Chris Burkard's photographs are puncutated by energized landscapes and
moments of bliss, by adventure seeking and the lifestyle that it
encompasses, and by movement and intuitive light-working capabilities.
the ocean as his main muse, Burkard has consistenly captured this
subject in timeless and expansive photographic impressions, utilizing
the tool of surfing to approach the ocean's intricate personality and
then extending out to include the human personalities that draw meaning
from this same source.
|Searching for wild, remote
offbeat landscapes, Burkard portrays the humble placement of the human
in contrast to nature.
At just 26 years of age, Burkard has spent the last eight years seeking
out remote surf in the most rugged conditions in the world. In the
process, he has established himself as a major photographer in the surf
and outdoor community. Burkard serves as senior staff photographer for
magazine and contributes regularly to various international
publications and companies such as Patagonia.
Surfing The Ends Of The Earth
by Chris Burkard
AMMO Books, 2013