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Andy Burke has been at 62 events

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UK Photography Community310,362A +UK Photography Community  24hr event - open to ALL worldwide - please only post your own photos. We'd like to see something that fits the theme of * 'Happy & Peaceful'*. No photo limit BUT don't post a whole album in one go! :) Invite your friends ! :0)Cheers!See you there! ♥A UKPC Worldwide event, featuring your images of Something happy and peaceful2014-07-20 14:30:0055G+
Daria Musk3,486,455Expand to read the story and learn how to join live!Three years ago to the day, I stood in front of my computer - a guitar in my hands, songs in my heart, fingers trembling - about to press a button that said, "Hangout". I was still waterlogged with rainy nights of lugging my amps into tiny clubs and tears from the not-knowing-what-would-happen to my dreams.That night, when I hit "Hangout" you saved my dreams, you saved me. Your faces popped in. We sang all night. Six hours later my heart was six million times bigger and I would never be the same. Every year I want to celebrate that day. I want to thank you face to face. I want to meet back at our special place and sing your praises. It's time for Hangoutiversary III. PLEASE, BE CELEBRATEDSo please, meet me on July 16th. Right here, inside the place where we had our virtual first date. Comment back and let me know that you're planning to come, I will organize special circles of you all, so we can rotate the 10 seats and meet and meet and meet again.I'll sing our songs of celebration. I'll sing new songs of adoration, to you and this crazy world that gives us a chance just when we think maybe it can't. Come with your hopes and your dreams to be amplified and your updates and your friends and families and fantasies. Let's sing 'til our throats go weak and dance in front of computer screens, like the silly beautiful people we know ourselves to be.  HOW TO HANGIn case you're new or rusty all you have to do to join this Hangout is: ✪ RSVP a big fat yes here.✪ On Wednesday, July 16th come back to this page when the Hangout starts (6PM Eastern US Time).✪ You can watch or click "join" to on my page +Daria Musk!✪ Don't for get to comment and let me know if you want to join and around what time. I'll be sure to circle you and invite you when you're web-camera-ready!✪ Come with song requests, stories and even a "dream to amplify". The theme of this hangout is #amplifyyourdreams  cause that's what you guys did for me. You turnt it up to 11!SRSLY, MESSAGE MESend me a private message or chat or comment to me here if you'd like to arrange a special invite or if you're new and want to join the family and need some tips for getting in. I think I'm going to make invite circles for each half hour, so let me know when you want to join. Everyone's invited. It's really the greatest possible gift, just to let me sing for you and get to know you again and again and again. SPREAD THE LOVEShare thisHANGOUTIVERSARY CONCERT2014-07-17 00:00:003G+
UK Photography Community310,362For this UKPC Event The main subject of the photograph must be DAISY FLOWER/S (any colour of daisy is acceptable). Any image considered not to fit the theme will be removed. SIX IMAGES MAX per photographer are welcome FROM any location in the WORLD (you don't have to be in the UK or Crown Dependencies to post). For the UKPC and our members to be able to +1 & comment on your images you must add the +UK Photography Community to your circles. The images must belong to you.DO NOT ADD WHOLE ALBUMS AT ONCE PLEASE.The event is open until Sunday evening 25th May 2014 GMTPretend Bonus Points & MAJOR KUDOS to the person who posts an image of a Daisy the furthest distance away from the UK.We are looking forward to seeing images from our members and followers!! :DAISY FLOWERS - A UKPC GLOBAL PHOTO POSTING EVENT2014-05-22 23:00:0072G+
UK Photography Community310,362An event where the predominant colour in the image MUST BE PURPLE! *PURPLE WE SAY!!!! PURPLE PURPLE PURPLE ... NOT mostly green or red or blue - PURPLE ;O)) - open until Monday nightMust be your photo. Must be shot in the UK or Crown Dependencies. Get your PURPLE images posted here - old and new images welcome, THE MORE PURPLE THE BETTER!!! Please let us know if you've gone to the trouble of shooting especially for this event.No limit to the amount of images SO LONG AS THEY FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE FROM THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :) Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removed, so make sure your image has A LARGE AMOUNT OF THE COLOUR PURPLE in it - PURPLE cakes allowed! :) We look forward to seeing the images you share.Have a great week everyone. The UKPC Admin Team ♥any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asapTHE COLOUR PURPLE - PURPLE MUST BE THE MAJOR COLOUR!2014-05-10 23:30:0056G+
UK Photography Community310,362An event where the predominant colour in the image is RED! *RED WE SAY!!!! RED ... not mostly green ;O)) - open until Monday nightMust be your photo. Must be shot in the UK or Crown Dependencies. Get your RED images posted here - old and new images welcome, THE MORE RED THE BETTER!!! Please let us know if you've gone to the trouble of shooting especially for this event.No limit to the amount of images SO LONG AS THEY FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE FROM THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :) Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removed, so make sure your image has A LARGE AMOUNT OF THE COLOUR RED in it - RED cakes allowed! :) We look forward to seeing the images you share.Have a great week everyone. The UKPC Admin Team ♥any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asapTHE COLOUR RED2014-03-29 23:30:0061G+
Margaret Tompkins114,978*Landscape Photography Community:  A River Runs Through It* General Rules 1) You must be a member of the Landscape Photography Community and there are no limits on follower count.  We welcome the millionaires!! 2) Only ONE photograph per member is allowed.  If you submit more than one photo, all of your photos will be removed. 3) Your photo MUST be ORIGINAL.  If you post the work of someone else, you will be banned from the community. 4) This must be a Landscape Photograph and it must feature a river running through the landscape.  It can also be a stream or waterfall surrounded by the landscape. 5) There is NO VOTING for this contest!  Several of our senior moderators have volunteered to judge this contest.  They are experienced judges of photography events and their decision is final. 6) Photos must be posted no later than Monday, March 31, 2014, 3 pm CDT.  Those posted after that time will be removed. 7) Winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 3 pm CDT. 8) Moderators of the LPC may participate but they cannot win the contest.LPC Contest # 11: A River Runs Through It2014-03-24 21:00:00480G+
UK Photography Community310,362An event where the image holds memories of Summers past. MAX 10 images. Must be your photo. Must be shot in the UK, Ireland or Crown Dependencies. Dig out your archives and show us what Summer really means to you!IMAGES MUST FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE BASED IN THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :) Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removedForthcoming  event  - Environmental PortraitsWe look forward to seeing the images you share.Have a great week everyone. Event open until Sunday evening.The UKPC Admin Team ♥any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asapYOUR MEMORIES OF SUMMERS PAST...2014-03-18 20:00:0043G+
UK Photography Community310,362An event where the predominant colour in the image is BLUE!Must be your photo. Must be shot in the UK or Crown Dependencies. If you need a boost of inspiration watch the linked video ;)  or have look here... http://labs.tineye.com/multicolr#colors=19668f;weights=100;Get your BLUE images posted here - old and new images welcome. Please let us know if you've gone to the trouble of shooting especially for this event.No limit to the amount of images SO LONG AS THEY FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE FROM THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :) Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removed, so make sure your image has A LARGE AMOUNT OF THE COLOUR BLUE in it - BLUE cakes allowed! :) Forthcoming  event  - Environmental PortraitsWe look forward to seeing the images you share.Have a great week everyone. The UKPC Admin Team ♥any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asapTHE COLOUR BLUE2014-03-10 10:30:0087G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of IMAGES photographed in United Kingdom, Ireland  and Crown Dependencies - at any time*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusionsJOIN IN WITH OUR NEW EVENT & YOUR IMAGE COULD BE FEATURED ON THE UKPC PAGE BANNER during March 2014 - your image MUST be of landscape orientation - no exceptions.PLEASE NOTE:- by entering your image into this event you give the UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit our about page for more details. NO RESTRICTION ON THE AMOUNT OF IMAGESBUT THEY MUST FIT THE THEME                     ↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST be in keeping with the event title & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                                  ↓ this is an ALL WEEK LONG eventplease only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYPLEASE VISIT THE +UK Photography Community ABOUT PAGE FOR DETAILSIf you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking forward to getting seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community WE ARE SEEKING A NEW UKPC PROFILE IMAGE for the month of MARCH 20142014-03-02 19:00:0054G+
UK Photography Community310,362YOUR IMAGE MUST BE ON +Panoramio  TO BE POSTED IN THIS EVENT & YOU NEED TO PROVE IT WITH A LINK - please!This is an event with a slight difference. We are basing it on photographs uploaded onto the UKPC Group on Panoramio.   We have provided some information on how to use Panoramio so this details section is slightly longer than normal.Please read all of this section.Some of you might be currently active Panoramio users and members of the UKPC group, you might like to make use of Panoramio. THE THEMEThe event theme and the philosophy behind the UKPC Panoramio group can be best described by this simplistic scenario:"A fellow UK Photography community member contacts you saying they are coming to your area for a few days, could you recommend some good photo locations."Where would you recommend?There are no restrictions on number of photos per person for Panoramio or the eventMust be from UK and Crown DependenciesCan be Landscape, Seascape or Urban.Can also be people/animals [but associated with a geographical location and repeatable e.g. people watching in a regular street market, not just transient events.]Not necessarily looking for your very best technical photos, just those that justify the uniqueness and photographic interest of your favourite local spots.HOW TO UPLOAD TO PANORAMIO AND JOIN THE UKPC GROUPVisit the UKPC Panoramio group - found through this link:http://www.panoramio.com/group/299902You can log on to Panoramio with your G+ log in - in fact you will be already logged in when you link.First set up your Panoramio page and upload some photosApply for UKPC Panoramio group membershipThen select your photos for the group.To assist you there are some screenshots in two albums, how to upload to Panoramio and how to join the UKPC group and add photos at the links below:https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/101116887585805976409/photos/101116887585805976409/albums/5983169018549828161https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/101116887585805976409/photos/101116887585805976409/albums/5983170882288861921Panoramio itself has a very good help section, which details how to do the above and much more:The UKPC Group on Panoramio2014-02-25 20:00:0028G+
UK Photography Community310,362Thinking of staying in this weekend? Weather getting you down? Have you turned to food for comfort? We Have ! :) We'd like to see ONE SHOT from you of A FOOD SHELF IN YOUR KITCHENShow us what you eat !  :) Must be ONE picture, taken by you of your food shelf in your kitchen. Anything else will be removed.You can only enter this event if you reside in the UK, Ireland or Crown Dependencies. If you live elsewhere in the world keep an eye on our stream, we do hold Worldwide events once a month too!We look forward to seeing your images! Best regards The +UK Photography Community admin teamA FOOD SHELF IN YOUR KITCHEN (UK, Ireland & Crown Dependencies Only please)2014-02-15 10:00:0029G+
UK Photography Community310,362For this UKPC Event The main subject of the photograph must be WATER (including ice, snow, steam etc). Any image considered not to fit the theme will be removed. Four IMAGES per photographer are welcome FROM any location in the WORLD (you don't have to be in the UK or Crown Dependencies to post). For us and our members to be able to +1 & comment on your images you must add the +UK Photography Community to your circles. The images must belong to you.The event is open until Sunday evening 9th February GMTWe are looking forward to seeing images from our members and followers!! :) WATER WATER EVERYWHERE...2014-02-08 08:30:00105G+
UK Photography Community310,362An event where the predominant colour in the image is ORANGE!We'd like to see some warm cheerful images to distract us from our Winter blues please.  Must be your photo. Must be shot in the UK or Crown Dependencies. If you need a boost of inspiration watch the video ;)  or have look here... http://is.gd/LhmNzU or here http://labs.tineye.com/multicolr#colors=f68e2b;weights=100;Get your oranges, sunsets, flower petals, autumn trees, pumpkins etc posted here - old and new images welcome. Please let us know if you've gone to the trouble of shooting especially for this event.No limit to the amount of images SO LONG AS THEY FIT THE EVENT THEME & YOU AND THE PICTURE ARE FROM THE UK and/or Crown Dependencies, not forgetting Ireland  :) Any photograph that doesn't fit the theme will be removed, so make sure your image has A LARGE AMOUNT OF THE COLOUR ORANGE in it - orange cakes allowed! :) Next Month's event - Beginning of February - Environmental PortraitsWe look forward to seeing the images you share.Have a great weekend everyone. The UKPC Admin Team ♥any questions, please just leave a comment in the event stream and an admin will be in touch asapTHE COLOUR ORANGE2014-02-01 22:00:0086G+
Margaret Tompkins114,978*Landscape Photography Community:  Monochrome* General Rules 1) You must be a member of the Landscape Photography Community. 2) Only ONE photograph per member is allowed.  If you submit more than one photo, all of your photos will be removed. 3) Your photo MUST be ORIGINAL.  If you post the work of someone else, you will be banned from the community. 4) This must be a Landscape Photograph. It can be Black and White or Sepia or any single color or tone.  No color photographs allowed.  It's the absence of color that we are featuring.   5) Voting: This is People's Choice so whoever gets the most +1s wins!! 6) Photos must be posted no later than February 3, 2014, 3 pm CST.  Those posted after that time will be removed. 7) Voting ends at February 5, 2014, 3 pm CST. 8) Moderators of the LPC and profiles with more than 1 million followers may participate but they cannot win the contest.LPC People's Choice Contest # 7: Monochrome2014-01-27 22:00:0010G+
UK Photography Community310,362A 'Seasonal' event for the UKPC Members only please. If you are not a member and would like to join please see our about page for details. +UK Photography Community 12 PICTURES EACH - MAX!! Pictures of what Santa brought you for Christmas - no other type of images allowed.n.b.Eye Brush used in banner from http://qbrushes.net/eyes-brush-4/LOOK WHAT I GOT FOR CHRISTMAS! :0)2013-12-26 08:00:0043G+
UK Photography Community310,362A 'Seasonal' event for the UKPC Members only please. If you are not a member and would like to join please see our about page for details. +UK Photography Community 3 PICTURES EACH - MAX!! Seasonal imagesUKPC HOLIDAY SEASON PICTURE SHARING EVENT2013-12-23 15:30:0063G+
