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.

June 30, 2019

FILED IN: Portraits

toddler aged girl leans over and kisses baby brother on the head in this Hamilton County Family Photography session

The Singletons picked up their two children and huddled together for some photos. As they stood, mom holding her daughter and dad holding his son, they shifted the arms in which their kids were being held. As they did this, the kids bumped together, back to back. Their daughter leaned back in her mother’s arms, […]

February 15, 2019

FILED IN: Portraits

man lifts daughter onto his shoulder in the woods while the daughter laughs during these Ritchey Woods Family photos

In the middle of the woods, on a path surrounding by trees. A man picked up his daughter and slung her over his shoulder. She laughed the whole time. I had so much fun capturing this moment, and many more just like during this Ritchey Woods family photos session with the Lee Family! It’s always […]

February 8, 2019

FILED IN: Portraits

man raises daughter above head in this fishers family photography session while his wife watches with a smile on her face

The leaves on the trees had faded in color, leaving their deep auburn color behind. In front of the trees, on the water front, a small family of three gathered. The father tossing his daughter up in the air as she giggled and laugh. The mother watching with a smile on her face. The moment […]

November 24, 2015

FILED IN: Portraits

mom, dad, and son stand amidst crisp autumn leaves holding hands at sunset for their Fishers Family Photos

The sunlight broke through a gap in the trees, illuminating the crisp autumn leaves strewn about the yard. Brooke and Rob stood with their son Bennett amidst the leaves, smiling and holding hands. This shoot was so much fun! I met Brooke and Rob at their house around sunset for this short family session. The […]