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Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

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

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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Welcome back to this oh-so-lovely wedding at The Lodge Torrey Pines with David and Sylvana, who were looking particularly gorgeous with their glowing smiles and brand new wedding rings. After the beautiful Catholic ceremony at Mary Star of the Sea, we came back to The Lodge to spend a bit of time with the newlyweds before heading into the

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It was a perfect San Diego day at Torrey Pines for an east coast boy and a west coast girl to say ‘I do’. The blue ocean water, the cool breeze over the golf course, the lovely sun shining perfectly over everything – it was as though San Diego was getting even better than it already is

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It’s a lovely day here in the neighborhood, my dear friends! We have the simply lovely Part Two of Nick & Jenni’s garden wedding at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, complete with all of the romantic moments and pretty-in-pink swoon-worthy details of the reception. I’m so in love with the long bridesmaid dresses from Jenny Yoo

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Nick and Jenni are two insanely adorable nerds that love each other. And in the words of Jenni herself, “It’s just so cute when nerds love each other!” From the outside, these two are upbeat, outgoing, and charming lovebirds that don’t seem nerdy whatsoever. They’re fun and loving and super social, but on the inside,

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This oh-so-dreamy winter wedding at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe continues today with all of the romantic moments and elegant details from the ceremony and reception – including the perfect touch of softly falling snow during the ceremony! (*cue internal happy dance*) Peter and Kristin chose a romantic black tie affair in the heart of the Lake Tahoe mountains –

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Peter’s best friend told him that the new girl at the office eventually needed to get some work done. Peter had been stopping by her desk everyday just to “say hi” since the day Kristin arrived at their company. She was sweet, smart, beautiful and ambitious, and it was obvious that he was smitten. Kristin’s best friend had

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If you know anything about us, it’s that a Youngren loves a classic black tie wedding! And the only thing better than a black tie wedding is a classic black tie wedding on New Year’s Eve! Matthew and Dana’s elegant wedding at the Park Hyatt Aviara gave Jeff and me chills as we photographed all of

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Matthew and Dana are used to making it happen in life – they’re high-achieving lawyers that kill it with everything they do. They not only listen to directions, but they do it way better than they’re asked, stepping right over the high bar of expectations in life and leaving it in their dust. When they met one another, they

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Oh these two lovebirds – aren’t they the cutest?? Brian and Stephanie’s unbelievable wedding at The Lodge at Torrey Pines continued into lovely bliss after the sweet ceremony that overlooked the hills and pines of Torrey Pines golf course. The sunset couldn’t have been more perfect for this couple who happen to adore San Diego

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The overwhelming consensus among Brian and Stephanie’s family and friends is that this couldn’t have happened to anyone better than these two. They are both humble, kind, unassuming, smart, and loving individuals that don’t prefer sitting in the spotlight, but do prefer an epic celebration. Several amazing things happened during Brian and Stephanie’s wedding at The

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Welcome back my dear friends to this elegant wonderland of a wedding at Estancia. Matt and Julie were simply stunning during this black tie celebration, and their smiles were contagious all day long! I know Jeff and I had couldn’t help but radiate the joy that this entire celebration was bringing to our hearts, because Matt

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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).