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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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More engagement sessions mean more blog posts! Ivanna and Chris two met at their dorm’s small group bible study during undergrad at the University of Illinois. And what started as a beautiful friendship soon blossomed into something more! This past summer, Chris surprised Ivanna with a proposal over her birthday weekend. They started the day […]

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Loved this engagement session and love this couple more! Samantha and Nick met while working for a college athletic department in the north suburbs of Chicago… As they continued to get to know each other, they started dating on New Year’s Day and fell in love. What a beautiful start to the new year that […]

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Cheers to sharing more engagement sessions on the blog! So, so thrilled to share Hannah + Steve’s engagement photos with you today! Late this past September, I connected with Hannah’s mom Ann after she found my website while searching for a wedding photographer for her daughter’s wedding… And I’m so glad she did! We connected […]

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Happy fall, friends! Another fall engagement session to share today – yay! I first met Alethea and Fabion at The Elegant Bridal Expo and shared a coffee date with them this past February, so of course, I was incredibly honored when I became their engagement photographer this fall. On the day of their session at the […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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