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THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

jon & amy

Jon and Amy said ‘I do’ at a peaceful vineyard outside of Sacramento, CA, in 2012. They were college sweethearts from Harvard with giant futures in front of them. At the time, Amy told me that she had been nervous about marriage up until that point. She wasn’t sure if her dreams and goals matched up

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I’m always THRILLED when one of our lovely weddings is featured in a magazine or on a wedding blog, but I’m even more excited when it’s a kind and wonderful couple that totally deserves the recognition. Jon and Amy are sweethearts to their very core, and their Sacramento wedding at Wilson Vineyards felt just as

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Welcome back to the second half of Jon and Amy’s country chic wedding at Wilson Vineyards just outside of Sacramento. If you haven’t become helplessly enamored with Jon and Amy’s affectionate and emotional personalities quite yet, then hold on to your hats and glasses ladies and gents because these two will totally sweep you off

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Amy was emotional in the week before her wedding. She said that the littlest hugs or thoughtful words would send tears down her cheeks with joy and gratitude. When I asked her about why that was and what was going through her heart – deep down in her heart – she said that she didn’t

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Jon and Amy love going on long windy road trips and creating new adventures together, so while these two were in San Diego from Boston for the weekend, they rented a convertible and we took them to our favorite road trippin’ spots in the hills of Rancho Santa Fe. Fair warning: you just may find

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Amy told Jon that if he proposed before college graduation, she would say no. She wanted to marry him, but for some reason she had this thought in her head that she didn’t want to be engaged while still in college. She’ll admit that it was just a silly thing of hers and she’s not

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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).