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Steve Boyko has been at 10 events

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Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for April 13, 2014No Theme this WeekIt is an open week so feel free to be as creative as you can.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Your photo can be taken the week before the event up until 8:00 AM EST Monday Apr. 14/14. Older photos posted will be removed from the event.Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event.Again, please no dipping into the archives.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._______UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2014-04-13 03:00:0099G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 3/13.Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfy Sunday.http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8No theme for this week.As always have some fun.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way.___________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8Cheers,JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-11-03 02:00:00147G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for September 22/13.No theme for this week.Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies, have fun.Any questions, We have 18 moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture community who can help you along the way._____________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-09-22 03:00:00157G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for June 15/13. No theme this week folks. Its a free for all so get creative.Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 16 moderators who can help you along the way._________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-06-16 03:00:00158G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 19/13. No theme for this week. I want to thank +Jason Jakober  for allowing us to use his fantastic "Selfy" from a previous project as the event cover. Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies.We have 17 moderators who can help you along the way._____________________________UPLOADINGThe event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before.Click the  Add Photos button in the event to upload your images.This is a Public event open to all.Any questions, again please check the FAQs.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-19 03:00:00160G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for May 5/13.Mini Theme this week: The great outdoors Spring as finally sprung and it's time to get out and show us your surroundings in your selfy. There are 17 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-05-05 03:00:00170G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for February 24/13.We will be free styling it this week so no theme but please consider our February Self Portrait Challenge: Action Shots! Event herehttps://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ci7r3aj6abfk20gkoldmtjifi2ofor some inspiration.There are 16 moderators who can assist you along the way with SPP.The Selfy Sunday Project is the cornerstone event in the Art of Self Portraiture Community. This Community was designed as a place to share self portraits and to learn, grow, and challenge one another.The Selfy Sunday Project allows everyone to share their results on a bi-weekly basis all in one event. __Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EST.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let post here in the community.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project2013-02-24 03:00:00184G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for November 11/12This will be an "open" project this week so no theme.________________________________The Halloween SSP was the scariest, most ghoulish, terrifying Selfy Sunday ever. The submissions were amazing. Well done everyone.As always I want to thank +LaDonna Pride   for all of her hard work and she will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_____________________UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday   page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffSelfy Sunday - Nov. 11, 20122012-11-11 03:00:00199G+
Jeff Smith60,305Welcome to The Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 16/12Theme: Tales from the Dark SideOtherwise know as a warm up for Halloween. Show us your dark side. It it could be spooky or scary, sinister or moody, perhaps your alter ego, but I know you have been there, now its time to bring it out.Well lets not be too sinister - we are here to have some fun !As always the lovely +LaDonna Pride will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks so much +LaDonna Pride .Thanks everyone we are all looking forward to some great Selfies.Selfy Sunday FAQ can be found here.http://goo.gl/ngQeFPlease check there first if you have any questions. Thanks_UPLOADINGThe event will open for uploading at 9:00 PM EDT.You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button.This is a Public event open to everyone.Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates.Cheers and have fun!JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project - Sept. 16, 20122012-09-16 03:00:00239G+
TransportTuesday7,408We are having a special +TransportTuesday "No wheels" subtheme next week.All photos are welcome but we'd really like to see your transport shots without wheels.Just come to the event and add your photos here, please put the #transporttuesday  hashtag in the comments but no tagging required.See what everyone comes up with =)The TransportTuesday team:+Joe Paul +Steve Boyko +Michael Earley and +Gene Bowker No Wheels Day at TransportTuesday2012-09-11 06:00:00160G+

