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Sigh.  I've been mulling over this a while.  Not quite sure what to do with it.  Not quite sure what decisions to make.  Not quite sure what directions to take.  All the while, indecision makes you stuck in limbo.

That's normally how I kill things.  Limbo.  Death by inaction.  Death by inability to start because you can see where you want it to go, and it's a lot of work and effort to get there.  Achieving that takes time and patience (and skill).  And that makes goals seem like they're far away.  So you tuck it away in the corner of your mind and let it brew.

You also don't really let anyone else in on the plan because, well, that requires commitment and expectations and goals and results.

But, that's why I'm here in this account right?  My normal self would be mired in self doubt, expectations, and detail overload and cant really do things because, well, it may just not fit in with what I should be doing.

So, let me try something new.  I have goals.  Those I may still hide a little up my sleeves, but I need to begin somewhere.  Something needs to get started.  Somehow it needs to get going.

I just need to remember, everything has a beginning, even if it's just a placeholder:


http://figure.photos/


(Spurred on to finally at least commit to revealing this by these recent videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1oZhEIrer4 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_465XaHoiGs and fulfilling my promise from here: http://goo.gl/tMpzDw)
A custom domain for the Figure Photography Community on Google+: http://goo.gl/St4Kk
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Momohime!! <3
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A top down shot of Momohime about to step into something sword worthy.  I thought the soft colors of the scene could maybe juxtapose the fact that's she drawing her sword, but not quite sure it's working well.

Either way, it's an interesting vantage point that I'm not normally shooting so it was a nice change of pace.  She has so much detail that flares about her that a top down shot still conveys quite a lot of her figure.

Instagram version.  I cant decide if the cropping makes it work better or not: https://instagram.com/p/03P-j3BWzC/

#figurephotos   #quickphoto   #momohime  
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Welcome to 4500 - Figure Photography Community: http://goo.gl/St4Kk

This membership marker just came and went pretty fast.  Before I knew it we were already a 1/4 of the way there to the next one.

So in that case, ever more forward.  Be sure to check out the community if you haven't for some great photographs of your favorite figures.

See you at 4600 :).

Weekly Challenge: Fourhttp://goo.gl/TC0GxX
Weekly Favorite: Asunahttp://goo.gl/Hi4mAL Community: http://goo.gl/St4Kk Archive: http://goo.gl/6nZZG
Membership: http://goo.gl/oFLXRn
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Milestone: 4500.

Well, another fairly large number passes us by.  It's getting closer and closer a rather big milestone in the not so distant future.  But till then, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, feel free to leave them as comments here.

I need to rework some of the upcoming challenges to incorporate some new suggestions from people, so keep an eye out on that.

Post away :).

Domain: http://figure.photos
Challenge Archives: http://goo.gl/6nZZG
Membership Chart: http://goo.gl/oFLXRn

Photo Credit: Tart by Durk-Heim : http://goo.gl/JT3fBO
A weekly challenge for Figure Photgraphy. Feel free to join the community to see some great photos from everyone: http://goo.gl/St4Kk
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nice sword
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A top down shot of Momohime about to step into something sword worthy.  I thought the soft colors of the scene could maybe juxtapose the fact that's she drawing her sword, but not quite sure it's working well.

Either way, it's an interesting vantage point that I'm not normally shooting so it was a nice change of pace.  She has so much detail that flares about her that a top down shot still conveys quite a lot of her figure.

Instagram version.  I cant decide if the cropping makes it work better or not: https://instagram.com/p/03P-j3BWzC/

#figurephotos   #quickphoto   #momohime  
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That scale would make it impressive.  I'm actually still surprised they're making new figures out of characters from the game... albeit, nothing is beating Momohime yet.
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#figurefridayfavorite  : +Mellisa Venn's Asuna (Open Challenge).

There's a certain sense of longing in this photo that's undeniable, even without seeing her face.  In fact, probably especially because we can't see her face.  The added rain and that fact that it hides her reflection only adds to that sense.

Thanks for sharing!

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Other notables:
+Fabian Henze's Drosselhttp://goo.gl/xGzddh
+Howai Yoshida's Tsukihihttp://goo.gl/Bem5yQ

⌘ Submissions: 7 (from 7 participants)
⌘ Challenge (Open Challenge) : http://goo.gl/35jDBP
⌘ Previously: http://goo.gl/L0vDf2

#figurefridayfavorite #figurefriday   #openchallenge  

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For my submission this week I thought I would try to convey emotion into the photo without photographing the face, hopefully it worked and maybe it could be a future challenge?
#figurefridaychallenge #figurephotos #asuna #sao #titania #swordartonline
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Feels like a really classic drawing style from the 50's ads found around Asia.

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時間の許す限りで、大体20分落書き。ふむ…またドレスの勉強しないとな。できれば毎日5分ラフ書きでも新しいデザイン勉強していきたいもんだね( ̄▽ ̄;)
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Something reminds me of the black swan... or Homura... but I guess she's supposed to be a crow.  A crow who likes to collect shiny trinkets.

Source: http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=medium&illust_id=44455204

Via a private share (CS)

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Characters that should be Figures - #anime2015winter  

I know last season I had used Kaori's performance image as the request picture... I'm not sure much has changed.  We got her in her school outfit, but that's not doing the character or the series justice without a musical instrument or two.  So I'm still requesting her, but perhaps this time as a pair with Arima, with violin and piano.  This is +Sanutep Chan's fault for even suggesting it...  If not, I wouldn't mind some of the other combinations in the album as well.

Anyway, what are some characters you'd like to see in figure form?

Previously: http://goo.gl/MovRiC
Seasonal posts: http://goo.gl/d8KmSA
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This is pretty dramatic.
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Traditional art on wonderful paper is nice too.

Source: https://twitter.com/1oxjiji07/status/581383626375331841

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#figurefridaychallenge  : Four.

The numbers are climbing.  For those that have a coherent set of 4 characters, that shouldn't be a problem.  For the rest, you're going to have to start getting creative with how to represent these numbers.

If you keep thinking too literally, it can be the death of you.

Get creative, have fun, and tag it #figurefridaychallenge !

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* Pictured : Beach by hinagiku : http://goo.gl/ijkdi7
* Previouslyhttp://goo.gl/35jDBP

#figurefridaychallenge   #figurefriday    #four  

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Ack?? Four? I can smell Hoi Hoi quartet...
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Another classic feeling style.

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It's almost cherry blossom season in Japan! Have you ever seen sakura flowers? Art by saaki - http://otakumode.com/fb/44P
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anime, manga and figures, though not necessarily in that order
Introduction
tl;dr: New to Google+?  Looking for figures and people that post them?  Try the Figure Photography community and #figurefriday tag.  Also get notifications of the weekly posts.

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See my extended profile for:
Full list of #figurefriday posts
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I'll be posting mostly about animemanga or figures.  There may be some deviations from that from time to time, but those will be the primary things I'll be posting about.

I circle many, but I usually follow just a handful of folks who post good content (as shown in my "People" section).  The others are in muted topic circles that I frequent once in a while to see what's new.

So if I don't happen to see a post you made that you think would interest me, feel free to mention me :).

Quick Links:

Communities:
I'm trying out a few communities to help gather my interests into one spot.  Feel free to join and contribute to them!

Figure Friday (weekly): #figurefriday
Join us every Friday to share your photos of your figures!  Just upload your pictures and share them to the Figure Photography community and/or tag with #figurefriday:

Figure Friday Challenge (weekly): #figurefridaychallenge
A weekly challenge to offer some themes to take pictures around.  Challenges like silhouettes, shadows, footwear, weapons and so on (notifications available here, suggestions gathered via the #figurefridaychallengerequest tag).

Be creative and have fun!

Figure Photos (any time): #figurephotos
This is a tag we're encouraging people to use whenever they post pictures of their figures on Google+.  It should help us find each other and create a little community of figure photographers.

Some of my contributions:

Hashtags:
These are some of the hashtags I like to take part in.  Feel free to join in and participate!

Favorite Posts:
I don't keep a blog (yet?) so this is usually where I dump stuff.  If you want to get a feel for who I am, some of these will probably do the trick.

Topics:
Interpretations and Reviews:

Best Anime For#bestanimefor
Just a collection asking folks to name some interesting anime that fits the posted topic.

If I enjoyed...#sharethejoy
A poor man's recommendation engine to solicit some similar anime from the community.  Perhaps you'll find them interesting to.  So, if you enjoyed:

Exemplary Anime Archetype: #exemplaryanimearchetype
Share with us your considerations for various exemplary archetypes.

Share it Forward: #shareitforward
A small experiment in creating shares and ripples.  The concept is to try to get people to reshare and add their own commentary to a post.  Hopefully the reshare will result in more people seeing the content and more people willing to share.  An social experiment of sorts.  Here's the list of current topics, feel free to share any one of them as you like.
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Moderating the Figure Photography Community: http://goo.gl/St4Kk and running #figurefridaychallenges every week.
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  • building a figure community
    zashiki warashi, 2011 - present
    I help run the Figure Photography community. What else would I be doing? :)
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