A view from beneath a rising hot air balloon


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

Since 2009, he has been an official photographer for the largest annual hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Paul is Associate Editor, Photographer and Contributor to ‘Ballooning Magazine’, the official journal of the Balloon Federation of America.

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 GoPro’s to capture the best of ballooning.

Paul is known his outstanding photography of any Event, any size. From intimate to massive, Paul can document and market your world-class event. Paul is trusted to capture moments including VIP portraits of Grammy-winning musicians, presidential candidates and internationally known media stars. His sense of the event photos capture musicians, elected representatives and performers enjoying spontaneous moments with attendees. And he has a complete portfolio of speakers and performers energizing huge crowds.

Paul spent many years in the corporate world developing and delivering adult training. He has taught photography, math, computer science and business courses at colleges in two states. He is particularly adept at breaking down complex technical photography subjects into small, easy to understand pieces.

Paul can train you individually or in groups. He will customize your lesson plan to deliver exactly what you want in an activity-based format. Using interactive video streaming across the internet, he can teach you anywhere in the world from which you wish to learn and get the most out of your camera, whether it’s an expensive DSLR, pocket-sized point & shoot, GoPro or just your smartphone.

Paul is truly outstanding in all that he does and it is our honor and privilege to showcase him and his work here with Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights.

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