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Travis Parker
Works at Jawbone
Attended Ripon College
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minolta body and 50/1.4 arrived two days ago, just finished my first roll. can't wait to get it back and see the results!
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got some decent shots of thing two last night
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My sister in law is visiting, meeting her newest nephew for the first time. She's great with them!
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Oh, yep this is the one I was talking about. For some reason, I remembered it in color.
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tommy boy and his mama
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1 dimple + 1 tooth
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clearly businessinsider.com knows me well
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one more definitely worth sharing. this one taken by my sister in law (that's me in the bg)
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Whittling down a circle

My photographers circle had over 300 people in it, and my stream was just constantly flying by, so much so that I'd be scrolling seemingly forever just to find a post that popped up an hour earlier!

The worst part was that most of the material flying by wasn't remotely photography related, but came from people in that circle. Clearly, a purging was in order.

I tried a few times, but as nice as the circle-editing interface is, it was crap for this use-case. Double click a circle member (ctrl-click doesn't work from there so forget multiple tabs), scroll through their stream a bit, browser back button, find your place again, take action. 300+ times? Forget it.

So I took a different tack. Created a new circle "photographers2", and went through the original circle selecting only those names I recognized from consistently seeing quality photography-related content. Then I deleted the old photographers circle, and renamed "photographers2" to "photographers". VIOLA.

My stream has slowed to a manageable velocity, has a much higher signal/noise ratio, and even viewing just the stream of my photographers circle now gets me straight to the quality material I'm after. In short, +Google+ now works as it's supposed to.

So without further ado, here's my hand-picked list of 39 photographers with great material to enjoy and learn from.
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so I just purged my circles by quite a bit as the main stream just moved too fast. but now it hasn't slowed down and I'm still seeing posts from people who aren't in my circles. what's up +Google+ ?
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i'm seeing posts from people gone from all my circles. but they were recently in them, so it could just be a delay in getting that change propogated. annoying though.
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I've really got to do a serious selfie. Always being behind the camera I'm left with slim pickings for a profile pic.
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377 people
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1,644 people
Kent Adams's profile photo
Alberto Rodriguez's profile photo
Jeremiah Robison's profile photo
Matthew Parker's profile photo
Jim Lavin's profile photo
Ashraful Hoque Bhuiyan's profile photo
Richard Taylor's profile photo
Edward Gregory's profile photo
Moshiur Rahman's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Software Engineer
Employment
  • Jawbone
    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • Lookout Mobile
    Software Engineer, 2011 - 2012
  • Google
    Software Engineer, 2010 - 2011
  • Slide
    Software Engineer, 2008 - 2010
Basic Information
Gender
Male
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Friends, Networking
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Married
Story
Tagline
Programmer, Photographer, Family Man
Introduction
I work on web infrastructure at Lookout, do photography on my own, and have an amazing family between my wife Claudi and two boys John and Thomas, 2 years old and baby.
Bragging rights
serial parent
Education
  • Ripon College
    Mathematics, Music, 2002 - 2006