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Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

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Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

EMOTIONAL + MEANINGFUL

Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

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The Ritz-Carlton. The Grand. The Lodge. Weddings at our favorite resort destinations.

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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Dear friends, are you ready to be whisked away into a romantic wonderland? Because that is exactly what Grant and Abby’s wedding at the Monarch Beach Resort was! Jeff and I absolutely adored the sweet snuggles during Grant and Abby’s First Look, and we cherished the meaningful traditions of their Jewish ceremony (Check it all out in

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Theirs is a classic kind of love. It’s not flashy or flamboyant. It’s not in your face or loud. Grant and Abby are just simply made for each other. When they’re together, it fits. It works. It makes 110% sense. When they’re apart, they’re sweet, fun people that are amazing at what they do. But

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Shivani loves the ocean, and Nick’s heart is at home in the mountains – both places where they grew up. So they modeled their Hindu wedding in Dana Point after as much nature as possible. The sangeet washed in blue that you saw in Part Two was a homage to the water, an undersea wonderland,

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If there’s anything you should know about Jeff and me, it’s that we LOVE tradition. And not just church-and-ballroom tradition (although that’s totally our jam). But any tradition that goes back generations brings life to our souls. No matter where it’s from, what it looks like, or how it’s done. Tradition is traditional for a

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There’s just something so special about these two!! The way Ben and Noelle love so fully, laugh with their whole being, and commit to every moment is truly remarkable to witness. I loved watching them savor all of the little moments of their wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, especially when we got to spend a few quiet

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Ben had a huge smile on his face the morning of his wedding. When Jeff asked him what was making him smile so big, Ben’s joy spread all over his body. His shoulders straightened, his eyes lit up, and he said, “Well, there’s just a lot to smile about today.” Because after many many years of

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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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Travis and Swathi’s Indian wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar lived up to everything I love about traditional weddings! The significance, the history, the legacy – all of it came through with flying colors. And by that, I mean gorgeous, bright, Indian wedding colors!! Travis and Swathi’s friends and family from all over the world showed in

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Travis and Swathi’s careers fly them all over the world. It’s not unusual to find them landing in the most remote and exotic and off-the-beaten-path places you can possibly imagine. (In fact, they chose Hawaii for their honeymoon, because a vacation that seems so ‘normal’ is actually very abnormal for their crazy lives! Ha!) But their jet-setting to

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The sweetness just doesn’t stop when it comes to Matt and Tracey!! Part One of their romantic wedding at Rancho Valencia was over-the-top emotional as these two cried and laughed their way through the getting ready, the First Look AND the ceremony! (Which of course, Jeff and I don’t mind at ALL – we cried with them!) The

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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).