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Sunset Engagement Ideas

Zach and Jordan's sun drenched desert engagement session was nothing short of amazing. They decided to meet in Joshua Tree to document this special occasion. Click through to see more and read their cute engagement story!

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

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Sunset Engagement Ideas
Zach and Jordan's sun drenched desert engagement session was nothing short of amazing. They decided to meet in Joshua Tree to document this special occasion. Click through to see more and read their cute engagement story!

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

A few words from the bride to be..."Zach and I met through mutual friends during a night out at Central Michigan University. (Click through to read the rest!)

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

The evening was spent chatting and dancing, but we left without exchanging numbers and went our separate ways.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

Little did we know that moment would become the beginning of our love story.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

The next night I went to a house party with some of my girlfriends and bumped into Zach.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

I quickly found out that it was his house...talk about a wild coincidence.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

We were inseparable for the next two weeks until he asked me to be his girlfriend in the pouring rain.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

Our love began in college and grew as we experienced a few years of long distance across the country.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

California ultimately captured our hearts and we left everything we once knew to begin a new life.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

Zach planned a beautiful proposal at Torrey Pines State Beach, which inspired us to mix up the scenery for our engagement shoot.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

We're nature enthusiasts and knew that Joshua Tree truly embodied our personalities.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

It has a magical beauty that we admire.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

Working with Jenna was UNREAL.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

She has a way of capturing the most natural moments for couples to enjoy for years to come.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

We're both very relaxed and wanted our outfits to represent that part of us.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress

My advice to brides is to find a photographer who has work you idolize and pick a location that expresses your vibe as a couple.

Photographers: Jenna Bechtholt Photography
Makeup Artist: Elizabeth Root
Fashion: Free People Dress