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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

brendan & emily

Oh my oh my, this anniversary session is SO. GOOD! We love photographing our past couples, and when it’s on a nearly-empty Brooklyn Bridge? Jeff and I just about died of happiness! We photographed Brendan and Emily’s wedding six years ago, and it was SO MUCH FUN seeing them again at their sister’s wedding in

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Can you get enough of this amazing venue? AND this even more amazing couple?? It’s like amazing got together with itself and starting having amazing babies… sheesh! There’s so much more to share today from Brendan and Emily’s sweet mountain wedding at Nestldown, so warm up your “Love This” fingers because I would hate for

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Brendan and Emily have a classic kind of love. Timeless. Elegant. Sweet. Mature. It’s the kind of love that knows what it’s getting into, that the waters of marriage run deep. Really deep. Like diving into a bottomless, dark pool where so many have gone before. It’s enough to make anyone snap on their water

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Yes folks, believe it or not Brendan and Emily’s Balboa Island engagement session gets even more adorable and romantic than yesterday. I know it doesn’t seem possible after the sheer volume of romantic-sauce we witnessed in Part One, but I tell no lies. Ever. After the yummiest Balboa Bar ever, we walked along the canal

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Brendan’s heart called dibs on Emily the moment he first saw her. They were in a group of friends and he found himself glancing her way all too much. Her smile, her presence – it was captivating. He learned a bit about her from friends, but he wanted to know more – so much 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).