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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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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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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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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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The Birch family… Where do I start? This family is full of LIFE! They love hard and are so lucky to have one another – you know this just by being around them. I am incredibly thankful that I could document their JOY! Once again, I was reminded by this session that family photographs are […]

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Just before Thanksgiving, I traveled to southern Illinois for a weekend that included photos and fun! The Polczynski family session brought me so much joy. This family was kind, welcoming, and trusting of me, and they were so laid-back and easy going! My best friend Alexis connected me to the Polczynski family as she is […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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