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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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If you were to sum up Nick & Cathy in one word it would be ‘co-counsel.’ These two are high-achievers – there’s absolutely no question about that. But a high-achiever needs a coach, a support, a cheerleader, a foundation, and a place to fall when the bar gets raised higher or the final stretch seems just

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The ocean, the colors, the couple – oh my!!!! I have fallen in love with EVERYTHING about this wedding! The perfectly blue water, the gorgeous Mira Zwillinger gown, the dapper groom, and the seriously stylish bridesmaids. Plus, Ashley and Drew are simply the CUTEST lovebirds!! These two Arizonians came out to California to say ‘I

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A stream of endless white doves were released over Drew and Ashley as they were announced as husband and wife, and the burst of wings felt exactly like the bursting joy that was inside of their hearts in that moment – their smiles as gigantic as the blue Pacific behind them. The doves were a surprise from Ashley’s amazing mother, and it

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A panoramic beachfront view, an historic hotel on the water, a dream team of vendors, and a gorgeous couple on the inside and the out – it just doesn’t get any better than this, my friends! Tylor and Nicole’s wedding at The Hotel Del Coronado was dreamy dreamy dreamy for Jeff and me! Our hearts

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The best of them is in each other. When Tylor realized that this smart, beautiful girl had a quirky personality just like him, that he could be himself – totally and completely – in front of her big brown eyes, he knew that Nicole would be his forever-girl. When Nicole saw the strength and courage in his heart, and

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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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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).