Door County Beach Proposal, Ridges Sanctuary

Door County Wedding Photographer Door County Proposal PhotographerI love being in on the secret when it comes to good news like a proposal. It’s even more fun when I know the couple personally. Erick messaged me just a week before he proposed to my cousin, Danielle, saying “I have a question for you…” and right then I knew he was going to ask her to marry him. We planned out the proposal together to get Danielle and her daughter Hazel down to The Ridges Sanctuary Beach under the guise that we were doing family photos over the Fourth of July holiday. But to Danielle’s surprise, just two photos into the session, Erick turned around and got down on one knee.

Door County Surprise Proposal

Before he asked Danielle to marry him, he presented 5 year old Hazel with a miniature version of her mother’s ring and asked her permission. After he got it, he asked Danielle, slid the ring on her finger and gathered them both up in his arms. There was laughter and tears followed by an impromptu engagement session. Congratulations, Danielle and Erick! We wish you a lifetime of happiness!

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8 Comments on Door County Beach Proposal, Ridges Sanctuary

  1. Kerry
    July 24, 2019 at 12:33 am (2 years ago)

    This is so awesome!! So happy for Daniel, Hazel and Erik!! Congratulations!!

  2. Dana Stephenson
    July 24, 2019 at 12:57 am (2 years ago)

    I’m SO happy this was all captured for you Danielle Smith❤❤ they’re beautiful

  3. Sara
    July 24, 2019 at 1:06 am (2 years ago)

    Great pictures!!!

  4. Amanda Walkush
    July 24, 2019 at 1:26 am (2 years ago)

    These are all so gorgeous Danielle! The one of Hazel covering her mouth with her hands is just the cutest thing — I bet she was so excited ☺️ Congratulations to you all! ❤️❤️❤️

  5. Jenna
    July 24, 2019 at 3:04 am (2 years ago)

    Congratulations guys!!! These pictures captured that precious moment perfectly!!

  6. Michelle Meyer
    July 24, 2019 at 3:48 pm (2 years ago)

    Love the fact that you captured this surprise moment!

  7. Polly
    July 25, 2019 at 4:32 pm (2 years ago)

    Your work is amazing! Caught some great moments for Danielle!

    • Kasey Hock
      July 30, 2019 at 2:36 am (2 years ago)

      Thanks, Polly!


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