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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Throughout 2016, so many of my central Illinois brides shopped for their wedding gowns (and bridesmaids dresses + tuxes, too) at Elite Bridal in Champaign. And guess what? I even had the opportunity to go shopping at this bridal shop with two family members in the past year. Elite Bridal truly offers an experience, so […]

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Last September, I shared a breathtaking styled shoot for the grand opening of Vintage Oaks Banquet Barn in Delphi, Indiana… Goodness, Haley is going places with VOBB, and I have to share her dream with you! This year, SERVE is my “word”, and Haley is truly someone who embodies service to others and her community […]

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Another Wedding Wednesday is here! This week, the blog series continues, and it’s time to talk about choosing your wedding day vendors… Yay! First off, choosing your wedding vendors should be a fun, relational process, so always keep that in the forefront of your mind! Here’s a quick list of types of vendors you should […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois