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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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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

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