Jordan and Chance met in their second semester of nursing school! An entire group was supposed to be going out downtown one night but somehow they were the only ones that ended up going…sounds like fate to me. They started dating shortly after that and as they say, they helped each other survive the last year of nursing school! Chance proposed when they went on a surprise trip to Indianapolis on Jordan’s birthday. They went to lunch and then walked down by the fountain where Chance’s sister was hiding to get pictures of the proposal. Chance also had both their families meet them at a brewery after to congratulate and celebrate them being newly engaged! Chance pulled it off perfectly, everyone knew and Jordan had no idea it was coming.
I remember when Jordan reached out, it was after I had let her know that if she needed a wedding planner to let me know. I thought that I was going to do wedding planning before I got back into photography. I was so excited and honored that she wanted me to capture her day. Jordan + Chance decided to get married at the gorgeous Engelbrecht Farm in Paxton, IL. They chose such a good time of year to get married, it was an absolutely beautiful day. Their colors were also so pretty, I think they had everyone ready for fall. They chose a beautiful rust color with black and gold accents. The ceremony took place outside under an arbor surrounded by beautiful landscaping. The reception took place inside one of the barns on the property. It was beautifully decorated and had so many fun details for their reception like a popcorn bar, and photobooth. The reception space actually had a second floor that overlooked the dance floor which was super fun and offered such a unique point of view for guests that were seated on the second level. Before we got into the reception events we went and took sunset photos with the most beautiful view of the sunet. These two are seriously so cute together.. I mean look at them! They are so clearly in love, happy and beaming with joy. During the reception both Jordan + Chance’s dad’s have speeches one after the other and when I tell you there was not a dry eye in the room… I was even tearing up. After such heartfelt speeches from their dads and a few other speeches we headed right into special dances and these dances always get me too. Once special dances were out of the way it did not take long for the dance floor to fill. These people knew exactly how to party and it was such a blast capturing them enjoying the celebration.I absolutely loved getting to celebrate these two on their special day. It was truly such an honor to capture all the sweet moments that took place on their day. Enjoy some of my absolute favorite photos from this sweet day.