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Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 28, 2014Sorry for the late notice but we can still squeeze in a SSP.Lets keep it simple - No theme this week.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Your photo can be taken from Sept. 27/14 before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Sept. 29/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event.Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-09-28 03:00:0065 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 2, 2014Theme: Baby it's cold outsideShow us your best "how I stay warm" shots.Those in more "summer like" climates can show us how you are staying cool. (Just to make those of us who are freezing our way through the winter feel even worse)Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Feb. 17/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event.Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._____________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-03-02 03:00:0097 
Lotus Carroll1,771,540Event is now closed to new submissions. Thanks! Stay tuned to my profile for announcements of Honorable Mentions, Finalists, and Winners.  * * * * * This is the Event for our February Self Portrait Challenge: Capture Your Reality. What is meant by this? It's time to show us your real life. Capture a self portrait that conveys a sense of who you really are or what your life is really like, or portrays a real life situation you are facing. +mel peifer, one of our many talented moderators in The Art of Self Portraiture Community, wrote a great tutorial that will help you! Check it out here: http://goo.gl/3xRrMx She is also the contributor of our theme photo on this event.Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a "Capture Your Reality" theme. Your photo must have been captured during this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST February 28th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.InspirationModerators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we'll be putting our photos into the Event in the hopes that you'll be inspired. If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything. Prizes+500px 1 Year Awesome Account$150 Gift Certificate for +BorrowLenses.com http://www.borrowlenses.com+Think Tank Photo Mirrorless Mover 10 Bag http://goo.gl/Z4h0IN and a +Capturing Couture Discontinued Strap http://capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - we love their products and servicFebruary Self Portrait Challenge: Capture Your Reality2014-02-01 07:00:00147 
Pat Kight14,112@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 21:00:00151 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Dec 14/13.No Theme this WeekLate posting the event so sorry for the delay.Thanks +Kelli Seeger Kim for your allowing the use of your selfy in the event cover photo.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8You photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Dec. 16/13. Older photos posted will be removed from the event.Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._____UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-12-15 03:00:00112 
Jeff Smith60,643 Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Dec 1/13.Theme This week: 'Tis the SeasonPlease read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8You photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Dec. 2/13 Older photos posted will be removed from the event*Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._______UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-12-01 03:00:00108 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 17/13.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Please no dipping into the archives.No theme for this weekAs always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-11-17 03:00:00150 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 3/13.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8No theme for this week.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way.___________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-11-03 02:00:00147 
Lotus Carroll1,771,540This is the Event for our November 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Portray An Emotion. Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait portraying an emotion. Remember to be as creative and expressive as you possibly can. If the viewer can instantly connect with your image emotionally, it's a win.Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST November 30th, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.TutorialNeed some tips for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) I put together a piece offering some tips for creating emotional self portraits. You can view it here: http://goo.gl/13WBEfPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features+Capturing Couture Discontinued Camera Strap (if you win, you get to choose from a list that I'll share with you) :) http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 2 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of prizes. 2nd place receives remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen. Both winners will be featured in the Challenge Winners Category http://goo.gl/qc7VO of The Art of Self Portraiture Community.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st & 2nd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Photo Must Be Taken in November 2013*Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct*Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules November Self Portrait Challenge: Portray An Emotion2013-11-02 01:00:00191 
Lotus Carroll1,771,540This is the Event for our October 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Creepy/Disturbing Halloweenie Theme! Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait with a creepy/disturbing halloween type theme. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST October 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.InspirationKeep an eye on the submissions to the Event and you'll notice moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community adding their own "creepy/disturbing" self portraits. We each may add multiple photos - remember that moderators cannot win, but we're putting our photos in to inspire you! If you have questions or need help, please pop into the Community http://goo.gl/M7XTQ and ask away! We have categories for questions and discussion and are happy to help with anything. Get your disturbing on, be creative, and have fun!Prizes1 Year of +SmugMug Pro http://www.smugmug.com/pro+Think Tank Photo Sling O' Matic 20 Sling Bag http://goo.gl/UZh1N+Capturing Couture Gift Code in the amount of $43.95 http://www.capturingcouture.comA signed copy of the newly released book by Jon Blacker, Musical Ink http://goo.gl/suKg7wPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 4 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 4 prizes. 2nd place selects choice of 3 remaining prizes. 3rd place selects choice of 2 remaining prizes. 4th place receives the remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is alreadyOctober Self Portrait Challenge: Creepy/Disturbing Halloweenie Theme!2013-10-31 06:00:00162 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for October 20/13. Theme for this week is: *Halloween* A great companion theme to The Art of Self Portraiture October 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Creepy/Disturbing Halloweenie Theme! http://goo.gl/BuPxDD Ghoulish, gruesome, creepy and horrific, they all fit the bill for this Selfy Sunday. Lets have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way. _______________ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-10-20 03:00:0088 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for September 7/13.Theme for this week is: ConnectionsAs always it is up for interpretation.Personal connections, connections to friends and family, connections to your passions or your surroundings. Perhaps making or breaking connections.I really means many things to many people so have fun.Please take some inspiration from +Jake Johnson  who has graciously let us use one of his fantastic selfies as our event cover photo.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies, have fun.Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._______________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-09-08 03:00:00146 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for August 25/13.An open week this week so now particular theme.You can certainly take some inspiration for +Jeff Moreau who has graciously let us use one of his fantastic selfies as our event cover photo.Jeff likes to get outside, get wet and get some air most of the time for his selfies. Check out his album here - http://goo.gl/qvFEVgEveryone is looking forward to some great selfies, have fun.Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-08-25 03:00:00150 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 14/13.No theme this week, its is a free for all.Everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.Any questions, We have 17 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture who can help you along the way._______________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-07-14 03:00:00159 
