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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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I love this family! It’s true, it’s not often that I photograph newborns, but the DeBolt family has been with me since before I officially started my business, and they are so very special to me. I have documented their growing family for years and years, and I hope to for many many more! Earlier […]

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There were most definitely tears when I revisited + edited this session after shooting it… It’s not often that I voluntarily photograph newborns, but I’m learning that sometimes it’s okay to break your own rules when your best friends from college welcome their first child, a sweet baby girl, into the world! Throughout the past […]

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On the first Friday in December, I traveled to Jacksonville, Illinois for a lifestyle family session! The Anderson family is one of my favorites! You probably remember their family session from last fall when they were a family of three… Well, now they are a new family of four as they welcomed a baby boy […]

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Last week, I had the opportunity once again to meet someone new! This little lady though is very “new” at only two and a half weeks old! Miss Victoria was born on April 25th and is oh so loved! She is the second new grandbaby (and girl!) to join the extended Gooding family, too! I loved […]

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Over the past month, I’ll be honest, my focus has been almost solely on weddings… Consulting with new brides and grooms, scheduling and planning engagement sessions, working with my 2016 brides and grooms to plan for their wedding days, and so much more. But, a week and a half ago, I switched gears.  Just before the […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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