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TechDissected545This is the +TechDissected  #Photography  circle. This is the place where we have some of the most awesome photographers on G+. However, we're looking for more to add to it. Do you fit in this circle or do you know someone that does that's not a part of it? If so, comment with the person's name and tag them so we can add them to our special #Photography  circle!2014-04-11 23:42:09186304CC G+
Jiri Papakiriakos8,357My personal "MUSTSEE" circle of photographersContains great photographers only. Hand picked :)2014-04-07 09:21:2999101CC G+
Gailen Mapes60,985Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  L - 18 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-03-18 10:24:3761404CC G+
Gene Bowker66,115 The   #Alphabetcircles   Gene's Active Photographers on G+ Part Two: First Name D-GMeet 250+ more ACTIVE G+ photographers with First Names betweenD and G.It's that time again, I've been doing Spring Cleaning even though it isn't Spring officially yet here and going through my photography circles again to check out what folks have been sharing and see who is still active on G+.I've visited each of the folks included in this circles within the last week and they have been active in the last month (or so) and regularly post their OWN photography.They come from all over the world and their styles vary as much as their choice of equipment and subject matter.There are a lot of folks in here that I've been friends with for years, but there are also a lot of newer folks who you've probably not met yet and who I am looking forward to getting to know better myself.My Selection Criteria1. Actively posting photos on G+2. We circle each other3. Primarily post their OWN photography (that's a judgement call on my part)4. "Safe for work" (another judgement call)Why you should follow them?1. Add active photographers to your stream without a lot of inactive accounts.2. Find some new folks to interact with who are ACTIVE on G+As always.. if you do add them.. the best way to do that is to create a new circle and that way you can watch it and decide if they fit with you or notNot in here?1. Maybe we haven't met yet?  If so, I'd love to hear from you and I'll be sure to check out your stream. Be sure to circle me if you haven't as I check those who add me regularly.2. Maybe you don't post public? If not, there is a good chance that you looked inactive to me.3. Maybe you don't post "primarily" photography... once again that is subjective.Feel free to reshare with your friends if you want, but there are NO requirements to be in this circle except for the criteria above.I'm slowly going through the rest of the Alphabet and as I complete each section I'll be sharing them in this series.  If you follow along you can easily add 1000+ photographers to your stream too.Gene Bowker+Rusted Rail Images Part One: A-C https://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/1KejHoGGhBz2014-03-12 11:15:49268881774CC G+
Ghost Mannequin113Photography circle, fotography group add with you.2014-02-27 02:57:235019313CC G+
ibrahim aslan02014-02-25 12:24:46501001CC G+
Chip Sakti214Tips mendapatkan Follower di GplusCaranya cukup mudah ,1) Beri +1 pos ini 2) Berikan Komentar dan tambahkan id +G anda3) Share post ini agar semakin bertambah banyak Follower Anda4) Pilih Tambahkan Orang (Otomatis Menambahkan circle)http://goo.gl/lM0fIJ / http://goo.gl/Iw0Zwn #sharedcircle  #IndonesianCircle   #indonesianonly  #CircleID2014-02-22 16:35:5550111314CC G+
Eric Hege19,707Photographers Circle K-ZThis is K-Z (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. You'll find A-J of this shared circle here:https://plus.google.com/+EricHege/posts/EyuRKbMFGA52014-02-19 17:17:184787010CC G+
Cristian Teodoridis2,715And this is my circle with the top (professional) photographers on Google+. Enjoy!2014-02-18 18:34:27494023CC G+
Gailen Mapes59,913Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L  - 18 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mape2014-02-18 11:12:2361417CC G+
John Nuntiatio26,872circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-02-08 21:33:5247212416CC G+
Fredrik Blanke0Handpicked circle of the very TOP engagers and highly active G+ people on the planet! Well when it comes down to it, it's a favorite circle recommended by me. If you want to stay updated on what's happening in 2014, then you need to add and share this list :)If you feel you should be on this list then please:1. Add this list2. +13. Comment4. Re-share the list(Take note that only highly active engangers will be considered for this list).I'm grateful for everyone following me and interacting with me on a daily basis. So I decided to share the love and a circle with engagers. Please feel free to comment , share or recommend people I obviously forgot to add.#sharedcircle #topsharedcircle    #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme    #circlesharing #circleshare #circles          #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou           #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle    #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing   #fullcircleshare 2014-01-31 18:49:15619129CC G+
Gailen Mapes58,376Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L - 18 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-01-18 11:58:0663317CC G+
Carin Kilby Clark0Sharing a circle of inspirational people 2014-01-04 21:11:09247083CC G+
Coyeb Sundel02013-10-24 15:38:53499023CC G+
Andrew Rhodes0I've created a shared circle of some of my favorite professional and amateur photographers around Google+.  Active G+ users only!  Feel free to add to the circle or create your own based on it! #Photography   #Photographers  2013-09-26 17:24:1642613412CC G+
Daniel Cesar2,634WEDNESDAY circle distribution of very important people.Add and share if you want to be included next time.I appreciate newbies and their reshares.2013-09-25 12:29:49486101417CC G+
Philip Daly15,073Curators CircleIt's been a while since I shared my Awesome Curators circle.Cool folks all!Unfortunately, G+ only allows 500 per share and truncates out the rest. I've no way of knowing who got cut so apologies if you're not in2013-09-15 08:04:0050116818CC G+
Giulia Fiore0The most active People I know on G+A wonderful #sharedcircle  to become more popular than ever.To belong to this Circle, share it and comment this post !Kisses Giulia2013-09-05 05:59:42501223CC G+
Thomas Hawk6,146,1772500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 3 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Last week I shared last name A-Da, and Da-Ho.  Today's , part 3 of 5, today, represents Ho-Mi.  I'll share the remaining two tomorrow and Thursday.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpnPart 2-5:  http://goo.gl/3vn0OC*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of "domain errors."  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-03 18:49:364857231117CC G+
Gailen Mapes41,050 Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting JAugust 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 circle2013-08-23 10:53:313231314CC G+
Gailen Mapes39,148 Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 15th.)  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 c2013-08-09 10:32:05309404CC G+
Anders Vaage1,050My photo circle #2+Shared circles +Pimp Your Circles +Circles Circles Circles +CircleHub 2013-07-25 01:30:3549920314CC G+
Gailen Mapes36,398Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 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 by2013-07-23 10:49:09290738CC G+
Gailen Mapes34,262Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 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 15th.)  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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-09 10:22:28290605CC G+
John Keith0Please share my #sharedcircles  in my Google+. #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #googleplus   #paintingart  2013-07-09 04:05:02500101CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,921Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles#sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles#pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle#thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .  Thanks for your cooperation.2013-06-23 10:57:00302117CC G+
Stunning Moment0Part 1 - Best photographer in Google+, we personally find inspiring.** If you like what you find in this circle, please SHARE it. **Jun 15, 2013 Part 2 here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/106314743058506488325/posts/5qNtpuum7qS============== Jun 15, 2013 ==============See all the beautiful images we collect from these photographers!http://www.googleplussuomi.com/timelinetest.php?googleid=106314743058506488325&sort=plus1212Scenery Page Cover+1212Scenery Special thanks to who have provide our cover images:They are amazing photographers that you should know:+Jeff Sullivan    Website  http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/https://plus.google.com/+JeffreySullivanhttp://www.facebook.com/JeffSullivanPhotographyhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Jeff-Sullivan-Photography/346430679644+Elia Locardi     Websitehttp://www.blamethemonkey.com/https://plus.google.com/+EliaLocardihttps://www.facebook.com/elialocardi+Mike Shaw   Websitehttps://www.google.com/+MikeShawhttps://www.facebook.com/mikefshaw+Kah Kit YoongWebsitehttp://www.magichourtravelscapes.com/https://plus.google.com/u/0/108690086562585903238/postshttps://www.facebook.com/kahkit.yoong+Kevin McNealWebsitehttp://kevinmcnealphotography.com/https://plus.google.com/107185271908509011656https://www.facebook.com/kevinmcneal30+Chip PhillipsWebsitehttp://www.chipphillipsphotography.com/2013-06-15 06:34:24497241014CC G+
Johnathan Yesson994#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-06-12 12:49:4450120623CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,149Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 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 Msy 15th.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircleNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-09 10:33:10304425CC G+
Stunning Moment0Best photographer in Google+ part 1, we personally find inspiring.If you like what you find in this circle, please SHARE it.Part 2:https://plus.google.com/u/0/106314743058506488325/posts/5Te1mAx7RKh============== Jun 7, 2013 ==============See all the beautiful images we collect from these photographers!http://www.googleplussuomi.com/timelinetest.php?googleid=106314743058506488325&sort=plus1212Scenery Page Cover+1212Scenery Special thanks to who provided these images:They are amazing photographers that you should know:+Jeff Sullivan   Website  http://www.jeffsullivanphotography.com/blog/https://plus.google.com/+JeffreySullivanhttp://www.facebook.com/JeffSullivanPhotographyhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Jeff-Sullivan-Photography/346430679644+Elia Locardi   Websitehttp://www.blamethemonkey.com/https://plus.google.com/+EliaLocardihttps://www.facebook.com/elialocardi+Mike Shaw  Websitehttps://www.google.com/+MikeShawhttps://www.facebook.com/mikefshaw+Kah Kit Yoong  Websitehttp://www.magichourtravelscapes.com/https://plus.google.com/u/0/108690086562585903238/postshttps://www.facebook.com/kahkit.yoong+Kevin McNeal  Websitehttp://kevinmcnealphotography.com/https://plus.google.com/107185271908509011656https://www.facebook.com/kevinmcneal30+Chip Phillips   Websitehttp://www.chipphillipsphotography.com/https://plus.goog2013-06-07 18:38:5249616813CC G+
Johnathan Yesson803#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-06-04 13:39:23501221130CC G+
Jessica Clark-McDowell11,942I haven't shared a circle in a while so I'm going to share my 2 favorite (this one is my favorite photographers) circles for my friend +John Stinnett who is new to G+... And, all of you should add him too :)2013-05-25 14:08:5770102CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,402Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 1st.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles#sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles#pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle#thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-23 10:43:32306726CC G+
Stunning Moment0Best photographer in Google+ part 1, we personally find inspiring.If you like what you find in this circle, please SHARE it.Part 2https://plus.google.com/106314743058506488325/posts/bQ5RWisZRLx============== May 22, 2013 ==============See all the beautiful images we collect from these photographers!http://www.googleplussuomi.com/timelinetest.php?googleid=106314743058506488325&sort=plus#circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   2013-05-22 06:37:31500191114CC G+
Rome Heels737Most followed active photographers and friends sharing content on G+ Thanks to +Charles Lupica for the sharing. #sharedcircle #sharedicircles  2013-05-17 09:23:345001110CC G+
Charles Lupica66,461             Top 1000 most followed active        photographers sharing content on G+                  Circle One: A to JThis  is the first of two circles,  I'll share the second circle this weekend so that they're not so on top of each other.  The circles have been divided alphabetically to help give more exposure to people with fewer followers.Please plus, comment and share.  This circle has no requirements for future participation but your support and encouragement is appreciated. It has been two weeks since I announced my intent to update my circle of the 500 most followed photographers on G+.  I decided to do things a bit differently this time and so I'll share the top 1000.   To build the circles and the list I enlisted the aid of +Bill Wood +Gemma Costa +Jen Baptist +Kat Scan and +Margaret Tompkins.  They built circles and vetted profiles.  My starting point for this was a list of 2000 names generously provided to me by +CircleCount.  Thank you all for all of your help.I have chosen the name of the circle carefully to try to accurately represent the contents of what will be in the two circles. The script / finding namesThe script is provided by CircleCount and looks through the tagline of every profile on CircleCount to find the word "photo" or "foto".  If a photographer doesn't have a CircleCount profile they won't be found.  If one of these two words isn't in their tagline, they won't be found.  A few people I know have fallen into this flaw in my thinking.  To fix this, CircleCount has asked me to provide a "whitelist" of names that the script misses.  The white-list list adds another 30 or so names to the result. How was the list processedThe list was sorted by the level of activity.  People that hadn't posted in the last month (approximately April 5 to May 5th) were removed from the list.  This included people that hadn't posted or people that had posted only once in the past 4 weeks.  Again, this has some flaws but I'm mostly happy with the results.  People who are posting only in private communities or people that interact a lot with other people but don't post their own work will get filtered out along with the people that aren't really active.  ValidationThese two circles were very heavily vetted.  Of the original 2000 names, nearly 35% do not appear in either circle.  This is a result of the filtering I mentioned above and vetting of ever single profile in the list until we had enough names to make a list of 1000 names.  The list was divided into 6 parts with Bill Wood, Gemma Costa, Jen Baptist, Kat Scan, Margaret Tompkins and me each taking a group of names.  I tried to assign the list so that the pe2013-05-16 16:41:2850113082147CC G+
Gailen Mapes29,751Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 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 15th.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-09 10:50:29303005CC G+
Andrea Orselli342To All My Friends :)#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-05-08 21:16:3450023520CC G+
Andrea Orselli153#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2013-05-01 19:52:5150021724CC G+
Gailen Mapes27,724Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-23 10:43:52304103CC G+
Gailen Mapes26,103Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 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 15th.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-09 10:49:13304007CC G+
Pierre Beaubié291Active Canon Photographers===========================This is a public circle of talented, gifted, generous, kind, awesomeCanon Photographers on G+!Look at their work, communicate and learn from them.If you would like to be circulated here in order to discovernew people with similar interest and to gain more followers,please follow these steps:HOW TO BE PART OF IT:====================1) Add this circle to your circles - Add circle2) Share added circle with option "include yourself in shared circle" and original text + hashtags (copy, paste). Done -#cercle #Circle   #Circles   #Public   #PublicCircle   #CircleShare   #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle   #QSC#circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #awesome     #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles2013-04-08 09:43:3050113112CC G+
Eric Hege3,232Photography StreamI haven't shared some of my circles in a while, so over the next few days I plan on doing this. Today's circle is my main photography stream. While I have several photography circle (you'll see a few others later), this is one group I check on a very regular basis.Most of them are very active, and all of them produce some really outstanding work!2013-03-25 00:14:45293908CC G+
Gailen Mapes25,341Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 2nd.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-23 09:57:26306222CC G+
Matthew Shuey1,220Creative People On Google+Meet interesting creative people on Google+From Radio Show Hosts, We Developers, Graphic Artists, Artists and Bloggers, this shared circle has some very interesting and engaging content.Feel free to add and share! #webdesign #graphicdesign #artist #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2013-03-13 04:24:23500426CC G+
Gailen Mapes24,796Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 2nd for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 15th.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-10 10:43:16301313CC G+
Gailen Mapes24,442Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon L-Q - 9 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 1st.)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 #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-02-24 12:35:353091215CC G+
Charles Lupica60,136►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄         Top 500 most followed photographers          ►►►►►►►═════════════════════◄◄◄◄◄◄◄Once again it's time to share my circle of the top 500 most followed photographers.  I'm sharing the circle here but I posted the the full list as a series of posts on +Most Followed Photographers on G+. Photographers with an " * " in front of their name are not included in the numbered count because they only share outside content,  their content is content suitable to a blog and usually has no images associated with it, or they have become mostly or completely inactive on G+.This list was complied from two previous lists and a line-by-line search of CircleCount.  If you know of someone that should have been on the list and isn't, the most likely cause is that their +CircleCount profile doesn't include the word photographer, or camera, photo, or foto. Or, I had a senior moment and missed them.  I thought I had avoided that this time but I still managed to miss +Magnus Ericson should should be around 454. I noticed some interesting things when compiling this circle.  There are a lot of people that moved into the top 500 that abandoned G+ for some reason or their interaction has become one post a month.  I have also noticed that many of the photographers in this group have a lower follower count than they had 6 weeks to 8 weeks ago.  I'm not sure what conclusion can be drawn from this but I find it very curious.To view the lists please see the following links.001 to 080: http://goo.gl/mmr7w  4'431'409 - 55771081 to 160: http://goo.gl/mXuup  55368 - 37454161 to 240: http://goo.gl/rLmy1  37343 - 30457241 to 320: http://goo.gl/o06Hy  30131 -25785321 to 390: http://goo.gl/747Lf  25760 -23013390 to 450: http://goo.gl/xDc2D  23006 - 21347450 to 510: http://goo.gl/sEnac  21321 - 194402013-02-23 23:33:1450013641100CC G+
AyJay Schibig14,98621ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE PART IThis Circle is for G+ members passionate about photography. Feel free to Add and Re-Share this latest edition!  I also curate Part II of this circle.  #circleoftheday     #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle     #sharedpoint     #sharewithyou       #ShareYourCircle2013-02-20 00:29:16409234CC G+


