Life is Good, Now That I Do

POSTED IN : Casa de Youngren, Sweet and Sour

This week we photographed a wedding, a portrait session, and a two day photo shoot for Exquisite Weddings Magazine. Yesterday we flew into Chicago for a beautiful wedding that’s happening later today. Tomorrow we’re hanging out one on one with a lovely photographer and then we’re speaking to the Chicago PUG and the South Bend PUG. That will bring us to Tuesday. When we get home on Wednesday, we have an engagement session and a family session, and then a fabulous wedding next Saturday.

In the life of a photographer, busy is good. And even though we’re in the midst of 5:00am wake up calls, up to our ears in wedding gowns, enduring early morning flights, sleeping in beds that are not our own, and feeding Gracie’s abandonment issues, life is good.

And I only say that life is good in the midst of the craziness because I can lean on the most important person in my life for stability, encouragement, inspiration, celebration, and a much needed hug when it all becomes too much. I wasn’t always that way. I wasn’t always willing to lean on someone else.

But life is so good now that I do.

In case you don’t follow Jeff or me on Instagram (follow jeffyoungren, erinyoungren to see pics from our life and our shoots), here’s a sneak peek from Jeff from the two day photo shoot this week. I’m so excited to share the rest when the issue is released this fall – it’s torture to wait that long!




Welcome! We’re Jeff & Erin.

It’s our job to help you slow down and experience every moment of your wedding day – because we believe that it should be savored from top to bottom.

We’re Jeff & Erin Youngren, a hubby & wifey wedding photography team that believes timeless trumps trendy, life is best done together, and tears, hugs, & high fives should never be held back.

We consider our couples part of our family – and we cannot wait to meet you!

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About Us

We're Jeff & Erin

We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, and we believe running a business should be life-giving (not soul-sucking). So we’re passionate about teaching other photographers to run life-giving businesses and book clients they absolutely love.  

For 15 years, we’ve photographed weddings all over the world as a hubby & wifey team, but we’ve also grown a multi-brand photography studio in San Diego, CA. 

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