I’ve done my share of engagement shoots and weddings at this point, but never before have I been asked to photograph an actual marriage proposal. As luck would have it, my friend and medical school professor Sanjay decided to propose to his longtime girlfriend Kelli this past weekend. He convinced her that they would be going out to the Presidio for a relaxing walk, some photos with the dog and a nap out on the grass. A few covert text messages later, I started reading a book with my camera out a safe distance away from the designated area and settled in to wait, grabbing a few long distance telephoto moments of the big event.
Perhaps a bit more set up than my usual shots…but the ring photo for Facebook and an email to Mom and Dad seems like sort of a modern necessity these days.