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. 

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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

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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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