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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 family photography moments 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!
Hey, I’m Kara! A wedding and family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois! Whether I’m photographing your wedding day or everyday milestones and memories as a family, this job is my joy.

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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Crowne Plaza Wedding - Gold Sequin Wedding Day - Westminster Presbyterian Springfield Illinois Wedding - Navy Blue and Gold Wedding Day

Goodness, I’m still ooh-ing and aah-ing over Chloe and Kyle’s wedding day… I met these two while we were students at Illinois College, so it was one of the highest compliments when they reached out to me after getting engaged as they began the wedding planning process. Before we knew it, we were working together […]

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Eeek, I am beyond excited to share this wedding day with you! Jessica and Ashton are my favorites, and their perfect wedding day was one I will remember forever and always. You probably remember these two from their winter photo session and then their engagement session last year, but in case you don’t, I would […]

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Kimberle and Daniel were married on 8/18/18 – the most popular wedding date of 2018 – and it was a honor to spend the day with this couple! Before I get too excited and share their beautiful wedding photos with you, I would just LOVE to tell you more about these two and their love […]

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Eeeek – I’m so giddy for Madalyn and Devin’s wedding day to hit the blog today! I adore these two. They are kind, compassionate, silly, and most importantly, they love each other deeply! These two are the kind of people that fill your cup up – their happiness is contagious, and they share their joy […]

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June was full of wedding days, and I’m so excited to share this June 23rd wedding day today! Last year, Mackenzie and I connected through her sister Sarah – our previous neighbor! I loved connecting in this way, and we were truly off to a great start! You probably remember these two from their engagement […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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