Colby Brown @colbybrown

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About Colby Brown

Colby Brown is a professional photographer, photo educator and author based out of Denver, Colorado. He specializes in landscape, travel and humanitarian photography. Throughout his work one can see that he combines his love of the natural world with his fascination of the world's diverse cultures. Each of his photographs tells a story of life on this planet. Born in California, he developed a love for both the ocean and the mountains at a young age. Whether he was exploring the Sierra Nevada Mountains around Lake Tahoe or sailing around San Francisco Bay, Colby's thirst for adventure and the outdoors started early.

Colby has dedicated the last eight years of his life to combining his passion for photography with his love of travel and adventure. From diving the Great Barrier Reef to climbing peaks in the Himalayas. Surfing the breaks off the North Shore in Hawaii to ice climbing the glaciers of New Zealand. Through these experiences, he has learned the importance of compassion within this dynamic and complicated world we all live in. Lending a helping hand or even a smile can go a very long way. In 2010 Colby helped found Lespwa Haiti, an organization that sets out to bring back the focus on the rebuilding of Haiti. In 2011 Colby founded The Giving Lens, which blends photo education and giving back to local communities.

While specializing in landscape and travel photography, Colby Brown, also does freelance photojournalism and donates his time to many Non Profit organizations while out in the field. He is a citizen of both the US and Canada, a certified PADI Master Diver and Wilderness First Responder. He has worked as a photography instructor for National Geographic Student Expeditions and is currently focusing much of his time and energy on Humanitarian efforts around the globe. Colby's Clients have included: National Geographic, The Sierra Club, The Red Cross, The City of Denver, San Antonio Express News, H.E.L.P, Tree's Water & People, Amurt, Empowerment International, The Bethlahem Christmas Project, The Denver Post, The Matador Network and many others. You can find Colby's photography work in art galleries throughout Colorado and Texas as well as in many private collections.

Colby's Courses

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    The Business Side of Colby Brown, with Colby Brown and Larry Becker

    Larry Becker sits down with professional photographer, photo educator and author, Colby Brown who specializes in landscape, travel and humanitarian photography. Over the course of 90 minutes Colby… Learn more

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    Social Media for Photographers, with Colby Brown

    In this class Colby gets you up to speed on the hottest social media networks for photographers and explains not only why they are important, but how you… Learn more

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    The Art of Photography: A Natural World Adventure, with Colby Brown and Mia McCormick

    Join Mia McCormick for an inspirational conversation with Colby Brown, a professional photographer and world traveler, about finding ways to bring meaning into the work you do with… Learn more

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