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Colby Brown

Professional Fine Art Landscape, Travel and Humanitarian Photographer, Educator and Author

I am a professional fine art landscape, travel and humanitarian photographer/photo instructor and author that lives in Denver, CO with my amazing wife (Sarah), Son (Jack) and adorable dog (Denali). I get to travel the world and document some of the most beautiful locations on this planet. I teach photography workshops, webinars and digital editing classes all over the globe. I am lucky in the sense that I love my life, love my family and love what I do.
If you want to follow along with my adventures around the globe, check out my Instagram feed.

Want to learn how to utilize Google+ as a photographer? Check out my latest book Google+ for Photographers (Soft cover and e-version) where I show you how to create, maintain and grow your online presence on this engaging network. 


2014 Photography WorkshopsKarijini National Park - Australia (June 10th - 15th)Amazing Iceland (June 27th - July 5th)Alaska (August 10th - 17th)The Wonder of Iceland (September 13th - 20th)The Big Island - Hawaii (Octob


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About 3 weeks ago Behind the Lens || Iceland & LOTR

Sometimes when I am exploring parts of Iceland it feels like I am on a set for Lord of the Rings. Here you can see one of my workshop clients setting up on a precarious ledge in order to get "the shot".

If you have been waiting to head to Iceland, now is your chance as one spot recently opened up on my Sept. Iceland workshop. More details can be found below...

http://bit.ly/SeptIcelandWorkshop

*Photo taken with an +OPPO Find 7a







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About 3 weeks ago It is hard not to love the gorgeous country of Iceland. Between the epic waterfalls, dramatic seascapes, beautiful Icelandic horses and glacial lagoons...there is a ton to see. In a few hours I am hopping on a plane here in NY to meet up with my workshop clients in Reykjavik for 8 days of fun exploring the all that Iceland has to offer. I am crossing my fingers that the weather cooperates ;)

If you are interested in exploring Iceland, I recently had one spot open up for my small (max 6 people) September Iceland workshop that not only covers many of the places I generally focus on during my summer trip, but with the inclusion of the opportunity to experience and capture the Northern Lights. More info can be found here:

http://bit.ly/SeptIcelandWorkshop



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About 6 days ago Welcome to the Shire
South, Iceland

http://bit.ly/Sonya7rReview

Iceland is easily one of my favorite countries in the world for landscape photography. With varied terrain, gorgeous light and a wildness that can't really be described...only experienced...there is a lot to love in this magical place.

Today I released my Sony A7r full in-depth review, which included this image that I took with the #a7r  . To find out how well it performed across 4 continents and through a variety of environments, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/Sonya7rReview








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About 12 weeks ago It has been an amazing 9 days in Yosemite National Park so far and I can't believe that I have 6 days left. Soon Nomadik Motion, +Peyton Hale and myself wrap up the filming aspect of one of the projects we are working on with a final shoot up on Glacier Point this evening.

PHOTO WALK ANNOUNCEMENT

If you happen to live in the Bay Area or near Yosemite, you are also invited to join me for a free public Photo Walk here in the park, starting at 3:30 on May 3rd at Lower Yosemite Falls. We will be doing a small loop around the valley covering Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, Sentinel Bridge and Swinging Bridge before walking along the Merced River back to the Lower Falls.

This photo was taken with an +OPPO Find7a Android mobile phone.

#Yosemite150 #DreamBig +Visit California 







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About 5 weeks ago "Ice Reflections"
Jokulsarlon, Iceland

http://bit.ly/SeptIcelandWorkshop

I am always amazed by the ever changing environments found in Iceland. Every time I visit the country, no matter if it is summer, spring, fall or winters, things are different each time. Take the glacier bay known as Jokularlon (that you can see here). In summer it is full of large house sized icebergs that have broken off of a fleeting glacier. However in winter it is full of thousands of small pieces of ice that give then entire area a completely different feel.

If you haven't been to Iceland, I still have 2 spots open for my September Iceland Workshop that covers nearly all of West and South Iceland over an 8 day span. For more info, you can check out the link below:

http://bit.ly/SeptIcelandWorkshop








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About 1 day ago "Nature's Flow"
Outside Hilo, The Big Island of Hawaii

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There is something special about capturing the motion of water just right. Whether you photographing a waterfall, a river or the ocean...I have always been drawn to images that not only showcase motion, but also retain some texture like qualities...giving you the best of both worlds. For me, this means using a shutter speed over around .6 seconds...as it is easily my favorite to achieve this look.

I took this photo of a rock outcrop outside the city of Hilo with the +Sony A7r. If you missed my review of this impressive small, lightweight, full frame mirrorless camera, you might want to take a few minutes to look it over.

http://bit.ly/Sony_a7rReview








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About 11 weeks ago "Shipwreck from Above"
Perth, Australia

http://bit.ly/WonderOfAustralia

Next month I head back to Australia to work on a few projects and as I prepare for my trip, I put together a collection of some of my favorite images of Oz.

This photo was taken from a helicopter as I toured around Perth from above with my friend +Paul Pichugin 

http://bit.ly/WonderOfAustralia








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About 10 weeks ago "Orange Rock Sunset"
Freycinet National Park. Tasmania, Australia

http://bit.ly/2014PhotoAdventures

Strung along part of the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia you can find an abundance of orange granite rock that line the shores, many of which are gorgeous white sandy beaches. As for the orange color, it actually comes from the lichen that grows in this region of Australia.

Next week I head back to Australia to work on a number of projects, which include a photo editing workshop in both Sydney (May 17th) and Perth (June 7th). If you are in those areas and want to learn more about Lightroom or advanced techniques with +Adobe Photoshop, you can find more information in the link below.

http://bit.ly/2014PhotoAdventures








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About 3 weeks ago Lien flickr : https://www.flickr.com/photos/anto13/14487724075/

Paris @ Sunset

#D800 #nikon #france #paris #hdr #eiffeltower  



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About 13 weeks ago I wanted to post this photo In memory of the 12 Sherpas that lost their lives (and the families they leave behind) in yesterday's devastating avalanche above the Khumbu Icefall on Mt. Everest, making it the worst climbing accident in the mountains history.

This shot of a Sherpa guide with my friend Alex Velzeboer was taken as we crossed over the Kongma La Pass (18,539ft) making our way to Everest Base Camp on my last trip to the region, in 2011.

For those interested, here is a short video clip I made as I crossed over the ridge line:

Crossing Kongma La Pass