and be included in the next share!2014-09-20 09:44:02501102
AyJay Schibig72,777DISCOVERY CIRCLE   9.17.14 by  +AyJay Schibig Reshare  if you want to be included in this circle.Welcome to the latest edition of my Discovery Circle!   Discover lots of interesting and active  G+ members here!  #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-09-17 23:03:44478575367
Ralf Beutler4,602**Awesome Photographers Circle V1** hand picked by me.Hello photography enthusiast! This is a hand picked circle of great photographers here in Google+ I collected in the last year. So if you like it, add this circle to your circles and enjoy.If you like to be in this circle or you know someone I don't know, please notify me.And NO, I'm not in this circle~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Liebe Fotoliebhaber. Im laufe des letzen Jahres habe ich einige großartige Fotografen, die ihre Arbeiten hier posten gesammelt. Diesen Kreis möchte ich gern mit euch teilen. Wenn ihr mögt, fügt ihn doch eurem Kreisen hinzu.Und NEIN, ich bin nicht in diesem Kreis enthalten :-) #circleshare   #circlesharing   #photography  2014-09-17 12:11:32108341027
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 09:09:2049711318
Shared Circle Magic1,525Increase 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 07:42:015014416
Pulsanya Murah939 The best CIRCLE sharing Mania...1)  Add me to your circle2)  Plus the original post3)  Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4)  Comment on the original post when complete5)  Add the circle to get more membersThat's it! I'll add you to my next circle share.Have a great day...#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2014-09-12 18:02:22501181412
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
Jayant Khoshiya11,893+Jayant yadavhttps://plus.google.com/+JayantYadav #circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol45  #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople 2014-09-11 07:51:58471251431
AyJay Schibig71,918ECLECTIC CIRCLE  9.9.14   by +AyJay Schibig Reshare if you want  to be included.Welcome to  the latest edition of my  Eclectic Circle of Active G Plussers!  #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia #circlesbyayjay  2014-09-09 23:36:44470493654
Gailen Mapes67,546Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera M - 8 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 +2014-09-08 10:04:40144758
Kylie Jenner6,429#16 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-09-06 15:33:4245517923
Denyse Landry40,007Cercle Nouveau V.1-Partager et être Partagé.New Circle V.1- Share and be Shared.Si vous recevez une notification, vous êtes inclus.If you receive a notification, you are included. IMPORTANTSi vous voulez être dans mon prochain cercle partagé, vous devez m’indiquer votre intérêt.If you want to be in my next shared circle,  you need to indicate your interest.PARTAGE/ SHARECOMMENTAIRES/ COMMENTSPLUSMaintain an active circle helps everyone circle to expand their network on G+. Share this circle will introduce you to other people and you will know by the fact other interesting people with new things to discover . It is always very rewarding for all. Do not hesitate to share.Maintenir un cercle actif aide tout le monde du cercle à élargir leur réseau sur G+. Partager ce cercle vous fera connaître par d’autres personnes et vous connaîtrez par le fait même d’autres personnes avec des nouveautés à découvrir. Ce qui est toujours très enrichissant pour tous. N'hésitez pas à partager.  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #findcircles   #googleplusphotos   #googleplusphotographers   #addcircle   #addmetoyourcircles   #topsharedcircle   #thankyoucircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheweek   #circleshare  2014-09-06 13:36:29415312549

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2014-07-21 16:32:55 (39 comments, 103 reshares, 708 +1s)Open 

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography  

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2014-07-21 16:32:55 (39 comments, 103 reshares, 708 +1s)Open 

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography  

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2014-07-21 16:32:55 (39 comments, 103 reshares, 708 +1s)Open 

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography  

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2014-11-24 15:33:19 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

My First Day in Africa: Arusha, Tanzania
I wanted to stretch my legs after the long flight, see Arusha, and get some light during the time it would ordinarily be dark for me. But I got differing pieces of advice so I had to make a decision: to go or not to go?

Read more on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/11/23/first-day-africa-arusha-tanzania/
#africa #arusha #tanzania #travel #travelphotography  

My First Day in Africa: Arusha, Tanzania
I wanted to stretch my legs after the long flight, see Arusha, and get some light during the time it would ordinarily be dark for me. But I got differing pieces of advice so I had to make a decision: to go or not to go?

Read more on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/11/23/first-day-africa-arusha-tanzania/
#africa #arusha #tanzania #travel #travelphotography  ___

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2014-11-18 23:23:38 (13 comments, 39 reshares, 144 +1s)Open 

It All Started at Lion Country …
Riding a baby elephant at Lion Country as a child started a lifelong dream to visit Africa.

This photo is from Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Read more today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/11/18/started-lion-country/

#africa   #elephant   #tanzania   #safari   #wildlife   #wildlifephotography   #animalphotography   #animallovers   #africaphotography   #safariafrica  

It All Started at Lion Country …
Riding a baby elephant at Lion Country as a child started a lifelong dream to visit Africa.

This photo is from Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Read more today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/11/18/started-lion-country/

#africa   #elephant   #tanzania   #safari   #wildlife   #wildlifephotography   #animalphotography   #animallovers   #africaphotography   #safariafrica  ___

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2014-11-17 15:30:49 (14 comments, 28 reshares, 250 +1s)Open 

Juvenile Bald Eagle taken just steps away from my RV site!

See more photos of the bald eagles on the blog:http://annemckinnell.com/2013/06/21/juvenile-bald-eagles/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography 

Juvenile Bald Eagle taken just steps away from my RV site!

See more photos of the bald eagles on the blog:http://annemckinnell.com/2013/06/21/juvenile-bald-eagles/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography ___

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2014-11-14 16:03:48 (16 comments, 23 reshares, 250 +1s)Open 

The Lilac is Alive with Bumble Bees
In my RV park in Sidney, BC, right outside the window where I sit doing my writing is a large California Lilac.

It’s in full bloom right now and the bumble bees are loving it.

At certain times of the day the whole bush is alive with the buzzing of happy bees gathering their pollen.

I took the opportunity to get in close with my Canon 500D close-up filter which I put on the end of my 70-300mm lens. That lens has a minimum focussing distance of about 5 feet. With the close-up filter on it, I can focus on subjects that are about 1 foot away from the end of my lens.

This is the method I use for macro photography since I only have to carry the filter and not an additional lens in order to make macro images.

This is another way that I keep my camera gear down to only what I am capable of carrying: my tripod,m... more »

The Lilac is Alive with Bumble Bees
In my RV park in Sidney, BC, right outside the window where I sit doing my writing is a large California Lilac.

It’s in full bloom right now and the bumble bees are loving it.

At certain times of the day the whole bush is alive with the buzzing of happy bees gathering their pollen.

I took the opportunity to get in close with my Canon 500D close-up filter which I put on the end of my 70-300mm lens. That lens has a minimum focussing distance of about 5 feet. With the close-up filter on it, I can focus on subjects that are about 1 foot away from the end of my lens.

This is the method I use for macro photography since I only have to carry the filter and not an additional lens in order to make macro images.

This is another way that I keep my camera gear down to only what I am capable of carrying: my tripod, my camera, three lenses, and an assortment of filters.

