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...recognize it and give it a moment of your time. Become awed and inspired by it. Let it move you!
— Keith Briley

About Keith

Published professional photographer, Keith Briley is based in Charleston, South Carolina and is the founder/owner/operator of Charleston Photography Tours. If you happen to visit the Charleston area, keep an eye out for him. There's a good chance you may see him chasing that one-of-a-kind light that the beautiful Lowcountry provides.  

Keith is known by his many clients as being a patient and exceptional teacher and workshop leader. He is passionate and intent on sharing that passion with the folks he travels with.  

When Keith isn't in the field scouting, leading workshops or tours, he is testing product and gear for one of the largest online nature photography magazines,  Landscape Photography Magazine. Keith is their official gear tester for North America which means that when product is rolling out, he often has his hands on it prior to the product being released so he can put it through it's paces. You can read his reviews through the links below.

In 2013, Keith married his bride Tiffany, who is also a professional landscape photographer. Together they enjoy regular scouting trips where they look for new locations, photographic opportunities and adventures.   

On a personal note, Keith has an abundance of passion for most things in life; God, his family (including their four dogs), critters of every kind, music and photography. He is a firm believer of living in the moment.

"Stop for a minute. Take a look around you. We are constantly surrounded by beauty that we take for granted every day. You just have to recognize it and give it a moment of your time. Become awed and inspired by it. Let it move you!" 

Keith takes this approach with every capture of his camera hoping that he can share that same emotion with the viewer.

His advice for fellow photographers: 'Don't let rules or the work of others intimidate you. Of course there's something to be said for the perfect composition, but if you shoot because you're trying to impress or obtain the highest score, you will soon be robbed of the passion you once had'.


 
 
 
 

Recent Gear Tests for Landscape Photography Magazine:

 
Product Review:  Avenue Artwork - 3D Art Wall

Product Review:  Avenue Artwork - 3D Art Wall

Field Test:  Giottos YTL 8314 Tripod & MH 1300-657 Ball Head

Field Test:  Giottos YTL 8314 Tripod & MH 1300-657 Ball Head

Gear Test:  BlackRapid Yeti Strap & LensFlipper

Gear Test:  BlackRapid Yeti Strap & LensFlipper

Gear Test:  Vanguard VEO 235AB Travel Tripod 

Gear Test:  Vanguard VEO 235AB Travel Tripod 

Gear Review: Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 4.5 / 28 HM Aspheric lens

Gear Review: Schneider PC-TS Super-Angulon 4.5 / 28 HM Aspheric lens

Gear Test:  Vanguard VEO 37 Shoulder Bag

Gear Test:  Vanguard VEO 37 Shoulder Bag

Gear Test:  Tenba Shootout Backpack

Gear Test:  Tenba Shootout Backpack