I’m seriously still so in love with our Abu Dhabi engagement photos.

Daniel and I taught in the UAE for two years. It was a major changing point in our lives because it was the first time we lived together after three years of long distance, and it allowed us to pay off our collective 58k in student loans.

While we were there, our friend Ille offered to take desert engagement photos for us because one night at the infamous UAE brunches we got to talking about how I had a dream of Abu Dhabi engagement photos and she was dying to try out a desert shoot… it was fate.

The result was these absolutely stunning photos taken during sunset in the vast Empty Quarter of the UAE, the largest desert in the world. The sunset, the camels, and the romantic atmosphere are pretty much guaranteed to get you daydreaming about planning your own Middle Eastern adventure!

Honestly, these desert engagement photos really just never fail to make me smile, so I just hope you enjoy them as much as Daniel and I do!

couple dancing in the Abu Dhabi desert

couple with a camel in Abu Dhabi

desert engagement photo at sunset

walking down sand dunes in a desert

Abu Dhabi engagement photo in the desert

couple with a group of camels in the UAE

girl smiling in the desert

couple embracing in a desert engagement photo

couple embracing in a desert engagement photo

baby camel

couple embracing among sand dunes

Abu Dhabi engagement photos with camels

couple dancing at sunset in the desert

Don’t you wish that everyday life could be this magical and romantic all the time?

That’s part of why I love travel photography so much because when it’s done so well like these are it captures the daydream, the adventure, the feeling of anticipation that is so unique to exploring somewhere new… even just writing this is making me want to take a trip back there soon!

Thanks for stopping by 🙂 If you want to know more about me and Daniel you can read our story here or check out our Dayton wedding album!

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