October 23, 2017

Russell & Sara | A Charleston Waterfront Proposal


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It all started with an email back in the beginning of September. Russell had been planning on proposing to his girlfriend Sara for quite some time now, and after his original plan to propose over labor day was thwarted by a girls trip to Chicago, he came up with a new plan. A trip to Charleston and to propose in one of the best spots in Downtown, the Pineapple Fountain!

Proposals are one of my favorite things to shoot, they give me butterflies in my stomach and it just an amazing moment for this romantic’s heart to witness.  The park was full of photographers, and lucky me I had the perfect guise of taking photos of Amelia (my daughter) as I spotted Sara and Russell walking towards the fountain. The fountain was a hot spot for tourist visiting, and I had seen dozens of people crowding around taking selfies. Suddenly the crowds cleared and Russell got down on one knee. It was perfect!


After a good couple minutes of hugging, and chatting about how Russell pulled it off, we had a surprise engagement session around of the best areas of Charleston!

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