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Bette Kauffman25,823And it won't be so cold in December, right? Well, regardless, +Bette Kauffman is coming to town--God willing and some nut doesn't set fire to the infrastructure again! So it's photowalk time. Calling all Chicago and vicinity photogs. Hope you can join me. We'll gather at the Bean for the obligatory group shot there, and I want to check out what has transpired with the construction that was underway in Millenium Park last time I was there. After that, I'm easy. We can go anywhere y'all are inspired to go, including back up to this beach where Tom and I were freezing our tushes back in March 2013.It really was cold that day....2014-12-20 17:00:002 
Bette Kauffman25,823+Bette Kauffman is coming to Chicago! Will arrive some time Friday Sept. 26 and be ready for a photowalk Saturday. I have us meeting at The Bean, but if anyone has a better idea, I'm game. I'll be staying in Club Quarters Hotel in The Loop, but I'm comfortable using CTA to get about anywhere I want to go. If you can't join in until lunch time or after, we can make that work too. I'll have to head back to my hotel room by 4 p.m. to get ready for the opera. Y'all get this on your calendar, now!Chicago in September!2014-09-27 17:00:003 
The Photoshop Show1,704Words we would use to describe +Julia Kuzmenko McKim Master Retoucher, Artist, Educator, Photographer, InspiringJulia Kuzmenko McKim is a Los Angeles based internationally published Beauty, Fashion & Portrait photographer, digital artist, retoucher and educator. An International College of Professional Photography (Melbourne, Australia) graduate.Retouching Academy founder, and Fstoppers Writer.  Julia is a dedicated artist committed to excellence in all that she does and encourages excellence through education and work ethic. Along with your regular hosts, +Jan Kabili , +Ron Clifford and +Dave Bell we have a guest panellist, the amazing +Gilmar Smith will be joining us as well.If you don't know her yet, check out some of the amazing work she does herePortfolio: www.juliakuzmenko.com Facebook page: www.facebook.com/JuliaKuzmenkoPhotographyBehance page: www.behance.net/juliakuzmenkoBlog: www.retouchingebooks.com/blogFstoppers articles:www.fstoppers.com/author/juliaRetouching Academy: www.retouchingacademy.comThe Photoshop Show 61 - with Guest Julia Kuzmenko McKim2014-08-06 03:00:00169 
Bette Kauffman25,823Yes, Bette Kauffman is coming to Chicago! Opera Friday and Saturday evening, photowalk Saturday, home Sunday. Meet me at The Bean (Cloud Gate to the purists). If the weather cooperates, I plan to be out until about 4:30 p.m. If the weather is nasty (seems a real possibility this year), we'll head up to the conservatory and feast our lenses on orchids and such. Or go anywhere else protected from the elements y'all might suggest. I'm easy to please! Join me for all or part of the day. (Yes, that's +Tom Tran in the photo.)The Chicago-in-March photowalk is on!2014-03-08 17:00:005 
Bette Kauffman25,823Bette Kauffman Is Coming to Chicago Photowalk2013-10-26 17:00:004 
Jeff Smith61,214Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 14/12Theme: Where is the LoveShow us what you love, who you love, how you love, an act of love or kindness, a passion, a desire, maybe a simple heartfelt wish but remember all within the context of a self portrait.________The past weeks SSP was incredible with 200 photos uploaded and the submissions were amazing. Well done everyone.As always I want to thank +LaDonna Pride  for all of her hard work and she will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.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 myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for October 14, 20122012-10-14 03:00:0067 
Isabelle Fortin25,882Whatever your poison of choice is, I am hoping everyone can raise a glass to celebrate Mark Rodriguez's Birthday on Sunday Sept. 23rd. Mark will be away on a trip in wine country so I thought we could all post a photo raising a glass and toasting one of the best people on G+ Cheers !! Raise your Glass to International Godriguez Day ! Happy Birthday Mark :)2012-09-23 05:30:00146 

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Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:33:03498000
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Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:29:18498010
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:28:54498000
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:28:26498000
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:28:04498000
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:27:40498000
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:27:04498000
Đỏ Sen2,025Circle active share, follower, +, comment  strong.Vòng kết nối  - Vòng liên kết này là vòng tròn gồm những người chuyên kết bạn với nhau để tăng share, like, + và follower, comment cho nhau.#Circle #Circles #CircleShare #VòngKếtNối #VòngLiênKết #VòngTrònKếtNối #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #SharingCircles #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircleOfTheDay #Share #Shared #Followers #Follower #AddCircles #PublicSharedCircles #AddPeople #AddCircle #AddFriends2015-01-28 07:25:06498000
Gailen Mapes75,719Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera I-K - 26 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.2015-01-27 11:25:53150111
John Hannah11,062Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - 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 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #elfopower #social #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #socialnetworks #Mentoring #Sustainable #Music #NaturePhotography #Metabolic #Nonprofit #NonviolentProtest #Online #OnlineEducation #OpenSource #Oregon #Organic #Organization #vascular #Organizational #OrganizationalDevelopment #diabetic #Philosophy #Diabetes #Photography #Photovoltaic #pharma 2015-01-22 07:11:243904210
HQSP Macro12,165+HQSP Macro is happy to share this circle of current contributors to our pages. Each of the persons included in the circle has posted high quality macro photos in the last 3 months. Enjoy!!2015-01-21 05:56:50493000
Plus your Circles0A Circle of Photographers (FineArt & B/W)Your re-share is appreciated! Follow and add to your circles and  you will find out more why these men are wonderful innovative creators with an edge.To be considered for this circle, please:1- Share this circle in your stream.2- Ask to be included in the comments section of the original post.3- Make sure you've added our page to your circles.4- You must post your own original work in your stream.2015-01-11 14:21:13301000
Beautiful Beautiful Birds0It is time to honor these great photographers many of whom have been shared on +Beautiful Beautiful Birds #beautifulbeautifulbirds .  This circle contains photographers both professional and amateur alike who are passionate about photography. Many are bird and wildlife photographers, although some only photograph birds and wildlife on occasion.   If you enjoy great photography, please consider adding this circle.  The photographers come from many walks of life, and from all over  the globe.   This circle is not complete, but will continue grow.  Sadly google for whatever reason will not allow more then 500 people to be shared in any one circle.  This circle was over 500 and I will need to figure out who was omitted once this is shared.  They will be the first to be placed in  the next circle that I will share.   That circle will be shared as soon as I have what I feel is a large enough circle to once again share.   Thanks for following Beautiful Beautiful Birds, and please follow those whose work make this page possible. Without their public shared this page would not be possible.Warmest Regards,+William Joers curator of +Beautiful Beautiful Birds 2015-01-08 18:34:11501000
Monochrome World10,709December 2014 ContributorsHope you are still celebrating the New Year and taking a lot of shots of your favorite subjects. Here's the December 2014 Contributors Circle. Thank you so much for all your wonderful contributions that are so inspiring and unique.To be in this circle please:1- Contribute regularly at least once a month2- Have added our page to your circlesPlease be sure to tag your posts with both, +Monochrome World and #monochomeworld  so we can find your work.Thank you for your re-share of this post.+Circles Circles Circles  #sharedcircles   #circlesharing  2015-01-03 17:17:462577035100
Gailen Mapes74,369Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera I-K - 26 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             #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.2014-12-26 11:34:37146000
John Hannah7,395Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - 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 #Ohio  #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #topsharedcircle  #circleoftheday  #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle  #socialmedia #SEO #socialmediamarketing2014-12-12 12:26:27498112
Viveri Youth Services, LLC254Fabulous Friends CircleThis circle will be shared this publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.2014-12-05 00:16:07501000
HQSP Winners30,375Release 2014 November HQSP Winners circle!+Krystina Isabella Brion +Terrie Gray +Simon Wareham +Michael Sonntag +Heiko Köster and +Anja Wesselssay thanks to the HQSP team and to all contributors to HQSP pages.You can support the winners and the team and yourself by adding and sharing the circle, looking at the list and commenting here.In this circle:- All who have made it with their post to the  +HQSP Winners page in November- All HQSP pages and team-members (If you got notification you are in)Regards,+Anja Wessels 2014-12-02 06:23:37236733697
George Clark11,221Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (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!#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle   #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle 2014-11-27 07:22:40494353350
Gailen Mapes72,137Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera I-K - 26 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 7th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2014-11-26 11:38:46148212
Allan watson13,067Active 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#awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle #epicengagers #davidromaphotography #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday #srilanka   #colombo  2014-11-26 07:30:57493662784
Kenneth Nicholson9,401This 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#CircleShare #Belize   #Nicaragua  2014-11-19 07:16:554086414
Grant Stringer10,816Hi and welcome to Exposure.If you have received this notification you have been invited to join in the exposure circle Edition: 2nd November – 9th November 2014.This page/circle is dedicated to G+ photographers and their photographs. Please circle exposure and its members so we can all share and also see some great photography at the same time!! How to get involvedPhotographersIf you are a photographer (professional or amateur) and would like to be included:THE RULES!!!1 Plus and publicly share this original post ( the sharing is not obligatory but much appreciated as it helps to spread the word for all involved) 2 Add a comment and a link to one of your recent photographs to the original post so that others can see your work. (Original work only please).3 Add +exposure to your friends 4 OPTIONAL COMPETITION:There will be a weekly Exposure competition where you can add ONE photograph from your recent posts. A first, second and third place will be awarded and shared on the exposure stream each week! ADD ONLY ONE PHOTO IN THE COMPETITION: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c718tj10d42127mvt1520qkhnl0 5 The winner of each week will be added to the exposure winner’s hall of fame and then go forward to the end of year exposure photograph of the year competition as voted for by the exposure members.6 You are also most welcome to join the exposure community where you can: Post your photos (more than one if you like!!)Add your photographs to be critiqued by other members – honest but kind pleaseAdd a link to you circlesAdd a link to your photography websiteAdd a link to some photography newsAdd a link to photography articlesRead all the latest Exposure news!!https://plus.google.com/communities/101671655972389351135Sharing the Exposure circleBy sharing and promoting the circle on your stream, others will not only see this photography but it will also help promote the work of others. This should lead to more fun and engagement for all concerned! Please share on your stream publicly ( or with many circles as possible!!) 2014-11-02 21:15:40399000
Gailen Mapes70,002Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera I-K - 26 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-10-26 10:26:091466416
Allan watson8,775If you received this Notice - You're in this Circle                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 201 :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who are very active on Google Plus.This is a good circle to connect with each other and gain followers. So add them to your circles!If you want to continue or wish to get in the next version, please complete 1-4 below.Please Note:Note: Please send me a private note if you want to be removed from this Circle.#JAF502G1EKIX8KW47RLK3D-09102014influgager#prime   #circle   #circles   #share   #shared   #círculo   #cercle #kreis   #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #دائرة  #circlesshare #catatonic   #best #cool #hot #followers   #follow #more #powershare #content   #photographers #circlejerks    #サークル  #circlemania   #circleme #circlers #plus  2014-10-10 06:59:40445000
HQSP Winners29,333Release 2014 September HQSP Winners circle!+Krystina Isabella Brion +Terrie Gray +Suzi Harr +Michael Sonntag +Heiko Köster and +Anja Wessels say thanks to the HQSP team and to all contributors to HQSP pages.You can support the winners and the team and yourself by adding and sharing the circle, looking at the list and commenting here.In this circle:- All who have made it with their post to the  +HQSP Winners page in June- All HQSP pages and team-members (If you got notification you are in)Regards,+Anja Wessels  2014-10-01 21:04:04262285034
Gailen Mapes68,130Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera I-K - 26 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-09-26 10:51:14153002
Cristian Bianchi46,456People who love photography. #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #share   #sharedcircles   #photography   #photographers    #artists   #followers  2014-09-24 16:06:515019736134
Grant Stringer8,802Hi and welcome to Exposure.If you have received this notification you have been invited to join in the exposure circle. Edition : 14th – 21st September 2014.This page/circle  is dedicated to G+ photographers and their photographs.Please circle exposure and its members so we can all share and also see some great photography at the same time!!How to get involvedPhotographersIf you are a photographer ( professional or amateur) and would like to be included:THE RULES!!!1 Plus and publicly share this original post ( the sharing is not obligatory but much appreciated as it helps to spread the word for all involved)2 Add a comment and a link to one of your recent photographs to the original post so that others can see your work. (Original work only please).3 Add +exposure to your friends4 OPTIONAL COMPETITION :There will be a weekly Exposure competition where you can add ONE  photograph from your recent posts. A first, second and third place will be awarded and shared on the exposure stream each week! ADD ONLY ONE PHOTO IN THE COMPETITION https://plus.google.com/events/cn4f2m1cgln9ta1k3tdv2qrn9rg?authkey=CIWy06qa34GBZw5 The winner of each week will be added to the exposure winners hall of fame and then go forward to the end of year exposure photograph of the year competition as voted for by the exposure members.6  You are also most welcome to join the exposure community where you can: Post your photos ( more than one if you like!!)Add your photographs to be critiqued by other members – honest but kind pleaseAdd a link to you circlesAdd a link to your photography websiteAdd a link to some photography newsAdd a link to photography articlesRead all the latest Exposure news!!https://plus.google.com/communities/101671655972389351135Sharing the Exposure circleBy sharing and promoting the circle on your stream, others will not only see this photography but it will also help promote the work of others. This should lead to more fun and engagement for all concerned! Please share on your stream publicly ( or with many circles as possible!!)2014-09-14 18:05:234004010
Gailen Mapes67,125Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera  I-K - 26 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 August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-26 12:56:2314211411
Gailen Mapes66,391Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera  I-K - 26 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-26 11:02:331353111
Cristian Bianchi40,942About photography and more ..This is a shared circle of people who love photography and g+.Sharing is very appreciated! #photography   #photographers   #circleshare   #sharedcircle  2014-07-07 21:50:1448610849144
Gailen Mapes65,590Hand Picked Photographers Circles - "Unknown or Other" Camera  I-K - 26 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-06-29 09:53:57137327
Robert Connor8,877public circle share1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle  #morefollowers  #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle   #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer2014-05-28 11:24:43490171335
Gailen Mapes64,520Hand Picked Photographers Circles -"Unknown or Other" Camera  I-K - 26 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-05-26 11:03:341446411
Cristian Bianchi33,034About photography and more .. #photography   #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing  2014-05-24 20:04:5922945958
Tourej Ansari17,611Another great circle of photographers1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#circle   #sharedcircles   #sharecircleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles   #fashion   #fashionblogger   #fashionblog   #pinterest   #pictures   #fashionstyle   #photography   #photo   #photographer   #photooftheday   #photooftheweek2014-05-23 13:12:444527412
Pro Audio1,038please 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 #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-19 07:15:23501428
andi haryanto219please add me my profile in your circle,Reshare if you like! Please plus to tell me you have seen it! *There is no need to thank me, this is me thanking you! *1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. share the circle (include yourself)#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-19 02:52:26501226
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 23:16:1649012223
Monochrome World8,935April 2014 ContributorsAmazing contributions in April. 2014. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your beautiful and inspiring work. You're deeply appreciated. Please keep tagging us with +Monochrome World and #monochromeworld  as It makes it easier to find your posts if you do so.You beat all contributors records this month! Amazing.Please be sure to add our page to your circles in our for us to add you to the Contributors Circle.  You're re-share is appreciated. +Circles Circles Circles  #circleshare   #sharingcircles  +Circle Mag +Shared Circles Magic G+ 2014-05-06 01:38:4141912062173

