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Alex Lapidus has been at 7 events

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Heidi Anne Morris67,699#birdweekend SEPTEMBER ! 10th & 11th Please post some pictures of birds (feathers not flesh) ! :) Event starts Saturday morning (gmt) ends Sunday night *MUST BE YOUR OWN PHOTO* No limit to the amount of images. *PLEASE try NOT to post whole albums at once* This is a weekend long event open to all. *PLEASE KINDLY SHARE WITH YOUR BIRD FRIENDLY FRIENDS* Share with us *:)) it's #birdweekend on Google Plus You can post a picture in the event or if use the tag #birdweekend (your pictures won't show up in the event stream unless you post them directly to the event page - BUT - if you use the #birdweekend tag and post public - everyone will get to enjoy them) :)))IT'S BIRD WEEKEND ON GOOGLE PLUS2016-09-10 10:30:0075  
Heidi Anne Morris67,699#dogweekend AUGUST 27 & 28th Please post some pictures of dog/s! Event starts Saturday morning (gmt) ends Sunday night No limit to the amount of images. Please try not to post whole albums at once. *exception = if you are working with an Animal Shelter or Animal Rescue please share images of the dogs that need homes* This is a weekend long event open to all. *PLEASE KINDLY SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS* Share with us *:)) it's #dogweekend on Google Plus You can post a picture in the event or if use the tag #dogweekend (your pictures won't show up in the event stream unless you post them directly there - BUT - if you use the #dogweekend tag and post public - everyone will get to enjoy them) :)))IT'S #DOGWEEKEND on GOOGLE PLUS - AUGUST EDITION2016-08-27 10:00:0097  
Jeff Smith61,238Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for July 28/13. This weeks theme: *In The Shadows* I am looking for something mysterious, something hidden but you are perhaps wanting to reveal. Something secret maybe! Its up to your interpretation. I would like to thanks +Leighton Smith for the use of you fantastic Selfy from last year as the 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 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 Project2013-08-11 03:00:00135  
Billy Wilson1,544,747@108595299975404341987 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 are joined by a group of Photographers including Night/Architecture Photographer @105380757076586578977, Photographers @108215644829092784557, @102361078944455275911, @116344214380239492521, & @104294083885937159989, along with Special Musical Guest @114459709723714686595 ! 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 "Going". @111188574736819390850 & I are excited! You can watch previous episodes here: http://goo.gl/ceHtH The show is embedded above.  Our musician Michelle currently has a kickstarter underway for her new album: http://goo.gl/h0aWXTSBW Variety Show #56: Photographers, Fun, Along with Live Music from Michelle Arseneau ! (On Air Hangout)2013-04-27 04:00:00199  
Lisa Donchak16,203Hi all, First #SouthBayShooters  photowalk! This is free and open to the public, and for all levels of photographers. Bring yo iPhones, DSLRs, and friends! We'll meet Wednsday, April 10th, at 6pm at the Oval on Stanford Campus. We'll wander around for a little bit and take pictures, then head downtown for a quick drink afterwards. This is where we'll meet: http://goo.gl/maps/ez1NR Tag photos with #SouthBayShooters hashtag! Afterwards (around 8p) meet up at Antonio's Nuthouse: 321 South California Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 321-2550 antoniosnuthouse.com‎South Bay Shooters - Stanford Photowalk!2013-04-11 18:00:0027  
Eric Raeber1,150,480I got a post from @112417919317910781482 who is in the Bay Area this coming Friday evening and was wondering what we other photographers were up to. Sounds to me like a good excuse for a photowalk, no? On that, @108104041823912324329  proposed Alviso, which is a small city at the bottom tip of the bay with a bit of a history, as well as some old buildings to prove it. Here is the map: http://goo.gl/maps/xduKL We will start from the entrance of the Marina Park at 6.30pm. Park on the street, outside the parking lot, as the gate closes at sunset. @108104041823912324329 will tell us how she found out... Alviso also has a train crossing. If the passenger train is on time, we should get trains passing by around: - 6.08pm (northbound) - 6.23pm (southbound) - 7.33pm (northbound) - 8.30pm (southbound) This is a very small town. So even if you come late, you cannot miss us! If you come early, shoot the train! Bring on your flashlight and tripod. We’ll be in for some long exposures and light painting. We’ll have dinner at a restaurant of our choice after the photowalk. It is all within walking distance. Hope to see you there for some fun walk, fun talk, and fun shootsNight photowalk in Alviso, San Jose2013-01-18 18:30:0013  
Leigh Diprose34,019SHOW US YOUR BEST MOTION PHOTO! How do I enter my motion photo? GOOGLE+ USERS To be eligable to win the prize you will need to follow these steps: 1. Add @114907754216925041644   to your Circles 2. Add @116673938126812294472  (sponsor) to your Circles 3. Submit ONLY one photo to this event. FACEBOOK USERS enter at -  http://fstoplounge.com/the-challenge/ (Please note you will need to follow three different steps to Google+ users if you are using Facebook to submit your entry). **SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION**  What is the motion theme about? Some examples of the theme can be portrayed as the following:  Motion due to long shutter speed, panning, water movement, multiple shots and abstract motion to name a few. Your imagination is the limit. When does the competition start and finish? 10th September 2012 to 7th October 2012.   So when can I enter the competition? Entries will be accepted from the 10th September 2012. If you submit photos before this date then they will not be accepted.   What are the rules? 1.    The photograph can be a single image or a series of multiple images. 2.    Any aspect ratio is acceptable. 3.    Participants are only allowed to enter once by submitting one photo. 4.    By entering participants allow their photo (if selected) to be broadcast on a Google+ Hangout for the final judging. 5.    The competition is open to everyone over the age of 18 years of age. 6.    There is no restriction on the date of origin. 7.    You are the sole owner and author of your photo. 8.    The F Stop Lounge Photo Competition recognizes that you retain full ownership of the copyright of your entry. 9.    You acknowledge that is Your responsibility for protecting your entry against image misuse by any third party. The F Stop Lounge Competition assumes no responsibility and will not be liable for any image misuse. 10.   There are no alternatives available for the prize winner. 11.   The winners photo will be published online on www.fstoplounge.com; the F Stop Lounge Google+ page and Facebook page. 12.   Photoshop and other editing techniques are allowed. 13.   The prize will be sent in a reasonable time from Perth, Western Australia (via Leigh Diprose). 14.   Your submission must not have previously been entered in any competition and/or won an award or prize of any kind. 15.   Your submission must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws and regulations the laws or regulations in any state where the Photographs were created. 16. The judges have the right to disqualify anyone who submits multiple entries or is found to be cheating. 17. Judging will be blind - no photographer name will be attached to the image. However in the modern world we live in F Stop Lounge cannot guarantee technology will abide by this rule. In some cases names may appear on photos or within the Google+ Event.   The F Stop Lounge Photo Competition - Motion Theme2012-09-09 18:00:00106  

