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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Throughout 2016, so many of my central Illinois brides shopped for their wedding gowns (and bridesmaids dresses + tuxes, too) at Elite Bridal in Champaign. And guess what? I even had the opportunity to go shopping at this bridal shop with two family members in the past year. Elite Bridal truly offers an experience, so […]

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It’s Wedding Wednesday!  Today’s post is dedicated to a hot topic, and one that I have wanted to write about for some time. It seems as though weekend after weekend – wedding after wedding – I am reminded about this “part” of weddings, and it’s an important topic to address… At nearly every wedding I photograph, I […]

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Happy Wedding Wednesday! Today’s topic is so, so fun! We’re talking wedding dress shopping! Oh my goodness, how fun is it to see the vast variety of wedding dresses? I am usually in awe when I truly think of all the options there truly are… In my mind, wedding dress shopping should be a fun, emotional […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois