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Trey Ratcliff8,422,503*Trey's Venice PhotoWalk! Free and Open to all, May 3, 6 PM!* Hey everyone, I'm coming to Venice for the Biennale and I'm super-excited. Let's do a photowalk while there.  These events are free and just a fun way to give back to all of you that have given so much internet-love. It's a great celebration of photography and all skill levels, ages, etc are welcome to join.  It doesn't matter if you take mobile photos or giant DSLR photos... come along!  Bring a friend or bring the family... it's all good! :) Day:  Sunday May 3 Time:  6 PM Starting Location:  St Mark's Campanile in St. Mark's Square Google Map:  http://goo.gl/M1ISUr Ending Location: ?? We'll find some pub or something — actually I could use a local helper to help plan the route and stuff — let me know! Hashtag:   #TRVenice2015   Who can come:  Anyway, all skill levels and cameras from Mobile to DSLR are welcome. Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/362960580561857/ What happens on my PhotoWalks?  I usually start out and give a little talk or something... some ideas and lessons, etc.  Then we start on the walk, all together taking photos of stuff and people and things.  I'll stop 3+ times along the way and set up or a formal shot... talk through my settings, let you look through my camera, etc etc.  All the while, I'm there to answer your questions and have fun with y'all! Grand Prize: An unlimited digital shopping spree in the Stuck In Customs store at http://store.stuckincustoms.com !  I will announce the criteria to win on location, but you can share your photos anywhere from G+ to Instagram to FB to Pinterest to Flickr to 500px... you know them all... I'll search across all of them to find my favorite!Trey's Venice PhotoWalk! Free and Open to all, May 3, 6 PM!2015-05-03 18:00:0031  
Ugo Cei73,733Hot on the heels of Olympus' announcement of the new version of one of the best-selling cameras in the mirrorless segment, the OM-D EM-5, we are hosting a special panel discussion about it. Among our guests there will be @117532820310402371002 of mirrorlessons.com, who just published his review, @101192074672321711384 of mirrorlessjourney.com, and others. Tune in at 4PM CET/3PM UK/9AM Eastern to hear all about this new exciting camera.The State of Mirrorless Special Event – The Olympus OM-D E-M5 II2015-02-06 16:00:0051  
Christine DeGraff126,192*#TNTBootcamp Tools N' Techniques* Join @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 along with special guest co-host @102572320061138442096 to discuss the various uses for Google Hangouts and Hangouts on Air. No matter if you are a solopreneur or part of a larger business, there is value for you with the Hangouts & HOA tools from Google… especially in the way it connects automatically with YouTube and creates videos for us on the fly. You’ve seen it in action with our #TNTBootcamp  series, now we’ll dig into the reasons why this tool has become so popular, some good and not so good uses of it and we’ll get to chat a bit about Ronnie’s brand new *Hangout Training Product* just launched at http://AllAboutHangouts.com/launch-special @108210288375340023376 has been a software trainer for many years and that shows when he does his hangout presentations. Those that are part of his *Hangout Mastery* membership can attest to the training skills and value he brings to that private community. Many of us have learned a thing or two (or more!) from him via his helpful public shows and public postings. And now for the first time, there is a structured training product he has created so we can get the best hangout training around on our own schedule. He likes to say it takes you from Hangout Basics to Total Hangout Confidence. *Watch Previous Episodes* YouTube Playlist (Season 1): http://bit.ly/1mV7BJY  YouTube Playlist (Season 2): http://bit.ly/1xLqchs Flipboard by @115091224082668507135: http://flip.it/BrEMe  #TNTBootcamp airs every 3rd Monday at 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET Please RSVP 'YES' to be added to our invite list. #hangoutsonair #hangoutmastery #hangouts #hangoutsforbusiness   #TNTBootcamp - Ronnie Bincer2015-01-19 20:30:00182  
Christine DeGraff126,192*#TNTBootcamp Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 will interview @113426828273677356184 to discuss the various online marketing tools and techniques he recommends and talk about how he has leveraged them to grow both his business and his clients' businesses.    @113426828273677356184 is a well respected veteran of online marketing and highly regarded in the SEO industry. Since 1996 he has worked with clients of all sizes, in all markets, and in every way (in-house, agency, and private consultant).  He’s as well known for his frank, no-nonsense, practicality as for the innovations he brings to the field, and the testimonials and recommendations he has indicate the respect, and influence, he has in SEO. @111294201325870406922 of @112544075040456048636 has said “Ammon Johns is one of the brightest minds and most talented individuals in the field of search engine & Internet marketing. I can think of few people in the field from whom I've learned more or been more impressed by. If you have the rare opportunity to leverage Ammon's immense intellect and experience, say yes. It will rank among the best decisions you've made for your business." *Watch Previous Episodes* YouTube Playlist (Season 1): http://bit.ly/1mV7BJY  YouTube Playlist (Season 2): http://bit.ly/1xLqchs Flipboard by @115091224082668507135: http://flip.it/BrEMe  #TNTBootcamp airs every 3rd Monday at 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET Please RSVP 'YES' to be added to our invite list. #SEO #InternetMarketing #Marketing #OnlineMarketing   #TNTBootcamp - Ammon Johns2014-11-17 20:30:00136  
Casa Chiesi520We are super happy to have our dear friend Maggie Unzueta, a Food/Wine blogger joining us on a wine tasting party featuring a mix of Italian and Napa Valley wines. In this Event we will concentrate on tasting some superb wines and discussing the regions they come from. And to top things off it's Nazim's Birthday so we will have a group of friends coming in to join the hangout and learn how to sing Happy Birthday in Italian! In the meantime you can check out Maggies web site here: http://inmamamaggieskitchen.com For those on mobile here is the stream on our web site starting at 1pm EST : http://www.casachiesi.com/2014/11/wine-party-with-maggie-unzueta-plus-its-nazims-birthday/ Join us! Here are the times for diverse zones: GMT/UTC: 7:00 PM EDT: 1:00 AM, CDT:12:00 AM, MDT:11:00AM, PDT:10:00 AMWine Party with Maggie Unzueta2014-11-04 19:00:0035  
Casa Chiesi520We are super happy to have our dear friend and collaborator to Casa Chiesi join us in this visual presentation of what we like to call The Italian Feeling. Tosca Radigonda is a commercial and editorial photographer specialised in children and baby lifestyle photography with a vast list of clients worldwide. In this Event we will concentrate on her wonderful Italian portfolio and gather some insight towards her passion for Italy (She is married to Angelo, who she met in Milan and has a son named Milan...need we say more?) In the meantime you can check out her wonderful work on her web site: http://www.toscaradigonda.com Join us! Here are the times for diverse zones: GMT/UTC: 6:00 PM EDT: 12:00 AM, CDT:11:00 AM, MDT:10:00AM, PDT:9:00 AM Show lessThe Italian Feeling through Photographs2014-10-29 18:00:0027  
Scotland Photowalk 2015221Here is the official Event for the 2014 Donegal Photowalk. The kickoff will be Saturday morning, probably around 9am, however,  there will be people out much earlier to catch the sunrise, that's for sure. Some of us will even be there already on Thursday and Friday. (A good place to find the earlybirds is probably the local bar scene).  Please note that you don't have to confirm a booking or anything. Whoever shows up will be welcome.  If you can join us only for one day, Saturday or Sunday, that'll be fine, too, of course. We'll make sure to announce tour details and meeting points soon.  We hope to see you all there. And if someone has good connections to the weather gods, please let them know that we'd prefer the "no rain" option.  Cheers Athena, John & AndyDonegal Photowalk 20142014-09-27 09:00:0029  
Paul Griffiths3,780Fresh from visting Photokina I'll be talking Fuji and accessories with Matthew MaddockLive and Uncut : Episode #242014-09-19 21:30:0025  
Christine DeGraff126,192*#TNTBootcamp Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 will interview @115854344437995415484 to discuss the various online marketing tools and techniques she recommends and talk about how she has leveraged Google+ to connect with influencers and grow her business.    @115854344437995415484 is the owner of http://TrafficGenerationCafe.com, a website focused on teaching business owners various ways to increase website traffic through list building, search and social media with an emphasis on how to convert that traffic into subscribers and buyers. *Watch Previous Episodes* YouTube Playlist (Season 1): http://bit.ly/1mV7BJY  Flipboard by @115091224082668507135: http://flip.it/BrEMe  #TNTBootcamp airs every 3rd Monday at 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET *Please RSVP 'YES' to be added to our invite list.* #InfluenceMarketing   #ContentMarketing   #SocialMediaMarketing  #TNTBootcamp - Ana Hoffman2014-09-15 20:30:00245  
Paul Griffiths3,780This Friday I talk to Spyros Papaspyropoulos host of Street Hunters.  https://www.youtube.com/user/streethuntersnet/videos Thats right we're talking the street again...Live and Uncut : We're all hunters!2014-07-11 21:00:0019  
Jay Patel1,652,347We talk with special guest @105390077271236874234  about portfolio that sells. In this episode we will focus on example of work that sells as fine art prints and calendars.  Enjoy & Share. ______________ #landscapephotography  Visual Wilderness Episode 14: A Portfolio that Sell: Part 22014-06-09 21:00:2322  
HEATHER FAY1,884,397Join me for my weekly HOA show "5 With Fay"! Each week, I'll sing you a song and share 5 of my Favorite Weekly Finds!  I love sharing the LOVE with you, my Plus Loves!  Hope you'll tune in! XO "5 With Fay" Episode #32014-05-30 20:00:0036  
Jay Patel1,652,347This hangout topic was one of the most requested topics by Visual Wilderness Community. So here goes: First step in building a portfolio that sells is to under what you want to sell and how you want to sell it. In this Hangout we will examine what images we have sold and why they have sold.  We will be joined by special guest and Visual Wilderness team member @105390077271236874234 from Europe. Enjoy & Share. _______________ #landscapephotography  VW Episode 11: Building a Portfolio that Sells2014-05-27 18:00:0042  
Ronnie Bincer110,226*Using Google Authorship to Increase Visibility & Influence in Google Search* An interview with: @107022061436866576067, Sr. Director of Online Marketing at @115515796589038584989  “Anyone who wants to make use of Google+ as part of an overall strategy of increasing visibility and influence in Google Search should be actively pursuing all of the following tactics: Build a strong network within Google+; Cultivate quality links from trusted websites; Use Google Authorship for your content across the Web” _How Google Plus Profiles & Pages Gain Search Authority_ (Search Engine Land, Nov 21, http://selnd.com/1mShoVB )  *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  ********************************************* *Upcoming Shows in the Series* Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  *Monday, May 19th* An interview with: @107022061436866576067 Sr. Director of Online Marketing at Stone Temple Consulting *Monday, June 2nd* An interview with: @114918475211209783081  Speaker, Consultant, Author, Professional Coach, Marketing Psychologist *Monday, June 16th* An interview with @107742059751171695340 from Finland. *Monday, July 7th* An interview with @113055030863291439319 working with Food Bloggers here. ********************************************* *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x   @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM  @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0   @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w  Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS    *Previous Episodes: Techniques* *Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* An interview with @115620878851836664537: http://bit.ly/1mTctAf In his most recent best-selling book, _Google+ Hangouts for Business: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time_, David says “Hangouts on Air are a unique opportunity. This is the most disruptive marketing opportunity we have had for a long time. At a stroke you can dispel doubts about who you are and what you do, reach people, form relationships, and create new potential customers, and you can do it both in real time and asynchronously, increasing your marketing footprint with t#TNTBootcamp - Establishing Influence w/Google Authorship2014-05-19 20:30:00211  
Ronnie Bincer110,226*Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?* An interview with: @113690073826160821557 “If you can build a strong audience of your own, or if major influencers in your market space +1 or share the content, this can get you a lot of exposure to your target market.” _Google+ & SEO: How Google+ Impacts Search Results_, Nov 2013, http://bit.ly/1tXnC7v *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x ********************************************* *Upcoming Shows in the Series* Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  Monday, May 5th An interview with: @113690073826160821557 CEO of @115515796589038584989, Author _Art of SEO_, Speaker, Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch Columnist Monday, May 19th An interview with: @107022061436866576067 Sr. Director of Online Marketing at +Stone Temple Consulting Monday, June 2nd An interview with: @114918475211209783081  Speaker, Consultant, Author, Professional Coach, Marketing Psychologist ********************************************* *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0  @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS  *Previous Episodes: Techniques* @115620878851836664537: http://bit.ly/1mTctAf ********************************************* *Learn More* Case Study Example Using Tools Covered by @117778937939543425499: http://bit.ly/1jFt0Xb  View on @117621824418336664774 curated by @115091224082668507135: http://flip.it/ojxyN ********************************************* #TNTBootcamp airs on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. #SocialMediaMarketing #InfluencerMarketing #GooglePlusTips #DataMining #TNTBootcamp - Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?2014-05-05 20:30:00228  
Photo Tour Global Directory™4,314Meet +107639567933788693074 a Global Personal Photographer™  from Reykjavik, Iceland and +103696569940636916445  Jorunn will be sharing how and where she will be taking a group of photographers from the +106972641651130018213  group traveling on the Iron and Ice voyage in June 2014.   The discussion will include how the consumers connected with her as a photographer and how the unique trip has evolved from picking the group up at the ship to dropping them off after a full day of visiting all the icon photo locations in #Reykjavik #Iceland Find Jorunn on The Photo Tour Global Directory™  site along with all her social media and website connections here:  http://www.phototourglobaldirectory.com/jorunnsjofn-photography Please come and add any of your Iceland photos to become part of this Iceland archive.  Share any of your fun experiences as well!   *HOT OFF THE PRESS*  +107639567933788693074  just released a handy #Iceland   pocket guide for sale online http://www.blurb.com/b/5140543-iceland-in-your-hand She says: "This is perfect for visitors coming to Iceland for a couple of days maybe with limited time but still want to explore the important spots."   +107639567933788693074  and +103696569940636916445  are working on an *EXTREME* workshop so you will want to listen to this event and get inspired by her amazing talent and knowledge of #Iceland .   This is the link to the "EXTREME" workshops in Iceland to be presented by +103696569940636916445  and +107639567933788693074  both members of +114429981261152201081  http://www.lucthibau.com/tours/workshops/ *Just got the news that +106842240981466338808  is available to join us as a +114429981261152201081  member who has recently returned from Iceland and offers night photography workshops in Colorado and Utah.* Below is a list of his upcoming Night Photography Workshops: • June - Colorado Photography Festival Symposium & Workshop http://goo.gl/OExVuA • June - Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado (6 of 6 spots available) http://www.coloradocaptures.com/rocky-mountain-national-park-night-photography-workshop-june2014 • August - Arches & Canyonlands National Parks in Utah (4 of 6 spots available)  http://goo.gl/xUfpIk *Find photography events and workshops all over the world on the website event tab* http://www.phototourglobaldirectory.com/calendarPhoto Tour Global Directory™ Photographer Connection #5 Reykjavik, Iceland2014-04-29 21:00:0092  
Virtual Photo Walks™4,943,189 Virtual Photo Walks WAS RAINED OUT AT Utah State Capitol. With @105390077271236874234 but had sunshine in Boulder @114722171656756095824 showing us Foothills in North Boulder. If your interested in seeing what happens when you get a year of rain in one week watch this event.Virtual Photo Walks from the Foothills in North Boulder.2014-03-26 11:00:0019  
martin shervington1,119,295Starting at 2.30pm PST #RubikTuesday  Sharing our love of Rubik's Cube!2014-03-18 22:04:2916  
Jay Patel1,652,347*#VisualWilderness Episode 4* _Adventures of @100867085074482507496 _ Just who the heck is @100867085074482507496 and just what planet is he standing on in the image below? And does he really like Veggimite? ;) Join us for Visual Wilderness Episode 4 to find out more about Adventures of @100867085074482507496 Enjoy & Share. _______________ #travelphotography   #landscapephotography  Visual Wilderness Episode 42014-03-13 02:00:0042  
Jay Patel1,652,347*#VisualWilderness  Episode 2* __A chat with @104118377482687805505's Social Media guru @116673938126812294472 __ #Photoshop  - Just how difficult is it to produce an image like this? And what tools do you need? - The answer may surprise you. Join in today's Hangout to see a live blending demo.  Enjoy & Share. ______________#VisualWilderness Episode 22014-02-28 03:00:0064  
Trey Ratcliff8,422,503*The Arcanum Photo Critique and Make-Over with @115105647022907007398  @108805430409141907975 @118036378782834084572 and me!*  Feb 10, 7 PM PT, 10 PM ET As we march toward opening the doors to www.TheArcanum.com, you're invited to participate in this special event just for our community! Through participating in this event our community will get a taste of The Arcanum Experience: Learning through constructive critiques, which is just one of the many things that happen inside the hallowed magical doors! The Arcanum Photo Critique and Make-Over event is a Google+ Hangout On Air, open to the public, scheduled for Monday February 10th at 7pm. *To Participate:* You must submit a single candidate photo by Sunday, February 9th to be considered for the random selection.  You can submit any photo to The Arcanum Google+ page at @111508817579086020312 . Since you already applied to The Arcanum - we truly hope you'll submit a photo to be critiqued. If not, no worries at all!   Either way, you can watch the live event! :) And if you're wondering when the doors will officially open for The Arcanum, the answer is as soon as magically possible!  We're doing a test run right now with all the Masters to work out any kinks.  Also, we are a _bit_ (!!) overloaded with Apprentice applications, so it will take a while to ramp up.  It may be a good opportunity for you to pop over and update your application at www.TheArcanum.com ! Thank you!The Arcanum Photo Critique and Make-Over with Rick Sammon, Varina Patel, Dave Cross, and me!2014-02-11 04:00:00905  
martin shervington1,119,295*Ready for another SearchPlunkity, fun game show style HOA?* Well, let's see how we roll this time. There were moments of utter genius from the contestants in the last event, and you are welcome to sit back and watch, enjoy. Quick background: This is all about finding patterns, and having fun with Search. I will ask the contestants, and you watching too, whether you can spot which combinations of words will 'stay number one' and if they don't, well you get SearchPlunked! It is a lot of community based fun, so I hope you can join us then!The second SearchPlunk event!2014-02-07 20:00:0020  
Ronnie Bincer110,226*Come and learn how the CircleCount tool can help you identify Influencers* in your area of interest on Google Plus. Join +Christine DeGraff & +Ronnie Bincer on Monday, February 3rd for an interview with +Nils Tschampel from +CircleCount.  Nils will teach us how to use CircleCount to find influencers to connect with as well as to learn about an exciting new CircleCount feature launching during the show!  Last week, Christine & Ronnie launched Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x _*Upcoming Shows in the Series*_ Monday, February 3rd - www.circlecount.com  +Nils Tschampel from +CircleCount will *announce the release of an exciting new special integration feature* that helps visualize how you are connected to others. CircleCount has over 25 Million Google+ profiles indexed in their database and can be searched by tags and filtered by country, topic and gender to help you target top engagers.  Monday, February 17th - www.circloscope.com +Craig Fifield former Product Development Manager at Microsoft and now a partner at +Circloscope discusses how Circloscope is being used to identify engagers on Google+ and will provide a sneak peak at the new features that will be released in the new version of the tool.  Monday, March 3rd - www.steadydemand.com/tool/ +Ben Fisher from +Steady Demand discusses how Steady Demand's Pro Tool provides special engagement tools for both Profiles and Pages including some unique alert features and a scoring system to measure post quality and social signals to post ratio. It can be used to identify top engagers on your pages' posts as well analyze competitors' engagement and posts. Learn how to increase engagement by improving the quality of your posts and to gauge the impact of your SEO and social efforts over a given time period. Monday, March 17th - http://www.NOD3x.com  Dive into data mining with +Lee Smallwood from +NOD3x to learn how this powerful tool can be used to identify influencers across Google+, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube based on keywords and hashtags and how Klout, Kred and PeerIndex are being used along with NOD3x to measure influence.  #TNTBootcamp airs on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. === === #SocialMediaMarketing   #InfluencerMarketing   #GooglePlusTips   #DataMining  #TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques - CircleCount2014-02-03 20:30:00328  
Ron Clifford2,860,637On the show +Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn   will share how she got started in astrophotography, explain her fabulous setup and show a few of her favourite deep sky images, (you don't want to miss this!). Afterwards, Kerry-Ann get into an example of her workflow for processing a deep sky astro image from pre processing (image stacking) to final post processing in Photoshop...... I have got to see this. "After getting my first telescope at the age of 11 and then my first film camera as a teenager I was hooked on the concept of taking pictures of deep space. Ever since then I have strived to improve my skills in astrophotography and in the process have produced images that have won awards, been featured in calendars, magazines, books and online publications such as Sky News POW and NASA APOD. While enjoying this hobby, I have a full time career as a meteorologist and  I love life with my husband and two girls". My Website is  www.weatherandsky.com Your loyal hosts +Jan Kabili  and +Ron Clifford  will be joined by producer +Dave Bell  and panelists, the  extraordinary +Erika Thornes  and +Dan Hughes   #photoshop #astrophotography #deepspace  The Photoshop Show 50 - with Guest Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn2014-01-29 03:00:0096  
Photo Tour Global Directory™4,314Meet +Photo Tour Global Directory™  team members from Germany, Italy and the Chanel Islands in the UK.  Saturday, January 25, 2014 11:00 am MST Mountain Standard Time and 7:00 pm CET Central European Time which is GMT+1  The time shown on the event will be the time the show airs in your time zone.  *We will be talking to photographers around the world in this series of live Hangout On Air events where you will meet them  ON AIR and hear what they have to say about their areas of photography expertise and see some of their work.  This is the 2nd in our series  European Connection 2.  Germany, Italy and The Chanel Islands in the UK.* See our European Connection 2 right here.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7rnS9HZgpg We know you will be inspired to visit our photographers part of the world and connect to make your stay an incredible memory.  Each photographer has unique options as to how they work and is outlined on their page at http://www.phototourglobaldirectory.com *Please join us in the fun and share ANY European photos*  as we celebrate this global connection and pre-launch party connecting *Global Personal Photographers™* around the world!   If you are a photographer and interested in joining us please read the about page at +Photo Tour Global Directory™   and get the promo code for a FREE Gold membership for the first 100 global photographers.   Our panel members will be    +Markus Landsmann  from the Cologne, Germany area.  *About Markus*   Markus is from Leverkusen, 15 kilometers or about 10 miles from Cologne  a city in the North Rhine Westphalia region of Germany. His photography interests include architecture, HDR, long-exposure, black and white, cityscapes, nature and landscape photography. Hallo ich komme aus Leverkusen in Deutschland. Meine Fotointeressen sind Natur, Architektur, HDR, Schwarzweiß und Langzeitbelichtungen, doch bin auch an allem anderen Bereichen interessiert. Wenn Ihr mehr Bilder sehen wollt schaut auf meinen Flickrstream. Buy his work here http://markuslandsmann.zenfolio.com/ +Tommaso Di Donato  from Bologna, Italy. *About Tommaso* Tommaso is a computer specialist, but absolutely fell in love with photography. HDR and long exposures, are the types of shooting that he  loves the most, as well as the glamor of fashion and artistic nude. http://www.tommasodidonato.com  Specialista informatico, ma assolutamente innamorato della fotografia. HDR e lunghe esposizioni, sono i tipi di scatto che amo maggiormente, come il glamour e fashion e il nudo artistico. http://www.tommasodidonato.com IT Specialist, but fond of photography HDR and long exposures... Buy his work on Fine Art America http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/tommaso-di-donato.html +Neil Howard  from Alderny one of the Chanel Islands in the UK *ABOUT Neil* Neil is an Australian (from the Gold Coast) who is now displaced and based on the tiny Channel Island of Alderney.   7 kilometers from the French Coast   History amazing.. Nazi bunkers... Photo Tour Global Directory European Connection 22014-01-25 19:00:00120  
Pat Kight15,137@113977984500465768287  said she wants the Scavengers under her tree for Christmas. Let's do it! Drop by, say hi to the friends you've made during the Autumn Scavenger Hunt, share a few photos of your own festivities. (Invite going out to the Autumn Scavengers circle, but I've enabled the "on air" feature so folks from past Scavenger events can see it, and you can invite other Scavengers).Scavengers Holiday Party2013-12-24 21:00:00150  
Ronnie Bincer110,226*So Many Ways to use Hangouts on Air - Where do I start?* If that is your question, then watch this live HOA recording to get some answers. We discussed the options and gave tips on what your best choices will be moving forward. *Invite others to come, and leave questions in the comments.* If you want the latest info and guidance on what really matters, join in with the members at bit.ly/HangoutMastery - this live show will give you a taste of the training/help Hangout Mastery members have been getting for a while now. As a Reference post on the New Scheduled HOA Event tool, check out my recent post on that here: http://goo.gl/0CY0Ba We'll also address the fact that we now have the ability to do *Limited Broadcasts* via _*Private HOAs*_ - Real ones, not the kind you have to try to fake out the system. This means that every business/person has their own *Private Broadcasting Channel*... Your own Private TV Channel... ground breaking stuff - For Free! _The key is to know how to use the stuff properly_... this session will get you started. If you have not watched my Hangouts Tutorial video re. Being a Great Hangout / HOA Guest check it out here: http://goo.gl/pEqRJP === === #HOAtips   #HOAbroadcasting   #HangotusOnAir   #ScheduledHOA   #PrivateHOA   #GooglePlusTips   #EventsTips   _Keep up with Hangouts via bit.ly/HangoutMastery ..._So Many Ways to use Hangouts on Air - where do I start?2013-12-17 21:00:00390  
Trey Ratcliff8,422,503*A fun G+ Hangout show #88 with @109187026428012507334 @118418436905562612953 @104987932455782713675 — talking photography, new apps, and more !!* —  Thursday, 7 PM PT, 10 PM ET We'll start out the show with the giveaway of the $1200 Quadcopter with a 14 megapixel camera that we started last week — be sure to leave a comment at http://goo.gl/2WLOFL to enter!     Then, during the show, we'll talk about Jeremy's new app, OKDOTHIS, and  other photo apps and that whole space in general.  Since Lisa did Camera+, well she's kind of an expert!  We'll also all catch up, share some new photos, and, well, just kinda hangout.  And, as usual, we'll be taking live questions through the G+ Hangout!  These are three great photographers, and it's always fun just to sit around and talk about photography with people like this, so I'm mega excited.   The four of us are also starting @111508817579086020312 together, so we may touch on that too...  There are applications flying in from all over the world not only to be Apprentices, but also Masters.  One guy that just applied to be a Master is Benjamin +Von Wong  !  He's amazing and just one example.  Perhaps during the show, his name will come up and we  can show his amazing portfolio at http://www.vonwong.com/ And thanks again to +Peter Giordano  for being our awesome host and to +Dave Veffer  for being our awesome beardededed producer!A fun G+ Hangout show #88 with Jeremy Cowart, Lisa Bettany, Thomas Hawk - talking photography, new apps, and more !! :)2013-12-13 04:00:00483  
Lotus Carroll1,774,281Join hosts @107430862196617669986 and @102476152658204495450 this Wednesday, December 11th as we hang out, have a few drinks and welcome guest @110483720435337739097 and panelists @106787788124127706441, @100741886359727995612, @111397628815301589258, & @114435675631396141366 to talk Star Photography. What a lineup! You can view the show right here at the Event Page (viewer will appear at show time) or on my profile, and ask questions that we'll answer live. We'll be unveiling the 3 winners of the Drink and Click™ November Challenge: "Transportation" live on the show! See all the submissions here: http://goo.gl/2l9h1Y Thanks to our fantastic prize sponsors: @100266938567862344330, @116923983315199328802, and Pan Am http://goo.gl/T8mDZD That's not all! If you're paying close attention to Dave during the show, you'll be able to answer a special question at the end (the show only lasts one hour, so don't miss out) and win a giveaway of Dave's Star Photography Post Processing Tutorial (3 Videos) AND his "Under The Stars" Lightroom Presets - see here for  more details: http://goo.gl/fG5OEo  We'll also see some great photos from all of our panelists and I'm sure there will be plenty of laughs, so please RSVP here and then join us this coming Wednesday! *** More information about @107732282190737721685 http://drinkandclick.com Questions? drinkandclick@gmail.com Subscribe to Drink and Click™ on YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/user/DrinkandClick Join the Drink and Click™ Community: http://goo.gl/R7hTZ Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrinkAndClickThe Drink and Click™ Show, EP7: Star Photography2013-12-12 04:30:00159  
Trey Ratcliff8,422,503Going Live now! :)  We'll answer questions all about www.TheArcanum.com This Week in Photo! All about TheArcanum.com2013-12-04 01:59:35175  
Frederick Van Johnson614,858Watch live as I interview "photopreneur" +Trey Ratcliff about his newest project — The Arcanum, Magical Academy of Artistic Mastery. http://www.TheArcanum.com We'll be diving into what this project is all about, who it's for, what does it cost, how is it different... pretty much everything.  If you're curious and have questions about this new project, be sure to watch live. We'll be taking viewer questions DURING the hangout.TWiP Interviews: Trey Ratcliff — The Arcanum EXPOSED!2013-12-04 01:00:00242  
Google+10,417,226The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033855  
Alan Shapiro3,490,648I'm continually flabbergasted (I love saying flabbergasted. Say it with me. Flabbergasted. Now say it ten times while pretending you just got your tongue pierced. Cool.) at the sheer number of certain products available for photographers. Choosing a camera bags has got to be one of the more time consuming and frustrating experiences. And a bag is one of the products that is really important right? We're carrying expensive gear around and want to protect it. But then it has to be comfortable. And easy to use. After spending far too much time searching online and walking the aisles of B&H, Adorama. PhotoPlus Expo most recently in search of the perfect camera bag, I decided to ask a friend, +Peter Waisnor from +Tenba to spend a half hour with me to talk about choosing a bag and what to look for in a bag (while promising me to stay as neutral as possible despite making *the best bags in the world.*) Join us tonight from 8:30pm - 9:00pm EST (5:30pm - 6:00pm PST) for our Hangout On Air (which will be recorded so if you can't make it, no worries. You can watch it online later)Picking a camera bag...what to look for and how to decide what's right for you2013-10-28 01:30:0080  
Landscape Photography Show14,621Back by popular demand we have +Jeff Sullivan  Landscape photographer, author, workshop instructor, filmmaker and Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011, People and Space - Royal Observatory Greenwich, London. *Jeff will be sharing more about editing night photography, he will be focusing on moon photography, specifically how to shoot well exposed landscapes with the moon in them, and how to plan for particularly stunning shots with the moon next to your favorite landmarks in the landscape.* Jeff created a  new album on Google+ featuring moon rises, in anticipation of this show: https://plus.google.com/photos/+JeffreySullivan/albums/5924718330026313201 We will also have guest +Rafael Pons and he will share some NEW information about "PhotoPills."  A new program that allows you to plan any photo you imagine involving sun, moon and milky way in minutes. See Jeff Sullivan's original appearance on the +Landscape Photography Show  Episode #14   Where he shared tips on night photography shooting and processing in Lightroom.  He covered basic dark sky exposure and demonstrated creating star trails images and time-lapse videos.   http://goo.gl/mBRyGX Check out the great FREE Apps Jeff suggested: *Star stax*  http://www.markus-enzweiler.de/StarStaX/StarStaX.html *Virtual dub*  http://virtualdub.sourceforge.net/ *Connect with +Jeff Sullivan  all over cyber space and find out about his Photography workshops on his blog.* *Blog*  http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/ *Facebook*  http://www.facebook.com/JeffSullivanPhotography *Facebook Page*  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jeff-Sullivan-Photography/346430679644 *YouTube* http://www.youtube.com/user/JeffSullivanPhoto (playlist of night time-lapse videos): Comet PANSTARRS Truckee and Death Valley - 720P HD LOOKS BEST FULL SCREEN *Flickr* http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffreysullivan/ *Twitter*  http://twitter.com/#!/JeffSullPhoto Pending book "Photographing California": http://www.phototripusa.com/ Connect with +Jeff Sullivan  all over cyber space and find out about his Photography workshops for 2013 on his blog.   2013 Upcoming Workshops *October 12 night + October 13 dawn/interiors Bodie*  Back-to-back Bodie!  Fall colors should also be starting around this time.  $545 *October 18 - 20     Eastern Sierra: Mono Lake and Fall Colors* Colorful aspen with dramatic mountain backdrops. Stunning moon rise during sunset and full moon set during sunrise over exotic geological and alpine landscapes.  With early sunsets we can practice some light painting, star trail and full moon landscape photography at night and have good odds of catching some Orionid meteors.  $495 *How to Photograph the Milky Way* http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/2011/05/25/producing-milky-way-images/ *How to Photograph Star Trails* http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/2011/05/25/creating-star-trail-images/ *Creating a Time-lapse Video* http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/2011/08/01/create-aLandscape Photography Show Episode #20 Jeff Sullivan Night Photography2013-10-09 04:00:0077  
Scotland Photowalk 2015221Here is the official Event for the 2013 UK Seaside Photowalk. The official kickoff will be Saturday morning, probably around 9am. Then again, there will be people out much earlier to catch the sunrise, that's for sure.  Please indicate whether you will be joining us, so we have a rough idea of how many people we can expect. Please note that this is not a confirmed booking or anything. Whoever shows up will be welcome.  If you can join us only for one day, Saturday or Sunday, that'll be fine, too, of course. We'll make sure to announce tour details and meeting points in a few weeks.  We hope to see you all there. And if someone has good connections to the weather gods, please let them know that we'd prefer the "no rain" option.  Cheers Athena & AndyUK Seaside Photowalk2013-10-05 09:00:0071  
SmugMug46,329*SmugMug Is Looking For Your Cover Photos* After a short hiatus to get the New SmugMug launched, the SmugMug Cover photo contest is back! We are looking for FOUR incredible cover photos to grace the SmugMug's Google+ page for the month of November.  Week 1 winner - Year of SmugMug Basic -$40 value Week 2 winner - Year of SmugMug Power -$60 value Week 3 winner - Year of SmugMug Portfolio -$150 value Week 4 winner - Year of SmugMug Business -$300 value How to Enter: *One Photo per person* *Sign up for the SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For November event. (You are on it now) *Click the "Add Photos" Button in the event, and upload your submission. The new cover photos can be up to 2120px by 1192px, so please submit a photo with this minimum size requirement. Photos will be displayed in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio, so please make sure submissions as close to 16:9 as possible, so we don't lose any of the valuable image *Take a look at all of the entries, and feel free to +1 and comment on the photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions"--->"Show Photo View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery. *After the contest closes on October 31st at 11:59PM PST, a panel of judges, will select the winners, and the new cover photo and first winner announcement will be made on November 1st, 2013. *Submissions will be judged on uniqueness, creativity, and overall "Wow" factor. *Sign up for the December event, which will also be open for submissions by December 1st *You do not need to be a SmugMug customer to enter, so please share with your fellow photographers.SmugMug Cover Photo Contest For November 20132013-10-01 09:30:00145  
Michael Muraz28,177Discover some of Europe's finest photographers with your co-hosts @105390077271236874234 and @114491493858756989707. In this next episode of the European Photo Show, we will be welcoming @108417120160571178647 and @101373961279443806744 to talk about Switzerland and photography in the Alps. We'll discuss their work, their favorite locations, their inspiration and much more! The European Photo Show is an online live video show that you can watch on Google+. If you miss it, you can catch the recording later on Youtube. _Please help us spread the word: share the event and invite people._European Photo Show #82013-09-19 20:00:0081  
Michael Muraz28,177Discover some of Europe's finest photographers with your co-hosts @105390077271236874234 and @114491493858756989707. In this next episode of the European Photo Show, we will be welcoming @112081766579275033713, @118340132086483099005, @103236949470535942612 to talk about Black and White photography. We'll discuss their work, their favorite locations, their inspiration and much more! The European Photo Show is an online live video show that you can watch on Google+. If you miss it, you can catch the recording later on Youtube. _Please share the event and invite people._European Photo Show #72013-09-05 20:00:0078  
Michael Muraz28,177Another episode of the European Photo Show is coming up! @105390077271236874234 and @114491493858756989707 are delighted to welcome @114288572990229558524, to talk about landscape photography. For the first time, we will also be sharing some of our latest images! _Join us on Thursday at 8PM CET. Please share the event and invite people!_European Photo Show #62013-08-01 20:00:0055  
Virtual Photo Walks™4,943,189Come with our +Virtual Photo Walks™ Photographer +Don Komarechka as he takes us to see how he plays with photography. Don will try to cover the following in equal parts showing us the following: - Flower and garden photography. Playing with light, angles, details, etc - Insect photography. Chasing bees and butterflies, how to sneak up, and what angles work best. How to light them, too! - Water droplet refraction photography. This'll be good - making water droplets come to life and showing flowers inside of them.  Don will have some close-up filters we can experiment with on the results of placing them infront of your cellphone camera lens to get close in on the action too. We  don't want to leave anyone out of the fun. To learn more about +Don Komarechka and his photography visit his profile page right here on Google+ where you can also find links to his other web sites http://www.donkom.ca/ . To learn more about +Virtual Photo Walks™ please visit http://virtualphotowalks.org Thank you to +John Butterill for organizing these +Virtual Photo Walks™ . #Photography #photographers #light #flowersphotography #garden #angles #details #insectphotography #beesonflowers #butterflyphotography #waterdropsphotography #donkomarechka #johnbutterill   #virtualphotowalks  Photography - Flowers, Garden, Insect, Light and Angles - A VirtualPhotoWalks Presentation2013-07-16 21:00:0092  
Michael Muraz28,177This next episode of the European Photo Show will be all about portrait and people photography. We will welcome +mamo delpero, +Thorn Button, +Julie de Waroquier and +Frank Doorhof as our guests. They will show their work and talk about their creative process. Join us on Thursday at 8PM CET.  Please share the event and invite people!European Photo Show #52013-07-11 20:00:0092  
Trey Ratcliff8,422,503*Sony NEX vs. Nikon DSLR - Live Interview for This Week in Photography with Live Audience Questions in the new Google Hangouts!* When:  Friday, 3 PM PT, 6 PM ET.  (or check the event time for YOUR local time!) @112604879662105464702  from TWIP will be interviewing me and we'll be taking live questions through the new Google+ Hangout feature.  This interview is in relation to the results of The China Experiment, where I dumped my Nikon for the Sony.  You can read more about it here http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2013/05/09/the-china-experiment-dumping-nikon-for-sony/  (at least, until I publish the final analysis, which I will shortly before the interview). If you haven't used the new Live Questions feature wit Hangouts, this is a great chance.  It's really easy and fun... you can ask me anything... even "beginner" questions are just fine - this will be a blast! :)Sony NEX vs. Nikon DSLR - Live Interview on This Week in Photography - Live Questions accepted!2013-07-06 00:00:00482  
Sheila B. DuBois46,886+HEATHER FAY  has graciously agreed to let me  talk to her about how Google Plus  has enriched her life .  She will be singing a couple of Songs. (that is a must) :)    She  is amazing!   July 2 ,2013         It is  3:00 pm pacific. 4:00 pm Mountain. 5:00 pm Central. and 6:00 pm Eastern time.  Feel free to invite your friends.  Those who say they are attending I will add to the invite circle. Invites will start a  half hour early/Interview with Heather Fay2013-07-03 00:00:0051  
Ugo Cei73,733We will meet at 10AM under the "chair" in front of the United Nations, then walk towards the center and find some nice place to have lunch at around 1PM.G+ 2 Year Anniversary Photowalk Geneva, Switzerland2013-06-29 10:00:0022  
Michael Muraz28,177Discover some of Europe's finest photographers through their images, but also through their lives, their genre, their city and their best spots. This is a special episode about the G+ Anniversary Photowalks happening in Europe on Saturday (June 29th). For the occasion, we will have several guests who are organizing photowalks: @105390077271236874234 and @104945048045602245646 for the Geneva photowalk @112451458753099334659 for the Stuttgart photowalk @102076033841555832518 for the Paris photowak @112511360971613079953 for the Maastricht photowalk _Join us on Thursday at 8PM CET! Please share the event and invite as many people as possible._ For more information on the G+ Anniversary Photowalks, please check out the community: http://goo.gl/uGGPbEuropean Photo Show #42013-06-27 20:00:0076  
Michael Muraz28,177On the European Photo Show discover some of Europe's finest photographerss with +Ugo Cei and +Michael Muraz. This next episode of the European Photo Show will be all about the U.K. and Ireland! We will welcome +Steve Gill, +John Taggart, +John Dunne and +Neil McShane  as our guests to talk about their favorite shooting locations. _Join us next Thursday at 8PM CET! Please share the event and invite as many people as possible._European Photo Show #32013-06-13 20:00:00128  
SmugMug46,329Have you ever wondered how to get your photos picked up by ad agencies? How does a photographer get their foot in the door? These are questions many of us have thought about before, since photography (and ads) are everywhere we look. Well, SmugMug Pro @114056084994793924628 helped answer some of those question during a recent SmugMug podcast (bit.ly/ZsDwsb). But, we found, that the interest in this subject is off the charts, and the follow up questions for Alan have been coming in fast and furious. So Alan has volunteered to spend an hour answering nothing but your questions in a live, On Air Google Hangout!  _Join SmugMug's Rocky Bowels and Michael Bonocore as they ask your questions to Alan Tuesday, June 11th at 9:00PM EST._ Have a question you would like us to ask Alan? Simply add it as a comment here, on this event. Alan will also do his best to respond to any questions we do not ask during the broadcast, right here in the Google+ event. So make sure to RSVP, and post your best question for Alan. We will even be giving away a year of SmugMug Portfolio to one lucky person who asks a question before the end of the live hangout.  And yes, this will be recorded to view on our YouTube channel.  #Photography #Advertising #Commercial #SmugMug #SmugMugProWhat Ad Agencies Want From You - Interested in Fashion or Commercial Photography?2013-06-12 03:00:0076  
Michael Muraz28,177It's more than time for a second episode of the European Photo Show with +Ugo Cei and +Michael Muraz! Discover some of Europe's finest photographers through their images, but also through their lives, their genres, their city and their best spots. This week we are welcoming +Athena Carey, +Julia Anna Gospodarou, +Michael Diblicek and +Andy Bitterer for a show around Long Exposure Photography. We'll discover each photographer and their long exposure universe and they will share their latest images. Join us next Thursday at 8PM CET! Please share the event and invite as many people as possible.European Photo Show #22013-05-30 20:00:00160  
Jerry James Stone446,276Want to meet other G+ Foodies? Want to grow your following on Google+? Want to improve at #SocialMedia ? Then join me and @100948891249021511115 for a casual and fun hangout as we dive into such topics as these. Bring your questions and your expertise and let's build a bigger, stronger and better G+ #food community!Eat Drink Hangout2013-05-29 21:30:0013  
Peter Tom17,074You are invited to post your favorite photographs from May 1 to May 31 2013.Peter's May Exhibition Event2013-05-26 21:00:00124  
Jerry James Stone446,276Want to meet other G+ Foodies? Want to grow your following on Google+? Want to improve at #SocialMedia ? Then join me and +Larry Fournillier for a casual and fun hangout as we dive into such topics as these. Bring your questions and your expertise and let's build a bigger, stronger and better G+ #food community!Eat Drink Hangout2013-05-22 21:30:0023  
martin shervington1,119,295Continuing out Luxury Travel hangout show extravaganza... You know by know I love the beach so we will be exploring some of the most beautiful places to get to do watersports - from windsurfing, to surfing to diving and more. We will talk about Australia and Hawaii as I've had a lot of fun at both locations. And of course, +Dan Probert will be helping is along with some stories of how those without a budget love to travel! Wherever we  may end up, as always, we will have a laugh on the way as well. Hope to see you then!Luxury Travel - activities in and on the oceans!2013-05-19 20:00:0015  
Jerry James Stone446,276Want to meet other G+ Foodies? Want to grow your following on Google+? Want to improve at #SocialMedia ? Then join me and @100948891249021511115 for a casual and fun hangout as we dive into such topics as these. Bring your questions and *your expertise* and let's build a bigger, stronger and better G+ #food community!Eat Drink Hangout2013-05-15 21:30:0049  
Virtual Photo Walks™4,943,189+Karen Hutton will be doing a +Virtual Photo Walks™ in San Francisco. Karen and some friend will be showing us the same general area that +Trey Ratcliff will be walking in real life later that same day. If you're in the San Francisco area connect with Trey and everyone else and a photo walk that will fun for sure. It you're not in the San Francisco area please feel free and join us for this +Virtual Photo Walks™ with +Karen Hutton . +Karen Hutton has done many +Virtual Photo Walks™ for our community in the past and they are some of the best virtual FUN you can have.  SPECIAL NOTE: +Karen Hutton will do her best to join +Trey Ratcliff for his photo walk in real life later that same day if all of the technology, signal strength and bandwidth in the San Francisco area is good. *It will be a fun day for sure.* +Karen Hutton walk start at 7:00 PM est +Trey Ratcliff walk will start at approximately 8:30 PM est *WATCH VIRTUAL PHOTO WALKS LIVE* *Watch it LIVE here:* http://www.youtube.com/user/virtualphotowalks/live Please note: 1.) If +Virtual Photo Walks™ hangout on air is *NOT LIVE* this link will bring you to the Virtual Photo Walks YouTube Channel. 2.) If +Virtual Photo Walks™  hangout on air *IS LIVE* you will see the live broadcast. 3.) There may be a short delay from when the hangout on air goes live to when it is view able on the YouTube Channel. Please be patient and *enjoy the FUN!*.  #virtualphotowalks   #virtualphotowalk   #photowalk   #SanFrancisco   #KarenHutton   #TreyRatcliff  Karen Hutton Virtual Photo Walks2013-05-15 01:00:00106  
Virtual Photo Walks™4,943,189Brevard Zoo a place to escape from the urban world and get closer to nature, to be reminded of the diversity of the life with which we share this planet.Virtual Photo Walks at the Brevard Zoo with +Suzanne Clements2013-05-10 10:30:0053  
Michael Muraz28,177Here comes the first European Photo Show with +Michael Muraz and +Ugo Cei! Discover some of Europe's finest photographers through their images, but also through their lives, their genres, their city and their best spots. Every two weeks, on Thursday at 8PM CET, tune in to hear what's happening on Google+ and everywhere in Europe. Find out about all the events, the photowalks and everything around the European Photo theme. For this first Episode, we are glad to welcome four guests: +helen sotiriadis, +Andy Gray, +Luca Cesari and +Charles Lupica. We'll be talking about European Photo and about these 4 great photographers' work and life. Join us on Thursday at 8PM CET! Please share the event and invite as many people as possible.European Photo Show #12013-05-09 20:00:00194  
martin shervington1,119,295What's it all about: Today (SUNDAY) we will be jetting off for the first of a series of four shows, taking a look at some of the best beaches in the world! From Bora Bora, through to the Seychelles and the Maldives. Let's explore our luxury travel dreams and have some fun on the way as well. So, grab your towel and let's travel in our minds for a while... How can you get involved: Here is the post from last week where we crowdsourced your suggestions for the locations we will chat about... https://plus.google.com/u/0/114918475211209783081/posts/NdYrJA1tEKJ I am building up circles of different destinations to cover in the shows, so please keep the suggestions coming as to your dream luxury travel spots. I will format the next shows based upon your suggestions. This will put you at the helm of the show! Duration: 45 minutes of pictures and chat with some friendly faces from the Plus. Sponsorship: I am delighted to announce that the show will is sponsored by +JetVizor who has just joined the Plus.  Headed up by +Dan Probert you will here about some of the incredible trips he creates for some of his clients as well.  And hey, we can all dream of such things! Looking forward to see you all tomorrow.Luxury Travel Show! (Pilot)2013-05-05 20:00:0063  
Michael Bonocore321,172_* SmugMug Is Looking For Your Cover Photos*_ Cover photos are bigger and better on Google+ now (http://bit.ly/WUbLtN), and, since I am in charge of updating our Google+ content I thought, hey, with all that space, why not feature YOUR photos in that prime real estate? Today, we are opening the door for your submissions. Each month, a panel of judges will pick one amazing photographer to feature on the @118357019708110162087 page to greet visitors. The winner will also be a judge in the next month's selection. You'll also receive a @118357019708110162087 hoodie and swag care package. To help get this party started, we have changed our cover photo to @112957708071337353347's amazing image, _"The Future Is Now"_, taken in Dubai, UAE. Elia is also our special guest judge for the first month of this cover photo hunt, and he can't wait to see the great images that we are confident you will submit! So, enough talking…how do you enter? *Sign up for the _SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For April_ event. *Click the "Add Photos" Button in the event, and upload your submission. The new cover photos can be up to 2120px by 1192px, so please submit a photo with this minimum size requirement. Photos will be displayed in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio, so please make sure submissions as close to 16:9 as possible, so we don't lose any of the valuable image *One Photo per person *Take a look at all of the entries, and feel free to +1 and comment on the photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions"--->"Show Photo View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery. *After the contest closes on March 29th at 11:59PM PST, a panel of judges, including +Elia Locardi, will select the winner, and the new cover photo and winner announcement will be made on April 1st, 2013. *Submissions will be judged on uniqueness, creativity, and overall "Wow" factor. *Sign up for the May event, which will also be open for submissions on April 1st. *You do not need to be a @118357019708110162087 customer to enter, so please share with your fellow photographers. That's it! So let's see it Google+. Will your photo be the next @118357019708110162087 cover photo? More about this photo from @112957708071337353347 travel photography blog at www.blamethemokey.com  _"The Meydan Bridge is a VIP entrance to the Meydan Racecourse, a mega structure in Dubai that is able to accommodate over 60,000 spectators in a 1 mile long grandstand. It was a strange feeling actually – to be standing on this opulent mega structure in the middle of the desert, miles away from the city, and with nobody around. Half the lights were dead too. I guess after Tom Cruise was finished driving over it in Mission Impossible 3, they really didn’t have a need to maintain it anymore. :)"_ Nikon D700  14-24mm  f/5.6  ISO 200SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For April2013-03-08 00:00:00279  
Paul Roustan46,600Some of you guessed correctly the model I'll be painting this Thursday... +Jessi June!  Hooray! I know the 11am EST start time is strange because most americans will be at work, but guess what? So, will Jessi and I... at least some of you Europeans will finally get to view one of these body paint hangouts in the evening.  *WARNING* There will be nudity. So this is not for the faint of heart. Oh, and gamers, just wait until you see what I paint on her :) I will be posting the On Air Hangout here when the url is available. p.s. this is my first time trying the _Event_ setup dealy. My apologies if you get unwanted notifications.NSFW Body Painting JESSI JUNE Live On Air NSFW2013-02-28 17:00:00828  
European Photo184,596This is time to celebrate carnivals in Europe! We realize that carnivals take place at different times in different countries, and some are already over, but please share your images from the carnival celebrations in your country: anything from the carnival works, just post it to the event. We'll feature the most popular images at the beginning of March.European Carnivals2013-02-10 00:00:00101  
Leigh Diprose34,029*CONDITIONS OF ENTRY* 1.  Add +Leigh Diprose  OR  +F Stop Lounge  to your circles. 2.  Be a member of the *Google+ Photographers Community*      https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115192306691687911760 3.  Enter only *ONE* photo to this event - it has to be your best photo. 4.  SHARE  this event with your circles *HOW DO I ENTER?* Follow the CONDITIONS OF ENTRY *WHAT IS THE THEME?* There is no theme. Simply enter only *ONE* of your best photos. *WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?* The Top THREE photos selected by the judges will each receive  1x Sony DSC TX20 Digital Still Camera. See the specs here: http://www.dpreview.com/products/sony/compacts/sony_dsctx20/specification *HOW WILL THE PHOTOS BE JUDGED?* There will be 10 judges. Each of the 10 judges will choose their favourite photo. The photos selected will form the finalists. The selected finalists will then be judged on a Judges Google+ Hangout and be given a score out of 100 on the following criteria - How creative, original and what the technical quality is like in the photograph. *HOW WILL THE TOP THREE PHOTOS BE CHOSEN?* The three photos that receive the highest score from the judges will be selected as the winning three photos. These three finalists will be announced LIVE on a Google+ On Air Hangout on Leigh Diprose's YouTube Channel. In the event the winner is disqualified for any reason, the photograph that received the next highest total score will be chosen as one of the winning photos. *REMEMBER TO WIN A PRIZE YOU MUST FOLLOW THE CONDITIONS OF ENTRY* (located at the top) *WHO ARE THE JUDGES?* +André Appel   +suzanne clements  +Leigh Diprose  +Joshua Fisher  +Andy Gray  +Kev Isabeth  +Don Noll  +Jack Salzke  +helen sotiriadis  +Duncan Wright  *THE LITTLE LEGAL SECTION - THE SMALL TEXT*     1.    You acknowledge that is Your responsibility for protecting your entry against image misuse by any third party. Leigh Diprose assumes no responsibility and will not be liable for any image misuse. 2.   There are no alternatives available for the prize winner. 3.   The winners photo will be published online on www.fstoplounge.com; the F Stop Lounge Google+ page, F Stop Lounge Facebook page and the Google+ Photographers Community. 4.   Photoshop and other editing techniques are allowed. 5   The prize will be sent to you within a reasonable time.  6.   Your submission must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws and regulations the laws or regulations in any state where the Photographs were created. 7. The judges have the right to disqualify anyone who submits multiple entries or is found to be cheating. Who is the sponsor of the prize? Sponsored by +Leigh Diprose Google+ Photographers Photo Competition - *To Enter Follow the Conditions of Entry below*2013-01-31 18:00:00557  
martin shervington1,119,295*Are you ready to publish your book in 2013?* _After all, everyone has at least one book in them!_ This event will get you more inspired, focused and motivated than ever before. *When.* _Sunday at 7pm GMT; 11am PST; 2pm EST._ *What it is all about.* Since reading Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch's book 'APE: Authors Publisher and Entrepreneur' I felt inspired to help more people follow their dream. I've motivated people for years to find their enthusiasm of writing, and published a few books myself along the way (both traditional and self-publishing). *The Plan:* Guy will launch the FREE 4 session course on Sunday 13th January. So get yourself ready with some interesting questions! Then, in the following three on-air hangout sessions, I will help you get some structure in place that will help motivate you to become a successful author.  _We will also have additional guests to the subsequent hangouts to get you focused and inspire your inner author!_ *Next Dates:* 20th January (same time) 17th Feb 17th March *Interesting in getting involved?* Click ‘YES’ on the event, read Guy’s book and I’ll see you at the launch! Want to know more about Guy and Shawn’s book check out this post on my blog: http://www.martinshervington.com/getting-books-published-with-ape-author-publisher-entrepreneur-self-publishing/Live hangout on-air with Guy Kawasaki! Going 'APE'.2013-01-13 20:00:00371  
HEATHER FAY1,884,397JOIN ME IN THE STUDIO TOMORROW! Get a behind the scenes look at the recording process! Come and ask questions or just be a fly on the wall!HANGOUT FROM THE STUDIO with HEATHER FAY2013-01-03 18:00:0032  
Virtual Photo Walks™4,943,189Christmas Lights World Tour December 15th 2012 will be an awesome day.  @106837773805813749834  will be in and out of hangouts all day doing Christmas Lights World Tour. @106837773805813749834   photographers will be showing our community, and veterans Christmas and Holiday Lights from their corner of the world.  We have partnered with @111457839887728165697  @107323726887023845557  and their volunteers to make this a magical day. Some @106837773805813749834  events during the day will be Hangout on Air some will be by invite. @107323726887023845557  and veterans are scheduled to join us between 12 (noon) and 1:30 est. We have also partnered with @112873520313436899309  and @103083353388507768122 . Performers will be joining us throughout the day to play a holiday song or two. And a special surprise visit from that jolly old man in a red suite . Our intent is to bring joy to people that have served and protected us over the years and now are not in a position to go out by themselves. "Walk The Walk For Those Who Can't". Please understand we will do our best to bring in as many performers as possible time allowing. Times to be somewhat flexible do to some national ceremonies we have schedule to cover.  A special surprise visit from that jolly old man in a red suite. cc @112471890387110967375 @108215644829092784557 @105718045706606975227 @106237174356318230057 @100274461999766001338 @103038287804535196503 @107707592416977920764 @102356002992627997696 @105602899824045433714 @103851629838958886416   Thank you in advance to all you do here on Google+. You are the best G+ friends one can ask for.Christmas Lights World Tour (Virtual Photo Walks)2012-12-15 13:30:00260  
HEATHER FAY1,884,397GRAB A CUP OF COCOA (or Holiday Spirit!) AND JOIN ME BY THE FIRE FOR MUSIC AND MERRIMENT!!HEATHER FAY HOLIDAY HANGOUT CONCERT2012-12-14 02:30:0052  
Benjamin Cortis159,152*Photo Competition* December 2012 *special* *Status: finished* *Thread:* Europe What do you associate with Europe? How would you present Europe? What are typical impressions of Europe? The images can be submitted the next *2x24 hours*. Then the event is closed and a voting phase starts from exactly *6 days*. The jury is the audience. During this period anyone can can vote by a +1 to his favorite picture. In one week, then the current state of the votes will be noted and the winners will be revealed to the public. This time the Top 5 are also able to count on a little surprise from +Pixum  ;) Top 1: Gallery Print Top 2: Photobook Top 3-5: Calender 2013 *Rules:* Please note the current topic. *Europe* Everyone can submit *only one* picture by uploading a picture directly to the event. Please no nudity or any other offensive pictures. *But what is so special in this competition?* For this december competition *only* people who also have a residence in Europe can join and win. YES win :) So the best work can look forward to a little surprise ;) Because of the creative theme, I have set the duration of the submission to 2 days. *If anyone does not abide by the rules, his work will be removed from this event not be rated.* last competition: https://plus.google.com/events/c2amnlt8a8gir8mas3pjn1npd20 Let´s have fun....and do not forget that you have to live in europe ;) ------------------------------------------------------------- *Fotowettbewerb* Dezember 2012 *Spezial* *Status: beendet* *Thema:* Europa Was verbindet ihr mit Europa? Wie würdet ihr Europa präsentieren? Was sind typische Eindrücke Europas? Die Bilder können in den nächsten *2x24 Stunden* eingereicht werden. Dann wird das Event geschlossen und eine Abstimmungsphase von genau *6 Tagen* beginnt. Die Jury ist das Publikum. In diesem Zeitraum kann jeder seine Stimme durch ein +1 unter seinem Lieblingsbild abgeben. In einer Woche wird dann der aktuelle Stand der Abstimmungen festgehalten und die Gewinner können der Öffentlichkeit preisgegeben werden. Diesmal werden die Top 5 ebenfalls mit einer kleinen Überraschung von +Pixum  rechnen können ;) Top 1: Gallery Print Top 2: Fotobuch Top 3-5: Kalender 2013 *Regeln:* Bitte beachtet das aktuelle Thema.*Europa* Jeder kann *maximal ein* Bild einreichen, indem man ein Bild direkt in das Event hochlädt. Bitte keine Nacktbilder oder keine anderen anstößigen Bilder. *Was ist aber Spezial an diesem Wettbewerb?* Bei diesem Dezember-Wettbewerb können *nur* Leute, die auch einen Wohnsitz in Europa haben teilnehmen und gewinnen. JA, gewinnen :) Also die besten Arbeiten dürfen sich über eine kleine Überraschung freuen :) Aufgrund des kreativen Themas habe ich die Zeitspanne der Einreichungd er Arbeiten auf 2 Tage gesetzt. *Wenn sich jemand nicht an die Regeln hält, wird er aus diesem Event entfernt und nicht bewertet.* letzte Wettbewerb: https://plus.google.com/events/c2amnlt8a8gir8mas3pjn1npd20 Viel Spaß… und denkt daran, dass Du in EuPhoto Competition - December 2012 SPECIAL2012-12-05 11:00:00303  
