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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Brittany and Luke are the perfect match and complement one another perfectly! Their summertime rustic elegant wedding married (see what I did there!) rustic + elegant details into one lovely day. As soon as I saw Brittany’s wedding dress at the start of the day, I was giddy! I could NOT wait to see it […]

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Oh Logan… Her red hair, beautiful gown, and contagious smile made her blushing bridals extremely breathtaking! Logan and Josiah’s rustic summer farm wedding took place in late August, and it was a day filled with JOY! Before this wedding day, Logan told me… “I want to be able to look at pictures in 50 years and see […]

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I’m missing sweet summertime, but it will be here again soon enough!  Lacey and Jake’s summer pastel wedding was breathtaking. Their love for one another + their family and friends is unbelievable and beautiful. While their wedding day was to celebrate their marriage, these two selfless souls were truly thankful and shared their love with […]

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Eeeek… Blushing bridals! I’m so excited to share bridals from some of my 2016 weddings over the upcoming weeks and months. First up, beautiful Tiffany! Tiffany and Steven’s wedding day took place on July 23, 2016, and it was the most beautiful summer day. I wrote it before, and I’ll write it again… I am still in […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois