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.

May 17, 2022

FILED IN: Weddings

wide shot of first kiss in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart during a University of Notre Dame wedding

We had so much fun shooting this University of Notre Dame wedding with Emily and Adam! We love visiting the University of Notre Dame and shooting there is so much fun. The campus is beautiful and provides so many gorgeous backdrops for photography. With this wedding we got to shoot at Saint Mary’s Lake, the […]

September 30, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

Notre Dame alumni, Jack and Louann, chose to have their engagement session on the University of Notre Dame du Lac’s campus. Steve and I met them off campus, and then embarked on a lovely walk through campus with the two of them. As we walked, pausing to take pictures in places with beautiful light, Jack […]

June 11, 2014

FILED IN: Engagements

College sweethearts, Aj & Kate, met on the campus of Notre Dame, so it only seemed right to have an engagement session at such a sentimental place. Kate played lacrosse and Aj played baseball for their alma mater. Although they met in a small town in Indiana, they used to live halfway around the world […]