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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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