about

the YOUNGRENS

One evening, Jeff asked me if I would take my hand out of my pocket and go on a walk with him. That was in 2003.

Ever since, we’ve been traveling the world photographing weddings for couples we love. But no matter where our cameras take us, we’ll always be hand in hand, going on our forever-walk together. Learn more about our hearts below.

hugs, Jeff & Erin

Jeff was the nerdy biology major studying all the time. Erin was the new student working at the front desk of the library. Unbeknownst to her, Jeff and his biology nerd friends started calling Erin the Hot Librarian. And when he took the Hot Librarian out on a date, he *officially* became King of the Nerds.

Our hearts clicked instantly.

Since then, we’ve been Jeff and Erin Youngren, world travelers, wedding photographers, foodies, and scooter riders. Over our decade of weddings, we’ve learned how to walk with our couples, slow them down on their wedding days, and help them savor every last precious detail. We believe your wedding day doesn’t have to fly by, and that you can remember so much more than you ever thought possible. You just need someone who’s been there before to help you savor. That’s where we come in.

We also believe:

Tradition is beautiful.
Timeless trumps trendy.
Life is best when it’s done together.
Home is where your heart has led you.
Bow-ties should never be pre-tied.
Tears, hugs, & high fives should never be held back.

01.

OUR AUDIO STORY

We’re podcast junkies, so we decided to tell our story in our second favorite format – audio.

Put in your earbuds, press the play icon, and hear our hearts though the art of sound.

02.

OUR FAVORITE THINGS

HOSTING DINNERS

WINE & BOURBON

our sweet baby james

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As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen.

Winnie the Pooh

Airline Miles Flown

Scooter Miles Driven

Blog Posts Written

Years in Business

James' Daily Kisses

Countries Visited

Weddings Photographed

Weddings at Which Jeff has Cried

Bottles in Jeff's Bourbon Collection

03.

WE’RE THE PERFECT MATCH FOR YOU IF :

You're Hosts with the Most

Your biggest priority for the wedding day is to spoil your guests. And you’re really really good at it.

You're BFF's

You always choose to spend your time together. Not because you have to, but because it’s more fun that way.

You Love Tradition

You’re looking forward to the traditions of the wedding day and can’t wait to take part in them.

It's About the Marriage

You’ll design a breathtaking celebration, but you plan on having a marriage even more beautiful than the wedding.

It's Also About That Gelato in Rome

Whether it’s a street cart in Thailand or a candlelit dinner in Paris, you talk about your travels in relation to food.

She's Thoughtful

You believe genuine smiles, warm hugs and hand-written notes should be given well and often.

He's Emotional

It’s a toss up as to who will cry more on the wedding day – the father of the bride or the groom.

You Keep it Classic

You’re style is trendy in everyday life, but when it comes to something as timeless as your wedding, you’re keeping it classic.

04.

OUR LOVE STORY

Read our extended, multi-part love story on the blog. How we met, how Jeff finally asked out the Hot Librarian, and the painfully awkward ending to our first date.

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