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.

February 28, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

blonde woman sitting in moody window light kisses a man sitting next to her in dark and moody shadow at their mavris engagement session

Sun light filtered through one lone window on the third floor of the Mavris. The rest of the windows were shuttered, casting the room in a dark and moody shadow. Carly sat on a bench on the third floor, illuminated by the window light. Jonathon sat next to her, in the dark and moody shadow. […]

February 27, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

a man and woman stand outside of a brick building for their tinker house engagement session

The barren tree branches almost seemed to shiver in the frigid winter air. The spindly fingers of the trees reached up into the air, vibrating in the winter wind. The setting sun pierced through the gaps in the branches, leaving a dappled light pattern on the brick wall of the Tinker House. Jylian and Bertram […]

February 11, 2016

FILED IN: Engagements

By the fireplace in the lounge of the the Alexander, Jared leaned over and rested his forehead against the side of his fiancée’s head. Leaning in close to Emily’s ear, he whispered something through the fair strands of her hair. I couldn’t hear what he said, but a soft smile bloomed on Emily’s face, so […]