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    Turning life’s moments into works of art is second nature to Joy Marie. Whether it’s a bashful glance or a passionate embrace, a time of reverence or a heartfelt celebration, Joy Marie captures the beauty that is inherent in everything she photographs. Working with only a select number of clients each year, Joy Marie maintains a boutique approach to her work, allowing her to build trusted, collaborative relationships with her clients. With a natural ability to blend fine art, photojournalism and fashion, Joy Marie is a distinct, award-winning photographer whose work has been published in People, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, Hello!, LA Confidential, and several other bridal & lifestyle publications worldwide. When not shooting, Joy Marie enjoys traveling & spending time with her husband, David, and their three sons Elon, Jaden & Micah.

You might remember earlier this summer, I was able to share a quick sneak peek of Claude and Peter’s fabulous wedding in the Turks and Caicos at Donna Karan’s Estate in the Parrot Cay Resort.  That was just a taste.  Finally I am back with so much more of this truly stunning couple and loads of details of their Boho chic, romantic wedding that turned into the party of a lifetime. Whenever I work with Mindy Weiss, there are always exquisite details to share — from the hanging chandeliers on the beach to the beautiful flower halos, the impeccable styling of the bridesmaids and groomsmen (who were all gorgeous…AND spoke french!), the custom designed arbor where they exchanged their sweet vows, the long table set against an infinity pool overlooking the majestic water — it was all so incredibly beautiful.  The natural, blush tones with touches of gold played homage to the beauty of the island and made it ethereal or as Claude described it…“surreal.”

But perhaps the most magical about this wedding was  to see how insanely in love these two Claude and Peter were and and how meaningful it was for them to be surrounded by their amazing friends and family. From their welcome party, to paddle boarding with friends, the wedding day events and the day after beach party and bbq…Claude and Peter treated their guests to an awesome destination wedding experience.  Here’s a peak at some of my favorite…

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Claude is a fashion blogger (founder of Conscience Coupable.com), so of course her styling…perfection! So fun photographing her closet in their villa, rows of Louboutin’s, bags and clutches, accessories, and so much jewelry!

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The ceremony took place on the sandy white beaches of Parrot Cay Resort. The guests chairs were draped beautifully with a variety of light fabrics…loved all the texture!

Details at Turks and Caicos wedding

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Such a beautiful ceremony, so many tears!

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The reception was planned to perfection but this celebration was so much more than gorgeous details, this group came to party!!

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Thanks to all the amazing vendors, especially Mindy Weiss’ team, who made created another magical destination wedding!

I want to thank the awesome team at Junebug Weddings for including an image from Maiko & Arthur’s Ayana Resort Bali Destination Wedding as part of their Best of the Best Destination Wedding Contest in the honorable mention category. I must admit that Ayana is one of the most beautiful resorts in the world, and an absolute dream location for a destination wedding! I can’t wait to shoot another wedding there, or anywhere in that part of Asia!

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Claude & Peter’s destination wedding at the Parrot Cay Resort in Turks & Caicos was amazing! This international couple had guests in from all over the world for a few days of pleasure in paradise, and one fabulous wedding. I should also mention that the actual wedding was held at Donna Karan’s private estate on the island, which was breathtakingly gorgeous!! Here’s a little sneak peek…can’t wait to share more soon…xo

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I had such an amazing time with Tanya & Arvin shooting their Beverly Hills engagement session at the historic Greystone Mansion. These two are awesome. Can’t wait for their summer wedding next month at the gorgeous Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara!

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