Chelsea + Jordan | Lafayette Engagement Session


When Chelsea contacted me about engagements, I was so excited about doing another military engagement session! Her fiance Jordan is in the Navy and was coming home around the holidays so she wanted to squeeze pictures in then. In 2013, I photographed Jordan's brother and his now wife's engagements also, his brother is a Marine! Chelsea let me know ahead of time that it wasn't guaranteed that he would be home on the date we discussed or that he would come home soon at all. Around a month & a half prior to our date, Chelsea messaged me that Jordan's leave was cancelled and she had to cancel her date. We were both sad but I was determined to get them into my schedule and told her I would work with her however I could. A few months passed and Chelsea messaged me that Jordan would be home late December - early January, so we set a second date. Unfortunately, the inevitable happened and our second date was rained out with Jordan only home for TWO more days. I ended up working them into my day off and mother nature graced us with a gorgeous, sunny day! We had an amazing session in Lafayette and I am so glad I was able to work with these two! Chelsea & Jordan ended up getting married while he was in on leave, so they were newly weds for their 'engagement' session (which I think is so unique for them). These two were such a loving & inspiring couple and I am grateful for the opportunity to meet and photograph them.