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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 family photography moments 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!

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Hey, I’m Kara! A wedding and family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois! Whether I’m photographing your wedding day or everyday milestones and memories as a family, this job is my joy.

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Oh, the DeBolt family is back… And this family is growing! Little man is due in a couple months, and this family could not be more excited! The DeBolt family are some of my “lifer” clients, and I love them so! It is incredible to me to think back to photographing this family with their […]

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Oh hey, it’s the Diaz family again! They’re back! If you don’t know by now, Alyssa, my sister, and Sebastian, my brother-in-law, (oh and my nephew puppy Max) are very special to me! So when they asked about planning this meaningful photography session when Sebastian’s grandmother, mother, and sister would be visiting from their home in Bogotá, Colombia… Of course, […]

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I LOVED this sweet family session! Amy and I have been talking over the past several months to plan their family session… Including Amy’s family of four, her brother, and her parents. So wonderful! This family is very tight knit + active, and I love that, too! For the session, the family welcomed me to their […]

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Eeeek… This family is SO adorable! Crazy excited to share their session with you today! When Jamie reached out to me about scheduling a summer family session, I was so honored! I am photographing her best friend’s wedding this summer, so it is so fun to connect to other clients in this way. Soon after, […]

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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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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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