David Bergman

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New York based editorial and commercial photographer David Bergman is best known for his tour photography, portraiture, and sports imagery. A former Miami Herald staff photographer, he is now Bon Jovi’s tour photographer and has worked with celebrity clients including Drew Carey, Avril Lavigne, Gloria Estefan, and Joss Stone. Sports Illustrated is a regular client and he has 12 covers to his credit including the 2010 Super Bowl. His panoramic Gigapan image of President Obama’s inauguration was viewed online over 15 million times, and he has made similar images at the World Series, Super Bowl, and Final Four. Bergman has produced still and video projects for companies including FremantleMedia, Embassy Row, EMI, and SONY Music and has been published in Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, People, Entertainment Weekly, Blender, USA Today, and The New York Times.

Posts by David Bergman:

Shoot From the Pit Workshops – by David Bergman

Andy Grammer

Canon Explorer of Light David Bergman is offering new fully-immersive, hands-on learning and shooting workshops that will let you experience the thrill of photographing real, live concerts!

Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar – by Kevin Liles

APJ 2016

If you want to learn from some of the best in the photojournalism industry, make a trip to the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the longest running photojournalism conference in the country (now in its 44th year!)

Business of Editorial Photography – Panel Discussion

business of editorial photography

This special Business of Editorial Photography Panel Discussion features some of the best photographers on the planet: David Bergman, David Burnett, Al Tielemans, Rob Tringali, and via Skype, Robert Seale. Moderated by PhotoShelter’s Allen Murabayashi, they talk about their collective 100+ years of experience working for the top publications of our times.

Photo Brigade Podcast #59 with David Bergman

David Bergman

On this episode Robert chats with sports and music photographer David Bergman, who runs TourPhotographer.com and is Bon Jovi’s official tour photographer.

Photo Brigade Podcast #2 with David Bergman


In this episode Robert Caplin talks with talented New York City based music and sports photographer David Bergman who is currently on tour as Bon Jovi’s tour photographer.

Photo Brigade Holiday Photo Gift Guide 2012

holiday gift guide

It’s that time of the year again! Time to make your photographic gift list in hopes that Santa will bring you everything your camera bag desires. Also, it’s a great time to get your last-minute shopping in before the end of the year so you can deduct the purchases on your taxes!

The Secret to Portrait Photography – by David Bergman


NYC-based photographer David Bergman reveals his secret to a successful portrait and shares some celebrity photos from NBC’s telethon, “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together.” You can buy prints of these images at TourPhotographer.com. David is donating all of his profit to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief.

Olympics Gigapan: Women’s Beach Volleyball – by David Bergman

Bergman Gigapan Beach Volleyball

Photographer David Bergman created a Gigapan during the Olympics women’s beach volleyball match between the USA and Switzerland.

Olympics Gigapan: Opening Ceremonies – by David Bergman


Photographer David Bergman created a Gigapan during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

In My Bag – by David Bergman

David Bergman's bag

In this edition of “In My Bag”, music and sports photographer David Bergman shares the contents of his camera bag.