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.

April 6, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

I just love Erin & Evan! They are incredibly sweet. So, it is hard to describe how excited I was to capture their engagement, and how excited I am to be a part of their wedding, capturing beautiful images of their love story! The downtown canal walk was the perfect location to get a mix […]

April 18, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

A California girl meets a Midwest boy. A town of 3,845 people brought them together and helped them fall in love. Emily & Chad met while playing sand volleyball at their small Christian college. Their friendship grew as their feelings for one another developed into love. After years of dating, Chad popped the question, the […]

April 16, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

Since it’s snowing in April, I thought I’d launch an old engagement session… when it was warm in December. North Carolina native, Shelby, contacted me this past fall to do an engagement shoot while she was traveling with her fiancé, David, to visit his family for the holidays. They wanted to do a unique shoot. […]

February 28, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

High school sweethearts, Jess and Jason, will be celebrating their 9th anniversary together the year they get married. I absolutely love working with couples that have been together a long time. The weddings are always just a big party! On top of that, they are just awesome people. After meeting with Jess, I knew I had to see these […]

February 4, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

We met on the most perfect fall day at the Indianapolis Canal for Rachel and Mike’s engagement pictures! The sky was beautiful, the sun was shining, and they are just a gorgeous couple to capture. At our first meet, I knew I would have a blast capturing their love for one another. They are both […]