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


Immerse yourself in the world of captivating visual storytelling with Colton Simmons, an exquisite purveyor of luxury wedding photography, servicing the enchanting locales of Newport, Rhode Island, Sarasota, Florida, and beyond for exclusive destination weddings. Revel in the artistry and finesse of a seasoned photographer, Colton Simmons, as he masterfully encapsulates the essence of your love story, immortalizing the most profound moments of your special day.

A connoisseur of creative expression, Colton initially embarked on a journey into the realm of graphic design, earning a degree that would ultimately lead him to discover his true passion — photography. His unique fusion of design expertise and an innate talent for capturing the raw, emotional connection between couples has set him apart in the luxury wedding market. He is dedicated to making your photography experience an unforgettable journey, full of joy, laughter, and love.

From the tender anticipation of your walk down the aisle to the exhilarating crescendo of your first dance as newlyweds, Colton Simmons Photography will be there, orchestrating a symphony of breathtaking images that will forever evoke cherished memories. His exceptional offerings include engagement photoshoots, the addition of a skilled second photographer, and the timeless elegance of film photography to perfectly complement your wedding story.

As a purveyor of refined taste and sophistication, Colton Simmons eagerly awaits the opportunity to embark on a journey with you, capturing the intimate nuances and magical moments of your wedding, whether in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida, or the most romantic corners of the world. Allow Colton to weave a visual tapestry of love and devotion, crafting a legacy that will be cherished for generations to come.

“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 and two young daughters, aged three and one, who 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

Our 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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