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  • Welcome to Imaginate Photography!…


    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!

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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Newborn Baby H | Bloomington Normal Newborn Baby Photographer

Baby H was very interested in his newborn portrait session.. So interested that he made it almost an entire three hours, closing his eyes for only a few quick minutes of shut eye ­čśë ┬áEven awake though, he was super content & easy going. ┬áLove having newborn babies in the studio!

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Family Portrait Session & Surprise Proposal! | Illinois Portrait Photographer

A beautiful fall day, gorgeous park setting, and a good-looking family… What more could ya ask for! ┬áAt least, that’s what Iiii┬áthought…┬áWhat started out as a normal family portrait session, took a wonderful surprise towards the end… ┬á (continued below… ) We had finished up doing group family shots, and were having fun doing some […]

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Sister & Brother | Kid Photography in Illinois

I seriously could have spent all afternoon w/ these two cuties (& their mama)… I had an absolute blast w/ them, and they have THE sweetest personalities. ┬áI couldn’t help but be reminded what an awesome opportunity God has placed in my life to work w/ such great people. ┬áLoved their outfits too! ┬áThanks so […]

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Togetherness | Bloomington Normal Photographer

It always seems that once we’re married, have children, etc. pictures of the parents always get pushed to the back burner. ┬áI was so happy when Deb called me about surprising her husband of 30 years, w/ a portrait session, just for the two of them. ┬áMarriage should be celebrated w/ pictures too! ┬áI hope […]

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3 Month Old, Baby L | Baby Photographer

Little miss L sure has grown since her newborn session. ┬áShe has the biggest blue eyes. ┬áShe’s already learning the “don’t smile when the camera’s out” trick though.. As soon as it was put away, she was all smiles! ┬áStill cute though, either way ┬áLove the smile she shared when her mama had her though.. […]

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9 Month Old, Rowen | Baby Photographer

9 months, already?… Does it really have to be? ┬áSo bitter sweet! ┬áThis is one of my most favorite ages to not only photograph, but also as a mommy. ┬áSo many firsts, personality traits coming through, and lots of sweet snuggles. ┬áI’ve always said that Rowen is such a happy baby, and very laid back, […]

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6 Week Old, Baby E | Illinois Baby Photographer

It was great to meet not only the new parents of baby E, but also her grandmother and great-grandmother for a generations portrait. ┬áYou could easily tell that all three women are smitten by the joys of baby E. ┬áLove it! ┬áLots of fun playing “dress up” w/ this baby girl. ┬áI’m gonna go out […]

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P Family Portraits | Central Illinois Photography

I absolutely loved everything about this session… The weather was perfect, we had wonderful light, and such a beautiful family. ┬áMiss I is a Baby’s 1st year graduate, and now at 18 months old, she’s still workin’ the camera ­čśë ┬áShe even gave me hugs & kisses goodbye when we were all finished.. <LOVE!> ┬áMany […]

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Tyler & Megan | Central IL Engagement Photographer

There were special circumstances surrounding this engagement session.. Let’s just say the weather wasn’t always on our side, BUT, the wait was definitely worth it, in my opinion.. ┬áEven though their first session only last about 10 minutes before a rain storm came in, we still managed a few beautiful shots… ┬áThen after several reschedules […]

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