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WEDDINGS + ENGAGEMENTS

CLASSIC + TRADITIONAL

Greg + Amelia
THE GRAND DEL MAR

ROMANTIC + REFINED

Roman + Zlatka
THE HIDDEN CASTLE

EMOTIONAL + MEANINGFUL

Chris + Koree
THE LODGE AT TORREY PINES

stephen & michele

There’s nothing we adore more than a stylish, emotional couple with big hearts and even bigger smiles. Then toss in a perfect November afternoon in the rolling hills of San Diego and you’ve got an all out love fest! Stephen and Michele’s reception at Maderas Country Club felt just as peaceful and joyful as their sweet

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The word that keeps coming to mind with Stephen and Michele’s wedding is ‘promise.’ God gave both of these individuals a promise years before they ever met each other, and what makes Steve and Michele such incredible people is that they were faithful to that promise. The promise helped them to know – truly deeply

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Didn’t you just fall head over heels in love with the adorable Steve and Michele in their coffee house engagement yesterday? Their smiles are so quirky and fabulous that I can barely stand it! After shooting at the location of their first date, Pannikin Coffee & Tea in Leucadia, we switched up the outfits and

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Stephen was just being a super nice, outgoing guy when he met Michele at church and invited her to his small bible study group. Which is different for him. Not the ‘nice’ thing – he’s one of those sweet-faced engineers with just enough lovable quirk that he only has to smile his humble grin for

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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).