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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

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I breath deeper at the HCC Ranch in Montana than I do anywhere else. My heart muscles burn when I breathe that deep and my ribcage bones tend to crack because they haven’t been that stretched in a long time. I feel the air go all the way into my belly when I come to HCC. You might remember Mark and Kaitlyn’s

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On Friday – on Valentine’s Day – Jeff and I received an email from one of our past brides, Jennifer. She has always been a sweetheart along with her now husband, Michael, but this note made my weekend. Maybe my year. The subject read, “Thank You Will Never Be Enough.” With Jennifer and Michael’s permission, her

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I just couldn’t resist posting this after our engagement session with Richie and Kathy yesterday in Newport. Me – “Ok guys, stand together holding hands and facing me. I’m just gonna take one last quick shot…” Jeff and his feet slipping into my frame – “Can I be in one too? Pleeeease??” And yes, my

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We got an email on Wednesday from one of our amazing clients-turned-life-friends – for whom we’ve photographed her two daughter’s weddings (Lizzy and Steph) and her 25th wedding anniversary with her hubby – with a photo attached that said: “Just noticed that all pics on my desk are by The Youngrens!” Aaaaaaand this is what

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Heather is basically my favorite. This blonde bombshell of a woman interned with us last summer and is now a permanent part of the team here at The Youngrens. While much of her work is remote, she spends plenty of quality time cozying up to Jeff and me here in the office. And she fits

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My sign would read: Scooter rides until we’re 90 years old. What would your sign say?   PS The old couple at the end makes me cry every time. My greatest goal in life is to be them someday. Hugs, Erin

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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).