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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

jason & kathy

Even surrounded by the most gorgeous blue sea, Jason and Kathy couldn’t take their eyes off each other! Their wedding day at Scripps Seaside Forum was every bit as joyful as these two hoped. One of Kathy’s deepest wishes for her wedding was that she would be smiling all day long, and that if she ever

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Kathy almost wasn’t accepted as a chemistry tutor that semester at Berkeley. There wasn’t the exact slot open that she applied for, but the director really wanted her in the program. She was smart, ambitious, and wholehearted. So Kathy agreed to a slightly different type of tutoring, and she was in. And thank goodness, too,

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Jason and Kathy met while tutoring general chemistry at UC Berkeley (yes – these two are super smart). And since they both were from San Diego, they decided to drive down together one time for the holidays. A drive which turned into an eight hour road trip in which Kathy discovered three things about Jason: (1) he’s a crazy

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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).