Lotus Carroll1,771,540This is the Event for our July 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Available Window/Door Light. Even if you've used window/door light before, use this opportunity to stretch past what you've tried before so you can grow and learn... and be creative!Here is where you enter your ONE Self Portrait using natural light from a window or door. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST July 31st, so you have until then to create and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.TutorialNeed some tips for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) The fantastic +Tom Tran put together a really great Natural Lighting Tutorial: "Come Let The Sun Shine In!" - find it here: http://goo.gl/oVyUpPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features+Capturing Couture Discontinued Camera Strap - nobody else can get these anymore. :) http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 2 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of prizes. 2nd place receives remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st & 2nd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:*Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Photo Must Be Taken in July 2013*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct*Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules Disqualifies A ParticipantJuly Self Portrait Challenge: Available Window/Door Light2013-07-01 07:00:00143 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for June 30/13. Theme: The HeadshotThis theme is a take on the classic portraiture pose, "the head shot". For some this may me a mug shot but what I am looking for is not a typical head shot but one with some style and flare would be great.Thanks +Kelli Seeger Kim for the great event cover photo.Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way._________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-06-30 03:00:00141 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for June 15/13. No theme this week folks. Its a free for all so get creative.Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 16 moderators who can help you along the way._________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-06-16 03:00:00158 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 19/13. No theme for this week. I want to thank +Jason Jakober  for allowing us to use his fantastic "Selfy" from a previous project as the event cover. Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way._____________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the  Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-19 03:00:00160 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 5/13.Mini Theme this week: The great outdoors Spring as finally sprung and it's time to get out and show us your surroundings in your selfy. There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-05 03:00:00170 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for April 7/13.Theme: True ColorsWhat we are looking for is a dominant color element in your Selfy. It could be in the shot itself or in the processing or in a combination of both. The meaning of the color in the shot will be up to the photographer. Metaphorical and or literal interpretations  are welcome of course.There are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-04-07 03:00:00154 
Billy Wilson1,543,484+That Show with Billy Wilson (TSBW) brings together Artists, Musicians, Photographers, Personalities, & all sorts of fun and interesting people from around the world each Friday for a hangout and is one of the largest & longest running shows on G+. This week we'll be talking about Photography and licensing and will be joined by Photographer and Blogger +Thomas Hawk. Photographers +mel peifer, +Jordan Oram, & +Giuseppe Basile. Visual Artist +Ashlan Nathens of +scribblegraph. Photographer and Community Builder +Ron Clifford. Librarian concerned with Copyright Issues +Ryan Schultz. Photojournalist and App Developer +Noel Chenier (http://www.noelchenier.ca/), and Special Musical Guest +David Santy !The show will be embedded on this event where you can watch and chat with us and other people watching the show, the recording will be available immediately afterwards. You can get reminders about the show if you RVSP by saying you're "GoTSBW #53: Photography, Licensing, Creative Commons, & Stocksy along with Live Music from David Santy ! (On Air Hangout)2013-04-06 04:00:00176 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 24/13.Coming off our monumental "Film Noir" themed SSP we will be free styling it this week so no theme but please consider our March Self Portrait Challenge: Face Close Ups! Event herehttps://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ckh29md3mvj0g8pa5ch8gks426gfor some inspiration.There are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-03-24 02:00:00191 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for March 10/13.Theme: Film NoirA hint of mystery and intrigue should creep its way into your selfy this weekend. Think, moody, dark, dramatic and yes your shot should be in B&W to still be true to the classic style of noir.As always there are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. Thanks to +Sinead Sam McKeown for her great Selfy as the event coverSelfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-03-10 03:00:00162 
Michael Bonocore212,415* 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 +SmugMug page to greet visitors. The winner will also be a judge in the next month's selection. You'll also receive a +SmugMug hoodie and swag care package.To help get this party started, we have changed our cover photo to+Elia Locardi's amazing image, "The Future Is Now", taken in Dubai,UAE. Elia is also our special guest judge for the first month of thiscover photo hunt, and he can't wait to see the great images that we areconfident 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 yoursubmission. 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 onthe photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions"--->"ShowPhoto View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery.*After the contest closes on March 29th at 11:59PM PST, a panel ofjudges, including +Elia Locardi, will select the winner, and the newcover 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 beopen for submissions on April 1st.*You do not need to be a +SmugMug customer to enter, so please sharewith your fellow photographers.That's it! So let's see it GooSmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For April2013-03-08 00:00:00280 
Lotus Carroll1,771,540This is the Event for our March 2013 Self Portrait Challenge: Face Close Ups. Here is where you enter your ONE Face Close Up / Eye Macro Photo Submission. Your photo must have been captured this month. This Event remains open until 11:59 CST March 31st, so you have until then to select and enter your best photo from this month. Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified.Need some tips for getting a great photo for this challenge? Have no fear! That's why we're here. :) +Shantha Marie Fountain put together a fabulous Face Close Ups & Eye Macros Tutorial - find it here: http://goo.gl/XrNpuPrizes1 Year of +SmugMug Basic http://www.smugmug.com/photos/photo-sharing-features+Capturing Couture Discontinued Camera Strap - nobody else can get these anymore. :) http://www.capturingcouture.comPlease circle these sponsors - they make these prizes possible, so having them circled is a requirement to be a winner.There will be 2 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of prizes. 2nd place receives remaining prize. Winners must respond within 24 hours of being contacted or new winners will be chosen.At the end of the month, the Owners and Moderators of The Art of Self Portraiture Community will vote on the submissions and choose 1st & 2nd place winners. Please note that this is subjective (art always is!) and so we'll be basing our votes purely on our own opinions. Everyone who enters a photo is already a winner, of course. :)Please Remember These Rules:*Enter Only Your Own Work*Enter Only ONE Photo*Only SELF PORTRAITS*Must adhere to this month's theme.*Photo Must Be Taken in March 2013*Winners Must Respond Within 24 Hours of Contact*Circle Our Prize Sponsors*No Trickery or Spamming*We Reserve The Right To Remove Entries for Misconduct*Anything Outside Guidelines/Rules Disqualifies A ParticipantMarch Self Portrait Challenge: Face Close Ups!2013-03-02 02:00:00210 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for February 24/13.We will be free styling it this week so no theme but please consider our February Self Portrait Challenge: Action Shots! Event herehttps://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ci7r3aj6abfk20gkoldmtjifi2ofor some inspiration.There are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-02-24 03:00:00183 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Jan. 13/13.There is no theme this week. We are open for any artistic interpretation that you may bring to your selfy.A big thanks to +C.J. Sros for the use (or re-use) of his fantastic selfy from last year as the event cover.Selfy Sunday is the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-01-13 03:00:02261 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for December 16/12.Please note, there is no theme this week!I would like to also welcome everyone to the new Community home of The Selfy Sunday Project, The Art of Self Portraiture. Selfy Sunday will definitely benefit from being part of this great community, co-owned by myself and the lovely +Lotus Carroll Selfy Sunday will continue on it's bi-weekly schedule and will be the cornerstone event of The Art of the Self Portrait community.There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another. The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __________Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2012-12-16 03:00:00226 
Isabelle Fortin25,045Some of us ladies wanted to show our support for   #movember  and as we cannot grow Moustaches we thought maybe we can post our pictures with fake ones.This event will be open for the month so please stop by anytime & don't be shy to post your pics,We also encourage anyone who would like to post encouraging messages to those affected by cancer. thanks so much ❤Lastly, #fckcancer   !Ladies Of Movember2012-11-02 00:00:00139 
RC Concepcion1,059,082Will 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 00:00:002962 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 30/12No theme this week. The past weeks SSP was incredible and the submissions were frightful to say the least.As always I want to thank +LaDonna Pride for all of her hard work and she will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday   page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 30, 20122012-09-30 03:00:00268 
Isabelle Fortin25,045Whatever your poison of choice is, I am hoping everyone can raise a glass to celebrate Mark Rodriguez's Birthday on Sunday Sept. 23rd. Mark will be away on a trip in wine country so I thought we could all post a photo raising a glass and toasting one of the best people on G+ Cheers !! Raise your Glass to International Godriguez Day ! Happy Birthday Mark :)2012-09-23 05:30:00148 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 16/12Theme: Tales from the Dark SideOtherwise know as a warm up for Halloween. Show us your dark side. It it could be spooky or scary, sinister or moody, perhaps your alter ego, but I know you have been there, now its time to bring it out.Well lets not be too sinister - we are here to have some fun !As always the lovely +LaDonna Pride will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks so much +LaDonna Pride .Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project - Sept. 16, 20122012-09-16 03:00:00238 
Jeff Smith60,643Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 2/12The Selfy Sunday Project has switched over to the GPlus "Event Mode" which should help in previous issues with the shared album format.There is no theme this week as we move to the event modeI will announce the SSP Event one week prior to the actual event time.+LaDonna Pride will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks so much +LaDonna Pride .Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_________________UPLOADINGYou can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 2/122012-09-02 03:00:00246 
Tom Gort8,148The time and meeting place have been set. Let the countdown begin!  #MPLS2012  Minneapolis Photowalk 20122012-08-11 22:30:0025 

