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Lady Fran W has been at 38 events

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Paul Pavlinovich22,356Each year I keep saying I'll get to Vivid Sydney but I never do. Well in 2015 I'm making this event so I'll have to. If you can join me please do. Accommodation expenses and transport will be up to you (hint stay in or near the cbd) be there for one or all days. I'll try and organise some Sydney photographers to host us Mexicans and I'll try and include a night trip to cockatoo island of it can be organised. Perhaps @113333047738251078279 might like to show us around or @106677033160092990257 do some light painting with us? Thanks to @107614843238833895006 for permission to use his image as the event header.Melbourne Photowalkers Go To Sydney Vivid 20152015-05-27 01:00:007  
Jeff Smith61,991Welcome to The Selfie Sunday Project for April 5, 2015 We are back! First thing you may notice is "Selfy" has become "Selfie", just a change to keep up with the more recognized spelling of selfie. A general theme for this week is *New Beginnings* , it's Spring and Selfie Sunday has returned so it seems to fit. If you can't stick to the theme no worries either, since we are freshly back and running any selfie you take is fine.  Please read this post for the guidelines and FAQ for Selfie Sunday. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Your photo can be taken from Mar. 30/15 before the event up until 8:00 AM EDT Monday Apr. 6/15. Older photos posted will be removed from the event. Please only post one photo to the event and that photo should ideally be taken the weekend or the week prior to the event. Again, please no dipping into the archives. As always have some fun. Everyone is looking forward to some great selfies. Any questions, We have many moderators in the Art of Self Portraiture Community who can help you along the way. _ UPLOADING The event will be open for uploading photos at 9:00 PM on the Saturday before. Click the Add Photos button in the event to upload your images. This is a Public event open to all. Any questions, again please check the FAQs. http://goo.gl/SKnkZ8 Cheers, JeffThe Selfie Sunday Project2015-04-05 03:00:0061  
Lady Fran W8,340✰ *Embrace your inner rainbow* ✰ Late last year Melbourne hosted the Colour Run. It's now been announced that we'll be at it again in March 2015.  *Tickets on sale NOW!* Become a VIP and you can score a sweet deal!  www.thecolorrun.com.au/#vip   _No actual running required!_ Bring the kids. Bring the whole family! Don't bring the dog though. Please feel free to share the event. Note: this is not an ideal venue for photography. As much as you dearly want to capture the colour and fun, the dust is the natural to your expensive gear. You also don't really want to be carrying heavy gear for the walk. Bring a cheap point and shoot, bring your phone, whack everything in zip-lock bags and just have fun!Colour Run - Melbourne2015-03-01 08:00:004  
Lady Fran W8,340It's the start of the year.  There are new people joining the MPW community every day.  There are members itching to get out and do something.  There has been a rotation of mods. It's White Night and we're all going to need a drink before embarking on chaos and mayhem.   Sooooo ... *let's get together, shake hands, have a drink and talk about the year ahead.* _Venue confirmed:_ Dumpling World 608 Collins Street Melbourne -Call for venue ideas:- -Venue to be confirmed but if you have any ideas then post away. Y&Js and Fed Square venues are convenient but being White Night these will probably be bursting at the seams and potentially hard for a group. Do you know of somewhere else in the CBD that may be a good spot to descend on? Suggestions welcomed.-  _White Night:_ There is no formal photowalk planned for WN as the environment is not conducive for large groups; however, if you wish to use this event as a meet up or tag along with others please feel free to do so.  _All welcome!_ Feel free to invite anyone who you think  may enjoy the fun.MPW 2015 hidey-ho there neighbour2015-02-21 19:30:0017  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356See @109173756154545584645​ for all the information you need. No formal photowalk as it's too hard to keep a group together. it's really worth your time coming in to the city. My plan is to do Princes Bridge for sunset then lay low until midnight when I'll start to cruise. This plan may change as WN is covering a bigger area this year.White Night Melbourne2015-02-21 19:00:0041  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356A disposable snap camera view of Australia Day in Melbourne. You're welcome to bring your digital or film camera along with your disposable snap camera for this photowalk day. We'll stalk and be part of the peoples parade then wander the king's domain for snaps, food, cars, music and of course people. Snap Happy Australia Day Photowalk2015-01-26 09:00:0023  
Charles Strebor (Rantz)24,298I'll be celebrating my 50th trip around Sol in January 2015 and I would very much enjoy your company. We'll be starting at 4ish in the afternoon and going on late into the evening with fire spinning and other light play once the darkness arrives. Please bring yourselves, your cameras, a favourite dish that you'd like to share with others, your favourite drinks and any spinning toys you may have.  And orbs.  Don't forget your orbs. We'll be gathering where Warragul Road and Beach Road meet, down on the beach around the shelter near  the pier and groyne. With many thanks to @111907656136306657088 for the banner for this event - I'm sure you'll recognise the fire spinner from our #BrunswalkWithFire  from 2013. The Rantz and the Mario will be doing special fire play - just because we can. More details as they happen to be known. PS - There are *_THREE_* pubs nearby.A Celebration of the end of the 50th trip around Sol2015-01-17 16:00:0034  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356Now that summer is nearly here I think it's time to return to St Kilda for a summer meander. Have some munchies before the walk. We'll have the usual wander and click but if anyone wants to wander with me I'm happy to explain what I'm doing and why. If the light and sea are favourable I'll be using black glass for long exposures near the pier. I may use it again at Luna Park to make people "go away" for the facade shot. Depends how much light there is. features will include - beach front walk - sunset by the pier - a visit to the penguins at the end of the pier - Luna Park after dark - The espy facade and the two esplanades https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z58dq65KDHgk.ka252xbBiZq4 Event updated with the meeting place (St Kilda Marina) and a link to the walk map.summer evening photo walk2014-12-05 19:00:0023  
Dots To Spots Printing537How well do you know the surrounding area you live in? Melbourne Photowalkers is a great community for organising and running photowalks in and around Melbourne. Many members of this community are not able to attend photowalks for various reasons. We have created this event to give everyone a chance to experience their own photowalk in your local or surrounding suburb you live in.    Try and capture something unique or unusual. Move out of your comfort zone and try to be creative.  Add a small description to your photo and you may encourage others to venture out and visit your local area and see what you have captured. The best photo of the event, as judged by @101195874114122388033 & @110748518838734204656 will receive a 20" x 30" (50x76cm) Print on 250gsm Satin Photo Paper.   Everyone has two weeks to complete the photowalk and submit their photos. You are allowed to enter up to two photos each. Event dates. When: Wed 19 of Nov 14 End:    Wed 3rd of Dec 14 Rules. -- Processed photos allowed. -- Photos must be shot within a distance of 5km around your home.  (the house you spend 95% living and sleeping in).  -- Photos can only be taken between the event dates. -- 2 entries per person must be uploaded to this event page for judging. You must be a member of the Melbourne Photowalkers community and live in Victoria to enter this event. It is open to all ages and experience.How well do you know the surrounding area you live in?2014-11-19 17:00:0023  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356The Melbourne Zombie Shuffle is on again and Melbourne Photowalkers are going to shuffle alongside. Makeup is up to you. The shuffle meeting point is at Treasury Gardens at 11.00am. Photographers will meet on the Treasury steps at 10.45am then walk into the gardens to start the photography. The shuffle will move off at 12.00pm down Collins Street, Swanston Street then into the Alexandra Gardens where it will finish. *Please note that the Zombie Shuffle organisers have requested that photographers don't force the Zombies into bottlenecks breaking up the hoard.*Photo Shuffle For Melbourne Zombie Shuffle2014-10-11 02:00:0040  
Sean Clark860A photowalk that (roughly) follows the path of last year's Maribyrnong walk and (less-roughly) stops at some of the sights of the soon-to-be-complete Regional Rail Link - City to Maribyrnong River Project. *the route* A rough route is here. Happy to take suggestions and make changes: http://goo.gl/ycHjMI Meet at Footscray Station, finishing at -the- -pub- South Kensington Station. It's a bit of a hike (~3km on foot), and covers about 1/2 of the project, but there are some highlights that have been built by RRL-CMR including: - The new Maribyrnong River rail bridge - built to complement the heritage bridge that it sits beside - Street art by Makatron at South Kensington Station There are also a few sights from the project's neighours: - The new Footscray Station (built by the adjoining project RRL-FDP) - The temple of the Heavenly Queen - South Kensington Skate Park - Lots (and lots) of +Cableicous action throughout the South Kensington area - Oh, and the fish-and-chip place at Conway - Must. Stop. There.Maribyrnong Photowalk2014-07-12 10:00:0010  
Charles Strebor (Rantz)24,298Ready for another spin?  Yeah - I thought you were. _I've had a change in plans: I'll be in Melbourne again sooner than expected.  Might as well have a bit of spin, yes?_ Come one - come all: you'll get to see @111907656136306657088 do her best not to become _BBQ Fran_ and as there are no bodies of water in the area so she won't be able to push me in the drink, though I'm sure she'll be able to convince me to have a drink. I look forward to seeing you there.Sunday Poi Play2014-05-11 16:00:0026  
Hannah Sellgren20Anybody that likes poetry and loves to express their emotions on a piece of paper then this is for you. The theme of the poem will be noises, cars, airplanes, you get the picture, and it has to be a 100 words or less. Rules: no foul language              no discrimination              have fun :) I will pick a winner and i will message them telling their prize. Just leave your name after publishing your poem.  Have fun and good luck.poetry contest2014-04-29 22:30:001  
Margaret Tompkins145,814*Landscape Photography Community:  Monochrome* General Rules 1) You must be a member of the Landscape Photography Community. 2) Only ONE photograph per member is allowed.  If you submit more than one photo, all of your photos will be removed. 3) Your photo MUST be ORIGINAL.  If you post the work of someone else, you will be banned from the community. 4) This must be a Landscape Photograph. It can be Black and White or Sepia or any single color or tone.  No color photographs allowed.  It's the absence of color that we are featuring.   5) Voting: This is People's Choice so whoever gets the most +1s wins!! 6) Photos must be posted no later than February 3, 2014, 3 pm CST.  Those posted after that time will be removed. 7) Voting ends at February 5, 2014, 3 pm CST. 8) Moderators of the LPC and profiles with more than 1 million followers may participate but they cannot win the contest.LPC People's Choice Contest # 7: Monochrome2014-01-27 22:00:00246  
Margaret Tompkins145,814*Landscape Photography Community:  For this contest, we feature the Sky!!*  General Rules 1) You must be a member of the Landscape Photography Community and we are limiting this contest to members with less than one million followers. 2) Only ONE photograph per member is allowed.  If you submit more than one photo, all of your photos will be removed. 3) Your photo MUST be ORIGINAL.  If you post the work of someone else, you will be banned from the community. 4) This must be a Landscape Photograph.  The SKY must be featured.  It can be daytime, night time, sunrise, sunset, or any time of day.  You must have a SKY element. 5) Voting: This is People's Choice so whoever gets the most +1s wins!! 6) Photos must be posted no later than January 20, 2014, 3 pm CST.  Those posted after that time will be removed. 7) Voting ends at January 22, 2014, 3 pm CST. 8) Moderators of the LPC may participate but they cannot win the contest.LPC People's Choice Contest # 6: Sky2014-01-13 22:00:0010  
Dots To Spots Printing537Merry Christmas and happy New Year. *Dots to Spots would like to thank everyone for supporting us over the past year. It's been a fantastic and very busy year* We couldn't think of a better time than Christmas to give away some prints. *The theme for this event is "Christmas"* *The 3 best photos of the event, as judged by the public will receive a 16" x 24" (40x60cm) Print on 250gsm Satin Photo Paper delivered.* The 3 winners will be announced on the 7th of jan 2014 and have a choice of their own photo to print. The winners of the event have till the 14th of jan 2014 to send their selected photo to Dots to Spots for printing to redeem their prize. Event dates. *Start: 21st of dec13* *End:    30th of dec 13* Rules. -The photo must be taken between the event dates. -Processed photos allowed. -1 entry per person must be uploaded to this event page for judging. -Australian only event (the winning prints will be posted to Australian addresses) *-To participate, you must share this event publicly in your stream*  -If you haven't done so already, please follow Dots to spotsCelebrate Christmas2013-12-21 00:00:0046  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356The November event for your _spring carnival_. Really looking forward to your stuff.November #melbourneunearthed Challenge2013-11-28 13:00:0023  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356This is an informal photowalk after the Digital Show on Saturday Night. From Jeff's Shed we'll wander down to Webb Bridge on the South Side for some bridge and marina evening and night shots then make our way back along Southbank towards Swanston Street. We'll take dinner in the Crown food court. After dinner we'll complete our waterfront stroll along towards Flinders & Swanston where we'll head up around Hamer Hall and The Arts Centre down to NGV where we might play with the windows if they're still on when we get there then we'll finish up for the evening. No route map. No way points. No leaders. No formalities. No give-aways. No competitions. Just a good old fashioned photowalk with friends.Saturday Night River front Crawl and Dinner2013-09-14 17:30:0030  
Lady Fran W8,340*G+ Second Anniversary Photowalk - Melbourne* _*Michaels Exhibition - OPENING NIGHT*_ Come one, come all for opening night! Please do not hesitate to share this event. Invite your family and friends.  ------------------------------------------------------- _Exhibition dates:_ 2 August - 2 September 2013 _Opening night:_ Friday 9 August 2013 _Location:_ Michaels Gallery Level one Cnr Elizabeth & Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne _Dress code:_ None  *Exhibitor flyer* http://goo.gl/HFOzpF ------------------------------------------------------- _Details on Michaels' website:_ http://goo.gl/Q52q5jG+ Second Anniversary Photowalk - Melbourne - Michaels Exhibition2013-08-09 17:30:0031  
paradigmblue8,292Welcome to #ParadigmShift #6 For #ParadigmShift #6 I'm sharing with you guys another one of my favourite images.  Back in early June, I was fortunate enough to be in Sydney on a week long work conference.  This just happened to tie in with the Vivid Sydney 2013 Festival.  For two weeks, the world renown Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge were lit up with all kinds of lights - it was a spectacular sight and event to attend.  I was really happy that I was able to escape at night on a few occasions after work and capture this event.  For my pics, visit my website here:  http://www.paradigmblue.org/website/portfolio/vivid-sydney/ After doing this for awhile, I decided to cross over the Harbour and venture out to the less crowded side at Milsons Point in North Sydney and look back towards the city.  It was so nice and peaceful on this side and the view was spectacular.  So I wanted to capture this feeling by taking an image directly under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and capture some of the skyline.  And it's this image that will feature in #ParadigmShift #6 This #ParadigmShift will be different from others as it's a long exposure night shot - light is a scarce commodity with his image and it's what you'll do with it that'll make it pop!  I'll post the before and after shot below and you'll see that I opted for a crop guided by the rule of thirds.  As for you, do whatever floats your boat! Other details are: Filter: ND4 Shutter: 151 secs ISO: 100 F /13 Shot on a Canon 6D (24-105mm) - focal length @ 28mm So there is plenty to pull out of the RAW file (linked below).  As always, I look forward to your edits.  Please play by the rules :) The Rules Step 1 Share this event to your public stream.  Failure to do so will result in your image being removed. Step 2 If I'm not in your circles, add me - @116923280194426907545  Step 3 Sign into #ParadigmShift #6 with a short comment  Step 4 Download the straight out of the camera RAW file from the link below and edit to your liking.  The only restriction is to avoid Photoshop and create a composite image Step 5 Add your edit to the event by entering a comment and clicking on the camera icon to the right of the comment dialogue box.  You are free to enter multiple edits into the event. Step 6 Show your appreciation to others by +1'ing and commenting on their work.  It's all about having a bit of fun. Please note: 1. I still retain ownership of copyright on the image as I took it :) 2.  Please don't provide a link to the original RAW file in your posts. 3.  And in the words of @116009459840268115761   "it's worth reiterating that this is not to establish the right or wrong way of treating and image, but more an exercise in exploring how different individuals would interpret the treatment of an image." - Couldn't have said it better - so I won't :) The event is good to go as you're reading this so don't wait and get to it!  Ends on Sunday 28/07/2013 @ 9:00pm Australian Eastern time and the RAW ParadigmShift #62013-07-26 09:30:0037  