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2014-03-11 21:47:19 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)

Have you ever tried to shoot sports indoors and started to hate how much noise and motion blur your pics have? I know I have. Here's how I overcame this problem shooting a recent wrestling tournament. 

http://ericleslie.com/blog/shoot-gym-sports-speedlights

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2014-03-10 15:26:05 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

It's that time of year again. Grass stains and snow cones down at the ball fields. It's little league. I've got five boys and they're all playing. Crazy schedules are the norm and the car is always packed with chairs and sunscreen. I love this game!

#LittleLeague #Baseball

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2014-03-10 14:26:21 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Looks like a good ride. I like how you cut this together. It more than a POV ride video :)

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2014-03-01 17:17:02 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 75 +1s)

When I had a day job I used to run up to the mountains around Redding on my lunch breaks with my friend and co-worker Aaron Patterson. One day we were looking around Clear Creek when we found these really cool granite formations in the water. Unable to fit it all into one frame, I shot this with six vertical frames to create a pano. 

I remember trying to process this over three years ago when I shot it. I kept failing at the stitch and ultimately got frustrated and these frames eventually got forgotten. I found them yesterday and managed to pull it off. 

Don't ask me where this is, because I have no clue what so ever where we found this. :D

There's a lot of pixels in there so be sure to see it full screen!

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2014-02-28 05:32:14 (15 comments, 4 reshares, 43 +1s)

Fern Canyon on the Northern California coast is such a unique and beautiful place. It's also one of the toughest places to shoot. Everything is moving, so sharp pictures precious and are to be treasured. When the sun was still up, I liked the way the light filtered down hitting the ferns leaving an aura of mystery and intrigue. 

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2014-02-26 16:50:15 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)

Sadly, it's been my very old PC that's kept me away from G+. The current design would just bring my 7yo machine to a crawl and it just made it a chore to use. It had saddened me because over the years I've made friends that I regret letting grow cold. 

Yesterday I finally got a new modern PC and G+ is a joy to use again. 

Here's a shot of Shackleford Falls found near Etna, CA. How many people knows where Etna is without looking it up?

#WaterfallWednesday  curated by the waterfall madman himself +Leon Turnbull and myself :)

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2014-02-09 04:14:35 (4 comments, 4 reshares, 61 +1s)

All this rain had me thinking about waterfalls today. So I jumped into my archives and processed this little spot on Crystal Creek in Whiskeytown. I've shot the main waterfalls a million times, it's the hidden stuff that you have to go and find that really gets me excited these days. Maybe less iconic, but it really fuels my creativity.

Some of you locals may recognize this spot and realize how much of a balancing act it was to slide down into this hole where all the water was flowing down into. I was literally standing over a section of water flowing under my tripod while leaning back on a bolder for balance. Good times :)

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2014-01-13 21:31:38 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

just finished a Runtastic mountain bike trip of 10.23 mi in 1h 05m

https://www.runtastic.com/sport-sessions/161795507

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2014-01-12 20:22:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

I'm going through my images from the Corning hosted wrestling meet down in the Glen County Fairgrounds. At the first meet I shot available light and I was really pushing the limits of my camera. The images were way too grainy having flat color and contrast. So I knew I needed to bring some light into the gymnasium. 

I plan on a full blog post explaining my new lighting setup, but the proof is in the pudding as they say. I shot for 7 hours straight shooting over 1000 images and the batteries held up to every frame I took. Not a single misfire.

