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"Golden Icebergs"
Jokulsarlon, Iceland

As ice breaks off from a near by glacier, it is pushed out to sea by the ocean tides. However as it reaches the ocean, waves push much of the ice back up onto the black sand beach near Jokulsarlon, Iceland...providing an incredible amount of photographic opportunities for photographers in the area.

I currently have just one spots left on my 2016 Iceland Summer Adventure, but will be announcing additional workshop dates if you are keen to visit this incredible country yourself!

http://bit.ly/SummerIcelandAdventure

Sony a7R II | Sony 16-35 f/4 FE

#SonyAlpha

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Wow! It's like glaciers on the sea.
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It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that I have an obsession with Iceland. I have been to this country more than any other country in the world and each time I go, I find new things to focus on...new ways to see the same locations under different lighting conditions. For this image of Kirkjufellsfoss, I opted for a very low angle not only to bring in more sky to my frame but because the spray from the waterfall was working in my favor. By using my 6 stop ND filter along with a CPL from +Formatt-Hitech​, I was able to get a 25-second exposure to help give the water a dream like feel while also helping me remove the other photographers that were walking around the scene as I captured this shot.

Sony a7R II | Sony 16-35 f/4 FE Lens
ISO 100 | f/11 | 25 Seconds

This image is one of my favorite 15 of 2015. To learn more about my work from this past year...

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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Where is my sweetheart. ......please show me his pictures 
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"Fields of Icelandic Lupines"
Vik, Iceland

Summer is one of the best times of the year to visit Iceland. Not only do you have the waterfalls around the country flowing in full force, but lupine are also in season. While you can find them spread throughout much of the country, they are most prominent in South Iceland. Here you can see the popular Vik church with a field of lupine in front of it, just after sunrise.

Sony a7r | Sony 16-35 f/4 FE Lens
ISO 100 | f/11 | 1/125 Second

http://bit.ly/SummerIcelandAdventure

This image is one of my favorite images of 2015. To learn more about my favorite photos of 2015, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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Picture Perfect !!! Thanks +Colby Brown :)
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"Dreamy Waterfalls"
Skogafoss, Iceland

No matter how many times I visit Iceland I am constantly in awe of just how beautiful everything is. Every season in Iceland is different, allowing me to find new lighting conditions to capture scenes I have seen many times.

For this image, I used a long exposure to capture movement in the waterfall itself (utilizing my +Formatt-Hitech CPL filter from the Colby Brown Signature Edition Landscape Photography Filter Kit). While editing and stylizing the image in Lightroom, Photoshop and Color Effects Pro 4, I decided to add a touch of "Motion Blur" to the clouds to help add to the dream like feel of the image, otherwise I would of needed an exposure of atleast 2 minutes to get the same result.

Sony a7R | Sony 16-35 f/4 FE Lens
ISO 100 | f/11 | 2 Seconds
#SonyAlpha

I currently have just two spots left on my 2016 Iceland Summer Adventure if you are keen to visit this incredible country yourself!

http://bit.ly/SummerIcelandAdventure

This image is one of my favorite images of 2015. To learn more about my favorite photos of 2015, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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MAGICAL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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"A Year in Photos - 2015"

A quick look back at an exciting year of photography, travel and adventure. From ice caves to the northern lights, snow monkey sanctuaries to endangered tigers, massive waterfalls to kayaking in volcanic lakes in South America...2015 was certainly a fun year!

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A quick look back at 2015 with landscape, travel and humanitarian photographer Colby Brown through photography from Iceland, Norway, Japan, Chile and much more.
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Truly awesome work....looks great.....
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"Mountain Biking in Chile"
Puerto Varas, Chile

If there is one thing I love about traveling, it is getting outside and exploring a new area. In the Puerto Varas region of Chile you have plenty of opportunity to do just that! Between epic kayaking, gorgeous hikes and impressive biking trails...there is a lot to love.

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#RealTimeChile #OnlyInSouthAmerica +Active Junky+LANAirlines

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This is like flying on two wheels!
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"String Lake Reflections"
Grand Teton National Park, WY

Mountains, reflections, early morning light. What's not to love!

