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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

christopher & emily

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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Are you ready for this?? I mean really ready for this??? Because Part Two of Emily and Christopher’s magical cherry blossom engagement session in Washington D.C. just may make your heart explode with all of the lovelovelovelovelove… We flew out to Emily and Christopher’s home city on the east coast to photograph their engagement session in Baltimore, and Emily

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They were walking along the reflecting pool in Washington D.C. on their way to a Capital’s hockey game for her birthday celebration, and the Washington Monument was glimmering below them in the clean, clear water while the early evening light melted away over the buildings around them. The scene around them was so picture perfect

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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).