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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 encouragement for creatives 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!
A Chicagoland wedding photographer for joyful newlyweds-to-be! My couples call me their wedding cheerleader! After photographing 200+ weddings, my favorite part of my job will forever be the sweet couples that come into my life.
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Engagement sessions of 2022 recap with Kara Evans Photographer - engagement photos in Chicagoland and Kankakee County with Kara Evans.

As 2022 wraps up, you know how I love my recap blog posts looking back at the year! Let’s jump in and look back on all of our 2022 engagement sessions! My 2022 shooting season consisted of thirteen engagement sessions alongside many wedding days and next chapter sessions. Engagement sessions are a sweet spot in […]

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It’s that time of the year! The Pantone color of the year 2022 is here… Viva Magenta! Each year, I enjoy taking a look at the Pantone color of the year from a wedding lens, especially as a wedding photographer. I love this color and honestly have already started to see it in some of […]

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Holiday mini sessions at the natural light Studio 388 owned by Kyle and Kara Evans at Kara Evans Photographer in Kankakee, Illinois.

Photos from this year’s holiday mini sessions at our studio, Studio 388, in Kankakee are here! This fall, I had the honor of photographing four mini sessions (so sad for cancellations due to sickness but prayers for healthy families!) at our natural light Kankakee studio. I loved styling a Christmas setup with white linens & […]

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Kendall and Noah's snowy wedding day in St. Libory, Illinois with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

The most gorgeous snowy wedding day in St. Libory, Illinois with Kendall and Noah is here! This couple is near and dear to my heart, and you probably remember them from their gorgeous engagement session last year! Kendall is my college roommate and bestie Alexis’s younger sister, so you can bet that this couple has […]

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Abby and Max's studio and tree farm engagement photos in Kankakee, Illinois with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

The most beautiful studio and tree farm engagement session is here! Meet Abby & Max! Abby is the younger sister of one of my 2016 brides, Brittany. It’s an honor to be welcomed back into the family for Abby’s wedding coming up in 2022. Abby and Max’s story goes back three years. After accepting her […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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