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Our Latest #TY Couples
WEDDINGS + ENGAGEMENTS

CLASSIC + TRADITIONAL

Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

ROMANTIC + REFINED

Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

EMOTIONAL + MEANINGFUL

Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

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The Weddings and Engagements of Our Gorgeous #TYCouples

Oh this wedding… we can’t stop swooning. We WON’T stop swooning! If you know Jeff and me, you know that we absolutely love watching great parents love on their kids. It fills our hearts to bursting EVERY. TIME. So, it’s pretty safe to say Andrew and Kyle’s wedding had our hearts doing somersaults! This family

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Kyle and Andrew chose The Lodge at Torrey Pines as the perfect place to say “I do” – she’s always loved the classic, homey feel of the dark wood beams, and Andrew can’t get enough of the sweeping ocean views past the iconic golf course. But Kyle has had this venue in the back of

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Okay friends, are you ready for a whole-lotta-classic? From their meaningful, traditional ceremony (check it out here in Part One!) to their chic reception dripping in oh-so-beautiful fresh florals, Hayley and Nico’s wedding was one for the classic-lover’s books! Nico and Hayley’s wedding day at the Isleworth Country Club was so full of warmth and genuine love

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When it comes to love languages, Nico’s is affection. It doesn’t take long to notice how he adores sweet Hayley with small touches and kisses. An arm around her waist, a kiss on her cheek, his presence by her side – she knows that he will always be there. The funny thing, though, is that affection

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Three years of marriage. Building a history together begins in these first years, and somehow the building up begins with the simplifying down. With taking away the fluff and the stuff that life throws at you and bringing it all back to the core – to your simple, heart-melting, gut-squeezing love for each other. This

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If you could wrap up everything Jeff and I love into one beautiful #TYWedding package, it would be this wedding right here. Tradition, elegance, emotion, legacy… and loads of classic black and white! Chris and Koree’s dreamy classic wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines was crafted by the heartfelt and impeccable talent of Susanne Duffy

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“I sought him whom my soul loves… and when I found him, I held him, and would not let him go.” (Song of Solomon) Koree chose these words to be read during her ceremony with Chris, and she meant every word. Because for these two, getting married isn’t just about finding a lifelong partner to

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This joyful twilight garden ceremony followed by an off-the-hook wedding celebration at Estancia La Jolla is making me weak in my photographer knees! Nick and Sherry wanted a wedding that was fun and upbeat more than anything else, and they totally did it right. Not only did they set the mood for the evening with their constant

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These two were cut from the same mold. Even though they grew up on opposite coasts, Nick and Sherry were raised in the same kind of fun-loving families, they have the same sense of humor, and they both love to eat good food. And even though they crossed paths for many years growing up through

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CLASSIC & TRADITIONAL WEDDING AT THE GRAND DEL MAR

 

Every element of Greg and Amelia's wedding was dripping with elegance and classic glamour, including the breathtaking ceremony in the Capella Chapel, the sweetest getaway EVER, and the lovely-lovely fresh white florals by Adorations. Merilee of EverAfter Events designed a breathlessly perfect day, and Amelia was a VISION in her classic wedding gown. 

 

ROMANTIC HILLTOP WEDDING IN RANCHO SANTA FE

 

Oh be still my swooning photographer heart! Roman and Zlatka’s wedding at The Hidden Castle, a French chateau estate venue atop the hills of Rancho Santa Fe, was everything magical, romantic, and elegant! From Zlatka’s dynamite dress to Roman’s chic presence to the 180 degree views of the hills of San Diego, this whole day was simply stunning!

 

EMOTIONAL WEDDING AT THE LODGE TORREY PINES

 

If you could wrap up everything Jeff and I love into one beautiful #TYWedding package, it would be this wedding right here. Tradition, elegance, emotion, legacy… and loads of classic black and white! Chris and Koree’s dreamy wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines was crafted by the impeccable talent of Susanne Duffy of Crown Weddings.

THE FIRST LOOK

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Why we love First Looks and how we do them differently

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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...

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).