Bike-tography Workshops: A Unique Approach to Photography
What do you get when you combine bicycling with photography? You get bike-tography!
My name is Martha Retallick, and bike-tography is my photographic passion. Between 1980 and 1992, I biked in all 50 of the United States and a good bit of Canada. While covering 15,000 miles, I used two SLR cameras, two lenses, and one bicycle. And the cameras outlasted the bicycle. These days, I use the bicycle to go to photo shoots in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona.
Bike-tography is a minimalist art by necessity. If you're far from home and on your own, you have to rely on the camera gear you have. There's no running back to the house for a different lens. That's because you're pedaling your house!
So, now it's your turn. You want to learn how to combine bicycling with photography. It's easier than you think! And you can use the camera equipment that you already have.
Here's what we'll cover in this three-hour photography workshop:
- Your gear. How to carry and care for it when you're traveling.
- What to shoot. And how. As bike-tographers, we travel light and respond quickly to interesting places and things. We use what we have without it becoming a burden.
- Getting your bike involved in the photo shoot. Learn how to use it as a camera support. Or as the subject of your photos.
- How to edit on the road. Or at home.
- After the trip is over, how to present your photos. Here we'll cover storytelling with pictures, and I'll show you how I do it.
Fee: $100 per person. This includes three hours of instruction.
Class Size: Limited to 10 bike-tographers on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location: All classes are held in America's premier cycling city, Tucson.
For information on dates and times, e-mail me. Or call 520-690-1888.