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.

August 7, 2020

Man and Woman sit in boat in one of the Best Indianapolis Engagement Photo Locations

Throughout Indianapolis, there are lots of hidden gems when it comes to portrait session locations. Whether it be the outdoors, with beautiful foliage, or an urban setting with colorful walls, it’s hard to go wrong in Indy. If you’re looking for a place to do your engagement session but don’t already have something in mind, […]

March 12, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

Man in slacks and dress shirt holds hands with woman in sun dress at their botanical gardens engagement session at the Indianapolis zoo

Ever have one of those shoots where the dolphins just won’t seem to cooperate with what you’re trying to do? Well, thankfully, even though the dolphins at the zoo wouldn’t cooperate, Kristin and Ben were lovely! It was a freezing cold day, but Kristin and Ben wanted a shoot that felt warmer and a little […]

January 24, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

A few of our favorite photos of 2018 couple sessions are below, but what’s exciting is that you’ll be seeing so many of these wonderful faces on our blog again this year! We had one of the biggest early booking years to date, and have made so many new friends because of it. I enjoyed […]

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 […]

June 18, 2014

FILED IN: Published, Weddings

We are so excited to see Amanda & Jeff’s zoo wedding on Landlocked Bride today! See the article at: See their wedding story on our blog here! Don’t forget to leave lots of lovely comments & best wishes for them in the comment box!

May 1, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

2013 was a wonderful year to get married! Congratulations to all our beautiful couples!