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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! =)


It was a blast photographing this large family..  I love seeing the dynamic between siblings, and w/ eight kids, I’m sure there was never a dull moment while growing up.  I traveled up North for this session, and thank goodness, the rainy weekend paused for a couple of hours for us to do these.  Thanks […]

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1st Birthday Boy, Brady | Illinois Baby’s 1st Year

Happy 1st birthday, Brady!  I have enjoyed every minute of Brady’s first year of portraits.  He is such a cuddly, sweet boy.. And my oh my does he love CAKE!  Of course, who can blame him? Thank you for allowing me to capture a wonderful first year, Roth family!  I will miss you all!

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February 17, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Jamie Means - wow amazing shots…. was this a macro lens? beautiful!

October 16, 2012 - 9:04 AM

Mom - I saw them yesterday and agree that the one of all 4 of you is great. It was good to see you Sunday. That was a lot of fun. Thanks!!

October 15, 2012 - 2:59 PM

Sarah - I'm so glad we got the picture of the whole family, including Molly! Can't wait to see the rest! 🙂

Newborn Baby Boy, Finn | Bloomington, Illinois Newborn & Family Photographer

Meet baby Finn!.. What a treat he was to photograph.  He does now, however, hold the record for giving me (as well as his mama & daddy) the most “surprises” during his session.. lol  All is well though.. He didn’t make a peep, just a few grunts, the entire time, and we were able to […]

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3 Month Old, Baby Elyse | Baby Photographer Bloomington, IL

Miss Elyse is now 3 months, and just as pretty as always.. We started outdoors where she loved watching the trees & surroundings.  We then headed into the studio, and after a quick cat nap, she was very curious about the softbox hovering near her.. Such a sweet baby girl 🙂 Elyse’s:  Newborn Session

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Steinman Family Pictures | Bloomington-Normal Photography

A great day for family pictures, this was!  With rain out of the forecast, it turned out to be a beautiful afternoon.  The kids were wonderful listeners & did such a great job..  I think the Steinman’s got a good laugh during their session too…. I sort of “made friends” w/ a cocklebur bush.  Eeek! […]

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One Year Old, Miss Summer | Bloomington-Normal Photography

Such a great time w/ this blonde sweetie & her mommy and daddy… Summer was full of smiles, and we ran and ran around.. she was fast!  She was so sweet though, running into my arms for a hug…. LOVE that!  One of my favorite ages to photograph.  Thanks for a wonderful session, Price family! […]

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September 18, 2012 - 1:23 PM

Alicia Allen - Love the pictures!

September 17, 2012 - 5:07 PM

Lisa Price - Thanks Bridget! I am so excited about the pictures. They are amazing!

Eric & Jamie, Wedding Day, 9-1-12 | Pontiac-Flanagan, IL Wedding Photographer

What an incredible wedding day for Eric & Jamie.. So many memories were made, and a lifetime of happiness is ahead of these two, without a doubt!  With the daunting news of hurricane Isaac threatening rain, and providing just that during the morning hours, the day cleared up for us, just in time.  Everything that […]

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The Kesler Family | Family Portrait Photographer

This cute family belongs to one of my photo friends..  Although we had a rain delay, the wait was worth it!  I love shooting in the evenings this time of year.. The sun drops in the sky sooner than it does throughout mid-summer, and is so perfect for back-lighting..  I loved laughing w/ your family, […]

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3 Month Old Baby Grant & Big Sister Emma | In Studio Portrait Photographer

It was a pleasure meeting Grant and his big sister Emma…  Both had great smiles to share w/ me.  You will be seeing  more of them throughout the year, as Grant is the newest member of the Baby’s 1st Year plan.  I look forward to it, Thompson family! 🙂

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