Entries by Polly

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Dennis + Mallary – Dreams Riviera Cancun Wedding

Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Dreams Riviera Cancun Weddings luxury photo and video services – no vendor fee to hire us! Contact us to plan your travel and book room blocks at Dreams Riviera Cancun. Our sister company Del Sol Travels is a full-service travel agency – we offer this at no […]

Del Sol Photograhy – Wedding Video

You can see all our wedding video s on our YouTube Channel Wedding Playlist We are happy to offer a wedding video packages to compliment the photo coverage of your day. Our documentary video coverage is closely modeled on our photojournalistic style of storytelling as seen in our wedding photography. As a team, we find more harmony working […]

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Mother’s Day – Tribute to Moms at Weddings

This is our Mother’s day tribute It’s Mother’s Day this weekend and we’re celebrating our favorite moments of moms at weddings. Mothers of the bride, mothers of the groom and moms chasing the tiniest guests around trying to get them to sit still and not spill juice on their wedding clothes. Every wedding introduces us to […]

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Cenote Trash the Dress Riviera Maya – Elsa and Arthur

“Your pictures, especially your trash the dress photos, move us. Pictures are like art, they invoke feelings, even though the people in the pictures are not us. Your pictures capture a story, and also a special moment in time. We’ve looked through many photographer’s portfolios, but your portfolio moves us the most.  The effortless look […]

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Iberostar Cancun Wedding

We met beautiful blonde Kelsey during the getting ready time, surrounded by the energetic women in her life. She wore a lacy gown by designer Allure Bridals and her natural beauty was enhanced by the hair and makeup of Sarah Garnier, she was gorgeous! The ceremony took place in the garden overlooking the sea, a beautiful […]

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Weddings – Puerto Morelos

Plenty of wedding options, stunning private beach and perfect central location: Located halfway between Playa del Carmen and Cancun in the town of Puerto Morelos you’ll find the Ocean Coral and Turquesa resort, which was given a Condé Nast Traveller award for the best international resort in 2009. Part of the H10 Hotels group, this […]

Cenote Trash the Dress

This cenote trash the dress shoot with Ary and Alessio was a fun day of relaxation and adventure for this local couple. Ary is a wedding coordinator with Just Moments in the Riviera Maya and we were happy to share a day with her where SHE got to be the princess bride. Alessio is a […]

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

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 delighted to discover a painting by our friend, artist Peter Terrin a stunning work to incorporate into the photos. […]

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Missan Family Portraits – Belmond Maroma

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 photos in a beautiful location. The Belmod is a super spot for a photo session – […]

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Playa del Carmen Wedding at Riu Palace Mexico

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 winter of Massachusetts. The day began with the flurry of activity of the […]

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Cozumel Scuba Fest 2014

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 conservancy. Events are more than just the incredible dives, they include lectures on research and […]

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Riviera Cancun Wedding Now Jade – Emily and Alex

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 family and friends to join them for a vacation wedding celebration. Despite […]

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Destination Wedding at Iberostar Cancun

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 friends for a shared vacation and wedding celebration. The day began with a fun getting ready […]

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Destination Wedding at Barceló Maya Palace Deluxe

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 Riviera Maya to celebrate the love of Zhe and Tony. This was a […]

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Destination Wedding Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita – Keri and Jay

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 resort that has a cozy vibe, while the warm decor and colorful […]

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Riviera Maya Wedding at Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso

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 friends in paradise. The Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso was the perfect fit, a luxurious […]

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Destination Wedding at Iberostar Paraiso Maya – Ewa and Kamil

The destination wedding of Ewa and Kamil was a celebration of forever love, the couple has been together for 16 years and made the union of their families official at the Iberostar Paraiso Maya. The architectural details of the Iberostar are a magnificent backdrop to love, the pyramids, columns and striking sculptures and colors create […]

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Cancun Destination Wedding – Amy and Karl

The Cancun destination wedding of Amy and Karl was an intimate and cozy celebration of their love. The couple traveled from British Columbia, Canada and were joined by their closest family and friends for a vacation at the Riu Palace Resort and a unique wedding at Mare by Cenacolo, a chic restaurant on the lagoon […]

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Cenote and Beach Trash the Dress – Kristy and Jace

 “When I’m underwater I get goosebumps! These kind of images are a contradiction between the cold cenote water and the fire between the newlyweds. I see the fire in the way they look at each other, in the way they touch, in the way they playfully undress to reveal their beating hearts to my camera… […]

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Puerto Aventuras Wedding Hacienda Corazon – Leslie and Rusty

“I absolutely fell in love with all of your photography when searching the web. I am picking my location based on your photos. You have a great eye for pictures and capture moments most photographers cannot. Every picture you take is breath taking.” – Leslie – Puerto Aventuras Wedding Hacienda Corazon Leslie and Rusty’s Puerto Aventuras […]

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Destination Wedding at the Royal Playa del Carmen – Danielle and Sentwali

The destination wedding of Danielle and Sentwali was all about “One Love”, both bride and groom share a Caribbean background and they adore Bob Marley so it was a perfect theme for their big day. The Royal Playa del Carmen resort set the scene, after the fun of the “getting ready” time, the couple were […]

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Cancun Wedding at Villa del Palmar – Tera and Jon

A Cancun wedding Villa del Palmar was a perfect solution for Tera and Jon to bring their families and friends together from around the world. Bride Tera is from North Pole, Alaska (really, from the North Pole!) and groom Jon is an F16 pilot in the Air Force, fate brought them together between their various […]

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Beach Engagement Blue Venado Beach Club – Maggie and Andrew

The beach engagement Blue Venado session with Maggie and Andrew was full of passion and love! The newly engaged couple reached out to Del Sol Photography after seeing photos from Erin and Shane’s Amarte Maroma wedding and we are delighted that they did. The couple joined Sol at the Blue Venado Beach Club for a […]

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Destination Wedding at The Royal Playa del Carmen – Katy and Ben

The destination wedding of Katy and Ben was a glamorous destination wedding Royal Playa del Carmen The couple was blessed with a beautiful Mexican Caribbean day, blue skies and white clouds and an ocean breeze set the backdrop for their emotional gazebo ceremony. Katy was so lovely, her big blue eyes and blonde hair were […]

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Destination Wedding at Hacienda Tres Rios – Lily and Mike

The destination wedding of Lily and Mike was a dream come true for these young lovers from California. They had traveled together to Playa del Carmen in the past and were excited to share the destination with their family and friends as they tied the knot at the Hacienda Tres Rios. The Tres Rios resort […]

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Destination Wedding at The Royal Playa del Carmen – Izabel and Ryan

The destination wedding of Izabel and Ryan took place at The Royal Playa del Carmen and while the skies threatened rain, it could not stop the romance and the party. Wedding coordinator Denys Madrigal of Real Resorts pulled out all the stops to move the beach wedding to drier ground and made it magic and […]

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Beach Wedding at Dreams Tulum – Patricia and Bruce

The beach wedding at Dreams Tulum of Patricia and Bruce was a romantic celebration of the joining of two families. On a warm Mexican Caribbean day, the Canadian couple tied the knot in ceremony on the beach under a chupah bedecked in roses with the ocean breeze in their hair. Patricia wore a gown with […]

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Rainy day Wedding at Paradisus La Esmeralda – Michelle and Bryan

My Son Bryan & Daughter in Love Michelle: As your mother, I only want you to be happy. Happy with each other, with your family, and with your friends. All are instrumental in smoothing the long bumpy road we call life. -Mother of Groom Michelle and Bryan wedding at the luxurious Paradisus La Esmeralda was […]

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Beach Wedding at Viceroy Riviera Maya – Ashley and Nick

The beach wedding of Ashley and Nick was a dream come true for this lovely couple, simple, elegant and full of emotion. The couple chose the Viceroy Riviera Maya for their big day, as Ashley shared with us, it is “private, relaxing, unique and beautiful”. We got to know the couple during the “getting ready”, […]

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Riviera Cancun Wedding at Secrets Silversands – Kelly and Brandon

Del Sol Photography is a preferred vendor for Secrets Silversand weddings with luxury photo and video services – that means there is no vendor fee to hire us! When we asked the couple for their thoughts on Del Sol Photography, here is what they shared with us: The first picture I saw from your company […]

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Riu Palace Riviera Maya Wedding – Kristen and Cameron

Kristen and Cameron’s destination wedding ceremony took place on a beautiful sunny day at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya. They’d been worries about the weather, but the skies cleared just in time! We were happy to be asked to document Kristen and Cameron’s wedding. We shot the vow renewals for the bride’s parents and were thrilled to welcome […]

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Destination Wedding at The Royal Playa del Carmen – Andrea and Tarl

Andrea and Tarl chose to have a destination wedding in order to really enjoy an intimate celebration with their closest family and friends. The Royal Playa del Carmen set the scene for the festivities, this is a wonderful venue, located on the beach but just steps away from the action of 5th Avenue. The “getting […]

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Destination Wedding at Dreams Riviera Cancun – Char and Dan

Del Sol is a preferred vendor at Dreams Riviera Cancun Weddings for luxury photo and video services. That means there is no vendor fee to hire us! The destination wedding of Char and Dan took place at the luxurious Dreams Riviera Cancun resort near Puerto Morelos. This was a beautiful multi-cultural union, bride Char with […]

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Cancun Wedding at Riu Palace Peninsula – Phoebe and Albert

The Cancun wedding of Phoebe and Albert was a delightful day full of fun and tradition. The couple is originally from Hong Kong, now making their home in Toronto, and they brought a taste of the culture with them to Cancun. The day began with the “pick up”, a fun tradition which requires the groom […]

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Moon Palace Chinese Wedding – Cindy and Paul

Cindy and Paul’s Moon Palace Chinese Wedding was full of light and love! The Moon Palace resort is a great venue for a family friendly wedding and coordinator Joseline Hernandez pulled out all the stops to ensure that this was a perfect day. Cindy was simply elegant in her gown by Allure Bridals, with her […]

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Cancun Wedding at Beach Palace – Katrice and Deont’e

The Cancun wedding of Katrice and Deont’e was a dream come true, the couple had fantasized about an amazing sunset over the lagoon and skyline.  Even though it was partly cloudy during the ceremony the skies cleared up and they had one of the most epic sunsets ever to kick off their reception!  They chose the South Sky […]

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Riviera Maya Wedding at Grand Sirenis – Kayla and Ryan

The Riviera Maya wedding of Kayla and Ryan was simply picture perfect. This Canadian couple headed south to the Grand Sirenis Resort with their family and friends to celebrate their love and enjoy some time in paradise together. From the “getting ready” moments, it was clear that this was going to be a fantastic day, such a […]

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Orthodox Wedding on the Gabi Bridge, Paradisus La Esmeralda – Jackie and Chris

Jackie and Chris’ wedding was a formal and elegant affair at the luxurious Paradisus la Esmeralda resort. Jackie was movie-star gorgeous in her gown by KittyChen Couture and Jimmy Choo shoes with her handsome groom Chris beside her looking sharp in Hugo Boss. Guests were dressed to the nines too, not your typical beach casual […]

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Cancun Wedding at Moon Palace – Erica and Christopher

The Cancun wedding of Erica and Christopher at the Moon Palace Resort was big, bold and beautiful! With over 100 guests, this was a grand affair, wedding coordinator Miriam Jimenez of the Palace Resorts pulled out all the stops to make it a fantastic day for all. Bride Erica was simply beautiful in her gown […]

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Cancun Wedding at Villa Albatros – Linda and Edmond

The Cancun wedding of Linda and Eddie was a great reflection of this couple, modern, simple and classy. Villa Albatros is a beautiful private venue in Cancun, incredible design and decor and a spectacular view of the Mexican Caribbean Sea. Pretty and delicate bride Linda met her handsome groom under the chupah on the beach, wearing […]

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Cancun Wedding at Gran Caribe Real – Jessica and David

The Cancun wedding of Jessica and David was a traditional and elegant affair. With 100 guests in attendance, it was a BIG beautiful wedding full of love! The ceremony took place in the iconic Catholic chapel at the Gran Caribe Real with incredible views all around of the turquoise Caribbean Sea.  Bride Jessica was simply […]

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Destination Wedding at Hard Rock Riviera Maya – Sandra and Steeve

The Riviera Maya destination wedding of Sandra and Steeve was “nothing short of fabulous”, the words used by the bride when she described to us what she hoped for on her big day.  Sandra and Steeve are a dynamic couple, full of energy and light and a whole lot of fun! The getting ready sessions […]

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Riviera Cancun Wedding at Secrets Maroma – Kristen and Michael

I want photojournalism at my wedding. Moments and our love and passion for each other captured! I don’t want those typical wedding pictures like the groomsmen holding the bride. I want the non-typical moments –  And from your website, you do just that!   Del Sol Photography is an authorized at Secrets Maroma for luxury […]

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Destination Wedding at The Royal Playa del Carmen – Annette and Roberto

The Playa del Carmen destination wedding of Annette and Roberto was a long time coming, more than 20 years for this couple who met in 8th grade! These childhood sweethearts from Chicago brought their closest family and friends to the Mexican Caribbean to celebrate a traditional Catholic ceremony at the iconic church Nuestra Señora del Carmen […]

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Cenote and Beach Trash the Dress – Robin and James

Robin and James are simply a trophy couple… they are perfect underwater and Robin is practically the definition of an underwater mermaid bride.  They incorporated props, smoking a cigar and even a bottle of sparkling water underwater, who does that???? Robin brought two bridal gowns, a design by Enzoani with a pretty bow detail at the […]

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Riviera Cancun Wedding at Now Jade – Becca and David

Becca and David exchanged vows on the beach under a chupah decked out in gorgeous bright flowers. Becca is a real beauty, wearing a strapless gown and barefoot for their beach ceremony. David was looking sharp in bright blue sneakers for the reception – the perfect “Something blue”! Wedding coordinator Fernando Hernandez of the Now Resorts […]

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Cancun Wedding at Gran Caribe Real – Edna and Ricardo

The Cancun wedding of Edna and Ricardo was intimate and very special, the couple really wanted a small affair with their favorite people around them, their family. The couple and their loved ones joined together in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel in the Gran Caribe Real for a traditional Catholic wedding ceremony. Edna was […]

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Riviera Cancun Wedding at Now Sapphire – Jessa and Mike

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 in planning Destination Weddings, honeymoons and special events. Their services are […]

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Playa del Carmen Destination Wedding at Le Reve – Lisa and Hosein

The Playa del Carmen destination wedding of Lisa and Hosein was a dream come true for these beach and travel lovers. Le Reve Boutique Hotel set the scene for romance, starting the day with a fun “getting ready” session in the cozy rooms with family and friends sharing laughs before the big moment. Bride Lisa […]

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Riviera Maya Wedding at Al Cielo – Taania and Bobby

A pretty in pink Riviera Maya wedding in paradise at the Al Cielo Boutique Hotel. South African Taania and Canadian Bobby brought their family and friends together from around the world to celebrate their wedding in paradise. Bride Taania was absolutely gorgeous in her gown by Pronovias and hair and makeup by MVP and with […]

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Cancun Wedding at Beach Palace – Melissa and Chris

The Cancun wedding of Melissa and Chris at the Beach Palace Cancun was a beautiful celebration of love and family. The fun began with the getting ready, those hours before a wedding that are full of energy and anticipation and excitement. Dark-haired beauty Melissa wore a beautiful gown by Justin Alexander, with hair and makeup by […]

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Playa del Carmen Destination Wedding at Paradisus La Esmeralda – Jennifer and Barry

A destination wedding in Playa del Carmen at the Paradisus Resort, a fairy tale day for newlyweds Jennifer and Barry. The day began with the “getting ready”, bride Jennifer in a beautiful princess gown by Allure Bridals with a sparkly tiara and Barry in a very formal white tuxedo, smashing! The couple’s children were front and […]

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Destination Wedding at Dreams Tulum – Ashley and Curt

The destination wedding of Ashley and Curt at Dreams Tulum was a day full of emotion, many happy tears! From the moving “first look” to the last dance, the love between the newlyweds was clear in their exchanged glances and smiling faces. Bride Ashley wore a beautiful Maggie Sottero gown and was surrounded by bridesmaids […]

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Riviera Maya Wedding at Now Jade – Sara and Larry

The destination wedding of Sara and Larry at Now Jade was love and laughs and crazy dance moves. After a fun filled getting ready that featured bed bouncing and a water balloon catapult, the couple met on the beach for their first look. Bride Sara was radiant in a beautiful gown by Park Ave. Bridal Exclusive, while the Spa at Now […]

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Beach Wedding at Live Aqua Cancun – Winnie and Harry

A beach wedding at the Live Aqua in Cancun, a seriously FUN day with Winnie and Harry!  Sol really connected with this couple, they are beautiful people inside and out!  What we love most about Harry and Winnie is that every photo practically evokes a giant emotion.  Winnie and Harry are the perfect combo of […]

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German-Korean Wedding at Live Aqua Cancun – Jessika and Edwin

The Cancun wedding of Jessika and Edwin was a multi-cultural celebration of love! Their story began with a connection on MySpace (remember MySpace?) and led them to the sandy aisle at the Live Aqua Cancun.   German Jessika and Korean Edwin brought together their family and friends from all over to join them on their […]

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Riviera Maya Catamaran Wedding – Katya and Sasha

The destination wedding of Katya and Sasha was delightfully unique! This gorgeous young couple started their day getting ready at the Hotel Be Playa, Katya in a lovely white, strapless gown and Sasha in “marine casual”, blue shirt and white pants. With an elopement just for two, there are so many options and ways to […]

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Destination Wedding at Moon Palace Cancun – Evette and Robert

The Moon Palace Cancun wedding of Evette and Robert was a day full of love and good vibes. This California couple were joined by their closest family and friends and some of the cutest little kids for a beach wedding in paradise. Bride Evette wore a gown from David’s Bridal, with her long hair flowing […]

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Destination Wedding at Le Reve – Angela and Matt

A black Vera Wang bridal gown, bright florals and a lot of gorgeous tattoos, the destination wedding of Angela and Matt at the Le Reve Hotel was a beautiful and unique day! This creative couple of world travelers came to the Riviera Maya with their closest family and friends to exchange vows on the beach […]

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Riviera Maya Destination Wedding at Now Jade – Kacie and Chris

A Riviera Maya destination wedding at Now Jade Resort, a day full of light and love, family and friends and the “happily ever after” of Kacie and Chris. Dark-haired beauty Kacie was simply elegant in her Maggie Sottero gown with a sheer skirt, great look for a beach wedding! Surrounded by her bridesmaids in blue and […]

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Destination Wedding at Playacar Palace – Lily and Gavin

The destination wedding of Lily and Gavin at the Playacar Palace, we knew from the moment the bride contacted us that we were going to have FUN. We always ask our clients to provide us with personal information to help us gain an understanding of their personalities which allows us to go into weddings with […]

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Playa del Carmen Xcaret Wedding – Reception at Grand Coral Beach Club

A vacation in Cancun turns into a lifetime of love for Ana and Ricardo! Latvian beauty Ana came to Cancun in 2009 for a vacation before starting law school. Fate brought her together with Ricardo, originally from Mexico City and the rest is history. They’ve traveled all over the world and now make their home in […]

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Tulum Destination Wedding at Akiin Beach Club

We first met Jessy and Jason a few days before their wedding for their trash the dress shoot with Sol. See why Huffington Post named Del S0l Photography Wedding Trailblazers for their innovations with the After wedding photo shoot.  We knew from the start that we were going to have a great time, they are […]

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Riviera Maya Cenote Trash the Dress – Jessy and Jason

This trash the dress shoot in a cenote in the Riviera Maya was romantic and HOT! Adventurous couple Jessy and Jason were so excited about the adventure that they joined photographer Sol days before the wedding! Bride Jessy brought a second dress just for the occasion, a strapless white gown that flowed underwater and sparkled […]

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Destination Wedding at The Royal Playa del Carmen – Jesie and Mark

The destination beach wedding of Jesie and Mark at The Royal Playa del Carmen was exactly what they had dreamed it would be, simple, classy and fun! American Jesie and her British love Mark were joined by family and friends from two continents to celebrate their union in Mexico. Jesie works at the Helen Keller […]