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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! =)

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One Year Old; Miss E | Illinois Child Photographer

This sweet family is getting ready to celebrate Miss E’s first birthday.. Such a fun age!  I loved her smiles and big laughs… A happy girl, for sure!  Can’t you just hear her giggles in a couple of the images below?  Thanks for the visit, E family! =) And a birthday collage;

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May 26, 2010 - 8:39 PM

Leeann - She looks like a little doll! What a cutie! Happy first birthday!

Dave & Marissa; Engagement | Illinois Engagement Photographer

I not only have the pleasure of photographing special weddings, I also get to spend some time w/ the couples beforehand for their engagement photos!  I love hearing about their details, as well as hearing the excitement in their voices.  Makes me giddy!  We had great weather for Dave & Marissa’s engagement session… They were […]

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May 29, 2010 - 6:17 PM

mark - Nice work Bridget! I'm sure they loved these.

Chad & Katie Engagement Session | Illinois Engagement Photographer

I had so much fun w/ Chad & Katie during their engagement session.. Such an awesome couple!  The entire time while photographing them, I could sense such a pure, caring love between the two of them.  I’m super excited & look forward to their October 2nd wedding this year.  Thank you for a fantastic and […]

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May 20, 2010 - 10:10 AM

quotemejane - These are adorable! I love engagement pictures- they're so much fun!

May 20, 2010 - 9:40 AM

Tomi Blanchard - I'm Kate's sister, Tomi, I met you when Kate and you met! I just looked at their engagement pics and you did such an incredible job! The pics brought tears to my eyes! You truly brought out the two of them as a couple, and captured that look they give each other all the time that just shows how in love they are. I also looked at your other photo galleries and wanted to tell you that you are just an amazing photographer, you've definately got a gift! =) Thank you so much for doing such a great job on my sister's pictures!

One Year Old, Miss B | Illinois Child Photographer

This sweet girl just turned ONE!  Remember her as a newborn?  Isn’t it amazing how much babies change in one year?  Here she is again at 6 months..   The weather was perfect for her outdoor session at the park.  She was such a happy girl, and seemed to enjoy her camera time..  Thanks for […]

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May 17, 2010 - 12:57 PM

Leeann - Happy birthday, Miss B! Love the big smiles. :-) What park was that at? I'm trying to get some ideas for Mr. S's 18-month pictures!

Birthday Boys 2 & 5 | Illinois Child Photographer

This session was a lot of fun!  I love when people have ideas to incorporate to make portraits extra special.  I was thrilled when this mom said she wanted to bring icecream!  Okay, okay, so maybe I was hoping for a treat for ME, but I behaved… lol  Every year for the boys’ birthdays, she […]

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December 4, 2011 - 2:43 PM

4 Year Old, Birthday Boy | Child Photography Central Illinois » imaginatephotography.com - [...] has turned FOUR!  You may remember from his 2nd & 3rd birthday, that his mama likes to have a specific item, then do pics w/ the number of that [...]

May 10, 2010 - 5:57 PM

Lindsay - This is my favorite session ever. Great ideas, great photos, adorable boys!

May 6, 2010 - 1:28 PM

Becky - What an awesome idea! And I love the third picture, love it.

May 6, 2010 - 1:57 AM

Ashley - What a unique & fun idea. Very cool.

May 5, 2010 - 8:52 PM

Sarah - What a cool idea!

Ridgeview HS Senior Rep, Dillon | Illinois High School Photographer

Meet Dillon.. He was a complete natural in front of the camera!  Dillon is also friends w/ my little brother, so I enjoyed giving him a hard time about that   Thanks for such a great session, Dillon, you were great!

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May 5, 2010 - 8:53 PM

Sarah - I love the different settings- especially the background in the 1st, 4th and 5th ones.

Miss L | Illinois Child Photographer

Oh, how I adore Miss L!.. She is a ball of fun, and just like last year when Miss L turned 5, she is still a ray of sunshine.. You may also remember her from the event that was held back in January.  We had another fun session, and I learned a couple of new […]

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May 5, 2010 - 1:15 PM

Sarah - These are great!!

May 4, 2010 - 8:43 PM

Sue - Bridget-this are so cute! But then-how could they not be with a cutie like L!

May 4, 2010 - 7:49 PM

Leeann - She looks so much more grown up from last year! Great photos, Ms. L!

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