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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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The Pantone color of the year 2022 - Very Peri - Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

It’s that time of the year! The Pantone color of the year 2022 is here… Very Peri! Each year, I enjoy taking a look at the Pantone color of the year from a wedding lens, especially as a wedding photographer. I’ll be honest, this year, my first reaction is – not a fan! After I […]

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A photographer's advice for investing in the wedding bouquet with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

On this Wedding Wednesday, we are talking about investing in the wedding bouquet! It’s true, and I’m just going to say it… Weddings can be very expensive, and there are undoubtedly many expenses to budget for when it comes to wedding planning! As the planning process begins, a budget is put into place. Then, couples […]

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Why you should consider an unplugged wedding ceremony with Chicagoland wedding photographer and mentor Kara Evans Photographer.

Oh hey, it’s me Kara again with more Wedding Wednesday advice! Let’s jump in and talk all about why you should consider an unplugged wedding ceremony! We’ve all seen the horrifying wedding ceremony photos floating around on the internet… Guests standing to get a better angle while holding their cameras + cell phones, guests standing […]

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A photographer's advice for responding to RSVPs + wedding RSVP etiquette with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

On this Wedding Wednesday, we’re focusing on wedding RSVP etiquette! I’ll be the first to say it – Wedding RSVP etiquette can be a tricky, stressful topic for many couples. All too often, I hear of couple’s stress and frustration over RSVPs for their wedding day… Late responses, NO response from some, guests adding people […]

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Advice for planning stress-free family formal photos on your wedding day with Chicagoland wedding photographer Kara Evans Photographer.

Today, we’re talking all about planning stress-free family formal photos on your wedding day! Wedding days are almost always the first time I meet the family members of our couples. I love this aspect of wedding days because it’s an honor to meet the people that have encouraged, supported, and loved our couples throughout the […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois

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