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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! =)

High School Senior Rep | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Meet Miss K… She is one of my current HS Senior Reps, and she was SO much fun to work w/!  I have such a blast photographing junior/seniors, and spending time w/ them.  K has amazing eyes and they are incredible when the light hits them… It was so great to meet you K… and […]

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October 14, 2009 - 9:49 AM

P Family Portraits | Illinois Family Photographer | - […] had already met the P family mom, and Miss K for HS Senior portraits, so it was great to meet the rest of their gang.  Definitely had just as […]

May 24, 2009 - 12:23 AM

Shelley - Oh my gosh Bridget! We can’t wait to see the rest. What a wonderful job you did. Can’t wait for the next set!

3 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This little guy was back for his 3 month portraits.. Yep, definitely just as cute as ever!  He’s the apple of him mama’s eye.. Could you expect any less? lol..  He was also showing me his cooing skills.. Love it!  Thanks for the visit L, J & S!

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February 24, 2010 - 11:17 AM

1 Year Old Mr. S | Illinois Child Photographer | - […] blue eyes, big smiles, and sweet laughs.. I’m sold!   You can see other sessions of Mr. S here, here, and, […]

February 14, 2010 - 1:26 AM

9 Month Old, Mr. S | Illinois Child Portrait Photographer | - […] skills at his most recent session, but he was so much fun!  You can check him out at 6 months, 3 months, and as a newborn too!  Ya just keep gettin’ cuter and cuter, Mr. […]

May 13, 2009 - 12:38 AM

Leeann - Thanks so much for another wonderful session! You do such a great job of capturing his personality!

Miss L | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This little girl, was a complete joy to photograph.  We were silly, we laughed, and I even learned what “tummy alligator” is.. Miss L’s smile completely lights up the room, as well as your heart.  Hope you have a GREAT birthday, L!  It was a pleasure meeting you and your lovely mommy too! =)

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May 13, 2009 - 12:37 AM

Leeann - I think picture 3 was our unanimous favorite at the office. 🙂

May 12, 2009 - 8:41 PM

Sue - These are great pictures! Miss L. is the cutest thing I have ever seen!
from Miss L.’s Grandma Sue

Sweet Baby A | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This little red-headed beauty is not only one of the cutie-pa-tutie newborns that I am honored to photograph, she is also the newest daughter of my very dear friends!  Big sister, who will be 3 soon, is sooooo in love w/ her new baby sis.  Both girls are so very special to my family, and […]

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July 17, 2009 - 4:00 AM

3 month old & 3 year old | Bloomington Normal Photographer « - […] THIS cutie pie was a bundle of newborn joy, what seems like just yesterday… Now, she is full of […]

May 13, 2009 - 12:18 PM

papa mack - those are the 2 most beautiful children i’ve ever seen

May 12, 2009 - 6:23 PM

Amanda Overmyer - These are all absolutely adorable! Makes me miss the baby stages of my Peyton.

Newborn Baby B | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I was anxiously awaiting the arrival of Miss B… And my oh my was she worth the wait!  At 10 days old, she was nothing but a pure sweet, cuddly newborn and then some!  Thanks for welcoming me into your home, M family!  Little miss B is a natural.. I know her mommy is eager […]

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May 17, 2010 - 12:10 PM

One Year Old, Miss B | Illinois Child Photographer | - […] 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..   […]

2 Year Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This little miss K was all sorts of diva.. lol  Lots of fun though.. Her mama explained that she’s not much for having her picture taken, buuuuut I think miss K *might* have had a little fun, if I do say so myself.  A little tea party, some snuggles w/ teddy bear, maybe a teeny […]

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April 29, 2009 - 4:58 PM

Name Nazi - I totally love the one where she’s pouting and looking at her toes. That should be the front of a card!!!

May Special! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

For the entire month of May, Imaginate Photography is offering not one, but TWO specials!  Blame it on the beautiful weather we’re having and fresh flowers in full bloom (knock on wood that it’s here to stay).  =) Schedule an On-Location portrait session for a studio session price! Special sale price of $60.00 (a $95 […]

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May 8, 2009 - 2:20 PM

Tammi Nowack - wow! what a cool shot!
that would make a really cool piece of wall art. nice work!

6 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

hese little guys are such fun..  I first met Mr. T for his newborn portraits and he’s been back for his 3 months & now his 6 month portraits.  I just love seeing him grow.  Such a doll w/ lonnnnng gorgeous lashes… and full of smiles too!  Thank you A family, as always!

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June 16, 2010 - 9:21 PM

Newborn Baby R | Illinois Newborn Photographer | - […] heart for this family!  Baby R was welcomed by his two older brothers.. Remember their cute faces from this session and this one too?  R reminds me so much of his middle brother when he was just a newborn..  This […]

6 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I knew this little sweetie before she even arrived!  I was lucky to not only photograph her mommy’s maternity portraits, but I photographed Miss M’s birth as well!  They have graciously given me permission to share their slideshow, and I hope to get it compressed to post to the web soon.  But for now, here […]

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April 21, 2009 - 12:59 AM

Mandy Burnett - They turned out SO cute…can’t wait to see the rest!!!! Thanks!!! 🙂

One Year Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Lots & lots of cutie-pie one year olds… Have I mentioned how much I love what I do?  This little guy was no exception to being full of energy & cute as can be.  He most certainly is the apple of his mommy & daddy’s eyes.. I can see why!  Thanks for a fantastic session, […]

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April 15, 2009 - 6:32 AM

Mark - Aww what a cute little guy!