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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!

Hey, I’m Kara!
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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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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Goodness, I posted recently that lately I have felt overwhelmed by the goodness and kindness of others in my life. God is good! It’s incredibly true. In July, I had the opportunity to sign up for another Happy Togs shootout – remember the June shootout I participated in earlier this summer? Well, I LOVE these ladies, […]

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Oh my goodness, once you see these photos, I think you’ll completely understand when I say that… I loved everything about this session. Early in July, Sarah contacted me about a maternity session… Fun Fact: Sarah graduated from Milford High School where I went, too! From the start, Sarah and Mario have been AMAZING to work […]

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Happy Tuesday! I am so excited to share the Heeren family’s session on the blog today! This family is as cute as can be! Last weekend, I met the Heeren family in Milford, Illinois at one of my favorite organic outdoor locations for their family session. The Heeren’s have three sweet, spunky kiddos – the twins […]

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They’re back! And it’s the Conrad family’s first professional family photos since baby Brayden was born… And I am in LOVE with this session! Jake and Jess are my cousins, and I have had the joy to photograph their family as it grows. Thank goodness for these sweet family members to trust me and grow […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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