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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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Oh heyyyyy… It’s been far too long since I’ve blogged an “Ask Kara” post! So, what better time than today. I’m so excited to share “what’s in my camera bag” with you! Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m a bag lady! I LOVE having a variety of handbags, clutches, + cute little accessory bags and more. My husband […]

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It’s here… Cheers to the new year!  I can hardly believe it – 2017! As the new year begins, I find myself feeling a similar excitement that is common at the beginning of the year for me, but this year, I feel more excitement than I ever have! Over the past few days, I’ve seen […]

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Hi friends! Happy Sunday! Over the past few days, you’ve probably noticed that “By Kara” has taken on a completely different look… That’s right! Say hello to Kara Evans Photographer! Since officially starting my business out of my cramped college dorm room in 2013, I have learned so much and grown tremendously. Each day is still […]

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Today’s “Wedding Wednesday” post is a little different than most have been throughout the past months… This post is geared more toward photographers rather than brides! I’m so excited to share a couple of my tips for photographing wedding day details! First, I LOVE layering… By this, I mean that I love layering textures and […]

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I don’t know about you, but I think it’s fun to see where people work! Maybe I’m overly curious or interested, but especially with creatives, I love to see their workspace where all the magic happens! So, here it is, my workspace! I know, I know, the wall above my desk is BARE. That needs […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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