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Ed Cobb (Double Shot)
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Lives in Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
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A Farmer, Cao Bang, Northern Vietnam

Một  Người Nôn Dân, Cao Bằng, Việt Nam Phía Bắc

I took this shot of a farmer during a brief roadside stop in Cao Bang Province while on my way to Ba Be Lake.. He was very friendly and as interested in me as I was in him and I'm sure if he'd had a camera he would have snapped a photo of me.

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+Ed Cobb 
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́́́́́*Thủ gồm ốc*, Ninh Bình.
Các bạn Việt của tôi, không ai biết lý do tại sao gấu bông?

Collecting snails, Ninh Binh, Vietnam.

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This wonderful image has been chosen to be shared on #PhotoManiaAustralia +Photo Mania Australia curated by +Tony Heyward +Ed Cobb and +John Hunt
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Have a merry Christmas everyone John Hunt
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Fake profiles circling Me

Anyone one got the answer to this one?

For the last six weeks I've been getting obviously fake profiles circling me on G+. I know they are fake because the profile photo is never a person, there are limited set of posted images and profile images used, the names are obviously made up and often don't make sense, they have zero followers but are following more than 1000 others on G+. The limited profile details show employment in one country - usually with a prestigious/well-known company, studying at an institution in another country, and living in a third country. Profile details often end with a Vietnamese place name or words, so I suspect the source of this annoyance is somewhere in Vietnam. More recently the names are made up Vietnamese names.
I have been reporting these fake profiles to Google and blocking them also but, it is getting time consuming and tedious for me as I am getting between 30 and 100 of these fake profiles adding me every day.
Interestingly, I have the noticed that the notifications about these fake profiles adding me only appear in the "Everything Else" notifications area  of the G+ application running on my Android phone. They do not appear in the desktop version of G+. However, the number of people that have me in their circles does increase until the blocking takes effect. removed my membership of all Vietnamese communities several weeks ago, but this has had no effect - and the problem continues. I am contemplating setting up a new profile or leaving G+ altogether. 
 My searches as to how to deal with this problem reveals nothing other than to report and block.

Has anyone experienced this? Does anyone have a solution that doesn't require me to report and block every fake profile. And, what does Google do with the reports anyway? Seemingly, nothing. 
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+Hjordis Torfa Thanks Hjordis.
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Moonrise, (2) Forresters Beach, Australia.

Another image of the moon rising over Forresters Beach,Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia. 

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Silver into Gold - Terrace Falls, Blue Mountains, Australia.

It's been quite a long time since I went waterfall hunting, so following the all the rain we've had this past week in and around Sydney I headed to Terrace Falls in Hazelbrook. These falls are about a 2 kms drive and a 2 kms walk from my home. They were certainly carrying more water than last time I was there a couple of years ago, but I had expected more given the recent rains right up until 3am this morning. It was a partly cloudy morning, but the sun proved problematic when I was there - shining directly on the falls most of the time. But landscape photographers can't control the weather or light conditions and we do our best in the circumstances or just go home.

This is a 1.3 sec exposure at f/11 ISO200 using my Canon 7D fitted with a Tokina 11-16mm and a 3-stop ND. Processed in Lightroom. 

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+Ed Cobb You are very welcome ,
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I wear two hats - driving espresso machines and the other . . . I can't talk about.
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Procrastination.
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I'll have a double shot caffe latte with a double ristretto starter, please..
Introduction
"Double Shot" has been my handle on the web for many years. It pertains to how I like my coffee and has nothing to do with photography. I'm married with four adult children, one teenager at home and seven grandchildren. I'm not retired yet, but I'm very ready for it!

My interests are: Coffee, Food, Travel, Photography, and riding my Motorcycle. People often pay me money to make coffee for them, which is always nice. No one yet has paid me anything for my photographic output. Coffee-making profits often get spent on photography equipment.

I am an amateur photographer still with lots to learn. As a child in the early sixties the first camera I got to play with was my father's Box Brownie - I wish he'd kept it as it would be worth a few bucks now. I can't remember what camera I was using at the time, but in the mid-sixties someone gave me a photo developing kit and I had fun for a while in a makeshift darkroom (a tent in the lounge room) developing my own b&w prints. In the late seventies to late eighties I owned a Yashica Electro 35 SLR that got stolen in a burglary in 1987 and never replaced.

I renewed my interest photography, following a trip to Vietnam in 2011 where with just a point and shoot I produced quite a number of photos I thought were well on the way to being half decent. That was it - the bug had bitten. I bought my first entry level DSLR towards the end of 2012 and upgraded to a Canon 7D towards the end of 2013. 

While my photographic output has improved vastly over the last few years I still consider myself a novice photographer and as such I'm interested in talented photographers who are primarily sharing their original work so that I might learn something from them. 

I like photographing and creating images of landscapes, humans, and humans in their landscapes.

Most of the posts on my page are my original work. If I share someone else's work it's because I admire what they've done and in my humble opinion it's worthy of sharing. I don't share anyone else's posts without credit. Please credit me if you share any of my posts. Copyright information is embedded within the image data of all my photos.

If I see another cat or dog shot or video on G+  - ho hum - I'll probably go berserk. On the other hand if I see a cat shot  . . . . no can't say that . . .  
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THI is a fine art photographer specialising in landscape, coastal and nature images around the state of New South Wales (NSW), and across th