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Michelle & Connor’s Proposal at The Sekrit Theater

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Ahhhh I loved this couple and their fun proposal. Connor was in Austin for a week long work trip during his birthday, and Michelle wanted help him celebrate, so she flew to Austin to be with him. She had NO idea that he had a surprise waiting for her in Austin! He told her they […]

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Kaitlyn & Thomas’ Boardwalk Proposal + Eberly Brunch Party

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“We’re engaged!! We’re super engaged!” Kaitlyn yelled this into the air and to everyone walking by on the boardwalk. She as so incredibly happy and overwhelmed, and I could tell she was having an out of body experience, soaking in every bit of that important moment. Thomas planned a sweet and private proposal on the […]

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Downtown Austin Boardwalk Proposal | Shivani & Chinmaya

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On the first night they met, he told her he would marry her in 5 years. But Chinmaya couldn’t wait that long. 2 1/2 years after they met in Austin at their mutual friends’ dance competition, Chinmaya got down on one knee to ask Shivani to be his wife. And wow…he pulled off an incredible […]

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Sunny Mount Bonnell Summer Proposal | Persia & Kevin

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I  love that my calendar this summer (actually, this entire year) has been filled with proposals. Kevin contacted me a few weeks ago to tell me about his plan to propose to his girlfriend Persia, and I was all in. Kevin & Persia were checking out the stunning views at Mount Bonnell 5 1/2 years […]

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Best Places to Propose in Austin, Texas

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I’ve planned and photographed A LOT of proposals in Austin. It’s kinda my thing. So I created a list of my favorite proposal locations in and around Austin to help the guys I’m working with and anyone else who finds this post! Are you looking for a quirky downtown location? Or a private, romantic spot […]

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Cody & Emily’s Lake Travis Boat Dock Proposal

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A proposal on a boat dock followed by a surprise party + sunset cruise? Ummm YES. Cody, you nailed it. Cody told his girlfriend Emily that they were meeting his family on Lake Travis to cruise around on a family friend’s boat. But she had no idea that there was more planned. As they walked […]

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Travis’ Proposal to Mackenzie at Austin Bumble HQ

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Travis set up with the most unique and personalized proposal for this girlfriend Mackenzie this weekend! They met on the Bumble dating app almost two years ago, and since Bumble’s headquarters are here in Austin, he thought the colorful, bright yellow wall outside their building would be the perfect place to propose. Her favorite color […]

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Nikita & Parth’s Austin Overlook Proposal

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Wow. Parth pulled off an incredible proposal! Here’s how it went down… Nikita and her family, who all live in Houston, came to Austin for a weekend trip. They decided to check out Mount Bonnell one afternoon, and as they were walking along the trail, something unexpected happened. Nikita was SHOCKED to see her boyfriend […]

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6 Reasons to Hire a Proposal Photographer + 2 Questions Answered

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  1. The Memories OF COURSE this needs to be #1 on the list. It’s extremely possible that you’ll black out while you’re proposing, and so will she! Even if you have a long speech prepared, afterward you might not remember how it all went down. It’s amazing (and a little funny) how many people […]

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Gabriela & Mike’s Proposal at Mattie’s

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Yes! Another incredible proposal is hitting the blog today. I love getting to photograph sweet couples like Mike & Gabriela in some of the most amazing moments of their lives. Mike proposed to Gabriela this weekend at Mattie’s, a historic Austin farmhouse/mansion turned restaurant and event venue. This place is gorgeous, and I’m already looking […]

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