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Big Island, Hawaii (HI), USA

Oct 2014 Workshop: Big Island, Hawaii

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Come join professional photographers Colby Brown, Varina Patel, and Jay Patel for a 6-day photography workshop on the Big Island of Hawaii!
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July 2014: Give Back in Beautiful Nicaragua!

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Jay and I are pleased to announce that we will be leading a team in Nicaragua with The Giving Lens and Empowerment International once again this year.
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Why do you keep going back?

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Do you believe that some locations have been photographed so often that there's no way to get a unique photo? I don't believe that.
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To a Point - Death Valley

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We walked about a mile and half into the salt flats at Badwater to find a place that hadn't been trampled by tourists. It was worth it.
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Can you Share your Processing Workflow?

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When I speak publicly, I get a lot of questions about how much work I do in post, and how - exactly - I produce a finished image.
Choosing a Dress - Varina Patel

Getting Ready to Shoot Autumn

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Shooting in autumn is so much fun - I love the inevitable explosion of red and gold as the maples shift into their fall foliage.
Namaskard, Iceland

Using a Tilt Shift Lens

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Did you know you can use a Tilt Shift Lens to get everything in perfect focus... even with a wide aperture setting?
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An Ode to Negative Space

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I am a dreamer. An artist. A mother. A reader. A wanderer. And a lover of negative space.
Erosion - Varina Patel

Landscape Photography: Maximizing Sales Potential

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Over the past several years, we’ve learned to maximize the potential of landscape photographs. Here are a few tips for making sales.
Sandy Beach, Oahu - Hawai'i, USA

Shooting the Moon at Twilight

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The moon is a gorgeous subject, but it can be tough to get…