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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!

Hey, I’m Kara!
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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Studio one-year milestone photos in Kankakee at Studio 388 with Iroquois and Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Milestone sessions at the studio keep getting sweeter as time goes on! Baby Cal is ONE! Loved seeing this boy at the studio this February for his one-year session!! He made me work for his giggles and toothy grin, but it was oh so worth it. Fun fact – This session took place on Callum’s […]

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Alaina and Konnor's winter Iroquois County engagement photos in Watseka with Kankakee County wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

This winter engagement session was perfection from start to finish! If you know me, you know that high school sweethearts have my heart! It’s true – even throughout all these years of photographing couples (nearly 250!) in love, high school sweethearts really do always hold a special place in my heart… Pair that with getting […]

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Studio milestone photographer in Kankakee for the Metzger family with Iroquois & Kankakee County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Cutest family of four in the studio this February! I loved welcoming the Metzger family to the studio this winter! Baby Baylor just hit his four-month milestone. This boy and his baby blues! Baylor is obsessed with all the things his big brother Beckett is doing, and I loved seeing these boys and their love […]

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Studio newborn photographer in Kankakee for the Arteaga family with Kankakee and Iroquois County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

The Arteaga family recently welcomed their third little one to the family – time for newborn photos! This family visited me at the studio this winter, and gosh, this studio newborn session was extra sweet! The twins, Brooks and Blakely, are so proud of their new baby brother Cooper… I mean, look at those smiles! […]

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In-home lifestyle family photos for the Miller family with Kankakee and Iroquois County family photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Family sessions are off to such a beautiful start this year, and this in-home lifestyle session was no exception! Miss Emmy just celebrated her six-month milestone, so it was time for more photos! I loved visiting and catching up with the Miller family at the end of January for an in-home lifestyle session. You probably […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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