Joshua Tree Surprise Proposal

Nick has been planning his proposal to his college girlfriend, Amy for quite some time. It had to be perfect and in order for that to happen, he wanted it to be a surprise. He wanted to propose at Joshua Tree National Park (never heard of it? Just know, it’s gorgeous) but thought if he planned a spontaneous trip there she would suspect him of proposing. Enter me. Nick thought if I suggested going to Joshua Tree that Amy wouldn’t suspect anything since it was coming from me. A couple days prior to the weekend we went out for dinner and I asked Amy and Nick if they could road trip to Joshua Tree on the weekend because I desperately needed to take some new photos for my portfolio. ( In other words, an excuse for Amy to be dressed up) Being the outstanding friends that they are, they agreed! Little did Amy know…

Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota. Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.

I asked Amy to face the opposite direction of Nick, saying some non sense about the next pose we were going to do while Nick got down on his knee…then and I asked her to turn around…

Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.
Joshua Tree Engagement | Weddings, Couples & Lifestyle by Joey Photo | JoeyPhoto.co | Joelle Julian Photograph. San Diego, California. Mankato, Minnesota.

I’m SO HONORED to have photographed this amazing event for Amy & Nick! Thanks for letting me be part of it!

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