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kevin & morgan

What a perfect excuse to pause and relive a gorgeous wedding… Kevin and Morgan’s destination wedding in Sun Valley, Idaho, has been picked up by the editors over at MODweddings – they fell in love with the soflty sweet pinks and blushes of the classic and graceful design by Absolute Weddings and Sue Bridgman. I definitely don’t need

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It’s a sentimental week here at Casa de Youngren as we remember some beautiful travels from last summer. Earlier this week, I posted some personal images from our trip to Montana for Kaitlyn and Mark’s engagement session on their breathtaking cattle ranch, and today I’m reliving our time in Sun Valley, Idaho, for Kevin and

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‘Tis the season for beautiful albums! We are delivering bunches and bunches of wedding albums and prints this time of year, and nothing makes us happier than our couples and their families enjoying their gorgeous books over the holidays. Well, maybe tossing in a soy Pumpkin Spice Latte while enjoying a gorgeous book could make me happier,

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Kevin and Morgan are a sweet, positive, and heartfelt Seattle couple that held a destination wedding in Sun Valley, Idaho, that Jeff and I have been looking forward to for MONTHS. Not only have I been dying to shoot in the mountains of my home state, but I’ve been dying to celebrate with such a fun-loving couple as

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When Kevin came over for dinner to meet Morgan’s parents for the first time, he did the dishes. Completely unprompted. Boys, if there’s any way to instantly win over the parents of the girl you love, do the dishes after dinner. In fact, it will not only win over her parents, but her entire family, their

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Home sweet home never looked so eye-popping as this! Jeff and I spent the past ten days in my home state of Idaho visiting my family and photographing an epic destination wedding in the stunning mountain resort town of Sun Valley. Most folks come to this town in the winter for the world class skiing and ice skating,

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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).