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Julia Anna Gospodarou has been at 2 events

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Ron Clifford2,766,915Mouse or Tablet?  Which one do you use. Should you be using a tablet? Will it help your workflow?  Is it difficult to use?  To help us with those questions we are very excited to bring you Special Guest and  senior evangelist at Wacom Technology, Wes Maggio.+Weston Maggio  is a Senior Solutions Manager and Evangelist for the global leader in pen input technology, Wacom Technology Services Corp. As a seasoned veteran tablet user and regular beta-tester of the industry-leading graphic software applications, Wes regularly consults with creative professionals and enthusiasts, instructing them on the latest ways in which they can realize their vision and optimize their workflow. A passionate trainer and speaker, Wes speaks and presents at industry events around the world.+Ron Clifford  will also be giving a demo on Noise reduction techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop.  He will demonstrate on a .jpeg image that was Shot at 1600 ISO indoors with poor light and it includes feathers.  The  results may surprise you!*And yes we have a shiny new Intous5 small tablet to be given away, details to be announced at the beginning of the broadcast A $229 value. http://www.wacom.com/en/products/pen-tablets/intuos/intuos5-touch-small*This week we will be using the Youtube Chat and player to keep things simple.  My Channel is here : http://bit.ly/16ewICkThe Photoshop Show 34 - With Guest Wes Maggio of Wacom2013-06-26 03:00:00128 
Michael Muraz26,430It's more than time for a second episode of the European Photo Show with +Ugo Cei and +Michael Muraz!Discover some of Europe's finest photographers through their images, but also through their lives, their genres, their city and their best spots.This week we are welcoming +Athena Carey, +Julia Anna Gospodarou, +Michael Diblicek and +Andy Bitterer for a show around Long Exposure Photography. We'll discover each photographer and their long exposure universe and they will share their latest images.Join us next Thursday at 8PM CET! Please share the event and invite as many people as possible.European Photo Show #22013-05-30 20:00:00162 

Julia Anna Gospodarou has been shared in 337 public circles

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CAT kitten3,090CATkitten Circles – 3rd day:► Circle 03 - today I publish this circle chosen by random raffle. It’s full of great professional and amateur photographers, artists and many nice people. Enjoy it!► Cercle 03 - aujourd'hui, je publie ce cercle choisi par tirage au sort aléatoire. Il est plein de grands photographes professionnels et amateurs, artistes et beaucoup de gens sympathiques. Profitez-en!► Círculo 03– hoje, publico este círculo escolhido por sorteio aleatório. Ele tem grandes fotógrafos profissionais e amadores, artistas e muitas pessoas legais. Aproveite!====================================☆☆To whom shared me in a circle recently, I thank you all.☆☆ Amazing and friendly people of Google +, I appreciate your attention and the “+1"☆☆ If you like what you find in this circle, please credit me by just plus one or SHARE it. #catkittengdm   #addiction   #addcircle   #addcircles   #addmetoyourcircles   #addpeople   #awesomecircle   #awesomecircles   #awesomepeolpleongplus   #cercle   #circle   #circles   #circleme   #cercles   #circleoftheday   #circlemeup   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #círculo   #circulocompartido   #círculos   #findcircles   #fullcircleshare   #fullcircle   #morefollowers   #mycircles   #mycircle   #publiccircle   #publiccirclesproject   2014-10-22 09:53:39499011
Colin Wilson6,048Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#Circle #Sharers #Engagers #Followers #AddCircle #CoolPeople #Influencers #CircleShare #PublicCircle #ShareCircles #CircleSharing #Awesomepeople #CircleOfTheDay #ShareAndBeShared #ConnectingTheWorld2014-10-21 11:00:42490569
Robert Connor21,604Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle   #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles   #circlesharing   #circleshare #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles 2014-10-21 07:07:16495226
Gailen Mapes69,189Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-I - 16 of 31Note: 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 October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 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 +2014-10-16 10:21:04164001
Kerpi Burgan6,106#awesome #awesomepeople #chadwick #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #community #followback #followers #gplus #influence #leadership #public #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #ripples #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #socialmedia #theplus #tcs #team #круги   2014-10-07 12:07:56488005
Nikos Atlidakis37,189GrPh (Oct. 2014) - V13-20141006Greek Photographers Circle A collection of Greek Pro-Amateur Photographers and Greek interesting people)!#greekphotographers #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #googleplus  #circles #circle #followers #social  #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles  #awesomepeople  #circlecount  #newfollowers #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle  #share #circleoftheday #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional #followme #followers  #followback #googleplus #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-10-06 04:57:18193013
Kye Nevin138Best Sharers➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto2014-10-03 19:16:06441111
Rob Murray0Adding people on your circle will give you more followers and/or friends. You can get more wisdom from them, exciting info, useful information and latest news. #AddCircle   #GooglePlus   #gplus  2014-10-03 02:23:28489000
Andrea Gervasi30,115Top 1 Communicators Circle AG 02-10-14Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 1 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 1 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.2014-10-02 20:01:064899395136
Ralf Beutler4,602**Awesome Photographers Circle V1** hand picked by me.Hello photography enthusiast! This is a hand picked circle of great photographers here in Google+ I collected in the last year. So if you like it, add this circle to your circles and enjoy.If you like to be in this circle or you know someone I don't know, please notify me.And NO, I'm not in this circle~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Liebe Fotoliebhaber. Im laufe des letzen Jahres habe ich einige großartige Fotografen, die ihre Arbeiten hier posten gesammelt. Diesen Kreis möchte ich gern mit euch teilen. Wenn ihr mögt, fügt ihn doch eurem Kreisen hinzu.Und NEIN, ich bin nicht in diesem Kreis enthalten :-) #circleshare   #circlesharing   #photography  2014-09-17 12:11:32108341027
Circle Share #Fresh2,112~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 13 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like=========== #VISIT #PLEASE http://OIGEL.com ============#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing 2014-09-17 04:50:50459121419
Gailen Mapes67,950Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera G-I - 16 of 31Note: 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 September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 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 +2014-09-16 10:09:57161205
Sunny CT2,281Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-09-15 09:05:4950111312
Andrea Gervasi27,792Top 1 Communicators Circle AG 12-09-14Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 1 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 1 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.2014-09-12 20:01:38473116104130
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 13:14:5050111414
antonio merekende0this is my circle...follow me if you are a humanity...ok2014-09-12 12:54:52457025
Ryan Johnson12,312Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise youIf you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleshares #circlesharing #circlesshare #publicsharedcircle #publicsharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle #todayssharedcircle #publiccircle #circle #circles #awesome #awesomeness #awesomepeople #shareyourcircle #bestengagers #followers #followback #paulaawesomecircle #awesomecircles #paulateshima #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle #myseoissocial #besocial #Circlejerk 2014-09-12 08:33:25456323650
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 07:08:08473141624
Sunny CT1,994Fresh AdditionIncrease your following with our Amazing CirclesNext circles to include only those resharing thisEven if you are included in this circle,  Add me, +1 , comment and share this to be included in next 2 circles (after 12 Hours)Want to grow your follower list? Need more followers? Join my circles now To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post(Comment on the original post so that I know you have shared)#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sha2014-09-12 07:07:225017313
Colin Wilson1,513Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps: 1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle 3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post#circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus2014-09-11 10:19:2049681010
Becky Collins16,214Car Lovers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-09-09 09:07:27447117
Andrea Gervasi26,578Top 1 Communicators Circle AG 05-09-14Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 1 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 1 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.2014-09-05 07:35:25465322538
Nikos Atlidakis36,194GrPh (Sep. 2014) - V12-20140908Greek Photographers in my Circles A collection of Greek Pro-Amateur Photographers and Greek interesting people)!#greekphotographers #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #googleplus  #circles #circle #followers #social  #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles  #awesomepeople  #circlecount  #newfollowers #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle  #share #circleoftheday #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional #followme #followers  #followback #googleplus #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-09-02 06:54:08177138
Kye Nevin138Top 1 Communicators!#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto2014-08-25 14:07:17443131117
Circle Share #Fresh1,302~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 12 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like=========== #VISIT #PLEASE http://OIGEL.com ============#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing 2014-08-23 20:55:17472131522
Kye Nevin138My Best Communicators Circle#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography2014-08-22 14:23:18443181222
Circle Share #Fresh1,212~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 9 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like=========== #VISIT #PLEASE http://OIGEL.com ============#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing 2014-08-20 12:57:48473162026
DRESSCLEVER0Super Leute! Tretet in die Community "Themenkreise" ein! #themenkreise   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircles   #geteilterkreis   #sharedpubliccircles  2014-08-17 18:43:0944411116
Gailen Mapes66,869Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Nikon Camera  G-I - 16 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 +2014-08-16 10:52:35159207
Kye Nevin0 Top 1 Communicators Circle AGHey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 1 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 1 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles2014-08-15 17:18:11444191923
Andrea Gervasi23,420Top 1 Communicators Circle AGHey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 1 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 1 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleshares #circlesharing #circlesshare  #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle   #todayssharedcircle #publiccircle #circle #circles #awesome   #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2014-08-14 13:53:46444322841
Andrea Gervasi23,420Top 2 Communicators Circle AGHey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top 2 Communicators Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top 2 Communicators AG Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleshares #circlesharing #circlesshare  #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle   #todayssharedcircle #publiccircle #circle #circles #awesome   #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2014-08-14 13:48:51396029
George Clark4,107This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.If you received a notification via this post or the attached commentsIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share:•         +1 this circle•         Share this circle to PUBLIC•         Include me in your circles•         Comment on this post#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles         #publiccircle #teamelitecircle #teameliteengagercircle #dontconfusethecircles  2014-08-14 12:37:00493291545
Circle Share #Fresh1,011~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 8 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like=========== #VISIT #PLEASE http://OIGEL.com ============#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing 2014-08-13 15:09:09471151125
Mohit khoshiya9,852If u got this notification means u r included in this circle.Just ----------- Reshare   ------ if u want to get included in upcoming circles https://plus.google.com/+MohitkhoshiyaaIf you want to be included:? add me? give a +1? comment? and reshare (must be public)#public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #circleshare   #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles   #share   #vipsnowballcircle #circleshare #sharedc2014-08-10 03:54:52500171223
Kerpi Burgan3,078#awesome #awesomepeople #chadwick #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #community #followback #followers #gplus #influence #leadership #public #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #ripples #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #socialmedia #theplus #tcs #team2014-08-09 11:10:54482003
Kerpi Burgan3,078#awesome #awesomepeople #chadwick #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #community #followback #followers #gplus #influence #leadership #public #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #ripples #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #socialmedia #theplus #tcs #team2014-08-09 11:10:304836110
Andrea Gervasi22,601TOP COMMUNICATORS G+Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top Communicators G+. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top Communicators G+ Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleshares #circlesharing #circlesshare  #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle   #todayssharedcircle #publiccircle #circle #circles #awesome   #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2014-08-09 08:28:42429302540
Circle Share #Fresh575 ~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 6 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-08-08 17:35:03482121126
John Wood11,252Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles:2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.#circle #circleshare #sharecircle #circleoftheday #sport #tips #powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing2014-08-08 08:24:39481131331
Circle Share #Fresh575~~~~~~~~~ #BESTOFCIRCLE 5 ~~~~~~~~~To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-08-08 01:29:04491201735
Circle Share #Fresh258 >>>>>>>>>> #BESTOFCIRCLE 4 <<<<<<<<<<To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle 2014-08-05 16:28:55450151425
Circle Share #Fresh258>>>>>>>>>> #BESTOFCIRCLE 3 <<<<<<<<<<To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle 2014-08-05 12:11:21481241829
Circle Share #Fresh172>>>>>>>>>> #BESTOFCIRCLE 2 <<<<<<<<<<To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle 2014-08-04 18:53:45497151526
Circle Share #Fresh172>>>>>> #BESTOFCIRCLE <<<<<<To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles   #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou   #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle 2014-08-04 11:05:263786814
Circle Share #Fresh132Best all circle 03/08/2014✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦Circle of Friends Worldwide ✦✦✦✦✦✦✦To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles  #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou  #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle 2014-08-03 20:28:11439101118
Circle Share #Fresh132 ✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦Circle of Friends Worldwide ✦✦✦✦✦✦✦To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles  #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou  #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedci2014-08-03 19:26:31499181423
Circle Share #Fresh132✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦Circle of Friends Worldwide ✦✦✦✦✦✦✦To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/107756443913317556527/posts2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles  #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou  #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle2014-08-03 04:57:37499191722
BOBY PUTRA329▅ ▆ ▇►OIGEL MEDIA CIRCLE SHARE VOL 1◄▇ ▆ ▅✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦Circle of Friends Worldwide ✦✦✦✦✦✦✦To get in, and to ensure you stay in you need to do the following:1. Add us to your circles: https://plus.google.com/+Bobyputra2. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.3. If possible, leave a comment on this post.4. #Reshared If You Like#powercircle #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme #circlesharing #circleshare #circles  #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou  #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #powercircle #sharedcircle #tops2014-08-03 04:17:22500212632
Andrea Gervasi21,483TOP COMMUNICATORS G+Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us 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. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!Hi everybody, here is the circle of Top Communicators G+. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.Top Communicators G+ Circle contains highly active membersof GooglePlus. If you want to engage with most activemembers you should ADD this circle.I would love to thank to each and every person who have joined the ride with us.Thank you very much! Iappreciate your dedication and hard work.I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.#sharedcircle    #publiccircleshare      #circleshare     #circleoftheday    #circleshares      #circlesharing     #circlesshare      #publicsharedcircle    #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday    #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles      #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle    #todayssharedcircle      #publiccircle     #circle      #circles      #awesome    #awesomeness   2014-08-02 14:49:28375303237

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2014-01-27 17:43:43 (44 comments, 9 reshares, 213 +1s)Open 

Fluid Time II – an (en)Visionographic Chicago Story
...the only purpose of art is to make you dream, to make you travel. Don't let them tell you anything else. If they do, they just don't understand...

Second chapter in my Chicago series and the story goes on. You can read it on my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-ii/ as well as the stories behind all my photos. Subscribe to get all my posts, tutorials and exciting news the moment I post them. Next coming: something I was promising for a long time (read: my creative & processing method) which is in the making and you'll be the first to get it if you subscribe http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/

One Prudential Plaza, Chicago – Architects Naess & Murphy

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2014-05-10 19:03:48 (24 comments, 21 reshares, 267 +1s)Open 

Point FINAL  
NYC as you will never see it again... You can't see NYC like this anymore, since the Freedom Tower - WTC1 has been added to its skyline. I shot this image when the place of the old WTC was still empty and this is actually a reprocessing according to my new vision for it. So, I could call it a historical image. And it's a historical image for another reason, it's the last image I added to the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Thank you all for the many questions about it, the book is finished and we are a few days away from its launching. We'll post the announcement over the next days and if you don't want to miss it, you can subscribe to my site as it will first appear there http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/ Small trivia: the book counts 400+ pages. I think it's a record...

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Point FINAL  
NYC as you will never see it again... You can't see NYC like this anymore, since the Freedom Tower - WTC1 has been added to its skyline. I shot this image when the place of the old WTC was still empty and this is actually a reprocessing according to my new vision for it. So, I could call it a historical image. And it's a historical image for another reason, it's the last image I added to the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Thank you all for the many questions about it, the book is finished and we are a few days away from its launching. We'll post the announcement over the next days and if you don't want to miss it, you can subscribe to my site as it will first appear there http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/ Small trivia: the book counts 400+ pages. I think it's a record...

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2014-10-21 16:40:06 (14 comments, 3 reshares, 107 +1s)Open 

Let's play in Black & White turned to Color challenge  - or something totally different from me – Color!! 
Temple of Poseidon – Cape Sounio, Athens
Bringing the challenge from Facebook to Google+. This challenge started as a B&W challenge then it turned to color after +Nathan Wirth  had the great idea to challenge a few B&W photographers to post some color work and now it's spreading out like fire. I'm happy to have been challenged by Nathan because this gave me the reason and impulse to experiment with color again after a long time of working exclusively in B&W. I think challenge is the best way of keeping us awake and creative, to find new ways of expression or to vary and improve the ones we already have. I tried to work on each of my color images in a slightly different way and this is another one. I may post them all here so you can see another facetof my w... more »

Let's play in Black & White turned to Color challenge  - or something totally different from me – Color!! 
Temple of Poseidon – Cape Sounio, Athens
Bringing the challenge from Facebook to Google+. This challenge started as a B&W challenge then it turned to color after +Nathan Wirth  had the great idea to challenge a few B&W photographers to post some color work and now it's spreading out like fire. I'm happy to have been challenged by Nathan because this gave me the reason and impulse to experiment with color again after a long time of working exclusively in B&W. I think challenge is the best way of keeping us awake and creative, to find new ways of expression or to vary and improve the ones we already have. I tried to work on each of my color images in a slightly different way and this is another one. I may post them all here so you can see another facet of my work. Also a slightly different architectural subject for me, not my usual architectural style, but something to inspire you to look back to history. 
Happy color day, y'all! ___

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2014-10-17 16:12:49 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

ATHENS 2014 Fine Art Architectural Workshop - November 15-16
Just ONE  month left till the Athens event!! 
B&W, Long exposure, Architecture, (en)Visionography, Fine Art, Photography Drawing, Great sponsors with plenty of valuable prizes  +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs   +SmugMug   +DxO Labs +Camerapixo   +Stark-Magazine  ...plus a wonderful city with great weather, sea and delicious food (meaning you should plan to stay a few more days to taste it all :) 
Thank you everyone who signed up and looking forward to meeting you for a great and fun fine art weekend in Athens. We still have 2 spots left, you can join us by registering at http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/

ATHENS 2014 Fine Art Architectural Workshop - November 15-16
Just ONE  month left till the Athens event!! 
B&W, Long exposure, Architecture, (en)Visionography, Fine Art, Photography Drawing, Great sponsors with plenty of valuable prizes  +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs   +SmugMug   +DxO Labs +Camerapixo   +Stark-Magazine  ...plus a wonderful city with great weather, sea and delicious food (meaning you should plan to stay a few more days to taste it all :) 
Thank you everyone who signed up and looking forward to meeting you for a great and fun fine art weekend in Athens. We still have 2 spots left, you can join us by registering at http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/___

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2014-10-14 14:48:09 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

CRAFT & VISION Publication - Photograph Magazine – Featured Portfolio & Extensive Interview_
http://craftandvision.com/products/photograph-no-9
Very excited to have my B&W architectural portfolio and an interview about how I create my photography work, published in a renowned magazine I admire, Craft And Vision's Photograph, run by +David duChemin ,  a photographer I admire even more for his work and all his photography related activities. A real model. Thanks David  and the C&V team! This is an issue dedicated to B&W with not only photography but also articles about processing and printing B&W images. You can get it discounted till Oct 14 (TODAY) for only $ 6.40. Very much worth it, have a pleasant read! 

CRAFT & VISION Publication - Photograph Magazine – Featured Portfolio & Extensive Interview_
http://craftandvision.com/products/photograph-no-9
Very excited to have my B&W architectural portfolio and an interview about how I create my photography work, published in a renowned magazine I admire, Craft And Vision's Photograph, run by +David duChemin ,  a photographer I admire even more for his work and all his photography related activities. A real model. Thanks David  and the C&V team! This is an issue dedicated to B&W with not only photography but also articles about processing and printing B&W images. You can get it discounted till Oct 14 (TODAY) for only $ 6.40. Very much worth it, have a pleasant read! ___

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2014-10-13 17:41:37 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

THE ESSENTIAL TILT-SHIFT LENS GUIDE
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/essential-tilt-shift-l…/
Part of the extensive tilt-shift lens study I published in the book From Basics to Fine Art, written together with +Joel Tjintjelaar   , you can now find this guide on my blog. It was initially published on the +Topaz Labs  blog and it was received with a lot of enthusiasm, as you cannot find at this moment on the internet another T/S guide to have all this information about architectural photography. For the entire study, please refer to the book at this link http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaanna…/…/frombasicstofineart
I will also work with my students at Athens B&W Fine Art Workshop on November 15-16, the ones interested in the TS lens, and we will study it in the field, shooting some great locations. I have 2 more spots left for the event, if you want to register please usethis link... more »

THE ESSENTIAL TILT-SHIFT LENS GUIDE
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/essential-tilt-shift-l…/
Part of the extensive tilt-shift lens study I published in the book From Basics to Fine Art, written together with +Joel Tjintjelaar   , you can now find this guide on my blog. It was initially published on the +Topaz Labs  blog and it was received with a lot of enthusiasm, as you cannot find at this moment on the internet another T/S guide to have all this information about architectural photography. For the entire study, please refer to the book at this link http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaanna…/…/frombasicstofineart
I will also work with my students at Athens B&W Fine Art Workshop on November 15-16, the ones interested in the TS lens, and we will study it in the field, shooting some great locations. I have 2 more spots left for the event, if you want to register please use this linkhttp://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/ ___

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2014-10-07 19:20:42 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

(en)Visionography B&W Fine Art Contest – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!
See all the winners and what's next on my blog post http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/envisionography-contest/
Thank you all for participating and congratulations to the winners. If you want to see who won 1st, 2nd and 3rd PRIZE of the contest (prize a copy of the book From Basics to Fine Art + publication) and who will be the 104 images published in the special issue of +Camerapixo  dedicated to (en)Visionography – The New Fine Art Photography, go to the link above. 
Many thanks to the jury +Joel Tjintjelaar  +Anetta G. Heller  +Artur J. Heller  who, just like me, had a very hard task in choosing the winners among so many great images. We all loved it and hope this contest will help you in getting exposure for your work and taking your photography even further. Good luck to all! ‪#‎envis... more »

(en)Visionography B&W Fine Art Contest – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!
See all the winners and what's next on my blog post http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/envisionography-contest/
Thank you all for participating and congratulations to the winners. If you want to see who won 1st, 2nd and 3rd PRIZE of the contest (prize a copy of the book From Basics to Fine Art + publication) and who will be the 104 images published in the special issue of +Camerapixo  dedicated to (en)Visionography – The New Fine Art Photography, go to the link above. 
Many thanks to the jury +Joel Tjintjelaar  +Anetta G. Heller  +Artur J. Heller  who, just like me, had a very hard task in choosing the winners among so many great images. We all loved it and hope this contest will help you in getting exposure for your work and taking your photography even further. Good luck to all! 
‪#‎envisionographycontest‬___

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2014-10-04 13:22:06 (14 comments, 6 reshares, 115 +1s)Open 

NET-York City
Brooklyn Bridge looking over Manhattan – you can see the 8 Spruce Street Frank Gehry building being built in the distance.
An older image that I haven't posted publicly yet (except for the book From Basics to Fine Art) and that I felt today that it was time for it to see the light of day. I do this with quite a few of my images. I keep them for myself for a while. It might seem a bit selfish to do this, but for me it's part of the creation of a photograph, and it might take years till an image is ready to be seen. Some will never be seen, probably. I don't know what I will do with an image when I finish it. Or rather, I consider an image finished the moment it is ready to leave me. It can stay on my hard disk finished for a long time before anyone else sees it. Why? It's part of the creation process, part of the “ritual”. Creating needs time, it needs tobe li... more »

NET-York City
Brooklyn Bridge looking over Manhattan – you can see the 8 Spruce Street Frank Gehry building being built in the distance.
An older image that I haven't posted publicly yet (except for the book From Basics to Fine Art) and that I felt today that it was time for it to see the light of day. I do this with quite a few of my images. I keep them for myself for a while. It might seem a bit selfish to do this, but for me it's part of the creation of a photograph, and it might take years till an image is ready to be seen. Some will never be seen, probably. I don't know what I will do with an image when I finish it. Or rather, I consider an image finished the moment it is ready to leave me. It can stay on my hard disk finished for a long time before anyone else sees it. Why? It's part of the creation process, part of the “ritual”. Creating needs time, it needs to be lived, it needs to be for myself first and then for other eyes. I need to live with my images before I show them to the world. This image made me think about different things over time. It's a multiple metaphor for me. It makes me think about the force of dreams, but also about the force of constraints that rule our lives, it makes me think about different worlds that are coexisting but don't touch, about imagination that transcends any obstacle, and it makes me think about the world we live in, the networking world and its huge benefits but also its limitations. A whole world living in the inter-space between reality and science-fiction... we are here now that you are looking at this photo...
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/net-york-city-creative-process/
Shot in 2009 with a Sony Cyber-shot DCS-H5, a bridge camera I used in the past when traveling.
If you're wondering, my next image will come soon and it will be from Chicago, a new piece in my Fluid Time T/S blur series.
And because I was just listening to this Leonard Cohen song, and it's happening in NYC … Chelsea Hotel No. 2 - Leonard Cohen - Singing___

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2014-10-02 12:18:34 (13 comments, 2 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

These days I'm into new things. One of them is Ello. The others, you will find out soon...:)
If you're on Ello too, come say hi and follow me. Here's my profile. And while you're at it, leave your profile link in the comments so I can follow you too.
PS. not exactly related, but I was just thinking earlier about what Alfred Stieglitz once said: "In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality." I think I know what he meant... You? 
Cheers everyone, enjoy whatever you're doing! 
https://ello.co/juliaannagospodarou

These days I'm into new things. One of them is Ello. The others, you will find out soon...:)
If you're on Ello too, come say hi and follow me. Here's my profile. And while you're at it, leave your profile link in the comments so I can follow you too.
PS. not exactly related, but I was just thinking earlier about what Alfred Stieglitz once said: "In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality." I think I know what he meant... You? 
Cheers everyone, enjoy whatever you're doing! 
https://ello.co/juliaannagospodarou___

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2014-09-28 17:23:11 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

PROUD & HAPPY
Μεγάλη μου ευχαρίστηση να είμαι φιλοξενούμενη και πάλι σε ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα και καλύτερα Ελληνικά ειδησεογραφικά δίκτυα Protagon.gr (official) Ένα άρθρο για το ATHENS WORKSHOP 2014 που διοργανώνω για τρίτη φορά στη Αθήνα το Νοέμβρη και που ήταν στην πρώτη του έκδοση, πριν από τρία χρόνια, το πρώτο σεμινάριο fine art ασπρόμαυρης φωτογραφίας που έχει ποτέ διοργανωθεί στην Ελλάδα και ακόμα είναι το μόνο που ασχολείται με την αρχιτεκτονική φωτογραφία.
Very excited to be hosted at one of the best and biggest news hub in Greece, Protagon, withan article dedicated to ATHENS Workshop 2014 that I'm organizing for the third time in Athens, workshop that was, at its first edition, 3 years ago, the first B&W fine art photography workshop ever organized in Greece and it still is the only one dealing with architectural photography. Very proud about it and happy to meet my... more »

PROUD & HAPPY
Μεγάλη μου ευχαρίστηση να είμαι φιλοξενούμενη και πάλι σε ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα και καλύτερα Ελληνικά ειδησεογραφικά δίκτυα Protagon.gr (official) Ένα άρθρο για το ATHENS WORKSHOP 2014 που διοργανώνω για τρίτη φορά στη Αθήνα το Νοέμβρη και που ήταν στην πρώτη του έκδοση, πριν από τρία χρόνια, το πρώτο σεμινάριο fine art ασπρόμαυρης φωτογραφίας που έχει ποτέ διοργανωθεί στην Ελλάδα και ακόμα είναι το μόνο που ασχολείται με την αρχιτεκτονική φωτογραφία.
Very excited to be hosted at one of the best and biggest news hub in Greece, Protagon, with an article dedicated to ATHENS Workshop 2014 that I'm organizing for the third time in Athens, workshop that was, at its first edition, 3 years ago, the first B&W fine art photography workshop ever organized in Greece and it still is the only one dealing with architectural photography. Very proud about it and happy to meet my students again in less than 2 months.
The article is in Greek, if you don't speak Greek, you know by now, Google Translate is your best friend .
Thank you +stefanos kastrinakis  for the invitation!
Details about the workshop http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/___

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2014-09-25 13:06:11 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

ATHENS Workshop 2014, Nov 15-16 ...and more
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/
First, I want to congratulate everyone who won a Honorable Mention at the IPA 2014 (the HM have just been announced). All  the images I submitted won multiple Honorable Mentions which makes me happy and now I'm looking forward to the awards announcements next week. Good luck to you all! 
Second, a few words about the Athens workshop. There are just a few spots left, so, if you want to participate, book your spot because we're approaching the limit of admissions.
One question I was asked and I want to answer here, is about the equipment you need in order to attend (or that you need in general, by extension). The answer is that you don't need any fancy camera or lens, you don't need a tilt-shift lens or some complex external LCD screens, you don't need a fullf... more »

ATHENS Workshop 2014, Nov 15-16 ...and more
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/
First, I want to congratulate everyone who won a Honorable Mention at the IPA 2014 (the HM have just been announced). All  the images I submitted won multiple Honorable Mentions which makes me happy and now I'm looking forward to the awards announcements next week. Good luck to you all! 
Second, a few words about the Athens workshop. There are just a few spots left, so, if you want to participate, book your spot because we're approaching the limit of admissions.
One question I was asked and I want to answer here, is about the equipment you need in order to attend (or that you need in general, by extension). The answer is that you don't need any fancy camera or lens, you don't need a tilt-shift lens or some complex external LCD screens, you don't need a full frame camera to create great images. I've shot many of my award winning-images with a crop camera and a common all-around lens, with regular filters and a flimsy tripod, and never thought the equipment would stop me express my vision. And it didn't. If you have more advanced tools, that's great, use them, they will help you, but if you don't, that's great too. All you need is to love photography and be eager to explore your vision and personal style. And know that photography will make you happy even when you use the most modest tools because everything starts inside yourself and not in the piece of metal and plastic the camera is..
Have a look at the great work my past students created, many of them with basic DSLRs and kit lenses. They all loved doing it though. And the results show it.
http://www.juliaannagospodarou.com/Information/Testimonials/28076373_z7sCLX___

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2014-09-24 18:28:09 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

(en)Visionography B&W Fine Art Photography Contest ‪#‎envisionographycontest‬ 
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/envisionography-contest/
Proud to present the new contest I'm organizing together with +Camerapixo  only for the members of the Facebook group I created a little while ago (en)Visionography – The New Fine Art Photography. To participate you have be a member of the group. Join us here https://www.facebook.com/groups/envisionography/
The winners will have the opportunity to have their work published in the internationally acclaimed magazine Camerapixo that has a reach of more than 200.000 readers. There will be a special issue of the magazine dedicated to the group and it will comprise the best work published here. In addition, me and +Joel Tjintjelaar , we will personally offer 3 FREE copies of our book From Basics to Fine Art to 3winners. <... more »

(en)Visionography B&W Fine Art Photography Contest ‪#‎envisionographycontest‬ 
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/envisionography-contest/
Proud to present the new contest I'm organizing together with +Camerapixo  only for the members of the Facebook group I created a little while ago (en)Visionography – The New Fine Art Photography. To participate you have be a member of the group. Join us here https://www.facebook.com/groups/envisionography/
The winners will have the opportunity to have their work published in the internationally acclaimed magazine Camerapixo that has a reach of more than 200.000 readers. There will be a special issue of the magazine dedicated to the group and it will comprise the best work published here. In addition, me and +Joel Tjintjelaar , we will personally offer 3 FREE copies of our book From Basics to Fine Art to 3 winners. 
All you have to do is post great photography on the group and we will do the rest to give you exposure and a book that was compared by many to the books of Ansel Adams (not my words, what critics say). 
Thank you +Artur J. Heller  and +Anetta G. Heller  for this fantastic offer, you show once more that you love photography and photographers.
To see how the contest will unfold please have a look at the blog post I made about it at the link above. All the details are there. 
Good luck and I can't wait to see your submissions.___

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2014-09-13 14:22:53 (21 comments, 3 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

FULL Review - FIRECREST 16 IRND 4.8  filters by +Formatt-Hitech
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/firecrest-16-irnd-formatt-hitech-review/
As promised, here is an extensive review of the Firecrest filters posted on my blog. My impressions after working with the filters for a few weeks. RAW files to check the result and even to download and see in large, also processed images to see the results. I have enjoyed working with these filters at the max and I promise you, if you try them out once, you will never want to use anything else again. Firecrest is indeed the best ND filter have shot with to date – not only free from color cast but also free from vignette and so easy to use. Read the review to see much more.
If you have questions, they are more than welcome.

FULL Review - FIRECREST 16 IRND 4.8  filters by +Formatt-Hitech
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/firecrest-16-irnd-formatt-hitech-review/
As promised, here is an extensive review of the Firecrest filters posted on my blog. My impressions after working with the filters for a few weeks. RAW files to check the result and even to download and see in large, also processed images to see the results. I have enjoyed working with these filters at the max and I promise you, if you try them out once, you will never want to use anything else again. Firecrest is indeed the best ND filter have shot with to date – not only free from color cast but also free from vignette and so easy to use. Read the review to see much more.
If you have questions, they are more than welcome.___

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2014-09-05 15:29:12 (15 comments, 3 reshares, 131 +1s)Open 

In Search of Lost Time (À la recherche du temps perdu)
 Shot with the new +Formatt-Hitech  Firecrest 16 ND filter.

This is my first image shot with the  Firecrest 16 stops ND filter that I have just received a few days ago, and with the T/S lens + Canon 5D MKIII, and it is a landscape! 
Surprise?!!!  
Yes, I'm an architecture lover (read obsessed:)) but I'm in love with nature too.
Some more thoughts about everything in the blog post I made about it http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/search-lost-time-la-recherche-du-temps-perdu-firecrest-16-nd-filter/
 I'm already extremely pleased with the results I get with this filter. Shooting with the Firecrest 16 is like shooting without any filter at all, that's how neutral these filters are. I was shooting exposures of 8 minutes and more at sunset these days, exposures where all NDs would give you alot of... more »

In Search of Lost Time (À la recherche du temps perdu)
 Shot with the new +Formatt-Hitech  Firecrest 16 ND filter.

This is my first image shot with the  Firecrest 16 stops ND filter that I have just received a few days ago, and with the T/S lens + Canon 5D MKIII, and it is a landscape! 
Surprise?!!!  
Yes, I'm an architecture lover (read obsessed:)) but I'm in love with nature too.
Some more thoughts about everything in the blog post I made about it http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/search-lost-time-la-recherche-du-temps-perdu-firecrest-16-nd-filter/
 I'm already extremely pleased with the results I get with this filter. Shooting with the Firecrest 16 is like shooting without any filter at all, that's how neutral these filters are. I was shooting exposures of 8 minutes and more at sunset these days, exposures where all NDs would give you a lot of color cast, just to try this filter at its limits. Well, guess what! No color cast whatsoever, it's that good! I'll let you all know more of my impressions with the new Firecrest (plus RAW files) soon. 
Technical Data: 
Long Exposure Tilt-Shift image.
- Camera settings: 473.0 sec. (~ 8 minutes) @ f/14, ISO 100
- Neutral Density Filters: circular ND 16 stops  Formatt Hitech Filters Firecrest 16
- Shot with Canon 5D MK3 & Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II
- T/S settings – no tilt, no shift, camera and lens leveled perfectly horizontal.
Processing Software: 
- LR5, PS CS6, Topaz Labs B&W Effects +DeNoise + Detail, NIK Silver Efex Pro.
You can get a 15% discount for the Topaz Labs products with code “juliaannagospodarou” from here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html ___

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2014-09-01 12:53:57 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

A BIG thank you!!!
...to all  those who signed up for the ATHENS 2014 Fine Art Workshop, from its launch two days ago till now. I promise you a unique experience, filled with beauty, knowledge, photography and the flavors of Athens. I've already arranged with the gods of photography and they will all be with us :)
The workshop will be followed by a period of free online mentoring and processing assistance. Find out more and sign up at the link below!
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/
Looking forward to seeing you in Athens! 
Sponsored by our very kind traditional sponsors +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs  +DxO Labs  +SmugMug +Camerapixo  +Stark-Magazine  Big thanks to them too! 

A BIG thank you!!!
...to all  those who signed up for the ATHENS 2014 Fine Art Workshop, from its launch two days ago till now. I promise you a unique experience, filled with beauty, knowledge, photography and the flavors of Athens. I've already arranged with the gods of photography and they will all be with us :)
The workshop will be followed by a period of free online mentoring and processing assistance. Find out more and sign up at the link below!
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/
Looking forward to seeing you in Athens! 
Sponsored by our very kind traditional sponsors +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs  +DxO Labs  +SmugMug +Camerapixo  +Stark-Magazine  Big thanks to them too! ___

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2014-08-30 16:15:43 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

ATHENS 2014 FINE ART ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP November 15-16
Officially LAUNCHED NOW!
Info & sign up on my blog: http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/ 3rd Edition in the workshop series From Basics to Fine Art 
Maximum 10 participants!
Shoot great  architecture in Athens, learn how to discover your vision, personal style, and create (en)Visionography™, learn B&W post-processing with the method of Photography Drawing™ (PhtD), learn how to use a tilt-shift lens and all kinds of ND filters to shoot long exposure fine art.
An event kindly sponsored by our traditional sponsors with  great give-aways  +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs  +SmugMug  +DxO Labs  +Stark-Magazine  +Camerapixo   
Se you in Athens! It will be my great pleasure to guide you through this famous city in a fine art way.
#athens2014   #workshops   #fineart   #arch... more »

ATHENS 2014 FINE ART ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP November 15-16
Officially LAUNCHED NOW!
Info & sign up on my blog: http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop/ 3rd Edition in the workshop series From Basics to Fine Art 
Maximum 10 participants!
Shoot great  architecture in Athens, learn how to discover your vision, personal style, and create (en)Visionography™, learn B&W post-processing with the method of Photography Drawing™ (PhtD), learn how to use a tilt-shift lens and all kinds of ND filters to shoot long exposure fine art.
An event kindly sponsored by our traditional sponsors with  great give-aways  +Formatt-Hitech  +Topaz Labs  +SmugMug  +DxO Labs  +Stark-Magazine  +Camerapixo   
Se you in Athens! It will be my great pleasure to guide you through this famous city in a fine art way.
#athens2014   #workshops   #fineart   #architeture   #blackandwhite   #longexposure  ___

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2014-08-28 17:47:04 (6 comments, 5 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

You asked for it, I deliver! : ) Pre-announcement!!
ATHENS 2014 FINE ART ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP November 15-16
OFFICIAL Launch and sign up in 2 DAYS: Saturday August 30, 6.00 pm CET, 7.00 (19.00) pm Greece Time on my blog.
ONLY 10 participants! 
Featuring our amazing traditional sponsors with yet again great give-aways +Formatt-Hitech   +Topaz Labs  +SmugMug  +DxO Labs   +Stark-Magazine  +Camerapixo   I'll only unveil one give-away for now but it's s great one: The NEW official Formatt-Hitech Firecrest 16 F-Stop Filter Set (we'll have another surprise related to this, you'll love it!)
More in my blog post: http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop-preannouncement/ 
#athens   #workshops   #architecture   #blackandwhite  

You asked for it, I deliver! : ) Pre-announcement!!
ATHENS 2014 FINE ART ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP November 15-16
OFFICIAL Launch and sign up in 2 DAYS: Saturday August 30, 6.00 pm CET, 7.00 (19.00) pm Greece Time on my blog.
ONLY 10 participants! 
Featuring our amazing traditional sponsors with yet again great give-aways +Formatt-Hitech   +Topaz Labs  +SmugMug  +DxO Labs   +Stark-Magazine  +Camerapixo   I'll only unveil one give-away for now but it's s great one: The NEW official Formatt-Hitech Firecrest 16 F-Stop Filter Set (we'll have another surprise related to this, you'll love it!)
More in my blog post: http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/athens-2014-workshop-preannouncement/ 
#athens   #workshops   #architecture   #blackandwhite  ___

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2014-08-27 15:59:12 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

MORE great reviews of FROM BASICS TO FINE ART book
A book by yours truly and +Joel Tjintjelaar   An excellent  review by T. Michael Testi published today on 2 prestigious news and critique sites: one of the the Seattle's best-known newspapers seattlepi.com and a renowned site for blog reviews blogcritics.org. We're happy that the good reactions keep coming from critics and readers also. A big thank you again to everyone who bought the book and to those that have written about it. We're grateful and very excited to be helpful to so many B&W fine art photographers.
If you want to buy the book, here is the link to it http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 

A small quote from the review: “From Basics To Fine Art is by far the most complete and well written book on photography that I have read in years. At over 400 pages, Iwould... more »

MORE great reviews of FROM BASICS TO FINE ART book
A book by yours truly and +Joel Tjintjelaar   An excellent  review by T. Michael Testi published today on 2 prestigious news and critique sites: one of the the Seattle's best-known newspapers seattlepi.com and a renowned site for blog reviews blogcritics.org. We're happy that the good reactions keep coming from critics and readers also. A big thank you again to everyone who bought the book and to those that have written about it. We're grateful and very excited to be helpful to so many B&W fine art photographers.
If you want to buy the book, here is the link to it http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 

A small quote from the review: “From Basics To Fine Art is by far the most complete and well written book on photography that I have read in years. At over 400 pages, I would not say it is an easy read, but more of an educational one. There is no fluff here. It is the quintessential ‘Start at the beginning and continue until you get to the end’ type of book. (…) From Basics To Fine Art is a must read for anyone who is looking to make their way into the world of fine art.“
And the links to the 2 reviews:
http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Book-Review-From-Basics-To-Fine-Art-by-Julia-5712952.php 
http://blogcritics.org/book-review-from-basics-to-fine-art-by-julia-anna-gospodarou-and-joel-tjintjelaar/ 
#frombasicstofineart   #fineart   #blackandwhite  ___

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2014-08-11 15:19:49 (23 comments, 11 reshares, 140 +1s)Open 

FLUID TIME IV – Stopping Time - Vision and Making Of
Wrigley Building & Trump Tower – Chicago
A new image in the T/S LE series Fluid Time and a new “Vision & Making of” post on my blog with the details of my creative and editing process with the method of Photography Drawing PhtD™
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/vision-making-of-fluid-time-iv-wrigley-building-trump-tower-chicago/ 
A complex image created from 4 captures with lots of work in building the base for my (en)Visionography. I can say I sweated for this image. You'll see why in the small video tutorial I posted together with the image. YouTube: http://youtu.be/gGj0z0PPa9Q Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/102982904
For more info on everything: vision, (en)Visionography, Photography Drawing, B&W processing and more, you can read the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and+Joel Tjint... more »

FLUID TIME IV – Stopping Time - Vision and Making Of
Wrigley Building & Trump Tower – Chicago
A new image in the T/S LE series Fluid Time and a new “Vision & Making of” post on my blog with the details of my creative and editing process with the method of Photography Drawing PhtD™
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/vision-making-of-fluid-time-iv-wrigley-building-trump-tower-chicago/ 
A complex image created from 4 captures with lots of work in building the base for my (en)Visionography. I can say I sweated for this image. You'll see why in the small video tutorial I posted together with the image. YouTube: http://youtu.be/gGj0z0PPa9Q Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/102982904
For more info on everything: vision, (en)Visionography, Photography Drawing, B&W processing and more, you can read the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  The best thing with the book: you can read about Joel's methods and tricks too, not only about mines, so you'll get a 2 in one dose of  fine art - or should I say overdose? : ) Order the book here: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
Technical Data:
Canon 5D MK3 + T/S lens Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II + 10+6=16 stops +Formatt-Hitech   JT edition IRND ProStop filters + Circular Polarizer
T/S settings – 8.5 degrees - maximum tilt, 12mm – maximum shift (rise)
LE shot: 241.0 sec. @ f/4, ISO 100
SE shots: 1/500 sec. @ f/3.5, ISO 100
Processing:
LR + PS CS6 +  +Topaz Labs  BW Effects + DeNoise + Detail + ReMask + +DxO Labs View Point
Topaz 15%  discount with code “juliaannagospodarou” from http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html Topaz Adjust promotion: 50% off with code  “augadjust” - August 13-31, same link.
But no more words here. See everything in a better presentation on my blog.
Cheers everyone and happy summer!!! ___

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2014-07-24 14:08:58 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

From Basics to Fine Art & Topaz Full Collection Give-away – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!
Thank you everyone for entering the contest give-away we organized with +Topaz Labs  The contest was an absolute success, there were around 3,300 entries to win 5 copies of the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  and the Topaz full collection. We are thrilled and humbled by your participation and we thank you for your vote of confidence! I won't post the names of the winners here, but I already sent an email to all so they know who they are. If you didn't win, don't be sad, it wasn't an easy battle to compete with 3,300 other people and the draw of the winners was randomly done.
If you still want to get the  book, here is the link where you can buy it http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart and if you want the Topaz collection or any of the plugins, youcan ... more »

From Basics to Fine Art & Topaz Full Collection Give-away – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!!!
Thank you everyone for entering the contest give-away we organized with +Topaz Labs  The contest was an absolute success, there were around 3,300 entries to win 5 copies of the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  and the Topaz full collection. We are thrilled and humbled by your participation and we thank you for your vote of confidence! I won't post the names of the winners here, but I already sent an email to all so they know who they are. If you didn't win, don't be sad, it wasn't an easy battle to compete with 3,300 other people and the draw of the winners was randomly done.
If you still want to get the  book, here is the link where you can buy it http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart and if you want the Topaz collection or any of the plugins, you can get it from http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with 15% discount, using the code “juliaannagospodarou”  ReMask has a 50% off promotion till end July with code “julyremask”___

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2014-07-23 15:01:52 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography – BOOK REVIEW by  +Antony Northcutt 
http://antonynorthcutt.com/news/blog/art/from-basics-to-fine-art-a-review/
If you're still wondering how the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar is, read a great review by Antony Northcutt, fine art photographer and instructor, to see what he thinks.
And then have a look at some of my thoughts about Antony, the book and more, on my blog.
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/from-basics-to-fine-art-review-antony-northcutt/
#frombasicstofineart  #b&wphotography #fineart #architecture 

From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography – BOOK REVIEW by  +Antony Northcutt 
http://antonynorthcutt.com/news/blog/art/from-basics-to-fine-art-a-review/
If you're still wondering how the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar is, read a great review by Antony Northcutt, fine art photographer and instructor, to see what he thinks.
And then have a look at some of my thoughts about Antony, the book and more, on my blog.
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/from-basics-to-fine-art-review-antony-northcutt/
#frombasicstofineart  #b&wphotography #fineart #architecture ___

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2014-07-21 12:15:57 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

THE ESSENTIAL TILT-SHIFT LENS GUIDE http://blog.topazlabs.com/tilt-shift-lens/
Another tutorial I created for the +Topaz Labs  blog. If you want to learn to work with a T/S lens here are the most important things you need to know. Much more on this subject in the dedicated extensive chapter in the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  FROM BASICS TO FINE ART – B&W Photography that you can buy from here http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart

Good news - Topaz just released ReMask 4 which is an amazing tool for creating selections and masks and the new version is just fantastic – so fast and accurate! I'm recommending it warmly, if you want to save some time on your selections, and headaches too. Get it from this link  http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html  with 50% discount with code JULYREMASK till end July. 

PS1.More Topa... more »

THE ESSENTIAL TILT-SHIFT LENS GUIDE http://blog.topazlabs.com/tilt-shift-lens/
Another tutorial I created for the +Topaz Labs  blog. If you want to learn to work with a T/S lens here are the most important things you need to know. Much more on this subject in the dedicated extensive chapter in the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  FROM BASICS TO FINE ART – B&W Photography that you can buy from here http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart

Good news - Topaz just released ReMask 4 which is an amazing tool for creating selections and masks and the new version is just fantastic – so fast and accurate! I'm recommending it warmly, if you want to save some time on your selections, and headaches too. Get it from this link  http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html  with 50% discount with code JULYREMASK till end July. 

PS1. More Topaz collaboration good news very soon!!!  You'll like it because you asked for it... : )
PS2. My new photo in the T/S LE series Fluid Time – An (en)Visionographic Chicago Story is almost ready to launch and is called “Stopping Time”. I'll be back soon with it and the story behind it – vision & processing, as usual!  
PS3. Have fun on your holidays! Gotta love summer!!___

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2014-07-15 19:02:33 (31 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

FROM BASICS TO FINE ART eBook + TOPAZ COLLECTION Give-away

Just a few more days left!! Don't forget to enter to win one of the 5 FREE copies of the book on B&W Photography by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar   plus the full +Topaz Labs  Collection  http://www.topazlabs.com/contest/june.html  
If you can't wait to have the book, you can get it right now from http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
Also if you can't wait to have the Topaz plugins you can get them right now too from http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html  with 15% discount, using the code “juliaannagospodarou”
Enjoy and fingers crossed!! 

FROM BASICS TO FINE ART eBook + TOPAZ COLLECTION Give-away

Just a few more days left!! Don't forget to enter to win one of the 5 FREE copies of the book on B&W Photography by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar   plus the full +Topaz Labs  Collection  http://www.topazlabs.com/contest/june.html  
If you can't wait to have the book, you can get it right now from http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
Also if you can't wait to have the Topaz plugins you can get them right now too from http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html  with 15% discount, using the code “juliaannagospodarou”
Enjoy and fingers crossed!! ___

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2014-07-02 12:28:57 (38 comments, 4 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

Third year in a row, happy to be awarded!
GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE (1st, 2nd & 3rd prize) & 2 Honorable Mentions at PX3 2014 PROFESSIONALS – Prix de la Photographie de Paris - The most prestigious European fine art competition with many thousands of submissions from 85 countries – for my series “Fluid Time – An (en)Visionographic Chicago Story” and “Exuberance of Strings”. 
Worth mentioning maybe, I won the only GOLD medal in my category, one of the few categories this year where the jury gave only one gold. So I'm even prouder for that. 
I didn't have much time to work on my photographs this year, due to the long hours I dedicated to the book From Basics to Fine Art plus the workshops and the mentoring programs I'm doing, but I'm delighted to say that all the images I've entered in the competition won an award and even more. 
Congrats toall my fellow ph... more »

Third year in a row, happy to be awarded!
GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE (1st, 2nd & 3rd prize) & 2 Honorable Mentions at PX3 2014 PROFESSIONALS – Prix de la Photographie de Paris - The most prestigious European fine art competition with many thousands of submissions from 85 countries – for my series “Fluid Time – An (en)Visionographic Chicago Story” and “Exuberance of Strings”. 
Worth mentioning maybe, I won the only GOLD medal in my category, one of the few categories this year where the jury gave only one gold. So I'm even prouder for that. 
I didn't have much time to work on my photographs this year, due to the long hours I dedicated to the book From Basics to Fine Art plus the workshops and the mentoring programs I'm doing, but I'm delighted to say that all the images I've entered in the competition won an award and even more. 
Congrats to all my fellow photographers that won distinctions this year, Professionals and Non-Professionals as well! Very much inspiring work this year! 
More about everything on my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/first-second-third-prize-px3-2014-professionals/___

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2014-06-30 14:32:28 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

5 FREE COPIES of the book “From Basics to Fine Art - B&W Photography” + 5 Complete +Topaz Labs  Collection
Happy to say that we partnered with Topaz Labs to give away a great bundle – value 440 USD – the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  that is already a big success together with the full collection of Topaz plugins. Enter to win them at http://www.topazlabs.com/contest/june.html 
If you want only the book you can get it from here: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
If you want only the Topaz plugins you can get 15 % discount with code 'juliaannagospodarou” from here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html 
But be sure you also enter the contest to win both! Good luck and fingers crossed!! :)

5 FREE COPIES of the book “From Basics to Fine Art - B&W Photography” + 5 Complete +Topaz Labs  Collection
Happy to say that we partnered with Topaz Labs to give away a great bundle – value 440 USD – the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  that is already a big success together with the full collection of Topaz plugins. Enter to win them at http://www.topazlabs.com/contest/june.html 
If you want only the book you can get it from here: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
If you want only the Topaz plugins you can get 15 % discount with code 'juliaannagospodarou” from here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html 
But be sure you also enter the contest to win both! Good luck and fingers crossed!! :)___

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2014-06-26 15:08:23 (41 comments, 10 reshares, 248 +1s)Open 

Exuberance I - Rio-Antirrio Bridge – Partas, Greece
NEW Photo and blog post about the vision & processing behind it
First time publicly posting this image. You can also see it in the book From Basics to Fine Art, written with +Joel Tjintjelaar  and that you can buy here http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart , together with many other images I never posted publicly. These images can be seen only in the book, being created especially for it. You can find details about the creation and processing of this and many others in the book.
Also, you can read about the vision and processing of the image in my blog http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/exuberance-i-making-of-vision-processing/ 
Not a long exposure this time, yes I do shoot handheld once in a while and especially when there are no clouds or water in my frame. An image of abri... more »

Exuberance I - Rio-Antirrio Bridge – Partas, Greece
NEW Photo and blog post about the vision & processing behind it
First time publicly posting this image. You can also see it in the book From Basics to Fine Art, written with +Joel Tjintjelaar  and that you can buy here http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart , together with many other images I never posted publicly. These images can be seen only in the book, being created especially for it. You can find details about the creation and processing of this and many others in the book.
Also, you can read about the vision and processing of the image in my blog http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/exuberance-i-making-of-vision-processing/ 
Not a long exposure this time, yes I do shoot handheld once in a while and especially when there are no clouds or water in my frame. An image of a bridge I love and whose realization I followed closely from the first to the last moment of its construction. 
Technical Data:
Camera: Nikon D7000
Lens: Tamron 18-270 mm PZD 
EXIF: 1/100 @ 20mm, f/16, ISO 100, Polarizing filter attached
Processing: PS CS6, LR4, Topaz BW Effects + DeNoise + Detail

PS. Working on a new photo in the T/S blur-LE series Fluid Time - Chicago architecture. I'll be back soon with it. 
PS2. +Topaz Labs is running a great promotion for B&W Effects offering 30% discount till end June. Get it from this link http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html using the Code: JUNEBW . More about Topaz very soon!___

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2014-06-15 17:25:23 (10 comments, 11 reshares, 108 +1s)Open 

TIPS For Architectural Photography
- A collaboration with my good friends and great professionals from +SmugMug 
Hope you didn't get bored of my photography advice, because I have more for you : ) I've been quite active on this front lately and here is an article I wrote for SmugMug and that appeared in the UK architectural site Building | Construction | Design. More to come! 
http://www.buildingconstructiondesign.co.uk/news/tips-for-architectural-photography/ 
10 “quick & dirty” pieces of advice on what you can do to get great B&W architectural photographs.  Many more of these tips, plus a lot of other things, in the 424 pages long book you already know by now, From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography, with co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar , that you can find at this link http://bit.ly/TS21Qy 
#photography   #architecture   #blackandwhite  

TIPS For Architectural Photography
- A collaboration with my good friends and great professionals from +SmugMug 
Hope you didn't get bored of my photography advice, because I have more for you : ) I've been quite active on this front lately and here is an article I wrote for SmugMug and that appeared in the UK architectural site Building | Construction | Design. More to come! 
http://www.buildingconstructiondesign.co.uk/news/tips-for-architectural-photography/ 
10 “quick & dirty” pieces of advice on what you can do to get great B&W architectural photographs.  Many more of these tips, plus a lot of other things, in the 424 pages long book you already know by now, From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography, with co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar , that you can find at this link http://bit.ly/TS21Qy 
#photography   #architecture   #blackandwhite  ___

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2014-06-14 15:41:56 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

NEW EXTENSIVE B&W Processing Tutorial – Photography Drawing™ with B&W Effects - Now on +Topaz Labs  blog
http://blog.topazlabs.com/tutorials/photography-drawings-phtd-topaz-bw-effects/ 
New detailed tutorial published on Topaz Labs blog - how I use the Topaz plugins, mainly B&W Effects, DeNoise, Clarity, Detail, ReMask to process my image Fluid Time II – a tilt-shift blur long exposure shot taken in Chicago, using my processing method, Photography Drawing (PhtD). I received many questions about this topic - here I'm sharing my workflow and give some tips that help me get the results you see in my work. Much more about PhtD and my B&W processing workflow in the book “From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography” written with +Joel Tjintjelaar   Find the book here: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineartPS. You can g... more »

NEW EXTENSIVE B&W Processing Tutorial – Photography Drawing™ with B&W Effects - Now on +Topaz Labs  blog
http://blog.topazlabs.com/tutorials/photography-drawings-phtd-topaz-bw-effects/ 
New detailed tutorial published on Topaz Labs blog - how I use the Topaz plugins, mainly B&W Effects, DeNoise, Clarity, Detail, ReMask to process my image Fluid Time II – a tilt-shift blur long exposure shot taken in Chicago, using my processing method, Photography Drawing (PhtD). I received many questions about this topic - here I'm sharing my workflow and give some tips that help me get the results you see in my work. Much more about PhtD and my B&W processing workflow in the book “From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography” written with +Joel Tjintjelaar   Find the book here: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart
PS. You can get the Topaz Plugins with 15% discount from this link  http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with code "juliaannagospodarou"___

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2014-06-12 15:52:48 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

SPECIAL OFFERS for purchasing FROM BASICS TO FINE ART book
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/basics-fine-art-special-offers/ 
We have 3 great offers for those who purchase, or have purchased, the book From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  from our friends, fine art magazine +Stark-Magazine  and fine art photographer and instructor +Ian Barber . 
- 1 YEAR FREE subscription on digital fine art magazine Stark-Magazine, ONLY for the readers of the book. Offered by Jason Lowry, founder and publisher of Stark Magazine.
- 30% discount for entering Stark Awards international photography competition, discount that lasts till the final deadline, again ONLY for the readers of the book.
- 30% discount for the Luminosity Grading Panel by Ian Barber, tool that you can use for creating very sophisticated selections, as theones w... more »

SPECIAL OFFERS for purchasing FROM BASICS TO FINE ART book
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/basics-fine-art-special-offers/ 
We have 3 great offers for those who purchase, or have purchased, the book From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  from our friends, fine art magazine +Stark-Magazine  and fine art photographer and instructor +Ian Barber . 
- 1 YEAR FREE subscription on digital fine art magazine Stark-Magazine, ONLY for the readers of the book. Offered by Jason Lowry, founder and publisher of Stark Magazine.
- 30% discount for entering Stark Awards international photography competition, discount that lasts till the final deadline, again ONLY for the readers of the book.
- 30% discount for the Luminosity Grading Panel by Ian Barber, tool that you can use for creating very sophisticated selections, as the ones we are talking about in the book. Also ONLY for the readers of the book. 
You can purchase the book from this link: http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart and we will be in touch with you on how to get the offers.
#frombasicstofineart   #blackandwhite   #architecture   #fineart   #books  ___

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2014-06-09 11:39:47 (17 comments, 8 reshares, 174 +1s)Open 

Thank you +Topaz Labs  for the great questions and for the opportunity to share with the readers my views and "secrets" on B&W, long exposure and architectural photography, on how I use Topaz BW Effects and many more. 
Check out the interview if you didn't do it yet! 
http://blog.topazlabs.com/architectural-photography-julia-anna-gospodarou/
You can get the Topaz plugins from this link http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with 15% discount if you use the code "juliaannagospodarou". 
Wishing everyone a lovely Whit Monday and a great week ahead! : )

Check out our interview with architect and fine art photographer, Julia Anna Gospodarou and learn about everything from daytime long exposures to which features she prefers the most in Topaz B&W Effects: http://buff.ly/1uebmyo___Thank you +Topaz Labs  for the great questions and for the opportunity to share with the readers my views and "secrets" on B&W, long exposure and architectural photography, on how I use Topaz BW Effects and many more. 
Check out the interview if you didn't do it yet! 
http://blog.topazlabs.com/architectural-photography-julia-anna-gospodarou/
You can get the Topaz plugins from this link http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with 15% discount if you use the code "juliaannagospodarou". 
Wishing everyone a lovely Whit Monday and a great week ahead! : )

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2014-06-04 16:53:38 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 50 +1s)Open 

Extensive NEW Interview for +Topaz Labs
http://blog.topazlabs.com/architectural-photography-julia-anna-gospodarou/ 
Very happy to have a new extensive interview just published on Topaz Labs site. Topaz is one of my favorite software, with  B&W Effects and DeNoise being the plugins I'm using mostly in my work. You can read some tips & tricks for architectural photography, long exposure, B&W, what I think about HDR, plus other theoretical and practical subjects, including how to use some great features of BW Effects. Also, what is my next dream place to go to with my camera and many more... 
Also, a surprise is on its way... not saying more for now...

PS. You can get the Topaz software with a discount of 15% if you use the code "juliaannagospodarou" at this link http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html Enjoy! 

Extensive NEW Interview for +Topaz Labs
http://blog.topazlabs.com/architectural-photography-julia-anna-gospodarou/ 
Very happy to have a new extensive interview just published on Topaz Labs site. Topaz is one of my favorite software, with  B&W Effects and DeNoise being the plugins I'm using mostly in my work. You can read some tips & tricks for architectural photography, long exposure, B&W, what I think about HDR, plus other theoretical and practical subjects, including how to use some great features of BW Effects. Also, what is my next dream place to go to with my camera and many more... 
Also, a surprise is on its way... not saying more for now...

PS. You can get the Topaz software with a discount of 15% if you use the code "juliaannagospodarou" at this link http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html Enjoy! ___

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2014-06-02 17:47:37 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography – Book REVIEW

http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/from-basics-to-fine-art-noel-baldewijns-review/
Two weeks after its publications, we have received the best impressions from the readers about the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Here is another review to the book done by +Noel Baldewijns . Have a look if you want to see what you can read in the book (if you haven't already read it) and how we're covering the subjects we treat. Quoting Noel about the book: “...this book is “THE” necessary reference...“ and “...it is the most complete book ever published on this subject.”
Thank you, Noel, for a great review and everyone who read it for the good words!

#frombasicstofineart   #blackandwhite #bw #photography #fineart

From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography – Book REVIEW

http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/from-basics-to-fine-art-noel-baldewijns-review/
Two weeks after its publications, we have received the best impressions from the readers about the book by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Here is another review to the book done by +Noel Baldewijns . Have a look if you want to see what you can read in the book (if you haven't already read it) and how we're covering the subjects we treat. Quoting Noel about the book: “...this book is “THE” necessary reference...“ and “...it is the most complete book ever published on this subject.”
Thank you, Noel, for a great review and everyone who read it for the good words!

#frombasicstofineart   #blackandwhite #bw #photography #fineart___

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2014-05-25 18:04:29 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

From Basics to Fine Art – BOOK REVIEW

We had a fantastic feedback so far and here's a great review written by +Jack Torcello   to the book  by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar Not only what  Jack says honors us in the highest degree but Jack's writing style is just wonderful. I particularily liked the word play between "Gospodarou" and "gospel" (that I'm emphasizing in the image too). I admit I never thought about it this association, but it's a great find.
 http://torcello.wordpress.com/2014/05/24/if-barnbaum-was-the-bible-of-black-and-white/  
If you know who Barnbaum is, then no other comment is needed from me. If you don't, just read the review. You can also see this post on my site http://bit.ly/1r6oMyq
And if you want to read the book yourself, here's where you can find ithttp://si... more »

From Basics to Fine Art – BOOK REVIEW

We had a fantastic feedback so far and here's a great review written by +Jack Torcello   to the book  by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar Not only what  Jack says honors us in the highest degree but Jack's writing style is just wonderful. I particularily liked the word play between "Gospodarou" and "gospel" (that I'm emphasizing in the image too). I admit I never thought about it this association, but it's a great find.
 http://torcello.wordpress.com/2014/05/24/if-barnbaum-was-the-bible-of-black-and-white/  
If you know who Barnbaum is, then no other comment is needed from me. If you don't, just read the review. You can also see this post on my site http://bit.ly/1r6oMyq
And if you want to read the book yourself, here's where you can find it http://sites.fastspring.com/juliaannagospodarou/product/frombasicstofineart 
#frombasicstofineart   #blackandwhitw   #bw #fineart #photography  ___

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2014-05-23 16:49:47 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

From Basics to Fine Art – EXTENSIVE BOOK PREVIEW NOW AVAILABLE

Almost a week ago we announced with my co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar the final release of our book From Basics to Fine Art and, unless you purchased the book, we only showed the cover publicly. We have a BOOK PREVIEW AVAILABLE now, so why not have a quick look what’s inside to find out why this book already received quite a few fantastic reviews http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ and why we think +Artur J. Heller  did a fantastic job designing the book for us.

From Basics to Fine Art – EXTENSIVE BOOK PREVIEW NOW AVAILABLE

Almost a week ago we announced with my co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar the final release of our book From Basics to Fine Art and, unless you purchased the book, we only showed the cover publicly. We have a BOOK PREVIEW AVAILABLE now, so why not have a quick look what’s inside to find out why this book already received quite a few fantastic reviews http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ and why we think +Artur J. Heller  did a fantastic job designing the book for us.___

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2014-05-18 17:18:37 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

FROM BASICS TO FINE ART – THANK YOU!!
Yesterday +Joel Tjintjelaar  and I launched our long awaited book that you can find here http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ The moment finally came after we tried to make it perfect. The response was fantastic and we are so happy for this and want to say a HUGE thank you to everyone that bought the book and for the wonderful feedback that we already receive in emails. Another HUGE thank you goes to our exquisite graphic designer +Artur J. Heller  and to +Camerapixo  and +Anetta G. Heller  for helping us and for making this book an example of great graphic design. We warmly recommend Artur to anyone wanting to create a professional design. The third HUGE thank you goes to our proofreader +Charles Azzopardi  who offered his language and literary talent to make this book agreat ... more »

FROM BASICS TO FINE ART – THANK YOU!!
Yesterday +Joel Tjintjelaar  and I launched our long awaited book that you can find here http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ The moment finally came after we tried to make it perfect. The response was fantastic and we are so happy for this and want to say a HUGE thank you to everyone that bought the book and for the wonderful feedback that we already receive in emails. Another HUGE thank you goes to our exquisite graphic designer +Artur J. Heller  and to +Camerapixo  and +Anetta G. Heller  for helping us and for making this book an example of great graphic design. We warmly recommend Artur to anyone wanting to create a professional design. The third HUGE thank you goes to our proofreader +Charles Azzopardi  who offered his language and literary talent to make this book a great success. Thank you, Artur! Thank you, Charles! Thank you all, I'm humbled and very grateful for this success!___

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2014-05-17 16:10:02 (13 comments, 4 reshares, 51 +1s)Open 

Official release book “From Basics to Fine Art” - Book can be purchased NOW from our FastSpring webshop. First 30 buyers to receive 20% off!
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ 
+Joel Tjintjelaar and I are very excited to announce that the official sales of our long awaited book  “From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography - Architecture and Beyond” has started now on May 17, 2014. Click on our website link to find more info on the book with some testimonials from the experts, and of course the link to our web shop where you can purchase the eBook. First 30 buyers only will receive a very limited 20% discount. So hurry!

Official release book “From Basics to Fine Art” - Book can be purchased NOW from our FastSpring webshop. First 30 buyers to receive 20% off!
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-basics-fine-art-books-can-purchased-now/ 
+Joel Tjintjelaar and I are very excited to announce that the official sales of our long awaited book  “From Basics to Fine Art – B&W Photography - Architecture and Beyond” has started now on May 17, 2014. Click on our website link to find more info on the book with some testimonials from the experts, and of course the link to our web shop where you can purchase the eBook. First 30 buyers only will receive a very limited 20% discount. So hurry!___

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2014-05-15 17:15:33 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Official book release FROM BASICS TO FINE ART - Saturday May 17 with 20% discount offer
After almost 2 years of working on it with my co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar   , only 2 days left. We're happy to announce that finally, the book From Basics to Fine Art - B&W Photography - Architecture and Beyond, the eBook version for now, will be published and can be purchased starting this Saturday, May 17. It has become a very special book, and actually these are not our words. Read more on our website. As an introduction offer, the FIRST 30 will get a 20% discount. 
Sales start: Saturday May 17, 2014 - 6pm CET/ 9am PDT/ 12 noon EDT.
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-from-basics-to-fine-art-saturday-may-17/

Official book release FROM BASICS TO FINE ART - Saturday May 17 with 20% discount offer
After almost 2 years of working on it with my co-author +Joel Tjintjelaar   , only 2 days left. We're happy to announce that finally, the book From Basics to Fine Art - B&W Photography - Architecture and Beyond, the eBook version for now, will be published and can be purchased starting this Saturday, May 17. It has become a very special book, and actually these are not our words. Read more on our website. As an introduction offer, the FIRST 30 will get a 20% discount. 
Sales start: Saturday May 17, 2014 - 6pm CET/ 9am PDT/ 12 noon EDT.
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/official-book-release-from-basics-to-fine-art-saturday-may-17/___

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2014-05-10 19:03:48 (24 comments, 21 reshares, 267 +1s)Open 

Point FINAL  
NYC as you will never see it again... You can't see NYC like this anymore, since the Freedom Tower - WTC1 has been added to its skyline. I shot this image when the place of the old WTC was still empty and this is actually a reprocessing according to my new vision for it. So, I could call it a historical image. And it's a historical image for another reason, it's the last image I added to the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Thank you all for the many questions about it, the book is finished and we are a few days away from its launching. We'll post the announcement over the next days and if you don't want to miss it, you can subscribe to my site as it will first appear there http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/ Small trivia: the book counts 400+ pages. I think it's a record...

#frombasicstofineart #... more »

Point FINAL  
NYC as you will never see it again... You can't see NYC like this anymore, since the Freedom Tower - WTC1 has been added to its skyline. I shot this image when the place of the old WTC was still empty and this is actually a reprocessing according to my new vision for it. So, I could call it a historical image. And it's a historical image for another reason, it's the last image I added to the book From Basics to Fine Art by me and +Joel Tjintjelaar  Thank you all for the many questions about it, the book is finished and we are a few days away from its launching. We'll post the announcement over the next days and if you don't want to miss it, you can subscribe to my site as it will first appear there http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/ Small trivia: the book counts 400+ pages. I think it's a record...

#frombasicstofineart  #architecture #newyorkcity #nyc #fineart #blackandwhite___

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2014-04-29 19:13:10 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

The 1st Postulate of VISION
“Inspiration is not to be found outside, but inside yourself”
What you see in the outside world  is only a pretext for you to feel something about what you see and be inspired to translate it into images by using vision. So, next time you will be searching for inspiration you know what to do. Don't search to find it by looking at what others do, but look inside yourself to find your real vision.  It's there where you will find the answer.
www.envisionography.com

#envisionography   #vision   #fineartphotography  

The 1st Postulate of VISION
“Inspiration is not to be found outside, but inside yourself”
What you see in the outside world  is only a pretext for you to feel something about what you see and be inspired to translate it into images by using vision. So, next time you will be searching for inspiration you know what to do. Don't search to find it by looking at what others do, but look inside yourself to find your real vision.  It's there where you will find the answer.
www.envisionography.com

#envisionography   #vision   #fineartphotography  ___

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2014-04-10 16:42:25 (24 comments, 5 reshares, 145 +1s)Open 

Fluid Time III – Two Worlds  http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-iii/ 
_Hancock Tower, Chicago – Architects  SOM _
The 3rd part of my (en)Visionographic Chicago Story, shot during the Chicago Architectural workshop 2013 that I organized with Vision Explorers. This is one of the tallest (344 m), most impressive and fascinating buildings of the Windy City, and one of the best subjects to shot for my LE Tilt-Shift Blur series. 
My photography/art advice for the day: 
“(beep) the rest!  If you feel that you are right, then you are” (pardon the language : )) You can read much more about this in my Guide to Vision™ http://bit.ly/18sgntX (with better language also) and in the upcoming book From Basics to Fine Art – A set with 35 rules of how to discover your vision and personal style, taken from more than 20 years experience I have inworking with art, ... more »

Fluid Time III – Two Worlds  http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-iii/ 
_Hancock Tower, Chicago – Architects  SOM _
The 3rd part of my (en)Visionographic Chicago Story, shot during the Chicago Architectural workshop 2013 that I organized with Vision Explorers. This is one of the tallest (344 m), most impressive and fascinating buildings of the Windy City, and one of the best subjects to shot for my LE Tilt-Shift Blur series. 
My photography/art advice for the day: 
“(beep) the rest!  If you feel that you are right, then you are” (pardon the language : )) You can read much more about this in my Guide to Vision™ http://bit.ly/18sgntX (with better language also) and in the upcoming book From Basics to Fine Art – A set with 35 rules of how to discover your vision and personal style, taken from more than 20 years experience I have in working with art, architecture and photography and also from the experience of many great artists of all times that were in the same spot before me. 
You are the source of everything you create, do never forget this! So, don't try to copy, don't try to emulate, it will not be “You” and it will show. Just have a look around you and you will see who is expressing his own self in his work and words and who is just following. Nothing bad in being inspired, but do not stop there, you will lose yourself as an artist, you will miss your creative purpose. And you may have just one chance to do this because life is short, it's not just a cliché. On the other side, if you do believe in what you do, don't care what others say, what others do, just do your thing. Follow your instincts and they will get you there eventually. Trust your logic and feelings and transform them into images, this is what art is about, being true to your beliefs and finding a way to put them out there for the world to see them. If you do this, you accomplished your mission in front of yourself. 
And don't forget, this is a very tough world, the world of art. Especially once you reach a certain level of exposure. As an artist you are by default exposed since you show your most inner self in your art. You couldn't do your job if you weren't, but that makes you vulnerable: of being critiqued, of being envied, of unscrupulous people  using your work or taking advantage of your ideas without giving you credit, of being scrutinized all the time. I'm talking from experience here, mine and others'. But it shouldn't scare you, it's normal. And you should keep in mind that true value and talent, plus hard work  will always prevail, will always be rewarded. So, trust in yourself and your art, go on doing what you do and don't care about anything else! You are the one that counts, because you have the vision that will become that masterpiece you have in mind...  you are the creator of your “Mona Lisa”...

Technique: T/S LE = Tilt + Shift + Long Exposure
Camera settings: 393.0 sec. @ f/6.3, ISO 100
Shot with Canon 5D MK3 & TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II 
T/S settings - 8.5 degrees oblique tilt at 45 degrees rotation, 12mm shift (rise)
Filters: 10+6 stops +Formatt-Hitech  Filters ProStop IRND - Joel Tjintjelaar Edition
Processing - LR5, PS CS6, +Topaz Labs  B&W Effects 2+Topaz DeNoise 5 + Topaz Detail 3

I have to say that Topaz DeNoise  did a great job in removing the noise from this image. I'm really happy with how it worked in this case, I was even wondering if I should process the image or not since it had quite a bit of noise, before I passed it through Topaz DeNoise. Check out all the Topaz plugins here  http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html  and if you like them get a 15% discount with code “juliaannagospodarou”. Topaz Detail has an even better discount this month. 50% off with code "aprdetail" from the same link. 

For more technical (processing etc.)  details about this image, you know by now, I invite you over to my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-iii/ ___

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2014-04-06 15:30:52 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

(en)Visionography™   www.envisionography.com
Now (en)Visionography - The New Photography – has its own domain name and soon a dedicated site. By now you know what (en)Visionography means, but do you know WHY the word is written  like this and why it is so important to be written like this? What the prefix “(en)” in front of “Visionography” means and that it bears with it a whole artistic philosophy. Do you know what an (en)Visionographer is? How to create (en)Visionography? What the Manifest of (en)Visionography is? These and many  more you will find out on www.envisionography.com  and in the upcoming book From Basics to Fine Art  - yes, I know, we're a bit late with it and we apologize for that, but we're 99,99999% done and so excited to be launching very soon. And I promise you, it will be PERFECT!!!

#envisionography   #vision   #fineart  #juliaannagospodaro... more »

(en)Visionography™   www.envisionography.com
Now (en)Visionography - The New Photography – has its own domain name and soon a dedicated site. By now you know what (en)Visionography means, but do you know WHY the word is written  like this and why it is so important to be written like this? What the prefix “(en)” in front of “Visionography” means and that it bears with it a whole artistic philosophy. Do you know what an (en)Visionographer is? How to create (en)Visionography? What the Manifest of (en)Visionography is? These and many  more you will find out on www.envisionography.com  and in the upcoming book From Basics to Fine Art  - yes, I know, we're a bit late with it and we apologize for that, but we're 99,99999% done and so excited to be launching very soon. And I promise you, it will be PERFECT!!!

#envisionography   #vision   #fineart   #juliaannagospodarou   #blackandwhite   #photography  ___

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2014-04-01 18:32:18 (8 comments, 7 reshares, 69 +1s)Open 

LifO Magazine Interview  http://www.lifo.gr/team/omorfia/47230 
Στα Ελληνικά και πάλι! : ) Δημοσιευμένη σε ένα πολύ δημοφιλές περιοδικό που αγαπώ πολύ, το LifO, είμαι σίγουρη ότι το ξέρετε όλοι. Και αυτό με κάνει πολύ υπερήφανη!!! 
Another interview in Greek, in a magazine I love and read a lot, with a circulation of more than 300.000 copies per week, so I'm very proud to have been asked to be published there. A thank you to Thanasis Haramis for the invitation and the great questions!! For my friends who don't speak Greek, this is mostly about photography and about being a fine art architectural photographer in Athens, my experiences and my professional plans. I promise I'll talk about these things and more in English also very soon, so don't besad if “it all sounds Greek to you” : ) 
Enjoy and thank you for all your wonderful support!
PS. Check out the iPad ve... more »

LifO Magazine Interview  http://www.lifo.gr/team/omorfia/47230 
Στα Ελληνικά και πάλι! : ) Δημοσιευμένη σε ένα πολύ δημοφιλές περιοδικό που αγαπώ πολύ, το LifO, είμαι σίγουρη ότι το ξέρετε όλοι. Και αυτό με κάνει πολύ υπερήφανη!!! 
Another interview in Greek, in a magazine I love and read a lot, with a circulation of more than 300.000 copies per week, so I'm very proud to have been asked to be published there. A thank you to Thanasis Haramis for the invitation and the great questions!! For my friends who don't speak Greek, this is mostly about photography and about being a fine art architectural photographer in Athens, my experiences and my professional plans. I promise I'll talk about these things and more in English also very soon, so don't be sad if “it all sounds Greek to you” : ) 
Enjoy and thank you for all your wonderful support!
PS. Check out the iPad version! It's said to be very cool!!
#architecturalphotography   #blackandwhite   #fineart    #athens   #lifo   #interview  ___

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2014-03-29 15:56:41 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Metropolis Magazine Interview
Μια συνέντευξη “εφ'ολης της ύλης” που έδωσα για το περιοδικό Metropolis που κυκλοφορεί και μπορείτε να το διαβάσετε από σήμερα. Αθήνα και γιατί την αγαπώ.
A new interview with me in the Greek magazine Metropolis that you can find at the news stands from today. No photography this time (not much, anyway). Talking about Athens, history, architecture, life in the city and more. If you don't speak Greek, well, you'll have to find a friend who does, to translate it for you, if you want to hear me talking about anything else than (en)Visionography, Photography Drawing and fine art : ) I can only tell you that it's (even more) interesting. 
Enjoy!! 
Photo and questions by Stefanos Kastrinakis http://issuu.com/metropolisnews/docs/metropolis_032014... more »

Metropolis Magazine Interview
Μια συνέντευξη “εφ'ολης της ύλης” που έδωσα για το περιοδικό Metropolis που κυκλοφορεί και μπορείτε να το διαβάσετε από σήμερα. Αθήνα και γιατί την αγαπώ.
A new interview with me in the Greek magazine Metropolis that you can find at the news stands from today. No photography this time (not much, anyway). Talking about Athens, history, architecture, life in the city and more. If you don't speak Greek, well, you'll have to find a friend who does, to translate it for you, if you want to hear me talking about anything else than (en)Visionography, Photography Drawing and fine art : ) I can only tell you that it's (even more) interesting. 
Enjoy!! 
Photo and questions by Stefanos Kastrinakis 
http://issuu.com/metropolisnews/docs/metropolis_032014___

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2014-03-16 19:24:19 (16 comments, 8 reshares, 183 +1s)Open 

Plus One Collection III
My submission  for this year's book - the image Fluid Time II – Chicago architecture, from a series I'm currently working on and from which I'll be posting the next image very soon.
It's the third year  I'm participating to this collection put together by +Ivan Makarov   and +Andy Lee  and I'm happy to take part  in a project that is becoming a wonderful tradition of publishing art to raise money and help those in need.
The cause this year is   The Samburu Project, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides access to safe, clean and drinking water to communities in Kenya.  http://www.thesamburuproject.org/ 
Submissions are open for just one more day and it's for a  noble cause, so hurry if you want to send your images. Details about how to submit https://plu... more »

Plus One Collection III
My submission  for this year's book - the image Fluid Time II – Chicago architecture, from a series I'm currently working on and from which I'll be posting the next image very soon.
It's the third year  I'm participating to this collection put together by +Ivan Makarov   and +Andy Lee  and I'm happy to take part  in a project that is becoming a wonderful tradition of publishing art to raise money and help those in need.
The cause this year is   The Samburu Project, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides access to safe, clean and drinking water to communities in Kenya.  http://www.thesamburuproject.org/ 
Submissions are open for just one more day and it's for a  noble cause, so hurry if you want to send your images. Details about how to submit  https://plus.google.com/u/1/+IvanMakarov/posts/c54Y13Ljif2 

#PlusOneCollectionIII   #chicago #architecture   #FluidTime    #TiltShift  ___

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2014-03-15 19:31:33 (16 comments, 14 reshares, 143 +1s)Open 

Another great Athens fine art architectural workshop!!
I had such a wonderful time today with my student shooting the best Neoclassical architecture in Athens. More great time and lovely architecture for the next 2 days! 
Image processing: my newest discovery +DxO Labs  Film Pack 4. If you love film like I do, you will love it.

Another great Athens fine art architectural workshop!!
I had such a wonderful time today with my student shooting the best Neoclassical architecture in Athens. More great time and lovely architecture for the next 2 days! 
Image processing: my newest discovery +DxO Labs  Film Pack 4. If you love film like I do, you will love it.___

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2014-03-14 12:24:39 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

To be the first to get my news and photos just subscribe to my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/  News on From Basics To Fine Art book there soon!

To be the first to get my news and photos just subscribe to my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/  News on From Basics To Fine Art book there soon!___

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2014-03-13 13:06:01 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Topaz DeNoise Feature of Ode to Black II – Anima Black
Hello World! No, I didn't disappear : ) I'm back and happy to be featured by +Topaz Labs  again!! I was telling you some time ago that I have a new love among the Topaz plugins and this is the DeNoise one. Have a look at my photo in this feature and what a great job DeNoise did with it, removing all the noise while keeping the detail sharp. I just love that! There's a great 50% discount till March 31st (39.99USD) and believe me, it's worth every penny! You can get it here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with the code “mardenoise”. 
Check out the feature as well http://www.topazlabs.com/denoise 

Topaz DeNoise Feature of Ode to Black II – Anima Black
Hello World! No, I didn't disappear : ) I'm back and happy to be featured by +Topaz Labs  again!! I was telling you some time ago that I have a new love among the Topaz plugins and this is the DeNoise one. Have a look at my photo in this feature and what a great job DeNoise did with it, removing all the noise while keeping the detail sharp. I just love that! There's a great 50% discount till March 31st (39.99USD) and believe me, it's worth every penny! You can get it here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html with the code “mardenoise”. 
Check out the feature as well http://www.topazlabs.com/denoise ___

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2014-02-26 18:08:33 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

There are not many things I like more than preparing for a new workshop... 
So much looking forward to it, every time!!
http://www.juliaannagospodarou.com/Workshops/Private-Workshops/28087940_jFBDS3

There are not many things I like more than preparing for a new workshop... 
So much looking forward to it, every time!!
http://www.juliaannagospodarou.com/Workshops/Private-Workshops/28087940_jFBDS3___

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2014-02-18 13:18:04 (27 comments, 11 reshares, 193 +1s)Open 

Shadows of A Soul – Part Deux
Berlin – Jewish Museum - Architect Daniel Libeskind
You can see the first part of the Shadows of A Soul series here http://bit.ly/1eIRZTG These are images I never posted publicly and you can only see them on my site. 
For more about this image stay tuned, I'll post the story behind it in a couple of days, together with details about the processing, since it was a quite complicated image to work on. This is a combination of 5 images and I'll show you how I made this look like it does. Believe me, it has nothing to do with the originals. But I won't spoil the surprise... : )
Subscribe now so you don't miss it http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/
Whoever knows me better knows that I'm totally in love with people motion blur in photography. People motion blur can travel me to a totally different world and show methin... more »

Shadows of A Soul – Part Deux
Berlin – Jewish Museum - Architect Daniel Libeskind
You can see the first part of the Shadows of A Soul series here http://bit.ly/1eIRZTG These are images I never posted publicly and you can only see them on my site. 
For more about this image stay tuned, I'll post the story behind it in a couple of days, together with details about the processing, since it was a quite complicated image to work on. This is a combination of 5 images and I'll show you how I made this look like it does. Believe me, it has nothing to do with the originals. But I won't spoil the surprise... : )
Subscribe now so you don't miss it http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/
Whoever knows me better knows that I'm totally in love with people motion blur in photography. People motion blur can travel me to a totally different world and show me things I'll never see in normal circumstances, it's like a transcendental experience to watch this kind of images and to create them myself. That “state of trance” that only art can set you in, I'm feeling it when I come in contact with this kind of photographs or when I live them by working on them. 
It all started in 1994 when I saw the people motion blur work of Alexey Titarenko http://www.alexeytitarenko.com/ for the first time. It was the moment I came in contact with Fine art photography and when I understood that there is much more to it than to click the shutter and capture a nice scene. When I understood that you can use photography to explore worlds unseen by anyone and that you can show this worlds to everyone then and make them part of your experience. That was a turning point on my artistic path, that was the moment when I started to “see” not only to look... 
I had pretty much the same feelings when I saw for the first time for real an exhibition with the paintings of Francis Bacon http://www.francis-bacon.com/ in Paris in 1996. If you are familiar with Bacon you know that in his paintings the bodies of the subjects are also “blurred”, contorted, changed. They lose their shape to transform into something else that takes you to another dimension, to subconscious and even further. Even if using different tools, photography and painting, for me the two artists are similar as for how far they go with exploring the unseen side of this world and how powerful the experience can be. I still haven't found something that can replace the sensation the work of these two artists give me. 
This was a long introduction to why I like to work with people motion blur, for those who don't know that already. 
But as I said ...more about it in a couple of days. See you on my site.
 
#motionblur   #berlin   #architecture  ___

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2014-02-07 17:23:49 (17 comments, 8 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

PHOTOGRAPHY DRAWING™ - Black and white (en)Visioning and processing method
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/photography-drawing/ 
My secret.... ? Use the magic of light and shadow to shape the world. But HOW?? 
I was asked many times what is my secret in photography. How do I make the world look perfect? My answers was by “drawing my photographs”. Many of you know, I'm talking about Photography Drawing for a long time, must be at least 2 years but I never till now made a serious study on this method. The time has come though to make this secret public. I'm doing it in the upcoming book “From Basics to Fine Art” that I'm writing with +Joel Tjintjelaar  and I'm now posting a large fragment from the book that will give you an insight into my mind and explain this method. 
More about it, also all the Processing Steps inPhotography D... more »

PHOTOGRAPHY DRAWING™ - Black and white (en)Visioning and processing method
http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/photography-drawing/ 
My secret.... ? Use the magic of light and shadow to shape the world. But HOW?? 
I was asked many times what is my secret in photography. How do I make the world look perfect? My answers was by “drawing my photographs”. Many of you know, I'm talking about Photography Drawing for a long time, must be at least 2 years but I never till now made a serious study on this method. The time has come though to make this secret public. I'm doing it in the upcoming book “From Basics to Fine Art” that I'm writing with +Joel Tjintjelaar  and I'm now posting a large fragment from the book that will give you an insight into my mind and explain this method. 
More about it, also all the Processing Steps in Photography Drawing™ (not elaborated in this fragment), as well as many other topics you will find in the book that will be out in a few weeks and very soon we will start a pre-sale that will run for a limited period of time. I'll make the announcement about the pre-sale on my site, you can subscribe now to find out about it first http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/ 
PS. Happy day today as I just got my second +Formatt-Hitech  Joel Tjintjelaar IRND filter kit, this time in the circular screw on version 82mm for my T/S lens, plus an excellent new polarizing filter (that you all know I'm in love with). Thank you Formatt Hitech and +Rod Clark  You guys and your filters rock!! Hands down!
#PhotographyDrawing  ___

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2014-01-29 20:59:52 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Very excited to see my profile featured on ND Magazine next to Annie Leibovitz . I wonder if Annie knows : ))
http://ndmagazine.net/photographer/julia-anna-gospodarou/
Thank you +Nd Magazine  Quite an honor!!

Very excited to see my profile featured on ND Magazine next to Annie Leibovitz . I wonder if Annie knows : ))
http://ndmagazine.net/photographer/julia-anna-gospodarou/
Thank you +Nd Magazine  Quite an honor!!___

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2014-01-27 17:43:43 (44 comments, 9 reshares, 213 +1s)Open 

Fluid Time II – an (en)Visionographic Chicago Story
...the only purpose of art is to make you dream, to make you travel. Don't let them tell you anything else. If they do, they just don't understand...

Second chapter in my Chicago series and the story goes on. You can read it on my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-ii/ as well as the stories behind all my photos. Subscribe to get all my posts, tutorials and exciting news the moment I post them. Next coming: something I was promising for a long time (read: my creative & processing method) which is in the making and you'll be the first to get it if you subscribe http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/

One Prudential Plaza, Chicago – Architects Naess & Murphy

Some details about the image: 
Technique: T/S LE = Tilt + Shift + Long Exposure
Shot withCano... more »

Fluid Time II – an (en)Visionographic Chicago Story
...the only purpose of art is to make you dream, to make you travel. Don't let them tell you anything else. If they do, they just don't understand...

Second chapter in my Chicago series and the story goes on. You can read it on my site http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/fluid-time-ii/ as well as the stories behind all my photos. Subscribe to get all my posts, tutorials and exciting news the moment I post them. Next coming: something I was promising for a long time (read: my creative & processing method) which is in the making and you'll be the first to get it if you subscribe http://blog.juliaannagospodarou.com/subscribe/

One Prudential Plaza, Chicago – Architects Naess & Murphy

Some details about the image: 
Technique: T/S LE = Tilt + Shift + Long Exposure
Shot with Canon 5D MK3 & TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II. 
T/S settings - 8.5 degrees oblique tilt at 45 degrees rotation, 12mm shift (rise)
Filters: +Formatt-Hitech  ProStop IRND Filters
Processing - PS CS6 & LR5 & +Topaz Labs  Suite
I'm more and more delighted by the Topaz plugins these days. My latest favorite is Topaz DeNoise which did a fantastic job in the image that I will post after this one. Check out all the plugins here http://www.topazlabs.com/782.html and if you like them get a 15% discount with code “juliaannagospodarou” 

Art and Bravery? Want to know my opinion on this? I invite you over to my site.___

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