Austin & Kailee’s sand dunes engagement in Glamis was one for the books. Loraine & Kyle’s desert engagement session first inspired them to reach out.
Surprise Proposal at Bernardo Winery
Austin booked a surprise proposal and engagement session with me before Kailee’s ring even arrived. It’s completely endearing how much of a romantic he is and how head-over-heels in love he is with Kailee. He poured over the details for weeks to make sure everything was perfect. I’m talking the photographer (me), a harp, bubbly, rose petals…you name it.
He took Kailee on a little weekend trip to San Diego for, what was supposed to be, a casual wine tasting. Their “grand tour” of Bernardo Winery ended in the historic barrel room where Sharon, the harpist, and I sat waiting. As the barn door slid open, it took a minute for Kailee’s eyes to adjust to the dark and take in her surroundings. She gasped in surprise as Austin led her inside then immediately dropped to his knee. The ring arrived much earlier than expected, catching Kailee completely off guard. She said yes, of course.
Sand Dunes engagement in Glamis
A week later, I met these two in Glamis for their surreal sand dunes engagement session. We spent the evening running up and down the mountains of sand together until our lungs hurt. Darkness had already settled by the time we finished the long trek back to the car.
Thanks for the adventure, Austin and Kailee, and warm wishes for your future together!
If you loved this session, I recommend checking out Loraine & Kyle’s Imperial Sand Dunes adventure too!