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mark & heidi

The loveliness from Mark and Heidi’s wedding just keeps coming!! It’s like an endless fountain of pure sweetness… Today, I’m giddy to share the film images that we captured at their intimate garden wedding at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. There’s something magical about the process of film – the permanence of the chemical reaction that

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Happy Independence Day everybody! I hope the festive celebrations are well under way, and to add to the joy of this fabulous summer weekend, we have the second half of Mark and Heidi’s garden wedding at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. This wedding was small and intimate with only their closest friends and family, so that

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Heidi was jealous, and she didn’t know why. A stranger was actively flirting with her friend Mark. It was innocent enough, but to Heidi, it was not ok.  She and Mark met in med school years ago, and they had recently reunited and rekindled their friendship. They spent countless hours together laughing and talking about every subject imaginable, and

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A classy black dress with a great pair of heels + a tailored look with a charming smile + a golden day at Balboa Park = two waaaaaaaaay too excited photographers squealing with glee in a public place. Mark and Heidi wanted a classic San Diego look with a polished feel, and every single one of their

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Driven, ambitious, brilliant, and ultra-nerdy. That about sums up any med student. Add witty and sensitive, and you’ve got Mark. Then tack on gorgeous and confident, and there’s a portrait of Heidi. So combine all of those wonderful words into one pool of perfection, and you have the sweetest, smartest, and loveliest couple you’ve ever met. Their confidence

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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).