Daria Musk3,674,991*You, Me & A LIttle Music History!* Join me - virtually - on November 29th for a very special live in-studio, interactive Hangout Concert from Times Square in New York City! *How To Join The Hangout!* ★ RSVP Right Here! ★ Circle @109766514680275896293  They're our gracious Hangout Hosts ★ Be a VIP by commenting below! I'll add you to my early-invite VIP circle! ★ We'll rotate the Hangout seats to get as many people in as possible! ★ Global Start Times: http://bit.ly/QbrDDv *Tell Me More...* I have a feeling this virtual, interactive, multi-dimensional concert will be another amazing night to remember and share together! We'll have cameras, lights, lots of songs and tons of action! This is the launch of a new series of Hangout Event Series by +Stonehenge NYC and I'll be singing and hanging with you from world-famous KMA Recording Studios where everyone from Whitney Houston, to Karmin to Jay-Z have laid down their tracks!  And our secret(ly awesome) undisclosed location has been revealed! It's The Brill Building - where hit songs have been written and recorded generation after generation. The walls are singing with music legends past and now you and me will be a part of it's storied history! Woop! :) *One More Surprise* is on the way... Something special for everyone joining the Hangout... I can't wait to light up New York City with you... More deets to come ;) XO, DariaDaria & You ★ In-Studio Concert From Times Square ★ Live At Stonehenge NYC2012-11-30 02:00:00369  
Trey Ratcliff8,422,503A special all-Europe show!  We switched around the time of the show for this special event!  Joining today are @102518365620075109973, @110258598415939907971, @112661262066626464523, @105390077271236874234,  +Serge Ramelli.  Thank you to +Dave Veffer  for setting everything up!   You can watch live here, or you can ask questions live over at http://www.StuckInCustoms.com -- see you soon!Trey's Variety Hour #59- All European Show - Special Euro Time! (8 PM London Time, not that the UK uses the Euro or anything...)2012-11-25 21:00:00255  
Larry Fournillier1,382,109                              *_This is a  Hangouts On Air Event_* On Sunday's show +Stacy Frazer is back again cooking up a storm!  She will be doing a *Thai/Caribbean* fusion of goodness. Don't know what to do with your Thanksgiving Turkey leftovers?  Let Stacy show you.  She has prepared two perfectly simple, yet tantalizingly exotic dishes for you to try - a healthy *_Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps_*  and some savory *_Steamed Dumplings_*.   To add some fun and drinks to the mix,null, Stacy will also be preparing a simple and thirst-quenching Caribbean cocktail -  *_Calyso Sun_*.  This is a vibrant and satisfying drink and a definite crowd pleaser.  *Here is the link to all three recipes: http://bit.ly/UgNIyY* *Watch the Event LIVE right here, or on my G+profile page +Larry Fournillier  and even on www.hangoutnetworks.com* #learninghowtocookcaribbean   #turkeyrecipes   #thairecipes   #calypsosuncocktail   #wraps   #caribbeancocktails  Learning How To Cook Caribbean with Larry Fournillier featuring Stacy Frazer2012-11-25 16:30:0059  
Larry Fournillier1,382,109                                *_This is a Hangouts On Air Event_* On Sunday's show +Sarina Bland, the +Trinigourmet will be returning to cook a triad of Trinidadian goodness and a *Divali Special*, *The Electrolyzer -  a Smoothie to live for* *Tridoshic Dhal - the featured dish* and *Curried Channa and Bhaji (Chickpeas and Spinach)*  All are delicious and 100% Caribbean.  Here are the recipes: http://bit.ly/TIwVEU This is all part of the lead up to her new *HOA* series "Sweet Han': Caribbean Cooking with Sarina" launching here on *G+ Hangouts On Air, December 6th*! So join us on Sunday18th at 4:00PM(EST) and watch Sarina make  *Trini magic* in the kitchen, *Watch LIVE on the Event Page, +Larry Fournillier's profile* #hangoutsonair   #hoa   #learninghowtocookcaribbean   #caribbeanrecipes   #trinigourmet   #larryfournillier    #divalirecipes   #diwalirecipes  Learning How To Cook Caribbean with Larry Fournillier featuring Sarina (The TriniGourmet) A Divali Special2012-11-18 22:00:0067  
European Photo184,596Come join +European Photo  #EuropeanPhoto  and +Charles Lupica +Janusz Brakoniecki +Jean-Louis LAURENCE +Manuella Betaille +Manuel Votta +Michael Muraz and +Susanne Ramharter for our first event.  Please tag your images with #EuropeanAutumn  and #EuropeanPhotography  - no other tag is needed but you can mention one or more curators if you like. This event is for sharing images that say "autumn in Europe" or "Autumn festival".  In Europe many of the biggest festivals of the year take place in September, October, and Novemeber.  In September and October there are many "harvest festivals" such as the Fete des Vendanges in Neuchatel Switzerlland or perhaps you went to the Octoberfest in Germany?  Both Europa Parc and Disneyland Paris put on extensive Halloween themes.  So this weekend, Friday to Sunday, pleass join our event and share with us your images of autumn in Europe.  We would especially like to see images that show autumn in classic European cites or landscapes, like this image of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lavaux, Switzerland. Image credit: +Charles Lupica © All rights reserved.European Color and Festivals2012-10-26 00:00:00371  
Larry Fournillier1,382,109      A good friend and fantastic home-cook, @105489064367742025310 will be cooking a mouth-watering *Thai/Caribbean* meal and whipping up a thirst-quenching cocktail, all from her Seattle kitchen. Stacy is pulling out all the stops on this show, she will be treating us to a delectable Vegetarian *Tom Kha Gai Soup(Thai)*.  Following that, she will be doing a favorite salad of mine, a delicious *Chick Pea Chaat Salad(Caribbean)*.  After which, she is going to attempt making my very own concoction,a *_Kick Ass Lemongrass Hangout Punch_* cocktail. Here is a link to the three recipes: http://bit.ly/WydYce So join us on *Sunday 4:00PM(EDT)* for food and fun.   *Watch the Event LIVE right here or on my Profile Page @100948891249021511115 and/or on www.hangoutnetworks.com*Learning How To Cook Caribbean with Larry Fournillier featuring Stacy Frazer2012-10-21 15:30:0093  
RC Concepcion1,074,996*Will You Photo Walk on October 13, 2012?* Our goal is to get as many walkers in the +Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk to sign up  for this event, and share their Photo Walk experience with Google+ . Here we can have all of the walkers from all over the workld participate in real time, thanks to +Google+  The official walk date is Saturday October 13, 2012, but to accomodate different times happening around the world, the event here is spanning a few days.  As of right now we have over a THOUSOND cities and close to 20,0000 walkers signed up for this free event.  This is a great place to make friends, explore #photography  , and see your city.  If you would like to sign up for one of the walks in your city, or lead a walk of your own, make sure you go to www.worldwidephotowalk.com  - We cant wait to see what you share! - +RC Concepcion Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk 2012 - The Main Event!2012-10-13 00:00:002949  
Daria Musk3,674,991CAMPFIRE CONCERT ♨ SAT SEPT 22ND Let's sing farewell to summer and welcome fall together, around the campfire, around the world! KUMBAYA, BABY! We're taking the newest way of sharing back to it's oldest roots. Singing, stories, human connection, and s'mores. Ok maybe they didn't always have s'mores. ;)  Some great friends like @112471890387110967375 @115121555137256496805 @103765013042311928518 @103038287804535196503 @107158210554763556081 @112005390393978914665 and more are coming to share their own campfire-style songs, stories and games. We'll marathon, sing-a-long and rotate seats 'til the sun goes down. So grab some hot cocoa, flashlights, sleeping bags and come hang! _Comment below to let me know if you want a special early-invite or if you'd like to share something! We could use some good 'ol harmonica to set the mood!_  *XO, Daria*Campfire (Hangout) Concert!2012-09-22 22:00:00549  
matthew rappaport218,945EPIC ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY HANGOUTATHON MARATHON EPISODE of @109896564322349178634 w/@111048918866742956374  is   Wednesday, September 12 @8:15 pm est/5:15pm pst with 1st Guest @110748045588517484202 *SPECIAL Wednesday Show into Thursday - Almost 24 hours of SHOW!* The Summer of the #PLUSVersary Celebration Continues! Celebrating ONE FULL YEAR of @109896564322349178634 & @112513007869568099033  ! ! I'm ready to Rock Out with @110748045588517484202 to Kick off this GALA @115626641875816620951 Occasion as @101560853443212199687's 1st LIVE HANGOUT SHOW celebrates an entire year of Episodes!!! Former Guests & Participants, Surprises & More! Clean off your Sunday Best for an Entire Evening of FUN+ Happy Anniversary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #plusversary #googleplusbirthday   Coming to you Direct from New York City! Of course you can only see it LIVE DIRECT from Google+ On Air Hangout! #HangoutsOnAir  Hangout Conversations w/Matt Rappaport ANNIVERSARY Hangoutathon Event - 1st Guest: Suite7092012-09-13 02:15:00109  
Leigh Diprose34,029SHOW US YOUR BEST MOTION PHOTO! How do I enter my motion photo? GOOGLE+ USERS To be eligable to win the prize you will need to follow these steps: 1. Add @114907754216925041644   to your Circles 2. Add @116673938126812294472  (sponsor) to your Circles 3. Submit ONLY one photo to this event. FACEBOOK USERS enter at -  http://fstoplounge.com/the-challenge/ (Please note you will need to follow three different steps to Google+ users if you are using Facebook to submit your entry). **SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION**  What is the motion theme about? Some examples of the theme can be portrayed as the following:  Motion due to long shutter speed, panning, water movement, multiple shots and abstract motion to name a few. Your imagination is the limit. When does the competition start and finish? 10th September 2012 to 7th October 2012.   So when can I enter the competition? Entries will be accepted from the 10th September 2012. If you submit photos before this date then they will not be accepted.   What are the rules? 1.    The photograph can be a single image or a series of multiple images. 2.    Any aspect ratio is acceptable. 3.    Participants are only allowed to enter once by submitting one photo. 4.    By entering participants allow their photo (if selected) to be broadcast on a Google+ Hangout for the final judging. 5.    The competition is open to everyone over the age of 18 years of age. 6.    There is no restriction on the date of origin. 7.    You are the sole owner and author of your photo. 8.    The F Stop Lounge Photo Competition recognizes that you retain full ownership of the copyright of your entry. 9.    You acknowledge that is Your responsibility for protecting your entry against image misuse by any third party. The F Stop Lounge Competition assumes no responsibility and will not be liable for any image misuse. 10.   There are no alternatives available for the prize winner. 11.   The winners photo will be published online on www.fstoplounge.com; the F Stop Lounge Google+ page and Facebook page. 12.   Photoshop and other editing techniques are allowed. 13.   The prize will be sent in a reasonable time from Perth, Western Australia (via Leigh Diprose). 14.   Your submission must not have previously been entered in any competition and/or won an award or prize of any kind. 15.   Your submission must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws and regulations the laws or regulations in any state where the Photographs were created. 16. The judges have the right to disqualify anyone who submits multiple entries or is found to be cheating. 17. Judging will be blind - no photographer name will be attached to the image. However in the modern world we live in F Stop Lounge cannot guarantee technology will abide by this rule. In some cases names may appear on photos or within the Google+ Event.   The F Stop Lounge Photo Competition - Motion Theme2012-09-09 18:00:00106  

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Due to high demand, we have decided to hold not just one, but two weekend workshops in Cinque Terre this coming fall.

You can choose to join us on October 10-11 or on November 7-8. The choice is yours, while places last.

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Double the Dates, Double the Fun!

Due to high demand, we have decided to hold not just one, but two weekend workshops in Cinque Terre this coming fall.

You can choose to join us on October 10-11 or on November 7-8. The choice is yours, while places last.

http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/___

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2015-07-06 20:59:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

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2015-07-05 22:19:24 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Tonight at 11PM

What were you telling me abot global warming not being real?

Tonight at 11PM

What were you telling me abot global warming not being real?___

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2015-07-05 18:42:22 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

it's DAY TEN - OUR FINAL DAY of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

THE SIGN UP FOR THE 16th ROUND of THE SCAVENGER HUNT 
will be held on FRIDAY, JULY 10th 
AT 12 NOON (mountain time zone)

MAKE SURE TO SET YOUR REMINDERS AND WATCH MY STREAM AT EXACTLY 12 NOON TO SIGN UP! 

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I thenopen t... more »

it's DAY TEN - OUR FINAL DAY of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

THE SIGN UP FOR THE 16th ROUND of THE SCAVENGER HUNT 
will be held on FRIDAY, JULY 10th 
AT 12 NOON (mountain time zone)

MAKE SURE TO SET YOUR REMINDERS AND WATCH MY STREAM AT EXACTLY 12 NOON TO SIGN UP! 

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the 10TH - the YELLOW album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(ONLY ONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the YELLOW album,
1 item seen in 333 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Lou McCorkle)___

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2015-07-04 18:46:31 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

Hang in There

My entry for +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt #15, category Hang in There.

Shot during +Trey Ratcliff's photowalk in Venice.

Hang in There

My entry for +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt #15, category Hang in There.

Shot during +Trey Ratcliff's photowalk in Venice.___

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2015-07-04 18:32:38 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

IT'S DAY NINE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the 9TH - the COBWEB album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in newways,... more »

IT'S DAY NINE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the 9TH - the COBWEB album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the COBWEB album,
1 item seen in 258 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Kirsty Farnsworth Railton)___

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2015-07-03 15:44:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

"Ready for an epic story? Here we go: This was a pretty easy shot to take. I just had to hike to hooker glacier lake, stay warm, and keep my tripod still in 70km winds. I was adequately prepared with alpine gear and a solid tripod, so that really wasn’t an issue. The hike was a lot easier than anticipated. I took the photo without incident, an easy blend of at least 47 different images with different focal lengths, focus points, and degrees of inebriation. Just kidding. I won’t brag about my technical prowess. This is just a vertical stitch of three horizontal shots."



#photography

"Ready for an epic story? Here we go: This was a pretty easy shot to take. I just had to hike to hooker glacier lake, stay warm, and keep my tripod still in 70km winds. I was adequately prepared with alpine gear and a solid tripod, so that really wasn’t an issue. The hike was a lot easier than anticipated. I took the photo without incident, an easy blend of at least 47 different images with different focal lengths, focus points, and degrees of inebriation. Just kidding. I won’t brag about my technical prowess. This is just a vertical stitch of three horizontal shots."



#photography___

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2015-07-03 14:48:07 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

For Greece

"Finally, acceding to the troika’s ultimatum would represent the final abandonment of any pretense of Greek independence. Don’t be taken in by claims that troika officials are just technocrats explaining to the ignorant Greeks what must be done. These supposed technocrats are in fact fantasists who have disregarded everything we know about macroeconomics, and have been wrong every step of the way."

– Paul Krugman

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/opinion/paul-krugman-greece-over-the-brink.html

For Greece

"Finally, acceding to the troika’s ultimatum would represent the final abandonment of any pretense of Greek independence. Don’t be taken in by claims that troika officials are just technocrats explaining to the ignorant Greeks what must be done. These supposed technocrats are in fact fantasists who have disregarded everything we know about macroeconomics, and have been wrong every step of the way."

– Paul Krugman

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/opinion/paul-krugman-greece-over-the-brink.html___

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2015-07-02 19:26:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

I wouldn't step onto that plank, if I were in you.

My entry for +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt #15, category Risk.

I wouldn't step onto that plank, if I were in you.

My entry for +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt #15, category Risk.___

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2015-07-02 14:49:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

The Anti-Facebook

The Anti-Facebook___

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2015-07-02 14:26:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

IT'S DAY SEVEN of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. The... more »

IT'S DAY SEVEN of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "WAX* album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(ONLY ONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the WAX album,
1 item seen in 200 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Gilmar Smith)___

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2015-07-02 13:55:59 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Here's me again, bitching about the Rule of Thirds, that useless crutch. This time, I am sharing what +Ian Plant has to say about it and I agree 100% with it:

"So, even though you’ll find goose-stepping proponents of the Rule of Thirds everywhere you go, try not to take it too seriously. Although the Rule of Thirds might be useful for beginners, there isn't really any magic to it. In my opinion, very few scenes actually work best composed within the framework of the Rule of Thirds, and personally, I use it only rarely. So feel free to use it as a guide in those situations where it actually makes sense, but learn to recognize the many times when it won't give you the best results. Better yet, take the time to learn composition in a meaningful way, rather than rely on something that is really nothing more than a one-size-fits-all formula that, unfortunately, doesn'tac... more »

Here's me again, bitching about the Rule of Thirds, that useless crutch. This time, I am sharing what +Ian Plant has to say about it and I agree 100% with it:

"So, even though you’ll find goose-stepping proponents of the Rule of Thirds everywhere you go, try not to take it too seriously. Although the Rule of Thirds might be useful for beginners, there isn't really any magic to it. In my opinion, very few scenes actually work best composed within the framework of the Rule of Thirds, and personally, I use it only rarely. So feel free to use it as a guide in those situations where it actually makes sense, but learn to recognize the many times when it won't give you the best results. Better yet, take the time to learn composition in a meaningful way, rather than rely on something that is really nothing more than a one-size-fits-all formula that, unfortunately, doesn't actually fit most of the time."___

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2015-07-01 17:49:41 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

The July Wallpaper Is Here!

And it is available for free to all members of my photography community, just like all the future ones.

Click here to join:  http://eepurl.com/1gmtH .

The July Wallpaper Is Here!

And it is available for free to all members of my photography community, just like all the future ones.

Click here to join:  http://eepurl.com/1gmtH .___

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2015-07-01 17:22:11 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

There are infinite ways to make a selection and a layer mask in Photoshop, but I am in debt with +Robin Griggs Wood for teaching me the basics of a neat technique that employs channels.

I made a short video where I apply it to an image of mine, but I can't claim to be nearly half as good as Robin.

There are infinite ways to make a selection and a layer mask in Photoshop, but I am in debt with +Robin Griggs Wood for teaching me the basics of a neat technique that employs channels.

I made a short video where I apply it to an image of mine, but I can't claim to be nearly half as good as Robin.___

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2015-07-01 16:27:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

it's DAY SIX of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. The... more »

it's DAY SIX of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "CURVED* album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(ONLY ONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the CURVED album,
1 item seen in 300 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Chris Graham)___

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2015-06-30 14:26:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

it's DAY FIVE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. The... more »

it's DAY FIVE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "GREASY*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the GREASY album,
1 item seen in 195 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Stefan Riss)___

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2015-06-28 13:35:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

it's DAY THREE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. The... more »

it's DAY THREE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "*BITE*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(ONLY ONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the "*BITE*" album,
1 item seen in 231 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Derek Kind)___

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2015-06-27 12:40:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

It's DAY TWO of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. The... more »

It's DAY TWO of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "*RISK*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the "*RISK*" album,
1 item seen in 233 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Alan Bland)___

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2015-06-27 12:22:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Just Married

+Valerie Jardin +Karen Hutton 

Just Married

+Valerie Jardin +Karen Hutton ___

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2015-06-26 15:31:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

We are officially on DAY ONE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10days... more »

We are officially on DAY ONE of REVEALS
from the 2015 - 15TH ROUND
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a photography scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event a few times a year for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
There are 10 categories:
This is the first - the "*BLISS*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the "*BLISS*" album,
1 item seen in 254 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Karen Kurta)___

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2015-06-25 22:53:34 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Guess who is it, taking photos of something nondescript in an alley in Venice. ;)

Shooting...

Venice, Italy

#BlackAndWhite   #FujiX100T   #FujiFilm   #Italy   #light   #nclcocco   #NicolaCocco   #photographer   #shadows   #StreetPhotography   #UgoCei   #Veneto   #Venice   #X100T___Guess who is it, taking photos of something nondescript in an alley in Venice. ;)

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2015-06-25 15:23:20 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

When Hyperfocal Distance Fails, Part 3

I have just published the third and final (whew!) part of my article on focusing and sharpness. Now you have no more excuses to take soft landscape photos!

Also, there is no math here ;)

When Hyperfocal Distance Fails, Part 3

I have just published the third and final (whew!) part of my article on focusing and sharpness. Now you have no more excuses to take soft landscape photos!

Also, there is no math here ;)___

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2015-06-24 20:41:16 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Twelve Things To Check Before Leaving On A Photo Trip

Summer vacations are getting close for many of us. How about a little checklist before packing your bags?

Twelve Things To Check Before Leaving On A Photo Trip

Summer vacations are getting close for many of us. How about a little checklist before packing your bags?___

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2015-06-23 19:51:17 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

The Forest Comes Alive At Night

The fireflies are back!

www.ucphoto.me

The Forest Comes Alive At Night

The fireflies are back!

www.ucphoto.me___

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2015-06-23 19:44:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

The State of Mirrorless, Ep 023 – Kate Siobhan Mulligan

+Kate Siobhan Mulligan  is an amazing travel photographer who has a great eye for capturing people’s emotions. As the operations manager for The Giving Lens, she helps bring together photography education and humanitarian work in support of NGOs in many developing countries.

Kate is also a Sony Canada Imaging Ambassador and shoots with Canon and Sony cameras. Watch our interview with her to learn what makes her so motivated and enthusiastic and to admire some of her best images.

The State of Mirrorless, Ep 023 – Kate Siobhan Mulligan

+Kate Siobhan Mulligan  is an amazing travel photographer who has a great eye for capturing people’s emotions. As the operations manager for The Giving Lens, she helps bring together photography education and humanitarian work in support of NGOs in many developing countries.

Kate is also a Sony Canada Imaging Ambassador and shoots with Canon and Sony cameras. Watch our interview with her to learn what makes her so motivated and enthusiastic and to admire some of her best images.___

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2015-06-22 19:42:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

My friend and awesome street photographer +Rinzi Ruiz  just shared his Top 10 Street Photography Tips with me. You'll have to wait July 16 and episode 43 to find out what they are on Street Focus! Don't miss an episode, subscribe to the show, it's a great source of inspiration and it's free!

www.thisweekinphoto.com/street

My friend and awesome street photographer +Rinzi Ruiz  just shared his Top 10 Street Photography Tips with me. You'll have to wait July 16 and episode 43 to find out what they are on Street Focus! Don't miss an episode, subscribe to the show, it's a great source of inspiration and it's free!

www.thisweekinphoto.com/street___

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2015-06-21 12:46:52 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Solstice Moon

All I had with me yesterday to capture the beautiful conjunction of Moon, Venus, and Jupiter was my phone.

Maybe I'll try again tonight with a proper camera. 

Solstice Moon

All I had with me yesterday to capture the beautiful conjunction of Moon, Venus, and Jupiter was my phone.

Maybe I'll try again tonight with a proper camera. ___

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2015-06-19 15:28:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

I Got Some New Cool Flash Triggers!

Don't get me wrong, I love my Cactus V5 triggers, but since I moved from a DSLR to a Mirrorless camera, I've been using them less and less, just because they are huge when put on top of the hot-shoe connector and make the whole ensemble not very comfortable to use.

Enter the FlashQ, a tiny flash trigger that looks great on a small camera. It even comes in four different colors. Of course, it's all manual, no TTL.

Now you even can get them for 20% off with free international shipping, for a limited time. I didn't even have to think twice about this and ordered a kit with two receivers: US $44 all included.

As soon as I receive them, I will do a mini review, but I see no reason why they shouldn't work as advertised.

I Got Some New Cool Flash Triggers!

Don't get me wrong, I love my Cactus V5 triggers, but since I moved from a DSLR to a Mirrorless camera, I've been using them less and less, just because they are huge when put on top of the hot-shoe connector and make the whole ensemble not very comfortable to use.

Enter the FlashQ, a tiny flash trigger that looks great on a small camera. It even comes in four different colors. Of course, it's all manual, no TTL.

Now you even can get them for 20% off with free international shipping, for a limited time. I didn't even have to think twice about this and ordered a kit with two receivers: US $44 all included.

As soon as I receive them, I will do a mini review, but I see no reason why they shouldn't work as advertised.___

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2015-06-19 08:49:26 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Do you want to dehaze your pictures but are using the standalone (not CC) version of Adobe Lightroom?

Here is a neat trick for you. h/t +Andrew S Gibson 

Do you want to dehaze your pictures but are using the standalone (not CC) version of Adobe Lightroom?

Here is a neat trick for you. h/t +Andrew S Gibson ___

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2015-06-18 13:39:02 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Calbuco

If you have the right monitor, watch this in 4K and prepare to be amazed!

Calbuco

If you have the right monitor, watch this in 4K and prepare to be amazed!___

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2015-06-18 12:33:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Special episode on Street Focus today! On shooting film with a fun panel of international photographers +Marco Larousse , +Shawn Brezny , +Philippe Justel and +Walter Rothwell .

http://thisweekinphoto.com/street-focus-39-on-shooting-film/

Special episode on Street Focus today! On shooting film with a fun panel of international photographers +Marco Larousse , +Shawn Brezny , +Philippe Justel and +Walter Rothwell .

http://thisweekinphoto.com/street-focus-39-on-shooting-film/___

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2015-06-18 09:51:40 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

Pastel Hues

#corniglia   #cinqueterre   #liguria   #italy  

http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/

Pastel Hues

#corniglia   #cinqueterre   #liguria   #italy  

http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/___

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2015-06-18 09:39:12 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

A Weekend in Cinque Terre

Some behind-the-scenes footage captured during our latest photography workshop in Cinque Terre.

Do you want a chance to be with us in the same places next time? Check out http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/

A Weekend in Cinque Terre

Some behind-the-scenes footage captured during our latest photography workshop in Cinque Terre.

Do you want a chance to be with us in the same places next time? Check out http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/___

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2015-06-17 17:54:39 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

ALERT: Heavy dose of sarcasm ahead.

Also: No photography here.

I saw somebody share this today and I couldn't help showing my support for the cause.

It's about time heterosexuals came out of the closed and told everyone heterosexuality is not a choice, it is what they are.

Heterosexuals will accept no more bullying at school, at the gym, on the workplace. They won't take anymore being told not to kiss or show their affection in public.

Heterosexuals will start demanding equal rights now. They demand the right to marry whom they love, regardless of their gender, as long as it is opposite theirs.

</sarcasm>

ALERT: Heavy dose of sarcasm ahead.

Also: No photography here.

I saw somebody share this today and I couldn't help showing my support for the cause.

It's about time heterosexuals came out of the closed and told everyone heterosexuality is not a choice, it is what they are.

Heterosexuals will accept no more bullying at school, at the gym, on the workplace. They won't take anymore being told not to kiss or show their affection in public.

Heterosexuals will start demanding equal rights now. They demand the right to marry whom they love, regardless of their gender, as long as it is opposite theirs.

</sarcasm>___

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2015-06-17 14:48:30 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Some initial impressions on the new 'Dehaze' feature introduced in Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop CC

Some initial impressions on the new 'Dehaze' feature introduced in Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop CC___

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2015-06-16 19:57:04 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Looking through my catalog for hazy pictures right now.

Looking through my catalog for hazy pictures right now.___

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2015-06-14 21:24:28 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

The Great Balkans Trip

If you have seen me posting less frequently on here, one of the reasons is that I've been devoting countless hours to planning this trip... and I ain't finished yet!

If anyone has suggestions about places to visit and photograph along this route, make yourself heard.

The Great Balkans Trip

If you have seen me posting less frequently on here, one of the reasons is that I've been devoting countless hours to planning this trip... and I ain't finished yet!

If anyone has suggestions about places to visit and photograph along this route, make yourself heard.___

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2015-06-14 20:30:07 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Milady

Bonus Track: Guinevere, Crosby & Nash: http://www.eyeneer.com/video/rock/david-crosby-graham-nash/guinevere

Milady

Bonus Track: Guinevere, Crosby & Nash: http://www.eyeneer.com/video/rock/david-crosby-graham-nash/guinevere___

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2015-06-14 12:55:27 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

"The new law is of breathtaking scope. It makes it a crime to “collect resource data” from any “open land,” meaning any land outside of a city or town, whether it’s federal, state, or privately owned. The statute defines the word collect as any method to “preserve information in any form,” including taking a “photograph” so long as the person gathering that information intends to submit it to a federal or state agency. In other words, if you discover an environmental disaster in Wyoming, even one that poses an imminent threat to public health, you’re obliged, according to this law, to keep it to yourself."

This is just sick. The state wants to allow environmental damage and then criminalize citizens who report it. Whatever happened to the 1st Amendment?

"The new law is of breathtaking scope. It makes it a crime to “collect resource data” from any “open land,” meaning any land outside of a city or town, whether it’s federal, state, or privately owned. The statute defines the word collect as any method to “preserve information in any form,” including taking a “photograph” so long as the person gathering that information intends to submit it to a federal or state agency. In other words, if you discover an environmental disaster in Wyoming, even one that poses an imminent threat to public health, you’re obliged, according to this law, to keep it to yourself."

This is just sick. The state wants to allow environmental damage and then criminalize citizens who report it. Whatever happened to the 1st Amendment?___

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2015-06-13 21:59:02 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

This is what I want to do when I grow up.

Shooting 8x10" film, that is.

This is what I want to do when I grow up.

Shooting 8x10" film, that is.___

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2015-06-12 14:59:37 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

"Before you ever worry about a company stealing your images and using them for their own commercial needs and use, you should be worrying more about producing the work that companies and people want to steal to begin with."

I rarely agree with +chris gampat and what he writes, but this time I think he's too damn right ;)

"Before you ever worry about a company stealing your images and using them for their own commercial needs and use, you should be worrying more about producing the work that companies and people want to steal to begin with."

I rarely agree with +chris gampat and what he writes, but this time I think he's too damn right ;)___

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2015-06-11 13:31:54 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

When Hyperfocal Distance Fails, Part 2

I just published the second part of my article about the shortcomings and misunderstandings of the concept of Hyperfocal Distance.

Let me know what you think and keep those comments coming!

#photography   #technique   #focusing  

When Hyperfocal Distance Fails, Part 2

I just published the second part of my article about the shortcomings and misunderstandings of the concept of Hyperfocal Distance.

Let me know what you think and keep those comments coming!

#photography   #technique   #focusing  ___

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2015-06-11 08:09:02 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

A good friend needs help. Read and, if you can't do anything else, at least please share.

I Can't Believe I'm Saying This....But....HELP!!!!???

A Friend and Advisor to Six Beats Found Out I'm Homeless...and Without Me Knowing, She Started This So I can Finish What I Started...
If you can help.. please don't hesitate to. I'm grateful beyond words, and take it as a tremendous responsibility to create something that will help others even if I must fight to do so from a position of literally being homeless. I battled with fear and depression for most of my adult life, and I created Six Beats so that people could understand that no matter what they FEEL.. if they simply share.. there will ALWAYS be someone else with whom their passion...their fears... their hopes..or their dreams RESONATES WITH! It is ONLY through sharing that we change the world. Im praying for my chance to give this beautiful lesson  to everyone but Im going to need help at this point to do so. I have two major companies on board who are interested in funding the project, and at this point I need simply  a board of directors more than anything and then it will be a short matter of time before it is all stitched together and we will be shooting in YouTubes NY and LA studios...but today. Im homeless. HELP ME...help others and I will work tirelessly to ensure you are all glad to have done so. XOXOX THANK YOU
Jason.

www.SixBeatsOfSeparation.com___A good friend needs help. Read and, if you can't do anything else, at least please share.

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2015-06-10 22:05:52 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Feeling Lost in the Wild World of Social Media?

This is something that many photographers struggle with nowadays. They create a website, promote their work on various social media channels and yet, the telephone doesn't ring.

If your experience is like this, my good friend +Leigh Diprose has created one very valuable resource for all photographers that want to leverage social media (Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) to grow their business.

Leigh is the founder of F Stop Lounge, a website that I collaborate with and that has grown from nothing to being a very well respected voice in the industry, in a very short time, so he knows what he's talking about.

Disclaimer: The one below is an affiliate link. If you buy this course, I get a few dollars, but I wouldn't recommend it if I hadn't personally verified its effectiveness.

Feeling Lost in the Wild World of Social Media?

This is something that many photographers struggle with nowadays. They create a website, promote their work on various social media channels and yet, the telephone doesn't ring.

If your experience is like this, my good friend +Leigh Diprose has created one very valuable resource for all photographers that want to leverage social media (Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) to grow their business.

Leigh is the founder of F Stop Lounge, a website that I collaborate with and that has grown from nothing to being a very well respected voice in the industry, in a very short time, so he knows what he's talking about.

Disclaimer: The one below is an affiliate link. If you buy this course, I get a few dollars, but I wouldn't recommend it if I hadn't personally verified its effectiveness.___

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2015-06-10 14:24:39 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

A Weekend in Cinque Terre

Some behind-the-scenes footage captured during our latest photography workshop in Cinque Terre.

Do you want a chance to be with us in the same places next time? Check out http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/

A Weekend in Cinque Terre

Some behind-the-scenes footage captured during our latest photography workshop in Cinque Terre.

Do you want a chance to be with us in the same places next time? Check out http://www.mediterraneanphototours.com/cinqueterre/___

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2015-06-09 21:23:22 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 022 – Jan Kabili

We are honored to have as our guest for the 22nd episode of The State of Mirrorless the world-renowned educator and expert of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, podcast host, and photographer +Jan Kabili.

The State of Mirrorless, Ep. 022 – Jan Kabili

We are honored to have as our guest for the 22nd episode of The State of Mirrorless the world-renowned educator and expert of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, podcast host, and photographer +Jan Kabili.___

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2015-06-06 12:56:23 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

"It is often said that “rules are meant to be broken.” This is a liberating thought. But how much more liberating is it if there are no rules to begin with? As certain as it is that great art is not achieved by adherence to formulas, it is equally not achieved by merely breaking formulas either. So give free rein to your creativity. Not everything will work, but when it does, it will be all the more satisfying that you did it without some paint-by-numbers formula."

Thank you, +Ian Plant, for stating so eloquently what I have clumsily tried to express many times.

The whole post is pure gold and so liberating.

"It is often said that “rules are meant to be broken.” This is a liberating thought. But how much more liberating is it if there are no rules to begin with? As certain as it is that great art is not achieved by adherence to formulas, it is equally not achieved by merely breaking formulas either. So give free rein to your creativity. Not everything will work, but when it does, it will be all the more satisfying that you did it without some paint-by-numbers formula."

Thank you, +Ian Plant, for stating so eloquently what I have clumsily tried to express many times.

The whole post is pure gold and so liberating.___

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2015-06-06 08:53:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

To: That Grumpy Old Photographer

We all tend to be grumpy, once in a while, so we should take this advice in our hearts.

To: That Grumpy Old Photographer

We all tend to be grumpy, once in a while, so we should take this advice in our hearts.___

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2015-06-04 21:38:00 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

A meeting of great minds ;)

Ugo Cei was tagged in Nicola Cocco's album.___A meeting of great minds ;)

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2015-06-04 20:46:42 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

The Myth Of More

I just had a discussion with some people who sold their Fuji gear because Fuji is stuck in a world of 16MP APS-C sensors.

As if their cameras suddenly stopped taking the same pictures they took before.

They will probably buy a full-frame Sony Alpha, take the same crappy pictures they've always taken and wonder what's wrong with the camera.

The Myth Of More

I just had a discussion with some people who sold their Fuji gear because Fuji is stuck in a world of 16MP APS-C sensors.

As if their cameras suddenly stopped taking the same pictures they took before.

They will probably buy a full-frame Sony Alpha, take the same crappy pictures they've always taken and wonder what's wrong with the camera.___

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