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Alan Shapiro has been at 13 events

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Peter Giordano3,648Play hookey this Friday and join us for a Photowalk with some of The Arcanum Crew! I'll be joined by Masters @108742841816580780267 @108805430409141907975 @106255898978966943774 @116071535758899190237 @108531255239680225213  @114056084994793924628 and maybe a few surprise guests as well.  Meet us at 10am EST at the Entrance to Central Park at corner of 67th Street and 5th Avenue. At 10:30am EST we'll enter Central Park and visit the Lake and Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, Sheep Meadow, the Mall (Poets' Walk) and Gapstow Bridge and leave the Park at the corner of 59th street and 5th Avenue. We should finish up right about 12p. See you there! Adrian Mueller: amueller.com  Alan Shapiro: alanshapirophotography.com A.D. Wheeler: adwheelerphotography.com James Maher: jamesmaherphotography.com Rick Sammon: ricksammon.com Scott Wyden Kivowitz: scottwyden.com The Arcanum: TheArcanum.comThe Arcanum Flash Mob Photowalk in New York City2014-12-12 16:00:0020 
Elia Locardi2,273,450Join pro travel photographers Elia Locardi and Ken Kaminesky on September 20th for a Photokina Photo Walk in beautiful Cologne! 

The Photo Walk will begin at the steps of the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) at 6:00 pm, with stops along the way at other beautiful and iconic locations! 

 All are welcome to attend, including non-photographers!  Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with the international photography community, get some great shots of Cologne and have the chance to walk away with some truly epic prizes including: • Three Fujifilm Cameras: an X-T1 with 18-55mm lens, an X-E2 with 18-55mm lens and one other camera yet to be announced • Two (soon to be released) Formatt-Hitech Filter Kits • A G-technology G-DOCK EV • A $1,000 USD voucher for Zeiss Lenses Register for the event and be entered in the drawing for prizes at: http://bit.ly/photokina-walk Use the hashtag #photokina-walk when posting to Social Media so we can follow along with your photo shares after the event. **An Important Note about Prizes:** You must be registered for the event with your real name as that information will be used to call out the Raffle Prize Winners. Only 1 entry is allowed per registrant and the winners MUST BE PRESENT or the prize will go to the next participant chosen that is present to receive it. Photokina Photo Walk 20142014-09-20 18:00:0081 
X-Rite Photo208This week @110146939041400933746  is very excited to welcome photographer and  #nikonambassador  @117510668326290837438  on to a X-Rite G+ Hangout to talk #travel   #photography   #infraredphotography   and #blackandwhite   conversions, #printing , #colormanagement  and much more. Be sure to join in!G+ Hangout with Vincent Versace2014-08-19 00:00:0026 
Jessica Lark1,137Shooting the lovely Sarah Clayton again, with some fun concepts and sexy results… I'll be teaching briefly at the beginning some of the basics of posing and interaction, however for the most part I'm inviting you to get in touch with your inner artistic voyeurism and be a fly on the lens throughout an entire session.   Q and A during down time with Apprentices of the Arcanum. It's broadcast complimentary, but afterwards will only be available to members of the Arcanum with access to the Grand Library! :) Arcanum Master Artist Jessica Lark, Live Shooting with Playboy Model Sarah Clayton - All Day Event2014-08-17 19:30:0373 
The Photoshop Show1,827Words we would use to describe @117716331467176309008  *Master Retoucher, Artist, Educator, Photographer, Inspiring* Julia Kuzmenko McKim is a Los Angeles based internationally published Beauty, Fashion & Portrait photographer, digital artist, retoucher and educator. An International College of Professional Photography (Melbourne, Australia) graduate. Retouching Academy founder, and Fstoppers Writer.  Julia is a dedicated artist committed to excellence in all that she does and encourages excellence through education and work ethic.  Along with your regular hosts, @115571998474046088312 , @108215644829092784557 and @105845861210914905032 we have a guest panellist, the amazing @100980643623677833022 will be joining us as well. If you don't know her yet, check out some of the amazing work she does here Portfolio: www.juliakuzmenko.com  Facebook page: www.facebook.com/JuliaKuzmenkoPhotography Behance page: www.behance.net/juliakuzmenko Blog: www.retouchingebooks.com/blog Fstoppers articles:www.fstoppers.com/author/julia Retouching Academy: www.retouchingacademy.comThe Photoshop Show 61 - with Guest Julia Kuzmenko McKim2014-08-06 03:00:00169 
Wacom148,561If you haven’t seen @114056084994793924628's work (http://bit.ly/1pI3EOp), you should. Every photo pops off the page and mesmerizes you. From portraits to still life, learn how Alan brings his images to life with power, punch and passion. Bring your questions on how to stay creative while creating a business from your art this Wednesday, April 30 at 11:00am PST. *Please click here to join the hangout on air: http://bit.ly/1mV7fGF*Show Me The Money: Photographer and Advertising Chief Creative Officer, Alan Shapiro on Balancing Creative Intention with a Paycheck2014-04-30 20:00:0052 
Pat Kight14,493@113977984500465768287  said she wants the Scavengers under her tree for Christmas. Let's do it! Drop by, say hi to the friends you've made during the Autumn Scavenger Hunt, share a few photos of your own festivities. (Invite going out to the Autumn Scavengers circle, but I've enabled the "on air" feature so folks from past Scavenger events can see it, and you can invite other Scavengers).Scavengers Holiday Party2013-12-24 21:00:00151 
Jason T. Wiser18,586Let them find the smile again ! #yolandaph   Philippines deserve our help ... This HOA Event series is a part of the +LetTheSunShine  Awareness Campaign. And the Our Emergent World (Haiyan Typhoon crisis support) Community *Today's Broadcast on Mobile* http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA6 For Mobile Users here is the Event link http://jtw.bz/1dtnkzy  *Here's how you can get involved!*: 1) Click the link below and give... 10$ will feed 10 Children http://jtw.bz/YolandaPHP 2) Share this post to your circles and help us to spread the word https://plus.google.com/u/0/100829958311051085709/posts/VpvDor1dg8r The people of the Philippines deserve our Help, our Love, our Awareness. Let's stay close to them in this hard moment, and become a Sunbringer with us: http://www.crowdrise.com/letthesunshineonphilippines *G+ Community*  https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104822593031281082392 Day #1 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA1  Day #2 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA2 Day #3 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA3 Day #4 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA4 Day #5 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA5 Day #6 Video on YouTube - http://jtw.bz/YolandaHOA6Typhoon Haiyan / Typhoon Yolanda #YolandaPh2013-11-29 16:00:00203 
Google+9,293,931The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033966 
Alan Shapiro3,132,397I'm continually flabbergasted (I love saying flabbergasted. Say it with me. Flabbergasted. Now say it ten times while pretending you just got your tongue pierced. Cool.) at the sheer number of certain products available for photographers. Choosing a camera bags has got to be one of the more time consuming and frustrating experiences. And a bag is one of the products that is really important right? We're carrying expensive gear around and want to protect it. But then it has to be comfortable. And easy to use. After spending far too much time searching online and walking the aisles of B&H, Adorama. PhotoPlus Expo most recently in search of the perfect camera bag, I decided to ask a friend, +Peter Waisnor from +Tenba to spend a half hour with me to talk about choosing a bag and what to look for in a bag (while promising me to stay as neutral as possible despite making *the best bags in the world.*) Join us tonight from 8:30pm - 9:00pm EST (5:30pm - 6:00pm PST) for our Hangout On Air (which will be recorded so if you can't make it, no worries. You can watch it online later)Picking a camera bag...what to look for and how to decide what's right for you2013-10-28 01:30:0080 
SmugMug45,749Join SmugMug Community Manager @106719979779567208605 and #SmugMugPro @114056084994793924628 for an afternoon of Photography fun, Big Apple style!  We will meet at the Javits Convention Center (where PPE is being held) at 3:30PM on Thursday, October 24th. From there, we will stroll southbound along the Hudson River towards the Meatpacking District, where we will hop on the world famous Highline!  Plenty of SmugMug swag for all in attendance, as well as prizes from SmugMug, X-Rite and many others! Bring whatever camera you have...even if it's just an iPhone or an Android device :)SmugMug New York City Photowalk At PhotoPlus Expo2013-10-24 15:30:0048 
The Photoshop Show1,827Want to know all about the NIK Collection by Google? Then watch The Photoshop Show live here, Tuesday October 22 at 6pm PT/9pm EST. Googlers +Laurie Rubin   will join hosts +Ron Clifford  and +Jan Kabili  to show off the amazing Nik  software by Google that will make your photos look terrific! Our very special guest is key member of the Google+ Photo Team.  +Laurie Rubin    is an award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer. She is a Product Specialist on the Google+ Photos team, where she coordinates Google's photo education and outreach to influential photographers. Laurie was Product Education Manager a Nik Software for 8 years before Nik became part of Google. The YouTube event will be embedded here on this event, as well as on The Photoshop Show YouTube channel.  Our Amazing Panel and production help is +Dave Bell and +Erika Thornes The Photoshop Show 42 - with Laurie Rubin2013-10-23 03:00:0080 
Drink and Click ™ YEG153Please meet at the front entrance of the Commerical Hotel on Whyte Ave at 6:00 pm.  I will be the one standing there with 3 lovely ladies who have agreed to model for us for the evening.  I am proposing to start off at the Blues on Whyte Pub and then proceed for a photowalk while it is still light.  We can then go back to the Blues on Whyte Pub or a different venue of our choosing for some drinks and eats then proceed with a further photowalk and repeat for as long as we wish.  Hope to see you all there.  Should you need to find us, please call or text me (Dawn) on my cell at 780-717-6245.  Bring lighting gear like flash as we will be photographing after sundown and possibly in an alley with lots of graffiti. So come prepared. Sorry for the confusion over multiple events - THIS is the correct one! Drink & Click YEG October "Shadow" Event (the RIGHT event is this one!)2013-10-05 18:00:0037 

