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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

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My dad taught me how to downhill ski when I was eight years old. He was the one riding next to me the first time I stepped onto a chair lift and was the one that picked me up when I fell getting off. He taught me how to wedge my skis and hold my poles. And

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We listened to the warm Kauai rain pour down over our lanai and dined on a midwest dinner of pork chops and potatoes – paying homage to Jeff’s grandmother who still lives in Minneapolis. Hawaiian Christmas music floated from the living room out into our little party of four. Jeff and I honeymooned on Kauai ten

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It’s just as beautiful as they say… Machu Picchu is not one of those wonders of the world that doesn’t live up to it’s hype. It’s bigger, taller, scarier, and more majestic than any of us in our small little group of travelers ever imagined. It’s more beautiful than the pictures. It’s more spacious than

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In the fourth grade, my teacher asked my best friend in front of the class what her favorite kind of pizza is. Without hesitation, she proudly replied, “Airport pizza.” The room laughed and the teacher smiled. My teacher – as well as most of the kids in the class – knew why my friend gave

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She placed the Moka coffee pot on the stove and lit the flame with steel blue hands. I’m sure those hands had been making coffee like this for decades. “Keep the flame low,” she said in her thick Italian accent, speaking slowly so the American could understand. “You don’t want to rush it by boiling

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Last week, Jeff and I trekked across the Atlanta airport from our departing gate at A11 all the way to Terminal F – the international terminal – just to have a beer on the Sky Deck. Life on the road is definitely not as glamorous as it sounds, but there are a few perks that

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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).