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 - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Fall Farm Engagement Photos - Fall Barn Engagement Session Photo - Beardstown Engagement Photos

Meet Cari and Nick! This September, I traveled south to Beardstown, Illinois for their engagement session. These two were very welcoming of me to their neck of the woods, and we were thankful for a lovely fall-like evening (despite the 90+ degree temps and unexpected storm clouds that rolled in – eeek!). Cari and Nick […]

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Kara Evans Photog - Illinois Wedding Photographer - Jacksonville Summer Engagement Photos - Floral Romper Engagement Pictures - Floral Romper Bride - Illinois College Engagement Pictures - Illinois College Engagement Photography - Lake Jacksonville Photos

Hi friends! I’m excited to share a sweet session with you today! During my time at Illinois College, I met Lakyn and always knew her as such a kind, caring lady… Oh, and she’s an obsessed dog momma, too, so we are practically soul sisters! When she got engaged this spring and reached out to […]

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Happy December, friends! As the fall season winds down, I am so happy to be able to share a few more amazing sessions on my blog! Madalyn and Devin are one of my 2018 couples, and I love them so! I remember meeting Madalyn on one of my first days on campus at Illinois College […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois