Baby GAP shoot

Baby Gap baby's first moments

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Last November Turks and Caicos Productions teamed up with North6 Productions, this time for Baby GAP.  Watch the little firsts video here

Baby GAP, Little firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

Baby GAP, Little firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

I had the opportunity to cast some of our beautiful local babies for this client.  Evan, the precious pictured above, thanks to her mommy being a photographer and a laid back awesome mom at that, got to spend quite a lot of time with us on set.  Nothing like a newborn to steal the show!

Baby GAP, Little firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

Baby GAP, Little firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

Aisla was called in last minute. Luckily she fit the clothes perfectly and was such a sound sleeper that she didn’t move a muscle when the stylist smeared the frosting on her face and hand for this first birthday snooze shot.

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, North6Productions, Turks and Caicos Productions

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, North6Productions, Turks and Caicos Productions

It’s hard work being a baby model!  Luckily we had booked a few local nanny’s, my very own Nenette was nicknamed the baby whisperer after she lullabied eight babes back to back into dreamland.

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, North6Productions, Turks and Caicos Productions

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, North6Productions, Turks and Caicos Productions

I never thought the potholes in Leeward would ever be needed for something useful!

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot,  Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, local casting

The “tiny sprout” above is our local Lea, who just so happens to be the niece of one of our favorite production assistants!

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot,  Turks and Caicos Productions, North 6 Productions

Baby GAP, Little Firsts shoot, Turks and Caicos Productions, North 6 Productions

Bring on the babies Baby GAP, we would love to welcome you back!

Photographer: Stefano Azario

Stylist: Jet Vervest

 

Joana, James, and Julia family portraits

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At the tail end of 2014 I was asked to style for a family shoot for one of my favorite island bloggers, Joana of MYSEASTORY.  Anyone who has met this Portuguese hotelier turned blogger and who has seen her lovely photographs, can see she she has a great eye for color and composition.  Chanelle from Brilliant Studios, and I set out to capture

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As some of the photographs were intended to be used for a holiday card sent to far away friends and family, we decided to give the “Greetings from Turks and Caicos” a literal go!  This map mural at Ports of Call is a great photo opportunity.  We started very early to get even sun exposure on the mural but a hot spot had to be quickly remedied with a makeshift scrim of cardboard boxes found in a nearby dumpster.  Julia must have thought it quite strange, me holding this floppy, uncooperative flattened box as high over my head as I could reach!

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Now that we had demonstrated the where, it was time to demonstrate the who and the what, and what Turks and Caicos is most known for is the beach of course!

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This family is lucky to live a few steps from a gorgeous stretch of Grace Bay Beach.  I love this palm tree framed boardwalk with thick mariners rope swags.

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Their daughter Julia was just on the verge of walking, such a special time to document!

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Look at that smile below, can’t you just hear the giggles?!

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Joana had found these adorable reindeer antlers, which needed the distraction of singing “wheels on the bus” to try to keep on Julia.  I love capturing these natural moments with parents, those sweet looks of adoration.

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As you can see Julia was far more keen to have a nibble on those antlers than to wear them.

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As her husband James headed to work, we finished the session with mommy daughter time.

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It was important to Joana to capture a few of Julia’s favorite toys, as well as her nursery.

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This is one chic baby room!  And I can’t take an ounce of styling credit for the above still life, that was exactly as it looked when we opened the door to Julia’s room.  That’s Joana’s color and composition talking!  Each item unique and special; from the art to the toys and books.

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What a nice morning!  Thanks for letting us be a part of cherishing this special time with baby Julia.

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From Scratch Shoot

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A few months back I was asked to style for a marketing photo shoot for a brand new company in the Turks and Caicos. Talk about my kinda company; a one woman show, producing lovely, handmade goodies for the island!   Literally  . . . . goodies!!  From Scratch specializes in these pretty macarons, as the stylish logo above attests.

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But Annie has baking skills which go way beyond cupcakes and cookies, however,  . . . would you look at these scrumptious cupcakes and cookies?

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Picture perfect for birthdays, baby showers, and those special events you want the edibles to look as special as the occasion.  Take a further look at her wedding worthy cakes here!

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Her handmade creations are great for gift giving.

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Congrats Annie on your new venture!!  May your success be as sweet as your delicious delights.

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Jenna and Joe’s Wedding at the Grace Bay Club

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Nov 16, 2014 marked the day for these two lovelies to tie the knot.  These gorgeous images are attributed to international photographer Helga Schaefer.

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What a show shoe shot!  Say that three times fast!

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I always arrive early to build this driftwood arch and as I am most often contracted through a wedding planner, I rarely get to meet the couples.  It’s great fun to have the opportunity to view their weddings and see how our handiwork spent the day interacting with these couples during some of the most memorable moments of their lives.  So thank you planners and photographers who share your work with the world!  It’s special not only for family and friends afar, but also for the contributing vendors.

Claire Morgan Photography

To see more of this beautiful wedding, head to pinterest