Colby Brown is a photographer, photo educator and author based out of Boulder, Colorado. Specializing in landscape, travel and humanitarian photography, his photographic portfolio spans the four corners of the globe. 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.
Colby became a photographer back in 2006, rapidly rising in the ranks of the photo industry. Not too long after picking up his first DSLR, Colby was leading workshops for National Geographic in South America, further spurring his love for both travel and photo education. In 2011, he founded The Giving Lens, an organization that blends photo education with support for various NGO’s and causes around the world. TGL helps fight for child education, clean drinking water projects, species preservation, women’s rights and much more.
As one of the most influential photographers on the internet with an audience reaching millions around the world, Colby creates & helps run various social influencer marketing campaigns for some of the biggest companies and destinations in the world, including Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, Iceland Naturally, Jordan Tourism Board, Australia.com, Travel Alberta, Visit California and many more.
Over the years, Colby has worked with many partners and sponsors, representing the top companies in the photo industry. He is a Sony Artisan of Imagery, a Wacom Ambassador, an X-Rite Coloratti, a G-Technology G-Team Ambassador and is connected with a variety of other companies seen below.