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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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Today’s post is a fun one! Can you believe I got THIS ring shot with THAT setup? For the techies + photogs interested, I shot this on my 105mm at 1/200, f/5.0, and ISO 250. I love shooting wedding rings with a deep depth of field to preserve as many details in the rings + surrounding […]

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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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With only THREE more Wednesdays left in December (even including today), I decided that it would be fun to feature three of my most favorite details from 2016 weddings. If you know me, you know I love and cherish ALL wedding day details… I truly think my couples have such good taste! With this “mini […]

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Another wedding Wednesday has arrived, and wedding season will still be in full swing for another seven weeks! This week, I’m excited to offer a small bit of advice for your wedding day (and even engagement photography session, too). Yes, this requires a bit of planning ahead, but it’s sometimes a small detail that can […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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