Glacier Point – Yosemite Adventure Elopement

Yosemite has always had a special place in my heart. I grew up going there every summer as a child and remember fishing with my dad at the bottom of Vernal Falls. My parents even spent their honeymoon at the famous The Ahwahnee Hotel. So naturally, getting called to photograph a Yosemite adventure elopement is something I always get excited about!

Nick and Megan are also no strangers to this park after spending countless hiking and camping trips here over the years. They had a strong affinity for Glacier Point and Taft Point, which are some of the tallest parts of this National Park, both overlooking the valley and El Cap. These points have some of the best views in Yosemite, which made for some epic photo opportunities!

We started our adventure at Glacier Point where Nick and Megan shared a first look as Half Dome towered above them. Couples ask me what my favorite part of elopement days are and I always circle back to first looks. I love capturing the raw emotions of couples seeing each other for the first time. The looks are their faces are always different, yet the excitement is still the same.

Nick and Megan then shared their vows, had a ring exchange and opened a bottle of whiskey that they plan on sharing every year on their anniversary. What a cool yearly tradition! We then hiked around the area and took in the epic views of the granite lined Yosemite Valley and Half Dome from the distance.


First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
First Look at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Holding Hands at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hugging at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hugging at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Drinking Whiskey at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hiking at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Glacier Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Sitting at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Sitting at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Kissing at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement
Bride and Groom Hugging at Taft Point Yosemite Elopement

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love the little whiskey shotglasses and of course, epic photos as usual!

EPIC views! Are you kidding me?? Amazing work

These are so beautiful! I love his reaction during their first look. Stoke levels were high for sure!

Oh man, Yosemite never disappoints 😭 great job!!!

Absolutely love the first look!!! Yosemite is always gorgeous!!!

Wow, this is an absolute dream! Amazingly beautiful work!

Yosemite is always a win, and I just love how you can feel their nerves, excitement and love

oh my goodness these are amazing! You capture the emotion and beauty of the landscape so well 🙂

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