Back in January I went to Jamaica (yes, I know, it was terrible escaping the winter doldrums) to shoot a cover and feature for Virtuoso Life. I’ve been lucky enough to visit Jamaica several times while on assignment and this time was special because I got to road trip around and see some new spots like Treasure Beach, on the southern shore. The soundtrack was everything from choral musical spilling out of churches to dancehall blasting out of speakers strapped to car rooftops. The island nation never ceases to amaze me with its clear sense of identity and rich culture! Now, the issue is finally out and these are some of my favorite outtakes.

Virtuoso Jamaica Tara Donne-1Treasure Beach: Jake's Hotel, Porch Of Seahorse Upstairs RoomHibiscus Flowers On Road (Merry Wood Way) To Good Hope EstateTreasure Beach: Jake's Hotel GuesthousesWatermelon At Roadside Fruit Stand On A1 Btw Ochi And MoBayTown Of Martha Brae: 12th Graders From William Knibb SchoolTreasure Beach: local in front of entrance to Jake's HotelTreasure Beach: Fruit Stand Along Main RoadGoldeneye Resort: Fleming Villa, Annex + PoolGoldeneye Resort: Chef Clarence Holds LobsterTreasure Beach (The community): Frenchman's Cove BeachGoldeneye Resort: Bizot Bar, Seasonal Tropical Fruit PlateTreasure Beach: Callaloo ButikTreasure Beach: Detail Of Hold A Vibz CafeAppleton EstateTreasure Beach: Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Family Having Lunch At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Lunch Being Prepared At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Fish Being Fried For Lunch At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Boats Docked At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Lunch At Pelican Bar: Fried Fish, Rice + Peas, + BammyTreasure Beach: Local Cleaning Fish For Lunch At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Local Craftsman (Andre) At Pelican BarTreasure Beach: Rum Punch + Dominoes At Pelican Bar

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  1. Jay Chatzkel August 24, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Can’t have too much Red Stripe. A delightful return visit to Jamaica through your images. Thank you. Does’t look like a lot has changed since my last time.

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