Andrew & Shelbie’s Sutro Baths Sunset Surprise Proposal

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August 2, 2019

If I had to shoot at only one place and time of day for the rest of my life, I’d choose the Sutro Baths sunset in a heartbeat. The light there is absolutely incredible, especially as we head into the fall season, and it’s actually quite different from day to day. But even after shooting here a hundred times before, I was still really nervous when Andrew wanted this spot for his proposal [ read more … ]

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Nils & Diane’s San Francisco Rooftop Proposal

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July 17, 2019

A special San Francisco rooftop proposal for an extra-special couple! Nils reserved the garden area of the Fairmont Hotel to share a private moment together with Diane, and he had it set up perfectly: a table in front of the fountain prepared with champagne, some light bites, and a beautiful vase of flowers, all in a peaceful setting with just the calming sound of the fountain behind them. [ read more … ]

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Frank & Rona’s Andy Goldworthy’s Wood Line Surprise Proposal

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June 28, 2019

When Frank and I first chatted about his proposal plans, he mentioned wanting to do it somewhere quiet, preferably somewhere wooded since he knew his girlfriend of seven years, Rona, would appreciate it. After thinking through some options, he decided Andy Goldworthy’s Wood Line would be perfect for his surprise proposal.

When the time came, the two of them walked past us, and Frank paused to start asking the big question. Now, I like to stay far away during proposals, so I only heard a little bit of what they said — but next thing I knew, Rona had turned and ran 15 feet away from Frank and asked while pointing into his pocket, “WHAT IS THAT??” [ read more … ]

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AJ & Sabrina’s Sunset Proposal at Battery Spencer

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June 27, 2019

AJ & Sabrina’s sunset proposal at Battery Spencer was (of course) an incredible moment for them, and also a very exciting time for us as well. AJ had been discussing his plans with me for weeks, and I just loved how excited he was — he’d text me every couple of days, and I could see and hear his anticipation bubbling through, even though of course we had never even met. [ read more … ]

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Aldo & Kim’s Golden Gate Bridge Overlook Proposal

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June 19, 2019

Aldo & Kim had talked about marriage and even started planning bits of their wedding together… but he needed to propose for real of course. While on a trip to our beautiful city of San Francisco, the two of them took a short trip up to the Golden Gate Bridge overlook at Battery Spencer just before dinnertime, and Kim got her perfect proposal from her now-official fiancé. [ read more … ]

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