Corwin here, taking the blogging reigns once again…
A few weeks ago, Cody, one of my coworkers at my day job, asked if I would be interested in photographing his proposal to his girlfriend, Tasha. This would have made our first time photographing a proposal and I was excited about the opportunity. This was even before I knew all of the details of his master plan. So after I met with him at the location (City Park) and went through all the logistical pieces and found out how long he had been planning this (at least 4 months) and how many friends and family had been involved (a ton) and just all of the time and details (he choreographed the whole dance, recorded himself doing it and sent that family and friends so they could learn it)…I couldn’t wait (and I also maybe felt a little one-upped in the proposal department, can I get a re-do 6 and a half years later?!). Anyway, Cody’s big plan was a surprise flash mob proposal Um, awesome.
The song he picked was Marry Me, by Bruno Mars. You can hear it on youtube. Might as well have it playing in the background while you scroll through.
The dancers met early to practice their moves as a group.
They all synched together easily and looked great. After a few more practice rounds, word came that Cody and Tasha were on their way (they live near this park and were going to a “festival” that was “being held at the park”), so everyone took their spots and waited. Along came Cody and Tasha on their leisurely afternoon stroll to the “festival.” See them? He’s in blue, she’s in white:
Oh, hey…look what they stumbled upon…Tasha is stunned and I’d be willing to bet she remained in a state of shock the rest of the day.
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