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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

griffin & neva

Oh this couple, oh this family, oh this dream team!! Everything about Griffin and Neva’s Rancho Valencia wedding was FLAWLESS, but what really had us knee-deep in photographer-joy is the way we saw everyone loving on each other! For Griff and Neva, the greatest thing about about this wedding day was not simply the one-plus-one

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When they imagined their wedding day, Griffin and Neva had a clear vision in their hearts. He could picture the morning of — taking a deep, contented breath with his buddies buttoning up their jackets next to him. He could see himself walking outside to the gorgeous grounds of Rancho Valencia, spending those important moments

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It started at Easter when their two families officially met. They came together to celebrate as one big family unit, and Griffin and Neva watched their moms connect and their dads become buddies. She had been dating Griffin for years, since those first sorority and fraternity days back in college, but their life together didn’t feel

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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).