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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! =)

Blog Comment Winner! | Illinois Photographer

Thank you for all of the blog love comments!  This week’s results: Here are your random numbers: ENTRY #28 -Jamie Hand Timestamp: 2009-08-24 CONGRATS, Jamie! I will be contacting w/ information regarding your $30 FREE print credit! Congrats, Jamie.. You’ve got mail!  Please keep those blog comments coming.. A new winner will be drawn every […]

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Extreme Makeover Home Edition! | Illinois Photographer

I’m gonna try and calm myself as I write this post.. lol..  A few weeks ago a client sent me a link that volunteers were needed for the Extreme Makeover Home Edition show that would be building for a family here in Central IL.  I submitted my info and today I received a phone call […]

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Station 710 Salon | Illinois Photographer

I was contacted recently to do some portrait work for Station 710 Salon.  I’m so excited to work w/ the staff there.. I welcome the challenge and look forward to the portrait shoot soon w/ their clients.  If you stop by there for a visit and some fun pampering, tell them Bridget w/ Imaginate sent […]

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Mr. S | Illinois Child Photographer

I know Mr. S’s mama is anxiously awaiting her sneak peek on the blog.. Viola, L, here it is =)  As always, Mr. S never ceases to be huggable, lovable, smoochable.. All those sweet tokens a baby is made of..  This portrait session she chose to visit Miller Park.  I was so glad to hear […]

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Blog Announcement!

This old blog, this old blog..  Nah, no singing here (thank goodness for your ears! lol) BUT I would like announce a Giveaway that is special just for the blog!  I know all you viewers out there swing by the blog to see what’s happening, what new previews are up, etc.  Soooo as incentive for […]

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Miss O & L | Illinois Child Photographer

These two cuties are the children of friends from my HS days that came for a visit.. I was so glad to do the girls’ portraits for them.. Miss O is such a character and had me cracking up at her silliness.. and Miss L was such a good baby and totally went along w/ […]

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Miss K | Illinois Child Photographer

OHhhh, Miss K.. Just too sweet for words!  I first met her at just a few days old, a teeny tiny bundle of joy.. And look at her now!  Still cute as ever, but definitely growing right along.  SO great to see you, S family.. Give that little love bug hugs from me =) Miss […]

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Miss M HS Senior | Illinois HS Senior Photographer

Meet Miss M..  I was looking forward to meeting her, as her mama and I had talked to several weeks, so I felt like I knew M already!  I hope you had a fun time w/ your session, M.. and thanks for hikin’ w/ me through the grasshopper field and promising not to laugh if […]

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Jason & Stacy | Illinois Wedding Photographer

This couple’s wedding took place in the groom’s parents’ backyard.. The beautiful landscaping, harp music being played, white fairy lights all around, and their great families made for a perfect and quaint evening wedding.  Stacy not only has a special man in her life that is now her husband, but also her son, Mr. J.  […]

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Miss E | HS Senior Portrait Photographer

Ohhhh, Miss E.. I know you were a bit unsure about this whole picture thing at first, but girl, you ROCKED it!  If I do say so myself, you look absolutely stunning in your portraits!  Thank you so much for your willingness to “go w/ the flow” during your session.  It was great to meet […]

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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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