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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There were most definitely tears when I revisited + edited this session after shooting it… It’s not often that I voluntarily photograph newborns, but I’m learning that sometimes it’s okay to break your own rules when your best friends from college welcome their first child, a sweet baby girl, into the world! Throughout the past […]

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Today, I’m sharing photos with some familiar faces to my blog followers! Remember Derek and Erin’s engagement session and wedding? Well, Erin’s family welcomed me to Worden, Illinois a few weeks ago to photograph the family – what fun! This family is full of life. I think that’s the best way I can find to describe […]

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It’s always so fun to photograph friends and even more fun to simply spend time with them! Caleb and Amanda have been in our lives for a few years since meeting them in college. Both of these two celebrated alongside us on our wedding day as members of our bridal party, too! Now, we live several […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois