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Gailen Mapes66,801Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  G-H - 5 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 +2014-08-05 10:38:32166416
Harry Day2,841Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!RESHARE if you want to be includedTo be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #socialmedia #SEO #socialmediamarketing   #socialnetworking   2014-07-01 11:08:45438445
Gailen Mapes64,908Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  G-H - 5 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting May 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-06-05 10:17:22181807
Circle Share1,236+186 Share this circle #circleshare #circlesharing   #circles   2014-05-06 19:37:441862011
Gailen Mapes63,551Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera  G-H - 5 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-05-05 10:38:041815413
Thomas Hawk7,121,413Updated - 2,500 Kick Ass G+ Photographers Da -HoA-Da:  http://goo.gl/4gh66cDa-Ho:  http://goo.gl/E6u9IrHo-Mi:  http://goo.gl/eVU9dwMi-Sh:  http://goo.gl/Peo77RSh-Z: http://goo.gl/FVhz462014-04-26 19:39:57500211471
Gailen Mapes61,933Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  G-H - 5 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-04-05 13:33:141719214
Gailen Mapes60,345Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera  G-H - 5 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Feburary 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes2014-03-05 11:16:25160618
Eric Hege19,678Photographers Circle A-JThis is A-J (last names) of my current Photography Circle. Most of these people should be very active, and they post some really great images encompassing about any subject matter you could think of!Add them to your circles, and feel free to share this circle. I'll publish K-Z of my Photography Circle tomorrow.2014-02-18 22:01:3135411113
Margaret Tompkins100,702>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Great Photographers With < 5,000 FollowersThe photographers here are all in my personal circles.  The choices are mine and mine alone.  No one asked, begged, or pleaded to belong.  No bribes were offered or accepted.  These are the people that I follow because I appreciate their great quality photography and their interaction.  Most I have met as I help curate several of the photography themes.  There are NO requirements to share this circle.  I would appreciate the people in this circle plus the post, leave a comment, and share the circle as public.  Each profile has been verified by me.  Most have < 5,000 followers (when they were put into the circle).  They each have high quality original photography content.  You won’t find many animated gifs!  I have included myself in the circle and also the landscape page.  Many are fairly new to G+ so please make them feel welcome!!Landscape Photography:  I invite everyone to check out the +Landscape Photography  #LandsacapePhotography theme.  If you want to impress me, that’s the place to do it!!  Post a great landscape that will get my attention.  See the About tab for all the details.I wasn’t included, what do I do?  If you meet the criteria, weren’t included, but think you should be, then leave me a comment.  Maybe I don’t know about you.  There are millions of people on G+ and I don’t know everyone.  However, I’ll be happy to have a look at your work if you will call it to my attention.  Start posting landscapes that get my attention (see above)!!There’s a really great photographer XXX that you didn’t include.  Please feel free to recommend qualified people but please only one.  I discover new people every day and would be happy to look at their work.  Please make sure that the recommended person meets the criteria.  If they don’t then that tells me a lot about you!#Circleshare   #Sharedcircles  2014-02-04 15:25:5048825646112
Ajaydev Vijayakumar1,604Some really interesting people are included in this circle, most of them will add you back.To make sure you are in the next circle,Do include yourself,share and comment; #awesomecircles #circle #photography2014-01-16 12:28:44479001
Gailen Mapes57,765Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-H - 5 of 30Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 200 members.           These circles are photographers that I admire. They have "more photos, less spam."  There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).       Be sure to get all of the circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:   https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle             #handpickedcircles             Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mape2014-01-05 11:29:44146639
Gailen Mapes42,567Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles cre2013-09-03 17:01:222959410
Georges Pauly14,521Thomas HawkShared publicly  -  30 Aug 2013 2500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-09-01 19:56:06482204
Thomas Hawk6,111,0232500 Kick Ass Google+ Photographers (part 2 of 5)This is the fifth time I've shared my photographer's circle on Google+.  I'm going to share it in 5 posts.  Yesterday I shared last name A-Da.  This one , part 2 of 5, today, represents Da-Ho.  I'll share the remaining three next week.  I originally shared my photographers circle at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 photographers.  I'll probably share it again eventually when it gets to 3,000.A few notes about this circle.The criteria that I look for (and don't always get right) in this circle is that the photographer produce interesting and engaging photography.  I also look for people who are active in the community, post mostly their own work, and post regularly.  I'm looking more for people who post their own work and less of the noise stuff (gifs, links, non-photography, promotions, etc.).  I also like people who are positive, friendly, nice, helpful, etc. and dislike people who are mean, snarky, jerks, disrespectful, etc.I have a pretty well known bias against signatures and watermarks.  You will see very few photographers in my circles who use them.  I really hate the watermark debate and would rather not have it with folks.  I just don't like them -- it's my circle that I have to look at.  There are likely a few folks in here who use them who are friends of mine, but for the most part, this is a pretty watermark free circle.  It's totally cool if you love your watermark, it's just not something I really want to look at.  Please don't hate me for my aesthetic preference.  Finally, the photography community on Google+ is probably the best one on the internet today.  There is no way that I can possibly include all of the fine photographers worth following on G+.  There are wayyyyy too many.  These are just 2,500 that I personally have noticed.  I'm sure I left out some really amazing ones -- like you if you are not in this circle :)  I'll probably also totally kick myself when I realize that I accidentally left out a really obvious good one who may even be a friend of mine -- again, maybe even like you.  :)Stay tuned for parts 3, 4 and 5 and thanks again to all of the great photographers on G+ who make this place such a delight to hang out.Part 1-5:  http://goo.gl/17ujpn*Note, Google Circles are terribly wonky.  It wouldn't let me add some photographers in my circle into these circles because of domain errors.  If this affected you, sorry about that.2013-08-30 13:49:174826527124
Rusty Ferguson7,444The Rusty Ball Circle of Photographers.If you were notified, you are included in this circleIn this circle, you'll find many great photographers. Adding this circle will add cool pictures from the original creator.Special Request and Completely optional=========================================. I entered a photo contest. It is a picture of a sunset while visiting Bantayan Island.  To vote, follow this link http://goo.gl/aAQBE1 and click the plus==========================================This circle also includes a few special friend that I know will help distribute this circle. Generally you must be a photographer to get into this circle. However, doing the following will increase the chance you get into other engagement type circles.1. Plus the circle2. Share the circle3. Comment the circle4. Adding the circle will help you more than me. :)If you're interested in traveling of visiting the Philippines please visit my website http://www.excitingcebu.comThanks,Rusty #therustyball   #sharedcircle   #circleshares   #circleoftheday   #rustyball   #photographycircles  -2013-08-21 14:21:354829346109
Gailen Mapes40,022 Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting JAugust 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circle2013-08-17 11:12:4230010211
Gailen Mapes38,294Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to August 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle   #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  #handpickedcircles Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circle2013-08-03 10:38:34298614
Gailen Mapes35,497Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting July 1st.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-17 11:42:422981319
Gailen Mapes33,336Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to July 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 15th.)  You can also use the #handpickedcircles hash tag.I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle  #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by 2013-07-03 10:47:04298847
Gailen Mapes31,644Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K  - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting June 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles#sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles#pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle#thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle  Note: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +Gailen Mapes .  Thanks for your cooperation.2013-06-17 10:27:05309528
Gailen Mapes30,901Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to June 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircleNote: the hash tag #handpickedcircles  should only be used to refer to these circles and other circles created by +2013-06-03 10:30:4831210310
Gailen Mapes30,211Hand Picked Photographers Circles -Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting Msy 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-17 10:40:573111129
Chrysta Rae1,202,986Here it is!The TRUE 2013 MARCHChrysta Rae PHOTOGRAPHY SCAVENGER HUNT circle!!!Over the course of the next couple days the reveals for this round of the scavenger hunt will be posted!!All submissions are in and being judged as we speak! (squeal)These are the photographers who are participating!Outstanding people, talented photographers, they are fun, engaging and definitely worthy of being added to your circles!Thanks to all of you for playing!!2013-05-07 18:43:323401128101
Gailen Mapes28,791Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to May 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-05-01 10:24:38313924
Gailen Mapes27,036Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting April 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-17 10:59:1133011310
Gailen Mapes25,750Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to April 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-04-03 10:46:24327606
Gailen Mapes25,104Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting March 2nd.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-17 11:01:19319918
Gailen Mapes24,586Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 2nd for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles   #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles   #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-03-03 09:34:25319013
Gailen Mapes24,130Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting February 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles  #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #sharedpubliccircles  #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #pixelworld   #pixelworldcircle #circleoftheday #bestsharedcircle #thebestcirclesongoogle #thebestcircle2013-02-18 12:43:393247310
Gailen Mapes23,206Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #handpickedcircles  2013-02-04 11:13:403231017
Gailen Mapes23,178Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to February 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2013-02-03 11:51:49337505
Gailen Mapes22,472Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to January 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting January 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2013-01-17 11:33:30316416
People At Work Monday659Creative Photographers Capturing People at Work | January 2013This circle includes selected creative photographers making up one of the most fascinating theme pages and albums on G+ by making the unseen and remote worlds of human experience visible to us from around the globe. Click the link http://goo.gl/gI72d  if you would like to sit back to enjoy the slide show of fabulous mix of contributions of amazing photos of people at work from all around the world! Thanks to these socially interactive photographers, many of whom generously contribute to +People At Work Monday theme page and album, and keep it lively and interesting.If you also capture people at work and would like to be included in the next version of this circle, fell free to add  your relevant photos to the page stream and album by circling +People At Work Monday and tagging your photo with the page name. The page also serves to maximize the visibility of your photos by resharing each of your contribution. For details of participation and page policy, please visit the About section of +People At Work Monday theme page at http://goo.gl/eQbCT.If you've contributed yet are not included in this circle, please make sure you are following the page and then notify me in the comments and I will add you to the next release.Looking forward to see more of your creative shots!+Baki Karacay   Curator of +People At Work Monday Photography Theme Page#peopleatworkmonday #photography #circle #photographycircle  #sharedcircles #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #photographers #photographycircle2013-01-01 18:00:4790014
Gailen Mapes21,161December 2012 +Fire Hydrant Friday "Thank You" CircleThese 26 fine folks submitted photographs of fire hydrants or other fixed firefighting equipment in December.  So now you know who to follow (or avoid)!You can be included in this circle next month!  All you have to do is submit a photograph of a fire hydrant to: #firehydrantfriday +Fire Hydrant Friday curated by +Beth Blackwell and +Gailen Mapes !  For good measure, tag +Fire Hydrant Friday as a person inside your photo and add +Fire Hydrant Friday to your circles so we can "plus" your photos and share them to the theme page!  See you in January!!!2012-12-30 20:02:0726112
Gailen Mapes20,371Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting December 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-12-17 11:55:35305616
Talk Urbex610Time to share a circle - urban explorers around the world...2012-12-09 15:42:0150010312
Michael Earley15,377We have had a lot of new contributors joining us in the last few weeks. Please update your circle. If you do not have in your circles, you might be missing some really exciting photographers. We now have two circles so please be sure to add both. Thanks from all of us +Gene Bowker  +Joe Paul  +Steve Boyko   and my self +Michael Earley  for sharing with us.2012-12-05 17:54:1149916419
Gailen Mapes19,665Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to December 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 18th.)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 #circleoftheday2012-12-03 11:31:35308626
Gailen Mapes18,460Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 18th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting November 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-11-18 12:30:49317225
Gailen Mapes17,556Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to November 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday2012-11-03 11:12:4833010210
Susan Bachelder3,5062012-10-22 17:26:3450117314
Chrysta Rae1,212,307Here it isthe +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger CIRCLEOur TRUE circle of everyone who participated in the Anniversary Round!These are all amazing people - engaging, fun, talented, warm, wonderful people that bring me joy every day.2012-10-22 16:29:44408432670
Leading Lines Monday2,996Leading Lines Monday Contributors!!!Circle 1 of 2 (A-L) M-Z here: http://goo.gl/IbcUgHere are all the folks that make #leadinglinesmonday  what it is!Each week these users post beautiful photos to our theme!  Don't believe us?  Add the circle and find out!Note: If you've posted recently and are not included - no problem, just let us know in the comments and we'll fix the oversight.Thank you from +Pam Chalkley-Boling +Elle Rogers +David Murphy +Simos Xenakis +Andreas Levi & +Michael Stuart!Happy Friday! #ff   #followfriday   #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #llmcircleshare  2012-10-19 18:42:30349181128
Gailen Mapes16,449Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. They are split to not exceed 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to October 15th for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting October 1st.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about2012-10-17 10:19:51338627
Michael Earley14,047Another big thanks to all who shared this week. I have to tell  you that when I open G+ the first thing on Tuesdays and see 80 or 90 notifications at first I think ohhhh then I plow in and enjoy every one of them... some time later when I am finished looking at all the wonderful images I really feel great... but then I look up and 90 more notifications.... ohhhh nooooo... but it is worth it and I learn so much.. thanks to all of you from +Gene Bowker +Steve Boyko +Joe Paul and myself +Michael Earley   please save this and share it as well as the part 2 circle.... they may have come late to the party, but each and everyone of them are talented artist..2012-10-03 23:45:31498161023
Gailen Mapes15,437Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. I have had to split some circles because they exceeded 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to October 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting September 15th.)I am hard up against the 5000 limit. From here on, I am going to have to become rather more strict about the "spam rules." Essentially if I have to go back more than a screen on your profile before I hit original material, there is a good chance that I may drop you from the circles. Of course there will be mitigating factors...Because of the way that Google no longer presents every person who adds me to their circles to me it is quite possible that I have missed some pretty good photographers.  If I am following you, chances are that you are already in one of these circles or in my "check later" circle.  If you think you have been missed, tag a comment on one of these posts and I will check your profile out for inclusion.  Guidelines for inclusion can be found at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/about2012-10-03 10:51:2134210012
Gene Bowker41,317Are you an "E" photographer? #Alphabetcircles  Complete series at https://plus.google.com/111112809838472063992/posts/2xWjDgvHT5tThe new #StreamCircle  Alphabet series: I'm going through the streams of each photographer I follow to see what they have been up to. and continuing to sort my 2000+ photog circle into smaller ones based on first name this time.I am aiming to share photographers who are active no matter what their photography type or number of followers.. so there are all types in here.The folks in this circle have all been active in the last month , share their own work, and their first names start with "E".There are quite a few who don't follow me (yet I hope) but whose work I've discovered recently.Note: No one asked, begged, or had to share anything to be in these circles except be an active G+ photographer who I happen to follow.That being said, why share circles you are included in?It will help you be seen by different folks. It is amazing when I see how few people I follow in common with even my closest friends and I follow around 2500 people. There are so many good photographers on G+ that it is impossible to find them all.  Shares help make those introductions.Would you like to be in the next circle set?1) Be sure to circle me.2) Be active. Post regularly...3) Be interactive. Respond to comments, etc...4) Be yourself. Post your own stuff, not just reshares.5) Be sure to introduce yourself. Stop by one of my posts and say hi.6) Feel free to share the current circles. (not required but really appreciated)In the end, I make the final calls on who gets in or not based on my own judgement. That is why I'm happy to put my name on them."E"xcellent to know ya'll.+Gene Bowker http://rustedrailimages.com2012-09-26 16:27:286840735
Margaret Tompkins28,538<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<Great Photographers With < 5,000 FollowersThe photographers here are all in my personal circles.  The choices are mine and mine alone.  No one asked, begged, or pleaded to belong.  No bribes were offered or accepted.  These are the people that I follow because I appreciate their great quality photography and their interaction.  Most I have met as I help curate several of the photography themes.  There are NO requirements to share this circle.  I would appreciate the people in this circle plus the post, leave a comment, and share the circle as public.  Each profile has been verified by me.  Each has < 5,000 followers (when they were put into the circle), and most have between 2,000 and 5,000 followers.  They each have high quality original photography content.  You won’t find many animated gifs!  Many are new to G+ and you may not know them so please make them feel welcomed! Landscape Photography:  I invite everyone to check out the +Landscape Photography  #LandscapePhotography  theme .  If you want to impress me, that’s the place to do it!!  Post a great landscape that will get my attention.  See the About tab for all the details.I wasn’t included, what do I do?  If you meet the criteria, weren’t included, but think you should be, then leave me a comment.  Maybe I don’t know about you.  There are millions of people on G+ and I don’t know everyone.  However, I’ll be happy to have a look at your work if you will call it to my attention.  Start posting landscapes that get my attention (see above)!!There’s a really great photographer XXX that you didn’t include.  Please feel free to recommend qualified people.  I discover new people every day and would be happy to look at their work.  Please make sure that the recommended person meets the criteria.  If they don’t then that tells me a lot about you! #Circleshare   #sharedcircles   2012-09-21 18:14:56494225107164
Gailen Mapes14,369Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera G-K - 3 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. I have had to split some circles because they exceeded 500 members.I am now sharing one circle per day, for the reason see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103752943025677384806/posts/RrPNTzHhQuHAs before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to September 1st for the start of this set.  (Previous complete set was published starting August 15th.)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/about2012-09-17 10:38:57335626

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2014-04-04 15:09:16 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s) 

+Kevin Ayers said he wanted to fly the stick in a tight half street.  So I took him to Hudson St.

Think that's tight enough?

#rfd #ladder1 #ReadingFire

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2014-09-11 17:06:31 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s) 

I haven't shared photographically in awhile but really would like to do so more often with the goal of learning more behind the camera and bumping up my skills in Photoshop.

In capturing this scene, I wanted to first work on long exposure techniques to capture the water and cloud movements.  I purchased a ND10 filter about a year ago and really haven't gotten to play with it much.  The times I have, I was disappointed with my work.  I've found even with the 10 stop reduction, it's still pretty bright when trying to capture the cloud movement in broad daylight.  My next attempt will be during an nice sunset at a sportsmen's lake near my house.

I also wanted to play with luminosity masks and digital blending of exposures.  I'm not happy with the HDR software and other methods to auto-blend exposures.  There's just too many artifacts that aren'taccep... more »

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2014-02-28 21:08:17 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s) 

I added a couple photos to the Steel Wool Experiment.  My brother and I explored a bridge construction worksite for these.  The large concrete structure in the background is the future bridge abutment and the tube is a form for a support column.

#steelwoolphotography   #longexposure  

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2014-09-20 00:29:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

 We're officially on DAY TWO of REVEALS
from the 2014 SUMMER SENSATIONAL round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Mike F Shaw +Robin Griggs Wood +Ron Clifford +mel peifer, and our winner from last round - +Mark Rodriguez 

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
Later today Iwill be ... more »

 We're officially on DAY TWO of REVEALS
from the 2014 SUMMER SENSATIONAL round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Mike F Shaw +Robin Griggs Wood +Ron Clifford +mel peifer, and our winner from last round - +Mark Rodriguez 

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: This is the "*YOUR WORST HABIT*" album. 
See my profile page to check out the "Your City" album, already up.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the "*YOUR CITY*" album,
1 item seen in 229 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Derek Kind)___

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2014-09-18 23:23:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

We're officially on DAY ONE of REVEALS
from the 2014 SUMMER SENSATIONAL round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Mike F Shaw +Ron Clifford +Robin GriggsWood ... more »

We're officially on DAY ONE of REVEALS
from the 2014 SUMMER SENSATIONAL round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What you are about to experience 
over the course of the next 10 days is pretty freaking awesome.
We play a game - 500 photographers and myself - a scavenger hunt.

What  is the scavenger hunt?
Only the most inspiring, creative and fun way to learn your camera, push your limits, experiment, and shoot things in ways you didn't think you could.

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you a period of time to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Mike F Shaw +Ron Clifford +Robin Griggs Wood +mel peifer, and our winner from last round - +Mark Rodriguez  

I then open the albums up to the public - every morning over the course of 10 days. 
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: This is the first - the "*YOUR CITY*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways,
It helps improve your photography skills, 
gives you a huge audience, 
and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 
Make new friends,
and be a part of a community of photographers who care about each other, teach each other, and inspire one another.

The sign up for the next round of the scavenger hunt will be announced on day 10 of reveals from this round.

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. 
Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the month. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. All copyrights apply)

With that - I present to you the "*YOUR CITY*" album,
1 item seen in 288 different ways.
 
(album cover image by +Richard Kimbrough)
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2014-09-11 17:07:37 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s) 

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2014-09-11 17:06:31 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s) 

I haven't shared photographically in awhile but really would like to do so more often with the goal of learning more behind the camera and bumping up my skills in Photoshop.

In capturing this scene, I wanted to first work on long exposure techniques to capture the water and cloud movements.  I purchased a ND10 filter about a year ago and really haven't gotten to play with it much.  The times I have, I was disappointed with my work.  I've found even with the 10 stop reduction, it's still pretty bright when trying to capture the cloud movement in broad daylight.  My next attempt will be during an nice sunset at a sportsmen's lake near my house.

I also wanted to play with luminosity masks and digital blending of exposures.  I'm not happy with the HDR software and other methods to auto-blend exposures.  There's just too many artifacts that aren'taccep... more »

I haven't shared photographically in awhile but really would like to do so more often with the goal of learning more behind the camera and bumping up my skills in Photoshop.

In capturing this scene, I wanted to first work on long exposure techniques to capture the water and cloud movements.  I purchased a ND10 filter about a year ago and really haven't gotten to play with it much.  The times I have, I was disappointed with my work.  I've found even with the 10 stop reduction, it's still pretty bright when trying to capture the cloud movement in broad daylight.  My next attempt will be during an nice sunset at a sportsmen's lake near my house.

I also wanted to play with luminosity masks and digital blending of exposures.  I'm not happy with the HDR software and other methods to auto-blend exposures.  There's just too many artifacts that aren't acceptable to the perfectionist in me.  So I wanted to give it some effort manually.  I used the articles and luminosity masks provided by +Jimmy McIntyre on his blog.

I haven't shared the originals but I have to say, I'm pretty pleased.  I've used Jimmy's techniques on some other shots I've taken in the past and really like the results so far.  Once I get some more time to play around, I'll share some more.___

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2014-07-08 18:11:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

This is hilariously funny.

#circlejerking

http://www.reddit.com/r/androidcirclejerk/comments/2a4m1h/_/___This is hilariously funny.

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2014-07-08 18:01:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s) 

My first time in Syracuse and stopping here was worth the trip.  +Dinosaur Bar-B-Que was delicious.  I'll be back again.

My first time in Syracuse and stopping here was worth the trip.  +Dinosaur Bar-B-Que was delicious.  I'll be back again.___

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2014-06-23 01:49:39 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Interesting... Some of the companies that pop up in this list. 

Interesting... Some of the companies that pop up in this list. ___

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2014-06-22 13:37:13 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

I'm in. 

I'm in. ___

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2014-05-24 23:58:15 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

Lehigh Valley Ironpigs vs Toledo Mud Hens on a beautiful Saturday night

#photosphere

Lehigh Valley Ironpigs vs Toledo Mud Hens on a beautiful Saturday night

#photosphere___

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2014-05-22 00:12:17 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

Woah. Bacon sprinkles.


Woah. Bacon sprinkles.
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2014-05-19 19:50:27 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

These charts show how TV will never be the same if two acquisitions go through http://bit.ly/1hY1Mbs

These charts show how TV will never be the same if two acquisitions go through http://bit.ly/1hY1Mbs___

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2014-05-17 01:03:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Why net neutrality is going down.

Because our government is for sale to the highest bidder, and the highest bidder wants to kill net neutrality. 

The Sunlight Foundation looks at lobbying by pro- and anti-net neutrality factions. The anti position is wildly outspending the pro position. 

https://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2014/05/16/how-telecoms-and-cable-have-dominated-net-neutrality-lobbying/

Why net neutrality is going down.

Because our government is for sale to the highest bidder, and the highest bidder wants to kill net neutrality. 

The Sunlight Foundation looks at lobbying by pro- and anti-net neutrality factions. The anti position is wildly outspending the pro position. 

https://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2014/05/16/how-telecoms-and-cable-have-dominated-net-neutrality-lobbying/___

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2014-05-15 22:00:56 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

I've read about texting to 911 and that it was coming. I didn't realize it was coming so soon.

I've read about texting to 911 and that it was coming. I didn't realize it was coming so soon.___

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2014-05-11 13:14:58 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s) 

Recycling one of my older photos from a couple years ago for +RustySunday by +Rene Bechard and +Gary Posner.

Recycling one of my older photos from a couple years ago for +RustySunday by +Rene Bechard and +Gary Posner.___

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2014-05-01 21:28:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Net neutrality is worth fighting for http://www.androidcentral.com/net-neutrality-worth-fighting

Net neutrality is worth fighting for http://www.androidcentral.com/net-neutrality-worth-fighting___

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2014-04-15 03:37:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

This is really well done!

This is really well done!___

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2014-04-08 21:23:49 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s) 

Yeah... Get some Febreeze or something. Never mind the chemical vapor cloud you're now breathing. Febreeze ain't going to cover that.

Yeah... Get some Febreeze or something. Never mind the chemical vapor cloud you're now breathing. Febreeze ain't going to cover that.___

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2014-04-05 04:03:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

+dropkickmurphys are stand-up guys.

Thanks for your support of the BFD during this challenge.

+dropkickmurphys are stand-up guys.

Thanks for your support of the BFD during this challenge.___

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2014-04-04 15:09:16 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s) 

+Kevin Ayers said he wanted to fly the stick in a tight half street.  So I took him to Hudson St.

Think that's tight enough?

#rfd #ladder1 #ReadingFire

+Kevin Ayers said he wanted to fly the stick in a tight half street.  So I took him to Hudson St.

Think that's tight enough?

#rfd #ladder1 #ReadingFire___

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2014-03-30 15:59:19 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s) 

To the Random Chivette who RAK'd my family and I at breakfast this morning, Thanks!  You made our day!!

#thechive   #kcco   #rak  

To the Random Chivette who RAK'd my family and I at breakfast this morning, Thanks!  You made our day!!

#thechive   #kcco   #rak  ___

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2014-03-30 13:12:46 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Oh God, Spreadable Bacon Exists

http://www.supercompressor.com/vice/spread-bacon-on-anything

Oh God, Spreadable Bacon Exists

http://www.supercompressor.com/vice/spread-bacon-on-anything___

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2014-03-28 14:36:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

"...if they had been lucky enough to survive, they would have run into another burning building. And another. And another. And another. Until they were dead or hurt or retired.

Because they are firefighters, Boston firefighters, and that’s what they do."

"...if they had been lucky enough to survive, they would have run into another burning building. And another. And another. And another. Until they were dead or hurt or retired.

Because they are firefighters, Boston firefighters, and that’s what they do."___

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2014-03-28 02:27:42 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

I can't imagine the anguish these Brothers will live with, knowing they couldn't save the trapped firefighters.  I can hear the pain in their words.

May Firefighter Kennedy and Lt. Walsh rest in peace and may their families and friends find some solace knowing they gave their lives as heroes.

Rest easy, Brothers.

I can't imagine the anguish these Brothers will live with, knowing they couldn't save the trapped firefighters.  I can hear the pain in their words.

May Firefighter Kennedy and Lt. Walsh rest in peace and may their families and friends find some solace knowing they gave their lives as heroes.

Rest easy, Brothers.___

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2014-03-27 13:36:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s) 

Jimmy does Bill Cosby for Bill Cosby

Jimmy does Bill Cosby for Bill Cosby___

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2014-03-27 13:32:08 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

I'm not sure what was better, the kids or +Jimmy Fallon and Jude Law.

#tonightshow   #funnyfaceoff  

I'm not sure what was better, the kids or +Jimmy Fallon and Jude Law.

#tonightshow   #funnyfaceoff  ___

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2014-03-25 20:14:20 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

I hope whoever designed this intersection has to drive it daily.

This was after sitting through the light for 3 cycles.

+TransportTuesday #transporttuesday

#ladder1 #readingpafire #rfd

I hope whoever designed this intersection has to drive it daily.

This was after sitting through the light for 3 cycles.

+TransportTuesday #transporttuesday

#ladder1 #readingpafire #rfd___

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2014-03-15 18:50:37 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

Sharing my album from +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt - 2014 New Year, New Hunt.  Tough list this time and all of the entries were fantastic.

Thanks to +Chrysta Rae, the Dream Team members who helped collect everyone's photos in record time, and all the Judges for the time they spent looking at thousands of photos and picking the winners.

If you think this is something you would like to participate in, sign ups for the Spring hunt are on March 21 at 12 noon Mountain Time.

Sharing my album from +Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt - 2014 New Year, New Hunt.  Tough list this time and all of the entries were fantastic.

Thanks to +Chrysta Rae, the Dream Team members who helped collect everyone's photos in record time, and all the Judges for the time they spent looking at thousands of photos and picking the winners.

If you think this is something you would like to participate in, sign ups for the Spring hunt are on March 21 at 12 noon Mountain Time.___

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2014-03-14 20:51:01 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Sign up for the next round of +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt 1 week from today at 12 noon Mountain Time.

Want a hint???  Put +Chrysta Rae in her own circle and turn on notifications.  When she opens signups, you'll get an email or G+ notification and can get in.  The 500 spots fill fast (roughly 3 hours).

That's right - It's time to ANNOUNCE the next SIGN UP DATE

If you have been following the hunt over the last ten days,
watching the reveals take place from the current round
I'm sure you've seen just how much fun
the people who take part in them have.

The community of scavengers you enter alongside  
are people unlike anywhere else around.

We have our own community page where you will be able to interact with judges,
there are behind the scenes information on just how some of these outstanding pictures were created,
you will learn,
you will create friendships,
you will stretch your creative muscles.

The Scavenger Hunt is OPEN TO ANYONE 
who shares a passion for photography.
We have photographers of every level participating.
There is not a single reason to hesitate to join up!

So if this sounds like something you would like to be a part of,
Then visit my profile page here (+Chrysta Rae) on
FRIDAY, MARCH 21 at 12 NOON (mountain time zone)
and when you see the sign up post come up, 
simply say "I'm in" and the first 500 people will be entered.

(spots in the past have gone within 3 hours of the post - make sure you have your alarm set so you don't miss out!)

I cannot WAIT to play with you!!


Images below taken for the "Fuchsia album" by: +Angi Kim +Lauri Novak +David Thompson +Sharon Ragner +Burc Biagi +Kathleen Kent +Derek Kind +Marilou Aballe and +S. Rain Lawrence ___Sign up for the next round of +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt 1 week from today at 12 noon Mountain Time.

Want a hint???  Put +Chrysta Rae in her own circle and turn on notifications.  When she opens signups, you'll get an email or G+ notification and can get in.  The 500 spots fill fast (roughly 3 hours).

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2014-03-14 20:47:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

The last and final album on Day 10 shows off our OPPOSITE SELFIE

Today is DAY TEN (our last day)  of REVEALS
from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round
of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!
_________________________________________________________
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
the SIGN UP DATE for the 2014 SPRING HAS SPRUNG Round
of the Photography Scavenger Hunt will be on
FRIDAY, March 21st at 12 noon (mountain time zone)

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind 

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*SELFIE - Your OPPOSITE" album, see previous posts for the "RULE OF THIRDS", "FUCHSIA", "SPICY", "CIRCE - Straight out of the Camera, "CARELESS", "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "SELFIE - Your OPPOSITE" album.
1 item seen in 140 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Nancy Levan) ___The last and final album on Day 10 shows off our OPPOSITE SELFIE

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2014-03-14 20:35:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Day 9 showcases the Scavenger's understanding of RULE OF THIRDS

Today is DAY NINE of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind  

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*RULE OF THIRDS*" album, see previous posts for the "FUCHSIA", "SPICY", "CIRCE - Straight out of the Camera, "CARELESS", "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "RULE OF THIRDS" album.
1 item seen in 250 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Carla McMahon ) ___Day 9 showcases the Scavenger's understanding of RULE OF THIRDS

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2014-03-14 18:08:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

The color albums are one of my favorites.  This round Scavengers were tasked with fushcia few shah fuschia FUCHSIA.  Enjoy Day 8 of reveals.

Today is DAY EIGHT of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind 

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*FUCHSIA*" album, see previous posts for the "SPICY", "CIRCE - Straight out of the Camera, "CARELESS", "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some   #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "FUCHSIA" album 
1 item seen in 242 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Burc Biagi)___The color albums are one of my favorites.  This round Scavengers were tasked with fushcia few shah fuschia FUCHSIA.  Enjoy Day 8 of reveals.

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2014-03-14 17:13:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Things get a little heated with Day 7 Reveals and the theme of SPICY.

Today is DAY SEVEN of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind   

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*SPICY*" album, see previous posts for the "CIRCE - Straight out of the Camera, "CARELESS", "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "SPICY" album (all shots are straight out of the camera - no editing allowed in this category),
1 item seen in 179 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +John Onnen)___Things get a little heated with Day 7 Reveals and the theme of SPICY.

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2014-03-14 16:58:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

We went in a CIRCLE for Day 6 Reveals in +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt.

This has to be one of the most popular themes in the Scavenger Hunt with 271 entries.  I don't recall other themes having so many photos.  Nice work everyone!

Today is DAY SIX of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind 

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*CIRCE - Straight out of the Camera*" album, see previous posts for the "CARELESS", "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "CIRCLE" album (all shots are straight out of the camera - no editing allowed in this category),
1 item seen in 271 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Laura Ockel )___We went in a CIRCLE for Day 6 Reveals in +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt.

This has to be one of the most popular themes in the Scavenger Hunt with 271 entries.  I don't recall other themes having so many photos.  Nice work everyone!

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2014-03-14 16:28:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Day 5 of the New Year, New Hunt +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt brought us the theme of CARELESS

Today is DAY FIVE of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind   

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*CARELESS*" album, see previous posts for the "STEAM", "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "CARELESS" album,
1 item seen in 159 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +François Charette)___Day 5 of the New Year, New Hunt +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt brought us the theme of CARELESS

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2014-03-10 20:18:12 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s) 

RFD 2013 Year in Review

#dowork   #rfd   #readingpafire   #moose  

RFD 2013 Year in Review

#dowork   #rfd   #readingpafire   #moose  ___

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2014-03-08 14:35:10 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s) 

We celebrated a Healthy New Year, drank a little too much and had a Hangover, Embraced some complete strangers, and now things have gotten a little Steamy in today's album.  The theme for Day 4 of reveals is STEAM.

Today is DAY FOUR of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind   

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*STEAM*" album, see previous posts for the "EMBRACE", "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "STEAM" album,
1 item seen in 178 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Stefan Riss)

#steam    #steaming    #chrystaraephotographyscavengerhunt  ___We celebrated a Healthy New Year, drank a little too much and had a Hangover, Embraced some complete strangers, and now things have gotten a little Steamy in today's album.  The theme for Day 4 of reveals is STEAM.

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2014-03-08 14:29:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Day 3 - lots of hugs in this album.  175 interpretations of EMBRACE

day is DAY THREE of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind  

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*EMBRACE*" album, see previous posts for the "HUNGOVER" and "HEALTHY" albums.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some  #huntsmack  is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "EMBRACE" album,
1 item seen in 175 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Ricardo Williams )

#hugs   #embrace   #embracing   #chrystaraephotographyscavengerhunt    #love   #loving  ___Day 3 - lots of hugs in this album.  175 interpretations of EMBRACE

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2014-03-07 02:29:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Deal: ASUS Google Nexus 7 2013 LTE 32GB for $313.44 http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014/03/deal-asus-google-nexus-7-2013-lte-32gb-313-44.html

#android   #ASUS   #Google   #Nexus7   #Amazon  

Deal: ASUS Google Nexus 7 2013 LTE 32GB for $313.44 http://www.androidheadlines.com/2014/03/deal-asus-google-nexus-7-2013-lte-32gb-313-44.html

#android   #ASUS   #Google   #Nexus7   #Amazon  ___

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2014-03-07 01:31:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Day 2 brings us the Hungover album from Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

Today is DAY TWO of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro +Mike Shaw +Thomas Hawk +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind 

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: Today is the "*HUNGOVER*" album, see yesterday's post for the "HEALTHY" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "HUNGOVER" album,
1 item seen in 169 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Carla McMahon)___Day 2 brings us the Hungover album from Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.

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2014-03-05 20:51:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

It's here!  Day 1 of reveals for Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  The New Year brings a New Hunt and hopefully lots of HEALTHY New Year's resolutions.

What you are about to see over the course of the next 10 days
will inspire you,
It will excite you,
It will delight you,
And it will introduce you to some outstanding photographers.

Today is DAY ONE of REVEALS from the 2014 NEW YEAR, NEW HUNT round of the +Chrysta Rae Photography Scavenger Hunt!!!

What is the photography scavenger hunt?
Only the most fun you can have with your camera!!

