Cancun Wedding : Adam + Laura

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It’s usually him who carries the weight of emotional sentiments and deep moments that keep them tethered to each others’ sides. Well, at least on the outside. Adam wears his heart on his sleeve whereas Laura is his calm and collected counterpart. They’re a perfect balance and nobody protects Adam’s sleeve like Laura.

Last Saturday in Cancun, however, Laura’s heart was everywhere, on everything she touched. At times overcome with the gravity of her emotions, she perched herself at the edge of the bathroom sink and took deep breaths. I think I just need a minute, she whispered to her bridesmaids. Laura moved through the motions of getting into her wedding dress, but she longed only to be with Adam. To be in his protective arms so she could see straight again.

As Laura walked along a small path at Ocean Coral and Turquesa Resort to see her future husband, she reached out to touch him. In that moment, Laura regained the strength Adam so freely pours in her and their wedding day became complete.

Laura and Adam…gracias por todo!!! Being in Cancun to document your wedding was spectacular and we were honored to be welcomed by your friends and family (big ups to our new Greek friends!!). The day was perfect and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you both! Much Love and Appreciation… j*

One of my favorite things about Laura was her ability to mix different parts of her personality into wedding…like a little bit of twine, and a little bit of glam…

I love destination weddings because the mood of the day is so much more relaxed. The night before the wedding, Laura told me she’s be at the pool in the morning and throw on some makeup before her wedding ceremony…talk about drama-free!

And THIS? This right here is why I love when a bride and groom see each other before the wedding ceremony. It’s a private moment just for the couple and an opportunity to embrace the memory for what it is…I loved Adam’s reaction to seeing his bride!

The weather and light in Cancun was absolutely spectacular…I couldn’t have dreamt of a better backdrop, but I knew I’d be well taken care of because Adam and Laura are photographers are well, so they know what’s up! πŸ˜‰

During wedding photos, we had to sneak inside Ocean Coral and Turquesa for a break from the heat, but they continued to push through like pros…

Shortly after the balcony wedding ceremony, we ventured to the beach…this was a moment during the day when I felt incredibly honored to be their destination wedding photographer…and couldn’t thank them enough for the privilege…

Laura, really???

Laura and Adam worked incredibly hard in shipping all the wedding details to Cancun in advance to ensure the reception was everything they wanted and felt like home…

The wedding reception was hosted on the balcony of Ocean Coral and Turquesa and offered amazing views of the sunset and ocean…

I want to post so many more wedding photos, but I’ll end on this note because it captures their love and perfectness together…

To see more of Adam and Laura’s destination wedding in Cancun, feel free to CLICK HERE for a slideshow with Andrew Belle music provided by The Music Bed, or simply watch it here…

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  1. Jakki

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    gaaawgesous…as only you can do

  2. Vanessa Balenovich

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Beautiful Jasmine! Your slideshows are so amazing -always filled with so much emotion-I LOVE them!!

  3. Katelyn James

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    Ohhhhh you lucky lucky girl!!! how beautiful!!! What a wonderful couple to photograph!!! Love this one!

  4. Emilia Jane

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Oh Jasmine! This is so beautiful.

  5. dang

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    You hit this one out of the park… Ridiculously beautiful images!

  6. ashley barnett

    May 17th, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Yowsa!!! She is STUNNING. And I love the details and colors!

  7. Craig Hodge

    May 17th, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    I have been waiting to see pictures of this wedding since you posted their engagement photos. Such a beautiful couple! Most beautiful wedding colors EVER! Stunning images as always Jasmine! My favorite is obviously the first look πŸ˜€

  8. Keri Doolittle Photography

    May 17th, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    I want her shoes and his tie is sharp!! Well done my friend!

  9. jennifer blair

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    what a beautiful day! the bride is such a stunner!

  10. Gail

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    GORGEOUS photos, J and JD!! I knew this was going to be a fun wedding of yours — Laura is just so beautiful (naturally..don’t we all wish we could rock short hair like that?) and Adam? Well, he’s rocking that grey-yellow combo! Hot stuff!

    PS – Her shoes? I DIE!

  11. Abby Grace

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Oh Jasmine, this is my absolute favorite wedding of yours so far. These images areexquisite in the very least. utter perfection and simply divine.

  12. Jamilah (like va-nil-la)

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    I don’t know this couple, but I love them! Love everything about their sweet wedding… the grays…the yellows…and of course, the photography… beautiful!

  13. Jackie G

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    Um BEST garter EVER!!!!!! These are gorgeous Jaz!

  14. Rose Brown

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    This has totally pumped me up for my friend’s wedding in Jamaica that he has asked me to second shoot with the bride’s best friend! Thank you for sharing and inspiring me!

  15. B

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Great job, Jazzy! It’s marvelous.

  16. Sandra Fazzino Photography

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Simply stunning!!! That’s all!

  17. molly

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    just stunning. and her shoes are AMAZING. holy moly!

  18. Jocelyn de Moissac

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    AWESOME j-sar and jd! amazing job. now seriously where are her shoes from- OMG i looovvvveeee them!!

  19. Nora Nathoo

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    Jasmine, these photographs are beautiful. We love destination weddings because they are so relaxed, and you captured this day beautifully.

  20. Alisha

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    I LOVE these!! They are so fresh and pure and the bride is a DOLL! She reminds me of Twiggy. Awesome job Jasmine, you totally captured the purity and love. xoxo

  21. Andrea

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Simply stunning!

  22. Kandise

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Gorge. And… those shoes!

  23. Rose Cowger

    May 17th, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    BEAUTIFUL Jasmine! Just Breath taking, I died at those first look photos, pure joy.

  24. anda

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    love their style! beautiful, jasmine and jd.

  25. Kitrin Jeffrey

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Fabulous, fabulous work, as always J*. I keep trying to come up with a more creative way to say how uber-fab you are and how much I love and admire your work.

  26. Monika Greenaway

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    Beautiful beautiful! I think she is strikingly beautiful. I loved their engagement photos too. Her style is fun and unique. And the photos, beautiful. I love the light and feeling of the beach ones.

  27. EricT

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Awesome job! Love it.

  28. Toni

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    OMG – what a gorgeous bride!

  29. Jasmin TM

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Beautiful! Your work is so inspirational.

  30. Kool Ed

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:58 pm

    Beautiful!

  31. Mikaela

    May 17th, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    ahh there is so, SO much to love about this post! stunning images. awesome details. beautiful wedding.

  32. Stephanie Rose

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    Wow. How beautiful! What a fabulous couple.

  33. Rekeisha Dunlap

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    them some fly shoes..So fly I have to speak English all kinds of incorrectly!

  34. Karina

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    Whoop-whoop! This is wedding looks wonderful. LOVE the image of the bride on the beach…so captivating!

  35. Lauri

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    So beautiful! Love that first look photo – just so sweet! πŸ™‚

  36. Jennifer Jayde Spencer

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    GORGEOUS Jas, as always! You continue to inspire <3

  37. Haley Johnston

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Absolutely stunning! Amazing job, Jasmine! πŸ™‚

  38. lin

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    This bride is just gorgeous! and her wedding shoes… oh!

  39. elisabetta {Linen and Silk}

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    What a stunning wedding! LOOOVE a bride with short hair! I now have short hair envy πŸ™‚

  40. Bridal Couture Girls

    May 17th, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Just beautiful. Love the yellows and grays! You capture the bride and groom so perfectly!!
    xoxo

  41. Shannon Ott

    May 17th, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    Stunning photos, Jasmine!!! The first look is a beautiful moment captured!

  42. Haring Otto

    May 17th, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    I love the yellows on all the photos. Great photos!

  43. Mayra Fiori

    May 17th, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    Perfect =)

  44. rich

    May 17th, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    that first look reaction was the BEST! beautiful shots of this wedding!

  45. Carrie Logan

    May 17th, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    stunningggg girl! just love this wedding and this sweet couple. absolutely gorgeous!!

  46. shelly young

    May 17th, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    Eye Candy!! Everything is yummy about this wedding…true love, yellow, cancun, that suit, the garder, everything!

  47. Andrea P.

    May 17th, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    I totally have a grush (girl crush) on Laura.

  48. gladys jem

    May 18th, 2012 at 12:08 am

    this is gorgeous!! such pretty light. love that solo portrait of laura. xxo

  49. Jennifer Hudspeth

    May 18th, 2012 at 12:32 am

    Can you say L O V E ? Ahhmazing.

  50. Allie

    May 18th, 2012 at 12:36 am

    Hey Jasmine…thanks for the fabulous post…as always;) I have a question for you. I am an 16 year old aspiring photographer with a Nikon DSLR. I have been into photography for about two years, I have a blog, and I am assisting and wedding and family photographer this summer. I am looking into purchasing post-processing softwear, but I am curious as to what you think might be appropriate for me. I don’t need anything too technical and I am hoping for not too crazy expensive. I would really appreciate any suggestions that you have for me!

  51. Life with Kaishon

    May 18th, 2012 at 4:03 am

    That dress is so gorgeous. Oh my. I love her hair, and her shoes and her twine tied bouquet : ) I also love that she loves him so much. Isn’t that the best. May their forever be filled with happiness and love.

  52. Jennifer Rice

    May 18th, 2012 at 5:46 am

    Stunning and without blowing out your sky (you’ve now made it Jasmine, lol)! Incredible my friend! Just fantastic πŸ˜€

  53. Amber Wood

    May 18th, 2012 at 6:49 am

    LOVE LOVE LOVE! they are such a gorgeous couple, something about them looks so… content and charming <3 and of course, LOVE the photos, what a beautiful wedding!

  54. milsztof

    May 18th, 2012 at 8:22 am

    Great photos. I love guy’s outfit πŸ™‚ Yellow-white tie with white belt and shoes, birilliant.

  55. LEOLAK

    May 18th, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    BEAUTIFUL!!! Laura looked STUNNING! Gorgeous photos and great job Jasmine and JD! Loved how u told their Jasmine-always a fav for me. Congrats Laura and Adam!

  56. Annetta

    May 18th, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Beautiful photos, Jasmine. You did a wonderful job. Love the beach pics best.

  57. Alexis

    May 18th, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    Is this the same couple that met @ Starbucks? πŸ™‚

    Sweet story!

  58. Amy Arrington

    May 18th, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Wow, this is gorgeous!!

  59. Melbourne Wedding Photographers

    May 19th, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Great set. I love the ring shot.

  60. sarah danaher

    May 19th, 2012 at 4:44 am

    love the yellow and gray!! gorgeous pics, as always, Jasmine. xoxo

  61. Moi

    May 19th, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I loved loved loved the slideshow and that music is so catchy! Good job Jasmine! what beautiful memories you captured for Laura and Adam.

  62. Adriana Morett

    May 19th, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    GORGEOUS Jasmine, it must be SO cool to photograph a wedding where shoes are optional!! πŸ™‚

  63. Jen R

    May 19th, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    great set & location

  64. Bowerbird Photography

    May 20th, 2012 at 2:56 am

    This is so beautiful! Love the perfect sunset light on the bride + groom for the beach shots — really lovely! Great job Jasmine πŸ™‚

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    May 21st, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Amazing!!! The bride captured so beautiful!!! I can feel the happiness from the photos!!!!Love!!!!

  66. Ashley Lynn

    May 21st, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Stunning! Love the yellow!

  67. William King

    May 23rd, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    These pictures are absolutely beautiful and stunning. Your use of light really captures the moment. You can really feel the emotion and you did a great job of making that happen. Really good work!

  68. Mark Nabong

    May 26th, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    Awesome work as usual! Beautiful wedding too and on top of that, beautiful couple! Go Jasmine!

  69. Fotograf nunta Iasi

    May 26th, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Verry nice photos!

  70. Alex

    May 28th, 2012 at 10:07 am

    Another inspiring shoot! My only question is, did she buy her shoes then tell him what color tie to wear or did he buy the tie and she get the shoes to match him OR did they pick out the wedding colors then the flowers and the shoes OR…?! πŸ˜‰

  71. christine williams

    May 28th, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    i LOVE the colours! i LOVEEEEEEE that tie!

  72. Vasia

    May 30th, 2012 at 6:56 am

    I’m loving the colours too! And those mini pinwheels are adorable πŸ™‚

  73. stuart-m.co.uk

    May 30th, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    Wow photos are amazing and the venue add grace to the wedding. Nice shots.

  74. Kevin Le Vu

    May 31st, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    I love the blog post you wrote and the beautiful images that complete everything! Awesome location and talented photographer!

  75. Shannon Wimberly

    May 31st, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    Jasmine…. you are my favorite!!! Wonderful!!

  76. jose Luis Jordano

    June 1st, 2012 at 9:14 am

    some great photos I love how you captured the wedding details

  77. Dani Davila

    June 2nd, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Love this pics, details…love…action…love it.

  78. Ashvin Ghisyawan

    June 4th, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Hey Jasmine,

    What a great wedding!

    Kr,
    Ashvin
    http://www.totaalfotografie.nl

  79. Michael Ralph

    June 10th, 2012 at 12:37 am

    really REALLY nice

  80. rachael

    June 12th, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    her shoes and garter are amazing! love this wedding.

  81. Sara @ Top Southern Weddings

    June 12th, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    I love beach weddings. Love Cancun!

  82. Vanessa Jergensen

    June 13th, 2012 at 3:19 am

    Wow, you’ve made the whole day look so dreamy. Incredible job capturing such beautiful soft light. Could Laura be any cuter? Lovely photos that tell a beautiful story of their day.

  83. David

    June 16th, 2012 at 1:47 am

    Great set J!

  84. Anders Γ–stman

    June 17th, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    Great photos! Fan of beach wedding shots! πŸ™‚
    Keep up the good work!

  85. Kat Hill

    June 18th, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Gorgeous! I love those shoes!!

  86. Angie

    June 19th, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    Beautiful!!

  87. April

    June 22nd, 2012 at 4:01 am

    WOW! She is gorgeous – luuuurve the sassy, short hair! Such a sweet couple!

  88. Aruba Photographer

    June 24th, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    Hi Jasmine, I like your photography style! It’s very natural and what I like the most is the shallow DOF. You must be using prime lenses, something which I am also contemplating… Keep up the great work. I will be coming back to your blog for my personal inspiration!

  89. Wedding photographers in kent

    July 2nd, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Again, I love the use of natural light, colour and textures in your wedding photography. You get to enjoy some great venues don’t you :).

  90. liam smith

    July 10th, 2012 at 12:19 am

    stunning work jasmine, her shoes and flowers are really cool

  91. Wedding Photography Sydney

    July 12th, 2012 at 4:09 am

    Hey Jasmine greetings from Sydney. Your work it truly amazing, great to see credible work abroad. Have bookmarked this site.

  92. Christine

    July 27th, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    Your inspire me J-Star! Love your eye!

  93. Jeff Pescador

    August 22nd, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    What a beautiful destination wedding!

  94. megan

    September 6th, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    Really pretty photos, really good job!

  95. erica santos

    July 22nd, 2014 at 5:48 am

    Hello,
    I came across your post while doing research for my up coming wedding @ Ocean Coral Turquesa. Are you for hire? My understanding was you had to use the cheesy resort photographers. Please let me know. I love your work. Thanks, Erica