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.

October 30, 2018

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

blonde girl in green jacket and jeans sits on grass for Muncie Indiana Senior Portraits

This is the second part of the shoot I did with Jessie! I posted the first part the other day. There were just so many amazing photos of this sweet girl. I had to break it all up into two posts! I had so much fun capturing these Muncie, Indiana senior portraits with Jessie! We […]

October 28, 2018

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

brunette girl in gray sweater runs hand through hair in Noblesville Senior Photos

This is part two of Emily’s senior session with me! These photos were shot near dusk. As a result, these photos are a little more dark and moody. Even though they are a little darker and moodier, her smile is still just as bright. I just love the way these photos turned out. I hope […]

October 27, 2018

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

blonde girl in red dress back lit by sun walks down sidewalk of Minnetrista in this Muncie Indiana Senior Photography

I had so much fun doing this shoot with Jessie! There are beautiful warm tones in this which match the beautiful warmth that Jessie radiates. Jessie is such a kind and fun individual, and I am so glad I got to know her. This shoot takes place partially at the Minnetrista, which is such a […]

October 26, 2018

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

girl in blue dress walks alone in woods at sunset for Noblesville Senior Portraits

I met with Emily at a local park to do some lovely photos of her on the waterfront! She was so much fun to work with and such a joy to be around. She had an infectious laugh and a beautiful smile. I hope you love these Noblesville senior portraits as much as we do! […]

October 28, 2015

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

girl in skirt and black tank top leans against old car in muncie senior photography

I know, I just blogged a bunch of photos of Ashley the other day. Here is the thing though, I had way too many great photos of Ashley to put them all into one post. So here’s more beautiful photos of Ashley! If you want get to the bottom of this and want to see […]

October 26, 2015

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

girl in scarf smiles in front of white brick wall in muncie senior pictures

Ashley is one of those people that I just love to spend time with! I first met her when I was coaching cheerleading. She was just a junior high kid back then, but she was already so much fun to be around. I am so happy she chose me as her photographer after al these […]

September 26, 2015

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

girl in tank top stands with hands on hip and backlit by sun by Prairie Creek Reservoir in Muncie senior portraits

The late afternoon sun reflected off the surface of the Prairie Creek Reservoir. The result was a lot of beautiful warm light all around the reservoir. Holly sat on a small wooden dock in front of the reservoir in the glow of the reflected light. I loved shooting these Muncie senior portraits with Holly and […]

April 2, 2014

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

Marissa loves photography, so when we have a chance to meet, our passion for photography tends to be the topic of conversation. Marissa was an intern for me, at the beginning of this year. She currently has her own photography business, which started off as an idea last year, and has grown to really benefit […]

October 7, 2013

We are so excited to be getting this rolling! If you are available, sign up! All courses will be located in Muncie, IN Beginners Workshop – $50 November 6th & 7th – 6:30 pm 6th – Getting Your Camera in Manual We’ll go over the basic elements of how to create a better photo in […]

April 16, 2013

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

Abby is such a beautiful girl! As well as having a great fashion sense, she is also very athletic. She plays volleyball and softball at her high school (and her softball team is pretty awesome). Abby was very willing to try new things and had a good time being a model for the day. It […]