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 […]

July 16, 2014

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Laura and Sam had a beautiful wedding at the Culver Academy’s Chapel. They decided to wait to see each other until their ceremony but were able to pray together behind the gorgeous chapel doors. The ceremony was gorgeous. Sam’s eyes widened and a smile grew on his face as Laura approached the alter. They shared […]

August 1, 2011

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Steve and I loved shooting this wedding.  Meg has such wonderful style. She rocked her tea length dress like she just stepped out of Wedding Style Magazine and her veil fit her vintage-like reception theme very nicely. Meg and David were married at the Holy Spirit Chapel in Saint Mary’s College’s campus.  The chapel’s stain […]