This Yosemite National Park Vows Renewal at Taft Point at sunset is just a dream location adventure for any destination adventure elopement photographer.

“The love that Evan and myself share, perfectly embodies the beautiful balance that’s found in nature. I’m the wind – a free spirit in every sense of the word, while he’s a strong oak tree- deeply rooted and grounded. The wind encourages the oak tree to dance, with leaves flickering in the wind. The oak tree blocks the strong gusts of the wind- reminding the wind to slow down.

Both incredibly independent souls, we’ve found love is something to be nourished and we have found that nourishment when we’re outside or traveling the world with the other by their side, fully present in the moment. An adventurous wedding was something that was of interest for us both as our relationship has deepened with every new adventure we have experienced together.


We both were drawn to Justyna as the photos she captures showcases her love of intimacy and the natural beauty found in the world around us. We’re so excited to have her a part of such a special day- capturing another day where adventure brought us closer together.” Marie+Evan

If I could sum up our experience in Yosemite with one word, I would use the word: incredible. We truly enjoyed getting to experience the place we love so much together, while having Justyna capture it. We enjoyed getting to run along the epic Glacier Point Rd with half dome in the background and ending our night at Taft Point a gorgeous destination to experience the warm light of sunset. Justyna was gentle, enthusiastic, and encouraging in every way.
Evan and Marie met while working at Hyatt together back in 2012. Marie being in a long-term relationship at the time had a forbidden crush that she kept contained until the long-term relationship had ended (not due to the major crush on Evan). Our relationship started as a friendship and soon bloomed into a beautiful loving relationship. We’re truly the epitome of a Ying/Yang balance, but somehow our vows were scarily alike. We share a love that grows in each season we experience in life, always learning to appreciate the other’s differences, all while simultaneously encouraging and cheering the other to blossom into the person we’re capable and were born to become. We couldn’t ask for a more fulfilling relationship, deeply rooted from a place of unfaltering love and shared joy from every adventure experienced together.”

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  1. These are absolutely gorgeous. Looks like a magical elopement. I love that you captured their connection so well.

  2. I love your photos. They all are eye catching. I’ve always wanted to go to Yosemite.

  3. vows renewal is so romantic! the photos capture the moment perfectly and definitely reflect the mood of the couple. So sweet and brave!

  4. Omg these photos are so beautiful and adorable! You can clearly see how much love you have for each other :3

  5. More beautiful pictures as always. I’m not sure how you manage to capture such perfect pictures. They are always gorgeous. The couples look amazing and I love this setting!

  6. These are all beautiful photos, how lovely it is to see that the both of you are happy 🙂

  7. This is some really beautiful photo work. I absolutely love all of the lighting that is here in them!

  8. Wow..What an amazing place to take photos! All are very perfect and beautiful. Its really lovely.

  9. Your photos are lovely and so stunning. Very beautiful and a great ideas for every dreaming couple out there.

  10. this is so beautiful! congratulations you two and bravo on doing something out of the ordinary. You guys look so happy.

  11. Just stunning! Your photos are always so beautiful,. and make me feel quite emotional! They are just amazing.

  12. Justyna, Your shots of this wedding are stunning! I love them! You truly show the love in Marie and Evan and Yosemite that can be hard to do when the background is so stunning, but you were able to capture the spirit of this renewal!

  13. Marie, Justyna was a perfect photographer for your beautiful vow renewal! The lov that you and Evan have for each other is captured in the beautiful background of Yosemite! Congratulations, and may you and Evan continue to share this truly blessed love that you have!

  14. Your photos are absolutely stunning! You are so talented. Yosemite looks like the perfect place for photos.

  15. Holy moly, these are seriously GORGEOUS! What a perfect location and the most beautiful moments captured perfectly. <3

  16. This is such an epic Yosemite park session! I love the intimacy of this vows renewal, and the photographs are absolutely stunning!!

  17. Love may come into many different ways as how it will find you along your uncertainties. We can call it magic.

  18. This is so cute what a wonderful idea of place and effect very perfect as a girl this is so precious to me.

  19. Wow, this renewal in Yosemite National Park is pure awesomeness. The golden hour vibes worked out perfectly. You shown us class again Justyna!

  20. I love ever single picture. Love and your free spirit radiates through this photo shoot. Emotions well captured

  21. Your photography is stunning! The wedding looks magical and the couple looks so happy. It is heartwarming to see how you have captured the emotions 🙂

  22. These photos are stunning! The location is beautiful and the couple looks so happy and in love. Just gorgeous.

  23. Om my! This is so beautiful. This is a first too. I have never seen a vow renewal on top of the mountain. The smiles surely tell that the love is real

  24. This is gorgeous! I love the way that light is coming into the Yosemite Valley! This is a perfectly captured vow renewal in Yosemite National Park! Well done!

  25. WOW! We had a vow renewal at the beach but these pictures are out of this world! And they’re so crisp and stunning! What an amazing place to reaffirm one’s love. Just wow.

  26. Those photos are beautiful, I love those photos. It looks really that they’re happy for their vows renewal and it should be, right.

  27. The story of this couple is beautiful. The place they chose to do their renewals is gorgeous. Justyna, these are such beautiful pictures. You are a really talented photographer.

  28. Damn. Your photos are always so killer. What a great place to have a vow renewal. Yosemite is seriously Legit.

  29. This adventurous Yosemite vow renewal is just stunning – as always I love how you use light and balance the connection & intimacy of the couple with stunning landscapes. This makes me want to so more destination wedding photography myself!!