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.

February 16, 2020

We were at Pelican Hill near Newport Beach for Lauren & Campbell’s wedding until the very late hours (2:30 am our time), but I couldn’t wait to get a few photos up to share. It was such a beautiful day and the photos were all so gorgeous. Steve and I had so much fun capturing […]

February 6, 2019

A man in a tux and a woman in a white dress stand under a juniper tree at their Hakone Gardens wedding

A small tree with low hanging branches stood next to a koi pond on the side of a mountain. Water trickled into the koi pond creating an ambiance of solitude. Framed by the branches of the tree, Janice and Paul held hands and looked into each other’s eyes. Smiles radiated from both of their faces, […]

January 29, 2019

man and woman kissing inside industrial building with neo-modern furniture during Louisville engagement session

Before we get to this Louisville engagement session, let me tell a quick story. One thing I’ve always told myself is that, if I was able to make a career in photography, I would always be willing to help anyone trying to get started. When I first started out, I had more people turn me […]