Mystery couple captured in sunset photo at Yosemite identified

YOSEMITE – Michael Karas was taking photos while visiting Yosemite and captured a really special moment for one couple.

According to ABC News, he posted the photo on his Instagram shortly after in hopes of finding the couple.

“I was shooting that area for sunset already when they walked out on the ledge,” Karas explained. “As someone who enjoys tying to capture life’s amazing moments and landscapes I didn’t hesitate to snap away. It was a surreal moment.”

Within a few days, the mystery was solved. Catherine Mack and Rick Donald were the mystery couple.

“This special moment was caught by Mike Karas who we don’t know (at all),” Mack wrote in the caption on her Instagram account. “[H]e was just taking a sunset shot and we happened to wander into it. Thanks for looking for us far and wide, you certainly caught our attention.”

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