Los Angeles Proposal

Lights, Camera, Proposal

There’s something for every couple in this sunny city – from silver screen, to sandy shores. When you're ready to capture your movie-worthy moment, we are here to help you plan.

With every proposal we offer a consultation with ideas, maps and suggestions from our experts


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How it works

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The Plan

Take the stress out of planning your big moment by letting us do the work! Have a free consultation with one of our proposal experts to brainstorm proposal ideas and plans.  We’re right by your side to offer you our experience, local knowledge and advice, every step of the way.

The Build Up

You will receive maps, diagrams and directions for the exact location of your proposal and will be notified of where our photographer will be hiding out.  So when the day comes, all you have to do is arrive– and keep it a secret!

The Proposal

Sit back and relax as it all unfolds and we secretly capture every moment.  You’ll be able to relive your engagement time and again with hundreds of beautiful images available to view and download in an easily accessible online gallery.

  • 100+ images
  • High-res print-ready photos
  • 3-4 business day turnaround

Los Angeles Proposal Packages

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Our most popular Los Angeles Proposal packages

Proposal Photography Package

Our most popular option for planning and capturing your once-in-a-lifetime proposal!


Hotel Room Proposal Makeover 

Perfect surprise proposal at the convenience of your own place. You picked the location ( hotel room, your apartment, airbnb) and our experienced team will decorate the place.


Flower + Candles Heart Proposal

Flower + Candles Heart Proposal: Set the scene with heart-shaped decor, roses, candles, and a discreet paparazzi photographer to capture your unforgettable moment.


Picturesque Park Proposal

Enjoy a romantic stroll in your favorite park or on the beach, where you will stumble upon a blanket, complete with a bottle of chilled champagne, and 2-dozen red roses .


Candle heart beach proposal

Propose with a romantic candle heart on your favorite beach, captured by our best Los Angeles paparazzi photographer.


Marry Me Proposal

Elevate your proposal to an unforgettable experience with our exquisite park arrangement, which includes "Marry Me" signage, flower decor, ambient candlelight, and a skilled photographer on hand to immortalize the special moment.


Proposal Photography Package + Video

Video adds yet another way to capture that priceless reaction when you drop down to one knee!


Proposals in Los Angeles

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Capturing Love in the City of Angels: Our Guide to LA Proposal Photography

Hey there, lovebirds! Thinking about popping the question in sunny Los Angeles? As a local Paparazzi Proposals photographer, I’ve seen my fair share of “Yes!” moments, and let me tell you, this city never disappoints. From the glitz of Hollywood to the serene beaches of Malibu, LA’s got a backdrop for every love story.

Why Hire a Proposal Photographer Anyway?

Picture this: You’re down on one knee, heart pounding, ring in hand. Your partner’s eyes light up. It’s magical, it’s perfect, and… it’s over in a flash. Trust me, I’ve heard countless couples say they wish they could relive that moment. That’s where we come in! We’re like proposal ninjas – capturing every teary smile and joyful embrace without you even noticing we’re there.

Our LA Proposal Packages: Tailored Just for You

Look, every couple is unique. Maybe you’re all about that grand gesture, or perhaps you’re more of a quiet, intimate moment kind of duo. We’ve got you covered either way. Our packages range from “just the basics” to “pull out all the stops.” Want a string quartet? A skywriter? A troupe of dancing flash mob performers? (Yes, we’ve actually done that one!) Just say the word.

Stuck for Ideas? Let’s Get Creative!

After years of shooting proposals, I’ve seen some doozies (in the best way possible). Here are a few of my favorites:

– The movie buff who recreated scenes from his partner’s favorite rom-coms all over LA, ending with a proposal at the iconic Griffith Observatory. Cue the waterworks!

– The couple who met in a coffee shop. He proposed in that same shop, with a ring hidden in a custom-made coffee bag. Caffeinated and committed!

– The beach lovers who spelled out “Marry Me?” in seashells on El Matador Beach. Mother Nature provided a killer sunset backdrop.

Prime Proposal Spots in LA

Alright, let’s talk locations. LA’s got no shortage of stunning backdrops, but here are my top picks:

1 – Griffith Observatory: City lights, starry skies, and hopefully, stars in your eyes too.

2 – Santa Monica Pier: Nothing says LA quite like that Ferris wheel, am I right?

3 – The Getty Center: For when you want to say, “Our love is a work of art” (too cheesy?).

4 – Runyon Canyon: Perfect for outdoorsy types. Just maybe propose before the hike, not after. Trust me on this one.

5 – Walt Disney Concert Hall: Those silver curves make for some seriously cool photos.

Pro tip: Always have a Plan B. I once had a client plan a rooftop proposal, only for it to pour rain. We ended up in a cozy little café, and you know what? It was perfect.

A Few Practical Pointers

Alright, time for some real talk:

1. LA traffic is no joke. Always, always factor in extra time.

2. If you’re proposing on the beach, watch out for high tide. Wet socks aren’t romantic.

3. Popular spots get crowded, especially on weekends. Early morning or sunset on a weekday is your best bet for some privacy.

Some locations need permits for professional photography. Don’t worry, we can help sort that out.

Why Choose Us?

Look, I get it. Choosing a LA proposal photographer is a big deal. You’re trusting us with one of the biggest moments of your life. But here’s the thing – we’re not just photographers. We’re your behind-the-scenes cheerleaders, your secret-keepers, and sometimes, your last-minute pep-talk givers (pre-proposal jitters are real, folks!).

We’ve been doing this for years, and we’ve seen it all. The nervous fumbles, the tearful yeses, the ring that just wouldn’t come out of the box (pro tip: practice beforehand!). Through it all, we’re there to capture those raw, real moments that you’ll want to relive again and again.

Ready to Put a Ring on It?

If you’re ready to take the plunge (not literally, unless you’re into underwater proposals – and yes, we’ve done those too!), give us a shout. We’ll grab a coffee, chat about your vision, and start planning how to capture your perfect LA love story.

Remember, in the end, it’s not about the perfect pose or the fanciest location. It’s about the two of you, and the beginning of your forever. We’re just here to make sure you’ve got some killer photos to show the grandkids someday.

So, what do you say? Ready to make some magic happen in the City of Angels?


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