Dots To Spots Printing537How well do you know the surrounding area you live in? Melbourne Photowalkers is a great community for organising and running photowalks in and around Melbourne. Many members of this community are not able to attend photowalks for various reasons. We have created this event to give everyone a chance to experience their own photowalk in your *local or surrounding suburb you live in*.    Try and capture something unique or unusual. Move out of your comfort zone and try to be creative.  Add a small description to your photo and you may encourage others to venture out and visit your local area and see what you have captured. *The best photo of the event, as judged by +Charles Strebor  will receive a 20" x 30" (50x76cm) Print on 250gsm Satin Photo Paper.*   Everyone has two weeks to complete the photowalk and submit their photos. You are allowed to enter up to two photos each. ( this will make it more difficult for +Charles Strebor to judge :) ) Event dates. *When: Today (22 of July 13)* *End:    Monday 5th of August.* Rules. Processed photos allowed. Photos must be shot within a distance of 5km around your home.  (the house you spend 95% living and sleeping in).  Photos can only be taken between the event dates. 2 entries per person must be uploaded to this event page for judging. You must be a member of the +Melbourne Photowalk community and live in Victoria to enter this event. It is open to all ages and experience. This link is for a google map created by @118387887168707366743 for people to add their photo location. http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF&msa=0&msid=204930565885876159876.0004e33c51fc368bc84f2 How well do you know the surrounding area you live in?2013-07-22 12:00:0043  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356Welcome to another wonderful and huge photowalk event. This walk will be in three parts and we're organising some special entry open building stuff. More details are now available on my blog http://photographersstudy.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/melbourne-photowalkers-google-2nd.html you can come to any combination of parts this is a long one there will be public transport short cuts built in to the route for those who don't want to or can't walk so far parking - we suggest parking near the end of whatever segment or segments you wish to take part in and using PT or car pooling to get to the segment start Walk start and group photo at The Astor organised by +Nat King  part 1 Windsor to South Yarra - buildings street and graf - map and test walk by +Margaret Wong with input from +Chris Leighton  and +Paul Francis  part 2 South Yarra to The Shrine - remembrance and parklands - map and walk test by +Margaret Wong including Shrine entry and photography organised by Marg too. part 3 The Shrine to the beach - parks lakes ducks sunset and of course sand - map and walk test by +Paul Pavlinovich with input and eatery chasing by +Nat King  All the graphics used within the event and within the blog are by the talented +Lady Fran W  the walk is public you don't need to be in our community to come note that printed maps won't be handed out this time as on previous walks I find them all over the place.g+ 2nd anniversary Photowalk Melbourne2013-06-29 01:45:00163  
paradigmblue8,292EDIT:  This event is now closed.  A huge thanks to all who particiapted.  Be sure to add everyone below to your circles - they're all awesome :) Hi peeps, Welcome to #ParadigmShift #3 :) First of all, a massive THANK YOU to all who participated in #ParadigmShift #2 - it was so much fun seeing all the different post processing pics you came up with. For #ParadigmShift  #3, I'm choosing an image close to my heart.  A few weeks ago, my brother +Dave Tomek and I went on a photowalk around #PortMelbourne   #Australia  - such a beautiful place to photograph.  One of the best known locations is #PrincesPier  - it's an absolute photogs delight.  That is, if you manage to dodge all the fishermen and other photogs in the area :)  For the history of the place, check out the Wikipedia article here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princes_Pier The posts in the water are what used to be the extension of the original pier - it would've been huge as behind me still stands a rather large pier. The RAW file was taken during the blue hour: Filter: ND400 Shutter: 50 secs ISO: 50 F /13 Shot on a Canon 6D (24-104mm) - focal length @ 24mm So there is plenty to pull out of the RAW file (linked below).  As always, I look forward to your edits.  Please play by the rules :) The Rules - Share this event on your public stream.  My goal here is for all your circles to know about this and participate if they're interested.   - If the above is not done and a pic is submitted into the event, I have grounds to delete it.  That sounds harsh I know - but I want this thing to grow and get out there :)  It's a small thing to do for access to a RAW file to edit and submit. - Go nuts and edit, crop, process whatever floats your boat - bring out the best of the image according to how you see it.  But try to steer clear of using Photoshop to merge the image with others. - Please note, I still retain ownership of copyright on the image as I took it :) - Post you edit into the event using the "Add Photos" option in the upper right. - In addition to posting your edit into the event, post it on your public feed and tag me +paradigmblue so that I can find it.  Be sure to tag it with #ParadigmShift  - Please don't provide a link to the original RAW file in your public posts. - And in the words of +Debashis Talukdar " it's worth reiterating that this is not to establish the right or wrong way of treating and image, but more an exercise in exploring how different individuals would interpret the treatment of an image." - Couldn't have said it better - so I won't :) - The event is good to go as you're reading this so don't wait and get to it!  Ends on Sunday 05/05 and the RAW file will be deleted. - And most importantly have fun!  Be sure to add peeps who contribute to this into your circles - they're all awesome :) RAW FILE: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9MYbPF71WSeOXZ2T0h6RG1PQW8/edit?usp=sharing#ParadigmShift #32013-05-03 01:00:0043  
Charles Strebor (Rantz)24,298*First and Last Warning*: _There will be fire - your safety is your own responsibility_. I'd be chuffed if you would join me for a photo walkabout on Saturday, 27 April 2013 in Brunswick, Victoria. We will walk through a number of bluestone laneways, enjoying the street art and also stopping at a various locations for fire spinning and juggling by @111830327627461921997, @115027053902979628958 & @111514735588177976561. There are many pubs in the area and a decision (or decisions) regarding where to head to when the fire play has finished will be made during the walk. For those unable to arrive at the starting time, @111830327627461921997   will be broadcasting his location using Glympse (http://glympse.com/) so you can find the the group during the walk. Tripods are recommended for the fire play shooting as long exposure shots of 3 to 10 seconds are best for shooting this activity.  Recommendations for other camera settings will be offered at the time for those interested. http://goo.gl/tncmC  Brunswalk with Fire2013-04-27 16:00:0021  
