Yeah, you read that right….Las Vegas. I’m bursting to tell you all about the wedding of Toni-Anne & Kevin and our Las Vegas adventure however, I will save that bad boy for their wedding post. For now, just enjoy this super fun pre-wed / engagement-style shoot we did in Nelson’s Ghost Town.

Two days before they tied the knot, we arrived at Nelson’s Ghost Town which was located at Eldorado Canyon in the middle of the Nevada desert. It’s hard to explain just how cool this place was. It’s kind of like a graveyard for old American vehicles. 100’s of Massive cars, three-story school buses, bikes, trucks, crashed aeroplanes and more were scattered around. All in various states of decay, but also all available to sit in and marvel at. There were barns and houses filled with old signs and memorabilia and even mine shafts. We explored as much as we could whilst taking pictures, but when I return to Vegas, I shall 100% be back there for an official tour.

The owner of Nelson’s Ghost Town greeted us with a smile and warned us of the dangers we could face. He showed us a book full of pictures of photographers who had fallen into the millions of cacti that were around and also of the rattlesnakes we might find…You don’t get this back in an English wood 🙂

In the first half of the session, we took some beautiful family photos of Kevin, Toni-Anne and their amazing daughter Immy. We kept it fun and light and did as much exploring as possible. In the second hour, Immy had a chill in her pushchair, Kevin & Toni changed outfits and we did more of a couples shoot. Damn, these two know how to work the camera 🙂

Las Vegas, Nelson’s Ghost Town Engagement Photoshoot

Nelson’s Ghost Town Engagement Photoshoot

If you’re looking for a photographer for an engagement photoshoot at Nelson’s Ghost Town, how about flying me out from the UK ha ha. In all seriousness, destination weddings are something I offer and would love to talk with you about your amazing day. Drop me a message and let’s chat.


  1. Hey Jonathan, what a absolutely fantastic shoot, I’ve visited here a couple of times now. we love to visit when we go to Vegas. I’m so jealous , always wanted to do a shoot here. WOW is all I can say, these shots are amazing and looks like you had the perfect couple for this location. Can’t wait to see the wedding post.

  2. Really beautiful work! You should be super proud of these. You really made the most of the location!

  3. Duuuuude! These are so SO good! So happy you’re or wedding photographer 🙂 x

  4. Love this. I’ve never been but this really makes me want to go to Vegas sometime.

  5. What a fantastic set and what a location!!! Really makes me want to go 🙂 Great stuff!

  6. A photographers playground with all that choice is backgrounds. You certainly worked it well and had a great couple. Top stuff!

  7. Awesome shoot and such an amazing location – did you have to pay to shoot there? – I would LOVE to shoot in Vegas, you really captured it here xx

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