An Intimate Morning Wedding at Yosemite

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

She’s a veterinarian, he’s a UX designer and also plays in a band — together they are an unstoppable force that loves to travel + seek adventure with their pup. The two of them envisioned an intimate + whimsical day, surrounded by woods, in the heart of Yosemite National Park. To make their vision come to fruition, they had close family members fly in from around the U.S.; once everyone was there, they all headed out for the ceremony at 7am, sharp!

Their photographer, Priscila Valentina shares We were completely surrounded by nature, it was a crisp morning and there were even bears walking near the ceremony… But they did not mind us nor did we mind them. The bride and groom had their dog decked out in florals and walked into the ceremony together, where the groom’s father led them as the officiant. They got married on Summer Solstice which is the longest day of the year (June 21st) and tradition says this is the best day of the year for romance.

Ready to take a walk through the woods?

yosemite invitation

Bright + cheery, while mixing in the starry night sky element, we’re pretty keen on this invitation suite!

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

first look

MY GOODNESS, his reaction to seeing the love of his life… Absolutely heart melting!

rings

wedding pup

How darling is their pup, especially with the floral collar?!

coral peony bouquet

The bride picked up the flowers in San Francisco before they headed out to Yosemite, and she crafted her own bouquet + their pup’s floral collar!

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

The sweetest!!

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

As for that dreamy off-the-shoulder gown? It’s by Sarah Seven! And the groom looks dapper as ever in his ensemble from Generation Tux.

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

bridesmaids

wedding party

rustic bouquets

Those pretty florals really popped in the wooded setting.

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

macrame runner

Immediately after the ceremony, the bride and her family set up this stunning tablescape, with a collection of geodes, macramé, florals, and pretty details. 

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

geode name card

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

We’re LOVING the way those blue hues contrast against the bright florals.

tablescape cake

wedding toppers

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Priscila couldn’t stop raving about the location (and we can see why!). She says: The day carried out to be one of the greatest shoots I’ve ever done, with Yosemite being a giant playground for us to capture their love.

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Sarah Seven Dress

WOAH. Just absolute WOAH.

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Yosemite is a place of many wonders… Priscila’s favorite was when they went to Glacier Point and had the clouds in the background, framing Half Dome.

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Intimate Yosemite Wedding

Priscila shares: We had to get a permit beforehand from Yosemite National Park and we were stopped twice to ask if we had a permit. So anyone getting married there, don’t forget to get the permit!

starry night portrait

Pure magic. Congrats to the both of you!!

Post Divider Line

photography: Priscila Valentina Photography // venue name: Yosemite National Park, California, USA // wedding dress: Sarah Seven // hair stylist: Jen Toy // groom attire: Generation Tux

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