Yosemite National Park Wedding Photographers

Yosemite National Park Wedding Photographers

Our Yosemite National Park photographers also provide documentary-style coverage in: Sierra National Forest, Stanislaus National Forest, National Park Service, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Mono, Madera County, Sierra Nevada

Yosemite National Park Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

LOVE WON'T WAIT! - Couples are quickly moving forward with smaller weddings. Our Yosemite National Park photographers are ready to accommodate.

By planning a simple Yosemite National Park elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, Yosemite National Park documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

Yosemite National Park Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small Yosemite National Park wedding event is a wedding photojournalist’s dream: a fairly open schedule with lots of breathing space for creativity – it’s just the photographer, the couple, the officiant, and perhaps a few select companions.

California - Northern WPJA members are ready to document any fast, secret, quick, or elopement wedding, even if it is a Monday-Thursday ceremony. Search for the “Can Shoot Weddings on Short Notice!” message on the listings below.

View Award-Winning Pictures from Yosemite National Park Wedding Venues

4 Yosemite National Park Wedding Photographers...

CA Engagemen, Wedding and Elopement Photography by Tyler Vu

Tyler Vu

San Jose in California, US *Now booking Yosemite National Park weddings.
4000 (USD)
Denver wedding and elopement photography by Caroline Robert of Colorado

Caroline Robert

Denver in Colorado, US *Now booking Yosemite National Park weddings.
7500 (USD)
Northern California wedding photography by Drew Bird - Creative Storytelling

Drew Bird

Oakland in California, US *Now booking Yosemite National Park weddings.
3500 (USD)
Engagement Photo Shoots and wedding photography by Darren Hendry

Darren Hendry

Pasadena in California, US *Now booking Yosemite National Park weddings.
2500 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving Yosemite National Park Couples

Yosemite National Park Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by Yosemite National Park Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

Yosemite National Park Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

Below are some Yosemite National Park wedding photography samples from the world’s best wedding photographers of the WPJA. Some of these Yosemite National Park marriage pictures might be artistic portraits, details, or documentary-style images that have come from getting ready sessions, wedding ceremonies, reception venues, or Yosemite National Park engagement portrait sessions with couples.

The couple posed for a save-the-date engagement announcement portrait with an incredible view of the sunset in Yosemite, California, USA
Yosemite post proposal portraits from a California couple engagement session as they walk and hold hands up with the clouds in the sky
Yosemite post proposal photography showing a smiling Northern California couple walking in field near the tall trees and waterfall
A California Wedding, Elopement, and Engagement Photographer created this creative, adventurous portrait of this CA couple in formal wear dancing of a mountain roadat Yosemite National Park
Breathtaking Yosemite wedding image of a Northern California couple at the Portrait Location during Sunrise in Yosemite
World's most artistic and best lit wedding couple portraits from Yosemite with a magnificent Tunnel View at sunset
Yosemite National Park, California micro outdoor mountain photo session before the wedding day at a fabulous spot overlooking Yosemite Valley
Yosemite National Park Glacier Point near Half Dome adventure engagement session with camping and hiking in Yosemite National Park
Artistic and creative couple engagement portraits at Yosemite National Park
A couple about to marry is Walking on-route to Taft Point for their wedding ceremony in Yosemite National Park, California
Yosemite National Park, California	engagement portraits outdoors - Water fall you
Yosemite National Park, California when the light is out during a preweddinig engagement portrait session

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can couples find Yosemite National Park photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for Yosemite National Park wedding photographers to showcase their best engagement photography work. These awards are given to photographers who prove that they have an ability to be creative, artistic, and intuitive while working on-location with couples who are newly engaged.
Q: How can couples find top-ranked Yosemite National Park wedding photographers?
A: The WPJA created the original wedding photographer ranking systems. Our innovative system is based on contest winning points, meaning that the Yosemite National Park photographers you see at the top of your search results page have recently won the most — and the most recent — contest awards. Our contests judge photographers based on their creativity, style, composure, and ability to capture the heart of any couple's story on their wedding day.
Q: Where can I find a photographer for a short-notice, small Yosemite National Park wedding?
A: There are many WPJA photographers who are able to help you out at a moment's notice. We understand that sometimes love happens and there's simply no time to lose. We can ensure that you can get married as quickly as possible — and have incredible photographs to remember your Yosemite National Park wedding day by.
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Tyler + Karim

Photo by Drew Bird

Hi Drew, These photos are AMAZING! We haven't been able to stop looking through them since Thursday night. All work productivity has been shot! We love reliving every moment of the day through the beautiful storybook you've created for us. There are so many moments that we weren't even aware of-- and we're so thankful that you were able to show those to us. It's absolutely beautiful. We especially appreciative of the creative shots you were able to capture within live shots-- the lines, colors and images from the churches and venues are incredible. We are so happy and thankful for your attention to detail. We had a lot of family and friends also comment on how professional you were and inquire about your website. Let us know where we can leave our public reviews to help let other folks know about your amazing work. Best, Tyler & Karim

Stephanie + Nick

Photo by Drew Bird

Hi Drew, The images are amazing!! Absolutely wonderful!! Your images really are a very special way to preserve our memories! The photos that you made around City Hall are gorgeous. It was nice to relax and laugh a little and enjoy the amazing architecture. We also love how you captured artistic candid details at the reception at Stable Cafe. There are so many wonderful moments: like so many conversations, the toasts, the food that was served, and the atmosphere. Thank you so much for your professionalism and good spirits on our wedding day. You were such a pleasure to work with, and are so amazing at your craft. We really enjoyed working with you throughout the day, and you put us at ease while making photos. We really love how you had a stress-free attitude. You really captured the feelings of the day! Thank you so much for all of your help creating lasting memories for us and our friends and family and for being such a significant part of our wedding day and story. We honestly can't thank you enough. Best, Stephanie + Nick

Hong Kong East Ocean wedding in Emeryville, CA. Chinese wedding photojournalism Drew Bird

Benita & Ben

Photo by Drew Bird

Drew, thanks so much for everything. We had so much fun working with you. From start to finish you were great to work with and showed the highest professionalism. All of our guests really enjoyed how fun you were, too. And the photos!! The images are just beautiful. Every time we look through the photo story we see new favorites and amazing moments. Even though the wedding was only a month ago the images bring back so many amazing memories. We are so happy that you were our photographer. We will definitely be recommending you to all our family and friends. Also let us know where we can give you some public shout-outs! Thanks again!