The dreamy desert landscape of Arizona made the perfect backdrop for Tori and Ryan’s laid back engagement shoot. As if it wasn’t romantic enough, they brought their own bottle of bubbly to celebrate and were kind enough to share their heartwarming proposal story! SWOON!
Keep scrolling to read all about it, and if you’re loving their desert engagement photos from Tasha Brady, then check out every last image in the full gallery here. Enjoy!
Arizona Desert Engagement
From Tasha Brady Photography: When Tori and Ryan met up with me for their Arizona desert engagement photos, I knew it was going to be a blast! They are both so incredibly fun, down to earth, and just fun to be around. And who knew they would turn up the heat so much in front of my camera! They even popped a little champagne to finish off the evening. If that doesn’t make you swoon, I don’t know what will!
The perfect proposal
From the bride-to-be: In early November, Ryan asked my parents for their permission to marry me and told them he wanted to propose over Thanksgiving while his family would also be in town. Family is the most important thing to both Ryan and I, so when my mom offered to throw a brunch for close family and friends Thanksgiving morning, Ryan decided that would be the perfect time to get down on one knee. With everyone we hold so dear in our hearts surrounding us, Ryan brought out Chloe (our cat who we are kind of obsessed with) put her in my arms, got down on one knee and asked if I would spend the rest of my life with him. I was crying so hard I could barely get out the word “YES!” and I was shaking like a leaf. He tried to put the ring on 2 or 3 times before he was successful because I could not hold my hand still. Ryan designed my ring himself and it is extra special because the center stone is the diamond my dad proposed to my mom with and some of the smaller stones surrounding it came from a ring that my grandfather gave to my grandmother. It was the PERFECT proposal!!