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Do you have an exciting new chapter in your lives coming up? Ready to share your passion project with the world? I am lifestyle & wedding photographer who digs nature, hiking, organic living, and am a sucker for modern bohemian style. I’d love to help you share your life’s passion with the world in photographs. I’m based in Florida, moving to Seattle in 2019, and travel often. Ready to get this adventure started?

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Orlando!

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Orlando!


10 Most Scenic Places to Propose in Orlando!

If you're wondering where to propose in Orlando, here are 10 of the most scenic, garden & forest locations around Central Florida where you can pop the question in style. If you want to make sure she has a romantic, surprising experience- planning a great location, picking the timing and logistics are key!

  1. Harry P. Leu Gardens, Winter Park, Florida

  2. Kraft Azalea Gardens, Winter Park, Florida

  3. Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, Florida

  4. Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida

  5. Lake Eola Park, downtown Orlando, Florida

  6. Lori Wilson Park, Cocoa Beach, Florida

  7. Rollins College Campus, Winter Park, Florida

  8. Park Ave Rose Garden, Winter Park, Florida

  9. Lake Monroe Riverwalk, Sanford, Florida

  10. Church Street Station, Downtown Orlando

Kraft Azalea Gardens

Winter Park, Florida

Your own Backyard

Wherever you live in Central Florida!

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Lori Wilson Park

Cocoa Beach, Florida

Forests & Fields

Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida

Park Ave Rose Garden

Downtown Winter Park, Florrida

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Rollins College Campus

Winter Park, Florida

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Florida State Park Springs

Wekiwa Springs State Park, Florida

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Harry P. Leu Gardens

Winter Park, Florida

Bok Tower Gardens

Lake Wales, Florida

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South 16th Street

Cocoa Beach, FL

Church Street Station

Downtown Orlando, Florida

Lake Eola Park


Downtown Orlando, Florida


One of the best ways you can surprise her is making sure to hire an incognito photographer who will capture the moment from afar. For the majority of us ladies out there, having beautiful quality photos of the special moments in our lives is very important!

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When hiring a surprise proposal photographer in Central Florida, you'll want to collaborate with them on picking an ideal place to propose that will not only delight the love of your life, but also have a great atmosphere for capturing this defining moment in your lives. Timing can be difficult when it comes to surprises, so I suggest hiring the photographer to be in the area ready to go within a 30 minute time window. 


If you're planning to propose outdoors, did you know there is actually a best time of day to propose in? Once you've chosen your proposal day, think about the season of year it is, and look up what time the sun sets. If you're proposing in the warmer months, mornings and evenings are ideal to avoid the intense heat of the midday sun, and the unflattering light it creates. A couple of hours before Sunset is such a romantic time, which is why we photographers call it 'golden hour'. Be sure to consult your photographer for an ideal time to propose to make the most of natural light!


This is the tricky part- because you'll want to be dressed nicely for the moment, but if you are going to a trail or gardens you'll also want to wear something natural. Most women would also want a heads up to be wearing something nice, so this is where you'll have to get creative! 


Have champagne on hand, give her a bouquet of flowers, or put together a picnic lunch to enjoy together to celebrate the moment. If you really want to give her an amazing surprise, hire an event planner to put together a romantic little candelit setup for you two on the beach, or a garden, or string up some lights above a blanket in the forest. 


Choose the day you propose carefully, since this will be your engagement anniversary in the years to come. Is there a day that's meaningful to you both? The day you first met, or had your first kiss? Some people choose to propose on holidays, but keep in mind the personality of your future fiancé before you propose in front of all your family members. Some people enjoy being in the spotlight and sharing that moment, however it's also very romantic to create an intimate moment with just the two of you before you tell the whole world.

In light + love,

Christine + Anthony // Wekiva Springs State Park Sunset Engagement Adventure

Christine + Anthony // Wekiva Springs State Park Sunset Engagement Adventure

Joe + Katie // Pink & Grey Fairytale Indian River Wedding

Joe + Katie // Pink & Grey Fairytale Indian River Wedding