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Alan Shapiro

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Passionate, award-winning photographer. Advertising Chief Creative Officer, too.

Occupation: Advertising Chief Creative Officer. Passionate, Award-Winning Photographer (Artist, Poet, Madman, Hopeful Romantic)

Location: New York, NY

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Alan Shapiro has been at 8 events

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Alan Shapiro4,081,492I have long loved the art and craft of macro flower photography; capturing the hidden beauty and magnificence in these delightfully fanciful and colorful creatures that surround us. I also love to mentor and share. I believe the act of teaching improves both the student and the teacher. In this full day workshop, I'll cover the techniques required for successful macro shooting. We'll go over all the gear that you may want to experiment with and I will take you through numerous creative exercises to show you all that's possible in the world of macro shooting. Then we'll explore the various gardens and greenhouses where we'll shoot together and I'll be able to work with you one on one. We'll break for lunch and continue our discussions. Lunch may be brought in or there's a cafe on site. After lunch, we'll continue shooting for a while longer before returning to the classroom where I'll take you through my post processing workflow. We'll cover techniques for fine tuning our images in both Lightroom and Photoshop. I will focus mainly on a color workflow but time allowing, we'll explore various monochrome conversion techniques including split toning. I encourage you to bring a laptop and card reader so you can follow along using your own images. This class is suitable for photographers at every level. While it is not required, you may want to consider borrowing or renting a macro lens so you can get the most out of this workshop. Optional gear: tripod, diffusion panel, reflector cards, laptop and/or notepad, card reader, sunscreen, hat and water. This workshop will be fun and have you feeling totally confident and armed with a new set of skills for capturing the beautiful world that exists around us. I promise you will walk away with numerous extraordinary images. And perhaps even some surprise gifts. To see some of my work:  http://www.alanshapirophotography.com/Portfolio/Trippin-in-the-garden-on/ http://www.alanshapirophotography.com/Portfolio/Moments-in-the-Monochrome/ To purchase tickets, go here (or paste this link into your browser): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/macro-magic-and-mayhem-with-alan-shapiro-tickets-24720739397Macro Magic and Mayhem With Alan Shapiro2016-06-04 09:00:006  
Lotus Carroll1,777,964This is the Event for our October Self Portrait Challenge: Halloween. Interpret this however you'd like, whether it be full of horror or whimsy. From creepy ghouls to jack-o-lanterns, clowns and dolls, we want to see it all, so get in the spirit and show us your Halloweenie!  Here is where you enter your ONE "Halloween" Self Portrait. Your photo must have been captured during 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. (The dates on the Event are truncated, but you can submit a photo anytime, all month long.) Please read all rules (scroll down). Not adhering to rules will get you disqualified. *Tips & Inspiration* Check out this gallery of amazing Halloween self portraits to get inspired! https://goo.gl/aWl83x Moderators of the Art of Self Portraiture Community are not eligible to win, but we will also 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/W69Ohj and ask away! We have a category for discussion and questions and are happy to help with anything.  Thanks to @110573952887886961621 for letting us use his amazing Halloween image in the header! *Prizes* ~1 Year @118357019708110162087 Portfolio Account http://www.smugmug.com/features (or comped value on current account) ~$150 Gift Certificate (restrictions apply*) for @108289626026839048870 http://www.borrowlenses.com  ~@100266938567862344330 Digital Holster 20 http://goo.gl/UwJ69t ~@101789561086090624750 Discontinued Strap http://www.capturingcouture.com/collections/the-sale-rack *Please circle these sponsors* - we love their products and services and it's great that they support our learning and growing together. Having them circled is a requirement to be a winner. :) There will be 4 winners. 1st place winner selects choice of 4 prizes, and also has their image take the place of the current Avatar for The Art of Self Portraiture Community. 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 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 Tasteful/Artistic ~No Graphic Nudity, Violence, Sexual Themes or Otherwise Offensive Content ~Photo Must Be Taken in October 2015 (EXIF data must reflect this) ~Can Only Win Once Every 6 Months ~No More Than 3 Wins Total ~Winners Must ResOctober Self Portrait Challenge: Halloween2015-10-29 06:00:0080  
Elia Locardi2,437,545Join pro travel photographers Elia Locardi and Ken Kaminesky on September 20th for a Photokina Photo Walk in beautiful Cologne! 

The Photo Walk will begin at the steps of the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) at 6:00 pm, with stops along the way at other beautiful and iconic locations! 

 All are welcome to attend, including non-photographers!  Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with the international photography community, get some great shots of Cologne and have the chance to walk away with some truly epic prizes including: • Three Fujifilm Cameras: an X-T1 with 18-55mm lens, an X-E2 with 18-55mm lens and one other camera yet to be announced • Two (soon to be released) Formatt-Hitech Filter Kits • A G-technology G-DOCK EV • A $1,000 USD voucher for Zeiss Lenses Register for the event and be entered in the drawing for prizes at: http://bit.ly/photokina-walk Use the hashtag #photokina-walk when posting to Social Media so we can follow along with your photo shares after the event. **An Important Note about Prizes:** You must be registered for the event with your real name as that information will be used to call out the Raffle Prize Winners. Only 1 entry is allowed per registrant and the winners MUST BE PRESENT or the prize will go to the next participant chosen that is present to receive it. Photokina Photo Walk 20142014-09-20 18:00:0082  
Pat Kight15,686@113977984500465768287  said she wants the Scavengers under her tree for Christmas. Let's do it! Drop by, say hi to the friends you've made during the Autumn Scavenger Hunt, share a few photos of your own festivities. (Invite going out to the Autumn Scavengers circle, but I've enabled the "on air" feature so folks from past Scavenger events can see it, and you can invite other Scavengers).Scavengers Holiday Party2013-12-24 21:00:00150  
Jason T. Wiser22,458Let them find the smile again ! #yolandaph   Philippines deserve our help ... This HOA Event series is a part of the +LetTheSunShine  Awareness Campaign. And the Our Emergent World (Haiyan Typhoon crisis support) Community *Today's Broadcast on Mobile* http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA6 For Mobile Users here is the Event link http://jtw.bz/1dtnkzy  *Here's how you can get involved!*: 1) Click the link below and give... 10$ will feed 10 Children http://jtw.bz/YolandaPHP 2) Share this post to your circles and help us to spread the word https://plus.google.com/u/0/100829958311051085709/posts/VpvDor1dg8r The people of the Philippines deserve our Help, our Love, our Awareness. Let's stay close to them in this hard moment, and become a Sunbringer with us: http://www.crowdrise.com/letthesunshineonphilippines *G+ Community*  https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104822593031281082392 Day #1 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA1  Day #2 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA2 Day #3 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA3 Day #4 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA4 Day #5 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA5 Day #6 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA6Typhoon Haiyan / Typhoon Yolanda #YolandaPh2013-11-29 16:00:00205  
Google+13,041,257The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033644  
Alan Shapiro4,081,492I'm continually flabbergasted (I love saying flabbergasted. Say it with me. Flabbergasted. Now say it ten times while pretending you just got your tongue pierced. Cool.) at the sheer number of certain products available for photographers. Choosing a camera bags has got to be one of the more time consuming and frustrating experiences. And a bag is one of the products that is really important right? We're carrying expensive gear around and want to protect it. But then it has to be comfortable. And easy to use. After spending far too much time searching online and walking the aisles of B&H, Adorama. PhotoPlus Expo most recently in search of the perfect camera bag, I decided to ask a friend, +Peter Waisnor from +Tenba to spend a half hour with me to talk about choosing a bag and what to look for in a bag (while promising me to stay as neutral as possible despite making *the best bags in the world.*) Join us tonight from 8:30pm - 9:00pm EST (5:30pm - 6:00pm PST) for our Hangout On Air (which will be recorded so if you can't make it, no worries. You can watch it online later)Picking a camera bag...what to look for and how to decide what's right for you2013-10-28 01:30:0079  
SmugMug47,170Join SmugMug Community Manager @106719979779567208605 and #SmugMugPro @114056084994793924628 for an afternoon of Photography fun, Big Apple style!  We will meet at the Javits Convention Center (where PPE is being held) at 3:30PM on Thursday, October 24th. From there, we will stroll southbound along the Hudson River towards the Meatpacking District, where we will hop on the world famous Highline!  Plenty of SmugMug swag for all in attendance, as well as prizes from SmugMug, X-Rite and many others! Bring whatever camera you have...even if it's just an iPhone or an Android device :)SmugMug New York City Photowalk At PhotoPlus Expo2013-10-24 15:30:0048  

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2016-06-30 10:21:24 (6 comments; 22 reshares; 293 +1s; )Open 

Here we stand. Strong. Resilient. Courageous.
Our average days allow us to be vulnerable and supremely loving but underneath it all, we are a force of nature.
Until another force of nature comes along to oppose us and tries to wreak their own particular type of havoc;
blowing at us with gale force winds that batter us.
Once again, our tolerance for pain surprises us.
But still we stand.
Our own uniquely beautiful force of nature. A bit more worn, perhaps.
There is good in the wake of such storms; for we can look in the mirror and see the superhero that has always been...now revealed.

#photography #poppy #superhero #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flowers #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #artimitateslife #floralphotography  

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2016-07-24 12:34:49 (3 comments; 4 reshares; 152 +1s; )Open 

Hard to imagine anything better than floating into the sunset


#landscape #seascape #sunset #landscapephotography   #sunsetphotography  

Hard to imagine anything better than floating into the sunset


#landscape #seascape #sunset #landscapephotography   #sunsetphotography  ___

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2016-07-23 11:27:09 (0 comments; 8 reshares; 174 +1s; )Open 

Everything's better covered in nutella

#floralphotography   #floralfriday   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #poppy   #flower   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #chocolatepoppy  

Everything's better covered in nutella

#floralphotography   #floralfriday   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #poppy   #flower   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #chocolatepoppy  ___

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2016-07-22 13:57:44 (2 comments; 3 reshares; 135 +1s; )Open 

It's not what you think.


#wildlife #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

It's not what you think.


#wildlife #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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2016-07-21 11:47:08 (6 comments; 17 reshares; 259 +1s; )Open 

Burden is such a bad word. Burdens involve sorrow and hindrance, obstruction and hardship. Burdens conjur up dusty and waterspotted images of a man with a dead albatross around his neck. As much of a cautionary tale as the Rime of the Ancient Mariner may be to some; to me it bears no semblance to my reality as I see the the albatross as elegant and majestic, soaring above the waves with delight.
For today and moving forward, let’s give burden a hip check and think of encouragement, relief, contentment and blessings. So many blessings.

#flower #photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flowersupwaytoolate #macrophotography #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #googleplusphotos

Burden is such a bad word. Burdens involve sorrow and hindrance, obstruction and hardship. Burdens conjur up dusty and waterspotted images of a man with a dead albatross around his neck. As much of a cautionary tale as the Rime of the Ancient Mariner may be to some; to me it bears no semblance to my reality as I see the the albatross as elegant and majestic, soaring above the waves with delight.
For today and moving forward, let’s give burden a hip check and think of encouragement, relief, contentment and blessings. So many blessings.

#flower #photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flowersupwaytoolate #macrophotography #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #googleplusphotos___

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2016-07-20 10:10:25 (4 comments; 6 reshares; 81 +1s; )Open 

The bigger the smile you give, the bigger the smile you get.
Of course, the converse is also true.


#photography   #portrait   #portraitphotography   #portraiture   #hqspmonochrome   #btpmonochromepro   #alanshapirophotography   #blackandwhitephotography  

The bigger the smile you give, the bigger the smile you get.
Of course, the converse is also true.


#photography   #portrait   #portraitphotography   #portraiture   #hqspmonochrome   #btpmonochromepro   #alanshapirophotography   #blackandwhitephotography  ___

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2016-07-19 12:55:36 (9 comments; 4 reshares; 229 +1s; )Open 

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2016-07-18 21:48:55 (7 comments; 8 reshares; 188 +1s; )Open 

So...today is my mom's birthday and I promised her that I wouldn't post any pictures of her but if you squint at this beautiful lotus and add a little more gray...
But that doesn't matter because as beautiful as every son thinks his mom is, what really matters is how much this particular son has come to appreciate her for all she did, put up with, put away, vacuumed away, etc.
Now if I can only get her to stick around for another 78 years so she has a chance to see me eventually figure out everything she taught me.
At least my attitude is improving. (But at least now, I can blame it all on the time she left me in Texas to go next door.)
Happy birthday, Mom! I love you ginormously.

#happybirthdaymom #lotus #macromonday #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro ... more »

So...today is my mom's birthday and I promised her that I wouldn't post any pictures of her but if you squint at this beautiful lotus and add a little more gray...
But that doesn't matter because as beautiful as every son thinks his mom is, what really matters is how much this particular son has come to appreciate her for all she did, put up with, put away, vacuumed away, etc.
Now if I can only get her to stick around for another 78 years so she has a chance to see me eventually figure out everything she taught me.
At least my attitude is improving. (But at least now, I can blame it all on the time she left me in Texas to go next door.)
Happy birthday, Mom! I love you ginormously.

#happybirthdaymom #lotus #macromonday #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #photography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography___

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2016-07-18 11:01:07 (6 comments; 9 reshares; 161 +1s; )Open 

An (indubitable) moment in the monochrome garden.

#photography #clematis #macromonday #macro #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #btpmonochromepro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #macromonday #monochromemonday #monochromeworld

An (indubitable) moment in the monochrome garden.

#photography #clematis #macromonday #macro #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #btpmonochromepro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #macromonday #monochromemonday #monochromeworld___

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2016-07-17 17:25:32 (13 comments; 21 reshares; 383 +1s; )Open 

Fresh Berries. Now to Crumble, Cobbler, Crisp, Grunt, Slump, Buckle or Brown Betty?

#berry   #berries   #macro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #cookingterms   #foodforthought   #alanshapirophotography  

Fresh Berries. Now to Crumble, Cobbler, Crisp, Grunt, Slump, Buckle or Brown Betty?

#berry   #berries   #macro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #cookingterms   #foodforthought   #alanshapirophotography  ___

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2016-07-16 12:04:35 (4 comments; 6 reshares; 191 +1s; )Open 

#stamensaturday  

#flower   #flowerpower   #flowersphotography   #flowerphotography   #macrophotography   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #btpflowerpro   #btpmacropro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  

#stamensaturday  

#flower   #flowerpower   #flowersphotography   #flowerphotography   #macrophotography   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #btpflowerpro   #btpmacropro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  ___

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2016-07-15 22:06:22 (2 comments; 6 reshares; 158 +1s; )Open 

Bygone Daisy


#photography   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #floralfriday   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #googleplusphotos   #analogefexpro2   #alanshapirophotography   #niksoftware   #daisy   #flower  

Bygone Daisy


#photography   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #floralfriday   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #googleplusphotos   #analogefexpro2   #alanshapirophotography   #niksoftware   #daisy   #flower  ___

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2016-07-15 10:25:06 (6 comments; 7 reshares; 164 +1s; )Open 

Know Confucius.
2 quotes for today that struck me:
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

And one closing thought: if you could have a dinner party with Buddha and Confucius, what would you serve?

#streetportraits #candids #randomthoughts #photography #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #streetview #alanshapirophotography #pipe #googleplusphotos

Know Confucius.
2 quotes for today that struck me:
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

And one closing thought: if you could have a dinner party with Buddha and Confucius, what would you serve?

#streetportraits #candids #randomthoughts #photography #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #streetview #alanshapirophotography #pipe #googleplusphotos___

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2016-07-14 11:34:04 (5 comments; 10 reshares; 174 +1s; )Open 

There's magic and mayhem in the mist.
And in our midst. Waves may be crashing but we are buoyant. And we have stashes of sea glass to protect us. We go with the flow. And we look forward to the ebb.
Plus, with this much humidity and a peak of the sun there will be rainbows.

#photography #landscape #beachscape #surfer #surfing #hqsplandscape #hqspmonochrome #btplandscapepro #btpmonochromepro #monochromephotography #monochromeworld #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #gilgobeach

There's magic and mayhem in the mist.
And in our midst. Waves may be crashing but we are buoyant. And we have stashes of sea glass to protect us. We go with the flow. And we look forward to the ebb.
Plus, with this much humidity and a peak of the sun there will be rainbows.

#photography #landscape #beachscape #surfer #surfing #hqsplandscape #hqspmonochrome #btplandscapepro #btpmonochromepro #monochromephotography #monochromeworld #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #gilgobeach___

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2016-07-13 11:16:31 (8 comments; 13 reshares; 170 +1s; )Open 

We are vast.
And grow vaster with every new shared experience.
Take a moment and take in all that is around you. And then all that is inside you.
Now, find the lizard.

#photography #landscape #landscapephotography #desert #valleyoffire #cloudscape #wideopenwednesday #madewithmefoto #vuisbetter #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #nevada

We are vast.
And grow vaster with every new shared experience.
Take a moment and take in all that is around you. And then all that is inside you.
Now, find the lizard.

#photography #landscape #landscapephotography #desert #valleyoffire #cloudscape #wideopenwednesday #madewithmefoto #vuisbetter #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #nevada___

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2016-07-12 12:03:42 (3 comments; 8 reshares; 166 +1s; )Open 

Lotus in monochrome.


#lotus #flower #photography #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspmonochrome #hqspflowers #btpmonochromepro #btpflowerpro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #lotusblossom

Lotus in monochrome.


#lotus #flower #photography #flowerphotography #flowerpower #hqspmonochrome #hqspflowers #btpmonochromepro #btpflowerpro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #lotusblossom___

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2016-07-11 11:21:18 (13 comments; 8 reshares; 256 +1s; )Open 

Stamen as seamen.
Do you see it?


#photography #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #daylily   #stamen #hqspmacro #hqspflowers #macromonday #macrophotography #macroaddict #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #googleplusphotos #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography

Stamen as seamen.
Do you see it?


#photography #flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #daylily   #stamen #hqspmacro #hqspflowers #macromonday #macrophotography #macroaddict #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #googleplusphotos #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography___

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2016-07-10 13:07:57 (2 comments; 6 reshares; 173 +1s; )Open 

Let's find something beautiful.
Let's make something beautiful.
Let's be something beautiful.

Happy Sunday.

#photography #portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #streetportraits #candids #brooklyn #costumes #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #portraitphotographer  

Let's find something beautiful.
Let's make something beautiful.
Let's be something beautiful.

Happy Sunday.

#photography #portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #streetportraits #candids #brooklyn #costumes #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #portraitphotographer  ___

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2016-07-09 12:18:05 (9 comments; 2 reshares; 166 +1s; )Open 

Juxtaposition and opposition are fine in photography. But I, for one, would prefer a little more unity and solidarity in real life. #justsayin  

#streetphotography   #streetstyle   #brooklyn   #streetportraiture #portraitphotography   #candid   #alanshapirophotography  

Juxtaposition and opposition are fine in photography. But I, for one, would prefer a little more unity and solidarity in real life. #justsayin  

#streetphotography   #streetstyle   #brooklyn   #streetportraiture #portraitphotography   #candid   #alanshapirophotography  ___

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2016-07-08 11:12:09 (7 comments; 5 reshares; 141 +1s; )Open 

Thinking about smoke and mirrors and a genie lamp…
Actually, not mirrors; they lie.
(And reflecting on mirrors is far too ironic this early in the day)
Come to think of it, not really smoke; it is wasteful, better replaced by words spoken out loud, whispered in prayer or muttered in dreams.
But a genie lamp. Ahhhh.
What would you give for one?
And what sort of genie would emerge from your caress?

#photography #wordsandpictures #streetphotography #streetview #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #portraits #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #vapelife #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #monochromephotography #monochrome  

Thinking about smoke and mirrors and a genie lamp…
Actually, not mirrors; they lie.
(And reflecting on mirrors is far too ironic this early in the day)
Come to think of it, not really smoke; it is wasteful, better replaced by words spoken out loud, whispered in prayer or muttered in dreams.
But a genie lamp. Ahhhh.
What would you give for one?
And what sort of genie would emerge from your caress?

#photography #wordsandpictures #streetphotography #streetview #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #portraits #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #vapelife #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #monochromephotography #monochrome  ___

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2016-07-07 11:21:50 (3 comments; 8 reshares; 208 +1s; )Open 

Another day, another...Mi fa cagare..

#photography #streetphotography #portraiture #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography #philthetailor  

Another day, another...Mi fa cagare..

#photography #streetphotography #portraiture #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography #philthetailor  ___

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2016-07-06 11:25:18 (11 comments; 10 reshares; 229 +1s; )Open 

Just 5 more minutes.


#photography #wildlifewednesday #silveredleafmonkey #china #primates #monkey #oldworldmonkey #animals #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #wildlifephotos #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #hqspanimals #alanshapirophotography #hairierrelatives #googleplusphotos #naturephotography #monkeys #snoozebutton #sleep

Just 5 more minutes.


#photography #wildlifewednesday #silveredleafmonkey #china #primates #monkey #oldworldmonkey #animals #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #wildlifephotos #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #hqspanimals #alanshapirophotography #hairierrelatives #googleplusphotos #naturephotography #monkeys #snoozebutton #sleep___

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2016-07-05 12:26:41 (7 comments; 5 reshares; 210 +1s; )Open 

Working on the whole "apple a day" thing.
Here's a start.

#photography #apple #appleaday #stilllife #stairs #googleplusphotos #alanshapirophotography

Working on the whole "apple a day" thing.
Here's a start.

#photography #apple #appleaday #stilllife #stairs #googleplusphotos #alanshapirophotography___

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2016-07-04 18:29:02 (2 comments; 13 reshares; 265 +1s; )Open 

Dahlia Fireworks


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Dahlia Fireworks


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2016-07-04 13:04:55 (4 comments; 5 reshares; 108 +1s; )Open 

The rockets red glare had nuthin' on Daniel's glare.

May your ramparts be watched and whatever you're streaming be delightful. And let's hope the only thing bursting in the air today are f-bombs over the fireworks (and whatever tasty stuff you're grilling.) Happy Fourth, everybody.

#fourthofjuly   #independanceday   #portraits   #photography   #streetportraits   #hqspurbanstreetphotos   #hqspmonochrome   #btpstreetpro   #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  

The rockets red glare had nuthin' on Daniel's glare.

May your ramparts be watched and whatever you're streaming be delightful. And let's hope the only thing bursting in the air today are f-bombs over the fireworks (and whatever tasty stuff you're grilling.) Happy Fourth, everybody.

#fourthofjuly   #independanceday   #portraits   #photography   #streetportraits   #hqspurbanstreetphotos   #hqspmonochrome   #btpstreetpro   #btpmonochromepro #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  ___

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2016-07-03 14:36:06 (16 comments; 21 reshares; 233 +1s; )Open 

Lower West Side sunset, NYC

#landscape #sunset #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #googleplusphotos #landscapephotography   #tugboat   #nyc   #nycsunset   #manhattan   #lowerwestside  #btpcityscapepro

Lower West Side sunset, NYC

#landscape #sunset #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #googleplusphotos #landscapephotography   #tugboat   #nyc   #nycsunset   #manhattan   #lowerwestside  #btpcityscapepro___

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2016-07-02 13:43:36 (7 comments; 12 reshares; 252 +1s; )Open 

A (beseeching) moment in the monochrome garden

#flower   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #clematis   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmacropro   #btpmonochromepro #googleplusphotos   #macro   #macrophotography   #macro4all   #monochrome  

A (beseeching) moment in the monochrome garden

#flower   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #clematis   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmacropro   #btpmonochromepro #googleplusphotos   #macro   #macrophotography   #macro4all   #monochrome  ___

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2016-07-01 10:29:10 (9 comments; 10 reshares; 310 +1s; )Open 

The chaff was chafing for I had no story to tell.
"You should be thrashed!" she said, "and/or threshed!"
This went against my grain. (sigh)

#photography #wheat #alanshapirophotography #chaffchafing #earlymorningmusings  

The chaff was chafing for I had no story to tell.
"You should be thrashed!" she said, "and/or threshed!"
This went against my grain. (sigh)

#photography #wheat #alanshapirophotography #chaffchafing #earlymorningmusings  ___

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2016-06-30 10:21:24 (6 comments; 22 reshares; 293 +1s; )Open 

Here we stand. Strong. Resilient. Courageous.
Our average days allow us to be vulnerable and supremely loving but underneath it all, we are a force of nature.
Until another force of nature comes along to oppose us and tries to wreak their own particular type of havoc;
blowing at us with gale force winds that batter us.
Once again, our tolerance for pain surprises us.
But still we stand.
Our own uniquely beautiful force of nature. A bit more worn, perhaps.
There is good in the wake of such storms; for we can look in the mirror and see the superhero that has always been...now revealed.

#photography #poppy #superhero #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flowers #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #artimitateslife #floralphotography  

Here we stand. Strong. Resilient. Courageous.
Our average days allow us to be vulnerable and supremely loving but underneath it all, we are a force of nature.
Until another force of nature comes along to oppose us and tries to wreak their own particular type of havoc;
blowing at us with gale force winds that batter us.
Once again, our tolerance for pain surprises us.
But still we stand.
Our own uniquely beautiful force of nature. A bit more worn, perhaps.
There is good in the wake of such storms; for we can look in the mirror and see the superhero that has always been...now revealed.

#photography #poppy #superhero #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flowers #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #artimitateslife #floralphotography  ___

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2016-06-29 11:31:31 (20 comments; 21 reshares; 311 +1s; )Open 

There are happy places and there are HAPPY PLACES!

#photography #landscapephotography #seascape #landscape #ocean #sailing #happyplace #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

There are happy places and there are HAPPY PLACES!

#photography #landscapephotography #seascape #landscape #ocean #sailing #happyplace #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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2016-06-28 11:28:48 (9 comments; 9 reshares; 276 +1s; )Open 

Still life with rambutan and tarantula

#photography #tarantualtuesday #spider #rambutan #stilllife #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #tarantula  

Still life with rambutan and tarantula

#photography #tarantualtuesday #spider #rambutan #stilllife #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #tarantula  ___

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2016-06-27 10:50:04 (6 comments; 10 reshares; 290 +1s; )Open 

A moment (to appreciate the veneration) in the monochrome garden.

#photography #macromonday   #monochromemonday   #blackandwhitephotography   #macrophotography   #macroaddict   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #btpmacropro   #alanshapirophotography   #momentsinthemonochromegarden  

A moment (to appreciate the veneration) in the monochrome garden.

#photography #macromonday   #monochromemonday   #blackandwhitephotography   #macrophotography   #macroaddict   #hqspflowers   #hqspmacro   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #btpmacropro   #alanshapirophotography   #momentsinthemonochromegarden  ___

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2016-06-26 14:55:51 (1 comments; 3 reshares; 153 +1s; )Open 

"These parates and sailors bore me so. Where are all the seahorses and dolphins? Fetch me my sea turtle. I want to go home." she thought while growing increasingly bored with the so-called festivities on Surf Avenue.

#photography #streetphotography #streetview #mermaidparade #surfavanue #coneyisland #brooklyn #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

"These parates and sailors bore me so. Where are all the seahorses and dolphins? Fetch me my sea turtle. I want to go home." she thought while growing increasingly bored with the so-called festivities on Surf Avenue.

#photography #streetphotography #streetview #mermaidparade #surfavanue #coneyisland #brooklyn #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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2016-06-25 16:36:25 (3 comments; 11 reshares; 219 +1s; )Open 

A staring contest on Surf Avenue in Coney Island

#photography   #portrait   #portrait_photography   #portraiture   #streetphotography   #streetstyle   #coneyisland   #brooklyn   #alanshapirophotography  

A staring contest on Surf Avenue in Coney Island

#photography   #portrait   #portrait_photography   #portraiture   #streetphotography   #streetstyle   #coneyisland   #brooklyn   #alanshapirophotography  ___

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2016-06-24 16:13:52 (7 comments; 12 reshares; 241 +1s; )Open 

There are times when feeling blue are glorious and delightful.

#portrait #portrait_photography #portraiture #alanshapirophotography #streetphotography #streetstyle #brooklyn #coneyisland #mermaidparade #blue #color

There are times when feeling blue are glorious and delightful.

#portrait #portrait_photography #portraiture #alanshapirophotography #streetphotography #streetstyle #brooklyn #coneyisland #mermaidparade #blue #color___

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2016-06-23 21:59:18 (4 comments; 4 reshares; 172 +1s; )Open 

You know the look you get? Most times you know what it means. But sometimes you don't. But then you think you know...but you don't. But you do. Then you don't.

#photography #portrait #coneyisland #brooklyn #mermaidparade2016 #streetportrait #streetphotography #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

You know the look you get? Most times you know what it means. But sometimes you don't. But then you think you know...but you don't. But you do. Then you don't.

#photography #portrait #coneyisland #brooklyn #mermaidparade2016 #streetportrait #streetphotography #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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2016-06-22 20:53:46 (5 comments; 11 reshares; 267 +1s; )Open 

A moment (to stretch) in the monochrome garden


#photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #monochromephotography #monochromeworld #monochromeflowers #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #btpflowerpro #btpmonochromepro #googleplusphotos #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography

A moment (to stretch) in the monochrome garden


#photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #monochromephotography #monochromeworld #monochromeflowers #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #btpflowerpro #btpmonochromepro #googleplusphotos #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography___

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2016-06-22 11:35:49 (3 comments; 3 reshares; 93 +1s; )Open 

She knows why the caged mariposa sings

Seen in Coney Island amidst the mermaids.

#photography #mariposa #butterfly #portrait #coneyisland #mermaidparade #mermaidparade2016 #streetphotography #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #costumes #brooklyn  

She knows why the caged mariposa sings

Seen in Coney Island amidst the mermaids.

#photography #mariposa #butterfly #portrait #coneyisland #mermaidparade #mermaidparade2016 #streetphotography #hqspurbanstreetphotos #btpstreetpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #costumes #brooklyn  ___

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2016-06-21 10:20:08 (5 comments; 11 reshares; 262 +1s; )Open 

Coming to realize that the light at the end of the tunnel might just be absolutely spectacular
(and not an oncoming train after all)

On a separate and related note, I'm thinking the strawberry moon everyone seems to be talking about today is quite possibly a raspberry one (that's drizzled with some really good chocolate).

#photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #anemone #floralphotography #googleplusphotos #floralphotography #lightattheendofthetunnel

Coming to realize that the light at the end of the tunnel might just be absolutely spectacular
(and not an oncoming train after all)

On a separate and related note, I'm thinking the strawberry moon everyone seems to be talking about today is quite possibly a raspberry one (that's drizzled with some really good chocolate).

#photography #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #anemone #floralphotography #googleplusphotos #floralphotography #lightattheendofthetunnel___

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2016-06-20 17:56:27 (10 comments; 5 reshares; 139 +1s; )Open 

Chicken of the Sea on Surf Avenue, Coney Island

#photography #chicken #mermaid #costume #mermaidparade2016 #silkie #animal #fowl #animalphotography #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #costume #feathers #coneyisland #brooklyn

Chicken of the Sea on Surf Avenue, Coney Island

#photography #chicken #mermaid #costume #mermaidparade2016 #silkie #animal #fowl #animalphotography #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #costume #feathers #coneyisland #brooklyn___

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2016-06-20 11:51:47 (2 comments; 7 reshares; 179 +1s; )Open 

One of the Coney Island Mermaids.


#mermaidmonday   #photography   #mermaidparade   #coneyisland   #streetphotography   #streetportraits   #alanshapirophotography  

One of the Coney Island Mermaids.


#mermaidmonday   #photography   #mermaidparade   #coneyisland   #streetphotography   #streetportraits   #alanshapirophotography  ___

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2016-06-17 16:42:04 (5 comments; 19 reshares; 261 +1s; )Open 

On the one hand, I wish there was more sharpness on the stamens. On the other hand, I can almost imagine her blowing me a powdered sugar kiss.Yeah...gonna stick with that.

#photography   #poppy   #floralfriday   #flower   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #monochromephotography   #monochrome   #monochromeworld   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  

On the one hand, I wish there was more sharpness on the stamens. On the other hand, I can almost imagine her blowing me a powdered sugar kiss.Yeah...gonna stick with that.

#photography   #poppy   #floralfriday   #flower   #flowers   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #hqspmonochrome   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #monochromephotography   #monochrome   #monochromeworld   #momentsinthemonochromegarden   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  ___

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2016-06-16 11:04:50 (11 comments; 11 reshares; 230 +1s; )Open 

Do you see the thunderstorm or the sunrise?
Are the clouds moving in or out?
Will the sea be calm or rough? Soothing or filled with flotsam?
The truth is none of these are within our control.
But the greater truth is that the way we react to them; individually and collectively, makes all the difference.

Paradigm shift: Don't have a nice day. Make a nice day

#seascape #landscape #sunrise #photography #ocean #cloudscape #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #goodattitude
#seascape #landscape #sunrise #goodattitude

Do you see the thunderstorm or the sunrise?
Are the clouds moving in or out?
Will the sea be calm or rough? Soothing or filled with flotsam?
The truth is none of these are within our control.
But the greater truth is that the way we react to them; individually and collectively, makes all the difference.

Paradigm shift: Don't have a nice day. Make a nice day

#seascape #landscape #sunrise #photography #ocean #cloudscape #hqsplandscape #btplandscapepro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos #goodattitude
#seascape #landscape #sunrise #goodattitude___

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2016-06-15 13:44:16 (10 comments; 21 reshares; 325 +1s; )Open 

A (Stymied) Moment in the Monochrome Garden.

Where are Buckwheat and Alfalfa when you need them?


#photography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #poppy #monochrome #monochromeworld #monochromephotography #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #btpflowerpro #btpmonochromepro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

A (Stymied) Moment in the Monochrome Garden.

Where are Buckwheat and Alfalfa when you need them?


#photography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #poppy #monochrome #monochromeworld #monochromephotography #hqspflowers #hqspmonochrome #btpflowerpro #btpmonochromepro #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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2016-06-15 01:10:34 (6 comments; 19 reshares; 366 +1s; )Open 

Madonna and Child #8

#wildlife #photography #wildlifephotography #hqspanimals #hqspmonochrome   #btpmonochromepro   #bwphotography   #blackandwhitephotography   #btpanimalpro #mammal #gorilla #gorillas #motherandchild #wilderlife #hairierrelatives #alanshapirophotography #animallovers #primates #wildlifewednesday

Madonna and Child #8

#wildlife #photography #wildlifephotography #hqspanimals #hqspmonochrome   #btpmonochromepro   #bwphotography   #blackandwhitephotography   #btpanimalpro #mammal #gorilla #gorillas #motherandchild #wilderlife #hairierrelatives #alanshapirophotography #animallovers #primates #wildlifewednesday___

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2016-06-14 10:46:21 (8 comments; 15 reshares; 253 +1s; )Open 

Intel sponsors a program for High School students with a passion for science. Each student picks a subject to research and then finds a mentor in the field to work with on a multi year journey of exploration This starts in their sophomore year and continues on through their senior year.
My brilliant and overachieving daughter Lindsey finished her first project which involved research on the (re)classification of arboreal tree snakes and took her to Herpetology Department at the Museum of Natural History here in New York in a little over a year. While waiting to be published, she decided to take on a second project which will take her to the Duke Lemur Center in Durham NC this summer to do research on…wait for it...how social behaviors (with a focus on olfactory communication) and cortisol levels vary in captive vs free ranging lemur catta. (Nods knowingly.) Part of her research requires a specialf... more »

Intel sponsors a program for High School students with a passion for science. Each student picks a subject to research and then finds a mentor in the field to work with on a multi year journey of exploration This starts in their sophomore year and continues on through their senior year.
My brilliant and overachieving daughter Lindsey finished her first project which involved research on the (re)classification of arboreal tree snakes and took her to Herpetology Department at the Museum of Natural History here in New York in a little over a year. While waiting to be published, she decided to take on a second project which will take her to the Duke Lemur Center in Durham NC this summer to do research on…wait for it...how social behaviors (with a focus on olfactory communication) and cortisol levels vary in captive vs free ranging lemur catta. (Nods knowingly.) Part of her research requires a special fecal cortisol test be done on multiple lemurs which Duke University had not budgeted for. ("What? They didn't budget for the dozens of fecal cortisol tests you require? But, but, but...don't they know you're the next Jane Goodall?")
Lindsey is now in fundraising mode to help pay for her research. She asked if I would set up a gallery of lemur prints we can sell with all proceeds going to help fund the expensive test which is required? My answer: “Of course."
If anyone is fond of lemurs as wall art, take a look here:
http://www.alanshapirophotography.com/Portfolio/Lemurs-for-a-cause/

And because I like to believe she gets her overachieving genes from me, I’ve decided to expand this to include any animal prints from my galleries. So all proceeds from my Wilder Life Gallery will also go to fund this research.
For anyone interested, have a look here:
http://www.alanshapirophotography.com/Portfolio/Wilder-life/

And please know that Lindsey and I thank you.

P.S. If anyone has any spare fecal cortisol tests laying around...

#lemur #lemurlove #dukelemurcenter #intelISEF
#animal #animalphotography #madagascar #animals #wildlife  ___

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2016-06-13 12:11:12 (7 comments; 4 reshares; 267 +1s; )Open 

I wonder what would happen if we all spent a few minutes looking in the mirror and asking ourselves:
Are we tolerant enough?
Are we loving enough?
Are we accepting of each other's differences enough?
Are we committed enough to the above and also to help make (demand) change?

My heart and prayers are still with all those affected by the horror in Orlando including all my friends in the LGBTQ community no matter where they reside.
I believe this to be true:
We can (and must) each make a difference to find the beauty in and celebrate our differences.

#prayersfororlando   #makeadifference   #celebrateourdifferences  

I wonder what would happen if we all spent a few minutes looking in the mirror and asking ourselves:
Are we tolerant enough?
Are we loving enough?
Are we accepting of each other's differences enough?
Are we committed enough to the above and also to help make (demand) change?

My heart and prayers are still with all those affected by the horror in Orlando including all my friends in the LGBTQ community no matter where they reside.
I believe this to be true:
We can (and must) each make a difference to find the beauty in and celebrate our differences.

#prayersfororlando   #makeadifference   #celebrateourdifferences  ___

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2016-06-12 15:56:02 (3 comments; 9 reshares; 304 +1s; )Open 

I intended to post this for a much happier reason but I am totally thrown by the senseless events in Orlando.
So for today, consider this a heartfelt plea…a prayer…a big ginormous wish for far more love, acceptance and tolerance in this upside down world of ours.
And at the same time, please see this as an outpouring of extreme sorrow and my heartfelt prayers for those killed and injured and to their families.


#prayersfororlando   #sadness  

I intended to post this for a much happier reason but I am totally thrown by the senseless events in Orlando.
So for today, consider this a heartfelt plea…a prayer…a big ginormous wish for far more love, acceptance and tolerance in this upside down world of ours.
And at the same time, please see this as an outpouring of extreme sorrow and my heartfelt prayers for those killed and injured and to their families.


#prayersfororlando   #sadness  ___

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2016-06-11 13:29:50 (14 comments; 19 reshares; 360 +1s; )Open 

I gotta peony so bad.


Choose from thousands of different images and print options at www.alanshapirophotography.com

#photography   #flower   #flowerphotography   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #peony   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  

I gotta peony so bad.


Choose from thousands of different images and print options at www.alanshapirophotography.com

#photography   #flower   #flowerphotography   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #peony   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro   #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotos  ___

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2016-06-10 20:44:44 (5 comments; 8 reshares; 224 +1s; )Open 

Say ahhhhhhh!
This hibiscular uvula devised a formula for avoiding arugula: pretend to be a tarantula.
Then hula.


#flower #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #macro #macrophotography #macroaddict #hibiscus #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #sayahhhh #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos

Say ahhhhhhh!
This hibiscular uvula devised a formula for avoiding arugula: pretend to be a tarantula.
Then hula.


#flower #flowers #flowerphotography #flowerpower #macro #macrophotography #macroaddict #hibiscus #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #sayahhhh #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotos___

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