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City Hall Events Wedding Day in Chicago, Illinois | Stephanie & Dan

Happy dancing because Stephanie and Dan’s spring City Hall Events wedding day is here!

You probably remember Steph and Dan from their engagement photos last summer. These two are the most kind, incredible people and everyone that loves them is lucky to have them in their life! We adore this couple and feel honored to share their wedding day on the blog...

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The Kara Evans Photographer Blog

Welcome to the Kara Evans Photographer blog where I share all the things – from love stories and family photography moments to behind the scenes photos and personal life notes & stories. Pour a glass of bubbly and stay awhile - I’m so glad you’re here!

Hey, I’m Kara!
Hey, I’m Kara! A wedding and family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois! Whether I’m photographing your wedding day or everyday milestones and memories as a family, this job is my joy.

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Perry Farm maternity session in Bourbonnais for the Pappachan family with Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

My last outdoor session of the year at Perry Farm did not disappoint! After Nisha found my work online a couple of months ago, she reached out and we started planning their maternity session. What an honor that Nisha and Justin fell in love with my work and would travel to me for photos. This […]

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Perry Farm family photos in Bourbonnais for the Ventura family with Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

If you know me, then you know that Perry Farm is one of my favorite and go-to locations for photos. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s a hidden gem in Kankakee County! This fall, I met and photographed the Ventura family for the first time. I loved sharing at one of […]

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Fall Perry Farm family session in Bourbonnais for the Gigl family with Bourbonnais family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Fall is showing up big for us, and this is only the beginning! Gosh, this session was a dream! One of my favorite Kankakee County spots plus the sweetest family of three made for an absolutely perfect family session. I met the Gigl family through one of my amazing couples, Holly & Kolton, and have […]

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Perry Farm Bourbonnais family photographer for the Spry family with Bourbonnais & Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This family session in Bourbonnais was too sweet! The Spry family has been in front of my camera since way back when in 2016! Over the years we’ve taken photos throughout all of the seasons and life’s milestones – dating, engagement, wedding, anniversary, maternity, newborn, and more… But these latest photos are some of my […]

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Summer Perry Farm family photos in Bourbonnais with the McGinnis family and Bourbonnais family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This Perry Farm family session is a new favorite! One of the greatest joys of my job is getting to walk alongside the most amazing people in photos throughout life’s seasons! The McGinnis family is near and dear to my heart. I’ve photographed their engagement, wedding, and family photos over the past few years. This […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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