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Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

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THE HIDDEN CASTLE

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Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

Destination

A resort in the mountains. A beach on an island. Intimate destination weddings near and far.

Lucas and Anna dreamed of a wedding day led by joy… and their wish came true on a perfect June day in New York City. It was a day FULL of joyful surprises! Jeff and I quickly learned at Lucas and Anna’s engagement session that these two have a very affectionate way together, and their

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Jeff and I firmly believe in slowing our couples down. You see, a wedding day can feel like a blur of emotions if you don’t take the time to intentionally breathe it in, take notice of the little things… and savor the moment. So after Troy and Tara said “I do” overlooking the lake (see

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He was the tall, handsome guy she’d been told about. When Tara moved into a new place a few years back, her new landlord couldn’t contain herself. After asking if Tara was single (Um, yes, nice to meet you, too…), she said she knew the perfect guy that Tara simply HAD to meet. So when

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Every bit of Colton and Nancy’s destination wedding in Lake Tahoe is giving us giddy-photographer-feels! First things first: if you haven’t already soaked up alllll the beautifully emotional moments of Colton and Nancy’s ceremony in Part One, turn around RIGHT NOW and do it! Because oh my goodness – we just LOVE these two! It

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When Nancy was a little girl, she declared with certainty that one day, she would get married right in this spot. She’d marry her Prince Charming alongside the water at Sugar Pine Point in Lake Tahoe, California, and then she’d jump in the lake while still in her wedding dress. Well, aside from the cannonball

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A magical seaside ceremony, the most perfect beach sunset portraits EVER, crazy emotional toasts, a hilarious father-daughter dance, and shave ice that blew my mind… That sums up the second half of Tony and Pamara’s destination wedding at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua in Maui. In one word: PERFECTION! The emotions were flowing the entire day, but the ceremony

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Maui is a remote place. It sits in the middle of the vast waters of the Pacific, separated from other continents by thousands of miles of ocean. It’s beautiful cliffs rise out of the ocean in dramatic, steep lava flows and the coastline stops your breath at every turn. Which is one reason why Tony and Pamara

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A deep, overwhelming love between two hearts, overlooking a vast, deep blue ocean… friends, we are deeply and madly in love with Ben and Laura’s stunning Dana Point wedding! Their breathtaking ceremony at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort overlooked the ocean they both find such peace and meaning in, and Ben and Laura really did savor Every.

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The ocean breeze that reached across the cliffs of Dana Point reminded us all to look out over the immense blue expanse that lay before us. This place is special to Laura and her family, and you could see it in her eyes whenever she looked out over the water. In her heart, Laura shared this day

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During the toasts at Eugene and Lenore’s rehearsal dinner, Lenore’s brother stood up, looked around at the 250 people that had gathered to celebrate this wonderful couple and he said to the couple: “You have a family that loves you, a community that supports you, and you have found each other. You have absolutely everything you

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This loveliness is almost too much to bear! Eugene and Lenore’s wonderfully meaningful destination wedding at Crossroads Estate in Los Olivos was everything we love about a wedding – meaningful, classic, and oh-so-FUN! Eugene and Lenore chose to do a black and white theme for their wedding and I LOVED IT. They asked their guests to

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When it comes to Eugene and Lenore, tradition runs as deep as their bones. Their destination wedding in Los Olivos was a wonderful celebration of their love for one another, and it was magical with every step along the way. But it was even more so a celebration of where they had come from, what they have

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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).