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Lotus Carroll1,773,432  This is the Event for our January Self Portrait Challenge: *Faceless*. What this means is create a self portrait where your face is not the focal point, or even present... use other parts of your body to make a statement this time. Here is where you enter your ONE Faceless Self Portrait. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST January 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Tips & Inspiration* Your creativity will play a huge part in getting this image right - as will composition.  Thanks to Community moderator @112528921891703025888 for recommending this month's theme - he offered this article as a good read in connection with it: http://www.lightstalking.com/faceless-portrait Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we will also be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/W69Ohj and ask away! We have a category for discussion and questions and are happy to help with anything.  *Prizes* *1 Year @118357019708110162087 Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features *$150 Gift Certificate for @108289626026839048870  http://www.borrowlenses.com  *@100266938567862344330 Citywalker 20 http://goo.gl/TjWfXK * @101789561086090624750 Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.com and @100424993750772730018 Free One Month Awesome Acct Please circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 4 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 4 prizes, and also has their image take the place of the current Avatar for The Art of Self Portraiture Community. 2nd place selects choice of 3 remaining prizes. 3rd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 4th place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :) *Please Remember These Rules:* *Enter Only Your Own Work *Enter Only ONE Photo *Only SELF PORTRAITS *Must adhere to this month's theme. *Photo Must Be Taken in January 2015 (EXIF data must reflect this) *Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months *Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact *Circle Our Prize Sponsors *No Trickery or Spamming *We Reserve The RighJanuary Self Portrait Challenge: Faceless2015-01-29 07:00:00154  
Lotus Carroll1,773,432This is the Event for our June Self Portrait Challenge: Summer! Use your self portraiture powers this month to show us a very "Summery" photo - what is that? Well, that's up to you to interpret, so get creative. :) Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Summer!" theme. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST June 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Inspiration* Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything.  *Prizes* @100266938567862344330 Retrospective 7 http://goo.gl/YPOe7H @100424993750772730018 1 Year Awesome Account @101789561086090624750 Discontinued Strap http://www.capturingcouture.com/collections/the-sale-rack $150 Gift Certificate for @108289626026839048870 http://www.borrowlenses.com 1 Year of @118357019708110162087 Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features Please circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 5 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 5 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 4 remaining prizes. 3rd place selects choice of remaining 3 prizes. 4th place selects choice of remaining 2 prizes. 5th place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 4th, & 5th place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :) Please Remember These Rules: *Enter Only Your Own Work *Enter Only ONE Photo *Only SELF PORTRAITS *Must adhere to this month's theme. *Photo Must Be Taken in June 2014 (EXIF data must reflect this) *Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months *Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact *Circle Our Prize Sponsors *No Trickery or Spamming *We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries/Participants for Misconduct *Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules Disqualifies A ParticipantJune Self Portrait Challenge: Summer!2014-06-29 07:00:00120  
The Drink and Click Show312It's that time again! Join hosts @107430862196617669986 and @102476152658204495450 this coming Wednesday with guest @108527329601014444443 who will be filling us in on the incredible journey she's been on with her photography in the past couple of years including becoming a Sony Artisan of Imagery, delving deeply into travel photography and publishing a book! Also joining us to talk photography and share some great images are panelists @105350396156550184511, @104102743248207705784, @114437821607569957251 and @109518554952996239441. We'll also find out who won the May Long Exposure Challenge sponsored by @118357019708110162087, @108059254813258363499, and @105237212888595777019's @108013589332077559621! See all submissions here: http://goo.gl/27eTdi RSVP here now and then join us for the live show on Wednesday night! Remember, all of our past shows are here on the show page behind the "YouTube" Tab for later viewing if you miss out during Live Broadcast. See you all soon!  _Image courtesty of Vivienne Gucwa, all rights reserved_  #drinkandclick   #photography   #onair  The Drink and Click™ Show, EP12 with Guest Vivienne Gucwa2014-06-12 04:30:00129  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 11, 2014 No theme this week! Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday May 12/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _____ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-05-11 03:00:0087  
The Photoshop Show2,010Join your hosts @115571998474046088312 and @108215644829092784557 as we  learn how to create stunning visual effects and motion graphics for your video projects using a tool you already know and love. Adobe Photoshop Artist and Teacher Seán Duggan gives us a look into this magical world of mixing still and motion in amazing video composites. He has also launched a great new @105357980333624323692 video taking you in depth into this fantastic and creative process:http://bit.ly/1mRmCh3 If you can`t make the live show (for some unimaginable reason)  you can always watch the replay right here on this event or on our YouTube Channel here: http://bit.ly/1mRngLj @104340859242914297937 @101437802758827481019 @105845861210914905032  Can`t wait to see you there, and remember.........sharing is caring! #photoshop   #video   #tutorial  The Photoshop Show 56 - with Guest Seán Duggan2014-04-30 03:00:0060  
Lotus Carroll1,773,432This is the Event for our April Self Portrait Challenge: Personality! What is meant by this? It's time to show us some personality, baby. Capture a self portrait that conveys a lot of personality - an element of your true personality or some other one that you'd like to portray. When you submit your image, use the photo caption area to tell us what personality element you are portraying. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Personality!" theme. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST April 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Inspiration* @111718830236077991058, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial on shooting self portraits - check it out here: http://goo.gl/xaPva8 He is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event. Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything.  *Prizes* @100424993750772730018 1 Year Awesome Account $150 Gift Certificate for @108289626026839048870 http://www.borrowlenses.com @100266938567862344330 City Walker 10 http://goo.gl/7b2js9 @101789561086090624750 Discontinued Strap http://www.capturingcouture.com/collections/the-sale-rack 1 Year of @118357019708110162087 Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features Please circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 5 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 5 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 4 remaining prizes. 3rd place selects choice of remaining 3 prizes. 4th place selects choice of remaining 2 prizes. 5th place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 4th, & 5th place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :) *Please Remember These Rules:* *Enter Only Your Own Work *Enter Only ONE Photo *Only SELF PORTRAITS *Must adhere to this month's theme. *Photo Must Be Taken in April 2014 (EXIF data must reflect this) *Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months *Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of ContApril Self Portrait Challenge: Personality!2014-04-29 07:00:00129  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*He's Back*   and we are very excited to see what wonderful and creative things he has in store for us on Tuesday. @117211092043045415977  is an exceptional artist and educator who teaches photographers all over the world about artistic sensibility in their work.  His workshops in places like Iceland, Antarctica and Namibia are legendary.  Not only that but John Paul is a master at Photoshop and using as a tool to bring his artistic vision to life. I look forward to seeing you in the comments of the live show on Tuesday and to hear what John Paul has in store for us! If you can't make the live show, then recorded versions of all our shows can be found on our YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsdXFW8ISFpKi-Ng2VxbYwQ Your Hosts:  @115571998474046088312 and @108215644829092784557  our amazing panel" @105845861210914905032 @101437802758827481019  and a special guest panelist may be there too @111772222071720240926 ! #photoshop   #lightroom   #tutorial  The Photoshop Show 55 - with Guest John Paul Caponigro2014-04-16 03:00:0098  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for April 13, 2014 *No Theme this Week* It is an open week so feel free to be as creative as you can. Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Apr. 14/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-04-13 03:00:0097  
The Photoshop Show2,010When we asked @111772222071720240926 what he wanted to share with all of you he jumped out of his chair and said, "Super excited about the show. My topic is going to be, "Capturing those magic moments". I am going to show the process of how I seek to capture and then eventually select the moments that mean the most. In order to do this, we'll dig into a few unedited folders of images in Lightroom to give a behind the scenes look at the photos that were captured. Here we'll look at how using Collections in incredibly important for whittling down to the keepers. We'll look at a few different examples:  iPhone photos, commercial shoot and a personal project. Finally, I'll highlight a few steps in Lightroom to make some improvements. " O.K. maybe he didn't "jump" out of his chair, but he is excited to share his knowledge with you! Tuesday at 9pm eastern, 6pm Pacific LIVE right here on this event. you can always come back anytime after and watch the recorded version. We would love it if you shared the event and checked out the YouTube Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfumdzVzQkg&list=PLd2s9jicPHQHq7dHsAqnqtB4WCJ-SXLZl&feature=share #photoshop   #lightroom   #tutorial  The Photoshop Show 54 - with guest Chris Orwig2014-04-02 03:00:0073  
Lotus Carroll1,773,432This is the Event for our March Self Portrait Challenge: Instill A Sense of The Bizarre. What is meant by this? Get wacky, odd... put a strange or ironic twist on your self portrait. Get into your "Twilight Zone" state of mind and lets all get a little weird together this month. :) @104871116467578397659, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial that will help you! Check it out here: http://goo.gl/3qH2vN She is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Sense of the Bizarre" theme. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST March 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Inspiration* Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything. And make sure you read the tutorial linked above! *Prizes* 1 Year @118357019708110162087 Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features $150 Gift Certificate for @108289626026839048870  http://www.borrowlenses.com  @100266938567862344330 City Walker 10 http://goo.gl/7b2js9 @101789561086090624750 Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.com *and* @100424993750772730018 T-Shirt Please circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 4 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 4 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 3 remaining prizes. 3rd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 4th place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :) *Please Remember These Rules:* *Enter Only Your Own Work *Enter Only ONE Photo *Only SELF PORTRAITS *Must adhere to this month's theme. *Photo Must Be Taken in March 2014 (EXIF data must reflect this) *Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months *Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact *Circle Our Prize Sponsors *No Trickery or Spamming *We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct *Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules DiMarch Self Portrait Challenge: Instill A Sense Of The Bizarre2014-03-30 07:00:00131  
Jeff Smith61,481  Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 30, 2014 Theme this week: *Fast and Furious* You can depict a sense of speed or anger or both in your selfy - if that helps. Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Mar. 24/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. ___________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-03-30 03:00:0067  
Ron Clifford2,843,646He's Back and we are excited to Host another show with the King of Photoshop @117952114471085607930!   +David Biedny is and he's back to engage us in some Photoshop chops like only David can! The Jedi Master of Photoshop. David Tells  me he will be  be talking about the power of channels, Curves, advanced sharpening, and the magic of blue screen matte extraction and spill removal ........but .........if you know him,  you will know no matter what he demonstrates, it will be awesome! David will also  briefly demonstrate one of my secret weapons ,   imaging that is NOT Photoshop.  Oh the rumours that may start! Myself ( +Ron Clifford ) and +Jan Kabili  along with +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes  want to invite you to the most relevant online Photoshop Show available. The Show is live but will also be available to view and review right after here on the event and later on the Show YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/14h2GsZThe Photoshop Show 52 - with guest David Biedny2014-03-05 03:00:0079  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 2, 2014 *Theme: Baby it's cold outside* Show us your best "how I stay warm" shots. Those in more "summer like" climates can show us how you are staying cool. (Just to make those of us who are freezing our way through the winter feel even worse) Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Feb. 17/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _______________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-03-02 03:00:0097  
Ron Clifford2,843,646Gly has generously given us a 50% off code for his tutorials!! The code is thepsshow0402 Valid only till Sunday!! Enter it during check out. http://glyndewis.com/store/ *When I think of a Photoshop Superstar, I think of @106535723624866309220 !! If you don't know Glyn, tune in Tuesday at 9pm eastern, If you do Know Glyn, them I'm sure I'll see you Tuesday!! ******************** *DESCRIPTION* In this weeks show Glyn will be covering some 'Quick Fire' Photoshop techniques that he uses in his own pictures to create lighting effects for added mood and atmosphere, Special Effects and more…  *ABOUT GLYN* Glyn Dewis is a Photographer, Retoucher and Trainer based just outside of Oxford in the UK. Having been introduced to Photography & Photoshop just over 8 years ago by a family member, Glyn now has clients ranging from Physique Athletes to large commercials such as Air New Zealand. Known mainly for his use of Photoshop, Glyn travels internationally teaching his own series of workshops and writes for several Photoshop magazine in the UK, Europe and USA. In 2012 Glyn was inducted as a member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of Instructors and has been featured in the New York Times for his Photography techniques. ******************** Your Hosts @115571998474046088312 and @108215644829092784557  OUr amazing Producer @105845861210914905032 and the our ever engaging panelist @101437802758827481019 will be there to meet with you all in the comments of the live show. The Live version will be right here on this event, On @114084346097505894743 page and on our YouTube channel here :http://bit.ly/14h2GsZ #photoshop   #lightroom   #HOA  The Photoshop Show 51 - with Guest Glyn Dewis2014-02-05 03:00:00122  
Lotus Carroll1,773,432Event is now closed to new submissions. Thanks! Stay tuned to my profile for announcements of Honorable Mentions, Finalists, and Winners.   * * * * *  This is the Event for our February Self Portrait Challenge: Capture Your Reality. What is meant by this? It's time to show us your real life. Capture a self portrait that conveys a sense of who you really are or what your life is really like, or portrays a real life situation you are facing. @105852782594022510198, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial that will help you! Check it out here: http://goo.gl/3xRrMx She is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Capture Your Reality" theme. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST February 28th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Inspiration* Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything.  *Prizes* @100424993750772730018 1 Year Awesome Account $150 Gift Certificate for @108289626026839048870 http://www.borrowlenses.com @100266938567862344330 Mirrorless Mover 10 Bag http://goo.gl/Z4h0IN *and* a @101789561086090624750 Discontinued Strap http://capturingcouture.com Please circle these sponsors - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 3 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 3 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 3rd place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :) *Please Remember These Rules:* *Enter Only Your Own Work *Enter Only ONE Photo *Only SELF PORTRAITS *Must adhere to this month's theme. *Photo Must Be Taken in February 2014 (EXIF data must reflect this) *Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months *Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact *Circle Our Prize Sponsors *No Trickery or Spamming *We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct *Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules Disqualifies A ParticipantFebruary Self Portrait Challenge: Capture Your Reality2014-02-01 07:00:00146  
Ron Clifford2,843,646On the show +Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn   will share how she got started in astrophotography, explain her fabulous setup and show a few of her favourite deep sky images, (you don't want to miss this!). Afterwards, Kerry-Ann get into an example of her workflow for processing a deep sky astro image from pre processing (image stacking) to final post processing in Photoshop...... I have got to see this. "After getting my first telescope at the age of 11 and then my first film camera as a teenager I was hooked on the concept of taking pictures of deep space. Ever since then I have strived to improve my skills in astrophotography and in the process have produced images that have won awards, been featured in calendars, magazines, books and online publications such as Sky News POW and NASA APOD. While enjoying this hobby, I have a full time career as a meteorologist and  I love life with my husband and two girls". My Website is  www.weatherandsky.com Your loyal hosts +Jan Kabili  and +Ron Clifford  will be joined by producer +Dave Bell  and panelists, the  extraordinary +Erika Thornes  and +Dan Hughes   #photoshop #astrophotography #deepspace  The Photoshop Show 50 - with Guest Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn2014-01-29 03:00:0097  
The Photoshop Show2,010The Live comment stream will be here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c1b6omj9kv5lqge01i7etdeeq2k On the show +Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn  will share how she got started in astrophotography, explain her fabulous setup and show a few of her favourite deep sky images, (you don't want to miss this!). Afterwards, Kerry-Ann get into an example of her workflow for processing a deep sky astro image from pre processing (image stacking) to final post processing in Photoshop...... I have got to see this. "After getting my first telescope at the age of 11 and then my first film camera as a teenager I was hooked on the concept of taking pictures of deep space. Ever since then I have strived to improve my skills in astrophotography and in the process have produced images that have won awards, been featured in calendars, magazines, books and online publications such as Sky News POW and NASA APOD. While enjoying this hobby, I have a full time career as a meteorologist and  I love life with my husband and two girls". My Website is  www.weatherandsky.com Your loyal hosts +Jan Kabili and +Ron Clifford will be joined by producer +Dave Bell and panelists, the  extraordinary +Erika Thornes and +Dan Hughes  #photoshop #astrophotography #deepspace  The Photoshop Show 50 - with Guest Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn2014-01-29 03:00:0061  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*Who is the number one most watched guest on The Photoshop Show, ever?* +David Biedny is and he's back to engage us in some Photoshop chops like only David can! The Jedi Master of Photoshop. David Tells  me he will be  be talking about the power of channels, Curves, advanced sharpening, and the magic of blue screen matte extraction and spill removal ........but .........if you know him,  you will know no matter what he demonstrates, it will be awesome! David will also  briefly demonstrate one of my _secret weapons_ ,   imaging that is NOT Photoshop.  Oh the rumours that may start! Myself ( +Ron Clifford ) and +Jan Kabili  along with +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes  want to invite you to the most relevant online Photoshop Show available. The Show is live but will also be available to view and review right after here on the event and later on the Show YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/14h2GsZThe Photoshop Show 49 - with David Biedny2014-01-22 03:00:00129  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Jan. 19, 2014 *No theme this week* So this is a chance for you to explore your own artistic "selfy" interpretations. Thanks +Mark Rodriguez for letting me use your most excellent "Breaking Bad" inspired selfy for the theme image. Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Jan. 20/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. ___ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-01-19 03:00:00145  
The Photoshop Show2,010*Considered one of the best creative plug ins for Photoshop* *The Nik Collection by Google* Join +Jan Kabili and +Ron Clifford as we welcome +Dan Hughes of +Nik Photography.  Seriously creative tools for your Photoshop and Lightroom.   Dan is an accomplished photographer and educator who focuses on creating and dispersing educational content for many of the premiere companies in the photographic industry. He is as passionate about teaching the art as a craft as he is at helping to foster creativity by breaking away from the norms.  In this demonstration we will talk about creating depth, form, and movement in our photographs. We will focus on techniques using the Nik Collection by Google along with Photoshop to get the most control out of the post process. .  Join the comments on the Event right here where you can ask your questions and share your thoughts.  We are looking forward to seeing you Tuesday night at 9pm eastern / 6pm pacific You can also watch live on our YouTube channel and if you can't make the live event, It will be here for re-broadcast right after the event is over.  Right here or on our YouTube Channel here: http://bit.ly/1lLAh6k Our Fantastic producer and our regular and engaging panelist +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes will help bring your questions into the live event!The Photoshop Show 48 - with guest Dan Hughes2014-01-08 01:30:00140  
The Photoshop Show2,010*More than one computer?* Join hosts +Jan Kabili and +Ron Clifford  as we explore how to work between computers with your Lightroom Catalogue without losing your sanity. This week +Gene McCullagh   demonstrates his easy workflow with Lightroom, Smart previews and keeping it all together. Gene McCullagh is  a Adobe Community Professional, an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom, and an avid Lightroom fan. In addition to running Lightroom Secrets dealing with Lightroom and photography, he has  also written multiple articles for Photoshop User magazine and is the author of *Explore Lightroom 4: A Roadmap for Photographers*. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA)  and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).  Gene is also the Co-Founder of the Dallas Fort Worth Adobe User Group (DFWAUG). Join us right here on this Event live on Tuesday or catch the recording on +The Photoshop Show  You Tube Channel : http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLd2s9jicPHQHq7dHsAqnqtB4WCJ-SXLZl Producer +Dave Bell  Panelist +Erika Thornes The Photoshop Show - With Guest Gene McCullagh2013-12-11 03:00:0085  
The Photoshop Show2,010Looking for the very best way to organize your photos in Lightroom? Find out from THE industry expert in digital asset management +Peter Krogh  on this episode of +The Photoshop Show.  Peter Krogh wrote the seminal guide to organizing photos, The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers. His latest book is a comprehensive guide to organizing your photos with Lightroom 5, which he'll talk about on this show. Join your co-hosts +Jan Kabili and +Ron Clifford   for this unique opportunity to talk to the king of photo organization. Peter will be giving away during the show a copy of his new ebook The DAM Book Guide to Organizing Your Photos with Lightroom 5. This book has 207 pages and 7 hours of video instruction and normally sells for $34.95. Available at www.theDAMbook.com Peter Krogh is a photographer, respected author and sought-after speaker. You can see his work at www.theDAMbook.com, at www.dpBestflow.org -- a project funded by the US Library of Congress, and at www.SHuths.org -- a project funded by World Press Photo.  In 2012, Peter was awarded the Individual Innovation Award by the Library of Congress's National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Project (NDIIPP). The event will be live on +The Photoshop Show page and on the Event page Tuesday November 26 at 6pm PT, and viewable later on +The Photoshop Show channel on YouTube http://bit.ly/1bPG20W Be sure to clickAre you going: Yes so that you’ll get a reminder notification at showtime.+The Photoshop Show with +Peter Krogh, The DAM Book author2013-11-27 03:00:0068  
Google+9,981,878The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033900  
The Photoshop Show2,010Want to know all about the NIK Collection by Google? Then watch The Photoshop Show live here, Tuesday October 22 at 6pm PT/9pm EST. Googlers +Laurie Rubin   will join hosts +Ron Clifford  and +Jan Kabili  to show off the amazing Nik  software by Google that will make your photos look terrific! Our very special guest is key member of the Google+ Photo Team.  +Laurie Rubin    is an award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer. She is a Product Specialist on the Google+ Photos team, where she coordinates Google's photo education and outreach to influential photographers. Laurie was Product Education Manager a Nik Software for 8 years before Nik became part of Google. The YouTube event will be embedded here on this event, as well as on The Photoshop Show YouTube channel.  Our Amazing Panel and production help is +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes The Photoshop Show 42 - with Laurie Rubin2013-10-23 03:00:0080  
The Photoshop Show2,010Special Guest +Jack Davis _as seen on his many appearances on  Creative Live_ will be joining us live right here on this event.  He will demonstrate his Digital Painting Mastery and will even be offering some fantastic goodies for you who are here live  at the  event! *A little bit about Jack* Best-Selling Author Jack "Wow" Davis is one of the world’s leading experts on Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as himself being an award-winning designer and photographer. Jack is coauthor of the bestselling (a million copies+ in 12 languages) guides to Photoshop, The Photoshop Wow! Book and How to Wow: Photoshop for Photography Jack Davis was one of the first inductees into the Photoshop Hall of Fame for his lifetime contributions to the industry. Jack has an MA and MFA in Digital Imagery, and when he’s not in his studio in San Diego, he’s usually somewhere in Polynesia, camera and paint brush in hand, capturing the local color. *What we will learn* Join Jack as he shows you simple step-by-step techniques for transforming your photos into gorgeous oils, pastels, watercolors and sketches – all by cloning and filtering your original photographs. Join in the chat on the event page and bring your questions. Let's all learn together! Your Hosts +Jan Kabili  and +Ron Clifford   Your Panelists will be +Dave Bell Bell and +Erika Thornes who always make our time engaging and fun.The Photoshop Show - With Guest Jack Davis2013-10-16 03:00:0082  
The Photoshop Show2,010Want to know all about the NIK Collection by Google? Then watch The Photoshop Show live here tonight, Tuesday October 8 at 6pm PT/9pm EST. Googlers +Dan Hughes and +Laurie Rubin  will join hosts +Ron Clifford and +Jan Kabili to show off the amazing Nik  software by Google that will make your photos look terrific! Our very special guests Dan and Laurie are key members of the Google+ Photo Team. +Dan Hughes  has been creating educational content for the Nik Collection since 2009. He was classically trained in photography at the esteemed Rochester Institute of Photography. You'll find him on the Google+ Photos page, the Nik Photography Google+ page, and the Nik YouTube channel helping you use Nik software by Google. +Laurie Rubin   is an award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer. She is a Product Specialist on the Google+ Photos team, where she coordinates Google's photo education and outreach to influential photographers. Laurie was Product Education Manager a Nik Software for 8 years before Nik became part of Google. The YouTube event will be embedded here on this event, as well as on The Photoshop Show YouTube channel.  See you tonight. Don't forget to share this event.The Photoshop Show #41 with Googler Guests +Dan Hughes & +Laurie Rubin2013-10-09 03:00:0070  
The Photoshop Show2,010We had a great show with special guest @110924410828841148491 , along with co-host @115571998474046088312 (@108215644829092784557 was away this week) producer @105845861210914905032  & panelist @101437802758827481019  where Chris showed his techniques for combining photography with printing on unusually textured papers to create amazing unique story-filled works of art. Chris kindly provided the following links for materials and vendors he discussed in the show as well as additional tips for how he uses the special papers with his printers: Some of my favorite paper sources include: Hiromi Paper http://store.hiromipaper.com Paper Mojo http://www.papermojo.com Phoenix Art Supply http://www.phoenixartsupply.com Inkjet receptive coating (the stuff to brush onto the papers above to make them take a better print) is made by a few people, including: DASS Universal Precoat http://www.digitalartstudioseminars.com/store/product15.html Golden Digital Ground http://www.goldenpaints.com/mixmoremedia/digiground.php (By the way, I do create custom printer profiles for the inkjet receptive coatings to get better prints. The HP Z3100 has profiling hardware built in; for the Epsons, I use the X-Rite ColorMunki.) I use Rives BFK as my "ground" or "support" to glue my collages to. For my glue, I currently use a handheld Daige Roll-a-taq system: http://daige.com/ez-glide-liquid-laminators-from-daige-products-2/ To glue my finished photo + collage onto a wood panel, I use Promacto A-1023, which is hard to find; I used the bookbinding supplier Talas: http://apps.webcreate.com/ecom/catalog/product_specific.cfm?ClientID=15&ProductID=17904 We did not get to discuss sealing or "varnishing" the print with a UV protectant top coat. I do this in two stages. After the print is made and has had a chance to gas out, I coat it with Krylon UV-Resistant Clear (gloss). After it is mounted to the panel, the finished work gets a final coat of  Krylon UV Archival Varnish (semi-gloss or satin).  I have written an article on mounting works on paper to panels; it can be found on Facebook (but should be available to all): http://www.facebook.com/notes/chris-meyer-hybrid-artist/mounting-works-on-paper-onto-wooden-panels/146173645573435 (I will be updating that article soon with things I have learned about the Krylon products.) Our YouTube Channel is here http://bit.ly/1fR6d9jThe Photoshop Show2013-10-02 03:00:0045  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*The bridge between your requests and questions and the Adobe engineers is our featured guest this week!*  _questions about "The Creative Cloud*, or the new bundle for photographers, or features, or what might be in store??_ *Join us Tuesday evening and meet Adobe Chief Customer Advocate Jeff Tranberry* Jeff lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota where Adobe has a small engineering outpost in the Twin Cities with the majority of folks working on Lightroom, Photoshop, Revel and Premiere Pro. His Main role is to focus on customer advocacy and customer engagement. "I spend about half my time engaged directly with our customers in person or through social media. You may have exchanged comments with me on Twitter, Facebook for Photoshop or Lightroom, our Community Forums for Photoshop or Lightroom, or our Feedback site.  I also work closely with all our digital imaging product development teams to add the features and tweaks I hear our customers ask for. I really enjoy working and talking with photographers and designers – and being a bridge to the engineers who pour their hearts and expertise in digital imaging science into our products. I couldn't ask to work with more passionate customers and teammates". ":At the end of the day, I want our customers to be successful and productive _and have fun at the same time_ whether they’re using Photoshop, Lightroom, or Elements". Live interactive chat,ask your questions: http://bit.ly/165EgsX Watch on Youtube: http://bit.ly/16ewICk Our amazing Panel so far tonight is +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes  with a possible surprise or two to come!The Photoshop Show 39 - with guest Jeff Tranberry2013-09-18 03:00:0068  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*Did you hear???* _Websters included the word *SELFY* in the dictionary_ Oh yes they did!!! I think this weeks guest is solely responsible for that!  Mark is going to walk us through one of his recent creations as well as talk to us about doing the  Movie Mashup Theme day on G+ @110573952887886961621  is a graphic designer and visual artist that blurs the lines between photography and reality with his outrageous self portraits and his movie mashup posters. you never know what he will throw at you next in the way of his visual art  The show will stream live right on this event at showtime YouTube Channel where it will be live and recorded  http://bit.ly/14h2GsZ Live interactive chatroom  http://bit.ly/14h1Ts2The Photoshop Show - with guest Mark Rodriguez2013-09-04 03:00:00206  
Landscape Photography Show14,527*Episode 17 Landscape Photography Show*  Youtube link to the full show: http://youtu.be/faUL8y6603k  +Mark Johnson  of Mark S Johnson Photography:  *Photoshop Luminary* will share some landscape photography tips to create magnificent landscape photography shots  Mark will start by showing how he created the sunset/doorway shot above which was submitted to the Episode 17 Landscape Photography Show event. http://goo.gl/B5JHcu  (Be sure to look at the photos in the gallery from Episode 17 as some of the photographers shared how they created the shots and you can learn just from looking at the shots.)    1.   Beach doorway photo composite 2.   Autumn road luminous oil painting effect 3.   Misty red Barn texture montage Please note the TIME is different than our regular shows................. *Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am PDT*  The time on your event page will be the time it will be on in your area.   Remember you can always watch the archive if you cannot attend the event live.... Come and share your fun photoshop photos on this event as we enjoy the excitement and you will be included in the Landscape Photography Show Circle for "Photoshop Friends."   To actively participate and have comments show on your photos: 1.  Circle the +Landscape Photography Show  page 2.  Click "YES" you are coming to the event 3.  Come post your photos to the event and enjoy the fun... reach out to meet new people, ask them about how they created their work, share the works you like and the event to bring your friends into the photography learning experience.    *NEW ADDITION: Each panel member and our guest will be selecting ONE shot from the contributions to present as the SHOW STARTER segment. Have fun and share your photoshop shots with us, here on the event.*   +Margaret Tompkins +Carra Riley +Tom Hierl +Jim Warthman +jeff beddow  More about +Mark Johnson  Mark S. Johnson is an Adobe Photoshop luminary, a photographer, an author, and one of the most passionate instructors you will ever encounter.  Through the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, The Radiant Vista, and Boulder Digital Arts, he has lectured in front of and worked side-by-side with countless individuals, including Adobe’s Chief Executive Officers, Jane Goodall, the U.S. Ambassador to Finland, and Academy Award winning director, Louie Psihoyos.  Mark's tutorials appear regularly on the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and Planet Photoshop websites, and his imagery and articles have been featured in Photo Techniques, Nature’s Best, and After Capture magazines.  He is a contributor to Dewitt Jones' heartwarming Healing Images campaign and a Trey Ratcliff Flatbooks author.  Watch hundreds of Mark's inspiring and entertaining Photoshop tutorials at www.msjphotography.com. For more information about Adobe's Creative Cloud: http://www.msjphotography.com/index.php/2013/05/how-will-adobes-creative-cloud-affect-existing-customers/ Mark and Charles Needles are leading a FaEpisode 17 Landscape Photography Show Guest Mark Johnson Photoshop Luminary2013-08-27 19:00:00152  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*Processing Underwater Photography* Join +Jan Kabili & +Ron Clifford As we welcome back the Incredible +Erika Thornes and her fantastic underwater images!  Erika is a Terrific photographer and  G+ Engager who also happens to do some pretty amazing work with models underwater.  Not just that, she will be showing us how to process the images into an artistic masterpiece.  Getting accurate and pleasing colours underwater is a challenge.  As you may know, and getting pleasing and dream like  results is what we are going to learn! Joining our panel will be, +Andrew Kavanagh (Photoshop and Lightroom Group on Facebook) and +Anne Abernathy as well, our trusty producer +Dave Bell  will LOVE to chat in our active chatroom.  This week we will be going back to our regular chat format. The YouTube event will be embeded right here on the event as well as on My YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/16ewICk The Live interactive Chat Room is here: http://bit.ly/14QhIsF Can't wait to see you here.  Don't forget  to share!The Photoshop Show -with Guest Erika Thornes- Processing Underwater Color2013-08-21 03:00:00123  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 28/13. This weeks theme: *In The Shadows* I am looking for something mysterious, something hidden but you are perhaps wanting to reveal. Something secret maybe! Its up to your interpretation. I would like to thanks +Leighton Smith for the use of you fantastic Selfy from last year as the event cover photo. Everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies, have fun. Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture who can help you along the way. _____________________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-08-11 03:00:00135  
Ron Clifford2,843,646*Want to learn about  Masking and Layers?  How about some advanced and effective masking using channels?  Yeah me too!!* Come and join us +Jan Kabili , +Ron Clifford  and the fun, funny and highly qualified +Claudia McCue . =========================================================   Claudia is the author of "Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications" (Peachpit Press, 2009), and a contributor to a number of other popular graphic arts books. She is also the presenter for several Lynda.com titles. When not chained to the computer, she can be   riding her motorcycle on country roads. She swears it’s the cure for writer’s block. She spent more than 25 years in real-world print production, and now specializes in teaching both creative and production professionals how to use Adobe products without hurting themselves or others. Claudia is a Certified Technical Trainer, and an Adobe Certified Expert for Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, and InDesign. Read her blog at www.claudiamccue.com. Follow her on Twitter:@claudiamccue ====================================================== Join us Tuesday August 6th at 9PM Eastern / 6PM Pacific  The show will be embeded right here in the event or you can tune in on my YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/16ewICk We will be in the live chat on the YouTube Broadcast if you want to join in ask questions. As always the illustrious +Dave Bell will be with us to help keep everything running well and chatting up a storm :)The Photoshop Show 36- with guest Claudia McClue2013-08-07 03:00:00107  
SmugMug46,001Dear SmugMug Photographer, In seven days, on Tuesday, July 30th at 10:30 a.m. PDT, we're unveiling the new SmugMug. We will be streaming our announcement live and direct from our headquarters in Mountain View, California. Join us for a 30-minute webcast with our CEO and Chief Geek, @116570889542655364711. See the new look, catch a live demo, and be a part of the biggest launch since SmugMug started in 2002. We’re so grateful you found us. Thank you for entrusting us through the years with your priceless photos. We consider you part of our family and can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on. We think you’re gonna love it. Please tune into our UStream channel on July 30th at 10:30AM PST to view the announcement! http://www.ustream.tv/smugmug @114957514313448364645 & @116570889542655364711  Founders, photographers, regular guysUnveiling The New SmugMug2013-07-30 19:30:00291  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 28/13. Its been a very busy summer, so I am slacking. *No theme this week* , but I do promise a theme for the next project in two weeks. Everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture who can help you along the way. _______________________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-07-28 03:00:00163  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for *May 19/13.*  No theme for this week.  I want to thank +Jason Jakober  for allowing us to use his fantastic "Selfy" from a previous project as the *event cover*.  Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way. _______________________________ *UPLOADING* The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the  *Add Photos* button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-19 03:00:00159  
Jeff Smith61,481Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 5/13. Mini Theme this week: *The great outdoors*  Spring as finally sprung and it's time to get out and show us your surroundings in your selfy.  There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP. The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event.  __ Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check there first if you have any questions. Thanks _ UPLOADING The event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST. You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-05 03:00:00169  
Brian Matiash1,476,837I 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 of jaw-dropping images, and the generally huggable +Chris MacAskill.  One more thing - if you're a new customer who takes advantage of the 25% discount code ( *BMASH* ) today AND ends up winning one of the prizes, SmugMug will automatically tack on another year to your new account. Pretty, pretty, pretty sweet if you ask me. So that's that. I hope you all have fun with this contest. We can't wait to see the amazing work that you guys 'n gals posWin some LOVE! Well… some SmugMug LOVE!2013-02-15 00:00:00131  
Karen Hutton1,789,573*Tomorrow night on @101457540902915376745 ... it's allll about @118357019708110162087!* If you think you know all there is to know about this amazing company, guess again! We'll be exploring _behind_ the curtain of Oz with the awesome team of  @103719067712188912978 @106711803105103787711 and @107740057098782600857. Who are these superheroes? What were their humble beginnings? What is the deeply personal motivational engine that has driven SmugMug to its current destination as the *largest photo site* in the world?? *You'll find all that out and more, as this kickass team also shares business tips* for photographers from the front lines of today's business market... as well as some cool 'how-to's" for navigating their (new and improved) website! In true *LIFE Through the Lens* fashion, you'll leave full and feeling inspired with food for thought and tips you can apply immediately after this most AWESOME show!! Join the chat here: http://blyve.com/event/88766150e358e00ac8000000 PLUS... we'll be *giving away a free SmugMug Pro account*... and have a special announcement to make, which you WON'T WANT TO MISS.  *Please join us!* You'll be sorely missed if you can't... but you can always watch the recording tomorrow on the @101457540902915376745 stream* ;-)) @108215644829092784557 @102384669117825357195 @117681034834791918293 @107494834634231938072 @116678377243407600427 @107650451991930674897 LIFE Through the Lens presents: The One and Only SmugMug Dream Team!2012-09-26 03:00:00136  
HACK THIS PHOTO4,458*Hack This Photo* _Our Photo.  Your Spin._  (*Open for the entire week*) Welcome to the Friday Night @116361882895448900841!  The photo editing game where you take our photo and twist it, turn it, crop it, chop it, texturize it, pixelize it, make it your own.  Then post it for all of G+ to see! Everyone is welcome to play – no formal training, expensive software or previous experience is required to join us.  Use an app on your phone, the G+ photo editor, GIMP, Lightroom, CS6 – it’s up to you. For tonight's hack we're featuring our first _"by popular demand"_ shot, a wonderful and fun image by the talented @101437802758827481019, who originally shared it on her stream yesterday. Enterprising HACKers quickly saw the potential, and happily, Erika was willing to share! To Play: Click on the link below to open our photograph.  Save it.  Open it the editor of your choice, and have at it! When you're done, save your work. Open this Event.  Click on the magic red button at the top of the window to add your photo to our Event album.  After your photo has been added, please open the caption and insert the #hackthisphoto hashtag.    Then click on the slideshow button at the top of the page to review the other entries and leave love notes and +’s behind.   You have a full week to play with this shot and submit as many entries as you like.   We are so grateful to everyone who joins us – whether you play, plus, comment or share.  This is such a source of joy for all of us.   Please drop us a line if you have any questions.  We are always open to feedback and suggestions. Our Friday Night Hack photo this week:  https://plus.google.com/photos/101437802758827481019/albums/posts/5790299795813499810 Many Thanks - @116029916334296947844  @107403358784201231436 @112081605135199235791 @111112809838472063992 @111055414016650329707 @100774988033964936284HACK THIS PHOTO - 09-21-2012 - Friday Night Hack featuring Erika Thornes!2012-09-22 03:00:0089  
SmugMug46,001Date: September 7, 2012 Time: 9 PM EST (approximately 1 hour)   *Hang With SmugMug: Composition and the Thought-Process with Jay and Varina Patel*   Varina and Jay Patel will showcase a series of images and talk about how they think about composition on-location. They will talk about the basic ideas behind finding a pleasing composition, following (or breaking) compositional rules, and learning to understand how the viewer may interpret your images.   *Bios:*   Varina and Jay Patel are landscape photographers based in the United States. They travel regularly, photographing unique and remote locations, and exploring some of the most beautiful places on earth. Varina and Jay also teach workshops and webinars, write eBooks for beginning and advanced photographers, and speak in a variety of forums. Their award-winning work has appeared in a diverse collection of publications, including a 2012 National Geographic Calendar, Popular Photography Magazine, National Parks Magazine, and many more. To view their portfolios or learn more about photography, check out their websites, eBooks, and blog at the links below.   Varina Patel: www.photographybyvarina.com Jay Patel: www.jaypatelphotography.com eBooks: www.photographybyvarina.com/learn Blog: www.photographybyvarina.com/blogHang With SmugMug: Composition and the Thought-Process with Jay and Varina Patel2012-09-08 03:00:00107  
Ron Clifford2,843,646Who's the most vibrant, versatile, vivacious photographer on G+? It's our featured guest on the next episode of @114084346097505894743  this coming Tuesday-- the talented @112471890387110967375! . Co-hosts  @115571998474046088312  and @108215644829092784557  invite you to tune in to the show at 6pm PDT/9pm EDT, Tuesday August 21 for a look behind the curtain at how Karen creates her scintillating photographs. Join us on Ron's G+ stream, http://bit.ly/NzZTrL  Chatroom is here: http://blyve.com/event/7e042f5024132a3449000000 our amazing panelists are @113977984500465768287  of @103211003560717503058 , and the oh so fun and talented @101437802758827481019 and our superwonderful, @114764567692252908296 .  Now that's a lineup of awesomesauce!!The Photoshop Show 142012-08-22 03:00:00115  

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Ryan Johnson30,894This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your #circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topsharedcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #myseoissocial #besocial #socializethesocial #trust #circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus #communities #topsocialcircle #influencers #influencer2015-04-25 11:56:05491023
Daniel Gibbs25,166If you received a notification, please reshare to your #circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this #circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#original #February #Retrieved #February #CIA #World #Ciagov #Archived #original #December #Retrieved #December #CI #World #Ciagov #Archived #original #December #Retrieved #December #IA #World #Ciagov #Archived #original #December #Retrieved #December #CIA #World #Ciagov2015-04-22 10:23:43408234
Daniel Gibbs24,387If you received a notification, please reshare to your #circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this #circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#honorary #Asian #Nobel #laureate #having #spent #considerable #time #as #daughter #of #missionaries #based #many #of #her #novels #namely #Good #Earth #Mother #as #well #as #biographies #of #her #parents #of #their #time #Exile #Fighting #Angel #all #of #which #earned #her 2015-04-13 10:36:224447713
Gailen Mapes85,294Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera T-Z - 9 of 27Note: 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 February 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-04-10 10:37:27182001
Ryan Johnson29,473This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your #circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#religions #of #Judaism #Christianity #Islam #and #Baháí #Faith #originated #in #West #Asia #Judaism #the #oldest #of #the #Abrahamic #faiths #is #Cyprus #Georgia #and #Asian #Russia #Eastern #Orthodoxy #is #the #predominant #religion #Various #Christian #denominations #have #adherents #in #portions #of 2015-04-10 05:21:00461103
Bonnie Clydes29,361BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 9Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2015-03-22 00:49:39501001
Bonnie Clydes29,450BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 9Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2015-03-22 00:49:09501011
James Honzik31,158Sharers Meta-circle XI:  This is a meta-circle of active  circle sharers, focusing on photography and art. This is version XI.  It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one. (and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who looked, shared, and commented.Special kudos out to those who not only share, but post their own good things.Some of my best work is now up for sale on http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/james-honzik.htmlThanks, everybody.Peace. James#circlesharer  #circle     #circles   #circlefreaks      #publiccircle     #circleshare     #circlesharing       #sharedcircles       #sharedcircle     #morefollowers      #sharingcircles      #circleshare      #endlesscircle   #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedpublicircles       #sharedcircle      #AddCircle       #FindCircles    #AwesomeCircle       #addcircle       #addpeople      #circlemeup     #circlesdiscovery      #circleshare       #circlesharing       #publiccircle      #SharedCircles   #photography #landscape   #photograph   2015-03-21 00:38:4548118511
Kenneth Nicholson21,985This circle contains people who are very active on Google+People in this Circle are top google+ engagers and great resharers. These are people that will share and re-post your circles and other content. This is a good circle to connect with each other and gain followers. I highly suggest adding each person in this Circle to your circles as they are likely to interact with youIf you want to continue or wish to get in the next version please complete 1-4 below.INSTRUCTIONS1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already.2. +1 this circle.3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Comment to inform me that you have done the above three things.#circlesharing #publiccircle #border #between #Asia #and #the #loosely #defined #region #of #Oceania #is #usually #contention #about #what #it #means #Asia #is #larger #and #more #culturally #diverse #than #Europe #It #does #not #exactly #correspond #to #the 2015-03-18 07:21:08428224
John Wood31,819This circle will add amazing, and wonderful content to you streamBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circleshare #Sociology #Rhode #IslandF #district #of For #other #uses #see #Asia #disambiguation #Page #semiprotectedAsiaGlobe #centered #on #Asia #with #Asia #highlighted #The #continent #is #shaped #like #a #rightangle #triangle #with #rope #to #the #west #oceans #to #the #south #and 2015-03-13 11:07:54449026
Gailen Mapes81,306Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera T-Z - 9 of 27Note: 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 February 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-03-09 10:29:201839012
Gailen Mapes78,519Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera T-V - 12 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 February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-02-12 11:21:52101000
Geri Linda Metterle13,603A circle including people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please re-share to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post #CirclingCircles   #SharedCircles   #CircleSharing   #SharingCircles   #PublicCircles   #ShareMyCircles   #CircleDistribution   #GooglePlusEngagementCircleShare   #HappySharing   #SocializeCircles   #CirclePlus   #CircleMagic   #CircleCount  2015-01-27 06:52:254829310
Colin Wilson16,359This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #Em. #United #Kingdom #United #States #Uruguay #Uzbekistan #Vanuatu #Venezuela #Viet #Nam #Virgin #Islands #Wallis #& #Futuna #I. #Yemen #Zambia #Zimbabwe new_zealand #auckland #australia #brisbane # #new_zealand #christchurch #algeria #algeria #algiers #angola #angola #luanda2015-01-27 05:24:24483484175
James Honzik29,206Sharers Meta-circle X:  This is a super circle, a meta circle of active  circle sharers, focusing on photography and art. This is version X. Leaner,  better, faster, wilder.  It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one. (and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who looked, shared, and commented. (especially those who told me my last share could not be shared, sorry.)Special kudos out to those who not only share, but post their own good things.Some of my best work is now up for sale on http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/james-honzik.htmlThanks, everybody.Peace. James#circlesharer  #circle     #circles   #circlefreaks      #publiccircle     #circleshare     #circlesharing       #sharedcircles       #sharedcircle     #morefollowers      #sharingcircles      #circleshare      #endlesscircle   #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedpublicircles       #sharedcircle      #AddCircle       #FindCircles    #AwesomeCircle       #addcircle       #addpeople      #circlemeup     #circlesdiscovery      #circleshare       #circlesharing       #publiccircle      #SharedCircles   #photography #landscape   2015-01-21 20:33:274719869119
Simon Weiner2,141Quality People Circle 11 #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles  #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-01-14 16:40:50497382131
Daniel Gibbs16,519Active users on Google+. Circle Share. If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #circles #publiccircle #circleshare #Fiji #japan #tokyo #malaysia #malaysia #kota_kinabalu #malaysia #kuala_lumpur #malaysia #kuala_terengganu #malaysia #kuantan #malaysia #kuching #malaysia #langkawi #malaysia #penang #myanmar #myanmar #yangon #philippines #philippines #cebu #south_korea #south_korea #seoul #taiwan #taiwan #kaohsiung #taiwan #taipei #thailand #chiang_mai 2015-01-13 06:48:48453312361
Gailen Mapes75,194Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera T-V - 12 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-01-12 11:48:47102209
Mr.Lobster2,467#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2015-01-10 19:34:23500004
Simon Weiner2,034Quality People Circle 9 #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles  #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-01-06 12:06:093668414
Bonnie Clydes25,427BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 8Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2015-01-04 17:26:45501000
Bonnie Clydes25,427BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 8Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2015-01-04 17:26:18500110
Bonnie Clydes24,736BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 8Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2014-12-28 20:26:525011210
Bonnie Clydes24,736BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 8Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2014-12-28 20:26:13501129
Noah Wesley14,732This is a public circle of Photographers and Photography loversTo increase your chances of inclusion in future circles please leave a comment when sharing the circle.If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include +ORIGINAL AUTHENTIC PHOTOGRAPHERS  • Comment on this postIf you like what you find in this circle, please share it with your followers to help these individuals reach a wider audience. I will share more circles of those I find Inspiring in the future#circle #publiccircle #Liechtenstein #sharedcircles #music #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #circlesharing2014-12-23 08:36:18496192136
Bonnie Clydes24,263BNC POWER CIRCLE SHARE VOL 7Circle of Friends WorldwidePLEASE RE-SHARE THIS CIRCLE THANK YOU1. Add us to your circles:https://plus.google.com/u/1/+BonnieClydes2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.2014-12-21 17:37:24501027
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Gailen Mapes73,484Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera T-V - 12 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 7th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-12-12 11:39:12109001
GuruOmBha0This circle will add amazing, and wonderful content to you stream.Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles#sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles#publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle2014-12-11 01:29:07495337
Neil Bailey3,267If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshared   #sharedcircleoftheday   #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople   #circlecount   #newfollowers #googleplus #meetingpeoplecircle2014-12-08 07:14:37449617097
John Sean6,104This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar #news   #travel   #travelphotography   #update 2014-12-06 13:15:29493535679
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James Honzik26,264 Sharers Meta-circle VIII:  This is a super circle, a meta circle of active  circle sharers, focusing on photography and art. This is version VIII, Leaner,  better, faster, wilder.  It's the only circle I share, and it's a good one. (and if you could, please look at my art and photography, that's why I do this - scroll down, I have lots of new and old good things)Thanks to everyone who looked, shared, and commented.Special kudos out to those who not only share, but post their own good things.I am informing those included,, so if you have concerns please comment.Peace. James#circlesharer  #circle     #circles   #circlefreaks      #publiccircle     #circleshare     #circlesharing       #sharedcircles       #sharedcircle     #morefollowers      #sharingcircles      #circleshare      #endlesscircle   #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedpublicircles       #sharedcircle      #AddCircle       #FindCircles    #AwesomeCircle       #addcircle       #addpeople      #circlemeup     #circlesdiscovery      #circleshare       #circlesharing       #publiccircle      #SharedCircles   #photography #landscape   #photograph   2014-12-02 17:04:10387823497
Obat Anda4Cara Cepat Menambahkan 500 Follower dan Otomatis akan bertambah...Caranya cukup mudah ,1) Beri +1 pos ini 2) Berikan Komentar dan tambahkan id +G anda3) Share post ini agar semakin bertambah banyak Follower Anda4) Pilih Tambahkan Orang (Otomatis Menambahkan circle)2014-12-01 10:09:28501239
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2014-11-20 15:54:16 (35 comments, 50 reshares, 456 +1s)Open 

This is my most popular photo here on Google+. I haven't quite figured out what makes it get an average of 113k views a day. I am up to over 65 million views for this image. Yes, it is a good image, but it is somewhere with a lot of eyeballs! Any ideas? 

Most reshares: 50

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2014-11-20 15:54:16 (35 comments, 50 reshares, 456 +1s)Open 

This is my most popular photo here on Google+. I haven't quite figured out what makes it get an average of 113k views a day. I am up to over 65 million views for this image. Yes, it is a good image, but it is somewhere with a lot of eyeballs! Any ideas? 

Most plusones: 666

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2014-10-12 01:21:51 (31 comments, 29 reshares, 666 +1s)Open 

Went on a +Scott Kelby world wide photo walk today hosted by +Laurie Rubin  at the San Diego Zoo today. I took a lot of photos. My kids took a lot of photos, but this one was my favorite. My daughter climbed under an elephant statue and well..... You can see what happened. ‪#‎WWPW2014‬ #blog  

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2015-04-09 17:39:48 (9 comments, 12 reshares, 117 +1s)Open 

Back to Shooting...

It feels like it has been a while since I've been doing what I love. I have been growing my Canon lens collection for quite some time, and I'm afraid, that instead of enhancing my creativity, it has been holding it back, too much weight, too big, so I would just leave it at home. 

Yesterday, I got myself a new camera for me to take with me. Something smaller than my big beast, something I could stick in my purse, and have fun with. I went down to the beach last night with my new Sony a6000, and had a bit of fun playing with long exposure. I loved the glistening of the rocks, but knew they needed more. Tonality Pro was great in bringing out the details in the rocks.

I'm so happy to have the #sony     #sonyalpha   #a6000  It really is a great refreshing change for me. #sandiego    #sunest   #ndfilter   #blog   #macphun  #tonalityP... more »

Back to Shooting...

It feels like it has been a while since I've been doing what I love. I have been growing my Canon lens collection for quite some time, and I'm afraid, that instead of enhancing my creativity, it has been holding it back, too much weight, too big, so I would just leave it at home. 

Yesterday, I got myself a new camera for me to take with me. Something smaller than my big beast, something I could stick in my purse, and have fun with. I went down to the beach last night with my new Sony a6000, and had a bit of fun playing with long exposure. I loved the glistening of the rocks, but knew they needed more. Tonality Pro was great in bringing out the details in the rocks.

I'm so happy to have the #sony     #sonyalpha   #a6000  It really is a great refreshing change for me. #sandiego    #sunest   #ndfilter   #blog   #macphun   #tonalityPro  ___

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2015-03-17 16:14:32 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Fantastic Video! I'm telling all my friends to subscribe! Great work! 

Fantastic Video! I'm telling all my friends to subscribe! Great work! ___

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2015-03-09 04:32:08 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 67 +1s)Open 

I had the best time with +Eleanor Preger. I really treasured our time together, and can't wait to watch her grow in her photography. Please check out her page and all the wonderful work she's been doing! 

Brotherly Love

Spent a day shooting & processing in LR & Photoshop w/ the talented +Erika Thornes  learning her process & tricks___I had the best time with +Eleanor Preger. I really treasured our time together, and can't wait to watch her grow in her photography. Please check out her page and all the wonderful work she's been doing! 

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2015-03-06 17:20:45 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

Wow. +Derek Kind​ this is incredibly awesome and inspiring!

THE SIGN UP for the next 
+Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt will be held on 
SATURDAY, MARCH 14th AT 12 NOON Mountain time zone.

Be online, and watching my stream at that time,
when the sign up post comes, 
be one of 500 people to say "I'm In"
and you will be entered into the 15TH Round of the Hunt.

IF the time zones have this in the middle of your night, or IF you have plans and cannot be online at this particular time, FIND A PROXY to sign you in.

Please note - I will only take ONE "I'M IN" per post. The only way for me to control the 500 entries is by the comments themselves. When it hits 500, the post closes. I will ONLY take 500 people. IF you are doing a proxy for someone, enter yourself in first, then enter in the person you are helping out on a separate comment. Proxies say "+__ is IN" - again on a separate post from the one you did to enter yourself.

The Photography Scavenger Hunt is a FUN, community-based event open to ANYONE who loves photography.
ANY level of skill is welcomed!!
You will learn a ton of new things while entered in the round, you will make new friends, you will have a ton of fun and you might try some new things you wouldn't normally be inclined to do.
There is zero reason to hesitate!!!

MAKE SURE TO BE ONLINE, ON TIME. 
The 500 spots have gone in under an hour for previous rounds.

(PS - photo by +Derek Kind who light painted this backwards at 4 a.m.!)___Wow. +Derek Kind​ this is incredibly awesome and inspiring!

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2015-03-06 17:08:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Erika Thornes was tagged in Erika Thornes's album.

Erika Thornes was tagged in Erika Thornes's album.___

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2015-02-09 21:54:44 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!!!

(Please watch!) They made a video of me doing what I do!!!! 

I'm so proud to be a part of this!!!! Thank you +Macphun Software for such great software, and such a great video explaining why I love photography, and how I use your software. I couldn't be more thrilled! 

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!!!

(Please watch!) They made a video of me doing what I do!!!! 

I'm so proud to be a part of this!!!! Thank you +Macphun Software for such great software, and such a great video explaining why I love photography, and how I use your software. I couldn't be more thrilled! ___

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2015-02-09 21:44:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

How Fantastic! 

How Fantastic! ___

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2015-02-08 05:34:14 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

My friend, +Mike Allebach shared this video with me tonight. I am really really impressed. I can't wait to watch +Jaleel King as he grows in his work. Please feel free to share!

My friend, +Mike Allebach shared this video with me tonight. I am really really impressed. I can't wait to watch +Jaleel King as he grows in his work. Please feel free to share!___

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2015-02-06 04:19:34 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

How cool is this? Look down at the bottom. That is my favorite part. Totally surprised me! How kind!

I <3 My Mom

I'm very happy that this image was selected as a Pick of the Month on the Skypixel website. This was taken during +Erika Thornes photoshoot and I noticed 'after' I took the shot from the air with my +DJI Phantom that her oldest daughter had written in the sand. So sweet! https://www.skypixel.com/#/whats_new___How cool is this? Look down at the bottom. That is my favorite part. Totally surprised me! How kind!

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2015-02-02 01:21:50 (7 comments, 4 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

So my kids decided to make their own Super Bowl this Sunday. They thought this would be a fun bowl to play in. 

So my kids decided to make their own Super Bowl this Sunday. They thought this would be a fun bowl to play in. ___

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2015-01-26 00:33:24 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 110 +1s)Open 

Time for a new profile shot! :)

Time for a new profile shot! :)___

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2015-01-22 06:56:56 (14 comments, 12 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

THANK YOU KELBY ONE!

Thank you +Scott Kelby and +KelbyOne  We had such a great time on the World Wide Photo walk, it was so much fun to have our image selected to go in the Magazine. My daughter was thrilled to see the photo of her in print! We made this little GIF of her showing off the page! Thank you again for the great experience! #‎WWPW2014

THANK YOU KELBY ONE!

Thank you +Scott Kelby and +KelbyOne  We had such a great time on the World Wide Photo walk, it was so much fun to have our image selected to go in the Magazine. My daughter was thrilled to see the photo of her in print! We made this little GIF of her showing off the page! Thank you again for the great experience! #‎WWPW2014___

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2015-01-19 17:17:43 (13 comments, 8 reshares, 181 +1s)Open 

ADVENTURE IN THE WOODS

I've been able to borrow the Canon 200mm F/2.0 lens from Canon this past weekend. Oh my is it a dreamy lens. It is so sharp and clear. It is big, heavy, and expensive, but I was able to use it hand held without any problems. I'm utterly impressed with the quality of the images from it. It opens up a new way of shooting for me, as I'm normally a fan of wide angle lenses. But, with this lens, I've discovered an almost magical viewpoint on the world. The Canon CPS program is fantastic, and I'm thankful they have this loaner program. I don't want to send it back!!! 

ADVENTURE IN THE WOODS

I've been able to borrow the Canon 200mm F/2.0 lens from Canon this past weekend. Oh my is it a dreamy lens. It is so sharp and clear. It is big, heavy, and expensive, but I was able to use it hand held without any problems. I'm utterly impressed with the quality of the images from it. It opens up a new way of shooting for me, as I'm normally a fan of wide angle lenses. But, with this lens, I've discovered an almost magical viewpoint on the world. The Canon CPS program is fantastic, and I'm thankful they have this loaner program. I don't want to send it back!!! ___

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2015-01-17 17:06:46 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

I love +Alan Hess, and he's been super excited about this book. He told me about it a few weeks ago, before he was giving one away. I'm going to enter, and I know that sharing this makes me less likely to win, but I'm hoping he gets a great response! Go enter!!!! (Why not? A FREE GREAT BOOK!) 

I love +Alan Hess, and he's been super excited about this book. He told me about it a few weeks ago, before he was giving one away. I'm going to enter, and I know that sharing this makes me less likely to win, but I'm hoping he gets a great response! Go enter!!!! (Why not? A FREE GREAT BOOK!) ___

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2015-01-17 16:58:04 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 76 +1s)Open 

MY FIRST MODEL SHOOT

So, I have a local photography group that is pretty amazing, and sets up some incredible things for us. +Joshua Mitchell in conjunction with +WPPI Rangefinder   organized models to come out, and got everything in place for us to get a glimpse of what shooting pro models was like. I have to say, I was utterly impressed. It is so easy to capture stunning fun shots with models, not because they are beautiful, but because they know how to move and adjust and listen so you can get exactly what you envision. It is such a great experience. Josh asked me to tell you about a retreat he is organizing called the http://www.badassphotoretreat.com/ He scheduled it to coordinate with WPPI. I've had friends that have done it in the past, and learned a ton. The price is incredibly reasonable when you factor in the price covered lodging, food, models, and and stylists. Plus, thelea... more »

MY FIRST MODEL SHOOT

So, I have a local photography group that is pretty amazing, and sets up some incredible things for us. +Joshua Mitchell in conjunction with +WPPI Rangefinder   organized models to come out, and got everything in place for us to get a glimpse of what shooting pro models was like. I have to say, I was utterly impressed. It is so easy to capture stunning fun shots with models, not because they are beautiful, but because they know how to move and adjust and listen so you can get exactly what you envision. It is such a great experience. Josh asked me to tell you about a retreat he is organizing called the http://www.badassphotoretreat.com/ He scheduled it to coordinate with WPPI. I've had friends that have done it in the past, and learned a ton. The price is incredibly reasonable when you factor in the price covered lodging, food, models, and and stylists. Plus, the learning and experimenting is really personalized. It isn't over sold and crowded. Anyway, please look at his site, and if it is the right fit for you, let Josh know I told you about it. I can't wait to see images from the event. The ones from the past impress the socks off me.
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2015-01-17 16:41:27 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 90 +1s)Open 

GOING FOR A WALK

We found a lovely place to go explore and play only 9 minutes from our house yesterday. What  a great treat it is to have such lovely places so close to home. Shot with the Canon 200mm F/2.0

GOING FOR A WALK

We found a lovely place to go explore and play only 9 minutes from our house yesterday. What  a great treat it is to have such lovely places so close to home. Shot with the Canon 200mm F/2.0___

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2015-01-17 04:02:17 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 125 +1s)Open 

A BLANKET TO SHARE

Day 16, A Portrait a Day, Today, while out shooting a family shoot, I received a loaner lens from Canon. The Canon 200mm F/2.0. Oh boy. It is a BIG lens. Heavy. I convinced the girls to come scout a location with me right before dusk. I drove by it last Friday, and have been dying to shoot there since. I can think of so many wonderful things to shoot in this spot. I can't wait to get out there with my kids in costume. It would be a blast. It is a good portrait day when I can get a great image of all my girls together. The blanket was made by my Grandma with my Aunt's old dresses. The basket is a gift from Iris, and the stuffed animal is one we got on our summer adventure. Glad my girls still want to cuddle together, and have me take their photo. What a blessing! #blog  

A BLANKET TO SHARE

Day 16, A Portrait a Day, Today, while out shooting a family shoot, I received a loaner lens from Canon. The Canon 200mm F/2.0. Oh boy. It is a BIG lens. Heavy. I convinced the girls to come scout a location with me right before dusk. I drove by it last Friday, and have been dying to shoot there since. I can think of so many wonderful things to shoot in this spot. I can't wait to get out there with my kids in costume. It would be a blast. It is a good portrait day when I can get a great image of all my girls together. The blanket was made by my Grandma with my Aunt's old dresses. The basket is a gift from Iris, and the stuffed animal is one we got on our summer adventure. Glad my girls still want to cuddle together, and have me take their photo. What a blessing! #blog  ___

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2015-01-13 19:18:43 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

My friend is selling her 7D it ends in a few hours. She's great, so I'm assuming the camera is great. It even comes with the battery grip. I'd snatch this up, if I didn't have one. Right now, it is going for $475.... Something to watch if you are in the market! :) 

My friend is selling her 7D it ends in a few hours. She's great, so I'm assuming the camera is great. It even comes with the battery grip. I'd snatch this up, if I didn't have one. Right now, it is going for $475.... Something to watch if you are in the market! :) ___

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2015-01-08 04:07:40 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 97 +1s)Open 

BUBBLES

Day 7, Portrait a day.... Bath time at our house is always fun! I loved using +Macphun Software  Intensity Pro goo.gl/JfkDTP to edit those bubbles. It brought out the details in such a great way, but my daughter makes the photo. She always makes me laugh. She's so much fun. #blog  

BUBBLES

Day 7, Portrait a day.... Bath time at our house is always fun! I loved using +Macphun Software  Intensity Pro goo.gl/JfkDTP to edit those bubbles. It brought out the details in such a great way, but my daughter makes the photo. She always makes me laugh. She's so much fun. #blog  ___

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2015-01-03 07:05:14 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 117 +1s)Open 

LIGHTHOUSE HUGS

Really working on shooting a new portrait each day in 2015. Today, we went to the Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego. The kids asked for a photo at the base of the stairs. I can't deny them that... It was fun seeing the lighthouse staged as it would have been 100 years go. But, even more fun were the tide pools below the lighthouse. We'll be sure to go again. Edited with +Macphun Software Tonality Pro. #blog  

LIGHTHOUSE HUGS

Really working on shooting a new portrait each day in 2015. Today, we went to the Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego. The kids asked for a photo at the base of the stairs. I can't deny them that... It was fun seeing the lighthouse staged as it would have been 100 years go. But, even more fun were the tide pools below the lighthouse. We'll be sure to go again. Edited with +Macphun Software Tonality Pro. #blog  ___

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2015-01-02 03:09:36 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 95 +1s)Open 

SWINGING INTO THE NEW YEAR

Swinging into the New Year here in San Diego. My friend +Terri Rippee has been swinging each January 1st for the past ten years. She invited me to join her this year. Do you have any new year traditions? #blog  

SWINGING INTO THE NEW YEAR

Swinging into the New Year here in San Diego. My friend +Terri Rippee has been swinging each January 1st for the past ten years. She invited me to join her this year. Do you have any new year traditions? #blog  ___

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2014-12-19 15:12:55 (22 comments, 3 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

I'm Being a Brat...

Well, not really... I thought I'd share a photo that made me laugh, and let you know that  below I'm posting a link to a totally great sale on Macphun editing software, with some awesome attached incentives (Free Smugmug, free Creative Live, Free Magazines), It is an affiliate link,  hence the brat face. 

Regardless, laugh at the photo, tease me in the comments. But know the software is as good as I am silly. I edited in LR, for simple corrections and then brought it into Intensify Pro and used two of their presets,  Focus Preset and Even Balance Detail enhancement. I'm having a lot of fun with it, as it pushes my images in ways that LR can't.

I really wish I had some reindeer antlers on her. Then she could be "Olive, the other reindeer" because  she used to laugh call him names... Ha. Yeah. I might need betterjoke... more »

I'm Being a Brat...

Well, not really... I thought I'd share a photo that made me laugh, and let you know that  below I'm posting a link to a totally great sale on Macphun editing software, with some awesome attached incentives (Free Smugmug, free Creative Live, Free Magazines), It is an affiliate link,  hence the brat face. 

Regardless, laugh at the photo, tease me in the comments. But know the software is as good as I am silly. I edited in LR, for simple corrections and then brought it into Intensify Pro and used two of their presets,  Focus Preset and Even Balance Detail enhancement. I'm having a lot of fun with it, as it pushes my images in ways that LR can't.

I really wish I had some reindeer antlers on her. Then she could be "Olive, the other reindeer" because  she used to laugh call him names... Ha. Yeah. I might need better jokes. 

 Here is the link if you want to check out the deal (it is good, if you were on the fence about Macphun):
https://store.macphun.com/affiliate.php?ACCOUNT=MACPHUNL&AFFILIATE=68426&PATH=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.macphun.com%2Fholidaybundle___

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2014-12-03 19:04:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Fantastic updates, +SmugMug!

Release Notes

Shiny, new updates to SmugMug! You spoke, we listened. Here's a recap of recent improvements we've made to SmugMug: http://smu.gs/12uXdEY

Highlights:
*Easier uploading!
*Easier access to your receipts
*Enhancements to Zip Downloads
*and more!

Read our release notes for the full summary.___Fantastic updates, +SmugMug!

2014-12-03 16:45:44 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Google Sites Experience? 

I have a friend who is looking for someone for a project who has experience with Google Sites. From him, "Anyone worked with Google Sites before? Looking for someone with experience for a contract project. If you, or someone you know uses Google Sites, message me.
Thanks"

I'll forward any contacts along! Thank you! 

Google Sites Experience? 

I have a friend who is looking for someone for a project who has experience with Google Sites. From him, "Anyone worked with Google Sites before? Looking for someone with experience for a contract project. If you, or someone you know uses Google Sites, message me.
Thanks"

I'll forward any contacts along! Thank you! ___

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2014-11-21 17:47:28 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

I was telling +Laurie Rubin and +Kevin La Rue all about how wonderful +Tanya Rochat's work was today, and I wanted to share with all of you some of her amazing images. They are 100% digitally manipulated PHOTOGRAPHS. Yes. Layers and layers and layers of adjustments of PHOTOS. Simply stunning. Tanya, you are in inspiration. 

My first Matte Painting inspired by some of the examples I saw during my studies to help me get the technique under control.

I had numerous requests to explain how I have done it and have a pdf that I would love to share with you

This is a quick overview: This is my first matte painting. I studied matte paintings and got inspired by some of my tutorials which guided me to create this as a test run. I created concept art to help me with the element selection. Then I started to look around for the elements to use in the matte painting. Whenever I found something I felt was a potential fit I would photograph it or search for a photo in my (constantly expanding) photography library. Sometimes it would take weeks before I managed to collect all the required elements. Once I had all the elements together it could take another 160+ hours to put it all together. I used Photoshop and also have a Wacom Cintiq which makes the concept art much easier. (Yes I know I could create some elements in software like Maya, Cinema4D, DAZ etc but I wanted to make sure it is all photographic content)


#photoplusextract #digitalart #surrealartsaturday #surrealphotography #surrealism #paintitsaturday #photostorysaturday #amazinglandscapes #fineartpls #fineartphotography #fantasy #wow #war #worldofwarcraft #digitalart #digitalartsaturday #textureblendphotography #amazinglandscapes #landscapephotography #landscape #awesome #digitalmattepainting #mattepainting #potd #conceptart #conceptual #mysterymonday #mountainmonday #canon #trartist #texturepaintitmonday #experimentpaintitfriday #monochronemonday #monochromaticpaintitsunday
#manlymondays #midairmonday #militarymonday #aviationmonday #aviationart #aviation #aviationphotography #metallicmonday #warfare #dfat #dpt #breakfastclub #breakfastartclub #digitalartsaturday #illustrationarttuesday #surrealartsaturday #two4tuesday #toolsofatradetuesday #whateverwednesday #damneardiedthursday #historythursday #textureblendthursday #firefriday #fromtheairfriday #photomanipulationsaturday___I was telling +Laurie Rubin and +Kevin La Rue all about how wonderful +Tanya Rochat's work was today, and I wanted to share with all of you some of her amazing images. They are 100% digitally manipulated PHOTOGRAPHS. Yes. Layers and layers and layers of adjustments of PHOTOS. Simply stunning. Tanya, you are in inspiration. 

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2014-11-21 01:02:35 (7 comments, 4 reshares, 110 +1s)Open 

HELPING FRIENDS

A few weeks ago, I got to go to my friend's hair salon and take photos for her new website. It was such a blast to work with such a dear friend, and her name is Erika as well. She's just as zany as I am. We are quite the combo when together, and my children adore her. It makes taking photos easy! 3 cheers for friendship! #blog  

HELPING FRIENDS

A few weeks ago, I got to go to my friend's hair salon and take photos for her new website. It was such a blast to work with such a dear friend, and her name is Erika as well. She's just as zany as I am. We are quite the combo when together, and my children adore her. It makes taking photos easy! 3 cheers for friendship! #blog  ___

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2014-11-20 15:54:16 (35 comments, 50 reshares, 456 +1s)Open 

This is my most popular photo here on Google+. I haven't quite figured out what makes it get an average of 113k views a day. I am up to over 65 million views for this image. Yes, it is a good image, but it is somewhere with a lot of eyeballs! Any ideas? 

This is my most popular photo here on Google+. I haven't quite figured out what makes it get an average of 113k views a day. I am up to over 65 million views for this image. Yes, it is a good image, but it is somewhere with a lot of eyeballs! Any ideas? ___

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2014-11-18 17:33:40 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Thank you for the interview +Macphun Software  ! I loved the questions! (lots of my kid photography included!) 

What a fun interview with photographer +Erika Thornes. Read her tips for photographing kids and families and get inspired for your next photo shoot!___Thank you for the interview +Macphun Software  ! I loved the questions! (lots of my kid photography included!) 

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2014-11-17 21:16:53 (14 comments, 7 reshares, 160 +1s)Open 

I miss the beach. 

I miss the beach. ___

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2014-11-17 04:45:02 (19 comments, 11 reshares, 185 +1s)Open 

I was going through images tonight and came across this one I edited over a year ago. I shot it at 1.8 on my 85mm lens. It had so much chromatic aberration that it took me forever to remove it properly, as it was so close in color to the other colors she was wearing, and nothing automatic would work. I cursed that lens after this shoot, and never used it again. (even though I was the one who shot it backlit and wide open). Tonight, I discovered the defringe brush in lightroom. Yes, I had seen it, but it didn't occur to me that it would have been wonderful to spot correct using that tool instead of layers of selective color adjustments masked in... It has been fun looking through old images. It makes me want to get out and create even more! 

I was going through images tonight and came across this one I edited over a year ago. I shot it at 1.8 on my 85mm lens. It had so much chromatic aberration that it took me forever to remove it properly, as it was so close in color to the other colors she was wearing, and nothing automatic would work. I cursed that lens after this shoot, and never used it again. (even though I was the one who shot it backlit and wide open). Tonight, I discovered the defringe brush in lightroom. Yes, I had seen it, but it didn't occur to me that it would have been wonderful to spot correct using that tool instead of layers of selective color adjustments masked in... It has been fun looking through old images. It makes me want to get out and create even more! ___

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2014-11-17 01:19:02 (11 comments, 3 reshares, 64 +1s)Open 

My Tamron 28-75... My most used lens

(There are 19 images in this gallery, and they are all different, I think you'll like the variety, so I encourage you to click on the link, and see more than the preview few). 

I was talking with a friend on Friday about Tamron lenses. They had just come to San Diego on a tour. I didn't hear about the tour until they already passed through, but I was remarking how much I loved the Tamron lens I own and she told me how excited she was about Tamron. 

Some of my favorite images were taken with my Tamron SP 28-75 F/2.8 Di lens on my Canon camera, and our conversation prompted me to dig through my catalog of images and hunt out my favorite photos to share with her. It is such a great lens to just always keep on my camera. It is lightweight, has amazing versatility, and can shoot well in low light. I've done fun shoots withi... more »

My Tamron 28-75... My most used lens

(There are 19 images in this gallery, and they are all different, I think you'll like the variety, so I encourage you to click on the link, and see more than the preview few). 

I was talking with a friend on Friday about Tamron lenses. They had just come to San Diego on a tour. I didn't hear about the tour until they already passed through, but I was remarking how much I loved the Tamron lens I own and she told me how excited she was about Tamron. 

Some of my favorite images were taken with my Tamron SP 28-75 F/2.8 Di lens on my Canon camera, and our conversation prompted me to dig through my catalog of images and hunt out my favorite photos to share with her. It is such a great lens to just always keep on my camera. It is lightweight, has amazing versatility, and can shoot well in low light. I've done fun shoots with it, I've used it with clients, and it has been the default lens I leave on my camera when I don't know which lens I'll want to use. I have even won a few awards using this lens (I forgot that, until I went back and started digging through my images!). I found over 23,000 images in my catalog where I chose my Tamron. My Tamron out paces even my Canon L glass in the sheer amount of images I have shot with it. It is such a special lens to me, that even while getting, and now selling the Canon 24-70, my Tamron 28-75 stays with me, as it is sharp, light, and easy to use. Funny how you get attached to a lens, but I really am attached to it. I thought I'd share the images I pulled out to show my friend with you all. I still think that it is quite a remarkable little lens, even after owning it now for about 4 years.  ___

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2014-11-03 21:35:20 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

Photos that my girls took at the San Diego Zoo. Thank you +Laurie Rubin for being so welcoming to my young shooters. They had a great time, and very specific ideas on processing. It was a blast to take part in the World Wide Photo Walk with +KelbyOne  #wwpw2014  

Thanks to +Erika Thornes for the images and inspiration. Let's not forget to play and have fun with our photography, too!___Photos that my girls took at the San Diego Zoo. Thank you +Laurie Rubin for being so welcoming to my young shooters. They had a great time, and very specific ideas on processing. It was a blast to take part in the World Wide Photo Walk with +KelbyOne  #wwpw2014  

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2014-10-24 03:29:56 (19 comments, 5 reshares, 143 +1s)Open 

This year, my girls are all birds...

Just finished up the final details on the Peacock. She's so excited to be the most beautiful boy bird this Halloween. Looking forward to fun celebrations this week. What do you do for Halloween? #blog  

This year, my girls are all birds...

Just finished up the final details on the Peacock. She's so excited to be the most beautiful boy bird this Halloween. Looking forward to fun celebrations this week. What do you do for Halloween? #blog  ___

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2014-10-23 23:46:05 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 101 +1s)Open 

#SolarEclipse  VERY temporary tattoo using aluminum foil with pin holes and the eclipse. Totally fun! 

#SolarEclipse  VERY temporary tattoo using aluminum foil with pin holes and the eclipse. Totally fun! ___

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2014-10-16 17:37:37 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 74 +1s)Open 

‪#‎fivedayblackandwhitechallenge‬
A 22 year old cat.
Day 4.
I'm on Day 4 of my 5 day black and white challenge. This photo just intrigues me. It might be just me, but that is okay. This woman has been living at my Great Grandparents farm now for many many years. Far longer than my Great Grandparents ever lived there. She welcomes us every three years to walk around her farm, take photos and ask questions. It is very kind. She was proudly showing off her cat. This cat is 6lbs, and 22 years old. Yes, 22 years. He is mostly skin and bones, but she loves this cat. and he was remarkable to see. My cousin Laura was with me when she was talking and talking about this cat.
So... Laura... I'm challenging you. I'm challenging you to post 1 black and white photo a day for 5 days. You're welcome to pull them out of some of your old favorite shots, or to shoot a new one to post,or to... more »

‪#‎fivedayblackandwhitechallenge‬
A 22 year old cat.
Day 4.
I'm on Day 4 of my 5 day black and white challenge. This photo just intrigues me. It might be just me, but that is okay. This woman has been living at my Great Grandparents farm now for many many years. Far longer than my Great Grandparents ever lived there. She welcomes us every three years to walk around her farm, take photos and ask questions. It is very kind. She was proudly showing off her cat. This cat is 6lbs, and 22 years old. Yes, 22 years. He is mostly skin and bones, but she loves this cat. and he was remarkable to see. My cousin Laura was with me when she was talking and talking about this cat.
So... Laura... I'm challenging you. I'm challenging you to post 1 black and white photo a day for 5 days. You're welcome to pull them out of some of your old favorite shots, or to shoot a new one to post, or to convert a color that you think would look nice in black and white.
Thank you +Laurie Rubin   for asking me to participate in this challenge. It is rewarding.___

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2014-10-14 14:59:05 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 103 +1s)Open 

‪#‎fivedayblackandwhitechallenge‬
Day 3
My sister in law, +Sarah Thornes  went spelunking with me and my youngest daughter Emery last summer. My 5 year old climbed crazy things, she was passed over 40 deep foot crevasses, and she giggled with glee as we slid down an ice slide. We had to climb up over 150 feet over giant boulders to get out. I stayed at the bottom while I watched everyone climb up. My 5 year old was already out, and Sarah was carrying her bag and walking towards her. It was a great experience. One I'll never forget. Thank you McCloud Outdoor Gear Exchange for the great trip.
As my friend +Jan Kabili  was telling me yesterday, high contrast images can be tough to process in black and white. This one was especially challenging, but I wanted to try. It took me over 20 minutes to get it exactly how i liked it.
Today, I nominate +Cindy Meyers  Yes, you'venever do... more »

‪#‎fivedayblackandwhitechallenge‬
Day 3
My sister in law, +Sarah Thornes  went spelunking with me and my youngest daughter Emery last summer. My 5 year old climbed crazy things, she was passed over 40 deep foot crevasses, and she giggled with glee as we slid down an ice slide. We had to climb up over 150 feet over giant boulders to get out. I stayed at the bottom while I watched everyone climb up. My 5 year old was already out, and Sarah was carrying her bag and walking towards her. It was a great experience. One I'll never forget. Thank you McCloud Outdoor Gear Exchange for the great trip.
As my friend +Jan Kabili  was telling me yesterday, high contrast images can be tough to process in black and white. This one was especially challenging, but I wanted to try. It took me over 20 minutes to get it exactly how i liked it.
Today, I nominate +Cindy Meyers  Yes, you've never done a photo challenge. But, I'm challenging you anyway. Pull out that iPhone, and post 5 images. you can do it.___

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2014-10-13 16:10:57 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 101 +1s)Open 

Great-Great Grandparents Barn
Day 2 Black and white Challenge.... +Laurie Rubin  tagged me to post a black and white photo each day for 5 days. It is harder than I thought it would be. Color adds so much to my images, that finding ones that work BETTER in black and white vs. Color is the challenge. Shooting in or for black and white is a totally different than shooting color. I think Laurie is pushing me to a new level. I'm thinking of doing a personal shooting FOR black and white only for a while, even changing my JPG preview to black and white.
Thanks for the push Laurie. I needed it.
This photo was taken on our epic 2 month road trip. In Wisconsin. At the farm where my Grandmother grew up.
Today, I nominate, one of my dear friends, +Cora Reuter. We were lunch hall buddies back in High School. Why would we eat in the cafeteria when we could hang out in the hall in front of the... more »

Great-Great Grandparents Barn
Day 2 Black and white Challenge.... +Laurie Rubin  tagged me to post a black and white photo each day for 5 days. It is harder than I thought it would be. Color adds so much to my images, that finding ones that work BETTER in black and white vs. Color is the challenge. Shooting in or for black and white is a totally different than shooting color. I think Laurie is pushing me to a new level. I'm thinking of doing a personal shooting FOR black and white only for a while, even changing my JPG preview to black and white.
Thanks for the push Laurie. I needed it.
This photo was taken on our epic 2 month road trip. In Wisconsin. At the farm where my Grandmother grew up.
Today, I nominate, one of my dear friends, +Cora Reuter. We were lunch hall buddies back in High School. Why would we eat in the cafeteria when we could hang out in the hall in front of the band and art classrooms... We talked, we played, we had fun... then we went to college together. We painted together for hours... (She's a better painter than I am). Over the years, my fondness for her has grown. I can only imagine the trouble we'd get into if we spent more than a day or two a year together. Cora. You can do it. One a day, for 5 days, BLACK AND WHITE BABY!

#fivedayblackandwhitechallenge  ___

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2014-10-12 22:27:38 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 107 +1s)Open 

Waiting For a Meal
Day 1: Almost two months ago, +Laurie Rubin invited me to the zoo. I had not been in a long time, and I had never been with a great long lens. It sure was fun and different from my normal shooting. The sun was bright, and it was hot, but all and all I had a great time. It was wonderful to get out and I'm happy to share some images I captured then... 

 I was nominated by +Laurie Rubin  to take on the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   ‪ in which I get to post a Black and White image for 5 days, and then nominate someone else to do the same each day. Oh boy.... I can do it... :) 
Today I nominate my good friend Shelly Shuey to post a black and white each day....

Waiting For a Meal
Day 1: Almost two months ago, +Laurie Rubin invited me to the zoo. I had not been in a long time, and I had never been with a great long lens. It sure was fun and different from my normal shooting. The sun was bright, and it was hot, but all and all I had a great time. It was wonderful to get out and I'm happy to share some images I captured then... 

 I was nominated by +Laurie Rubin  to take on the #fivedayblackandwhitechallenge   ‪ in which I get to post a Black and White image for 5 days, and then nominate someone else to do the same each day. Oh boy.... I can do it... :) 
Today I nominate my good friend Shelly Shuey to post a black and white each day....___

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2014-10-12 01:21:51 (31 comments, 29 reshares, 666 +1s)Open 

Went on a +Scott Kelby world wide photo walk today hosted by +Laurie Rubin  at the San Diego Zoo today. I took a lot of photos. My kids took a lot of photos, but this one was my favorite. My daughter climbed under an elephant statue and well..... You can see what happened. ‪#‎WWPW2014‬ #blog  

Went on a +Scott Kelby world wide photo walk today hosted by +Laurie Rubin  at the San Diego Zoo today. I took a lot of photos. My kids took a lot of photos, but this one was my favorite. My daughter climbed under an elephant statue and well..... You can see what happened. ‪#‎WWPW2014‬ #blog  ___

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2014-09-18 01:54:41 (10 comments, 9 reshares, 94 +1s)Open 

Growing corn for the first time. It is amazing to see it grow from less than 6 inches to 6 feet in just a few weeks time. Looking forward to harvest. 

Growing corn for the first time. It is amazing to see it grow from less than 6 inches to 6 feet in just a few weeks time. Looking forward to harvest. ___

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2014-09-16 23:55:37 (13 comments, 4 reshares, 132 +1s)Open 

I am IN LOVE with our sky today. #blog  

I am IN LOVE with our sky today. #blog  ___

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2014-09-16 04:18:51 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 70 +1s)Open 

Found this little guy in my garden today. I believe it is a Tomato Hornworm.... My daughter wants to bring it to school tomorrow. 

Found this little guy in my garden today. I believe it is a Tomato Hornworm.... My daughter wants to bring it to school tomorrow. ___

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2014-09-10 18:05:14 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 84 +1s)Open 

Editing a wedding from July in Seattle... The sunset that night was pretty spectacular. It would have been fun to have ND filters and steady ground... (We were on a boat). Even without those key features that capture soft water for waterscapes, I still love the soft pastels that surrounded us that evening. I need to shoot more skyline photos! 

Editing a wedding from July in Seattle... The sunset that night was pretty spectacular. It would have been fun to have ND filters and steady ground... (We were on a boat). Even without those key features that capture soft water for waterscapes, I still love the soft pastels that surrounded us that evening. I need to shoot more skyline photos! ___

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2014-09-05 04:23:52 (11 comments, 11 reshares, 92 +1s)Open 

Tiny Planet.... On the 4th of July... Well, at least it feels like we are on a tiny planet for the 4th of July as we are on a rural 5 acres in Southwest Washington where these monster fireworks are legal. 

Earlier today I went to a Creative Women in Photography get together here in San Diego. The Lesson... How to create tiny planets using the instructions from the one and only +Varina Patel. I smiled when I arrived and thought what a fun project from such a fun photographer. We dove in selecting images, playing around. There are quite a few tricks to make them come out nice. They aren't nearly as simple as they look, but when you get it, oh boy it is a blast. I think I'll have to play with the concept some more. Here are the instructions on Varina's blog  http://visualwilderness.com/tutorials/tiny-planets 

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Tiny Planet.... On the 4th of July... Well, at least it feels like we are on a tiny planet for the 4th of July as we are on a rural 5 acres in Southwest Washington where these monster fireworks are legal. 

Earlier today I went to a Creative Women in Photography get together here in San Diego. The Lesson... How to create tiny planets using the instructions from the one and only +Varina Patel. I smiled when I arrived and thought what a fun project from such a fun photographer. We dove in selecting images, playing around. There are quite a few tricks to make them come out nice. They aren't nearly as simple as they look, but when you get it, oh boy it is a blast. I think I'll have to play with the concept some more. Here are the instructions on Varina's blog  http://visualwilderness.com/tutorials/tiny-planets 

In the photo are some of my favorite people. My children, and dear friends and family. My husband and brother in law are lighting of the fireworks. It is a good treasure to remember the evening. ___

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2014-09-05 01:28:58 (16 comments, 21 reshares, 120 +1s)Open 

Tiny Planet.... On the 4th of July... Well, at least it feels like we are on a tiny planet for the 4th of July as we are on a rural 5 acres in Southwest Washington where these monster fireworks are legal. 

Earlier today I went to a Creative Women in Photography get together here in San Diego. The Lesson... How to create tiny planets using the instructions from the one and only +Varina Patel. I smiled when I arrived and thought what a fun project from such a fun photographer. We dove in selecting images, playing around. There are quite a few tricks to make them come out nice. They aren't nearly as simple as they look, but when you get it, oh boy it is a blast. I think I'll have to play with the concept some more. Here are the instructions on Varina's blog  http://visualwilderness.com/tutorials/tiny-planets 

In the photo are some of my favorite people. My children, andde... more »

Tiny Planet.... On the 4th of July... Well, at least it feels like we are on a tiny planet for the 4th of July as we are on a rural 5 acres in Southwest Washington where these monster fireworks are legal. 

Earlier today I went to a Creative Women in Photography get together here in San Diego. The Lesson... How to create tiny planets using the instructions from the one and only +Varina Patel. I smiled when I arrived and thought what a fun project from such a fun photographer. We dove in selecting images, playing around. There are quite a few tricks to make them come out nice. They aren't nearly as simple as they look, but when you get it, oh boy it is a blast. I think I'll have to play with the concept some more. Here are the instructions on Varina's blog  http://visualwilderness.com/tutorials/tiny-planets 

In the photo are some of my favorite people. My children, and dear friends and family. My husband and brother in law are lighting of the fireworks. It is a good treasure to remember the evening. ___

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2014-08-25 21:12:04 (8 comments, 5 reshares, 96 +1s)Open 

I've been editing a session for a family that is raising a service dog. She's training to be a seeing eye dog. What an outstanding calm dog. So wonderful. 

I've been editing a session for a family that is raising a service dog. She's training to be a seeing eye dog. What an outstanding calm dog. So wonderful. ___

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2014-08-24 18:06:57 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 92 +1s)Open 

Pomegranate 

Yesterday, my husband and I went up to Orange County to visit some old friends. They happened to move into a home with a huge old very fruitful pomegranate just coming into season. Not only was the tree gorgeous, it produces the tastiest treats.  My morning was spent cracking and seeding 15 pomegranates to boil down into a syrup. Time for some grenadine... Just in time for my birthday! Looking forward to some amazing drinks! #blog  

Pomegranate 

Yesterday, my husband and I went up to Orange County to visit some old friends. They happened to move into a home with a huge old very fruitful pomegranate just coming into season. Not only was the tree gorgeous, it produces the tastiest treats.  My morning was spent cracking and seeding 15 pomegranates to boil down into a syrup. Time for some grenadine... Just in time for my birthday! Looking forward to some amazing drinks! #blog  ___

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2014-07-19 15:48:53 (12 comments, 5 reshares, 102 +1s)Open 

At my family reunion, and going through my uncle's photos. I found this one of my mom and grandma. I think I will get it enlarged.... Taken in the early 1960s....#blog

At my family reunion, and going through my uncle's photos. I found this one of my mom and grandma. I think I will get it enlarged.... Taken in the early 1960s....#blog___

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2014-07-08 06:19:55 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

I made a Stop Motion video two years ago at 4th of July, and had a great time. I thought I'd try it again. I've got ideas on how to make it better next time, but it was still fun. It is a great way for us to keep track of the growing kids! +Petra Cross gave me the idea. Thank you Petra for your inspiring videos! 

I made a Stop Motion video two years ago at 4th of July, and had a great time. I thought I'd try it again. I've got ideas on how to make it better next time, but it was still fun. It is a great way for us to keep track of the growing kids! +Petra Cross gave me the idea. Thank you Petra for your inspiring videos! ___

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2014-06-24 23:40:57 (12 comments, 6 reshares, 95 +1s)Open 

Getting ready for our summer road trip! Yes, we realize Washington is a bit out of the way... ;)

Getting ready for our summer road trip! Yes, we realize Washington is a bit out of the way... ;)___

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