Richmond Belle Isle Proposal Photography - manaliphotography.com
Proposal

Richmond Belle Isle Proposal Photography

July 30, 2019

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-015
I’m Manali
Brand photographer & educator based out of Northern VA & DC. When I'm not behind a camera or teaching about systems, you'll find me at a vineyard with wine & cheese or cuddled with my cat Keegan on our cozy couch!
Top categories
Watch This Free Class to Grow Your Photo Business! 
I Want To Tune In!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-003

As you probably know, I LOVE proposals and it was fun making it out to Richmond to capture this one! Golu and Manan met through mutual friends and the first time they hung out, they had an INCREDIBLE time! They met for the first time right in the heart of Richmond at Belle Isle! He picked her up from the Richmond train station, went to Belle Isle, and accidentally even FELL into the water haha! They walked around the streets of Richmond, had amazing food and spent time at Brown’s Island. Such an iconic first date in Richmond 🙂

From their first date, they grew super close! Their favorite kind of date night is a simple one, staying in, cooking a nice savory meal together for dinner and then ending the night on a sweet note with dessert! They’ve been around the world to Iceland together and hope to make it out even further to the beautiful Darjeeling, where Golu is from, later this year! But wherever they go, they’ll go together!

It was such an honor to be a part of Golu & Manan’s proposal! I got to Belle Isle bright and early and brought along Naveen to help with my cover haha! Manan gave Golu a scrapbook of memories from the years they’ve been together and then got down on one knee and she said YES!!! They celebrated with their friends and families right after which was super sweet! They went back for a quick change of clothes before we got to capture some super cute pictures of the two of them celebrating their big day at Belle Isle and around Richmond!

Golu & Manan, congratulations!!! I’m SO glad I got to be a part of the whole plan and I wish you two the very best as you plan out your wedding and your next adventure together!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-029RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-001 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-002 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-003 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-004

They’re so happy!!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-005 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-006 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-007 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-008

Both of their families came to congratulate them!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-016 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-017 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-018

Looking at the book Manan made of their adventures so far together!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-010RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-030 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-011 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-012 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-013RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-009 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-014 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-019RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-015 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-020

Outfit two!! These two are so so cute together!

RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-028RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-022 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-021 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-023 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-024 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-025 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-026 RichmondBelleIsleProposal-RichmondProposalPhotography-DCProposalPhotography-ManaliPhotography-027

Love this post? Follow along on Instagram and binge read these as well:

Stone Tower Winery Proposal

Washington D.C. Proposal

Georgetown D.C. Proposal

TOP RESOURCES

Start drafting a photography-friendly timeline & get to know the couple better so you can best personalize their experience with you from the start!

TOP RESOURCES

Photographers, tune in to this masterclass to learn how to quickly build your photography business and consisntely raise your prices.

TOP RESOURCES

Thinking of investing in a branding photography session? Read about branding sessions & how to get the most out of yours!

Browse By Category

Business

Branding

Mindset

Podcasts

Personal

Search by Keyword

On the Air

Behind the Business Podcast

Helping creative small business owners overcome the perception of perfection & ditch comparison, one candid chat at a time.

TUNE IN
WORK WITH ME

How I Can Help

I help creative small business owners feel calm & confident in front of the camera or behind your business with brand photography, educational resources & online business management.

WORK WITH ME

Enneagram 4w3, cognitive & computer science major turned biz strategy nerd!

I went from charging $600 per wedding to over $5k & went full-time within 1 year of starting my biz! Now I help creative small business owners show up confidently behind the scenes with elevated brand photography, business strategy to build their dream biz & life and help managing all the logistics and details along the way! 

WORK WITH ME!

From The Comfort Of Your Inbox 

Weekly emails going BTS of my own business and sharing biz + psychology tips along the way! The MP Email Fam gets first dibs on new offerings & sweet savings sprinkled in along the way!

Leggings, top knots, and 3rd cups of coffee (or wine!) are welcome around here

Swipe My Booked Wedding Questionnaire & Join the MP Email Fam

NO FLUFF BIZ TIPS WEEKLY

    Instagram

    Catch the behind the scenes of the business & latest on the 'gram! Shoot me a DM & say hi!

    @MANALISONTAKKE

    Do a happy dance & then personalize your wedding clients' experience with this questionnaire when they book! This has helped me build a client experience that has booked me $5k+ weddings!

    DOWNLOAD THIS FREE GUIDE