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12 days ago (2019-10-07 09:07:27)

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Life can be pretty awesome. But its important to constantly remind myself ( and others) that my job isn’t to entertain people online. I’m lucky to share what I do for work commercially & personally, intermixed with a bit of my family life at times. The process can sometimes be empowering & other times it can be incredibly challenging- as anything that requires vulnerability should be. Never before has it been more important to understand the difference between what we share for engagement VS what we do and share because we enjoy being open & transparent about our lives in hopes it may lift others up. Having worked in this field for almost 15 years I have been lucky to see the rise of digital storytelling & what it can do, I am super grateful, but there is always a dark side and it’s a dangerous line we straddle with social media where we start to think our goal is to share the highlight reel of our lives at the expense of often forgetting what makes us, us... or unique. Many have become so desensitized by ‘Reality TV’ mentality & that we become numb to actually being able to share anything real or meaningful. Imagine walking into a gallery & next door is the exact same body of work... it feels like that sometimes. The many years of struggling & cutting my teeth working for magazines really made me appreciate not only the sacrifices required but more importantly the human connection a great photograph requires. 📷 @mattrfoley

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@photosbyandreaseriksen posted 10 days ago

Insane😍

wildsalander Profile
@wildsalander posted 10 days ago

🔝Beautiful nature pics...

supinwan Profile
@supinwan posted 10 days ago

awesome

explorewithjoshua Profile
@explorewithjoshua posted 10 days ago

Truth. Thank you for sharing this Chris!

fowlerfotos Profile
@fowlerfotos posted 10 days ago

I loved the interview you did on the Podcast “All In”. You’re not only amazingly talented but so wise!

bright_joy_life Profile
@bright_joy_life posted 10 days ago

Thank you @chrisburkard . I love how you share and the words. Always thought you cared and it shows in your pics. And such beautiful pics too. I get to see more of the world than I would see too, thanks to this media and you! 🙏 ❤️

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@capturesharerepeat posted 10 days ago

❤️

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@swagginscottricks posted 10 days ago

Jungfrau?

rhian._x Profile
@rhian._x posted 10 days ago

Omg 🙌🔥

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@rhinocg posted 10 days ago

@chrisburkard looks like a prime location for a slider time lapse 👀

ex.sighting Profile
@ex.sighting posted 10 days ago

Word.

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@__troveling__ posted 10 days ago

😍😍😍

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@retroflowz_ posted 10 days ago

#retroflowz

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@ggghobcfgh posted 10 days ago

@enisaziberi

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@ragnar202020 posted 10 days ago

❤️

biljasa Profile
@biljasa posted 10 days ago

We are lucky you get to share your brilliant photos - thank you 🙏🏻 💙

robin_squires Profile
@robin_squires posted 9 days ago

Wow.

heruwibw Profile
@heruwibw posted 9 days ago

Apik lek cris

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@alexandros_kladis posted 9 days ago

👌👌👌

dmd_dxb Profile
@dmd_dxb posted 9 days ago

After seeing numerous posts on famous Bali locations I feel do these people even love to travel ? Or are they just doing it to maintain the follower count .

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@picturesquemoments_oflife posted 8 days ago

Beautiful heavenly sight🤤

m43world Profile
@m43world posted 8 days ago

My favorite is the second photo, with the star like light !

ulterior_brand Profile
@ulterior_brand posted 8 days ago

Amazing view 👏

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@photos_alemendes posted 5 days ago

Wowww!!! Incredible shot!!! 😍

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