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Juan Retallack a.k.a. Il Retallack (b. 1987 in Cali, Colombia) is a fashion photographer based in Mexico City. With over ten years of experience in both fashion and product photography, he maintains active working relationships with a diverse range of international publications and brands. ​

Retallack brings his keen editorial eye to every shoot and has proven himself a capable art director in addition to his abilities behind the camera. Known for creating dynamic and sophisticated images, his work communicates a strong point of view without sacrificing broad appeal.


Il Retallack holds a master's degree in fashion photography from the Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy.



Retallack’s work has appeared in Vogue Mexico, ELLE South Africa, ELLE Greece, ELLE Mexico, Marie Claire, Glamour, Grazia, GQ South Africa, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and Cosmopolitan, among others.


Clients include Versace, Dsquared2, Ferragamo, Cartier, Dior Beauty, Samsung, Topshop, H&M, Desigual, TRESemmé, Coach, Tous.

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