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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Miss Journey is TWO! Earlier this year, I had so much fun photographing spring mini sessions and meeting Journey and her parents at their mini session. And I was honored when her mama reached out to schedule her two-year-old photo session! Let me tell you, I’ve never photographed a two-year-old that didn’t make me work […]

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Just last week, I had the amazing opportunity to meet a small group of photographers, photograph two children models and a family model alongside them, and enjoy our time getting to know one another in the photography industry! Talk about #communityovercompetition! This was so fun, and I can’t wait to do it again! I learned […]

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Hello on this beautiful day! Over the past several weeks, my blog has had a lot of focus on weddings, but rest assured, I am still photographing families (and engagements and weddings) and I still LOVE to! Next to photographing engagements and weddings, families are some of my favorite sessions! Before these sessions, I always try […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois