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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! =)

Miss M | Illinois Child Photographer

Little Miss M, was such a sweetie pie at her two year portrait session.  She is at such a fun age, and was smiley, giggly, and just the greatest!  I love the little twinkle in her blue eyes that just lights up her smile.. Thanks so much for having me photograph her, Y family! =)

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Greg & Rachel | Illinois Wedding Photographer

One word could sum up Greg & Rachel’s wedding day… FUN!  Such a great couple, great bridal party, and pure craziness.. in a good way 😉  When this couple mentioned going back to an old stomping ground w/ their bridal party for some pics, of course I was thrilled.  It’s great to incorporate a place, […]

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Miss K HS Senior | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I had the pleasure of working w/ Miss K again for her HS Senior portraits.. Just like the first round of images, this session was just as much fun, if not more so.  As much as I adore & love working w/ little ones, it’s great to work w/ subjects that aren’t running circles around […]

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Model Session w/ Miss D | Bloomington Normal Photographer

So Miss D contacted me about doing some updated modeling shots for her.. Of course I was thrilled to work w/ her!  Not only did we have a blast, but quickly realized that she is the daughter of one of my mom’s colleagues!  It seriously IS a small world..  Thanks for the fun session, Miss […]

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FREE Giveaways! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Greetings! I’m so excited about some new happenings for Imaginate Photography.  One that I’m super stoked about are the GIVEAWAYS!  Yep, your read that right!  FREE stuff!  Who doesn’t like free stuff?!?    If you’re not already a fan for Imaginate Photography on FaceBook, join now!  These free offers & fun giveaways will be posted at random times..  […]

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Adrian & Tricia Engagement | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Great weather, great couple, great fun!  Adrian & Tricia chose to have their engagement session near the Riverfront in Peoria, IL so I was definitely thrilled by their choice!  Such a great location, and it was a beautiful August evening for it too..  I love the sweet, romantic love between these two..  Thanks for a […]

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Jamie & Lisa | Bloomington Normal Wedding Photographer

Jamie & Lisa were married at the fabulous Jim Gould’s restaurant in Champaign, IL and then had a cocktail party w/ o’dourves following..  It was such a great atmosphere…  I loved the modern feel throughout their entire wedding day..  Also, I have a blast when my bridal parties want to step outside of the box […]

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M Family | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I was so excited to meet the M family… It seemed like I had already known them, from communicating w/ mom for quite some time =)  They were a joy to work w/ and I hope they had fun..  When talking about my blog, Mr. B excitedly said, “I’m gonna be on the internet!?!?  COOL!”  […]

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Baby C & Miss G | Bloomington Normal Photographer

These two cuties were back for another visit.. Baby C is now 6 months old!  Time is definitely flying for these little sweeties that I photograph.  And doesn’t G look absolutely adorable in her ballet costume?  Sooooo stinkin’ cute!  Thanks for the visit, W family!

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Album Cover! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I had the privilege of photographing this beautiful, sweet woman for artwork for her upcoming album release!  Her name is Amy Gibson, and she was just recently signed a recording contract w/ a Christian record label.  I was absolutely honored, thrilled and very excited when Amy contacted me to work w/ her for this project.  […]

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Joe & Alyssa | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Joe & Alyssa got married at the Grizzy Jacks Grand Bear Resort in Starved Rock.   It was a beautiful day for an outdoor  wedding.  Their ceremony had a twist, as they were married on a bridge that stretched across the timber.  So fun that they stepped “out of the box” to have a unique touch […]

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Gorgeous Maternity | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Okay, does being pregnant get any more stunning than this?  Miss A looked amazing while carrying her little bundle of joy.  I really enjoyed doing some fun poses w/ her and she was willing w/a smile.  Thanks for the visit, A & R!  (And congrats on your new baby BOY!) And a fun collage from […]

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Ben & Lauren | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I had the honor of photographing this couple’s engagement portraits.. Such a sweet, soft spoken love between these two… Thank you for a fun portrait session, Ben & Lauren.  I cannot wait for your big day & to work w/ you again soon!  Enjoy your sneak peek =) Of course Lauren is Ben’s first love, […]

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