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Jan Havrda0The reach of my friends have reached 31397 souls and I love you all and I hate you all as I love and hate my self for those silly things. No matter, you are all awesome.Thank you and I hope you'll enjoy this small circle of  people as much as I appreciate their company.This is  #NotAZombieCircle , made of people who won't wash your minds.2014-04-18 00:35:29389612197CC G+
Gailen Mapes0Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  J-K - 17 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 +Gailen Mapes2014-04-17 10:53:121028410CC G+
Grobler du Preez87,690AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  April 8th, 2014 - "Collective Africa"Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-04-15 09:57:171622116CC G+
Svetlana Yegorova0Обмен кругами, #круги   #обмен   #кругляши #круглим   #круги#Google+  #SharedCircles   #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #followers   #social  2014-04-12 12:09:12306205CC G+
John Nuntiatio32,656#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health2014-04-07 19:43:48325152CC G+
Peter From71,921The NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle | APRIL 2014 | READ THE WHOLE POST BEFORE ASKING FOR INCLUSIONThe first PAC (March 2014) was a great success and I want to thank everybody who participated in it! Like my old APC Circles, this new April PAC is full of great photographers! I have checked EVERY SINGLE ONE of them and guarantee that your feed will flood from quality images when you add this circle.How To Qualify To Future PAC CirclesIf you're a professional or an amateur photographer mainly sharing your own original work in your feed, then you're eligible to ask for inclusion in the May PAC.The difference between this circle and the old APC is that I now will be giving away FREE accounts to the Pixativity Photographer's Directory every time I share this circle. I will pick three photographer's from the circle and add them to the directory while I compile the circle (you will be notified). (For those of you not remembering the _APC, it's one of my most shared and popular circles since I started here on Google+ a couple of years ago. Many participants have received thousands of new followers and some of the people I helped promote in the APC now boast more followers than I do! I love that! It speaks for the positiveness and quality of this circle. The PAC will be of the same high quality!_The GuidelinesYes, there are rules and guidelines. :) If you want to participate in the PAC you need to do the following:1) Plus and comment this post to show that you want to participate (you must do that here on the original post). Please state what kind of photography you're into in your comment. You also may tag friends of yours to help promote them as well. I'll add them too if they meet these guidelines. Tagging friends increases your chances of being added.2) Reshare this post to help promote your fellow G-plussers. That way YOU will receive more attention once the circle is released. If you do not reshare, I probably won't add you to the circle since this is a joint effort to promote good photographers. YOU deserve to be reshared, right? So does your fellow G-plussers.The post must be reshared in your personal feed and publicly.Pages will NOT be accepted into the circle.3) Please do NOT add external or internal links to albums, websites, blogs etc. in the comments. This post is neither the right place for advertisement nor for spam. Thanks.I will check your feed anyway, be sure of that. :)4) Premium Members of the Pixativity Photographer's Directory website are automatically included in the circle. Still members should reshare this post and  let me know that you did so in the comments.(How to obtain a Premium account to the PPD can be found here: http://maps.pixativity.com/join/).Please NoteIf I do NOT add you to the circle there's always a reason for that. 1) You do not mainly share your own original work in your feed, 2) You are a web marketeer, SEO-specialist etc. or 3) I did not like the mix of your feed (yeah, I know, it's a very subjective thing to create circles like this) or 4) I just missed your comment of some reason – mistakes happen, I am only human.Another thing: I cannot add everybody in one circle but be assured that I check ALL feeds and you are welcome to ask for inclusion in the next edition of the PAC.Release DateThe next circle will be released in May. Keep an eye open for the up-coming Announcement Post.Now, let's make this April PAC another success story2014-04-07 16:11:45488213218235CC G+
Jörg Müller5,850Railfan Circle #04/14This is my updated handpicked #railcircle  of active friends of railroad from around the world with contributions within the last two month. Again a lot of new and interesting people and pages have been added, others deleted due to missing rail related contributions.The photographers and pages in this circle have more than just one or two, usually several posts with rail content in recent weeks in their public stream. Because I'm at the circle limit, I weed out less active rail fans to add more active. Check the circle, there are a lot of new pages & profiles.If you want to have more follower with rail content, add this circle to your circles. A lot of them will add you back. You will get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment in the original post and I will check out your profile. I share the circle monthly. Add, share and enjoy! / Eisenbahnfankreis #04-14Dies ist mein aktualisierter handverlesener Kreis der aktiven G+ User von Beiträgen zum System Schiene aus der ganzen Welt innerhalb der letzten beiden Monate hier auf G+. Es sind wieder viele neue und interessante Leute und Seiten hinzugefügt worden, weniger aktive sind rausgefallen. Die Profile und Seiten in diesem Kreis haben zumeist mehr als nur ein oder zwei, in der Regel mehrere Beiträge mit Bahninhalten in den letzten Wochen in ihrem öffentlichen Stream.  Weil ich inzwischen am Kreislimit bin, habe ich weniger aktive Railfans aussortiert, um Platz für neue aktive zu bekommen. Es sind zahlreiche neue Seiten und Profile aufgenommen worden. Wenn Du mehr Follower mit Bahn-Inhalt haben möchtest, füge diesen Kreis zu Deinem Profil hinzu - ein Großteil davon wird Dich zurückkreisen. Wenn Du glaubst, ich sollte Dein Profil in den Kreis mit aufnehmen, hinterlasse ein Kommentar, dass ich mir Dein Profil anschauen kann. Ich teile den Kreis einmal im Monat (meist zum Monatsende). Add, share and enjoy! #railcircle   #eisenbahnfankreis2014-04-01 20:48:17500241049CC G+
Grobler du Preez87,423 AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  March 25th, 2014 - "Land,sea and sky"Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-03-31 12:27:461600018CC G+
John Wood1,635Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!All those  *#sharing  publicly THIS circle* will also be included in my other major circle sharing update B series.Thank you to all those who participated.#plusyourfollowers  #specialthankscircle   #india   #london   #male   #female   #photography   #wedding   #women   #travel   #realestate   #africa   #safari  #sharedcircle       #sharedcircles       #sharingcircle       #sharingcircles       #circle       #circles       #topengagers     #circleshare       #circlesharing       #growyourgoogleplus    2014-03-18 07:24:02308426CC G+
Grobler du Preez86,992AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  March 11th, 2014 - "African Predators"Three new faces added. Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all past and present winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5  The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.Please check out our new daily theme #AFRICANature - more detail at +AFRICANature2014-03-18 06:53:461610014CC G+
Gene Bowker66,344The   #Alphabetcircles  Gene's Active Photographers on G+ circle.Part Five: First Name R-Z (the final set)Meet 490 more ACTIVE G+ photographers with First Names between R and Z.Tomorrow is going to be a busy day at work, so I decided to go ahead and shoot this off tonight.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+ (usually within 30 days or so)2. We circle each other (sometimes for a long time)3. 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 notGoogle has recently changed the circle add logic, so you can no longer search a shared circle to determine who is in it and only add people that you don't already share. This makes life harder for all of us.Not 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.I love it when you shareIt does take a lot of time to visit and compile the lists. I enjoy doing it but feel free to re-share the circle with your friends. That way they can find some great new photographers too.  You don't have to reshare to remain in the circle, but it is appreciated.If you follow along you can easily add 2000+ photographers to your stream too.Gene Bowker+Rusted Rail Images   Here are the others in the seriesPart One: A-C https://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/1KejHoGGhBzPart Two: D-Ghttps://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/R9GFFEnR1CmPart Three: H-Khttps://plus.google.com/u/0/111112809838472063992/posts/Beo3nKCJS6oPart Four: L-Qhttps://plus.google.com/u/0/+GeneBowker/posts/J2pQM7ZpBoJ (thanks Randy for catching that)Thanks again to everyone in all of the circles. It's been a lot of fun seeing your work and I look forward to resharing the circles in a few months time. Stay ACTIVE everyone.2014-03-17 00:25:0949113234139CC G+
Grobler du Preez86,699AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  March 4th, 2014 - "Open Theme"Two new faces added. Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.2014-03-10 08:56:311580015CC G+
Peter From70,570Time to share The NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's CircleNow that we have launched the Pixativity Photographer's Directory, it's time to share the BRAND NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle. This, at the same time, means that I have decided to six feet the old APC. ALL old circles are no more and I have trashed them from my circles.It was a delight to put this circle together and I have found lots of great photographers. You won't be disappointed. :)How To QualifyIf you're a professional or an amateur photographer mainly sharing your own original work in your feed, then you're eligible to ask for inclusion in the new PAC.The difference between this new circle and the old APC is that I now will be giving away FREE accounts to the Pixativity Photographer's Directory every time I share this circle. I will pick three photographer's from the circle and add them to the directory while I compile the circle (you will be notified). The three lucky ones have been notified. :)(For those of you not remembering the _APC, it's one of my most shared and popular circles since I started here on Google+ a couple of years ago. Many participants have received thousands of new followers and some of the people I helped promote in the APC now boast more followers than I do! I love that! It speaks for the positiveness and quality of this circle. The new PAC will be of the same high quality!_The GuidelinesYes, there are rules and guidelines. :) If you want to participate in the PAC you need to do the following:1) Plus and comment this post to show that you want to participate (you must do that here on the original post). Please state what kind of photography you're into in your comment. You also may tag friends of yours to help promote them as well. I'll add them too if they meet these guidelines.2) Reshare this post to help promote your fellow G-plussers. That way YOU will receive more attention once the circle is released. If you do not reshare, I probably won't add you to the circle since this is a joint effort to promote good photographers. YOU deserve to be reshared, right? So do your fellow G-plussers.The post must be reshared in your personal feed and publicly.Pages will NOT be accepted into the circle.3) Please do NOT add external or internal links to albums, websites, blogs etc. in the comments. This post is neither the right place for advertisement nor for spam. Thanks.4) Premium Members of the Pixativity Photographer's Circle website are automatically included in the circle.Please NoteIf I do NOT add you to the circle there's always a reason for that. 1) You do not mainly share your own original images in your feed, 2) You are a web marketeer, SEO-specialist etc. or 3) I did not like the mix of your feed (yeah, I know, it's a very subjective thing to create circles like this) or 4) I just missed your comment of some reason – mistakes happen, I am only human.Another thing: I cannot add everybody in one circle but be assured that I check ALL feeds and you are welcome to ask for inclusion in the next edition of the PAC.Now, let's make the new PAC a success story. :) YOIU desrve it.Cheers!2014-03-05 17:31:02361244215249CC G+
Grobler du Preez86,368AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Colourful Africa" February 25th, 2014One new face added. Add the circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know.2014-03-04 10:04:151550218CC G+
Jörg Müller5,442Railfan Circle #03/14This is my updated handpicked #railcircle  of active friends of railroad from around the world with contributions within the last two month. A lot of new and interesting people and pages have been added, others deleted due to missing rail related contributions.The photographers and pages in this circle have more than just one or two, usually several posts with rail content in recent weeks in their public stream. Because I'm at the circle limit, I will weed out less active rail fans to add more active.If you want to have more follower with rail content, add this circle to your circles. A lot of them will add you back. You will get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment in the original post and I will check out your profile. I share the circle monthly. Add, share and enjoy! / Eisenbahnfankreis #03-14Dies ist mein aktualisierter handverlesener Kreis der aktiven G+ User von Beiträgen zum System Schiene aus der ganzen Welt innerhalb der letzten beiden Monate hier auf G+. Es sind wieder viele neue und interessante Leute und Seiten hinzugefügt worden, weniger aktive sind rausgefallen. Die Profile und Seiten in diesem Kreis haben zumeist mehr als nur ein oder zwei, in der Regel mehrere Beiträge mit Bahninhalten in den letzten Wochen in ihrem öffentlichen Stream.  Weil ich inzwischen am Kreislimit bin, werde ich weiter weniger aktive Railfans auszusortieren um Platz für neue aktive zu bekommen.Wenn Du mehr Follower mit Bahn-Inhalt haben möchtest, füge diesen Kreis zu Deinem Profil hinzu - ein Großteil davon wird Dich zurückkreisen. Wenn Du glaubst, ich sollte Dein Profil in den Kreis mit aufnehmen, hinterlasse ein Kommentar, dass ich mir Dein Profil anschauen kann. Ich teile den Kreis einmal im Monat (meist zum Monatsende). Add, share and enjoy!  #railcircle   #eisenbahnfankreis  2014-03-01 11:13:30500231647CC G+
Grobler du Preez86,260AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Open Theme", February 18th, 2014I have updated the circle - two new faces added.Add it if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know.2014-02-24 18:48:531490114CC G+
