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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Remember sweet Taylor’s senior session? Well, the day after her senior session in Texas, I had the opportunity to work with her again, but this time it included her parents and siblings! When booking, planning, and traveling for sessions, I always hope for the best in terms of weather, but you never know what you’re […]

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On my last trip to Texas, I photographed three sessions, and the weather was beautiful! See the first session from my trip, here. My second session was with the Ridgeway kids – Grace, Claire, and Joe – and they were a delight to work with! All three of them were welcoming, relaxed, and fun to be […]

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Over the past few days, it is finally starting to feel and look like spring outside in central Illinois! Yay! Doesn’t it just make your heart happy? Last week, when the Illinois weather was still gloomy here, I traveled back to the Fairview and McKinney, Texas areas for a few sessions! It was the perfect time to get […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois