We always enjoy arriving early to photoshoots to walk around and get a feel for the environment. Especially when we have the pleasure of visiting a new place. In the 10 years that we have lived in Arizona we have not once been to Tempe Town Lake or the Center For The Arts (for shame, i know). So we were very excited to see new things and explore. Love was in the air that warm afternoon in May. Everywhere we looked people were walking hand in hand or strolling on a peaceful bike ride by the water’s edge, several happy couples were even tying the knot nearby, and a young girl was celebrating her quinceañera. But most importantly Chelsea and Leon were there to have their short time period of being engaged etched in time.
The grounds were a beautiful mix of modern architecture and cleanly landscaped desert. Her light tiffany blue dress (her favorite color) looked so beautiful against the pastels of the desert landscape. It just may be our favorite color too! They both have a love of books and sci-fi and Leon enjoys watching Chelsea play video games. Their casual engagement shoot outfit was even inspired by a couple from their favorite show, called Firefly. We are not too familiar with the show but we rolled with it and definitely enjoyed and can appreciate their enthusiasm. In fact they just had the pleasure of meeting some of the cast last weekend at Phoenix Comicon, so cool!
Chelsea & Leon have a truly sweet and unique love, and clearly hold a special place in each other’s hearts. Chelsea with her bubbly and outgoing personality perfectly compliments Leon’s quiet and caring demeanor. Leon always had a hand on her arm or back, you could see the comfort they bring each other. And, as they stated to us, “we embrace each other’s odd sense of humor and have fun being weird together.” Which we totally get, and reminds us of one of our favorite quotes about love which we can all relate to.