Lincoln Park Portrait Session | Kara

When I met Kara near sunset in Lincoln Park I immediately knew I was going to get along with her. Have you ever met someone who right off the bat, you get along with so well, vibing off of each others energy, like you already know them? Kara showed up with her hilarious and familiar attitude, making jokes with me and excited to begin taking pictures and I knew it was going to be one of those sessions. 

I haven't had a sunset shoot in such a long time, and it was so refreshing and invigorating to chase the light and create gorgeous images with Kara. She is so fun, goofy, and genuine and I loved every second we spent together. Thank you again Kara for letting me photograph you, and happy Friday to everyone!

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Katharine Hannah

Chicago, IL

Katharine’s work has graced the walls of institutions such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Harold Washington Library of Chicago, and local galleries such as Dreambox Gallery, Siragus Gallery and Blick Art Materials. She has also been featured on websites such as the Huffington Post, Phlearn, Fstoppers, Tigress Magazine for Girls, Bitchtopia, and Golden Boy Press.

In addition to photography, Katharine has been a mentor and educator in the arts since 2013. She has worked with students in various organizations and projects over the last two years, including Hive Chicago’s PROjectUS initiative and Digital Youth Network’s Digital Diva’s and Chicago City of Learning programs.