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Jan Havrda39,829It's my pleasure to introduce to you theInteresting Photographers #circle 8th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in photography styles and great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-10-15 20:21:48476271036
Gailen Mapes68,805Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera N-Q - 9 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-10-09 10:25:01137000
Becky Collins17,064Famous Photographers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-04 05:03:06483000
Colin Wilson1,513Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post#circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus2014-09-11 10:19:2049681010
Gailen Mapes67,544Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera N-Q - 9 of 31Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members. These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity). Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-09-09 10:38:051358312
Monika Schmidt11,569Today I would like to share this circle of photograpers with you, doesn't matter whether more or less professionals. They can take you on an astonishing journey around the world  -  enjoy :-) #circlesunday  2014-08-16 22:45:32178206
Gailen Mapes66,670Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  N-Q - 9 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-09 11:07:541394111
Jan Havrda37,847Every day I watch a constant stream of freakingly great photographs. Here are the authors.Interesting Photographers #circle 7th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in follower count and photography styles, but both great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography fields.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-08-06 18:28:13463501956
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Gailen Mapes65,796Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  N-Q - 9 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-09 16:13:04147408
Carms Perez50,839Want some nice pictures on your stream? Add this Photography circle and I assure you, your G+ will always be interesting! 2014-07-02 19:42:43500328
Jan Havrda36,146Interesting Photographers circle 6th editionHandpicked active quality photographers varying in follower count and photography styles, but both great in idea and realisation.This circle is a mix of landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, nude, experimental, b&w... and other photography fields.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  #Photography2014-06-26 16:58:484606624101
Andro idReview2Hi friends! This is an incredible circle, created with important selection from my another ten circles very importants.In this circle there are only engagment people. If you want enlarge your circle, you must reshared this circle.And so, do you want enlarge your circle? And now, what are you waiting to reshare?The most important engager is reshared, because only with it we could enlarge the our circle.if you want to be part of the next  Special Cirlce1 - include me in your circles 2 - shared the circle  [ include yourself ] 3 - add +1 to the post2014-06-20 16:38:32469000
Robert Connor10,617photographers in this circleIf you would like to be included in the next Circle Share you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me ( ) in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.    _ Otherwise I may not notice your activity!_3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like#circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles  #circle #circles #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle2014-06-20 11:20:09495462576
Gailen Mapes64,924Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  N-Q - 9 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-09 10:25:36148439
Wedding Dress Central4,853If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-12 14:47:13401002
Wedding Dress Central4,376If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-08 10:01:57401004
Wedding Dress Central4,086If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post 4 - Leave a comment if you've done the 3 steps above.#circle   #circleshare  #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare #circle #circleshare 2014-05-05 12:29:53401001
Patty Lin537Best Quality Photography Circle II!!⇩⇩High Quality circle.⇩⇩SEE BELOW⇩Here is the second version of this circle (released on 2014 May)!You'll have every day in your stream amazing shots by google+ most skilled photographers. Get in contact with New People from all over the World and enjoy the absolutely original contents!Best Quality Photography Circle Updated!!!I update and create new circles often so, if you are a photographer and you want to be featured in my next new circle, please follow this steps:-Plus one this circle-Add this circle on your profile if you like it-Reshare the circle on your public stream-Leave a message asking for addingI'll check your profile and let you know!This way I'll be able to keep the Quality of this circle at a High Level!Even if you are not a photographer but you love to have Quality Photos in your stream please Add and Reshare pubblicly this circle!Thank You!!Patty ;-) #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #googleplus #googlephotos #travel #travelphotography #circleshares #circleadd #bestcircle #bestcircleshare #circlequotes #share #googlephotographers #bestphoto #googlephotography #bestcircleshare #bestcircles2014-05-05 08:51:57456003
TomorrowInternet0Great Photographers Shared Circle1. +12. Comment3. Add People4. Share circle (Include yourself in shared circle)5. Enjoy life and be happy!!!2014-05-02 09:53:10488101
Jan Havrda32,260Interesting Photographers circle 5th editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  2014-04-30 07:19:124497929102
Lư Thăng15,490Vòng kết nói chất lượng share cho anh em nào cầnTags: #circle #vòng-kết-nối2014-04-28 06:57:05238215
Yoga Imawan947Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase  #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle2014-04-26 21:02:16501000
Yoga Imawan947Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase  #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle2014-04-26 21:00:26501000
Yoga Imawan947Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase  #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle2014-04-26 20:58:52501011
Yoga Imawan947Get Bulk Follower from this CircleTips : Reshare this Circle if you want to get followers, and don't forget used Hashtag on following list, it's good Idea, cause I used Multi language.#add#addcircle#addmetoyourcircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#cácmối#Çember#Cercle#Ciorcal#circle#CircleOfTheDay#circleoftheweek#circles#CircleShare#circlesharing#CircleSunday#circlethis#circleyoushare#Círculo#cirkel#Cylch#Draugų#Engagers#EngagersCircle#engagerspeople#engagersshowcase  #engagersshowcasecircle#Fèyontiwonn#FridayCircle#FridayCircles#gburugburu#Google#Google+#GooglePlusTips#justanaverageteenagerwhoexpresseshisopinionsovertheinternetcircle2014-04-26 20:56:53488002
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated - 2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Mi-ShA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:45:58500181181
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Gailen Mapes60,498Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  N-Q - 9 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-03-09 11:14:071549317
Jan Havrda28,401Interesting Photographers circle 4th editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation.#Circle #Circles  #Photographers #Interesting  2014-02-28 13:09:0743510642114
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Mikhail Petrovsky62,708Good morning / evening to all.You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Это социальный круг / This social circleВам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!#EarthMyMother #ForFriends #photo2014-01-21 02:56:05499411872
Artur M.35,061A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-14 07:40:03498391557
Gailen Mapes57,914Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera N-Q - 9 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mape2014-01-09 11:47:191509117
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Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,473My Friday Late Friday Circle Share...have a great weekend everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-22 01:27:26500204
Jan Havrda22,513Interesting Photographers circle 3rd editionHandpicked active quality photographers naturally distributed amongst the photography fields. Landscape, portrait, urban, street, abstract, night, macro, b&w -- you name it. Photographers various in follower count, great in ideas and realisation. #Circle   #Photographers  2013-12-20 15:16:13451901988
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,322Another round of #topengagers  !(Be sure to click READ MORE, it is important if you want to be included in this circle next time)These people shareThese people +1These people create original contentThese people make G+ BetterIf you add this circle, you will, without a doubt, see your engagement soar through the roof.  Guaranteed.  If you were notified, you guessed it, you are already in.To be included in the NEXT top engagers circle this week is easier than ever.1.) Add +Best Cars 2.) Share this post3.) Keep engaging#sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharecircle   #publiccircle   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #topengagers   #engagers   #snowballcircle   #snowball   #circles   #circleshare   #circlemasters   #circlemaster   #circlequeen   #crazycircles   #circlehub   #morefollowers #ghosttown2013-12-15 05:38:53500102
Vladimir Samsonov23,928Good morning/evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг This is a Social Circle#ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother2013-12-09 13:27:00439453070
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Andrey Mashnich103,517Good morning/evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг This is a Social Circle  #ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother 2013-11-30 16:02:04441573382

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2014-09-17 01:19:24 (22 comments, 53 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Customer Complaint :: Discover My Mobility, Planet Mobility, Detroit Michigan

I am beyond frustrated. HOW can people, and a company be so terrible to such vulnerable people?

Quick background:

In April 2014, my dad had a stroke. He lost the ability to move the right side of his body, from the neck down. These past few months have been incredibly difficult, as he works his ass off to regain independence. He lives alone, he can't drive and he can't work right now. He's a Vietnam vet, a Harley driver, an athlete, a dad, a grandpa, a friend, a sibling and an incredibly strong person. He's had mixed diagnoses regarding his long term prognosis but, as of right now, he's learning to walk WITHOUT his cane and still working on getting that arm to 'go'. He's made AMAZING progress so far; driving is his next step to independence.

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Most reshares: 53

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2014-09-17 01:19:24 (22 comments, 53 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Customer Complaint :: Discover My Mobility, Planet Mobility, Detroit Michigan

I am beyond frustrated. HOW can people, and a company be so terrible to such vulnerable people?

Quick background:

In April 2014, my dad had a stroke. He lost the ability to move the right side of his body, from the neck down. These past few months have been incredibly difficult, as he works his ass off to regain independence. He lives alone, he can't drive and he can't work right now. He's a Vietnam vet, a Harley driver, an athlete, a dad, a grandpa, a friend, a sibling and an incredibly strong person. He's had mixed diagnoses regarding his long term prognosis but, as of right now, he's learning to walk WITHOUT his cane and still working on getting that arm to 'go'. He's made AMAZING progress so far; driving is his next step to independence.

Current Day... more »

Most plusones: 151

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2014-09-21 18:38:29 (12 comments, 23 reshares, 151 +1s)Open 

I photographed the most beautiful, bridal, arrangement last week.  Just GORGEOUS!  

I wish I could have seen the brides face when she picked it up :)

#bridal   #flowers   #flowers   #rose   #pink   #white   #mainfloral   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #floral   #floralphotography   #floraldesign  

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2014-10-17 20:38:26 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

i wish we never fell out years ago.
lord knows, i could use a you lately.

some positivity.
a laugh.
a smile.
a reminder.

i wish we never fell out years ago.
lord knows, i could use a you lately.

some positivity.
a laugh.
a smile.
a reminder.___

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2014-10-13 19:39:53 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

This past Saturday, I lead my third, photowalk for Scott Kelby's, Worldwide, Photowalk. It was the first time with sun! 
https://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/13/we-went-walkin-minneapolis-worldwide-photowalk/

My blog contains a quick rundown of my time, as well and a bunch of photos I took.

#wwpw2014   #Fall   #Photography   #minnehahafalls   #Minneapolis  

This past Saturday, I lead my third, photowalk for Scott Kelby's, Worldwide, Photowalk. It was the first time with sun! 
https://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/13/we-went-walkin-minneapolis-worldwide-photowalk/

My blog contains a quick rundown of my time, as well and a bunch of photos I took.

#wwpw2014   #Fall   #Photography   #minnehahafalls   #Minneapolis  ___

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2014-10-12 14:17:18 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 90 +1s)Open 

For the first time, in my three year history of hosting this event, we had SUN for the Minneapolis portion of the Scott Kelby, Worldwide Photowalk. 

So many people came out to wander with me today--it's great to meet up with a bunch of other photographers just to have a little fun :) 

(And yup! That's +Janice Hackney and +Tom Gort with me!)

#wwpw2014   #minnehahafalls   #minneapolis   #minneapolisphotography   #photographer  

For the first time, in my three year history of hosting this event, we had SUN for the Minneapolis portion of the Scott Kelby, Worldwide Photowalk. 

So many people came out to wander with me today--it's great to meet up with a bunch of other photographers just to have a little fun :) 

(And yup! That's +Janice Hackney and +Tom Gort with me!)

#wwpw2014   #minnehahafalls   #minneapolis   #minneapolisphotography   #photographer  ___

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2014-10-10 17:44:54 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

I love shoes. A lot.

So much so, in fact, that in the middle of a Senior Portrait Session, I am TOTALLY okay with saying..."Hold on. Don't leave yet. I need to shoot those shoes." 

And then getting down, on the floor of a restaurant, to shoot her shoes  

(Also...aren't they adorable!?)


#Shoes #seniorportraits   #Retro   #blackandwhitephotography   #photography   #CrazyShoeLady   #Minneapolis   #minnesotaphotography  

I love shoes. A lot.

So much so, in fact, that in the middle of a Senior Portrait Session, I am TOTALLY okay with saying..."Hold on. Don't leave yet. I need to shoot those shoes." 

And then getting down, on the floor of a restaurant, to shoot her shoes  

(Also...aren't they adorable!?)


#Shoes #seniorportraits   #Retro   #blackandwhitephotography   #photography   #CrazyShoeLady   #Minneapolis   #minnesotaphotography  ___

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2014-10-08 20:16:40 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

it started with photos.  and wild inspiration.
now, all that's left are photos...and no inspiration.

it started with photos.  and wild inspiration.
now, all that's left are photos...and no inspiration.___

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2014-10-06 20:24:31 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 72 +1s)Open 

I'm just full of posts lately.  
I either say sorry or, you're welcome :)
Anyway, up on my blog today--Savanah's Senior Portraits.

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/savanahs-senior-portraits-twin-cities-area-photographer/

I'm just full of posts lately.  
I either say sorry or, you're welcome :)
Anyway, up on my blog today--Savanah's Senior Portraits.

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/savanahs-senior-portraits-twin-cities-area-photographer/___

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2014-10-06 19:21:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

i'll just keep you in there.
in my mind.
and we'll be imaginary friends forever.
and you'll be the bestest, best, friend i ever did have.



#InspireMe   #Unraveled   #Fall  

i'll just keep you in there.
in my mind.
and we'll be imaginary friends forever.
and you'll be the bestest, best, friend i ever did have.



#InspireMe   #Unraveled   #Fall  ___

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2014-10-06 14:38:27 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Some behind-the-scenes stuff from when I'm at work--up on the blog.

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/05/a-little-behind-the-scenes-anoka-area-photographer

Some behind-the-scenes stuff from when I'm at work--up on the blog.

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/10/05/a-little-behind-the-scenes-anoka-area-photographer___

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2014-10-06 00:29:55 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 85 +1s)Open 

a camera bag and pearls...just what this photographer loves :)

here's to fall shootin'!

#fall   #photographer   #minneapolis   #thinktank   #minnesota   #minnesotaphotography  

a camera bag and pearls...just what this photographer loves :)

here's to fall shootin'!

#fall   #photographer   #minneapolis   #thinktank   #minnesota   #minnesotaphotography  ___

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2014-10-04 19:43:36 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

knowing you can still see me so clearly, and i can't see you...
it makes you feel so dead--like you're haunting me all the time.

you're still here in here.  
but not out there.

and, for the strangest reason...i keep expecting to see you.  just there again.  

and for it all to just be normal...with a hi and a smile.


#InspireMe   #HowTheMightyFall   #Fall   #Glow   #Radiate   #Beautiful    #Simple  

knowing you can still see me so clearly, and i can't see you...
it makes you feel so dead--like you're haunting me all the time.

you're still here in here.  
but not out there.

and, for the strangest reason...i keep expecting to see you.  just there again.  

and for it all to just be normal...with a hi and a smile.


#InspireMe   #HowTheMightyFall   #Fall   #Glow   #Radiate   #Beautiful    #Simple  ___

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2014-09-30 19:01:04 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Because I like new things and social media is something that I am supposed to know about...I'm on Ello.  Maybe it'll be a thing...maybe it won't.  Either way, anyone that comes along to try to make something better is a winner in my book.  (Usually I just sit around with my buddies, drink a beer, and bitch.)

https://ello.co/melpeifer

Check out +Thomas Hawk's write up about it all here:
https://ello.co/thomashawk/post/yTBdvFtgsjFuv6gi3kWy-A (He's my go to guy for ALL things photo/social media related :) )

#ello   #photographer   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #socialmedia  

Because I like new things and social media is something that I am supposed to know about...I'm on Ello.  Maybe it'll be a thing...maybe it won't.  Either way, anyone that comes along to try to make something better is a winner in my book.  (Usually I just sit around with my buddies, drink a beer, and bitch.)

https://ello.co/melpeifer

Check out +Thomas Hawk's write up about it all here:
https://ello.co/thomashawk/post/yTBdvFtgsjFuv6gi3kWy-A (He's my go to guy for ALL things photo/social media related :) )

#ello   #photographer   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #socialmedia  ___

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2014-09-29 19:58:00 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Are you walking with me this year!?  

There are still a few spots open!