Lady Fran W8,340*Your lovely hosts for this event will be:* @112471334785730222439  and @111907656136306657088  The effervescent @112471334785730222439 and I agreed that it is an important part of ANZAC Day to set aside some time to honour and respect all those lives touched by war and conflict. The Dawn Service at the Shrine is a beautiful and moving tribute to those who gave so much. Getting out of bed at a horrible hour, on what is normally a chilly April morning, is the very least of what we can do to pay our respects.  Following the somber tribute in the morning, we agreed that the call of coffee will be strong, and the need for food second most to that, and then ... the photographer in us all will be screaming to get out. Soooooo, we thought that we would plan a bit of a photowalk. The idea is as follows:  *Dawn - Service and sorrow* _6:00pm service_ This part of the morning will be purely about respect. This is not a photo opportunity, but a moment of reflection. Until the _Last Post_ and formal ceremony is complete, please avoid pulling your camera out. If you really can't hold back, then please arrange to get in early and capture the moment in private prior to the ceremony. The Shrine, the eternal flame, and the surrounding areas will be open and manned from very early.  *Meet up* _6:30am +/-_ ie after completion of the service 'Blue fountain' Corner of St Kilda Road and Southbank Blvd  Map ref: http://goo.gl/ClkBX *Coffee and feasting* _7:30am_ Following the dawn service, the intention is to hop a tram to Port Melbourne for a caffeine hit, and a hearty breakfast.  A table has been booked at _Cafe Zest_ for 7:30am  http://cafezest.webs.com/apps/location/ *Cameras at the ready* Once we are full charged, and our spirits a little higher, the intention is to spend the morning around Station and Princes Piers practicing some of our recent learning from the two ND/GND and long exposures events. Pack a tripod, filters, or any gear you want. A hat if the sun is looking like showing (someone, who shall remain nameless, did not do this last Saturday and may or may not have worn a microfibre cloth on ones head ... rumour has it ...), sunscreen etc. You know the routine.  _*EXECUTIVE SUMMARY*_ _Option A_ - Dawn Service > Meet > Breakfast (Port Melbourne) > Piers _Option B_ - Dawn Service > Meet > Breakfast (City) > Parade Please do not hesitate to invite others you feel may be interested. ANZAC Day Photowalk2013-04-25 05:30:0022  
paradigmblue8,292Hi guys, Following the fun we had with #ParadigmShift #1 (see: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116923280194426907545/116923280194426907545/posts/MaFFcFyE1MX) I thought we may as well jump right into #2 :) Thank you to all the people who participated in #ParadigmShift  #1 - it was so interesting to see the way you guys approached post processing. For #ParadigmShift #2 I have a real treat for you guys.  It's my way of saying thanks to all of you who took the time to participate.  #2 will be a RAW file of one of my favourite pics - "underbelly of a bridge".  I chose this pic because I love it and can't wait to see what you guys come up with - going to be totally fun :) This time I'm setting this up as an event so you can upload your edits into the event so everyone can see what you guys came up with in one place. *The Rules* - Share this event on your public stream.  My goal here is for all your circles to know about this and participate if they're interested.   - If the above is not done and a pic is submitted into the event, I have grounds to delete it.  That sounds harsh I know - but I want this thing to grow and get out there :)  It's a small thing to do for access to a RAW file to edit and submit. - Go nuts and edit, crop, process whatever floats your boat - bring out the best of the image according to how you see it.  But try to steer clear of using Photoshop to merge the image with others. - Please note, I still retain ownership of copyright on the image as I took it :) - Post you edit into the event using the "Add Photos" option in the upper right. - In addition to posting your edit into the event, post it on your public feed and tag me +paradigmblue so that I can find it and tag it with #ParadigmShift - *with a link to the event - and not to the original RAW file.* - And in the words of +Debashis Talukdar " it's worth reiterating that this is not to establish the right or wrong way of treating and image, but more an exercise in exploring how different individuals would interpret the treatment of an image." - Couldn't have said it better - so I won't :) - The event is good to go as you're reading this so don't wait and get to it.  Ends next Friday and the RAW file will be deleted. - And most importantly have fun!  Be sure to add peeps who contribute to this into your circles - they're all awesome :) *RAW File* https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9MYbPF71WSeWnJZbHJ4ajF3MGM/edit?usp=sharing#ParadigmShift #22013-04-12 15:00:0014  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356Join us for another anniversary walk with all the usual and plenty of new faces from the Melbourne Photowalkers community. Walk starts and finishes at Collingwood Station. Food is available at The People's Market (expect to be there around 3pm) and after the official walk end at back near the town hall many of us will continue to the The Retreat Hotel for dinner and  beer. Here is the route https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=212211852192101909727.0004d81878e69719df99d&msa=0&ll=-37.803952,144.990327&spn=0.016598,0.033023 It's not as long as it looks. Note I've changed the times to ensure we can get into The People's Market which is absolutely brilliant. We'll be going past loads of laneways with amazing street art which are not marked on the route (a few are). If you want to make your walk longer feel free to diverge down the laneways. Suggestions: . There is an urbex site - use commonsense and make your own choices . Down the laneways travel in at least pairs - this is a fairly dodgy place sometimes - this means you Margaret Wong!Google Anniversary Photowalk *COLLINGWALK*2013-03-23 03:00:0055  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/ A whole series of events, light show, fireworks, dance parties, arts running all night from 7pm on Sat 23rd of Feb through 7am the next morning. Come for part or all of the night. Time to pull an all nighter Melbourne Photowalkers! We will meet at Young and Jacksons upstairs for drinks and nibbles at 5.30pm. At 6.30pm we'll migrate to the Bells at the MCG end of Birrurung Marr on the North bank of the river for the *Bells Bells Bells* sound http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10116/bells-bells-bells After the sound show finishes we'll meander back through Birrurung Marr for the *Light Fantastic* http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10114/light-fantastic Each time we're near Princes Bridge we'll be viewing *OMBRES DE SCINTILLEMENT* http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10062/ombres-de-scintillement Next we'll cross over to the south bank of the river via Princes Bridge to capture the laser and light show bursting from the river *From The Deep* as the sun sets illuminating the city buildings behind the light show. http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10049/from-the-deep Within the same precinct there are *Spheres of Love* http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10010/spheres-of-love Next we'll head over the other side of Swanston St to see *LUMIÈRE SAUANT* light up the pedestrian bridge http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10063/lumi-re-sauante Next we'll go through Filnders St Station to see DeGraves Jazz perform for a bit then up into Flinders Lane behind St Pauls for *MARK 1:28* another light show http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10100/mark-1-28 Finally we'll head into St Paul's Cathedral for *PHOTON* a laser light show http://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/program/10064/photon That'll be about it for the official walk. I intend (if I'm not too rooted) to visit a few other attractions up the other end of the city including the torchlight tours of Melbourne Museum. There are extended public transport options in and out of the city on the night.White Night2013-02-23 09:00:0035  
Day in the life of G+5,984*Our 1/4 annual G+ LeapYear Day Photography Project*  Some of you may recall, last year we held the first ever A Day in the Life Photography Project,  _G+ LeapYear 2012 A day in the life of G+_ Our 1/4 annual G+ LeapYear Day Photography Project *Introduction* What is this Leap Year Project? A project to capture a small snippet of the lives and the world from the perspective of everyone here on G+. Everyone will take a picture of their small piece of the world on the 29th Feb 2012 and share it with the whole G+ community. This will create one never before seen photographic record of what the world looked like on one specific day in time. A record that forms a kind of time capsule that we can use to look back on one frozen moment in time. *How do I get Involved?* Simple: During the week of Feb.23 - Mar.1 2013 Take a Picture (or several) Upload that picture(s) to Google+ Share your picture(s) publicly Include the tag: #G+LeapYearDayProject2013 + Mention this page *What should the picture be of?* Absolutely anything, as long as it meets the terms of service of Google+ But if you want some inspiration please use any of the Daily Photography Themes The picture doesn't have to be some glorious ground-breaking event. The idea is to simply capture something going on around you at any point on that day. *Do I need to be a professional photographer?* No, this is for anyone to partake in More Information A G+ Community Photography Project Feb. 23 - Mar. 1 2013, *everyone* post a photo showing something that expresses you, how you see your world or G+.  Choose a specific time or just snap off a quick shot. Geo-Tag it so we can see where everyone is from (This is entirely optional). Have fun, no rules except, good taste, legal, and work safe please!*Our 1/4 annual G+ LeapYear Day Photography Project*2013-02-23 06:00:0022  
Melbourne Photowalkers1,227*UPDATE* Okaaaaay! I have just made an executive decision. Dictator FMW is stepping up.  I have just wandered through the city. It's hot and steamy and uncomfortable. It's been drizzling steadily all afternoon. According to the BoM tomorrow is expected to be scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning developing to heavy rainstorms and thunder in the afternoon.  Soooo, I looked for the nearest spot to our originally planned location, and that could seat 16+ people. Leave your picnic rugs and sausages at home I think folks. *NEW VENUE* - Transport in Fed Square. Table booked for midday under my name (Fran W).  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _Venue_ -Alexandra Gardens, by the banks of the Yarra- -See map for more specific location - http://goo.gl/APwsF- *Update - see above* This spot has both public bathrooms and BBQ facilities There are some picnic tables scattered around but limited. Being a popular picnic spot, and just a few weekends before Christmas, this location is likely to be uber popular. In order to stake our claim, it'll be worth having some people turn up early. _Catering_ BYO everything. Aim to please yourselves, but with the idea of being social, sharing/communal/etc.  _Other stuff_  - This is a family affair, bring your partner, spouse, kiddies for a day in the sun. - BYO rugs, tables, chairs, tents, whatever else one requires for the day.  - If you have a photowalk t-shirt, wear it! _Share the event_  As circulation of events is limited, please be sure to pass this on to others who may be interested. +Melbourne Photowalk Family Christmas Picnic2012-12-15 12:00:0021  
HACK THIS PHOTO4,473*Hack This Photo* _Our Photo.  Your Spin._ *(Open for the entire week)* Welcome to the Friday Night edition of @116361882895448900841!  The photo editing game where you take our photo and twist it, turn it, crop it, chop it, texturize it, pixelize it, make it your own.  Then post it for all of G+ to see! Everyone is welcome to play – no formal training, expensive software or previous experience is required to join us.  Use an app on your phone, the G+ photo editor, GIMP, Lightroom, CS6 – it’s up to you. For tonight's Friday Night Hack, we are serving up another nature shot to help all of us warm-weather fans forget that winter is rapidly approaching. To Play: Click on the link below to open our photograph.  Save it.  Open it the editor of your choice, and have at it! When you're done, save your work. Open this Event.  Click on the magic red button at the top of the window to add your photo to our Event album.  After your photo has been added, please open the caption and insert the #hackthisphoto hashtag. Then click on the slideshow button at the top of the page to review the other entries and leave love notes and +’s behind.   You have a full week to play with this shot and submit as many entries as you like.   We are so grateful to everyone who joins us – whether you play, plus, comment or share.  This is such a source of joy for all of us.   Please drop us a line if you have any questions.  We are always open to feedback and suggestions. Our Friday Night Hack photo this week:  https://plus.google.com/photos/116361882895448900841/albums/posts/5809004067811507618 Many Thanks - @116029916334296947844 @107403358784201231436 @112081605135199235791 @111112809838472063992 @111055414016650329707 @100774988033964936284 HACK THIS PHOTO - 11-09-2012 - The Friday Night Hack!2012-11-10 04:00:0037  
Melbourne Photowalkers1,227The Melbourne walk for the @112937644482715977442 is announced. Register quickly as there are only 50 places. Extra people are welcome but won't be able to submit images or enter the prize draw. This walk is Sat Oct 13 from 2pm to 4pm and begins at Federation Square and ends at the old Treasury Building. Of course being +Melbourne Photowalk there is bound to be a dedicated sunset group walking long into Sunday! Make sure you sign up on this place to enter the prize draw... don't just say "I'm going" to this event! http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/melbourne-vic-australia-federation-square/ Note that +Frank Yuwono has a Docklands walk in the wings too so keep an eye out. Be cool if yours was in the AM Frank, that way we can all do both :).Federation Square - Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk2012-10-13 14:00:0072  
Sean Clark860A transitional walk between the Worldwide Photowalks Pt. 1 and 2. The route map for this walk: http://goo.gl/maps/qx6yC Feel free to invite anyone/everyone that I've missed :)WWPW - Transitional Walk2012-10-13 12:00:0019  
Melbourne Photowalkers1,227*Please register here:* http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/docklands-vic-australia-docklands/ *Proposed route:* http://goo.gl/rWxsn Please feel free to make any suggestions of spots you may like to include in the walk.  Also note, there is an ongoing *'part II'* to this walk in the afternoon (2:00pm - 4:00pm). Details can be found here:  http://goo.gl/XaEmYWorldwide Photowalk 2012: Docklands, VIC.2012-10-13 10:00:0070  
Paul Pavlinovich22,356This is a @108788369888910953749  event. We'll be meeting up at the angel, dog, horse or WTF the thing is in Birrarung Marr Park. For those unfamiliar with the area I''' meet people at the corner of Batman Ave and Flinders St at 6.15pm to walk down. We'll be shooting the sunset (hope for a good one!) then wandering along the North bank of the mighty brown slug until we reach the pedestrian bridge at Flinders St Station where we'll cross to the South Bank for more wandering. I'm certain there will be beer and ice-cream involved.Post WWPW Walk...2012-10-13 09:30:0017  
Photo Processing Challenge387*Photo Processing Challenge 4/2012 is starting now* Some people have already asked about the next challenge and here we go! Previous photo was a little bit "full of nothing", but this time you really need to use your skills to make this look great! This is a photo of a museum steam engine shot during our National Railways museum train day 2012. The train is so beautiful but the landscape not so you have a possibility to make it look totally different if you feel so - or leave it as is and just process the whole photo look more natural. It's all up to you to decide! We've had some feedback and people were hoping to be able to download the JPG version of the photo. This time it's possible so check carefully whether you want to download the DNG version or the JPG version. As always, we're hoping that you also take some time to comment and "plus" other's photos - and *_do not forget to explain how you built your version of the photo!_* Have fun! Curators @102757736811607251981 and @104432369852747328665   Download links: JPG version https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8dHcC1IPKkwZ0ttM1RSdlFHSkU DNG version https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8dHcC1IPKkwZmY2Tk40SWxzbW8Photo Processing Challenge 4/20122012-10-03 09:00:0041  
Jeff Smith61,991Welcome to *The Selfy Sunday Project* for Sept. 2/12 The Selfy Sunday Project has switched over to the GPlus "Event Mode" which should help in previous issues with the shared album format. *There is no theme this week as we move to the event mode* I will announce the SSP Event one week prior to the actual event time. +LaDonna Pride will be helping along the way as our co-host. Thanks so much +LaDonna Pride . Like always everyone is looking forward to some great Selfies. *Selfy Sunday FAQ* can be found here. http://goo.gl/ngQeF Please check _there_ first if you have any questions. Thanks _______________________________ *UPLOADING* You can upload your photo by viewing the event and clicking on the "Add Photos" button. This is a Public event open to everyone. Any questions, again please check the FAQ or let myself or LaDonna know. Or check the +Selfy Sunday  page for updates. Cheers and have fun! JeffThe Selfy Sunday Project for Sept. 2/122012-09-02 03:00:00243  
Melbourne Photowalkers1,227*Come join us for brunch and photos!* Our very own @104704804876934320574 will be exhibiting her work at Mr Burch (http://mrburch.com.au/) in the month of August. The cafe is open until 3:00pm on weekends. So let's make an event of it. Come, eat, drink, be merry and take in the imagery at your leisure.  If people are still keen, and feel like walking off brunch, then perhaps an impromptu photowalk of the local area will follow (after we're kicked out of the cafe).  FMWCrowdification Day2012-08-18 11:30:0017  

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2015-07-13 00:31:35 (57 comments, 1 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

New hair!

#MondayMorningSelfieHorror

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2015-07-17 01:57:10 (9 comments, 9 reshares, 139 +1s)Open 

Zombie Shuffle - Melbourne 2015
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To all those who are zombie mad, two things: 
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1. I am blown away by all your loving of my Zombie Collection here on G+. I've enjoyed sharing my images from last year's zombie shuffle and give an enormous amount of the credit to the people who put such great and creative effort into their costumes, make-up and overall zombification. 
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2. This year is the 10th Annual Zombie Shuffle in Melbourne. If you're wanting to get all gory and take part in the event, be sure to keep Sunday 8 November 2015 open. The walking dead shall be out in the streets of Melbourne. For updates and details, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/melbournezombieshuffle

Image credit: Melbourne Zombie Shuffle

#zombies   #zombieshuffle   #zombieshufflemelbourne  

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2015-06-23 09:24:51 (12 comments, 9 reshares, 226 +1s)Open 

Moisturise
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Winter can be so harsh on your skin darling.


#moisturise #zombie #winter


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2015-08-27 22:55:13 (22 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

Hello Friday!
Love you long time.
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#outofcharacterselfiemood
#nocurlingironfriday


Hello Friday!
Love you long time.
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#outofcharacterselfiemood
#nocurlingironfriday
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2015-08-27 03:21:40 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 108 +1s)Open 

"I will not negotiate with the undead!"
— David Wellington (Monster Island)
This seems like a good philosophy to hold.

#zombies

"I will not negotiate with the undead!"
— David Wellington (Monster Island)
This seems like a good philosophy to hold.

#zombies___

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2015-08-26 13:27:00 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday___

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2015-08-24 10:44:46 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

You're pretty as a daisy in an open field
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"The way you make me feel from the get-go.
I had to let go of every little thing that I've ever known.
You shake me up like Coke in a bottle.
You're a pedal to the floor, full throttle.

You're pretty as a daisy in an open field
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"The way you make me feel from the get-go.
I had to let go of every little thing that I've ever known.
You shake me up like Coke in a bottle.
You're a pedal to the floor, full throttle.___

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2015-08-24 07:31:35 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

Bird photography - it's my thing
#FakeItTillYouMakeIt
At least this one was standing still!



Bird photography - it's my thing
#FakeItTillYouMakeIt
At least this one was standing still!

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2015-08-24 00:16:45 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Drifting together
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"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
~ Jane Austen

#pelicans #friends #friendship #bw
#monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday​
#monochromeworld +Monochrome World​
#magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​


Drifting together
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"There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature."
~ Jane Austen

#pelicans #friends #friendship #bw
#monochromemonday +Monochrome Monday​
#monochromeworld +Monochrome World​
#magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​
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2015-08-24 00:12:45 (22 comments, 1 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

I have a new desk pal
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Sitting lost in paperwork and sticky notes stands my little friend; waving and reminding me that there really is a bottom to the pile and 'to do' list.

#manicmonday #minion #bob #work #minionmonday #feelinggood

I have a new desk pal
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Sitting lost in paperwork and sticky notes stands my little friend; waving and reminding me that there really is a bottom to the pile and 'to do' list.

#manicmonday #minion #bob #work #minionmonday #feelinggood___

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2015-08-21 02:12:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Kelvin Morrison was tagged in Lady Fran W's album.

Kelvin Morrison was tagged in Lady Fran W's album.___

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2015-08-21 01:24:38 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Happy dance
My new bed time t-shirt just arrived!
Squeeeeeeeee ‪#‎ladygeek‬

Where to get it? https://teechip.com/noplacee

#SG1   #Stargate   #tshirt  

Happy dance
My new bed time t-shirt just arrived!
Squeeeeeeeee ‪#‎ladygeek‬

Where to get it? https://teechip.com/noplacee

#SG1   #Stargate   #tshirt  ___

2015-08-21 00:37:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Added photos to Warburton river views and noms.

Added photos to Warburton river views and noms.___

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2015-08-20 23:22:39 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

When we were us
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I don't need too much of nothing,
I just wanna sing a little chill song - get my groove on,
Pour something strong down in my drink,
I don't need a whole lot of anything,
I just want a little bit of everything.

When we were us
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I don't need too much of nothing,
I just wanna sing a little chill song - get my groove on,
Pour something strong down in my drink,
I don't need a whole lot of anything,
I just want a little bit of everything.___

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2015-08-20 12:07:10 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Every drop counts
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"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
~ Mother Teresa


Every drop counts
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"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
~ Mother Teresa
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2015-08-20 00:00:20 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Free to be
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Freedom to be is the greatest gift one can give.


#freedom #free #monochrome #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​ #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​


Free to be
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Freedom to be is the greatest gift one can give.


#freedom #free #monochrome #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​ #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​
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2015-08-19 06:27:11 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Questions
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"Why is a hard question to answer in any language.”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert
Why? How? I don't understand.
Life is full of questions. Some never to be answered.
At times it all just floats away and peace takes the place of all the questions. For that moment we are happy. Content in not knowing.
... until the little voice pipes up once more; why?! Why it asks.
I still don't know!

#why #peace #questions #puppy #solly #happiness #notkimsbitch


Questions
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"Why is a hard question to answer in any language.”
~ Elizabeth Gilbert
Why? How? I don't understand.
Life is full of questions. Some never to be answered.
At times it all just floats away and peace takes the place of all the questions. For that moment we are happy. Content in not knowing.
... until the little voice pipes up once more; why?! Why it asks.
I still don't know!

#why #peace #questions #puppy #solly #happiness #notkimsbitch
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2015-08-19 01:31:11 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Photogetiquette
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Best online rant of the day! 
Beautifully written and spot on.
"What narcissistic, self-absorbed, holier-than-thou, pompous and arrogant level of conceit leads you to believe that you are better than the rest and therefore worthy of a location that only YOU should have the God-given right to photograph, rooted with such a complete disregard to nature, dictated by a guttural fear inside you that someone else might actually take that same, cheap, boring, and stereotypical iPhone-level snapshot lacking any creativity that you so callously created?"
http://highsierraworkshops.org/an-open-letter-to-landscape-photographers-its-time-for-an-etiquette-check/

Photogetiquette
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Best online rant of the day! 
Beautifully written and spot on.
"What narcissistic, self-absorbed, holier-than-thou, pompous and arrogant level of conceit leads you to believe that you are better than the rest and therefore worthy of a location that only YOU should have the God-given right to photograph, rooted with such a complete disregard to nature, dictated by a guttural fear inside you that someone else might actually take that same, cheap, boring, and stereotypical iPhone-level snapshot lacking any creativity that you so callously created?"
http://highsierraworkshops.org/an-open-letter-to-landscape-photographers-its-time-for-an-etiquette-check/___

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2015-08-18 23:13:04 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday___

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2015-08-16 09:38:08 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Working it baby...

With +Leigh Wheeler​ +Julia Robertson​ +Kim Robertson​ +Richard Bell​

Working it baby...

With +Leigh Wheeler​ +Julia Robertson​ +Kim Robertson​ +Richard Bell​___

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2015-08-16 05:46:07 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

A day at the beach. ❤

A day at the beach. ❤___

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2015-08-15 10:59:18 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Ecco, ecco, ecco
Too far away... but today, together. ❤

With +Leigh Wheeler​ and +Richard Bell​

Ecco, ecco, ecco
Too far away... but today, together. ❤

With +Leigh Wheeler​ and +Richard Bell​___

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2015-08-15 09:12:23 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Brisbane, cocktails, setting sun and the best company ever.

With the ever gorgeous +Leigh Wheeler​ and the wonderfully gallant +Richard Bell​

Brisbane, cocktails, setting sun and the best company ever.

With the ever gorgeous +Leigh Wheeler​ and the wonderfully gallant +Richard Bell​___

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2015-08-15 04:30:31 (22 comments, 8 reshares, 206 +1s)Open 

Breaking free
Even zombies need a weekend. 

Breaking free
Even zombies need a weekend. ___

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2015-08-09 23:40:46 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Kicking off the week with colour
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.”
― Kahlil Gibran
The sun is out and the world is firing up for another week. I hope that's whichever part of the planet your are on that there is colour in your life.

#newscarf #brighteningtheblack #colour #color #behappy

Kicking off the week with colour
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.”
― Kahlil Gibran
The sun is out and the world is firing up for another week. I hope that's whichever part of the planet your are on that there is colour in your life.

#newscarf #brighteningtheblack #colour #color #behappy___

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2015-08-07 02:44:25 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.”
― Susan Polis Schutz

A little something for #floralfriday curated by +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Eustace James +Kiki Nelson at +FloralFriday


“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.”
― Susan Polis Schutz

A little something for #floralfriday curated by +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Eustace James +Kiki Nelson at +FloralFriday
___

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2015-08-05 04:19:24 (7 comments, 7 reshares, 205 +1s)Open 

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday___

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2015-08-03 03:50:51 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

 
Day #6 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
Interest payment.

In the time it took me to do the #FiveDayNatureChallenge (let's just say... more than five days) I figure my late payments left me owing interest. 😉

A few days off work and geographically a little North of the grey clouds of Melbourne, and I'm thoroughly enjoying the sun as it recharges my soul.

Thank you once again lovely +Paul Pavlinovich​​​​ for setting this challenge and keeping the arse kicking not on standby all while effortlessly rocking the challenge himself.

In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell​ who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson​, both who nailed the challenge without a single missed payment.
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge

 
Day #6 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
Interest payment.

In the time it took me to do the #FiveDayNatureChallenge (let's just say... more than five days) I figure my late payments left me owing interest. 😉

A few days off work and geographically a little North of the grey clouds of Melbourne, and I'm thoroughly enjoying the sun as it recharges my soul.

Thank you once again lovely +Paul Pavlinovich​​​​ for setting this challenge and keeping the arse kicking not on standby all while effortlessly rocking the challenge himself.

In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell​ who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson​, both who nailed the challenge without a single missed payment.
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge___

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2015-08-01 00:39:34 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

 
Day #5 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
The nature of travel; waiting.

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich​​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell​, who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson​​, both who have now finished their five days. To you I can now say... I MADE IT! Oh ye of little faith.
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge

 
Day #5 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
The nature of travel; waiting.

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich​​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell​, who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson​​, both who have now finished their five days. To you I can now say... I MADE IT! Oh ye of little faith.
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge___

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2015-07-31 04:33:37 (15 comments, 0 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

The strength of a warrior
*******************
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus

The strength of a warrior
*******************
“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus___

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2015-07-31 02:24:18 (20 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

 
Day #4 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
"Tell me why the stars do shine,
Tell me why the ivy twines,
Tell me what makes skies so blue,
And I'll tell you why I love you." 
— Isaac Asimov

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich ​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell, who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson, both who have now finished their five days. To you I say .... tttthhhfffft!   ~sticking tongue out~
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge

 
Day #4 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~
"Tell me why the stars do shine,
Tell me why the ivy twines,
Tell me what makes skies so blue,
And I'll tell you why I love you." 
— Isaac Asimov

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich ​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to​​ +Richard Bell, who in turn sent it to +Julia Robertson, both who have now finished their five days. To you I say .... tttthhhfffft!   ~sticking tongue out~
 
#FiveDayNatureChallenge___

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2015-07-30 06:21:54 (13 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Day #3 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~
"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire."
— Aristotle

This is the nature of my work when it comes to the Thursday afternoon of Council and Board meeting week at the office. On the left of the image is my humble office (it may not be sizable but it's lovable). On the right is the bribery they use to get me out of the office. 

When it comes to Aristotle's words, I'm pretty sure that the the wine ticks more than one of the boxes used to motivate my actions; nature, compulsion, habit, passion, and desire.

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich  for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to +RichardBell (... more »

Day #3 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~
"All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire."
— Aristotle

This is the nature of my work when it comes to the Thursday afternoon of Council and Board meeting week at the office. On the left of the image is my humble office (it may not be sizable but it's lovable). On the right is the bribery they use to get me out of the office. 

When it comes to Aristotle's words, I'm pretty sure that the the wine ticks more than one of the boxes used to motivate my actions; nature, compulsion, habit, passion, and desire.

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich  for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I shared the love and sent this out to +Richard Bell (who annoyingly has successfully posted all five in five days. Bastard!)

#FiveDayNatureChallenge___

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2015-07-29 00:39:00 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday


#wordlesswednesday
#wordlessonwednesday
___

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2015-07-28 01:08:03 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”  ― Ray Bradbury
A beautiful bee to brighten a blustery Tuesday. Love the bright treatment and fuzzy little detail. Gorgeous work +Richard Bell Get on over and see some pretties by this G+ newbie. 

Day 5 of 5 - Five Day Nature Challenge

Buzz Buzz

Bee all that you can bee.

Thank you for the challenge +Lady Fran W. Nearly forgot the last one, now your turn to catch up.

#FiveDayNatureChallenge  
#macromania   #macro   #macrophotography  
#newlife  
#nature   #flower   #springiscoming   #bee   #buzz   #monochromeworld  ___“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don't they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.”  ― Ray Bradbury
A beautiful bee to brighten a blustery Tuesday. Love the bright treatment and fuzzy little detail. Gorgeous work +Richard Bell Get on over and see some pretties by this G+ newbie. 

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2015-07-23 23:01:25 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Day #2 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. ☁ .~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
You might be surrounded by clouds, but you'll always be like sunshine to me.
I've woken in such a wonderful mood this morning. In spite of being a little short on sleep I am smiling. I have gorgeous people in my life that add sunshine even on the cloudiest days. This is also the nature of my weekday mornings. The daily commute. Nap time. :-P

Thank you once again wonderful +Paul Pavlinovich​ for getting me to open my eyes again with the #FiveDayNatureChallenge and I'm passing on that loving to +Richard Bell​
... and...
Some of that lovely #cloudporn for +Reggie Hudson​
... and...
Would you look at all that #cableicous +Charles Strebor​


Day #2 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. ☁ .~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
You might be surrounded by clouds, but you'll always be like sunshine to me.
I've woken in such a wonderful mood this morning. In spite of being a little short on sleep I am smiling. I have gorgeous people in my life that add sunshine even on the cloudiest days. This is also the nature of my weekday mornings. The daily commute. Nap time. :-P

Thank you once again wonderful +Paul Pavlinovich​ for getting me to open my eyes again with the #FiveDayNatureChallenge and I'm passing on that loving to +Richard Bell​
... and...
Some of that lovely #cloudporn for +Reggie Hudson​
... and...
Would you look at all that #cableicous +Charles Strebor​
___

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2015-07-21 23:43:26 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Day #1 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.” ― George Carlin

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich​​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I'm sharing the love and sending this out to +Richard Bell​​

#FiveDayNatureChallenge

Day #1 - Five Day Nature Challenge
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. 🌹 .~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.” ― George Carlin

Thank you dear +Paul Pavlinovich​​ for setting this challenge and opening my eyes to the world again. In turn, as per the challenge guidelines, I'm sharing the love and sending this out to +Richard Bell​​

#FiveDayNatureChallenge___

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2015-07-17 01:57:10 (9 comments, 9 reshares, 139 +1s)Open 

Zombie Shuffle - Melbourne 2015
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
To all those who are zombie mad, two things: 
.
1. I am blown away by all your loving of my Zombie Collection here on G+. I've enjoyed sharing my images from last year's zombie shuffle and give an enormous amount of the credit to the people who put such great and creative effort into their costumes, make-up and overall zombification. 
.
2. This year is the 10th Annual Zombie Shuffle in Melbourne. If you're wanting to get all gory and take part in the event, be sure to keep Sunday 8 November 2015 open. The walking dead shall be out in the streets of Melbourne. For updates and details, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/melbournezombieshuffle

Image credit: Melbourne Zombie Shuffle

#zombies   #zombieshuffle   #zombieshufflemelbourne  

Zombie Shuffle - Melbourne 2015
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
To all those who are zombie mad, two things: 
.
1. I am blown away by all your loving of my Zombie Collection here on G+. I've enjoyed sharing my images from last year's zombie shuffle and give an enormous amount of the credit to the people who put such great and creative effort into their costumes, make-up and overall zombification. 
.
2. This year is the 10th Annual Zombie Shuffle in Melbourne. If you're wanting to get all gory and take part in the event, be sure to keep Sunday 8 November 2015 open. The walking dead shall be out in the streets of Melbourne. For updates and details, keep an eye on https://www.facebook.com/melbournezombieshuffle

Image credit: Melbourne Zombie Shuffle

#zombies   #zombieshuffle   #zombieshufflemelbourne  ___

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2015-07-15 09:23:32 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Some people come home to kids.
Others to pets.
I come home to a case of wine.
I am absolutely fine with this arrangement!

Some people come home to kids.
Others to pets.
I come home to a case of wine.
I am absolutely fine with this arrangement!___

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2015-07-15 09:08:02 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

Half way; the week is drifting by
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
It's Wednesday. Time to start thinking about the weekend to come. Soon it will be time to let your hair down and shed the stresses of a week gone by. 


#ladyofthelake #wednesday #bw #monochrome #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​​ #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​​

Half way; the week is drifting by
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
It's Wednesday. Time to start thinking about the weekend to come. Soon it will be time to let your hair down and shed the stresses of a week gone by. 


#ladyofthelake #wednesday #bw #monochrome #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​​ #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​​___

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2015-07-14 23:35:58 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday___

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2015-07-14 09:45:33 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

Fear
══●══
Heaven helps the man who fights his fear
Love's the only thing that keeps me here
You're the reason that I'm hanging on.




#lyricallyinspired #bw #monochrome #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​​ #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​​

Fear
══●══
Heaven helps the man who fights his fear
Love's the only thing that keeps me here
You're the reason that I'm hanging on.




#lyricallyinspired #bw #monochrome #magnificentmonochrome +Magnificent Monochrome​​ #monochromeworld +Monochrome World​​___

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2015-07-13 06:23:16 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

“The Guide says there is an art to flying", said Ford, "or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”
― Douglas Adams Life, the Universe and Everything

“The Guide says there is an art to flying", said Ford, "or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”
― Douglas Adams Life, the Universe and Everything___

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2015-07-13 00:31:35 (57 comments, 1 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

New hair!

#MondayMorningSelfieHorror

New hair!

#MondayMorningSelfieHorror___

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2015-07-12 11:38:14 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

You are the sparkle in my life.

You are the sparkle in my life.___

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2015-07-08 12:21:37 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday___

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2015-07-06 09:56:45 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

"The kiss that you only imagine giving, can be as powerful and as enchanting as hours of actual lovemaking. As Marcel Proust said, it's our imagination that is responsible for love."
~ Esther Perel, TED (March 2015)

"The kiss that you only imagine giving, can be as powerful and as enchanting as hours of actual lovemaking. As Marcel Proust said, it's our imagination that is responsible for love."
~ Esther Perel, TED (March 2015)___

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2015-07-03 10:21:06 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Banoffe birthday for the ladies.
With my amazing girls +Leigh Wheeler​ and +Gemma Higgins​

Banoffe birthday for the ladies.
With my amazing girls +Leigh Wheeler​ and +Gemma Higgins​___

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2015-07-03 01:05:48 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Hats are cool
~~~~~~~~~~~~
New hat.
It's a good day.

Hats are cool
~~~~~~~~~~~~
New hat.
It's a good day.___

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2015-06-28 22:47:42 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

A sweet weekend
·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·
My weekend was full of great friends, superb wines, delectable comfort food, and a bit of baking. I hope everyone has been/is making memories to get you through the week. 

A sweet weekend
·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·°·
My weekend was full of great friends, superb wines, delectable comfort food, and a bit of baking. I hope everyone has been/is making memories to get you through the week. ___

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2015-06-26 13:32:48 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

Project 26 B&W
Week 13 - Shallow DoF
~~~~~  ✿  ~~~~~
"Life is not worth living if I cannot have pasta or bread again." - Monica Seles

#Project26BW   #ProjectBW26   #P26BW   #bwproject26  curated by +Tisha Montgomery​   +Lauri Novak and +Brandon Luk

#imlateimlate #theshame​​​

Project 26 B&W
Week 13 - Shallow DoF
~~~~~  ✿  ~~~~~
"Life is not worth living if I cannot have pasta or bread again." - Monica Seles

#Project26BW   #ProjectBW26   #P26BW   #bwproject26  curated by +Tisha Montgomery​   +Lauri Novak and +Brandon Luk

#imlateimlate #theshame​​​___

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2015-06-23 09:24:51 (12 comments, 9 reshares, 226 +1s)Open 

Moisturise
~~~~~~~~~~
Winter can be so harsh on your skin darling.


#moisturise #zombie #winter


Moisturise
~~~~~~~~~~
Winter can be so harsh on your skin darling.


#moisturise #zombie #winter
___

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2015-06-16 23:04:51 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday
#notfloralfriday

#wordlessonwednesday
#wordlesswednesday
#notfloralfriday___

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2015-06-12 12:06:03 (7 comments, 2 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

Out of the blue
···············°··············
"From out in the blue you pulled me back
You have everything I lack,
and now I like the way things are."

Model: Elle

Out of the blue
···············°··············
"From out in the blue you pulled me back
You have everything I lack,
and now I like the way things are."

Model: Elle___

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