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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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Remember Samantha and Darin’s engagement session last fall? Well, I had the honor to see these two AND their daughters again for a spring family session… My time with this family is always delightful, and their girls are spunky + sweet! These people are an adorable family of four. We met in Bourbonnais for this session […]

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My first session of 2017 was one for the books! The people and the winter sunset light were truly incredible… Time and time again, I am reminded of these blessings. Amanda and Caleb (and Teddy) are probably familiar faces to you by now… I’ve photographed their beach proposal, engagement session, wedding, family photos, and now their […]

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In the year of 2016, I took time to focus on photographing what I am truly passionate about… Weddings and families! Specializing has brought me so much JOY, and I am so thankful to be able to focus on these two areas of photography! Throughout the year, I met many new families and photographed many families […]

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Remember the Polczynski family session and Alexis and Scott’s mini engagement session? Well, on my visit to southern Illinois, I also had the opportunity to photograph the Wulf extended family! Throughout my college years (and now beyond), I have had the pleasure of meeting my roommate Alexis’s family members. That’s right – You may recognize […]

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Just before Thanksgiving, I traveled to southern Illinois for a weekend that included photos and fun! The Polczynski family session brought me so much joy. This family was kind, welcoming, and trusting of me, and they were so laid-back and easy going! My best friend Alexis connected me to the Polczynski family as she is […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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