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Gailen Mapes66,656Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-08-03 10:56:321353410CC G+
Exposure Photographers Circle0Welcome to Exposure Photographer Circles – If you have received this notification you are invited to join the circle – To be included in this and future circles please add Exposure circles to your friends and a comment to this post.All G+ photographers are welcome to join Exposure, The Exposure Photographers Circle and  Community.You are also invited to add a photo to the current Exposure gallery and weekly competition : https://plus.google.com/b/100754431548807057066/events/crv7p56dge9ibtevmd2t42ctn38?authkey=CMHG9cHCyd2WIwAny shares and plusses are greatly appreciated!2014-07-31 21:05:072531102CC G+
Gailen Mapes65,671Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag and sort by "recent."I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-07-02 10:34:05141327CC G+
Trendii1,870Cat Lovers! - Like & Share this Circle to be included in the next.#CircleShare#CircleSharing#Circle#SharedCircles#CircleOfTheDay#SharedPublicCircles#GooglePlusTips#Google+#Engagers#Google#CircleSunday#CircleOfTheWeek#PublicCircle#EngagersCircle#Share#engagersshowcasecircle#PublicSharedCircles#CircleofFriends#SharingCircles#Circles2014-06-12 13:45:07379929CC G+
Gailen Mapes64,764Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-02 10:17:20139438CC G+
Robert Connor8,877public circle share1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above #circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle  #morefollowers  #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle   #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer2014-05-28 11:24:43490171235CC G+
Gailen Mapes63,421Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-05-03 11:04:101405310CC G+
V Theater Group LLC242#circles #share #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news 2014-04-21 20:56:535012015CC G+
Gailen Mapes61,666Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2014-04-02 10:47:471445119CC G+
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 20:48:1750025750CC G+
Cableicous2,524Two Years of #Cableicous: Thank you, thank you and thank youTwo years - we've now been sharing #Cableicous  beautaliciousness for two years here on geeplus: thanks muchly to all of you who have contributed your +Cableicous imagery over these two years and I look forward to more of your cable beauty.Very much so.It must be time for a drink to celebrate.Very much so.And cables - many, many more cables.Very much so.#photography #cables #cableicous #circleshare #2014 #cableriacirculus2014-03-26 09:26:12433479125CC G+
Gailen Mapes60,245Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to 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 Mapes2014-03-02 12:07:16145867CC 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 11:13:30500231447CC G+
Eric Hege19,678Photographers Circle A-JThis is A-J (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. I'll publish K-Z of my Photography Circle tomorrow.2014-02-18 22:01:3135411113CC G+
Margaret Tompkins101,687>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Great Photographers With < 25,000 FollowersThe photographers here are all in my personal circles.  The choices are mine and mine alone.  No one asked, begged, or pleaded to belong.  No bribes were offered or accepted.  These are the people that I follow because I appreciate their great quality photography and their interaction.  Most I have met as I help curate several of the photography themes.  There are NO requirements to share this circle.  I would appreciate the people in this circle plus the post, leave a comment, and share the circle as public.  Each profile has been verified by me.  Most have < 25,000 followers (when they were put into the circle).  They each have high quality original photography content.  You won’t find many animated gifs!  I have included myself in the circle and also the landscape page.  Some are fairly new to G+ so please make them feel welcome!!Landscape Photography:  I invite everyone to check out the +Landscape Photography  #LandsacapePhotography theme.  If you want to impress me, that’s the place to do it!!  Post a great landscape that will get my attention.  See the About tab for all the details.I wasn’t included, what do I do?  If you meet the criteria, weren’t included, but think you should be, then leave me a comment.  Maybe I don’t know about you.  There are millions of people on G+ and I don’t know everyone.  However, I’ll be happy to have a look at your work if you will call it to my attention.  Start posting landscapes that get my attention (see above)!!There’s a really great photographer XXX that you didn’t include.  Please feel free to recommend qualified people but please only one.  I discover new people every day and would be happy to look at their work.  Please make sure that the recommended person meets the criteria.  If they don’t then that tells me a lot about you!A while back, I had a wonderful discussion about circles with +Robin Griggs Wood and +Charles Lupica .  If you don't know them, then let me introduce you to two of the finest people here on G+!    Charles is a master of monochrome!!  Robin is a master of everything and a mentor to all of us!!  Did you know that she speaks seagull!!   I hope that both Robin and Charles will look you all over and give you a share!  There aren't many quality vetted circles shared on G+.  I'm proud to say that this is one of them!!#Circleshare   #Sharedcircles  2014-02-16 03:26:0247725863164CC G+
Gailen Mapes59,040Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera B  - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to 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 Mapes2014-02-02 11:50:53145605CC 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 21:59:5947133641CC G+
Gailen Mapes57,487Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera B - 2 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to 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 Mapes2014-01-02 13:28:421443011CC G+
Sherrie von Sternberg3,312I call this circle... The Chosen Few   In it you will find an assortment of most interesting people.  Photographers, yes, but thinkers and doers and people who LOVE with absolute passion the life they choose to lead. Enjoy2013-10-14 17:42:4220256518CC G+
Lemuel Vargas0Core Circle Add & Share #corecircle   #sundaysharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #compartir  2013-09-10 00:52:13468541356CC G+
Mario Falcetti16,928A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated September 6th, '13)#circles  #circleshare   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing  #followers   2013-09-06 17:14:5145920491172CC G+
Gailen Mapes42,256Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 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 cre2013-09-01 10:42:27326001CC G+
Gailen Mapes39,808 Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 circle2013-08-15 10:52:253161026CC G+
Magnus Ericson35,090Now it's been awhile since I posted my very first public circle so here's an update. I have named the circle "Artistic People" Most are photographers who continually share their own pictures of good quality.The only thing you need to do to get into, and stay in the circle is to continue to have me in your circles and share your own great photos without a lot of other bling bling, youtube clip, animated gifs and so on in your stream.I've probably forgotten one or more that should have been in the circle, but I'm neither the first nor the last to do so.Hope you like my "Artistic People Circle" and that you pass it along to your own circles. Please leave a comment of what you think.2013-08-12 11:20:3528531827CC G+
Gailen Mapes38,001Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 circle2013-08-01 10:34:32315427CC G+
Gailen Mapes35,181Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #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 2013-07-15 11:13:02314405CC G+
Gailen Mapes33,018Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 2013-07-01 10:31:59327609CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,834Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 +Gaile2013-06-01 11:05:25342807CC G+
Jörg Müller1,755Updated hand picked Railroad Photographers and Page CircleThis is my updated circle of active friends of railroad (and also model train, tramcar, etc.) for last two month. This circle includes persons with some beautiful railroad photographs and active railway information pages I follow from around the world. A lot of new and interesting people and pages have been added, not yet active were removed.The photographers and pages in this circle have more photos, not only but not just one or two rail picture, usually several posts with railway terms in recent weeks in their personal stream.I believe that add of the circle helps to get more interesting posts in your stream.If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment on these post and I will check your profile out. I will share the circle sometimes new.Add, use, share and enjoy!2013-05-31 21:45:11212624CC G+
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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 13:17:2050114186132CC G+
Gailen Mapes30,083Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-15 10:30:263519111CC G+
Shawna Mac22,734Canadian Circle Share - Evening EditionHappy Friday!  Last week there were a few Canadian circle shares and I was circled by a bunch of new Canucks, so I'm sharing mine this week as it is brimming with fresh, active Canadians and will help those new to G+ get some great content in their streams.  Slight emphasis on Nova Scotians mebbe.If you are a Canadian or a new circler and want me to add you, please comment below and I shall be happy to do so (but please have your about me filled out with something other than Viagra ads!)I <3 my Canadians (and I'm notifying you so you know where all the new people are coming from)#Canada #Canadiana #NovaScotia #circleshare #circlesharefriday2013-05-11 00:08:59501281020CC G+
Magnus Ericson25,068This is absolutely the first time I create and share a public circle. I have named the circle "Artistic People" Most are photographers who continually share their own pictures of good quality.The only thing you need to do to get into, and stay in the circle is to continue to have me in your circles and share your own great photos without a lot of other bling bling in your stream.I've probably forgotten one or more that should have been in the circle, but I'm neither the first nor the last to do so.Hope you like my first public circle and that you pass it along to your own circles. Please leave a comment of what you think.2013-05-09 17:03:0122533827CC G+
Gailen Mapes28,791Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-05-01 10:19:26351617CC G+
Cesare Riccardo37,593Amazing Photographers and photo lovers inside   2 of 2Add & Reshare is highly recommended ;)░█▀█ █░█░█▀▀█ ▀█▀ ░█▀▀█  ░█▀▀ █▀█░█     █   █░ ░█ ░ █ ░░▀ ░░▀░▀░▀▀▀▀ ░▀░ ░▀▀▀▀  ░█▀▀ █░█▀█░░█▀▀ █░░█▀▀░ ░█ ░░█░█▀██░█░   █░░ █▀▀░ *░▀▀▀ ▀░▀░░▀░▀▀▀ ▀▀░▀▀▀░ •❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤2013-04-25 09:25:1536112421CC G+
Laura Sanna La Lupa22,094Pʜᴏᴛᴏɢʀᴀᴘʜʏ Cɪʀᴄʟᴇ n°2 [Updated April the 18th]If you want to be in this circle just :1.Share the Circle Publicly  2. Comment  3. +1 the post ! :)If you want to be removed...just ask !  ;D#publiccirclesproject  #photography  #sharedcircles #weeklythemecircles  #sharingiscaring  #greatphotography #beautifulpictures  #curatedcircle  #activeusers  #engagers  #portrait #blackandwhitephotography  #art    #stilllife  #naturephotography #wildlifephotography  #photographers  #google  #landscapephotography   #reshare  #comoogling    #topcircles  #googleplusphotos  #macrophotography  #astrophotography  #digital #photographycircles  #photos  #welcometogplus  #howtousegoogleplus   #beautifulpictures  #beautifulphotographs  #newtogoogleplus  #HDR #la2013-04-18 14:15:1137101214CC G+
Gailen Mapes26,665Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-15 10:56:583511119CC G+
Margaret Tompkins48,891>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Great Photographers With < 10,000 FollowersThe photographers here are all in my personal circles.  The choices are mine and mine alone.  No one asked, begged, or pleaded to belong.  No bribes were offered or accepted.  These are the people that I follow because I appreciate their great quality photography and their interaction.  Most I have met as I help curate several of the photography themes.  There are NO requirements to share this circle.  I would appreciate the people in this circle plus the post, leave a comment, and share the circle as public.  Each profile has been verified by me.  Most have < 10,000 followers (when they were put into the circle).  They each have high quality original photography content.  You won’t find many animated gifs!  I have included myself in the circle and also the landscape page.  Many are fairly new to G+ so please make them feel welcome!!Landscape Photography:  I invite everyone to check out the +Landscape Photography  #LandsacapePhotography theme.  If you want to impress me, that’s the place to do it!!  Post a great landscape that will get my attention.  See the About tab for all the details.I wasn’t included, what do I do?  If you meet the criteria, weren’t included, but think you should be, then leave me a comment.  Maybe I don’t know about you.  There are millions of people on G+ and I don’t know everyone.  However, I’ll be happy to have a look at your work if you will call it to my attention.  Start posting landscapes that get my attention (see above)!!There’s a really great photographer XXX that you didn’t include.  Please feel free to recommend qualified people.  I discover new people every day and would be happy to look at their work.  Please make sure that the recommended person meets the criteria.  If they don’t then that tells me a lot about you!#Circleshare   #Sharedcircles  2013-04-14 22:18:2334135373160CC G+
Gailen Mapes25,693Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-04-01 10:32:35345509CC G+
Jörg Müller1,629Updated hand picked Railroad Photographers and Railway Information Page CircleWe got a lot more follower in this community last time. This is my updated circle of the active friends of railroad (and also model train, tramcar, etc.) in the first three month in 2013 on G+ for March.In this circle are persons with some beautiful railway photographs and active railway information pages I found from around the world. Some persons and pages are removed in comparison to the last shared circle, many new and interesting people and pages have been added.The photographers and pages in this circle have "more photos, less spam", not only but not just one rail picture, usually several posts with railway terms in recent weeks. I believe that add of the circle helps to get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment on these post and I will check your profile out. I will share the circle sometimes new.Add, use, share and enjoy!2013-03-31 20:48:47160125CC 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+
Corey Gibson2,777It's been a while since I shared my photography circle, so if you are wanting your stream bursting with talented folks posting beautiful images, add this!  Anybody who didn't make it in here is because you didn't fit; only 500 can be shared at a time, sorry.   I need to organize my circles better so I can get everyone out there.Pass it on!  2013-03-15 16:22:1250138521CC G+
Gailen Mapes25,030Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-03-15 10:36:57338625CC G+
Gailen Mapes24,556Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-03-02 12:42:30340836CC G+
Jörg Müller1,462Updated Hand picked Railroad Photographers and Railway Information Page CircleWe got a lot more friends of railroad (and also model train, tram, etc.) in the last month on Google+. This is my updated circle for February.These are the most active railway photographers and railway information pages I found from around the world, a lot of them are not yet active in this community. The photographers and pages in this circle have "more photos, less spam", not only but not just one rail picture, usually several posts with railway terms in recent weeks. I believe that add of the circle helps to get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment on these post and I will check your profile out. I will share the circle sometimes new.Add, use, share and enjoy!2013-02-28 20:29:07156747CC G+
Gailen Mapes23,973Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon A-C - 1 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 #thebestcircle2013-02-15 11:19:123604110CC G+
Gailen Mapes23,134Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 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 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 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 #circleoftheday2013-02-01 11:52:01372716CC G+
Jörg Müller1,224Hand Picked Railroad Photographers and Information CircleThe friends of railroad (and also model train, tram, etc.) are not yet so numerous here on Google+. But during the last months there have been more.These are the most active railway photographers and railway information pages I found from around the world, a lot of them are not yet active in this community. The photographers and pages in this circle have "more photos, less spam", not just one rail picture, usually several posts with railway terms in recent weeks. I believe that add of the circle helps to get more interesting posts in your stream. If you think you have been missed in my hand picked collection, tag a comment on these post and I will check your profile out. I will share the circle sometimes new.Add, use, share and enjoy!2013-01-31 22:03:10121938CC G+
Thorn Button28,443I didn't share a circle for a very long time and I thought I should do it again ....here you'll find people who are interactive, communicative, blessed with talent  and and and  .... I know I forgot many .... sorry for that most of them are photographers ;)you are NOT forced to share this circle, plus it or even notice it :)2013-01-26 13:55:0791721246CC G+

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2014-08-25 19:30:46 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

I could say a lot about this, and I probably will at some point. As far as I know there is no law against this so I'm not sure why police are looking out for these guys. Skeezy, yes, but not illegal. I'm more interested to know why, if this person was concerned, she didn't confront them directly and ask what they were doing. I know that's what I'd do... but then again, I'm not a woman with grandchildren so I don't know the situation.

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2014-08-20 04:35:08 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 26 +1s)

Sometimes it hurts to look at old train photos, because there's nothing left from them. Here two NBEC RS-18 (Alco/MLW engines) get ready to pull an ore train to Brunswick Mines outside Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada for loading. The railway is gone, the engines are gone, the mine is closed... only the rails remain, fortunately still in use by VIA Rail and the occasional CN freight.

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2014-08-05 21:43:06 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 63 +1s)

I photographed* this train yesterday morning at Harte, Manitoba, on an overpass in the middle of nowhere. You don't appreciate overpasses as photo platforms until you move to Manitoba and realize they have so very few of them.

* I'm trying to use "photographed" instead of "shot"... more professional and less violent sounding :)

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2014-08-30 13:54:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

The tiny community of Barnsley, Manitoba has two grain elevators, a United Grain Growers elevator and a Manitoba Pool elevator. They lost their rail service in 1992 and I believe they are privately owned. As you can see the Pool elevator appears to be in use. I can't say the same for the UGG one, as it is in poor shape.

The tiny community of Barnsley, Manitoba has two grain elevators, a United Grain Growers elevator and a Manitoba Pool elevator. They lost their rail service in 1992 and I believe they are privately owned. As you can see the Pool elevator appears to be in use. I can't say the same for the UGG one, as it is in poor shape.___

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2014-08-30 02:03:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

The Richardson Pioneer grain elevator at Starbuck, Manitoba. I'm pretty sure the town wasn't named after the Battlestar Galactica character. #BSG  

The Richardson Pioneer grain elevator at Starbuck, Manitoba. I'm pretty sure the town wasn't named after the Battlestar Galactica character. #BSG  ___

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2014-08-29 21:29:33 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

This is what I saw at the start of my mega grain elevator trip to southwest Manitoba. It didn't bode well but I trusted to the weather forecast. The storm was intense but brief and I had great weather for the remainder of the two days. Even though I had photographed this elevator twice already, I had to stop for a few minutes to capture the sky.

This is what I saw at the start of my mega grain elevator trip to southwest Manitoba. It didn't bode well but I trusted to the weather forecast. The storm was intense but brief and I had great weather for the remainder of the two days. Even though I had photographed this elevator twice already, I had to stop for a few minutes to capture the sky.___

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2014-08-29 12:55:18 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

Good morning! (in this section of the world) How's your day so far?

Good morning! (in this section of the world) How's your day so far?___

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2014-08-29 02:04:34 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

I did the #icebucketchallenge and donated at www.als.ca :)

I did the #icebucketchallenge and donated at www.als.ca :)___

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2014-08-28 21:43:43 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)

you know, a train.

you know, a train.___

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2014-08-28 14:46:41 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)

One of the two grain elevators in Minto, MB was damaged by a storm earlier this summer. I documented it as best I could, given the yellow tape around the elevator preventing people from getting closer. Hopefully the elevator will be repaired rather than demolished.

One of the two grain elevators in Minto, MB was damaged by a storm earlier this summer. I documented it as best I could, given the yellow tape around the elevator preventing people from getting closer. Hopefully the elevator will be repaired rather than demolished.___

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2014-08-28 02:59:51 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)

So far I've photographed 137 grain elevators in Manitoba for my photography project... only about 50 to go but a lot of driving remains! (blue=photographed by me, see the key in top left)

So far I've photographed 137 grain elevators in Manitoba for my photography project... only about 50 to go but a lot of driving remains! (blue=photographed by me, see the key in top left)___

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2014-08-27 12:17:40 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 37 +1s)

Sure was foggy yesterday morning.

Sure was foggy yesterday morning.___

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2014-08-26 15:06:25 (10 comments, 2 reshares, 44 +1s)

I found this Cargill engine at a modern grain elevator near Elva, Manitoba. It looks nice, doesn't it?

I found this Cargill engine at a modern grain elevator near Elva, Manitoba. It looks nice, doesn't it?___

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2014-08-26 02:51:29 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)

The two grain elevators in Napinka, Manitoba. I wish the light was better but it was pretty early in the morning.

The two grain elevators in Napinka, Manitoba. I wish the light was better but it was pretty early in the morning.___

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2014-08-26 01:11:10 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)

Marty the stuffed moose says "Happy Birthday!" to the talented young lady +Sandra Parlow!

Marty the stuffed moose says "Happy Birthday!" to the talented young lady +Sandra Parlow!___

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2014-08-25 19:30:46 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

I could say a lot about this, and I probably will at some point. As far as I know there is no law against this so I'm not sure why police are looking out for these guys. Skeezy, yes, but not illegal. I'm more interested to know why, if this person was concerned, she didn't confront them directly and ask what they were doing. I know that's what I'd do... but then again, I'm not a woman with grandchildren so I don't know the situation.

I could say a lot about this, and I probably will at some point. As far as I know there is no law against this so I'm not sure why police are looking out for these guys. Skeezy, yes, but not illegal. I'm more interested to know why, if this person was concerned, she didn't confront them directly and ask what they were doing. I know that's what I'd do... but then again, I'm not a woman with grandchildren so I don't know the situation.___

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2014-08-25 04:48:09 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)

A Wee Grain Elevator Trip
On August 4 I took a "wee" grain elevator trip as part of my 2014 photography project (you've visited www.manitobagrainelevators.ca , haven't you?). I only had Sunday morning and I had an errand to run, to drop off a print to the owner of the Mentmore grain...

