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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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Natural light studio maternity photos in Kankakee with Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This was a wonderful maternity session at our natural light studio in Kankakee! I loved welcoming this soon-to-be family of three to the studio for these photos. Just some very sweet moments before these two welcome their first baby later this summer! It was a joy to meet Maribel and Jorge for the first time […]

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One-year milestone photographer in Kankakee with Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

I loved photographing this one-year milestone session at the studio! Elise is turning ONE! So, we celebrated in style at our Kankakee natural light photography studio with photos and balloons — what more could a girl want?! Miss Elise showed up with all the smiles for her session. I joked with mom during her session […]

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Sunset Kankakee County family photographer with the Ferris family in Kankakee, Illinois – Kara Evans Photographer.

Summer sunset sessions in Kankakee County are baaack, woo-hoo! This summer, I met up with the Ferris family to make some memories on their family property in Kankakee County! We were blessed with the most gorgeous summer evening to explore, chase the sunset, and capture their first professional photos since becoming a family of three. […]

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Kankakee Family and Milestone Photographer in Kankakee, Illinois – Kankakee County Family Photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This milestone session was one I won’t soon forget! Sadie girl just turned four months old, so it was time for her first milestone session after newborn photos! You might remember the Cowsert crew from their engagement, wedding, and first family photos as a family of three. They’re my lifer clients and friends. I truly […]

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Summer engagement photos in Ashkum, Illinois with Chicagoland & Kankakee County wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Summer nights spent chasing sunsets have my heart! Meet Amanda and Drew! Their story goes back to high school. They dated and went their separate ways but came back to each other. Now they’re building a life together, planning their wedding day, and raising two beautiful kids alongside each other. These two found my work […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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