Getting in Touch With Nature, Staying in Step With the World
When Rachel Bujalski moved out of her apartment and into a boat in Los Angeles, she had no idea that two years later, on her 28th birthday, she would be hoisting herself 80 feet up a redwood tree in Arcata, California. Yet there she was, photographing a man using a compostable toilet in a tree house, all in the name of documenting alternative lifestyles.
It started in February 2014, when Bujalski, a freelance photojournalist in Los Angeles, became overwhelmed with rent prices. She found out through some friends that she could live on a boat in Marina Del Ray for only $400 a month. Realizing she could live cheaply and simply and be more equipped financially to