137 episodes

Tune in for topics that will help you learn, grow and be inspired to create new photographs. The show features conversations with top-level photographers, new-comers, and everything in between. We can gain new insights from all levels of photographers. Also, I occasionally bring on industry leaders to share about their product or service if it's valuable to the outdoor photographer. And sometimes I simply tell my stories from the road as well.

Latitude Photography Podcast Brent Bergherm

    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 51 Ratings

Tune in for topics that will help you learn, grow and be inspired to create new photographs. The show features conversations with top-level photographers, new-comers, and everything in between. We can gain new insights from all levels of photographers. Also, I occasionally bring on industry leaders to share about their product or service if it's valuable to the outdoor photographer. And sometimes I simply tell my stories from the road as well.

    Speeding Up the process of Slowing Down

    Speeding Up the process of Slowing Down

    If you’re like me, you’re always hopeful that the time spent out shooting will be rewarding and productive. But sometimes it doesn’t work out that way. Sometimes we continue to be distracted or otherwise “out of it” in a manner of speaking. I’m thrilled to have Lori and Brie join me to tackle this topic on this edition of Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 136 for December 5, 2021

    Check out the expanded show notes here: https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/136
    Year-End Challenge: Go through your 2021 images and select 10–20 that represent your best efforts of the year. Submit them to the fb group for the show so we can see what you’ve been up to and so that we can also cheer you on.
    I’d also love some brief commentary. Tell us how you’ve GROWN over the last year. That would be amazing. Or tell us your challenges and tell us how you plan to grow this year. Use the Hashtag #TopImages2021
    Just a quick note before we jump into the main topic with Lori and Brie… I mention in this conversation about a future episode with Greg Benz. It’s actually going to be two weeks from today that it’s released, the 19th of December. In this conversation I said “next week” and I just wanted to clear that up.
    Also, there will be other announcements and what-not afterwards, please stick around for that! And now,,, off to the conversation where we’re looking at this notion of speeding up the process of slowing down.
    Get yourself on the Globetrotter notifications list. https://brentbergherm.com/latitude-photo-school/globetrotter/
    Find out more about the Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
    The price is increasing 18% for Latitude Photography School on Jan 2, 2022. Sign up today to lock in current prices.
    https://brentbergherm.com
    Main Topic
    Speeding Up the process of Slowing Down in your photography
    Setting the stage, what’s this all about?
    Optimizing Opportunities for Creativity -  (Lori) Forecast potential photography events, such as weather, sunrise & sunsets, celestial events, full moon, new moon, Milky Way, etc. Consider things that might be of interest to you, local events, animal migrations, blooming seasons, etc. Put these events on a calendar and set aside time to photograph them in advance. 
    For weather and celestial events, pre-plan the closest locations you can get to quickly in case an unanticipated event is happening. I use a weather app called Clear to forecast sunrise & sunsets. I use Aurora Pro to forecast Aurora events. The forecast is key to capturing these types of events.

    Figuring out what works best for you
    Trying to “get into the zone” of photography
    Brent’s Tips
    If you’ve been at something a while… Take a break
    Great for long post-production sessions
    Get out and change your scenery-environment
    It should last at least 20 minutes, I’ve never seen it work with a shorter time frame, it often takes longer
    If you’re trying to concentrate on the project at hand, the shoot, or in post-production
    Turn off your notifications on your phone and-or computer
    Spend some time decompressing, transitioning to the “zone.”
    If your mind is racing, or constantly distracted, grab a notepad and write down all the things you’re thinking about. Use the notetaking feature on your phone if needed. Write it down and get it out of your mind.
    Clear your mind. If you’re doing “car-based shooting” where you don’t have to hike much you’re at a disadvantage with this process.
    Be patient. Don’t rush it. It feels counterintuitive but it seriously works.
    Brie’s Tips
    Same as Brent - Just actually SLOW DOWN!!  When we rush it can cause us to make easy mistakes. Rushing can stop us from focusing on the present and being intentional with our photography. We have a greater chance of enjoyment and success when we can be patient. If you find yourself rushing, take a minute to breathe deeply a

