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We are wedding photographers based in Indianapolis, Indiana with a focus on storytelling.  Our husband and wife team excels at capturing candids and romantic portraits to help tell the story of two people in love.

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Lake Wawasee | Wawasee Yacht Club | Katie & James Wedding


A husband & wife lifestyle wedding photography blog, highlighting the sessions captured by the team. Located in Indianapolis and South Bend.

Lake Wawasee | Wawasee Yacht Club | Katie & James Wedding

Jennifer Van Elk

The gentle water lapping against the side of the dock on Lake Wawasee sounded like the beginning of a soothing lullaby. As Katie and James stood on the end of the dock, looking out over the water, the sun sank slowly toward the horizon. They turned away from the water, leaving the glare of the sun on the surface of the water behind them, and James pulled Katie into his arms. He hugged her firmly, resting his head against her forehead, and closing his eyes, relaxing them after straining them against the suns light. Standing there the two of them almost looked as if they had physically become one, moments after ceremonially becoming one on the shore. It was a beautiful moment to capture on their wondrous wedding day.

Steve and I are so thankful Katie and James asked us to capture their gorgeous wedding on Lake Wawasee. Last year we had the honor of capturing Katie's sister's wedding, and it means so much to us when families love our work so much that they invite us back to capture another wedding. Katie and James were married at Katie's parents' lake house and then had a reception following at the Wawasee Yacht Club. They hired a boat to ferry the wedding party across the lake to the reception, and Steve got to ride in another boat to take pictures of the activities on the boat. It provided for some great photos that we're so excited to share. Steve and I are so glad we were able to capture this charming wedding.

Ceremony Location: Lake Wawasee
Reception Location: Wawasee Yacht Club
Wedding Colors: Taupe/Blush & Gray
Coordinator/Planner: Grace Whalen
Officiant: Garrett Bova
Wedding Dress Designer: Romona Keveza
Wedding Dress Boutique: The Wedding Studio
Shoes Store: DSW
Shoes Brand: Chinese Laundry
Bridesmaid Dresses: Adrianna Papell
Suits: Jos. A Banks
Hair Stylist: J Three Salon
Make-up Artist: Jenny Poe
Florist: Countryscapes Floral
Catering: Chef Suzanne Catering
Cake Designer/Bakery: The Cake Lady
Entertainment: All Star DJ
Save the Date Designer: Minted
Invite Designer: Minted  
Transportation: Oakwood Boat
Honeymoon: St Lucia
Additional Vendors: A Party Apart
Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Dance Song: What a Wonderful World by Luis Armstrong