#Worldwide   #photowalk   #scottkelbyworldwidephotowalk   #wwpw2014   #wwpw   #minneapolis   #photographer   #photography   #minnehahafalls  

Are you walking with me this year!?  

There are still a few spots open!

#Worldwide   #photowalk   #scottkelbyworldwidephotowalk   #wwpw2014   #wwpw   #minneapolis   #photographer   #photography   #minnehahafalls  ___

2014-09-28 01:51:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.

Added photos to The Selfy Sunday Project.___

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2014-09-27 04:39:49 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

you're the one i miss the most...

you're the one i miss the most...___

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2014-09-26 02:13:40 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

SO...I love my 'other' job :)

SO...I love my 'other' job :)___

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2014-09-25 18:23:18 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

For the first time in years...I have a phone with a camera that actually works right--it's so cool :)  (I am easily amused.  In fact...so much so, I've been referred to simple a time, or two...or ten.)

Anyway...shooting with my phone is great for a ton of reasons.  My favorites though?  

It brings me back to of the most important basics--composition and lighting.  If I still want to make an appealing photo, as opposed to a simple snapshot, I have to think for a moment before snapping.  I think that makes me better in the long run too--like when I have my big gear out, and a client in front of me.  

Like above...the emphasis goes to making a good photo, not on edits later.  I was getting lazy there for a bit and starting to think that I can just fix things later.  That doesn't happen when I shoot with my phone though.  I use VSCO for filters, because Ilike the ... more »

For the first time in years...I have a phone with a camera that actually works right--it's so cool :)  (I am easily amused.  In fact...so much so, I've been referred to simple a time, or two...or ten.)

Anyway...shooting with my phone is great for a ton of reasons.  My favorites though?  

It brings me back to of the most important basics--composition and lighting.  If I still want to make an appealing photo, as opposed to a simple snapshot, I have to think for a moment before snapping.  I think that makes me better in the long run too--like when I have my big gear out, and a client in front of me.  

Like above...the emphasis goes to making a good photo, not on edits later.  I was getting lazy there for a bit and starting to think that I can just fix things later.  That doesn't happen when I shoot with my phone though.  I use VSCO for filters, because I like the way their look matches my feel.  That's it.  

It also makes me want to shoot--I don't have to pull out my bulky gear, so it becomes really simple.  (Despite usually having my gear along--you know, just in case.)    

I SUCK at waiting for anything lately, mostly because I'm always behind on something else--shooting with my phone makes it so I don't have to upload later, nor do I feel compelled to spend time editing.  My photos are just there, on my phone and Google account, right after I shoot.  I shoot.  I'm done.  I love it.

#vscocam   #samsung   #galaxys5   #samsunggalaxys5   #minnesota   #cabin   #fall   #refrigerator   #photographer   #photography  ___

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2014-09-21 19:29:26 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

A recent, senior session, on the blog today :)

A recent, senior session, on the blog today :)___

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2014-09-21 18:38:29 (12 comments, 23 reshares, 151 +1s)Open 

I photographed the most beautiful, bridal, arrangement last week.  Just GORGEOUS!  

I wish I could have seen the brides face when she picked it up :)

#bridal   #flowers   #flowers   #rose   #pink   #white   #mainfloral   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #floral   #floralphotography   #floraldesign  

I photographed the most beautiful, bridal, arrangement last week.  Just GORGEOUS!  

I wish I could have seen the brides face when she picked it up :)

#bridal   #flowers   #flowers   #rose   #pink   #white   #mainfloral   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #floral   #floralphotography   #floraldesign  ___

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2014-09-21 00:17:47 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 83 +1s)Open 

"i know i'm the one, you want to forget"



#samsung   #galaxys5   #minneapolis   #powderhorn   #stairs   #falloutboy   #missmissingyou   #vscocam  

"i know i'm the one, you want to forget"



#samsung   #galaxys5   #minneapolis   #powderhorn   #stairs   #falloutboy   #missmissingyou   #vscocam  ___

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2014-09-17 01:19:24 (22 comments, 53 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Customer Complaint :: Discover My Mobility, Planet Mobility, Detroit Michigan

I am beyond frustrated. HOW can people, and a company be so terrible to such vulnerable people?

Quick background:

In April 2014, my dad had a stroke. He lost the ability to move the right side of his body, from the neck down. These past few months have been incredibly difficult, as he works his ass off to regain independence. He lives alone, he can't drive and he can't work right now. He's a Vietnam vet, a Harley driver, an athlete, a dad, a grandpa, a friend, a sibling and an incredibly strong person. He's had mixed diagnoses regarding his long term prognosis but, as of right now, he's learning to walk WITHOUT his cane and still working on getting that arm to 'go'. He's made AMAZING progress so far; driving is his next step to independence.

Current Day... more »

Customer Complaint :: Discover My Mobility, Planet Mobility, Detroit Michigan

I am beyond frustrated. HOW can people, and a company be so terrible to such vulnerable people?

Quick background:

In April 2014, my dad had a stroke. He lost the ability to move the right side of his body, from the neck down. These past few months have been incredibly difficult, as he works his ass off to regain independence. He lives alone, he can't drive and he can't work right now. He's a Vietnam vet, a Harley driver, an athlete, a dad, a grandpa, a friend, a sibling and an incredibly strong person. He's had mixed diagnoses regarding his long term prognosis but, as of right now, he's learning to walk WITHOUT his cane and still working on getting that arm to 'go'. He's made AMAZING progress so far; driving is his next step to independence.

Current Day Story:

SO...my dad ordered a foot pedal from the company, Discover My Mobility. The idea behind the foot pedal is to is to make it so his left foot can push the accelerator and he can drive again. First, he was sent a link to install shady software onto his computer, to get the tracking number of his product; he never received any invoice or receipt. After calling them, several days after the order was placed--they confirmed his foot pedal would arrive within two days. It did and his credit card was charged. The foot pedal arrived missing pieces, the instructions, and not as pictured. (They don't accept returns on products that are missing pieces or instructions. Go figure.) So, I emailed them. They never responded. So, I called. They told me that the foot pedal doesn't come with the base plate anymore and they weren't sure why it didn't contain instructions. The sales rep, Mary, told me she would mail them right out, as well as email them to me. I received a PDF version of the instructions, and a week and a half later--the physical copy showed up in the mail. (The FIRST thing she asked during that conversation is if I wanted to return the product. They mail refund checks monthly, minus a 20 percent restocking fee. She never asked who the client was, or his address--in fact, I had to remind her to ask for my address during the call. It was ODD.) 

Now that we have the instructions--they don't match the equipment, at all. (See photo below. This company believes they are the same though.) At this moment, we are stuck with a 300 dollar piece of metal, and they get all the money. I am working to deal with this but they won't even respond to me. My dad is out the money and set back in his independence. 

I have done some digging into the company and found that this company was spawned from a company called Planet Mobility. Their owner, Michael Woods, was jailed in 2012 for defrauding consumers in this EXACT regard. His primary consumer? The sick, the elderly and the disabled. I am attaching links to articles about him below. I am also attaching links to the Planet Mobility Website AND the new, Discover My Mobility website so you can, clearly, see that they are the same. (I can't find that Michael is involved in the new 'business'. You can, definitely, see that the sites are ridiculously similar. There's, obviously, a connection--even their phone number is the same.)

HERE'S WHY I'M PUTTING THIS OUT THERE...Discover My Mobility is a 'newer' company and they don't have the complaints out there like their parent company, Planet Mobility. They pay a lot for advertising on Google and Amazon, so they come up quickly when folks are looking for equipment like this. Getting this out there, having you share it, me sharing it several times (sorry in advance  ), will help pull THIS story, the REAL story of who they are in search results. I can't even stomach the thought of someone else getting ripped off like this. It's not fair, or right. I'm tech-savvy--this isn't difficult for me; most of their victims are NOT and they prey on that fact. Discover My Mobility WILL get busted, again, which will kill their search results--but, until then...there's this.

If you have ANY thoughts as to what we can do next--please let me know. I've got this, emails out to the company and I've contacted local reporters who worked on their story last time.

If you feel compelled to share this, even just for a little, please do.

Thanks for listening to this vent and thank you, in advance, for your help.

Links, as promised:

Planet Mobility (The original company with the owner who was jailed for defrauding customers):
http://www.planetmobility.com/index.html

Discover My Mobility (The 'new' company):
http://www.discovermymobility.com/

Voice News Article from 2012:
http://www.voicenews.com/articles/2012/12/07/news/doc50c20f3e82608215612124.txt

Macomb Daily Article from 2012 (with video):
http://www.macombdaily.com/20120118/more-charges-possible-against-macomb-township-man-accused-of-defrauding-disabled-video

And, just for fun, and in case you needed more proof of their shadiness...here's their 'office'. Don't ya love the ice cream truck, parking lot, across the street?:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.47619,-83.1030472,3a,75y,186.4h,90t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sCCHF2Xh3yrtlpKROqHBV9g!2e0

+Discover Your Mobility Inc.  #Complaint   #ripoff   #DiscoverMyMobility   #PlanetMobility   #Disabled   #Beware   #Warning   #Detroit   #Michigan  ___

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2014-09-14 22:02:57 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 89 +1s)Open 

i just wanna hold your hand...

i just wanna hold your hand...___

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2014-09-12 17:40:03 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

#Fall  colors are everywhere at work right now :)  I love it.  I also love working for a good company.  

At this moment--I am dealing with a company that makes a living by ripping off the elderly and disabled.  My patience are starting to run SO thin--my thought process of, 'well...it must just be a misunderstanding' is getting to the very end.  

I just CAN'T wrap my head around things like this.  Knowing that there are people out there that care so LITTLE about others, especially the vulnerable, just disgusts me.  

I can't IMAGINE the shitty way that those people were raised when they can justify ripping off the same folks that the majority of us are trying to defend.  I can't imagine living a life knowing that I am stealing money from folks who can't drive, can't walk, can't work and can't, typically, even defend themselves. 
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#Fall  colors are everywhere at work right now :)  I love it.  I also love working for a good company.  

At this moment--I am dealing with a company that makes a living by ripping off the elderly and disabled.  My patience are starting to run SO thin--my thought process of, 'well...it must just be a misunderstanding' is getting to the very end.  

I just CAN'T wrap my head around things like this.  Knowing that there are people out there that care so LITTLE about others, especially the vulnerable, just disgusts me.  

I can't IMAGINE the shitty way that those people were raised when they can justify ripping off the same folks that the majority of us are trying to defend.  I can't imagine living a life knowing that I am stealing money from folks who can't drive, can't walk, can't work and can't, typically, even defend themselves.  

Anyway...this derailed quickly--can you tell it's front, and foremost, on my mind?  You'll hear more about this company if they don't sway my opinion quickly...

#Friday   #Fall   #FloralFriday   #Red   #Orange   #Yellow   #Detroit   #Minneapolis   #scamalert   #scammers   #ripoff   #business  ___

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2014-09-10 19:28:11 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

Another work shot.  It was for their blog.  Which I also wrote.  I did LOTS of candy corn research for that one.  

Today (because I've been shootin' candy corn), I decided to skip the grapes and eat the candy corn, instead.  I'm pretty sure that trading grapes, for candy corn only works out mathematically when you're counting calories.  Health wise...probably not so much...  

#worstdieterever     #fall   #candycorn   #halloween   #candy   #minneapolis   #photographer  

Another work shot.  It was for their blog.  Which I also wrote.  I did LOTS of candy corn research for that one.  

Today (because I've been shootin' candy corn), I decided to skip the grapes and eat the candy corn, instead.  I'm pretty sure that trading grapes, for candy corn only works out mathematically when you're counting calories.  Health wise...probably not so much...  

#worstdieterever     #fall   #candycorn   #halloween   #candy   #minneapolis   #photographer  ___

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2014-09-05 17:09:21 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Another, perfect, work arrangement :)
Sure would be interesting to see where all these flowers end up...

#floralfriday   #floralphotography   #floral   #rose   #pink   #purple   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #mainfloral  

Another, perfect, work arrangement :)
Sure would be interesting to see where all these flowers end up...

#floralfriday   #floralphotography   #floral   #rose   #pink   #purple   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #mainfloral  ___

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2014-09-05 14:13:26 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

New puppies are so cute and fun to pet, to play with, to look at and to wrestle with.  

What makes them ever cuter though?  When they're not yours :)

Happy, Fido Friday!

#fidofriday  #minnesota #puppy

New puppies are so cute and fun to pet, to play with, to look at and to wrestle with.  

What makes them ever cuter though?  When they're not yours :)

Happy, Fido Friday!

#fidofriday  #minnesota #puppy___

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2014-09-04 17:46:54 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 93 +1s)Open 

Seriously...this baby squish face just melts me :)

Also...this is almost exactly the face I make when I realize I have to get out of bed, too.

#babyphotography   #maplegrove   #photographer   #family   #children   #minnesota  

Seriously...this baby squish face just melts me :)

Also...this is almost exactly the face I make when I realize I have to get out of bed, too.

#babyphotography   #maplegrove   #photographer   #family   #children   #minnesota  ___

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2014-09-03 01:23:49 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

So, I'm in the process of leaving Wix for Word Press...and, in that time, I'm blogging away on Word Press.  (Because, of course, I can't import my blog from Wix.)  ANYWAY...check out my latest blog...it's my favorite set of photos in quite awhile :)

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/a-day-in-the-babies-life-minnesota-story-telling-photography

#wordpress   #Photography   #Minneapolis   #Photographer   #storytelling  

So, I'm in the process of leaving Wix for Word Press...and, in that time, I'm blogging away on Word Press.  (Because, of course, I can't import my blog from Wix.)  ANYWAY...check out my latest blog...it's my favorite set of photos in quite awhile :)

http://melissapeifer.wordpress.com/2014/09/03/a-day-in-the-babies-life-minnesota-story-telling-photography

#wordpress   #Photography   #Minneapolis   #Photographer   #storytelling  ___

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2014-09-02 18:15:35 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

'missing you'

So...my new #galaxys5  and #vsco  are about all I'm going to shoot with, and edit with, for awhile.  I forgot how much I love to simply have a little point and shoot camera in hand at all times.  Sure, my client and professional work will still find me pullin' out the big guns, but...I think this fall, I'm just going to focus on the simpler stuff for the everyday stuff. I never need special gear to make a beautiful image, that I adore, anyway.  

#Fall   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #coffee  

'missing you'

So...my new #galaxys5  and #vsco  are about all I'm going to shoot with, and edit with, for awhile.  I forgot how much I love to simply have a little point and shoot camera in hand at all times.  Sure, my client and professional work will still find me pullin' out the big guns, but...I think this fall, I'm just going to focus on the simpler stuff for the everyday stuff. I never need special gear to make a beautiful image, that I adore, anyway.  

#Fall   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #coffee  ___

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2014-08-22 18:58:20 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

One of my favorite arrangements as of late :)  
It's really hard to be in a bad mood when you go to work and you have things that look like this all around you.

#FloralFriday  #floral  #photographer   #floralphotography   #rose   #minneapolis   #minnesota  

One of my favorite arrangements as of late :)  
It's really hard to be in a bad mood when you go to work and you have things that look like this all around you.

#FloralFriday  #floral  #photographer   #floralphotography   #rose   #minneapolis   #minnesota  ___

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2014-08-20 02:18:26 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

I'm pretty sure I've spammed the heck out of everyone in my Minneapolis groups but...in case it was missed, or you're planning to be in town that weekend and want to join up with us...here's your info...

+Scott Kelby's, 7th annual, Worldwide Photo Walk, Minnehaha Falls Edition will be hosted, once again, by ME.   It's my third year out there and I can't wait--maybe it won't rain this year?  (I shouldn't say that...it'll end up snowing.)

Here's where you can go for more info, or to sign up:
http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/walk/minneapolis-mn-united-states

I'm pretty sure I've spammed the heck out of everyone in my Minneapolis groups but...in case it was missed, or you're planning to be in town that weekend and want to join up with us...here's your info...

+Scott Kelby's, 7th annual, Worldwide Photo Walk, Minnehaha Falls Edition will be hosted, once again, by ME.   It's my third year out there and I can't wait--maybe it won't rain this year?  (I shouldn't say that...it'll end up snowing.)

Here's where you can go for more info, or to sign up:
http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/walk/minneapolis-mn-united-states___

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2014-08-17 21:51:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Hey all!

Once again...I'm hosting a the Minnehaha Falls Edition of Scott Kelby's Worldwide Photo Walk.

There will be other's that pop up, in the state, I'm sure--but, in case you want to trek out to the Falls this year, here ya go!

Check out this link for more info or to sign up:

http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/walk/minneapolis-mn-united-states

Hey all!

Once again...I'm hosting a the Minnehaha Falls Edition of Scott Kelby's Worldwide Photo Walk.

There will be other's that pop up, in the state, I'm sure--but, in case you want to trek out to the Falls this year, here ya go!

Check out this link for more info or to sign up:

http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/walk/minneapolis-mn-united-states___

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2014-08-16 20:43:12 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Another work creation :)

I have still yet to actually try a Mary Jane.  One of these days...maybe.  Until then...I'll just keep playing with them.  

#maryjane   #heart   #photographer   #love   #candy   #yellow   #red  

Another work creation :)

I have still yet to actually try a Mary Jane.  One of these days...maybe.  Until then...I'll just keep playing with them.  

#maryjane   #heart   #photographer   #love   #candy   #yellow   #red  ___

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2014-08-15 19:01:03 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 67 +1s)Open 

Does your favorite color change over time?  (Wait..do other adults have favorite colors?)

Mine was red for years...lately, orange is really lookin' nice to me though.  So is brown.  And green...like, an avocado green.  What about you?

Also...I think it's time to do some repainting around my house now that I think of it :)

#floralfriday   #daisy   #gerbera   #gerberadaisy   #red   #minneapolis   #photographer  

Does your favorite color change over time?  (Wait..do other adults have favorite colors?)

Mine was red for years...lately, orange is really lookin' nice to me though.  So is brown.  And green...like, an avocado green.  What about you?

Also...I think it's time to do some repainting around my house now that I think of it :)

#floralfriday   #daisy   #gerbera   #gerberadaisy   #red   #minneapolis   #photographer  ___

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2014-08-14 18:56:03 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

My current favorite thing? My 'camera bag' from one of my best friends, Lindsey! 

Each week I switch from my #Canon bag, to my +Think Tank Photo bag, to a purse, to a diaper bag, back to my Think Tank bag and so on. Sometimes, I even have to make the switch a couple times a day. It's insane. Before this awesome little bag--I'd forget my #BabyLips, or the coupon I really needed, my cell phone, or my sunglasses--I even forgot my wallet in the wrong bag...twice, actually. 

This little bag was a game changer and has made my life a ton simpler. Now, it all just stays in there and I make sure I, simply, have THIS bag before leaving the house. Thanks Lindsey for something so little--that made such a big difference to me and my piece of mind. (Especially when everything else is so chaotic!)

#Canon #ThinkTank #BabyLips #maybelline #photographer #Parent #minneapolis #... more »

My current favorite thing? My 'camera bag' from one of my best friends, Lindsey! 

Each week I switch from my #Canon bag, to my +Think Tank Photo bag, to a purse, to a diaper bag, back to my Think Tank bag and so on. Sometimes, I even have to make the switch a couple times a day. It's insane. Before this awesome little bag--I'd forget my #BabyLips, or the coupon I really needed, my cell phone, or my sunglasses--I even forgot my wallet in the wrong bag...twice, actually. 

This little bag was a game changer and has made my life a ton simpler. Now, it all just stays in there and I make sure I, simply, have THIS bag before leaving the house. Thanks Lindsey for something so little--that made such a big difference to me and my piece of mind. (Especially when everything else is so chaotic!)

#Canon #ThinkTank #BabyLips #maybelline #photographer #Parent #minneapolis #minnesota  ___

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2014-08-13 19:45:25 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 89 +1s)Open 

This look is one I see a lot this time of year.

I know that going back to school is really difficult...but, often times, it's the only cure for this perma-bored expression.  Isn't it funny--all that excitement that happens in May and June and then, by August, it's just gone.  Summer is like a beach ball.. just kinda deflating, slowly, as time goes on.

#bored   #summer   #backtoschool   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #photography   #photographer   #family   #children  

This look is one I see a lot this time of year.

I know that going back to school is really difficult...but, often times, it's the only cure for this perma-bored expression.  Isn't it funny--all that excitement that happens in May and June and then, by August, it's just gone.  Summer is like a beach ball.. just kinda deflating, slowly, as time goes on.

#bored   #summer   #backtoschool   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #photography   #photographer   #family   #children  ___

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2014-08-11 21:20:10 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

My latest blog...it's a big one :)

http://www.melissapeifer.com/apps/blog/our-last-night-story-telling-photography-minneapolis

#minneapolis   #photographer   #lifestyle   #storytelling   #photography   #minnesota   #blog  

My latest blog...it's a big one :)

http://www.melissapeifer.com/apps/blog/our-last-night-story-telling-photography-minneapolis

#minneapolis   #photographer   #lifestyle   #storytelling   #photography   #minnesota   #blog  ___

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2014-08-08 19:25:57 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

A little blue...a little orange...a lotta green.

That's really all I have to say about this photo.  I'm currently stalled out on a blog post...so, I'm hoping that when I go back to writing, I'll suddenly have words to say.  OR...if nothing else, I'll have a fresh mind after flipping though all the gorgeous #floralfriday  posts today :)

#blue   #flowers   #bachelorbutton   #minneapolis   #photography  

A little blue...a little orange...a lotta green.

That's really all I have to say about this photo.  I'm currently stalled out on a blog post...so, I'm hoping that when I go back to writing, I'll suddenly have words to say.  OR...if nothing else, I'll have a fresh mind after flipping though all the gorgeous #floralfriday  posts today :)

#blue   #flowers   #bachelorbutton   #minneapolis   #photography  ___

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2014-08-06 21:14:00 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

It's funny...every time I photograph Senior's, I get a little more excited about the future of our nation.  There are some incredibly promising, young, people out there that are gonna do more that we could ever imagine.

#senior   #highschool   #portrait   #minneapolis   #minnehahafalls   #minnesota   #photographer   #photography  

It's funny...every time I photograph Senior's, I get a little more excited about the future of our nation.  There are some incredibly promising, young, people out there that are gonna do more that we could ever imagine.

#senior   #highschool   #portrait   #minneapolis   #minnehahafalls   #minnesota   #photographer   #photography  ___

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2014-08-06 02:29:17 (15 comments, 1 reshares, 78 +1s)Open 

Every night this little guy is on one window, or another.  
I actually spend time looking for him each night.  
And, when he's not around...I worry a little.

Now that I say that out loud...I feel it may be a bit odd...

#treefrog   #frog   #minnesota   #night   #summer  

Every night this little guy is on one window, or another.  
I actually spend time looking for him each night.  
And, when he's not around...I worry a little.

Now that I say that out loud...I feel it may be a bit odd...

#treefrog   #frog   #minnesota   #night   #summer  ___

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2014-08-04 20:21:41 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 76 +1s)Open 

I was out shooting last night and I came across this scene and I'm not even gonna lie...I melted.  Like a total chick.  My heart smiled.  

I didn't know who they were...I assumed there was a new spark being lit, or maybe old flames being rekindled...girls don't get that look in their eye unless there's passion somewhere. 

Anyway...watching them dance, while everyone else sat, and chatted, and ate in the heat and humidity of that early August evening was a beautiful thing.

#minnesota   #minneapolis   #minnehahafalls   #streetphotography   #blackandwhitephotography   #dance   #summer   #sunday  

I was out shooting last night and I came across this scene and I'm not even gonna lie...I melted.  Like a total chick.  My heart smiled.  

I didn't know who they were...I assumed there was a new spark being lit, or maybe old flames being rekindled...girls don't get that look in their eye unless there's passion somewhere. 

Anyway...watching them dance, while everyone else sat, and chatted, and ate in the heat and humidity of that early August evening was a beautiful thing.

#minnesota   #minneapolis   #minnehahafalls   #streetphotography   #blackandwhitephotography   #dance   #summer   #sunday  ___

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2014-08-01 20:39:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

singularly focused, unhealthy obsessed, with everything they say i'm lacking...

#floralfriday   #stargazerlily   #lily   #flower   #orange   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #photographer  

singularly focused, unhealthy obsessed, with everything they say i'm lacking...

#floralfriday   #stargazerlily   #lily   #flower   #orange   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #photographer  ___

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2014-07-29 19:11:27 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

I know, I know.  I keep talking about moving in new directions, and being excited, and, here I am...being all cryptic again :)  

www.melissapeifer.com/apps/blog/a-new-direction-minneapolis-story-telling-photography

If you're totally bored this #tuesday  afternoon, feel free to go read something that will, most likely, bore you further.  

#photography   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #lifestyle   #storytelling   #anoka   #photographer   #kids   #muddy  

I know, I know.  I keep talking about moving in new directions, and being excited, and, here I am...being all cryptic again :)  

www.melissapeifer.com/apps/blog/a-new-direction-minneapolis-story-telling-photography

If you're totally bored this #tuesday  afternoon, feel free to go read something that will, most likely, bore you further.  

#photography   #minneapolis   #minnesota   #lifestyle   #storytelling   #anoka   #photographer   #kids   #muddy  ___

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2014-07-27 19:28:35 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Sometimes, I feel more connected to the candy I shoot, than the people around me.  I usually enjoy the candy a lot more too...



#candy   #sunday   #pink   #minneapolis   #photographer   #gum   #gumball   #bright  

Sometimes, I feel more connected to the candy I shoot, than the people around me.  I usually enjoy the candy a lot more too...



#candy   #sunday   #pink   #minneapolis   #photographer   #gum   #gumball   #bright  ___

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2014-07-26 19:24:02 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

One of the last photos, from one of my last 'formal' shoots.  (I say formal like there's such thing when photographing a four year-old.  Heh.)

I'm heading in so many, photo-related, directions lately--my mind is constantly going all over the place.  It's a good feeling since I know the direction I'm going in is the right one.

It's a funny thing that happens when that feeling hits.  First of all, I know everything that I want to work out, will work out.  Secondly, I know that I won't stop until I get to where I want to be--which is no place short of the top.  Until both of those things happen...there's so much work to do and it all feels like a race--like, now is my time to do what I want, and I don't have time to mess around or the universe will pass me up.  If that makes any sense.  

#minneapolisphotography  #Minneap... more »

One of the last photos, from one of my last 'formal' shoots.  (I say formal like there's such thing when photographing a four year-old.  Heh.)

I'm heading in so many, photo-related, directions lately--my mind is constantly going all over the place.  It's a good feeling since I know the direction I'm going in is the right one.

It's a funny thing that happens when that feeling hits.  First of all, I know everything that I want to work out, will work out.  Secondly, I know that I won't stop until I get to where I want to be--which is no place short of the top.  Until both of those things happen...there's so much work to do and it all feels like a race--like, now is my time to do what I want, and I don't have time to mess around or the universe will pass me up.  If that makes any sense.  

#minneapolisphotography   #Minneapolis   #MinneapolisLifestylePhotography   #ChildrensPhotography   #Family   #Everyday  ___

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2014-07-26 04:00:00 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 73 +1s)Open 

today, i got lost in a memory, of yesteryear.  so.  incredibly.  real...  i even saw the way your cheeks moved when you smiled at me.  yet, the last time i saw you, you turned away...

today, i got lost in a memory, of yesteryear.  so.  incredibly.  real...  i even saw the way your cheeks moved when you smiled at me.  yet, the last time i saw you, you turned away...___

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2014-07-25 21:11:35 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

These were recently created for a wedding--inspired by peacock feathers.  They were so, incredibly, stunning.  (Most of photographing them was, simply, so I could gawk at 'em :) )

#floralfriday   #weddingflowers   #wedding   #peacock   #peacockfeather   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #anoka   #mainfloral   #floralphotography  

These were recently created for a wedding--inspired by peacock feathers.  They were so, incredibly, stunning.  (Most of photographing them was, simply, so I could gawk at 'em :) )

#floralfriday   #weddingflowers   #wedding   #peacock   #peacockfeather   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #anoka   #mainfloral   #floralphotography  ___

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2014-07-23 21:16:35 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday  

#wordlessonwednesday  ___

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2014-07-22 02:11:40 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 52 +1s)Open 

Ya know what one of my favorite things I see when I'm at work?  When a kid comes in to buy some candy and has to use his tiptoes in order to see over the counter :)

Well...that and all the candy.  I really do love to see all the candy too.

#candy   #iwantcandy   #anoka   #photography   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #pink   #yummy  

Ya know what one of my favorite things I see when I'm at work?  When a kid comes in to buy some candy and has to use his tiptoes in order to see over the counter :)

Well...that and all the candy.  I really do love to see all the candy too.

#candy   #iwantcandy   #anoka   #photography   #minnesota   #minneapolis   #pink   #yummy  ___

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2014-07-19 19:46:27 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

I can't even tell you the amount of joy I get while photographing kids...especially in all their messy glory :)  The other day, I had the pleasure of working with two, incredibly busy, and highly energetic little guys.   It was like running a super fast sprint for me.  I've learned that a #Redbull, before a shoot, really does help give me the wings I need to keep up :)

#redbullgivesyouwings   #easton   #baseball   #baseballbat   #summer   #dirty   #toes   #ball   #anoka   #photographer   #minneapolis   #minnesota  

I can't even tell you the amount of joy I get while photographing kids...especially in all their messy glory :)  The other day, I had the pleasure of working with two, incredibly busy, and highly energetic little guys.   It was like running a super fast sprint for me.  I've learned that a #Redbull, before a shoot, really does help give me the wings I need to keep up :)

#redbullgivesyouwings   #easton   #baseball   #baseballbat   #summer   #dirty   #toes   #ball   #anoka   #photographer   #minneapolis   #minnesota  ___

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2014-07-10 03:54:21 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

I'd make some joke about not feeling 'whole'...but, well, I suck at jokes.  Instead, I'll leave you with this un-wholey, photo.


#peony   #wedding   #weddingflowers   #peonies   #pink   #green   #minneapolis   #photographer   #white  

I'd make some joke about not feeling 'whole'...but, well, I suck at jokes.  Instead, I'll leave you with this un-wholey, photo.


#peony   #wedding   #weddingflowers   #peonies   #pink   #green   #minneapolis   #photographer   #white  ___

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