Chris Burkard

Explorer, Photographer, Author

Chris Burkard is an accomplished explorer, photographer, creative director, speaker,
and author. Traveling throughout the year to pursue the farthest expanses of Earth,
Burkard 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

images that are punctuated by untamed, energized landscapes and peak moments of
adventure. He has accumulated an audience of over one million followers to become a
globally recognized social influencer.



Burkard is often central in synthesizing the creative projects he is involved in, across
stakeholders. His holistic and visionary perspective has earned him opportunities to
work on global, prominent campaigns with Fortune 500 clients, appear as a TED
speaker, develop specialty product lines, teach national and international photography
workshops and publish a collection of books, including a children's book. Along with his
team, Burkard is based out of his full-scale production studio and art gallery near his
hometown in Central Coast California.

At the age of 30, Burkard has established himself as a global presence and influencer,
accomplishing a prolific portfolio, connecting people from around the world and
producing some of the most recognized creative work of our time.

Nomads

Save the world's last paradise

#fromkurilswithlove is raising funds for the conservation of the Kuril Islands

Original Series

hacker:HUNTER

A real cyber-crime documentary series

Our Shows

#fromkurilswithlove

Original Series

Fast Forward

Original Series

Imagine Beyond

Original Series

hacker:HUNTER

Original Series
Create Tomorrow

TWELVE minutes

TWELVE minutes project collects films that creatively depict life in the crisis

Original Series

Imagine Beyond

Examining how technology might improve our bodies and minds

Protect Tomorrow

#defendersofdigital

About the heroes fighting for a free and safe internet

Create Tomorrow

Game-changing assistive tech for disabled people

Assistive tech is changing disabled people's lives

Independence has no price. For disabled people, new assistive technology can make all the difference. These recent examples show what's possible and set a standard for tech with a purpose far beyond speed and convenience.

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