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2014-01-08 22:29:57 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

I just finished a Runtastic mountain bike trip of 9.58 mi in 1h 05m and I'm feeling it!

https://www.runtastic.com/sport-sessions/159694918

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2014-01-06 21:49:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

just finished a Runtastic mountain bike trip of 6.1 mi in 39m 11s

https://www.runtastic.com/sport-sessions/158848423

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2013-12-31 17:31:12 (13 comments, 5 reshares, 85 +1s)

So Happy For You

I woke up this morning to a mile long list of photographers #HumbleBrag ing about how amazing #2013 was for them. I made so much money, I traveled to xyz and flew 100k miles, I doubled my prints sales, I just booked this huge gig! I'm #soblessed #amazingyear #puke #gag

I decided start looking into who these people are. I discovered that not one of the five I looked at are full-time pros. All of them were serious "weekend warriors", not having to rely fully on their photo income to survive. I don't begrudge those people at all and I really am thankful their side-business is growing. As someone who made the plunge this year, this gig is hard, way harder than you can ever plan for.

So my advice to anyone on social media for any reason, please refrain from the obligatory #humblebrag. It's more than a platform to tell everyone how... more »

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2013-12-31 05:54:01 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 55 +1s)

I went on a search for a plant called Pipevine for an editorial assignment. I guess my editor didn't know they completely die back in the winter. Oops.

On the way back I tried my hand at shooting a verti-rama. 

#androidography  specs:
Galaxy S3 with CM11(Kit Kat) ROM 
Stock Android Camera App
Processed here using Google+/Snapseed.

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2013-12-29 20:26:28 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 44 +1s)

Photography N3rd Talk

This last year, my blog post about how to use a Circular Polarizer has been, without a doubt, my most popular blog post. In case you were missed and wondered what all this CPL talk is about, check it out.

http://ericleslie.com/blog/how-to-use-a-circular-polarizer-cpl/

#bestof2013

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2013-12-29 18:31:38 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

It's pretty fun to complain about guests at a wedding whipping out their iPads to take pictures during the ceremony, but I think it's time to #ownit  and move on.

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2013-12-27 19:24:08 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Had the family over to celebrate my son's birthday and to make Christmas tree ornaments. Thought I'd throw together a little timelapse. I hope you had a great Christmas and I look forward to the new year. 

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2013-12-26 23:42:54 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 38 +1s)

I've been using Induro Tripods for three years now and they're still my favorite. If you're looking for a great mid-range tripod, look no further than their Adventure Series tripods. I've updated my review of the AKB2 below.

http://ericleslie.com/blog/induro-akb2-tripod

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2013-12-18 06:24:50 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

I don't know if +Phillip Colla and +Garry McCarthy planned this or not. But this comes rolling through my stream side by side. Two shots from La Jolla. One at sunrise, one at sunset. Both extremely beautiful. Well played Google+, well played. 

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2013-12-18 06:15:21 (20 comments, 5 reshares, 91 +1s)

Feeling a bit tired and grumpy I felt like processing some clean mountain air was in order. This is a close up shot showing off some the details in Burney Falls. 

Enjoy!

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2013-12-17 17:03:35 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 41 +1s)

Have you ever wondered what goes into a big commercial advertising shoot? In this blog post I shared my thought process starting with the concept all the way through the implementation of this shot.

If there's enough interest, I will record a screencast showing the entire edit. Let me know in the comments on the blog post if you're interested. 

http://ericleslie.com/blog/anatomy-commercial-advertising-shoot

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2013-12-13 16:30:30 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 25 +1s)

Spent a little time here in the locker room to get this one. Ok well, not really. I'm just experimenting with a three light setup and dropping him into a background. I don't think I completely sold the fake here, but I blame that on the background. I didn't shoot it myself.

#composite  

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2013-12-07 02:52:11 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

Played a little bit of Christmas tree roulette today. #yolo

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2013-12-04 16:42:13 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 55 +1s)

Happy Waterfall Wednesday!

This was a fun shot to put together. It shot this back with +Alex Lapidus and +Linda Villers came up to shoot some waterfalls with me. I manually blended this shot together from three shots. Two were for exposure. One to expose the rocks and another for the water. The third was to get the foreground plant in focus. (I for the life of me can't remember what it's called). I also bumped up the ISO for the foreground because there was wind blowing the sprout around and I needed to freeze the action.

It looks great on screen, but I screwed up the DOF for the back third of the shot. I thought I'd have enough focusing on the middleground at f/8, but the background is a bit soft. It wouldn't look good printed bigger than 16x24 or so. 

#waterfallwednesday  

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2013-12-04 15:53:34 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Good idea taking the bike up there. Did you end up liking the view from the other side? Is it possible to shoot the falls from the bottom?

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2013-12-04 06:25:03 (7 comments, 9 reshares, 99 +1s)

Boom! Remember this side of me? It's still in there. I was digging through my landscape folder of images that are marked to process. Man this one has been temping me for over a year now. Those early Spring storms that blow in at Sunset. 

Who wants to get up to the mountains and shoot some skies?

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2013-12-03 16:43:59 (17 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

I'm organizing my Feedly feeds this am. Sadly I don't read most of these blogs anymore so I'll probably be removing them. I crave blogs that have solid information, not just fluffy top ten lists all the time.

Do you even use RSS readers anymore?

2013-12-03 06:35:06 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Pop Quiz
Can an of you name a photographer who does phenomenal client work and yet no one has heard of them.

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2013-12-03 05:11:40 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)

So my blog has been neglected and that's putting it lightly. I've pretty much locked it in a dungeon, starved and called it names. It still has a slight pulse and it's time to perform CPR and get some counselling. Now that I have time, I'm going to be blogging at least weekly.

Check out this post to sort of get a feel on where I'm going with the blog in the coming months. I hope you enjoy it. http://ericleslie.com/blog/photography-is-hard-work

2013-12-01 20:29:59 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Confession:

Ever since G+ changed their layout to this pretty cool column based layout I've had a hard to spending much time here. That sounds like a contradictory statement, but I'm a real photographer that has real budgets so I'm running a computer that's six years old. I can't afford state of the art and as such, G+ runs like crap. The animates and click response times just make it a chore to use.

I can't be the only one who's dealt with the responsiveness here.

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2013-11-15 03:42:14 (15 comments, 3 reshares, 54 +1s)

It's beyond me why Facebook doesn't support animated GIFs. I love how well Auto-Awesome put this together!

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2013-11-07 17:34:46 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 65 +1s)

A big nod to my wife +Crystal Leslie for coming up with this concept for a portrait on the Sundial Bridge in Redding. 

This is a five shot composite. I lit the couple using rear curtain sync and then did longer 5-10 second exposures to get other pedestrians walking by. 

I love the sort of time standing still or slowing down feel it has.

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2013-10-31 06:51:39 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 42 +1s)

Tonight was my oldest son's last game in the Little League Majors. Moving on to Juniors! Yeah, I'm a proud dad.

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2013-10-31 05:04:18 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)

This is what happened when I got the prompt to claim my vanity URL. 

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2013-10-29 21:57:56 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)

Sometimes being given a small box to work in makes you really push yourself creatively. I was basically shown a picture and was told to make "this". I don't have a studio so I setup at a local grade school in town because there was a roof and good wind protection. 

I had two Yongnuo 566 IIs on stands behind the talent on full power pointed at the back drop. That was needed to get it go completely white. The main was an AB800 through a 5' reflective umbrella and cover. 

You'd never guess this was setup at a school :)

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2013-10-18 17:05:06 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

In an effort to learn more about photoshop and different styles of processing, I've been wanting to try my hand at some edgier sports portraits. Lightroom can only get you so far. 

This was shot at 3pm. For the lighting I used a single AlienBee 800 on full power into a 5' soft silver PLM umbrella. Camera was set to 1/250th, ISO 100 and f/16. 

In photoshop I cut out the team from the background so I could add contrast and make other adjustments to the players separately from the background. I could have gone a step further and added a more dramatic sky, but I'm trying to learn how to do this incrementally. Compositing is the next step.

