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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

al & maria

After so many months of planning and dreaming, it feels surreal when a wedding day finally arrives! Maria was such an amazing planner when it came to her special day with Al, and I’m over-the-moon-crazy-happy for her because her wedding at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse looked BEAUTIFUL. Everything that she described in our conversations over the past year totally came

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Al and Maria didn’t have to see each other before their ceremony. Because of the timing of the church, they had plenty of time in between the ceremony and the reception for photos, so it wasn’t necessary – for logistics at least. But when I talked to Al and Maria about this, letting them know

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Maria is a girl that knows what she wants. When she sees something she likes, she knows it. Without question. Al is a quiet, thoughtful guy with a soft heart and a calm demeanor. Al and Maria met one night in Little Italy while having cocktails at Craft & Commerce, and these two strangers had a fifteen minute

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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).