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Location: Nashville, TN
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|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 28, 2014Sorry for the late notice but we can still squeeze in a SSP.Lets keep it simple - No theme this week.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Your photo can be taken from Sept. 27/14 before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Sept. 29/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event.Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2014-09-28 03:00:00||64|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 3/13.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8No theme for this week.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way.___________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-11-03 02:00:00||146|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 28/13.Its been a very busy summer, so I am slacking. No theme this week , but I do promise a theme for the next project in two weeks.Everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture who can help you along the way._____________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-07-28 03:00:00||167|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 19/13. No theme for this week. I want to thank +Jason Jakober for allowing us to use his fantastic "Selfy" from a previous project as the event cover. Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way._____________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-05-19 03:00:00||160|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for April 20/13.No theme for this week.But feel free to be inspired by;April Self Portrait Challenge: Selective Color / Texturesevent link is here - http://goo.gl/2yyYVAnd this great tutorial from +Tamara Pruessner Selective Coloring and Textures: Choosing AppropriatelyLink is here: http://goo.gl/AsgK3There are 15 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-04-21 03:00:00||176|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 10/13.Theme: Film NoirA hint of mystery and intrigue should creep its way into your selfy this weekend. Think, moody, dark, dramatic and yes your shot should be in B&W to still be true to the classic style of noir.As always there are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. Thanks to +Sinead Sam McKeown for her great Selfy as the event coverSelfy 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 EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-03-10 03:00:00||162|
|Lotus Carroll||1,771,289||This is the Event for our February 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Action Shots! Here is where you enter your ONE Action Shot Photo Submission. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST February 28th, so you have until then to select and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.What is an Action Shot? Show us yourself in motion/action, freezing that with a photo. Jump, Run, Bike, Surf, Skate… whatever! Just be creative, and have fun. +Jason Jakober created a great Action Shots Tutorial Video - watch it here: http://goo.gl/O5IsuNeed advice about remotes? Read +Jeff Moreau's awesome tutorial here: http://goo.gl/T0LvRPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Pro http://www.smugmug.com/pro+Think Tank Photo Sling O' Matic 20 Sling Bag http://goo.gl/UZh1N+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 3 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 3 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 3rd place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These R||February Self Portrait Challenge: Action Shots!||2013-02-13 02:00:00||142|
|Jeff Smith||60,889||Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Jan. 13/13.There is no theme this week. We are open for any artistic interpretation that you may bring to your selfy.A big thanks to +C.J. Sros for the use (or re-use) of his fantastic selfy from last year as the event cover.Selfy Sunday is the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/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 post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!Jeff||The Selfy Sunday Project||2013-01-13 03:00:02||262|
Samir Osman has been shared in 121 public circles
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|Harry Day||11,209||*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2. Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday ||2014-11-21 13:21:02||485||5||2||7|
|John Sean||2,728||This 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 #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia ||2014-10-27 13:09:58||389||0||0||3|
|Becky Collins||17,064||Famous Photographers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104 #socialmedia #media #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circlecircle #beckyscircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins ?||2014-10-04 05:03:06||483||0||0||0|
|shareing circle||8,977||2014-08-25 03:22:18||355||14||11||16|
|Kukuh Malindo||232||2014-08-02 10:21:59||485||0||1||1|
|Wedding Dress Central||4,853||If 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 14:47:13||401||0||0||2|
|Wedding Dress Central||4,376||If 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 10:01:57||401||0||0||4|
|David Bowden||37,155||Its 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 23:16:16||490||12||2||23|
|Wedding Dress Central||4,086||If 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 12:29:53||401||0||0||1|
|Patty Lin||537||Best Quality Photography Circle II!!⇩⇩High Quality circle.⇩⇩SEE BELOW⇩Here is the second version of this circle (released on 2014 May)!You'll have every day in your stream amazing shots by google+ most skilled photographers. Get in contact with New People from all over the World and enjoy the absolutely original contents!Best Quality Photography Circle Updated!!!I update and create new circles often so, if you are a photographer and you want to be featured in my next new circle, please follow this steps:-Plus one this circle-Add this circle on your profile if you like it-Reshare the circle on your public stream-Leave a message asking for addingI'll check your profile and let you know!This way I'll be able to keep the Quality of this circle at a High Level!Even if you are not a photographer but you love to have Quality Photos in your stream please Add and Reshare pubblicly this circle!Thank You!!Patty ;-) #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #googleplus #googlephotos #travel #travelphotography #circleshares #circleadd #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #circlequotes #share #googlephotographers #bestphoto #googlephotography #bestcircleshare #bestcircles||2014-05-05 08:51:57||456||0||0||3|
|TomorrowInternet||0||Great Photographers Shared Circle1. +12. Comment3. Add People4. Share circle (Include yourself in shared circle)5. Enjoy life and be happy!!!||2014-05-02 09:53:10||488||1||0||1|
|Yoga Imawan||947||Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle||2014-04-26 20:58:52||501||0||1||1|
|Yoga Imawan||947||Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle||2014-04-26 20:56:53||488||0||0||2|
|Thomas Hawk||7,121,413||Updated - 2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Mi-ShA-Da: http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho: http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi: http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh: http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz46||2014-04-26 19:45:58||500||18||11||81|
|DOCTOR DRK ys®||767||#circleshare #sharedcircles #addcircle #addme #circles #circlesharing #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles ADD ME||2014-01-28 10:33:24||490||6||3||8|
|Ainun Mahya||0||My First Shared Circle1. +1 The Post 2. Leave Me A Comment 3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle! #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #publiccircle #mbfavoriteengagers#circles #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles#sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share#shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share#addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #empireavenue#socialmedia #influencers #influencer #influence#influencermarketing #fridaycircle #fridaycircleshare #circlefriday #friday ||2014-01-06 08:06:56||490||0||0||0|
|Carin Kilby Clark||626||Sharing a circle of inspirational people ||2014-01-04 21:11:09||247||0||7||3|
|Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar||1,473||My Saturday Late Friday Circle Share...have a great weekend everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars 2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare||2013-12-22 07:03:30||499||3||1||6|
|Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar||1,322||Another round of #topengagers !(Be sure to click READ MORE, it is important if you want to be included in this circle next time)These people shareThese people +1These people create original contentThese people make G+ BetterIf you add this circle, you will, without a doubt, see your engagement soar through the roof. Guaranteed. If you were notified, you guessed it, you are already in.To be included in the NEXT top engagers circle this week is easier than ever.1.) Add +Best Cars 2.) Share this post3.) Keep engaging#sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharecircle #publiccircle #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #topengagers #engagers #snowballcircle #snowball #circles #circleshare #circlemasters #circlemaster #circlequeen #crazycircles #circlehub #morefollowers #ghosttown||2013-12-15 05:38:53||500||1||0||2|
|Coyeb Sundel||0||2013-10-24 15:38:53||499||0||2||3|
|Alessandro Folghera||78||Magic #sharedcircle #Topengagers People from Google Plus, enjoy the Circle, enjoy G+||2013-09-10 03:28:22||495||1||0||7|
|Thomas Hawk||6,156,061||2,500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 4 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+. I'm going to share it in 5 posts. Thus far, I've shared last name A-Da, Da-Ho, Ho-Mi. Today's , part 4 of 5, today, represents Mi-Sh. I'll share the last remaining circle tomorrow. I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers. I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography. I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly. I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.). I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks. You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them. I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks. I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at. There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle. It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at. Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference. Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today. There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+. There are wayyyyy too many. These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed. I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :) I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you. :)Stay tuned for part 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5: http://goo.gl/17ujpnPart 2-5: http://goo.gl/3vn0OCPart 3-5: http://goo.gl/lyVn6f*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky. It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of "domain errors." If this affected you, sorry about that.||2013-09-04 15:53:28||491||61||70||106|
|Gai Xinh||1,521||Share now||2013-06-14 02:57:22||201||5||3||10|
|David Bowden||36,873||Folks...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 09:47:35||493||19||10||25|
|Charles Lupica||66,743||Top 1000 most followed active photographers sharing content on G+ Circle One: J to ZThis is the second of two circles, The first was shaerd on 16 May here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103236949470535942612/posts/FPsHj9E2QEo. The circles have been divided alphabetically to help give more exposure to people with fewer followers and shared at different times to help keep down the stream saturation. Please plus, comment and share. This circle has no requirements for future participation but your support and encouragement is appreciated. It has been two weeks since I announced my intent to update my circle of the 500 most followed photographers on G+. I decided to do things a bit differently this time and so I'll share the top 1000. To build the circles and the list I enlisted the aid of +Bill Wood +Gemma Costa +Jen Baptist +Katy Houlne and +Margaret Tompkins They built circles and vetted profiles. My starting point for this was a list of 2000 names generously provided to me by +CircleCount. I would to thank each for their help.I have chosen the name of the circle carefully to try to accurately represent the contents of what will be in the two circles. The script / finding namesThe script was provided by CircleCount and looks through the tagline of every profile on CircleCount to find the word "photo" or "foto". If a photographer doesn't have a CircleCount profile they won't be found. If one of these two words isn't in their tagline, they won't be found. A few people I know have fallen into this flaw in my thinking. To fix this, CircleCount has asked me to provide a "whitelist" of names that the script misses. The white-list list adds another 30 or so names to the result. Keyword world a personal viewpointIf you don't use the word photographer to describe yourself how do you expect people to find you in a search. "Searcher of cute pixels", "Creative spirit that makes art out of light"; these might be poetic, they might touch your soul but the world looks for content based on keyword searches. SEO is going to do the same. Consider carefully the words sou use to describe yourself if you want people to find you using search technology. How was the list processedThe list was sorted by the level of activity. People that hadn't posted in the last month (approximately April 5 to May 5th) were removed from the list. This included people that hadn't posted or people that had posted only once in the past 4 weeks. Again, this has some flaws but I'm mostly happy with the results. People who are posting only in private communities o||2013-05-18 13:17:20||501||141||86||132|
|Gai Xinh||1,118||sheare circle friends||2013-05-17 14:32:10||204||6||1||13|
|Pierre Beaubié||291||Active Canon Photographers===========================This is a public circle of talented, gifted, generous, kind, awesomeCanon Photographers on G+!Look at their work, communicate and learn from them.If you would like to be circulated here in order to discovernew people with similar interest and to gain more followers,please follow these steps:HOW TO BE PART OF IT:====================1) Add this circle to your circles - Add circle2) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle" and original text + hashtags (copy, paste). Done -#cercle #Circle #Circles #Public #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC#circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #awesomeness #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesome #awesomepeople #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles||2013-04-08 09:43:30||501||13||1||12|
|Charles Lupica||60,136||►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄ Top 500 most followed photographers ►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄Once again it's time to share my circle of the top 500 most followed photographers. I'm sharing the circle here but I posted the the full list as a series of posts on +Most Followed Photographers on G+. Photographers with an " * " in front of their name are not included in the numbered count because they only share outside content, their content is content suitable to a blog and usually has no images associated with it, or they have become mostly or completely inactive on G+.This list was complied from two previous lists and a line-by-line search of CircleCount. If you know of someone that should have been on the list and isn't, the most likely cause is that their +CircleCount profile doesn't include the word photographer, or camera, photo, or foto. Or, I had a senior moment and missed them. I thought I had avoided that this time but I still managed to miss +Magnus Ericson should should be around 454. I noticed some interesting things when compiling this circle. There are a lot of people that moved into the top 500 that abandoned G+ for some reason or their interaction has become one post a month. I have also noticed that many of the photographers in this group have a lower follower count than they had 6 weeks to 8 weeks ago. I'm not sure what conclusion can be drawn from this but I find it very curious.To view the lists please see the following links.001 to 080: http://goo.gl/mmr7w 4'431'409 - 55771081 to 160: http://goo.gl/mXuup 55368 - 37454161 to 240: http://goo.gl/rLmy1 37343 - 30457241 to 320: http://goo.gl/o06Hy 30131 -25785321 to 390: http://goo.gl/747Lf 25760 -23013390 to 450: http://goo.gl/xDc2D 23006 - 21347450 to 510: http://goo.gl/sEnac 21321 - 19440||2013-02-23 23:33:14||500||135||37||99|
|David Bowden||36,340||B&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 08:22:29||501||46||24||58|
|Jeff Sullivan||1,152,722||Most-Followed 500 Photographers CircleWhile a circle like this has the obvious drawback of missing some excellent photographers newer to the site, Charles often follows up his Top 500 Most Followed Photographer circle with circles going all the way down to photographers with less than 5000 contacts. Here are four circles Charles has created to help us discover and recognize photographers at all levels within the G+ community:Under 5000 - Under 7500 - Under 15,000 - 500 Most Followed Photographers - (here)I like to interact with people who are active in photography... share at least a photo or two of their own original work per week, so I'll slowly whittle the circle down to a stream of excellent photography (I've started, but may not finish for a few weeks).---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+Charles Lupica Charles Lupica Dec 25, 2012 (edited) - Public►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄ Top 500 most followed photographers list circle of 500 and Group 6: 421 to 500►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄If you're not in this circle and you think you should be, I'm sorry. I have missed a few people by pure accident. My methods are entirely manual and I do miss people. I have checked every profile and I have included only those people that share their own work, and share it on G+. Bloggers and people doing mostly reshares weren't included. Some big name photographers that don't share a lot of their own work were included - sorry for the double standard. Here is the 6th and last part of my list of the top 500 most followed photographers - Here are links to the previous parts of the list.Group 1: http://tinyurl.com/cf58vws - 1 to 100Group 2: http://tinyurl.com/bodaspk - 101 to 193Group 3: http://tinyurl.com/bsb87u4 - 194 to 250 and circleGroup 4: http://tinyurl.com/d4ulv6q - 250 to 340Group 5: http://tinyurl.com/cjpmgy4 - 341 to 420 Group 6: 421 to 500 and circle of 500 (this post)If you are on this list, I urge you to comment, plus and share the post. I have sifted through lots of pages and circles as well as http://circlecount.com/ to try to get an accurate list. If I'm missing anyone, please let me know. I have specifically left off a few people who only share links to their content housed elsewhere, people who share a lot of other people's work without sharing their own, or people that appear to be inactive. The rank numbers are off by 1 because I included the same person twice in an earlier list.#Top500CircleDec #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles 420 +Jennifer Luzio 21797421 +Matt Suess 21794422 +Nichole McCall 21754423 +Dane Clingan 21718424 +Xavier Ruiz Canadell 21700425 +Emi Fujimoto 2169742||2013-01-07 15:33:25||500||22||13||50|
|Zbynek Kysela||2,176||Kick Ass Photographers on Google+ SHARE! SHARE! SHARE!===============================================HOW TO BE PART OF IT: 1) Add this circle to your circles - Add circle2) Be a Kick Ass Photographer ;)3) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle" and original text + hashtags (copy, paste). Done. You're welcome :) ZbynekMy entire social presence:http://xeeme.com/bouchac*********************************************||2012-12-15 06:32:24||491||9||0||11|
|Violeta Ivanova||6,012||6000 followersThank you so much!Here's a new share of my Photographers circle, with some great names and new discoveries there.Thank you, once again, I really greatly appreciate your support! #circleshare ||2012-12-12 12:01:41||349||0||0||7|
|Ben Peter||1,453||lt is Sunday and a good time for some picture experts and their works. Photographers, Digital Artist and more. Habe fun and share! #sharedcircles||2012-11-11 17:29:01||122||0||0||0|
|David Bowden||34,725||"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 04:39:52||497||59||25||54|
|Rami Saarikorpi||14,842||The World's Best Photographers circle update is here again! Some modifications, adds and edits done in these circles. This is Circle 4/5. So remember to check the other circles to, if you are looking for your self.IMPORTANT!If you are in one of these circles. Mark + to this update and share it! That's the only way to get more people in these circles and get your self to other circles.||2012-10-01 09:38:37||490||5||9||12|
|David Bowden||34,319||FINALLYI 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 02:37:20||500||26||7||50|
|Jeff Sullivan||131,363||Daily Photography Themes on G+: Curators Circle v1.0Daily photo themes can be a great way to share your best work, or to find creative work by others for enjoyment and inspiration.Lists of the daily themes, with notes on any participation details, are maintained by the following people:+Eric Leslie - http://ericleslie.com/guides/daily-photography-themes-googleplus/+Kol Tregaskes - http://bit.ly/kolgplusphotodailyhashtags+Ray Bilcliff - http://www.trueportraits.com/daily-photo-themes.htmJust Include the theme like today's #SelflessSunday in the text of your post, and others can find it in searches and you can enter that tag in the search box at the top of the page to find photos by other contributors. However, that only works if many people using a theme are looking at (and commenting on) each others' posts. On G+, like in so many areas in life, you get what you give.I've created two circles: one containing theme pages and this one containing theme curators. Theme curators are among the most active photographers (or photography lovers) on G+, but if they're actively curating their theme, visiting most or all posts and interacting with many (comments, +1s, shares), they're also among the busiest, especially as the G+ community grows. Keep your expectations of them reasonable and you won't be disappointed. The golden rule, karma, "what goes around comes around"... take responsibility and be the interaction you want to see. As people come to recognize your comments and posts, you'll get to know people and develop circles of community members to interact with on G+.This is intended to be a comprehensive, inclusive circle, so if I've missed a theme curator please let me know, thanks!||2012-07-08 15:27:44||332||22||7||30|
|Gailen Mapes||12,295||Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera L-Q - 4 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. I have had to split some circles because they exceeded 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 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 June 15.)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...||2012-07-04 11:02:01||408||12||2||4|
|Wendy Stever||3,321||I am so happy to welcome all the new people that have circled me in the last few weeks. WELCOME to all 1000 of you!!! For those that are new to G+ I am sharing my MUST CIRCLE circle. With the help of some fabulous photographers I have come up with this circle. PLEASE feel free to share. You will never be disappointed with the work that you see in your stream.||2012-06-23 16:54:29||206||8||1||9|
|Johan Ottosson||6||Some great photographers to follow #photography #sharedcircles Stolen from another shared circle, but wtf||2012-06-21 20:54:27||500||5||0||2|
|Violeta Ivanova||4,004||4000 followers circle share!Oh my!As a thank you for all your support, I present you my circle with Photographers. It will bring great inspiration to your stream, I promise you that!Feel free to share it with your followers as well.||2012-06-19 13:50:41||344||16||1||17|
|Jules Falk Hunter||26,205||This is the Selfy Sunday Fun Circle . . . I've been putting this one together for people who enjoy pulling some surprises on our wonderful host Jeff Smith; this is just an easy way to get the word out when we come up with some 'unofficial' theme or idea . Clothes are often optional, but fun is not ; ) Just comment on here if you'd like to be included . This is not some exclusive club, but I do ask that only people who regularly contribute to selfy sunday respond. ( and if you're in here and you'd rather not be, just let me know ) ||2012-06-18 06:22:56||82||33||0||26|
|Cynthia Pyun||11,332||Share a circle DayOk, so I made that one up. But as I've been honored to be a part of several circles in the past, I wanted to share one that I watch all the time. This is my Bay Area circle. Disclaimer, it's not perfect and it's not all of you wonderful people I've met. I did this awhile ago, and am happy to add folks along the way :=)If you live in CA/northern CA and I've had a chance to remember you do, I've probably added you to this circle. It started out because I wanted to see what other photowalks were going to pop up in the area. Thanks to +elizabeth hahn and her +Northern California Photowalks (and More), my Google Calendar is automatically updated :=)But if you are new to Google Plus, and you want to see some great work and find out about a photowalk in the Bay Area, check out Elizabeth's calendar and add it to yours, and go ahead an use this circle to see some amazing and talented work!||2012-06-15 17:13:15||117||9||0||13|
|Charles Lupica||41,429||∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ The most followed Photographers on G+ ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ 550 photographers to follow ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ #550MostFollowedPhotographers corrections, please add:+Sangeeth VS +Radek Vik +Christa Laser +Robert van Koesveld+Pierre Steenkamp Have you ever wondered who are the 550 most followed photographers on G+? I mean, you've seen circles for "Most interactive photographers", The Kick Ass Photographers", "The Inspirational Photographers", "The best Nature and Wildlife Photographers", and the list goes on.This post contains a list and a circle. The circle contains the 500 most followed photographers with less than 60'000 followers. The list is a list of photographers that have more than 60'000 followers. Most people on the list have over 1 million followers because they are on the G+ list of suggested users (commonly referred to as the SUL). But who are the most followed ? Here is an updated version of a circle I shared a few months back. I have tried to find all of the top photographers and add them to this circle. Obviously the last 50 places probably change daily so this is the list as I checked it before sharing. The number of followers needed to be on the list has changed a lot over the last 4 months. Back in February you needed 13'117 followers, in mid-June that number is around 17'200. Why is this circle of interest ? Well, because it wasn't chosen by me or any other individual. It was chosen by the G+ community. Some of the people in the circle are great photographers, some are great at being interactive, some are just plain good at marketing themselves, and many have a combination of the above. But, in the end, the G+ community has chosen them as the top 550 photographers to follow.• Why is xxxx not on the list ? Photographers that haven't been active on G+ for more than 6 weeks weren't included. Several photographers that only post sporadically and generally less than one post a month aren't included• If you find someone on the list that you don't really think is a photographer, send me an email and / or a private post and I'll look into removing them or leave a comment below.• If you know of someone that I missed that has more than 17'200 followers, let me know and I'll add them to the list for next time.• You could call this the User's Choice Award circle because people on G+ have chosen to follow the people in this list and circle. Why share this circle ? Photographers were among the first people to embrace G+. Over the last few months I have seen photographers add significant numbers of followers and fall in over all standings. Wordy people and celebrities are overtaking photographers. +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk and +Lisa Bettany are the only photographer||2012-06-14 13:42:29||500||244||215||241|
|Elizabeth Hahn||19,891||With the anniversary of G+ just a couple weeks away, I went through all the people in my circles, and made one just for people I've HIRL'd with. This is a circle of 200 that with the exception of one person, I didn't even knew existed a year ago. (the one person was one of the most recent I have met, too). If I've forgotten you, please send me a message!!!!! I've gone through my circles a few times trying to catch everyone.. but I still probably missed someone.I didn't follow any blogs, I didn't follow photographers on that other social network, I pretty much shot on my own. In the last year I've been on more photowalks than I can count. (I would guess over 40, but I haven't sat down and really counted). Some of the folks I've just shook their hand and said hello, other's I've spent days in the desert, mountains and beaches of California with. There are people from at least 4 different countries, pro photographers, casual hobby photographers, but they all have enough passion for it to get out and share their love of it with others. While much photography, especially landscape photography is done alone, it also can be a really fun group sport.Add the circle if you wish, pass if you don't. I just wanted to say thanks to everyone here for changing my view of photography, and help me learn so much in the last year. You all rock!!!!!||2012-06-12 22:22:15||200||102||1||19|
|Wendy Stever||3,239||With the help of many wonderful people, I have the pleasure to share this MUST CIRCLE circle of engaging, awesome, talented, inspiring photographers. I promise you will not be disappointed.||2012-06-12 13:40:18||206||15||1||14|
|Thomas Hawk||2,480,314||2,000 Kick Ass Photographers on Google+Part 3 of 4 (La-Ro)Part 1 of 4 (A-Ev) here: http://goo.gl/Z333gPart 2 of 4 (Ev-La) here: http://goo.gl/dX7lRThis 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 third circle and includes photographers with the last name's La-Ro. 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 block you too. I want to surround myself with positive||2012-06-06 16:11:54||497||154||131||314|
|David Bowden||30,996||THE 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 21:40:33||461||67||28||51|
|Jeff Smith||36,143||And The Selfy Sunday Project "regulars" circle. Will need to start a new one since this one is at 499. Let me know if you are in for some regular Selfy fun.||2012-05-29 04:12:45||499||20||3||22|
|Daily Photography Themes||8,726||A huge howdy do and a Happy weekend to all our hard working theme curators out there! A lot of work can go into running a popular theme and they do it just for the fun of it.Kudos :)||2012-05-25 05:47:12||277||24||7||37|
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2014-05-21 01:32:22 (18 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)
Called up my old fried +Gilmar Smith to see if we could catch up while I'm in Orlando staying with my cousin since I knew she lived in the same town. Turns out she moved. A few buildings away in the same freakin complex. I love life.
Most reshares: 9
2014-04-04 21:30:16 (8 comments, 9 reshares, 53 +1s)
#FloralFriday shot from the Portland Japanese Garden this morning.
"Light amongst the darkness"
Something we should all strive to be. It's a great feeling.
Most plusones: 62
2014-07-03 04:44:02 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 62 +1s)
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2014-10-27 23:25:21 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)
Burgess Falls State Park. Because Fall.
2014-10-23 16:10:58 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)
I have a gallery show tonight at the Cannery ballroom from 7-11. It's my first show and I'm unveiling some really awesome stuff for the first time.
Hope you can all make it for my maiden voyage. From here, the WORLD!
Love you guys!
Let's do this damn thing.
2014-09-30 02:17:41 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
I need your help photografriends! I have a gallery show coming up next month and I want to take prints for sale but I have no idea where the best place to get cellophane sheaths to put the prints in would be. I can get the cardboard to go in there, but it's the plastic to put that in that I'm not sure about.
2014-09-28 02:20:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)
Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.
2014-08-31 03:00:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)
Those of you who know me well enough know that I'm a helpless hopeless romantic to put it mildly, so obviously The Great Gatsby speaks to me on a very deep level. It's only right that my neighbors across the street have a green light on the porch. Every time it rains like it does here in the south my street turns into a river, and I feel like the Great one one himself. Tonight his ghost decided to show up on film. Those aren't tree limbs. I have a clear view of the light itself.
I think works for #FreakyFriday
Life is is so freaking awesome.
2014-08-03 22:27:33 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)
My oldest is not just a crazy talented musician and overall awesome guy (and really really good looking to boot) he's also quite skilled with this new fangled thingymajigger called a kendama.
2014-07-26 16:00:26 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)
The elusive Bon Vivant in its natural habitat.
2014-07-25 03:06:58 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)
This. Period. Full stop. Well worth the time.
2014-07-24 19:00:41 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)
I had an absolute blast working for #Krug champagne last week in NOLA for Tales of the Cocktail. Here's a handful of my favorite shots from the week.
2014-07-23 18:09:17 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)
more like #Speechless
2014-07-21 21:39:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)
#MonochromeMonday from New Orleans last week.
2014-07-03 04:44:02 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 62 +1s)
2014-06-27 05:10:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
My kids are the coolest of all time. Just sayin.
2014-06-26 04:37:11 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)
Peace, love, and Jesco.
2014-05-29 06:59:53 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)
2014-05-21 01:32:22 (18 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)
Called up my old fried +Gilmar Smith to see if we could catch up while I'm in Orlando staying with my cousin since I knew she lived in the same town. Turns out she moved. A few buildings away in the same freakin complex. I love life.
2014-04-27 23:53:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)
Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.
2014-04-12 06:30:57 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)
My little baby boy has become a HUGE little man overnight. 13 years old and already 6' and sharing my shoes and shirts. It never ceases to amaze me how amazing this dude is.
2014-04-10 21:14:37 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)
Walking on water.
During my morning meditation at the Japanese Tea Garden in SF.
Yes it's a hipster shot. I'm aware.
2014-04-05 17:22:23 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)
Hey SFers. I'll be in the Bay for the next few days. I'm booked solid with meetings and research until Monday afternoon and then it relaxes a little, but I should be able to squeeze in some personal stuff too, so let me know what's happening and where you'll all be. It'd be great to even grab a hug and a hi if we can't find more time.
Please plus in anyone you think might be interested.
2014-04-04 21:30:16 (8 comments, 9 reshares, 53 +1s)
#FloralFriday shot from the Portland Japanese Garden this morning.
"Light amongst the darkness"
Something we should all strive to be. It's a great feeling.
2014-04-04 14:06:37 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)
In the last 6 months I've had two major spiritual/emotional breakthroughs that coincided with major life changes. BOTH times, the first one six months ago, and the second a couple days ago, my "third eye" has developed a dry flaky patch as if it were shedding skin. I've had monumental growth throughout that period, but in much smaller and evenly transitioned increments, but the two "holy shit epiphanies" have both caused the first two dry patches of skin of my life. Seriously. It's never happened before. I'm not gonna start getting all mystic or hoodoo voodoo guru on you, but that sure doesn't seem like happenstance to me.
Let go and let love. It's really that simple.
I hope each and every one of you have the chance to reflect inward long enough to be hit in the face with same brick of light that I have. My life is so beautiful and blessed... more »
2014-04-04 13:47:54 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
Hey Portlandia! I'm all up in ya personal space for one day. It's a business trip but I've got a little workable time this afternoon. What should I shoot, where should I go, what are the three "can't miss" things to do in PDX?
2014-02-20 23:44:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)
The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive.
To him, a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is tragedy, a joy is ecstasy, a friend is a lover and a lover is a god, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create - so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, his very breath is cut off from him. He MUST create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency he is not really alive unless he is creating.
- Pearl Buck
2014-01-18 06:22:23 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)
I have the coolest kid of all time. Playing hold em, listening to Houses of the Holy on the record player, sitting by the fire, drinking some Prisoner. Life is so amazing when you're surrounded by pure, gentle, positive, curious, and loving souls. Don't ever accept anything less.
2014-01-07 14:55:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)
Fun things are happening. Check it out. Share the post. Like the page. Show some love.
2013-12-18 15:27:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)
I'm no shepherd nor a sweater maker, or even a hairdresser, but methinks these lambs may have been shaved a slight bit too close.
2013-12-14 16:28:36 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)
So since I got my 1959 Silvertone console stereo rebuilt I've been slightly obsessed with collecting vinyl (most of which I found from my old childhood collection, and a lot of my mom's old records) but I've been increasingly aware that I only need three records to get through the winter:
Tom Waits - Blue Valentine
Nina Simone - I put a spell on you
Dinah Washington - What a diff'rence a day makes
In the days of buying one song at a time through a computer the art of the record as a complete piece of art has been lost. What would be your three snowbound stranded by the fire must have records?
2013-11-30 16:10:57 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)
I love this man.
2013-11-30 15:51:45 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)
THAT'S the holiday spirit!!!
It's just stuff people. STUFF!!!
2013-11-30 06:13:16 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)
It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me, and I'm feelin good.
2013-11-28 16:55:08 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)
Is it wrong to listen to The Carpenters while cooking a feast?
2013-11-19 02:21:54 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)
My buddy Amos going all badass completely unplugged at the Ryman Auditorium this past week. No mic. No amp. Just soul and passion and talent. It blows my mind how many amazingly talented and beautiful people I have as friends. Go get his new record,and let me know when you have it because I created a cocktail pairing menu to go with each track back when it was being recorded that I can send you to take the experience to a completely new level #AmosLee
2013-11-16 19:03:38 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)
Today will be so much this, no matter how hard I have to try. Protect your eyes.
2013-11-04 15:27:26 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)
Historical badassery. I want to see THIS series. This has Tarantino written all over it. To bad Disney owns the rights.
2013-11-03 15:06:55 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)
Behind the facade
2013-11-03 04:09:45 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 46 +1s)
It's all just a facade.
2013-11-03 03:07:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)
Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.
2013-10-28 18:29:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)
We talk a lot about "connections" on such so called "social" media sites, but do we really understand? I think this video may help shine a little apricitic light on the concept.
www.noetic.org is damn good place to start.
2013-10-28 17:36:34 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)
All my dreams are made of chrome
I have no way to get back home
I'd rather die before I wake, like Marilyn Monroe
You can throw my dreams out in the street, let the rain make em grow
2013-10-28 16:52:43 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 37 +1s)
An outtake for #PortraitTuesday because this is how I feel today.
2013-10-28 15:52:54 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 28 +1s)
Today's word of the day is Apricity.
(noun) (obsolete) The warmth of the Sun in winter.
We spend so much time trudging ever forward through the cold and dark world we have constructed thinking that's what we are "supposed to do" that we don't stop to realize that if we just take a step or two to the side that we will be back in the light of the sun apricating. Sounds a lot like appreciating, doesn't it?
Sometimes we're on the wrong path, but sometimes we're just on the wrong side of it.
Step into the light. Slow down. Apricate, and appreciate.
2013-10-26 03:24:48 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 45 +1s)
It's cool. Don't be jealous. It's not like Godriguez is floating in the eye of Hurricane Osman or anything.
2013-10-13 15:56:43 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)
Hey everybody. Please please do me a favor and head over to the other side of the tracks and like my company's page. We need to drum up some buzz for the holidays. Share it. Pimp me out. Help a brotha feed some kids. These little suckers are expensive!!!!
Thank you thank you thank you!!!
2013-10-13 15:07:05 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)
I sure would love to walk to target and get some wine today, but we all know buying booze on Sunday makes the baby Jesus cry. Unless there's a football game, then it's ok. He loves football. But only beer. Not the hard stuff like this rosé.
2013-10-12 18:26:05 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 34 +1s)
The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gay
The glory that was Rome is of another day
I've been terribly alone and forgotten in Manhattan
I'm going home to my city by the Bay
I left my heart in San Francisco
High on a hill, it calls to me
To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars
The morning fog may chill the air, I don't care
My love waits there in San Francisco
Above the blue and windy sea
When I come home to you, San Francisco
Your golden sun will shine for me
Photo credit to Britni Morgan (A.K.A. Zuri Gray), my subject from the earlier posts. I decided to let her witness my vulnerability after putting her through the emotional wringer during her session, so I played this song to get me in the right state of mind to open up and this tear fell before the damn lyrics even started. I am such a... more »
2013-10-12 18:06:37 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)
2013-10-12 16:26:10 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)
I just noticed that you can compile like photos to their own albums. Unfortunately I' haven't figured out how to do this without throwing it all in your faces quite yet. I'm not very social media savvy anymore. Sorry for the redundancies.
2013-10-12 15:58:20 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)
...and then there's the point where you really start talking about heavy and deeply meaningful things, and shots like this take themselves.
2013-10-12 15:57:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)
I had a "get to know you better" shoot with my friend Brit last night. Art is a funny thing. Sometimes you just decide to get some lights out and snap meaninglessly and chat about each others lives, and things like this happen. I can't wait to see what we can do now that we're a little more comfortable and connected. Sheesh, that girl can sit. Wow.
is there a #SexySaturday yet?
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