[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]What a beautiful story to tell. I met David when he was part of the bridal party at Kirsti and Cameron’s wedding. David contacted me with this great idea, he was going to fly down to Cape Town with his girlfriend Nicole under the pretence of it just being a nice break. But behind the scenes David had an entire plan already worked out.
They were going to stay at the absolutely stunning Tintswalo Atlantic, where while Nicole would be under the impression that it is purely a getaway weekend David was planning to propose to her.
David had the awesome idea of capturing the whole proposal in photographs, I could not be more excited and jumped at the opportunity. Enter the stealth mode photographer which sounds easier to pull off than it is in reality. As while Tinswalo Atlantic is a breathtakingly beautiful venue and the perfect place to propose, it is really difficult for a photographer to stay hidden and unseen while capturing the vital moments of the proposal.
So long story short, after planning with David I arrive at Tintswalo Atlantic on a perfect winter afternoon in Cape Town. I am pumped and super excited as I know that Nicole has no idea of what is about to unfold. The amazing management team takes me through covertly as to not get noticed by the couple to the staging area agreed upon. Only for us to realise that the room I would be capturing the engagement from is a little bit too far away.
So plan B gets the go-ahead with so MacGyver work we modify some lattice dividers so I can get much closer to the area where David was going to propose, while still remaining unseen.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_height_percent=”50″ override_padding=”yes” h_padding=”2″ top_padding=”0″ bottom_padding=”0″ back_color=”color-wayh” back_image=”49308″ back_position=”center top” parallax=”yes” overlay_color=”color-wayh” overlay_alpha=”40″ gutter_size=”3″ shift_y=”0″ row_height_use_pixel=””][vc_column column_width_percent=”100″ position_vertical=”middle” align_horizontal=”align_center” override_padding=”yes” column_padding=”2″ style=”dark” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ medium_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ zoom_width=”0″ zoom_height=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic=”h6″ text_size=”h1″ text_height=”fontheight-357766″ text_font=”font-850707″ text_weight=”300″ sub_lead=”yes” sub_reduced=”yes” text_uppercase=”” subheading=”Stephanie Perkins”]”For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It’s a person. And we are finally home.”[/vc_custom_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Everything was set, the weather was perfect and the light was absolutely beautiful. Then they appeared on the beach and went and sat down on the hammock as planned. As for the proposal that followed, everything went perfectly with high emotions as could be expected.
After giving them some time alone to let the full extent of what just happened sink in and register, we finished it all off with a couple shoot on the beach right in front of Tintswalo Atlantic.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]