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Brian Matiash has been at 24 events

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Wick Sakit1,192,747Ladies and Gentlemen a year has passed already for this wonderful gathering!  This month +Drink and Click™  will be drinking and clicking at the Oregon Brew Festival ( http://www.oregonbrewfest.com )!  So come one and come all and make sure you have a safe way home!!!  +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon, we know how to do it right!Don't forget to add the hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  to your photos :)Psss, it might or might not be +Brian Bonham's birthday so lets make sure its a day he wont remember :)Now for the monthly challenge!-----------------------------The July Challenge is "Post Processing". The image on this post was taken near sunset in Port Aransas, TX, but the water wasn't yellow, and the sky wasn't green. I enjoyed making it appear that way, however. :-)I used Lightroom to make all the adjustments on this photo; the jumping off point was a Trey Ratcliff preset called "Turkish Blast." I made several adjustments after that, including additional graduated filters and spot brushing to achieve the final effect. Find Trey's V2 LR Presets here: http://goo.gl/bN5ZfdSubmit your Post Processed photos from a Drink and Click™ Photowalk and win great prizes! See Details Here: http://goo.gl/tsEvGnThanks to our great prize sponsors for July: +SmugMug  +Cotton Carrier Camera Systems,  & +Trey Ratcliff's +Stuck In Customs * * * *+Drink and Click™ iDrink & Click Portland Style2014-07-25 15:00:0022G+
Karen Hutton1,696,096I'm broadcasting LIVE from my very first photography show in Truckee, CA! Along with hangout mates +Frederick Van Johnson +Brian Matiash +Jeremy Cowart and +Laurie Rubin we'll be talking about... Getting your work out there... is print dead... why do a show... bringing your artistic vision to the world... what the heck is a Coffeebar? Who knows what ELSE we'll get into! I'll show you the venue - the photos and bring you to the Sierra Nevada mountains from around the world! We'll be joined by a couple of surprise guests - and if all goes well, wind it all up with live music from an awesome band called Drop Theory!And if you miss the live 'cast... why, I'll post the recording of course. :DLIVE From Coffeebar in Truckee, California!2014-07-20 02:00:0070G+
Wick Sakit1,192,747Join us for a +Drink and Click™ Portland, Oregon  on Saturday, May 24th, 2014 with special guests and Global Nomads +Elia Locardi  and +Naomi Locardi  It’s going to be a great night and participants will have a chance to win cool prizes from +Wacom  , +Formatt-Hitech  Filters, +Think Tank Photo  , Mind Shift Gear + and +SmugMug  ! The walk will begin at Ristretto Roasters where we’ll draw the winners of the Raffle Prizes. From there, we’ll walk over the Burnside Bridge, heading down towards the Saturday Market, stopping for drinks along the way. We’ll continue along the waterfront crossing back over the river via the Hawthorne bridge to shoot sunset. After the sunset shoot we’ll head to Hair of the Dog Brewing Co. for more drinks!Join us for a night of fun, photography and good company!This event will be going around Portland's Memorial Day celebration and we should have some fantastic long exposure opportunities for sunset from the Eastbank Esplanade!  Please remember to add the hashtag #drinkandclickpdx  to all photos you post :)Welcome to the #21 +Drink and Click™  ™ May's Chapter Wide Photography ChallengeNEW IMPORTANT INFORMATIONTo be eligible for this month's Drink and Click ™ challenge attendees need do the following: We love our sponsors. This month we got +Drink & Click Portland with special guests and Global Nomads Elia and Naomi Locardi!2014-05-24 19:30:0038G+
Frederick Van Johnson516,898This week on TWiP...- Big changes at Google+- Imagenomic releases Portraiture plug-in for video- Curating automated photographyw/ +Nate Burr and +Sara France TWiP 359: Google+ Subtracts2014-05-06 02:46:0119G+
Matt Glastonbury1,314,049Meet us on the steps.. we'll meander our way around to the botanical gardens after officially starting at 3pm. Proudly supported by +Topdeck Travel and +Flight Centre AustraliaSydney Photowalk with Brian Matiash2014-04-12 14:30:0022G+
Kelly DeLay1,349,277Join Photographers +Kelly DeLay, +Lotus Carroll, +Brian Matiash, +Amy Heiden and +James Brandon tonight at 9pm CT / 7pm PT as we discuss "Inspiration"  What or Who inspires you? How do you get yourself How do trends influence your work? ... and more.What Inspires You?2013-11-21 04:00:005G+
Google+7,129,267The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034296G+
The F-Stops Here Podcast52Come join the wild and wacky F-Stops Here Podcast crew as they talk about all things photography! We will be joined by a very special guest this week- +Brian Matiash  from +Google+ Photos! They'll be taking questions (specifically around photo editing software: tips, tricks, favs, etc) and talking about the latest things happening in the photo world!The F Stops Here, Episode 342013-10-16 03:00:0018G+
Thomas Hawk7,277,871One of our favorite San Francisco photographers is very shortly to become one of our favorite London photographers.  Yes, Chris Chabot has joined the flock at Twitter and is moving to LONDON!To send Chris off in style, we will be having one last epic Chris Chabot photowalk -- and what better place for a photowalk with Chris than the annual Burning Man Decompression event.If you have never shot Decom before, you are in for a treat.  It's a visual smorgasbord of pure delight.We will meet at the second entrance, near the corner of 20th and Minnesota Streets at 2:30 pm sharp.  Bring your Canon or Nikon or iPhone or Android... or better yet, be like Chris and bring a Leica!  Whatever you shoot, come and hang out with some great SF photographers and help send Chris off in style.  All skill levels welcome.It's $15 to enter Decom.  More details on the event here:  http://goo.gl/XkJlgnIt's the Chris Chabot Farewell Decompression Photowalk!!!!2013-10-13 23:30:00127G+
The Weather Channel1,696,593Upload your photos to this Event on 9/19 or using the #sunsetday hashtag in a public post to celebrate #sunsetday!Join us for an exciting 24-hour event as we send summer into the sunset in global fashion. We are asking our Google+ audience from around the world to grab your favorite camera on the evening of September 19 and snap your own unique sunset from your corner of the globe.We want to see all types of sunsets in a variety of settings; a city skyline, a beach resort, a beautiful countryside, a desert landscape, a dense forest. Wherever you may be, please share/upload your sunset image with this event page on September 19. You can also participate outside of this event page by submitting a public photo post and tagging with #sunsetday.A select number of our favorite photos will be shown on The Weather Channel and accompany a slideshow on weather.com. Other favorites will be posted and rotated through as the cover photo on both +The Weather Channel and the +Google+ Photos  Google+ page.Note: Only photos uploaded and posted to the event page or associated with the hashtag #sunsetday on Sep 19 will be consideredWe hosted two Hangouts On Air in preparation for Sunset Day. The first hangout focused on the meteorology behind sunsets including the reason behind the beautiful array of colors.  The second hangout concentrated on the art of sunset photography. Expert photographers well known to the Google+ community talked about their techniques in capturing the perfect sunset. Links to both HOA videos are posted below.HANGOUT SCHEDULE1. Monday, September 9: "The Meteorology Behind Sunsets" at 11 am ET with host +Timothy Ballisty  (The Weather Channel social meteorologist).Guests will include: Meteorologists +Mike Bettes +Brad Panovich +Jacob Wycoff +Jonathan Erdman +Morgan Palmer +Tim Brice and +Maria LaRosa HOA video The Meteorology Behind Sunsets2. Thursday, September 12: "Sunset Photography" at 4 pm ETGuests will include: Photographers +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Karen Hutton and +Nicole S. Young  HOA Video #SunsetDay Photography Hangout On AirSunset Day - Upload Your #SunsetDay Photo on September 192013-09-19 06:00:001314G+
Nicole S. Young2,131,233I'm one of the featured artists at the RAW art show "En Masse" in San Jose on August 15! It's my first time displaying work at a show, so I'm pretty excited.PLEASE NOTE: To come to the show, you'll need to buy a $10 ticket ahead of time (online) so you can get on the list. Here's the link to get your ticket:http://www.rawartists.org/sanjose/enmasse/?artist=138629There are some more details over on my blog post here: http://nicolesyblog.com/?p=14844RAW Art Show: En Masse2013-08-15 20:00:0025G+
Google+ Photos3,209,489The Google+ Photos Chat Series is back and we've got all new digs to broadcast our show from! For our next topic, we're partnering with the Street Photography Community on Google+ and will be discussing the genre with a great panel.Joining us are three photographers who live for capturing all of those everyday moments of life moving by: +Alan Shapiro, +Brian Day and +Chris Suspect. Hosting the event will be +Google+ Photos Community Manager, +Brian Matiash.We'll be sure to share stories and tips about how to get the most out of your time roaming the streets with camera in hand.Be sure to become a member of the Street Photography Community by visiting them here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/105098607907521136027Feel free to leave your questions for our panel and share your street photography here in the event stream!Google+ Photos Chat Series - Street Photography2013-07-25 03:00:00209G+
Google+ Photos3,209,489Take a closer look at what’s new with this special edition of the  +Google+ Photos Chat Series Hangout On Air. Joining us are Google+ Photos staff members, +Matt Steiner, +Denise Ho, +Aravind Krishnaswamy, and +Brian Matiash. We’ll share a bit of our vision for Google+ Photos, along with some of our favorite Auto Enhance and Auto Awesome images. We’ll also be answering YOUR questions! So ask away in the comments section of the Event, and we’ll get to as many as we can.And don’t forget - keep sharing your best #AutoAwesome  and #AutoEnhance  images with us. Add your favorites right here in the comments section, too! We’ll keep resharing our favorites every day.A Conversation With The Team Behind The New Google+ Photos2013-05-21 00:00:00970G+
Trey Ratcliff7,657,470Meeting Time:  5:30 PM PT on May 14Meeting/Starting Location:  http://goo.gl/maps/6u1gq - Yerba Buena Gardens - in the grassy area in front of the waterfalls Route Map: http://goo.gl/maps/oYzA9 Ending Location:  Union Square on the Geary Street SideHashtag:   #GlassPhotoWalk  How to Win Google Glass:  This will be a random selection for people at the PhotoWalk.  At the Photowalk you will given a ticket with unique number. Hold onto that ticket! Look for +Curtis Simmons to get yours! At the end of the photowalk we will draw a random winner from the tickets that were handed out. To be elegible to win Google Glass you must be 18 years or older (bring ID), a US Resident with proof of residency, and be present to win when we call your number! Join +Thomas Hawk and +Trey Ratcliff for a once-in-a-lifetime free event!  If you've never been to a photowalk, this will be a great one.  We'll help teach you more about photography and you can join in the fun!  Bring a friend or come alone.  It's a family-friendly event, and we look forward to seeing you!The Plan: Look, it's possible security may throw us out of our meeting spot right away, and I may not be able to jump up on a bench and give my Mussolini-esque speech.  If that happens, here is the plan:- Focus on PhotoWalkers:  - Even though we'll be taking photos of the city as we weave through it on our route, it's OPEN SEASON on other PhotoWalkers! Take all sorts of photos of your fellow walkers, and later, tag away.  Get close, get far, get creative!- Photo Lessons - I'll be stopping a few times throughout the walk to set up for shots.  I'll talk through my settings and describe my setup.  People are welcome to look through my camera.- Need Photo Advice - Come up any time throughout the walk and ask me or Thomas anything!  We're happy to help.  No question is too dumb, and we are happy to help!- Sharing - Get back home to the sweet internet after the event and upload your photos to the event.  Tag people in the photos, and tag the photos with Google+ San Francisco PhotoWalk with Thomas & Trey! All skill levels are invited - Grand Prize: Google Glass!2013-05-14 17:30:001377G+
Trey Ratcliff7,657,470We have a great crew in to talk about all this stuff.  We'll get started with the fun news about the free Google Glass giveaway - cool!  Also, we'll be sharing new photos,  Google+ Discoveries, and more!  And even better, we have LIVE CHAT that is embedded on http://www.StuckInCustoms.com during the live broadcast.  The chatroom maxes out fast, so be sure to get in when the show starts!Join us -- the fun crew will include +Thomas Hawk +Brian Matiash +Frederick Van Johnson +Sara Byrne +Nicole S. Young +Mike Wiacek +Dylan Howell  !   Glass Giveaway Announcement during the big show tonight. Plus, the main topic: "Business & Marketing for Photographers!" with Thomas Hawk, Frederick Van Johnson, Brian Matiash+++ (Monday 7 PM PT, 10 PM ET)2013-05-07 04:00:00579G+
Google+ Photos3,209,489Often times, traveling to far-and-away places brings along a certain level of anxiety and unease. Maybe it is the language barrier or the tendency to shy away from unfamiliar situations. These things are all part of the adventure that is Travel Photography! In this episode, our panel of photographers will share their experiences while traveling around the world and share tips on how you can help yourself get those beautiful images while abroad.This week's panel includes:+Brian Matiash - Host & Google+ Photos Community Manager+Elia Locardi - Accomplished travel photographer+Vincent Mo - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographer+Dave Cohen - Google+ Photos Engineer & photographerFor those who can't make the live event - We've Got You Covered!This episode will be recorded and made available to watch on-demand after its conclusion.Banner Image © +Elia LocardiEpisode 03: Google+ Photos Chat Series Hangout On Air - Strangers In A Strange Land2013-04-30 22:00:00231G+
Google+ Photos3,209,489DescriptionThe path to getting the shot is filled with blunders, gaffes and, eventually, growth. Despite wanting to believe that every shot since Day 1 has been a winner, the journeys of these photographers are filled with photos suffering from every mistake in the book. In this episode of Google+ Photos Chat, our panel will share their stories and imagery taken during these 'formative years' and the lessons learned that helped make them the photographers they are today.PanelBrian Matiash - HostLaurie Rubin - ModeratorAndy Biggs - GuestAravind Krishnaswamy - Google+ Photos Engineer and photographerDate and TimeWed, 4/17 4PM PSTEpisode 2: Google+ Photos Chat Series (Growing To Get The Shot)2013-04-18 01:00:00217G+
Chris Chabot97,455Dave Powell from shoottokyo.com is in town and organizing a photowalk Sunday the 14th. Next to being an awesome person, and fantastic photographer he's also something of an expert at photowalks after having organized ones in Sydney, San Francisco, Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore, Hong Kong and Boston.When: Sunday April 14th, 2013Time: 2PMWhere:  Marina Green.  We will meet on the corner of Scott and Marina Boulevard.  We will shoot in and around Marina Green or wherever the road takes us.   After we lose light we will find a place to grab a bite and a few drinks.Gear: Pack whatever you are comfortable shooting with.  Remember, the more gear you carry the less photographs you actually take. We will be walking so don’t pack too heavy.Who: Photowalks are fun for everyone, and for all skill levels. From camera phones to  professional systems. It's all about the fun and about exploring and sharing with people with similar interests, so join us!For more information see:http://shoottokyo.com/2013/04/07/san-francisco-photowalk-2/San Francisco Photowalk with Shoottokyo's Dave Powell2013-04-14 23:00:0054G+
Lisa Donchak15,622Hi all, First #SouthBayShooters  photowalk! This is free and open to the public, and for all levels of photographers. Bring yo iPhones, DSLRs, and friends! We'll meet Wednsday, April 10th, at 6pm at the Oval on Stanford Campus. We'll wander around for a little bit and take pictures, then head downtown for a quick drink afterwards. This is where we'll meet: http://goo.gl/maps/ez1NR Tag photos with #SouthBayShooters hashtag! Afterwards (around 8p) meet up at Antonio's Nuthouse: 321 South California Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 321-2550 antoniosnuthouse.com‎South Bay Shooters - Stanford Photowalk!2013-04-11 18:00:0028G+
Google+ Photos3,209,489Google+ Photos Chat Series:Social Tips For All Photographers with RC Concepcion and Brian MatiashTuesday, 4/9/2013 3:00 pm PSTJoin 'Photoshop Guy' +RC Concepcion and Google+ Photos Community Manager +Brian Matiash for our next Google+ Photos HOA. They'll share the tips and practices they use every day for maximum impact on Google+ and beyond.---------------------------------------------------------* Google+ Hangout on Air instructions: *Google+ Photos Chat Series: Social Tips For All Photographers with RC Concepcion and Brian MatiashYou can also view this event at:http://www.youtube.com/user/niksoftwarelessons(Note: This is not a ‘training webinar’ but rather a forum to share ideas and inspiration from the Pros.)Google+ Photos Chat Series: Social Tips For All Photographers with RC Concepcion and Brian Matiash2013-04-10 00:00:00260G+
Trey Ratcliff7,657,470This'll be a wild show with all kinds of peeps.  First we have the +Kate Russell from the BBC.  She has a new book out called +WorkingTheCloud that we can talk about.  Kate and I have a long history -- she ran a special on the BBC about StuckInCustoms.com about FIVE years ago, and that got us a huge following from the UK and other commonwealth countries!  So I owe her a big one!  Also joining us are +Brian Matiash who just joined Google and runs the Photos Community.  We'll talk about that and what he is working on... and pepper him with ideas!  +Thomas Hawk and +Gino Barasa will help out with that... and we'll see what they're up to.  And last is "That Amazing Snowflake Guy" +Don Komarechka !   We'll be seeing a bunch of his photos too...As always, you can ask questions live and interact via Google Moderator that we will run live on http://www.StuckInCustoms.comSee you LIVE Monday Night at 7 PM PT, 10 PM ET ! :)Show #72! BBC's Kate Russell, Google's new Brian Matiash, snowflake-man Don Komarechka, and more! (7 PM PT, 10 PM ET)2013-04-02 04:00:00264G+
Drink And Click™ SF519Wow, you know you are having an awesome month of special guests when you need not one, but TWO Drink and Clicks to fit them all in! I have just received word that +Elia Locardi and his wife  +Naomi Locardi  from http://www.blamethemonkey.com/, AND +Brian Matiash  will BOTH be in town this week! Now this is a trifecta of awesomeness! So to celebrate, we will be taking them out in one of the most fun and diverse sections of San Francisco...North Beach! Chinatown, Portsmouth Square Plaza, Washington Square, St. Peter's and Pauls Church....the shooting possibilities are endless. It also doesn't hurt that this neighborhood has plenty of great bars and cafes to socialize in. I will work on a updated itinerary this weekend. But this much I know. We are meeting at Vesuvio Cafe at  255 Columbus at 5:00PM. PLEASE BRING CASH IF YOU ARE GOING TO ORDER A DRINK! We will be there until a little after 6:15, when we will take off and walk the streets to get the great light. Afterwards, who knows...more drinking and of course more clicking! So come on SF Bay Area Photogs. Let's welcome +Brian Matiash +Elia Locardi and +Naomi Locardi to SF! (BTW, this is the FIRST time the Locardis have been to SF, so let's get a great big turnout and show them how we do it.)Thanks +Chris Chabot for the awesome cover photo! Event Organized By +Robyn Chau +Tony Eckersley and +Michael Bonocore  #DrinkAndClickSF   #Photography  Drink And Click SF - Blame The Monkey And #BMash Edition2013-03-27 17:00:0068G+
Nicole S. Young2,131,233Join me and +Brian Matiash, along with Melbourne photographer +Will Watt on a photowalk Friday, March 8! (Final route and details are TBD.) We look forward to meeting up with G-plussers and photographers in the beautiful country of Australia and hope to see you in a few weeks :)Melbourne Photowalk with Nicole S. Young & Brian Matiash2013-03-08 18:00:00149G+
Brian Matiash1,393,303I recently announced that my brand new +SmugMug portfolio site went live (http://portfolio.brianmatiash.com) and that prints are now available for sale! We had so much fun with the announce that I wanted to continue the good times today.With Valentine's Day in full swing, what better way is there to show yourself how much you love YOU than by winning a 1 YEAR Membership with SmugMug? :)Before we get to the contest details, I want to share a crazy deal that any new customer can take advantage of - SmugMug has been extremely generous and is letting me offer a 25% discount off of any of their four tiered membership packages. To get in on this deal, just use the coupon code BMASH when you set up your new account. That is a ridiculously good deal and like all good deals, it expires on Feb 23, 2013 at the stroke of 11:59PM Pacific/US.Now onto the contest details - which are very straightforward. I want to you to share your one, single image that you think would benefit most from having its own SmugMug Gallery. Just share your image right here in this event and tag it with #SmugMash . Now, creativity and strength of vision count here! If you want to share a little ditty about what makes this image so important to you and why you'd want to share it on your own SmugMug gallery, be sure to include that.The contest will run for one week, ending next Thursday, February 21st at 11:59AM Pacific/US time. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. The first place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Business membership. The second place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Portfolio membership. Finally, the third place winner will receive a complimentary 1 year SmugMug Power membership. If you're already an existing SmugMug member (good for you!) and you win, you will be upgraded to the respective tier that you placed in or if you placed in the tier that you are currently a member of, SmugMug will extend your account by 1 year.Please tag your comments and/or posts with #SmugMash  to make aggregating the entries easier!So who will be judging this contest? Aside from me, I am so excited to have three amazing SmugMug friends helping out. First, we have the go-to person for all of SmugMug's friends, the lovely and insanely sweet +Katherine Cheng. Next up is SmugMug's social butterfly, loyal father of Rocky the Dog, and the harvester of  #Bonocorns far and wide, +Michael Bonocore. Finally, the co-founder of SmugMug, crazy lover of hanging gigantic prints ofWin some LOVE! Well… some SmugMug LOVE!2013-02-15 00:00:00133G+

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Becky Collins13,434Mobile Operator Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-24 05:16:12476209CC G+
Prince John8,675This is my circle named 'Photographers'. Everyone in this circle share beautiful photos - of landscapes, birds, animals, flowers, babies, and people.In fact, I have 1024 people in this circle, but can share only 500 of them at a time. Try this circle, add some colour to your stream.2014-07-17 13:11:565006110CC G+
Gailen Mapes65,741Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-08 10:28:43134228CC G+
badi gemilang1,090*CIRCLE sharing Mania*1)  Add me to your circle2) Plus the original post3) Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete5) Add the circle to get more membersThat's it! I'll add you to my next circle share.Have a great day :#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles2014-07-04 01:55:47501107CC G+
Hugh Ferguson10,217A starter circle for those new to G+ I just realised its a year since I joined G+. When I started I was lucky enough to come across a really useful circle share to help me on my way. As I have yet to share a circle of my own I will try and give something back, in the hope it helps those in a similar position. I am not posting this for +1's, shares or to gain new followers - so please do not feel obliged to share, +1 or follow - there are plenty of those type of circle shares around if that's what you want The circle below is just a selection of the 3000 or so I follow. All are excellent and active contributors to G+. It's quite Landscape biased (too many great photographers to pick out one or two), but there are examples of other genres and resources for example:Great photographers who work tirelessly through communities and pages, producing great interaction, such as +Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Rinus Bakker and +Nancy Dempsey .... wonderful creative artists like +Heidi Anne Morris +Lotus Carroll +Bryan Peterson .....street photographers such as +Thomas Leuthard +Angelica Guckes ......the exquisite beauty of flowers and Macro by +Rosie Nixon +Silke Tüxen ......great teachers such as +Nicole S. Young +Jan Kabili +Jimmy McIntyre ......fantastic resources such as +2014-06-27 15:04:3482231214CC G+
Dina Tika417Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment.2014-06-17 13:08:21500003CC G+
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:54:12500001CC G+
Gailen Mapes64,917Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-08 11:10:24139636CC G+
Becky Collins10,282Mobile 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 ?2014-05-28 05:03:174777219CC G+
Ryan Johnson5,301MY BEST OF THE BEST CIRCLETo add yourself to the circle or stay in the circle:Add me and reshare the circle PUBLICOptional: Add the circle, plus or comment the post. :)#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #empireavenue   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   #influence   #influencermarketing #thursdaycircle   #thursdaycircleshared   #thursdaycircleshare   #circlethursday   #circlethursdaycircle 2014-05-21 12:34:0943016917CC G+
ramzi parta7 Hello AllHere is my RANDOM Circle... V1.8 - 131123The circle has shrunk a little this week lets see if we can build it back up again. Please share and invite people to join the circle.247 people did not move from the last RANDOM circle, don't be one of them for the next circle.RULES1. Leave a comment saying who you would like to add.(min 1 name - max 10 names)2. Publicly Share the postIn the next circle I will add the people you added or mentioned and yourself (If you give more than 10 names I will only add the first 10)Re-Sharers also automatically get added to my Re-Share Circle and the last one has been shared 211 times so far.http://updateslaluz.blogspot.com2014-05-13 02:32:17501012CC G+
Tourej Ansari16,880News Update CIRCLE SHARESRe-share this circle in your stream Plus and comment#sharedpubliccircles #TechNews #EntertainmentNews #SportsNews #WorldNews #USNews #BusinessNews2014-05-12 10:46:52476231041CC G+
Gailen Mapes63,701Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera  M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .  2014-05-08 10:49:10140348CC G+
nicholas syahputra390 please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-07 09:53:094944113CC G+
Margaret Tompkins107,694Landscape Photography Best of the Week!!!Congratulations to all those great photographers whose photographs have been selected this week by the curators of #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood Do you want to be a part of this circle?  Share one of your best landscape photographs to the +Landscape Photography theme.  Add the names of some of the curators and get one of them to share your photo to the theme page!!  Each week we will share the profiles of those whose photos have been selected to be shared to the theme page!!  They’re picky so share only you’re very best!!  Good luck!!  Be sure to share and follow these great folks.  They’re the Best of the Week!This circle represents the last two weeks.2014-05-04 00:26:311801002169CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers7,548GREAT CIRCLEhello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-05-03 12:51:20203002CC G+
samudra alioande501. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-01 06:24:48496004CC G+
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated -2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Ho-MiA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:40:39495221584CC G+
Sinta Riani517This is a good circle. all of account on this circle is OnNow you can ADD People From this CircleBefor you ADD This people to your Circle, You must Vote g+ on my Blog please.> vote g+ on this link : https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?count=true&url=http://blog-kangramzi.blogspot.com/> After that. You can add this people to your CircleThank you#vote #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #shared   #circle #voteg+?2014-04-17 10:16:02501518CC G+
Johnathan Yesson26,597Complete Circle Of Google Employee'sAdd this circle if you want to connect with the lovely people who work at our beloved Google.I have curated this circle personally and it list's ONLY Google staff.I personally LOVE Google in it's many forms and I think the people behind the scenes deserve some appreciation, so if your reading this follow these steps if you agree:1.) +1 2.) Comment3.) RE-SHARE4.) Add people***************************************************************The following people are some of my favourite G+'ers and I'd love them to re-share this circle if they would be so kind:+Christine DeGraff +Tancredi Matranga  +Vladimir Samsonov +Ludovic Moreeuw  +CircleCount +Edith Kukla +Miguel Almeida Sharing  +Michael Q Todd +Amanda Blain +Mikhail Petrovsky +Daniel Mihai Popescu  +Gorka Ortiz  +Erik Barrett  +Cristian Bianchi +Hoang Duong  +AyJay Schibig  +2014-04-16 12:59:42501215CC G+
Gregg Lantz2,962Tomorrow is a taxing day here in the United States. You get to decide if you want to buy Glass (sorry IRS). If you're not sure and would like to know what others are saying, add this circle.  You'll be able to look at public posts from people that use Glass and people that purchased Glass and put it on the shelf while software was being developed. You'll get both sides of the story. Hopefully this circle will help make the decision process a little easier. Don't forget to post your questions with #askanexplorer  so  people can chime in and help answer your questions. #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech   #glasswaiters  2014-04-14 21:08:59425105CC G+
TechDissected545This is the +TechDissected  #Photography  circle. This is the place where we have some of the most awesome photographers on G+. However, we're looking for more to add to it. Do you fit in this circle or do you know someone that does that's not a part of it? If so, comment with the person's name and tag them so we can add them to our special #Photography  circle!2014-04-11 23:42:09186304CC G+
Gregg Lantz2,961Sharing my curated circle of active Google Glass Explorers. These are the amazing people that know Google Glass and use it everyday. Please share!  If I missed anyone let me know.   #glassfamily   #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech  2014-04-10 22:47:58480738CC G+
Gailen Mapes62,283Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-04-08 10:52:561412211CC G+
Jiri Papakiriakos8,357My personal "MUSTSEE" circle of photographersContains great photographers only. Hand picked :)2014-04-07 09:21:2999101CC G+
Jean-Marc Luna36,938My buddies (432/1)of the G+ villageI am happy to share (finally) my first big circles (432/1 and 432/2) with you. It is also a way to thank you and to inform you of my consideration.You will find in these two circles all the people I follow regularly since my first steps on Google+ and which accompany me for soon two years in this beautiful adventure, bringing every day, by their sympathy, their humor, their knowledge, their generosity and their open-mindedness, a bit extra to my everyday life.I do not know everybody, I have crossed the path with some, I communicate more with some and many people became friends, thing which I did not expect by landing here.When I began, I was lucky enough to discover new interesting people, thanks to the system of circles sharing, and I hope that these both will be for you of the same utility.If you add a “plus”, maybe it will have an impact on climate change,if you share this circle, maybe Putin is going to get married with an ukrainian women in 2014,if you include me in your circles, maybe it will solve the problem of hunger in the world,Maybe ... but in fact, nothing is sure ;)A good day to all :)With a special thought for #dirktalamasca   #sharedcircles   #circles   #circlesharing  2014-03-31 15:25:36432632958CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,684#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-13 21:16:32388135CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,684#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-13 21:12:27388124CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,684#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-13 21:11:55389122CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,684#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-13 21:11:09389022CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,684#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-13 21:10:40389649CC G+
Markos Giannopoulos18,370The smiling circle! // Checking my profile on +CircleCount, I found out that someone added a "smile" tag on it. Tags is a feature on Circlecount where you can add tags on your profile to show what kind of content you post, but other people can add tags as well. So, some kind person added a "smile" tag on me. Whoever you are, thank you!Apparently, there are more people with the tag (see http://bit.ly/1ftgCJw), but for easier access to some positively-charged people, I've created a circle out of this list using +Circloscope. Included are some highly succesfull people, so perhaps there is some correlation.  :) That said, you should head over to circlecount.com, find your favorite similing person and add the smile tag on his/her profile ;) #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #reshare #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   2014-03-12 12:30:108110118CC G+
Gailen Mapes60,465Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-03-08 12:34:05146326CC G+
Glamor Retouching With Digital Make Up0Photo, photoblog, photography, fotography. fotographiya circle, photography circle2014-02-28 06:32:02501002CC G+
ibrahim aslan02014-02-25 12:24:46501001CC G+
Eric Hege19,707Photographers Circle K-ZThis is K-Z (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. You'll find A-J of this shared circle here:https://plus.google.com/+EricHege/posts/EyuRKbMFGA52014-02-19 17:17:184787010CC G+
Cristian Teodoridis2,715And this is my circle with the top (professional) photographers on Google+. Enjoy!2014-02-18 18:34:27494023CC G+
Константин Вишневский44,825Circle of the Most Active Users of Google+A Very Social CircleКруг наиболее активных пользователей Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.If you shared this circle yesterday, you are in it today. If you share today, you'll be in tomorrow2014-02-12 15:12:36462483276CC G+
Jörg-Peter Rabanus820My first circle: Smiles I love to see on Google+Thank you for all your positive comments on my 'collage of smiles'.Who am I missing? Just let me know in the comments below. #smiles  Thanks +Jan Schellenberger for the encouragement.2014-02-09 03:11:48801037CC G+
Gailen Mapes59,426Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera M  - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-02-08 12:12:081444412CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky64,592Good morning / evening to all.This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это социальный круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-02-07 07:45:58497553385CC G+
Fredrik Blanke401Handpicked circle of the very TOP engagers and highly active G+ people on the planet! Well when it comes down to it, it's a favorite circle recommended by me. If you want to stay updated on what's happening in 2014, then you need to add and share this list :)If you feel you should be on this list then please:1. Add this list2. +13. Comment4. Re-share the list(Take note that only highly active engangers will be considered for this list).I'm grateful for everyone following me and interacting with me on a daily basis. So I decided to share the love and a circle with engagers. Please feel free to comment , share or recommend people I obviously forgot to add.#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 2014-01-31 18:49:15619129CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky76,199Good morning / evening to all.This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это социальный круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-15 08:21:34499531881CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky61,999Good morning / evening to all.This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это социальный круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-14 04:50:25498451579CC G+
Artur Mashnich43,991A Very Social CircleCircle of the Most Active Users of Google+Круг наиболее активных пользователей Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.If you shared this circle yesterday, you are in it today. If you share today, you'll be in tomorrow.#Forfriends  2014-01-11 14:37:57478411671CC G+
Stephan Spelde8,664My Inspirational CircleEver since I joined Google plus in the end of the year 2011 I have been looking for those special ones. Those people that inspired me...touched my soul with their work or made me laugh my pants off.It took me over 2 years to fill this circle up to 500 inspirators, but today... I finally added my last person. :)I will seek more of these in the future, don't worry, and this means I will have to share multiple circles from now on, but for now...these are the 500 most inspirational people on Google Plus for me.A great big Thank You to everybody in this circle for enriching my Google Plus experience and inspire and motivate me in becoming a better photographer.artist. #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles  2014-01-09 22:05:0550031930CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky61,336Good morning / evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг / This social circle #EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-09 04:51:54498392368CC G+
Gailen Mapes57,883Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera M - 8 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-01-08 11:37:231446311CC G+
Carin Kilby Clark626Sharing a circle of inspirational people 2014-01-04 21:11:09247073CC G+
Mikhail Petrovsky59,714This is a Social Circle of interesting people with an active lifestyle in Google+Это социальный круг общения интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2013-12-29 11:29:4447830959CC G+

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2014-05-20 21:49:04 (41 comments, 38 reshares, 301 +1s)

The Storymakers

I'd like you all to meet the Googlers who have been working tirelessly for a long time to bring you our newly announced Auto Awesome Stories. This team is comprised of rock stars whose goal it was to help transform individual photos into cohesive moments in your life's story.

Congrats, guys!

Ed note: I originally deleted this post because I wasn't happy that I missed the plane of focus, rendering Ben, Erik, and Cody slightly soft. However, Paul and Joseph expressed that they like it so back it goes up in the public stream! :)

Most reshares: 116

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2014-06-20 17:06:16 (30 comments, 116 reshares, 674 +1s)

A Multi-Camera 360° Panoramic Timelapse of the Stars by Vincent Brady

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/06/a-multi-camera-360-panoramic-timelapse-of-the-stars-by-vincent-brady/

Most plusones: 674

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2014-06-20 17:06:16 (30 comments, 116 reshares, 674 +1s)

A Multi-Camera 360° Panoramic Timelapse of the Stars by Vincent Brady

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/06/a-multi-camera-360-panoramic-timelapse-of-the-stars-by-vincent-brady/

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2014-07-30 01:57:50 (15 comments, 33 reshares, 420 +1s)

The little hiding places

As beautiful as Mt. Hood looks as it reflects off the surface of Trillium Lake, it didn't take long for my freakishly short attention span to wane, causing me to meander along lake's trail. The sunrise was ok but it really was the little, oft-overlooked things about the area that really kept my attention going. For example, I absolutely loved stumbling (figuratively, fortunately) onto this tree stump that was shrouded in grass and plants. It made for a perfect foreground element and allowed the tree line in the background to serve as a little afterthought.

This photo was taken using my +Sony A7r and Sony FE 24-70 lens, both sitting atop my +Really Right Stuff TVC-34L/BH-55 sticks. In order to glass the water over, I used a 3-stop ND filter by +Formatt-Hitech. Stylization was pretty much done exclusively in Analog Efex Pro 2, part of the +NikC... more »

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2014-07-29 20:28:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

I can't wait to dive into +Vivienne Gucwa's first book, NY Through the Lens. I've been a longtime big fan of her work and it's wonderful to be able to support my friends' projects... especially one that holds extra value for me as a native Brooklynite. Congratulations on this, Vivienne - you rock!

If you're interested in pre-ordering your copy, you can do so here: http://amzn.to/1qJ5ZJE

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2014-07-29 02:50:57 (15 comments, 18 reshares, 369 +1s)

The Joys of Landscape Photography - A Hangout-on-Air Event

Over the past four-or-so years, I've fallen deeply in love with landscape and nature photography. There almost doesn't need to be a specific reason to explain why we get up and stay up thru ungodly hours or put ourselves in crazy positions to break bones or worse... break gear. It is in the experience of standing in front of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places, marveling, and capturing it for the world to enjoy.

At 5:00PM Pacific/US, this Thursday, July 31st, I'd love it if you can join the wonderful +Nicole S. Young and me as we share our experiences and tips on Landscape Photography. We'll cover our entire process from preparing to packing to executing and finally to organizing/editing. This HOA will be hosted by two of my good friends and awesome photographers, +Rob Sylvan and +Randy VanD... more »

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2014-07-27 14:37:23 (30 comments, 27 reshares, 534 +1s)

Sunrise over Trillium Lake

This morning turned into quite the Google+ par-tay as a slew of photographers met at Trillium Lake to photograph a rather anticlimactic sunrise. Rounding out the hit parade were the locals: +Brian Bonham +Nicole S. Young and +Lars Gustafson. We also had some visitors with +Brad Sloan and +Gretchen Chappelle, who is in town from Sydney. Finally, we had a serendipitous visit by Mr. Nomad, +Scott Jarvie. Even though the sunrise was tame, the jokes and zings made up for it.

I took this photo with my +Sony A7r and new Sony 70-400mm A-mount lens. I transferred it to my +OnePlus One via wifi and edited it in +VSCO.

#mobilefirst #vscocam

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2014-07-25 17:10:18 (18 comments, 18 reshares, 398 +1s)

The great waterfall primer

Latourell Falls, found within the Columbia River Gorge, is one of the best waterfalls to visit when you're first entering the foray of this particular type of photography. There is a newly paved parking lot, the falls offers two easy-to-access vantage points via paved trails, and getting down to the surface doesn't require much effort at all. It is the first waterfall stop along the famed circuit along Oregon's famed Columbia River Gorge Historic Byway (Hwy 30).

Despite visiting these falls many times, there is never any shortage of photos to create, thanks to the constantly changing weather and constantly changing focal lengths. :) If you ever have a chance to visit this beautiful area, do not miss Latourell Falls.

I took this photo recently when +Scott Kelby and +Brad Moore visited +Nicole S. Young and me. Scott needed ago... more »

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2014-07-24 16:40:16 (17 comments, 9 reshares, 359 +1s)

The Path of Least Resistance, Solitary II

I've been working on a number of new additions to my study called The Path of Least Resistance. This is part of a larger project that I've been working on in my spare time for almost two years now and am looking forward to bringing it to the next phase soon!

Whenever I'm out photographing waterfalls, oceans, rivers, or streams, I'm constantly on the hunt for these types of photos. They're often overlooked for the main draw in the area but they shouldn't be! There is so much simple beauty in observing the elegance of water in motion on a small scale.

I took this photo with my +Sony A7 and used a light +Formatt-Hitech 3-stop ND filter to help get the shutter speed where I needed it to be (usually around 1/2 second). Stability came from using my +Really Right Stuff TVC-34L sticks and BH-55 ballhead.St... more »

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2014-07-23 16:14:33 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 195 +1s)

Hazy moments

I took this photo on my one and only visit to the Sutro Baths in San Francisco. It's the sort of place that I immediately regret not spending more time at while I was a resident of northern California but I have made a resolution to return there on my subsequent visits. The area has tons to offer photographically and I've only recently began sifting through the images taken that evening to edit and share.

I took this photo using my +Sony A7 and used a low ISO coupled with a 3-stop ND from +Formatt-Hitech to get me the exposure time needed to glass over the water. The vintage fade and split-toning were done in Analog Efex Pro 2, part of the +Nik Collection by Google.

Purchase this print: http://bit.ly/1pb6IfY

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2014-07-21 20:29:56 (17 comments, 5 reshares, 312 +1s)

Happy birthday, +Brian Bonham!!

Having Brian, and by extension, his family, in my life is simply further proof of how profoundly impactful Google+ can be. I met Brian in the very, very early days of this network's existence, on some random HOA that was going on. In those early frontier days, we were all just testing out all of the cool features that the Google+ engineers were building.

After moving to Portland, Brian and his family became an integral part of my life. We've spent Thanksgiving together, Christmas together, we've traveled to all sorts of places together. And if that weren't enough, it was Brian who +Nicole S. Young and I chose to officiate our marriage. As The Most High Reverend, Brian executed our vows with his wonderful wife, +Kathi Bonham, as our witness. And then we drank.... lots. :)

I'm not sure why Brian has his... more »

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2014-07-21 01:16:03 (26 comments, 22 reshares, 431 +1s)

Over the river and through the woods

Today was a day of redemption for me, +Brian Bonham and his son, Alex (it should have been for +Nicole S. Young, as well, but she stayed home recovering from her recent appendectomy). About six weeks ago, all four of attempted to make our way to Big Spring Creek Falls in Washington but my Ford Escape was pitifully deterred by some mild snow and ice, forcing us to turn back. The next day, I traded in the Escape for my beloved Jeep Wrangler and now I welcome such deterrents. In fact, I cherish them.

Today, the three of us successfully made it to Big Spring Creek Falls and it truly is one of my favorite that I've photographed so far. It is a gorgeous, three-tiered waterfall with each tier offering unique compositions and geology to frame up. All in all, I think we ended up spending close to two hours there and will absolutely return once... more »

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2014-07-18 00:44:06 (33 comments, 4 reshares, 148 +1s)

I'm officially part of the +Sony Artisans of Imagery Program!

I'm super excited to announce that I am joining a small group of esteemed Sony photographers in a new program that's officially launching in a few months called the Sony Associate Artisans of Imagery program!

As you may know, I've been shooting exclusively with Sony cameras since the A7 was released (I've since added an A7r to my arsenal and will be getting an A7s next week). I've had amazing experiences with these cameras and look forward to working closely with the great folks at Sony to help ensure a bright future with their digital imaging platform!

I'm sure more news will come but for now, I'm just super excited to be able to share the news!

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2014-07-17 04:24:34 (22 comments, 31 reshares, 502 +1s)

Where my mind goes

I've written before about the catharsis I experience whenever I immerse myself in editing photos. There is a certain harmony and peace of mind that comes with simply getting lost in crafting your own photo. As far as I'm concerned, it's as good of an elixir as any medicine.

Today was an especially trying day for me at work, one that certainly took a lot out of me and brought a level of frustration that I can't really recall having before. Thankfully, everything is just fine but I do count myself as fortunate for having my photos, like this sunset over the Grand Canyon, to restore some emotional and mental balance, allowing me to wake up even-keeled and on the right foot.

As for the technical details of the photo, it is a two-exposure manual blend using my +Sony A7. The composite was done with +Adobe Photoshop and the stylizationw... more »

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2014-07-16 02:28:16 (17 comments, 50 reshares, 499 +1s)

Complex order

I’m down in Mountain View visiting Google HQ for the week and in preparation for that, I edited a batch of photos that I’m sharing while I’m down here. You’ve gotta love a streamlined cloud-based photos solution that allows me to have access to every ready-to-share photo from wherever in the world I am, regardless of the device that I’m using. The future is certainly going to be amazing for digital photographers.

I’m going back to Lower Antelope Canyon for today’s image. I can’t explain just how amazing this location is – for those who have already visited here, you’ll undoubtedly agree with me. When we arrived here, we sadly only had about 90 minutes to explore before the area closed, so time was of the essence. It would be a dizzying and futile attempt to describe how intricate the formations are here. Lines, curves, and waves of rockundulating and mean... more »

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2014-07-15 02:09:45 (13 comments, 31 reshares, 464 +1s)

Dip in the water

If there is one type of photography that has held my interest longer than any other, it has to be long exposure photography. It really is an interesting irony when you think about it: you’re using a photograph – a snapshot of an instance – to convey something as ethereal and fluid as motion. More than anything else, I find the qualities of moving water to be some of the most beautiful things that I could photography. I could return to the same place over and over and still find different ways to convey it. I suppose it’s a good thing, then, that I’m able to live where I do. :)

I took this photo at Panther Creek Falls in Washington. I used my +Sony A7 and Canon 15mm Funkbuster Fisheye lens to exploit the curving scenery. The long exposure was possible due to my wonderful +Formatt-Hitech ND filters. Stylization was done in Analog Efex Pro 2, part ofthe +Nik Co... more »

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2014-07-13 23:40:19 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 235 +1s)

Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Deutschland! Großer Sieg!

Despite the rather anticlimactic final match of the FIFA World Cup, the solitary goal scored by Mario Gotze in extra-time play was beautifully struck. If you had to land a goal for your country's win, that was a truly great way to do so. So with that, I want to send a big CONGRATULATIONS, GERMANY! on your monumental victory - enjoy your country's celebrations! But know that we'll be seeing you again in 2018. ;)

To commemorate Germany's win today, I dug into my shoot in Berlin earlier this year. This is the famed Fernsehturm Berlin, a beautiful radio tower located near Alexanderplatz. I took a stroll around this area shortly before meeting up for lunch with my friend, +James Duncan Davidson and a few +Wunderlist Android engineers. It was taken with my +Sony A7 and Canon 24-70/2.8 II. Stylization wasdone in... more »

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2014-07-12 17:57:49 (19 comments, 11 reshares, 338 +1s)

+Kodak Matiash - The Mud Dog

I was actually prepping to share a photo that I recently took at BZ falls when I came across the album of Kodak photos taken a few weeks back at his favorite place in the world - Thousand Acres near Troutdale, OR. Given the heat wave that Portland is experiencing now, I thought it'd be fun to share a photo with cooler temps and refreshing rain. It looks like we'll be hovering in the high 90's - low 100's for the next week so I guess it's good that I'll be heading down to Mountain View on Monday, where the temps are about 20 degrees cooler.

This photo was taken handheld using my +Sony A7r and Sony FE 24-70/4 lens. I simply applied a +VSCO preset (Fuji Provia 400x) in Lightroom and made some minor custom adjustments.

Stay cool and enjoy your weekend, everyone!

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2014-07-11 16:47:45 (12 comments, 16 reshares, 101 +1s)

Why do people love Google+ so much? (ie. You rock, +martin shervington)

You could say that I am exposed to a fairly wide array of user sentiment here on Google+. It's a comes with the territory sort of thing and one that I wholly embrace. And while I definitely admit to my tendency of focusing on the fly in the ointment as it relates to a lot of the posts that I'm +mentioned into daily, every now and then, someone shares a post that brims with so much positive energy and good spirit that it just recharges me and serves as a reminder as to why I love doing what I do here.

So thank you, +martin shervington, for putting this wonderful post together. It means a great deal to a lot of people, including all of the hard working engineers, product managers, UX designers, and Ops folks at Google who have worked tremendously hard to build and expand on this... more »

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2014-07-11 01:43:48 (11 comments, 22 reshares, 355 +1s)

The precarious path

A few months ago, +Matt Kloskowski, +Hudson Henry, +Rick LePage and I headed out to the Oregon coast to take a crack at photographing Thor's Well at sunset. Our evening yielded great results although it came at the expense of Matt nearly falling into a somewhat substantial chasm and totally twisting his ankle (I wish I recorded it). Before actually reaching Thor's Well, we stopped at this little beach area (I can't recall the spot) to take advantage of the beautiful rocky scenes that our coastline is famous for.

I used my +Sony A7 to capture several exposures of this particular scene as the waves came crashing in. I was able to get just the right exposure thanks to my +Formatt-Hitech CPL filter, which cut out about two stops of light. I then composited the best of three exposures in Photoshop, resulting in this photo. Stylization was done in... more »

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2014-07-10 02:13:45 (30 comments, 23 reshares, 440 +1s)

Last light

I've been on a photo editing kick over the past few days, going through my backlog because I haven't had much time to shoot new stuff recently. I don't know how it is for all of you but I find that I'm usually able to get through editing three-or-so images before my creative juices start to run low. The concept of batch editing photos really doesn't fit into my workflow, as I'm sure many of you can relate to, and so I try to be extra aware of when I feel like creativity-fatigue begins to set in. That's usually when I hide Lightroom and go downstairs because tomorrow, after all, is another day!

I took this image at the Old Davenport Pier, California back in min-January. Getting to the beach in this area really requires timing things properly as far as the tide goes. When you can time the sunset alongside the tide going out, all it takes is... more »

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2014-07-08 02:51:19 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 242 +1s)

Happy birthday, mate!

Well, in all of its miraculous wonder, Google Now popped up a card on my new lil LG G Watch to let me know that it's my friend, +Trey Ratcliff's birthday. It really has been a pleasure hanging, shooting, drinking and working with you over the years and I have no doubt that you only has more crazy stuff up your sleeve to share with the world.

So, my friend, I lift a glass up for you tonight. Enjoy your day even though it's probably well past being over on your side of the globe. Here's a little throwback to when we roamed the mean streets of Shinjuku, hustling those Yakuza and dropping Yen like rain.

...or something like that. :)

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2014-07-05 17:20:23 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 78 +1s)

A duo of cuties!

These are my two nieces, Ashlyn and her older sis, Lily. I love these two munchkins and get such a kick at how they're growing into their own personalities. They obliged me when I asked to take their photo during the sacred Purchasing of the Fireworks event the other day and now I get to share a few of the results. Pinch-able cheeks^max.

Both images were taken with my +Sony A7, transferred to my +OnePlus One, and edited in the +VSCO app before sharing.

#vscocam   #4thofjuly   #july4th   #mobileworkflow  

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2014-07-04 16:24:43 (6 comments, 6 reshares, 159 +1s)

Happy 4th, 'murica!

I love the vibe that surges through the towns here in Nebraska, part of the heartland of America. I'm spending this holiday with family here in Lincoln and based on the fireworks spree that we went on yesterday, it's safe to say that the night sky will be filled with lots of beautiful colors.

To all of my American friends, have a happy and safe 4th of July! To all of my international mates, enjoy the weekend!

#July4th   #4thofJuly     #murica  

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2014-07-03 16:59:30 (13 comments, 16 reshares, 251 +1s)

Tokyo in Motion

The other day, I finished putting together a little project that I started while I was in Tokyo. It is based on a very basic observation: Tokyo and its denizens are in a constant state of motion. It's actually quite beautiful to see in action. Last year, on my Portfolio page, I added a Special Projects section reserved for these sorts of cohesive collections and the newest one is called Tokyo in Motion. I'll be sharing some images from this project over the next few days.

If you want to see the collection as a whole, you can do so here: http://www.brianmatiash.com/Pages/Special-Projects/Tokyo-In-Motion

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2014-06-29 03:44:17 (38 comments, 37 reshares, 577 +1s)

Happy birthday, Google+!

Those of you who know me well enough know the finer points as to why I have so much love for and dedication to Google+. It has affected my life in such profound ways, personally and professionally, and even after joining Google and the amazing Google+ Photos team a year and a half ago, I still find myself amazed at what my talented team is cooking up for the future of these parts.

I spent this 3rd birthday photographing some of the gorgeous landscapes that Oregon has to offer with two people who I never would have met if it weren't for Google+, +Nicole S. Young and +David Daniels. It was the first time I had the opportunity to let my new Jeep Wrangler get properly muddy as we headed to Lower Butter Creek Falls and Abiqua Falls, pictured here. I couldn't have asked for a better way to spend this birthday.

But really, these birthday... more »

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2014-06-27 18:28:42 (15 comments, 6 reshares, 186 +1s)

#PaintUSA

W00t! Go USA! #WorldCup  

Check out our post via +Google+ Photos to learn how you can show your own country pride! https://plus.google.com/+GPhotos/posts/VUhBnkzjRKh

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2014-06-25 15:47:22 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 24 +1s)

Watch the Google I/O keynote live at 9 am PT for the latest news and updates → http://goo.gl/GXMbey #IO14

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2014-06-24 15:48:24 (18 comments, 18 reshares, 125 +1s)

Google+ Photos: edit your previous edits, and Auto Awesome Effects

If you’re afraid of commitment, then you probably don’t edit your photos online :-) Reason being: many services overwrite (aka “destroy”) your images during the editing process. So once you save a change, you can’t change your mind.

In contrast: Google+ Photos offers non-destructive editing on Android, iOS and Chrome, and it syncs your edits to the cloud. So you can start editing on one device, continue on another, and your originals are always available. Today we’re making the Chrome experience even more flexible by letting you go back and adjust your previous edits. (Commitment-phobes rejoice!) For example:

- Suppose you want to re-crop a photo but leave the other effects alone. Or keep your choice of frames, but turn up the brightness and contrast.
- Now you can, and youdon’t have ... more »

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2014-06-23 15:24:41 (11 comments, 4 reshares, 144 +1s)

+OnePlus One FTW!

The other day, I received my One. After some rather extensive use, I am really pleased to say that this truly is a wonderful mobile device. Prior to it, I was using the Oppo Find 7a (thanks to +Colby Brown for letting me borrow it) and I honestly feel that the One exceeds that device in nearly all ways. It is thinner, lighter, has great battery life and, thanks to the inclusion of Cyanogen 11s, runs a near-vanilla Android experience very smoothly. Also, the material used for the black backing feels better than any phone I've held thus far. 

For those of you who are still waiting for your invites to order, all I can say is that it is certainly worth the wait. I am already excited to see what they have planned for future models given how disruptive this one is.

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2014-06-22 17:19:01 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 189 +1s)

Where Levi lives...

It has been quite a while since I was in the mood to stylize a grungier photo but how could I resist with the delectably dark hallways of the Ace Hotel in New York City? I wrote a little about Room 501 in particular over on my blog.

Check it out: http://bit.ly/mylevis

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2014-06-20 17:06:16 (30 comments, 116 reshares, 674 +1s)

A Multi-Camera 360° Panoramic Timelapse of the Stars by Vincent Brady

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/06/a-multi-camera-360-panoramic-timelapse-of-the-stars-by-vincent-brady/

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2014-06-19 19:09:37 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 64 +1s)

Hamburg serenade

After writing my post earlier today, I thought it'd be fun to challenge myself to take a series of photos with my +Sony A7 combined with my FE 24-70mm lens on the relatively short walk from my hotel to dinner, only to follow that up with transferring, editing and sharing them from my iPhone 5s. I was in good company with fellow Googlers, +John Nack, +Aravind Krishnaswamy, +Derin Babacan and Mr Nik himself, +Nils Kokemohr.

All of the images were edited in +Snapseed (I can't wait to share what we're scheming up on that front) and are being posted here. I've gotta say, this workflow has been growing very fast on me. No RAW remorse. No regrets. Just cool pictures that I'm able to share near real time from a camera that I truly enjoy using. All is good and it's only going to get better!


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2014-06-19 16:15:48 (15 comments, 8 reshares, 170 +1s)

Is the quality of your smartphone camera that important anymore?

Recently, I've been spending more time building out longer form content on my blog based on topics that are important to me. Of late, the concepts and practices around mobile photography has been huge on my list, mostly because my job heavily involves understanding it.

Head on over here and give it a read. Be sure to let me know what your thoughts on. I'd love to see them!

Read it here: http://bit.ly/mobilephotoworkflow

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2014-06-19 11:19:15 (11 comments, 4 reshares, 62 +1s)

Royale with cheese

Anytime a meeting begins with +John Nack asking, "who here remembers the '90s when Quentin Tarantino released Pulp Fiction?", you know it's gonna be a good time.

With that said, what's your favorite Pulp Fiction quote?

#WhatAintNoCountryIEverHeardOf  

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2014-06-12 17:40:51 (12 comments, 28 reshares, 552 +1s)

Once functioning

I've been battling a pretty gnarly flu since getting back from Australia (I wholly blame +Colby Brown, who I sat next to on the flight back from Oz). Despite it, I did end up driving up to photograph the famed Peter Iredale shipwreck in northwestern Oregon at sunset (which is at a crazy late hour this time of year!). I was joined by +Nicole S. Young, +Brian Bonham, +Jeffrey Yen, and +Craig Colvin. We all had a great time and were even surprised to see a little bit of color make its way into the sky from the rather drab sunset. I'm paying for it with my flu today but it was totally worth the trip.

I took this image using my +Sony A7r and Canon 17mm T/S lens, using the awesome Lucriot filter system by +Formatt-Hitech. These are two tone-mapped panels that I stitched vertically (a vertorama) in Photoshop and then edited in Analog Efex Pro 2, part of the+... more »

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2014-06-11 03:48:05 (15 comments, 31 reshares, 404 +1s)

Where time is timeless

I can't say I remember seeing actual trees growing right out of sand - like... full on trees. But there they were in Cairns. While photographing one of the 2014 Cairns Ironman athletes along a lightly trafficked portion of Captain Cook Highway, I took a break to take in my surroundings. I don't think it requires much convincing when I say that this was one of the most tranquil locations that I've ever been to. It was simply beautiful.

