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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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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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Friends, I am so happy to share this anniversary session with you on the blog today! Last year, I participated in an online fundraiser with The Big Picture Project and donated a Portraits for Change Session… Fast forward to the end of the fundraiser, and I was SO thankful to have not only have been […]

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Today’s session blog post features many familiar faces… Do you remember the Hesterbergs?! Over the past two years, you’ve seen a lot of these sweet people. From their big family session, to two engagement sessions, and both of their wedding days (Brittany + Luke and then Logan + Josiah), I have LOVED photographing these four […]

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Tomorrow, Kyle and I will celebrate our second year of marriage! The past year has been filled with a lot of life moments, but mostly it’s been filled with lots of love…  We’ve photographed many weddings, adopted a puppy, traveled for the first time out of the country (well, really two countries… Mexico and Colombia), moved out of […]

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As my husband Kyle and I near our 2nd wedding anniversary in a few weeks, I have started thinking a lot about anniversary traditions, and then it sparked a “Wedding Wednesday” post! To me, the best “gift” is always spending time with one another, but I would be lying if I told you that even […]

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On October 30, 2015, my sister Alyssa and brother-in-law Sebastian celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. This anniversary, though, was like no other they shared before… This anniversary they renewed their wedding vows. Over the past five years of my sister’s marriage, and even before while they dated and enjoyed their engagement, I have come to […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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