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A Romantic Surprise Proposal in Italy, Lake Como

Updated: Dec 2, 2023

Join us as we delve into the heartwarming story of Brandan and Sarah, a young Australian couple who embarked on a memorable journey accompanied by their closest friends. In the breathtaking setting of Bellagio, Lake Como, at the picturesque Hotel Belvedere, Brandan planned a surprise proposal that would forever change their lives. As a photographer, I had the privilege of capturing this special moment and witnessing the joyous reactions.

Let's unravel the details of this beautiful proposal and the unforgettable moments that followed.

Noemi si prepara in Tenuta Acquaviva - Fotografo Nick Gritti

Photographer Nick Gritti


The Proposal: A Love Story Unveiled

Under the guidance of the talented planner, Alice Bellomo, Brandan meticulously planned a surprise proposal for Sarah. As the couple strolled through the enchanting grounds of Hotel Belvedere, little did Sarah know that her life was about to take an unexpected turn. With the sparkling waters of Lake Como as a backdrop, Brandan got down on one knee, expressing his love and commitment. From behind a newspaper, I, as the hidden photographer, discreetly captured this magical moment and the sheer joy that radiated from Sarah.

Photographer Nick Gritti


Celebrating Love with Friends: A Joyous Picnic by the Lake

After Sarah said "Yes!" to Brandan's heartfelt proposal, the couple, accompanied by their closest friends, celebrated this joyous occasion with a delightful lakeside picnic. Surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Lake Como, they savored delicious treats and toasted to their future together.

Laughter and happiness filled the air as friends shared stories and cherished memories.

Photographer Nick Gritti


Capturing the Love: An Unforgettable Couple Photoshoot

With the excitement still lingering in the air, I embarked on a captivating photoshoot with Brandan and Sarah.

Bellagio's charming village streets and the serene lakeside provided the perfect backdrop for their romantic portraits. The couple's genuine love and the playful energy of their friends added an extra touch of charm to every frame. As we ventured through the picturesque alleys and enjoyed the scenic vistas, I captured the essence of their love story in timeless photographs.

Photographer Nick Gritti


Brandan's heartfelt proposal to Sarah at Hotel Belvedere, Bellagio, was a moment filled with love, joy, and unforgettable memories. It was an honor for me to document this special occasion and witness the start of their beautiful journey together. From the surprise proposal to the celebratory picnic and the enchanting photoshoot, every aspect of this experience radiated love and happiness. This extraordinary day in their lives will forever be cherished, and their story will continue to inspire others to embrace love's magical moments.

Passerella finale degli Sposi a Il Pianone (Città Alta) -  Fotografo Nick Gritti

Photographer Nick Gritti




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