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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

Weddings

For the classic-kind-of love that Vali and Lauren share, their wedding celebration was every bit as gorgeously classic as it was deeply meaningful. Vali and Lauren said ‘I do’ in the church at University of San Diego, the university they both attended. It was within the halls of this campus where Vali and Lauren put in long

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Oh this couple, oh this family, oh this dream team!! Everything about Griffin and Neva’s Rancho Valencia wedding was FLAWLESS, but what really had us knee-deep in photographer-joy is the way we saw everyone loving on each other! For Griff and Neva, the greatest thing about about this wedding day was not simply the one-plus-one

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When they imagined their wedding day, Griffin and Neva had a clear vision in their hearts. He could picture the morning of — taking a deep, contented breath with his buddies buttoning up their jackets next to him. He could see himself walking outside to the gorgeous grounds of Rancho Valencia, spending those important moments

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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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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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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

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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).