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2015-01-28 04:38:40 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Shooting Stars

So... +Tom Tran's comment on my earlier grass photo this evening prompted me to go looking for this one, which I knew I had but hadn't processed. Wait'll you see the b&w of this one, Tom!

Forgive me, +Margaret Tompkins, but this is my second shot for #grasstuesday +Grass Tuesday. I promise to lay off now!

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2015-01-16 04:15:55 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Green Blade)

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder. And for #allthingsgreen +All Things Green, curated by +Cicely Robin Laing.

Most plusones: 38

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2015-01-09 00:26:41 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

Drama Queen II

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder.

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2015-01-29 01:47:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Wow! Looks like chicory, but unlike any chicory I have ever seen. Those petals are so precise! Beautiful share by +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber to #wildflowerwednesday . Thanks, Ken!

California Chicory
Rafinesquia Californica

For #wildflowerwednesday  curated by +Bette Kauffman 

If you've never been to the Mojave when it's in bloom (basically March), you owe it to yourself to go there at least once before you die.  I'm glad I did; I had no idea that there could be such a profusion of beauty in a desert.

There's just enough time between now and then to plan a trip there.  Do it!  

And pack a spare macro lens.  This shot was taken with my spare after I wore out my regular one.  Just kidding about wearing it out, but it really did die the day before this and I was glad I had a spare.___Wow! Looks like chicory, but unlike any chicory I have ever seen. Those petals are so precise! Beautiful share by +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber to #wildflowerwednesday . Thanks, Ken!

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2015-01-29 01:43:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Who doesn't love butterfly weed! Thanks to +Geri Cashion for this lovely splash of color for #wildflowerwednesday !

For +Bette Kauffman and #wildflowerwednesday: Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed, native in half of the US and a member of the milkweed family.___Who doesn't love butterfly weed! Thanks to +Geri Cashion for this lovely splash of color for #wildflowerwednesday !

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2015-01-29 01:41:30 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

+Bob Danley says it'll only be a couple more weeks until these babies are popping up in Montana. In the meantime, enjoy this lovely contribution to #wildflowerwednesday !

