Yosemite Wedding Photographers, California Destination Wedding Photographers
Brady Thomas & Ken Mendoza are the owners and principal photographers of Yosemite Wedding Photographers, based in Northern California. We’re a husband/wife wedding photography team specializing in highly creative, evocative wedding photography with a modern appeal. We are best known for our collaboration with our clients to create stunning wedding landscapes on the wedding day or our very popular Day After wedding photography tours, and for outstanding customer service. We tend to attract couples with a joyful, adventurous spirit!
We photograph weddings together and separately, each with a distinct approach to creating photographic art and capturing memories.
Since opening our studio in 2005, we have photographed hundreds of weddings across California. Whether the wedding is large or small, we strive to create beautiful wedding landscapes and to capture natural moments, stunning portraits, inviting details, and vibrant reception images.
Wedding Photographers in Yosemite and Tahoe
Serving Yosemite National Park, Oakhurst, Sonora, El Portal, Groveland, Lake Tahoe. We have photographed many weddings in The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite Lodge At The Falls, The Wawona Hotel, Curry Village, Yosemite Valley Chapel, The Evergreen Lodge, The Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, The Redwoods in Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows, Olmsted Point, Glacier Point, and countless intimate ceremonies in Yosemite’s meadows and granite vistas.
If you’re looking for the most creative, highly skilled, cheerfully hard working wedding photography team in Yosemite and Tahoe, then Yosemite Wedding Photographers is the studio for you. We strive to create compelling images for the adventurous California bride and groom, and we understand the intricacies to working in Yosemite National Park. Whether it’s working with the ever-changing weather & light in Yosemite, or navigating through throngs of tourists, we promise to capture your wedding day with skill and grace. We have a studio in Oakland to meet with our clients, as well as to shoot portrait and boudoir sessions. Our Yosemite weddings draw brides and grooms from all over the world, not just California residents. We are prepared to meet local clients in person, but also well-equipped to virtually meet with wedding clients living elsewhere. Whether we talk via Skype, Facetime, email, or a simple phone call, we're here to provide you with as much information as you need regarding your Yosemite wedding photography. We can also help provide you with other wedding information in Yosemite. Whether you’re looking for a great wedding band or dj, a fantastic florist, the perfect venue, or the best hair & make-up artist, we can make suggestions based on your specific requirements. As a Yosemite bride, Brady is adept at providing personal advice & assistance that you just won’t find anywhere else. We also help you write the timeline for your wedding day in order to provide the time needed to get the photos you want, and advise you on how to write and organize your family formal list.
We are very well-versed in destination weddings, having photographed them for over a decade. We've photographed on the Russian River, in Humboldt’s Redwood forests, on the beaches of San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Malibu, San Diego, across Wine Country, and in Yosemite National Park. We are very comfortable traveling to shoot events. Whether you’re getting married at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite, the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, or North Star Resort in Lake Tahoe, we will travel to you. We have photographed several weddings for professional wedding photographers, and have been recognized by our industry peers as specialists in this genre of wedding photography.
Many clients come to our site after reading our reviews on Yelp, The Knot, or Wedding Wire or reading about us on sites like The Knot and DIY Weddings Magazine. We are thrilled to have made so many clients happy in California, and we hope to continue doing just that for years to come!