I host this event every season for anyone of any level of photography to participate.
I open the game up to 500 Photographers
I give you 10 items to shoot 
I give you around 2 months to shoot and enter your photos.
Then I have them judged by amazing photographers
(this round's judges were +Alan Shapiro, +Thomas Hawk, +Mike Shaw, +Mark Rodriguez and +Derek Kind!

I then open the albums up to the public - which is this stage.
Later today I will be posting the winners from this album.
There are 10 categories: We are starting with the "*HEALTHY*" album.

This event is an amazing way to use your camera in new ways. 
It gets you seeing things in new ways.
It helps improve your photography skills, gives you a huge audience, and let's everyone celebrate each other's successes. 

The group of "scavengers" that participate create a community unlike any other on G+. Support, encouragement  friendships even some #huntsmack is enjoyed. 
We become a family over the course of the round. 

This is a negative-free zone - I have zero tolerance for any critiques that are uninvited. 
Please be respectful and remember that every person went out there and took the time to shoot these images 
and put thought into them and tried their best. 
As always, I am proud of every single one of you.

(NONE of the images were taken by ME - this is a collection of images taken by multiple photographers participating in the scavenger hunt. ALL COPYRIGHTS APPLY)

With that - I present to you the "HEALTHY" album,
1 item seen in 172 different ways.
 

(album cover image by +Ed Ying)

#huntlove   #chrystaraephotographyscavengerhunt   #epicphotos   #healthy   #healthyliving   #healthyeating   #healthyyou  ___It's here!  Day 1 of reveals for Chrysta Rae's Photography Scavenger Hunt.  The New Year brings a New Hunt and hopefully lots of HEALTHY New Year's resolutions.

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2014-02-28 21:08:17 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s) 

I added a couple photos to the Steel Wool Experiment.  My brother and I explored a bridge construction worksite for these.  The large concrete structure in the background is the future bridge abutment and the tube is a form for a support column.

#steelwoolphotography   #longexposure  

I added a couple photos to the Steel Wool Experiment.  My brother and I explored a bridge construction worksite for these.  The large concrete structure in the background is the future bridge abutment and the tube is a form for a support column.

#steelwoolphotography   #longexposure  ___

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2014-02-28 02:25:47 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Finally got around to editing this one.  Note to self, don't knock your helmet off with the ladder next time.

It's only been 2 months since the fire and a bunch of hours learning and tweaking After Effects and Premiere Pro CC.

Finally got around to editing this one.  Note to self, don't knock your helmet off with the ladder next time.

It's only been 2 months since the fire and a bunch of hours learning and tweaking After Effects and Premiere Pro CC.___

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2014-02-26 04:37:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Welcome, probies.

Seven new hires bring us to over 35 new firefighters and paramedics added to the ranks since 2012.  The bulk of the hires were possible after receiving a SAFER grant in 2013.

Head down and mouths shut.  You'll learn a lot the next couple months and treasure your time in the academy.  It's one of the best 6 months on the job you'll have.  

And learn your streets.  You've got 6 months to figure out where you're going and impress the senior members when you hit the street.

Welcome, probies.

Seven new hires bring us to over 35 new firefighters and paramedics added to the ranks since 2012.  The bulk of the hires were possible after receiving a SAFER grant in 2013.

Head down and mouths shut.  You'll learn a lot the next couple months and treasure your time in the academy.  It's one of the best 6 months on the job you'll have.  

And learn your streets.  You've got 6 months to figure out where you're going and impress the senior members when you hit the street.___

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2014-02-25 04:34:15 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s) 

That's one very wind-driven fire....impressive.

That's one very wind-driven fire....impressive.___

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2014-02-19 19:24:38 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Ruffle some feathers in my area +Google Fiber

Ruffle some feathers in my area +Google Fiber___

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2014-02-12 03:02:50 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

I should stop using Wi-Fi at home and go with +T-Mobile LTE. It's over twice as fast download speeds and almost 10 times faster upload speeds.

I should stop using Wi-Fi at home and go with +T-Mobile LTE. It's over twice as fast download speeds and almost 10 times faster upload speeds.___

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2014-02-04 13:55:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Brent Smith and Zach Myers of +Shinedown perform a great cover of Blue on Black with the song's writer in studio as a guest as part of #10songsin10days  recorded last year and just released as an EP.

Great performance and one of my favorite songs.

Brent Smith and Zach Myers of +Shinedown perform a great cover of Blue on Black with the song's writer in studio as a guest as part of #10songsin10days  recorded last year and just released as an EP.

Great performance and one of my favorite songs.___

2014-02-03 03:01:08 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s) 

Congratulations +Seattle Seahawks on your Super Bowl win. You earned it.

Signed,
49ers Fan

Congratulations +Seattle Seahawks on your Super Bowl win. You earned it.

Signed,
49ers Fan___

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2014-02-03 02:52:06 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

At least the Halftime Show with +Bruno Mars and +Red Hot Chili Peppers was entertaining. Most enjoyable in years.

Bored with the Super Bowl? Re-watch Bruno Mars' halftime show. ___At least the Halftime Show with +Bruno Mars and +Red Hot Chili Peppers was entertaining. Most enjoyable in years.

2014-02-03 02:49:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s) 

Not sure which is funnier:
A - Namath dressing up like a pimp.
B - Manning dressing up like a quarterback.


Not sure which is funnier:
A - Namath dressing up like a pimp.
B - Manning dressing up like a quarterback.
___

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