Newport & Sarasota
Wedding Photographer




Behind the Lens

Capturing the essence of your love story, my photography emphasizes timeless elegance, romantic moments, and sophisticated charm. I am dedicated to preserving the enchantment of your special day through stunning, heartfelt images that speak to your unique connection. Entrust me with your memories, and let my photography bring your fairy tale to life in every exquisite frame.

about Me


I'm Colton Simmons, a wedding photographer deeply passionate about capturing the magic and love of your special day. My work focuses on luxury weddings, and you'll often find me in beautiful settings like Newport, Rhode Island, Sarasota, Florida, and other stunning destinations perfect for saying "I do."

Photography for me is more than just a profession; it's a calling. This passion stems from my background in graphic design, where I learned to see the world through a lens of creativity and emotion. I bring this perspective to every wedding, aiming to make the photography experience not just enjoyable but truly unforgettable. It's about capturing those fleeting moments of joy, laughter, and love that define your journey.

Your wedding day is a story waiting to be told, and I'm there from the first look to the last dance, ensuring no moment goes unnoticed. My services are tailored to encompass every aspect of your day, including engagement sessions, a second photographer for more coverage, and the timeless appeal of film photography.

I'm genuinely excited to be a part of your love story, wherever it takes place - Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida, or any corner of the globe that holds significance for you. My passion lies in capturing the essence of your wedding, turning those precious moments into a beautiful narrative that you'll treasure for a lifetime. With every click of the shutter, I strive to create not just photos, but everlasting memories that embody the spirit of your celebration.

“Working with Colton for our wedding was fantastic! Our wedding day was easy and not stressful as Colton worked quickly to find the best spots at our venue and wrangle all the family and bridal party. Colton was a joy to work with & we could not recommend him more!”

my favorite things:


places i've been

Bermuda with Cancun being a close second. Loving tropical weather and palm trees, both locations could easily become home!


guilty pleasure

I am a foodie! Although you'll quickly learn that I love sushi, I love to try food from all over the world!



Cycling! Really love the feeling of being on the road and pushing my athletic abilities.



I have an affinity Asian dishes, with a huge passion for sushi. Get me salmon avacado rolls and I'll forever be indebted!



My wife and kids are the driving factor for everything I do in life. They motivate me to be the best that I can everyday.


part of my job

That moment after the ceremony when my clients realize their forever starts right then.



I firmly believe that family is at the heart of every wedding day, and it is my privilege to be able to capture those moments for you to cherish forever. My passion for photography is fueled by my love for my own family, and I bring that same level of care and dedication to every wedding that I shoot.

So, if you are looking for a photographer who will put your family at the forefront of every shot, then look no further. I would be honored to be a part of your special day, and to capture those moments that will stay with you for a lifetime.

To put it simply, my family is my world. I have a beautiful wife, two young daughters, aged four and two, and a son who is just a few months old. They inspire me every day to be the best version of myself. They have taught me the true meaning of love, and that is something that I carry with me to every wedding that I shoot.

When it comes to capturing the perfect shot, I believe that there is no better inspiration than the love and connection that exists within a family. I take great pride in being able to capture those special moments between loved ones, the looks of pure joy, the tears of happiness, and everything in between.

As a father, I know how quickly these moments can pass by, and that is why I make it my mission to capture every little detail, from the stolen glances between the bride and groom, to the giggles of the flower girls, and the proud smiles of the parents.

about you

My clients are seekers of beauty, lovers of travel, with a taste for adventure and sea salt in their hair. 

Through my images, I am committed to preserve the excitement, emotion, and beauty of your special day. I would be happy to work with you if you are looking for a photographer who is passionate about their craft and committed to servicing their clients. Please review my portfolio and do not hesitate to contact me about photographing your next wedding. I eagerly anticipate the chance to capture the memories of your special day. 

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