TJ + Natalie

A Whimsical Mesilla Pecan Tree Farm + White Sands Engagement | White Sands, New Mexico

Tj + Natalie are absolute magic together. MAGIC.

They decided on the pecan tree farms in Mesilla + White Sands for their engagement session as they wanted an amazing location to celebrate. Natalie flew in to spend a few days with Tj & luckily for me, they asked me to document this time in their lives! As we arrived at the pecan tree farms, Natalie stepped out of the car in a beautiful traditional wrap dress to honor Tj's heritage & we gave each other big hugs. It's funny how even over emails you can feel like you get to know someone so well already & even over those exchanges I knew how much these two love each other.

Honestly, the session wasn't short on laughs & while these two definitely have an adventurous, let's tickle each other to death, grateful sort of love - we had to involve some lovey dovey shots in there too. Although much of the time Tj was trying to blow raspberries on her cheek & get her to laugh. Talk about the sweetest dang thing ever! We we're one of the last ones out of the park i'm sure so that we could soak up every last bit of that pretty sunset lighting & so they could spend as much time there as possible as it was their first time. 

It was pretty difficult to narrow down favorites from this gorgeous session but here they are.

P.s. I dubbed these two the Beyonce + Jay-Z of El Paso because of how amazing they looked. I think it fit them pretty perfectly!

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Can we talk about that dress though? HOLY SMOKES!

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Sparrow & Gold Photography is run by Jessica Rivera & focuses largely on the in-between moments + capturing beautiful, authentic memories. She is a sucker for the unique love stories + traveling to the ends of the earth to document them while living in the southwest corner of Texas in El Paso.