• St. John’s Cinnamon Bay Trail

    As a travel photographer, one of my favorite overlook’s within the Virgin Islands National Park is on the Cinnamon Bay Trail. This vista is well worth the climb, as you are able to take in all of Cinnamon Bay as well as Peter Bay. For a fun full day out one can hike the Cinnamon […]

  • Virgin Gorda Rocks

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    Virgin Gorda Rocks
  • Go to a cay to stay for the day…

    Spending the past year and a half doing travel photography in the Caribbean islands allows one to spend time on Cays.  A cay is a small typically uninhabited offshore island, many of the cays near St. John are perfect for a picnic day trip via kayak.  Cays are formed when when ocean currents transport lose […]

  • Island fish in a barrel? Far from it…

    Big game fishing is popular sport in the Virgin Islands and a day’s catch makes for some great cooking, with Mahi-Mahi and Yellowfin Tuna being perennial favorites. Though more difficult than shooting fish in a barrel, visitors often come to the Virgin Islands for the likelihood that they will catch the elusive Blue Marlin. As […]

  • Shipwrecked in the Caribbean

    This shipwreck can be seen when taking the ferry from St. John to West End Tortola.  Shipwrecks are often left in place to eventually serve as artificial reefs and the British Virgin Islands has a history of shipwrecks the most famous being the RMS Rhone which serves up spectacular scuba dives for visitors.

  • Island home: Steele Point, Tortola British Virgin Islands

    This beautiful rental villa on Steele Point takes advantage of the location and the fact that Tortola has incredible views of the water and great boat access. As a photographer I really enjoy making images of island homes, I feel that collaborating with the builder and the client is a rewarding experience.

  • Sailing along the British Virgin Isles

    This beautiful classic sailboat was spotted off the coast of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean last week. The Virgin Island chain offers world class sailing year round and is host to many prestigious races during the winter sailing season.

  • Asolare Restaurant: Fresh Fish

    I always enjoy photographing for Asolare Restaurant, a food photography client who works hard to source local,  fresh,  yellowfin tuna for it’s innovative menu.

    Asolare Restaurant: Fresh Fish
  • Francis Bay Birdwalk

    A great activity to do on the island of St. John is birdwatching, the path above is a trail which leads to a pond populated by many different types of birds.

  • The Ruins of Mary’s Point

    More about the history of Mary’s Point (including historic photographs ) and it’s former owner Carl Emmanuel Francis can be found on the St. John Historical Society’s website