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.

December 25, 2017

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ghostbusters and santa fight krampus together at this herst with scarlet lane brewing company logo on back at this Indianapolis Brewery Event Photography

Krampus, angels, Santa, Mrs. Claus, alien Santa and even a few Ghostbusters turned up at Scarlet Lane for their Krampus event this year! This year I got to shoot Scarlet Lane Brewing Company’s holiday event! It is a Krampus themed party that they do every December. They had a bunch of people that showed up […]

August 4, 2017

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young woman takes photo of funnel cake with phone while funnel cake stand is in her background at the indiana state fair for this fair food photography

I am so glad I got to capture this amazing event! There is nothing better than doing fair food photography at the Indiana State Fair. Well, nothing better other than maybe just being a fair food taster. But lucky for me, I got to eat all the food I photographed! It is a good day […]

February 19, 2017

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woman in green tank top with curly blonde hair does yoga pose during this indianapolis yoga photography shoot

A new yoga studio opened up in Broad Ripple recently! I was so excited when they reached out to me about doing photos of their instructors and also photos of their open house event! I just love working with local businesses to help them grow and succeed! I’m so excited to share these photos of […]

December 20, 2016

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woman with a fake mustache and a woman with fake glasses smile at an Indy Corporate Photobooth event

A lot of times when I go to corporate events I do not expect it to be a lot of fun. This event was a little bit different though! I had so much fun capturing these photobooth style images here! The attendees were a lot of fun! While some of them went wild, a lot […]

August 19, 2016

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lucas oil stadium completely empty during an event

A few weeks ago I got to shoot at the Lucas Oil Stadium! I grew up watching and cheering for the Indianapolis Colts. This was so much fun! I dreamed of shooting at this stadium since it was built! I am so glad I was able to capture this amazing event! There were tons of […]

March 29, 2015

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wide shot of the inside of crowne plaza during the yelp paint the town red event indy event photography

The Yelp Paint the Town Red event was jam packed with people! There were so many people who showed up to sample the goods and wares of all the different businesses in attendance. It was amazing! I had so much fun with this Indy event photography for Yelp’s Paint the Town Red party! Did you […]

October 2, 2014

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empty room ready for an indy wedding networking event

Wedding Wire put on a fantastic party the other week! It was so great to go and see so many of my friends in the industry and get to hang out with them! Plus there was great food and drinks at the event! I had a blast at this Indy wedding networking event put on […]

May 27, 2014

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the word love spelled out in white letters on four wooden blocks in front of a couch at the prairie guest house bridal show

We are so excited to share these photos! We were asked to shoot some photos during the Prairie Guest House Bridal Show! This is such a unique and interesting venue! We are so excited to have been a part of their first bridal show! We cannot wait until the first time we get to capture […]