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Nizuc Cancun Wedding – M + J

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“You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known—and even that is an understatement.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald Photos and words by Sol Tamargo Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Nizuc…
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Celebrating Life of the Day of the Dead – Tahiti Underwater Photography

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"Every year, for the last 4 years, on the Day of the Dead I celebrate life!" "As artists, our personal, creative projects keep our hearts inspired with beauty and love. My fine art photography project, La Catrina Sirena, combines my art, my…
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Dreams Las Mareas Wedding – Costa Rica – Jennifer and Matt

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When we were making these photos, looking around at the paradise it was important to know what do our couples love in particular about Costa Rica?  We are just blown away.  We always ask our couples why they make their choice of a destination…
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Dreams Tulum Beach and Cenote Trash the Dress – Joneice and Patrick

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"Trash the dress was a must for us! Hands down, we would have chosen underwater wedding photos over wedding photography!" - Joneice + Patrick Amazing wedding photography is something that many brides and grooms dream about. Some adventurous…
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Beach Palace Wedding Cancun – Jackie + Anthony

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"My favorite part of the wedding day was finally getting to dance. Anthony and I couldn't wait for the formalities to be over and for us to have fun and be around the people that love and support us, the people who traveled for us." - Jackie The…
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Xcaret Baptism – St. Francis of Assisi Chapel

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"We chose to come back to Mexico because it's part of my ancestry. My parents are from Yucatán and have descendants of Mayan ancestry, that's why we choose to name our daughter Maya." - Cindy We are privileged to be invited to document the…
creative black and white wedding portrait Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort Mexico

Dream Wedding – Dreams Riviera Cancun – Severine and Emil

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"Believe in destiny, believe in your dreams. Your soulmate is out there and is real.​" Séverine and Emil have the definition of a dream wedding. Séverine is literally the woman of Emil's dreams! "Emil saw me in a dream." - Séverine "In…
Fotoweek - Cerro Azul Trash the Dress Panama City Panama

Del Sol Photography Panama Trash the Dress Workshop – Cerro Azul

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Water and light are the main ingredients for anything to grow - Fotoweek Panama In the Mexican Caribbean we are surrounded by oceans and rivers. We find inspiration in the natural beauty surrounding us. Going out and establishing your connection…
Gabriel Forestieri Underwater dancer Movement Invention Project Cenote Riviera Maya Mexico

Underwater Dancer – Oneness

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IN NATURE we find the magical connection with the whole. I had the honor to meet and document the art of Gabriel Forestieri: a freediver underwater dancer. The result of this meeting is definitively one of my favorite underwater FineArt Projects…
Dreams Tulum Beach Wedding Photography

Dreams Tulum Beach Wedding – Joneice and Patrick

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"I find my true peace first with Patrick, but the ocean is a close second...the feel of the sand, the sounds of the waves, the smell of the salt in the air...and my love shares this passion." "I told Patrick (prior to him proposing) that when…
Hyatt Ziva Save the Date Engagement Photography Beach Destinations Cancun Mexico.

Hyatt Ziva Engagement Photo Session – Ramona and Scott

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"For me Happiness is bringing Joy and Laughter to those around us!" - Ramona A vacation photoshoot, birthday celebration and engagement session all in one! Ramona and Scott crammed so much awesomeness into their Hyatt Ziva engagement photo…
Underwater photography Elopement adventure Riviera Maya Cenote Mexico

Mayan Elopement Ceremony – Diana and Luis

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"Our Love story feels like it has crossed many lifetimes." Diana and Luis are very special for us - their story is filled with miracles. We planned their Mayan Elopement Ceremony in only 2 weeks! And no matter the challenges we faced along…
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Cancun Marriage Proposal – Izumi and Yifan

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"I thought he would never propose!" Izumi told Yifan that they were going for a boat ride in Cancun to enjoy the sunset. Little did she know that we were going to blindfold her, and that the man of her dreams was going to propose. Izumi…

Sexy Couple’s Boudoir Portrait – Akumal Beach – Amy and Tracy

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"I wanted to do something special for my husband to celebrate our 9th anniversary - and something that we could look back at and cherish for years to come! How about a sexy boudoir portrait session!" - Amy "We were already going to be in Riviera…
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Elopement Nizuc Resort and Spa Cancun Mexico – Grace and Brian

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This is a long time coming, I'm a little embarrassed at how long it's taken me to thank you for the spectacular wedding photos. When Brian and I got back from our trip, we found out I was pregnant YAY! However, I got really sick, like stay in…
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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…
Best wedding photography bride and groom first dance Dreams Puerto Aventuras Riviera Maya Mexico

Dreams Puerto Aventuras Wedding – Alisa and Lance

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Dreams Puerto Aventuras Wedding - "Seeing Alisa for the first time approaching the ceremony gazebo was special. I was fixated on her and it felt like a dream."- Lance Ah Romance! That floating wonderful feeling of disbelief at your own happiness :)…
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The Catrina Sirena – A Tribute to Life on the Day of The Dead

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The first time I was taken to dive a shipwreck I was in awe. A dead, man-made structure had become a home for new life to flourish. The circle of Life and Death... happening in front of my eyes. It was beautiful, it was magical! I have always…
Little fish swimming around green water bride and groom rowing blue boat at lagoon Riviera Maya Mexico

Surprise Mayan Wedding Ceremony – Cassandra and Joel

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When you're meant to have a Surprise Mayan Wedding Ceremony, the Universe will send you one! Once upon a time a couple of young lovers decided that instead of having a regular wedding, they would Travel to Riviera Maya, Mexico. Little did they…
Celebration love Surprise Vow Renewal Portraits Tulum Mexico

Surprise Vow Renewal Tulum Mexico

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"Our wedding day back in Austin was 28 degrees Fahrenheit. The wedding cake froze. We shivered, we shivered and we laughed the whole day because... what else can you do?" Life may be a box of chocolates, but that means you really never do know…
Underwater Mermaid Save the Date - Secrets Aura Cozumel #Aworldofitsown

Mermaid Save the Date – Secrets Aura Cozumel – Kristina and Dylan

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Love is always wanting to be with that certain someone! Loving everything about that person including the parts that annoy you. Craving that person's energy and never getting sick of always being together! We love to celebrate couples who want…

Anniversary Trash the Dress – Cenote and Beach

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"Love is teamwork, understanding, compromise, partnership, and having help cleaning the cat boxes are the canons of love. Great, lasting loves are nurtured by a commitment to both embracing another’s flaws and celebrating their strengths.…

Riviera Cancun Wedding – Now Sapphire – Meghan and Mark

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We decided to have a destination wedding because we had been to one before and the bride and groom just looked so happy the entire time and not stressed at all. Mark and I looked each other knew that that's what we wanted to do." - Meghan Del…

Wedding Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort – Ashley and Jordan

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"As I was walking down the aisle with my dad, and saw Jordan for the first time, I just couldn't believe that this day was finally here. I have prayed for my whole life to find the type of man that Jordan is, and I was so excited to become his…
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Tulum and Coba engagement- Matching Bathing Suits – Deysi and Lucas

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LOVE is the greatest adventure to be had in this lifetime, and many times Love is to be found far from home. This is the story of Lucas and Deysi. A guy from USA meets a girl from Colombia, I would say it's one of the most exciting times in…
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Akumal Punta Sur Riviera Maya Wedding – Lorena and Udi

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It’s All About Love Lorena: Every person and event that crossed our lives served the purpose of preparing us for the moment when we met. It now has been 10 months since Udi and I met one fortunate afternoon in “Boxito”, a hardware store…
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Playa del Carmen Wedding – Blue Venado Beach Club – Lisa and Adam

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"Although vows are words from the heart I really wanted to make sure I didn't screw them up at the alter. Despite having a very untraditional wedding, the tradition of taking vows was a very meaningful beginning to our new lives together as…
Wedding processional father and daughter el Cielo Cozumel Mexico

The impossible wedding – Susana the mermaid bride and Jovany

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"We had a wedding planner who told us: "you can't get married in the ocean, it's much too complicated. So we thought, ok, we'll get married on the beach like everyone else. Then we met Sol. She told us "you HAVE to do it! You have to get married…
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Frida’s Wardrobe Experience – Andaz Mayakoba

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As cultural insiders for Andaz Mayakoba, del Sol photography is curating boutique photo experiences for some visitors to the resort.  Since the Andaz philosophy is all about expressing your own personal style we had to include an experience…
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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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Allison Dunbar – Playa del Carmen Bikini Shoot

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Allison Dunbar Smokeshow /smōk/SHō by a girl who is both smoking hot and entertaining - someone so hot that you basically see the smoke coming off them We were thrilled to have a bikini session with the INCREDIBLE Allison Dunbar. Allison…
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You’ve never seen a maternity session like this before – the Four Elements

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"I can create an experience to connect you with yourself, with your loved ones, with the four elements. I will send you back to your life more powerful and with a greater appreciation of life’s beauty" - Sol The elements that form the…
poolside destination wedding reception set up Playa del Carmen Boutique hotel Viceroy Riviera Maya

Playa del Carmen Boutique Wedding at the Viceroy – Courtney and Ryan

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Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! We can’t get over the abundance of LOVE at Courtney and Ryan’s wedding. They chose the incredible Playa del Carmen boutique wedding venue the Viceroy…
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Love, kids and a splash in the pool – Now Sapphire Wedding

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"A destination wedding was something I have wanted to do for many years.  The idea of getting all of my favorite people--family and friends together on a vacation seemed like the best vacation one could ask for." #TravelForLove Del Sol Photography…
romantic black and white portrait destination wedding Now Jade Puerto Morelos Mexico

Now Jade Family Love Wedding – Nicole, Jorge and their son Niko

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"Dios sabe porque hace las cosas. I truly believe it was so our son could be there with us on that beautiful day. It meant the world to have Niko there with us. It made it that much more surreal. Never in our wildest dreams did we envision…

A bride brings her baby for a unique trash the dress

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"Fue idea de Carlos, mi esposo, de hacer un Trash the Dress doble. Lo que me pareció padrísimo porque tanto a Julia - la bebé - como a mí, nos encantan las fotos. Les conté a mis amigas y también les encantó la idea, les pareció muy…

Adam and Eve Session – Sandra and Javier

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"Siempre le propuse hacer fotos sexys a mi mujer. Nunca me imaginé que tendría que posar yo también! La verdad es que con tal de vivir la experiencia, todo se vale!" - Javier Sexys, apasionados y divertidos, así son Sandra y Javier. Soltar…
Andaz Mayakoba Wedding Photography Best destination wedding Gazebo set up ideas Playa del Carmen Mexico

Casar Andaz Mayakoba – Weddings

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"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" - Frida Khalo We are very excited to offer photographer services for Andaz Mayakoba Weddings Del Sol Photography - cultural insiders for Andaz Mayakoba We are proud to be cultural…
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Monarch Butterfly Adventure – Michoacan Mexico #Aworldofitsown

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Text in English below... "AMO Viajar, sobre todo AMO descubrir Mexico, es mi compromiso enseñar al mundo su belleza a traves de mis foto-aventuras" -  Michoacan Monarch Butterfly Adventure #Aworldofitsown #DondeAndaSol ... Es temporada…
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Scuba Diving the Revillagigedo Islands

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In the Summer of 2016, the UNESCO declared the Archipiélago de Revillagigedo #Aworldofitsown, a world heritage site in Mexico Texto en español abajo Living a life close to Nature is the best thing that could ever happen to me. The more…
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Story Behind the Photo – Wedding Photobomb

Wedding Photobombs Anticipar - Preparar - Disparar Anticipation - Preparation - Shoot *english version below Las fotos inesperadas son algo genial!  Y son capturadas cuando estamos en el lugar adecuado y listos.. cuando sucede…
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La Catrina Sirena – The Mermaid Catrina

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Once upon a time, there was a woman who loved the water and the ocean so much that found a way to stay in it for eternity. Underwater day of the dead Catrina Calavera Mermaid She became The Mermaid Catrina... she can be found in the ocean,…
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Five Days, Five Mermaids – The Making of the Catrina Sirena

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Photographs and words: Sol Tamargo Video: Marco Be sure to check out the full photoshoot Growing up in the ocean, mermaids have been always my favorite. I used to draw them all the time and now I can take pictures of them! Since I was a…
Great white shark dive #Aworldofitsown light rays blue water, Guadalupe Island, Mexico.

Great White Shark Dive Guadalupe Island Mexico #aworldofitsown

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Sharks are perfectly designed, beautiful creatures and vital for the equilibrium of the marine ecosystem. - Great White Shark Dive #aworldofitsown - Guadalupe Island Sharks, especially the Great White are portrayed in the media as man eaters…
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La Novia de Mexico – San Miguel de Allende #Aworldofitsown

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Original concept, photographs and text: Sol Tamargo “La Novia de Mexico” conjuga nuestra pasión por crear, innovar, nuestro amor por México y nuestra mision como Embajadores del Romance. Visualizo la creación de un proyecto que del…
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Riviera Maya Hotel Wedding at Le Reve – Ying and Ning

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The romantic destination wedding of Ying and Ning was a dream come true for these ocean lovers. Both bride and groom are scuba divers and snorkelers and take every chance they can get to vacation by the sea. The hotel Le Reve was the ideal venue…
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Riviera Maya Photography Cenote Trash the Dress Laura and Andres

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"Sol made our underwater dreams come to life -- and then let things heat up on the beach" - Laura A Riviera Maya Photography Cenote Trash the Dress is the most fun you will ever be able to have in one day! After their intimate destination…
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Wedding at Secrets Maroma – Rhonda and Frank

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Rhonda and Frank LOVE the Riviera Cancun! After getting engaged on the beach at Playa Mujeres, it only made sense for Rhonda and Frank to bring their families to Mexico for a beach wedding at Secrets Maroma! The luxurious Secrets Maroma has…
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Riviera Maya Portrait Photography Rosewood Mayakoba – Kaylea and Christopher

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Gorgeous couple Kaylea and Christopher invited Sol Tamargo to join them at the luxurious Rosewood Mayakoba for some fun in the sun in a couple's portrait session. These two physicians are obviously madly in love and they were great fun to work…
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Playa del Carmen Wedding at The Playacar Palace – Estela and Jay

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo Del Sol Photography was so excited to shoot the wedding of Estela (aka "Sol") and Jay. In 2011 we were there for the surprise engagement of this gorgeous couple and we were thrilled to be able to join them…

Destination Wedding at Zama Beach Isla Mujeres – Kristy and John

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Principal wedding photographer: Sol Tamargo A destination wedding on Isla Mujeres was the ideal way for couple Kristy and John to bring their family and friends together from all over to get to know each other and celebrate love. Bride Kristy…

Riviera Maya Photography Hot and Sexy Trash the Dress – Adri and Beto

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo Sexy newlyweds Adri and Beto celebrated their union in one of the hottest events of the year at their wedding at Le Reve in Playa del Carmen and Del Sol Photography was there to photograph every dynamic…

Destination Beach Wedding at Le Reve – Adri and Beto

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The destination wedding of Adri and Beto brought some extra heat to the Riviera Maya! This was not your typical wedding by any means. The hotel Le Reve set the scene for a grand fiesta celebrating the love of this gorgeous couple. This was a…

HOT Pre-Wedding Pool Party Playa del Carmen – Adri and Beto

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Destination wedding on the beach, you've gathered your family and friends together to celebrate your love, they've traveled from all over to join you at  Le Reve Hotel & Spa. The wedding is only one day, what do you do with your guests…

Tulum #Destinationwedding – Akiin Beach Club

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The destination wedding of Dayna and Andrew was a great fiesta! Dayna describes herself and Andrew as "really extroverted" people who love planning parties and events with their friends (and professionally!). They were looking for a unique wedding…

Spectacular Hindu Wedding at Grand Velas Riviera Maya – Karen and Chuck

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Karen and Chuck had not one but TWO spectacular weddings at the luxurious Grand Velas Riviera Maya! They chose to have a wedding honoring the Hindu traditions of Chuck's family in the gardens of Grand Velas, followed the next day by a Christian…

Del Sol Photography Award Winning Images- WPJA – 2012 Q4 Contest

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We at Del Sol Photography are super pleased today as we review the results of the "Wedding Photojournalists Association" 2012 4th quarter contest. Matt and Sol garnered multiple awards for their work in wedding photography and trash the dress…

Beach Trash the Dress Puerto Morelos- Janie and Serge

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo After celebrating their marriage in a gorgeous beach wedding at the Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, Janie and Serge let their hair down with Del Sol Photography for a beach trash the dress shoot in Puerto…

Trash the Dress Photos in the Riviera Maya- Cynthya and Moi

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo Gorgeous young couple Cynthya and Moi were married in Tepotzotlán in a stunning hacienda wedding. We were thrilled to have them travel to the Riviera Maya for a trash the dress shoot in a cenote and on…
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Pueblo Sacbe and Akumal Ceremony and AcroYoga Wedding

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Leanne and Aaron's wedding was very special to all of us at Del Sol Photography. Leanne is a local wedding coordinator and we have worked with her many times. She is also one of the most authentic people you will ever meet ;) When Leanne invited…

Riviera Maya Trash the Dress- Phoebe and Jonathan

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Phoebe and Jonathan are one of those couples that we will always remember with huge smiles on our faces. They invited us to Thailand last year to shoot their wedding and an incredible trash the dress shoot with elephants and waterfalls, an out…
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Destination Wedding at Le Reve Playa del Carmen – Marisa and Michael

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A unique and intimate destination wedding in Playa del Carmen!  Gorgeous couple Marisa and Michael celebrated their love with a ceremony and reception at Le Reve Hotel and Spa, a boutique property in the Riviera Maya that is ideal for those…
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Adam & Eve Photography – Susan and Randy

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Principal photographers: Matt Adcock and Sol Tamargo  - Adam Eve Photographs Destination weddings are about love, romance and...passion. When Randy and  Susan first contacted us about their "trash the dress" shoot, they told us that their…

Rosewood Mayakoba Destination Wedding Riviera Maya

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One of the most beautiful properties in the Mayan Riviera to get married is Rosewood Mayakoba.  This is the Rosewood Mayakoba Destination Wedding of Amanda and Ryan.  Nestled in the intimacy of the jungle and rivers it was built around, this…