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January 6, 2024

Unexpected Question – The Sarratt’s Big Island Family Portrait


Last Updated on April 30, 2024 by Karma Hill

When the Sarrat family gathered for their Big Island family portrait session on the beautiful beach, little did one of them know that this day would hold a sparkling surprise that would forever be etched in their heart! With laughter and joy filling the air, this sweet family was such a delight to work with.

The Sarrats were so excited to be in Hawaii all together as one big, loving family. As they posed and played, their genuine happiness radiated, creating an atmosphere of pure joy. Everyone was so happy and playful, especially their young boys! But there was a surprise everyone knew about except one! Ready to learn the secret of their session? Keep reading!

big island family portrait
big island family portrait

While our talented photographer focused on capturing the beauty of the family, Tess had her own plans up her sleeve – or rather, in her pocket. Sneaking away momentarily, she carefully arranged a heart-shaped petal flower ring, setting the stage for a moment for her son that would change his and his girlfriend’s lives forever. This Big Island proposal occurred under towering palm trees with the beautiful Hawaii ocean view in the background!

The look on her face was priceless! She thought this was just an ordinary Big Island family portrait, but little did she know that she would be asked the question, “Will you marry me?”

big island family portrait
big island proposal

Surprise Of The Year!

She said yes, of course! And our photographer captured the moment right then and there so nothing was missed! It was so sweet and thoughtful. And what a way to propose with the love and support of your family surrounding you! Congrats to these two!

big island family portrait
big island family portrait
big island family portrait
big island family portrait
big island family portrait
big island family portrait
big island family portrait

A Wonderful Moment

To the Sarrat family, congratulations on this beautiful moment! May the joy and love that surrounded your proposal continue to shine brightly as you embark on this new chapter of your lives together. May your time in Hawaii be filled with happiness, laughter, and an abundance of unforgettable memories!

big island family portrait
big island family portrait
couple on beach
big island family portrait

Mahalo for choosing Karma Hill Photography to capture your family moment and proposal! It was such an honor to witness this incredible moment! We hope you had the best time on the Big Island! Congratulations! We hope to see you all again soon!


Time Of Day: Sunset

Big Island Family Photographer: Gisselle of Karma Hill Photography

Big Island Portrait Location: Anaeho’omalu Bay (A-Bay)

Looking for more Hawaii portrait ideas? Check out this sweet session! https://karmahill.com/watlington-big-family-portrait/

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Karma Hill is the owner of Karma Hill Photography, Simple Maui Wedding, Simple Oahu Wedding, and Simple Hawaii Wedding, marking a significant presence in the Hawaii wedding community since 2007. With a wealth of experience and a vast collection of informative posts on weddings and photography in Hawaii, Karma Hill offers unparalleled expertise. Explore the world of photography and wedding planning across Hawaii by visiting Karma's websites.

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