Lyle and Deanna's Surprise Proposal at Uva Mira Estate - Stellenbosch.

I was terribly excited to be asked to capture this special moment in the lives of Lyle and Deanna at the exquisite estate of Uva Mira as I had just gotten engaged myself.

Sonya (Uva Mira's manager), Lyle and myself plotted a cunning plan for capturing the "moment". I was going to pretend to shoot website assests for the estate whilst Sonya chatted away to the couple and their friends who also had no idea what was about to happen. After some wine tasting and a tour I asked Deanna to sit for me for some photos explaining that she was going to be famous on the new website of Uva Mira Estate. With a beautiful smile she happily sat where I asked her to and as I moved away into the background Lyle dropped to his knee and presented Deanna with a spectacular ring!  The photos speak for themselves and the rest is history. We did a quick 15 min couple shoot after the proposal before I left the very happy and elated couple to themselves. Wishing Lyle and Deanna all the very best and I hear wedding plans are on track and the big day is set!

Please enjoy their song " Dream Lover" by Bobby Darin

*please note, the images are shown at 80% quality to facilitate faster website upload speeds. 

Last modified on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:44

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