Chris Bickford is a freelance photographer and writer currently based in North Carolina.   His photography work is represented by National Geographic Creative.  He is the creative director of Doppelgänger Pictures and a contributing photographer for National Geographic Traveler, Milepost Magazine, and the New York Times.


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Portraits of Contemporary Musicians

A Tribute to the Surfing Community of the Outer Banks

Based on a National Geographic Traveler Assignment

Death, Rebirth, and Ritual
in New Orleans

Based on assignment work in post-earthquake Haiti.

The World’s oldest Bacchanal

An imaginative exploration of female archetypes

Collected from a series of New York Times assignments.

Based on a National Geographic Traveler Assignment

A Journey into the Wild Heart of Western Ireland

I’ve Shot over 200 weddings. Let me shoot yours.

A Tale of Love, Loss, and a Passion for Twilight