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Photo Mania USA2,032Here is the +Photo Mania USA Best of the Best Photographers for February 2015.All photographers in this circle had their incredible photographs selected and shared on +Photo Mania USA during the month of February. Well done everybody! Each day, one of the photographs selected by +Photo Mania USA was highlighted on the +Photo Mania Global page.If you want to follow amazing photographers, we highly recommend that you add this circle. Also included in this circle are all of the excellent and hard working Curators. If you are interested in possibly getting included in this circle, and you are from the USA, add this hashtag to your excellent posts to help us find you:     #photomaniausa   curated by curated by +David Pilasky, +Marjolein Schat, +Kris Rowlands & +Dorma Wiggin2015-03-02 13:28:4691001
Just pro182  Here is my one of my basic circles, I will share now with you. Have a look and add some of these unique profiles probably to your +Google+ account. Take care, enjoy, behave, enrich, be kind. Please us all thereby, yourself of course included. None excluded at all. Thank you!  I call this one OK Basic Circle (-; 2015-03-01 00:35:42443000
Landscape Photography Show10,107If you want to be the best, then learn from the best!!  These are the Recommended Photographers from the +Landscape Photography Show !!  Share and Enjoy!!!There is still time to share your best Reflections photograph to the +Landscape Photography Community contest event on Reflections!!  Here's a link:https://plus.google.com/events/c6l9kdsgg30bc3jgvmlbrn26sb0Circle +Landscape Photography Community +Landscape Photography Show and +Landscape Photography for the Best in Landscape Photography on G+!!Share and Enjoy!!! +Margaret Tompkins #CircleShare  #SharedCircles  2015-02-27 00:07:42139101
Andrius Mačiūnas2,035Active photographers from around the world.Suggest your favorites to this circle!2015-02-26 08:39:59102000
Andrius Mačiūnas2,035Active photographers from around the world.Suggest your favorites to this circle!2015-02-26 08:39:19102000
Denyse Landry61,281Cercle des photographes qui sont vraiment intéressés, intéressants et actifs sur G + V.17*. 2015-02-25 02:14:343869716
Ercan Çakir7,073Elite Team AG Friends Circle 401Hey 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 Circle AG. They have made it to the Loyal FollowersCircle without getting tired of spreading.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.*****************************************************In the "Special Circle No. 100" will be people who share these three parts, each own circuit. So there will be only one "Special Circle"...I apologize if I made any mistake, I will correct it... Thanks again for your SUPPORT !!!*******************************************************#circle  #circleshare  #circlesharing  #circles  #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  #shared   #circle #circles #public #publiccircle   #circleshare #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers #sharingcircles   2015-02-24 07:53:584018712
Robert Connor32,260This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to grow.Share and be shared.If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle. If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!#CircleSharing #Circle #Circles #CircleOfTheDay #razil #goiania #ilheus #londrina #manaus #natal #avegantes #porto_algere #porto_seguro #porto_velho #recife #rio_de_janeiro #salvador #sao_paulo #teresina #itoria #chile #chile #santiago #colombia #colombia #bogota #colombia #cali #colombia #medellin #ecuador #ecuador #guayaquil #ecuador #quito #guyana #guyana #georgetown #paraguay 2015-02-23 10:44:29481000
Circle Connection8,650The Google+ Photographers Circle contains some of the most talented photographer's on Google+. Circle Connection is honored to bring you our first official photography circle. Please share and add these remarkable photographer's to your circle. 2015-02-20 18:01:30290000
Juhi Verma48"Circle brings together nice and interesting people.Join the Gathering Circle !! Full of nice and active friends #Engagers #EngagersCircle #SocialMedia #Google+ #SharedCircle #Marketing #SocialMediaMarketing  #Shared  #Social #GooglePlusTips #circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing  #circleoftheweek#london"2015-02-20 09:52:56494111
Juhi Verma48Circle brings together nice and interesting people.Join the Gathering Circle !! Full of nice and active friends #Engagers #EngagersCircle #SocialMedia #Google+ #SharedCircle #Marketing #SocialMediaMarketing  #Shared  #Social #GooglePlusTips #circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing  #circleoftheweek#london2015-02-20 09:51:20493001
Juhi Verma48"Circle brings together nice and interesting people.Join the Gathering Circle !! Full of nice and active friends #Engagers #EngagersCircle #SocialMedia #Google+ #SharedCircle #Marketing #SocialMediaMarketing  #Shared  #Social #GooglePlusTips #circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing  #circleoftheweek#london"2015-02-20 09:45:48493000
Colin Wilson18,785This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf 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#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #Em. #United #Kingdom #United #States #Uruguay #Uzbekistan #Vanuatu #Venezuela #Viet #Nam #Virgin #Islands #Wallis #& #Futuna #I. #Yemen #Zambia #Zimbabwe new_zealand #auckland #australia #brisbane # #new_zealand #christchurch #algeria #algeria #algiers #angola #angola #luanda2015-02-20 08:08:08493444
George Clark15,630Grow 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 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks#MovieReview #Video #Review #AamirKhan #AnushkaSharma #PKmovie #MovieTrailer #YennaiArindhaal #Hindi #Online #Entourage #YouTube #Cinema #BollywoodMovies #Automotive #Cars #Ford #BMW #Auto #Ferrari #Driving #Toyota #WinterDriving #Lamborghini #DrivingSchool #WinterDrivingTips #DistractedDriving #NewYear #AutoRepair #Audi #Supercars #NewCar #UsedCars 2015-02-19 07:23:34376022
John Cleese13,120Hey 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!#circleoftheday #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #myseoissocial #besocial #socializethesocial #trust #circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus #communities #topsocialcircle #influencers #influencer #socialnetworking #betrustable #popularitycircle #trustablesharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa #circuloscompartidos #smiletolife2015-02-18 06:41:51438654587
Noah Wesley19,929Great circle to find many interesting and interactive people!!! If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf 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#circle #circleshare #uk #business #unitedkingdom #ireland #publiccircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #ukcircles #irishcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #hk #china #face #book #link #travel #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle2015-02-18 05:12:27359333
Neil Bailey10,086If 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 - Include Circle in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately. Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!#circles #Botswana  #krabi #thailand #phuket #vietnam #vietnam #hanoi #vietnam #ho_chi_minh_city #ahrain #iran #iran #tehran #iraq #iraq #baghdad #iraq #basra #israel #israel #tel_aviv #jordan #jordan #amman #kuwait #lebanon #lebanon #beirut #oman #oman #muscat #qatar #qatar #doha #saudi_arabia 2015-02-17 05:19:464855211
Robert Connor31,716This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to grow.Share and be shared.If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle. If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!#CircleSharing #Circle #Circles #CircleOfTheDay #razil #goiania #ilheus #londrina #manaus #natal #avegantes #porto_algere #porto_seguro #porto_velho #recife #rio_de_janeiro #salvador #sao_paulo #teresina #itoria #chile #chile #santiago #colombia #colombia #bogota #colombia #cali #colombia #medellin #ecuador #ecuador #guayaquil #ecuador #quito #guyana #guyana #georgetown #paraguay 2015-02-16 10:54:24331322
Domenico Mallimo36,964Hi friends! I'm glad to share with you this #mixcircle :DTo be added in the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Do +1 t the post.  2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)         (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing).   3 - Include the circle among your circles.   4 - Share the circle (include yourself).   #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #sharedcircle #circleshare   #circlesunday   #sundaycircle    #circle #circles #circlethis #circleyoushare #sharedcircles #addcircle #slivermetalcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #chiudiilcerchio   my website http://www.slivermetal.org/http://bit.ly/pescatori2015-02-15 17:30:30499001
Mikhail Petrovsky119,110Hey my friends! Good morning/evening to all!Circle brings together nice and interesting people with similar interests, with active life position in Google+I would be grateful to all those who will join and share this Circle.Круг объединяет хороших и интересных людей со схожими интересами и активной жизненной позицией в Google +Буду признателен всем, кто присоединится и поделится этим кругом.2015-02-14 06:10:594449187106
Balram Chanda8,797If you receive this, you are in this Circle.To continue or wish to join, please complete 1 to 4 steps below.1. Add me +Bhavini Bangera   to your circles, if you haven't done so already.2. +1 this circle.3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Comment to inform me that you have done the above three things.This circle contains people who are very active on Google+. These are people who will share and re-post your circles and other content. This is a good circle to connect with each other and gain followers. ----------------- #circleshare   #circleoftheday  2015-02-11 11:33:50451000
Balram Chanda8,797If you receive this, you are in this Circle.To continue or wish to join, please complete 1 to 4 steps below.1. Add me +Balram Chanda    to your circles, if you haven't done so already.2. +1 this circle.3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Comment to inform me that you have done the above three things.This circle contains people who are very active on Google+. These are people who will share and re-post your circles and other content. This is a good circle to connect with each other and gain followers. -----------------2015-02-11 11:33:05451111
Gailen Mapes78,631Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera S - 11 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 February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 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   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-02-11 11:28:23173100
Mikhail Petrovsky118,723Good morning /evening to all!Circle of interesting people, with active life position in Google+I would be grateful to all those who will join and share this circle.Круг интересных людей с активной жизненной позицией в Google+Буду признателен всем, кто присоединится и поделится этим кругом.#ForFriends #EarthMyMother #photo 2015-02-09 16:22:504998769148
