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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I cannot contain my excitement to share this maternity session! As a wedding photographer, I am honored to truly learn each and every couples’ story that I work with, and I love seeing how their journey and story continues after their first day of marriage… So, of course, I LOVE when my couples come back […]

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You guys, this season of business is so amazing to me! I have so many past brides + grooms that are expecting… It’s an honor to document these times as families grow and love stories continue to take these people along a beautiful journey. Just over a week ago, I met with Mindi and Andrew […]

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Oh my goodness, once you see these photos, I think you’ll completely understand when I say that… I loved everything about this session. Early in July, Sarah contacted me about a maternity session… Fun Fact: Sarah graduated from Milford High School where I went, too! From the start, Sarah and Mario have been AMAZING to work […]

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Over the past few years, I have had the pleasure to get to know the Harroun family. This family moved into the house next door to my childhood home, and I have been photographing life’s milestones for them ever since! As the Harroun family prepares for baby #2, I was so excited when Ellyn contacted […]

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Let me just say this… I am amazingly thankful to be able to work with, connect with, and build relationships with such amazing people. It seems as though each and every session I photograph continues to reaffirm my belief in building relationships and simply documenting people’s lives. At this season’s first wedding, I was lucky enough […]

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Goodness, the springtime sunshine and colorful blooms are bringing me so much joy! And, photographing Cara and Chad’s maternity session absolutely did, too! The Tweedys are outgoing, silly, and honestly a joy to be around. They are relatable, talkative, and fun to work with… I know these two in a couple of different ways! In […]

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I am so thankful for the friendship I’ve gained with the Davidsons. These two are such fun and sweet people, and it is a blessing to be able to document times in their life together. Taylor and Derek were married this past May and I was honored to be their wedding photographer. See their wedding […]

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Last June, Brittany contacted me about photographing her maternity photos soon after finding out she was expecting her first child. She found me through a mutual friend’s wedding I photographed last year – how fun! I love when other couples and families find me through weddings. They are truly beautiful days and continue to connect people! […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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