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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Eeeek… This family is SO adorable! Crazy excited to share their session with you today! When Jamie reached out to me about scheduling a summer family session, I was so honored! I am photographing her best friend’s wedding this summer, so it is so fun to connect to other clients in this way. Soon after, […]

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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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The Lucht family is so laid-back, relaxed, and fun! And those two boys with the cutest grins? Well, they keep things lighthearted and interesting! It’s been a few years since I photographed the Lucht family, so I was incredibly happy to have them on my fall 2016 family session calendar! It’s always a true joy […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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