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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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Friends, I am thankful for my couples. Like so thankful that I sometimes have a hard time describing it. There is something entirely special about meeting couples, fostering a relationship, documenting their season in life, and encouraging them in marriage. This is a calling that I do not take lightly, and I love it so. […]

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This past spring, I connected with Sarah and Gene through one of my amazing couples, Colette + Alfonso (yay their wedding will be here so soon!), and I am so thankful for these people. It truly is one of the best compliments and heartwarming moments when one of my couples shares my work and name […]

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Engagement sessions are in FULL swing! And today, I’m so excited to share Sarah and Paul’s engagement session on the blog! I mean, just look at these two… They are ADORABLE! These two met in June 2014 at a mutual friend’s birthday party… Sarah is a teacher and these two connected immediately as they started […]

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Spring is finally here, and I LOVED my time with Colette and Alfonso at their engagement session a couple weeks ago! These two found me a few months ago via Instagram (gotta love social media connections!), and I am so so thankful that they did! These two are my people, and I am looking forward […]

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Today, I am happy to share Anna and Geoff’s downtown Chicago engagement session with you! These two met over four years ago at work when Anna was a new nurse and Geoff was a surgery resident, and their love story began! Anna and Geoff first reached out to me back in April, and I have […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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