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Aman Singh2,014Circle of the dayYour re-share is appreciatedPlease re-share this circle in your stream.To be added:1- Add +Circles Circles Circles to your circles2- Write the URL of your blog in the comments section below3- Your blog must be an active blog (posts must be current)2014-07-16 12:15:324990515CC G+
Ryan Johnson9,485Hi friends! This is a great circle created with an important selection from all circles. The most important engagers are reshared because only that way can we grow our circle and have the people of google circle us.To get in, and to ensure you stay in this circle you need to do the following:1. 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above!#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #wanttobecircled #addmetoyourcircles #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles #Britain #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #uk  #nottingham #Holland #Netherlands #Duch2014-07-16 10:40:014918711CC G+
John Nuntiatio37,759#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle  #photography #health2014-06-06 05:42:57289336CC G+
Sacquia Turpin499Thought I'd share more awesome people with you.2014-05-14 01:55:38501305CC G+
Eleanor Fullalove839Here's a circle for you - everyone in it is UK based #sharedcircles #shared4shared #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-05-13 19:36:15501018CC G+
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:26400526CC G+
Trang Hạ53please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it!  thank you!1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle! #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-09 09:07:28405413CC G+
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:02:04401628CC G+
Eleanor Fullalove718Here's an updated version of my original #circle for those in (or interested in) the #UK . It would be great to #share more circles like this in future, so if you're based in #england #ireland #scotland or #wales please make yourself known : ) #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #bristol #somerset #london #britain  2014-05-07 21:16:0650147641CC G+
David Bowden37,155Its been awhile....For over three years I collected and shared an exclusive B&W circle. This circle "was" one of the most shared on G+ for awhile. I would share it once a month with everyone as a part of my personal desire to share more quality B&W images and photographers. The requirement for being in this circle was that the photographer shot at least 60% B&W images (I tend to shoot 80%).There are some excellent photographers and friends here. I encourage you to take a look at their work. While I know that bulk circle sharing is a thing of the past or no longer the norm on G+ (which is a shame) I wanted to re-share a collection of truly inspirational people.You wont be disappointed. Re-share if you like their work</david>2014-05-06 23:16:1649012223CC G+
Wedding Dress Central4,086If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-05 12:30:1340121149CC G+
Deal-Dx1,579Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get! #circleshare   #circle   #sharedcircles   #share   #circles   #deal   #dx   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharecircleoftheday  2014-05-05 07:52:2550110710CC G+
John Nuntiatio35,459#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small  2014-05-03 14:18:42245366CC G+
Robert Connor6,155I share this very attractive for you big circle. many users eager to excel in this social network, add them, get google+ #SpecialNew #circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #veryimpcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #howtoenlargecircle #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howenlargecircles #topofthepeople #enlargecircle #sundaycircleshared #mondaymotivation 2014-04-21 06:31:522528714CC G+
Sinta Riani517This is a good circle. all of account on this circle is OnNow you can ADD People From this CircleBefor you ADD This people to your Circle, You must Vote g+ on my Blog please.> vote g+ on this link : https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?count=true&url=http://blog-kangramzi.blogspot.com/> After that. You can add this people to your CircleThank you#vote #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #shared   #circle #voteg+?2014-04-17 10:16:29501414CC G+
Sinta Riani517This is a good circle. all of account on this circle is OnNow you can ADD People From this CircleBefor you ADD This people to your Circle, You must Vote g+ on my Blog please.> vote g+ on this link : https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?count=true&url=http://blog-kangramzi.blogspot.com/> After that. You can add this people to your CircleThank you#vote #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles   #shared   #circle #voteg+?2014-04-17 10:16:02501518CC G+
John Nuntiatio32,983#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health #tennis #europe   #asia   #america   #africa   #australia  2014-04-08 20:33:10269074CC G+
Stephan Spelde8,664My Inspirational CircleEver since I joined Google plus in the end of the year 2011 I have been looking for those special ones. Those people that inspired me...touched my soul with their work or made me laugh my pants off.It took me over 2 years to fill this circle up to 500 inspirators, but today... I finally added my last person. :)I will seek more of these in the future, don't worry, and this means I will have to share multiple circles from now on, but for now...these are the 500 most inspirational people on Google Plus for me.A great big Thank You to everybody in this circle for enriching my Google Plus experience and inspire and motivate me in becoming a better photographer.artist. #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles  2014-01-09 22:05:0550031930CC G+
David Bowden36,873Folks...It's that time again...Hey Google+It's my B&W circle share time! Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2013-06-08 09:47:35493191025CC G+
Dave Morrow485,664Photography Around the World: A- JI shared a small Circle a few weeks back, here is a much larger circle of photography inspired people and pages that I browse through from time to time.... Enjoy! #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles  2013-06-05 00:40:1049716023CC G+
David Bowden36,340B&W Circle Share - Feb 5, 2013Hey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2013-02-05 08:22:29501482559CC G+
Anna Galarza3,321Curated Circle Featuring Only The Best Of The Best Of Google Plus!They are amazing people to have them as part of your G+ connections. If you are looking for #engagement , #fun , #inspiration , #thoughtful  posts, etc., this circle is for you! #circleshare   #coolpeople   #topplusers   #googleplustips   #googlepluscircles   #publiccircle   #sharedcircles  2013-01-06 15:02:4450028840CC G+
David Bowden34,725"The" B&W Circle on Google+Everyone, its that time again (well I am a few days late) to share the B&W circle. Last month we had hit 500 officially. This month we are at 497 as some people had dropped off or quit using Google+.This circle is a selection of personally reviewed and selected photographers who shoot a large portion (40% or more) of their work in B&W.There are some excellent artists in this circle. I encourage you to take a look at their work and share the circle. This circle is in the top 100 shared on Google+ thanks to all of you.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-10-23 04:39:52497592554CC G+
David Bowden34,319FINALLYI thought I would re-share this circle in celebration of it hitting 500. For over a year I have looked, reviewed and added people that excel at taking B&W photography. This isnt just a mass add circle. This is a collection of artists that focus on B&W and enjoy sharing.I have looked at every person in this circle and recommend them highly. If you like B&W work, this is a great circle to have.Thanks to everyone who has been with me and helped build this circle. I am constantly inspired by your work and enjoy sharing it with my followers and the Google+ community.</david>2012-09-29 02:37:2050026750CC G+
David Bowden34,029B&W Circle Share - September 2012Hey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 462.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-09-16 09:08:32489403659CC G+
David Bowden33,286The LARGEST B&W circle on Google+Well, its that time again. Time to share the B&W circle. We are REAL CLOSE to 500 in this circle. After months of collecting and cultivating the circle is at 485.If you are a lover of B&W images, please take a moment to look over this circle of photographers. To be included each photographer must shoot at least 40% of their work in B&W or have a dedicated collection of quality B&W images here on Google+I encourage you to look at the work, comment and SHARE this circle. There are some fantastic photographers from all areas of the world here. I learn and enjoy their work and know you all will to.</david>2012-08-17 02:14:03484453248CC G+
Ryan Lynham11,576Still having trouble finding G+ to be an active photography community?This is a list of the major players in my photography circles. Add this puppy and I think you'll solve your problem. In fact you might be overwhelmed and wish you had only added a few from it, which is another good idea, depending on your sitch, and what not.The standard circle share spiel: If you want to be in this circle and you aren't, then start sharing good photography and participating. Interaction on my posts / posts of people I follow helps, too. Easy peasy. Please don't ask me to add you. Thanks!Cc-ing +Darren LoPrinzi, who was looking for some good folks to follow. : )2012-07-30 18:23:5920234010CC G+
David Bowden32,424The Largest B&W Circle on G+Hey Everyone !Its that time again to share the ever popular G+ Black and White circle. In this circle you will find some of the best photographers on G+ who feature over 40% of their images in B&W. Several styles but all B&W. So, if you are a fan of B&W  photography this is the circle for you. Now at 470PHOTOGRAPHERSIf you arent in this circle and would like to be, please review the criteria for inclusion here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Then send me a note on this thread or a personal note and I will gladly review your work and add you.Thanks everyone!</david>PS- Please share this circle.2012-07-13 20:25:38470784055CC G+
UK Photography Community3,601SHARING THE* +UK Photography Community *CIRCLE 1 of our COMPLETE CURRENT MEMBERSHello everyone, in this post you will find the members of The +UK Photography Community from all regions around the UK.*This is the first of two circles we are sharing.* We have a total of just over 500 members based in the UK to date and a total World Wide following of almost 4000 people.Our most recent share of "individual Regional Circles" can be found here http://goo.gl/xASfKCircle 2 link here http://goo.gl/cnQuGthanks Heidi +Heidi Anne Morris (admin South West Region)2012-07-09 10:02:01494674CC G+
UK Photography Community3,458Wales Circle - #walesuk  Circle share 10 of 11My circle! Well the region that I live so it's obviously the best circle, need I say more? :PIf you would like to be included within any of our area circles please feel free to ask for inclusion, all we require is for you to follow us so we can add you to our circles in return. Please note that if you are already being followed by this page you are already in one of our circles, which will be shared soon.+Ted Ward (Wales Admin)2012-06-28 10:15:22361012CC G+
UK Photography Community3,418Midlands Circle - #midlandsuk  Circle share 3 of 11Maybe the largest in a geographical sense, also the area where I grew up, so maybe some of my favourite places are located within this area.If you would like to be included within any of our area circles please feel free to ask for inclusion, all we require is for you to follow us so we can add you to our circles in return. Please note that if you are already being followed by this page you are already in one of our circles, which will be shared soon.+Ted Ward (Wales Admin)2012-06-25 16:52:40911204CC G+
David Bowden30,996THE B&W Circle of Google+Hey G+, its that time again. Time to share the largest collection of B&W photographers here on Google+. If you love Black and White then this is the circle for you. Each of these photographers shoots at least 40% of their work in B&W. All are very talented and have some excellent work for you to view.Take a look and enjoy the circle!PHOTOGRAPHERSIf you arent in this circle and would like to be, please review the criteria for inclusion here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Then send me a note on this thread or a personal note and I will gladly review your work and add you.Thanks everyone!</david>PS- Please share this circle.2012-06-04 21:40:33461672851CC G+
Thomas Hawk2,461,0112,000 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+Part 1 of 4 (A-Ev)This is the fourth time since joining G+ almost a year ago that I'm sharing my photographers circle.  I shared it with 500 photographers, 1,000 photographers, 1,500 photographers and now 2,000 photographers.  I have to break my circle up into four 500 photographer circles as that is the G+ limit.  Each day this week (Mon.- Thurs.) I'll share a different circle.  Today is the first circle and includes photographers with the last name's A-Ev (although +Marc Evans you are in tomorrow's circle).  A few notes about these circles.  I always get hated on when I share them by people.  Inevitably if I include 2,000 people, I will leave 50,000 people out.  This is not intentional or personal.  This circle is not "the best" photographers on G+ or in the world.  It doesn't mean if you are not in my circle that you are not a "quality" photographer.  This list is simply photographers that I've stumbled across for whatever reason over the past year and have chosen to follow their work.  In some cases I've gotten to know the photographers in this circle personally -- through photowalks and trips, hangouts, in real life, etc.  Many of these people are or have become my friends.  Most of the photographers in my circle though I don't even know.  They are just people whose work I admire and want to consume -- I hope many are future friends.  :)I use some objective criteria with this circle but I use a lot of subjective criteria too.  This is, afterall, my own personal circle that I look at and +1 from every single day.  My aesthetic taste and personal preferences may be very, very different than yours.  This is ok.  Art is subjective.  That said, here a breakdown of my own preferences and biases that influence who I add into my circle.1.  I like people who are active on G+.  If you haven't posted one of your photos in the last month you probably are not in this circle.  I use a script to uncircle inactive people regularly.2.  I like photographers who mostly post their own photographs.  I dislike clutter and "dumb stuff" in my photographers circle.  Excessive reshares, circle shares, memes, gifs, youtube videos, posts not about photography, web links, etc. make me uncircle or move people to a different circle.  I also like photographers who regulate how much of their photography they post to their stream.  I don't want to see 50 shots in a row of someone's vacation.  I think about 5 photos max a day feels about right to me.3.  *Controversial* I dislike signatures and watermarks.  You will find photographers in my circle that use them.  It's just a bias, not a hard and fast rule.  I mostly want this stream to be as watermark/signature free as possible.  I totally understand and respect your reasons and decision for using watermarks/signatures.  I hope you equally respect my decision to not want to consume photos mared up with them.  Please don't turn this into a discussion about watermarks/sigs, I've spent the last 10 years thinking heavily about this issue.  It's just a personal preference and bias.4.  I like people who are active, positive, helpful, enthusiastic G+ community members.  I dislike people who are rude, mean, complainers, trolls, harrasers, etc.  If you say mean things to people, about people, about their art or their work I don't want to follow you.  I'm fine with debate and disagreement.  It should just be done respectfully -- there's a huge difference between respectful disagreement and rude behavior.  Not only will you not be in this circle if you are rude, I'll probably 2012-06-04 16:53:26500235147424CC G+
Harika Sezgin2,987Hi G+ :) Today I want to share my fantastic photographers circle with you. Have a nice one :)2012-05-31 19:16:59492307CC G+
bish s10,331500 people from my photography circle for +Stephanie Fecik. My circle has more people but the sharing feature limits me to only 500 of them!2012-05-29 19:48:23500503CC G+
Peter From35,122The Black & White Circle –– Revised Version #CircleSharingForThePeopleBW2 It's time to reshare my validated and revised Black & White Circle (BWC) with 465 excellent photographers that produce great monochrome images. You don't want to miss that one. I am proud to promote these great people and I am sure they will bring lots and lots of great black & white images to your feeds.If YOU want to hop on the B&W train, do the following:1. Help spread the word and reshare this circle post. Why? If you think you should be promoted, you should be willing to do the same for your fellow photographers. Simple as that.2. Ask for inclusion in the comments. I will check every feed.3. Make sure that you share your own original B&W photography in your feed. If there are too many reshares of other peoples' work, irrelevant YouTube clips, animated GIFS, blog post teasers etc., I might not add you to the circle. The BWC is a validated quality circle that should bring people great monochrome imagery to their feeds. If you only shoot in color or don't have an B&W album, don't ask for inclusion.NOTE! If you see that I have plussed your comment, then you know that I have added you to the next revision of the BWC. I didn't PLUS your comment? Make sure that you have reshared this announcement post and let me know that you did so.This announcement post is hash-tagged with #CircleSharingForThePeopleBW2 so that you may mute the reshares this post will generate. That way you will avoid seeing multiple copies of this post in your feed and your adrenaline level will stay normal. I will add a new hash-tag for every announcement and circle post in the future. That way you won't miss out on any of the action but still can mute all the duplicate reshares. Here is an excellent add-on that will help you to mute the reshares: http://code.google.com/p/nonplus/Cheers!2012-05-14 08:51:42465909793CC G+
David Bowden29,753B&W Circle ShareHey Google+This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 462.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-05-03 00:10:54462644348CC G+
Paula Cobleigh31,747I thought I'd share my Infrared circle since today is #InfraredFriday and I've gathered up quite a few people now who have participated. Not everyone in this circle is using an infrared camera....some have just used post-processing to get the IR look, but if you like the look of infrared photography, you might want to check these people out! Feel free to share this circle with your friends that might also be interested. :)If I've missed anyone, please feel free to leave the name in the comments so I can add them!2012-04-20 15:43:3967556CC G+
Trever McGhee6,436You just never know who you'll discover until you circle them.There's someone for everyone to follow in this incredible circle of people & pages. Especially +Candace Regan whose my better half who makes me look good :-) She wasn't feeling well yesterday, she's been putting in 20 hr days lately working on our projects to help others for free, so I thought I'd surprise her today with a few new followers, she loves to engage with people. Just like others in this group of people who are waiting to follow you, they love to engage with people, while others are hoping for the opportunity to inspire you with their posts.For me, that's what it's all about, helping one another find the right people to connect to.The greatest thing about Google is you can add and delete as many circles as you want. So put this circle to the test, check out the Stream for a week, keep those who you like and return the rest to the grid. You can always add them again later on when the time is right for you. I guarantee you, you'll find more than one :-)That's why I included +J.J. Bentley circle of 190 "Rising G+ Superstars" Their amazing photographers with less than 10,000 followers, that are rising to the top because of the extraordinary work they do :-) Please add & share this circle ~ to share these extraordinary people,If you would like to be added, please leave a comment. #BeHappy #Friends #Share #circleshare #circlecount #publiccircle #sharedcircle If you have a favorite photo/artwork/story that we should consider for our book & show that were producing this fall, so that we can continue to help people for free, then post it on the public stream and include the #hashtag #Take2seconds and mention my name +Trever McGhee or +Candace Regan so that we can comment on it. If the photo/artwork/story follows the Google guidelines, it is family friendly and we have the artist's permission, we'll include it in the DVD portion that goes with the book. Everyone can take part in it, all you need is one plus which can be your own :-). As to whether or not your photo/artwork/story makes it into the book and/or the reality show will be determined by the largest number of pluses/shares.More details on the projects and how we'll raise 97 million will be released on Apr 22 :-)2012-04-12 15:11:29471841634CC G+
Peter From28,929Black & White Photog Circle –– #CircleShare Time to share a validated circle with you all again –– this time I have focused on monochrome photography. The B&W circle contains many amazingly talented photographers and I am sure you will be happy to have them all in your circles. I am honored to have them in mine.If YOU want to be in the updated version of this circle (next share will be end of next week), let me know in the comments, reshare this post and I'll check your stuff out. If you want to be removed from the circle, just drop me a pm and I'll delete you from it asap. No reshare, no inclusion –– I check ALL feeds. It's all about showing your love and helping to spread the word to promote all the talent in this circle.Enjoy the circle... Cheers!2012-04-12 09:56:0929820715084CC G+
Steve Gill10,469UK PhotographersHere is my circle of interactive UK Photographers. There are some great names in here and they will fill your stream with interesting posts. Now, if you don't see your name here, or the name of someone who should be here, just add a note in the comments and I will add you before I share again. If you are a UK based photographer or aspiring photographer, please let me know. I only want to include people who actively share work on G+ so I regularly check each and every nomination to ensure that only interactive people who have shared work in the past couple of months are included. If you haven't posted anything for a while you might find your name dropped.2012-04-05 07:59:3831926510CC G+
dawn m. armfield5,328Time to share another circle. This is, by far, my largest (and you only see 500 of the 800 people I have in it). This circle includes amazing photographers. Again, in my own structure, I have it broken down into different categories, but this is the highest level of the photography circles I have.Enjoy and comment!2012-03-30 13:57:1150022810CC G+
David Bowden26,541Hey Google+Because of the amazing amount of new photographers added in the month of March, I am re-sharing the B&W Photographers Circle today !!This is the largest B&W circle of photographers on Google+. Each photographer in the circle is personally reviewed before being added. If you like B&W photography this is the circle of people to take a look at. Now at 443.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEPhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? do you shoot over 40% of your images in B&W..? if so you need to be in this circle. Its one of the most shared on Google+.To learn what it takes to be included please visit this post:https://plus.google.com/u/0/112022983294967948367/posts/CvM99cDE1E9Thanks everyone, Enjoy !</david>2012-03-29 20:34:11443494548CC G+
David Bowden23,472The Largest B&W circle on Google+Hey G+ if you are a lover of B&W photography then this is the circle for you. Here are 396 Photographers who shoot more than 40% of their work in B&W (many are at 80% and higher). I encourage you to take a look. PHOTOGRAPHERSDo you shoot a high % of B&W images..? if you do and you aren't in this circle then please send me a note. I will gladly add you to the circle after reviewing your online images.PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLEThe goal is to get as much exposure for the photographers here. They have some excellent images that need to be shared.2012-03-04 00:18:493969710348CC G+
Joe Vallee5,740*Good morning / good afternoon / good evening where ever you are in the world*TOP +PE PhotogsThis circle is one that is worth having in your circles.(1 of 2) (due to 500 person circle limit)See the info belowIt is a very good one for new people to jump-start their selves if they are fans of good photography and helpful photographers! Re-share it with your own friends.There are some must haves like +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Alan Shapiro +Klaus Herrmann +Austin Thomas +Benjamin Chase +Patrick Di Fruscia +Darren White +Joe Azure +Hengki Koentjoro +Jesse Estes +Peter From +Olivier Du Tré +Alvin Ing +Alexander Safonov +Mihailo Radičević +Johan Swanepoel2012-02-21 17:30:184951487CC G+
David Bowden19,402Hey G+ I NEVER re-share a circle this fast. But the B&W circle continues to grow and grow rapidly. I have added 22 people in the last week. Since everyone has been great about notifying me and getting in, I didnt want them to wait. So here is the new and improved +22 people B&W circleThe next share of this circle will be in March around the 10th.PhotographersAre you a B&W shooter..? Are you in this circle..? if not, send me a note. If you shoot at least 40% of your work in B&W then you will be added. This is the LARGEST collection of B&W photographers on G+ and I am always looking to add more. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLE... bunches the goal is to get these excellent photographers and their work the exposure it deserves. Enjoy! </david>2012-02-08 21:26:19379412222CC G+
Athena Carey41,477Athena's Long Exposure Inspiration CircleThere are different forms of LE represented here: black & white, color, seaside, landscape, architectural, night skies, with filters and without. In addition these photographers range from absolute LE masters to those who are just beginning, but still creating beautiful images.The common denominator for everyone in this circle is that they do some type of Long Exposure photography (although not necessarily as their primary genre) and that LE work of theirs is lovely to me.I would like to express to everyone in this circle my sincere thanks for sharing your beautiful work, for inspiring me, for your friendship, camaraderie and in some cases for the support and mentorship. I appreciate you all. <3If you know of other inspirational LE photographers here on G+ that I have not yet found, please do recommend them in the comments. :)UPDATE: Please also add the following inspirational LE photographers. +Lori Hibbett +Frank van Es +Ed King +Kim Stevens +Jens Ceder and +Stef Sorrell #SelflessSunday2012-01-22 14:40:27105631458CC G+
Thomas Hawk846,3871,500 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+ (A-G, Part 1 of 3)1,500 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+ (A-G, Part 1 of 3) http://goo.gl/WGdFw1,500 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+ (G-O, Part 2 of 3) http://goo.gl/1yiS61,500 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+ (P-Z, Part 3 of 3) http://goo.gl/6nLZEI've shared my photographers circle on Google+ two times now. Once when it got to 500 and then again when it got to 1,000. Today my circle hit 1,500 so I'm sharing them again.I have to break them up into 500 person circles because this is the limit on Google+. Also Google limits the number of people you can add to circles per day so I'm going to publish my kick ass photographers circle over 3 days. Today I'm publishing A-G. Tomorrow I'll publish G-O. Friday I'll publish P-Z. By last name.In addition to the kick ass photographers in these circles I've also added three other accounts. Our new photography hangout show which will be on live tonight at 8PM PST +Photo Talk Plus as well as our show's sponsors +Drobo and +SmugMug as a way of saying thanks to them.A few notes about these circles. not to be long-winded, but…Every time I've shared my circles I've gotten haters from it. People who are upset that they are not in them. I absolutely detest that. It makes me not even want to share them because of that. These circles are not meant to be the definitive list of what photographers you should be following on Google+. These circles are simply who I have chosen to follow for photography on Google+ for my own personal consumption. I want to share them because I think YOU may also benefit from having these rich, talented, kick ass photographers in your streams.This is the circle that I browse every single day looking for great stuff to +1 and comment on Google+ and as such it reflects my own personal biases. For example. I hate looking at watermarks. This is a personal preference thing. If you use them, more power to you. It's absolutely your right. But as a consumer of photography I find them ugly and distracting and so I tend not to follow people who use them. This is not a big deal. This is not a personal attack against you if you watermark. This isn't even a universal rule of mine. I do have a few friends who use them that I still follow. But by and large, what you get with my circles is a watermark/signature free circle. I also prefer people who are active on Google+ both in terms of posting and in terms of contributing to the community. If the last photo you posted was in November, I probably won't have you in this list.If you were in my photographers circle before but removed, it could be for a lot of these sorts of reasons. Watermarks/sigs, not posting enough, posting too much non photography stuff that I'm not interested in, or all kinds of other things. Who knows. But it's most definitely not personal. (Unless I'm blocking you and then maybe it is personal).Also if you are not in these circles it may simply be because we don't know each other yet. In time perhaps we will become great friends (hopefully). Or you may not be in these circles just 2012-01-18 23:20:26500193111261CC G+
Joe Vallee3,221*Good morning / good afternoon / good evening where ever you are in the world*TOP +PE Photogs*This circle is one that is worth having in your circles.(1 of 2) (due to 500 person circle limit)It is a very good one for new people to jump start their selves if they are fans of good photography and helpful photographers! Re-share it with your own friends.*There are some must haves like +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Alan Shapiro +Klaus Herrmann +Scott Jarvie +Benjamin Chase +Patrick Di Fruscia +Darren White +Joe Azure +Hengki Koentjoro +Jesse Estes +Peter From +Olivier Du Tré +Alvin Ing +pats0n +Mihailo Radičević and many other incredible photographers that share their photos and knowledge.If you have not yet experienced the daily dose of what +Jarek Klimek has created with his #PlusPhotoExtra2012-01-17 23:07:35495012CC G+
Bonnie Cranmer1,860while this circle is much larger than the 500 allowed to be shared, wanted to be sure to share this as new photogs have recently followed me and wanted them to connect with this most awesome community ;~) grateful for the beauty and inspiration you all bring to my life each day!2012-01-16 12:13:29500503CC G+

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2012-07-03 15:32:48 (31 comments, 8 reshares, 91 +1s)

Fishermens Hut
Awre, Gloucestershire, England.
#TuesDecay

A 104 second exposure using a Hoya R72 Infrared filter of an abandoned fishing hut on the banks of The River Severn, Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Taken on a meet with +Ben Locke & +Julian Provis.

Uploaded towards #TuesDecay  curated by +Ian Ference.

Most reshares: 8

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2012-07-03 15:32:48 (31 comments, 8 reshares, 91 +1s)

Fishermens Hut
Awre, Gloucestershire, England.
#TuesDecay

A 104 second exposure using a Hoya R72 Infrared filter of an abandoned fishing hut on the banks of The River Severn, Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Taken on a meet with +Ben Locke & +Julian Provis.

Uploaded towards #TuesDecay  curated by +Ian Ference.

Most plusones: 91

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2012-07-03 15:32:48 (31 comments, 8 reshares, 91 +1s)

Fishermens Hut
Awre, Gloucestershire, England.
#TuesDecay

A 104 second exposure using a Hoya R72 Infrared filter of an abandoned fishing hut on the banks of The River Severn, Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Taken on a meet with +Ben Locke & +Julian Provis.

Uploaded towards #TuesDecay  curated by +Ian Ference.

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2013-12-02 17:39:31 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)

Light at The End of The Tunnel.

Uploaded towards #MonochromeMonday (+Monochrome Monday) curated by +Hans Berendsen +Charles Lupica +Jerry Johnson +Manuel Votta +Steve Barge +Nurcan Azaz

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2013-11-28 19:06:58 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)

A 4 minute long exposure after sunset, River Severn, Westbury On Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.

#ThirstyThursdayPics curated by +Giuseppe Basile +Mark Esguerra
#LongExposureThursday (+LongExposure Thursday) curated by +Francesco Gola +Luca Gerardi

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2013-11-27 16:49:39 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 20 +1s)


This was taken a while back in The Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.

#WildlifeWednesday curated by +Mike Spinak +Morkel Erasmus

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2013-11-07 15:42:01 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)

Here's one from a while back for #LongExposureThursday (+LongExposure Thursday) curated by +Francesco Gola +Luca Gerardi

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2013-11-06 15:24:19 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)

Came across this little fella whilst out walking the dog in the Forest behind our house, he was most obliging.

#WildlifeWednesday curated by +Mike Spinak +Morkel Erasmus

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2013-11-05 20:20:49 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)

It's been a while since I have had the opportunity to take any LE shots. This is the first in a short series of coastal LE shots taken on a recent trip to Cornwall over last weeks half term with the family.

Lee Big Stopper, 0.6 Hard Grad - F16 @ 75 seconds.

#SeaTuesday (+Sea Tuesday) curated by +Julia Anna Gospodarou

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2013-05-28 11:13:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Looks good +Ben Locke, look forward to seeing the sire become populated with your shots and trips, warts and all!

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2013-05-25 19:49:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)

Haven't had much time for photography recently - hopefully I'II have a chance over the next few weeks.

#WildlifeWednesday curated by +Mike Spinak +Morkel Erasmus

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2013-03-05 17:13:38 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)

Float
Another shot from my recently IR DIY converted Nikon.
Many thanks to +Julian Provis for doing the conversion for me.

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2013-02-17 20:50:39 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

*IR Test II

On a meet with +Ben Locke at Sgwd Gwladus waterfalls, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales.

Another shot from the IR converted D40x, basically as shot with a slight contrast & S curve adjustment.

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2013-02-09 11:49:54 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

IR Conversion Test Shot

A test shot from my newly converted D40x using a piece cut from a Hoya R72 to replace the hot mirror. My sincere thanks to +Julian Provis for his expertise in doing the conversion.
Basically replacing the hot mirror means I can now use the camera as a dedicated IR body and have no need to attached a Infra Red filter in front on the lens meaning easier composition and shutter speeds that enable handheld shots (although I will no doubt be adding the Lee Big Stopper to creat some LE work in the future).
The first version has been channel swapped, whilst the other is a B&W to show the difference in what can achieved.
ISO100, F8, 1/200th sec - handheld.

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2013-02-06 18:42:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

River Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. Taken a little while ago with +Ben Locke 

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2013-02-03 19:02:54 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Out and about in The Forest of Dean over the weekend with the family - I hope everyone had a great weekend!

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2012-12-21 16:42:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Last one from me for this year - Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone on G+, I have been blown away by the quality of the work from my regular contacts. Thanks for all the feedback and comments, hopefully next year I will have time to become a bit more active again on G+.

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2012-11-29 18:10:00 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)

Recede
Many thanks to all the regulars who take the time to view and comment on my work, your kind words are really appreciated.

A 30 second exposure - Porlock Weir, West Somerset, Exmoor National Park.

#thirstythursdaypics  
#longexposurethursday  

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2012-09-11 18:29:36 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 41 +1s)

Prolong
A 20 second exposure of sun rise looking over Falmouth Bay, Cornwall, England.

Sorry I haven't been around much lately - I don't seem to have much free time at the moment and have a few projects lined up over the next few months so I will be taking a break from G+ for the immediate future.....I'II still look in occasionally so keep the great shots coming and I'II catch up with you all soon.

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2012-07-05 19:10:08 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)

Porlock Weir
Porlock Weir is a small coastal hamlet on the West Somerset coast at the foot of Exmoor National Park.

Uploaded towards #LongexposureThursday  curated by +Francesco Gola 
and #ThirstyThursdayPics   curated by +Giuseppe Basile & +Mark Esguerra 

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2012-07-03 15:32:48 (31 comments, 8 reshares, 91 +1s)

Fishermens Hut
Awre, Gloucestershire, England.
#TuesDecay

A 104 second exposure using a Hoya R72 Infrared filter of an abandoned fishing hut on the banks of The River Severn, Awre, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Taken on a meet with +Ben Locke & +Julian Provis.

Uploaded towards #TuesDecay  curated by +Ian Ference.

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2012-07-02 16:55:35 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 41 +1s)

Bossington Beach
Exmoor National Park, Somerset.
#MinimalMonday

Bossington beach is composed of a steeply shelving shingle bar that has extended across Porlock Bay.

This is one from the archives -  I have previously uploaded a slightly different composition in B&W but I like the colours in this and the more minimal feel without any headland. Slightly longer exposure in this one at 181 seconds to bleach out the sky.

Thanks to everyone who has added me to their circles recently and has taken the time to +1 or leave a comment on one of my posts.

Uploaded towards #MinimalMonday  curated by +Olivier Du Tré.

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2012-06-29 17:38:24 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 41 +1s)

Keep
Llansteffan Castle, South Wales.
#InfraredFriday
#FilterFriday


Hoya R72 IR Filter F22 @ 140 seconds.

A new IR shot from last weekend, spent in lovely sunny South Wales with the family. My ten year old son did a pretty good job at staying still for 2 minutes and 20 seconds.
Sorry I haven't been around recently, I had a bit of time yesterday to catch up with some of my circles recent stuff - been really busy just doing normal family stuff since my wife started her new job, also trying to catch up on some maintenance stuff around the house.

Llansteffan Castle stands on a hill south of the village, overlooking the Tywi estuary. It was one of a chain of castles the Normans built to guard the river mouths in the early 12th century. But its history as a stronghold goes back much further, with the Norman castle taking advantage... more »

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2012-05-02 17:29:47 (19 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)

Piglet 2
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
#WildlifeWednesday

This was taken a few weeks ago on a really great afternoon spent with +Ben Locke out and about in the Forest. This one came running right up to me, and got so close that I couldn't focus on him.

Uploaded towards #wildlifewednesday curated by +Mike Spinak.

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2012-04-22 19:03:16 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)

Gone
Woolacombe Bay, Devon, England.
#ZenSunday
#SundaySubtleLandscapes

Sunset on the North Devon coastline uploaded towards a couple of Sunday themes -
#ZenSunday curated by +Charlotte Therese Björnström +Simon Kitcher & +Nathan Wirth.
#SundaySubtleLandscapes curated by +Steve Sieren.

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2012-04-18 18:22:52 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)

Piglet
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#WildlifeWednesday

Wild boar piglet taken a view weeks ago on a meet with +Ben Locke - have a look at his stream for some truly stunning wildlife shots.

Uploaded towards #WildlifeWednesday curated by +Mike Spinak.

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2012-04-16 18:53:14 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 35 +1s)

Bluebells
Kidnalls, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
B+W ND110 ISO100 f14 60secs - tripod.
Slight breeze, hence the 10stop trying to capture the movement of the leaves.

This one was taken 2 years ago, the bluebells are just appearing here in The Forest of Dean, hopefully be able to get some new shots soon.

Sorry I haven't been on much the last month or so. My wife has been poorly, now on the mend thankfully, and my creaking old PC has had a re-install after a few weeks of crashes - hopefully now sorted.
So I will try and catch up with everyones streams over the next week or two and hopefully get some images processed to share with you all.

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2012-03-18 15:06:45 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

Adder

First adder shot of 2012, taken last weekend. I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.

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2012-03-12 19:04:50 (14 comments, 3 reshares, 41 +1s)

Flux
Nash Point, South Wales.

Uploaded towards a couple of Monday daily themes - #MinimalMonday curated by +Olivier Du Tré & #MinistractMonday curated by +Tom McLaughlan

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2012-03-05 19:20:19 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)

Flow
River Severn, Gloucestershire, England.
#MonochromeMonday
#MinimalMonday

Uploaded towards a couple of Monday themes, #monochromemonday curated by +Bill Wood +Hans Berendsen & +Charles Lupica
and
#minimalmonday curated by +Olivier Du Tré.

