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Valentin Imperial Maya Wedding with a Unique Vow Unity Ceremony

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"For the bowl burning which included the silent vows, I took the idea from Alemara’s mother. Every new year in which we do a bowl burning to get rid of bad things and invite new things. We combined that with Alemara and my own ideas of silent…
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Mi Amor Tulum Elopement – Kristen and Ryan

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"We went back and forth with the idea of having a big wedding, but then when we really looked deep in our hearts, we decided that we wanted it to be just us." - Kristen, speaking about her Tulum Elopement An elopement is such a special…
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Dreams Riviera Cancun Gazebo Wedding – Stephanie and Bryant

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"We are a duo with a shared sense of adventure!" - Stephanie and Bryant Stephanie and Bryant are definitely a well-travelled pair. We love to celebrate couples who travel for LOVE! We asked Stephanie to tell us more about how, after all their…
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Riviera Cancun Wedding – Now Sapphire – Kayleigh and Michael

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"Enjoy every second of your day - it goes by so fast. Soak in every second!" - Kayleigh Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Now Sapphire – no vendor fee to hire us! Contact us to plan your travel and book room blocks at Now Sapphire.…
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Surprise Vow Renewal – Tracy and Justin

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"ALL I knew about this trip was that we were headed to Mexico to celebrate 10 years of marriage.  Little did I know that Justin had stuffed my wedding dress and veil into a suitcase for the trip, too." This was going to be a Surprise Vow Renewal Tracy…

Top Beach Wedding Photobombs

Did you know the word "photobombs" made its way into the Oxford dictionary in 2012? Here's the official definition: "photobomb - spoil a photograph of (a person or thing) by suddenly appearing in the camera’s field of view as the picture…
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Puerto Morelos Now Sapphire Terrace Wedding

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Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Now Sapphire – no vendor fee to hire us! Contact us to plan your travel and book room blocks at Now Sapphire. Our sister company Del Sol Travels is a full-service travel agency that specializes…
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Tulum Wedding – Cabañas la luna – Kristen and Thomas

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"Sanchos the donkey was a resident next door at a bar. We saw a lot of him that weekend when he would help himself to left over cocktails on the beach. He decided he wanted to be a part of the ceremony I guess! We loved him!" "We really…
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Riviera Maya Beach Wedding – Hacienda del Secreto – Krista and Matt

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You can see Krista and Matt’s wedding highlights video here "Matt and I always joke that high fives are "legally binding" so if we high five on something, it's for real.  We thought it appropriate to seal our marriage with a legally binding…
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Paradisus Playa del Carmen Jewish Wedding – Julia and David

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"We are not a ordinary couple. So we did not want an ordinary wedding. We choose to travel because we wanted our wedding to be a multi day celebration, which was more enjoyable then 1 night back home. We liked the intimacy of being away." #TravelForLove "Being…

National Geographic Traveler Magazine Cover – Del Sol Photography

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Recently we visited the amazing city that time has forgotten, Havana, Cuba.  As fate would have it, we were chasing a couple in love on their honeymoon.  #TravelForLove As pure travel photography lovers, we toured the city and shot just about…
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Cenote Trash the Dress – Can and Zhoushi

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Can and Zhoushi came from China for a trip to Cuba and to travel around the Quintana Roo. Can's cousin Lola, also vacationing with them, had the awesome idea to give Can a pre-wedding trash the dress session with Sol as a gift. She thought it…
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Iberostar Cancun Garden Wedding – Maru + German

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"Fue hermoso poder compartir el amor que vivimos esa noche con los seres que más amamos y darles a nuestros padres la mayor de las felicidades" Maru y German nos compartieron que escogieron el Iberostar Cancun para el día de su boda…
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Now Sapphire Beach Wedding – Jill and Marcus

"It is tradition to get married in the bride's hometown, but because we went another route, I wanted a way to personalize our wedding. It was a very intimate ceremony (though we didn't write our vows...we're terrible!! haha) so instead we personalized…
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Wedding and Tea Ceremony at Occidental Grand Xcaret – Tabitha and Dylan

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“My parents have always tried to bring us up to respect and cherish our heritage. When it came to our wedding day, I wanted to embrace this and I’m lucky enough to have a WONDERFUL wife that loves my heritage as much as me. "The white…
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Cenote Trash the Dress – Kim and Allan

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"My Allan and I both felt like we were in a surreal world sensual and erotic.  We loved the little fish and the light streaming through the water.  We had to empty our lungs and relax to stay underwater, after realizing this trick it became…
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Casa La Roca Wedding – Kim and Allan

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 "Keep it simple - the wedding is just a party and that something unimportant will go wrong and make a wedding story to tell. The important part is the after. It's all about every day after together, sharing love support and that feeling when…
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Casa La Roca Puerto Aventuras Family Portraits – Kim and Allan

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Kim and Allan chose Case La Roca in Puerto Aventuras for their wedding day. Before the day itself they invited us for a family portrait session. "We have not had family portraits in a few years and wanted portraits taken that week to be…
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Mermaid Family Portrait – Cenote and Beach Trash the Tail!

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Contact us to plan your own mermaid family portraits photoshoot "I love being able to make my girl's dreams come true. Love that with small details, their imagination can make great things." - Enrique We love new experiences and…
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Paradisus Elopement – Jodi and Michael

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"My husband told me a very cute story.  He said he heard the staff saying, "The bride is walking across the bridge, she looks beautiful".  He had no idea what my dress looked like and I approached him through a beautiful trail lined with trees. …
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Beach Palace Cancun Wedding – Jessica and Adam

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“Promising to love you, is like promising pizza I will always love it, or air I will always breathe it, or water I will always drink it. Jessica, you are my air, you are my water, you are my pizza!" - Adam's vows - Beach Palace Cancun Wedding Writing…
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Live Aqua Cancun Wedding – Helen and Zoltan

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“You don’t have to have a ceremony to have a marriage and when you think about it the whole thing is kind of odd. You’re standing under an arch, holding flowers and being stared at by pretty much everyone who has meant anything to you…
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Dreams Riviera Cancun Wedding – Erin and James

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"Jamie and I couldn't have been happier with our choice to have a destination wedding... our advice would be for everyone to do the same :) We had such a great time getting to spend an entire weekend with family and friends for our wedding celebration…
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Cenote and Beach Trash the Dress – Lyndsey and Matthew

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"We wanted something unique and completely different from traditional wedding pictures." - Lyndsey and Matthew Lyndsay and Matthew joined Sol in her secret superhero cave and were blessed with epic light rays! The joy of the cenotes is that…

Playa del Carmen Mayan Wedding at Grand Coral Beach Club – Erin and Connor

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So many great, thoughtful details in Erin and Connor's wedding. Erin wore her mother's vintage wedding dress and Connor's custom sandals stamped "Erin 4 Ever" in the sand! Erin had her getting ready in Casa Joya del Mar - Playacar. We were…
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Missan Family Portraits – Belmond Maroma

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The best things in life are the people we love, the places we've been and the memories we made along the way — Anonymous Laura and Andy decided on a family portrait session because they thought it would be amazing to take professional…
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Riviera Maya Wedding at Secrets Maroma

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They knew there would be a sign from above. The Riviera Maya wedding of Mystique and Fernando was an intimate celebration and unique because it would not be perfect weather. Instead of arriving to a ceremony, they arrived to an epic rainbow…
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Playa del Carmen Wedding at Riu Palace Mexico

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This Playa del Carmen wedding at the Riu Palace Mexico was a blend of elegance and fun. Iryna and Stan were joined by their family and friends for a destination wedding in the warmth of the Mexican Caribbean, a welcome escape from the cold…

Cozumel Scuba Fest 2014

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Scuba Fest Cozumel is an annual event on the beautiful island paradise of Cozumel, Mexico. Each year scuba divers from around the world gather to celebrate the vibrant coral reefs that made Cozumel famous and to share their passion for ocean…
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Riviera Cancun Wedding Now Jade – Emily and Alex

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The Now Jade Riviera Cancun wedding of Emily and Alex took place on a cloudy Mexican Caribbean day at the Now Jade resort. The bride and groom from Canada traded their winter weather for the warmth of the Riviera Maya, inviting their closest…
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Destination Wedding at Iberostar Cancun

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This destination wedding at the Iberostar Cancun was an intimate celebration for bride and groom Vicky and Lee. The couple escaped the cold winter of Canada in exchange for the warm ocean breezes of Cancun, joined by their closest family and…
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Trash the Dress Cenote Riviera Maya – Lauren and Mike

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This cenote trash the dress shoot in the Riviera Maya took place on a rainy day, the jungle life was in full bloom after a rainy season.  Rain is a gift, in fact it is considered LUCK on your wedding day... in this case, Lauren and Mike's Iberostar…
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Destination Wedding at Barceló Maya Palace Deluxe

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The destination wedding of Zhe and Tony was a great way to unite the families of the bride and groom from across the North American continent. From East Coast to West, the guests joined together at the Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe resort in the…
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Destination Wedding Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita – Keri and Jay

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Keri and Jay's destination wedding at  Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita was a romantic fairy tale. Keri and Jay brought their family and friends to the Riviera Maya to celebrate in one of our favorite intimate venues: Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita. The…

Riviera Maya Wedding at Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso

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The Riviera Maya wedding of Lauren and Mike was a truly beautiful and elegant event. The bride and groom wanted a grand escape from the harsh winter of Chicago and were looking forward to an extended wedding celebration with their family and…

Wedding Photography Awards – ISPWP Fall 2014

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The wedding photography awards of the ISPWP (International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers) were just announced and we are honored to have our photographers recognized by this esteemed organization once again. The ISPWP is an international…
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Destination Wedding at Now Jade – Leena and Rob

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This destination wedding at Now Jade Resort in the Riviera Maya was a great winter escape for Leena and Rob and their family and friends from Calgary, Canada. Celebrating their love under the sun of the Mexican Caribbean, Leena and Rob joined…
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Destination Wedding Grand Sunset Princess

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When we first heard from - Scheila and Andre, we were absolutely thrilled with the honor to be there for this amazing day. This wedding would be so much more than bride and groom walk down the isle as all eyes were on their daughter Laura. This…
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Family Portrait at Playa del Carmen – Jill and Bradd

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The gorgeous family of Jill and Bradd and their three lovely children joined Del Sol Photography in Playa del Carmen for a fun day of portraits. With two of their kids in college, Jill and Bradd wanted to take the chance with the whole clan…
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Tulum Family Portraits at Casa Laha – Kallman Family

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"WOW!!! Thank you so much! Sol captured EXACTLY what I was after. Really thrilled!" What better words to hear about our work! The Kalman family brought their A-game and a LOT of energy to their multi-generational family portrait session.…

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Riviera Maya Wedding at Now Sapphire – Cecilia and Matt

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Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Now Sapphire – there is no fee to hire us! Contact us to plan your travel and book room blocks at Now Sapphire. Our sister company Del Sol Travels is a full-service travel agency that specializes…
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Destination Wedding at Paradisus La Perla – Kristie and Michael

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Kristie and Michael are a totally dynamic couple and we were excited to meet them again and celebrate their nuptials. Del Sol Photography had captured the couple's engagement photos in the Riviera Maya and we were thrilled to be invited to share…
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Playa del Carmen Catholic Wedding Esencia Hotel – Karina and Mario

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This Playa del Carmen Catholic wedding was pure elegance and simplicity. A traditional mass in the famous Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen witnessed by their family and friends. The Capilla sits on 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen, with…

Riviera Maya Wedding at Barcelo Maya Tropical – Hollie and Brayden

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Principal photographer: Melissa The Riviera Maya wedding of Hollie and Brayden was a day full of joy for this couple from Canada. They describe themselves as "quirky", this Manitoba-born boy and his British /"Newfie" love, looking for a laid-back…
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Tulum Wedding – Ana y Jose Beach Club – Kelsey and Ryan

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A rustic and chic beach wedding was the dream of Vancouverites Kelsey and Ryan and their dream came true - Tulum Wedding Anna Jose .  When we asked the couple why they chose Del Sol Photography, this is what they shared with us: When reviewing…

Riviera Maya Photography Cenote & Beach Trash The Dress Shoot – Cristina and Dante

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo These fun and youthful lovers from San Francisco, California couldn't get enough of Sol's unique and stunning underwater pictures!! Reminded of the time they tried for over an hour to get an underwater…

