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.

March 2, 2021

FILED IN: Weddings

bride and groom standing on steps and looking into each other's eyes at a mill top wedding in noblesville

The sun light filtered through the sky light over the stairs. Laura and Bob stood on the stairs, just moments after their first look, backlight by the light. Laura grabbed Bob’s jacket and pulled him close for a hug. This was just one of the amazing moments we captured during Laura and Bob’s portraits. We […]

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 […]

October 26, 2018

FILED IN: Senior Pictures

girl in blue dress walks alone in woods at sunset for Noblesville Senior Portraits

I met with Emily at a local park to do some lovely photos of her on the waterfront! She was so much fun to work with and such a joy to be around. She had an infectious laugh and a beautiful smile. I hope you love these Noblesville senior portraits as much as we do! […]

December 1, 2017

FILED IN: Weddings

a bride and groom dance in a dark room filled with fairy lights at mill top in noblesville indiana on their wedding day

Rows of string lights hung from the ceiling in an undulating stream trailing from the back of the room to the front where they cascaded down the wall. It was in front of this waterfall of lights that Heather and Kyle were married, and later in the day, after all of the guests had moved […]

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 28, 2016

FILED IN: Weddings

The forest was dense, and the setting sun was only visible as two little dots of orange light poking through the verdant leaves. As twilight approached, Dean hugged Shelby, his strong arms wrapping around her shoulders and clutching her hands to her chest. Their new rings had a slight shine to them, even though they were fully […]