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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!

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

One Year Old, Elaina | Baby’s 1st Year

Happy 1st birthday, Miss Elaina!…  What a fun, beauty you have grown into.  Loved watching her first year! Elaina:  newborn, 3 mos, 6 mos, 9 mos

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Newborn Baby Boy, Sawyer | McLean County Newborn Photographer

This sweet boy is the newest member of his family.. Meet Sawyer!  What a cutie pie he was… and I think big sister & big brother were proud to introduce him

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9 Month Old, Riley | Baby’s 1st Year

This sweet girl is moving right through her Baby’s 1st Year w/ me… She’s 9 months old now!  Standing and wanting to explore.. So fun! Riley:  newborn, 3 mos, 6 mos

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The King Family | Family Portraits in Bloomington, IL

I just adore this sweet family…  They shared their babies’ first year w/ me, and they just get more & more cute each time I see them..  This was a special family session for them, as they even brought grandma & grandpa along that were visiting from Texas

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The Elliott Family | Normal, IL Family Photographer

This beautiful family is one of our bestest friends… We love them dearly!  Not only a great friend, but also a fellow photog.  A beautiful summer evening for their session.  There also may have even been ice-cream all around afterwards

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Thompson Family | Portrait Photographer in Bloomington Normal, IL

I couldn’t believe how much these girls had grown… Such sweeties.. Happy 1st birthday to Miss Chloe, and thank you for the beautiful flower you picked for me, Corinne

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9 Month Old Baby, Zada | Baby’s 1st Year

It was so nice to get outdoors for some of Miss Zada’s first year photos… She wasn’t quite certain about the grass at first, but check out her adorable swimsuit & dress… Too cute! Zada: newborn, 3 mos, 6 mos

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Mommy & Me | Mini Sessions

We had a BEAUTIFUL day for the Mommy & Me mini sessions..  Definitely nothing sweeter than watching kiddos lovin’ on their mamas, and vice-versa

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9 Month Old, Desmond | Baby’s 1st Year

If I thought Mr. Desmond was smiley when I saw him at his 6 month session, I hadn’t seen “nothin’  yet”!.. His smile is seriously infectious. Desmond:  6 mos  

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Newborn Baby Boy, Gannon | Baby’s 1st Year

Much anticipation for this handsome guy’s newborn session… From his birth announcement, to a maternity session w/ mommy & daddy.. I couldn’t wait to meet him!  He was well worth the wait  Many congrats, Matt & Liz!

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Newborn Baby Girl, Bre | Baby’s 1st Year

Have I mentioned how much I love getting to see babies throughout their entire first year?!  Nothing makes me happier than baby snuggles!  This beauty was cozied right into her poses

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3 Month Old, Simon | Baby’s 1st Year

Well hello, Mr. blue eyes!  I guess he is very happy about being 3 months old now Simon:  newborn  

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3 Month Old, Baby Evelyn | Baby’s 1st Year

Look at her!  Such big smiles from this sweetie.. Evelyn:  newborn  

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Caroline & Campbell | On Location Photographer in Normal, IL

A beautiful spring session for these two cutie piesz…  I had so much fun photographing them.  Wishing their family all the best on their new move to California.. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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One Year Old, Adley | Portrait Photographer

Happy 1st birthday, to Adley!  It is safe to say that she enjoyed her first birthday cake.

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