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nick & stephanie

Oh happy happy day! This beautiful edition of Exquisite Weddings Magazine just keeps getting better and better! Not only did we get to photograph an eye-popping industrial glamour gown shoot for this issue, but Nick and Stephanie’s oh-so-swoon-worthy dusty pink wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar is a featured real wedding! It makes me unbearably happy when

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A favorite wedding + a favorite couple + a stack of beautiful albums = the best day evah at Casa de Youngren. Nick and Stephanie’s albums arrived at our studio on a day when I needed a little bit of lovely in my life, and one look at these albums made my heart happyhappyhappy. This pretty-in-pink rustic chic

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I love when our couples use their engagement images throughout their wedding experience – from bridal showers to rehearsal dinners to save-the-dates to the day-of. One of my favorite ways to use the engagement images, though, is with a beautiful engagement album used as a guest sign-in book at the wedding. These guestbooks are not only

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Receiving film images from the lab is like a surprise extra day of vacation on an already epic trip – you’re ready to pack it up and head back home when the airport calls, delays your flight, and you’re suddenly granted another sweet day at the beach. We’ve already gotten to enjoy so much goodness

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Can you believe how insanely beautiful this wedding has been over the past couple of days? I’m so in love with Nick and Stephanie’s wedding that it’s been a magical week sharing it here on the bloggy-blog – all three awesome parts of it. The reception was simply elegant with a rustic twist, thanks to

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Welcome back to the second part of Nick and Stephanie’s rustic chic wedding at L’Auberge Del Mar. This day was nothing short of fabulous, and it was chock full of the kind of details that I love – soft, lovely, and sweet with a touch of sophisticated elegance. We got to work with a dream

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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).