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My Twitter Props and Follow Friday Suggestions- Part 1

Each week on Twitter, I recommend some photographers I follow and post their links.

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A Maroon Creek Outfitters wrangler walks a horse as he prepares them for the day at the T Lazy 7 Ranch near Aspen, Colo.

Some of these folks are good friends I actually know, some are Twitter friends, and some are just cool photographers that have earned my respect.

Recently, Twitter banned my account due to “spamming a trending topic with unrelated links.” Here’s the post I wrote about it in: Wondering About My Lack of Tweets?

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A boy plays wth a sprinkler at the annual 4th of July Barbecue at the Aspen Firehouse in Aspen, Colo.

In a nutshell, when I do a Follow Friday suggestion it’s in this format:

#FF @Tweeter New England photographer based in New Bedofrd Mass, Bobby Jones: http://bit.ly/1234FGHJ

Something more substantial that lets people know why I follow them. A link to their portfolio and small description of who they are.

So, rather than fill my stream with suggestions, here are some great people.

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"MY SPOT!" this cat seems to be saying.

First and foremost:

@heidrae22  Heidi Rae Melcher: She’s the love of my life and tweets some funny stuff.

Great Friends:

@KimDoyleWille With her caring heart, she’s fights against hunger, poverty, and repression. she’s alos a very good photographer. Kim Doyle Wille. Check out her website: http://www.kimdoylewille.com

@carriepratt  Great #photojournalist & wedding #tog Carrie Pratt: http://studiobluimages.com

@yclphoto A great personal friend & wonderful Southern Kentucky #photojournalist Clinton Lewis: http://www.clintonlewis.com

@balancephotog & @rissam Two wonderful Baltimore area #togs Nate Corn & Rissa Miller: http://www.balancephotography.net

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With the distant Olympic Mountains in clear view, a man flies a kit during a rare bluebird day in Seattle, Wash., on Pier 63 at the waterfront.

@Geosphotos A great friend and #tog with mad PS skills George Kremer: http://photo.net/photos/GFKremer

@wilzfoto Aspen, Colo., area adventure, commercial & ski #tog Andrew Wilz – http://portfolio.frontlineimage.com/

@yunghi A wonderful New York based freelance photojournalist. Yunghi Kim works for publications such as Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report. She is a must follow with some very incredible work: http://www.yunghikim.com

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With the bright spring sun melting the snow around it, an early 1900s car slowly rusts to into the sands of time on a lot along Owl Creek Road outside of Aspen, Colo.

@pereiraphoto Mass. based photojournalist & 2011 New England Newspaper Assoc. Photographer of the Year Peter Pereira. He has a fantastic eye and running Photo of the Day. http://www.peterpereira.com/

That’s all for this Friday. Check back next Friday to for more.

Thank you for stopping by and reading. All comments are appreciated.

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Practicing martial arts at Boardwalk Park in Bellingham, Wash.

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