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.

March 8, 2021

FILED IN: Weddings

first dance with lots of bokeh at this woolery mill wedding

String lights hung overhead, casting a little illumination on the ground below but mostly creating a beautiful ambience in the venue. Under the lights, Evan and Megan swayed back and forth to the sound of Dave Matthews Band. Their first dance was lovely and magical. We hope you love this Woolery Mill wedding with Megan […]

September 18, 2020

FILED IN: Engagements

woman in green dress and man in blue pants hug in front of rocks during their bloomington engagement session

Large slabs of rock stood tall above the grass of an open field. Their faces pointed upward at an overcast sky on a damp day just on the precipice of rain. Standing amongst the rocks, Megan and Evan hugged each other. There were so many amazingly picturesque moments just like this one during Megan and […]

December 16, 2015

FILED IN: Weddings

Nestled into a booth in the Attic at Nick’s English Hut, Chad gazed lovingly at Jen. Sitting in Nick’s during the Old Oaken Bucket game could have been distracting for Chad and Jen, two IU alumni, but they were able to ignore the clamor of the crowd of avid IU fans to enjoy their time […]

July 8, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

Rebecca and Jon both have wonderful hearts. It was very obvious through the entire day, they were absolutely perfect for one another. When I see two people completely in love like Rebecca and Jon, I cannot wait to see the things they accomplish together. Their ceremony was held at Rebecca’s home church. As she walked […]

April 17, 2012

FILED IN: Engagements