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Greg + Amelia
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THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

nicaragua

Jeff and I arrived home from our week in Nicaragua at 2:00am on Monday morning and didn’t wake up until noon. At about ten in the morning, I woke up bleary-eyed and drooling with Gracie sprawled across my chest, pinning me down with her shocking ability to multiply her body weight to keep me from

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I used to be SO PROUD of my flip-flop tan lines on my feet – two white lines cutting through my super dark feet from wearing my Rainbow sandals everyday in the California heat. Those tans lines are the mark of a true San Diegan – always in the sun, never with closed toe shoes.

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Jeff and I landed in the capital of Nicaragua on Tuesday at noon after a sleepless red eye flight to Atlanta on Monday night. Blurry-eyed and hungry, we were greeted by our driver from the non-profit we’re working for with the news that the highway to Matagalpa (our final destination) had been shut down due

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I was packing our suitcases yesterday when I suddenly realized that it’s been a year since our last international trip. Over the course of 2010 and 2011, we traveled a ton and got to visit 12 different countries for incredible destination weddings, non-profit shoots, and pure personal fun. We flew 100,000 beautiful miles around the globe

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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).

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