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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

jimmy & vivian

What a sweet surprise this rainy afternoon in San Diego! Jeff and I have been nominated on Style Unveiled’s 2013 Local Love Awards for Favorite Wedding Portrait from Jimmy and Vivian’s Surf and Sand Resort wedding in Laguna Beach. I’m definitely in love with the incredible getting ready portrait of Vivian that they chose for

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‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, turkey soup, cranberry toppings, and wedding features! At the end of every delightful year of photographing gorgeous couples with impeccable style, we send our work off to our favorite wedding blogs and magazines to show off our couples’ fabulous weddings! This time, we had a little help from the

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What better way is there to spend a week than with a picture perfect seaside wedding with a couple that defines ‘adorbs’? Jimmy and Vivian’s wedding at the Surf and Sand Resort in Laguna Beach was simply magical. Sweeping views of the California coastline, the sound of crashing waves far below, the perfect touch of sunshine

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This moment has been a long time coming for Jimmy and Vivian. As high school sweethearts that have weathered the college, post-grad, and professional years of teenage life to adulthood, they have been through a few things together. But what I love the most about Jimmy and Vivian is that the people around them –

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Perfect locations like this only come along every so often, so when we get an amazing couple like Jimmy and Vivian, we immediately know where we have to shoot. The Torrey Pines Gliderport is one of those places that calms our hearts when we need to get away from it all, so we’ve spent many

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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).