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 the Polczynski family session and Alexis and Scott’s mini engagement session? Well, on my visit to southern Illinois, I also had the opportunity to photograph the Wulf extended family! Throughout my college years (and now beyond), I have had the pleasure of meeting my roommate Alexis’s family members. That’s right – You may recognize […]

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Happy Monday to you! Last week, my husband, sister, brother-in-law, and I returned home from a magical trip to Walt Disney World! We all love Disney, especially my sister and brother-in-law because they first met while working there in college! We spent 6 days at the resort, parks, and Disney Springs, and we loved every […]

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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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Last Monday, I returned home to Illinois from a trip that included both work and play! Just three years ago I met the Dingwerth family when they visited Illinois, and I was honored to photograph their kiddos back then. Then, last winter, I traveled to Texas to photograph the entire family. Now, in 2016, I traveled back […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois