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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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Sweet Emma is a senior with Milford High School’s class of 2017! I cannot believe it! Miss Emma is a family member of mine, and she is a kind, young woman. It was so fun to catch up with her during her session! She is a talented artist, cheerleader, golf team member, and editor of […]

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Just over two weeks ago, I had a senior session with a soccer player from Watseka Community High School! Goodness, the weather was amazing, and the light… EVEN better! At the start of the session, I met Nate and his mom, Brenda, for the first time after talking with Brenda throughout the past few months […]

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Oh my, I LOVED this senior session with Emma! Over eight years ago, my husband Kyle and I began dating, and I was quickly welcomed in with open arms to his family’s dinners, holiday celebrations, and activities. I was meeting and getting to know his family while he was doing the same with mine! And […]

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Meet Madison! She’s a high school senior and graduating this month from the same high school I attended in Milford, Illinois! This spring, I have had the opportunity to photograph a few amazing senior girls, and let me tell you, they are making me love the fun and creativity of senior portrait sessions all over […]

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Hooray for my first “looks like spring” session in central Illinois! This session made me fall more and more in love with warm spring/summer light and working with Miss Bailey was simply amazing! Several months ago, Bailey’s mom contacted me about senior portraits, but she knew that Bailey loved springtime and wanted to wait for […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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