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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And just like that, it’s MAY! April was a month filled with family, friends, photography, and of course, CAKE! And yes, this recap was delayed a bit to celebrate Georgie girl’s birthday last week… Looking back on the month of April, I spent several days doing wedding things with my cousin + celebrated her birthday, attended […]

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Happy 2nd birthday to our Georgie girl!  Normally I would be sharing last month’s recap today, but I decided to postpone that post until next Monday so that I could love on Georgie a little extra today… She’s my favorite little puppy, office manager, and the perfect member of our family! Almost two years ago, Kyle […]

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Two months down, ten to go! Wait, what? Did I JUST say that? Welcome March! The past month of February was rejuvenating for me, and that’s the best way I can describe it. My husband returned from his deployment at the very end of January, so we soaked up February days during his leave. Honestly, […]

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Happy August! Oh my, is that right… August?! July was a month for the books – sessions, four weddings, TONS of editing, client consults, a styled shoot, and collaborating with vendors on the business side. On the personal side, my hubby and I celebrated the Fourth of July with family and friends, had fun at […]

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Tomorrow, Kyle and I will celebrate our second year of marriage! The past year has been filled with a lot of life moments, but mostly it’s been filled with lots of love…  We’ve photographed many weddings, adopted a puppy, traveled for the first time out of the country (well, really two countries… Mexico and Colombia), moved out of […]

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Oh, where do I begin… Yesterday, my husband Kyle and I “officially” graduated from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois! We actually graduated early at the end of the semester in December, but yesterday we became officially official as we walked across the stage and received our diplomas. What a beautiful and memorable day it was! […]

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Over my last couple of months of blogging, I have tried to branch out, share more, and write about more than just photography related things… And I’m loving it! I am obsessed with home decor and always seem to be finding little pieces to add to various rooms in our home. After we moved, I had […]

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Last week, after realizing that Valentine’s Day would be here so soon, I had the idea to blog Valentine’s Day date ideas with the help of my husband, Kyle. This year will be our 8th, yes I can’t believe it, Valentine’s Day together, so why not get creative and have a little fun! On a side […]

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So many faithful and trusting clients and friends share their families, love, and life with me, so I always want to do the same for you! It’s been such a wonderful summer, and… We got a puppy!! I’m so excited to share photos of our new little lady. She is seriously growing like a weed, and we […]

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Yesterday, my husband Kyle and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary! What a year it has been! Our first anniversary was a busy day for the both of us, as it was last year, too! After drill, we enjoyed the evening and dinner together! For our anniversary and to celebrate all the days that made […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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