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Top Blog Posts of 2023

Chicagoland and Kankakee County wedding and family photographer Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023.

January 4, 2024

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Hey, I’m Kara! A wedding and family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois! Whether I’m photographing your wedding day or everyday milestones and memories as a family, this job is my joy.

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Reflecting on the past year as we welcome the new year always brings one of my favorite recap blog posts… Looking back at which blog posts were ranked the top blog posts of 2023 from throughout the past year!

A few years ago, I started the tradition of sharing a top blog post of the year recap, and I love it. The Kara Evans Photographer blog is my online journal. It’s the home base for me and my business, and it’s an honor that you are here. I’m excited to share the top blog posts of 2023 with you!

I’m excited to share the top blog posts of 2023 with you!

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023 with the Trump family beach photos in Michigan City, Indiana.

#5 – Beach Family Session in Michigan City, Indiana | The Trump Family

Beach sessions are always too much fun! Last summer, I loved getting to catch up with the Trump family on the beach. The entire Trump family vacationed in Michigan City together (this has been a go-to spot for their family vacations for years), and I’m thankful that they asked me to travel for photos… It’s always a joy to photograph this family and the cutest kiddos… Read more!

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023 with Sidney and Brendan's wedding at White Oak Farm in Michigan City, Indiana.

#4 – White Oak Farm Venue Wedding in Michigan City, Indiana | Sidney & Brendan

Photographing Sidney and Brendan’s beautiful summer wedding at White Oak Farm Venue was a dream! I connected with these two last year after they got engaged. Sidney and I hit it off from the start, and to say I’ve truly loved becoming her wedding photographer and friend over the past year is an understatement. These two, their families, and their wedding party made this day absolutely incredible and memorable, and a wedding day we won’t soon forget… Read more!

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023 with Makenzie and Ashton's fall wedding photos at Pear Tree Estate in Champaign, Illinois.

#3 – Pear Tree Estate Wedding in Champaign, Illinois | Makenzie & Ashton

Reliving Makenzie and Ashton’s fall Pear Tree Estate wedding day makes my heart happy! The day was such a reflection of Makenzie and Ashton as a couple and the love that everyone has for them. The day was easy-going, fun, and full of celebrating some pretty amazing people! When I think back on this wedding day, it brings me the biggest smile! Celebrating Makenzie and Ashton’s love was easy, and it was an honor to photograph this special day in their life together… Read more!

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023 with Michele and Timmy's summer Hyatt Regency Schaumburg wedding photos.

#2 – Summer Hyatt Regency Wedding in Schaumburg, Illinois | Michele & Timmy

Gosh, where to begin with this couple and wedding day? We loved celebrating Michele and Timmy on their summer wedding day at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg. I first met Michele and Timmy through another one of our amazing couples, Julie and Paul. Michele and Julie are best friends, so it was an absolute honor to be asked to document her wedding day, too! We have so much love for these two couples and are thankful to call them friends… Read more!

Kara Evans Photographer's top blog posts of 2023 with the Knapp family fall Iroquois County family photos in Watseka, Illinois.

#1 – Iroquois County Family Photographer in Watseka | The Knapp Family

And the top blog post of 2023 is… All the love for this fall family session in Watseka! I’ve been photographing parts of the Knapp family since 2017. My time with the Knapp family always fills my cup up and leaves me smiling as I drive home, edit photos, and think back to creating those memories with my camera in hand… Read more!

That’s a wrap on the top blog posts from last year!

Thanks for reading this little recap of the TOP BLOG POSTS OF 2023 from the Kara Evans Photographer blog! As we step into the new year and 2024, I’m looking forward to another year of sharing stories of love and families and all the pretty photos right here on the blog. Happy new year!

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Chicagoland wedding & family photographer based in Kankakee, Illinois