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Our Latest #TY Couples
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

zach & betsey

I just can’t get enough of Zach and Betsey’s seriously classic wedding at La Valencia!! The blush, the gold, the lace – oh my! Everything about this wedding made my photographer heart go pitter-patter in the best way possible! Not only did they have the most beautiful blush and gold decor designed by Francine Ribeau and Organic Elements

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Betsey knew that her number was being passed along to the cute guy from the engagement party via a friend-of-a-friend-of-another-mutual-friend, but she didn’t know that somewhere along the exchange, her number was written down wrong. So for the next few weeks, she wondered why it was taking so long for Zach to call her… Little did she know

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The most beautiful woman in the world deserves the most beautiful place in the world, so Zach chose Italy as the place that he would ask Betsey to marry him. Having spent a year teaching in Paris, Betsey had traveled Europe and Italy many many times while Italy was completely new to Zach when he

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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).