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Yosemite Wedding at Cathedral Beach



As renowned Yosemite wedding videographers, we’ve had the privilege of capturing countless love stories set against the park’s breathtaking landscapes. But Skye and Isaac’s wedding, which began with a heartfelt rehearsal dinner at the iconic Evergreen Lodge and culminated in a breathtaking ceremony at Cathedral Beach, was truly a testament to the magic of Yosemite weddings. From the majestic backdrop of Yosemite Falls to the intimate moments shared between the newlyweds, every aspect of their day showcased the raw beauty and emotion that makes Yosemite such a dreamy destination for couples tying the knot.

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The Search for the Perfect Yosemite Wedding Videographer

As professional actors, Skye and Isaac are no strangers to the camera. You might recognize Isaac from Netflix’s That’s Amor and Skye from Lifetime’s Vanished in Yosemite, which she remarkably filmed just a year after her own Yosemite wedding.

Given their acting background, Skye and Isaac wanted their wedding day to be an authentic, unscripted experience. They sought a Yosemite wedding videographer who could capture genuine moments without constant direction, allowing them to be fully present and immersed in each fleeting moment. They sought a team with extensive experience filming weddings in Yosemite, understanding that the right videographer would be able to showcase the unique beauty of locations like Cathedral Beach and Evergreen Lodge while also documenting the genuine emotions of their special day.

Enter Jay and Mack Films – destination wedding videographers dedicated to documenting real, organic love stories in stunning locations like Yosemite National Park.

jay and mack and their wedding couple

A Heartfelt Rehearsal Dinner at Evergreen Lodge

Nestled in the heart of Yosemite, Evergreen Lodge provided an idyllic backdrop for Skye and Isaac’s rehearsal dinner. This rustic yet elegant venue, known for its cozy atmosphere and stunning natural surroundings, set the stage for an evening filled with heartfelt speeches, laughter, and love. As Yosemite wedding videographers, we know that Evergreen Lodge is a top choice for couples looking to create unforgettable memories with their nearest and dearest before saying “I do.”

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Wedding Ceremony at Cathedral Beach

For their ceremony, Skye and Isaac chose the picturesque Cathedral Beach, a hidden gem within Yosemite National Park. With towering cliffs and the serene Merced River as their backdrop, the couple exchanged emotional vows and personal promises, creating a moment that perfectly encapsulated the raw beauty of a Yosemite wedding. As destination wedding videographers, we were in awe of the way Cathedral Beach seamlessly blended the grandeur of Yosemite with the intimacy of Skye and Isaac’s love story.

While many couples opt for Glacier Point at sunrise or Taft Point at sunset, Skye and Isaac’s choice of Cathedral Beach offered a refreshing change of pace, inspiring us as destination wedding videographers to capture the raw beauty of their love in a new light.

The sheer joy radiating from Skye and Isaac after exchanging vows was unparalleled – a perfect encapsulation of what makes Yosemite weddings so magical.

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A Moment of Solitude at Yosemite Falls

Before rejoining their guests at Evergreen Lodge to celebrate, Skye and Isaac carved out a moment just for themselves, taking a serene nature walk around Yosemite Falls. As their Yosemite wedding videographer team, we understood the importance of capturing these intimate, organic interludes to complete the narrative of their day.

One of Skye and Isaac’s top priorities when seeking a videographer was finding a team that could document their authentic connection without making the day feel like a production. At Jay and Mack Films, this ethos is not just something we practice – it’s a core value woven into the fabric of our approach as destination wedding videographers.

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Evergreen Lodge Wedding Reception

After finishing up their moment together at Yosemite Falls, we all headed back to Evergreen Lodge where the spent the evening eating, drinking, and dancing the night away. One of our most cherished moments was witnessing the intimate circle that formed around Skye and Isaac, where guests stepped forward to offer prayers, blessings, and heartfelt wishes, enveloping the couple in waves of love and positivity. As destination wedding videographers, we were thrilled to capture the love and laughter that filled the air at Evergreen Lodge, knowing that these memories would be treasured for a lifetime.

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Preserving Your Yosemite Wedding Memories: The Importance of a Skilled Destination Videographer

Skye and Isaac’s wedding is a perfect example of why hiring an experienced Yosemite wedding videographer is so essential. From the stunning locations like Cathedral Beach and Yosemite Falls to the intimate moments shared at Evergreen Lodge, every aspect of their day deserved to be captured with care and expertise. As destination wedding videographers who specialize in Yosemite weddings, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with filming in this breathtaking national park, and we are committed to preserving every precious moment of your special day.

*Musicbed Diamond Award-Winner*

We are proud to share that Skye and Isaac’s wedding film was honored with the Diamond Award in the Musicbed Awards 2023, the highest accolade possible. This recognition is a testament to the extraordinary story we captured and the unforgettable moments we witnessed.


“The moment we met with Jay and Mack, we knew we HAD to have them as our wedding filmmakers. They are the single best investment we made for our intimate wedding. We knew that hiring someone that captures the essence of our relationship and our wedding day in an authentic way was so important to us, and jay and mack did that and more. Their work obviously speaks for itself. They were so amazing throughout the planning process and made our wedding day the best day of our lives. Our wedding film grows even more special as time passes, and I am forever grateful to both of them for creating something so special to us. Jay and Mack are filmmakers turned friends.”‘

– Skye and Isaac

jay and mack and their wedding couple


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