Wendy and Dana's surprise proposal in Rome was a breathtaking and memorable event, filled with love, joy, and excitement. As their photographer, I had the honor of capturing their most pivotal moment in their romantic life.
Months before their trip to Rome, Dana had reached out to me with a special request. She wanted to propose to Wendy during their holiday, and she wanted me to be there to document the entire experience. It was a same-sex marriage proposal, and Dana wanted everything to be perfect.
On the day of the proposal, we arranged to meet in Spagna Square, a bustling and vibrant area in Rome. Wendy was under the impression that Dana had booked a photographer to celebrate her birthday, little did she know what was about to unfold.
As planned, Dana and I met in Spagna Square, both filled with excitement and anticipation. We quickly made our way to the stunning Pincio Gardens, where we hoped to capture the proposal against the backdrop of the breathtaking Terrazza Belvedere.
To ensure that every moment was captured, I had arranged for a trusted videographer colleague of mine to be waiting at the Terrazza Belvedere. Dana wanted a video of her marriage proposal to Wendy, an everlasting memory of that special day.
The weather in Rome that day couldn't have been more perfect. The sun shone brightly, casting a warm glow over the gardens as we arrived at the Terrazza Belvedere. With the picturesque views of Rome's skyline in the background, Dana gathered all her courage and poured her heart out to Wendy.
The proposal was absolutely stunning, filled with genuine emotions, tears of joy, and beautiful laughter. As Dana got down on one knee and asked Wendy to marry her, the world seemed to hold its breath in anticipation. And Wendy, overcome with happiness, said yes without hesitation.
With the ring on Wendy's finger and love radiating between them, the newly engaged couple embraced, and I captured every precious moment through my lens. Their smiles, their emotions, and their love for one another became immortalized in a series of photographs that would serve as a testament to their beautiful journey.
After the proposal, we took a leisurely stroll through the enchanting Pincio Gardens, capturing more candid shots of Wendy and Dana together. As we walked hand in hand, they couldn't contain their excitement, and their love illuminated every corner of the gardens.
To conclude this extraordinary day, we returned to the Spanish Steps. In the fullness of the blue hour, I captured their final moments of the surprise proposal. Wendy and Dana embraced once more, sharing a passionate kiss that symbolized the beginning of their journey as an engaged couple.
As a witness to their love and the joy that surrounded their special moment, I couldn't help but feel a sense of fulfillment. Wendy and Dana's same-sex surprise proposal in Rome was not only a celebration of their love but also a testament to the long-overdue progress we have made in embracing diversity and inclusivity.
It was an honor to be part of their journey, capturing their love in the eternal city of Rome. Their story will continue to inspire others and remind us all of the power of love and the beauty of equality.
There are not enough words to describe how amazing Luca is! He made everything about my proposal seamless. We had been planning it for several months. He eased my anxiety, answered all of my questions and reassured me that everything would be just right. It was! He is so talented, genuine, and he listens! He will make sure that you have the most memorable experience. He can truly capture such an intimate moment and make it last forever. The photos were stunning! Thank you for everything, Luca!