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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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The Kara Evans Photographer Blog

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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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - President Abraham Lincoln Museum Wedding - Abraham Lincoln Museum Wedding Day Springfield - Lincoln Park Pavilion Wedding - Lincoln Park Springfield Illinois Wedding - Navy, Red, and Gold Romantic Wedding Day

So many beautiful fall weddings this year, and next up is Marissa and Michael’s romantic wedding day! I adore this couple! They are kind, caring, generous, and so in love with each other. It was a joy to connect with them last year when they were searching for a wedding photographer. These two currently call […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Backyard Bohemian Elegance Wedding Day - Backyard Boho Wedding - Gold Blush Navy Boho Wedding - Lulus Boho Wedding Dress - Lulus Wedding Dress - Wedding Photos with Dogs

Say hello to this oh so sweet couple, Kait + Justin! You may remember these two from their engagement session last year… And today, I’m over the moon excited to share about their backyard bohemian elegance wedding day! Kait and Justin go back to May 2015 where they met while working on an audit for […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Crowne Plaza Wedding - Gold Sequin Wedding Day - Westminster Presbyterian Springfield Illinois Wedding - Navy Blue and Gold Wedding Day

Goodness, I’m still ooh-ing and aah-ing over Chloe and Kyle’s wedding day… I met these two while we were students at Illinois College, so it was one of the highest compliments when they reached out to me after getting engaged as they began the wedding planning process. Before we knew it, we were working together […]

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Happy Thursday! I’m thrilled to share this beautiful wedding day with you today! Last summer, I first connected with Lisa and Mark as they started searching for an engagement and wedding photographer. When I first heard their story and got to know them, I instantly knew that these two were madly in love and that […]

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Kara Evans Photographer - Central Illinois Wedding Photographer - Annie-Merner Chapel Wedding Photos - Winter Chapel Wedding - Silver and Black Wedding Day - Annie-Merner Chapel Jacksonville Wedding

Today is bittersweet as I’m sharing my last wedding of the 2017 season… What a year it has been! I am truly thankful. Kayla and Eric’s wedding day was the absolute best end to last year’s wedding season that I could have imagined. And I’m sure for those that know these two, they would have […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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