kara evans

Writing to you from my pink desk chair in my very own little corner of the world (aka my home office)...

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 life with our pups.

Kick off your shoes and stay awhile - I’m so glad you’re here!

I’m Kara.
When I'm not photographing weddings, you can usually find me in my home office with snuggly puppies at my feet! Grab a drink (a cup of decaf, mojito, or a glass of rosé if you're like me), kick up your feet, and stay awhile!
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Kara Evans Photographer - Central Illinois Wedding Photographer - Navy Blue, Forest Green, and Metallic Wedding Day - Blushing Bridals - Wedding Day Bridals - Bridal Portraits

Blushing bridals are BACK!  I love sharing these photos and loving on these beautiful brides throughout the months after their wedding days… And I think sharing these photos is a great way to share inspiration with couples and show the vast variety of wedding day styles out there. Be true to you but be inspired! […]

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Wow – Meet Emily… One of my 2016 brides! Emily and Colt were married on October 1, 2016 and their earth tone wedding was stunning. I have to share these once more – even though it’s June now! Emily’s cathedral veil + gorgeous gown were perfect for her in every way. I still cannot get over […]

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On wedding days, I always take a few minutes to set aside time for bridal portraits. I love classic, timeless, and natural poses for these photos. Blushing brides are so elegant and beautiful, and their joy and beauty should be documented as such! These are a few bridals (and bridal details) from my first wedding of […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois