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Film

Our gorgeous weddings captured on medium format film.

Can I confess something? I am guilty of following the trends. As a creative, I want to be relevant in my industry so I like to pick up the latest trends and experiment with them. And shooting on film felt like a trend for a little while. I totally confess that I’m guilty of seeing it that

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The only way this shoot could ever get any better is with film… and it’s oh-so-good! Back in December, Jeff and I hopped over to Maui while we were second-honeymooning on Kauai to photograph this #totesadorbs little family. But this isn’t just ANY #totesadorbs little family. This is Josh and Jane, and their miracle bundle-of-overwhelming-joy

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OH. EM. YES. This is what film was MADE FOR my friends! Will and Angela’s oh-so-swoon-worthily-classic wedding at the Boston Public Library makes my heart beat a million times a minute because it’s everything that we simply love to photograph! Two souls in love + two incredible families + a traditional ceremony + a seriously jaw-dropping venue

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Seaside + film + Drew + Ashley = MAGIC. This collection of film images we made at Drew and Ashley’s wedding makes me go all heart-eyes and smiley-faces when I look through it, because FOR REALS – how crazy perfect is this gorgeous seaside setting at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel?? It’s ridiculous how beautiful it is! And

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Oh how sweet are Nick & Cathy?? I’m always so excited to share film images from a wedding day, because it means I get to brag on our amazing couple one more time! Nick and Cathy’s seaside chic wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar married classic and romantic perfectly. From Cathy’s sweetly feminine dress to the organic

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Creamy, buttery, soft, whimsical… all words to describe the look, the feel, and the magic of medium format film! Film is something that has been such a fun inspiration for Jeff and me these past few years, and we just can’t get enough of it! Tylor and Nicole’s sweet wedding day at The Hotel Del

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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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Dreamy things come in dreamy packages, my friend! When we get a shipment of film from our lab, I become a 5-year-old kid opening a birthday present. I get so excited to unwrap the lovely that I can hardly stand it! And the medium format film from Jennifer and Jeremiah’s sweet-as-can-be wedding in Rancho Santa Fe definitely doesn’t disappoint.

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I could post images like this all day, every day!!! There’s just something so magical about film, am I right?? The soft nature and the rich yet muted colors – it’s almost too much pretty to handle! Here’s just a simple sampling of the medium format film goodness from Nick and Jenni’s oh-so-swoonworthy wedding at The Inn

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Oh it’s a good day on the bloggy-blog when we get to share some seriously gorgeous medium format film! The oh-so-sweet Nick and Cathy wanted us to capture their date night themed engagement session with some classic film, which if I didn’t love these two already, this sealed the deal! This film makes their already swoon-worthy story

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Authentic and sweet. That’s how I would describe Mark and Lindsey, and that’s also how I describe shooting on medium format film. It’s remarkably simple in it’s realness. There are no pretenses. There are no filters. Film just is what it is, and that authentic core makes it something special, particularly when it’s capturing people as genuine

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The barley, the mountains, the horses – oh my! Have you gotten your fill of Mark and Kaitlyn’s golden ranch wedding in Montana yet? Of course not! I shouldn’t ask silly questions like that… You’re in luck, my dear friends, because today we’re featuring the eye-melting medium format film images that we made during this stunning wedding

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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).