One of Rich and Emily's first dates was to the Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach, California, and so it was only fitting that five years later, he would propose to her there. Emily was at the festival with her friends when Rich came out of his hiding spot and got down on one knee. "Everyone stopped to watch as he pulled out a hand carved box made out of cedar wood disclosing the engagement ring of Em's dreams," said photographer Kendal Riley of Ostara Photography. "They laughed, and kissed and everyone cheered."
Immediately after the proposal, Rich and Emily headed down to the beach with their photographer for an impromptu engagement shoot. They finished celebrating the night with their closest family and friends at a local rooftop bar.
Sweet Proposal and Engagement Shoot in Laguna Beach by Ostara Photography