The Underwater Model Shoot

Shooting models underwater was something I had never tried before. And it was definitely a challenge!
Follow along on this special photo story and find out about the difficulties and problems we encountered, what equipment was used and how we edited the images to create an ‘out-of-this-world’ feeling to them.

We were camping at a place that had this long pier across the shallow reef which lead to a much deeper section of the ocean. And as we went snorkeling around Raiatea – an island in French Polynesia – we immediately noticed the clarity was beyond…

Chris Burkard portrait photography

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…