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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

james & marilyn

Our brides and grooms are seriously DA BOMB. We have so much Style Me Pretty feature love coming in the next few months that we’re just bursting at the seams with excitement! But it’s only because our couples have some serious style, impeccable taste, and rockin’ personalities. They know how to craft weddings that are

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Part Two of James and Marilyn’s adorable DIY wedding at the romantic Crestmore Manor is dripping with loveliness. If my eyes could drool, they were definitely drooling over the swoon-worthy touches that Marilyn worked so hard on. One of my favorite parts was the wooden signs incorporated throughout the venue, particularly this welcome sign at

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Nothing could dampen their day. Marilyn’s eyes searched the sky as gray clouds loomed in the distance and talk of rain buzzed around the room, but her face showed something much different than worry. She seemed full, as if her chest had suddenly become too small for the wonderful emotions inside. She had that gorgeous

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Ok folks, are you ready to have your cuteness socks totally knocked off with Part Two of James and Marilyn’s Rancho Santa Fe engagement session? ‘Cuz it’s about to get totally real – real stinkin’ cute that is. Marilyn changed into this adorable pink polka dot dress that her mom found as an old giveaway

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It’s the sweetest of all the sweet stories – high school sweethearts that fell in love at the senior prom. He was the popular, cute baseball player in the junior class. She was a senior girl that needed a date. So he took her. And within weeks, he knew he wanted to marry her. But

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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).