Hey! We're Laura and Dakin. We believe in providing value for the couples people we serve. The Direct Light Studios blog is here to provide the very best information we can from our experiences over the last 10+ years in the wedding industry. You'll find tips and advice, as well as other helpful stories about venues and locations we serve, including: Yosemite, Mendocino, Napa, Bodega Bay, Hollywood, Malibu and more. 

Whether celebrating your wedding vows with just a few close family and friends, or having a destination wedding, we hope our blog articles can help in your wedding planning journey to have a more stress free and wonderful wedding day.

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View of Yosemite Valley Chapel and Yosemite Falls

Planning a Yosemite National Park elopement or destination wedding? Outside of picking a ceremony location based on it’s natural beauty and surroundings, you should also consider factors like weather, time of day, and tourism to ensure that you are truly picking the right spot for you and your fiancé. As Yosemite elopement videographers, we are […]

Destination Wedding, Elopement, Wedding

5 Factors to Consider When Picking your Yosemite National Park Ceremony Location

Napa Valley is one of California’s most breathtaking wedding spots, and for good reason! Enchanting vineyards and wineries with breathtaking views, all at some of the most romantic venues in the United States. Whether your heart is set on an elopement, destination wedding, or you’re planning a micro wedding, there is a place for you […]

Destination Wedding, Elopement

Ultimate Guide to Hosting Your Destination Wedding or Elopement in Napa Valley

Yosemite National Park is hands down one of the most beautiful places to elope or host an intimate destination wedding in California. The location is known for its endless valleys, waterfalls, and of course, stunning mountain views.  Saying “I do” in Yosemite is way easier than you think and has everything you can dream of […]

Destination Wedding, Elopement

5 Must-Know Details For Planning Your Yosemite Elopement or Destination Wedding

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