How to have a blistering proposal photoshoot

Once you’ve decided to you’re ready to propose, it’s inevitable that you’ll be excited and anxious. After all, it’s a moment that you both will remember (and repeat the story of) for the rest of your lives. No matter how busy or big or chaotic a wedding maybe or feel, every big day is guaranteed to be filled with romance.

Photo: Khejarla Fort.

Keep your proposal simple

You don’t need a flash mob or billboard to get memorable proposal photos. “There’s been a real turn back to basics these days, which I actually prefer. Most of the guys I work with just want a raw simple beautiful moment in a beautiful location and have the proposal be about them and not a whole over-the-top thing. The beauty of the proposal is it’s totally about them, their love for each other and their commitment, not about friends and family,” says Ayush Parakh.

Photo: Ayush Parakh.

Go solo

Celebrating your engagement with friends and family is a must, but you may want to hold off including them until a few minutes afterward. We think it’s really nice to keep that moment intimate between the two of you. When the proposal shoot with a big group of family and friends, the group gets excited and jumps into the photo. They don’t realize they’ve messed up the photo you’ve planned for weeks or months. Instead, surprise her after the proposal. Sometimes you can do a double surprise with the proposal first and then reveal that your friends and family are there.

Photo: Ayush Parakh.

Make it romantic

It may seem obvious, but this is one tradition you really don’t want to skip out on if you’re having your proposal professionally photographed. Some guys these days don’t get down on their knee. It also makes great photos because if you’re standing you can’t tell you’re proposing! Our advice is to stay on your knee as long as possible. A proposal doesn’t happen every day and it’s classic and romantic to propose on your knee.

Photo: Xpose Makeup.

Think creative

With a bit of creativity, you can get amazing photos without having to hide your photographer in a nearby bush. “A lot of time’s I’ve done proposals where I’ve pretended it’s a regular photo shoot. The guy tells his girlfriend that he’s booked a photographer and we’ll spend a couple of hours together sometimes, and she doesn’t realize we’re scheming right in front of her! Other times I’m in plain site, but I just look like a tourist with a big camera,” says Ayush Parakh.

Photo: Khejarla Fort.


While selecting a venue to keep in mind how to select the places that will look good in pictures and the ambiance too. The venue is an essential part because if your partner didn’t like the place then she’ll feel uncomfortable. Check out Khejarla Fort that will give nice pictures. It’s amazing how a great wedding venue can set the whole tone for the event, and unique venues always help with planning the wedding. You could host your private wedding at the beach, in a beautiful garden, a luxury hotel or resort. A place that has personal significance to you is a great idea. You need a venue that gives you all the amenities and accommodations.

Photo: Khejarla Fort.


Women want to wear something that is comfortable and graceful all at the same time. You also have to think about the hot climate. Wear weather-friendly dress with light fabrics and soft colors. As for the design of your outfit, cling to making it simple and elegant with some gold work for a magnificent look. A proposal dress should make you look stand out from the rest and Zari can do that for you.

Photo: Zari.


Make sure that your make-up is natural, focus on your lips and eyes with shades of eye shadow and lipstick. And here comes the top tip, keep wet wipes and a translucent powder with you at all times, it will be a lot easier to touch up your make-up. Makeup will make you look a class apart from others and Expose can make you look super gorgeous.

Photo: Zari.

Don’t feel awkward about asking loved ones for help. It can also be a lot of fun for everyone to get together and plan the celebration. These tips would surely have made blistering proposal photo shoot easier. So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and plan for your shoot today.

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