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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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After years of dating, Katy and Shane are finally Mr. and Mrs. Taylor! It doesn’t get any sweeter than that! Katy and Shane’s wedding day was incredibly special! Yes, for all of the reasons you may guess… Their marriage, the celebration, and their first day as husband and wife. But, their wedding day was even […]

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Whether you’re looking back on your wedding day or looking ahead to yours, the little details always count!  Consider this… Your wedding photos will be one of the few tangible ways you will be able to relive your wedding day and will become family heirlooms themselves. So, shouldn’t these photographic memories include family heirlooms too?  Maybe […]

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Throughout the past year of working with Meghan and Derek, it truly hasn’t felt like “working” at all… You see, these two – from the very start – have been encouragers and the kind of people that make you simply feel good to be around! Last November, Meghan contacted me after I photographed her friends’ wedding […]

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Hey you, happy Wednesday! Today, I’m excited to give you a look into the custom wedding albums that I offer my amazing clients within their collections or as add-on options from their sessions and wedding days! As a little girl, I fondly remember ooh-ing and ahh-ing over my aunt and uncle’s wedding album with my […]

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue… We’ve all probably heard this wedding day saying that signifies good luck! So, do you have your something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue details planned? I love preparing brides for their wedding days and requesting that their special details (dress, veil, shoes, jewelry, gifts, […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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