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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Kara Evans Photographer - Central Illinois Wedding Photographer - Destination Wedding Photographer - Grand Canyon Elopement Photographer - Grand Canyon National Park Wedding Photographer - Shoshone Point Grand Canyon Wedding Photos

Goodness, where do I begin?! Last December, Carmen and Joe reached out to me after connecting with a wedding group online and receiving a recommendation of my work… Let me tell you, I am forever grateful for that bride group! As soon as they contacted me, I knew they were my people, and I was […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Central Illinois Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Kenosha Wisconsin Wedding - Wisconsin Winter Wedding - Circa on Seventh Kenosha Wedding Day

Happy Thursday, friends! I am LOVING these winter wedding days this year! You probably remember Jennifer and Justin from their engagement session last spring. Like I wrote then, I remember knowing Jennifer since junior high when our neighboring schools played sports against one another. I always remember Jennifer as a kind, good-hearted soul, and that […]

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Another wedding day means another wedding blog post! Since Shelby and Tim booked wedding photography with me last September, I have been counting down the months and days until their wedding day. Now, I’m over the moon excited to share their wedding photos with you! Shelby and Tim’s story goes back to their undergrad studies […]

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On October 30, 2015, my sister Alyssa and brother-in-law Sebastian celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. This anniversary, though, was like no other they shared before… This anniversary they renewed their wedding vows. Over the past five years of my sister’s marriage, and even before while they dated and enjoyed their engagement, I have come to […]

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Even before Deidre got engaged, I remember her saying that she wanted me to be her wedding photographer. Well, shortly after her December 2014 engagement to Howard, we were in the works with wedding photography! Throughout the past seven years, I have had the opportunity to get to know Deidre, become friends, and become her […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois