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WEDDINGS + ENGAGEMENTS

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Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

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THE HIDDEN CASTLE

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Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

stefan & morgan

Oh my lovely! This shoot is so fabulous I can hardly STAND it! When Jeff and I were in Chicago for some wonderful shoots this fall, we wanted to take full advantage of the city that we love, so we hit up one of our fabulous past couples, Stefan and Morgan, to come model for us. Morgan

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If you thought Stefan and Morgan looked elegant at their ceremony at Pepperdine University, just wait until you see their Fairmont Miramar reception in Santa Monica that’s chock full of elegant details. A big thanks goes out to Cassandra Santor for her keen design eye and for coordinating the day. She was uber fantastic to

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It feels as if Stefan and Morgan have stepped straight out of an old classic Hollywood movie. They’re timeless in their style, elegant in their demeanor, and sweet in their hearts. In fact, I was sure that at any moment on their wedding day the lights of the world were going dim around us, two

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Welcome back to Part Two of Stefan and Morgan’s engagement session at Pepperdine University. These guys hit a total home run on their outfits – first they showed up in their classic Mad Men style outfits (and then ROCKED them), and then they basically changed into a perfect J.Crew catalog and proceeded to blow our

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Stefan loves airplanes, Sperry’s, Mad Men, and her eyes. Morgan loves the gym, taco Tuesdays, and his sense of humor. That’s the short story. The long story is about a college boy working as a Public Safety officer with a longtime crush on a cute girl with adorable eyes. He wanted to ask her to

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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).