kara evans

Writing to you from my pink desk chair in my very own little corner of the world (aka my home office)...

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 life with our pups.

Kick off your shoes and stay awhile - I’m so glad you’re here!

I’m Kara.
When I'm not photographing weddings, you can usually find me in my home office with snuggly puppies at my feet! Grab a drink (a cup of decaf, mojito, or a glass of rosé if you're like me), kick up your feet, and stay awhile!
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Sweet Shelby’s session was fantastic! When Shelby’s mom contacted me to book her senior photography session, we were praying for beautiful weather during the first week of November… And we were not disappointed! On the day of Shelby’s session, the temperature was in the 70s and the leaves were perfect! This fall season has been […]

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Just over two weeks ago, I had a senior session with a soccer player from Watseka Community High School! Goodness, the weather was amazing, and the light… EVEN better! At the start of the session, I met Nate and his mom, Brenda, for the first time after talking with Brenda throughout the past few months […]

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Meet Madison! She’s a high school senior and graduating this month from the same high school I attended in Milford, Illinois! This spring, I have had the opportunity to photograph a few amazing senior girls, and let me tell you, they are making me love the fun and creativity of senior portrait sessions all over […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois