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 Thursday! Today, I am incredibly honored to share Stacey and Jake’s wedding day with you! At the start of 2017, I connected with Stacey and Jake, and I have loved learning more about their story ever since. Oh, and you probably remember them from their engagement session this spring, too! These two have grown up […]

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Anne and Richard’s wedding day photos are here and ready to share! This wedding day at the Westin Chicago River North was a wedding day I won’t forget… The weather forecast fluctuated SO much in the days leading up to this wedding day, but of course, it was a beautiful sunny day in the 70s in […]

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Eeeek… Blushing bridals! I’m so excited to share bridals from some of my 2016 weddings over the upcoming weeks and months. First up, beautiful Tiffany! Tiffany and Steven’s wedding day took place on July 23, 2016, and it was the most beautiful summer day. I wrote it before, and I’ll write it again… I am still in […]

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Happy Wedding Wednesday! As the weeks come and go, I have loved every second of creating wedding Wednesday content to share with my blog readers. So, thank you for reading this week and all the weeks to come! Wedding favors are so fun! They are unique and can be tailored to the couple in… So. Many. […]

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Happy Wedding Wednesday! More often than I truly realize, I am asked to design custom save the dates, bridal shower invitations, thank you notes, and more by couples that I work with. First off, this is such a compliment because these wonderful people trust me to design a cohesive piece that will play a part […]

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It’s probably clear by now that I always appreciate small details… Especially small details for wedding days! Early last fall, I received this beautiful invitation in the mail from one of my brides (who is also my sister-in-law). The invitations were made by Beacon Lane out of Chicago, IL, and I loved photographing their beauty, […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois