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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In November of 2014, I photographed a beautiful late fall, early winter wedding. Little did I know at the time that one of the bridesmaids and her then boyfriend would come back into my life shortly after… Fast forward a few months after Lauren and Eric’s wedding — I received an email from a lovely […]

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It’s true, first looks are non-traditional when it comes to wedding days, but why not make them become traditional if you want to? Looking back on my own wedding day, Kyle and I chose to forego a first look with ties to tradition. Our wedding day was perfect for us, timing worked out, and most […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois