BPP 108: Colby Brown - Using Your Photography to Help Others

Colby Brown is a world class travel, landscape, and philanthropic photographer who's portfolio covers all 4 corners of the globe. His world wide organization, The Giving Lens is helping connect photographers who want to give back with non profits in need of rich media. 

In This Episode You'll Learn:

  • How long Colby has been shooting

  • Why Colby started a photography business

  • How Colby made money as a photographer early on

  • How Colby has such a diverse range of shooting

  • Where Colby learned photography

  • Why Colby started The Giving Lens

  • How the Giving Lens is changing the world

  • How to get involved in your local community

  • How to get over the feeling of being in a creative rut

  • One of the best investments Colby has mad in himself to become a better photographer


Memorable Quotes:

  • I felt that I know I want to do THIS but I don't really know what THIS is

  • If I'm bored, I lose my creativity, that's why I like to shoot a wide variety of things

  • After a shoot, I'll dive into the 93 crap photos to become my biggest critic

  • Photography is a visual artform you can use to tell a story

  • You have to figure out how to turn the photo you want to shoot into reality

  • We give people the opportunity the document their lives

  • If you want something bad enough, you will always find a way to make it happen

  • There will always be people who will tell you, you can't do things

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