UK Photography Community310,362'INTRODUCE YOURSELF' Event :) You are allowed to post Only ONE photo - it can be a collage (it doesn't have to be a selfie) - add some text about you (TELL US WHAT REGIONAL NUMBER YOU ARE IN THE UK) in the comment box under the photo once it's in the event stream - PLUS links to you on the web. TELL US HOW LONG YOU'VE BEEN USING GOOGLE PLUS - we might be able to help you if you are new- join our community https://plus.google.com/b/101116887585805976409/communities/102309570842915194907OPEN TODAY / SATURDAY / SUNDAYREGIONS (we circle you back based on the region you are from)North East England1. Northumberland2. Tyne and Wear3. County DurhamNorth West England4. Cumbria5. Lancashire10. Greater Manchester11. Merseyside12. CheshireYorkshire and the Humber6. North Yorkshire7. East Riding of Yorkshire      8. South Yorkshire9. West YorkshireWest Midlands18. Staffordshire19. Shropshire20. Herefordshire21. Worcestershire22. West Midlands23. WarwickshireEast Midlands13. Derbyshire14. Nottinghamshire15. Lincolnshire 16. Rutland17. Leicestershire24. NorthamptonshireEast of England 25. Cambridgeshire26. Norfolk27. Suffolk28. Essex29. Hertfordshire30. BedfordshireSouth West England33. Gloucestershire34. Bristol35. Somerset36. Wiltshire45. Dorset46. Devon47. CornwallSouth East England31. Buckinghamshire      32. Oxfordshire37. Berkshire39. Kent40. East Sussex41. West Sussex42. Surrey43. Hampshire44. Isle of WightLondon38. Greater LondonScotland48. Aberdeen & Grampian 49. Angus & Dundee50. Argyll51. Ayrshire52. Dumfries & Galloway53. Edinburgh & the Lothians54. Fife55. Glasgow & Clyde Valley56. The Scottish Highlands57. Orkney 58. The Outer & Inner Hebrides59. Perthshire60. The Scottish Borders61. The Shetland Islands62. Stirling & The TrossachsWalesNorth Wales63. Llandudno and Colwyn Bay64. North Wales Borderlands65. Rhyl and Prestatyn66. Snowdonia Mountains and Coast67. The Isle of Anglesey: Mid Wales 68. Ceredigion/Cardigan Bay69. Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons West Wales70. Carmarthenshire71. Pembrokeshire72. Swansea South Wales73. Cardiff74. South Wales Valleys75. Wye Valley and Vale of Usk76. Glamorgan Heritage CoastIrelandsee event stream for numbersCrown Dependencies109. Guernsey110.Isle ALL ABOUT YOU ! ONE PICTURE & UK PEOPLE ONLY!! please2013-11-30 09:30:00110G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of SHOES!!!The UKPC would love to see images of Your Favourite Shoes - THREE images MAX - must have a short note (or long story) added under the image in the comments, please. We’d like to know what the shoes mean to you, are they yours? A family member? A pet? :). The shoes don't have to be yours but the photos must have been taken by you.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼What we ask of YOU, if you’d like to take part:..▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - Please do not post all images in one go. "Please stagger your posting, i.e. please alternate your post with other event participants." To summarise post one, take a break, let someone else post, come back and post again another time. - Please add a comment under the image after posting as requested above- you may include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!To summarise Circle the UKPC, post after someone else has, tell us about the picture, add your website links etc, ask us if you are stuck. :) ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼About the picture you post▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- a maximum entry of !!!!  *THREE*  !!!!! images per person- the image must fit the theme!- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- Submissions accepted from professional and nonprofessional photographers - no exclusionsYOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than the requested about of images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location or add your own comment                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekend event and runs until Sunday evening . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: YOUR FAVOURITE SHOES ~ SHOE PORTRAITS2013-11-16 08:30:0035G+
SmugMug44,279SmugMug Is Looking For Your Cover PhotosAfter a short hiatus to get the New SmugMug launched, the SmugMug Cover photo contest is back! We are looking for FOUR incredible cover photos to grace the SmugMug's Google+ page for the month of December. Week 1 winner - Year of SmugMug Basic $40 valueWeek 2 winner - Year of SmugMug Power $60 valueWeek 3 winner - Year of SmugMug Portfolio $150 valueWeek 4 winner - Year of SmugMug Business -$300 valueHow to Enter:Disclaimer - By submitting a photo, you are granting SmugMug permission to upload and share the photo, with all credit of course, to any of our social channels...and that is all...only social channels (Google+, Facebook, Twitter)! How else could we share your photo with the public when you win? :)One Photo per person*Sign up for the SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For December event. (You are on it now)*Click the "Add Photos" Button in the event, and upload yoursubmission. The new cover photos can be up to 2120px by 1192px, so please submit a photo with this minimum size requirement. Photos will be displayed in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio, so please make sure submissions as close to 16:9 as possible, so we don't lose any of the valuable image*Take a look at all of the entries, and feel free to +1 and comment onthe photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions">"ShowPhoto View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery.*After the contest closes on November 30st at 11:59PM PST, a panel ofjudges, will select the winners, and the newcover photo and first winner announcement will be made on December 1st, 2013.*Submissions will be judged on uniqueness, creativity, and overall "Wow" factor.*Sign up for the January event, which will also beopen for submissions by January*You do not need to be a SmugMug customer to enter, so please sharewith your fellow photographers.SmugMug Cover Photo Contest For December 20132013-11-01 08:30:0071G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of Autumn Colour In The UKDISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼What we ask of YOU, if you’d like to take part:..▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - Please do not post all images in one go. Otherwise, all your images will be removed. "Please stagger your posting, i.e. please alternate your post with other event participants." To summarise post one, take a break, let someone else post, come back and post again another time. - Please add a comment under the image after posting e.g. location and relevance to UK- you may include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!To summarise Circle the UKPC, post after someone else has, tell us about the picture, add your website links etc, ask us if you are stuck. :) ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼About the picture you post▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- a maximum entry of !!!!  *FIVE*   !!!!! images per person- the image must fit the theme!- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- images may be shared by professional and nonprofessional photographers - no exclusionsYOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than the requested about of images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location or add your own comment                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThe event starts on Monday and Runs Until Wednesday . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would lAutumn Colour In The UK2013-10-28 09:00:0078G+
Margot M0Okey Dokey ..... I'm proposing a walk through Richmond town into Richmond Park and ending in a pub on Richmond Hill or on the Thames.  Date: Saturday 26 October.  Meet: Outside Richmond Station (accessible by Overland or District Line Underground) at 13.30. Will confirm nearer time exactly where we should meet.  I know the area well but would absolutely hesitate to call myself The Walk Leader. I will liaise with  +Andrew Clifton-Brown +Anna Robertson Davis and +Nikki C who I am sure are more on tops of these things (like maps)  Let us know if you are interested!Richmond-Upon-Thames and Richmond Park2013-10-26 13:30:0010G+
Robert SKREINER1,206,480+10000 Photographers BW ► ❶st Contestby +Robert SKREINER  & +Joel Tjintjelaar   & +Heimo MAUSER  &  +Gemma Costa Theme: Your „Top BW Monochrome Photos“Contest Rules & Conditions:● Sign in to the Contest with a short comment!● Please share this ►❶st Contest Invitation ( Condition! )● Please add +10000 Photographers BW *to your circles*● Please add the curators:    +Robert SKREINER  &   +Joel Tjintjelaar    & +Heimo MAUSER   &   +Gemma Costa    *to your circles and you will be also added.*● Photos must be your own photos and work!● Max 10 Photos per participating Photographer● Photos must be uploaded to this ❶st Contest–Page● Post a short own comment to your photos.● You can also give +1 to your own photos!● Please be fair and comment also to other photos!● Please invite your Google+ Friends and Followers.● Don't delete the automatically shared Contest Photos   in your stream! So you will get more +1The best ►BW Monochrome Photos◄ will be sharedalso at the Page: +10000 Photographers BW The 3 ►TOP Photos◄ of the Winners will be shared alsoin the stream of +Robert SKREINER All participating Photographers will be included in a public shared ❶st Contest Circle of+10000 Photographers BW & +Robert SKREINER  &   +Joel Tjintjelaar & +Heimo MAUSER    & +Gemma Costa The final decision about the winners is made byan international and independent jury.+10000 Photographers BW Monochrome ►❶st Contest2013-10-21 09:00:001964G+
SmugMug44,279SmugMug Is Looking For Your Cover PhotosAfter a short hiatus to get the New SmugMug launched, the SmugMug Cover photo contest is back! We are looking for FOUR incredible cover photos to grace the SmugMug's Google+ page for the month of November. Week 1 winner - Year of SmugMug Basic $40 valueWeek 2 winner - Year of SmugMug Power $60 valueWeek 3 winner - Year of SmugMug Portfolio -$150 valueWeek 4 winner - Year of SmugMug Business -$300 valueHow to Enter:One Photo per person*Sign up for the SmugMug Cover Photo Submissions For November event. (You are on it now)*Click the "Add Photos" Button in the event, and upload yoursubmission. The new cover photos can be up to 2120px by 1192px, so please submit a photo with this minimum size requirement. Photos will be displayed in a 16:9 Aspect Ratio, so please make sure submissions as close to 16:9 as possible, so we don't lose any of the valuable image*Take a look at all of the entries, and feel free to +1 and comment onthe photos that you are drawn too. Clicking on "Actions"->"ShowPhoto View" will display all of the photos in a beautiful gallery.*After the contest closes on October 31st at 11:59PM PST, a panel ofjudges, will select the winners, and the newcover photo and first winner announcement will be made on November 1st, 2013.*Submissions will be judged on uniqueness, creativity, and overall "Wow" factor.*Sign up for the December event, which will also beopen for submissions by December 1st*You do not need to be a SmugMug customer to enter, so please sharewith your fellow photographers.SmugMug Cover Photo Contest For November 20132013-10-01 09:30:00147G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of THE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS OF THE GREAT BRITISH PUBLICThe UKPC would love to see your images of Great facial expressions, portraits, extra points for crazy self portraits ! ;O) … you get the idea?DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼What we ask of YOU, if you’d like to take part:..▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - Please do not post all images in one go. Otherwise, all your images will be removed. "Please stagger your posting, i.e. please alternate your post with other event participants." To summarise post one, take a break, let someone else post, come back and post again another time. - Please add a comment under the image after posting e.g. location and relevance to UK- you may include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!To summarise Circle the UKPC, post after someone else has, tell us about the picture, add your website links etc, ask us if you are stuck. :) ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼About the picture you post▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲- a maximum entry of !!!!  FIVE   !!!!! images per person- the image must fit the theme!- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- images may be shared by professional and nonprofessional photographers - no exclusionsYOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than the requested about of images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location or add your own comment                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekend event and runs until Sunday evening . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.THE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS OF THE GREAT BRITISH PUBLIC2013-09-20 19:00:0049G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invites you to participate in a Cloud Photography event. Photographed in United Kingdom, the Whole of Ireland & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  Six   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than six images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis event will run until Fiday 20th September 2013. When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community admin team!Cloud/Sky Photography2013-09-07 20:00:0093G+
UK Photography Community310,362Yorkshire is the best European Destination, show us your photos of Yorkshire here!The +UK Photography Community  cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of enter event title here. Photographed in United Kingdom, the Whole of Ireland & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in Yorkshire- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekday event and runs to midnight Wednesday . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))Show us your shots of YORKSHIRE - Yorkshire declared #1 Euro-Destination2013-09-03 01:00:0036G+
UK Photography Community310,362The sole purpose of this event is to capture those who wish to be notified of all future UKPC eventsOn completion of the event a notification circle for events will be created, this circle will be used to notify you of any UKPC events being held.Your comments on the event and what they mean ...If you comment Yes / add me (you'll be added to event notification circle)If you comment No (You will not be added to event notification circle but will remain circled by the UKPC)If you comment  *Remove* (you will be removed from all UKPC circles)WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU :)Future Event Notification2013-08-04 13:30:00308G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of SUMMER “Blink and you'll miss it”SUMMER visits the UK. Photographed in United Kingdom, the Whole of Ireland & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK/ Ireland / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESWhen the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community admin team!SUMMER “Blink and you'll miss it” ... SUMMER visits the UK2013-07-23 20:00:00114G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a Black & White Event shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.This event is open to anyone with the proviso that if you are from outside the UK your shot was taken IN the UKThis event will be open until the 28th June so you have plenty of time to get your entry in.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  TWO   !!!!! images per person- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- please add a comment to the image.- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Communityif you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than two images- post anything off topic                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a week long event and runs from today until Friday . When the event starts a button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top near the comments. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFOModerator's decision is final to the validity of the entry.HOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community mod team!Video "The Story Behind Ansel Adams' Most Iconic Black and White Photograph." created by +Marc Silber Black & White2013-06-23 16:00:0057G+
