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 1, 2022

FILED IN: Weddings

bride and groom under beautiful stone arch during their Minnetrista wedding

An overhang outside Minnetrista provides a rare spot of shade in the middle of the property. At noon on a sunny day, it makes a great place to take photos. So we chose this location to do the first look with Sam and Priscilla, and it did not disappoint. Sam’s face also did not disappoint […]

December 31, 2013

FILED IN: Engagements

Rebecca and Jonathan are currently Ball State students and can’t wait to get married! After many scheduling conflicts, and having to cancel because of rain and sicknesses, we finally scheduled their autumn engagement. I’m somewhat thankful for those conflicts because it actually fell on one of the most perfect days. It was a bit chill […]

October 22, 2013

FILED IN: Engagements

Casey & Jonathan were one of the lucky ones. They found one another early in life, and these high school sweethearts still find so much joy in being with one another. They have two puppy kids. I had the privilege to meet both of them! I had such a wonderful time getting to know them […]