January 11th, 2011 by Beth Baynum
This holiday season, we had the privilege of photographing two marriage proposals, both different in style and circumstance but similar in romanticism.Â Men, take note!Â Here are two ways to really bowl over your intended.
The men behind these proposals spent hours (and considerable expense) carefully planning their engagement occasion to awe and amaze their beloveds.Â Both women were successfully bowled over and both said yes!Â Both marriage proposals were planned as part of a New Year holiday trip to New York City each couple had planned.Â In both cases, we worked long distance to execute exactly the engagement scenario that each man wanted to create.
One proposal was done outdoors in Central Park.Â â€śRonâ€™sâ€ť fiancĂ©-to-be didnâ€™t even know our photographer was there, because Ron wanted to present the photo as a surprise gift afterwards.Â Our photographer found the couple at a pre-determined spot in the park, positioned herself well away from them and had an assistant with her to act as decoy.
We got some beautiful photos, made all the better in their naturalness and spontaneity because the photographerâ€™s presence wasnâ€™t felt.Â The coupleâ€™s joy and happiness is palpable in their photos!Â After the proposal, our photographer rush-processed the shots, chose one to print, and had the framed photo delivered to the coupleâ€™s hotel by the next day. Read the rest of this entry »