Howard Salmon15,378The Photomania Circle, February 8th Edition     This circle contain some of my favorite photographers on google+.  I planning one updating this circle on a regular bases so keep on the lookout.  Add these great photographers to enjoy both a world of amazing photographs and knowledge.  As always thank you for your support.2015-02-07 15:42:42119101
Denyse Landry59,510Cercle des photographes qui sont vraiment intéressés, intéressants et actifs sur G + V.17. 2015-02-05 00:36:4838222830
Allan watson19,674Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf 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#awesomecircle #circleme #malawi #lilongwe #morocco #morocco #agadir #morocco #casablanca #morocco #fez #morocco #marrakech #morocco #tangier #mozambique #mozambique #maputo #namibia #namibia #walvis_bay #namibia #windhoek #nigeria #nigeria #abuja #nigeria #lagos #rwanda #rwanda #kigali #senegal #senegal #dakar #sierra_leone #sierra_leone #freetown #bloemfontein 2015-02-04 07:27:05451345
HQSP Gold31,341Release 2015 January HQSP Gold circle!+Krystina Isabella Brion +Terrie Gray +Heiko Köster +Michael Sonntag +Andy Brown and +Anja Wessels  say thanks to the HQSP team and to all contributors to HQSP pages.You can support the winners and the team and yourself by adding and sharing the circle, looking at the list and commenting here.In this circle:- All who have made it with their post to the  +HQSP Gold page in January- All HQSP pages and team-members (If you got notification you are in)Regards,Anja2015-02-03 21:07:062206413
Rov Macd5Circle of friends2015-02-03 00:08:59427000
Photo Mania USA2,002Here is the +Photo Mania USA Best of the Best Photographers for January 2015.All photographers in this circle had their incredible photographs selected and shared on +Photo Mania USA during the month of January. Well done everybody! Each day, one of the photographs selected by +Photo Mania USA was highlighted on the +Photo Mania Global page.If you want to follow amazing photographers, we highly recommend that you add this circle. Also included in this circle are all of the excellent and hard working Curators. If you are interested in possibly getting included in this circle, and you are from the USA, add this hashtag to your excellent posts to help us find you:     #photomaniausa   curated by curated by +David Pilasky, +Marjolein Schat, +Kris Rowlands & +Dorma Wiggin2015-02-02 13:57:24107001
Gert Jan Hermus47,069One of my circles of interactive and inspiring photographers and bloggers! :-) #circle   #circleshare  Circle 2015-02-02 10:33:454238514
Margaret Tompkins134,243Landscape Photography Best of the Week!!!Congratulations to all those great photographers whose photographs have been selected this week by the curators of  #LandscapePhotography +Landscape Photography +Margaret Tompkins +Kevin Rowe +Toshi Nakamura +Tony Phillips +Jeff Beddow +Kevin O'Connell Fine Art +Krzysztof Hanusiak +Dennis Hoffbuhr +Dave Gaylord +Doug Hagadorn +Eric Drumm +RJ Wilner Do you want to be a part of this circle?  Share one of your best landscape photographs to the +Landscape Photography theme.  Add the names of some of the curators and get one of them to share your photo to the theme page!!  Each week we will share the profiles of those whose photos have been selected to be shared to the theme page!!  They’re picky so share only you’re very best!!  Good luck!!  Be sure to share and follow these great folks.  They’re the Best of the Week!  We have some wonderful new photographers this week!!  Congratulations on having your photographs selected for the +Landscape Photography page.  If you enjoy this circle, please share it with your friends!!2015-01-31 14:17:47137322155
Andreas Levi59,964Some of my awesome inspirators, supporters and friendsHere are some of fantastic peoples which I met on G+ and in real life, for instance on some photo walks and photo tours.You can find in this circle not only great photographers, of which I get a lot of ideas for my work, you find here many interesting nice guys (and ladies) with different interest, all very active, and - for me the most important part - all very kind peoples. With this circle I like to say a big thank you. Thanks for all your inspirations and for your kind comments, feedbacks, conversations, critiques and much more.A little note: I'm not in this circle, but if you get a notification, then you are inside^^ If you like, feel free to share this circle. Have a great day! #thankyou  2015-01-28 15:25:424700519
Denyse Landry58,246ercle des photographes qui sont vraiment intéressés, intéressants et actifs sur G + V.16*. 2015-01-26 18:12:08381391442
Anton Danilov1,815Public Shared Circle #27Reshare or if you want to be included in next circles#Bosmolcircle #GrowthCircle  #TopEngagers  #Sharers  #circleshare #circlesharing  #TheHood #Cicle #SharedCircle  #CicleOfDay  #Circles #SharedPublicCircles   #Engagers   #SocialMedia   #EngagersCircle  #Google #SharedCircleOfTheDay   #Shared   #SEO   #SocialMediaMarketing   #Marketing  #Google+ #SharingCircles   #PublicCicle   #SharedCircle   #Engagement2015-01-26 17:07:19285000
Wedding Bands0Circle of Love #circle #circleshare #circlesharing  2015-01-24 22:28:16391000
Howard Salmon14,943The Quintessential Collection Circle             January 23rd Edition    This is a Circle of people who have commented on or shared my photos and been generally supportive of my photography during the past month.  Please add these great engagers to your circles to grow your G+ network. Those who continue to support my work will be added to my next "Quintessential Collection Circle", simple as that.  Thank you for your support.#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing     #engager   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcasecircle     #followers   #photography   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircle   #publiccircleshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles     #sharedpublicircles     #circle #circles   #circlemeup     #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou   #ShareYourCircle #photoblog   #photoblogger   #blog  2015-01-23 21:47:353886317
Harry Day13,854If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!4. Publicly share this circle...!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc  #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #circlethursday #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #frankfurt #germany #hamburg #germany #munich #greece #greece #athens #greece #heraklion #greece #rhodes #portugal #funchal #portugal #lisbon #portugal 2015-01-23 07:55:57353125
Kherlakyan Hanan3,412HERE'S VERSION 91 OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLEUPDATED WEDNESDAY 1/21/2014▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ 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 #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2015-01-21 23:44:52501636
Markus Guhl24,953MY INSPIRATION CIRCLE...for the first time I share my circle of inspiration. It includes the photographers I look at on a regular basis. There is no need to share this circle to get into it...If you comment on my work and I like yours, I'm pretty sure you'll find yourself in my next circleshare.2015-01-21 19:38:10199001
HQSP Macro12,165+HQSP Macro is happy to share this circle of current contributors to our pages. Each of the persons included in the circle has posted high quality macro photos in the last 3 months. Enjoy!!2015-01-21 05:56:50493291131
Joseph Sukhbir1,267My photo inspiration Circle2015-01-17 07:54:57500000
John Hannah10,564Circle 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!#circles #shared #share #add #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #elfopower #social #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #socialnetworks #Mentoring #Sustainable #Music #NaturePhotography #Metabolic #Nonprofit #NonviolentProtest #Online #OnlineEducation #OpenSource #Oregon #Organic #Organization #vascular #Organizational #OrganizationalDevelopment #diabetic #Philosophy #Diabetes #Photography #Photovoltaic #pharma 2015-01-16 06:32:45472000
Simon Weiner2,141Quality People Circle 11 #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles  #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2015-01-14 16:40:50497382430
Ekaterina Bogdanova1,286GO GO GO!!! Add me and you will be added!Hello my friends!!! Here is my weekly #daycircle. There are people who are interested in the latest #video   #news   #funny    #logistics   videos and funny prints. Also I added people who RE-shared my last #circle . 2015-01-13 00:25:25338001
Ruta a la Patagonia14,518┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊ ☆ ┊Great Friends v20  CIRCLE  ┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊☆┊_____________________________________________________*●❈●❈●❉●  Please Share From The Original Post! ●❈●❈●❉●▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CLICK READ MORE FOR FULL CONTENT ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼This is the Great Friends v20 Google Plus CircleIf you want to participate please kindly frollow the following rules::-)1. Add me to your circles if you haven´t done it already2. Share this circle to Public3. Plus or coment this post so we know you wish to participate in upcoming circlesPlease note:● You must be an active Google+ user and shares useful content.● Your posts must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Have a nice day!Your blogging friends of: +Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche  De camino al Sur el mejor hotel  para alojarte sobre ruta 5, antes de Santa Rosa La Pampa, esta en Trenque Lauquen:+Hotel Howard Johnson Trenque Lauquen Sobre ruta, con amplio parque, pileta climatizada, estacionamiento, wifi, restobar y mucho mas. Ya sea que vayas de camino a Bariloche, San Martin de los Andes, Villa la Angostura o cualquier otro destino de la cordillera o de la costa de la patagonia (por ruta 33).Consultanos:  www.hjtrenquelauquen.com.ar2015-01-12 14:13:34499373554
Gailen Mapes75,138Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera S - 11 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 January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 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   #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcirclesNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .   Thanks for your cooperation.2015-01-11 12:18:06173000
Mamy Shimomatsu1,496#CircleShare #newperson   #newpeople   #active  Share this circle to PUBLICNew Share Circle.Please, add and reshare. #topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circle #googleplus 2015-01-09 17:00:504921113
Anton Danilov970Public Shared Circle #26Reshare or if you want to be included in next circles#Bosmolcircle #GrowthCircle  #TopEngagers  #Sharers  #circleshare #circlesharing  #TheHood #Cicle #SharedCircle  #CicleOfDay  #Circles #SharedPublicCircles   #Engagers   #SocialMedia   #EngagersCircle  #Google #SharedCircleOfTheDay   #Shared   #SEO   #SocialMediaMarketing   #Marketing  #Google+ #SharingCircles   #PublicCicle   #SharedCircle   #Engagement2015-01-09 14:50:46273001
Gert Jan Hermus45,308Check out one of my circles of great photographers, bloggers and active plussers! ;-) #cirlceshare   #circle   #photography   #blogging  circle circleshare2015-01-09 08:21:1733710414

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2015-02-14 14:34:00 (56 comments, 62 reshares, 856 +1s)Open 

Happy Valentine's Day, G+

#valentinesday #valentinesday2015 #photography #birds #birds4all #birdsinfocus #flamingo #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #photography #birdphotography #hearts #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

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2015-02-14 14:34:00 (56 comments, 62 reshares, 856 +1s)Open 

Happy Valentine's Day, G+

#valentinesday #valentinesday2015 #photography #birds #birds4all #birdsinfocus #flamingo #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #photography #birdphotography #hearts #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

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2015-02-14 14:34:00 (56 comments, 62 reshares, 856 +1s)Open 

Happy Valentine's Day, G+

#valentinesday #valentinesday2015 #photography #birds #birds4all #birdsinfocus #flamingo #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #photography #birdphotography #hearts #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

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2015-03-04 14:34:28 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 127 +1s)Open 

This is Sam. He is staying in my hotel in Vegas while I'm here for #wppi2015 . He flew bombers in Viet Nam. Then, ran Air Traffic Control after his 20 years of Air Force service. He told me stories that gave me chills (including life in the Control Tower during 9/11) and jokes that doubled me over. Sending him this (among others) as my thank you. 

#veterans #thanksforyourservice #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #heroes #portrait #alanshapirophotography #monochromephotography   #monochromeworld  

This is Sam. He is staying in my hotel in Vegas while I'm here for #wppi2015 . He flew bombers in Viet Nam. Then, ran Air Traffic Control after his 20 years of Air Force service. He told me stories that gave me chills (including life in the Control Tower during 9/11) and jokes that doubled me over. Sending him this (among others) as my thank you. 

#veterans #thanksforyourservice #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #heroes #portrait #alanshapirophotography #monochromephotography   #monochromeworld  ___

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2015-03-04 03:13:09 (11 comments, 21 reshares, 386 +1s)Open 

Anemone with a sunny disposition

#flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #anemone   #googleplusphotographers #macro #macrophotography

Anemone with a sunny disposition

#flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #anemone   #googleplusphotographers #macro #macrophotography___

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2015-03-03 14:45:09 (9 comments, 8 reshares, 239 +1s)Open 

No glitz nor glamour. No endless buffets. No waiting for the superstar show of the moment filled with pyrotechnics and showgirls. While the Vegas strip glitters and sparkles, there are those among us (far too many) who have lost the stars in their eyes.

Don't spare change. Make change.

#wppi2015 #monochromeworld #streetphotography #homelessness #dontsparechangemakechange #alanshapirophotography #blackandwhitephotography  

No glitz nor glamour. No endless buffets. No waiting for the superstar show of the moment filled with pyrotechnics and showgirls. While the Vegas strip glitters and sparkles, there are those among us (far too many) who have lost the stars in their eyes.

Don't spare change. Make change.

#wppi2015 #monochromeworld #streetphotography #homelessness #dontsparechangemakechange #alanshapirophotography #blackandwhitephotography  ___

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2015-03-03 01:46:25 (28 comments, 20 reshares, 443 +1s)Open 

A Chrysanthemum 

#flower #macromonday #flowerpower #flowers #macro4all #flowerphotography #chrysanthemum #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #mums

A Chrysanthemum 

#flower #macromonday #flowerpower #flowers #macro4all #flowerphotography #chrysanthemum #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #mums___

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2015-03-02 14:48:43 (14 comments, 13 reshares, 408 +1s)Open 

Delon has a heart of gold and a tooth to match.

Talking steel drums and Marley vs Tosh on the Vegas Strip with a man whose whole being is golden.

P.S. Follow me on Instagram: alanshapiro515

#monochromemonday #monochromeworld #dreadlockstyles   #monochromephotography #portraitphotography #portraiture #streetphotography #streetportraits #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #alanshapirophotography #heartandtoothofgold  

Delon has a heart of gold and a tooth to match.

Talking steel drums and Marley vs Tosh on the Vegas Strip with a man whose whole being is golden.

P.S. Follow me on Instagram: alanshapiro515

#monochromemonday #monochromeworld #dreadlockstyles   #monochromephotography #portraitphotography #portraiture #streetphotography #streetportraits #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #alanshapirophotography #heartandtoothofgold  ___

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2015-03-01 15:27:20 (28 comments, 22 reshares, 498 +1s)Open 

Sunny Ranunculus for a Sunday

#ranunculus #flowerphotography #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #macrophotography #macroaddict #googleplusphotographers    

Sunny Ranunculus for a Sunday

#ranunculus #flowerphotography #flowerpower   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #macrophotography #macroaddict #googleplusphotographers    ___

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2015-02-28 16:37:39 (30 comments, 43 reshares, 672 +1s)Open 

I tawt I taw a puddy tat!

#mongoose   #animal   #animalphotography   #wildlifephotography   #dwarfmongoose   #hqspwildlife   #hqspanimals   #animallovers   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotographers  

I tawt I taw a puddy tat!

#mongoose   #animal   #animalphotography   #wildlifephotography   #dwarfmongoose   #hqspwildlife   #hqspanimals   #animallovers   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotographers  ___

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2015-02-27 12:43:14 (29 comments, 24 reshares, 565 +1s)Open 

What if the flying monkeys were the protagonists of the story?
But now, the witches were wicked developers (and there were no good ones), the tin men wielded chainsaws and land clearers, the munchkins hauled off the felled trees and Dorothy was lighting up scarecrow from her luxury yacht?
Where is the wizard come to make things right?
And why are there no rainbows anymore?

#wildlife #monkey #animalphotography #wolfsmonamonkey #somewhereovertherainbow #hqspwildlife #btpanimalpro #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #primate #guenon #alanshapirophotography #monochromeworld #googleplusphotographers #monochromemonkeys #rainforestsnomore

What if the flying monkeys were the protagonists of the story?
But now, the witches were wicked developers (and there were no good ones), the tin men wielded chainsaws and land clearers, the munchkins hauled off the felled trees and Dorothy was lighting up scarecrow from her luxury yacht?
Where is the wizard come to make things right?
And why are there no rainbows anymore?

#wildlife #monkey #animalphotography #wolfsmonamonkey #somewhereovertherainbow #hqspwildlife #btpanimalpro #animalphotography #wildlifephotography #primate #guenon #alanshapirophotography #monochromeworld #googleplusphotographers #monochromemonkeys #rainforestsnomore___

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2015-02-26 12:30:12 (21 comments, 30 reshares, 567 +1s)Open 

A few Echeveria checking in to make sure I'm breathing.

#photography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flowers #flowersphotography #flowerpower #macro #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #hqspmacro #flowersupwaytoolate #echeveria #googleplusphotographers      

A few Echeveria checking in to make sure I'm breathing.

#photography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flowers #flowersphotography #flowerpower #macro #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #btpmacropro #hqspmacro #flowersupwaytoolate #echeveria #googleplusphotographers      ___

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2015-02-25 22:12:26 (40 comments, 49 reshares, 617 +1s)Open 

Let's do a caption contest for this gathering of Geladas to celebrate  #wildlifewednesday

#gelada #wildlife #wildlifephotography #animals #hqspanimals #btpwildlifepro #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #animalphotography #animallovers #monochromephotography , #nikcollection #silverefexpro2

Let's do a caption contest for this gathering of Geladas to celebrate  #wildlifewednesday

#gelada #wildlife #wildlifephotography #animals #hqspanimals #btpwildlifepro #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #animalphotography #animallovers #monochromephotography , #nikcollection #silverefexpro2___

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2015-02-25 12:08:31 (18 comments, 24 reshares, 426 +1s)Open 

I rarely dream these days but last night a delightful flower came and smiled at me for a moment.

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #ranunculus #photography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #macrophotography #macroaddict #macro4all #googleplusphotographers #alanshapirophotography #dreamingdelightfuldreams

I rarely dream these days but last night a delightful flower came and smiled at me for a moment.

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #ranunculus #photography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #macrophotography #macroaddict #macro4all #googleplusphotographers #alanshapirophotography #dreamingdelightfuldreams___

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2015-02-24 12:00:15 (13 comments, 15 reshares, 524 +1s)Open 

Don. Ever the muse. 

Www.instagram.com/alanshapiro515

#portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #despair   #btpportraitpro #monochromephotography #monochrome #monochromeportraits #nikcollection #silverefexpro2 #portraittuesday #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

Don. Ever the muse. 

Www.instagram.com/alanshapiro515

#portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #despair   #btpportraitpro #monochromephotography #monochrome #monochromeportraits #nikcollection #silverefexpro2 #portraittuesday #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers___

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2015-02-23 12:50:46 (22 comments, 26 reshares, 470 +1s)Open 

Finer Feathered Friends: The Peacock
Puffed up, proud and perhaps a peck of petulance for his pose.

#birdphotography #birdsgallery #finerfeatheredfriends #peacock #animals #textureblendphotography #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #birds4all #birdsinfocus #wildlifephotography #birdportraits  

Finer Feathered Friends: The Peacock
Puffed up, proud and perhaps a peck of petulance for his pose.

#birdphotography #birdsgallery #finerfeatheredfriends #peacock #animals #textureblendphotography #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #birds4all #birdsinfocus #wildlifephotography #birdportraits  ___

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2015-02-22 13:40:41 (34 comments, 38 reshares, 735 +1s)Open 

Orangutan Staring Contest

#orangutan   #primate   #photography   #hqspwildlife   #btpanimalpro   #alanshapirophotography   #animals  

Orangutan Staring Contest

#orangutan   #primate   #photography   #hqspwildlife   #btpanimalpro   #alanshapirophotography   #animals  ___

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2015-02-21 15:22:04 (20 comments, 37 reshares, 576 +1s)Open 

Amur (Siberian) Tiger for #caturday

#tiger #amurtiger #photography #wildlife #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #bigcats #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers   #siberiantiger  

Amur (Siberian) Tiger for #caturday

#tiger #amurtiger #photography #wildlife #wildlifephotography #animalphotography #bigcats #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers   #siberiantiger  ___

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2015-02-20 12:37:39 (20 comments, 48 reshares, 739 +1s)Open 

Nymphaeaceae trying to keep his head above water while the leeches and piranhas slowly circle.
   "Oh lily, don't be silly. Piranhas live in rivers, not ponds. But do watch out for the people who will grab you by your neck and yank yer head off."

#Nymphaeaceae   #waterlily   #photography   #monochromeworld   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #monochromephotography   #splittoning   #flowers   #lily   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #hqspmonochrome  

Nymphaeaceae trying to keep his head above water while the leeches and piranhas slowly circle.
   "Oh lily, don't be silly. Piranhas live in rivers, not ponds. But do watch out for the people who will grab you by your neck and yank yer head off."

#Nymphaeaceae   #waterlily   #photography   #monochromeworld   #flowerphotography   #flowerpower   #monochromephotography   #splittoning   #flowers   #lily   #hqspflowers   #btpflowerpro   #btpmonochromepro   #hqspmonochrome  ___

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2015-02-19 21:04:15 (16 comments, 21 reshares, 535 +1s)Open 

Peacock legs: oft overlooked but fascinating nonetheless.

#peacock #peacocklegs #birds #legs #birdsofafeather #birdsinfocus #birdspecieslink #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers  

Peacock legs: oft overlooked but fascinating nonetheless.

#peacock #peacocklegs #birds #legs #birdsofafeather #birdsinfocus #birdspecieslink #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers  ___

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2015-02-19 13:03:02 (18 comments, 32 reshares, 460 +1s)Open 

“Good relations with the Wookiees, I have.”
Day three of Lemur-palooza. Here we have a young (padawan) Lemur channeling his inner Yoda.

And a quick Yoda thought for the day:
“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.”

#lemur   #ringtailedlemur   #animalphotography   #animallovers   #staringcontest   #photography   #wildlifephotography   #wildlife   #hqspanimals   #btpanimalpro   #alanshapirophotography   #hypnotizedbyalemur   #lemuryoda   #googleplusphotographers  

“Good relations with the Wookiees, I have.”
Day three of Lemur-palooza. Here we have a young (padawan) Lemur channeling his inner Yoda.

And a quick Yoda thought for the day:
“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.”

#lemur   #ringtailedlemur   #animalphotography   #animallovers   #staringcontest   #photography   #wildlifephotography   #wildlife   #hqspanimals   #btpanimalpro   #alanshapirophotography   #hypnotizedbyalemur   #lemuryoda   #googleplusphotographers  ___

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2015-02-18 12:57:21 (11 comments, 21 reshares, 530 +1s)Open 

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Lemurs
Lackadaisical, lackluster Lemurs languishing on a log.
Lighten up, Lemurs.

#photography #wildlifephotography #wildlifewednesday #lemurs #lemurlove #animals #animalphotography #hqspwildlife #madagascar #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #nature #wildlifephotos

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Lemurs
Lackadaisical, lackluster Lemurs languishing on a log.
Lighten up, Lemurs.

#photography #wildlifephotography #wildlifewednesday #lemurs #lemurlove #animals #animalphotography #hqspwildlife #madagascar #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #nature #wildlifephotos___

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2015-02-17 12:22:44 (46 comments, 54 reshares, 773 +1s)Open 

This Cinereous Vulture is named Magellan ("Jelly" for short; because he wiggles to get your attention) He and I have a special bond in that we both love carpaccio. He prefers his outdoors and simply prepared. I, on the other hand, tend toward more complex and layered presentations. Was waxing poetic to him about a recent carpaccio of beef layered with sardines, manchego cheese and an emulsion of italian olive oil, lemon and piquillo peppers when Jelly started looking at me like this. Was I turning him into a foodie at long last, or was he merely seeing me as a double cut Berkshire porkchop with apples, pancetta and a calvados jus?
Discuss. And stay inspired.

#vulture #bird #birdphotography #birdsgallery #animalphotography #nature #photography #cinereousvulture #scavenger #raptor #birdportrait #hqspanimals #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #alanshapirophotography ... more »

This Cinereous Vulture is named Magellan ("Jelly" for short; because he wiggles to get your attention) He and I have a special bond in that we both love carpaccio. He prefers his outdoors and simply prepared. I, on the other hand, tend toward more complex and layered presentations. Was waxing poetic to him about a recent carpaccio of beef layered with sardines, manchego cheese and an emulsion of italian olive oil, lemon and piquillo peppers when Jelly started looking at me like this. Was I turning him into a foodie at long last, or was he merely seeing me as a double cut Berkshire porkchop with apples, pancetta and a calvados jus?
Discuss. And stay inspired.

#vulture #bird #birdphotography #birdsgallery #animalphotography #nature #photography #cinereousvulture #scavenger #raptor #birdportrait #hqspanimals #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #alanshapirophotography #birdsofafeather #justapieceofmeat #googleplusphotographers #birdspecieslink #staringcontest    ___

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2015-02-16 12:50:11 (19 comments, 56 reshares, 586 +1s)Open 

Red ruffed Lemur rolling his eyes at me. (Jeez...I simply asked whether I might wrap him around my neck or plop him on my head before braving the cold again.)

#lemur #redruffedlemur #wildlifephotography #wildlife #vareciarubra #animalphotography #animallovers #eyeroll #madagascar #rainforest #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #masoala #staywarm

Red ruffed Lemur rolling his eyes at me. (Jeez...I simply asked whether I might wrap him around my neck or plop him on my head before braving the cold again.)

#lemur #redruffedlemur #wildlifephotography #wildlife #vareciarubra #animalphotography #animallovers #eyeroll #madagascar #rainforest #hqspanimals #btpanimalpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #masoala #staywarm___

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2015-02-15 13:46:36 (12 comments, 6 reshares, 339 +1s)Open 

#silentsunday
#sundaystaredown
#scavengersunday

#silentsunday
#sundaystaredown
#scavengersunday___

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2015-02-14 14:34:00 (56 comments, 62 reshares, 856 +1s)Open 

Happy Valentine's Day, G+

#valentinesday #valentinesday2015 #photography #birds #birds4all #birdsinfocus #flamingo #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #photography #birdphotography #hearts #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

Happy Valentine's Day, G+

#valentinesday #valentinesday2015 #photography #birds #birds4all #birdsinfocus #flamingo #hqspbirds #btpbirdpro #photography #birdphotography #hearts #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers___

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2015-02-13 13:22:35 (28 comments, 43 reshares, 616 +1s)Open 

...Turns out the Princess really liked kissing frogs but was nowhere near pleased with any of the resulting princes. So, she closed her eyes really tight and wished for something different than a silly old prince. She grabbed the nearest bullfrog, kissed him right on the nose and poof...he turned into a flower (but not just any flower...this one croaked like a baritone.) Delighted, she gathered up all the frogs she could find, kissed every single one right on the nose and then enjoyed a magnificent floral concert by the light of the fireflies. The end.

#flower #flowerphotography #flowers #hqspmacro #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #floralfriday #floralphotography #photography #floralbullfrogs #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #macrophotography #alanshapirophotography #figarofigarofigaroribbet  

...Turns out the Princess really liked kissing frogs but was nowhere near pleased with any of the resulting princes. So, she closed her eyes really tight and wished for something different than a silly old prince. She grabbed the nearest bullfrog, kissed him right on the nose and poof...he turned into a flower (but not just any flower...this one croaked like a baritone.) Delighted, she gathered up all the frogs she could find, kissed every single one right on the nose and then enjoyed a magnificent floral concert by the light of the fireflies. The end.

#flower #flowerphotography #flowers #hqspmacro #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #floralfriday #floralphotography #photography #floralbullfrogs #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #macrophotography #alanshapirophotography #figarofigarofigaroribbet  ___

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2015-02-12 22:13:02 (32 comments, 51 reshares, 663 +1s)Open 

Trippin" in the garden on Miracle-Gro: a sunflower in need of a nap

#flowerphotography #photography #sunflower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #macro #flowerpower #floralphotography #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flowers

Trippin" in the garden on Miracle-Gro: a sunflower in need of a nap

#flowerphotography #photography #sunflower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #macro #flowerpower #floralphotography #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flowers___

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2015-02-12 16:06:49 (12 comments, 19 reshares, 322 +1s)Open 

Among us: Art Wolfe
It started with a black and white photo of a homeless man sleeping on a bench. I doodled a pair of angel wings on top of the image in Photoshop while thinking about this overlooked person and wondering if he would be more "seen" if he were perceived as being heaven sent.  Would the myriad of passers by notice more if an "angel" were among us? I titled the piece "fallen" and was taken aback by the comments as I shared it across my social networks.
The concept of angels has always intrigued me; even more so as I envisioned them walking among us. Does heaven truly exist as (hopefully) our ultimate destination or do we make our own heaven here on earth? And if so, are we working hard enough to make this happen?
   This line of thinking has now led to an ongoing project where I ask a random person (or in this case, a globally renowned andre... more »

Among us: Art Wolfe
It started with a black and white photo of a homeless man sleeping on a bench. I doodled a pair of angel wings on top of the image in Photoshop while thinking about this overlooked person and wondering if he would be more "seen" if he were perceived as being heaven sent.  Would the myriad of passers by notice more if an "angel" were among us? I titled the piece "fallen" and was taken aback by the comments as I shared it across my social networks.
The concept of angels has always intrigued me; even more so as I envisioned them walking among us. Does heaven truly exist as (hopefully) our ultimate destination or do we make our own heaven here on earth? And if so, are we working hard enough to make this happen?
   This line of thinking has now led to an ongoing project where I ask a random person (or in this case, a globally renowned and respected icon in the photographic world) to put on a pair of large, somewhat weighty angel wings and pose for me in public. I find that the mere act of putting the wings on has a transformative effect as the weight and responsibility takes hold. The other dynamic that I find fascinating is the reaction of the passers by. Some remain oblivious while others undergo a transformation themselves. The best part is when people (cautiously or brazenly) approach me to see if they might be able to pose with the wings.
Are there angels among us? My answer is "Absolutely." I have seen them firsthand.

Thank you, thank you, thank you +Art Wolfe.

#amongus #hqspmonochrome #photography #btpportraitpro #hqspportrait #portraiture #streetportraiture #monochromeportraits   #alanshapirophotography   #googleplusphotographers   #heroes   #photographerheroes   #legends  ___

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2015-02-11 15:22:06 (22 comments, 32 reshares, 504 +1s)Open 

Trippin' in the garden on Miracle-Gro: a strawflower wearing its heart on its sleeve

#miraclegro #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flower #strawflower #macro #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #floralphotography #flowers #googleplusflowers

Trippin' in the garden on Miracle-Gro: a strawflower wearing its heart on its sleeve

#miraclegro #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #flower #strawflower #macro #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #floralphotography #flowers #googleplusflowers___

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2015-02-10 13:58:23 (19 comments, 36 reshares, 534 +1s)Open 

Going back to less snowy days

  #flower #flowerpower #flowerphotography #flowers #macro #macrophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #bokehphotography #bokehlicious #alanshapirophotography #newyearnewflowers #googleplusphotographers

Going back to less snowy days

  #flower #flowerpower #flowerphotography #flowers #macro #macrophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #bokehphotography #bokehlicious #alanshapirophotography #newyearnewflowers #googleplusphotographers___

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2015-02-09 14:46:40 (21 comments, 41 reshares, 631 +1s)Open 

A Dahlia holding his breath till he turns blue

#dahlia #photography #macro #macrophotography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #macromonday #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #macroflowerphotography

A Dahlia holding his breath till he turns blue

#dahlia #photography #macro #macrophotography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #macromonday #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #macroflowerphotography___

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2015-02-08 13:03:20 (10 comments, 29 reshares, 597 +1s)Open 

Too many pliés.

#photography #macrophotography #macro4all #flower #splittoning   #monochromephotography #monochromephotography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #splittonefivedaychallenge   #momentsinthemonochromegarden #novoflex

Too many pliés.

#photography #macrophotography #macro4all #flower #splittoning   #monochromephotography #monochromephotography #flowerphotography #flowers #flowerpower #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #splittonefivedaychallenge   #momentsinthemonochromegarden #novoflex___

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2015-02-07 12:29:02 (10 comments, 17 reshares, 429 +1s)Open 

Just sharing a quick snapshot. The interaction of the boy and the dog (who were strangers a few seconds prior) was delightful.

#streetphotography #snapshot #monochromeworld #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #sharing #dogdays

Just sharing a quick snapshot. The interaction of the boy and the dog (who were strangers a few seconds prior) was delightful.

#streetphotography #snapshot #monochromeworld #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #sharing #dogdays___

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2015-02-06 23:48:12 (14 comments, 32 reshares, 417 +1s)Open 

Does anybody else smell gas?

#photography #floralfriday #flowers #flowerpower #purple #flowerphotography #bougainvillea #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #macro   #macro4all #macrophotography  

Does anybody else smell gas?

#photography #floralfriday #flowers #flowerpower #purple #flowerphotography #bougainvillea #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #macro   #macro4all #macrophotography  ___

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2015-02-06 13:02:31 (20 comments, 15 reshares, 459 +1s)Open 

Approximately 2.7 seconds....
to smile.
to allay fear, suspicion, worry.
to establish rapport.
to transform.

The bigger the smile you give, the bigger the smile you get.
Stay inspired

#photography #portraitphotography   #streetphotography   #streetportraits   #hqspportrait   #btpportraitpro   #alanshapirophotography   #portraiture   #portraitsofstrangers   #monochromeworld   #monochromephotography   #hqspmonochrome   #googleplusphotographers   #lightroom5  

Approximately 2.7 seconds....
to smile.
to allay fear, suspicion, worry.
to establish rapport.
to transform.

The bigger the smile you give, the bigger the smile you get.
Stay inspired

#photography #portraitphotography   #streetphotography   #streetportraits   #hqspportrait   #btpportraitpro   #alanshapirophotography   #portraiture   #portraitsofstrangers   #monochromeworld   #monochromephotography   #hqspmonochrome   #googleplusphotographers   #lightroom5  ___

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2015-02-05 13:05:29 (6 comments, 11 reshares, 340 +1s)Open 

You never know what's around the curve (tone curves that is)

Another ridiculous night with too little sleep eventually led to taking a spin around some hairpin curves (in Lightroom). Stay inspired.

#flowers #flower #flowerphotography #floralphotography #bokehlicious #bokeh #alanshapirophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #googleplusphotographers  

You never know what's around the curve (tone curves that is)

Another ridiculous night with too little sleep eventually led to taking a spin around some hairpin curves (in Lightroom). Stay inspired.

#flowers #flower #flowerphotography #floralphotography #bokehlicious #bokeh #alanshapirophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #googleplusphotographers  ___

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2015-02-04 13:26:46 (16 comments, 25 reshares, 388 +1s)Open 

There are times when the weight of the world  has us feeling scuffed, worn and dull. But there are those Among Us who will come along and add a fresh coat of super white to our worldview. We need only be open to them when they show.

Processed in #lightroom5  and #tonalitypro  by +Macphun Software

#amongus #angels #photography #wings #streetportrait #streetphotography #portraiture #hqspmonochrome #flymacphun #madewithmacphun #hqspurbanstreetphotos #hqspportraits #btpmonochromepro #btpportraitpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers

There are times when the weight of the world  has us feeling scuffed, worn and dull. But there are those Among Us who will come along and add a fresh coat of super white to our worldview. We need only be open to them when they show.

Processed in #lightroom5  and #tonalitypro  by +Macphun Software

#amongus #angels #photography #wings #streetportrait #streetphotography #portraiture #hqspmonochrome #flymacphun #madewithmacphun #hqspurbanstreetphotos #hqspportraits #btpmonochromepro #btpportraitpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers___

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2015-02-03 20:42:07 (35 comments, 19 reshares, 550 +1s)Open 

Snapped this WWII Veteran a few months back at the Veteran's Day Celebration in NYC. I walked by and simply smiled. This was what I got in return. Unbelievably humbling experience.

