The Photo Brigade Podcast (photography)

In this episode we talk with talented New York City based music and sports photographer David Bergman who is currently on tour as Bon Jovi's tour photographer. David and I talk about his entire career from his humble beginnings as college yearbook photographer, to working as a staffer at the Miami Harald. His move to NYC to build a freelance career. The events that lead to becoming one of Sports Illustrated's go-to freelance photographers, his push to become a big-time tour photographer, how becoming the gigapan man changed his life, and finally why president Obama personally told hem "You got Skillz". Sit back, relax, and enjoy the podcast! 

Direct download: 002_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast_-_David_Bergman.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 11:57am EDT

In this show we chat about:

In our very first episode of The Photo Brigade Podcast hosts Robert Caplin and Mike Isler chat with their good friend, photographer and cinematographer Vincent Laforet, prior too a night of poker with a group of photographers in New York City.

• The business of photography.
• Importance of knowing your cost of doing business.
• Knowing when and how to say no to a client, politely.
• Networking, promotion, marketing, social networking, blogging.
• Having a creative vision, style, and good ideas to separate yourself from the pack.
• Previous photo and video shoots.
• Vincent’s transition from editorial still photography to commercial cinematography and directing.
• Making mistakes and learning from them.
• K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple Stupid.
• The art of being prepared before a shoot.
• Collaborating with fellow creatives.
• Helping your colleagues when they’re in the need.

Direct download: 001_-_Photo_Brigade_Podcast_-_Vincent_Laforet.mp3
Category:photography -- posted at: 4:31pm EDT