I got such a kick out of being asked to photograph a surprise proposal at the Blantyre Estate a few weeks ago. The groom-to-be, Scott, decided to propose to his girlfriend Leah without her knowing.

His romantic plan included arranging a weekend getaway to the Berkshires, so that when she arrived home from work in Boston that Friday, he had a limo waiting to take her away. 

Little did she know that he had also arranged to propose there. Take a look below and I’ll show you how it all unfolded.

Blantyre puts so much care in taking care of their guests. Here’s a photo of David, the manager at Blantyre checking that I’m OK and everything is in place.

I set up my spot behind a tree and listened for them to arrive. I was nervous but had some time to document my time waiting behind the tree.

I heard Leah say “What are you doing?” And I knew it was time. Scott was on one knee and Leah’s expression said it all. She was overjoyed. She enthusiastically said YES!!

I love that guests from the hotel wanted to see what was happening. They all started to applaud when Scott let them know she had said yes.


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