Newport & Sarasota
Wedding Photographer



Hyatt Ziva | Cancun, Mexico

Karissa & Thomas

Karissa and Thomas's intimate wedding at the Hyatt Ziva in Cancun was a beautiful testament to their love, set against the breathtaking backdrop of turquoise waters and pristine white sands. This luxurious resort, nestled on the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, provided an idyllic setting for their close-knit celebration, blending tropical elegance with the warmth of personal touches. The couple exchanged vows under the open sky, with the gentle murmur of the Caribbean Sea as their soundtrack, creating an atmosphere of serene beauty and heartfelt emotion.

As the evening progressed, the festivities took an unexpected turn when a rogue storm swept in, bringing with it a sense of adventure and spontaneity that only added to the memorable nature of the day. With resilience and laughter, the dance floor was swiftly moved under cover, ensuring that the celebration continued unabated. This unexpected twist brought everyone closer, huddled under the shelter, as they danced and celebrated, the sound of rain mixing with music and joyous laughter. The storm, rather than dampening spirits, became a symbol of their commitment to face life's surprises hand in hand, making Karissa and Thomas's wedding not just a celebration of their union, but a memorable story of love's triumph over the elements.


Photography - Colton Simmons
Venue - Hyatt Ziva
Makeup - Trinity Amedeo Kizer

© Colton Simmons Photograph 2023

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