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.

July 22, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

spinning woman holding man's hand at sunset in this indiana country engagement session

The setting sun backlit two trees in front of a field. The branches of the trees twisted together and intermingled over the heads of Lindsey and Sam. Framed by the trees, the two danced out in the country, all alone. Well, all alone except for me. I had so much fun capturing this Indiana country […]

April 14, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

I really think our couples bring us great luck with the weather. In the middle of all the terrible weather we had in Indiana, we had an engagement shoot scheduled. The forecast was dismal. We were bummed, but then it ended up being one of the nicest days of the year. Not only were we […]

March 26, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

We were so lucky to capture an incredibly adorable couple on the first warm day of the year. Rochelle & Sam are getting married this year, and we are incredibly excited to be capturing their wedding! We can’t wait! The Historic Ambassador House in Fishers, Indiana made a fantastic backdrop for the photography! Photographer’s stamp […]

January 6, 2015

FILED IN: Weddings

Better late than never! We have been busy launching a new brand, so my blog has really suffered, but we are back on it! I hope you enjoy flipping through Brittany & Jeremy’s wedding story! Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Ceremony & Reception Location: Blu FallsWedding Colors: Dark Red & ChampaignOfficiant: Andrew HircheyWedding & Bridesmaid […]

August 14, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

Rachel and Ian are married! I’m so excited to be sharing their wonderful day with everyone! Rachel & Ian were married at the Centennial Bible Church in Westfield, IN. The bride, the mothers, and the bridesmaids enjoyed their morning getting ready at The Beauty Lounge, located in Carmel. We’ve captured getting ready wedding pictures here […]

July 9, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

I met Brittany a few years ago. We bonded over our love for photography. When she asked Steve and I to be her wedding photographers, I was beyond ecstatic. Brittany is not only gorgeous, but she is also a very talented photographer. It’s such a great compliment when one of my peers loves my work […]

June 4, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

There are some weddings we shoot that make a positive lasting impression on us, and this is one of them. Emily and Michael are an amazing couple. Although they have gone through quite a bit of hardship between their engagement shoot and their wedding, their sweet personalities did not change one bit. There were three […]

May 20, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

I met Lydia and Evan through some mutual friends from college. They have been such an encouragement to us, so when they asked us to capture their wedding, we were ecstatic. I wanted nothing more than to give them the best wedding pictures humanely possible. I’m so excited to have their beautiful faces on my […]

October 13, 2009

FILED IN: Weddings