A Wee Grain Elevator Trip
On August 4 I took a "wee" grain elevator trip as part of my 2014 photography project (you've visited www.manitobagrainelevators.ca , haven't you?). I only had Sunday morning and I had an errand to run, to drop off a print to the owner of the Mentmore grain...___

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2014-08-25 00:38:06 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 42 +1s)

The unloading area of the Forrest, MB grain elevator. Trucks would dump their grain through the grating on the floor, where it would be picked up by the conveyor belt and elevated up to the top and fall down into one of the bins in the elevator.

The unloading area of the Forrest, MB grain elevator. Trucks would dump their grain through the grating on the floor, where it would be picked up by the conveyor belt and elevated up to the top and fall down into one of the bins in the elevator.___

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2014-08-23 04:54:21 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

The privately-owned grain elevator in Coulter, Manitoba. The annex (the shorter building) is developing quite a lean.

The privately-owned grain elevator in Coulter, Manitoba. The annex (the shorter building) is developing quite a lean.___

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2014-08-21 15:01:20 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 55 +1s)

One of the wolves at the Assiniboine Zoo in Winnipeg. These crafty fellows were made famous when they dug into the polar bear section of the zoo for a little visit. Fortunately none of the animals were hurt and they are separated again. The wolves are part of the zoo's new Journey to Churchill exhibit.

One of the wolves at the Assiniboine Zoo in Winnipeg. These crafty fellows were made famous when they dug into the polar bear section of the zoo for a little visit. Fortunately none of the animals were hurt and they are separated again. The wolves are part of the zoo's new Journey to Churchill exhibit.___

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2014-08-21 05:07:23 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

This is for +Bill Zinck to show a grain elevator in Ontario, namely Essex. As you can see, it is not terribly attractive compared to the western wooden elevators. Essex is without rails now that the CASO was lifted, and the elevator was dormant when I saw it in 2012.

This is for +Bill Zinck to show a grain elevator in Ontario, namely Essex. As you can see, it is not terribly attractive compared to the western wooden elevators. Essex is without rails now that the CASO was lifted, and the elevator was dormant when I saw it in 2012.___

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2014-08-21 00:56:36 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)

Selfie at the Elva, Manitoba grain elevators. The closest elevator was a Lake of the Woods 'vator and the far one was a United Grain Growers (UGG) elevator.

Selfie at the Elva, Manitoba grain elevators. The closest elevator was a Lake of the Woods 'vator and the far one was a United Grain Growers (UGG) elevator.___

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2014-08-20 13:01:47 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday  

#WordlessOnWednesday  ___

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2014-08-20 04:35:08 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 26 +1s)

Sometimes it hurts to look at old train photos, because there's nothing left from them. Here two NBEC RS-18 (Alco/MLW engines) get ready to pull an ore train to Brunswick Mines outside Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada for loading. The railway is gone, the engines are gone, the mine is closed... only the rails remain, fortunately still in use by VIA Rail and the occasional CN freight.

Sometimes it hurts to look at old train photos, because there's nothing left from them. Here two NBEC RS-18 (Alco/MLW engines) get ready to pull an ore train to Brunswick Mines outside Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada for loading. The railway is gone, the engines are gone, the mine is closed... only the rails remain, fortunately still in use by VIA Rail and the occasional CN freight.___

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2014-08-19 13:37:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

WHEAT

Wheat, and the cough "elevator" that stores it for shipment. This modern facility can store 17,700 tonnes of grain. That's about 650,000 bushels or at least 10 times a traditional grain elevator's capacity, and I'm sure it can load train cars much faster too.

WHEAT

Wheat, and the cough "elevator" that stores it for shipment. This modern facility can store 17,700 tonnes of grain. That's about 650,000 bushels or at least 10 times a traditional grain elevator's capacity, and I'm sure it can load train cars much faster too.___

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2014-08-18 23:03:33 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

The most northerly of the grain elevators I've photographed so far, in Arborg, Manitoba. The area is interesting in that it was settled by Icelandic people. Manitoba has the largest concentration of people of Icelandic descent outside of Iceland itself.

The most northerly of the grain elevators I've photographed so far, in Arborg, Manitoba. The area is interesting in that it was settled by Icelandic people. Manitoba has the largest concentration of people of Icelandic descent outside of Iceland itself.___

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2014-08-17 04:50:42 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 57 +1s)

Tonight's sunset.

Tonight's sunset.___

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2014-08-15 18:03:06 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

No Oil For Churchill
Omnitrax has announced that they are suspending plans to ship crude oil by rail to the port of Churchill, Manitoba. Citing increased traffic in grain and construction materials, as well as input from various groups, president Merv Tweed said "we decided it ...

No Oil For Churchill
Omnitrax has announced that they are suspending plans to ship crude oil by rail to the port of Churchill, Manitoba. Citing increased traffic in grain and construction materials, as well as input from various groups, president Merv Tweed said "we decided it ...___

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2014-08-15 14:24:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 29 +1s)

The grain elevator at Lyleton, Manitoba. I believe that's an old grain truck in the foreground. The cupola of the elevator has a bit of a lean to it now! The annex (the silver structure) was clearly moved from another elevator to here but I'm not sure of its origin. The whole structure seems derelict now, sadly.

The grain elevator at Lyleton, Manitoba. I believe that's an old grain truck in the foreground. The cupola of the elevator has a bit of a lean to it now! The annex (the silver structure) was clearly moved from another elevator to here but I'm not sure of its origin. The whole structure seems derelict now, sadly.___

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2014-08-15 01:47:14 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 38 +1s)

The grain elevator at Goodlands, Manitoba. This elevator is privately owned now that there is no railway through the town.

The grain elevator at Goodlands, Manitoba. This elevator is privately owned now that there is no railway through the town.___

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2014-08-14 01:51:41 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)

A view in Justice, Manitoba.

A view in Justice, Manitoba.___

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2014-08-13 14:21:13 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)

#WordlessOnWednesday  

#WordlessOnWednesday  ___

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2014-08-13 13:02:59 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

There Will Always Be A Ninja Ninga

The tiny town of Ninga, Manitoba has a bold sign in front of a derelict, but attractive house. The sad thing is that it says "Population 45" now but in 2012 it was 47, and 52 a few years earlier...

There Will Always Be A Ninja Ninga

The tiny town of Ninga, Manitoba has a bold sign in front of a derelict, but attractive house. The sad thing is that it says "Population 45" now but in 2012 it was 47, and 52 a few years earlier...___

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2014-08-13 04:45:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)

Railfanning Prince George, Part 4
I feel like I should have some clever Star Wars -like title reference, like Railfanning Prince George - The Skeena Comes Back or RPG - Now With No Ewoks . Anyway. Part 1 , part 2 , part 3 have trickled out and here is part 4, the grand finale. After visitin...

Railfanning Prince George, Part 4
I feel like I should have some clever Star Wars -like title reference, like Railfanning Prince George - The Skeena Comes Back or RPG - Now With No Ewoks . Anyway. Part 1 , part 2 , part 3 have trickled out and here is part 4, the grand finale. After visitin...___

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2014-08-12 15:22:09 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)

Scrap

Ever wonder what's in some of these train cars? Here's a few different types of scrap metal en route.

Scrap

Ever wonder what's in some of these train cars? Here's a few different types of scrap metal en route.___

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2014-08-12 14:34:43 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)

The Harrison Milling mill in Holmfield, MB is reputed to be the oldest flour mill in western Canada. The left elevator was built by the Harrisons and the right one is a former Federal elevator. When I was there on Friday I met one of the two Harrison brothers who own the facility. The mill was built in 1897 and is still operable as far as I know.

The Harrison Milling mill in Holmfield, MB is reputed to be the oldest flour mill in western Canada. The left elevator was built by the Harrisons and the right one is a former Federal elevator. When I was there on Friday I met one of the two Harrison brothers who own the facility. The mill was built in 1897 and is still operable as far as I know.___

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2014-08-11 20:05:12 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 39 +1s)

CP was a little late sending this train past Austin, as the rainbow had just about disappeared. Still, I appreciated the engineer's humour.

CP was a little late sending this train past Austin, as the rainbow had just about disappeared. Still, I appreciated the engineer's humour.___

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2014-08-11 03:50:53 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

On Friday and Saturday I drove 1206 km (750 miles) across southwestern Manitoba to visit 32 towns to photograph 48 grain elevators as part of my Manitoba Grain Elevators project. This was the first new (to me) elevator I saw, in Baldur. What a great trip!

On Friday and Saturday I drove 1206 km (750 miles) across southwestern Manitoba to visit 32 towns to photograph 48 grain elevators as part of my Manitoba Grain Elevators project. This was the first new (to me) elevator I saw, in Baldur. What a great trip!___

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2014-08-11 02:02:11 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)

Pretty much every Prairie town seems to have some kind of Railway Street or Railway Avenue.

A late share for #SignSunday  +Sign Sunday curated by +Lori Carey +Janice Hackney +Jetski Jones and +Gary Posner 

Pretty much every Prairie town seems to have some kind of Railway Street or Railway Avenue.

A late share for #SignSunday  +Sign Sunday curated by +Lori Carey +Janice Hackney +Jetski Jones and +Gary Posner ___

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2014-08-10 17:11:49 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)

A John Deere classic parked near the grain elevator in Cartwright, Manitoba.

A John Deere classic parked near the grain elevator in Cartwright, Manitoba.___

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2014-08-10 15:15:46 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 37 +1s)

While driving through the tiny town of Lena, MB I stumbled across this gem and had to photograph it to share with #SteamySunday  and the co-curators +Shelly Gunderson and +Paul Pavlinovich. Apparently someone there collects them as there was another steam boiler contraption in his yard.

This steam-powered thresher was built between 1902 and 1912 by the American-Abell Engine & Thresher Company of Toronto, Ontario and is adorned with a rooster and the "Cock O' the North" slogan. More information here: http://www.farmcollector.com/steam-traction/american-abell-engine-and-thresher-co-ltd.aspx#axzz3A0D1qa4s and here http://www.farmcollector.com/steam-traction/canadian-notes-september-1951.aspx

While driving through the tiny town of Lena, MB I stumbled across this gem and had to photograph it to share with #SteamySunday  and the co-curators +Shelly Gunderson and +Paul Pavlinovich. Apparently someone there collects them as there was another steam boiler contraption in his yard.

This steam-powered thresher was built between 1902 and 1912 by the American-Abell Engine & Thresher Company of Toronto, Ontario and is adorned with a rooster and the "Cock O' the North" slogan. More information here: http://www.farmcollector.com/steam-traction/american-abell-engine-and-thresher-co-ltd.aspx#axzz3A0D1qa4s and here http://www.farmcollector.com/steam-traction/canadian-notes-september-1951.aspx___

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2014-08-08 06:05:23 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 30 +1s)

A little pan from last Sunday. Interesting paint scheme on this engine.

A little pan from last Sunday. Interesting paint scheme on this engine.___

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2014-08-08 01:26:54 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)

Goodbye to Oberon, for now, I hope.

Goodbye to Oberon, for now, I hope.___

2014-08-07 22:14:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)

I read an article about +Suzanne Heintz's "Life Once Removed" project. This is taking selfies to a whole new level... amazing work. Follow the link and be amazed.

Suzanne has a profile on G+ but nothing there (yet) - hopefully that will change :)

I read an article about +Suzanne Heintz's "Life Once Removed" project. This is taking selfies to a whole new level... amazing work. Follow the link and be amazed.

Suzanne has a profile on G+ but nothing there (yet) - hopefully that will change :)___

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2014-08-07 13:17:44 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 32 +1s)

A crop-duster at Harte, Manitoba. This is an Air Tractor AT-402B, a special purpose plane made for spraying crops.
http://www.airtractor.com/aircraft/402b

A crop-duster at Harte, Manitoba. This is an Air Tractor AT-402B, a special purpose plane made for spraying crops.
http://www.airtractor.com/aircraft/402b___

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2014-08-06 13:43:56 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 46 +1s)

Passing Fancy

Here's a photo to accompany the video I already posted. CN 8948 passes a train in the siding at Harte, Manitoba.

Passing Fancy

Here's a photo to accompany the video I already posted. CN 8948 passes a train in the siding at Harte, Manitoba.___

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2014-08-05 21:43:06 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 63 +1s)

I photographed* this train yesterday morning at Harte, Manitoba, on an overpass in the middle of nowhere. You don't appreciate overpasses as photo platforms until you move to Manitoba and realize they have so very few of them.

* I'm trying to use "photographed" instead of "shot"... more professional and less violent sounding :)

I photographed* this train yesterday morning at Harte, Manitoba, on an overpass in the middle of nowhere. You don't appreciate overpasses as photo platforms until you move to Manitoba and realize they have so very few of them.

* I'm trying to use "photographed" instead of "shot"... more professional and less violent sounding :)___

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2014-08-05 15:26:42 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 37 +1s)

Right Back Atcha

I guess the conductor of this train decided that if I was photographing him, he could photograph me! I wonder if there is a photo sharing site dedicated to photos of railfans. I hope not, most of us are just not that attractive - present company excluded, of course!

Right Back Atcha

I guess the conductor of this train decided that if I was photographing him, he could photograph me! I wonder if there is a photo sharing site dedicated to photos of railfans. I hope not, most of us are just not that attractive - present company excluded, of course!___

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2014-08-05 01:41:48 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

Two of the trains I saw today.

Two of the trains I saw today.___

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2014-08-04 18:54:52 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 38 +1s)

I photographed this elevator in Forrest, Manitoba this morning. It's odd that it has some new parts but most of it is quite worn.

I photographed this elevator in Forrest, Manitoba this morning. It's odd that it has some new parts but most of it is quite worn.___

2014-08-03 00:36:43 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s)

Google went and made another story of my early morning grain elevator 'fanning.

Google went and made another story of my early morning grain elevator 'fanning.___

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2014-08-02 14:55:13 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)

You want canola? I'll give you canola!

The two grain elevators in the ghost town of Snowflake, Manitoba.

You want canola? I'll give you canola!

The two grain elevators in the ghost town of Snowflake, Manitoba.___

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2014-08-01 16:43:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)

The former Pool elevator in Edwin, Manitoba. The loading dock, ramp and office were all removed after 2006 and I fear this elevator is not going to last too much longer.

The former Pool elevator in Edwin, Manitoba. The loading dock, ramp and office were all removed after 2006 and I fear this elevator is not going to last too much longer.___

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