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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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Traveling Illinois Wedding Photographer - Farm Fall Engagement Photos - Alfalfa Field Engagement Photos

Another engagement session is hitting the blog today! I met Lauren and Alex through my college network in the Jacksonville/Springfield area, and I am looking forward to their wedding day next year! These two are from a small town and had known of each other for years – running around in the same friend group […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Old State Capitol Engagement Photos - Springfield Engagement Session - Fall Engagement Photos

This fall has been filled with so many amazing couples, and I’m loving it! Meet Katie and Sebastian! I connected with this couple through my friend, Kate Spencer, and I am so thankful for that introduction. Katie and Sebastian’s story goes back to when they were just kids… Sebastian is one of Katie’s best friend’s […]

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I love Chloe and Kyle! This fall season has been full of so many wonderful weddings along with engagement sessions, and my time with Chloe + Kyle was nothing short of AMAZING as well! Despite the weather ups and downs, this season has been beautiful. And I’m finding ways to look beyond some of the […]

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I LOVED meeting Rochelle and Ryan and photographing their engagement session in Springfield, Illinois a few weeks ago! We started at Washington Park and also visited downtown Springfield for photos! The evening was gorgeous with beautiful, warm light, and their love was glowing all throughout the session. It was completely contagious! Rochelle’s casual, semi-casual, and dressy outfit […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois