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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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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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We’ve lived in our current city for well over a year, and I still cannot help but feel so welcomed by this community. When we moved here, I met Mandy and instantly fell in love with her handcrafted jewelry… Pommier-Benoit Handcrafted Jewelry. Mandy was a part of our styled shoot last summer, I gifted many of […]

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Last fall, I started to become MUCH more intentional about my search for a person(s) to make my dreams of a rebrand + new Squarespace website come to life. Little did I know that things would start to unfold very quickly… Enter The Rising Tide Society. I LOVE The Rising Tide Society for so many reasons […]

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Whew, January 2017 was an emotional one for me! My heart is full going into February, and the rest of the year. With the new year, we all have new goals – so, my biggest focus this year is to serve others and share my heart. Read more here. I thrive on being connected and building relationships, and […]

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Happy November! Well, I know it’s a few days into the month, but it’s time for a recap of my October! Wow… It’s crazy that we have less than two months remaining in 2016! Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, and then it’s Christmas and New Year’s! October was a full month of […]

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Happy Labor Day! Whew… Where did August even go? I’m over here wondering how the time passed so quickly! The past month has kind of been a blur of family, friends, work, and play. I was on “the other side” as a bridesmaid at the beginning of the month, photographed two weddings + a handful […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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