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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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This fall, I am thankful for so many wonderful family session clients that joined me for fall mini sessions. It truly is the season of thankfulness! At the start of November, I had the honor to photograph seven families at my fall mini sessions. After a weather reschedule due to rain/sleet/freezing temperatures and moving the […]

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I love how this job allows me to build relationships, work with people, and watch families grow! It’s been a few seasons since I’ve seen the Lange family, and my have these kiddos grown up! It’s so fun to see how Kaitlyn, Evan, and Henry have changed since I last photographed them. Their personalities are […]

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For fall mini sessions this year, I loved having a two couples in love join me for sessions! A few sessions after Kassidy and Justin’s session, I was happy to see Kenzie and meet her boyfriend Ross. And this session with Kenzie and Ross did not disappoint! The fall sunset light was gorgeous and complimented […]

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Goodness, it doesn’t get any cuter than the Trumble family! In high school, I met both of the Schlotman sisters (Ellen and Joanna) before they got married and started families of their own. I have come to know this family well, and I love keeping up with them via social media. Each time I see […]

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They’re back… The Walver family! This family is family to me. Looking back, I cannot remember a time when the Walver family was not in my life! They have been with me personally and professionally and supported me from the very beginning stages of starting my business to taking my business full time last year. […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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