Know Your Neighbor – Mary Alice Tartler

Mary Alice relocated from the DC Metropolitan area to Hilton Head Island after
retiring from the U.S. Government just over 19 years ago. Upon retiring, she devoted her free
time to improving her skills as a photographer, with an emphasis on the wildlife of the
Lowcountry. Mary Alice has been the Shipyard photographer for the past 6 years, including
photos for POA ads in local magazines (Hilton Head Monthly, Celebrate Hilton Head (CH2),
and Local Life), as well as images for this newsletter. She also routinely photographs Shipyard
owner events, provides website images, conducts photography classes, serves as judge
for the annual Shipyard Photography Contest, coordinates the annual Christmas Bird Count for
Shipyard and has been an Osprey Watch Monitor for the past 6 years. (read more)