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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Last week, I started the blog series titled “You’re Engaged… Now what’s next?”. I enjoyed writing about the very first thing you should do when you become engaged… Telling your family and friends! This week, we are focusing on the next step – setting a date!  Believe me, setting a date can be a stressful yet […]

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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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Save the dates have become very popular in the last several years… And for good reason! These unique pieces of mail send a little extra happy to all of your loved ones six to eight months out from the wedding! I have to say, I love receiving save the dates in the mail (whether it’s […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois