• XO, Samantha

Desert Engagement Session

It was just another hike. Like the ones they'd taken so many times before. But this one, in his home state of New York, would be one neither of them would ever forget. Stars aligned when Miles met Laura, and he was going to make sure she never got away. The plan was to surprise her, with the most important question of their lives, at the perfect moment. And according to Laura, he kept it totally cool the whole hike - even as he set up his phone to snap a quick photo of them together at the top. They embrace and smile for the camera, but then, he turns to her and lower's down on one knee...


Oh, friends. I can't tell you how special it is to me to get to capture special moments for people in my life.

Miles is my Husband's cousin, best friend, and Godfather to our children. Which means Laura will officially joining our family this summer, and every single person who knows and loves these two is overjoyed!


When Laura and Miles flew out from Denver to celebrate Thanksgiving with our little family of 4, it also gave us the perfect opportunity to squeeze in an engagement session! Despite a long evening the night before, these two were ready and gorgeous, well before sunrise over the McDowell Mountains. Totally worth it both for that beautiful morning light, as well as the rare treat of almost having the trail head to ourselves.


L&M - I have so much love and respect for you two, and we are all so excited for your beautiful June Wedding in Iowa! Stay wonderful.



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