blog

RECENT POSTS

welcome
to the blog

welcome
to the         

Downtown Austin Boardwalk Proposal | Shivani & Chinmaya

Filed in : Proposal

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 […]

OPEN

Sunny Mount Bonnell Summer Proposal | Persia & Kevin

Filed in : Proposal

IĀ  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 […]

OPEN

Best Places to Propose in Austin, Texas

Filed in : Proposal

I’ve planned and photographed A LOT of proposals in Austin (over 60 šŸ¤Æ). It’s kinda my thing. So I created a list of my favorite proposal locations in and around AustinĀ 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, […]

OPEN

Cody & Emily’s Lake Travis Boat Dock Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

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 […]

OPEN

Travis’ Proposal to Mackenzie at Austin Bumble HQ

Filed in : Proposal

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 […]

OPEN

Nikita & Parth’s Austin Overlook Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

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 […]

OPEN

6 Reasons to Hire a Proposal Photographer + 2 Questions Answered

Filed in : For Brides, Proposal

  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 […]

OPEN

Gabriela & Mike’s Proposal at Mattie’s

Filed in : Proposal

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 […]

OPEN

Josie & Rudy’s Mount Bonnell Proposal + Surprise Party

Filed in : Proposal

What a reaction! Josie couldn’t contain her happiness and SURPRISE when Rudy asked her to marry him this weekend! Here’s the story… They live in San Antonio, and Rudy asked if she’d be interested in going to Austin for the day with their friends Jackie & Cesar. Good thing she said “yes”, because he already […]

OPEN

Kirsten & Matthew’s Mount Bonnell Proposal

Filed in : Proposal

Matt’s proposal to Kirsten was simple, sweet, personalized, and in a beautiful setting. I’d say that’s the recipe for a perfect proposal! They live in Virginia, but are thinking about moving to Texas soon, so they planned a short trip in San Antonio and Austin to check it out. Matt had heard about Mount Bonnell, […]

OPEN

I'm lAUREN GARRISON

hey there!

My goal is to capture your wedding and portraits creatively and honestly. I believe the most important factor in choosing a photographer is choosing someone who will not only allow you to be yourself, but who will make it easy to let your personality show through in your photos.

read more > 

weddings

senior photos

learn more > 

learn more > 

proposal

learn more > 

Tell me about

I'm looking for

I'm planning a

COPYRIGHT Lauren Garrison Photography LLC 2020

|

austin, Texas + ready to travel anywhere