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.

December 6, 2017

FILED IN: Weddings

a bride and groom hug and kiss in front of large, tropical, green leaves surprisingly growing in happy hollow park in lafayette

The sunlight filtered down through the top layer of leaves and branches, most of it not making it to the forest floor. A few gaps allowed a little sunlight down in streaks and fits, to catch the leaves deeper in the woods which were only just starting to fade from green to yellow. Daniel held […]

November 16, 2017

FILED IN: Weddings

As the sun was setting, Lotti and Rodrigo walked away from the Purdue Memorial Union and toward the Loeb Fountain. When they were dating at Purdue, they used to climb up on the fountain to talk after the water was turned off. Upon arriving at the fountain, they found that it was still on and […]

September 21, 2010

FILED IN: Portraits

I was contacted by an old friend to shoot portraits of her baby, Cooper.  It had been a while since we had seen each other and it was the first time I had met her son.  I have never seen red hair like that on a baby!  I was overwhelmed with cuteness.  While catching up […]

October 13, 2009

FILED IN: Weddings