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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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Hi friends! Yes, I’m still here sharing 2017 session goodies with you… The season is definitely slowing and starting to wrap up, but I still have a handful of wonderful sessions to share! As I write this blog post, I’m having a hard time believing that my niece is six months old! You probably remember […]

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Miss Journey is TWO! Earlier this year, I had so much fun photographing spring mini sessions and meeting Journey and her parents at their mini session. And I was honored when her mama reached out to schedule her two-year-old photo session! Let me tell you, I’ve never photographed a two-year-old that didn’t make me work […]

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Oh my, this family truly encompasses LOVE!  Last year when living in Jacksonville, I was amazingly fortunate to meet Kate Spencer and start working alongside her as a second shooter for weddings. By the end of 2015, I had second shot a total of 15 weddings with her… Better yet? We quickly became lifelong friends! […]

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This season in business has shown me more growth, love, and grace than ever before! Goodness, I am thankful! Just over two weeks ago, I was back in the Jacksonville, Illinois area for work and so happy to be able to schedule sessions with some of my favorite people! While attending Illinois College, I met […]

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Happy Tuesday! Goodness, this season I am stoked (for lack of a better word) to work with so many amazing families! I’ve been watching my calendar fill up over the past few months, and I am in awe… This joy is my JOB!  Just over a week ago, I met the Clemmons family at their […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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