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al & nicole

Oh my wow… How can you not love this set of medium format film from Al and Nicole’s seriously classic Fourth of July wedding? The rustic-chic venue of The Villa San Juan Capistrano looks simply magical on film, especially with the navy palette that Nicole chose to pair with accents of gold, white, and red. Don’t miss that

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There’s something so special about a summer celebration – particularly at the Fourth of July! Al and Nicole’s festive-meets-classic wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano perfectly paired the traditional red, white, and blue Independence day color palette with simple elegance and sentimental details. Al wore a trim navy suit with Vizsla cufflinks (a tribute to their

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Al and Nicole have been together for a long time now – about nine years – so they’ve built a deep closeness that isn’t going away anytime soon. They met in Santa Barbara while at college, and have spent the past decade growing together, creating a friendship and a partnership that will last their lifetimes. This

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Welcome back to Part Two of Al and Nicole’s engagement session in Orange County with their adorable pup, cute smiles, and epic classic cars. Al brought along two of his cars to incorporate into the shoot – a red 1964 Impala and a 2011 Porsche Boxster Spider – and these bad boys took the shoot from

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They are lovers of beer, their dog, their cars, and each other. Al and Nicole have been together for over 8 years, and their sweet friendship is immediately apparent. Yes, they laugh together… they seem to have boatloads of fun… they cuddle nice and close to each other with very little prompting. But what I

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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).