Self-taught photographer and artist Chris Burkard is from Central Coast California and he focuses on surf, outdoor, lifestyle and travel subjects. He is especially well-known in the surf and outdoor industries for his exceptional compositions and he is currently working for Surfer Magazine. He takes his inspiration from ocean and coastal life which is apparent in all his captures. It is his aim to illustrate human in nature and always explores new places to find wild and extraordinary landscapes. Check out some of his amazing work here.