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City Hall Events Wedding Day in Chicago, Illinois | Stephanie & Dan

Happy dancing because Stephanie and Dan’s spring City Hall Events wedding day is here!

You probably remember Steph and Dan from their engagement photos last summer. These two are the most kind, incredible people and everyone that loves them is lucky to have them in their life! We adore this couple and feel honored to share their wedding day on the blog...

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The Kara Evans Photographer Blog

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 personal life notes & stories. Pour a glass of bubbly and stay awhile - I’m so glad you’re here!

Hey, I’m Kara!
A Chicagoland wedding photographer for joyful newlyweds-to-be! My couples call me their wedding cheerleader! After photographing 200+ weddings, my favorite part of my job will forever be the sweet couples that come into my life.
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Kara Evans Photographer - Central Illinois Wedding Photographer - Chicagoland Wedding Photographer - Sarah Kathleen Events - Sarah Kathleen Events Aurora Illinois - Vendor Spotlight

It’s been a few months since our last vendor spotlight on the blog, so what better time to share another one of my favorite wedding vendors… Sarah Kathleen Events! During the 2017 wedding season, I had the honor to work alongside Sarah, a wedding and event planner, for the first time on a beautiful downtown […]

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Earlier in 2017, I was so grateful to officially meet Katie with the new Two Whisks Bakery in Manteno, IL. And let me tell you, this lady kicks booty in the industry + this bakery is a perfect part of the local community! Over the past few months, it’s been so fun to get to […]

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At the start of 2016, just after Kyle and I moved to Kankakee county and the Bradley/Bourbonnais/Kankakee area, I met Autumn – a local esthetician! Of course, we hit it off from the start and have been great friends ever since! I am so excited to share her business with you for today’s “Vendor Spotlight”! Autumn […]

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I blogged about it back in May, and today I’m revisiting the idea again… Investing in a professional makeup artist’s services on your wedding day is 1000% worth it! Last November, I met Brittany when I photographed my first Pear Tree Estate wedding – see Katy and Shane’s wedding here. Then, we got to work […]

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Last November, I had the pleasure of working with Amy at LeFleur Floral Design & Events for Lauren and Aaron’s organic boho wedding day. At first meeting, I loved Amy’s sweet personality and was in AWE of her amazing floral creations. Since meeting Amy and connecting with LeFleur, I have loved following their work! Their eye […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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