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The Criminals are familiar with police and people in the post offices 📪. I believe that the criminals had used public records and had developed abductions through the boston logan airport and airlines. The Criminals had copyed the crimes of other criminals that had developed murder cases throughout the area called the city of new bedford Massachusetts. The people that once lived in the area called the state of Massachusetts were murdered between the years of 1960 to 2000. However , its now 2016 and still the criminals had developed burglary and mistaken identity cases throughout the area called the city of new bedford Massachusetts. You can blame the people in the area called the state of Massachusetts and others from around the united States. The Criminals had used islands to murder and abductions through the boston logan airport and airlines called the SATA INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES. The SATA INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES WAS USED BY CRIMINALS as the smart criminals had murdered people in the area called Azores PORTUGAL. Then the smart criminals had developed abductions through the boston logan airport to develop burglary . the burglary were THROUGH the city of new bedford court system and law firms were asked to help however, the smart criminals had developed burglary and mistaken identity and break and enter to poison me as the criminals in business's are involved and are acting as the police... The Criminals had developed burglary through the court system and are involved with abductions through the boston logan airport and airlines.... 
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"A Tigers Glare"
+The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Colorado

While I have never considered myself a wildlife photographer, I certainly do love capturing wildlife images while working on projects around the globe. This image was taken at +The Wild Animal Sanctuary, located just 35 minutes outside Denver, Colorado. It was taken while I was testing out the +Sony a7R II camera before it was released to the public. Needless to say the AF, ability to use 3rd party lenses and 42mp of resolution helped make this image what it is.

Sony a7R II | Sony 70-400 f/5.6 w/ Sony LA-EA3 Adapter
ISO 1000 | f/9 | 1/500th

This image is one of my favorite images of 2015. To learn more about my favorite photos of 2015, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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"Hidden Icelandic Falls"
Skogar, Iceland

When it comes to exploring Iceland, there are still plenty of locations that are both incredibly beautiful and seldomly traveled. One of those locations is the hidden waterfall in Skogar, Iceland...home of the incredibly popular Skogarfoss Waterfall that nearly everyone that visits the island comes to see.

To get this shot I had to place my tripod and camera out in the middle of the river formed from this waterfall. I used my +Formatt-Hitech CPL filter to cut the reflections from the water and a shutter speed of .8 as it helped me find a nice balance between a more dream like long exposure and the frozen nature of using a faster shutter speed.

Sony a7R II | Sony 16-35 f/4 FE
ISO 100 | f/11 | f/ .8 Seconds

I currently have just two spots left on my 2016 Iceland Summer Adventure if you are keen to visit this incredible country yourself!

http://bit.ly/SummerIcelandAdventure

This image is one of my favorite images of 2015. To learn more about my favorite photos of 2015, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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STUNNING !!!!!!!!!!
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"Inside an Ice Cave"
South Iceland

When it comes to cold weather photography, it is hard to beat just how amazing it feels to explore the inside of an Ice Cave. One of the best places in the world to do this is Iceland, simply because of how accessible these caves are.

This image consists of 6 different exposures blended together using the program Oloneo. From there it was edited and stylized in Photoshop, +ON1​ Perfect Effects 10 and Color Efex Pro 4 by +Nik Collection by Google​. The image itself was taken with a +Sony​ a7r with the Sony 16-35 f/4 FE lens. #SonyAlpha

To learn more about my favorite images of 2015, check out the link below!

http://bit.ly/YearinPhotos2015

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Happy New Year

I hope you have a wonderful new year and hope you all get out to see the best fireworks show of all...mother nature!

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"Passing Mountain Storm"
Banff - Alberta, Canada

I love watching storms pass through the mountains. You often get such dramatic light and clouds mixed together with incredible peaks.

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Sticking a hidden memory
Was passing through in 1989 and I thought this was the most beautiful place in the world - Banff National Park
" Though the Storms in Life may seem fierce and tough - We can find Comforting Shelter in JesusChrist the Solid Rock
Beautiful 
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I am a professional fine art landscape, travel and humanitarian photographer/photo instructor and author that lives in Denver, CO with my amazing wife (Sarah), Son (Jack) and adorable dog (Denali). I get to travel the world and document some of the most beautiful locations on this planet. I teach photography workshops, webinars and digital editing classes all over the globe. I am lucky in the sense that I love my life, love my family and love what I do.

If you want to follow along with my adventures around the globe, check out my Instagram feed.


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