Mexico Destination Wedding Barcelo Maya Palace – Alexia and Iain

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Principal photographer: Melissa. A story of a gorgeous Canadian couple of pilots that share a passion for traveling, sports and simply having a good time! Not wanting a "typical" destination beach wedding and looking forward to a family vacation,…

Destination Beach Wedding in Mexico Now Jade Resort – Kat and Ryan

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The special union between two "crossfitters"  filled with exciting moments of strength, not only for the workout that guests together with the bride and groom did at the Now Jade Resort's Bamboo Room, but also with all the strong love they…

Riviera Maya Photography Cenote & Beach Trash The Dress – Sarah and David

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This is Love! A photography adventure with Sarah and David through the jungle in one of the most suggestive cenotes of the Riviera Maya and Xpu-Ha beach. Is there any other way to celebrate your affection and love for each other? The underwater…

Tulum Destination Wedding Aki’in Beach Club – Kristen and David

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Principal Photographer: Melissa The love story of 2 high school sweethearts, that dreamt of a day with the people they love in one of their favorite places....Tulum. Gwen from Destination Weddings Tulum coordinated the entire day and decorated…

Cancun Wedding at the Crown Paradise Club – Sarah and David

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This fun loving couple shares a passion for travel, outdoors, family, good music and warm places.  This was the first destination wedding for del Sol Photography at the Hotel Crown Paradise Club Cancun.  We would love to do more Cancun weddings…

Riviera Maya Underwater Photography Cenote & Beach Trash the Dress – Kayla and Steve

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Principal underwater photographer: Debora We are so blessed to be asked to carry our cameras underwater.  For most brides, the water is a scary place for their dress.  Thank you Kayla and Steve for traveling to the Riviera Maya for your…

Destination Wedding Mexico Casa Verana Yelapa – Photobooth Georgia and James

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Destination wedding in Jalisco, Mexico! Photobooth fun at Georgia and James wedding in Yelap,a Mexico.   A friend of James gifted a stunning painting to the couple as a wedding present.  They decided to use it as a background for this group…

Casa Verana Yelapa Destination Wedding – Del Sol Photography

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This was such a special wedding for del Sol....Photographed by the team efforts of Matt and Sol. We were invited to the Pacific Coast of Mexico for this incredible destination wedding... The only way to reach this costal town south of Puerto…

Cancun Wedding at the Le Blanc Hotel – Sheila and Nick

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Sheila and Nick's plans were to have an intimate ceremony at the gazebo with family and close friends, which is a huge advantage of having a destination wedding far away from home.  It is not uncommon for brides to not want to step in the sand.…

Wedding in the Riviera Maya at Grand Palladium – Jocelyn and Robert

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Principal Photographer: Melissa. Jocelyn and Robert came down to the Mayan Riviera to celebrate their intimate wedding and chose Grand Palladium Riviera as the venue were the dream eventually came true! Laughing and crying happened all…

Mexico Wedding Riu Palace Riviera Maya – Emily and Ryan

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Emily used the theme "Mexican Boutique" and the Riu Palace Riviera Maya is in a perfect location in Playa del Carmen, close to downtown yet intimate because the Riu's beaches are HUGE and very private feeling location. They had a super cool…

Valeria

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Dynamic and romantic - with a touch of goofy! Valeria is our super spirited, fun, Chilean artist! She's a super FUN addition to any event and has a quirky sense of humor. Not only does she excel at capturing fun photos, her mischievous eye…
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Destination Wedding at Xcaret – Alexis and Jim

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A wedding at Xcaret park is an experience like no other, a totally unique way to tie the knot. The park offers a wide variety of locations for ceremonies and receptions, nature, history and culture combined in one gorgeous venue. The wedding…

American Photo Magazine | Among the top ten wedding photographers in the world

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Were were absolutely blown away when we were asked to submit our bio and photos to for the American Photo Magazine's favorites for the TOP 10 wedding photographers in the world. Many of the photographers listed in the last 5 years with this prestigious accolade…

Al Cielo Hotel Riviera Maya

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This hotel is now now longer open.   Al Cielo Hotel was a boutique resort and events venue tucked away on the gorgeous white sandy beach of Xpu-Ha (Maya word for "morning dew") in the Riviera Maya. It is the epitome of intimacy and…