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Taylor & Emily // A Diamond in the Desert.

Thu, September 27, 2012 | engagements

We felt like the ABC cameras must be somewhere nearby. We were in the middle of the desert waiting for the love of his life to arrive. By airplane. After she had been transported to the plane, via limousine. Upon her arrival she’d see her romantic man standing near a beautiful table for two. Again, in the middle of the desert. From there, The Bachelor would pour out his heart. Taylor can tell you all the details. But for now, Jess & I can tell you it was one of the most beautiful things we’ve seen. Not because of the grand gestures, but because of the devotion, love & respect Taylor & Emily have for one another. This was a killer way to spend a Tuesday afternoon…


P.S. Taylor is an incredible photographer! Check him out at Taylor Abeel Photography.

Taylor’s creative team:

florist  //  Sarah Sheldon, L&S Event Design Co.
props  //  Lambs Players Theater
canopy  //  Stacie Barba, A Day of Elegance Events
pilot  //  Jason Adams, longtime friend of Taylor
limo  //  Rick Drake, San Diego Productions
ring  //  Custom made by Juan Ramirez, Jewelry Loft



15 Responses to “Taylor & Emily // A Diamond in the Desert.”

  1. September 27, 2012 at 10:22 pm, Nathan Cornett said:

    Are you freaking kidding me?! Not only is this an AMAZING engagement story, but the pictures are awesome! I am so proud of you Taylor (for what that’s worth) and I am excited about this new chapter of your life. Buckle up…

  2. September 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm, aimee steckowski said:

    okay — that was the sweetest ever. i am actually a bit weepy with total happiness! that was perfect. epic. wow.

    so, how incognito were you? did you know you were snapping photos until the end?! it sure didn’t look like it! 🙂

  3. September 27, 2012 at 10:48 pm, Kenna said:

    So beautiful! ( I was surprised to see you in shoes!!!” 🙂 Congratulations to you both! I can’t wait to meet the lucky girl!!

  4. September 27, 2012 at 11:26 pm, Dina said:

    OMG wow! He really had a lot of guts to do this! What a lucky girl! I love the photos and what an amazing way to capture all of what happened!!

  5. September 28, 2012 at 6:39 am, L&D Crew! said:

    AMAZING!!! Congratulations you two! Such an out of this world proposal!!! We are sooooo happy for you both!! Best wishes from all of us on night shift:)

  6. September 28, 2012 at 7:10 am, Evie Bailey said:

    Lovely….absolutely lovely ♥

  7. September 28, 2012 at 7:55 am, we love citrus said:

    wow! I’m crying 🙂 AMAZING!

  8. September 28, 2012 at 8:04 am, Kelly said:

    Wow!!!! I’ve never met them and I’m teary-eyed at work looking at these pictures! What an amazing proposal! Everything about it was just sooo cool! Congratulations!

  9. September 28, 2012 at 8:23 am, Elaine Stover said:

    Absolutely incredible. What a blessing… may it be another miraculous step in your lives together in this wonderful adventure of life G-d has given us! Mazel Tov!

  10. September 28, 2012 at 9:51 am, Jackie J said:

    I am so excited for the two of you! Way to propose, Taylor! Teebsey only deserves the best! 🙂

  11. September 29, 2012 at 6:55 am, Mike said:

    Great shots, love the white hot desert lighting atmosphere. Dramatic! Seems like it could be a short movie.

  12. September 30, 2012 at 9:06 am, Marissa said:

    Wow! What great pictures and to top it off, a great proposal! These pictures are amazing and capture the proposal well. This is probably the BEST photo shoot you have done! This is my favorite!

  13. October 01, 2012 at 1:57 pm, Madeline said:

    how amazing!!! thats adorable.

  14. October 10, 2012 at 7:20 pm, danielle said:

    very cool!!

  15. October 20, 2012 at 9:16 am, Lexi said:

    Had to take another look after meeting Taylor the other night…yep, they’re as amazing as I remembered! 🙂 So exciting, congratulations and fab job as always Limelife!