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 8, 2021

FILED IN: Engagements

man with beard kisses woman on head on snowy day during their mustard seed gardens engagement photos

String lights hung in the air their light barely visible as the sun was just starting to set on a cloudy winter day. Under the shade of an old tree, a bit of snow still clung to the ground. Analisa and Matt stood in the snow, hugging to help keep each other warm. They looked […]

September 23, 2019

FILED IN: Weddings

bride and groom kiss at sunset at mustard seed gardens with orange tones for Noblesville Wedding Photography

The golden light of the sun shone through the thin cloud coverage in the sky. After an overcast and slightly drizzly day, it was a blessing to have some warm orange tones and beautiful light. Sara and Sean stood in the damp grass with the sun backlighting them. Sean wrapped one arm around Sara and […]

August 22, 2017

FILED IN: Weddings

On a warm summer day in June, a few a grey clouds hung over the gazebo at Mustard Seed Gardens. The forecast hadn’t called for rain, but with each passing moment leading up to Kendra and Sam’s outside ceremony the sky turned darker. As Kendra walked down the aisle toward Sam, a few little rain […]

June 30, 2016

FILED IN: Anniversary

When two people truly love each other, their hearts become one, their silence becomes their own language, their eyes talk and their heart beats respond, hours feel like seconds, they are lost in time, when they are together then life is complete. -Neena Gupta Sarah and Austin celebrated their first anniversary by coming back to […]

June 1, 2015

You just had the best night of your life. Your significant other took you out on a magical date and at the end of it, they proposed. This is the moment you’ve been waiting for since you were five. Since you saw your aunt and uncle get married in your grandparent’s church, that rigid, conservative building […]

May 1, 2014

FILED IN: Weddings

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

October 30, 2013

FILED IN: Weddings

Texas residents, Autumn and Paul, were married at the beautiful Mustard Seed Gardens in Noblesville. Autumn wore a beautiful strapless dress, and a pair of cowboy boots to bring the West to this rustic Midwest wedding. The excitement started as Paul saw his bride for the first time that day on the Olde Barn property. […]