So, one of the great things about G+, for me, are these little fun photo optional series/challenges/contests or whatever we call them. So , who takes amazing portraits thought this would be fun.......and he was RIGHT.
My dear friend, on the coast of Northern California, before we explored Pt. Reyes Lighthouse (and the long steps down and up to get there). The wild wind in her beautiful red hair, the beach below and behind (with seals or Elephant seals, if I recall) her make this an image I treasure.
So, with that, let's play #fivefavefaces !
Post one a day for five days, a person you've photographed (can be a headshot, a portrait, a full body shot, whatever), that you really like or has specially meaning or is just one of the only five you've ever shot! Nominate someone else to participate.....or don't. ! Ahem, sorry. Use the #fivefavefaces tag so we all can see some fave faces!
Paul's original post:
#SignSunday is hosted weekly by and and sometimes .
This works great for #fivefavefaces, a fun game for photographers of all levels.
A gifted photographer we call invented this idea.
Post one a day for five days, a person you've photographed (can be a headshot, a portrait, a full body shot, whatever), that you really like or has specially meaning or is just one of the only five you've ever shot! Nominate someone else to participate.....or don't. Use the #fivefavefaces tag so we can all search for and enjoy the faces!
Full details on 's post here
Day at the beach
So this precious little sweetie is the daughter of a friend of a friend. After her mom said "ok" to a few shots, I took about 10-12 images. Her shy and sweet smile, the pop of the big floppy pink hat and the chance to get out of my comfort zone (I am NOT a photographer of people....) were my main motivators. She was so interested in all the beach activities, and we had a dog with us too, it was amazing that I was able to catch her eye and get her to look at me.
Join in, post 5 faces, tag Paul, tag another photographer (or not). Use the hashtag so we can all enjoy your images. All is optional, all is fun.....
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#Gulluminati (what the group of non-curators have come to be know as)
#FunniestNonthemeOnGplus (because, isn't it?! … ;oD)
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