#veterans #photography #streetphotography #portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #salute #alanshapirophotography #pride  

Snapped this WWII Veteran a few months back at the Veteran's Day Celebration in NYC. I walked by and simply smiled. This was what I got in return. Unbelievably humbling experience.

#veterans #photography #streetphotography #portrait #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #salute #alanshapirophotography #pride  ___

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2015-02-03 12:41:03 (6 comments, 10 reshares, 289 +1s)Open 

Preparing for his approach...a fetching Girl Scout in his sights.

#portraittuesday #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #splittoning #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #boyscout #seekinggirlscoutcookies  

Preparing for his approach...a fetching Girl Scout in his sights.

#portraittuesday #portraitphotography #portraiture #hqspportraits #btpportraitpro #splittoning #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #boyscout #seekinggirlscoutcookies  ___

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2015-02-02 16:46:51 (33 comments, 20 reshares, 352 +1s)Open 

Anyone else miss typewriters?
(or pencils for that matter?)

#officeglam #daysgoneby #typewriters #smithcoronatypewriter #monochromemonday #alanshapirophotography #textureblendphotography

Anyone else miss typewriters?
(or pencils for that matter?)

#officeglam #daysgoneby #typewriters #smithcoronatypewriter #monochromemonday #alanshapirophotography #textureblendphotography___

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2015-02-01 23:39:19 (8 comments, 23 reshares, 333 +1s)Open 

dreaming of slushy drinks
 
#flowerpower #flowers #tropicalflowers #flowerphotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro

dreaming of slushy drinks
 
#flowerpower #flowers #tropicalflowers #flowerphotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #macrophotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro___

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2015-01-31 14:21:43 (9 comments, 34 reshares, 474 +1s)Open 

Nightmares of demon cacti and sadistic firethorns led by an evil bougainvillea

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #floralphotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #flowersupwaytoolate

Nightmares of demon cacti and sadistic firethorns led by an evil bougainvillea

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #floralphotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #alanshapirophotography #flowersupwaytoolate___

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2015-01-30 13:04:27 (27 comments, 48 reshares, 771 +1s)Open 

Tillandsia (Tillandsioideae), an Epiphyte from the family Bromeliaceae... phew, no wonder we call 'em Air Plants

#flowers #airplant #tillandsia #floralfriday #flowerpower #flowerphotography #naturephotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #floralphotography #epiphyte

Tillandsia (Tillandsioideae), an Epiphyte from the family Bromeliaceae... phew, no wonder we call 'em Air Plants

#flowers #airplant #tillandsia #floralfriday #flowerpower #flowerphotography #naturephotography #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #floralphotography #epiphyte___

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2015-01-29 19:47:19 (9 comments, 17 reshares, 339 +1s)Open 

Navigating rocks, waves and sea monsters both slimy and sharp

#photography #beach #rocks #seascape #landscape #hqsplandscape #hqspmonochrome #splittoning #bwphotography #alanshapirophotography #california #coastline #googleplusphotographers

Navigating rocks, waves and sea monsters both slimy and sharp

#photography #beach #rocks #seascape #landscape #hqsplandscape #hqspmonochrome #splittoning #bwphotography #alanshapirophotography #california #coastline #googleplusphotographers___

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2015-01-29 12:56:09 (10 comments, 18 reshares, 397 +1s)Open 

A thought to myself and any other folks who occasionally find themselves climbing into a deep dark hole: open your eyes and look around.

#flowerphotography #monochromeworld #monochromephotography #monochromeflowers #bwphotography #splittonefivedaychallenge #splittoning #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #momentsinthemonochromegarden #flowerpower #floralphotography #googleplusphotographers #madewithmacphun

A thought to myself and any other folks who occasionally find themselves climbing into a deep dark hole: open your eyes and look around.

#flowerphotography #monochromeworld #monochromephotography #monochromeflowers #bwphotography #splittonefivedaychallenge #splittoning #hqspflowers #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #momentsinthemonochromegarden #flowerpower #floralphotography #googleplusphotographers #madewithmacphun___

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2015-01-28 12:15:10 (32 comments, 46 reshares, 648 +1s)Open 

A little hottie from Zimbabwe
(Kleinia Fulgins)

#photography #macrophotography #macro4all #hqspflowers #flowerpower #flowerphotography #macroaddict #floralphotography #btpflowerpro #hqspmacrophotography #btpmacropro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #orange #succulentplants   #kleiniafulgens #asteraceae

A little hottie from Zimbabwe
(Kleinia Fulgins)

#photography #macrophotography #macro4all #hqspflowers #flowerpower #flowerphotography #macroaddict #floralphotography #btpflowerpro #hqspmacrophotography #btpmacropro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #orange #succulentplants   #kleiniafulgens #asteraceae___

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2015-01-27 15:06:59 (49 comments, 50 reshares, 689 +1s)Open 

"You're so very elegant.”
“You’re posture is excellent." 
“That you were well raised is quite evident."

Delivering an eloquent compliment to a decadent succulent 
(In any event, it was irrelevant as she was remarkably truculent.)

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #succulent #nature #macrophotography #macro4all #truculenttuesday #flowers #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #useyourwords

"You're so very elegant.”
“You’re posture is excellent." 
“That you were well raised is quite evident."

Delivering an eloquent compliment to a decadent succulent 
(In any event, it was irrelevant as she was remarkably truculent.)

#flower #flowerphotography #flowerpower #succulent #nature #macrophotography #macro4all #truculenttuesday #flowers #hqspflowers #hqspmacro #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #alanshapirophotography #googleplusphotographers #useyourwords___

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2015-01-26 12:46:48 (27 comments, 42 reshares, 587 +1s)Open 

They danced from the warmth and comfort of the cave as the great storm swept through. 

#flowers #flowerphotography #macromonday #macrophotography #hqspmacrophotography #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #photography #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #googleplusphotographers #flowerpower #floralphotography

They danced from the warmth and comfort of the cave as the great storm swept through. 

#flowers #flowerphotography #macromonday #macrophotography #hqspmacrophotography #btpmacropro #btpflowerpro #photography #alanshapirophotography #trippininthegardenonmiraclegro #googleplusphotographers #flowerpower #floralphotography___

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2015-01-25 16:29:44 (28 comments, 42 reshares, 658 +1s)Open 

A (big as all outdoors) Happy Birthday to +Barry Blanchard

As beautiful as the world is, it gets even more so when shooting next to Barry.

#happybirthdaybarryblanchard #landscapephotography #californiaphotography #sunsetsseebarryandsmilebigger  

A (big as all outdoors) Happy Birthday to +Barry Blanchard

As beautiful as the world is, it gets even more so when shooting next to Barry.

#happybirthdaybarryblanchard #landscapephotography #californiaphotography #sunsetsseebarryandsmilebigger  ___

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2015-01-24 18:21:46 (12 comments, 25 reshares, 505 +1s)Open 

Drinking too much Marsala
In honor of the new #pantonecoloroftheyear2015 : Marsala
I tried to make a LR split tone preset that would come close.

You can download and share my new #lightroompreset  here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/148zafxyi7bo9a4/Marsala.lrtemplate

Go play and experiment (keeping in mind that presets are just a starting point for your own unique exploration.) Enjoy and, as always, stay inspired.

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Drinking too much Marsala
In honor of the new #pantonecoloroftheyear2015 : Marsala
I tried to make a LR split tone preset that would come close.

You can download and share my new #lightroompreset  here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/148zafxyi7bo9a4/Marsala.lrtemplate

Go play and experiment (keeping in mind that presets are just a starting point for your own unique exploration.) Enjoy and, as always, stay inspired.

#pantonecoloroftheyear #photography #pantone2015 #marsala #hqspmonochrome #btpmonochromepro #splittoning #splittonefivedaychallenge #flowerphotography #flowerpower #flower #anemone #monochromephotography #macro4all #macrophotography #macro4all #marsalasplittone #monochromeworld #monochromeflowers #lightroompresets #googleplusphotographers #momentsinthemonochromegarden #alanshapirophotography #lightroompresets___

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