Allie + Jimmy {Rockhouse, Negril, Jamaica}

On a beautiful Monday morning, we drove out of Kingston, heading to Negril to meet up with our soon-to-be newlyweds, Allie and Jimmy for their Elopement Wedding.  It was only about two weeks prior to this that we received her call about wedding photography.  She told us that she loved our creative style, and was hoping we were available for a last-minute wedding at the beautiful Rockhouse in Negril Jamaica.  We immediately connected with Allie, and as the call continued, we got even more excited.  When you view this blog, you’ll understand why.

There’s always infinite photography options with smaller more intimate weddings.  Even more so with the “Just us” elopement weddings.  The sense of intimacy that surrounds an elopement is unmatched.

Just like Allie, many of our Brides (Brides-to-be) instead of postponing, are now downscaling their weddings or eloping in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

We knew this day was very important to them.  The images would need to be not only beautiful, but also tell the incredible story of their day; in such a way, that their family and friends would actually feel as if they were there.  Our intent was to have the images evoke real emotion, and have their love for each other be very evident.  And that’s always our goal – Tell the story, evoke real emotions, and make happy couples.

Check out their wedding day below.  And don’t forget to share the love.

Congrats again Allie + Jimmy.

Getting Ready + Pre-Wedding: Rockhouse, Negril Jamaica
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Rockhouse, Negril Jamaica
Make-up Artist: Gourmet Makeup – Joni Stone
Hair Stylist: Gourmet Makeup – Alexis Roberts
Creative Director and Lead Photographer: Dwayne A. Watkins
Associate Photographer: Dragonfly Exp. – Kimberley Dunkley-Watkins


Dwayne and Kimmy were fabulous to work with!! Do not hesitate if you are thinking of hiring Dwayne. He is a great communicator, and once we spoke, he eased any worry I had. We were putting a wedding together in 2 weeks after 3 wedding date and venue changes due to Covid. Only a few minutes into that first phone conversation, Dwayne had me laughing. His creative style was what caught my attention, and his personality was what solidified our decision. On our wedding day, Dwayne and Kimmy his wife arrived 30 minutes early. They instantly felt like old friends with a warmth and caring that we’ve never experienced with a photographer. Kimmy even offered me the safety pin off of her own shirt when I had a dress issues! Miraculously, our wedding ceremony ended up taking place in the beautiful setting which Dwayne suggested, even though the resort representative had told us we didn’t have a large enough wedding party to get married there. Somehow, we think he had a hand in that. His contagious smile, energy, and enthusiasm for capturing exceptional memories was beyond our expectations. No photo was left un shot, and the Watkins were as excited as we were about our finalé idea of jumping off the bridge into the ocean at sunset. We were so amazed to see the artistic interpretation in the light and reflections that we never would have dreamed possible.
Thank you so very much for capturing our love and memories,
Jimmy and Allie

Absolutely stunning …

Stunning shots!! Love the entire post, and especially the end!!! #YOLO

So beautiful!!! Loved every pic!