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Photographer Matthew Dippel was enjoying a visit to Yosemite National Park on the evening of October 6, when he witnessed a perfect moment.
"I was waiting for my friend to go to Taft Point so I could take a picture from the other side of the canyon," he told TODAY.
But just before his friend showed up, Dippel, 24, noticed there was a couple on the ledge. He did not notice at the beginning, but was about to capture a beautiful proposal.
"I got lucky and I was in the right place at the right time," said Dippel, who lives in Michigan and had traveled to Yosemite during a road trip. "I was already waiting for my friend, so I had all my settings on my camera equipment, and when I realized what was happening, I started taking pictures."
Dippel said he ran to the ledge just after taking the pictures to try to find the couple.
"I asked other 20 or 25 people who were at Taft Point if they knew who the couple was, because it's a really beautiful photo, but nobody did it," he said.
Since then, Dippel has gone to social networks hoping to find the mysterious couple, and Twitter users are following the search.
As Dippel himself points out, Taft Point is a popular place to take pictures.
"They could be from anywhere in the world," continued Dippel. "I hope they see it, but there are a lot of people on Earth, who knows?"