#wildflowerwednesday  - Pasqueflower
Anemone patens is one of seven species of "windflower" in western Montana.
Curated by +Bette Kauffman 

Natural History Notes: Commercial cultivars are known as Crocus. This is an early spring (March or so) wildflower in dry upland. Blooms are large in size, up to 2". Plus, the plant can reach a height of 16". Carpets of plants on the forest floor are a sight to see.___+Bob Danley says it'll only be a couple more weeks until these babies are popping up in Montana. In the meantime, enjoy this lovely contribution to #wildflowerwednesday !

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2015-01-29 01:40:03 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Here's a pretty contribution to #wildflowerwednesday by +Marion Behrens. I do not recognize it. Does anyone?

#wildflowerwednesday curated by +Bette Kauffman___Here's a pretty contribution to #wildflowerwednesday by +Marion Behrens. I do not recognize it. Does anyone?

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2015-01-29 01:36:41 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Does this flower look sugar coated or what?! Beautiful capture for #wildflowerwednesday by +Eric Hunt.

Clematis crispa

Species from southeastern North America

Common name: Swamp Leatherflower

Photographed off Arch Street in the Fourche Creek bottoms near the I-30/530/440 maze in Little Rock, Arkansas

#littlerock   #arkansas   #clematis   #floralphotography   #nativeplants

#wildflowerwednesday  - curated by +Bette Kauffman ___Does this flower look sugar coated or what?! Beautiful capture for #wildflowerwednesday by +Eric Hunt.

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2015-01-29 01:32:36 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

This precious orchid shared with #wildflowerwednesday by +Diana Boyd is threatened by loss of habitat. I'm sure the folks over at #threatenedthursday +Threatened Thursday  will enjoy seeing this. +Sumit Sen +Anette Mossbacher +Diego Cattaneo

Here is the Fringeless White Orchid, Platanthera integrilabi, also called The Monkey Faced Orchid, for obvious reasons.
I found these beauties in a swampy bog area in southern Kentucky around the Laurel Lake Region. You really can't photograph these lovelies without getting wet, but luckily they bloom the last of July in to early August and getting wet feels good.
#wildflowerwednesday   +Bette Kauffman 
#orchidwednesday   +Orchid Wednesday 
+BTP Flower Pro  #btpflowerpro  
+HQSP Flowers  #hqspflowers  ___This precious orchid shared with #wildflowerwednesday by +Diana Boyd is threatened by loss of habitat. I'm sure the folks over at #threatenedthursday +Threatened Thursday  will enjoy seeing this. +Sumit Sen +Anette Mossbacher +Diego Cattaneo

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2015-01-29 01:28:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Always enjoy a +National Park Foundation post to #wildflowerwednesday !

It can be difficult to remember on long, frosty winter days, but spring will soon be upon us! And once again, we’ll be able to enjoy the burst of colors that wildflowers paint across the National Park System. 

In the summer, these beautiful Sego Lilies can be seen popping up around Glacier National Park. To learn more about this national park, located in Montana, visit:  http://prks.org/16urKC0. #WildflowerWednesday

[Photo: NPS, Glacier National Park]___Always enjoy a +National Park Foundation post to #wildflowerwednesday !

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2015-01-29 01:18:11 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday  

#wordlessonwednesday  ___

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2015-01-28 04:38:40 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Shooting Stars

So... +Tom Tran's comment on my earlier grass photo this evening prompted me to go looking for this one, which I knew I had but hadn't processed. Wait'll you see the b&w of this one, Tom!

Forgive me, +Margaret Tompkins, but this is my second shot for #grasstuesday +Grass Tuesday. I promise to lay off now!

Shooting Stars

So... +Tom Tran's comment on my earlier grass photo this evening prompted me to go looking for this one, which I knew I had but hadn't processed. Wait'll you see the b&w of this one, Tom!

Forgive me, +Margaret Tompkins, but this is my second shot for #grasstuesday +Grass Tuesday. I promise to lay off now!___

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2015-01-28 03:04:38 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Fountain

I have posted before about the decimation of the Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) by boat builders and the like, and about the National Forest Service's efforts to restore the species. The saplings scattered throughout the #KisatchieNationalForest reward visitors with elegant fountains of glossy green needles.

For #treetuesday +Tree Tuesday, curated by +Christina Lawrie ,  +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza  , +Kim Troutman  & +David R Robinson.

Fountain

I have posted before about the decimation of the Longleaf Pine (Pinus palustris) by boat builders and the like, and about the National Forest Service's efforts to restore the species. The saplings scattered throughout the #KisatchieNationalForest reward visitors with elegant fountains of glossy green needles.

For #treetuesday +Tree Tuesday, curated by +Christina Lawrie ,  +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza  , +Kim Troutman  & +David R Robinson.___

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2015-01-28 02:33:27 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Starry Night

Ok, so it's really grass for #grasstuesday +Grass Tuesday, curated by +Margaret Tompkins. But I won't tell if you won't!

The many beautiful grasses of Louisiana fascinate me, but I don't know their names. So... for my birthday this year, I have signed up for a Graminoid Identification class with my botanist friend. It'll be three days in either May or June and I'm looking forward to it!

Starry Night

Ok, so it's really grass for #grasstuesday +Grass Tuesday, curated by +Margaret Tompkins. But I won't tell if you won't!

The many beautiful grasses of Louisiana fascinate me, but I don't know their names. So... for my birthday this year, I have signed up for a Graminoid Identification class with my botanist friend. It'll be three days in either May or June and I'm looking forward to it!___

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2015-01-28 02:04:19 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Yellow-Eyed Grass (Xyris elliottii)

Tomorrow is #wildflowerwednesday ! So here's my reminder post featuring a lovely little flower that grows in wet areas in Louisiana.

This is another of my #KisatchieSplendors. It was a hot, sunny day in late June and Cooter's Bog was ablaze with wildflowers. It was an amazing sight! The bog had been wet, but this day was just dry enough to walk in and kneel in without getting all wet and muddy. And everything was in bloom: snowy orchids, bog pinks, bog buttons, rose gentian, pitcher plants. You name it. The bog was a profusion of beauty and color. I about when nuts!

So... if you must harken back to June like I did, go ahead, and share a wildflower shot from the archive with #wildflowerwednesday tomorrow. I appreciate being mentioned as your curator, and I love reading your stories and information about the shot and the... more »

Yellow-Eyed Grass (Xyris elliottii)

Tomorrow is #wildflowerwednesday ! So here's my reminder post featuring a lovely little flower that grows in wet areas in Louisiana.

This is another of my #KisatchieSplendors. It was a hot, sunny day in late June and Cooter's Bog was ablaze with wildflowers. It was an amazing sight! The bog had been wet, but this day was just dry enough to walk in and kneel in without getting all wet and muddy. And everything was in bloom: snowy orchids, bog pinks, bog buttons, rose gentian, pitcher plants. You name it. The bog was a profusion of beauty and color. I about when nuts!

So... if you must harken back to June like I did, go ahead, and share a wildflower shot from the archive with #wildflowerwednesday tomorrow. I appreciate being mentioned as your curator, and I love reading your stories and information about the shot and the flower.___

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2015-01-27 13:30:02 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Strip Tease

For #transporttuesday +TransportTuesday, curated by +Gene Bowker & +Annie Irving.

Strip Tease

For #transporttuesday +TransportTuesday, curated by +Gene Bowker & +Annie Irving.___

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2015-01-26 02:32:02 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Good news!

This is the first floor of the Healing Center on St. Claude Ave. in the Bywater. I am going to New Orleans Friday afternoon to meet someone here Saturday morning to explore the possibility of installing part of WATERLINE here for a 10th Anniversary exhibit. EXCITED! I think the Healing Center would be an excellent place for WATERLINE!___Good news!

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2015-01-25 21:48:02 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Big Ass)

For #signsunday +Sign Sunday, curated by +Lori Carey, +Janice Hackney & +Jetski Jones.

And for #hqspurbanstreetphotos +HQSP Urban & Street Photos, curated by +Michael Sonntag, +Оксана Крысюкова, +Alejandro J. Soto, +Daniel Grey &  +Jean-Philippe Jouve.

Details: NOLA (Big Ass)

For #signsunday +Sign Sunday, curated by +Lori Carey, +Janice Hackney & +Jetski Jones.

And for #hqspurbanstreetphotos +HQSP Urban & Street Photos, curated by +Michael Sonntag, +Оксана Крысюкова, +Alejandro J. Soto, +Daniel Grey &  +Jean-Philippe Jouve.___

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2015-01-22 23:22:02 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Plus Blue)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.

Details: NOLA (Plus Blue)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.___

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2015-01-22 06:06:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

A tiny but gorgeous orchid from +Bob Danley for #wildflowerwednesday , plus his usual wealth of interesting information!

#wildflowerwednesday  - Fairy Slipper
Calypso bulbosa is hard to find even with the hot pink tones; it is only 4-6 inches in height.

*Natural History Notes": This is one of the "slipper" orchids. The flower is oddly structured, but stunning in coloration. This particular orchid can be found with regularity in the Montana forest understory beginning with snowmelt (Schiemann 2005). According to Sanders (2003), a Cypripedium orchid (another slipper orchid) takes 10-17 years to reach maturity to produce seed!
Curated by +Bette Kauffman ___A tiny but gorgeous orchid from +Bob Danley for #wildflowerwednesday , plus his usual wealth of interesting information!

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2015-01-22 01:29:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Wonderful combination of wildflowers for #wildflowerwednesday by +Eric Hunt again. Sometimes I get so engrossed in the details of macros that I forget to step back and enjoy the bigger picture!

Asclepias viridis

Growing in a lovely field of Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum

Photographed on private property near Hope, Arkansas

#nativeplants   #arkansas   #wildflower   #floralphotography   #nature  
#wildflowerwednesday  - curated by +Bette Kauffman ___Wonderful combination of wildflowers for #wildflowerwednesday by +Eric Hunt again. Sometimes I get so engrossed in the details of macros that I forget to step back and enjoy the bigger picture!

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2015-01-22 01:12:06 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday  

#wordlessonwednesday  ___

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2015-01-22 00:57:53 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Buckeye (Junonia coenia) on White Asters

Asters. So many species, so hard to tell apart. My botanist friend ID'd another photo of flowers that looked a lot like this as Symphyotrichum lateriflorus. But I don't know if that's what these are.

Regardless, it's #wildflowerwednesday and I did not get to posting a reminder yesterday. Nevertheless, I see from my notifications that the faithful wildflower nerds have posted away! I'll get to your contributions shortly.

This shot was made at a small, private lake near Winnsboro, La. on a day last October when clouds of white and lavender asters rimmed the lake and the Buckeyes were having a field day!

Buckeye (Junonia coenia) on White Asters

Asters. So many species, so hard to tell apart. My botanist friend ID'd another photo of flowers that looked a lot like this as Symphyotrichum lateriflorus. But I don't know if that's what these are.

Regardless, it's #wildflowerwednesday and I did not get to posting a reminder yesterday. Nevertheless, I see from my notifications that the faithful wildflower nerds have posted away! I'll get to your contributions shortly.

This shot was made at a small, private lake near Winnsboro, La. on a day last October when clouds of white and lavender asters rimmed the lake and the Buckeyes were having a field day!___

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2015-01-20 03:24:57 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Last Year's Bounty

For #monochromemonday and for #monochromeworld , curated by +andi rivarola. Also for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood. And for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon and  +tri rini nuringtyas.

Last Year's Bounty

For #monochromemonday and for #monochromeworld , curated by +andi rivarola. Also for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood. And for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon and  +tri rini nuringtyas.___

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2015-01-19 04:36:03 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Ready, Set, Plant

This field is prepared for furrow irrigation, probably of corn or soybeans.

For #minimalmonday , curated by +Olivier Du Tré.

Also for #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography, curated by +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +David Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak.

Ready, Set, Plant

This field is prepared for furrow irrigation, probably of corn or soybeans.

For #minimalmonday , curated by +Olivier Du Tré.

Also for #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography, curated by +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow   
+Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +David Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak.___

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2015-01-18 21:22:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Under a Pastel Sky

At #TheQuarry for #skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme, curated by +Randy Scherkenbach & +Patrick Scherkenbach. And for #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape, curated by +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise & +Albert Vuvu Konde.

Under a Pastel Sky

At #TheQuarry for #skysunday +Sky Sunday - Photography Theme, curated by +Randy Scherkenbach & +Patrick Scherkenbach. And for #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape, curated by +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise & +Albert Vuvu Konde.___

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2015-01-18 01:54:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

She Walks in Beauty

I had just 30 minutes this morning to walk in one of my favorite places in the world. Just minutes before I took this photo, a young deer jumped out of a thick patch off to my left and bounded across the path 80 yards in front of me, all rimmed with morning light. My camera hung limp at my side.

#KisatchieSplendors for #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography, curated by +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +David Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak.

Also for #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape, curated by +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise... more »

She Walks in Beauty

I had just 30 minutes this morning to walk in one of my favorite places in the world. Just minutes before I took this photo, a young deer jumped out of a thick patch off to my left and bounded across the path 80 yards in front of me, all rimmed with morning light. My camera hung limp at my side.

#KisatchieSplendors for #landscapephotography +Landscape Photography, curated by +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Kevin O'Connell +Tom Lussier +David Liu +Arkadiusz Ziomek +Krzysztof Hanusiak.

Also for #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape, curated by +Michael Garza +Leo Schubert +David D +Jesse Martineau +Mike Hankey +Peter Marbaise & +Albert Vuvu Konde.___

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2015-01-17 01:02:28 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Fringey Friday

I love my fringey lamp that sits on my dining-room-table desk at home. It softens the blow of having to be "at work" at home late on a Friday afternoon.

#FUF #feetupfriday +Tisha Montgomery +Tom Tran

Fringey Friday

I love my fringey lamp that sits on my dining-room-table desk at home. It softens the blow of having to be "at work" at home late on a Friday afternoon.

#FUF #feetupfriday +Tisha Montgomery +Tom Tran___

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2015-01-16 20:10:04 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Swamp Flowers

For #floralfriday +FloralFriday, curated by +Tamara Pruessner, +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson & +Eustace James. And for #swampysaturday +Swampy Saturday, curated by +Dorma Wiggin.

And for #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers, curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Melania Pierce +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk +Wayne Lu +Iva Pas +Zita Nahm.

Swamp Flowers

For #floralfriday +FloralFriday, curated by +Tamara Pruessner, +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson & +Eustace James. And for #swampysaturday +Swampy Saturday, curated by +Dorma Wiggin.

And for #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers, curated by +Krystina Isabella Brion +Melania Pierce +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk +Wayne Lu +Iva Pas +Zita Nahm.___

2015-01-16 19:28:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

St. Joan of Arc Rolls in NOLA

Maybe the best story yet? Enjoy! BTW, shot with iPhone 5.

St. Joan of Arc Rolls in NOLA

Maybe the best story yet? Enjoy! BTW, shot with iPhone 5.___

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2015-01-16 19:08:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Rex)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.

Details: NOLA (Rex)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.___

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2015-01-16 04:15:55 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Green Blade)

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder. And for #allthingsgreen +All Things Green, curated by +Cicely Robin Laing.

Details: NOLA (Green Blade)

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder. And for #allthingsgreen +All Things Green, curated by +Cicely Robin Laing.___

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2015-01-15 05:20:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

#wildflowerwednesday folks, you really need to have a look at +Victoria Powell's wonderful spring 2014 wildflower album!

A few photos from last spring. 
(making room for 2015 Wildflower season!) 
Wildflowers in Douglas County, Oregon 
Hope you're ready to see some beauties +Bette Kauffman 
#WildflowerWednesday  ___ #wildflowerwednesday folks, you really need to have a look at +Victoria Powell's wonderful spring 2014 wildflower album!

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2015-01-15 03:44:40 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Thanks to +Victoria Powell for introducing #wildflowerwednesday to these unusual lilies. "Chocolate" always works!

Mission Bells, Chocolate Lily, or Checker Lily  
Unfortunately, I am not a flora expert. I've found this wildflower blooming last spring. It was the only one in the area where I hike.
#WildflowerWednesday  curated by +Bette Kauffman ___Thanks to +Victoria Powell for introducing #wildflowerwednesday to these unusual lilies. "Chocolate" always works!

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2015-01-15 03:41:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Lucky, +Bob Danley! Thanks for sharing you freshly blooming Claytonia with #wildflowerwednesday . Ours in this area won't show up for a few more weeks.

#wildflowerwednesday  - Spring Beauty
Claytonia lanceolata in bloom in western Montana.

Natural History Notes: Perhaps not as common as its eastern cousin Claytonia virginica which seems to like drier soils. Blooms when soil is still cool and wet (snow melt). A beautiful flower. 
Curated by +Bette Kauffman ___Lucky, +Bob Danley! Thanks for sharing you freshly blooming Claytonia with #wildflowerwednesday . Ours in this area won't show up for a few more weeks.

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2015-01-15 03:28:24 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

+Nina Katajamaki's contribution to #wildflowerwednesday is most unusual! And beautiful. Thanks, Nina.

Wormseyeview of Waterdrops on Wildflower Wednesday
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Dew on the seed plume filaments of NW wild "old man's beard"

#WaterDropWednesday  
#wormseyeviewwednesday   curated by +Worm's-Eye View Wednesday 
#wildflowerwednesday   +Bette Kauffman 

© Nina Katajamaki - Handheld iPhone 5s with macro lens

#BTPMacroPro – +BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones

#macroaddict (+MacroAddict) curated by +Sandrine Berjonneau  and +Jean-Pierre Malézieux and +Christian PR and +Den Bassi

#hqspmacro +HQSP Macro curated by +Terrie Gray +Stefanie Schächtel +Igor Schevchenko +Ernest Fdez. +Thies Groden___+Nina Katajamaki's contribution to #wildflowerwednesday is most unusual! And beautiful. Thanks, Nina.

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2015-01-15 03:24:34 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

A new species to me, these elegant wildflowers by +Eric Hunt put me in mind of ballerinas in white tutus! Thanks for contributing to #wildflowerwednesday .

Anemopsis californica

Species from Western North America

Common name: Yerba Mansa

Photographed in the Alabama Hills along Lubken Creek in Inyo County, California

#nativeplants   #california   #desert   #inyocounty  
#wildflowerwednesday   - curated by +Bette Kauffman ___A new species to me, these elegant wildflowers by +Eric Hunt put me in mind of ballerinas in white tutus! Thanks for contributing to #wildflowerwednesday .

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2015-01-15 03:20:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

It's cold in Louisiana! Below freezing! So this sunny little visitor to #wildflowerwednesday by +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber is soooo welcome .

Brittlebush
Encelia farinosa

For #wildflowerwednesday  curated by +Bette Kauffman 

Common to many US deserts.  This one was photographed in the Mojave, in Joshua Tree National Park.___It's cold in Louisiana! Below freezing! So this sunny little visitor to #wildflowerwednesday by +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber is soooo welcome .

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2015-01-15 01:18:07 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

#wordlesswednesday  

#wordlesswednesday  ___

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2015-01-14 05:34:43 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Slender Rosinweed (Silphium gracile)

Looking back to summer! It's really, really cold for Louisiana so I had to go looking for something summery to remind everyone that tomorrow is #wildflowerwednesday . I photographed this fresh, new Rosinweed bloom in Cooper's Bog in the #KisatchieNationalForest last May.

So... looking forward to all your wildflower shots tomorrow! Please share only your own photographs of wildflowers in their natural habitat, and be sure to tell the story of the shot. See you tomorrow!

Slender Rosinweed (Silphium gracile)

Looking back to summer! It's really, really cold for Louisiana so I had to go looking for something summery to remind everyone that tomorrow is #wildflowerwednesday . I photographed this fresh, new Rosinweed bloom in Cooper's Bog in the #KisatchieNationalForest last May.

So... looking forward to all your wildflower shots tomorrow! Please share only your own photographs of wildflowers in their natural habitat, and be sure to tell the story of the shot. See you tomorrow!___

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2015-01-13 13:08:49 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Curvelicious)

This is my #monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday contribution but I couldn't stay awake last night to finish processing! Also for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon and  +tri rini nuringtyas.

And for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood. And for #monochromeworld +Monochrome World, curated by +andi rivarola.

Details: NOLA (Curvelicious)

This is my #monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday contribution but I couldn't stay awake last night to finish processing! Also for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова +Nader El Assy +Howard Salmon and  +tri rini nuringtyas.

And for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood. And for #monochromeworld +Monochrome World, curated by +andi rivarola.___

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2015-01-10 01:14:17 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Details: NOLA (Red Iron)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.

And even though it is not Wednesday, I'm going to tag #windowwednesday +#Window Wednesday, in the hope that the dear curators will give this a look when Wednesday rolls around: founder +Simon Davis-Oakley, now in the hands of +Cheryl Cooper & +Jules Falk Hunter.

Details: NOLA (Red Iron)

For #colorsonfriday +ColorsOnFriday, curated by +Britta Rogge & +Karsten Meyer.

And even though it is not Wednesday, I'm going to tag #windowwednesday +#Window Wednesday, in the hope that the dear curators will give this a look when Wednesday rolls around: founder +Simon Davis-Oakley, now in the hands of +Cheryl Cooper & +Jules Falk Hunter.___

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2015-01-09 14:36:49 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Untitled

For #floralfriday +FloralFriday, curated by +Tamara Pruessner, +Eustace James, +Beth Akerman & +Kiki Nelson.

Untitled

For #floralfriday +FloralFriday, curated by +Tamara Pruessner, +Eustace James, +Beth Akerman & +Kiki Nelson.___

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2015-01-09 00:26:41 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

Drama Queen II

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder.

Drama Queen II

For #leavesonthursday +Leaves On Thursday, curated by +Mehdia Ridder.___

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2015-01-08 02:39:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

+Bob Danley is showing #wildflowerwednesday something new once again: wild Columbine with a lovely yellow flower. Thanks, Bob!

#wildflowerwednesday  - Yellow Columbine
Aquilegia flavescens in bloom at Lost Trail Pass (Montana/Idaho border) in moist meadow.
Curated by +Bette Kauffman 

Natural History Notes: This wild version of columbine grows as high as 30 inches in wet places. Contrast this with American Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) found east of the Mississippi River, has a red flower, is shorter and prefers drier uplands. Both plants have toxic properties if ingested.  ___+Bob Danley is showing #wildflowerwednesday something new once again: wild Columbine with a lovely yellow flower. Thanks, Bob!

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2015-01-08 02:36:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

String of Black Cat firecrackers! That's what I always think of when I see blooming Red Buckeye. Thanks to +Eric Hunt from #wildflowerwednesday .

Aesculus pavia

Species from southeastern North America

Common name: Red Buckeye

Photographed in Boyle Park, Pulaski County, Little Rock, Arkansas

#nativeplants   #arkansas   #littlerock   #wildflowerphotography
#wildflowerwednesday  - curated by +Bette Kauffman ___String of Black Cat firecrackers! That's what I always think of when I see blooming Red Buckeye. Thanks to +Eric Hunt from #wildflowerwednesday .

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2015-01-08 02:33:16 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Thanks to +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber from #wildflowerwednesday for this impressive carpet of "King's Crown," a wildflower I am not familiar with.

A glorious patch of King's Crown ( Rhodiola integrifolia ) at 12,900 feet

For #wildflowerwednesday  curated by +Bette Kauffman 

This member of the Stonecrop family grows in the alpine and subalpine biotic zones of the Rocky Mountains.  This patch was found on Colorado's Mount Evans.

Sorry I'm not showing the leaves very well here; what I wanted was a shot of the entire, showy patch.___Thanks to +Fine Art Photography by Ken Barber from #wildflowerwednesday for this impressive carpet of "King's Crown," a wildflower I am not familiar with.

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2015-01-08 01:40:28 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

#WordlessOnWednesday  

#WordlessOnWednesday  ___

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2015-01-08 01:29:38 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

One of my fave themes....

#WordlessOnWednesday is TOMORROW and it's been a long time since I posted the rules to the this theme, and it seems things have gotten a little off course and there a many new people playing along.

So here you go:

1. Post a picture
2. Tag it #WordlessOnWednesday     (not  #wordlessWednesday )
3. Not Title
4. No Description
5. Don't comment or reply to comments on your photo for 24 hours (plussing comments is OK since some of you will have a heart attack if you can't acknowledge your followers the second the comment)

The idea is to let the photo speak for itself, let the viewer interpret it the way they want to.

So if you are up for it, ZIP your lip and play along :)

If you play #WordlessOnWednesday please share this to help get the word out, thanks___One of my fave themes....

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2015-01-07 20:05:19 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Horsemint (Mondarda punctata)

Well, I'm calling it Horsemint, but I can see that the petals/leaves have purple tips and edges, so maybe it has crossed with Lemon Beebalm (Mondarda citriodora)? Whatever!

And today is #wildflowerwednesday . Sorry to be so late with this reminder, but I was in New Orleans for a few days and last night, after the Joan of Arc parade and a late dinner, I couldn't stay awake long enough to post. Drove home this morning and must put in a few hours in the office before going home to feast my eyes on your contributions!

#wildflowerwednesday invites your photos, no or old, of wildflowers in their natural habitat. Please tag me, +Bette Kauffman, the curator, and please share only your own photos. And I love to read the story of the photo and whatever info you have to share regarding the photo.

Last summer under a row for... more »

Horsemint (Mondarda punctata)

Well, I'm calling it Horsemint, but I can see that the petals/leaves have purple tips and edges, so maybe it has crossed with Lemon Beebalm (Mondarda citriodora)? Whatever!

And today is #wildflowerwednesday . Sorry to be so late with this reminder, but I was in New Orleans for a few days and last night, after the Joan of Arc parade and a late dinner, I couldn't stay awake long enough to post. Drove home this morning and must put in a few hours in the office before going home to feast my eyes on your contributions!

#wildflowerwednesday invites your photos, no or old, of wildflowers in their natural habitat. Please tag me, +Bette Kauffman, the curator, and please share only your own photos. And I love to read the story of the photo and whatever info you have to share regarding the photo.

Last summer under a row for powerline pylons out near Grambling, La., I found Monarda aplenty, most of it very clearly M. citriodora, with its lavender petals/leaves. Only a few plants appeared distinctly yellow in the field, which means they could be M. punctata. If anyone knows if the two cross-pollinate to produce what you see here, by all means, let us know!___

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2015-01-07 18:38:29 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Anyone want to help #shakeupthestream?

New Day's Hope

I have been doing a lot of thinking about how my main stream no longer shows everyone, or even a few and their newest posts, about how my own posts get increasingly smaller interaction, and how if my posts are doing that, then everyone's are.  I think the algorithm that governs what we see and what others see of our own stuff has gotten too restrictive.  And it frustrates me to no end - especially when I have 100 new posts in my stream and most are either 24 hours old, something I have already seen (and plussed or commented) or both.  Fresh isn't happening anymore and it is FRUSTRATING.

I don't normally notify anyone of my posts but for this, I am (and I am not even sure how many will get the notification - over 3500 in my circles).  What I am proposing is an experiment of sorts.  To all of those that comment on this post, I will go to your stream and plus the heck out of you, comment as much as possible, and over the next week, share a few my favorite posts.  Here is the catch - you have to share this post or something similar, calling your own circles to action.  

Let's see if we can shake up the algorithm a bit.  Let's see if we can take back control of our streams LIKE WE SHOULD HAVE.  Let's see if our streams start showing our favorite people again.  A week from now, I will make a new post so I can see if my stream has changed... hopefully, mine will and so will yours.

#ShakeUpTheStream   #landscapephotography   #landscape   #Arizona   #desert   #sunrise  

#throughtamseyes  ___Anyone want to help #shakeupthestream?

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2015-01-06 04:04:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

#fuckcancer  

Thank you so much to everyone that was able to help and for your thoughts and prayers and with that said I'm going to ask all 16,704 of you that follow me to reshare this post once for me .... I don't like or want to ask for help but you are my people you are my voice... every little bit helps .... and at the moment I need any and all of the help I can get ...
   #fckcancer      http://www.gofundme.com/FightOfMyLife___ #fuckcancer  

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2015-01-05 23:54:23 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Crescent City

For #monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday, and for #monochromeworld +Monochrome World, curated by +andi rivarola.

Also for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S., +Оксана Крысюкова & +Nader El Assy; and for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood.

Crescent City

For #monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday, and for #monochromeworld +Monochrome World, curated by +andi rivarola.

Also for #hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome, curated by +Luis Vivanco S., +Оксана Крысюкова & +Nader El Assy; and for #allthingsmonochrome +All Things Monochrome, curated by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox,  +Dorian Stretton and +Bill Wood.___

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