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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Happy Monday! Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend Chicago’s Colombian Fest 2016 with my brother-in-law, Sebastian, and my sister! My brother-in-law is from Bogotá, Colombia, so when a “piece” of his home is nearby, we always try to take advantage of it. Last fall, our family traveled to Colombia for the first time… It […]

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I don’t know about you, but I think it’s fun to see where people work! Maybe I’m overly curious or interested, but especially with creatives, I love to see their workspace where all the magic happens! So, here it is, my workspace! I know, I know, the wall above my desk is BARE. That needs […]

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Okay, I know this is like a week and a half late (oops, silly me), but last Monday’s anniversary post was important, too! May was a jam packed month between business and family… Early in the month I attended my husband’s graduation from Airman Leadership School, then photographed a wedding, “officially” graduated from college (aka we […]

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Kara Evans Photographer's Kelly Moore Kate bag review - Kelly Moore Kate bag for photographers.

Like I said a few weeks ago in my Strawberry Revolution blog post… When I find a product I love, I cannot help but SHARE it with others and shout it from the rooftops! You can probably guess it, yes, that’s right – I LOVE the Kate bag by Kelly Moore Bag! The first word […]

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I’m all about sharing and helping others because I have seen first hand what a little care and guidance can do when given by a peer in the industry! At the start of my photography journey and business, I had a mentor named Laura, who quickly became a lifelong friend. The time she took to […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed a few changes to my feed over the last week and a half. And if want to know what I’m talking about, head over to @karaloveskyle on IG to check out my feed! Following my time at The Reset Conference, I really found that I need […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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