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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: March 2010

Win Your Wedding Dress! | Illinois Wedding Photographer

Brides, did you know that David’s Bridal has a monthly drawing in which you have a chance to score your wedding dress, or up to 5 bridesmaids’ dresses for FREE?   How awesome would that be for your wedding budget!?!   AND, if you’re the lucky winner, I will sweeten the pot and offer a $150 PRINT […]

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Macro Monday | Illinois Abstract Photographer

This week I wasn’t quite sure exactly what direction this week’s macro Monday would hold… I stepped a bit outside of my “normal” comfort zone, and tried something new.. Would you believe that all of these images came from within my 8 year old daughter’s room?  Yep!  I’m loving the challenge of looking beyond, and […]

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Photo Displays | Illinois Portrait Photographer

When ordering portraits, something mentioned quite often is, “I’d love to know more about displaying these images!”  So, after looking around the web, I decided to pull together some of my favorite ways to do so.  There are really a lot of fun, creative, and sometimes even thrifty ways to go about displaying your treasured […]

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Cousins | Illinois Family Photographer

I was looking forward to the session w/ these cousins, although I knew w/ ages 5 weeks to 7 years old, it may be a bit of a challenge.  We had to make a last minute change and set up indoors due to the weather, but all in all I would call it a success!  […]

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Macro Monday | Illinois Nature Photographer

I’m absolutely loving putting myself to the Macro Monday challenge!  Probably a bit TOO much.. haha  While I absolutely adore photographing all the sweet people I meet, there is something so freeing about macro photography.  It’s just me & my camera, and the possibilities are endless.  I often times even go back and shoot the […]

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Baby M’s Birth | Illinois Birth Photographer

I just realized that I had never shared sweet baby M’s birth w/ you all.. (w/ mommy’s permission, of course) This was such an amazing, incredible experience.  I had never witnessed a birth before, and it was truly a miracle.  Through tears of joy, I snapped away, in hopes of capturing every detail for them […]

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Seeking HS Senior Reps from Class of 2011 | Illinois HS Senior Photographer

I’m so excited about this year’s HS Senior Rep program… LOTS of great incentives, and I LOVE working w/ HS Seniors.  Sessions are always laid back, creative, and most importantly FUN! This year’s reps will receive the following: -A FULL COMPLIMENTARY SENIOR SESSION.  A MINI SESSION WILL BE COMPLETED IN SPRING AND ANOTHER DURING SUMMER/FALL. […]

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M Family | Illinois Family Photographer

The instant I met this sweet family, I knew they would be fun to work w/.  I can’t even tell you how sweet, and kind these two little boys were… Melted my heart!  And yes, Mr. A, I will be sure to get up to speed on my Star Wars knowledge 😉  Not only does […]

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Macro Monday | Illinois Abstract Photographer

Have I mentioned how much I love macro photography?… Okay, maybe once or twice.  I absolutely love that you can take one single item (for me it’s normally florals) and capture so many different perspectives, feeling, and colors just by simply looking further..  Hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I do   Happy […]

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iPhone App! | Illinois Photographer

So I’ve apparently been on a tech kick this weekend… Another new, fun feature for Imaginate Photography blog…  Now you can access the Imaginate Photography blog quickly, and easily from your mobile phone!  This feature works for your iPhone, iPod touch, Android, or even Blackberry Storm… No need to wait on large image files to […]

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New Website Features! | Illinois Photographer

I’m so excited about a few new items on the Imaginate Photography websites!!!  Can you tell that I’m just giddy w/ excitement? <jumping up & down>.. Okay, before I burst at the seams, here’s what’s new!  If you go to “Online Order” you will now see a drop down menu w/ a link to Proofs, […]

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March Anniversary Special | Illinois Photographer

The Imaginate Photography website officially launched in March of 2008.  What an AMAZING  two years it has been!  I’m so very thankful and humbled by the incredible amount of support I’ve received, as well as the opportunity to meet & photograph such wonderful people. A huge THANK YOU! As many of you know, if I’ve […]

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