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2017-01-23 23:47:46 (107 comments; 79 reshares; 624 +1s; )Open 

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I Hardly Know Where to Begin

What an amazing day at the Devil's Teeth!  We shot from before sunrise to after sunset (probably much less time than you're thinking) while orcas frolicked in the fjord, then returned for the late show.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photographyc... more »

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2017-01-23 23:47:46 (107 comments; 79 reshares; 624 +1s; )Open 

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I Hardly Know Where to Begin

What an amazing day at the Devil's Teeth!  We shot from before sunrise to after sunset (probably much less time than you're thinking) while orcas frolicked in the fjord, then returned for the late show.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photographyc... more »

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2017-01-23 23:47:46 (107 comments; 79 reshares; 624 +1s; )Open 

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I Hardly Know Where to Begin

What an amazing day at the Devil's Teeth!  We shot from before sunrise to after sunset (probably much less time than you're thinking) while orcas frolicked in the fjord, then returned for the late show.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photographyc... more »

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2017-02-25 18:26:33 (8 comments; 0 reshares; 50 +1s; )Open 

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Transition

A rainy night along the Thames; we had fun playing with the Umbrella People in the light.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday)

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Transition

A rainy night along the Thames; we had fun playing with the Umbrella People in the light.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday)___

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2017-02-25 08:47:02 (8 comments; 0 reshares; 40 +1s; )Open 

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New Mentorship: Finding Your Vision

I'm delighted that +teresa pilcher will be offering her new street photography program Finding Your Vision through the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers ! With her clear voice, both artistically and verbally, Teresa will be a wonderful mentor; keep an eye on her profile for signups.

Finding Your Vision - is a free mentorship for beginner to intermediate Street Photographers.

Over the past 2 years I have participated in several programmes offered through the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers.
Not only have I met other amazing photographers, but I’ve developed skills and grown creatively.
As a way to Pay it Forward, I have since developed my own 8 week mentorship to help photographers develop their own personal style or vision.

Sign ups start March 5th right here on my profile. I will explain more details on the next post. So watch this space.

This 8 week Mentorship will start on March 19th.

+Alex Lapidus +Ron Clifford +Robin Griggs Wood +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers #FindingYourVision
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New Mentorship: Finding Your Vision

I'm delighted that +teresa pilcher will be offering her new street photography program Finding Your Vision through the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers ! With her clear voice, both artistically and verbally, Teresa will be a wonderful mentor; keep an eye on her profile for signups.

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2017-02-24 18:59:28 (29 comments; 2 reshares; 79 +1s; )Open 

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The Eye of Commander Zorgon

Many eons ago, during the earliest years of the Fornax Wars, and long before the Nyryx annexation of the Lesser Spiral Arm, Commander Zorgon rose to fame, and, ultimately, to legend. After a series of near-impossible battlefield triumphs, it was said that he could see enemy documents and hear their councils from parsecs away. It was said that he could send his Eye on before him, and yet it remained part of him, in full communication. It was said that he had on his side science, witchery, perhaps alien assistance. None ever knew, but many things were said...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a... more »

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The Eye of Commander Zorgon

Many eons ago, during the earliest years of the Fornax Wars, and long before the Nyryx annexation of the Lesser Spiral Arm, Commander Zorgon rose to fame, and, ultimately, to legend. After a series of near-impossible battlefield triumphs, it was said that he could see enemy documents and hear their councils from parsecs away. It was said that he could send his Eye on before him, and yet it remained part of him, in full communication. It was said that he had on his side science, witchery, perhaps alien assistance. None ever knew, but many things were said...
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the crew of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #steamysunday is curated by +Paul Pavlinovich and +Shelly Gunderson page +SteamySunday___

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2017-02-23 17:48:47 (16 comments; 3 reshares; 99 +1s; )Open 

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In the Mouth of the Dragon

My, what sharp teeth you have! From Abisko, Sweden.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #polarthursday with +Alistair Knock and +Marie Knock (+Polar Thursday); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi

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In the Mouth of the Dragon

My, what sharp teeth you have! From Abisko, Sweden.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #polarthursday with +Alistair Knock and +Marie Knock (+Polar Thursday); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi___

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2017-02-22 17:44:43 (6 comments; 3 reshares; 81 +1s; )Open 

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Ladies Who Lunch

This bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) kept a wary eye on us as she and her friends grazed. We saw them in the area of the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, in southern Alberta.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #Animalia (+Animalia) créé par +Adelphe BACHELET

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Ladies Who Lunch

This bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) kept a wary eye on us as she and her friends grazed. We saw them in the area of the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, in southern Alberta.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #Animalia (+Animalia) créé par +Adelphe BACHELET___

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2017-02-21 21:09:25 (24 comments; 7 reshares; 135 +1s; )Open 

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Tower Trails

We had a few wonderful evenings in London, this one in the bonus company of +Joanna Koziara and her brother. We had a nice show of sunset on the clouds, then wet streets for these doubledecker bus trails across the Tower Bridge.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #bridgesovertuesday with +Clare Bambers (+BridgesOverTuesday); #bridgesaroundtheworld with +Carra Riley and +Knut Arne Gjertsen (+#BridgesAroundTheWorld); #bridgewednesday with +Mara Acoma, +Mark Hall, +Alan Gurling and +Nigel Smith (+Bridge Wednesday); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday )

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Tower Trails

We had a few wonderful evenings in London, this one in the bonus company of +Joanna Koziara and her brother. We had a nice show of sunset on the clouds, then wet streets for these doubledecker bus trails across the Tower Bridge.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #bridgesovertuesday with +Clare Bambers (+BridgesOverTuesday); #bridgesaroundtheworld with +Carra Riley and +Knut Arne Gjertsen (+#BridgesAroundTheWorld); #bridgewednesday with +Mara Acoma, +Mark Hall, +Alan Gurling and +Nigel Smith (+Bridge Wednesday); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday )___

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2017-02-19 16:08:26 (72 comments; 19 reshares; 221 +1s; )Open 

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Green Skies at Night


...Photographers' delight? Definitely! We were thrilled to have the skies finally clear, and give us this wonderful show over Senja Island in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #nightscapes with +Valesa Diamontes, +Jesse Martineau and +Patrick Zeiler (+Nightscapes); #beachsunday with +Ross Campbell ( +Beach Sunday ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld )

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Green Skies at Night


...Photographers' delight? Definitely! We were thrilled to have the skies finally clear, and give us this wonderful show over Senja Island in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #nightscapes with +Valesa Diamontes, +Jesse Martineau and +Patrick Zeiler (+Nightscapes); #beachsunday with +Ross Campbell ( +Beach Sunday ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld )___

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2017-02-18 16:41:04 (19 comments; 1 reshares; 73 +1s; )Open 

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Procession

A line of shoppers in the Forum Shops at Caesar's.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday)

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Procession

A line of shoppers in the Forum Shops at Caesar's.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday)___

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2017-02-18 08:27:29 (7 comments; 1 reshares; 61 +1s; )Open 

+Eve Aebi has perhaps described my recent Beyond the Blur program with +Heiko Mahr and the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers better than I might have :-). With her curious nature and wide-ranging interests, she produced marvelous and intriguing results throughout her explorations of many different schools of art, and her album of work from the program shows her range and her own distinctive style. Please enjoy her images from the program!

Final Plus Post and Graduation Album

From September to December of last year I had the great pleasure to participate in the Beyond the Blur mentorship held by +Alex Lapidus​ and +Heiko Mahr​. They were supported by many helpers and we had onlookers cheering us along the way.

This mentorship took us on a travel through modern art history beginning with Impressionism and ending at Contemporary Art. Each week, Alex and Heiko gave us an introduction to two art movements, either complementing or contrasting each other, and their respective main proponents. We had to pick our favorite painter for each movement and let them inspire us for our own work and create a blurred or unsharp image considering the aims and philosophy of the movement.

As you can guess, for me (and I daresay for the other participants as well) some movements created positive vibes and inspired me much (like Impressionism and Wabi-sabi) while others created friction (Futurism) or didn't speak to me at all (Dada). That's cool, because we did not only get to know the different movements, but also got to know ourselves a little better.

It was much to take in and digest and not all of us were able to stay on track, but had to slow down and let the acquired knowledge sink in, before we could go on to the next task and sometimes I had to put the cart before the horse and work backwards, but that's good, too.

My visual library got stocked up plenty not only by the lessons, but by the incredible images my fellow mentees created during that time, and I will be drawing on this stock for the rest of my life.

Thank you, Alex and Heiko, all the helpers and fellow mentees! It was a great ride, a ride that wouldn't be possible without the generous +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers​ and all the mentors participating offering their passion, time and knowledge to help other photographers grow.

Every image in this album has the information about the art movement and you can see this using the Info button on the images. Since I am on mobile I wasn't able to sort the images along the time line the lessons were presented. ___+Eve Aebi has perhaps described my recent Beyond the Blur program with +Heiko Mahr and the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers better than I might have :-). With her curious nature and wide-ranging interests, she produced marvelous and intriguing results throughout her explorations of many different schools of art, and her album of work from the program shows her range and her own distinctive style. Please enjoy her images from the program!

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2017-02-17 19:11:30 (20 comments; 1 reshares; 85 +1s; )Open 

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Mr. Roboto

Mannequins, androids and robotos -- is this our future? Or have They come for us today? +John Suler I'm pretty sure this will illustrate some key concept for your book, but I haven't decided which one yet :-)
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #windowwednesday with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday).

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Mr. Roboto

Mannequins, androids and robotos -- is this our future? Or have They come for us today? +John Suler I'm pretty sure this will illustrate some key concept for your book, but I haven't decided which one yet :-)
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #windowwednesday with +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday).___

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2017-02-15 16:55:51 (43 comments; 7 reshares; 174 +1s; )Open 

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Torrent

I can't believe I haven't previously posted some of my favorite views of Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side. It was amazing to be so close to the Falls in so many different spots, and the cascades go on for literally kilometers.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #waterfallwednesday with +Eric Leslie; #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos )

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Torrent

I can't believe I haven't previously posted some of my favorite views of Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side. It was amazing to be so close to the Falls in so many different spots, and the cascades go on for literally kilometers.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #waterfallwednesday with +Eric Leslie; #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos )___

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2017-02-14 16:29:21 (21 comments; 5 reshares; 145 +1s; )Open 

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DenCity II

The glowing lights of New York. This time I tried to keep some of the most recognizable buildings out of the frame, to communicate the richness and expanse of the city.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #architexturetuesday with +Ranjan Saraswati; #urbaninviewsandlife with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life)

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DenCity II

The glowing lights of New York. This time I tried to keep some of the most recognizable buildings out of the frame, to communicate the richness and expanse of the city.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #architexturetuesday with +Ranjan Saraswati; #urbaninviewsandlife with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life)___

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2017-02-13 16:23:24 (30 comments; 4 reshares; 170 +1s; )Open 

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The Elements of Winter

Otertinden rises above the Signaldalen Valley in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #mountainmonday with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos with +Baki Karaçay (+Mountain Photos); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday currently uncurated(?); #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and ... more »

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The Elements of Winter

Otertinden rises above the Signaldalen Valley in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #mountainmonday with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos with +Baki Karaçay (+Mountain Photos); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday currently uncurated(?); #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi___

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2017-02-12 15:37:26 (33 comments; 6 reshares; 233 +1s; )Open 

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The Soft Edge of Sunset

I think this is the last I hadn't posted of a favorite series, from an evening at Davenport Beach.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #californiadreamin with +andi rivarola ( +California Dreamin' ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #beachsunday with +Ross Campbell ( +Beach Sunday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin 

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The Soft Edge of Sunset

I think this is the last I hadn't posted of a favorite series, from an evening at Davenport Beach.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #californiadreamin with +andi rivarola ( +California Dreamin' ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #beachsunday with +Ross Campbell ( +Beach Sunday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ___

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2017-02-11 15:39:41 (29 comments; 5 reshares; 112 +1s; )Open 

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Electrical Storm

I think it was raining neon on the passersby, that night in Vegas...

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion

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Electrical Storm

I think it was raining neon on the passersby, that night in Vegas...

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion___

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2017-02-10 14:45:48 (35 comments; 4 reshares; 74 +1s; )Open 

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Conjuring the Lightning

Their powers are legion. This remarkable being and his colleagues transported us to strange and wondrous places -- and returned us safely to our seats.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for +HQSP Portraits curated by +Heiko Köster +Christian Madsen #hqspportraits ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +GiuseppePe... more »

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Conjuring the Lightning

Their powers are legion. This remarkable being and his colleagues transported us to strange and wondrous places -- and returned us safely to our seats.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for +HQSP Portraits curated by +Heiko Köster +Christian Madsen #hqspportraits ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi___

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2017-02-09 16:32:52 (24 comments; 7 reshares; 117 +1s; )Open 

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The Game Is Afoot

Doesn't this look like some kind of promo for a TV detective show? Reflections on a store window from New York's Fifth Avenue.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


I posted for Tree Tuesday on Wednesday, so I might as well post for #windowwednesday on Thursday for +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #mirrorsandreflections with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #urbanthursday with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos

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The Game Is Afoot

Doesn't this look like some kind of promo for a TV detective show? Reflections on a store window from New York's Fifth Avenue.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


I posted for Tree Tuesday on Wednesday, so I might as well post for #windowwednesday on Thursday for +Jules Falk Hunter and +Cheryl Cooper (+#Window Wednesday); #mirrorsandreflections with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #urbanthursday with +Laurent Chades (+Urban Thursday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos___

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2017-02-08 14:16:08 (18 comments; 6 reshares; 172 +1s; )Open 

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Birches in Snow

I was above my waist in new snow when I took this one, exploring the Lyngen Alps in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #TreeTuesday ( +Tree Tuesday ) Curated by +Christina Lawrie , +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza , +Kim Troutman and +David R Robinson ; #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape 

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Birches in Snow

I was above my waist in new snow when I took this one, exploring the Lyngen Alps in Arctic Norway.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #TreeTuesday ( +Tree Tuesday ) Curated by +Christina Lawrie , +Allan Cabrera , +Ralph Mendoza , +Kim Troutman and +David R Robinson ; #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ___

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2017-02-07 16:43:18 (13 comments; 10 reshares; 85 +1s; )Open 

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Curl (Monochrome)

I posted this one in color a long time ago, but I wanted to show you the monochrome (toned) version as well. A favorite from the North Shore of Oahu!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday currently uncurated(?); #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +KardiyantiDjunaidi ; #coas... more »

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Curl (Monochrome)

I posted this one in color a long time ago, but I wanted to show you the monochrome (toned) version as well. A favorite from the North Shore of Oahu!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday currently uncurated(?); #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi ; #coastalthursday with +Jon Kahn and +David Polzine (+Coastal Thursday); #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion ___

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Firing Line

This is the reconstructed Firing Room from which the Apollo missions were launched, from the Launch Control Center at +NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. I love the rotary phones and "big screen" video :-).

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #machinemonday with +Michael Garza (+Machine Monday); #technotuesday with +Andrew Gregor (+Techno Tuesday).

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Firing Line

This is the reconstructed Firing Room from which the Apollo missions were launched, from the Launch Control Center at +NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. I love the rotary phones and "big screen" video :-).

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #machinemonday with +Michael Garza (+Machine Monday); #technotuesday with +Andrew Gregor (+Techno Tuesday).___

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2017-02-04 14:35:02 (26 comments; 6 reshares; 130 +1s; )Open 

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Men in Suits

From Las Vegas: a scene of contrasts, while the Monte Carlo is undergoing renovation.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos

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Men in Suits

From Las Vegas: a scene of contrasts, while the Monte Carlo is undergoing renovation.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion ; #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos___

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2017-02-03 14:14:47 (24 comments; 5 reshares; 114 +1s; )Open 

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Incubation of the Pod People

They may look just look you or me, but these alien infiltrators are being raised in a matter of days, rather than 20 years or more, to go forth into our society as Their agents. Fortunately, the growing conditions aren't too harsh -- I think I see a bottle of wine in one of the incubators.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP... more »

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Incubation of the Pod People

They may look just look you or me, but these alien infiltrators are being raised in a matter of days, rather than 20 years or more, to go forth into our society as Their agents. Fortunately, the growing conditions aren't too harsh -- I think I see a bottle of wine in one of the incubators.
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Night curated by +Alexander Tarasenkov and +Ingo Bruneske #hqspnight ; #nightphotographyfriday with +Mark Hammon and +Steve Passlow (+Night Photography Friday).___

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2017-02-01 15:34:45 (66 comments; 13 reshares; 390 +1s; )Open 

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Sitting Pretty

We saw this beautiful lynx at the Polar Park in Bardu, Norway; it's not from the wild, but the Polar Park does have nice, large areas for its animals to roam -- one of the best facilities in the world.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For +HQSP Animals curated by +Andy Smith +Nicol Eh and +Shannon Adelson #hqspanimals ; #Animalia (+Animalia) created by +Adelphe BACHELET ; and #caturday #caturdayeveryday with +Khrys Lys, +Shantha Marie Fountain and +Cicely Robin Laing (+CATURDAY!).

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Sitting Pretty

We saw this beautiful lynx at the Polar Park in Bardu, Norway; it's not from the wild, but the Polar Park does have nice, large areas for its animals to roam -- one of the best facilities in the world.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For +HQSP Animals curated by +Andy Smith +Nicol Eh and +Shannon Adelson #hqspanimals ; #Animalia (+Animalia) created by +Adelphe BACHELET ; and #caturday #caturdayeveryday with +Khrys Lys, +Shantha Marie Fountain and +Cicely Robin Laing (+CATURDAY!).___

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2017-01-31 13:06:54 (16 comments; 5 reshares; 111 +1s; )Open 

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Exterior Motives

The north facade of the Aria glowing in the afternoon sun.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #mirrorsandreflections with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #urbaninviewsandlife and #architectureyesterdaytomorrow with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life +ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #architexturetuesday with +Ranjan Saraswati; +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov #hqsparchitecture ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +ОксанаКрысюко... more »

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Exterior Motives

The north facade of the Aria glowing in the afternoon sun.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #mirrorsandreflections with +Gemma Costa (+Mirrors and Reflections); #urbaninviewsandlife and #architectureyesterdaytomorrow with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life +ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW); #architexturetuesday with +Ranjan Saraswati; +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov #hqsparchitecture ; #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi___

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2017-01-29 09:36:11 (40 comments; 3 reshares; 156 +1s; )Open 

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Chasing Clouds

What an amazing sunset we saw with +Joanna Koziara! It gives me a whole new perspective on what Turner and others might have seen as they painted scenes like this along the Thames.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape 

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Chasing Clouds

What an amazing sunset we saw with +Joanna Koziara! It gives me a whole new perspective on what Turner and others might have seen as they painted scenes like this along the Thames.

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ___

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2017-01-27 06:48:26 (19 comments; 3 reshares; 127 +1s; )Open 

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The Crystal Station

Most galactic travelers end up in the Crystal Station at some point or another during their voyages; few ever forget the experience!
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #streetphotography ; +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion
; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics);#... more »

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The Crystal Station

Most galactic travelers end up in the Crystal Station at some point or another during their voyages; few ever forget the experience!
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com

+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #streetphotography ; +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion
; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday ).___

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2017-01-26 07:24:09 (63 comments; 18 reshares; 311 +1s; )Open 

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Halo in Pink

An amazing dawn in Senja, Norway.

My website is at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday )


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Halo in Pink

An amazing dawn in Senja, Norway.

My website is at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday )
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I Hardly Know Where to Begin

What an amazing day at the Devil's Teeth!  We shot from before sunrise to after sunset (probably much less time than you're thinking) while orcas frolicked in the fjord, then returned for the late show.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photographyc... more »

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I Hardly Know Where to Begin

What an amazing day at the Devil's Teeth!  We shot from before sunrise to after sunset (probably much less time than you're thinking) while orcas frolicked in the fjord, then returned for the late show.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #bellesphotos with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet ( +Belles photos ); #longexposurethursday with +Francesco Gola and +Luca Gerardi ( +LongExposure Thursday ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated  curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost  #hqsplandscape ; +HQSP Night  curated by +Alexander Tarasenkov and +Ingo Bruneske #hqspnight ; #nightscapes with +Jesse Martineau, +Valesa Diamontes and +Patrick Zeiler (+Nightscapes); #nightphotographyfrida with +Steve Passlow and +Mark Hammon (+Night Photography Friday)___

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The Soft Breath of Winter

As I was watching this partly-frozen river, I was imagining the little crystals of ice as its teeth, and the soft stream of water as the breath coming from its mouth.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated  curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost  #hqsplandscape

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The Soft Breath of Winter

As I was watching this partly-frozen river, I was imagining the little crystals of ice as its teeth, and the soft stream of water as the breath coming from its mouth.

My album from Norway is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6220479708234583793
I sell prints and ther photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated  curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost  #hqsplandscape___

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2017-01-22 05:32:40 (41 comments; 11 reshares; 167 +1s; )Open 

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Dawn Run

First light on the rail bridge near Charing Cross.

I have a tiny album from London at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/6375730489796610465
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #dawnonsunday with +Linda Stokes and +Corey Gibson (+Dawn On Sunday); #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos  curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier  +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and   +Karolina Trapp  #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos

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Dawn Run

First light on the rail bridge near Charing Cross.

I have a tiny album from London at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/6375730489796610465
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #dawnonsunday with +Linda Stokes and +Corey Gibson (+Dawn On Sunday); #streetphotography ; #streetpics with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos  curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier  +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and   +Karolina Trapp  #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos___

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2017-01-20 23:40:25 (24 comments; 9 reshares; 167 +1s; )Open 

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The Light Consumes

One less commuter than yesterday, but, hey, more room on the subway!
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #unsharpsaturday  with me, Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with+Pavlik ... more »

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The Light Consumes

One less commuter than yesterday, but, hey, more room on the subway!
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #unsharpsaturday  with me, Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion___

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2017-01-19 22:54:31 (10 comments; 0 reshares; 69 +1s; )Open 

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Orlando

We had a wonderful visit to central Florida, including Disney, the Kennedy Space Center, and much more!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since our capability to manage albums on G+ will be disappearing next week, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them in some form. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com

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Orlando

We had a wonderful visit to central Florida, including Disney, the Kennedy Space Center, and much more!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since our capability to manage albums on G+ will be disappearing next week, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them in some form. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com___

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2017-01-19 06:20:17 (72 comments; 28 reshares; 524 +1s; )Open 

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Fly Me to the Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQR0bXO_yI8


I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape

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Fly Me to the Moon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQR0bXO_yI8


I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #bellesphotos  with +Jean-Louis LAURENCE and +Claudya Bonnet (+Belles photos); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape___

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2017-01-18 21:01:05 (16 comments; 1 reshares; 73 +1s; )Open 

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New York

We were fortunate to get at least a taste of this amazing city, and to see some G+ friends along the way!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since our capability to manage albums on G+ will be disappearing next week, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them in some form. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com

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New York

We were fortunate to get at least a taste of this amazing city, and to see some G+ friends along the way!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since our capability to manage albums on G+ will be disappearing next week, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them in some form. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com___

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2017-01-18 07:49:55 (9 comments; 4 reshares; 118 +1s; )Open 

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Hazardous Working Conditions

I spotted this guy near an employee parking lot at the Kennedy Space Center. I sure hope guards are checking badges carefully at the door!

My album from Orlando is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6281906444734201505
I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; +HQSP Animals curated by +Andy Smith +Nicol Eh +Shannon Adelson #hqspanimals ; #Animalia (+Animalia) créé par +Adelphe BACHELET ; #reptilemonday with +Nicole Best and +Will Pirnasch ( +Reptile Monday )

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Hazardous Working Conditions

I spotted this guy near an employee parking lot at the Kennedy Space Center. I sure hope guards are checking badges carefully at the door!

My album from Orlando is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6281906444734201505
I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; +HQSP Animals curated by +Andy Smith +Nicol Eh +Shannon Adelson #hqspanimals ; #Animalia (+Animalia) créé par +Adelphe BACHELET ; #reptilemonday with +Nicole Best and +Will Pirnasch ( +Reptile Monday )___

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2017-01-17 05:54:45 (34 comments; 22 reshares; 201 +1s; )Open 

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Metropolis (II)

The amazing towers and scale of New York! We were probably out much more at night than during the day, and the city seems even more impressive under (or above) the lights.

My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday  with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; +HQSP Night cura... more »

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Metropolis (II)

The amazing towers and scale of New York! We were probably out much more at night than during the day, and the city seems even more impressive under (or above) the lights.

My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #towertuesday  with +Jiri Papakiriakos (+TowerTuesday); #urbaninviewsandlife  with +Edith Kukla (+URBAN - in views and life); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; +HQSP Night curated by +Alexander Tarasenkov and +Ingo Bruneske #hqspnight ; #nightscapes  with +Valesa Diamontes, +Patrick Zeiler and +Jesse Martineau (+Nightscapes); #nightphotography___

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Celebration!

Another fun day yesterday with +Jo Houlbrook again plus +Anna Grimsey and +Carmen Mandich! Wine was harmed...

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com

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Celebration!

Another fun day yesterday with +Jo Houlbrook again plus +Anna Grimsey and +Carmen Mandich! Wine was harmed...

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com___

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2017-01-16 00:04:22 (6 comments; 1 reshares; 50 +1s; )Open 

Whether with words or images, +Sandra Nesbit has many different ways to tell a story -- now more than ever, as you can see in her album from the recent Beyond the Blur program that +Heiko Mahr and I ran with the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers. The richness of her ideas is reflected in these marvelous images -- please enjoy these stories of hers from the program!

+G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers +Alex Lapidus +Heiko Mahr +Linda Villers and +Robin Griggs Wood

Final Plus Post for Beyond the Blurs Mentorship and Graduation Album

Beyond babies, marriage, death, divorce and getting the lead role in a Broadway Play, there are few things one does in life that are absolutely life-changing. But for me, being a participant in the G+ Mentorship Programs for Photographers is one of them. I believe there are some important, reasons for that and I want to talk about those reasons here.

For those who are just learning about the Mentorship Programs:
+Robin Griggs Wood who began the program and who was ably assisted (in my mentorships) by +Alex Lapidus, +Heiko Mahr and +Linda Villers created a way for us to help each other learn and grow together in an international community of people who provide mutual encouragement, information, support, and respect. The broader mentorship community has been around for a while, and I am here to witness to the fact that it works. We do learn. We do grow. We do give and find support. We’re also challenged to become the best artist and photographer we can be within the context of our normal, everyday lives. All this we do with flexible time frames and in the company of people who become our friends. It just doesn’t get any better than that.

In my most recent mentorship, Beyond the Blurs, I was given so much to think about that I sometimes found myself challenged to the point of confusion, went past the point of being overwhelmed, and then was drawn back to myself and a sense of personal accomplishment and self-direction that would have been dream-think without the leaders and mentorship participants. Because of them, and the incredible assignments and information with which we work, I am finding my voice. I bet, if you choose to invest yourself in these mentorships, they’ll do the same for you.

All the images in this album were created during, and as part of, the Beyond the Blurs Mentorship.___Whether with words or images, +Sandra Nesbit has many different ways to tell a story -- now more than ever, as you can see in her album from the recent Beyond the Blur program that +Heiko Mahr and I ran with the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers. The richness of her ideas is reflected in these marvelous images -- please enjoy these stories of hers from the program!

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Three Minutes after Sunset

A wonderful scene, all the more so in the company of +Margot M, +Jo Houlbrook, +Andy Burke, and, of course, +Linda Villers!


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr (+Sunset Saturday); +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov #hqsparchitecture ; #architectureyesterdaytomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW).

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Three Minutes after Sunset

A wonderful scene, all the more so in the company of +Margot M, +Jo Houlbrook, +Andy Burke, and, of course, +Linda Villers!


For #sunsetsaturday  with +Dennis Hoffbuhr (+Sunset Saturday); +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov #hqsparchitecture ; #architectureyesterdaytomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW).___

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2017-01-14 05:30:36 (32 comments; 8 reshares; 160 +1s; )Open 

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Wide Open Spaces

I had to pick this one today to go with the sharp image from the same spot by +David English at https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DavidEnglish/posts/PZffSvRk4Us .

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotography ; #streetphotographysaturday  with +SunnyWu (+Stree... more »

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Wide Open Spaces

I had to pick this one today to go with the sharp image from the same spot by +David English at https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DavidEnglish/posts/PZffSvRk4Us .

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotography ; #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos___

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2017-01-13 16:27:58 (15 comments; 4 reshares; 78 +1s; )Open 

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Northern Rockies

We spent more time in Glacier, Banff and Jasper than we've ever spent in parks before, and were rewarded with amazing scenery, fabulous wildlife, and some stunning night skies!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since I'm unsure exactly what it will mean when the G+ photo capability, powered by Picasa, goes away, or what functionality in Google Photos might or might not replace it, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com .

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Northern Rockies

We spent more time in Glacier, Banff and Jasper than we've ever spent in parks before, and were rewarded with amazing scenery, fabulous wildlife, and some stunning night skies!

I believe albums are often the right way to present photos. Since I'm unsure exactly what it will mean when the G+ photo capability, powered by Picasa, goes away, or what functionality in Google Photos might or might not replace it, I'll be sharing my albums to this collection in hopes of preserving them. I hope you enjoy!

I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com .___

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2017-01-12 17:53:20 (21 comments; 5 reshares; 107 +1s; )Open 

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Someone Forgot to Pay the Gravity Bill

It's not easy running this station -- do I have to think of everything myself?
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #o... more »

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Someone Forgot to Pay the Gravity Bill

It's not easy running this station -- do I have to think of everything myself?
Happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion___

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2017-01-11 18:15:56 (32 comments; 10 reshares; 144 +1s; )Open 

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Friends in High Places

One of the first of the many amazing animals we saw in Brazil was this Pied Tamarin (Saguinus bicolor), a tiny, endangered New World monkey who lives only in a few protected parks in and near the city of Manaus. This was my first try at chasing around for wildlife photos while in a boot and on crutches; I was fortunate to catch up to this quick little guy for a few shots.

My Brazil album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6188255514953762913 ; prints and other photo products available at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #brazilmonday with +Marton Divenyi (+Brazil Monday ); #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #threatenedthursday with +Sandy Schepis... more »

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Friends in High Places

One of the first of the many amazing animals we saw in Brazil was this Pied Tamarin (Saguinus bicolor), a tiny, endangered New World monkey who lives only in a few protected parks in and near the city of Manaus. This was my first try at chasing around for wildlife photos while in a boot and on crutches; I was fortunate to catch up to this quick little guy for a few shots.

My Brazil album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6188255514953762913 ; prints and other photo products available at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #brazilmonday with +Marton Divenyi (+Brazil Monday ); #wildlifewednesday with +Mike Spinak and +Morkel Erasmus ; #wholewildlifeweek with +Sandy Schepis +Dick Whitlock +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Whole Wildlife Week ) ; #threatenedthursday with +Sandy Schepis +Sumit Sen +Anette Mossbacher and +Diego Cattaneo ( +Threatened Thursday ) ; +HQSP Animals curated by +Andy Smith +Nicol Eh +Shannon Adelson #hqspanimals ; #Animalia (+Animalia) créé par +Adelphe BACHELET ;
#monkeymonday with me and +Jetski ( +Monkey Monday )___

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2017-01-10 19:43:53 (101 comments; 46 reshares; 472 +1s; )Open 

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A Heap of Pillows for My Head

Just the moon among the clouds, on the San Francisco Bay.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints and other photo products available at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #californiadreamin with +andi rivarola ( +California Dreamin' ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost ... more »

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A Heap of Pillows for My Head

Just the moon among the clouds, on the San Francisco Bay.

My entire San Francisco Bay Area album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5816421653127321809 with a smaller selection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5871090242173904497 ; prints and other photo products available at
http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #californiadreamin with +andi rivarola ( +California Dreamin' ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; +HQSP Night curated by +Alexander Tarasenkov and +Ingo Bruneske #hqspnight ; #nightphotography  ___

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2017-01-09 18:35:12 (22 comments; 14 reshares; 152 +1s; )Open 

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Sweet Ride

Hard to believe it's been over four years since +NASA invited me to Dryden (now Armstrong) Flight Research Center for the last voyage of the shuttle Endeavour. I'm looking forward to another visit to NASA Goddard in Maryland one of these days, and hoping to catch a launch, perhaps at Vandenberg, whenever I can get down there at the right time.
#nasasocial   #ov105   #spottheshuttle  

Please come visit all my NASA and shuttle photos at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints and other photo products available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); #aviationmonday  with +Mike Criss; #metallicmonday  with +Thomas Raschbacher (+#MetallicMonday); #machinemonday  with +Michael Garza (+Machine Monday); #technotuesday  with+Andrew Gre... more »

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Sweet Ride

Hard to believe it's been over four years since +NASA invited me to Dryden (now Armstrong) Flight Research Center for the last voyage of the shuttle Endeavour. I'm looking forward to another visit to NASA Goddard in Maryland one of these days, and hoping to catch a launch, perhaps at Vandenberg, whenever I can get down there at the right time.
#nasasocial   #ov105   #spottheshuttle  

Please come visit all my NASA and shuttle photos at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5789942580206962769 ; prints and other photo products available at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #headsupmonday  with +russ vallelunga (+HeadsUpMondays); #aviationmonday  with +Mike Criss; #metallicmonday  with +Thomas Raschbacher (+#MetallicMonday); #machinemonday  with +Michael Garza (+Machine Monday); #technotuesday  with +Andrew Gregor (+Techno Tuesday); #transporttuesday  with +Gene Bowker and +Annie Irving (+TransportTuesday).___

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2017-01-08 18:40:45 (32 comments; 9 reshares; 150 +1s; )Open 

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The Appearance of Calm

This looks like such a calm sunset, but actually the wind was really howling. From the Vermilion Lakes, near Banff.

My album for the Northern Rockies is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6332806358535995937
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #skysunday  with +Patrick Scherkenbach and +Randy Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; #mountainmonday  with+Mi... more »

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The Appearance of Calm

This looks like such a calm sunset, but actually the wind was really howling. From the Vermilion Lakes, near Banff.

My album for the Northern Rockies is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6332806358535995937
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #skysunday  with +Patrick Scherkenbach and +Randy Scherkenbach (+Sky Sunday - Photography Theme); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape ; #mountainmonday  with +Michael Russell (+Mountain Monday); #mountainphotos  with +Baki Karaçay (+Mountain Photos); #MonochromeMonday +Monochrome Monday currently uncurated(?); #monochromeworld with +andi rivarola (+Monochrome World ); +All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica, +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox and +Bill Wood ; +HQSP Monochrome curated by ++José Luís Costa +Giuseppe Petruzzella +Alexander Tarasenkov +Christian Madsen +Luis Vivanco S. +Оксана Крысюкова and +tri rini nuringtyas #hqspmonochrome ; #blackandwhitephotos with +Gemma Costa and +Ambrogio Bellotti ( +Black and White Photos ); #MagnificentMonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome Curated by +Christian Madsen and +Kardiyanti Djunaidi___

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2017-01-07 18:50:30 (31 comments; 4 reshares; 136 +1s; )Open 

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There's a New Sheriff in Town

Looks like there's a gunfight brewing on Fremont Street :-)

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #saturdaynightlight  with +Dirk Heindoerfer (+SaturdayNightLight); #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+StreetPhotography ... more »

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There's a New Sheriff in Town

Looks like there's a gunfight brewing on Fremont Street :-)

My entire Las Vegas album is at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5667148324313814433 with a smaller collection of favorites at
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5992767698854499233 ; I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


For #unsharpsaturday  with me, +Jetski, +Julianne Bockius, +Nadia Cantou-Pewinski and +Patrice Christian (+Unsharp Saturday v2.0); #blurshot  with +Pavlik Andreïevitch Krylatov, +Kim Anglin and +delo projet; #saturdaynightlight  with +Dirk Heindoerfer (+SaturdayNightLight); #streetphotography ; #streetpics  with +Sergey Sus and +George Bolkvadze (+StreetPics); #streetphotographysaturday  with +Sunny Wu (+Street Photography Saturday); +HQSP Urban & Street Photos curated by +Michael Sonntag +Alexander Tarasenkov +Angelo Gifford +Birka Wiedmaier +Matvey Z +José Luís Costa and +Karolina Trapp #hqspUrbanStreetPhotos ; +HQSP Motion curated by +Anja Wessels #hqspmotion___

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2017-01-06 17:31:49 (51 comments; 16 reshares; 199 +1s; )Open 

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Caves of Ice (III)

In the giant new Wormhole Transit Facilitator #WTF  on Deneb IV, some say these semi-organic structures are growing and evolving all the time. Some say a Guardian awaits, separating travelers from their souls, or perhaps their wallets. I say...happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot BeNamed... more »

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Caves of Ice (III)

In the giant new Wormhole Transit Facilitator #WTF  on Deneb IV, some say these semi-organic structures are growing and evolving all the time. Some say a Guardian awaits, separating travelers from their souls, or perhaps their wallets. I say...happy #alienabductionfriday !

The Alien Abduction Friday Archives reside at https://plus.google.com/photos/+AlexLapidus/albums/5931560242904294033
My New York album is at
https://plus.google.com/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/6357896824362689793
I sell prints and other photo products at
http://www.alexlapidus.com


+Alien Abduction Friday is brought to you by the team of me, +Heiko Mahr, +Jetski, and +Janice LaMere Hackney with +Ruby Warrior Terrier, while Captain Irene is on a long term mission, on behalf of the #gplusaliennation  and Others Who Cannot Be Named #owcbn . Also for +HQSP Architecture curated by +Rhonda Krause and +Dmitry Jurkov #hqsparchitecture ; #architectureyesterdaytomorrow  with +Edith Kukla (+ARCHITECTURE YESTERDAY - TOMORROW).___

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2017-01-05 17:15:41 (55 comments; 45 reshares; 263 +1s; )Open 

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Dawn Treader

I found a few more Antarctic images for you! We were endlessly enthralled by the dramatic iceberg sculptures.

My Antarctica album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5665272794843969393 ; I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #polarthursday  with +Marie Knock and +Alistair Knock (+Polar Thursday); #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +PeterMa... more »

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Dawn Treader

I found a few more Antarctic images for you! We were endlessly enthralled by the dramatic iceberg sculptures.

My Antarctica album is at https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/104294083885937159989/albums/5665272794843969393 ; I sell prints and other photo products at http://www.alexlapidus.com .


For #polarthursday  with +Marie Knock and +Alistair Knock (+Polar Thursday); #thirstythursdaypics with +Giuseppe Basile and +Mark Esguerra ; #CoastalThursday +Coastal Thursday curated by +David Polzine & +Jon Kahn ; #waterworld with +Gemma Costa and +Rob Heron ( +WaterWorld ); #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography curated by +Margaret Tompkins +Eric Drumm +Chandler L. Walker +Krzysztof Felczak +AJ Lim +Jeff Beddow +H Peter Ji +Jani Westman +Dorma Wiggin ; +HQSP Landscape curated curated by #hqsplandscape +HQSP Landscape curated by +Peter Marbaise +Hans-Juergen Werner +Shannan Crow +Albert Vuvu Konde +Patrick Nolan and +Guy Verkroost #hqsplandscape___

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2017-01-05 10:29:46 (4 comments; 1 reshares; 39 +1s; )Open 

I'm delighted to share a new photography program with you led by +Roger Chessell with the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers! Roger will inspire you with all sorts of creative ideas and tools to get you seeing and shooting the world in new ways. Check out his original post for information, and to sign up!

The Colours, Shapes, Lines and Textures mentorship is ready for sign-ups!

In this new mentorship, I want to help you explore how Colours Shapes, Lines and Textures, as they all play a vital role in how we create powerful images that are engaging to the viewer to tell great visual stories. We will be looking at these one by one and also together to help you understand how they can help elevate your images from nice pictures to something that is just “that much more special”. I know from experience this will be a fun, educational and sometimes challenging way to improve your photography while being in a private group of like minded friends.

I will be taking on a group for an 8 weeks on-line mentorship program which will include lessons, assignments, and informal discussions. Everyone who participates can have fun and learn at the same time!

About me

Am I a world renown photographer? No most definitely not as I too continue along the path of learning, trying out different ways of combining things to get a great photo.

So why have I put together this mentorship, well it’s about passing on the lessons I have learnt, to encourage you to put things together in a way that works for you, to help you find those explanations of why certain things go together.

I have learnt some great stuff along my path of enlightenment by participating in G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers, with Mary Presson Roberts, Lauri Novak and Shari Miller. I have spent a period of time in the Arcanum under 2 Masters, Bob Young and Ron Clifford, learning different skills whilst being encouraged by fellow apprentices in the communities working alongside me, and qualified at level 40.

I am a qualified Adult Education Trainer of some 15 years. For over 30 years I have dabbled in photography taking snapshots, running my own darkroom (many years ago) before I retired and took up digital photography as my main hobby, to learn what goes into making a great photo.

This mentorship is aimed at the new photographer, you will already be experiencing the mind-blowing fact that it is not just about pointing a camera and pressing the shutter button to achieve a tremendous photo.

You read about useful software like Lightroom and Photoshop, but this mentorship doesn’t cover these but I will help you to understand how to get some of the basics right first.

Selection process

Selections will begin on 15th January 2017 for the mentorship beginning on 6th February 2017 and end on 10th April 2017


These are the selection criteria:

• You must be taking and posting your own photographs regularly here on G+ –– an absolute minimum of three days between Public posts; more increases your chances of being selected. (The class itself will be private to the group selected except for the option of a public display album of your best work at the end.)

• You must be interactive here at G+, as you will be expected to participate in this program giving feedback and comments to others.

• You have few previous studies in this subject, since this program is designed for those who have not had the opportunity or advantage to add this skill set to their knowledge base.

• You have the time available to participate in this workshop.

To be considered for selection, please comment to the main post only, here:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RogerChessell/posts/GEEvC6HruM6?sfc=true

(your application will not be seen at any reshares) and answer the following questions in your comment:

1) Photography skill level
2) Photo editing software used most
3) Favorite three subjects to photograph
4) Aspirations within photography
5) Current job or profession
6) Previous art studies
7) Amount of time you have available for participation

EXAMPLE ANSWERS
1) Intermediate hobby photographer
2) Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop CS3
3) Trees, landscapes, waterfalls
4) To sell prints of my work
5) Full-time grocery store clerk
6) I have no previous art studies
7) I do have a job and two kids, but I will make the time for this

The G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers is run by program directors +Robin Griggs Wood +Ron Clifford +Alex Lapidus

Helpers

+Angela Migliore +Bob Young +Bretta Elmore +Jennifer Walton +Lauri Novak +Mary Presson Roberts +Steffan Correll +Kitten KaboodleInc
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