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Our Latest #TY Couples
WEDDINGS + ENGAGEMENTS

CLASSIC + TRADITIONAL

Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

ROMANTIC + REFINED

Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

EMOTIONAL + MEANINGFUL

Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

Traditional

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

Stacy envisioned a wedding that was styled after Beauty and the Beast, a fairy-tale-like day that would steal your very breath with it’s romance. And after experiencing every stunning minute of this gorgeous day, I can safely say that Stacy nailed that vision! From her soft ballgown that sparkled in the most subtle-yet-breathtaking fashion to

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I look through these images and I see JOY. Pure, full, lovely JOY. Adrian and Valerie had a wedding that was not only gorgeous in every way – the sunset, the scenery, the decor, the dress, the tux – but it was also a wedding where I could laugh, cry, dance, and express my joyful

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Remember these two and their sky high love at their helipad engagement session in downtown LA? That was an epic afternoon. But this. Oh this. If we were giddy after Adrian and Valerie’s helipad engagement session, then I’m downright ECSTATIC after their seriously swoon-worthy wedding in Rancho Palos Verdes. Not just because it was absolutely

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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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Can I confess something? I am guilty of following the trends. As a creative, I want to be relevant in my industry so I like to pick up the latest trends and experiment with them. And shooting on film felt like a trend for a little while. I totally confess that I’m guilty of seeing it that

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Didn’t I tell you that Josh and Anne’s wedding at the US Naval Academy was the downright PERFECT #TYwedding?? The tradition, the meaning, the heartfelt couple – all of it had us jumping up and down with glee! Check out Part One if you haven’t seen it yet – then come right back here to

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I watched Josh and Anne walk up the stairs to the grand Brancroft hall at the US Naval Academy, and Josh’s hand was on Anne’s back, gently supporting her as she lifted her dress and thoughtfully took each step. And the image of their two small selves coming together in support of one another while

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A beautiful day by the sea, a gorgeous couple in love, and a dream team of vendors – Christopher and Emily’s wedding at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel checked all of the boxes for an epic event!! Jeff and I have not only photographed the weddings of Emily’s two brothers, but we also did an AMAZING two

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She’s an energetic girl with a spitfire personality. He’s a calm and collected guy with a sideways smile. They’re the perfect match of opposites on the outside – and the perfect match of soulmates on the inside. Emily is one of those girls that smiles with her whole being, and Christopher is one of those

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OH. MY. WOW. That’s the reaction I keep having over and over again as I relive Reid and Ana’s picture perfect black tie wedding at the Grand Del Mar! The elegance, the sweetness, the loveliness, the beauty-ness… All of it was simply AH-MAZE-ING, and Jeff and I felt so honored to be a part of

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Ana moved from Los Angeles to Dallas. From a city full of glam to a city full of cowboys. And it was in this shift of change to a new place and a new life that this attentive, gracious man named Reid entered her life. He made Ana a priority. He made her feel more

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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).