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

Yosemite National Park has some of the most beautiful locations for your vows, not to mention some of the most epic backdrops of rivers, waterfalls, and trails for your photos and videos. When couples first reach out to us, most of them don’t know which location within the park they want to wed at, and […]

Destination Wedding, Wedding

The Couple’s Guide to Yosemite National Park Wedding Ceremony Locations

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