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 5, 2022

FILED IN: Weddings

man and woman dance at night for their first dance at their Richmond Indiana wedding.

The sun had set and the air was just starting to cool off on this hot summer day. The dance floor was cleared, and Miranda and Wade stepped out into the center. They held each other close and danced slow, as their friends and family made a circle around them to watch. We loved this […]

June 8, 2016

FILED IN: Weddings

Heavy, leather cowboy boots clomped down the wooden planks of the balcony that wrapped around the shelter, announcing the arrival of the newlyweds. Their family and friends, began to cheer as they saw them round the corner. The guests were gathered outside the shelter, on the soft grass lining the cement path that led to Leah […]

February 3, 2015

FILED IN: Weddings

Jess & Jason have been together for almost a decade, so it’s no surprise that their wedding was packed full of people ready to celebrate their new stage of life. They were planning to have their ceremony on the lawn, but because of the inclement weather, their ceremony was pushed indoors. The Mavris did a fantastic job […]

April 3, 2014

FILED IN: Published, Weddings

We are so fortunate to have Kat & Joe’s wedding featured in Wedding Day Magazine for their winter issue. Not only was their wedding gorgeous, it was also a lot of fun and I think Wedding Day did a fabulous job highlighting both. Read the whole article online, It’s always nice to see our […]

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. […]