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2012-02-29 19:09:46 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)

Roe Deer Series
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#WildlifeWednesday

As requested by +Ben Locke & +Takahiro Yamamoto all 3 together. Thanks guys!
I haven't been around much lately and my time may be limited in future as my wife started a new job this week, meaning once I get home she goes off to work.......I will try and fit in as much G+ as I can!!

Uploaded towards #WildlifeWednesday curated by +Mike Spinak.

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2012-02-25 20:31:55 (14 comments, 4 reshares, 37 +1s)

Down
River Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#SunsetSaturday

I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend - glorious weather here in the Forest today. Would have liked to have made it to this location tonight for sunset, but it didn't happen - so this one is from a previous visit last month.

Uploaded towards #SunsetSaturday curated by +TJ Kelly.

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2012-02-22 19:15:34 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Roe Deer
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#WildlifeWednesday

1 of 3 shots, in sequence - take off, flight and land - see other 2 shots in the album. Taken on a recent outing with +Ben Locke who was showing me the ropes on finding deer and boar in the Forest of Dean.

My first upload towards #wildlifewednesday curated by +Mike Spinak.

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2012-02-22 19:08:39 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)

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2012-02-21 17:43:19 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

Cavern
Disused Iron Mine, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#Tuesdecay

A shot of me standing in a churn - which is a word used in the Forest meaning an underground void caused by the mining of the Iron Ore which would have filled the space left.

Sorry I haven't been around much lately, been busy with work in the run up to half-term which was mostly spent enjoying some quality time with the family.

Uploaded towards #Tuesdecay curated by +Ian Ference.

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2012-02-13 17:58:27 (17 comments, 1 reshares, 28 +1s)

Severn Bridge
Lee Big Stopper F14 @ 30 seconds.
Severn Bridge, Beachley, Mounmouthshire, Wales.

An outing from a couple of weeks ago with +Ben Locke to catch the setting sun on the Severn Bridge.

Info from Wikipedia
The Severn Bridge (Welsh: Pont Hafren) is a suspension bridge spanning the River Severn between South Gloucestershire, just north of Bristol, England, and Monmouthshire in South Wales, via Beachley, a peninsula between the River Severn and River Wye estuary. It is the original Severn road crossing between England and Wales and took five years to construct at a cost of £8 million. It replaced the Aust ferry.
The bridge was opened on 8 September 1966, by Queen Elizabeth II. The bridge was granted Grade I listed status on 26 November 1999.

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2012-02-06 17:52:22 (27 comments, 2 reshares, 65 +1s)

Put Frame
Lee Big Stopper & 0.6 Hard Grad F8 @ 30 seconds.

Taken a couple of weeks ago on the River Severn with fellow photographer +Ben Locke at one my favourite local locations. It's only 15 minutes away by car and due to the high tidal range (at 14.5 mts/48 feet it has the second highest range in the world) you never get the same experiance twice!

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2012-02-04 17:04:09 (16 comments, 4 reshares, 38 +1s)

Yorkley Lane
It has been snowing here in The Forest of Dean this afternoon, quite a light but consistent amount and enough for it to stick. Hopefully we should get more overnight meaning that tomorrow may bring some photo oppurtunities as well as some fun for the children, who are excited about buidling snowmen etc.
This one is from a couple of years ago and was taken not far from where I live.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend everyone!

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2012-02-01 18:30:59 (23 comments, 0 reshares, 37 +1s)

Finish
Lee 0.9 Proglass ND & 0.6 Hard Grad F22 @ 30 seconds.
30 minutes or so after sundown, River Severn, Gloucestershire.

Sorry I haven't been around much lately - I have been getting a website up and running. Normal service will be resumed shortly!

For anyone interested....www.jamesclegg.co.uk
Hosted by Zenfolio, they are one of only a few such sites that give the option of an integrated shopping basket for here in the UK. I know quite alot of the US based photographers use SmugMug, but they do not have the same selling options for over here.
Anyway I am basically using their free 14 day trial to see what I can do with the site.
Any feedback greatly appreciated!

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2012-01-25 16:24:02 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

Burnham Lighthouse
Lee Big Stopper & 0.6 Hard Grad F8 @ 80 seconds.
Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset, England.

Taken in appalling conditions at the weekend on a trip with fellow photographer +Ben Locke. It was very windy, hence low angle to shot (I am sure the tripod would have blown over had it been any higher), with severe gusts and sporadic drizzle. I think our outings may involve some sort of atmospheric change that renders all weather forecasts of bright sunny spells & nice sunsets as completely wrong! Be warned if you plan to meet us at the next outing :-)

Info from Wikipedia
The low wooden pile lighthouse or "Lighthouse on legs" was built in 1832 by Joseph Nelson, to complement the nearby High Lighthouse completed 2 years earlier. It is a total of 36 feet (11 m) high, with the light being at 23 feet (7.0 m) above the sand. It stands on nine... more »

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2012-01-22 11:44:01 (19 comments, 5 reshares, 47 +1s)

End
Lee Big Stopper & 0.6 Hard Grad F8 @ 121 seconds.
River Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#ZenSunday

A colour version of a shot I uploaded a while ago.
Uploaded towards #ZenSunday curated by +Charlotte Therese Björnström +Simon Kitcher & +Nathan Wirth.

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2012-01-21 10:37:36 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

1,500!

Over the last three days I've posted three circles of 500 each of all of the photographers that I'm currently following on Google+. For the most part these are active, engaged photographes on Google+ and represent some of the people that you may want to get to know if you want to participate more in the Photo Community that has emerged on Google+.

The Google+ Photography Community is the most active, engaged, positive group of photographers I've ever seen anywhere on the web. I'm constantly blown away and humbled by the quality of the work that people post there day in and day out. More than just the work, the photographers that I've met on there, that I've hung out with on there, that I've hung out in real life with on there (HIRL), are such amazing people that I've been so fortunate to have gotten to know.

Alot of people ask me how... more »

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2012-01-21 09:43:48 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)

Little Dennis Blockhouse
Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
#SunsetSaturday

I hope everyone enjoys their weekend, hopefully going on a shoot to Somerset later today with +Julian Provis & +Ben Locke , the weather doesn't look to good at the moment, hopefully it may clear up.

This was shot about 20 minutes before sunrise, taken from Pendennis Point looking over towards St Anthony Head lighthouse, as a fishing boat passes Black Rock heading out into the bay.

Info from English Heritage
Little Dennis Blockhouse was built in 1544-46 as part of Henry VIII's chain of coastal defences to defend against possible French or Spanish invasion. It is located on the rocks just south-east of Pendennis castle. Sources disagree to whether it was dismantled in 1564 or whether it had developed by 1800 into a small fort with perimeter walls,... more »

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2012-01-16 17:43:04 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Mineral Gallery
Natural History Museum, Kensington, London.

Of all the Museum's galleries, the Minerals gallery most faithfully retains Alfred Waterhouse's original architectural vision. The original oak cabinets dating back to 1881 allow an uninterrupted view of the finely decorated square columns along the length of the gallery, and provide an airy display area to explore the mineral specimens.

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2012-01-15 16:41:46 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)

Hang Over
Lee 0.9 Proglass ND & Sigma CPL F22 @ 20 seconds.
River Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#ZenSunday

A somewhat contemplative shot trying to portray the peace and quite that always comes over me at this location at sunset - no one else around, and all you can hear is the rush of the river.
Uploaded towards #ZenSunday curated by +Charlotte Therese Björnström +Simon Kitcher & +Nathan Wirth.

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2012-01-14 13:03:50 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 34 +1s)

Feeling Old
Lee 0.9 Proglass ND, 0.6 Hard Grad & Sigma CPL - F22 @ 8 seconds.
River Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England.
#SunsetSaturday

Feeling Old? Well not as old as this ammonite, which could be anything between 65-240 million years old.
Ammonites are perhaps the most widely known fossil, possessing the typical ribbed spiral-form shell. They became extinct along with the dinosaurs. The name 'ammonite' (usually lower-case) originates from the Greek Ram-horned god called Ammon. Ammonites belong to a group of predators known as cephalopods, which includes their living relatives the octopus, squid, cuttlefish and nautilus.
Taken last night on a fairly cold, but, rewarding trip to the River Severn a few miles from where I live - one of my favourite local spots for sunsets.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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2012-01-12 19:38:33 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 43 +1s)

Porlock Weir
B+W ND110 F11 @ 30 seconds.
Porlock Weir, North Somerset, England.
#LongExposureThursday
#ThirstyThursdayPics

Taken a while ago on a wet weekend with the family on a trip to North Somerset. This was literally a grab shot in between the showers, with me hunched over the tripod mounted camera to keep as much rain and spray off as I could. Photographically not as good as I would like but hey......this is all I got that day!

Uploaded towards a couple of Thursday themes -
#LongExposureThursday curated by +Francesco Gola & +Le Quoc .
#ThirstyThursdayPics curated by +Giuseppe Basile.

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2012-01-11 18:35:39 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)

Sgwd Gwladus
Lee Big Stopper & 0.6 Hard Grad F11 @ 203 seconds.
Four Falls Trail, Powys, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales.
#WaterfallWednesday

Great day out with +Ben Locke exploring a series of waterfalls in South Wales back in October.

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2012-01-09 16:45:46 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)

Natural History Museum
Kensington, London.

The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, England (the others are the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum).
Originating from collections within the British Museum, some of which date back to 1756, the landmark Alfred Waterhouse building, shown in the image, was built between 1873-1880. The new museum opened in 1881, although the move from the old museum was not fully completed until 1883.
The museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 70 million items within five main collections: Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology. The museum is a world-renowned centre of research, specialising in taxonomy, identification and conservation. Given the age of the institution, many of the collections have great historical as well... more »

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2012-01-07 15:55:05 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)

Twilight Pass
Black Rock, Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Cornwall, England.
#SunsetSaturday

This is one of the bunkering vessels that runs out of Falmouth Harbour on it's way to fuel a waiting ship out in the bay as the sun starts to rise over Carricknath Point.

Missed out on a meet today with +Ben Locke & +Chris Day in the Brecon Beacons - haven't felt well for the last couple of days, so keep an eye on their streams for some shots from today.

Uploaded towards #SunsetSaturday curated by +TJ Kelly.

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2012-01-03 18:10:36 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)

Cefn Coed
Nr Crynant, South Wales.
#TuesDecay

Located near the village of Crynant in the Dulais Valley five miles north of Neath, Cefn Coed Colliery was once the deepest anthracite coal mine in the world - the best coal came from the deepest seam called Big Vein, broken into at a depth of 750 yards.
At such depths and with frequent mining accidents due to methane gas and roof falls, it was one of the most dangerous coalmines in Wales, gaining the nickname ‘The Slaughterhouse’.
The site is now run as a museum and is well worth a look if you are ever in the area.

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2012-01-02 18:34:56 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)

Vaporous
Field, Near Newent, Gloucestershire, England.
#MinimalMonday

Snowy scene from last year - we haven't had any cold weather of any note yet this year.

Uploaded towards #MinimalMonday curated by +Olivier Du Tré.

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2012-01-01 15:22:07 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

The Darwin Centre Cocoon
Natural History Museum, Kensington, London.

Happy New Year to all. We had a couple of days away in London between Christmas and the New Year which our children thoroughly enjoyed - I hope you all had a great festive season.

The £78m building, opened in 2009, was designed by C F Moller Architects, and built by HBG Construction, is an eight-storey "Cocoon", encased within a glass atrium.
The temperature-controlled Cocoon houses 20 million of the museum's 34 million plant and insect specimens, and laboratories for up to 200 researchers.

Buried within more than 3km of cabinets are rare gems collected by Charles Darwin on the voyage of the Beagle, and by Sir Joseph Banks, who accompanied Captain James Cook on his first great expedition.

The humidity will be a constant 45% to ensure the longevity of historic... more »

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