Chris Burkard

California native Chris Burkard is an accomplished photographer, filmmaker, explorer, creative director, speaker and author. Burkard travels throughout the year to pursue the farthest expanses of Earth, and works to capture stories that inspire humans to consider their relationship with nature, while promoting the preservation of wild places everywhere.

Layered by outdoor, travel, adventure, surf, and lifestyle subjects, Burkard is known for producing images, both moving and still, that are punctuated by untamed, powerful landscapes. Through his almost 4 million followers on social media, Chris strives to share his vision of wild places with people, and to inspire them to explore for themselves.