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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My fourth year at The Reset Conference is in the books! On the first weekend in March, I attended the conference in Indianapolis. This year was different for me, though, because my husband attended alongside me. Last year when I was registering for the conference, he told me that he wanted to attend + learn […]

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Just last week, I had the amazing opportunity to meet a small group of photographers, photograph two children models and a family model alongside them, and enjoy our time getting to know one another in the photography industry! Talk about #communityovercompetition! This was so fun, and I can’t wait to do it again! I learned […]

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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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Wouldn’t you know, just today my Timehop app told me that one year ago today I blogged my “The Reset Conference | 2015 Review” post. So, today is perfectly fitting for my 2016 review!  As a disclaimer, the photos on today’s blog post are simply how my desk looks today… In the days following the […]

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As a photographer and creative, I am constantly reading, watching videos, and learning new techniques to challenge myself and my craft. This can get completely overwhelming at times, but it really is a blessing in disguise! I cannot imagine not feeling challenged by my creativity and not striving for greater with  my work. Finding balance has […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois