I had such a good time shooting this very romantic proposal for Shelly and Chris in Central Park! Shelly and Chris were visiting New York City and on the evening of St. Patrick’s Day went for a walk through Central Park with their friends. When they reached Bethseda Fountain they were met by the wonderful A Capella group Restated who serenaded them while each handing Shelly a red rose followed by Chris dropping to one knee and proposing while I was there to capture it on film. The whole romantic proposal was planned and orchestrated by the amazing Heart Bandits!
There are lots of great boardwalks in the Everglades that you can walk on and see beautiful flora and if your lucky some great birds and gators. There are longer hikes you can do, but we were told for visitors they should really be done with guides so you don’t do something stupid like get eaten by an alligator or a Florida Panther. We had a great time on the boardwalks and watched a Snowy Egret and alligator fish together in a small pond. On our last morning we went out on a flat boat before sunrise to catch the birds in the morning light. It was truly gorgeous, although a bit cold, and I highly recommend the experience!
Kayaking the Everglades is one of the best ways to get up close and personal with the wildlife. We were able to silently paddle very close to gators and birds which afforded great photo opportunities. A definite highlight of the trip was going through the mangrove forests which were overgrown and beautiful and made me feel like I was in a fairy tale land.