Businessmens1,666Welcome New Followers Этот круг содержит только тех людей, которые недавно добавили нас в свои круги.This circle only contains people who have recently circled us.Если хотите быть включенными в следующий круг:1. Добавьте нас в свои круги.2. Поделитесь этим кругом публично.Want to be included in the next "New Followers" circle update? Just add us to your Circles.(new circlers only, sorry, we can't add you if you don't circle us).#EarthMyMother #photo #ForFriends #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2014-02-18 17:40:37501181419CC G+
Grobler du Preez86,083AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Funny Africa" February 11th, 2014Add it if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know.2014-02-17 14:37:481485115CC G+
Circle your Circle with Circles!!!!0Thanks +Brent Hanson  for adding me in your amazing circle!!!"Engagers Circle of the week!  This is a circle of highly engaging people who also offer great content.  Feel free to add these people, than share the circle with your circles.  Don't forget to add yourself :)"#cirlceshare   #engagerscircle  #circlesharing  #sharedcircles   #sharingcircles   #sharingiscaring  2014-02-11 03:47:584069816CC G+
Grobler du Preez85,502AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Extreme Africa" January 28th, 2014I have updated the circle - one new face added.Add it if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know.2014-02-04 08:04:021532120CC G+
Grobler du Preez84,561AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Open Theme" January 21st, 2013I have updated the circle - two new faces added.Add it if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again)This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5 The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos.If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know.2014-01-27 20:16:491524216CC G+
Grobler du Preez0AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Endangered Africa" 2014-01-14I have updated the circle - one new face added. Add this circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again) This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5   The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos. If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know. 2014-01-20 14:32:431500015CC G+
Grobler du Preez82,973AfricanTuesdayTop5 circle - winners up to #africantuesday  "Open Theme" 2014-01-07I have updated the circle - two new faces added. Add this circle if you want to see great photos from Africa including the Big 5...! (Please remember that if you have added the circle previously, your copy is not updated automatically when we add people - you have to add the circle again) This circle contains all the winners of the weekly #africantuesday theme and also includes the theme curators. This circle contains some great photographers! See their winning posts at #africantuesdaytop5   The only way to get into this circle is by submitting your photos for the specific weekly theme for #africantuesday every Tuesday and to be selected as one of the top 5 photos. If I accidentally omitted someone or added someone who wasn't a winner, please let me know. 2014-01-13 19:37:50149337CC G+
Jörg Müller4,551Railfan Circle #12Happy New Year to all railfans worldwide :-)This is my updated handpicked #railcircle  of active friends of railroad from around the world with contributions within the last half year. Again a lot of new and interesting people and pages have been added.The photographers and pages in this circle have more than just one or two, usually several posts with railway content in recent weeks in their public stream. Because I'm in the meantime near the circle limit, I will probably soon begin to weed out less active rail fans.If you want to have more follower with rail content, add this circle to your circles. A lot of them will add you back. You will get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment in the original post and I will check out your profile. I share the circle monthly. Add, share and enjoy! / Eisenbahnfankreis #12Dies ist mein aktualisierter handverlesener Kreis der aktiven G+ User von Beiträgen zum System Schiene aus der ganzen Welt innerhalb des letzten halben Jahres hier auf G+. Es sind wieder viele neue und interessante Leute und Seiten hinzugefügt worden. Die Profile und Seiten in diesem Kreis haben zumeist mehr als nur ein oder zwei, in der Regel mehrere Beiträge mit Bahninhalten in den letzten Wochen in ihrem öffentlichen Stream.  Weil ich inzwischen dem Kreislimit nahe bin, werde ich wohl demnächst anfangen, weniger aktive Railfans auszusortieren.Wenn Du mehr Follower mit Bahn-Inhalt haben möchtest, füge diesen Kreis zu Deinem Profil hinzu - ein Großteil davon wird Dich zurückkreisen. Wenn Du glaubst, ich sollte Dein Profil in den Kreis mit aufnehmen, hinterlasse ein Kommentar, dass ich mir Dein Profil anschauen kann. Ich teile den Kreis einmal im Monat (meist zum Monatsende). Add, share and enjoy! 2014-01-06 21:59:5947133640CC G+
Jan Havrda22,267This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle,made of people with kind hearts and own brains. Circle solely consisted off active pluskins who post, share, comment and plusone. People I'd go to zombie attack with.Thanks mates! #NotAZombie   #Circle   #NotAZombieCircle   #ZombieTuesday  2013-12-17 10:51:594009940142CC G+
Trever McGhee39,572****Update  (。◕‿◕。) Thanks to the amazing people within this circle who have shared a circle with me in it and especially the ones who've shared this circle for it has allowed me to pass the 40,000 follower mark. Making it very exciting for our event this April where we show a million kids that they can make a difference...if they +Take2seconds   to smile ~ to share a positive thought ~ to creating art that will leave a lasting impact. Every new follower engages sponsors calculators to invest...so that we can help more people for free....,..+Take2seconds +Take2seconds  to share this circle and to thank you I'll add you to the next one,  you're the link to person within six degrees that could follow us or share one of our circles so that I can help more people for free.+Take2seconds   to add this circle of extraordinary people like I did, they've gone out of their way to support others with their circle shares and posts.+Take2seconds  to smile  (。◕‿◕。)There's someone for everyone to follow within this circle.Add the entire circle and watch your stream come alive with amazing posts for a week.At the end of the week keep the ones that inspired you and return the rest for another time. (。◕‿◕。)Thank you in advance for everyone who shares this circle.Every new follower engages our sponsors calculators in the level their able to invest in our projects to save lives..our project to engage a million kids this April. #Thursdaysharedcircle   #fridaysharedcircle   #sundaysharedcircle   #saturdaysharedcircle   #mondaysharedcircle   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #wednesdaysharedcircle     #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare   2013-12-02 02:11:38495224121154CC G+
Moan Lisa17,307Moan Lisa's Circle BombRESHARE if you want to be included25 November, 20132013-11-25 12:23:0630065106130CC G+
Jan Havrda20,092Not-A-Zombie circle.Friends.2013-11-15 00:05:1842118622CC G+
Jan Havrda19,142This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE cicle… Simply the best friends you can get at Internet :) …Especially these misty dark spooky days. Woooaaah#NotAZombieCircle   #NotAZombie   #Circle  2013-10-29 14:15:5041510128122CC G+
Jan Havrda17,313Dear friend,enlighten your stream with NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle made of people who won't bite you or brainwash your mind.This circle contains creative and communicative folks whom are close to my mind and heart. They make a very good company to me and sure they'll do the same for you.Have a nice day, my G+ friend#NotAZombie   #Circle   #NotAZombieCircle 2013-09-19 10:28:04412738CC G+
Jan Havrda17,313Dear friend,enlighten your stream with NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle made of people who won't bite you or brainwash your mind.This circle contains creative and communicative folks whom are close to my mind and heart. They make a very good company to me and sure they'll do the same for you.Have a nice day, my G+ friend#NotAZombie   #Circle   #NotAZombieCircle 2013-09-19 10:27:48412115CC G+
Jan Havrda17,313Dear friend,enlighten your stream with NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle made of people who won't bite you or brainwash your mind.This circle contains creative and communicative folks whom are close to my mind and heart. They make a very good company to me and sure they'll do the same for you.Have a nice day, my G+ friend#NotAZombie   #Circle   #NotAZombieCircle 2013-09-19 10:27:14412002CC G+
Jan Havrda17,313Dear friend,enlighten your stream with NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle made of people who won't bite you or brainwash your mind.This circle contains creative and communicative folks whom are close to my mind and heart. They make a very good company to me and sure they'll do the same for you.Have a nice day, my G+ friend #NotAZombie   #Circle   #NotAZombieCircle  2013-09-19 10:24:15417261027CC 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+
Jan Havrda16,389This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE circleMy precious ones, my favourites, people defining my G+ existence. These folks will enlighten your stream and your posts. Add them and you won't be sorry, but you'll be glad, to have around you such fine and friendly lads.This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle, people who won't bite you a bit #NotAZombieCircle   #NotAZombie   #Circle  2013-08-27 21:52:23417191327CC G+
Jan Havrda15,046This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE circleGreat posts, interaction and support to your G+ experience, all in one compact package.Add & Enjoy — these people won't bite you a bit. Beware, humour and art included. #NotAZombieCircle   #NotAZombie   #Circle2013-07-29 20:07:08480231527CC G+
Luthfi Zuhairansyah0Hai, Sore.. Join To The SEO Circles ClubTo remain in this circle please complete all steps:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLYTo get added to this circle for the next share:1) +1 this post2) Comment on this post3) SHaRe THiS CiRCLe PuBLiCLY4) Add this circle #Circleshare   #Circles  2013-07-26 10:19:585001014CC G+
Gailen Mapes36,193Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 by2013-07-22 10:37:262401827CC G+
Gailen Mapes33,966Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 2013-07-08 10:39:22242403CC G+
Jim Warthman15,004Today I passed 15,000 followers! Thank you all very much for your kind appreciation and interest in my work! I am honored that 15,000 people enjoy my photography and have chosen to add me to their circles. I especially appreciate those of you who take the time to read my posts and comment on my work. I am truly humbled by this, and hope I can continue to share content that you’ll find interesting and worthy of being included in your circles.And special thanks to +Margaret Tompkins! I connected with Margaret soon after joining G+ and she has been mentoring me ever since. I credit my own G+ presence largely to Margaret’s wonderful influence!To commemorate this milestone, I’m sharing this Thank You Circle. Unfortunately, I can’t include all 15,000 of you in a circle - but I’ve selected those who’ve helped me on my G+ journey. This circle has some wonderful people who are highly engaging, interactive, thoughtful, and share outstanding content in their own streams.Last but not least, I’d love for you to introduce yourself in the comments below.Thank you all very much and, as always, Share and Enjoy! #Circleshare  #SharedCircles2013-06-18 14:34:0841343627CC G+
Jan Havrda13,653----- NOT - A - ZOMBIE ---Rated the best circle in the event of zombie attack.Great people with sharp eyes, tongue and spade.Get one. Add some. Share forth. #NotAZombieCircle     #NotAZombie     #Circle  2013-06-11 20:32:4248324322CC G+
Gailen Mapes31,130Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 +2013-06-08 10:16:04255324CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,368Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-22 10:35:40262102CC G+
Charles Lupica66,743          Top 1000 most followed active        photographers sharing content on G+                  Circle One: J to ZThis  is the second of two circles,  The first was shaerd on 16 May here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103236949470535942612/posts/FPsHj9E2QEo.  The circles have been divided alphabetically to help give more exposure to people with fewer followers and shared at different times to help keep down the stream saturation. 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 +Katy Houlne 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. I would to thank each for their 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 was 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.   Keyword world a personal viewpointIf you don't use the word photographer to describe yourself how do you expect people to find you in a search. "Searcher of cute pixels", "Creative spirit that makes art out of light"; these might be poetic, they might touch your soul but the world looks for content based on keyword searches.  SEO is going to do the same. Consider carefully the words sou use to describe yourself if you want people to find you using search technology. 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 o2013-05-18 13:17:2050113386127CC G+
Gailen Mapes29,675Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-08 10:33:27261224CC G+
Gailen Mapes27,620Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-22 10:35:512641119CC G+
Jan Havrda12,326This is NOT-A-ZOMBIE circle.Great people are living in – witty, charismatic, fun, vivid, active, friendly, communicative, charming, special kind of humans who won't bite you a bit.Enjoy, add to you circles and share at your will.♥, Jan#NotAZombieCircle   #ZombieTuesday  2013-04-09 21:22:3146037832CC G+
Gailen Mapes25,999Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-K - 8 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-08 17:12:29257219CC G+
Chris Mallory18,416Here's a circleThese people have nothing in common but they all have monochrome profile pictures (at the time of this circle share). I don't even know who half of the people in this circle are so I can't vouch for all of them, but I can vouch for some of them, so if you like shared circles you should definitely add this circle. Don't forget to like, comment and subscribe if you like what you see!2013-04-07 22:07:031008114CC G+
Heiko Köster22,845This week is #LighthouseThursday No.39Get your lighthouse images ready to post them this thursday, like the 21 members of this circle who shared great images two weeks ago.Any image (not URL) that is related to a real lighthouse or that shows one complies. So go out shooting, spread the news or search your archives for the bi-weekly #LighthouseThursday .See you (r image) this thursday.HeikoHow do I participate ?Tag your post of a lighthouse image  like the following#LighthouseThursday / +LighthouseThursday by +Heiko KösterFor easy tagging just copy and past the following text to your post:#LighthouseThursday / +100638760155232489044 by +1077730730252914499032013-04-02 21:04:4921003CC G+


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2014-04-15 15:54:59 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

If you use Chrome, I highly recommend you use this for a while.  It will alert you if the site you are currently visiting is vulnerable.

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2014-04-13 10:17:03 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)

Tennessee River Sunrise

Early April sunrise captured from the Highway 60 bridge over the Tennessee River downstream from where Blythe Ferry used to ply the waters. Just right of center is the confluence of the Hiwassee and Tennessee rivers.

+Dawn On Sunday Curators +Ray Bilcliff +Linda Stokes +Corey Gibson +Andrew Caldwell +Jay Sirrah

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2014-04-12 15:38:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Cemetery Saturday was tagged in Stephen Johnson's album.

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2014-04-06 02:25:13 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

Muller Family Gravesite

Late February capture of the Muller Family Gravesite in Polk County, Tennessee. Chilhowee Mountain can be seen in the background.

+Cemetery Saturday #cemeterysaturday curated by +Corey Gibson and +Cristy Sherman

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2014-04-02 13:25:42 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 26 +1s)

Norfolk Southern (Southern) Heritage Unit

A southbound mixed freight, lead by NS 8099 (Southern), splits the signals at CP Long on an early April evening in Apison, Tennessee.

+Railroad Photo #RailroadPhoto by +Gene Bowker
+RailwayWednesday #RailwayWednesday by +Sky Brex and +RailwayWednesday

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2014-04-02 03:01:03 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)

Trains & Planes

A plane passes high over CN2159 as it awaits a new crew at CP Long in Apison, Tennessee.

For +TransportTuesday #TransportTuesday
Curated by +Gene Bowker  and +Annie Irving

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2014-03-29 21:38:23 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)

Arlington National Cemetery: Arlington, Virginia

+Cemetery Saturday #cemeterysaturday curated by +Corey Gibson and +Cristy Sherman

2014-03-06 01:01:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Time to share The NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle

Now that we have launched the Pixativity Photographer's Directory, it's time to share the BRAND NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle. This, at the same time, means that I have decided to six feet the old APC. ALL old circles are no more and I have trashed them from my circles.

It was a delight to put this circle together and I have found lots of great photographers. You won't be disappointed. :)

How To Qualify

If you're a professional or an amateur photographer mainly sharing your own original work in your feed, then you're eligible to ask for inclusion in the new PAC.

The difference between this new circle and the old APC is that I now will be giving away FREE accounts to the Pixativity Photographer's... more »

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2014-02-27 14:45:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

The NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle

Now that we have launched the Pixativity Photographer's Directory, it's time to announce the BRAND NEW Pixativity Pro/Amateur Photographer's Circle. This, at the same time, means that I have decided to six feet the old APC.

