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The Chris Burkard Internship

I know how to use a camera, I’ve never really touched anything but full manual mode. So why the heck am I doing an unpaid internship that required me to move to from Sydney to California?
Because I love photography and I want to learn what it takes to make this passion of mine something I can live off.
When it comes to learning new things there is nothing better than placing yourself on that hard school bench again. Shut your mouth, do what you are told and learn from the…

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Billabong Pro 2015

In August 2015 the World Surf League took over the famous surf spot Teahupoo in Tahiti for a few days to hold one of the most exciting surf competitions on the planet, the Billabong Pro.
I made a selection of 40 images of the WSL Billabong Pro 2015 in Tahiti for you to enjoy. Have fun watching!

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The Road To Teahupoo

Come and enjoy a short film of my journey to Teahupoo during the month of August. From getting lost in the dense bushes of Moorea all the way to pounding waves at world famous surf break at Teahupoo – French Polynesia has tons to offer and this is my attempt to do it justice. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

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Why F-Stop Gear makes the best camera bags.

When it comes to camera bags there’s no right or wrong…

well, that’s what I always thought until I found a company called F-Stop Gear.
F-Stop Gear is the first brand to make a dedicated internal camera unit (ICU) – basically a camera bag inside a camera bag. The great thing is that…

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Backpacking in French Polynesia

French Polynesia may not ring big bells in most people’s ears. Situated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean halfway between Sydney and Los Angeles, not even a dot on the world map it’s quite a remote and exquisite location. And if you’re not a big sailor like captain Cook or a lucky retired person searching the oceans of the world for a place to anchor your boat you might never think of going to this tiny dot on the world map. But if you are…

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Liquidised: From Ocean to Acrylic

From picking the camera settings all the way to finding it’s proud spot on a customer’s wall. A photo travels a long way before it reaches it’s final destination.
This is the story of one of my favourite shots: Liquidised – from Ocean to Acrylic

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