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Film

Our gorgeous weddings captured on medium format film.

It’s another one of those magical afternoons, dear bloggy-blog, when I get to post some dreamy film images of an amazing couple. This lovely bride, Heather, is also a fellow photographer, so we knew that the unmistakable sound of a film camera making images during her wedding day would fill her heart with photographer butterflies. And it definitely

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It’s going to be a fabulous week here on the bloggy-blog folks – mostly because we get to kick it off with this dreamy post! I mean, Mark and Kaitlyn’s engagement session on their family ranch in Montana was already a dream come true for me, so these film images are simply icing on the

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Happy lovely fall Friday everyone! As we head into this perfect October weekend, I have some truly yummy eye candy to share! Throughout Luke and Victoria’s library-themed wedding at Cafe Pinot in downtown Los Angeles, we were able to shoot a few rolls of our beloved medium format film, and as always, I’m in love

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As an artist, one of the most satisfying experiences is when your art exceeds your own expectations. There so much pushing in art – pushing yourself, pushing your gear, pushing your subjects, and pushing your limits. When all of that turns into a beautiful result, it’s deeply satisfying. Getting the film back from Steve and

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It’s been a film kind of week dear bloggy-blog, and today is continuing the goodness with the medium format images we made at Nate and Susan’s wedding at the Montage Laguna Beach. The color, texture, depth, and detail of film is something that I live for – there’s simply nothing like it! We photographed these

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Oh my dear lovely… When I think that a wedding is perfect, the film comes back, and I swoon all over again! Adam and Kim’s wedding at The Loft on Pine in Long Beach was a lovely fit for film images – the colors and textures transferred so beautifully to medium format. Today’s post is

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As promised last week with Kevin and Morgan’s destination wedding in Sun Valley, we’re showing off more of the film images we’ve been making at our recent weddings. Today’s lucky post is Patrick and Kelsey’s rustic wedding at Santa Margarita Ranch just outside of San Luis Obispo. This sweet central coast wedding took place on the old ranch

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The loveliness from Mark and Heidi’s wedding just keeps coming!! It’s like an endless fountain of pure sweetness… Today, I’m giddy to share the film images that we captured at their intimate garden wedding at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. There’s something magical about the process of film – the permanence of the chemical reaction that

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Here’s what I know about Andrew and Victoria: 1) They’re both wickedly smart and uber talented at what they do, and 2) they appreciate a well-crafted image. Jeff and I have been deeply inspired and excited lately with shooting film, and we’ve been taking every chance we can to explore the medium with our particular

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As if Todd and Leigh Ann’s wedding wasn’t lovely enough at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, I am dying over these dreamy medium format film images we captured throughout the day. With every roll of film we drop off lately, my heart gets more and more excited to see the finished product because I

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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).