Sometimes I will rent a lens for a special occasion, but otherwise I make due with what I have.

The image below was processed using Topaz Lens Effects to give it the look of a fisheye lens. I love Topaz filters! You can check them out here if you're interested:
http://annemckinnell.com/topaz

See more photos of the bumble bees on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2013/06/17/the-lilac-is-alive-with-bumble-bees/___

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2014-11-13 15:34:27 (12 comments, 18 reshares, 308 +1s)Open 

Giraffe at the Living Desert

You know, I go back and forth on zoos. I really only like the ones where the animals have tons of space to roam around, where they live almost as they would in the wild. I can’t stand to see animals in cages especially when they pace back and forth in frustration. But zoos do play an important role in conservation and education.

I fell in love with elephants as a child when my family visited Lion Country in California. We drove around the zoo with the windows up and later I got to hold a baby cougar and I even got to ride a baby elephant!!! I will never forget it – he had really long whisker like hairs. I have been an animal lover ever since, especially elephants.

Lion Country isn’t there anymore, but when we were in Palm Springs I heard about the Living Desert, a 1,800 acre botanical garden and zoo. I wasn’t going to get to hold ababy co... more »

Giraffe at the Living Desert

You know, I go back and forth on zoos. I really only like the ones where the animals have tons of space to roam around, where they live almost as they would in the wild. I can’t stand to see animals in cages especially when they pace back and forth in frustration. But zoos do play an important role in conservation and education.

I fell in love with elephants as a child when my family visited Lion Country in California. We drove around the zoo with the windows up and later I got to hold a baby cougar and I even got to ride a baby elephant!!! I will never forget it – he had really long whisker like hairs. I have been an animal lover ever since, especially elephants.

Lion Country isn’t there anymore, but when we were in Palm Springs I heard about the Living Desert, a 1,800 acre botanical garden and zoo. I wasn’t going to get to hold a baby cougar or ride an elephant but they did have something pretty special — you get to feed the giraffes!!!

See more photos from the Living Desert including one of Ray feeding the giraffe on the blog:

http://annemckinnell.com/2013/01/28/feeding-giraffes-at-the-living-desert/

What do you think about zoos? Good? Bad? Do you have a favourite zoo?

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography___

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2014-11-12 16:16:39 (15 comments, 15 reshares, 161 +1s)Open 

Egret Fishing
I made this image at Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Florida.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography

Egret Fishing
I made this image at Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge in Florida.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-11-11 18:58:19 (4 comments, 7 reshares, 120 +1s)Open 

Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos
If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is “how do you get your images so sharp?”

Blurry photos is very common issue with a whole plethora of possible culprits, making it very difficult to pinpoint exactly what the problem is. But if you go through this list of the top 10 mistakes that cause blurry photos, you will probably find the answer that works for you.

My latest post on +Digital Photography School - dPS :
http://digital-photography-school.com/top-10-mistakes-cause-blurry-photos/

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Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos
If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is “how do you get your images so sharp?”

Blurry photos is very common issue with a whole plethora of possible culprits, making it very difficult to pinpoint exactly what the problem is. But if you go through this list of the top 10 mistakes that cause blurry photos, you will probably find the answer that works for you.

My latest post on +Digital Photography School - dPS :
http://digital-photography-school.com/top-10-mistakes-cause-blurry-photos/

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2014-11-10 16:28:51 (15 comments, 28 reshares, 200 +1s)Open 

Burrowing Owl Series
Here is one of my burrowing owl images from Cape Coral, Florida.

The full story and more images are on my blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2012/02/27/burrowing-owls-of-cape-coral/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography

Burrowing Owl Series
Here is one of my burrowing owl images from Cape Coral, Florida.

The full story and more images are on my blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2012/02/27/burrowing-owls-of-cape-coral/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-11-07 15:27:41 (10 comments, 13 reshares, 139 +1s)Open 

Breaking Free
Birds of a feather flock together. Or … do they?

This image of different species of wading birds hanging around in a group together reminds me of the variety of folks I meet in my travels.

People from different backgrounds with different interests who might not ordinarily meet. But they have one thing in common: a desire to break free and live non-traditional lives.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography

Breaking Free
Birds of a feather flock together. Or … do they?

This image of different species of wading birds hanging around in a group together reminds me of the variety of folks I meet in my travels.

People from different backgrounds with different interests who might not ordinarily meet. But they have one thing in common: a desire to break free and live non-traditional lives.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-11-05 16:20:22 (9 comments, 18 reshares, 123 +1s)Open 

Osprey in Everglades National Park, Florida

Read the story behind the image:
http://annemckinnell.com/2013/10/24/osprey-everglades-national-park/

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Osprey in Everglades National Park, Florida

Read the story behind the image:
http://annemckinnell.com/2013/10/24/osprey-everglades-national-park/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-11-04 15:25:47 (17 comments, 22 reshares, 162 +1s)Open 

Hawk Eye


Are you starting to think I want to be a wildlife photographer? Well, I really do actually, but it is going to take years of practice.

I’m still working on my quest to show you at least one image of each of the bird species I photographed in Everglades National Park but it is more a testament to the amount of wildlife in the park rather than my skills as a wildlife photographer. There are just so many opportunities, it is much easier than trying to capture wildlife anywhere else I have been.

Today’s image is a Red Shouldered Hawk. It just flew right in front of me as I hiked along one of the trails.


If you, too, want to practice your skills photographing wildlife, Everglades National Park is the place to do it.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds#bi... more »

Hawk Eye


Are you starting to think I want to be a wildlife photographer? Well, I really do actually, but it is going to take years of practice.

I’m still working on my quest to show you at least one image of each of the bird species I photographed in Everglades National Park but it is more a testament to the amount of wildlife in the park rather than my skills as a wildlife photographer. There are just so many opportunities, it is much easier than trying to capture wildlife anywhere else I have been.

Today’s image is a Red Shouldered Hawk. It just flew right in front of me as I hiked along one of the trails.


If you, too, want to practice your skills photographing wildlife, Everglades National Park is the place to do it.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-11-03 15:08:30 (10 comments, 11 reshares, 121 +1s)Open 

Early Rise for the Pelican

At the far end of Everglades National Park, we set up camp at the Flamingo campground. The name is a misnomer though since there are no flamingos to be found there at all.

We rose bright and early and set out in our rented canoe to check out the bay while it was still calm and cool. I was delighted when we paddled away from the marina and around the corner to discover that the pelicans nest in the mangroves unseen from the harbour. We were able to paddle up silently and admire them from below.

You would think after two months in Florida I would have had my fill of pelicans, but they are one of my favourite birds. I love watching them fly so gracefully. But even more I love watching them take off or land in their awkward manner, bumbling and stumbling, making you wonder how they can fly at all.

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Early Rise for the Pelican

At the far end of Everglades National Park, we set up camp at the Flamingo campground. The name is a misnomer though since there are no flamingos to be found there at all.

We rose bright and early and set out in our rented canoe to check out the bay while it was still calm and cool. I was delighted when we paddled away from the marina and around the corner to discover that the pelicans nest in the mangroves unseen from the harbour. We were able to paddle up silently and admire them from below.

You would think after two months in Florida I would have had my fill of pelicans, but they are one of my favourite birds. I love watching them fly so gracefully. But even more I love watching them take off or land in their awkward manner, bumbling and stumbling, making you wonder how they can fly at all.


#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-10-31 14:55:42 (14 comments, 12 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

I Like Ugly Animals
I have been told that I like ugly animals. But I don’t think of them as ugly – they are just so, uh, unusual that they’re cute! I found a bird that is even uglier than yesterday’s. His name is Dork the Stork. I always thought storks were elegant white birds, but no, those are egrets, a stork is this:

Read more on the blog: "I Like Ugly Animals"
http://annemckinnell.com/2012/01/10/i-like-ugly-animals/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography

I Like Ugly Animals
I have been told that I like ugly animals. But I don’t think of them as ugly – they are just so, uh, unusual that they’re cute! I found a bird that is even uglier than yesterday’s. His name is Dork the Stork. I always thought storks were elegant white birds, but no, those are egrets, a stork is this:

Read more on the blog: "I Like Ugly Animals"
http://annemckinnell.com/2012/01/10/i-like-ugly-animals/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-10-30 15:30:17 (16 comments, 25 reshares, 219 +1s)Open 

My spoonbill isn't perfect but I love him anyway

My first stop for wildlife viewing in Florida is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. I have always loved images of the Roseate Spoonbill, a bit of a crazy looking bird sort of like a flamingo except pink and with a bill that makes him look like he belongs in a circus. I cannot look at one without smiling. They make me happy.

I was rewarded on my very first visit with a spoonbill that posed for me said “what took you so long” in his cartoon character voice.


Sometimes when I am reviewing and processing my images I only see what is wrong with them. This reminds me of my whole state of mind before I changed my life. I am a natural at seeing the negative.

Yes, there is a cluttered background. Yes, the background is kind of – meh. I wish that bright green plant wasn’t in front of him.
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My spoonbill isn't perfect but I love him anyway

My first stop for wildlife viewing in Florida is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. I have always loved images of the Roseate Spoonbill, a bit of a crazy looking bird sort of like a flamingo except pink and with a bill that makes him look like he belongs in a circus. I cannot look at one without smiling. They make me happy.

I was rewarded on my very first visit with a spoonbill that posed for me said “what took you so long” in his cartoon character voice.


Sometimes when I am reviewing and processing my images I only see what is wrong with them. This reminds me of my whole state of mind before I changed my life. I am a natural at seeing the negative.

Yes, there is a cluttered background. Yes, the background is kind of – meh. I wish that bright green plant wasn’t in front of him.

And then I decided that I don’t care. Every photo cannot be perfect. When this bird talked to me it made me happy and I hope the image conveys that feeling.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-10-29 23:16:55 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

I've finally broken down and joined #instagram ! If you're over there, let's connect.

http://instagram.com/annemckinnell

I've finally broken down and joined #instagram ! If you're over there, let's connect.

http://instagram.com/annemckinnell___

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2014-10-28 20:34:43 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

My friends over at Topaz Labs have chosen one of my images to show off my favourite plugin: Topaz Clarity!

Now on the Topaz Labs home page you can see before and after versions of my image Southwest Blue.

There's more info about the plugin and a 25% off discount code on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/10/27/topaz-clarity-loves-me-back/

My friends over at Topaz Labs have chosen one of my images to show off my favourite plugin: Topaz Clarity!

Now on the Topaz Labs home page you can see before and after versions of my image Southwest Blue.

There's more info about the plugin and a 25% off discount code on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/10/27/topaz-clarity-loves-me-back/___

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2014-10-27 15:16:08 (9 comments, 5 reshares, 116 +1s)Open 

Sleeping Sea Lion
This Stellar Sea Lion is sunbathing on an Ocean Data Buoy, which collects data about the weather and ocean currents among other things. I took the photo from my boat, which poses its own challenges for driving and photographing at the same time. I had to put the boat in neutral and take a few shots before the wind pushed me too close to the buoy. I didn’t want to disturb the peace the sea lions were enjoying.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography

Sleeping Sea Lion
This Stellar Sea Lion is sunbathing on an Ocean Data Buoy, which collects data about the weather and ocean currents among other things. I took the photo from my boat, which poses its own challenges for driving and photographing at the same time. I had to put the boat in neutral and take a few shots before the wind pushed me too close to the buoy. I didn’t want to disturb the peace the sea lions were enjoying.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography___

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2014-10-24 15:17:20 (31 comments, 40 reshares, 287 +1s)Open 

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography___

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2014-10-23 20:16:39 (19 comments, 46 reshares, 270 +1s)Open 

Snow Leopard Kitten

Snow Leopard Kitten___

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2014-10-15 20:41:13 (7 comments, 8 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

Gearing Up for My African Photo Safari
What camera gear do you need for an African photo safari? In this blog post and video I share the equipment I took with me and which pieces I used the most.

http://annemckinnell.com/2014/10/15/gearing-african-photo-safari/

#africa   #cameragear   #photographygear  

Gearing Up for My African Photo Safari
What camera gear do you need for an African photo safari? In this blog post and video I share the equipment I took with me and which pieces I used the most.

http://annemckinnell.com/2014/10/15/gearing-african-photo-safari/

#africa   #cameragear   #photographygear  ___

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2014-10-14 23:06:39 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

My website redesign is complete! Now it's fully responsive so it should look good on photos and tablets too. Check it out, I'd love to know what you think.

http://annemckinnell.com/

My website redesign is complete! Now it's fully responsive so it should look good on photos and tablets too. Check it out, I'd love to know what you think.

http://annemckinnell.com/___

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2014-09-25 16:24:31 (9 comments, 17 reshares, 198 +1s)Open 

Saguaros as Far as the Eye Can See

Saguaro National Park, in Arizona, is a special place. The sheer density of the Saguaro Forest is captivating and I love how the cacti look against the red rock.

Usually I photograph them from ground level, often from a low angle looking up to emphasize their immense size. But seen from above, you get a totally different feel for the place.

To get a good vantage point, we got some advice from the park ranger and hiked up a hill to a look out which gave us a good view of the valley.

On the way, we came across a few people that couldn’t find the trail. Being from BC, where there are lots of inuksuks, the trail was plainly visible to us with these kinds of markers pointing the way, but apparently other people were expecting wooden signs with arrows!

At least you can’t get too lost up here because you can easilysee... more »

Saguaros as Far as the Eye Can See

Saguaro National Park, in Arizona, is a special place. The sheer density of the Saguaro Forest is captivating and I love how the cacti look against the red rock.

Usually I photograph them from ground level, often from a low angle looking up to emphasize their immense size. But seen from above, you get a totally different feel for the place.

To get a good vantage point, we got some advice from the park ranger and hiked up a hill to a look out which gave us a good view of the valley.

On the way, we came across a few people that couldn’t find the trail. Being from BC, where there are lots of inuksuks, the trail was plainly visible to us with these kinds of markers pointing the way, but apparently other people were expecting wooden signs with arrows!

At least you can’t get too lost up here because you can easily see the parking lot below (it is just out of the frame in the foreground of the image).

#10000photographersaroundtheworld   #hqspromotion   #hqsplandscape #arizona #arizonaphotography #southwest #saguaro  ___

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2014-09-22 17:15:15 (13 comments, 17 reshares, 172 +1s)Open 

How to Create a Good Composition in a Crowded Desert Scene

The Senoran Desert, in southern California and Arizona, is packed with all sorts of cacti and other plants. You never have to go far to find a good subject to photograph. In fact, deciding on which subject to photograph and isolating it from the rest of the plants is the most challenging part!

Creating a good composition in a crowded desert scene is a matter of elimination, isolation, and careful placement of the remaining objects in the frame.

Have you ever been impressed by the grand scene in front of you, but then when you try to photograph it all in one frame, it falls flat? That’s when you need to make some choices and start eliminating objects from the frame.

Look at the scene and decide what is most important. Then, what secondary subjects help to tell the story or give the scene a sense ofp... more »

How to Create a Good Composition in a Crowded Desert Scene

The Senoran Desert, in southern California and Arizona, is packed with all sorts of cacti and other plants. You never have to go far to find a good subject to photograph. In fact, deciding on which subject to photograph and isolating it from the rest of the plants is the most challenging part!

Creating a good composition in a crowded desert scene is a matter of elimination, isolation, and careful placement of the remaining objects in the frame.

Have you ever been impressed by the grand scene in front of you, but then when you try to photograph it all in one frame, it falls flat? That’s when you need to make some choices and start eliminating objects from the frame.

Look at the scene and decide what is most important. Then, what secondary subjects help to tell the story or give the scene a sense of place.

In the desert, there are lots of opportunities for making a composition of a lone cactus – isolating a single cactus is a good tactic for making a clean composition. But once you have a bunch of those you start looking for scenes that are more challenging without being too cluttered.

In this photograph I made in Quartzsite, Arizona, I was struck by how this little group of Saguaro Cacti looked like a family. I decided to make them the main subject. It may seem obvious when you look at the photo, but there were cacti all around me, all potential main subjects of a photograph.

Once I had the main subject, I had to decide what secondary subjects added to the scene. In this case, it was the mountains in the background. I could have made the photograph facing the other direction, with more Saguaros in the background, but I liked how the mountains added a sense of place and depth to the image.

Finally, I like to look at the edges of the frame and the negative space that balances the image. As you can see, there is a lot of scrubby brush in the desert that can really clutter up your image. But if I wanted to some negative space around my Saguaro family, I would have to include some of that brush. I decided to include a patch of rocks in the foreground to make the bottom edge clean so the image appears less cluttered. I used the rule of thirds to place the main subjects in the frame and allowed lots of empty space around to balance the dominance of the Saguaros.

Some people just have a natural eye for this stuff and can do it without really thinking about it. I’m actually not one of those people! I usually stand around and contemplate things like what the main subject should be, what secondary subjects add to the scene, and how I can make an interesting graphic design out of the elements in front of me.

The only trick is to get there early enough that I can make all of these choices and settle on a composition in time to catch the good light. Good light is essential.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld   #hqspromotion   #hqsplandscape #arizona #arizonaphotography #southwest #phototips  ___

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2014-09-18 15:49:01 (17 comments, 31 reshares, 238 +1s)Open 

Desert Sunset at Joshua Tree National Park

One of the reasons I like going down south in the winter (and there are many) is the incredible sunsets in the desert.

It seems like every day is a clear blue sky day with no clouds and then, as the day goes on, the clouds move in just in time for sunset.

There are stages to the sunset that we just don’t get on the coast. Or perhaps it doesn’t happen frequently enough that I noticed the stages before.

The part I like most happens after the sun dips below the horizon. For a quick moment there is still an orange streak on the horizon and just when the sky starts to get darker and you think the show might be over, the underside of the clouds light up and turn an intense shade of red. I like this even more when the clouds break up a little and there is some of the dark purple/blue sky behind them, as the sky getsrea... more »

Desert Sunset at Joshua Tree National Park

One of the reasons I like going down south in the winter (and there are many) is the incredible sunsets in the desert.

It seems like every day is a clear blue sky day with no clouds and then, as the day goes on, the clouds move in just in time for sunset.

There are stages to the sunset that we just don’t get on the coast. Or perhaps it doesn’t happen frequently enough that I noticed the stages before.

The part I like most happens after the sun dips below the horizon. For a quick moment there is still an orange streak on the horizon and just when the sky starts to get darker and you think the show might be over, the underside of the clouds light up and turn an intense shade of red. I like this even more when the clouds break up a little and there is some of the dark purple/blue sky behind them, as the sky gets ready for twilight. You get all the best parts of sunset and twilight in one sky.

It doesn’t happen very often, but every once in awhile all the necessary elements for a perfect sunset align, like it did when I made this desert sunset photo at Joshua Tree National Park.

I probably go out for a sunset shot 100 times before I get a sky like this. The thing is, it only lasts a moment, and you have to be ready. It’s even better if you can get a subject with an interesting shape in the foreground to form a silhouette.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #californiaphotography #joshuatreenationalpark #sunsetphotography  ___

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2014-09-15 15:22:58 (9 comments, 16 reshares, 209 +1s)Open 

The Echo of a Shape at Jumbo Rocks

When I am photographing, I always keep my eye out for strong shapes since they tend to lead to strong compositions. Any shape will do: circles, squares, triangles, curves.

During my last visit to Joshua Tree National Park in California, I went back to a place I had been before, Jumbo Rocks, where there are all kinds of interesting rocks to photograph. But there was one rock in particular that intrigued me: a round rock balancing between some diamond shaped rocks.

Building on the shapes idea, I like to photograph what I think of as the echo of a shape. That’s where your main subject is a particular shape and then there is something in the background that is the same shape. This isn’t a formal type of composition or anything! I just got this idea while thinking of music one day and how the chorus is repeated, and I wondered if Icou... more »

The Echo of a Shape at Jumbo Rocks

When I am photographing, I always keep my eye out for strong shapes since they tend to lead to strong compositions. Any shape will do: circles, squares, triangles, curves.

During my last visit to Joshua Tree National Park in California, I went back to a place I had been before, Jumbo Rocks, where there are all kinds of interesting rocks to photograph. But there was one rock in particular that intrigued me: a round rock balancing between some diamond shaped rocks.

Building on the shapes idea, I like to photograph what I think of as the echo of a shape. That’s where your main subject is a particular shape and then there is something in the background that is the same shape. This isn’t a formal type of composition or anything! I just got this idea while thinking of music one day and how the chorus is repeated, and I wondered if I could do that in photography by repeating shapes.

I had great fun scrambling over the rocks trying to find one that was just the right shape where I could put my original subject in the background.

To me, this photo is more interesting than the original because of the repeating shape.

Later, I found a third rock to put in front.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #californiaphotography #joshuatreenationalpark___

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2014-09-11 15:03:39 (10 comments, 7 reshares, 108 +1s)Open 

Joshua Tree National Park Panorama

Joshua Tree National Park in California is such a unique landscape that I really wanted to make a panorama image that would convey the vastness and the sheer quantity of Joshua Trees.

The first few I tried didn’t turn out so well though! The trees looked so small and unimpressive. I realized that the perspective I was using made all the trees carry the same importance and no particular tree was the main subject. So I tried getting close to one tree, placing it purposefully in the frame, and making it the star of the photo while the others provided a background.

One feature I love about the Sony NEX6 mirrorless camera is the ability to quickly and easily make a panorama. I think a lot of cameras come with this feature nowadays, but now that I have it in the Sony mirrorless camera, I really miss it when I am using my DSLR.
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Joshua Tree National Park Panorama

Joshua Tree National Park in California is such a unique landscape that I really wanted to make a panorama image that would convey the vastness and the sheer quantity of Joshua Trees.

The first few I tried didn’t turn out so well though! The trees looked so small and unimpressive. I realized that the perspective I was using made all the trees carry the same importance and no particular tree was the main subject. So I tried getting close to one tree, placing it purposefully in the frame, and making it the star of the photo while the others provided a background.

One feature I love about the Sony NEX6 mirrorless camera is the ability to quickly and easily make a panorama. I think a lot of cameras come with this feature nowadays, but now that I have it in the Sony mirrorless camera, I really miss it when I am using my DSLR.

Instead of having to mess around with special pan heads to make a sequence of photos around a single axis, with a panorama enabled system, you can simply sweep your camera in the direction you specify while the camera takes the shots. Not only that, but you don’t even have to stitch them together in post processing, the camera does all the work for you!

With these technical matters taken care of, we can spend our time on the things that really matter most in a photograph, like using composition effectively to make a photo with impact.

Some people think that technology is replacing the techniques that used to be reserved for savvy professional photographers. But in my opinion, technology is taking care of these things for us so we can focus on the artistic side of photography.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #californiaphotography #joshuatreenationalpark  ___

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2014-09-03 16:34:23 (11 comments, 37 reshares, 274 +1s)Open 

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

More photos of dolphins on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/09/02/pacific-white-sided-dolphin-encounter-discovery-passage/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #wildlifephotography #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #animalphotography #britishcolumbia

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

More photos of dolphins on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/09/02/pacific-white-sided-dolphin-encounter-discovery-passage/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #wildlifephotography #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #animalphotography #britishcolumbia___

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2014-09-02 14:58:05 (16 comments, 18 reshares, 230 +1s)Open 

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Encounter in Discovery Passage

It was one of the best boating days I’ve ever had. My first time going through Seymour Narrows, up Johnstone Strait, to Kelsey Bay on an absolutely glorious day.

On the way home though Discovery Passage I spotted some porpoises a little ways off on the starboard side, so I decided to take a swing over there and see what was there. I was expecting some harbour porpoises, but as soon as I turned my boat towards them, all the fins turned towards me and I knew right away those were no harbour porpoises!

I felt the adrenaline start to surge because I knew these guys wanted to play – Pacific White-Sided Dolphins!!! A pod of about 15-20 of them.

I was testing a lens I’m planning on taking with me to Africa – the 16-35 f/2.8L – so I quickly put that on knowing a wide angle lens would help me getthe dolph... more »

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Encounter in Discovery Passage

It was one of the best boating days I’ve ever had. My first time going through Seymour Narrows, up Johnstone Strait, to Kelsey Bay on an absolutely glorious day.

On the way home though Discovery Passage I spotted some porpoises a little ways off on the starboard side, so I decided to take a swing over there and see what was there. I was expecting some harbour porpoises, but as soon as I turned my boat towards them, all the fins turned towards me and I knew right away those were no harbour porpoises!

I felt the adrenaline start to surge because I knew these guys wanted to play – Pacific White-Sided Dolphins!!! A pod of about 15-20 of them.

I was testing a lens I’m planning on taking with me to Africa – the 16-35 f/2.8L – so I quickly put that on knowing a wide angle lens would help me get the dolphins in the frame.

It’s quite a challenge driving the boat and photographing at the same time!! With the whales, I just put the boat in neutral or cut the engine and then photograph, and I only have to worry about how far the boat drifts. But the dolphins only play with a boat that’s moving so I knew I had to keep going.

Sometimes I’m a little worried because they get so close to the boat. They love to swim in the wake right behind the engine! Then then go under the boat and jump on either side, go under again, and jump in front, all while I’m travelling at about 15 knots. I was actually getting splashed by the dolphins – which is really something special

But the dolphins are super agile and fast, so there’s really nothing to worry about. They are about 7-8 feet in length, weigh 300-450 pounds, and can easily swim 30 knots.

So I have to look ahead to drive the boat and avoid logs, and then quickly look back or to the side and photograph. I don’t even try to look through the viewfinder, I just hold up my camera, aim in the general direction, and hope for the best.

They played with me for about 20 minutes! I got about 200 photos of splashes – and a few that actually had a dolphin in the frame.

Eventually I got into a place that had a lot of current and whirlpools and then a big bunch of kelp, so I had no choice but to slow down. At that point, the dolphins left me and I watched them swim off into the distance with a big smile on my face.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #britishcolumbia  ___

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2014-08-31 18:44:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Today's the last day to pick up a copy of Topaz Adjust at 50% off!

Topaz Adjust is my favourite plugin in the Topaz lineup and it's on sale this month for 50% off. If you've been thinking about picking up a copy of Adjust, now is the perfect time.

You can even try it for free first to make sure you like it.

Use the coupon code augadjust before August 31st to get the deal.

Click here: http://annemckinnell.com/topazadjust___Today's the last day to pick up a copy of Topaz Adjust at 50% off!

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2014-08-29 15:58:50 (6 comments, 20 reshares, 261 +1s)Open 

Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon

The photo in yesterday’s post was made on a foggy afternoon at Cannon Beach, Oregon.

The next day, the skies opened up and the sun shone on Cannon Beach’s iconic Haystack Rock. But there was still just enough fog lingering behind the rock to give the photo lots of mood.

I found a spot where I could use a low angle to get some nice round rocks in the foreground to add depth to the scene.

Both this photo and yesterday’s photo were made with my Sony NEX6 and the 18-55mm lens.

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Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon

The photo in yesterday’s post was made on a foggy afternoon at Cannon Beach, Oregon.

The next day, the skies opened up and the sun shone on Cannon Beach’s iconic Haystack Rock. But there was still just enough fog lingering behind the rock to give the photo lots of mood.

I found a spot where I could use a low angle to get some nice round rocks in the foreground to add depth to the scene.

Both this photo and yesterday’s photo were made with my Sony NEX6 and the 18-55mm lens.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #seascape #seascapephotography #hqsplandscape #oregonphotography #PacificNWfriday___

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2014-08-28 15:01:00 (17 comments, 45 reshares, 272 +1s)Open 

Another Foggy Day at Cannon Beach, Oregon

As my summer on Vancouver Island draws to a close and I start getting ready for my trip to Africa next month, I realize I have so many photos from our last snowbird season down south that I still haven’t shared with you!

I’m going to share as many of them as I possibly can over the next few weeks because I have a ton of new photos from British Columbia coming and I know I’m going to have lots of wildlife photos for you after my trip.

So here it goes!

Today’s Photo – Cannon Beach, Oregon

One thing I love about Cannon Beach, Oregon, is that you can always count on there being weather. It’s never just an average ho hum day. It’s either brilliant sunshine, dramatic cloudy skies, amazing sunset colours, or moody fog.

