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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 family photography moments 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!
Hey, I’m Kara! A wedding and family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois! Whether I’m photographing your wedding day or everyday milestones and memories as a family, this job is my joy.

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The ladies at Savvy are amazingly talented + I’m honored to have met them through our styled shoot last summer! Crazy to think it’s almost been one year ago 🙂 Since moving to Bourbonnais in 2015, I am SO thankful to be able to continue to meet such talented, kind people in the local community. […]

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I’m happy to share yet another wildly talented wedding vendor with you today… Beacon Lane! I was first introduced to Beacon Lane in 2015 when my sister-in-law purchased wedding invitations. At first sight, the invitation suite was stylish, professional, and most importantly, high-quality. I researched more about the company, shared vendor photos + introduced myself […]

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In November 2016, I photographed my first Pear Tree Estate wedding. Then in March, I photographed my first of a few 2017 weddings at Pear Tree Estate. For both of these weddings, the ceremony and reception have taken place on-site and both couples chose to reserve the cottage as well. This venue is superb! I always […]

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At our styled shoot last summer, we met so many amazing local people. You can probably tell by many of these vendor spotlights! Through the experience, I loved having the opportunity to build relationships with other photographers, vendors, and the community through it all! I am so thankful that Karen, our Tuesdays-Together group leader, connected us and […]

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We’ve lived in our current city for well over a year, and I still cannot help but feel so welcomed by this community. When we moved here, I met Mandy and instantly fell in love with her handcrafted jewelry… Pommier-Benoit Handcrafted Jewelry. Mandy was a part of our styled shoot last summer, I gifted many of […]

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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