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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!

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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 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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The Goal Digger Podcast with Jenna Kutcher - a creative entrepreneur's honest review.

You guys, I recently stumbled across an amazing entrepreneurial tool to add to my toolbox, and I HAVE to share with you! Over the past couple of years, I’ve followed photographer + businesswoman Jenna Kutcher. She’s a small-town girl boss that has been building her empire over the last five years. She is an inspiration […]

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If you know me, you know that I LOVE to shower my couples with little gifts + extra love. They are my people, and I am thankful. It’s so important to me to tell them so! This year, I revamped my gift packaging after my rebrand last fall. In case you missed the story of […]

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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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You guys… I just recently “upgraded” a portion of my wedding experience. So, today we are talking USBs! Several years ago aka the first year or so of my business, I only gave CDs, yes CDs (face palm), to my clients with their wedding photos. This was early in my business, and times have definitely changed […]

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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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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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