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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.

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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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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… Please, print your photos. Think back – Have you ever had an experience in life where physically printed photos were of meaning to you? Maybe it was after the death of a loved one or even looking back on your childhood, but whatever the case, it […]

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Kara Evans Photographer's Kelly Moore Kate bag review - Kelly Moore Kate bag for photographers.

Like I said a few weeks ago in my Strawberry Revolution blog post… When I find a product I love, I cannot help but SHARE it with others and shout it from the rooftops! You can probably guess it, yes, that’s right – I LOVE the Kate bag by Kelly Moore Bag! The first word […]

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Oh my goodness, I have to tell you something… My name is Kara and I’m a Strawberry Revolution addict.  It’s true, this company (and their people and products) has stolen my heart, and I don’t even need or want them to give it back! Last year, I discovered Strawberry Revolution and met the owner Michelle after […]

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Hi! I am extra happy today because it’s been an extra productive Monday! YAY! Today, I’m sharing a tool that I recently purchased on Amazon and LOVE! So, what is it?… A task timer! Thanks to Julie Paisley I have this gem! I am all about staying on task, creating to-do lists (and checking things off!), […]

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As a wedding photographer (and a newlywed myself), I think that transparency is key in vendor-client relationships when it comes to a couple’s wedding day.  Today, I’m sharing a list of questions that I think are important to ask when searching for a wedding photographer. I hope that brides and grooms can use this short […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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