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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The day is finally here – Katie and Jordan’s wedding photos are ready for their debut! Cheers to reliving their wedding day through photos! Katie and Jordan are the best – they are kind, witty, and the perfect match. These two contacted at the end of August last year when they started planning their September […]

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In November 2016, I photographed my first Pear Tree Estate wedding. Then in March, I photographed my first of a few 2017 weddings at Pear Tree Estate. For both of these weddings, the ceremony and reception have taken place on-site and both couples chose to reserve the cottage as well. This venue is superb! I always […]

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Kathryn and Tom’s wedding day started off my fifth wedding season… Can’t believe it’s real! I am thankful, thankful, beyond thankful! This wedding day was the perfect start to the season! Kathryn and Tom’s wedding day took place at the lovely Pear Tree Estate in Champaign, IL. This was my second wedding at the venue, and […]

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As the seasons change, I learn to appreciate the changing light in different ways. The light for Katy’s November Pear Tree Estate wedding complimented her gorgeous smile, gown, and personality. Katy and Shane’s wedding day took place on a chilly November day, and I truly think Katy’s happiness shows in her bridal portraits from the […]

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After years of dating, Katy and Shane are finally Mr. and Mrs. Taylor! It doesn’t get any sweeter than that! Katy and Shane’s wedding day was incredibly special! Yes, for all of the reasons you may guess… Their marriage, the celebration, and their first day as husband and wife. But, their wedding day was even […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois