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 - Jen Hatmatker's For the Love Podcast - For the Love Podcast - Kara's Favorites

As I was driving and listening to this very podcast a few days ago, it hit me that I just HAD to share it with you on the blog! So, today I’m sharing one of my very favorites… The For the Love podcast with Jen Hatmaker where Jen shares conversation about all the things we […]

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I’ve been on Instagram for 176 weeks and up until this past January I didn’t post everyday. On January 1st, I started Project 365 which means I take at least one photo a day and share it. It has been SO fun! I thought that it may turn into a daily chore, but I really do […]

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As a photographer and creative, I am constantly reading, watching videos, and learning new techniques to challenge myself and my craft. This can get completely overwhelming at times, but it really is a blessing in disguise! I cannot imagine not feeling challenged by my creativity and not striving for greater with  my work. Finding balance has […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois