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Eeeek – I am beyond honored to share Nadia and Brendan’s romantic blush and gold wedding day at Room 1520 in Chicago on the blog today! These two and this day were perfect. You might remember these two from earlier this year when we met for their late winter/early spring engagement session… And even though […]

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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

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

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

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

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

Friends, this blog post has been in my “drafts” folder for nearly two years… And since I’ve been blogging since 2013, I think sharing this blog post and my heart is long overdue. I started my blog (and business for that matter) in 2013 out of my college dorm room. I remember brainstorming blog posts, […]

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Why I Started Blogging | Kara Behind the Scenes

Last weekend, I was honored to be a part of The Majestically Yours Bridal Show at The Majestic in Kankakee! This was my first time participating in this bridal show as a vendor (I did attend as a bride myself several years ago!), and I LOVED it. What a Sunday well spent! This year, I […]

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The Majestically Yours Bridal Show 2018 | Bridal Booth Inspiration

Hi friends! Today’s Wedding Wednesday post (and the first Wedding Wednesday post of the new year!) is going to be a fun one! Throughout wedding season, I usually end up with a handful of behind the scenes photos. These are so fun to look back on, and they bring back such fond memories of all […]

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Behind the Scenes of Wedding Season 2017 | Wedding Wednesday

OMG… I am sooooo over the moon excited to share my PINK office makeover with you today! This blog post is so very fun! In July, Kyle and I moved from an apartment into a house which we LOVE, and I was so excited to customize my new office space! If you know me at all, […]

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My PINK Office Makeover | Kara Behind the Scenes

Hi friends, happy August! I recently shared this little blurb as a “Friday Introduction” (a little trend on Instagram to introduce yourself, simply share more about you, and further connect to your peeps over on social media) on my Facebook page + Instagram profile, and it is soooo me… So I’ll share here on the blog, […]

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The Lady Behind the Lens – August 2017 | Kara Behind the Scenes