Together we can do so much.
Meet Our Team!
Christine has pursued her passion for photography for over 20 years. Her work is highly sought after and is found in publications such as Caribbean Travel & Life, London Times, …
“There are artists who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others, who thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” (Picasso). James Roy is such an artist.
Renise’s electric smile will light up any room! Her artistic eye sets her apart, and, paired with an ever-burning passion, she uniquely stands out from other up-and-coming photographers.
RACHEL MARES is one of those rare and talented image makers that is formally educated in traditional film and state-of-the-art digital photography from New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology.
From: Washington DC
The passion for her work, and her contagious and lively personality are evident in the excitement she brings to each photo session. She is known for portraying her clients’ true essence through her natural shooting style and her ability to keep her subjects relaxed. Her goal is to capture the best image possible and to make each photo session a memorable and dynamic experience. An attorney by training, Christine practiced law for over a decade, principally on Capitol Hill and for the White House. Those credentials helped her gain access to unique opportunities, including photographing the President and the First Lady.
Name: James Roy
From: Maryland, USA
James brings with him over of 25 years of professional and personal photographic experience. He is an award winning Master and Craftsman Photographer and is highly sought after for his teaching workshops and his world class fine art portfolios. In the past 20 years he has photographed over 2000 weddings throughout the US and abroad. His unique wedding images have been published and featured on the covers of many US wedding journals and in Professional Photographers of America’s Professional Photographer magazine.
Name: Renise Peters
From: The Caribbean
Renise’s electric smile will light up any room! Her artistic eye sets her apart, and, paired with an ever-burning passion, she uniquely stands out from other up-and-coming photographers. Born and raised in the Caribbean, she moved to Turks & Caicos when her parents came to teach in Grand Turk. Renise first discovered her talent for image making in 2009 when she turned to photography for self-expression. Her focus soon expanded from creating self-portraits to shooting everything around her. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications on full scholarship from Alabama State University and an emphasis on media production, she has developed extensive portfolios and had a chance to photograph famous celebrities such as Comedian Steve Harvey, Gospel singer Kirk Franklin, and R&B singer, Kem.
Name: Rachel Mares
From: New York, USA
RACHEL MARES is one of those rare and talented image makers that is formally educated in traditional film and state-of-the-art digital photography from New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology. Her interest in photography came at an early age, and over the past 14 years she has built various impressive editorial, commercial, wedding and architectural image portfolios. Some of her more noteworthy commercial clients include Coach, Movado, Scholastic Inc., and OK Magazine. During her five years in New York City she worked for the world renowed Oth Studios, which was nominated “world’s ten best wedding photographers”. Rachel brings the same exceptional experience to her current clients as she did with her discerning New York clients and brides. More importantly, she is following her lifelong passion and has turned it into a rewarding career.
See Us In Action
Paradise Photography is an award-winning full service photography company located in the Turks and Caicos Island that offers a wide variety of custom photography services including weddings, portraits, commercial, corporate/special events, stock, and world class fine art. It’s talented team of artists offers superior service, state-of-the-art products, creative styles and friendly personalities to its clients. Let us deliver images better than you could have imagined!
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Learning to ski moguls. If she’s not on the beach, she heads for the slopes.
Favorite Netflix series is Suits. Binge watches Law & Order.
Loves sushi, brownies, and a good cosmo!
Daily routine includes yoga or a good barre class.
Surfer extraordinaire. Owns 9 boards ranging from 6′ to 8’6″
Speaks Italian and lived outside of Venice, Italy for 3 years.
Comes from a family of 8 children; 4 boys and 4 girls.
Loves ‘oldies’ music. Some of her favorite artists are: The Shirelles, Sam Cook, & Bobby DarinSoca
Lived in 5 countries.
Cooks an amazing mac & cheese that is to die for!
Listens to soca dance music while processing photos.
Enjoys knitting and crochet, even in warm climates.
Favorite dish to make- vietnamese lemongrass vermicelli & summer rolls.
Studied ballet, jazz and hip hop dance for 16 years.
What Makes Us Tick
Image making is our passion! We gain inspiration from the beautiful world around us. Whether it’s the aurora borealis in Iceland, Arizona’s colored sandstone canyons of Antelope Canyon, or the morning sunrise on Santorini Greece, nature and the beauty around us help to stimulate our creativity. We harness that creativity and use it to produce dynamic photos of our clients. We are proud to offer for purchase a unique variety of world class portfolios of some of the most eclectic subject matter from the Turks and Caicos and from around the world. See for yourself.
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