My goal with all of this is to take a huge step away from the very low standards out there. Using some lighting and doing some edits will hopefully really knock their socks off. 

Maywood Middle School - Corning,CA... more »

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2013-10-10 16:28:00 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)

During a wedding, you can't control everything and everyone. The groom gave his bride this awesome hip bump during their dance-filled introduction. Unfortunately, they got photobombed by the pastor and I just had to clean it up. These are some of the things modern photographers are capable of accomplishing. 

You can call this dishonest. I call them happy clients.

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2013-10-10 00:29:50 (18 comments, 0 reshares, 73 +1s)

I wish I could make prints this big (30x40) more often. Once you go this big, an 8x12 feels tiny. 

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2013-10-08 01:07:32 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Sometimes I wonder how I get myself into these situations. #photoadventure :)

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2013-10-03 14:34:39 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 87 +1s)

Today marks a big step forward into my photography career. I've been working crazy long hours keeping up with my full-time day job and my nearly full-time photography night/weekend job. 

This week I have moved into part time work doing web development giving me two whole days to do photography! While it's scary stepping out on your own, putting food on the table for my family is pretty motivating. 

For those of you waiting for images from me, here the come!

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2013-09-23 13:44:10 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

After five years of terribly slow wireless internet, I've moved and can get cable internet. While I wish my upload was closer to 20Mb/s, it's still faster than my previous download rate.

I can safely join a hangout now! Woot

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2013-09-14 06:00:27 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s)

After a crappy day at work, I got to catch part of a local high school football game. #goodseats   #helicopter  

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2013-09-06 18:35:46 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)

I've had this song on loop all day! 

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2013-09-04 15:36:55 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 56 +1s)

Unexpected Visitors
Feeling inspired to try something new after sunset, one thing led to another and I ended up getting visited by some unexpected visitors. 

If you'd like to read more about how I setup the lighting and processed this, http://ericleslie.com/blog/how-i-shot-the-alien-abduction-portrait

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2013-09-01 00:54:48 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

Goalies must study how Superman do! #noFear

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2013-08-31 06:59:16 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)

I've been cooking this up in the lab for the last few weeks. Throwing down some cross-browser compatibility before launch.

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2013-08-10 05:52:39 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)

Had some fun this evening! Tonight I got to talk to Steve (the Genie Boom Operator) for three hours while I shot a local RV park 40' in the air for a new client. I think I want to permanently add a boom to my kit for future use.

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2013-08-07 00:13:47 (10 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)

Photobooth: Behind the Scenes
A couple days ago a I changed my profile pic to what you see today. It was shot using my photobooth and a handful of you wanted to know more of the setup details and how it works.

Before I get into it, my profile pic was shot by the booth in my dining room, so I cut myself out (quickly) and dropped myself on a white background. So I built this thing from the ground up. It's about six feet tall. I used smooth tile board for the outsides, used some furring strips on the edges. I went online to find the ball corners.

The big cut out at the top has a layer of Savage Translum which is a common material for building diffusion panels. It comes on a roll.

Now this is all very janky still, but on the inside you'll see the electronics just sitting on whatever boxes I could find to get them set to the height I  needed. I didn't... more »

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2013-08-06 01:03:30 (45 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)

I finally made the jump into wacom tablet waters today. I've been going through the tutorials and I'm starting to get the hang of the pen navigation. This is the Bamboo Capture and I'm getting the feeling the touch controls are kind of sluggish. Is it just my newbie touch? 

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2013-08-05 04:58:08 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

I was playing around with our new photobooth. The light out of this thing is actually pretty good! I'm shooting an AB800 through some Savage Translum. Camera at f/8 18mm and ISO 200. AB set to 1/4 power. Oh and this is with a now ancient Canon XT (350D).

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2013-08-01 05:16:36 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)

Yesterday the new +SmugMug came out boasting brand new gallery designs. Doing absolutely nothing new to drive traffic to my site, the stats below happened. My traffic has shot through the roof. I can only attribute it to the fact that the new designs really lead people through your work. They just keeping looking and looking! 

Thanks guys for this free "upgrade" that isn't really talked about much. These new designs are going to put more of your photos in front of more eyes. Thank you!

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