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CLASSIC + TRADITIONAL

Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

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Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

EMOTIONAL + MEANINGFUL

Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

Classic

A tailored suit. A gorgeous dress. Traditional and romantic engagements that are oh-so-classic.

After their very first date, JR and Allison walked away with a spark in their souls they’d spent their whole lives waiting for. It went beyond their easy conversation and effortless attraction… it was something so much greater. It was as if they’d always known each other, like they’d been saving a special place in

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When they first met, CJ was instantly attracted to Elizabeth’s irresistible sassiness, authenticity, and confidence. Well…AND the fact that she’s drop-dead-gorgeous. She took one look at him and was genuinely impressed. CJ was a true gentleman, he made her feel comfortable in her own skin, and their chemistry?? Off. The. Charts. We hung out with

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Whitney would come up with any excuse she could think of to stop by the cute new intern’s cubicle (and that cute new intern was Eric). Most of the time, it was because the coffee machine on her floor was “broken,” so she simply had to get coffee on the floor where he worked… and stop

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For Sierra, she always had a mental vision in her head of what life would look like. And to be honest… this wasn’t exactly it. It was SO. MUCH. BETTER. When she met Paul, her life flourished into a beautiful garden of deeply rich, intensely joyful moments… and the life they’ve built together goes beyond

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With Amelia and Greg, they never have to wonder. Their love is so strong and so sure – and their souls so deeply connected – that they never *ever* have to wonder how much the other loves them. Because they already know it… deep down in their truest core. With them, it’s an abundance of

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Kyle and Andrew were friends for a year and a half working together as recruiters at the same company in Austin, and Kyle couldn’t help but crush on him. Andrew was sweet, kind, gentle, and totally hilarious. But Kyle fell in love the moment Andrew met Franklin, her skittish black kitty that she had rescued

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Zlatka is a gorgeous girl that likes to research her options. When making a decision, she will look into every possibility and exhaust the research in order to make her final choice. But there are a couple of things that didn’t take much research. Her ring and her man. Because Zlatka is also a gorgeous

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Seeing how fun, friendly, and sweet these two are together, you would never guess how Abby and Grant first met. Grant met Abby at the stables when a friend connected them, because the friend knew they would make a fabulous pair together. So she told Grant how sweet and wonderful and kind Abby is. But when they were introduced, Abby

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They talked at the cafe over hot chocolate for two hours. It was the first time Anne saw Josh’s humor, when she saw his heart and how we was a pillar of strength for those around him. And it was the first time Josh experienced Anne’s wonder, how she looks at the world with open eyes and

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She trumps everything for him. Adrian is a go-getter personality with a ton of demands on his time and his days, but when it comes to Valerie, she’s the top. The world slows down for this gorgeous girl, and when he’s looking at her, you can see that there is nothing else in his atmosphere

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Chris and Sarah have had us photograph them for their anniversary every January since we documented their wedding two years ago. (See their seriously sweet Anniversary Session last year, when Chris surprised her at their First Look spot! #allthefeels) These two don’t have us photograph them just because they love getting dressed up. It’s not just

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Greg and Stacy lived parallel lives while attending USC. They attended the same lectures, they cheered at the same football games, and they laughed with the same friends. But their two parallel paths never intersected. Like two dancers, they floated around each other in harmony, but never bumped shoulders. They never knew that their destiny

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Our Formula for the Perfect Engagement Outfit

 

Picking the perfect outfit for a photo session can be one of the most difficult experiences BUT it doesn’t have to be. I’ve seen enough outfits that work and don’t work that I’ve cracked the ultimate code for our couples...

 

Our Stress-Free Wedding Day Timeline 

 

There’s nothing better than a stress-free wedding day when everything runs smoothly, your guests have the time of their lives, and you soak in the day with your sweetie. Though it sounds too good to be true, you can...

 

10 Foolproof Tips to Get Gorgeous Wedding Photos

 

It’s the #1 question brides ask: What can I do to get the most amazing photos on my wedding day?

Having been through the in’s and out’s of countless weddings, I have loads of tips to share, so let's...

THE FIRST LOOK

why we love it

Find out why we love the first look, and how we do it differently

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ABOUT THE YOUNGRENS

We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, a hubby and wifey team that photographs amazing couples and their incredible weddings. Hopeless romantics, BFF's, and mama + daddy to James, we’re obsessed with traveling, podcasts, Oreos (Erin) and whiskey (Jeff).