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    Imaginate Photography is based in Bloomington/Normal, IL. Serving all of Illinois, as well as other locations upon request.... Here on the blog, I love sharing previews from recent sessions, telling you about my amazing clients, as well as keeping you up to date on events and specials..

    I'm Bridget...Owner of Imaginate Photography, photographer, wife, mother of 3, and a follower of Christ.. I'm passionate about life.. I hope to share that w/ you too!

    Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy your stay! =)

Monthly Archives: February 2010

Blog Comments | Imaginate Photography

I love seeing all of the love on the blog, and comments from the readers.. So I’ve been doing some thinking to figure out how I can show my appreciation and give some love back to YOU!  Awhile back I mentioned an idea, but I wanted to expand on that even further… Soooo, here are […]

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3 Month Old, Mr. R | Illinois Infant Photographer

Seems like just yesterday that this little guy was just a newborn… Now he’s growing, and has such a sweet smile.  He may have been just thinking how silly the photographer sounded while whispering to him, but I’m certain his smiles are just simply that sweet.  Thank you for another great visit, H family!

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1 Year Old Mr. S | Illinois Child Photographer

This little guy… yet another client I’ve watched throughout his 1st year that has had my heart wrapped around his little finger.  How could I not be?  His sparkly, blue eyes, big smiles, and sweet laughs.. I’m sold!   You can see other sessions of Mr. S here, here, and, here.. From newborn baby: To a […]

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Macro Monday | Illinois Floral Photographer

This week’s macro shots stem from (hehe… pun intended, yeah yeah, I know I can be corny) the roses that my hubby brought home for our oldest daughter & I.. I absolutely love everything about flowers.. The details, colors, smooth textures.. There is such a silent grace about them all.  Happy macro Monday!

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Big Brother & Twins! | Illinois Sibling Photographer

I have been so, so honored to continue to photograph these cutie pie kiddos for the few years.  It has been amazing to watch them grow, and I always enjoy time photographing them.  They are definitely full of energy, but it’s pure fun, silly energy.. I love it!  Thanks, M family! =)

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Random Acts of Kindness Day | Illinois Photographer

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day.   You know what to do…perform a few random acts of kindness!   Almost any kind deed will do.  I recommend you perform kind acts on as many people as you can.  This is a favorite day for many people and groups.  People like the idea of showing a […]

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Macro Monday | Illinois Macro Photographer

One aspect of photography that I’ve always loved is macro work.  I love all the little details, that can often be overlooked.  Art really is all around us.. As you can tell, florals are a fave too =)    So, I’ve decided to start sharing some of my macro work here on the blog.. These […]

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NEW SITE LAUNCH! | Illinois Portrait Photographer

In honor of the launch of my BRAND NEW sites, between now & Friday, for all portrait session booked, receive not only a custom 10×10 collage, but also $20 in PRINT CREDIT!  (a $60 value!)  **Session fee is due at time of booking to receive offer** Check out the new site and feel free to […]

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Spring Clothing Ideas | Illinois Portrait Photographer

I know while it may still be way too cold outside for us to imagine it being spring, it really is right around the corner!  (at least that’s what I’m trying to convince myself when I’m wearing 4 layers of  So here are some color scheme & clothing ideas to get you in the […]

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New Blog Feature! | Illinois Portrait Photographer

So if any of you are like myself, and get all giddy about technology, upgrades, etc. then you’ll love this new feature as much as I do!  You may have already noticed it… Look down!  Well, to the bottom of your screen on the blog, that is.. That bluish-gray bar is what I’m referring to… […]

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Shoe Shoe Baby | Illinois Photographer

I recently enjoyed meeting the owner of Shoe Shoe Baby, Natalie Galligan.  I loved hearing about her new, local boutique and was excited to feature her as a vendor on the Imaginate blog.  I will be working w/ her soon to do some shots in her boutique, and stay tuned for an exciting womens’ event […]

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Ben & Lauren Wed | Illinois Wedding Photographer

In October, I had the privilege of photographing Ben & Lauren’s wedding in Champaign, IL.  They had a beautiful ceremony, and while it was a tad chilly, the weather held out for us to slip outside for a few portraits.  I knew from Ben & Lauren’s engagement session, that it wouldn’t be difficult to capture […]

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