I took this photo with my +Sony A7 and FE 70-200 lens. Now that I have all of my photos imported into my production Lightroom catalog back at home, I edited it in Analog Efex Pro 2, part of the +Nik Collection by Google along with some slight Lightroom adjustments..

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2014-06-08 22:38:33 (7 comments, 6 reshares, 152 +1s)

Can't stop. Won't stop.

Despite the positively gloomy and rainy weather, I had a blast photographing the 2014 Cairns Ironman athletes doing their thing. It really puts things into perspective when I begin to complain about a sore back or a blister and then see these men and women of all ages push through swimming, bicycling and running across herculean distances in utterly crap weather as if they were built to do this. Really remarkable.

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2014-06-07 22:29:15 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 124 +1s)

Time to kick off the 2014 Cairns Ironman Competition

It is such a treat to see all of these men and women trump forward and begin a day filled with grueling physical feats. Our media badges and vests gives us unfettered access to any part of the race, which is how I was able to get right up to the Start Line (and get drenched with a few waves. :)

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2014-05-28 16:19:54 (9 comments, 12 reshares, 257 +1s)

Another day

Despite having the week off, my mind is beginning to race a bit with the travel that I've got coming up starting on Monday, which kicks off a 3-week trek to Cairns (Australia), Mountain View, Germany, and back home to New York City. There is no doubt that I've covered more miles in these five months of 2014 than in all my life and I'm super thankful for it because it has let me see parts of the world that I might not have had the opportunity to otherwise.

But, I think I'm happy turning to this perfectly serene sunrise taken at Crescent Head in Australia. I'm really looking forward to returning there next week to photograph the Cairns Ironman competition with my great mate, +Lauren Bath (who was actually just off to my left when I took this photo) and a small handful of other talented photographers from around the globe. Not too shabby.
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2014-05-24 16:18:53 (22 comments, 18 reshares, 374 +1s)

Down the hatch

Despite the rather pricey fee incurred by photographers who wish to bring their tripods down into Lower Antelope Canyon, it really is a magical place to visit. When +Chris Lazzery, +Moe Chen, and I visited back in February, we didn't realize the early-ish closing time, so a bit of a hustle through was in order. I decided to stay back and let my buds move along first, giving me a bit of breathing room. I ended up walking away with a bunch of photos that I'm excited to edit but I'd just as easily return back in a heartbeat.

All editing was done in Analog Efex Pro 2, part of the +Nik Collection by Google.

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#nikcollection  

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2014-05-20 21:49:04 (41 comments, 38 reshares, 301 +1s)

The Storymakers

I'd like you all to meet the Googlers who have been working tirelessly for a long time to bring you our newly announced Auto Awesome Stories. This team is comprised of rock stars whose goal it was to help transform individual photos into cohesive moments in your life's story.

Congrats, guys!

Ed note: I originally deleted this post because I wasn't happy that I missed the plane of focus, rendering Ben, Erik, and Cody slightly soft. However, Paul and Joseph expressed that they like it so back it goes up in the public stream! :)

2014-05-20 14:52:44 (5 comments, 6 reshares, 67 +1s)

Raindrops and Ramen

Here is an Auto Awesome Story that was created for me after my recent trip to the Google office in Tokyo. There are even brief cameos from +Trey Ratcliff and +Takahiro Yamamoto. ;)

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2014-05-17 02:34:09 (2 comments, 7 reshares, 88 +1s)

We're constantly working to polish the Google+ Photos experience. Recently we've introduced three small enhancements that make it easier to find, manage, and download your files:

• Easily find old photos you’ve just uploaded with the "Recently added" view (available via the "More" menu within Photos). This view sorts your collection according to upload date, rather than capture date, so all the images you've just added appear first.

• Want to see all the images from a particular camera model or manufacturer? Open any photo, look in the "Photo details" section, then click the name of your camera (for example "Nexus 5"). Google will search your library and show all matching images.

• Google+ can store full-resolution copies of your images, including RAW originals. That's great, but how do you download theorigina... more »

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2014-05-15 22:39:05 (22 comments, 3 reshares, 42 +1s)

One step down, two to go. Big thanks to the city for bringing Portland one step closer to Google Fiber.

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2014-05-13 14:38:33 (13 comments, 13 reshares, 288 +1s)

Friends like these

I love it when a last minute plan comes together nicely. Yesterday, +Nicole S. Young and I had the pleasure of taking our friends, +Scott Kelby and +Brad Moore, to the beautiful Latourell Falls, located right inside the Columbia River Gorge. Thankfully, the weather was mild with little wind, so the spray from the waterfall was at a minimum despite our close proximity to it. To change things up, I ended up focusing more on the foreground stream, letting the waterfall take a backseat for a change. I really loved how excited Scott and Brad were to photograph this area. It simply reinforces how much I love the Pacific Northwest. 

Coincidentally, while Scott and Brad are here in Portland, I'm currently on a plane headed to Tampa to join them and +Matt Kloskowski on The Grid, tomorrow, Wed 5/14 at 4:00PM Eastern/US. I've got a cool lil'some... more »

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2014-05-10 17:33:28 (8 comments, 4 reshares, 181 +1s)

Tokyo Moving

I began a study during my first visit to Tokyo the other month and I truly hope to have the opportunity to continue with it on subsequent visits. Aside from the obvious words of beautiful, respectful, and proud, that can be used to describe the people of Tokyo, another would be moving. The people are in a constant state of motion and of flux. When you couple that with the nightfall and the all of the brilliant lights that make this city glow, it is a veritable feast for the camera and for the eye.

#CoolJapan   #100Tokyo  

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2014-05-08 05:19:53 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 117 +1s)

Thor's Well at high tide is NUTS!

+Hudson Henry knows this first hand. 

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2014-05-01 15:41:32 (5 comments, 13 reshares, 282 +1s)

Paths we take

I was in the mood to edit an older photo (taken in 2009) this morning before heading out to the office and stumbled on this one of a hallway in one of Washington DC's metro stations (unfortunately, I have no idea which one it is). As it is, DC's metro stations offer up a veritable feast for photographers with its distinct architectural style and symmetry. What caught my eye with this photo was the obvious bend at the far end by the vanishing point but also the two security cameras that I obscured a bit with my stylization. It had just recently rained that day, and I was thankful for that because it added a cool sheen to the floor. You can even make out a shoe print or two.

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2014-04-27 14:35:22 (31 comments, 20 reshares, 438 +1s)

Familiarity

Well, I am officially an Oregonian again. I arrived back here the other day and, very slowly, things are starting to fall into place with my new-slash-old environment. Scenes like this one, taken at Ruckel Creek Falls, will once again become the norm instead of the rare exception. Fortunate is he who is able to live where he truly belongs.

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2014-04-25 04:11:50 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 153 +1s)

These two guys

Earlier this afternoon, +Rosa Golijan reminded me of this photo that I took of +Vic Gundotra and +Dave Besbris during last year's Mo' Photo event in San Francisco. How she remembered this particular photo is baffling and uber impressive... and I'm thankful for her reminder.

Given today's bittersweet news, I thought it'd be as good of a time as any to share it again. You're looking at some awesome leadership in effect here, people. 

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2014-04-24 19:12:04 (30 comments, 5 reshares, 272 +1s)

Say hello to Google+'s +Dave Besbris

He's a micro 4/3 totin', squirrel lovin', guitar jammin' cool dude.

Circle on up, people. 

(Taken with my +Sony A7 and +Aravind Krishnaswamy's Leica Noctilux 50mm/.95 glass)

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2014-04-24 18:03:42 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 81 +1s)

And Then

Last month, my wife's uncle died in a tragic accident in LA when the bicycle he was using to get lunch was hit by a truck. At the memorial service his daughter relayed a very touching story. 

She said her dad (who was her best friend) called every day to talk. But instead of opening the call with the customary "How are you" or "What's going on", her dad always opened the conversation with "And then?" Her father viewed each conversation as a continuation of the last, and what pained her the most was that there were to be no more "and thens". I cried. 

Since then I've thought a lot about how similar this is to our life's endeavors. We pour our heart and soul into our work and it becomes something we love and cherish. But even the challenges we work on today will one day become "and thens" as wem... more »

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