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.

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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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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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My fall couples are the BEST! And Mackenzie and Greg are no exception to that! I “met” these two through my neighbor Sarah – Mackenzie’s sister – and I am so thankful that I did! These two are a joy to be around, full of laughs, and they are just so perfect together. Mackenzie and […]

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A few weeks ago, I loved meeting the Morris family at their home for their early fall family session! This family’s kiddos were as sweet as can be, and they were such good sports for photos! Especially little miss Addison – who adores her brothers Aidan and Austin. Miss Addison stole the show with her adorable […]

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Goodness, I know I say this every time but… I cannot believe I’m photographing yet another milestone for the Clemmons family – Viola’s third birthday! Little miss Vi just turned THREE this September – I really still can’t believe it!! I can still vividly remember visiting this newborn babe in the hospital, taking her newborn […]

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Oh, the DeBolt family is back… And this family is growing! Little man is due in a couple months, and this family could not be more excited! The DeBolt family are some of my “lifer” clients, and I love them so! It is incredible to me to think back to photographing this family with their […]

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I LOVED this sweet family session! Amy and I have been talking over the past several months to plan their family session… Including Amy’s family of four, her brother, and her parents. So wonderful! This family is very tight knit + active, and I love that, too! For the session, the family welcomed me to their […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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