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Michael Salmela
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Simply perfect
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Notwithstanding 

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Thank you kindly, +Johan Peijnenburg, much appreciated. 
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Noncompliance 

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Marvelous as usual.  I like it when the wind dies over the water, it really brings up the reflectance and allows all kinds of tone shaping.
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I'm truly honored and flattered for the opportunity to participate in an interview with +Nd Magazine. They have interviewed many inspirational photographers who's work I admire very much and I encourage you to go take a look at their work and words. Also, there are many other wonderful photographers who have profiles displaying their beautiful photographs on the web site so check that out as well when you're there. I'm sure you'll recognize some of the regulars here on G+.
 
New interview with Michael Salmela is now online: http://ndmagazine.net/michael-salmela/
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Congratulations
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Kinked 

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Much appreciated, +Quincy Jefferson.

I appreciate your kind words, +will s, thank you very much. It's always great to have you back around, I look forward to some new work from you. 

You're too kind, +Liz Keeler, many thanks. 
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Scenario 


Banding in the dark-to-light transitions has always been an issue with my work but I swear it's gotten worse here on G+. Maybe it's just me but it can really kill an image in my opinion, especially this one. Because of this I wasn't going to share this photo here but…whatever. 

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Thank you very much, +FineartPhotoshots, I really appreciate that. 
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Together Apart II 


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Lovely as ever.  I like the delicate detail on the left.
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Many thanks, +FineartPhotoshots and +Quincy Jefferson, much appreciated guys. 
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Daybreak 

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No worries at all, +Stephen Cairns, I always appreciate your wonderful comments and dialog but never feel like it's something you have to do. To me, prepping students for a speech contest is much more important than photography. I'm glad you like the lights as well, it's what really did it for me here. This day wasn't too windy so the rain was a welcomed factor, however, I agree with you when it is windy, it's a huge pain to keep the filter clean. I feel like you also expend double the calories just fiddling with everything to stay dry on those days. It really does take a lot out of you. 
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Bald Eagles and Posts 


These two fellas sat patiently long enough for me to get one 2.5 minute shot off, then they were gone. 

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Thank you very much, +Šárka Svobodová and +Martin Rak. 
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Trees and Fog


An older digital image that I had forgot about. 
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Thank you so much, +Christopher Soukup, +Šárka Svobodová, +Milton Conrad, +Quincy Jefferson, +FineartPhotoshots, and +benoit jansen-reynaud, much appreciated you guys. 
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Thank you much, +Xavier Rey. 
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I am a Registered Dietitian with focus on nutrition support in the intensive care unit
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    Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition with emphasis on Dietetics
  • Benedictine University
    Master of Science in Nutrition
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