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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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CayLee and Ryan's anniversary photos at Governor Small Park in Kankakee, IL with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This fall, CayLee and Ryan are celebrating six years of marriage! We met up for their annual anniversary photo session at Governor Small Park on a fall morning, and it was PERFECT! These two are one of my favorite couples that I’ve been photographing every year since their engagement and wedding photos back in 2015. […]

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Bre and Sean's September outdoor wedding in Valparaiso, Indiana with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Bre and Sean’s wedding day is here! They shared the most beautiful outdoor September wedding day in Valparaiso a few weeks ago. You probably remember these two from their engagement session last year or maybe from another wedding! We first met these two at Colleen and Joel’s wedding in 2020 – both Bre (Joel’s sister) […]

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It’s officially fall, and I’ve gotta be honest – this summer girl is loving it!  The sunlight and trees are starting to fade into fall, and it makes me excited for all of the photo magic we’ll create this season!  Now that it’s October, we’re officially kicking off my birthday month, and I’m back with […]

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Mallory and Brandon's engagement photos at Milton Lee Olive Park and Civic Opera engagement photos in Chicago with Kara Evans Photographer.

All the heart eyes for Mallory and Brandon’s engagement session at Milton Lee Olive Park and the Civic Opera in Chicago! Meet Mallory and Brandon! These two found my work through two of our past and most loyal brides, Lauren and Lyndsey, and I’m forever grateful for that. Their story goes back to when they […]

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Diana and Osmund's summer wedding day at New Furama in Chicago, Illinois with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Diana and Osmund’s wedding day was a DREAM! We’ll be gushing over this couple and their New Furama wedding day in Chicago for many years to come! I officially met these two for the first time at their engagement session earlier this year, but we’ve been working together throughout the past year as they’ve been […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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