I made this photo on one of the moody foggy days back in December(which also h... more »

Another Foggy Day at Cannon Beach, Oregon

As my summer on Vancouver Island draws to a close and I start getting ready for my trip to Africa next month, I realize I have so many photos from our last snowbird season down south that I still haven’t shared with you!

I’m going to share as many of them as I possibly can over the next few weeks because I have a ton of new photos from British Columbia coming and I know I’m going to have lots of wildlife photos for you after my trip.

So here it goes!

Today’s Photo – Cannon Beach, Oregon

One thing I love about Cannon Beach, Oregon, is that you can always count on there being weather. It’s never just an average ho hum day. It’s either brilliant sunshine, dramatic cloudy skies, amazing sunset colours, or moody fog.

I made this photo on one of the moody foggy days back in December (which also happened to be my birthday).

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #seascape #seascapephotography #hqsplandscape #oregonphotography #thirstythursdaypics___

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2014-08-28 01:11:35 (14 comments, 57 reshares, 262 +1s)Open 

Burros drinking from the baby pool

More photos of burros on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/08/25/baby-burros/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #arizona #southwest  

Burros drinking from the baby pool

More photos of burros on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/08/25/baby-burros/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #arizona #southwest  ___

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2014-08-26 15:48:58 (21 comments, 51 reshares, 305 +1s)Open 

How Cute is a Baby Burro?

Baby animals are always pretty cute, but I’m not sure there are any as cute as a baby burro!

At our campsite in Why, Arizona, I could often hear the burros eeyore-ing off in the distance. So one evening, as the light started to get soft and golden, I decided to take a walk on a trail behind the campsite and see if I could find them.

I walked for 10 or 15 minutes and then sure enough, I could hear them! But, they were back towards the campsite. So back I went, the way I came, and every time they eeyore-ed I adjusted my direction, picking my way through the cacti, to get closer.

Soon enough I found them, a whole herd of them, walking, eating and even playing! I kept my distance so as not to spook them, but followed them along in the direction they were going.

Pretty soon, I found myself back at the campsite andd... more »

How Cute is a Baby Burro?

Baby animals are always pretty cute, but I’m not sure there are any as cute as a baby burro!

At our campsite in Why, Arizona, I could often hear the burros eeyore-ing off in the distance. So one evening, as the light started to get soft and golden, I decided to take a walk on a trail behind the campsite and see if I could find them.

I walked for 10 or 15 minutes and then sure enough, I could hear them! But, they were back towards the campsite. So back I went, the way I came, and every time they eeyore-ed I adjusted my direction, picking my way through the cacti, to get closer.

Soon enough I found them, a whole herd of them, walking, eating and even playing! I kept my distance so as not to spook them, but followed them along in the direction they were going.

Pretty soon, I found myself back at the campsite and discovered where they were going. The baby pool! I saw a baby pool when we got to the campsite, but it never dawned on me that it was a drinking pool for the burros!!

As I was watching them all come to the pool, a little fluffy one ran out from between the adults!

Since I had to look it up, I thought you might be curious too – a burro is a small donkey. They are no taller than an average human and weigh around 250 pounds.

I made all of these photos with my Sony NEX6 and the 55-210mm lens.

More photos of baby burros on the blog: http://annemckinnell.com/2014/08/25/baby-burros/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld   #hqspromotion   #hqspanimals #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #arizona #southwest  ___

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2014-08-19 15:25:35 (21 comments, 23 reshares, 222 +1s)Open 

Turn Point Lighthouse

As you probably know by now, I love boating. Probably as much as I love photography. Sometimes I even get to combine the two.

I made this photo while boating this summer in Boundary Pass, which marks the border between Canada and the USA. The Turn Point Lighthouse marks the point where the border takes a sharp turn.

It doesn’t always look like this! This was a particularly calm and clear day when there was still quite a bit of snow on the Olympic Mountains in the background. I loved how the ocean was so smooth and soft in contrast to the rugged mountains.

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Turn Point Lighthouse

As you probably know by now, I love boating. Probably as much as I love photography. Sometimes I even get to combine the two.

I made this photo while boating this summer in Boundary Pass, which marks the border between Canada and the USA. The Turn Point Lighthouse marks the point where the border takes a sharp turn.

It doesn’t always look like this! This was a particularly calm and clear day when there was still quite a bit of snow on the Olympic Mountains in the background. I loved how the ocean was so smooth and soft in contrast to the rugged mountains.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #landscapephotography #britishcolumbia #pacificnorthwest #pacificnorthwestphotography  ___

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2014-08-14 16:43:56 (8 comments, 15 reshares, 141 +1s)Open 

Best Method for Fixing Colour Casts Caused by Neutral Density Filters
I love using neutral density filters to block the amount of light coming in the camera when I am photographing seascapes. Blocking some of the light means that I can use longer shutter speeds to smooth the water or capture the motion of a wave as it rushes back to the sea.

When I photographed this scene at Cannon Beach, Oregon, I used my Singh-Ray 4 stop neutral density filter. But the colour cast was awful!!

Find out my favourite new way to fix colour casts today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/08/13/neutral-density-filters-colour-casts/

#10000photographers   #hqspromotion   #seascape   #seascapephotography   #longexposurephotography   #neutraldensityfilter   #phototips   #phototipsandtricks   #photographytutorials  

Best Method for Fixing Colour Casts Caused by Neutral Density Filters
I love using neutral density filters to block the amount of light coming in the camera when I am photographing seascapes. Blocking some of the light means that I can use longer shutter speeds to smooth the water or capture the motion of a wave as it rushes back to the sea.

When I photographed this scene at Cannon Beach, Oregon, I used my Singh-Ray 4 stop neutral density filter. But the colour cast was awful!!

Find out my favourite new way to fix colour casts today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/08/13/neutral-density-filters-colour-casts/

#10000photographers   #hqspromotion   #seascape   #seascapephotography   #longexposurephotography   #neutraldensityfilter   #phototips   #phototipsandtricks   #photographytutorials  ___

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2014-08-14 00:11:16 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Topaz Adjust is my favourite plugin in the Topaz lineup and it's on sale this month for 50% off. If you've been thinking about picking up a copy of Adjust, now is the perfect time.

You can even try it for free first to make sure you like it.

Use the coupon code augadjust before August 31st to get the deal.

Click here: http://annemckinnell.com/topazadjust

Topaz Adjust is my favourite plugin in the Topaz lineup and it's on sale this month for 50% off. If you've been thinking about picking up a copy of Adjust, now is the perfect time.

You can even try it for free first to make sure you like it.

Use the coupon code augadjust before August 31st to get the deal.

Click here: http://annemckinnell.com/topazadjust___

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2014-08-08 01:57:22 (17 comments, 60 reshares, 249 +1s)Open 

Bald Eagle Dance
At our campsite in Campbell River, British Columbia, the bald eagles are constantly watching from above, flying by, and diving down for a fish.

