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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! =)

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.  Miss I is a Baby’s 1st year graduate, and now at 18 months old, she’s still workin’ the camera 😉  She even gave me hugs & kisses goodbye when we were all finished.. <LOVE!>  Many […]

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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..  Even though their first session only last about 10 minutes before a rain storm came in, we still managed a few beautiful shots…  Then after several reschedules […]

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Newborn Baby B | Newborn Baby Photography

Meet baby B..  I’m excited to welcome him to the Baby’s 1st Year program..  He was an absolute dream to photograph during his newborn session.  Slept so soundly, and made the cutest newborn baby grunts.  Looking forward to watching him grow throughout his first year

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October 14, 2011 - 4:42 PM

Grandma Julie - ADORABLE pictures! Can't wait to see the rest of the photos. I'm sure they will all be as good!

October 6, 2011 - 7:34 PM

Elise - These are soo cute!! He looks he was pondering really hard & then got sleepy. :)

October 3, 2011 - 9:39 PM

Laura - Aww I love all of these pictures, especially the first two and the family picture!!

October 3, 2011 - 9:33 AM

Shelly A - Uncle Justin….Thank you for sharing! These photos are simply amazing! Beautiful family and a great photog to capture them :-)

October 2, 2011 - 8:56 PM

lindsey Wetzel - What a cutie!! We love the one of him in the little basket!

October 2, 2011 - 10:56 AM

Justin - What a wonderful sneak-peak of the little guy!

October 1, 2011 - 9:10 AM

Sarah - Thanks so much, Bridget! We were so relieved that he behaved for you and the results are awesome! It’s going to be really hard to choose…

September 30, 2011 - 7:04 PM

Sara - Aw, these pictures are all SO good! My favorite is gonna have to be the one with his little face resting on crossed arms (#7) – I'm a sucker for chubby cheeks!! I love the family portraits too! :) Can't wait to see the rest!

September 30, 2011 - 4:29 PM

Maggie - Baby B is so sweet! I think the second picture is my favorite- so precious!

6 Month Old, Baby L | Baby Photographer in Bloomington Normal, IL

It’s always fun to see the differences in personalities that babies have.. I’ve never met two that are exactly alike!  Baby L is very dainty, and lady like.  She was very much an observer.  I LOVE the little monkey hat that her grandma knitted for her to wear.. SO stinkin’ cute!

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October 6, 2011 - 2:43 AM

Megan Roop - She is Beautiful! This is one of my faves!

September 27, 2011 - 1:54 PM

Leeann - What an absolute doll!

Jason & Leeann’s Engagement Session | McLean County Illinois Photographer

I feel like it’s second nature to photograph these two.. That’s a good thing! lol   Honored to do your engagement session, Leeann & Jason..  You might recognize them from this session.  We had amazing weather the day of their pictures.  I always enjoy laughing & spending time photographing you guys!  Best wishes on your […]

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September 21, 2011 - 9:23 PM

tia - Love it leanne you r sooo gorgeous!!! congrats

Matt & Angela, Married | Lincoln, IL Wedding Photographer

I knew from the first time I met w/ Matt & Angela that I would have tons of fun w/ them.  They are both so kind-hearted, love to laugh, and they absolutely compliment one another.  It’s so sweet to watch them together..  When they kept smiling & laughing through their engagement session in the midst […]

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2012 Olympia High School Senior, Drew

It was a pleasure to photograph Drew & meet his family.. I love how fun the seniors I work w/ are, and they are so relaxed in front of the camera.  I often forget I’m working!  Thank you for a great evening session, D family!

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October 21, 2011 - 7:46 AM

Carol - Drew has become a fine young man and the pictures are awesome

September 22, 2011 - 12:33 PM

candi - Drew….great pictures! You are such a great looking guy both inside and out! Love ya!

September 20, 2011 - 1:50 PM

Jodi - Great pics Drew! You have grown up so much! Looks like you had a really great outdoor season!

September 19, 2011 - 6:23 PM

Brenda - Love the pictures I can’t believe that Drew is a senior.

The background settings are very nice. I love the great out doors.

September 19, 2011 - 6:14 PM

Brenda - What a Great picture.

September 19, 2011 - 8:46 AM

Kim Mattson - Wonderful pictures of Drew! I love the outdoor settings.

Ashlyn -2 Years Old

Yep, she turned two in January… annnnnnd it’s now September.  Ack!  Well, at least I’m consistent w/ the theme that the photos were taken at the right time frame, just takes awhile to get them posted 😛   As I’ve mentioned time & time again (and I know that other photographers agree), doing your own children’s pics can definitely […]

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9 Month Old, Baby B | Baby Photographer Central Illinois

Baby B has has THE best expressions..  She is so happy, and has such a variety of many faces.. hehe..  I love it!  This is such a fun age to photograph.  Thank you for always making me smile, baby B!

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December 15, 2013 - 9:28 AM

Sissy - My baby sis love you

September 20, 2011 - 10:23 PM

Grammy - Awww… My wittle peanut! So photogenic!

September 20, 2011 - 6:43 PM

Aunt Karen - Ahhhh…now how precious is that. She is adorable Kara.

September 19, 2011 - 10:01 PM

Teri - What a beautiful little darlin'–you can just see her adorable personality shining through the pictures!!

September 19, 2011 - 9:55 PM

Rick Halsey - she's smilin cause she knows her pawpaw is lookin at her

September 19, 2011 - 2:17 PM

Kara Scheid - So Cute! Those blue eyes are beautiful!

September 19, 2011 - 7:03 AM

Heather - I don't know which one is my favorite! I love them all! I do know though… that these pictures make me want to have a girl! She is SO cute Kara!

September 18, 2011 - 10:51 PM

Macaela Compton - Sooooo adorable!!!!!!

September 18, 2011 - 10:45 PM

Jen Russell - Pictures are awesome!

September 13, 2011 - 1:52 PM

Ashley - Too cute Kara!