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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!

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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 Photographer in Kankakee with Kankakee family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Natural light studio maternity photos… Need I say more?! Gosh, looking at these photos makes me smile! I photographed Julie and Paul’s engagement, wedding day, and one-year wedding celebration AND I even got to become friends with and photograph her bestie’s engagement and wedding day, too! I am so incredibly thankful that they’ve trusted me […]

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Mommy & me photos at Bird Haven Greenhouse in Joliet with Kankakee family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

These mommy & me photos at Bird Haven Greenhouse have my heart! A few months ago, one of my favorite clients Neiry reached out about planning a mommy and me photo session. She wanted to plan a session with her little boy for photos of just the two of them. I loved the idea from […]

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Studio newborn photographer in Kankakee, Illinois – Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

I loved taking these studio newborn photos for the Mahnke family! You probably remember these faces from their Samantha and Mitchell’s engagement and wedding a few summers ago… And some recent family photos at the studio! In late April, I welcomed the Mahnke family back to the studio for some of their first photos as a […]

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Studio family & maternity photos in Kankakee, Illinois at Studio 388 with Kankakee studio family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

These maternity photos at the studio were perfection from start to finish!! The Gigl family is growing this summer!! I loved welcoming this family to the studio for family and maternity photos before they become a family of four. Miss Layla stole the show in these photos… I mean look at that cutie pie! She […]

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Studio family & maternity photos in Kankakee, Illinois at Studio 388 with Kankakee studio family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This year’s spring mini sessions are here!! This spring, I hosted my annual day of spring mini sessions at our Kankakee photography studio, Studio 388! On that spring morning at our natural light Kankakee studio, it was breezy and warm outside, so we were thankful to be tucked inside at the studio! I had the […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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