Meet Our Photographers

Gretchen Yengst

I’ve been a photographer all my professional life and have loved every minute! In 1965 my Dad gave me my first Nikon and I dove into it, graduating college with a BFA degree. For 23 years I had my own company publishing short-subject documentaries for schools and libraries. In 2002, my partner and I sold that business and I went solo purchasing my first digital camera and extending my photography services to cover families, events and corporate work. I love to tell stories with my images, and one of the things I relish doing here on VG at Guavaberry for a month is shooting the underwater world ... using natural light and one of my good cameras in an underwater housing... showing people things they might never see. I have so enjoyed documenting the heroic recovery here at Guavaberry.  For myself and my husband Chuck, everyone here is like our family.

Jordyn Rozensky

Jordyn Rozensky has called Virgin Gorda - and Guavaberry - a second home since before she could walk. When not in the BVI, she is a documentary and lifestyle photographer based on the border of Texas and Mexico. Her writing and photography can be found on CNN, Texas Monthly, and, among other outlets, the Bitter Southerner.

Rory Doyle

Rory is a 2019 Mississippi Visual Artist Fellow through the Mississippi Arts Commission and National Endowment for the Arts for his ongoing project on African American cowboys and cowgirls, "Delta Hill Riders." Doyle won the 16th Annual Smithsonian Photo Contest with the project, which was announced in April 2019. Later that month, Rory was awarded the Southern Prize from South Arts organization. The work was featured in the Half King Photo Series in New York and The Print Space Gallery in London before opening at the Delta Arts Alliance in February 2019. He was also recognized for the project by winning the 2019 Zeiss Photography Award, and the photojournalism category at the 2018 Eye Em Awards in Berlin, Germany.