Wedding Advice & Photography

Two things we are confident in: Wedding Planning & photography. Van Elk & Co is made up of a team of photographers who love to create portraits of love & happiness and share advice for wedding couples.

This isn't your typical photography blog. We share useful info for couples who are getting married and those who are heading that direction. Let us show you pretty things while you fill your head with all things wedding planning.

November 16, 2021

FILED IN: Newborn, Portraits

mom and dad hold baby on bed captured by their Indy Newborn Photographer

I love capturing photos of newborns in their own home. I feel like shooting in their home helps them feel a little more comfortable that if you do them in the studio. Plus it allows me to incorporate some of the parents style into the photos. So, check out the lovely photos below of Baby […]

April 30, 2020

FILED IN: Newborn

sweet baby all wrapped up in pink blanket on white backgroundNoblesville Newborn Photography

Last week we published a piece about how to shoot newborn photos with an iPhone. We received some feedback from parents that are expecting that they don’t know if they have any picturesque newborn props and they don’t really want to spend money on something that would just be a photo prop. So we decided […]

April 23, 2020

FILED IN: Newborn, Portraits

Recently we’ve had to close our doors to portraits because of COVID-19, and it’s been heartbreaking. The most heartbreaking thing is having to say no to clients who want newborn portraits. Babies change so quickly, so I wanted to put together some tips on how to capture your newborn portraits with your iPhone (or Android […]

September 7, 2019

FILED IN: Newborn, Portraits

sweet baby all wrapped up in pink blanket on white backgroundNoblesville Newborn Photography

Tilly lay on a white blanket, wrapped up like a little burrito in a pink blanket. A smile was on her face as she lay there dreaming. She looked so comfortable and so adorable. I cannot get enough of these newborn baby photos! Usually I stick to doing weddings, but babies are so cute! I […]

August 23, 2017

FILED IN: Newborn, Portraits

Zoe is such a cute and sweet little baby. I am so happy I was able to spend some time capturing photos of her. This is an in home photos session. So the photos you see of the baby’s room with the big Z on the wall are her room. That room is so adorable. […]

February 1, 2013

Christmas arrived and my first niece was born (conveniently) 13 days before.  My son had been the only grandchild on both sides for the past two years.  When my sister found out she was having Hayden, we were all beyond excited that we were finally having a little girl in the family.  I can finally […]