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Photographs from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Photographs from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    On my September 2021 road trip I spent six days shooting in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This was the longest I’d stayed in any one spot. It’s also where I was most prolific in my image-making. This is Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 135 for November 21, 2021
    Watch this on YouTube:
    https://youtu.be/7r1Q1kuJBbE
     
    Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
     
    The price is increasing 18% for Latitude Photography School on Jan 2, 2022. Sign up today to lock in current prices.
    https://brentbergherm.com
     
    Year-End Challenge: Go through your 2021 images and select 10–20 that represent your best efforts of the year. Submit them to the fb group for the show so we can see what you’ve been up to and so that we can also cheer you on.
    I’d also love some brief commentary. Tell us how you’ve GROWN over the last year. That would be amazing. Or tell us your challenges and tell us how you plan to grow this year.



    Main Topic
     
    Discuss images from TRNP
    Reference slide deck images in fb group or on show notes website.




    Resources and Links
     
    View the pics on the show notes website:
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/135
     
    New way to support the show. Donation page on the website. One dollar will send me one mile down the road. Thank you for your support!
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/donate/
     
    Join the notifications list to stay in the know about all the things happening here on the podcast, on my website and workshops I’m planning. I plan to send you an update every 6–8 weeks and I’ll include brief stories behind the images and as always, lessons learned while making them. https://brentbergherm.com/notifications/
     
    Shop at lensrentals.com with my affiliate link and I’ll get a small commission of the sale: https://www.pntrs.com/t/TUJGRktHSkJGTk1KSEpCRkpOSkVN
     
    I also have an affiliate link with ThinkTank Photo http://bit.ly/2IMRhOT
     
    Peak Design affiliate link https://bit.ly/3CEpsBp
     
    Get yourself a copy of Lumenzia, the luminosity masking extension for Photoshop published by my friend Greg Benz. This is an affiliate link and I appreciate all the support you give by using these links. https://getdpd.com/cart/hoplink/21529?referrer=3zlus6bybwqosokkk&p=101487
     
    Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brentberghermphoto/
     
    Find the podcast facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/latitudephotographypodcast/
    You’ll have to answer a question, who’s the host of the show. Your answer is me. Brent. I’ll also accept the name of any recent guests.
     
    Find me on instagram @brentbergherm https://www.instagram.com/brentbergherm/
     
    Find me on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/brentberghermphotography

    Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Photographs from North Shore Minnesota

    Photographs from North Shore Minnesota

    Minnesota’s North Shore. The name is almost misleading if you’re not from around there. There’s so much to explore and photograph in this region, and it’s relatively compact and easily accessible too. In this episode I’m sharing many of the photos I made during my visit in mid-September 2021 where I was really able to just scratch the surface of what this region has to offer. This is Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 134 for November 14, 2021
    Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
    The price is increasing 18% for Latitude Photography School on Jan 2, 2022. Sign up today to lock in current prices.
    https://brentbergherm.com
    Main Topic
    Discuss images from NSMN
    Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/joGnodxtCwA
    Resources and Links
    View the pics on the show notes website:
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/134
    New way to support the show. Donation page on the website. One dollar will send me one mile down the road. Thank you for your support!
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/donate/
    Join the notifications list to stay in the know about all the things happening here on the podcast, on my website and workshops I’m planning. I plan to send you an update every 6–8 weeks and I’ll include brief stories behind the images and as always, lessons learned while making them. https://brentbergherm.com/notifications/
    Shop at lensrentals.com with my affiliate link and I’ll get a small commission of the sale: https://www.gopjn.com/t/SENJRktJT01DR09OS0lLQ0dLT0tGTg
    I also have an affiliate link with ThinkTank Photo http://bit.ly/2IMRhOT
    Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brentberghermphoto/
    Find the podcast facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/latitudephotographypodcast/
    You’ll have to answer a question, who’s the host of the show. Your answer is me. Brent. I’ll also accept the name of any recent guests.
    Find me on instagram @brentbergherm https://www.instagram.com/brentbergherm/
    Find me on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/brentberghermphotography
    Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com

    • 58 min
    Photographs from Isle Royale National Park

    Photographs from Isle Royale National Park

    Isle Royale National Park is a wilderness wonderland. It’s very remote. It’s rough, rugged, and raw. It’s also the least popular National Park in the lower 48 states. All this is what drew me to it, and will likely draw me back in the future. This is Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 133 for November 7, 2021 View this on YouTube:
    https://youtu.be/z7Xu2Oybchw
    Other episodes referenced in this episode:
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/129-130/

    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/131/
    Ohter Important Links
    Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
    The price is increasing 18% for Latitude Photography School on Jan 2, 2022. Sign up today to lock in current prices.
    https://brentbergherm.com
    Main Topic
    Discuss images from IRNP
    Links from the discussion:
    https://www.goalzero.com/shop/sherpa-power-banks-and-accessories/sherpa-100pd/
    Rankings: https://parksexpert.com/all-us-national-parks-list/
    Visit Data:
    https://irma.nps.gov/STATS/SSRSReports/Park%20Specific%20Reports/Annual%20Park%20Recreation%20Visitation%20(1904%20-%20Last%20Calendar%20Year)?Park=ISRO
    Wilderness Character: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/wilderness/wilderness-character.htm
     
    Resources and Links
    New way to support the show. Donation page on the website. One dollar will send me one mile down the road. Thank you for your support!
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/donate/
    Join the notifications list to stay in the know about all the things happening here on the podcast, on my website and workshops I’m planning. I plan to send you an update every 6–8 weeks and I’ll include brief stories behind the images and as always, lessons learned while making them. https://brentbergherm.com/notifications/
    Shop at lensrentals.com with my affiliate link and I’ll get a small commission of the sale: https://www.gopjn.com/t/SENJRktJT01DR09OS0lLQ0dLT0tGTg
    I also have an affiliate link with ThinkTank Photo http://bit.ly/2IMRhOT
    Find the expanded shownotes at http://latitudephotographypodcast.com
    Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brentberghermphoto/
    Find the podcast facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/latitudephotographypodcast/
    You’ll have to answer a question, who’s the host of the show. Your answer is me. Brent. I’ll also accept the name of any recent guests.
    Find me on instagram @brentbergherm https://www.instagram.com/brentbergherm/
    Find me on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/brentberghermphotography
    Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Creative Principle with Richard Bernabe, revisited

    The Creative Principle with Richard Bernabe, revisited

    We’re heading back in time, to November 22, 2018, to be precise. I had a conversation with Richard Bernabe about the Creative Principle and we talked about a lot of great things related to setting up your frame and composition. This is Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 131 for November 3, 2021
    Click here for the expanded show
    notes:http://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/132
    Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
    The price is increasing 18% for LPS on Jan 2, 2022. Sign up today to lock in current prices.
    https://brentbergherm.com
    Resources and Links
    New way to support the show. Donation page on the website. One dollar will send me one mile down the road. Thank you for your support!
    https://latitudephotographypodcast.com/donate/
    Join the notifications list to stay in the know about all the things happening here on the podcast, on my website and workshops I’m planning. I plan to send you an update every 6–8 weeks and I’ll include brief stories behind the images and as always, lessons learned while making them. https://brentbergherm.com/notifications/
    Shop at lensrentals.com with my affiliate link and I’ll get a small commission of the sale: https://www.gopjn.com/t/SENJRktJT01DR09OS0lLQ0dLT0tGTg
    I also have an affiliate link with ThinkTank Photo http://bit.ly/2IMRhOT
    Find the expanded shownotes at http://latitudephotographypodcast.com
    Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brentberghermphoto/
    Find the podcast facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/latitudephotographypodcast/
    You’ll have to answer a question, who’s the host of the show. Your answer is me. Brent. I’ll also accept the name of any recent guests.
    Find me on instagram @brentbergherm https://www.instagram.com/brentbergherm/
    Find me on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/brentberghermphotography
    Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com

    • 40 min
    MakingPhotographs, the checklist I use for every scene

    MakingPhotographs, the checklist I use for every scene

    When I was out there in the wilderness shooting just about every day for four weeks, it dawned on me. I should turn this into an episode. The process I use every time as I’m setting up a scene and planning a photograph. So here we are. This is Latitude Photography Podcast, Episode 131 for November 1, 2021
     
    Jump right to the blog post mentioned and grab your PDF checklist!
    https://brentbergherm.com/making-photographs-a-detailed-process/
    Click here for the expanded show notes:http://latitudephotographypodcast.com/episode/131
     
    ANNOUNCEMENTS/Other Comments
    YouTube Live
    The #LookingUp Listener Image Review is now scheduled for November 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. It’s also Veteran’s Day here in the US. I hope you can join us!
     
    Story and making photographs
    I love this topic. 
    Palouse Shoot-n-Print Workshop
    https://brentbergherm.com/workshops/palouse-shoot-n-print-workshop/
    The price is going up for LPS on Jan 2, 2022
    https://brentbergherm.com
     
    MAIN TOPIC
    MAKING PHOTOGRAPHS: the checklist I use for every scene.
    Always keep my “why” in mind. Identify specifically what intrigues me about the scene How can I strengthen the composition? Confirm the Technical Parts Make the Exposure!


    Resources and Links
     
    New way to support the show. Donation page on the website. One dollar will send me one mile down the road. Thank you for your support!



    Join the notifications list to stay in the know about all the things happening here on the podcast, on my website and workshops I’m planning. I plan to send you an update every 6–8 weeks and I’ll include brief stories behind the images and as always, lessons learned while making them. https://brentbergherm.com/notifications/
     
    Shop at lensrentals.com with my affiliate link and I’ll get a small commission of the sale: https://www.gopjn.com/t/SENJRktJT01DR09OS0lLQ0dLT0tGTg
     
    I also have an affiliate link with ThinkTank Photo http://bit.ly/2IMRhOT
     
    Find the expanded shownotes at http://latitudephotographypodcast.com
     
    Find me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brentberghermphoto/
     
    Find the podcast facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/latitudephotographypodcast/
    You’ll have to answer a question, who’s the host of the show. Your answer is me. Brent. I’ll also accept the name of any recent guests.
     
    Find me on instagram @brentbergherm https://www.instagram.com/brentbergherm/
     
    Find me on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/brentberghermphotography

    Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Sam Lacan ,

Photography and travel entertainment

Brent brings you to out to travel photography locations with lots of details and interesting interviews. The Forgotten Pieces of Georgia episode was so inspirational for Photogs. An accomplished photographer was looking for inspiration by driving around the state and found history in old structures and buildings and made it into a project. Fascinating story. Keep up the good informative podcasts to keep inspiring us Brent!

Jewlie22rox ,

Educational, interesting, and easy to understand

This and Master Photography Podcast are my two favorite photography podcasts out there. They are very informative and cover a wide range of topics. They also have amazing Facebook groups that are well monitored, making them the perfect place to ask questions you can’t seem to find other places.

Alex Morley ,

Becoming my favorite

I just started listening to the Latitude Photography podcast. It’s rapidly becoming one of my favorite podcasts. Brent combines the technical and artistic sides of photography in a wonderful blend. Each episode has been really interesting so I’m working my way back through all of the older shows I’ve missed. It’s obvious that Brent is putting a lot of work and time into this. He’s very organized. Love it!

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