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Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

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Black ties. Ballrooms. Churches. We love when our couples step into tradition.

Welcome to Part Two of Patrick and Miranda’s uhhhMAZING wedding at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar! Part One of their wedding day showed off all the beautiful portraits before the ceremony, but just wait until you see their beautiful ceremony and reception here in Part Two! Patrick and Miranda wore their hearts on their sleeves

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Patrick and Miranda have known each other since they were just ten years old, but it wasn’t until years later that they reconnected and fell madly in love. He saw how she had grown into someone incredibly gracious and passionate, and she couldn’t get enough of his positive energy and inclusive and kind heart. With

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If you thought CJ & Elizabeth’s wedding ceremony at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar was amazing, just wait until you see their oh-so-dreamy wedding reception! (But for real, don’t miss Part One of their wedding – their ceremony was jaw-droppingly gorgeous!) CJ and Elizabeth honored both his Greek and her Mexican heritage in perfect ways

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We knew that CJ and Elizabeth’s wedding day would have all of the elements we adore about our #TYweddings… timeless style, meaningful traditions, and so many emotional, holy-wow-this-love-is-deep moments. CJ and Elizabeth are a beautiful couple inside AND out (Jeff and I have been head-over-Youngren-heels for them since their engagement session in Balboa Park!), so

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Every ounce of Darrell and Angel’s wedding day was soaked in so much meaning… not just because of the love story they share, but because of the people who’ve supported them along the way. After they said ‘I do’ at their beautifully candlelit ceremony in Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery (check out all the

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When you meet Angel, it’s so very obvious that her heart radiates love. It’s what attracted Darrell to her in the first place: her compassion, her sacrificial and selfless demeanor, and her incredible kindness towards others and herself. When Darrell and Angel began talking, she immediately took notice of how generous this man is: he

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They said “I do” in a traditional ceremony, dined with their guests in the most elegant setting, and then danced the night away with all their favorite people… And in every single special, emotional, joyful moment, Wade and Catherine were SAVORING. (If you haven’t seen all the amazing details from their wedding day yet, be

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Wade and Catherine’s dream wedding was all things traditional and thoughtful and incredibly classic. (Translation: All things oh-so-Youngren-approved!) From the first time we met Wade and Catherine at their sweet engagement session, Jeff and I connected with their genuine hearts and giddy-in-love smiles… but when they told us the vision of their wedding day, our

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As she planned for her wedding day, Catherine didn’t take the details lightly. Catherine’s a Southern girl from Texas who holds her Greek Orthodox faith and her Lebanese heritage dearly. So this lovely southern-belle-bride chose to honor and celebrate her culture, her faith, and (in a way that still makes Jeff & I tear up

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Amelia knew down to the minute how long she’d waited for this day. When Greg and Amelia found each other, they knew they had found the missing puzzle piece to their hearts. So when Greg and Amelia dreamed up their wedding day, they dreamed BIG – because their love is so worth celebrating! And if

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For every minute, every day, and every year that Greg and Amelia waited to find each other… it was all so incredibly worth it. Greg and Amelia have poured themselves into their careers and their loved ones for a long time, but they wanted to find that person to share the little moments with. That

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Oh my oh my! Josh and Daryl’s wedding is totally what Youngren dreams are made of: classic, timeless style, deeply-rooted tradition, and families who love each other oh-so-well! Josh and Daryl were surrounded by family and friends who are incredible cheerleaders in all of their ambitions, so it was a wedding day packed with so

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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).