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.

January 2, 2012

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Hipster Baby says, “I didn’t watch the ball drop because I had better things to do.  I did go to this club to celebrate, “Sequoia,” you’ve probably never heard of it.  I enjoyed this tea, instead of champagne, because it won’t destroy the ozone. Happy New Year.” Happy New Year from Hipster Baby and Jennifer […]

June 1, 2011

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In high school Spanish class, we’d sometimes watch the movie “Twister,” so while I was seeking shelter for the second time, familiar scenes from that movie flashed through my head.”Cow” (cow goes flying by), “Another Cow.” (Cow flies into the frame again) “Actually I think that was the same cow.” 1996 graphics, Oh how you’ve […]

May 23, 2011

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One of my favorite gifts this past Christmas was a professional massage. Unfortunately my masseuse moved to Nashville and now I’m stuck searching.  Since I had a lot of complications after Iain was born, yesterday was one of the first days I had an opportunity to get one.  I went for it.  There is a […]

April 15, 2011

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I’m a huge nerd. I’m wondering when this actually happened. Probably somewhere between my math scores in elementary and my current love for Dr. Who. Unfamiliar with Dr Who the TV show? Well, I’ll tell you.  BBC + aliens + time travel + space + bow ties. Yes, I’m pretty sure you can’t get any […]

March 31, 2011

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As I was holding my son Iain, I heard a crash. Steve ran into the living room, “You bought me ice cream!” It rolled out of the fridge when he opened it. He leans in to kiss me, my sole purpose of buying the ice cream, then Iain (I’m for sure purposely) head butted him. […]

March 28, 2011

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“Chai Tea has been my jam recently” This weekend my husband and I traveled up north, with our 2 month old son,  to visit family.  Nothing is more refreshing than seeing familiar faces and spending quality time with the people you love.  Theresa, my sister-in-law, God bless her, I dragged her through the mall with […]

May 11, 2010

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I traveled down to Gulf Shores, AL with my husband and in-laws this past April.  Gulf Shores has been the vacation spot for the Van Elks for many spring breaks.  It happened to workout that both my husband, Steven, and I were able to tag along.  The weather was great and so was the food […]

March 17, 2010

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I’ve realized that I shoot quite a bit and never post. That will probably change because I love sharing my passions! These are a few shots from my husband, Steven, and my vacation. I just purchased a new canon 7d recently. Steve insisted that he carried the camera around. It is one of the few […]