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The Colby Brown Holiday Giveaway

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It is that time of year again and I have a pretty spectacular giveaway this time around. I have reached out to a variety of my partners and sponsors and have put together something special. Each week through the month of December, I will giveaway a mix of products from Sony, Wacom, G-Technology, Formatt Hitech, Nik Software, onOne Software and Artifact Uprising. Essentially each week you could win a Sony a6000 or a Wacom Intuos Pro Tablet or a Premium version of onOne Software’s Perfect Suit 9 and more…

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Spring 2014 Photography Contest/Giveaway

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Spring is here and it is a time for rebirth and new beginnings. As a photographer this can have several important meanings from a simple shift in the seasons to a change in our mindset of what is to come for us in the coming year. To me it stands for the rebirth of mother nature. Between the wild flowers blooming to the increased flow of waterfalls around the world to specific animals awaking from hibernation…it is one of my favorite times of the year. This is why I am incredibly excited to announce my 2014 Spring Photography Contest. In an …

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Your Favorite Images of 2013 Photo Contest/Giveaway

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As the end of 2013 approaches, photographers from all over the globe have begun compiling their photos from the past year to share with others. While I enjoy this time of year as an artist, I tend to see too many photographers get way too wrapped up in having others choose their “best” images of the year, often relying on something as ridiculous as how many Facebook “Likes” or Google+ “+1s” an image got to help determine the quality of a photo. Instead, I prefer to look back at the last 12 months of experiences and photographs I captured and …

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Fall Photo Contest – Giving Away Two HTC One Mobile Phones

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For those of you that follow me on social media or via this blog, you know that fall is easily my favorite time of the year, especially as a photographer. As the summer changes into fall and the weather begins to dip, we are often greeted with an amazing infusion of color across some of the beautiful landscapes many of us have come to love. This is one of the reasons I enjoy calling Colorado home. It is within this context that I am stoked to announce my Fall Photo Contest (Sponsored by HTC). Starting on November 9th, you have the …

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Announcing the Pay it Forward Holiday Giveaway

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The reason Google+ is such a great place for photographers is because of the community that has developed here. No one person has made this place what it is, but instead it has taken all of us. In the spirit of the Holidays, I wanted to do one last giveaway this year that focused on Paying It Forward to other photographers here on Google+. I partnered with +fstop, a company that produces top of the line Camera packs and accessories to give away some great prizes worth over $600. HOW TO ENTER 1. List 3 Google+ users that inspire you …

The Giving Lens Holiday Giveaway

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Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the lives of children from around the world? Have you been looking for one last good deed to do before the year is over? Have you ever wanted to take home a photography print from some of the biggest names in the industry? We have you covered. I am proud to announce my newest organization, The Giving Lens, is partnering with Empowerment International to bring you the first ever TGL Holiday Fundraiser. EI focuses on using Child Education to combat poverty and by keep kids off the streets and out of …

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Want to be Featured in a Major Book Release?

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EVER WANT TO HAVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY WORK PUBLISHED IN A MAJOR BOOK?One that you could find on Amazon, Barnes and Nobel and many other major retailers around the world? Now is your chance! I am in the middle of writing a book titled “Google+ for Photographers” where I not only showcase how to use Google+, but I also focus on the importance of social networking and building your own brand for your photography work in the digital age. Throughout the book there will be interviews with some of the incredibly talented professional photographers we have here on G+ such as …

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Google+ Exclusive Giveaway – Big Photography Prizes…Free Stuff

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These days Google+ is the most exciting place to be for photographers and the photo industry. Not only does the network offer rich levels of engagement and vast collaboration/networking possibilities for photographers of all levels, but photographs look incredibly beautiful there. We are aesthetic beings after all 🙂 So with that in mind, I am happy to announce the first Google+ Exclusive Giveaway! I have lined up some great companies that have donated some awesome prizes for everyone to get a chance to win.   Who Is Eligible? As long as you have a Google+ account, you are eligible. If you have friends that have …