One bald eagle sits on the top of a dead tree for hours every day. A few days ago, he was joined by a friend…

I made this photo while practicing with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens. I love that lens! But the eagles were a pretty long way away and I had to crop the image significantly for this composition.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography #pacificnorthwest #britishcolumbia  

Bald Eagle Dance
At our campsite in Campbell River, British Columbia, the bald eagles are constantly watching from above, flying by, and diving down for a fish.

One bald eagle sits on the top of a dead tree for hours every day. A few days ago, he was joined by a friend…

I made this photo while practicing with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens. I love that lens! But the eagles were a pretty long way away and I had to crop the image significantly for this composition.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography #pacificnorthwest #britishcolumbia  ___

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2014-08-05 22:43:25 (10 comments, 24 reshares, 193 +1s)Open 

Hummingbird Landing
Why have I never had a hummingbird feeder before? I have no idea. Now that I see the photo opportunities I should have had one a long time ago!

My husband bought me this feeder as a little present. He always gets me things that are so unexpected! There were lots of hummingbirds around our last RV site so he thought it would be nice for me to have a feeder outside my window.

He was right!

I love seeing them come and go throughout the day and it is always an enjoyable interruption when I am concentrating on something at my computer.

The feeder is perfect for photography too because it’s nice and small so I get a great view of the hummingbirds. I captured this image just as one was coming in for a landing.

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Hummingbird Landing
Why have I never had a hummingbird feeder before? I have no idea. Now that I see the photo opportunities I should have had one a long time ago!

My husband bought me this feeder as a little present. He always gets me things that are so unexpected! There were lots of hummingbirds around our last RV site so he thought it would be nice for me to have a feeder outside my window.

He was right!

I love seeing them come and go throughout the day and it is always an enjoyable interruption when I am concentrating on something at my computer.

The feeder is perfect for photography too because it’s nice and small so I get a great view of the hummingbirds. I captured this image just as one was coming in for a landing.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspbirds #birdphotography___

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2014-07-25 20:43:57 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 157 +1s)Open 

Arch in Alabama Hills, California
There is so much to explore near my favourite new campsite in Alabama Hills, California. So many amazing rock formations, piles of boulders, and green plains, all with the majestic Mount Whitney and the Sierra Nevada Range in the background.

There was even a slight dusting of snow remaining on the mountains during my visit.

One evening I went exploring around the campsite. I just started walking out towards the mountains and I came across this gorgeous arch! It was such a delightful surprise.

The best part was that I didn’t have to share my discovery – I had the arch and the evening all to myself.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #landscapephotography #californiaphotography #sierranevada #alabamahills  

Arch in Alabama Hills, California
There is so much to explore near my favourite new campsite in Alabama Hills, California. So many amazing rock formations, piles of boulders, and green plains, all with the majestic Mount Whitney and the Sierra Nevada Range in the background.

There was even a slight dusting of snow remaining on the mountains during my visit.

One evening I went exploring around the campsite. I just started walking out towards the mountains and I came across this gorgeous arch! It was such a delightful surprise.

The best part was that I didn’t have to share my discovery – I had the arch and the evening all to myself.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #landscapephotography #californiaphotography #sierranevada #alabamahills  ___

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2014-07-24 17:50:02 (11 comments, 8 reshares, 141 +1s)Open 

Great Blue Heron in Flight
Another photo from the estuary behind my campsite in Campbell River, BC.

#wildlifephotography #birdphotography #10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspbirds #hqspbirdphotography #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspanimals #pacificnorthwest #britishcolumbia  

Great Blue Heron in Flight
Another photo from the estuary behind my campsite in Campbell River, BC.

#wildlifephotography #birdphotography #10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspbirds #hqspbirdphotography #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspanimals #pacificnorthwest #britishcolumbia  ___

2014-07-23 22:58:20 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Rolling Camera Bag - Any Opinions?
I am getting ready for a trip to Africa and I'm looking at getting a rolling camera bag. I've done a lot of research and I think I have down to two options: the Think Tank Airport 4-Sight or the Think Tank International V2. They are the same size with these differences:
- the 4-sight has 4 wheels and no laptop compartment
- the international has 2 wheels, security cables and a laptop compartment

I am going to have to buy one of these sight unseen. Does anyone have knowledge of both? Any opinions on which is better?

What I would like is to be able to work out of the bag, that means having two bodies, one with the 400mm f/5.6L attached and the other with the 70-200 f/2.8 attached. They have the same exterior dimensions, but I'm thinking the one without the laptop compartment might be bigger inside. Then again, I would... more »

Rolling Camera Bag - Any Opinions?
I am getting ready for a trip to Africa and I'm looking at getting a rolling camera bag. I've done a lot of research and I think I have down to two options: the Think Tank Airport 4-Sight or the Think Tank International V2. They are the same size with these differences:
- the 4-sight has 4 wheels and no laptop compartment
- the international has 2 wheels, security cables and a laptop compartment

I am going to have to buy one of these sight unseen. Does anyone have knowledge of both? Any opinions on which is better?

What I would like is to be able to work out of the bag, that means having two bodies, one with the 400mm f/5.6L attached and the other with the 70-200 f/2.8 attached. They have the same exterior dimensions, but I'm thinking the one without the laptop compartment might be bigger inside. Then again, I would like put my laptop in it!

Need advice :)___

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2014-07-23 18:13:37 (6 comments, 10 reshares, 131 +1s)Open 

Sunset at the Estuary in Campbell River, BC
A few evenings ago we were treated to the most beautiful sunset at our campsite at Thunderbird RV park in Campbell River, BC.

This is our view from the back window of the RV! I’m so glad we picked an RV with a big picture window in the back.

More details on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/07/20/sunset-estuary-campbell-river/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #britishcolumbia #pacificnorthwest #pacificnorthwestphotography  

Sunset at the Estuary in Campbell River, BC
A few evenings ago we were treated to the most beautiful sunset at our campsite at Thunderbird RV park in Campbell River, BC.

This is our view from the back window of the RV! I’m so glad we picked an RV with a big picture window in the back.

More details on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/07/20/sunset-estuary-campbell-river/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #britishcolumbia #pacificnorthwest #pacificnorthwestphotography  ___

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2014-07-21 16:32:55 (39 comments, 103 reshares, 708 +1s)Open 

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography  

Bird Photography Tips for Beginners
The colour and texture of birds’ plumage makes them fascinating subjects for photography, made all the more exciting by their fleeting and elusive nature.

Learn how to get started with photographing birds in my tips for beginners in my latest article on Digital Photography School.
http://digital-photography-school.com/bird-photography-tips-for-beginners/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #hqspbirds #birdphotography #wildlifephotography  ___

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2014-07-18 21:17:31 (5 comments, 8 reshares, 141 +1s)Open 

Doe in my campsite
I woke up the other morning to find this doe right behind our RV in Campbell River, BC! I made this photo from inside the RV through double paned tinted windows with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld
#hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #britishcolumbia #pacificnorthwest  

Doe in my campsite
I woke up the other morning to find this doe right behind our RV in Campbell River, BC! I made this photo from inside the RV through double paned tinted windows with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens.

