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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

Eugene & Lenore

During the toasts at Eugene and Lenore’s rehearsal dinner, Lenore’s brother stood up, looked around at the 250 people that had gathered to celebrate this wonderful couple and he said to the couple: “You have a family that loves you, a community that supports you, and you have found each other. You have absolutely everything you

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This loveliness is almost too much to bear! Eugene and Lenore’s wonderfully meaningful destination wedding at Crossroads Estate in Los Olivos was everything we love about a wedding – meaningful, classic, and oh-so-FUN! Eugene and Lenore chose to do a black and white theme for their wedding and I LOVED IT. They asked their guests to

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When it comes to Eugene and Lenore, tradition runs as deep as their bones. Their destination wedding in Los Olivos was a wonderful celebration of their love for one another, and it was magical with every step along the way. But it was even more so a celebration of where they had come from, what they have

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At first, Lenore wanted a small wedding. But when she wrote down the list of her closest friends and family, the list was 250 people. So the small intimate destination wedding, turned into a BIG intimate destination wedding in wine country. And yes, I do mean that it was intimate. Only Eugene and Lenore could pull

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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).