Since founding the company in 2011, ex-paparazzo James Ambler has quickly become the leading expert in secret proposal planning and surprise engagement photography.  James’ unique approach to planning and capturing incredible marriage proposals has not gone unnoticed! Check out James and Paparazzi Proposals in the news, and get in touch for more information by filling out the form below.

Press Highlights:

Shark Tank

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Paparazzi Proposals was a finalist on Shark Tank, where James struck up a deal with two Sharks who were inspired by his ingenuity.

The Insider

James was interviewed as the leading expert in the latest proposal photography trend: surprise engagement photography.  

Michael Yo’s Marriage Proposal

Post interview, host of  The Insider, Michael Yo, invited James to fly out to Los Angeles to shoot his engagement to his Miss Wyoming girlfriend, Claire Schreiner.  Their proposal was picked up by The Daily Mail and


CBS Sunday Morning

James’ insight on the rising trend of proposal planning and surprise engagement photography.

The Today Show

The Today Show talked to James to find out what goes into planning an capturing that picture-perfect proposal moment.

Pix 11 Morning News

James discusses the inspiration behind Paparazzi Proposals.

Windy City Live in Chicago

James was invited on as a guest to discuss the surprise proposal photography business, and surprised a lucky audience member with a secret proposal. Paparazzi Proposals has also been featured on  and ABC News Nightline, the Nightly News with Brian Williams and more!

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