#10000photographersaroundtheworld
#hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspwildlifephotography #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #britishcolumbia #pacificnorthwest  ___

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2014-07-15 16:07:41 (8 comments, 10 reshares, 133 +1s)Open 

Campground Wildlife in Campbell River, BC
Our new home for the rest of the summer is in Campbell River, British Columbia, where we found a beautiful campsite with abundant wildlife, only 5 minutes walk from the marina!

The eagles always seem to be playing in the trees and flying overhead right in the campground. A perfect opportunity to practice with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens!!

Read the full story and see more wildlife photos from Campbell River today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/07/14/campground-wildlife-campbell-river-bc/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld
#hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspbirds #birdphotography #baldeagle #britishcolumbia  

Campground Wildlife in Campbell River, BC
Our new home for the rest of the summer is in Campbell River, British Columbia, where we found a beautiful campsite with abundant wildlife, only 5 minutes walk from the marina!

The eagles always seem to be playing in the trees and flying overhead right in the campground. A perfect opportunity to practice with my new Canon 400mm f/5.6L lens!!

Read the full story and see more wildlife photos from Campbell River today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/07/14/campground-wildlife-campbell-river-bc/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld
#hqspromotion #hqspanimals #hqspbirds #birdphotography #baldeagle #britishcolumbia  ___

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2014-07-10 17:08:57 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

My eBook "8 Ways to Accelerate Your Photography" is back to #1 in the Kindle store for Nature and Wildlife Photography!

http://www.amazon.com/Ways-To-Accelerate-Your-Photography-ebook/dp/B00BB1RF78/ref=zg_bs_154728011_1

You can also get the PDF version on my website here:
http://annemckinnell.com/accelerate-your-photography/

My eBook "8 Ways to Accelerate Your Photography" is back to #1 in the Kindle store for Nature and Wildlife Photography!

http://www.amazon.com/Ways-To-Accelerate-Your-Photography-ebook/dp/B00BB1RF78/ref=zg_bs_154728011_1

You can also get the PDF version on my website here:
http://annemckinnell.com/accelerate-your-photography/___

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2014-07-07 20:01:41 (9 comments, 31 reshares, 186 +1s)Open 

Our New Favourite Campsite: Alabama Hills
One of our last stops in last winter’s snowbird season was a place that has been recommended to us by a few fellow RVers: Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, California.

Some of the best places we’ve discovered have been from those kinds of recommendations, and this one sure didn’t disappoint. In fact, it’s now our favourite campsite!

We had the most amazing view of any campsite we’ve been to. Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet, was clearly visible from our site (that’s it in the back under the dark cloud).

I made this photo just before sunset one evening as the last of the day’s rays lit up the tops of the peaks. With my Sony NEX6 mirrorless camera firmly attached to my tripod, I used a small aperture to ensure that both the rock in the foregroundand the mount... more »

Our New Favourite Campsite: Alabama Hills
One of our last stops in last winter’s snowbird season was a place that has been recommended to us by a few fellow RVers: Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, California.

Some of the best places we’ve discovered have been from those kinds of recommendations, and this one sure didn’t disappoint. In fact, it’s now our favourite campsite!

We had the most amazing view of any campsite we’ve been to. Mount Whitney, the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet, was clearly visible from our site (that’s it in the back under the dark cloud).

I made this photo just before sunset one evening as the last of the day’s rays lit up the tops of the peaks. With my Sony NEX6 mirrorless camera firmly attached to my tripod, I used a small aperture to ensure that both the rock in the foreground and the mountains in the background were all sharply in focus.

The best part about this location was that there was no one there but us. Our days usually including a couple of people stopping by for a quick look, but otherwise we had the whole place to ourselves. It’s probably not like that in summertime as it was April when we were there.

It was a bit of a bumpy road getting out there, but not too bad. Nothing broke, so I think it was well worth it!

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #lanscapephotography #californiaphotography #alabamahills #mountwhitney #mountainmonday by +Michael Russell ___

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2014-07-02 15:58:45 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 94 +1s)Open 

More signs from Wallace Island Marine Park

Don’t you just love those vacations when you have enough time to relax and start whittling away on a piece of driftwood and make something like a clock with no hands or the shape of a boat with your name on it.

These are signs made by boaters who have visited Wallace Island Marine Park, in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia.

Read about the park and see more photos from this location on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/06/28/wallace-island-marine-park-british-columbia/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion
#britishcolumbia #marinepark #parkphotography  

More signs from Wallace Island Marine Park

Don’t you just love those vacations when you have enough time to relax and start whittling away on a piece of driftwood and make something like a clock with no hands or the shape of a boat with your name on it.

These are signs made by boaters who have visited Wallace Island Marine Park, in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia.

Read about the park and see more photos from this location on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/06/28/wallace-island-marine-park-british-columbia/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion
#britishcolumbia #marinepark #parkphotography  ___

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2014-06-30 17:08:08 (5 comments, 14 reshares, 119 +1s)Open 

Wallace Island Marine Park, British Columbia
Today I have a big long blog post with 12 photos from Wallace Island Marine Park, in the Gulf Islands, British Columbia.

There are lots of fascinating things to see on the island, but there is one particular building that is so fascinating it is hard to pull yourself away. I believe it’s the old store and over the past couple of decades hundreds of boaters enjoying a relaxing time on the island have carved driftwood signs with the names of their boats. Some of them are very creative!

Don’t you just love those vacations when you have enough time to relax and start whittling away on a piece of driftwood and make something like a clock with no hands or the shape of a boat with your name on it.

The island is so pristine, you would never guess it has had so many visitors over the years.

Read all about ittod... more »

Wallace Island Marine Park, British Columbia
Today I have a big long blog post with 12 photos from Wallace Island Marine Park, in the Gulf Islands, British Columbia.

There are lots of fascinating things to see on the island, but there is one particular building that is so fascinating it is hard to pull yourself away. I believe it’s the old store and over the past couple of decades hundreds of boaters enjoying a relaxing time on the island have carved driftwood signs with the names of their boats. Some of them are very creative!

Don’t you just love those vacations when you have enough time to relax and start whittling away on a piece of driftwood and make something like a clock with no hands or the shape of a boat with your name on it.

The island is so pristine, you would never guess it has had so many visitors over the years.

Read all about it today on the blog:
http://annemckinnell.com/2014/06/28/wallace-island-marine-park-british-columbia/

#10000photographersaroundtheworld #hqspromotion #hqsplandscape #britishcolumbia #gulfislands #marinepark  ___

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2014-06-21 19:54:11 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

One Day Flash Sale - my eBooks are 50% off today!
Today is my favourite day of the year because it's the longest day of the year!

I love the long summer nights in British Columbia and today we'll have 16 hours, 15 minutes and one second of daylight.

To celebrate the solstice I'm having a one day flash sale! Get the best deal that's ever been offered on my eBooks: 50% off.

That brings the price of each eBook down to only $5. But the offer is only valid today.

One Day Flash Sale - my eBooks are 50% off today!
Today is my favourite day of the year because it's the longest day of the year!

I love the long summer nights in British Columbia and today we'll have 16 hours, 15 minutes and one second of daylight.

To celebrate the solstice I'm having a one day flash sale! Get the best deal that's ever been offered on my eBooks: 50% off.

That brings the price of each eBook down to only $5. But the offer is only valid today.___

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