10 Photo Ideas to Celebrate Your Surprise Proposal

engagement ring photo on a hand after a surprise proposal

10 Photo Ideas to Celebrate Your Surprise Proposal

Congratulations, you’re engaged! This is one of the most special and exciting times in your life. You’ll want to remember it forever, so why not take some photos to commemorate the occasion?

Here are 10 photo ideas to celebrate your proposal:

1. The Moment Your Partner Gets Down on One Knee

This is the most iconic proposal photo, and for good reason. It captures the moment when your partner asked for your hand in marriage; it’s a memory you’ll cherish forever.

2. The Hands Only Ring Shot

engagement ring photo on a hand after a surprise proposal

Your engagement ring is a beautiful and symbolic piece of jewelry, so it deserves its own photo. Get a close-up shot of the ring, showing off its sparkle and detail.

3. The Happy Couple

Kyle’s Surprise Proposal to Molly on Goat Island

This is a classic photo that shows off your happiness and excitement about getting engaged.

The Scenic Backdrop

surprise proposal at the castle hill inn light house

If you proposed in a beautiful location, make sure to capture the scenery in your photos. This will add a touch of romance and add to the specialness of the moment.

5. The Candid Shot

Candid shots are a great way to capture the natural and spontaneous moments of your proposal. Don’t worry about posing or looking perfect – just let the photographer capture the real you.

6. The Yes Shot

his is a must-have photo that captures the moment you said “yes” to your partner.

8. The Proposal Story

If you have a unique or interesting proposal story, consider writing it down or recording it on video. This is a great way to share your story with your loved ones and preserve it for years to come.

9. Couple and the Ring

85 engagement ring photos - Abby and Tristan's Engagement at the Castle Hill Lighthouse

10. The Walking Away Shot

Chris’ proposal to Caroline at the Goat Island Lighthouse

This is a versatile and timeless image that can be used to capture the love and happiness of any couple.

Latest Proposal Photoshoots

If you would like to learn more about surprise proposal photoshoots, pop-over to the Proposal/Engagement web page for details on pricing and lots of information for planning the perfect surprise proposal.


After photographing many, many, surprise proposals…

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