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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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Happy Tuesday to you!  Just two weeks ago, I met the Alder family of four near Watseka, Illinois for their spring family session! This session was fun because it reminds me (and is the perfect example) of how important it is to make time to have your family photos taken even if your kiddos are […]

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This spring, I am so thankful for the colorful scenery we have outside + the beautiful people I have been able to photograph in this season! Last weekend, I had the honor of photographing six families at my spring mini sessions. Mini sessions are limited and only offered 1-2 select dates each year, so they […]

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Springtime is in full swing, and I am LOVING the colors, warmer air, and glowing sunsets! Almost two weeks ago, I photographed my sister-in-law’s maternity session in Chicago! We’ve been planning the session for months, so I’m thrilled that we finally had the session. You probably remember Deidre + Howard from their engagement, wedding, and […]

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Remember Samantha and Darin’s engagement session last fall? Well, I had the honor to see these two AND their daughters again for a spring family session… My time with this family is always delightful, and their girls are spunky + sweet! These people are an adorable family of four. We met in Bourbonnais for this session […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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