UPDATE: Groom in viral Yosemite photo thrilled about it

Published: Oct. 19, 2018 at 8:44 AM EDT
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A photographer says he has tracked down the couple he captured in a popular photo of a proposal at Yosemite National Park.

Matthew Dippel of Grand Rapids was on a road trip out west with a friend when they decided to take a break and take pictures at Taft Point at the park.

Dippel took a photo of a man on bended knee as a woman extended her arm on Oct. 6.

The Michigan man went on social media seeking the couple's identity.

Dippel wrote on Saturday that he found them.

He has identified them as Charlie Bear and his fiancee, Melissa.

The couple live in Alhambra, California.

Bear told the photographer he captured "the second proposal, the more special and official one."

Dippel wrote he was "glad I finally found you to share this special moment."

When the groom saw the picture, he said, "It's an amazing feeling, it's so awesome, it's just it was a great photo that he...it was timed perfectly you know and it's just such a coincidence."

He also said the picture was the second proposal. The first one happened in front of family and friends but he did it again at Yosemite National Park just for his fiancee.