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Episode #3 - Paul D deBerjeois - Photography and Ballooning

Photography advice from one of the world's leading balloon photographers.

October 30, 2017 51 minutes Download (MP3)

Paul D deBerjeois - Photography and Ballooning

In this episode we discuss ballooning photography with Paul D deBerjeois. He shares plenty of tips and tricks about how to capture the best shots, regardless of what level of photographer you are.

During the podcast, Paul refers to the examples of his photos below. It is recommended you have these photos (numbered 1 to 14) open while listening to the podcast.

Paul D deBerjeois


Paul is widely recognized as the leading balloon event photographer in the USA and among the best in the world.

Between 2009-2016, he was an official photographer for the largest annual hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Paul is also the official photographer for many of the most scenic balloon rallies in the US. His photos regularly appear in ads, signs, posters, billboards and other marketing for the rallies.

In addition to photography, Paul broadcasts live over the internet from the ground and in the air. His broadcasts are interactive, meaning Paul can address comments and questions offered by viewers during the broadcast, no matter where the viewers are in the world.

Paul also conducts photography workshops at many rallies. These hands-on sessions show participants how to use everything from a smart phone to advanced DSLRs and GoPros to capture the best of ballooning.