Jordan & John | Battery Spencer Surprise Proposal Photography
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Jordan & John | Battery Spencer Surprise Proposal Photography

What an absolutely beautiful day for a proposal at the Golden Gate Bridge. Congratulations to Jordan and John on their Valentine’s Day engagement! Anna Wu is a wedding and portrait photographer based in San Francisco. She has become quite adept at hiding in unexpected spots during surprise proposals. Contact her to inquire about your own proposal…

Jenny & Thomas | The French Laundry | Surprise Proposal Photography
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Jenny & Thomas | The French Laundry | Surprise Proposal Photography

I absolutely adore photographing surprise proposals. And what better place for a proposal than in front of the iconic blue door at The French Laundry in Yountville, California? I was excited to work with Thomas on this surprise for his girlfriend Jenny. I’ll let them tell the story from here! From Thomas: Jenny and I are both…

Tina & Michael | Marin Headlands Surprise Proposal Photography
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Tina & Michael | Marin Headlands Surprise Proposal Photography

A huge congratulations to Tina and Michael on their engagement! Michael proposed in the Marin Headlands where they had their first hike together, and I was honored to be on hand to capture the occasion. I love hearing the story from my couples themselves, so I’ll let them take it away! From Michael: I knew…

Molly & Oliver | Golden Gate Bridge Surprise Proposal Photography
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Molly & Oliver | Golden Gate Bridge Surprise Proposal Photography

Surprise proposals are one of my absolute favorite things to photograph. The excitement! The thoughtful planning! I loved working with Oliver to help him capture his surprise for Molly. I’ll let them tell the story below. From Oliver: Molly and I met online (this was really my first time ever trying this). After a wonderful…

Tiffany & Greg | Sonoma Surprise Proposal Photography
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Tiffany & Greg | Sonoma Surprise Proposal Photography

I always love photographing surprise proposals, but this one was an especially fun treat, as the proposal was for my good friend Tiffany. She has long known that she wanted to marry Greg, and she has long said that she would want me there to photograph the proposal. Tiffany and I both travel a lot, so we actually share…

Luciana & Scott | Marin Surprise Proposal Photography
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Luciana & Scott | Marin Surprise Proposal Photography

I absolutely love photographing surprise proposals! This one was so simple and sweet, filled with last-minute improvisation from our Florida couple and the most gratifying expressions of surprise and excitement from Luciana. I’ll let her tell the full story below! From Luciana: “Scott and I met one year ago in Miami. I had been running around…

Vanessa & Derrick | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography
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Vanessa & Derrick | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography

Have I mentioned how much I love photographing surprise proposals? This one was such a treat. Derrick lives in the Philippines while his girlfriend Vanessa lives here in California, so he planned the proposal from afar, including meeting me over videochat to discuss the details. Both their families were there as part of Derrick’s visit…

Bethany & Bryan | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography
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Bethany & Bryan | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography

I absolutely loved this surprise proposal! It was such a rainy day that Bryan wasn’t sure he would be able to propose outside by the Golden Gate Bridge as he hoped. We planned a rain contingency and a contingency for that contingency. But when the time came, the rain held off and we had a…

Lindsay & Eric | The French Laundry | Surprise Proposal Photography
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Lindsay & Eric | The French Laundry | Surprise Proposal Photography

I absolutely love photographing proposals. I love being in on the secret and helping with the planning. But most of all, I love capturing the emotions of the moment when it all comes together. When Eric contacted me about proposing to his girlfriend at The French Laundry, I jumped at the chance to help capture it….