Caribbean Travel and Documentary Photographer

Journal

The Big Picture: A Look Back at 2017

I didn’t watch the last sunrise nor the first sunset to welcome in the new year like I usually do. I didn’t tidy up the bedroom, get all the laundry done, and make sure I had the right hair, makeup, and outfit for the night. I stayed in, kicked back, and reflected instead on how 2017 journeyed me through the amazing rewards of having an attitude of gratitude. This is a look back at that journey in photos. 

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City revelations

Ever had one of those moments where you realize you’ve been fulfilling a goal without even thinking about it? No constant reminders, no forcing yourself, no feeling guilty as time passes by and there’s still no progress to show. Just… you’re doing your thing one day, then your mind suddenly travels back and you remember that 5 years ago you said you’d like to do x-y-z by age 25, or last Christmas you were thinking maybe...

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Underprepared, Overenthusiastic

Up since 4, breakfast with the fam, and no obligations on an overcast Sunday!! Is this a dream? Grabs tripod, wide lens, ND filter, and of course, camera and heads off in the Nissan rental that appeared in perfect time. 

Never mind feeling like a donkey straddling this Domke bag in one had and a not so sturdy tripod in the other; I’ve literally been wanting to...

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As Maria Unfolds

As we prepare for Hurricane Maria, the second powerful storm in just two weeks, the game plan is to do what I love most to keep the adrenaline flowing and the stressing at bay. Maria may not be as strong as Hurricane Irma was but she'll last much longer and the fear is that she'll also bring more rain to an island with multiple roofs already damaged. For now, we can only wait to see what unfolds.

Do enjoy the photos as they come...

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Hurricane Affair: Irma, Turks & Caicos

I've heard so many stories since. One gentleman asked how my family and I spared. I told him “We got some shingle damage, and mopped up water throughout the night to prevent flooding. Besides that, we were alright.” He seemed so tired of hearing that $%!&. “Yea… just like everybody else except me. I lost my whole house!” he responded. His home was in Long Bay. 

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Catching Up

As far as catching up goes, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the notion that as a photographer, one should identify his or her niche and stick to it. It doesn't sound like a bad idea on first thought. After all, practice does indeed move you closer and closer to "perfection". But I’ve stumbled upon a few talks and articles that portray it the ultimate sin to

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Little Issabella

Little Bella appeared shy at first. "Are you being shy, Bella?" her mom asked as we made our way to the beach. "No!" she replied, latching to her mother's arms, followed by a softer, sweeter "Yeeesss." 

Not long after, shyness was overthrown by curiosity, bravery and a warm playfulness. I had the pleasure of capturing that as she hopped about to her own rhythm:

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A glimpse of Providenciales

That’s literally what I’ve had over the last two weeks; a glimpse. And my thoughts thus far? That I’m a lucky, spoilt little gal.
Since relocating to Providenciales, TCI, My Instagram feed has been filled with blue images looking like they were pulled straight out of a magazine. I’m actually not stoked about that though. The beaches are beautiful and make for pretty pictures, but with regards to travel, they don’t exactly represent my interests.

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