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 29, 2021

FILED IN: Weddings

couple kisses in barn with lots of string lights during their traders point creamery elopement

The barn was warm and full of fairy lights. It was the perfect place to hide out for a few moments after a chilly first look outside. Todd and Kelly stood in the middle of the barn, hugging for warmth and they kissed. This was just one of the magical moments from their Traders Point […]

December 3, 2021

FILED IN: Engagements

man hugs woman in front of autumnal background during their downtown zionsville engagement session

Orange leaves were spread on the sidewalk. A gentle breeze sent more leaves fluttering from the tree branches above. The breeze blew some of the leaves on the sidewalk, sending them skittering in a white picket fence which held them still. Hannah and Cole held hands and walked down the side walk through the fallen […]

July 23, 2019

FILED IN: Engagements

a gorgeous young couple stands at the start of a moss covered wooden bridge in the forest during their zionsville engagement session

An old country road cut a path through the field and into the woods. A few feet into the woods, the land gave way to a small creek leading to a pond, so a wooden bridge was constructed. At the break in the woods near the beginning of the moss covered bridge, Molly and Matt […]

October 15, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

Alex and Danielle stood in the speckled light by the garden gate. Alex held Danielle, his forehead pressed against the side of her face, while Danielle looked off into the distance. One ray of sunlight wove its way through the foliage above the darling, little gate and warmed Danielle’s incandescent face. Danielle and Alex’s passion […]

June 29, 2015

FILED IN: Engagements

Blake reached for Natalie’s hand as they walked through the grass. There was a soft smile on his face as he looked at her, but not at her hand. He caught her pinky, but that seemed to be more than enough. His smile widened as the walked, pinky in hand, with their backs to the setting […]