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Distant Shores by Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard has released a brand new book entitled, 'Distant Shores : Surfing the Ends of the Earth.' With the ocean as his main muse, Burkard has consistently 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.

Chris Burkard Distant Shores book cover


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, and in the process, has established himself as a major photographer in the surf and outdoor community. Presently, Burkard serves as senior staff photographer for Surfer magazine and contributes regularly to various international publications and companies such as Patagonia.


Chris Burkard Distant Shores book interior



Burkard has completed two book projects, one with friend and co-author Eric Soderquist titled, “The California Surf Project” (2006), and the other, “Plight of the Torpedo People,” accompanying Patagonia body surfing film, “Come Hell or High Water” (2012).

Find his latest book for sale here for only $39.95,