Steven W. Martin


Steven W. Martin was educated as a geographer, historian and criminologist and spent 29 years protecting natural, historic and cultural resources on public lands throughout the western U.S. Retired from public land management service in 2013, Martin, a self-taught photographer, strives to create public awareness for protecting and preserving the nation’s public lands and natural, historic and cultural resources through the medium of digital photography. His photography has been employed to support the conservation efforts of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and has been published in “New Mexico,” “Black and White” and “Weatherwise” magazines. He and photography partner Lanny Wagner have previously led photography workshops for the Road Scholar organization and currently offer photography workshops in the Four Corners region and southern New Mexico. Martin is also available as a contract portrait photographer. Website: