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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Now that you’ve narrowed down your guest list, it’s time to start thinking about paper goods! Goodness, wedding paper goods are some of my favorite details and oh so pretty! I’ve blogged several different posts about styles of paper goods, bridal shower invitations, RSVP etiquette, and even Save the Dates. I think it’s so fun to […]

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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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Another Wedding Wednesday is here! This week, the blog series continues, and it’s time to talk about choosing your wedding day vendors… Yay! First off, choosing your wedding vendors should be a fun, relational process, so always keep that in the forefront of your mind! Here’s a quick list of types of vendors you should […]

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Last week, I started the blog series titled “You’re Engaged… Now what’s next?”. I enjoyed writing about the very first thing you should do when you become engaged… Telling your family and friends! This week, we are focusing on the next step – setting a date!  Believe me, setting a date can be a stressful yet […]

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On this Wedding Wednesday, I am ecstatic to start a new blog series titled “You’re Engaged… Now what’s next?”. Throughout the next few weeks, I will be sharing tips about what to do when you first get engaged, start planning, and more!  This week’s focus is on the very first thing you need to do once […]

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Chicagoland wedding photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois