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.

November 23, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

Walking past the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis, Eric looked down at Britt and smiled. They were holding hands, but that smile of absolute love betrayed that they were holding more than just hands. They were holding each others souls. I absolutely love capturing moments like this between two people in love. It […]

November 13, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

On a sweet autumn day in October, Dean held Shelby between the boughs of an old evergreen tree in downtown Noblesville. As he held her, he gazed at her with loving eyes. She met his gaze and held it. Looking at the two of them, there was no question in my mind that the two […]

November 10, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

Sitting on the antiquated steps made of old railroad ties and brick, Katie leaned back into her fiancé’s arms. James wrapped his arms around her and gazed lovingly at her. Katie stared off into the distance, enjoying the moment of warmth in James’s arms on a chilly fall day. It was a blustery day in […]

November 3, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

The weeping leaves of a willow tree hung low over a steel stringer bridge spanning an abandoned railbed. As Leah and Jay crossed over the Indianapolis Museum of Art East Bridge, hand in hand, Jay stopped and looked down at the wooden planks making up the deck of the bridge and Leah shot him a look, […]

November 2, 2015

On a brisk autumn day in October, golden rays of sunlight fell down to the earth, embracing the rows of apple trees at Tuttle Orchards. The supple branches of the trees bent under the weight of the ripe apples. Andrea and Scott, stood in between two rows of these apple trees, shielded from the biting wind. Oblivious […]