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Proposal photography


Joshua Tree, CA

I’m here to help you plan and document your exciting and seamless surprise proposal to the one you love.

What might your proposal

look like?

meticulously planned or casual and somewhat spontaneous- we can make anything happen.

You’ll be able to…

"My partner and I are very camera shy and Julie made us feel very comfortable and special."

“I highly recommend Julie! She made all the planning very easy and was in fast-communication all the way up to the day of the event.  I appreciated that she checked-in to make sure all our photography requests were honored. My partner and I (and the rest of our families!) are very camera shy and Julie made us feel very comfortable and special throughout the day. She was detailed oriented and so thoughtful in the directions she gave us. Julie has a lovely presence and vibe and we felt so honored she was there to capture our precious moments.”

Maegan & ROy

Propsal Pricing

All photo packages include:

the moment & beyond

up to 4 hours in 2-3 locations

the moment

up to 2 hours in 1-2 locations

proposal only

up to 1 hour in 1 location

Next steps

Ready to start planning Your Proposal with your photographer?

1. Get in touch

Have you filled in my contact form? If yes, move to step 2.

If not, please do so. Then you’ll get a personal e-mail reply within 24 hours.

2. let's Talk

Schedule a call with me here.

If you really can’t stand the phone, reply to my email and let me know!

3. Want to book?

After we’ve talked (via phone or email), you’ll know if I’m the photographer for you.

You’ll get your online contract and invoice. Half payment is due to book your date.

4. the proposal

I will help plan all logistics, like where/how we meet, where you’ll stand, when I’ll emerge as the photographer, or whatever cover we may need. We can leave room for spontaneity, too!


I have answers.

THE MOMENT we are talking about is when you pop the question. So much can happen before building up to this moment (are we hiking somewhere?) and then all the fun and excitement happens immediately after.

You’ll want to soak it in!! Your partner that is being surprised will especially need time to take it all in. They will be feeling so many emotions, as will you. I think this is a very important and sacred time for you to be together and be excited for all to come.

For these reasons, we will keep everything as casual and candid as possible, for as long as possible. When you’re ready to move on, we will explore around and continue to enjoy these moments together.

What will beyond look like to you? It all depends on what you both love most. Maybe we’ll hike around, maybe we’ll go back to your airbnb for you to get cozy and celebrate.

I’ll help you navigate all the local options and pick what feels best for the two of you and no matter what, heartfelt beautiful photographs are guaranteed.

You will receive 30-50 beautiful, edited photos per hour of coverage, and usually more than that.

They will be delivered in an online gallery for you to easily view, download, and share your photographs with anyone in the world that you choose.

Yes, for every single image I deliver to you, you get a naturally edited, vibrant photograph that is true to color, with good contrast and no trendy filters.

When a specific photo calls for it, I will convert it to a beautifully toned black and white.

Occasionally I will bring an image into Photoshop for head swaps (like, if someone is blinking, I will essentially copy and paste their head from a similar photo).

For my fellow photo nerds that are wondering, I do all of my editing in Lightroom besides the Photoshopping mentioned above. My initial cull is in Photo Mechanic ;)

Pretty much. Joshua Tree is a small town nestled between Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley. I live on 3.5 acres in a remote area of Twentynine Palms. The east (and less busy) entrance to JTNP is here and just 25 minutes from my front door.

For sure. I have an ever-evolving, updated list of local businesses and vendors, and especially how they are operating under the current local COVID regulations.

Once we’ve agreed to work together with a signed contract and paid retainer, my research and knowledge will be all yours!

Drop me a message and we'll start talking about your proposal in Joshua Tree.