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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! =)

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!

10 days old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

So I’d been anxiously awaiting the news of this little guy’s arrival.. Baby A could not have been any sweeter.. He has the most beautiful, silky dark hair, and petite features.. It was great to meet you C & M, and of course, your new precious angel too!  Enjoy your sneak peek!

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April 26, 2010 - 1:01 PM

1 Year Old, Mr. A | Illinois Portrait Photographer | - […] can see more of Mr. A as a newborn, 3 months, 6 months, and 9 […]

January 20, 2010 - 10:43 AM

9 Month Old Baby A | Illinois Baby Photographer | - […] sweet smile.. He’s now crawling & moving FAST… He’s grown so much since his newborn, 3 month, and 6 month sessions.. Thanks for a fun session, H […]

June 29, 2009 - 2:08 AM

3 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer « - […] little guy was in the studio for a vist, just not that long ago it seems.. He went from a bright eyed, beautiful newborn, to a bright eyed beautiful 3 month old, in a flash!  Mr. A didn’t have a lot of smiles for […]

Giving is Awesome Session | Bloomington Normal Photographer

One of the nominees for the Giving is Awesome campaign came by for their portraits! It was great to finally meet them.. The mom is a hard working, single mother, and the two kiddos ages, 3 and 4 were the just the sweetest.. Hope you guys had a good time, it was a pleasure! Enjoy! […]

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Giving Is Awesome..continues! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I’m sad to say that the previous post for “Giving Is Awesome” from December was lost w/ the blog issues that I was having, but to catch you up to speed if you did not see the post, I took part as 1 of 540 photographers, that were involved in an incredible giveaway in which […]

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Seeking 2010 High School Seniors | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Are you going to be a 2010 Senior this fall?  Know someone who is?  Want to earn $$$ and other incentives and save your parents money too?  Then read this! I’m looking for select students from local high schools to be my Imaginate Photography reps!  Senior reps must have an outgoing personality, display a positive […]

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3 month old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I had this little sweetheart back in the studio yesterday.. She was such a precious, petite newborn, and now growing leaps & bounds since I saw her last session just 3 short months ago.  Also nice to see her mommy & daddy again too.. Truly a lovely couple & family of 3, so full of […]

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June 23, 2010 - 9:47 AM

3 Month Old Baby S | Illinois Baby Photographer | - […] & her lovely family came back for a visit for her 3 month pictures.. She sure reminds me of her big sis when she was her age.. Remember Miss S from her newborn session?  Miss S was sleeping peacefully […]