When you’re on a trip and bump into a charismatic character, you notice it right away. This is what happened to me when I met Foxy, a local of the island of Jost Van Dyke, the smallest of the four main of the British Virgin Islands. Here’s the story behind the awarded portrait of the most emblematic character of Jost Van Dyke.
This image is the perfect example of beginner’s luck. I shot it the very same day I received my remote release for the camera. I got it into the head to get this aerial view of a sail boat shot from the top of the mast, but I wanted it in open sea and unfurled sail.