Lake Tahoe Proposal | Taylor & Gillian

I hope you are ready for one of my favorite proposal photo sessions here in Lake Tahoe! November through February is known as proposal and engagement season, especially here in Lake Tahoe! Honestly, Tahoe is one of the most majestic and romantic places to take photos, get married and even get down on one knee and pop the question, especially during the winter. The snow covered trees, clear blue skies and water are just a sight to be seen. I absolutely love this Lake Tahoe proposal for Taylor and Gillian, it was a dream!

man proposing to woman on pier
man on one knee proposing to woman
man bending on one knee proposing
couple hugging on lake tahoe pier

Engagement photos are one thing, but a proposal is a whole other mountain to tackle. Taylor found me through another local photographer, I’ve learned they are a pretty tight knit group here, of course I was so excited to be a part of a moment like this! Especially because another proposal scheduled was cancelled due to a very snowy Christmas weekend.

Just like any proposal, it took a little planning . First, we thought we might surprise Gillian when they arrived on top on the mountain at Heavenly. It would be an amazing view and hopefully we could get first chair with very little traffic. My main contact was Taylor’s mom at first…she informed me the bride to be was learning to snowboard the day before. I quickly suggested that may not be the best idea.

I mean, I’ve been there, skiing and snowboarding pretty much wreck your body the first few times you get out there. Also, she may not truly enjoy photos in the snowboarding clothes.

couple celebrating their proposal on snowy beach
woman giggling during engagement session
couples photos on lake tahoe pier
woman holding mans face in front of barn
dip pose on lake pier
couple smiling with eyes closed
couple standing at the end of a lake pier
couple holding hands in the forest
couple faving nose to nose in snow
couple hugging pose for engagement photos
man whispering in womans ear

Luckily, the amazing video team at Chair 7 Films completely agreed and we were able to transfer to this amazing location near Valhalla. It was absolute perfection! I couldn’t have asked for a better team and couple to work with. They even managed to mic up Taylor beforehand in the bathroom so they could catch all the little moments and cleared the pier for them too!

videographer smiling for camer in forest
videographer photographing couple in snow
couple kissing on pier by lake
girl holding man close to her smiling
man dipping woman back pose
forest engagement photos in the snow

Gillian was floored when she saw what Taylor had planned. A paparazzi team just for her as all the onlookers were cheering for them once she said yes! “This was truly the most magical (and cold) proposal I could have ever imagined!” Gill posted to her Instagram. Now the rest is history. Planning to propose in Lake Tahoe? I am here for it! I help plan all the logistics and of course photograph an amazing set of memories you will never forget!

man lifts woman smiling in lake tahoe
man and woman dancing in snow by lake tahoe
man and woman popping champagne in snowy lake tahoe
couple popping champagne during engagement session
couple holding champagne bottles

Ready to book your Lake Tahoe Proposal?

If you have seen everything you need to know regarding a Lake Tahoe Proposal, I would LOVE to chat! Fill out my contact form here and let me help you plan the wedding proposal of your dreams in the beautiful Lake Tahoe! If you would like to see the amazing video from Chair 7 Films, here ya go!

If you love what you see, check out a few more engagement sessions on the blog:

Staci and Craig Chimney Beach engagement session

Sunrise Jeep Adventure Engagement Session in Lake Tahoe

Palm Springs Couples Session: Hope + Ben

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