Lee

My name is Lee A. Brown and I am a Colorado-based world and travel photographer and the founder of A Day Not Wasted. My passion is traveling the world, capturing beauty along the way and sharing my experience with others.

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Photos to Paint: October 2013

Photos to Paint: October 2013

| October 1, 2013

After our recent visit to Africa and Spain, I traveled with a few photographer friends to Telluride, Colorado in search of fall color. Although fall is very late this year, Telluride had plenty of color and we had a lot of fun photographing the entire area. With its vast expanses of unobstructed views, Telluride is a place of stunning natural beauty…

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October 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

October 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

| October 1, 2013

October 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery You have arrived upon the gallery submissions for the October 2013 Photos to Paint. Past challenges and associated galleries can be found by clicking the “Painting Challenge” tab at the top of the home page. Thanks to all that submit their work! Submissions are due by October 31. Please take the […]

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Kenya Safari Tips: Getting to the Masai Mara

Kenya Safari Tips: Getting to the Masai Mara

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

This post is the first of a few that will cover Kenya safari tips and our adventure on the Masai Mara. Almost anyone that has been on safari will tell you that it is an amazing experience that can’t be over anticipated. They are right. You can watch Animal Planet all day long and get a sense of what Africa is like but nothing can accurately convey the experience actually of being there…

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Photos to Paint: June 2013

Photos to Paint: June 2013

| June 25, 2013

Thanks for your patience on this month’s Photo’s to Paint Challenge. I have been on a few photography assignments recently and am just getting around to posting June’s image. I guess this month’s challenge is a Paintings to Paint Challenge. I am fascinated with Vermeer’s work and I recently asked the Rijks Museum in the Netherlands if I could have a high resolution color calibrated file of Vermeer’s Milkmaid…

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June 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

June 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

| June 25, 2013

June 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery You have arrived upon the gallery submissions for the June 2013 Photos to Paint. Past challenges and associated galleries can be found by clicking the “Painting Challenge” tab at the top of the home page. Thanks to all that submit their work! Submissions are due by end of the middle of […]

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May 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

May 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

| May 20, 2013

May 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery You have arrived upon the gallery submissions for the May 2013 Photos to Paint. Past challenges and associated galleries can be found by clicking the “Painting Challenge” tab at the top of the home page. Thanks to all that submit their work! Submissions are due by end of the first week […]

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Photos to Paint: May 2013

Photos to Paint: May 2013

| May 20, 2013

Wow! It’s the 20th of May already. I hope you are all having a great spring! I have been busy with a number of projects lately, which has slowed me down a little on the Photos to Paint Challenge. So, please feel free to take until the end of the first week of June on this month’s challenge. What we have here is a little farmhouse from the heart of Provence in Southern France…

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How to fix skin tone in Photoshop: Video tutorial

How to fix skin tone in Photoshop: Video tutorial

| May 16, 2013

I recently had an opportunity to take some prom portraits. While taking the portraits, I encountered a situation where my subject had used an artificial tanning product. She looked absolutely beautiful but I quickly noticed that her hand was significantly lighter than her arm. She likely washed the tanning product off of her hand after applying it. To avoid having her hand become be the center of attention in the photo, I had to perform a color correction in Photoshop. Fixing skin tone in Photoshop can be tricky so I created a video tutorial to help others fix similar problems in their images.

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Baby Great Horned Owls in Colorado Springs

Baby Great Horned Owls in Colorado Springs

| May 4, 2013

I recently had a wonderful opportunity to photograph three baby Great Horned Owls perched in a nest about 30 minutes from my house. Of all places, the nest is located on the west side of Colorado Springs overlooking a Walgreens parking lot. They seem to have become quite a sensation among Colorado Springs residents over […]

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April 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

April 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery

| April 7, 2013

April 2013 Photos to Paint Gallery You have arrived upon the gallery submissions for the April 2013 Photos to Paint. Past challenges and associated galleries can be found by clicking the “Painting Challenge” tab at the top of the home page. Thanks to all that submit their work! Submissions are due by the last day April. Please […]

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