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.

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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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What’s your take on wedding ceremony music?  There are SO many options and ideas out there… Should ceremony music be traditional hymns? Should prerecorded instrumental music be incorporate? Should the music be “live” with an organist, pianist, or acoustic guitar playing? Personally, I love when couples choose ceremony music that is personal to them… Maybe […]

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Looking back on Lacey and Jake’s wedding day… I cannot help but remember how truly beautiful the day was. From the details to the happy tears throughout the day, it was one of the most touching wedding days I have had the honor to photograph! Late last year, I received an email from Lacey – […]

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At a traditional wedding, you will often see a unity ceremony take place… A moment in which the couple takes some sort of “action” signifying their union in marriage, as one.  Throughout the years, I’ve seen so many different unity ceremonies with brides and grooms (especially now that it’s my fourth wedding season), and each one […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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