Exploring Eclectic Perspectives in Images and Words
Martha Retallick is a Tucson-based documentary photographer and journalist.
She’s drawn to documentation projects that feature people in action. They’re building and renovating houses, creating or improving landscapes, and making and fixing things. Or they’re celebrating life passages like weddings, exhibiting vintage cars, competing in bicycle races, or just pedaling around town.
In addition to documentation, Martha enjoys photographing nature. She just published City Nature, a coffee table book that features the best of her nature photography. Learn more about City Nature.
A Whole Earth Catalog for our time, this book addresses all the important things: food, water, cookies, flowers, bees, and bicycles. Part practical guide, part personal diary, many parts gorgeous coffee table book, City Nature is for anyone looking to learn how to be a better steward of one’s own backyard, as well as a visual celebration of what grows from dirt when we take the time to nurture it. A must for the preservation of our dwindling resources, presented with positivity and
– Carrie Seid, Artist and Creativity Consultant
From construction project documentation to weather monitoring, nature photography to language learning, and engineering research to low-cost landscaping, Martha Retallick’s diverse interests are on display here.
This is what happens when you buy a house that needs a lot of work…
Doves teach me how to photograph birds.
Gaining photography skills by focusing up close on backyard magic…
What will you find in Martha’s eclectic blog? Just about anything! She started blogging in 2007 and still hasn’t run out of things to write about.
Here are the latest posts:
Blogging My Book: Published!
Blogging My Book: On Press
Want to hire Martha for your project?