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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

Weddings

Al and Maria didn’t have to see each other before their ceremony. Because of the timing of the church, they had plenty of time in between the ceremony and the reception for photos, so it wasn’t necessary – for logistics at least. But when I talked to Al and Maria about this, letting them know

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I just ADORE a couple that can have so much fun on their wedding day! Jason and Emily were completely focused on all the right things with their wedding, and they made sure everything felt perfectly like them. The colorful wildflowers in the decor spoke to their love for nature, a friend gifted a special craft brew

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Jason flew to Boston from Indianapolis one weekend to help a buddy pursue a girl. But instead of Jason’s buddy finding his soulmate, Jason met Emily, a girl that took his breath away the moment he saw her. He knew right away that he had found someone special, and the weekend flew by with both of them breathless.

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Between the stunning venue, the sweet couple, and the classic style, it’s no surprise that Jeff and I are completely head-over-heels in love with Will and Angela’s wedding at the Boston Public Library. I could photograph this day over and over again and never want to stop! Will and Angela were deeply intentional about making sure their guests

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Are you ready for this overload of east-coast-classic, my friends?? If you know anything about Jeff and me, you know that our dream weddings definitely have the Black Tie & Ballroom feel going on, and the more east coast traditional a wedding feels, the bigger our happy dances! So you can imagine how Will and Angela’s

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Angela turned to me and said with affection, “She is an incredible woman. You wouldn’t believe the amazing life she lived.” Angela was speaking about Will’s 91-year-old grandmother. We were both watching as family members hugged and kissed his grandmother’s cheeks, and the sentiment felt so perfectly Angela. Angela and Will are both super-achievers, in life and in love.

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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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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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If you’ve seen any little bit of this wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, you already know that it was a day full of romantic glances, classically-stunning portraits, and the kind of magical love you’d expect from two people as AMAZING as Andrew and Shannon. But friends… the amazingness is just getting started. When you’ve got an incredibly

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It was a picture perfect setting. Guests enjoyed dinner and toasting beneath linen draped canopies while watching the pink sunset fade away over the rolling hills of the golf course that disappeared into the endless blue of the pacific ocean beyond. In fact, everything about Shannon and Andrew’s day was picture perfect. The gorgeous venue, the breathtaking

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I like to describe this L’Auberge Del Mar wedding in three words… OH MY WOW. It was soft, lovely, sweet, joyful, and downright romantic. Mix all of these things together and you have Nick and Cathy’s dear hearts and this seriously amazing celebration! Krissie and Elizabeth, the amazing ladies of White Lace Events, did a

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WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

 

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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).