Joshua Tree Elopement Inspiration | Joshua Tree, California

Joshua Tree Desert Adventure | California Elopement Photographer

Desert Boho Elopement

Chad + Sophia chose Joshua Tree National Park for their elopement. The two got ready in a cute little airbnb before having their first look among the palm trees. Chad’s reaction when he saw his bride to be made me smile. You’ll see what I mean by the way Sophia just looks at him. She holds so much love in her eyes. After their first look, the two wrote their vows in the form of love letters. Chad had just gotten back from his two year mission in Barcelona. He constantly was writing Sophia letter’s. He sent one every single week they were apart. In fact the letter he chose to copy down was one that he had meant to send Sophia, but wanted to read to her in person.

The two read their love letters as the sun sank behind ancient rocks on the horizon. Afterward the two told how Chad made his first move. The two were star gazing and chatting when everything grew still. They got quiet and he stiffly set his hand down on her thigh. The two could not control their laughter as they re-enacted the moment! It was just adorable, and the sweet moments shared between them after the laughter died down told me that the story was one of their first adventures. Their elopement was yet another adventure, and that there would be so many adventures to follow. There would be so many more stories to tell and laughter to be heard.

Chad + Sophia ended the night by running around in the streets while the stars began to come out. You can’t tame love wild like theirs.

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