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 - Intro Photography Class - Cake + Cameras Class

Yesterday, Kyle and I hosted our first ever photography class, and it was a success! The class focused on getting to know your camera, shooting in manual, and understanding lighting and composition. Oh, and yes, the class was FULL of rich conversation and Q & A – some of the best ways to learn in […]

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Earlier in 2017, I was so grateful to officially meet Katie with the new Two Whisks Bakery in Manteno, IL. And let me tell you, this lady kicks booty in the industry + this bakery is a perfect part of the local community! Over the past few months, it’s been so fun to get to […]

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Do you remember back in February when I shared 7 things about myself? Well, if you remember that post, you probably remember me saying that wedding cake is my weakness… Right? It’s true, I LOVE wedding cake and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Last year, between all the weddings I photographed as the main […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois