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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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The Kara Evans Photographer Blog

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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Winter engagement in rural Kankakee County at Mount Langham in Aroma Park, Illinois - colorful winter engagement photos by Kara Evans Photographer.

At the end of December, I loved meeting up with Courtney and Todd for their engagement session… On an absolutely beautiful winter day! Courtney and Todd’s story goes back over four years ago when they were both home over summer break from college. These two connected while listening to Courtney’s brother’s band play, and for […]

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Meet Kendall and Andrew! A couple weeks ago we met up for their summer engagement session… But before I tell you about their session, I want to introduce you to these two and their story! These two met back in May 2016 when Kendall was out celebrating her birthday. The next month, their relationship became […]

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Friends, I love this couple so! Brittany and Braden are truly the best – they are kind, compassionate, and super fun to be around. Brittany is a soon-to-be veterinarian (eeek!), and Braden is a firefighter… So you can bet that we totally have a love for animals, and dogs in particular! Wait until you see […]

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Another engagement session is hitting the blog today! Just a couple weeks ago, I met Kali and Angela on a beautiful – I mean delightful and perfect and BEAUTIFUL – summer evening. As we planned their engagement session for mid-July at the Kankakee River State Park, we fully expected a crazy hot evening (and an […]

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Since early last year, I have been working with Torie and Adrian to plan photography details for their upcoming wedding day, and it’s been oh so fun! I’ve known Torie for probably nearly 10 years — since Kyle and I started dating — WOW! Torie is family, and when she asked me to photograph her […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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