Heidi Anne Morris63,526Just for fun :) I've been having a great time following along with +Julieanne Kost's most recent +Adobe Photoshop tips using shapes.You "should" still be able to download a trial version of PS here https://creative.adobe.com/apps?trial=PHSP&promoid=JZXPSIf you fancy posting your own creations i'd love to see what you come up with....they are REALLY easy to do and I learnt a little more about PS too ! Watch the video if you're not sure what to do....So maybe I'll see you here? The event runs for one week starting this Saturday morning GMT. Thank you ! ♥ H x *TIPS ! *You "should" still be able to download a trial version of PS here https://creative.adobe.com/apps?trial=PHSP&promoid=JZXPSNot PS try +GIMP Basic Shapes tutorial with GIMPFree (for personal use) brushes from Mel http://www.melsbrushes.co.uk/?p=1523Free Shapeshttp://www.1stwebdesigner.com/freebies/handy-photoshop-custom-shapes/changing brushes into shapes... :O)Stamp your logo or brush shape on a new white document.Now select your brush logo, as cleanly as possible.Then open the paths palette and Alt + click (Option on a Mac) on the fourth from left icon at the foot of the palette...'Make work path from selection'.This will enable you to set the tolerance, which needs to quite low so that the path matches the selection as closely as possible. Try .5Click OK.Now go to Edit > Define Custom Shape.Name it & click OK.Your shape will appear at the end of the current set of custom shapes. borrowed from..  Stevekin http://www.flickr.com/groups/photoshopsupport/discuss/72157602323751889/You better SHAPE up!2013-06-15 10:00:006G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of Flora photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  SIX   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than Six images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekday event and runs to 08:00 Wednesday 29th May . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- Please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMap - For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community mod team!Floral2013-05-23 07:00:00124G+
Quiet London5,452Introducing our newest team member +James O'Gorman!  Let’s hope he knows the back streets of London better than +Yoon-Mi Kim!We’ll be meeting at Victoria train station (Cafe Ritazza near Platform '1-7' next to the Iron Duke pub) for our next Quiet London walk, then winding our way through the London streets, ending at Trafalgar Square and maybe having a drink somewhere nearby. We’ll be sharing jokes, photography tips and just shooting the breeze. Everyone is welcome, no matter what sort of camera you have or what standard you think you are :)We look forward to walking, talking and shooting with you!Victoria calling! What's a name change between friends....;)2013-05-18 13:00:0020G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in an Event based on the theme 'Industrial' photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis event runs from Saturday 11th May 2013 - Tuesday 14th May 2013. When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- Please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMap - For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community mod team!Industrial2013-05-11 08:00:0074G+
UK Photography Community310,362Keeping it simple.... 12 (maximum) OF YOUR BEST SHOTS in ONE ALBUM - post a link to the album in the comments pleaseThe event is not open to posting images just your album link. Make it a G+ PUBLIC album please, It's easy to share and display them all hereYOUR IMAGES MUST HAVE BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE UK +UK Photography Community  favourites will be posted to the UKPC Page :O) If you like a link give it a "plus" ♥Any questions please ask.Open NOW for one week from today - Tuesday 30th April 2013.posted by +Heidi Anne Morris Folks not following the above request when posting will be removed with out question, e.g. more than the requested amount of images, posting some one elses images ... etc etc 12 (maximum) OF YOUR BEST SHOTS, Photographed in the UK in ONE ALBUM - post a link to the album in the comments please2013-04-30 08:00:0060G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in an event based on the theme Telephoto photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.Definition for telephoto.APS-C        Above 70mmFull Frame   Above 85mmDISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekday event and runs to 19:00 on Sunday. When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- Please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMap - For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community mod team!Telephoto2013-04-17 18:00:0067G+
Heidi Anne Morris63,526                      EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT                    Who Are YOU?     Share a PHOTO COLLAGE / say hello  :0)                                          WHO? .... all about you!                                              please scroll downI'd love to know/see what you've been creating lately :O))Please post just "ONE" PHOTO COLLAGE of your images or Art works etc.If you would like help creating a PHOTO COLLAGE please take a look at these linksPicasa Collages - Part 1Shape Collage - Free Automatic Photo Collage Makerother options are available on the webif you're stuck just ask                                      ↓  WHAT to post.....ONE PICTURE ONLY - YOUR IMAGES ONLY per person please (must be a COLLAGE) naughty people posting more or anything that is not a COLLAGE will be shamedOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish                            Looking forward to getting to know some MORE new folks!All my best Heidi         Who Are YOU?     Share a PHOTO COLLAGE / say hello    :0)2013-04-10 13:00:4896G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of 'BEAUTIFUL BRITISH BEACHES' photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis event will run from Sunday 24th March 2013 to midnight Wednesday 27th March 2013. When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- Please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMap - For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community  mod team!+Raya Ozruso-Cottrell +Louise Burrows  +Mathew Hanley +Gerard Charnley +Andy Burke +Stuart Dyckhoff +Shaun Stewart +John LeFebvre +Lee Black +Heidi Anne Morris BEAUTIFUL BRITISH BEACHES2013-03-24 12:00:0057G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of 'Reflections' photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.DISCLAIMER:By entering your image into this event you give UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out About page for more details.WHAT TO POST:- goes without saying that the image must fit the theme!- a maximum entry of !!!!  THREE   !!!!! images per person- image must have been taken in UK or Crown Dependencies- image must be your own and you must own the copyright- software manipulation is permitted, e.g. creating a reflection- images taken prior to the event are permitted for this event- please do not post all images in one go: spread them out- please add a comment to the image, re location and relevance to UK- you can include links in your comments to profile / website / elsewhere- anyone in the world can post an image- you must have circled the +UK Photography Community - if you're stuck or have other questions, just post a question on the event!YOU WILL BE REMOVED / SHAMED / BLOCKED IF YOU:- post more than 3 images- post anything off topic or non-UK / Crown Dependencies- fail to add the location                WHEN TO POST & START/END TIMESThis is a weekday event and runs to midnight Wednesday . When the event starts a red button titled 'Add Photo' will appear at the top. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text at the time you post, so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image. Your image should be close to the top of the stream depending how busy it is and how many people are posting images :O))OTHER INFO- Please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMap - For a definition of Crown Dependencies, please see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_dependenciesHOW TO JOIN THE UKPC COMMUNITYPlease visit +UK Photography Community ABOUT page for details. If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts, please add us to your circles :O)) We are looking forward to seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community mod team!Reflections2013-03-10 01:00:0085G+
Quiet London5,452Our next @113043236129480244763 walk is going to take us from the Monument at London Bridge, through the City and onto the Temple tube station. (This will be slightly longer than our previous walks, so this could be a good place to jump off if needed!) We'll then wind our way through to Covent Garden where we'll be able to get some excellent chances at street photography. We'd love it if you'd dawdle with us on our March walk through parts of inner London, laugh at bad jokes and catch up with old acquaintances and hopefully make some new ones. We look forward to walking, talking and shooting with you!Quiet London - Monumental Monument!2013-03-02 14:00:0030G+
UK Photography Community310,362PLEASE NOTE:- by entering your image into this event you give the UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out about page for more details. The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of IMAGES OF THE NATIVE BRITISH TREES photographed in United Kingdom & Crown Dependencies - at any time*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions.       ↓  *WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ ____________________________________________A MAXIMUM ENTRY OF THREE IMAGES PER PERSON naughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)PLEASE DON'T POST ALL OF YOUR IMAGES IN ONE GO, PLEASE TRY TO STAGGER YOUR ENTRY'SIMAGES MUST FIT THE THEME & THE IMAGES MUST BELONG TO YOU____________________________________________please consider mapping the location of your image via +PlusPhotoMapYour image/s MUST be in keeping with the event title & be of a Tree or Trees in the United Kingdom or Crown Dependencies. Please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add your comment (some information about the image and yourself.) Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                               ↓ this is a TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY eventplease noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this eventHOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYPLEASE VISIT THE +UK Photography Community  ABOUT PAGE FOR DETAILSIf you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking forward to getting seeing your images  :O))Your images of NATIVE BRITISH TREES2013-02-06 20:00:0084G+
UK Photography Community310,362JOIN IN WITH OUR NEW EVENT & YOUR IMAGE COULD BE FEATURED ON THE UKPC PAGE BANNERPLEASE NOTE:- by entering your image into this event you give the UKPC permission to feature your image (if chosen) within our page banner. Please visit out about page for more details. The +UK Photography Community cordially invites you to take part in a celebration of IMAGES OF SNOW photographed in United Kingdom - at any time*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusionsNO RESTRICTION ON THE AMOUNT OF IMAGESBUT THEY MUST FIT THE THEME                     ↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST be in keeping with the event title & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                      EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT             ↓ this is an ALL WEEK LONG eventplease noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event BUT your image MUST FIT THE THEME. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYPLEASE VISIT THE +UK Photography Community ABOUT PAGE FOR DETAILSIf you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking forward to getting seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community +Heidi Anne Morris A celebration of *IMAGES OF SNOW* photographed in United Kingdom2013-01-25 13:00:00201G+
Google UK628,901It's snowing already in parts of the country, with more expected throughout the day. Join this Google+ event and share your photos of the snow in your area. Use the #UKSnow hashtag, say where the photograph was taken and we'll re-share the best! Snow Time!2013-01-18 09:30:00557G+
UK Photography Community310,362You must have your entries in by 8:30pm UK time the following Sunday. The top 5 will be announced at roughly 9:00pm UK time. In order to qualify the photo must be your own and you must also use the themes hash tag and says it's curated by +UK Photography Community for example, " #ColdWeekendThemeChallenge curated by +UK Photography Community  / +Mathew Hanley "  this helps us find the photo. You MUST also make sure the work you enter is your own work By getting involved you're giving us permission to use your entry photo in the top 5 post if your entry was No.1 you will be credited Remember you can be anywhere in the world!Cold Weekend Theme Challenge2013-01-16 20:00:00109G+
Heidi Anne Morris63,526WATCH THE VIDEO > HAVE A GO > POST A PHOTOThis is the first of what might become a regular event...of FUN ON FRIDAYS!I thought it might be fun to GET CREATIVE with the G+ Community via an EVENT :) This one is all about FILM STRIPS created from your own pictures.Attached is a 2 minute tip from +Gavin Hoey on how to create a film strip using +Adobe Photoshop.Gavin is a superb tutor and makes learning new photographic skills a lot of fun, it's so easy! I often post his excellent tutorials over on my G+ page +Photographic Learning Resources Why not have a go? I'm posting my first attempt from a few years ago, it's not all that .. lol, I'm sure I could do better but it was great fun.I look forward to seeing yours here soon - you can post as many as you like so long as they are in the film strip format. Anything else will be removed - cheers ♥All my best Heidi www.heidiannemorris.comWEEKEND PS FUN! ~ CREATE YOUR OWN FILM STRIP2013-01-05 22:00:0020G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of IMAGES OF THE GREAT BRITISH PUB photographed in United Kingdom - at any time*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusionsNO RESTRICTION ON THE AMOUNT OF IMAGESBUT THEY MUST FIT THE THEME                     ↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST be in keeping with the event title & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                      EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT             ↓ this is a FRIDAY/SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY eventplease noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event BUT your image MUST FIT THE THEME. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYPLEASE VISIT THE +UK Photography Community ABOUT PAGE FOR DETAILSIf you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking forward to getting seeing your images  :O))Best Wishes from the +UK Photography Community +Heidi Anne Morris YOUR IMAGES OF THE GREAT BRITISH PUB ~ PLEASE SHARE2012-12-22 12:30:00132G+
Photo Processing Challenge403Last Photo Processing Challenge of 2012Hello friends! The last challenge of year 2012 is something special. We have selected a photo from +David Smith for you to process, thanks David for donating your photo for the challenge. This photo was one of the most successful photos posted to our last "My photo for the next PPC" event. You also have some extra time to process this photo so you should have plenty of time regardless of busy Christmas time.As usual, you have two versions to select from:DNG version:  https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B682ifb8y2ypVEtZTXRXU2Y1dUUJPG version:  https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B682ifb8y2ypX1lhVWM5ZnAyUkURespect photographer and mention his name when you publish your version of the photo. Mention also Photo Processing Challenge and if you wish, your curators +Janne Vuorenpää and +Mika Latvala. I also recommend that you explain how you processed your version by explaning the software and methods used.And the most important for the rest; have fun and learn!Photo Processing Challenge 7/20122012-12-13 09:00:0075G+
Syuzanna A.77,782I'm celebrating my (19-th) birthday, you're invitedcome and have a drink and HUGS , piece of cake !!! :)MY Birthday - 12/12/12 12:122012-12-12 09:12:00703G+
HACK THIS PHOTO4,441Hack This PhotoOur Photo.  Your Spin. (Open for the entire week)Welcome to the Friday Saturday Night edition of +HACK THIS PHOTO!  The photo editing game where you take our photo and twist it, turn it, crop it, chop it, texturize it, pixelize it, make it your own.  Then post it for all of G+ to see!Everyone is welcome to play – no formal training, expensive software or previous experience is required to join us.  Use an app on your phone, the G+ photo editor, GIMP, Lightroom, CS6 – it’s up to you.For tonight's shot, we are indebted to the wonderful and talented +Shawna Mac for hauling our ashes out of the fire. Real-life intrusions got in the way of the normal Friday hack, and we were still struggling today to come up with a great shot when Shawna popped up with some wonderful choices, including the wonderful, wintry scene we're featuring tonight!To Play:Click on the link below to open our photograph.  Save it.  Open it the editor of your choice, and have at it! When you're done, save your work.Open this Event.  Click on the magic red button at the top of the window to add your photo to our Event album.  After your photo has been added, please open the caption and insert the #hackthisphoto hashtag.Then click on the slideshow button at the top of the page to review the other entries and leave love notes and +’s behind.  You have a full week to play with this shot and submit as many entries as you like.  We are so grateful to everyone who joins us – whether you play, plus, comment or share.  This is such a source of joy for all of us.  Please drop us a line if you have any questions.  We are always open to feedback and suggestions.Our Friday Night Hack photo this week:  https://plus.google.com/photos/116361882895448900841/albums/posts/5817168005428459906Many Thanks -+Stephanie Fecik+Howard Weitzel+HACK THIS PHOTO - 12-01-2012 - The Saturday Night Special featuring Shawna Mac2012-12-02 03:00:0037G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of UK PEOPLE ON THE STREETS images photographed in United Kingdom - at anytime*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions FIVE PICTURES per person for the duration of the event MAX please.                     ↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST have PEOPLE & STREET ENVIRONMENTS in the image & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom. Please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                      EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT             ↓ this is a FRIDAY/SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY eventplease noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYIf you are based in the UK and are not yet a member of the +UK Photography Community  please ensure your profile clearly states where you are in the country add the page to your circles (we cannot share your images unless you do) visit our "about" page to view the Regions available and indicate which region/s you would like to be added to If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) If you have a Photography related or UK Information Page please click here http://goo.gl/NYywH to request to be added to our Circleif you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 *WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking          "STREET PEOPLE"2012-11-25 10:00:0082G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of WATERY images photographed in United Kingdom - at anytime*, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusionsFIVE PICTURES per person for the duration of the event MAX please.                     ↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST have A BODY OF WATER in the image (i.e. Seascape, Loch, Lake, Pond etc...) & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKMore information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                      EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT             ↓ this is a SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY eventplease noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not Event or UK related will be shamed or worse - Blocked ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYIf you are based in the UK and are not yet a member of the +UK Photography Community  please ensure your profile clearly states where you are in the country add the page to your circles (we cannot share your images unless you do) follow this link http://goo.gl/QaExO to view the Regions available and indicate which region/s you would like to be added to with a comment here in the event stream, you can "+" mention the admin for your area if you wish - you will find out who that is by viewing the tags in the image, hover your mouse over the circles If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                                                 WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE & NOT A DROP TO DRINK!2012-11-19 19:00:0064G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community  cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of BLUE SKY images photographed in United Kingdom - at anytime, shared by professional and non-professional photographers - no exclusions                       EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT             ↓ this is a SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY event↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole post ↓ Your image/s MUST have A BLUE SKY & be of somewhere in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's location & relevance to the UKFIVE PICTURES per person for the duration of the event MAX please.please noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not UK related will be shamed or worse ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYIf you are based in the UK and are not yet a member of the +UK Photography Community  please ensure your profile clearly states where you are in the country add the page to your circles (we cannot share your images unless you do) follow this link http://goo.gl/QaExO to view the Regions available and indicate which region/s you would like to be added to with a comment here in the event stream, you can "+" mention the admin for your area if you wish - you will find out who that is by viewing the tags in the image, hover your mouse over the circles If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                             More information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                               WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. We are looking forward to getting seeing your image   !!!!!! BLUE SKIES + FABULOUS WEATHER SPOTTED IN THE UK !!!!!2012-11-13 09:00:00127G+
HACK THIS PHOTO4,441Hack This PhotoOur Photo.  Your Spin. (Open for the entire week)Welcome to the special Halloween edition of the Friday Night +HACK THIS PHOTO!  The photo editing game where you take our photo and twist it, turn it, crop it, chop it, texturize it, pixelize it, make it your own.  Then post it for all of G+ to see!Everyone is welcome to play – no formal training, expensive software or previous experience is required to join us.  Use an app on your phone, the G+ photo editor, GIMP, Lightroom, CS6 – it’s up to you.This is the All Hallow's Eve edition of  +HACK THIS PHOTO,  and tonight we're are serving up a shot that's already been hacked. The scene is a composite of eight shots of some creepy-looking trees, and we want you to make it even creepier! So get your spooky on and come HACK with us!To Play:Click on the link below to open our photograph.  Save it.  Open it the editor of your choice, and have at it! When you're done, save your work.Open this Event.  Click on the magic red button at the top of the window to add your photo to our Event album.  After your photo has been added, please open the caption and insert the #hackthisphoto hashtag.Then click on the slideshow button at the top of the page to review the other entries and leave love notes and +’s behind.  You have a full week to play with this shot and submit as many entries as you like.  We are so grateful to everyone who joins us – whether you play, plus, comment or share.  This is such a source of joy for all of us.  Please drop us a line if you have any questions.  We are always open to feedback and suggestions.Our Friday Night Hack photo this week:  https://plus.google.com/photos/116361882895448900841/albums/posts/5803815529906944386Many Thanks -+Stephanie Fecik+Howard Weitzel+HACK THIS PHOTO - 10-26-2012 - The Halloween Hack This Hack! Make Something Spooky!2012-10-27 05:00:0035G+
UK Photography Community310,362The +UK Photography Community cordially invite you to take part in a celebration of images photographed in United Kingdom, shared by professional and nonprofessional photographers - no exclusions                       EVERYONE IS INVITED ~ PUBLIC EVENT              this is a FRIDAY/SATURDAY/SUNDAY/MONDAY event↓  WHAT to post..... please scroll down to read the whole postYour image/s MUST have been photographed in the United Kingdom, please make sure you add a comment under the photo about the image's relevance to the UKTHREE PICTURES per person for the duration of the event MAX please.please noteYou do not have to be based in the UK to share an image in this event. please only share your own imagesnaughty people posting more images than mentioned above or anything that is not UK related will be shamed or worse ;)HOW TO JOIN THE COMMUNITYIf you are based in the UK and are not yet a member of the +UK Photography Community   please ensure your profile clearly states where you are in the country add the page to your circles (we cannot share your images unless you do) follow this link http://goo.gl/QaExO to view the Regions available and indicate which region/s you would like to be added to with a comment here in the event stream, you can "+" mention the admin for your area if you wish - you will find out who that is by viewing the tags in the image, hover your mouse over the circles If you are not based in the UK and would like to follow our posts please add us to your circles :O)) if you're stuck please just ask                                                                             More information ...please scroll downOnce you have posted your image, locate the image in the Event stream & add some information about the image and yourself. Please feel free to post a short note and links to you elsewhere on the web if you wish. PLEASE NOTE if you do not add a comment about the image's relevance to the UK the image WILL be removed.                               WHEN .... the Event will start and endwhen the event starts a red button will appear at the top saying something like 'add photo'. You can either select and add a photo from your existing albums or upload a new one directly to the event from your computer. There is no opportunity to add any text though at the time you post so you would add the additional info as a comment under your image which should be right at the top of the stream depending how busy it is. Find out when this Event starts in your time zone here http://gooA CELEBRATION OF IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM2012-10-15 18:00:00216G+
RC Concepcion1,055,988Will You Photo Walk on October 13, 2012?Our goal is to get as many walkers in the +Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk to sign up  for this event, and share their Photo Walk experience with Google+ . Here we can have all of the walkers from all over the workld participate in real time, thanks to +Google+  The official walk date is Saturday October 13, 2012, but to accomodate different times happening around the world, the event here is spanning a few days. As of right now we have over a THOUSOND cities and close to 20,0000 walkers signed up for this free event.  This is a great place to make friends, explore #photography  , and see your city.  If you would like to sign up for one of the walks in your city, or lead a walk of your own, make sure you go to www.worldwidephotowalk.com  - We cant wait to see what you share!- +RC Concepcion Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk 2012 - The Main Event!2012-10-13 00:00:002967G+
HACK THIS PHOTO4,441Hack This PhotoOur Photo.  Your Spin. (Open for the entire week)Welcome to the Friday Night +HACK THIS PHOTO!  The photo editing game where you take our photo and twist it, turn it, crop it, chop it, texturize it, pixelize it, make it your own.  Then post it for all of G+ to see!Everyone is welcome to play – no formal training, expensive software or previous experience is required to join us.  Use an app on your phone, the G+ photo editor, GIMP, Lightroom, CS6 – it’s up to you.Tonight we're featuring the work of the fantastic +Tessie L'Amour! So, to all you HACKers out there, let's make some tracks!!!To Play:Click on the link below to open our photograph.  Save it.  Open it the editor of your choice, and have at it! When you're done, save your work.Open this Event.  Click on the magic red button at the top of the window to add your photo to our Event album.  After your photo has been added, please open the caption and insert the #hackthisphoto hashtag.Then click on the slideshow button at the top of the page to review the other entries and leave love notes and +’s behind.  You have a full week to play with this shot and submit as many entries as you like.  We are so grateful to everyone who joins us – whether you play, plus, comment or share.  This is such a source of joy for all of us.  Please drop us a line if you have any questions.  We are always open to feedback and suggestions.Our Friday Night Hack photo this week:  https://plus.google.com/photos/116361882895448900841/albums/posts/5795989872688080002Many Thanks -+Stephanie Fecik+Howard Weitzel+Lina A. Gugliotti+HACK THIS PHOTO - 10-05-2012 - Friday Night Hack featuring Tessie L'Amour!2012-10-06 03:00:0066G+
RAW Street Photography0RAW Street Photography Competition #1A Street Photography contest for Google + #photographers  and #streetphotographers    •  Upload 1 (ONE) Street Photography images per Day!  •  Comment! Comment! Comment!  •  Vote by: +1 any photos you like  •  Invite everyone in your circles to participate!  •  Have Fun!Winners will be featured on the RAWstreetPhotography G+ page and at http://www.RAWstreetPhotography.com #streetphotography   #photography   #photographycompetition   #streetphotographyprojects   #streetpics   #street   #photocontest   #rawstreetphotography   #competition   #contest   #photo     #streetphoto  RAW Street Photography Competition #12012-09-30 06:00:00198G+
Carra Riley43,576Help celebrate International Peace Day September 21, 2012Post your photos of peace on this event and share the concept of World Peace....EASY..... just go up to "add photo" and post your photo of peace.   #PeaceDay Then tell your circles to come over and share too!Google+ friends sponsoring this event +miri dunn  Canada   +Carra Riley   Arizona +Gene Mundt  Chicagoland Illinois +Tric Weyerbacher Ortiz  Florida  +Ronnie Bincer  Colorado   +Shira Gal   Israel  +Sadie-Michaela Harris  France +Luis Galarza  California  +Margaret Tompkins   Kansas City, Missouri  +Charles Lupica  Switzerland  +Robin Griggs Wood  from midwest USA and +Donna St. Pierre  from Rhode Island USA+Peace Day2012-09-26 09:30:00623G+
Heidi Anne Morris63,526Please be gentle with me, this is my first use of the events feature....! :)) Calling all DOG owners!You are invite to post your canine images here a few side notes- please only post your own imagesmaximum of 3 images per person please (I'm sure you have loads to share, there will be other opportunities!)event is open for 24hrs starting now - 28.09.12 - 9.48am GMTLook forward to seeing your dog photos ! Have fun ♥+The G+ DogPark +Dog Lovers Worldwide - DLW +The Good Dog Guide +Lost Dogs +We Love Dogs! ♥♥♥let's give this baby a whirl! Cat Stevens "I Love My Dog" THE DAY OF THE "DOGS" ON GOOGLE PLUS (September issue)2012-09-25 08:30:0064G+
Victor Bezrukov1,669,272 Hello everybody ! Another party in the Air - share it and invite more friends please !We have a few simple rules to follow :    ----every uploaded image MUST be taken with 50MM LENS    ----only TWO ( 2 ) images per photographer - Respect your friends, they also need some spot !!! lens - everything is going if exist the magic sign "50mm" on the body of lens ! Digital or Analog, Lensbaby is also 50mm ( except additional optic systems like 0.42, 35mm or Fish-eye) subject - feel free for every subject and color, but of course all native attributes of 50mm lens like Light, Crazy Focus, Dreamy Bokeh, Sharp Details, Cine Look are highly appreciated !!  you can visit the previous Virtual Black and White Exhibition for inspiration :https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cm951q2luasr8ocommhm5h93s1o Have a happy 50mm parting !50MM Virtual Photo-Party2012-09-23 20:00:00305G+
Alexandra Sheppard2,854We’re taking photographers on a tour of East London, stopping in some of their finest coffee and cake shops along the way, for #GooglePhotoWalk Join us for an amble through Spitalfields, Brick Lane and Old Street with the friendly +Photowalks London gang. We’ll then head to rooftop bar Golden Bee for some well-earned drinks and the opportunity to take photos at dusk.Want to join us? We’ve got five spaces for Google+ Local reviewers who’ve written at least ten reviews of London businesses by Wednesday, September 19th.Just fill out this form to register your interest: http://goo.gl/EBSMX Then get reviewing!#GooglePhotoWalk with Google+ Local | London2012-09-15 15:30:0028G+
Mark Forman63,270This event is for a shot taken on the street that you feel conveys they humanity of the person photographed. Please comment on others photos liberally. Limit 1 per day.Feel the Person on the Street-1 photo per day!2012-08-31 15:00:00231G+
Olympics3,294,026Triathlon Photos - Join our event for up to date photos of the triathlon & if you're there, send in your photos too!2012-08-07 11:30:0067G+

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Gilles Le Corre36,971My circle of photographers selected at least one time by +HQSP Promotion 2014-08-27 06:40:07210000CC G+
Olga Kafka22,766 Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-08-26 08:03:25495002CC G+
Michael Sargent1,469My shared circle of the week... Incredible Photography and awesome people will be seen here... Check it!!!!  Now this circle is bigger than the 500 allowed so soon I will update the circles and you can see all the people who inspire me!!!!2014-08-25 16:31:00500848CC G+
Olga Kafka22,787Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-08-19 10:42:424960110CC G+
Dubie Bacino99,615Inspiring on Google+ Curated by +Dubie Bacino  (10th Edition)This is the circle I go to when I find myself in need of beauty and inspiration. It's made mainly of photographers, but also other people who I find post intriguing, provoking, and inspiring content. This is a very colorful group. One thing they have in common, besides me, is engaging content that will enhance your Google+ experience. -----------------------------------------When it comes to #CircleSharing , my practice is to share only two of my circles every month:  - ENGAGERS: this is a way of saying thank you to those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), and- INSPIRING: mainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me -@Opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the most beautiful photo2014-08-15 15:10:0144810764152CC G+
George Clark4,107This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you received a notification via this post or the attached commentsIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share:•         +1 this circle•         Share this circle to PUBLIC•         Include me in your circles•         Comment on this post#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles         #publiccircle #teamelitecircle #teameliteengagercircle #dontconfusethecircles  2014-08-14 12:37:00493281843CC G+
Howard Salmon9,004The Quintessential Collection Circle    August 14th Edition!    This is a Circle of people who have commented on or shared my photos and been generally supportive of my photography during the past two weeks.  Please add these great engagers to your circles to grow your G+ network. Those who continue to support my work will be added to my next "Quintessential Collection Circle", simple as that.  Thank you for your support.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle   #publiccircleshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle #photoblog   #photoblogger   #blog  2014-08-14 11:19:0540120064143CC G+
Olga Kafka22,774Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-08-13 13:09:43496208CC G+
Olga Kafka22,802Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-08-05 18:50:244961110CC G+
Gailen Mapes66,656Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-03 10:56:321353410CC G+
Howard Salmon8,284The Quintessential Collection Circle    July 31st Edition!    This is a Circle of people who have commented on or shared my photos and been generally supportive of my photography during the past two weeks.  Please add these great engagers to your circles to grow your G+ network. Those who continue to support my work will be added to my next "Quintessential Collection Circle", simple as that.  Thank you for your support.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle   #publiccircleshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle #photoblog   #photoblogger   #blog  2014-07-31 15:47:5128110240106CC G+
Olga Kafka22,808Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-07-25 07:56:234962216CC G+
Howard Salmon7,792 The Quintessential Collection Circle    July 19th Edition!    This is a Circle of people who have commented on or shared my photos and been generally supportive of my photography during the past two weeks.  Please add these great engagers to your circles to grow your G+ network. Those who continue to support my work will be added to my next "Quintessential Collection Circle", simple as that.  Thank you for your support.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle   #publiccircleshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle #photoblog   #photoblogger   #blog  2014-07-19 14:31:27141682151CC G+
Prince John8,675This is my circle named 'Photographers'. Everyone in this circle share beautiful photos - of landscapes, birds, animals, flowers, babies, and people.In fact, I have 1024 people in this circle, but can share only 500 of them at a time. Try this circle, add some colour to your stream.2014-07-17 13:11:565006110CC G+
Robert Connor12,637Google+ users that share unique and original contentsIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: •         +1 this circle•         Share this circle to PUBLIC•         Include me in your circles•         Comment on this post#circles #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #shared #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle 2014-07-14 12:40:27489351973CC G+
Greg Strandberg942Sci-Fi and Fantasy Readers CircleWant to connect with #fantasyauthor  and #scifiauthor  ?This #circleshare  has those folks and chances are you'll get some interesting things in your feed. #circlesharing   #googleshare   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #fantasywriters   #sciencefictionfantasy   #scifi  2014-07-10 23:13:52173000CC G+
Olga Kafka22,815Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-07-08 07:35:514974216CC G+
hanh duc1,024v92014-07-05 18:46:3448311019CC G+
Gailen Mapes65,671Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-02 10:34:05141327CC G+
Olga Kafka22,827Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-07-01 06:09:424972012CC G+
Howard Salmon6,826The Quintessential Collection Circle June 26th Edition!    This is a Circle of people who have commented on or shared my photos and been generally supportive of my photography during the past two weeks.  Please add these great engagers to your circles to grow your G+ network. Those who continue to support my work will be added to my next "Quintessential Collection Circle", simple as that.  Thank you for your support.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle   #publiccircleshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle #photoblog   #photoblogger   #blog  2014-06-26 11:54:4834611629101CC G+
Olga Kafka22,740Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-06-22 21:35:574983014CC G+
Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure599Google Circle of creative individuals, I highly suggest adding each and every person in this #GoogleCircle  as they will be sure to interact with you.#circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol66 #authicle .com #circle #googleplus #coolpeople   #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #fullcircleshare #social   #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #socialnetworks   #socialnetworking     #marketing   #affiliate   #internet   2014-06-10 16:42:4848315418CC G+
Olga Kafka22,635Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many Thanks everyone!2014-06-10 14:34:294990010CC G+
Dubie Bacino87,316Inspiring on Google+ Curated by @Opajdara (8th Edition)This is the circle I go to when I find myself in need of beauty and inspiration. It's made up mainly of photographers, but also writers, poets, film-makers, and other people who I find post intriguing, provoking, and inspiring content. This is a very colorful group. One thing they have in common, besides me, is engaging content that will enhance your Google+ experience. -----------------------------------------Recently there has been a lot of discussion about circle-sharing ethics here on Google+. I’d like to make it clear that I share only two of my circles every month:  - ENGAGERS: this is my way of saying thank you to those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), and- INSPIRING: mainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me - Opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the most beautiful photography. Rain in itself is the master of special effects; from lightning strikes to water drops, mirror reflections to blurring colours. This is the place to share in the2014-06-07 10:23:14498353856CC G+
Olga Kafka22,608Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many merci everyone!2014-06-04 20:11:154991112CC G+
Gailen Mapes64,764Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-02 10:17:20139438CC G+
Olga Kafka22,603Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many merci everyone!2014-05-27 21:07:094991210CC G+
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Dubie Bacino81,344Inspiring on Google+ Curated by +Dubie Bacino  (7th Edition)This is the circle I go to when I find myself in need of beauty and inspiration. It's made mainly of photographers, but also other people who I find post intriguing, provoking, and inspiring content. This is a very colorful group. One thing they have in common, besides me, is engaging content that will enhance your Google+ experience. -----------------------------------------I keep meeting interesting people here, and making new friends, thanks to being shared in many public circles. Which is why I am now sharing two of my circles every month:  - ENGAGERS: those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), and- INSPIRING: mainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me -@opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the most beautiful photography. Rain in itself is the master of special effe2014-05-07 16:20:4748811949125CC G+
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Gailen Mapes63,421Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-05-03 11:04:101405310CC G+
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Gailen Mapes61,666Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-04-02 10:47:471445119CC G+
Olga Kafka22,293Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many merci everyone!2014-04-01 18:31:11486108CC G+
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Olga Kafka21,887Circle #shoesmonday #1 in gratitude for participation in them Shoes Monday~Many merci everyone!2014-03-04 19:25:234812111CC G+
Dubie Bacino68,691Inspiring on Google+ Curated by @Opajdara (5th Edition)This is the circle I go to when I find myself in need of beauty and inspiration. It's made mainly of photographers, but also other people who I find post intriguing, provoking, and inspiring content. This is a very colorful group. One thing they have in common, besides me, is engaging content that will enhance your Google+ experience. -----------------------------------------I keep meeting interesting people here, and making new friends, thanks to being shared in many public circles. Which is why I am now sharing two of my circles every month:  - ENGAGERS: those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), and- INSPIRING: mainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me - Opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the most beautiful photography. Rain in itself is the master of special effects; from lightning strikes to water drops, mirror reflections to blurring colours. This is the place to share in the beauty of rain photography: http://bit.ly/16tts8k2014-03-04 10:54:0243514574139CC G+

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2014-07-11 14:08:58 (37 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

Busted

I'm finding my current DSLR setup a bit too obvious sometimes. Not always bad to catch your subject looking at the camera, as long as they don't have time to react, but sometimes you lose the shot.

I love my Canon 17-55 f/2.8 lens for quality but it is rather big, and my 500D must be 6 years old - still working fine but has a few battlescars. I also find the combination too heavy to carry everywhere - I want something smaller and lighter.

I've been looking at mirrorless cameras over the last year or so, they seem to have come a long way and are now competitive in quality with DLSRs but win on size and weight.

So I've just placed an order for a Fuji X-T1, which seems to meet my requirements. Can't wait for it to arrive! :-)

#peopleidontknow  

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2013-11-13 17:05:44 (18 comments, 15 reshares, 75 +1s)

Waddesdon Manor

National Trust property, originally built for the Rothschild family.

Most plusones: 92

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2013-11-16 23:14:18 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 92 +1s)

Can't believe it's 6 months since I was in Nice and I've barely touched the photos. Time to start putting that right.

This is a typical scene in the Old Town, a wonderful place to explore.

Also this is my first play with Nik Analog Efex. I kinda like what it did with the colours here

#nice   #france   #street  

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2014-08-22 14:27:45 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 42 +1s)

One tree

One tree___

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2014-08-21 11:06:07 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

Weybourne

This is a view over the village of Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast, looking out to the North Sea. The beach is out of shot here but I do have a bunch of images of it waiting to be processed.

I actually have about 3000 recent images to work through, since I also sneaked in another holiday in Pembrokeshire. I really could do with streamlining my processing workflow! Or maybe I just need another week off work :-)

#fujixt1   #ukpcphoto  

Weybourne

This is a view over the village of Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast, looking out to the North Sea. The beach is out of shot here but I do have a bunch of images of it waiting to be processed.

I actually have about 3000 recent images to work through, since I also sneaked in another holiday in Pembrokeshire. I really could do with streamlining my processing workflow! Or maybe I just need another week off work :-)

#fujixt1   #ukpcphoto  ___

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2014-08-10 01:28:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Wells-Next-The-Sea 2

Another from the quay in Wells

#fujixt1  

Wells-Next-The-Sea 2

Another from the quay in Wells

#fujixt1  ___

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2014-08-09 07:43:08 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)

Wells-Next-The-Sea 1

On the very flat North coast of Norfolk Wells-Next-The-Sea is not actually very close to the sea at low tide. There's a couple of miles of sand and a shallow channel between them.

This is from the quay in the town, with the tide ebbing.

#fujifilmxt1

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Wells-Next-The-Sea 1

On the very flat North coast of Norfolk Wells-Next-The-Sea is not actually very close to the sea at low tide. There's a couple of miles of sand and a shallow channel between them.

This is from the quay in the town, with the tide ebbing.

#fujifilmxt1

#landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow___

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2014-08-07 09:25:37 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 33 +1s)

Kelling Heath, Norfolk

I had a week away camping in Norfolk, this was about a minute from the tent.

There was a good bit of time to play with my X-T1 and I'm getting more used to handling it and learning how it performs. I'm mainly using aperture priority and a mix of manual and auto focus. I find it does tend to blow out skies a little so often use a bit of exposure compensation (which is very easy as there's a big dial for it), I just need to get used to looking at the histogram before capture to see if it's set right.

I do find (which a lot of others have already found) that Lightroom doesn't do the best job on getting details out of the RAW files. I struggle to get as much detail as the JPEGs produced by the camera. Some people are using other RAW converters to get round this issue. I'm hopeful that Adobe will improve their performance and... more »

Kelling Heath, Norfolk

I had a week away camping in Norfolk, this was about a minute from the tent.

There was a good bit of time to play with my X-T1 and I'm getting more used to handling it and learning how it performs. I'm mainly using aperture priority and a mix of manual and auto focus. I find it does tend to blow out skies a little so often use a bit of exposure compensation (which is very easy as there's a big dial for it), I just need to get used to looking at the histogram before capture to see if it's set right.

I do find (which a lot of others have already found) that Lightroom doesn't do the best job on getting details out of the RAW files. I struggle to get as much detail as the JPEGs produced by the camera. Some people are using other RAW converters to get round this issue. I'm hopeful that Adobe will improve their performance and I suspect I will actually use the JPEGs unless I need to do major shifts in exposure or white balance. For this image I did use the RAW as I knew I wanted to work on the sky (luminosity masks) and I don't really mind if there's a touch less detail on the distant trees.

#fujixt1   #ukpcphoto  

#landscapephotography +Landscape Photography +Landscape Photography Show +Margaret Tompkins +Jim Warthman +Kevin Rowe +Johan Peijnenburg +David Heath Williams +Tom Hierl +Carolyn Lim +Howard L. Smith +Kai Kosonen +Sheila B. DuBois +Toshi Nakamura +David Pilasky +Bill Wood +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow___

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2014-07-23 22:37:53 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)

Getting to know Fuji X-T1

My first post about my X-T1 experience and my first posted image from it.

The purchase didn't go smoothly. The courier used was City Link but I didn't realise until after ordering. City Link don't deliver to my house. Their tracking shows they try to deliver and leave cards to contact them, but no cards are left and I suspect they don't even try to deliver. So nearly a week after ordering I had an hour's drive to the depot to collect it. Then on getting it home there was no battery in the box, so another day waiting for one to be posted to me.

Anyway, early impressions. The X-T1 is small and light compared to a DSLR, though it feels solid. Controls and feel are very different to Canon, it's taking me time to adjust and it certainly doesn't feel natural to me. Yet.

Things I like. The size (around half the... more »

Getting to know Fuji X-T1

My first post about my X-T1 experience and my first posted image from it.

The purchase didn't go smoothly. The courier used was City Link but I didn't realise until after ordering. City Link don't deliver to my house. Their tracking shows they try to deliver and leave cards to contact them, but no cards are left and I suspect they don't even try to deliver. So nearly a week after ordering I had an hour's drive to the depot to collect it. Then on getting it home there was no battery in the box, so another day waiting for one to be posted to me.

Anyway, early impressions. The X-T1 is small and light compared to a DSLR, though it feels solid. Controls and feel are very different to Canon, it's taking me time to adjust and it certainly doesn't feel natural to me. Yet.

Things I like. The size (around half the weight I'm used to), the control dials (once I get used to them), the EVF display with lots of info (though for some reason the ergonomics seem to be wanting me to use my left eye - which I've not done before), the high ISO capability, the JPEGs (I've barely touch the settings for them though - this flower was shot on Provia and should probably have been Velvia), the manual focus assistance.

Things I like less. The battery life (when they start to go, they go quick so you need to carry a spare), the supplied strap (I'm currently trying a wrist strap instead), the back button focus which doesn't deactivate the shutter-release focus, the geotagging over WiFi (which is just rubbish - I'll stick to recording a track on my iPhone and synching in Lightroom). None of these are show-stoppers.

So, I think I like it but it's going to take some time and effort to really feel comfortable with it. I intend to shoot a lot over the next few weeks, so it should become more natural.



This image is a SOOC JPEG, hand-held, looking down and using manual focus. I would struggle to nail this with my Canon, but the focus peaking really helped.


#fujixt1  ___

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2014-07-22 20:06:12 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)

Through the arched window

Through the arched window___

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2014-07-18 11:18:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

For the #vivianmaier  fans out there

For the #vivianmaier  fans out there___

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2014-07-17 19:35:17 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 34 +1s)

Don't look now...

I'm not quite sure what sort of animal it was that was stalking these two

Don't look now...

I'm not quite sure what sort of animal it was that was stalking these two___

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2014-07-17 07:59:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

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2014-07-14 19:59:10 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)

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2014-07-14 08:10:36 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Museum window

This is a window of the Museum of London. I love the mixtures you can get of looking through glass combined with reflections. Glimpses, hints, separations and conjunctions. I also shot the 3 main people here directly but the result was much less interesting.

I think this is something I'd like to explore more.

#allthingsmonochrome   #blackandwhitephotos   #peopleidontknow  

Museum window

This is a window of the Museum of London. I love the mixtures you can get of looking through glass combined with reflections. Glimpses, hints, separations and conjunctions. I also shot the 3 main people here directly but the result was much less interesting.

I think this is something I'd like to explore more.

#allthingsmonochrome   #blackandwhitephotos   #peopleidontknow  ___

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2014-07-12 10:22:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

Sitting and the City 11

One for my Sitting and the City series from last Saturday's photowalk.

#peopleidontknow  

Sitting and the City 11

One for my Sitting and the City series from last Saturday's photowalk.

#peopleidontknow  ___

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2014-07-11 14:08:58 (37 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

Busted

I'm finding my current DSLR setup a bit too obvious sometimes. Not always bad to catch your subject looking at the camera, as long as they don't have time to react, but sometimes you lose the shot.

I love my Canon 17-55 f/2.8 lens for quality but it is rather big, and my 500D must be 6 years old - still working fine but has a few battlescars. I also find the combination too heavy to carry everywhere - I want something smaller and lighter.

I've been looking at mirrorless cameras over the last year or so, they seem to have come a long way and are now competitive in quality with DLSRs but win on size and weight.

So I've just placed an order for a Fuji X-T1, which seems to meet my requirements. Can't wait for it to arrive! :-)

#peopleidontknow  

Busted

I'm finding my current DSLR setup a bit too obvious sometimes. Not always bad to catch your subject looking at the camera, as long as they don't have time to react, but sometimes you lose the shot.

I love my Canon 17-55 f/2.8 lens for quality but it is rather big, and my 500D must be 6 years old - still working fine but has a few battlescars. I also find the combination too heavy to carry everywhere - I want something smaller and lighter.

I've been looking at mirrorless cameras over the last year or so, they seem to have come a long way and are now competitive in quality with DLSRs but win on size and weight.

So I've just placed an order for a Fuji X-T1, which seems to meet my requirements. Can't wait for it to arrive! :-)

#peopleidontknow  ___

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2014-07-10 08:21:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)

Somerset House

Gatehouse entrance to Somerset House, on the Strand, London. Lovely light coming in from the courtyard. In an anti-HDR way I'm happy this goes from blown-out highlights to solid blacks.

The keen-eyed among you may spot a G+ photographer in the background :-)


#blackandwhitephotos  by +Black and White Photos 

Somerset House

Gatehouse entrance to Somerset House, on the Strand, London. Lovely light coming in from the courtyard. In an anti-HDR way I'm happy this goes from blown-out highlights to solid blacks.

The keen-eyed among you may spot a G+ photographer in the background :-)


#blackandwhitephotos  by +Black and White Photos ___

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2014-07-09 08:02:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 41 +1s)

Pick me up outside Barts

From Saturday's photowalk

Pick me up outside Barts

From Saturday's photowalk___

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2014-07-08 19:32:44 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)

Wedding

Another from Saturday's photowalk. A wedding was taking place at St Dunstan-in-the-West on Fleet Street. Apparently it shares strong associations with both the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers and the Romanian Orthodox Church. No idea if the wedding was related to either of those but I was happy the bride turned round for this shot as they were heading in.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Dunstan-in-the-West

Wedding

Another from Saturday's photowalk. A wedding was taking place at St Dunstan-in-the-West on Fleet Street. Apparently it shares strong associations with both the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers and the Romanian Orthodox Church. No idea if the wedding was related to either of those but I was happy the bride turned round for this shot as they were heading in.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Dunstan-in-the-West___

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2014-07-07 13:04:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)

Holborn viaduct

Apparently the first flyover in central London, built in the 1860s. Farringdon Road is below and somewhere the River Fleet too - though that went underground long ago.

The statue represents Fine Art and is one of 4 on the bridge.

Trivia courtesy of wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holborn_Viaduct

Holborn viaduct

Apparently the first flyover in central London, built in the 1860s. Farringdon Road is below and somewhere the River Fleet too - though that went underground long ago.

The statue represents Fine Art and is one of 4 on the bridge.

Trivia courtesy of wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holborn_Viaduct___

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2014-07-07 08:18:38 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 46 +1s)

Fleet Street

Went on my first photowalk for a while on Saturday. From Charing Cross up the Strand and Fleet Street, then through to the Museum of London for an exhibit on 1950s Street Photography (Observing the Crowd).

The walk was organised by +George Griffin (thanks George!) and was a good day, despite the odd shower.

This is Fleet Street looking towards the Gherkin. Had to be quick for this one as, yes, I was standing in the middle of the road.

Fleet Street

Went on my first photowalk for a while on Saturday. From Charing Cross up the Strand and Fleet Street, then through to the Museum of London for an exhibit on 1950s Street Photography (Observing the Crowd).

The walk was organised by +George Griffin (thanks George!) and was a good day, despite the odd shower.

This is Fleet Street looking towards the Gherkin. Had to be quick for this one as, yes, I was standing in the middle of the road.___

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2014-06-15 07:53:53 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 44 +1s)

After the rain

After the rain___

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2014-06-14 13:12:25 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)

Waterperry orchard

Playing with the multi-lens tool in +Nik Collection by Google's Analog Efex Pro 2. I think I like it - how about you? I might do a more conventional processing too.

This is an orchard in Waterperry Gardens, near Oxford.

Waterperry orchard

Playing with the multi-lens tool in +Nik Collection by Google's Analog Efex Pro 2. I think I like it - how about you? I might do a more conventional processing too.

This is an orchard in Waterperry Gardens, near Oxford.___

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2014-06-13 08:58:41 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 46 +1s)

Rose

Trying to capture the bursting glow of this rose :-)



For #floralfriday  +FloralFriday created by +Tamara Pruessner and co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James

#blackandwhitephotos  by +Black and White Photos 

+All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox

Rose

Trying to capture the bursting glow of this rose :-)



For #floralfriday  +FloralFriday created by +Tamara Pruessner and co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James

#blackandwhitephotos  by +Black and White Photos 

+All Things Monochrome #AllThingsMonochrome by +Charles Lupica,  +Enrique Pelaez, +Brian Cox___

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2014-06-01 09:29:59 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 38 +1s)

Keep to Path

Would you?

Keep to Path

Would you?___

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2014-05-26 08:38:02 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 43 +1s)

Grass in sepia

Grass in sepia___

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2014-05-18 13:15:41 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 55 +1s)

Spring field

We're having lovely weather this weekend, feels like Spring is turning into Summer.

I would process more images but instead I'm off to sit in the garden :-)

Hope you're having a great weekend wherever you are.

Spring field

We're having lovely weather this weekend, feels like Spring is turning into Summer.

I would process more images but instead I'm off to sit in the garden :-)

Hope you're having a great weekend wherever you are.___

2014-04-29 08:19:48 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

I don't often re-share a circle these days but I'm honoured to still be included in +Thomas Hawk's kick ass photographers.

Despite being one of the biggest names in social photography he continues to engage, support, stay positive and post a huge number of great images. If you are looking for fresh photo inspiration these circles would be a great place to start.

Updated:  2,500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers A-Da

A-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66c

Da-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9Ir

Ho-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dw

Mi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77R

Sh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz46___I don't often re-share a circle these days but I'm honoured to still be included in +Thomas Hawk's kick ass photographers.

Despite being one of the biggest names in social photography he continues to engage, support, stay positive and post a huge number of great images. If you are looking for fresh photo inspiration these circles would be a great place to start.

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2014-04-20 08:29:35 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 34 +1s)

Bear #2

I think bear can smell chocolate!

#easteregghunt

  #blackandwhitephotos   #blackandwhitephotography  

Bear #2

I think bear can smell chocolate!

#easteregghunt

  #blackandwhitephotos   #blackandwhitephotography  ___

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2014-04-18 17:31:09 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 39 +1s)

Bear #1

I couldn't find a bunny shot so here's an Easter Bear :-)


#blackandwhitephotos

Bear #1

I couldn't find a bunny shot so here's an Easter Bear :-)


#blackandwhitephotos___

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2014-03-18 20:48:41 (18 comments, 2 reshares, 64 +1s)

Summer in the City

My submission to the #plusonecollectionlll coordinated by +Ivan Makarov and +Andy Lee.

All in aid of a great cause, The Samburu Project http://www.thesamburuproject.org/ which is helping to bring safe drinking water to Kenya.

Summer in the City

My submission to the #plusonecollectionlll coordinated by +Ivan Makarov and +Andy Lee.

All in aid of a great cause, The Samburu Project http://www.thesamburuproject.org/ which is helping to bring safe drinking water to Kenya.___

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2014-03-14 09:46:01 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Sad to hear about the death of Tony Benn. He was one of our great political thinkers who always seemed honest and to actually care. He certainly had an influence on my political beliefs.

We could do with more politicians like him

Sad to hear about the death of Tony Benn. He was one of our great political thinkers who always seemed honest and to actually care. He certainly had an influence on my political beliefs.

We could do with more politicians like him___

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2014-03-07 10:36:25 (22 comments, 2 reshares, 50 +1s)

Swan Lake

This is the rowing lake from the 2012 Olympics, at Eton Dorney. I think these swans were daring each other to have a race :-)

Swan Lake

This is the rowing lake from the 2012 Olympics, at Eton Dorney. I think these swans were daring each other to have a race :-)___

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2014-02-27 09:14:00 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

Open for submissions.

Just have to decide on my best photo from last year...

Let’s Publish Plus One Collection III - SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW ACCEPTED!

Want to be in the next volume of Plus One Collection charity book? Read on and act now!

Ever since Google+ launched, we’ve been publishing photography books that contained some of the best photographs you shared. We published two volumes so far. It wasn’t just a nice coffee table book - but all proceeds from the sale went to great causes. Two years ago we raised over $10,000 for Kiva. A year ago we raised over $13,000 for the Kilgoris Project and we bought cameras for kids in Kenya. This year’s cause will soon be announced, but as usual, all proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit a charitable cause. 

You can see more here (though the website will soon be updated to include this year’s information) - http://plusonecollection.com/

Who can get published? Anyone! We hope to get as many submissions as possible. Due to the volume, we can’t publish them all, but we will publish as many as we can. 

Is there a theme this year? Yes, there is. The theme for this year’s book is “Our World” and the book will be split into three sections - “Our Planet”, “Our People” and “Our Creations”. You can interpret it however you’d like - we’d love to see how you express these. 

Do we accept color or B&W images? Either one is great.

How can you submit the work? Here are simple instructions: 

1 - Download and fill out image release form from here - http://goo.gl/brpX6n (you can even scan it using your phone, or use apps such as SignNow or TurboScan)
2 - Fill out the information about yourself and upload your work here - http://form.jotform.us/form/40565430045144
3 - Upload your submission to Google+, and tag it with #PlusOneCollectionIII tag 

Can you submit more than one image? Sure! You can submit first image for free. To submit three images to all three themes, or even three images to one theme (which increases your chances to get published), please make a small donation of $20 to our charitable cause (again, all of that will be donated with the book proceeds). Here’s the link to donate via PayPal - http://goo.gl/OSwT9k

Will you showcase all the submissions? Yes. All submissions will show up in the SmugMug gallery we will setup in the next day or two. Please allow 48 hours for your photo to appear there. 

When will you announce which images made it into the book? We will announce it in early April. 

The last day to submit your images is March 17!

Please help us spread the world about this by sharing this post. 

Questions? Leave them in the comments. ___Open for submissions.

Just have to decide on my best photo from last year...

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2014-02-17 00:22:32 (17 comments, 11 reshares, 66 +1s)

Black & blue

Today it stopped raining and blowing, seems like the first time in months. So we grabbed the kids, bikes and camera and headed to Black Park Country Park. We nearly didn't make it as the GPS tried to take us through Pinewood Studios and then we had no change for the car park. But we did get there and it was worth it.

This is my first real use of luminosity masks in processing, I kinda like them.

Black & blue

Today it stopped raining and blowing, seems like the first time in months. So we grabbed the kids, bikes and camera and headed to Black Park Country Park. We nearly didn't make it as the GPS tried to take us through Pinewood Studios and then we had no change for the car park. But we did get there and it was worth it.

This is my first real use of luminosity masks in processing, I kinda like them.___

2014-02-15 20:47:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Added photos to A FOOD SHELF IN YOUR KITCHEN (UK, Ireland & Crown Dependencies Only please).

Added photos to A FOOD SHELF IN YOUR KITCHEN (UK, Ireland & Crown Dependencies Only please).___

2014-02-01 15:39:04 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)

Added photos to THE COLOUR ORANGE.

Added photos to THE COLOUR ORANGE.___

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2014-01-24 14:07:35 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)

Forest escalator

So I'm starting a new series, exploring blends of street/urban images with nature/landscape ones. This is the first in the series.

Whaddya think?

#StreetsofNature  

Forest escalator

So I'm starting a new series, exploring blends of street/urban images with nature/landscape ones. This is the first in the series.

Whaddya think?

#StreetsofNature  ___

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2013-12-31 17:35:24 (22 comments, 1 reshares, 49 +1s)

A time for reflection

The last day of the year is always a time to reflect and to start to look forward.

2013 wasn't a bad year. It feels a bit transitional to me and G+ has been a large part of that for me. I've found some new friends though a few others have fallen away. I've been feeling more creative and finding some directions to explore - which can't be bad.

I'm not really one for New Year Resolutions but I already have some projects to lead me forward and it feels like there may be more out there waiting to be discovered. I feel optimistic about 2014 :)

This image is of the Grand Union Canal in Berkhamsted. Canals have played a significant part in my life so it seems fitting. Monochrome has become more important to my photography, so I couldn't post colour for this one. Also, plenty of reflections and journeys going on here... more »

A time for reflection

The last day of the year is always a time to reflect and to start to look forward.

2013 wasn't a bad year. It feels a bit transitional to me and G+ has been a large part of that for me. I've found some new friends though a few others have fallen away. I've been feeling more creative and finding some directions to explore - which can't be bad.

I'm not really one for New Year Resolutions but I already have some projects to lead me forward and it feels like there may be more out there waiting to be discovered. I feel optimistic about 2014 :)

This image is of the Grand Union Canal in Berkhamsted. Canals have played a significant part in my life so it seems fitting. Monochrome has become more important to my photography, so I couldn't post colour for this one. Also, plenty of reflections and journeys going on here :)

Have a great New Year's Eve and a fantastic 2014!___

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2013-12-29 11:30:06 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)

It's the time of year for reflection, closure and renewal. For 2013 I've been part of the +52 Shades of Gray community. Established by +Charles Lupica this has been a space to explore develop and learn about monochrome photography. It proved to be an effective learning environment where we shared, critiqued and developed our skills.

I learned a lot about in camera composition and the technical side of processing images but more importantly I've learned about Vision. Having a concept of the final image and the knowledge of the techniques available to try to achieve that. I've also learned that it's OK to take time to find your Vision and bring it out in an image. We may not always quite get the Vision we are seeking but the journey is as important as the product. I've also learned the value of recording the steps in processing an image and writing them down, for myself asm... more »

It's the time of year for reflection, closure and renewal. For 2013 I've been part of the +52 Shades of Gray community. Established by +Charles Lupica this has been a space to explore develop and learn about monochrome photography. It proved to be an effective learning environment where we shared, critiqued and developed our skills.

I learned a lot about in camera composition and the technical side of processing images but more importantly I've learned about Vision. Having a concept of the final image and the knowledge of the techniques available to try to achieve that. I've also learned that it's OK to take time to find your Vision and bring it out in an image. We may not always quite get the Vision we are seeking but the journey is as important as the product. I've also learned the value of recording the steps in processing an image and writing them down, for myself as much as others.

I'd like to thank all my fellow moderators for the group +Charles Lupica  +Brian Cox, +Brian Dukes, +Jean Michel Missri, +Ludwig Keck, +Nancy Attwater, +Scott Thomas and +Travis Rhoads; also my fellow participants who have all contributed to the experience.  

This is my final image for the 2013 version of the community. It forms the latest part of a series that I wouldn't have started without the group. High-key landscapes, aiming to have something of a sketched look. I'm still exploring different techniques for producing these and the style is not yet final, but getting there.

This is an image of Shardeloes House, now an equestrian centre. The sun was actually low behind the house which stands at the top of a rise. I managed to find a position with the oak tree framing the house, while the house blocked the direct sun. Due to the harsh backlighting I shot a 3 exposure bracket of images, 1EV apart.

Basic lens correction and straightening was done in LR5 followed by importing into the HDR Pro module in Photoshop CC. Images were combined using a modified photorealistic preset - especially drastically reducing the HDR glow effect. The combined image was cropped to taste.

I created a layer in Silver Efex Pro 2, based on a high key preset, but with fiddling on the sliders and control points on the house to prevent it disappearing. I also created a separate layer in Color Efex Pro based on the bleach bypass filter. This was overlayed on the high key monochrome version using screen blend mode. I then flattened the image and took it back into Silver Efex Pro and used a high structure preset modified a little, to enhance the details further. Finally in PS I used curves adjustments to finalise the tonal levels and a touch of high-pass filter for slight sharpening.

The 2014 version of the community is just launching as +256 Shades of Gray. I'm looking forward to continuing the journey and meeting the new people that are joining the ride.___

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2013-12-18 09:32:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

The +UK Photography Community is now on +Panoramio. Join us if you want :) It's easy to import your G+ images there and get them onto Google Earth too.

Announcing
“THE G+ UK PHOTOGRAPHY COMMUNITY ON PANORAMIO”
http://www.panoramio.com/group/299902

The +UK Photography Community have a +Panoramio Group.

Panoramio puts your images on  +Google Maps it also links your images to +Google Earth 

If you'd like to join The +UK Photography Community on +Panoramio please follow the above link. ↑

You'll need to login to +Panoramio first http://www.panoramio.com

You can auto 'link' your Google Plus profile to your +Panoramio account.

You can also 'export' your +Panoramio images to an album within your Google Plus profile.

Please find attached some screenshot examples of what +Panoramio looks like when you're logged in.

Visit us and say hello... http://www.panoramio.com/group/299902/discussions?place=topic/panoramio-group-thegoogleplusukphotographycommunitypano/v4-yt3mi49s

As always ... read the 'terms and conditions'.

If you have any questions we'll be happy to help.  SEE YOU THERE!

Shared by +Heidi Anne Morris on behalf of the UKPC Admin Team.___The +UK Photography Community is now on +Panoramio. Join us if you want :) It's easy to import your G+ images there and get them onto Google Earth too.

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2013-12-13 22:54:00 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)

Monochrome photography development opportunity

A year ago I joined a G+ community, founded by +Charles Lupica , to develop my monochrome photography. Over the year I've learned a lot about how to compose, process and bring out my vision in images. The community has also been very active and supportive for its members.

The community was always intended to run for 52 weeks and is now coming to an end - but a new community is springing from the ashes. I will still be involved but this time as one of the time of moderators.

Sign-up is now open, see below and visit the original post. I'm closing comments here so sign-ups go in one place only.

A year is a long commitment but if you think this might be for you I urge you to read more and consider joining us.

It's here!

52 Shades of Gray
2014 Black & White photography workshop sign-up. 

People wishing to join the community should read this post in it's entirety.

 After reading this post, if you're interested in being considered for membership, leave a comment that answers the questions found at the bottom of this post. There is a limited number of spaces available so please answer the questions completely. 

What is 52 Shades of Gray ?
52 Shades of Gray 2014 is a learning community that stresses a high level of participation.  We share our work and offer critique to each other.  We share detailed explanations of our workflow, our vision for an image and our thought processes.  Some might call this a mentorship program but we like to think of it as a journey of discovery that we take together. 

This is a special, private community for people interested in improving their Black and White photography through the exploration of form, shape, contrast, negative space, attention to detail, composition, post-processing, the Digital Zone System and more.  

The     #52ShadesOfGray  program is a series of assignments and workshops designed to help you see the world around you.  To discover more, to see more, to search the light and the dark.  In short we hope to improve your sense of the world around you, to help you develop your skills as a photographer and to help you find your vision.   The program will last the whole year.  52 Shades of Gray is now about to launch its second year. The project includes lessons, assignments, informal discussions, hangouts, and recorded tutorials. Everyone who participates can have fun and learn at the same time!  52 Shades of Gray is brought to you by a team of dedicated moderators and teachers.  

PLEASE READ THIS:  Monochrome Photography requires post-processing so,  post processing is a part of the assignments. It's recommended that you have Lightroom, Photoshop, and the #nikcollection  or similar software. This isn't a post-processing workshop as such but, creating your vision in B&W will be a lot easier if you have these programs.  This workshop is to help you take more remarkable photographs by helping you to see the hidden world around you, and to help you increase your understanding of basic and advanced photography / art principles.

The 52 Shades of Gray community is private so that you can explore your vision without it being visible to the public.  The only work shared to G+ is the work you choose to share.

What to expect
52SOG is an assignment based workshop.   During the year there will be approximately 40 assignments requiring new photography.  Some assignments may last more than a week but most will be one week long.  New assignments are posted on Friday.  In addition to 40 assignments, there will be 6 weeks where the assignment is a recap of the more recent unit.

52SOG requires a high level of commitment. 
This means that you will need to spend several hours a week taking images, processing those images, preparing your post, and critiquing the images posted by other community members.

Participation
The heart of 52SOG is participation.  Life is such that no one is expected to participate every week but, inactive members may be asked to resign from the community.  Please don't ask to join if you can't dedicate several hours per week to this journey of discovery. 

What 52SOG is not
• It's not a photography theme. You can't just dump a photo on the
 community and leave.  

• It's not a Project 52.  Most of the time there won't be a specific
 subject to shoot.  It's more concept based. You won't get a lot of
 oohs and aahs and flattery. You will get a lot of honest critique. 
 
• 52 Shades of Gray is not part of the +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers,
 by +Robin Griggs Wood +Tamara Pruessner and +Ron Clifford but,
 +Charles Lupica owes Robin a debt of gratitude for his participation in
 Robin's mentorshipfor mentors program.  The +G+ Mentorship Program for Photographers is a great program so check it out. 

• 52 Shades of Gray is not a technical Photography workshop, it's not
 "Paintography". 

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These are the selection criteria:
• You must be taking and posting photographs regularly on G+, B&W is
 a plus.
• You must be interactive here at G+, as you will be expected to
 participate in this program giving feedback and comments to others.
 Taking part in this program will require you to interact with other
 community members.  
• You have the time available to participate in this workshop and will
 commit to the program knowing that it is expected to take place
 throughout the coming year. No one can be expected to participate
 for all 52 weeks; but that is the goal.
 
Please let us know that you're interest in being chosen to participate in 52 Shades of Gray 2014 by answering the following questions in a comment.

1) Photography skill level
2) Photo editing software used most (especially for B&W conversion)
3) Favorite three subjects to photograph 
4) Aspirations for your B&W photography
5) Amount of time you have available for participation

EXAMPLE ANSWERS
1) Intermediate hobby photographer
2) Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop CS5, Silver Efx Pro, Photomatix
3) Street, landscapes, waterscapes
4) To improve the impact of my images and move beyond snapper with a camera.
7) I hope to be able to participate for all 52 weeks but family, vacation, and work may occasionally get in the way. When they do, I'll try to catch-up as much as I can. 

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NOTICE! … The selections will be made quickly and the program will begin in January 2014. The first assignment will be full of information about getting set up for the program. It will also include an assignment to shoot a new selfie.

NOTE: there will be assignments most weeks and it is expected that all images will be taken during the assignment period unless otherwise noted. 

══════════════════
The 52SOG team
+Charles Lupica 
+Andy Burke 
+Brian Cox 
+Brian Dukes 
+Jean Michel Missri 
+Ludwig Keck 
+Scott Thomas 
+Travis Rhoads ___Monochrome photography development opportunity

A year ago I joined a G+ community, founded by +Charles Lupica , to develop my monochrome photography. Over the year I've learned a lot about how to compose, process and bring out my vision in images. The community has also been very active and supportive for its members.

The community was always intended to run for 52 weeks and is now coming to an end - but a new community is springing from the ashes. I will still be involved but this time as one of the time of moderators.

Sign-up is now open, see below and visit the original post. I'm closing comments here so sign-ups go in one place only.

A year is a long commitment but if you think this might be for you I urge you to read more and consider joining us.

2013-11-29 23:01:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 37 +1s)

Added photos to SmugMug Cover Photo Contest For December 2013.

Added photos to SmugMug Cover Photo Contest For December 2013.___

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2013-11-27 13:46:37 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 45 +1s)

Going with the flow

So I've finally given in and signed up for Adobe Creative Cloud. The current deal for Photoshop and Lightroom subscription is probably as good as it will get.

It doesn't really add anything to the software I already owned but it is the only way to be able to access upgrades for Photoshop in future. So it's an investment (or a gamble).

I don't completely trust Adobe not to hike the price in a few years time, so I will keep an eye on alternative software and maitain an exit strategy. Similarly if Adobe fail to innovate I'd be prepared to jump ship for something better.

Two of the extras that come with CC are accounts at Behance and Prosite. I don't really know what I should do with those, if anything! Suggestions anyone?

#SouthBankLondon   #peopleidontknow  

Going with the flow

So I've finally given in and signed up for Adobe Creative Cloud. The current deal for Photoshop and Lightroom subscription is probably as good as it will get.

It doesn't really add anything to the software I already owned but it is the only way to be able to access upgrades for Photoshop in future. So it's an investment (or a gamble).

I don't completely trust Adobe not to hike the price in a few years time, so I will keep an eye on alternative software and maitain an exit strategy. Similarly if Adobe fail to innovate I'd be prepared to jump ship for something better.

Two of the extras that come with CC are accounts at Behance and Prosite. I don't really know what I should do with those, if anything! Suggestions anyone?

#SouthBankLondon   #peopleidontknow  ___

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2013-11-18 22:36:36 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)

Layers of London

My friend +Léa Jay says I've been neglecting to post London images, so here's one I prepared earlier :-)

Any layers you can see here were captured in camera with a single shot. Who needs multiple exposures and composite images when you can have glass and reflections?

It is, of course, the South Bank.

#street #peopleidontknow #rememberingsummer  

Layers of London

My friend +Léa Jay says I've been neglecting to post London images, so here's one I prepared earlier :-)

Any layers you can see here were captured in camera with a single shot. Who needs multiple exposures and composite images when you can have glass and reflections?

It is, of course, the South Bank.

#street #peopleidontknow #rememberingsummer  ___

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2013-11-18 09:30:25 (22 comments, 9 reshares, 67 +1s)

Chasing butterflies

A charming piece of street art in the Old Town of Nice. No idea how long it had been there.

#nice   #france   #streetart  

Chasing butterflies

A charming piece of street art in the Old Town of Nice. No idea how long it had been there.

#nice   #france   #streetart  ___

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2013-11-17 14:14:05 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 50 +1s)

Rooftop conversation

Loved the rooftops and balconies in Nice. Here some neighbours were chatting, about 4 floors up.

#nice   #france   #street  

Rooftop conversation

Loved the rooftops and balconies in Nice. Here some neighbours were chatting, about 4 floors up.

#nice   #france   #street  ___

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2013-11-16 23:14:18 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 92 +1s)

Can't believe it's 6 months since I was in Nice and I've barely touched the photos. Time to start putting that right.

This is a typical scene in the Old Town, a wonderful place to explore.

Also this is my first play with Nik Analog Efex. I kinda like what it did with the colours here

#nice   #france   #street  

Can't believe it's 6 months since I was in Nice and I've barely touched the photos. Time to start putting that right.

This is a typical scene in the Old Town, a wonderful place to explore.

Also this is my first play with Nik Analog Efex. I kinda like what it did with the colours here

#nice   #france   #street  ___

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2013-11-13 17:05:44 (18 comments, 15 reshares, 75 +1s)

Waddesdon Manor

National Trust property, originally built for the Rothschild family.

Waddesdon Manor

National Trust property, originally built for the Rothschild family.___

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2013-11-10 17:28:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 46 +1s)

City of Shadow and Light

It's been a long time since I wrote anything for #SundayStories so here's an opening and an image of #London , that I've been occasionally working on for a while, to go with it.

~~

Cassie placed her smartphone back on the coffee table. Simon. That was five texts already today. He seemed to be getting a little needy, so she wouldn't reply this time. She might let him take her out later though if nothing more interesting came up.

Turning, Cassie moved to the light pouring in through her picture window, the coating took the glare away so she could look out at her city without squinting. The sun was low now, with shadows darkening below, but it was still bright on some of her favourite places: St Paul's, Tate Modern, parts of the River and many towers of the City. She found herself wondering what the night might... more »

City of Shadow and Light

It's been a long time since I wrote anything for #SundayStories so here's an opening and an image of #London , that I've been occasionally working on for a while, to go with it.

~~

Cassie placed her smartphone back on the coffee table. Simon. That was five texts already today. He seemed to be getting a little needy, so she wouldn't reply this time. She might let him take her out later though if nothing more interesting came up.

Turning, Cassie moved to the light pouring in through her picture window, the coating took the glare away so she could look out at her city without squinting. The sun was low now, with shadows darkening below, but it was still bright on some of her favourite places: St Paul's, Tate Modern, parts of the River and many towers of the City. She found herself wondering what the night might bring.


Julie knew it was time to finish nursing her cup of tea. Tony was fussing around the cafe, clearly wanting to close up yet reluctant to ask her to leave. Tony was a decent guy, who often slipped her a sandwich or flapjack, so she wasn't going to outstay her welcome.
Rising, Julie pulled on her duffel coat, picked up her kitbag and walked to the door.

Dusk lay deep outside, though the sun still shone golden on the dome rising beyond the end of the street. With a smile and wave to Tony she opened the door. Shouldering her bag she turned down towards the Thames.___

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2013-11-08 09:29:36 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)

Moorland farm

After a few bleak Autumnal shots here's one from Summer, when everything was green. This is on the edge of the North York Moors. Behind me while taking this shot are the magnificaent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, which I also took many shots of. I try to always also look the other way, in case there's a scene that could easily be overlooked.

Processed mostly in Photoshop CS6 and Nik Color Efex Pro, especially the tonal contrast and bleach bypass filters.

Moorland farm

After a few bleak Autumnal shots here's one from Summer, when everything was green. This is on the edge of the North York Moors. Behind me while taking this shot are the magnificaent ruins of Rievaulx Abbey, which I also took many shots of. I try to always also look the other way, in case there's a scene that could easily be overlooked.

Processed mostly in Photoshop CS6 and Nik Color Efex Pro, especially the tonal contrast and bleach bypass filters.___

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2013-11-05 10:30:28 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 51 +1s)

Autumn leads to Winter

Continuing with the theme of the changing seasons :)

It's not really snowy up ahead, just some playing with textures and blends in Photoshop.

Autumn leads to Winter

Continuing with the theme of the changing seasons :)

It's not really snowy up ahead, just some playing with textures and blends in Photoshop.___

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