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nate & susan

Oh, the lovely Nate and Susan! If elegance and charm could be wrapped up into one adorable couple, it would be these two! Their black tie wedding at the Montage Laguna Beach was one of our favorites this past summer because of their style, grace, and sweet love for each other. These two were SO

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It’s been a film kind of week dear bloggy-blog, and today is continuing the goodness with the medium format images we made at Nate and Susan’s wedding at the Montage Laguna Beach. The color, texture, depth, and detail of film is something that I live for – there’s simply nothing like it! We photographed these

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Nate and Susan’s wedding at the Montage Laguna Beach was simply magical! The day looked stunning with the beautiful floral work of Sticks and Stones, and everything moved flawlessly thanks to the veteran expertise of Paula Laskelle of Champagne Taste. We enjoyed every second of working with Paula and her team, and are so thankful to

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Watching Nate and Susan glide around the ballroom to mingle with their friends and family felt as natural and timeless as the gorgeous orchids  that were glimmering with candlelight in their tall centerpiece vases.  There was a cocktail of jazz music and dinner conversations floating through the room, and all of the guests were right at home with each other

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I *heart* Los Angeles and I turn into a giddy ball of energy shooting at places like the Griffith Observatory – especially with sweet and cute couples like Nate and Susan. We couldn’t stop ourselves from running around and shooting everything we possibly could on such a gorgeous day! I’m so excited to share this

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Susan passed a note to Nate in 8th grade stating that she loved him. Nate returned Susan’s note and said he didn’t love her back – he loved a flute player instead. Their paths would not cross again until they left their small town in northwest Indiana to be educated on separated coasts and enrolled

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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).