How To Qualify

If you're a professional or an amateur photographer mainly sharing your own original work in your feed, then you're eligible to ask for inclusion in the new PAC.

The difference between this new circle and the old APC is that I now will be giving away FREE accounts to the Pixativity Photographer's Directory every time I share this circle. I will pick three photographer's from the circle and add them to the directory while I compile the circle (you will be notified).

(For those of you not... more »

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2014-02-09 19:47:33 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)

A New Day

Late September sunrise in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

+Dawn On Sunday Curators +Ray Bilcliff +Linda Stokes +Corey Gibson +Andrew Caldwell +Jay Sirrah

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2014-02-08 00:22:58 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)

Common Fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus)

Up close and personal with a Common Fleabane in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

It's #FloralFriday ! The +FloralFriday theme was created by +Tamara Pruessner and is co-curated by +Beth Akerman, +Kiki Nelson, and +Eustace James

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2014-02-07 22:37:11 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon)

This Spring Azure was photographed, in early April, tucking into a Carolina Spring Beauty (Claytonia caroliniana) in Polk County, Tennessee.

#BuggyFriday  +Buggy Friday by +Ray Bilcliff +Dorothy Pugh +Victoria Etna
#OnTheWingsOfButterflies  +On the Wings of Butterflies! by +Cicely Robin Laing +Sharon Jeannette
#NaturePhotos  +NATURE & WILDLIFE Photos by +Robert SKREINER +Roswitha Böhmer

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2014-02-06 23:36:55 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 24 +1s)

Point Bonita Lighthouse

Perched high above the water in the Marin Headlands, the Point Bonita Lighthouse stands guard at the entrance of the San Francisco Bay on a blustery mid-June afternoon.

#LighthouseThursday  +LighthouseThursday curated by +Heiko Köster

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2014-02-06 11:17:00 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 31 +1s)

Moored Sloops

A foggy July afternoon in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

#MirrorsAndReflections  +Mirrors and Reflections curated by +Gemma Costa
#10000PhotographersBWMonochrome  +10000 Photographers BW curated by +Robert SKREINER +Joel Tjintjelaar +Gemma Costa  
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Joy mum +Luis Vivanco            +Massimiliano Marsiglietti +Оксана Крысюкова  +Nader El Assy

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2014-02-06 01:27:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)

Bergview Trail

Giants Castle Nature Reserve, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaBergview Trail

#AfricanTuesday  +African Tuesday by +Morkel Erasmus, +Dick Whitlock, +Grobler du Preez

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2014-02-01 14:13:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)

The AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER'S CIRCLE –– FEBRUARY EDITION –– Announcement Post –– READ THE WHOLE POST BEFORE ASKING FOR INCLUSION

Forgot to enable the re-sharing so I start all over again. Sorry for the inconvenience.

I promote new talent in my Upcoming Stars Circle and now it's time to promote good amateur photographers again, no matter how many (or few) followers they have. So if you consider yourself an amateur photographer, then this circle is for you (and your friends here on Google+).

For those of you not remembering the APC, it's one of my most shared and popular circles since I started here on Google+ a couple of years ago. Many participants have received thousands of new followers and some of the people I helped promote in the APC now boast more followers than I do! I love that! It speaks for the positiveness andquality of ... more »

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2014-02-01 02:52:08 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 26 +1s)

Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola)

A drab, but sleek, Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola) nectars on Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) on an early August afternoon in Marion County, Tennesse.

#buggyfriday +Buggy Friday Curators +Ray Bilcliff +Dorothy Pugh +Victoria Etna 
#onthewingsofbutterflies  +On the Wings of Butterflies! Curators +Cicely Robin Laing +Sharon Jeannette
#naturephotos  +NATURE & WILDLIFE Photos Curators +Robert SKREINER +Roswitha Böhmer

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2014-01-29 00:20:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

One Day Only: Free +onOne Software Perfect Effects 8!

If you've ever wanted to permanently try onOne Software's Perfect Effects, now is your chance! They are offering the software for FREE (expires tomorrow, January 28 2014). Hurry!!!

http://www.ononesoftware.com/landing/pe8offer/

I love their software so much that I'm currently writing an eBook about it! The entire Perfect Photo Suite has so much to offer ... one of my favorites is Perfect Mask (great for replacing skies, here's a link to a recent video tutorial of mine: http://nicolesy.me/1n8KFZB).

Thanks for the heads up, +Matt Kloskowski :)

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2014-01-27 01:43:23 (23 comments, 4 reshares, 66 +1s)

"Turbine Train"

A pleasant surprise, complete with caboose, today at CP Long in Apison, Tennessee and headed for Temple, Texas.

I was able to determine the following from the stencil on the white plastic wrap.

Project: Panda - Temple II
Equipment: Gas Turbine
Net Weight: 211,000 kg

The dimensions were also listed, but I couldn't make them out clearly enough to feel comfortable posting.

For more on the Panda Temple II Power Project: http://www.siemens.com/press/en/pressrelease/2013/energy/fossil-power-generation/efp201304026.htm

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2014-01-23 04:52:34 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)

Rockland Harbor Breakwater Light

A sloop passes the Rockland Harbor Breakwater Light, in Rockland, Maine, on a dreary day in early July.

#LighthouseThursday  +LighthouseThursday by +Heiko Köster

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2014-01-23 04:20:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

Fall Creek Falls

Fall Creek Falls, in Fall Creek Falls State Park: Van Buren and Bledsoe Counties, enters the plunge pool surrounded by rime ice covered rocks on an early January day just after the "Polar Vortex" of 2014 passed through Tennessee.

