las vegas proposal photography

Las Vegas Proposal | Sam + Melissa

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I’ll just start with the good part and let ya know she said, “Yes!!”

Now, rewind a bit to Sam’s mom contacting me about her son who was looking for a photographer to photograph his proposal to his then girlfriend, Melissa. They were traveling to Las Vegas and he wanted it to be super special. Well, if you know me, you know I love proposals, so of course I was so ready to chat with Sam and go over logistics together.

Sam told me his ideas and I worked with him on making sure we incorporated them into the plan. He wanted to have the Bellagio Fountains so we made sure to go over there after he proposed, as the grand finale! Come proposal day, everything turned out perfectly and Melissa was about to get the best surprise of her life! I absolutely loved Sam + Melissa! They were a ton of fun to hang out with and I’m so happy for them and their new life together!



Neon Museum Las Vegas Proposal | Justin + Jessica

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Justin and Jessica came to Vegas for a long weekend getaway from San Antonio, TX! Little did Jessica know this weekend would change her life! Justin contacted me a week before he was planning to propose to Jessica and "lucky" for him, I had availability. 

He had set up an hour session at the Neon Museum, split between 30 minutes at the North Gallery and 30 minutes in the new Boulevard Gallery.  So, for all the other proposal shoots I've done, they've had no idea their boyfriends had booked me, so I had to pretend I was just a tourist on the strip with a nice camera.  No biggie! In this case, due to the location, I couldn't be kept a secret.  So, Justin told Jessica that he'd booked a photo session for them at the Neon Museum, so I was totally expected.  Now, you might be thinking that Jessica should have thought something was up, right? I know I did! But, turns out (and I found all of this out after he proposed!) Jessica had been wanting to do a destination photo shoot with Justin for awhile now! She'd brought it up before several of their other trips together and Justin always declined. So, she just saw this as his way of finally giving in and showing her just how much he loves her.  Well, obviously Justin really really loves Jessica because, unbeknownst to her, he was planning to propose.  I told Justin I'd shoot for a few minutes and then ask if they had any specific poses or shots they wanted to get.  That would be his cue! Justin said he had one and Jessica looked a little puzzled.  I mean, he's never wanted a professional photo shoot and now he had ideas on poses?!? But, before she had too much time to think, Justin was already on bended knee, going for the ring box he had discreetly placed in his sock and asked Jessica to marry him!  You guys!!! It was pure perfection! Looking at these photos, I think you can guess her answer! 

I had such a blast with these two and it felt like we could just keep hanging out all afternoon. Well, I'm sure they were ready to get rid of me and just enjoy being together and engaged in Las Vegas alone ;) Congrats, Justin + Jessica!!!