Jake got in touch with us to discuss his marriage proposal plans to his girlfriend Kelly and how he wanted photos discreetly capturing this special moment. There was lots of plotting and planning between Jake and Jonathon on the run-up to the day, and how best to discreetly capture Jake’s marriage proposal in Edinburgh. With our expert knowledge of the local area, we were able to help Jake and advise him on a selection of the best locations to propose in Edinburgh.
Jake picked the fabulous location of Calton Hill. A great spot for his marriage proposal. This central landmark offers breathtaking panoramic views over Edinburgh. While located just a short walk from Princes Street, you feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Calton Hill offers plenty of opportunities to capture wow factor photos of this important occasion.
We ran through different scenarios with Jake, using Google Maps to illustrate to Jake where the best position would be for him to propose to Kelly. Jake sent a recent selfie of himself and Kelly so that we knew who to look out for on the top-secret mission.
With perfect planning and a photographer in place, the moment arrived. Jake went down on one knee and asked Kelly to marry him.
Discreetly taking photos at first, this was such a wonderful moment to capture. Emotions ran high; Kelly’s reaction was one of complete surprise and shock. Did she say yes to Jake’s romantic marriage proposal? Kelly’s response was a resounding yes! Jonathon moved in closer to catch all the love, emotion and their beaming smiles of happiness.
After the marriage proposal, we photographed Jake and his fiance Kelly using Edinburgh Castle and Arthur’s Seat as the spectacular backdrop.
Congratulations to Jake and Kelly and well done to Jake for pulling off one of the smoothest marriage proposals we’ve ever seen!
Here are some of our favourite photos from Jake’s marriage proposal in Edinburgh.