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jason & carissa

We’ve made it to the third and final installment of Jason and Carissa’s Great Gatsby themed wedding. After the ceremony at the vintage Hollywood themed Lafayette Hotel, we headed down to the east village in downtown San Diego for their reception at the Moniker Warehouse, a warehouse-style event space with just enough character to give a rustic

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I’ve been bouncing up and down in my seat all morning just waiting to publish Part Two of Jason and Carissa’s fabulous Great Gatsby themed wedding at the Lafayette Hotel. This happenin’ hotel in University Heights has got boatloads of style and was the perfect fit for Jason and Carissa’s quirky vintage vision for their

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For both Jason and Carissa, their wedding day was a long time coming. Each of them has a compelling life story that will make you say ‘wow’ – they’ve been through a lot as independent and confident individuals. Because of that, they have a tight-knit protective group of friends around them, so when it would

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Jeff and I have been busy, busy, busy these last few weeks and it’s simply unbelievable how gorgeous, sweet, stylish, and eye-popping our 2013 couples have been. And don’t you worry your sweet little head dear reader, it doesn’t look like the eye-candy is going to stop anytime soon! In fact, this week we have

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Jeff and I have been shooting from rooftops quite a bit lately and today we get to feature Jason and Carissa’s engagement session on top of the St. James Hotel! I love when a couple chooses a location for their engagement session that is both beautiful AND meaningful. The rooftop of the St. James Hotel

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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).