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Patrick Smith
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I just created an instagram account and I'm going to put all my photos on it. Follow me @patricksmithphotography and I'll follow you back.

I've rewritten my website from the ground up to support phones, tablets etc. I've added over 400 pages of information about landscape photography from my books and blogs. Skip past portfolio and go to Tips and below that.

http://www.patricksmithphotography.com

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will do...love this work you have been doing. 
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I've caught abstract art mania, so I'll continue showing my latest creations. In the meantime, I've rewritten my website from the ground up to support phones, tablets etc. I've added over 400 pages of information about landscape photography from my books and blogs. Skip past portfolio and go to Tips and below that.

http://www.patricksmithphotography.com

art #art abstract #abstract #abstractexpressionism #colorfield #color #colour #abstractionism artist #artist #modernart #contemporaryart
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Wow beautiful colors 
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I've rewritten my website from the ground up to support phones, tablets etc. I've added over 400 pages of information about landscape photography from my books and blogs. Skip past portfolio and go to Tips and below that.

http://www.patricksmithphotography.com

art #art abstract #abstract #abstractexpressionism #colorfield #color #colour #abstractionism artist #artist #modernart #contemporaryart
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SO AWESOME
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I'm redesigning my photography website for mobile/tablets/PCs! I've placed one of my photo books there with lots of tips. More to come.
http://www.patricksmithphotography.com/

art   #art    abstract #abstract   #abstractexpressionism   #colorfield #color #colour #abstractionism artist #artist   #modernart   #contemporaryart
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+Raman Kumar
It's pure awesomeness :-)
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Donate USD $5 or more to a legitimate fund to help Nepal earthquake victims and I'll give you a full-resolution download of my photo Myst! 
1) Donate the money.
2) Email me a receipt to patrick@patricksmithphotography.com
3) I'll tell you were to get it.

You can use it for your own personal purposes. print it, use it on your low or non-profit website. Whatever! Pass this along.

If you're a corporation, donate USD $100 and use it for anything you wish!

This photo has 1.3 billion views here. Click to see the big version. The views are on the bottom.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+PatrickSmith/albums/5952073582689552225/5952073586243346418?pid=5952073586243346418&oid=102871123574468799566
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Its beautiful

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Thanks +Sandra du plessis and +Prem Kumar!
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I've rewritten my website from the ground up to support phones, tablets etc. I've added over 400 pages of information about landscape photography from my books and blogs. Skip past portfolio and go to Tips and below that.

http://www.patricksmithphotography.com

art #art abstract #abstract #abstractexpressionism #colorfield #color #colour #abstractionism artist #artist #modernart #contemporaryart
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lol
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Excellent article on ways to improve Google plus. Read it!
 
How to fix Google+.

(Read my column: http://goo.gl/TFqqXy )

Through much of its existence, Google's social network has often been criticized as a "ghost town" that's "dead" and about to be shut down. The criticisms always come from non-users.

Google+ fans always chime in to rebut those criticisms, often flooding the story or post with disagreement. With all those passionate users, how can it be a ghost town?

The controversy about Google+ engagement never seems to end.

But whatever the current level of activity on Google+ is, it could be vastly higher if Google itself wasn't holding back users by suppressing public posts, removing comments, hiding amazing content and failing to fully use the technology it has already developed.

Here are 10 ways Google could radically crank up the engagement on Google+: 

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2917780/social-media/10-ways-to-fix-google.html

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+Urmas Rosenberg, regarding the responses to bug fixes, that's pretty standard for a development community. The reason is that if they answer one, they're committed to doing it no matter what because their whole user base cries foul if they don't, no matter how good the reason. The other reason is that when people see that code is going to be done, they immediately start asking when. It turns into someone having to spend their full job managing the task list instead of coding.
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Sunrise: Hanalei Taro Fields
I've rewritten my website from the ground up to support phones, tablets etc. I've added over 400 pages of information about landscape photography from my books and blogs. Happy reading! Skip past portfolio and go to Tips and below that.

http://www.patricksmithphotography.com/
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A mervalous picture
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I'm redesigning my photography website for mobile/tablets/PCs! I've placed one of my photo books there with lots of tips. More to come.
http://www.patricksmithphotography.com/

art   #art    abstract #abstract   #abstractexpressionism   #colorfield #color #colour #abstractionism artist #artist   #modernart   #contemporaryart
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+CheapPhilosophy Well, there is something blocking the light!
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Data/Programming/Photography
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SQL,Probability theory for data linkage, PHP, VB.Net (Yes, it's true!)
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  • Univ. of California
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Introduction

I am a database and statistical algorithm programmer working in the field of birth defects research at The University of California, San Francisco. I also write science fiction and am fascinated with the rapid advances in genetic engineering and artificial intelligence. In 30 years or so, computers and the software running them will match our intelligence, then surpass it. What then?

In addition to photography, I create abstract, color field art in Photoshop. See my art website.


I'm writing a science fiction story about a possible end to the human species, but not via the typical dystopian future or calamity. It's actually an uplifting story. The first one of two, 300 page books are on my website. The first one is free! More will follow.


I post photos and science oriented topics. I am interested in many things besides photography! Any branch of science, humanities or the arts is fair game for me. My politics are centrist, so you will not get extremist or concrete thinking here.

For my photography, I scour the landscape and seascape looking for the best views at the right moment.

I learned how to do photography by observation and studying the works of the masters of landscape painting, and so can you! 

I have also written a 325 page PDF eBook that will help you to develop the sort of vision that will put a fine work of your own photography on your wall. Go to my photo website below. I discuss how the greatest painters in history created their masterpieces and how modern photographers can learn time-tested methods for creating fine works of art with their cameras. There are no easy answers to developing vision, but fortunately we can learn from the old masters! I also wrote a book about 40 of by best loved photos, with details about each one.



See http://www.patricksmithphotography.com for more!

My shortURL Google+ profile URL is: gplus.to/patricksmith

And my regular Google URL is this:



Bragging rights
I created and programmed the world's largest blood specimen/DNA bank and probabilistic data linkage to large public data sets, which is now being operated by the state of California.
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Pleasant Hill, CA
Previously
San Francisco, CA - Novato, CA - Mill Valley,CA - Tiburon, CA