Chris Burkard is a well-known travel photographer and influencer from the US. He started his journey as a photographer by taking beautiful surfing pictures. The hobby, later on, ballooned into taking photos of the world.
His photographs of cold countries, such as Norway and Russia, have somehow brought him to what he is now, an acclaimed travel influencer. Aside from travel photography, Chris manages a personal studio, although he’s primarily outside, shooting the world.
His photography skills allowed him to score collaborations with some of the biggest brands in the world, including National Geographic, Apple, Volkswagen, and Microsoft. Best of all, he partners with sustainable and eco-friendly brands, making his career more essential.
Chris Burkard has 3.9 million followers on Instagram, 713K on Facebook, 48.2K subscribers on YouTube, 16.3K on TikTok, and 3.2K on Pinterest.
- 2018 Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown: People’s Choice Award
- 2017 Forbes Top 10 Social Influencers
- 2017 X Games Zoom Photo Contest, Gold Medalist
- 2017 Trierenberg Super Circuit, Gold Medalist
- 2016 Salt Surf Photo Contest: Land Category, Winner
- 2016 PMDA Visionary Photography Award
- 2010 Red Bull Illume Award
- 2006 Follow The Light Foundation Grant
Sony A7SIII Launch: The Way Forward
The photographer is a Sony ambassador, and he’s worked with the brand on multiple campaigns, one of which is the launch of Sony A7SIII. The video ad of this campaign shows how reliable the camera is for outdoor, adventure, and night shoots.
Apple MacBook Pro 2019 Launch
The video ad features multiple creators in different industries, Chris included, and how Apple MacBook is the best and their most-trusted device in rendering work outputs. The goal is to convince users that the device is a partner, not a hindrance, in producing beautifully-curated content, whatever industry they are in.
The #Travelarge campaign by Travelodge partnered with several travel influencers like Chris Burkard. #Travelarge campaign aimed to reach outdoor enthusiasts and travelers searching for a base camp. It inspired the audience to pursue adventure and generated over 15K hotel bookings.
These are just some of his numerous campaigns. You can check out his portfolio on his website.