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gerry & emilee

We just delivered another gorgeous set of wedding albums which means two things: (1) We have a delighted couple and two happy parents and (2) we’ve done our job perfectly. Nothing makes me happier than officially handing over a set of albums to our couples because I know that they are going to experience their wedding

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Merry day-after-Christmas dear bloggy-blog! I hope that yesterday (and today and always) was filled with immeasurable peace and joy. What do you say that we keep the Merry & Bright cheer going all the way until the New Year ok? Well, in that case I’ve got some more medium format film to share and these sweet images will

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What a way to cap off 2014! Gerry and Emilee’s sweetly intimate and pretty-in-blush wedding at Rancho Valencia was our last wedding of the year, and there was no better way to end a beautiful season than with a gorgeous couple, a stunning location, and the best vendors in the industry. Merrily of Ever After Events is

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It was quite a bit of persistence on Gerry’s part that brought him and Emilee together. He would ask her on dates, but she would always bring some friends along. He would sit next her at work events, and she would see him around, and after a long while she finally agreed to a date. It

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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).