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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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November fall wedding day at Annie Merner Chapel with wedding photos at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois - blush pink and navy fall wedding day.

More fall wedding goodness coming your way today! Lakyn and James are one of the kindest couples, and I’m so excited to share more about their love story and wedding day with you. These two met through their Illinois College connections but not while they were attending Illinois College… It wasn’t until post-graduation that they […]

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October wedding day at the Western Illinois Youth Camp in Jacksonville Illinois. Photos of Bride + Groom with dogs. Orange, cobalt red, and navy wedding day.

You know those perfect fall days that you picture in your head? Sunshine, fall temperatures, a light breeze, and of course, fall colors… This wedding day encompassed all of those things and more – it was the most perfect fall wedding day for Justine and Kurt. These two met at Illinois College. Kurt was working […]

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Hannah and Steve are a dream of a couple… They are funny, kind, and perfectly fit into this life together. Today, I’m honored to share more of their wedding day with you! These two met while working out at a local Crossfit gym. They were both taking different classes, but they would cross paths and […]

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So many beautiful fall weddings this year, and next up is Marissa and Michael’s romantic wedding day! I adore this couple! They are kind, caring, generous, and so in love with each other. It was a joy to connect with them last year when they were searching for a wedding photographer. These two currently call […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Backyard Bohemian Elegance Wedding Day - Backyard Boho Wedding - Gold Blush Navy Boho Wedding - Lulus Boho Wedding Dress - Lulus Wedding Dress - Wedding Photos with Dogs

Say hello to this oh so sweet couple, Kait + Justin! You may remember these two from their engagement session last year… And today, I’m over the moon excited to share about their backyard bohemian elegance wedding day! Kait and Justin go back to May 2015 where they met while working on an audit for […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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