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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Over the past two years, I have been looking forward to Chelsie and Bryce’s wedding day in the Springfield, IL area… These two are so kind + sweet, and I was thrilled when their wedding day finally arrived! I loved the two venues Chelsie and Bryce chose for their wedding day! The first – Clayville […]

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COLLABORATE // col·lab·o·rate // kəˈlabəˌrāt // verb // “Work jointly on an activity, especially to produce or create something.” I’m not sure how to begin this post in a way that truly expresses my gratitude and excitement after collaborating with so many talented individuals for the grand opening celebration of Vintage Oaks Banquet Barn. Please bear with […]

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Wow… Where do I even begin? I am nearly speechless. And, if you know me well, that is a hard thing to come by! This styled shoot was a dream. A true dream come true. It all started when my photographer friend, Karen Shoufler, told me about Tuesdays Together and The Rising Tide Society when […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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