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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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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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Right before my trip to Cabo and Colombia, I had the honor of meeting and photographing the Gardner family! This sweet family was full of energy and fun! I loved photographing their lifestyle family session. One thing is for sure… Kerri loves her babies to the moon and back. She would do anything for them, […]

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Samuel William turns two in just over a week! My, oh my, how time flies! This little man is full of energy and just trying got keep up with his older brothers, Adam and Gabe. As I say every time I photograph these kiddos (and their family for that matter), all of them are near and […]

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Shortly after I photographed the Leonard family (you can see their photos here), Lauren contacted me and wanted family photos! The Anderson family recently moved to Jacksonville, so it was fun to meet them. I love making connections with families and this family was so, so sweet! Lauren, Braden, and their little girl Addie were fun […]

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Earlier in September, I received an email from Elizabeth… She was interested in scheduling a double family session with her family of three and her sister’s family of three while they were visiting Illinois from Florida. I was thrilled to be meet this family and photograph them on their visit! On the morning of their session, […]

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Just over three years ago I met Bryan through the marketing office at Illinois College, and this past month I was lucky enough to photograph his entire family! The Leonards are so sweet and the boys (and Miss Ruby) were full of energy for our session(s)! We originally scheduled our session in August, but on […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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