Yosemite Wedding Schedule – Part 3

      #3 When your ceremony is in a different location then your reception For instance:  Your ceremony will be held at the Yosemite Chapel and then your reception will be at the Ahwahnee Hotel.  Timing in Yosemite is very important for your wedding day. The schedules are strictly kept not only by the Hotels but […]

Plan an elopement in Yosemite

How to plan an elopement in Yosemite

“No temple made with hands can compare with Yosemite. Every rock in its walls seems to glow with life…Awful in stern, immovable majesty, how softly these rocks are adorned, and how fine and reassuring the company they keep: Their feet among beautiful groves and meadows, their brows in the sky, a thousand flowers leaning confidingly against their feet, bathed in floods of water,floods of light…” […]

Yosemite Inspired Invitations

Patrick Pike Studios

Water falls, massive rock structures, rambling streams, towering trees, Yosemite is never in want of a beautiful opportunity.  One way to capture these details is to incorporate them into your invitation design. Whether you add natures touches to a custom letter press like these gorgeous invitations from Bella Figura (I’m thinking a rugged half dome out line with maybe […]

Yosemite Lodge

Yosemite Lodge is located in the heart of Yosemite Valley and has some of the most spectacular views.  It is just a hop, skip and a jump from the base of Yosemite Falls and a wonderful place for you and your guests to enjoy an adventure filled wedding weekend! They offer a charming patio ceremony […]

Ann and Sean

Today I’m excited to share a wedding from one of the Yosemite area’s most talented wedding photographers, Shawn Reeder. With a true love for all things outdoors and Yosemite in particular, he easily blends landscape photography and portraiture into a photograph that is instantly his. His wedding photographs appear effortless and it shows in the […]

Erna’s Elderberry House

  Ahhhhh the Estate by the Elderberries, this is one of the most captivating places to stay, eat and just be. What better location to enjoy your Special Day. The estate is comprised of  Chateau du Sureau, Villa Sureau, Spa Sureau, and Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant. Situated in Oakhurst California, just south of Yosemite National […]

The Ahwahnee Hotel

Imagine standing in a private meadow surrounded by Half Dome and Yosemite Falls as you share your love with your partner. The wind whispering through the trees, the magnificat granite towering to the sky, all while you hold the one you love. As the sun slips behind the trees, you enjoy cocktails on the patio […]