He said he would NEVER propose to her on her birthday, so naturally, Jess thought that a morning couple’s session with me + a sunrise hot air balloon ride was her birthday present. That was just the start!
As we were up in the air, Joe was nervously trying to pick the right time to propose. There was a moment when the lighting on them was perfect so I said out loud “OMG the lighting is so beautiful right now. Keep doing what you are doing guys!”. Jess turned her head to look out into the distance behind Joe to enjoy the view for a second, and that’s when I gave him a quick thumbs up! He went on to tell her how they have been together for a while now, and that he wanted to spend forever with Jess. With the look of shock on her face, she said something along the lines of “Are you fucking kidding me!?” – haha, and proceeded to plant a kiss on him. Joe asked “so is that a yes??”, and of course she said “YESS!”.
The rest of the hour long flight was full of pure happiness, laughter + some beautiful peaceful moments while being up in the air. The ride was so smooth + quiet! Well, up until we had to brace for landing which was a fun experience in itself! – LOL. Then of course, we had to pop some champagne to celebrate!
Congrats Jess + Joe! I’m SO happy for you two + grateful to have been the one to document such an EPIC morning for you two!!
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