Yosemite National Park had been at the top of our bucket list for a very long time. Having seen many photos over the years we imaged how beautiful it would be, but nothing could prepare us for the overwhelming joy we experienced driving up for the very first time. Getting to capture this Yosemite National Park elopement was a true highlight of our year.

Prior to this trip we did a lot of research on locations and viewpoints, and ultimately we decided on Glacier Point. One of our main goals was to experience sunrise over Yosemite, and Glacier Point was perfect for that. We drove from San Francisco all through the night, and thankfully arrived while still dark. If we could do anything over again, it would be to camp out within the park to experience everything with more time.

Being an LGBTQ couple ourselves, it was especially exciting getting to capture the love story of a couple with a similar journey as ours. Chon and Oscar are a very passionate couple, and their images reflect this passionate love they share.

Yosemite National Park has so many breathtaking landscapes, making it a great option for people wanting an adventurous elopement wedding. We hope to be back with more couples in the future and experience the majesty of Yosemite all over again.

By Silk & Thorn, Destination Elopement Photographers available in Yosemite National Park and Worldwide.

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