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WEDDINGS + ENGAGEMENTS

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

Meaningful

The place he proposed. The spot of the first kiss. Places that tell our couples' love stories.

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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David and Lisa have no shortage of adventure in their love story. They first met in the mountains of Mammoth, fell in love on the beaches in San Diego, and after shark diving off the shores of Fiji, David asked Lisa to adventure with him forever. But for David and Lisa, they could be flying

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Minh and Cathy are two best friends who also happen to be head-over-heels for each other. Minh can’t get enough of this gorgeous girl and everything that makes her who she is: her constant joke-cracking, endless creativity and ambition, and her oh-so-infectious personality. When it came to choosing her, it was a no-brainer. And Cathy

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She usually never did this. Heather is a traditional type of girl, one who usually waits for the guy to make the first move… But when she came across Doug’s profile on a dating app, she thought maybe she’d make an exception. Just this once. So she did – she left him a message, leaving

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Every night as he’s dozing to sleep, one lingering thought always crosses Wade’s mind: I still can’t believe I get to marry her. Wade met Catherine in medical school, and from the moment he saw her across the classroom, he couldn’t get this graceful, joyful girl out of his mind. He made his first move

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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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It wasn’t until the second time he moved to Washington D.C. that he walked into a restaurant and saw Elena. Jeff had no expectations this time around, because the first time he had moved to Washington D.C. years earlier, he thought his life would become everything he had ever hoped. But it wasn’t until he

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Vali and Lauren walk this route together all the time. They stick their toes in the sand, wrap their arms around each other, and watch the water come in and out. Their worlds are crazy busy. Between demanding jobs and full schedules, their time together is spent unwinding in their favorite places along the walking

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When Tony started being extra nice to Pamara, who was the newest addition to their grad program at Cornell, she thought that he was just being friendly to everyone. That he was trying to bridge the gap between all of the ages and welcome her in. But when he started going out of his way to be

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It started at Easter when their two families officially met. They came together to celebrate as one big family unit, and Griffin and Neva watched their moms connect and their dads become buddies. She had been dating Griffin for years, since those first sorority and fraternity days back in college, but their life together didn’t feel

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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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He lives in London. She lives in Portland. And in this whole wide crazy world, they found each other in Dubai when Andrew looked across the hotel restaurant and saw a beautiful girl. It was a girl named Jessica that happened to be a part of the work trip that he was on as well.

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WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

 

OUR MOST HELPFUL WEDDING PLANNING TIPS, STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPERTS

 

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).