Big Sur Proposal Photography | Josh + Avery

A privilege of being wedding & engagement photographers in Monterey County is photographing surprise proposals at amazing locations such as Big Sur, Carmel and Monterey! Now this Big Sur proposal photography session was a fun one! We started photographing in Big Sur at Bixby bridge and then headed off for a surprise picnic in Carmel along the beach.

Cliff Side Porposal

Josh & Avery’s life changed that day along the Monterey Bay coast! We met Josh through a friend of ours and when the time came for him to take the next step in his relationship; we were so excited to photograph their surprise proposal! Josh, with his parents and her family planned a day to see Bixby bridge. Of course, while they were there, they wanted to photograph a few photos together because honestly how often are you able to get everyone together!? She had no clue Josh was going to be proposing in Big Sur.

Proposal in Big Sur at Bixby Bridge


Surprise Proposal at Bixby Bridge in Big Sur
Engagement Session at Bixby Bridge in Big Sur

Following their Big Sur proposal photography session was another surprise! A picnic along the Carmel beach. What proposal isn’t complete without a bottle of sparkling champagne to celebrate this new chapter in their love story! We had so much fun photographing the popping of the bottle as well as great shots for them to share the big news with all their friends and family! You might be like us in that we couldn’t wait to share the news and of course everyone wants to see pictures of the moment he dropped down on one knee and shared his heart with you!

Rose Gold Engagement Ring
Couple walking along Carmel rocky cliff, picnic

Big Sur Proposal Photography          

Are you looking to visit Big Sur or are a local yet want to venture this beautiful area? You totally should! 

Vintage Flowers at the Monterey Bay Coast
Engaged Couple Picnic, Celebrating on Carmel Beach
Engagement Session in Big Sur
Engaged couple raise a glass on Carmel Beach
Vintage Floral Arrangement

Can we take a moment and appreciate this gorgeous floral arrangement by Marysu with Cassia Foret!

Family Session in Big Sur
Portrait Session in Big Sur
Romantic Beach Picnic along the Monterey Bay Coast

Want to book your Big Sur Proposal Photography or Elsewhere?

Yes, friend, we do travel! A bonus of being destination photographers is that we travel all over, capturing your milestone moments of your love story around the world!

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Check out a few more of our sessions on the blog:

Big Sur Engagement

Oregon Wedding

Chicago Wedding

“Tee and Rebecca are great! They were professional and friendly during our proposal shoot, and the photos turned out great. We would definitely go to them again.” 

– Avery

Spoiler alert, we are also photographing their wedding! Stay tuned! Until there, check out this video his sweet mom recorded and was posted on twitter  & facebook

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  1. I love proposal sessions! What an amazing location for one! Love that the family was there at the end. So special!

  2. Nataly says:

    This is beautiful! Loved this proposal!

  3. Lena says:

    What a beautiful story and gallery!

  4. Holly says:

    This is a gorgeous blog post! what a beautiful proposal.

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