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Being a part of this beautiful surprise helicopter proposal was nothing short of magical! Keep reading to hear about this incredible proposal & to see the jaw-dropping images of this glacier landing in Alaska!

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The Surprise Helicopter Proposal

Rohith & Parthi’s Story

Rohith told me a little bit about their story in his inquiry, which I absolutely loved reading! He & Parthi met during undergrad in their school’s library, and he said he fell in love at first sight when he saw her passing behind the books. Talk about cute!! He said she has the most beautiful curly hair and big pretty eyes. So sweet!

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Rohith & Parthi have always loved adventuring together in the outdoors, and he wanted that to be captured in his proposal to her. I was honored to have been chosen to photograph this special moment in such an epic location!

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How We Planned It

When Rohith reached out to me, it was literally only a couple of weeks in advance! We concocted this whole plan to surprise her: it was their first time visiting Alaska, and they wanted to go on as many adventures as possible.

I basically pretended to be a tour photographer as a part of their helicopter tour package and said I was coming along to get candids of them & do a little shoot. We were crossing our fingers she wouldn’t figure out what was happening. . .

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The Glacier Proposal

And while we were out on the glacier, he popped the question! She was so surprised and it was the absolute cutest! They played in the snow and had a blast witnessing Alaska’s beauty from a totally different perspective than most people. I’d say Rohith’s vision of a surprise proposal in an epic, adventurous location came to life perfectly! I am still swooning over all the photos.

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Alaska Helicopter Tours

Rohith booked this helicopter tour through a company called Alaska Helicopter Tours (the name says it all!). This company offers incredible tours throughout Alaska to glacier landings, and even offers other adventure activities such as glacier dogsled tours, wildlife tours, & more. With their perfect safety record & 5-star ratings, this company is an amazing option for anybody looking to experience Alaska through a whole new lens!

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How to Pull Off a Perfect Surprise Proposal

If you’re wanting to pull off an amazing surprise proposal just like Rohith did, I’ve got the article for you! I put together the Ultimate Guide on How to Propose to Your Love, which includes tons of proposal ideas and tips. From helicopter tours to dog sledding to proposing under the stars, this guide will help you plan the perfect surprise proposal – and make sure that it’s captured beautifully!

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Still thinking about how blessed I am to be a part of so many love stories and surprises!
So, after seeing these views, what’s stopping you from coming to Alaska?! 🤩 Reach out here to book your Alaska elopement photographer or surprise proposal photographer!!

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Rohith & Parthi’s Surprise Helicopter Proposal in Alaska

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