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Alana and Zach's City View Loft wedding photos in Chicago, Illinois with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

It’s an honor to share Alana and Zach’s City View Loft wedding on the blog! And you know what? There aren’t enough words to adequately describe this wonderful wedding day! I adore Alana and Zach! It makes my heart happy that Julia and Ali’s wedding day brought them into my life. From getting to meet […]

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It’s engagement season! And with that comes many bridal shows, wedding expos, and more events for engaged couples. I’m excited to share our latest wedding show display on the blog today! Over the years, we’ve participated in all kinds of wedding shows, but this one… The West Loop Wedding Walk – this was our very […]

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Wedding Show Display at the West Loop Wedding Walk in Chicago, Illinois

Modern industrial wedding show display at the West Loop Wedding Walk with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

It’s back – this Wedding Wednesday post is coming at ya with a little twist! My most favorite behind the scenes look at our 2019 wedding season. And I’ve gotta say, it’s so fun to dig through our archives and find these behind the scenes photos! Wedding season after wedding season, we always end up […]

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Behind the Scenes of Wedding Season 2019 | Wedding Wednesday

Behind the scenes wedding photos of Kara Evans Photographer - photographer behind the scenes and portfolio headshots.

If you can’t tell, I’m still 100% in reflection mode and looking back on all that happened in 2019! Last year was the first time I shared and top blog posts of the year post, and I loved it. So, it’s back! It’s an honor to share with you the top blog posts of 2019 […]

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Top Blog Posts of 2019

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2019 - photographer top blog posts of the year 2019.

Wedding season #7 is a wrap! In 2019, Kyle and I shared our seventh year of photographing weddings with twenty-six wonderful couples! And when I say that it’s been an honor to spend these wedding days with each and every one of those twenty-six couples, it’s the honest truth. We don’t take this job lightly […]

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Weddings of 2019 Recap

Kara Evans Photographer's recap of 2019 wedding days throughout Chicagoland, Kankakee County, and Central Illinois.

Eeeek, I’ve never done this before, but I’m so excited to share with you the TOP BLOG POSTS OF 2018 right here from the Kara Evans Photographer blog. If you don’t know by now… My name is Kara, and I love to blog. I love writing and sharing stories about life and love, and I […]

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Top Blog Posts of 2018

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2018 - photographer top blog posts of the year 2018.

This Wedding Wednesday post is coming at ya with a little twist! Throughout each wedding season and year after year, I usually end up with a handful of behind the scenes photos. Thanks to my hubby and some amazing second shooters – that’s without a doubt! I always love feedback from brides and supporters of […]

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Behind the Scenes of Wedding Season 2018 | Wedding Wednesday

Behind the scenes wedding photos of Kara Evans Photographer - photographer behind the scenes and portfolio headshots.

Wedding season #6 is officially finished and in the books! This year, I shared wedding season with twenty-six amazing couples… It has been a joy and honor to spend these wedding days with twenty-six couples as they commit their lives together in marriage. Thankful, thankful, thankful! Throughout this wedding season, we saw some of the […]

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Weddings of 2018 Recap

Kara Evans Photographer's recap of 2018 wedding days throughout Central Illinois and Chicagoland.

Hi sweet friends! Today, I’m happy to share a little more about having your very own – unique to you – creative space inspired by my love for my pink home office. As a photographer and small business owner in my sixth year of business, my journey has had its pits, peaks, and countless times […]

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Having a Creative Space for You and Your Biz

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Today I’m throwing it back to a day packed full of education and photography earlier this summer! At the end of June, my dear friend Kate – I love my best photog buddy so so much – and I attended a workshop hosted by Twig & Olive Photography in Chicago. I thought it would be […]

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Twig & Olive Chicago Workshop | Kara Behind the Scenes

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Hi friends! Have you ever wondered what’s in my camera bag? Well, today, I’m thrilled to share a behind the scenes peek with you! I’m a bag lady… So, of course, my camera bag is yet another important bag to me. I purchased this Kelly Moore Bag Kate – in February 2016 and have loved it every […]

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What’s in my camera bag? | Kara Behind the Scenes

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