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2014-01-22 00:47:34 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)

Exposed

One of the benefits of leafless trees in Winter is that the full, beautiful structure of deciduous trees is exposed. These specimens were captured on a blustery early January day in the New Harmony community of Beledsoe County, Tennessee.

#TreeTuesday ( +Tree Tuesday )  curated by +Christina Lawrie   +Shannon S. Myers  +Allan Cabrera  +Ralph Mendoza  +Kim Troutman
#hqspmonochrome +HQSP Monochrome curated by +Joy mum +Luis Vivanco +Massimiliano Marsiglietti +Оксана Крысюкова
#10000PhotographersBWMonochrome  +10000 Photographers BW curated by +Robert SKREINER +Joel Tjintjelaar +Gemma Costa

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2014-01-19 22:08:47 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 29 +1s)

Southern Railway 630

Southern 630 smokes it up as it races past Bootleggers Crossing in Ooltewah, Tennessee.

+SteamySunday  #SteamySunday  by +Paul Pavlinovich and +Shelly Gunderson.

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2014-01-17 21:06:56 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper

A Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes aesculapius) nectars on Fleabane in late April along the banks of the Hiwassee River in Polk County, Tennessee.

#buggyfriday +Buggy Friday by +Ray Bilcliff +Dorothy Pugh +Victoria Etna 
#WingsOfButterflies  +On the Wings of Butterflies! by +Cicely Robin Laing +Sharon Jeannette
#NaturePhotos  +NATURE & WILDLIFE Photos by +Robert SKREINER

2014-01-17 20:17:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

In The Spotlight | The Upcoming Stars Special Circle

OK folks... Time to share the USC Special Edition now. It was amazing to see how much talent there is out there. I am sorry that it took a week longer than planned for me to get my act together and share this circle but I was ill for a couple of weeks and compiling a circle such as the USC is not done in five minutes... :)

So, make sure that you Plus this post, Reshare the circle and tell me a few nice things in the comments before you add it to your own circles.

A few remarks...

If I did not add you to the circle there's always a reason for that. 1) You do not mainly share images in your feed, 2) You are a web marketeer, SEO-specialist etc. or 3) I did not like the mix of your feed.

Another thing: I cannot add everybody in one circle but be assured... more »

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2014-01-07 00:22:27 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)

Big Frog Mountain: A New Year Dawns

A new year dawns on Big Frog Mountain as seen from an overlook on Chilhowie Mountain in Polk County, Tennessee.

For +Mountain Monday  #MountainMonday  by +Michael Russell 

2014-01-06 23:31:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Railfan Circle #12
Happy New Year to all railfans worldwide :-)

This is my updated handpicked #railcircle  of active friends of railroad from around the world with contributions within the last half year. Again a lot of new and interesting people and pages have been added.
The photographers and pages in this circle have more than just one or two, usually several posts with railway content in recent weeks in their public stream. Because I'm in the meantime near the circle limit, I will probably soon begin to weed out less active rail fans.

If you want to have more follower with rail content, add this circle to your circles. A lot of them will add you back. You will get more interesting posts in your stream. 

If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment in the original post and I will check out your profile. I share theci... more »

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2014-01-02 00:45:09 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)

Northern Visitors

Seldom seen at Long signal in Apison, Tennessee. NS 2558 leads a southbound autorack with additional power of  NS 9265, CN 2568, CEFX 6014 and CIT 6001 (Previously CEFX 6001 and in SOO colors).

For +RailwayWednesday #railwaywednesday
Curated by +Sky Brex and +RailwayWednesday
For +Trainspotting Thursday  #TrainspottingThursday  Curated by +Mick Logan 

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2013-12-31 22:43:05 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

North end of a southbound elephant

Captured at Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

+WILDLIFE Photos  #WildlifePhotos  by +Robert SKREINER, +Mladen Janjetovic.
+Elephant Wednesday  #ElephantWednesday   #WildlifeWednesday  by +Louisa Catharine Forsyth, +Diego Cattaneo, +Matthias Haeussler.

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2013-12-31 18:01:28 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 47 +1s)

Cadillac: Old Car City

Captured at Old Car City in White, Georgia. I can't believe I didn't know about this place just down the road from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Thanks to +Rick Sammon for bringing it to my attention in one of his recent posts!

For +TransportTuesday #TransportTuesday
Curated by +Gene Bowker  and +Annie Irving
For +Americana Photo  #AmericanaPhoto  Curated by +Gene Bowker and +Patrice Christian
#OldCarCity

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2013-12-23 01:15:47 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 30 +1s)

Rail Lines

NS6592 leads an equipment movement of ten locomotives northbound toward Chattanooga, Tennessee at the Long signal in Apison, Tennessee.

#LeadingLinesMonday +Pam Boling +Andreas Levi +David Murphy +Elle Rogers +Michael B. Stuart +Simos Xenakis
+HQSP Monochrome  curated by  +Claire Jennings +Massimiliano Marsiglietti +Оксана Крысюкова +Delcour Eric +Joy mum +Luis Vivanco +Mark HELM #hqspmonochrome
+10000 Photographers BW  #10000PhotographersBW  by +Robert SKREINER, +Joel Tjintjelaar, +Gemma Costa

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2013-12-22 19:29:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

The UPCOMING STARS 2014 SPECIAL Circle –– Announcement Post

READ THE WHOLE POST BEFORE YOU ASK FOR INCLUSION AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES!

The last USC was a great success for everybody involved and many of you have contacted me to share your joy and gratitude. Thank you!
Now it's time to build the next Upcoming Stars Circle and this one will be a very special one, believe me. Just read on...

As I stated in the last announcement post, I find such talent here on Google+ every day but they hardly ever get the attention they deserve –– far from it actually. That is why I came up with the Upcoming Stars Circle two years ago –– to promote young and old talent and at the same time present you all with some great feeds.

For those of you not remembering the USC, it's one of the most shared andpopular cir... more »

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2013-12-13 22:22:16 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 25 +1s)

Yellow Rose

Photographed in the Tyler Rose Garden after a night of rain showers in Tyler, Texas, nicknamed "Rose Capital of the World".

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

+YisforYellow  #YisforYellow curated by +Lucille Galleli

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2013-12-13 21:26:56 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)

Early September capture of a Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa) on Bakewell Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee.

+Buggy Friday #BuggyFriday Curators +Ray Bilcliff +Dorothy Pugh +Victoria Etna

+NATURE Photos #NaturePhotos Curators +Robert SKREINER +Roswitha Böhmer

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2013-12-10 03:12:45 (8 comments, 10 reshares, 31 +1s)

Friday Fog . . .

Fog engulfs a Collegedale, Tennessee park on a Friday morning in early February.

+10000 Photographers BW  #10000PhotographersBW  curated by +Robert SKREINER, +Joel Tjintjelaar, +Gemma Costa.

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2013-12-10 02:56:26 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Captured on a foggy July evening in Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

For +Mirrors and Reflections  #MirrorsAndReflections  curated by +Gemma Costa.

2013-12-09 19:04:44 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

See selected Top BLACK & WHITE Photos on G+
#10000photographersbw   +10000 Photographers BW 
by +Robert SKREINER & +Joel Tjintjelaar & +Gemma Costa 
The most followed BW-Monochrome Photo Page on G+

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2013-12-07 02:46:04 (9 comments, 4 reshares, 30 +1s)

Hankins Store: Oil Trough, Arkansas

Captured on a backroads trip from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Batesville, Arkansas.

+Americana Photo  #AmericanaPhoto  hosted by +Gene Bowker and +Patrice Christian.

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2013-12-02 02:34:26 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)

The other side of the tracks . . .

Captured at a favorite train watching spot in Apison, Tennessee.

#MonochromeMonday (+Monochrome Monday) Curated by +Hans Berendsen , +Jerry Johnson , +Steve Barge, +Dominique Hilbert , +David Orr and +Martin Heller 

+HQSP Monochrome  curated by  +Claire Jennings +Massimiliano Marsiglietti +Оксана Крысюкова +Delcour Eric +Joy mum +Luis Vivanco +Mark HELM #hqspmonochrome

+Monochrome Arty Club  #MonochromeArtyClub  

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2013-12-01 00:09:34 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

Pastoral Scene: Bradley County, Tennessee

Original photo captured on Scotts Lane in south Bradley County, Tennessee.

#paintography +Paintography Curators +Gail Beerman +Ray Bilcliff +Carol Small

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2013-11-30 22:12:10 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

Betty Boop: Dickens, Texas

Betty Boop graces the side of, what looks to be, an abandoned gas station in Dickens, Texas.

+Americana Photo  #americanaphoto   #Americana  curated by +Gene Bowker and +Patrice Christian.

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2013-11-30 21:55:33 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

Changing of the guard . . .

Crew change, at Bootleggers Crossing in Ooltewah, Tennessee, on a south bound coal train, led by BNSF 9061, held up for hours by a signal malfunction.

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2013-11-28 15:57:21 (8 comments, 8 reshares, 39 +1s)

Webb Brothers General Store

A late April storm threatens the Webb Brothers General Store on the south bank of the Hiwassee River in Reliance, Tennessee.

+Americana Photo  #AmericanaPhoto   #Americana  curated by +Gene Bowker and +Patrice Christian.

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2013-11-26 02:43:31 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 24 +1s)

Tellico River Reflections

The autumn colors shimmer in the Tellico River near Tellico Plains, Tennessee on a late October day.

For +Mirrors and Reflections  #mirrorsandreflections  curated by +Gemma Costa 

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2013-11-26 02:12:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)

Rich Mountain: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Late August capture from the Foothills Parkway looking southeast toward Rich Mountain and other peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

For +Mountain Monday #MountainMonday curated by +Michael Russell 

2013-11-24 23:04:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Moan Lisa's Circle Bomb
RESHARE if you want to be included
24 November, 2013

2013-11-24 03:17:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

Post here your best autumn shots. I will reshare daily the ones I like the most. Get in! I want to see exceptional autumn photos and gorgeous colors. :)

2013-11-24 03:14:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Added photos to Your best autumn shots.

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2013-11-23 23:22:28 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)

The AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER'S CIRCLE Is Back –– Announcement Post –– READ THE WHOLE POST BEFORE ASKING FOR INCLUSION

Last week I promoted new talent in my Upcoming Stars Circle and now it's time to promote good amateur photographers no matter how many (or few) followers they have. So if you consider yourself an amateur photographer, then this circle is for you (and your friends here on Google+).

For those of you not remembering the APC, it's one of my most shared and popular circles since I started here on Google+ a couple of years ago. Many participants have received thousands of new followers and some of the people I helped promote in the APC now boast more followers than I do! I love that! It speaks for the positiveness and quality of this circle.

Now it's your turn to join the action. But only if you are an amateurphotogr... more »

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2013-11-22 18:32:47 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)

Monticello Aura

I captured this image of my daughter while on a visit to Monticello, the estate of Thomas Jefferson, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

She is exiting the underground allweather passage which connects the house with the South Dependency where the kitchen, smokehouse, and house servants quarters were located.

#themagicoflight Curators +Ray Bilcliff +Hamid Dastmalchi +Paul Stein

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