Similar to what I said in my recent Yosemite post, Joshua Tree National Park is somewhere I've wanted to visit for a long time. I couldn't have asked for a better way to experience it for the first time also! Jen and Devin ended up being the winners from an Instagram giveaway I was a part of a few months ago. They officially got married at a courthouse recently before this day but wanted to do bridal photos in one of their favorite places.
Jen grew up camping in Joshua Tree and even showed us photos from her childhood. Things like that, though simple, seem to add so much to the experience even for us photographers. We spent a few hours shooting bridals and a few family photos with their adorable little girl Phoenix. Jen and Devin absolutely killed at everything from the close intimate shots, to running down the highway, to cracking beers with so much swag. Not only that but they're a few of the nicest and most laid back people ever. There truly is nothing better than photographing beautiful people in beautiful places and I can't wait to return to Joshua Tree!