Chris Burkard (born March 12, 1986 in San Luis Obispo, California) is an American photographer and artist, based in California Central Coast region. He photographs landscape, lifestyle, surf, outdoor and travel subjects. Burkard takes a photojournalistic approach to make editorial projects, using multiple media. He uses natural light to capture humanizing moments.
Burkard specializes in photographing in cold places, including in Iceland, Norway, the Faroe Islands, India, Cuba, New Zealand, Russia, Switzerland, and Italy. Burkard has been named a top travel influencer.