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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Goodness, I know I say this every time but… I cannot believe I’m photographing yet another milestone for the Clemmons family – Viola’s third birthday! Little miss Vi just turned THREE this September – I really still can’t believe it!! I can still vividly remember visiting this newborn babe in the hospital, taking her newborn […]

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Oh, the DeBolt family is back… And this family is growing! Little man is due in a couple months, and this family could not be more excited! The DeBolt family are some of my “lifer” clients, and I love them so! It is incredible to me to think back to photographing this family with their […]

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I cannot contain my excitement to share this maternity session! As a wedding photographer, I am honored to truly learn each and every couples’ story that I work with, and I love seeing how their journey and story continues after their first day of marriage… So, of course, I LOVE when my couples come back […]

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Oh my goodness, once you see these photos, I think you’ll completely understand when I say that… I loved everything about this session. Early in July, Sarah contacted me about a maternity session… Fun Fact: Sarah graduated from Milford High School where I went, too! From the start, Sarah and Mario have been AMAZING to work […]

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Over the past few years, I have had the pleasure to get to know the Harroun family. This family moved into the house next door to my childhood home, and I have been photographing life’s milestones for them ever since! As the Harroun family prepares for baby #2, I was so excited when Ellyn contacted […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois