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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! =)

July & August Special | Bloomington Normal Photographer

For July & August, canvas gallery wraps are 15% off!  If you’ve been thinking about having a nice family portrait to display above your fireplace, a silly bathtub shot for your powder room, a stunning gift for a bride & groom, or just a FUN, image for your child’s nursery or bedroom, now is the […]

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Guest Book Ablum | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This is a newer item being offered by Imaginate Photography..  This example shows it being used as a Guest Book, from an engagement session’s images.  It is a 10×10 in size, and has a black leather textured cover.  (there are 6 different material options available)  When open, the album is hinged, which allows paper to […]

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Family Portraits | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Recently I met w/ the family below.. You may recognize the strawberry-blonde sweetie from a past session..  They were all together, celebrating a retirement for their parents & the kids’ grandparents.  They welcomed me into their home w/ open arms, and warm smiles.  Their home is custom built and Frank Lloyd Wright inspired.. Love that!!  […]

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B Family | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I don’t think that the two B family kiddos could get any cuter!  BUT, they did, however manage to do just that by welcoming miss A, and making cute times THREE!  They came back for an updated family portrait as well as miss A’s newborn session.  It was so sweet to see T & H […]

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Natasha & Ricky | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Natasha & Ricky’s wedding was held at Eastport Banquet Center in Peoria, IL.  The day had a little bit of drizzle, so plans were changed a tad and the ceremony was held inside instead of out on the deck…  However, there was no drizzle for the amount of special love shared between this couple on […]

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G Family | Bloomington Normal Photographer

The G family & I met up downtown for their family portrait session.. As soon as mom told me she “loves urban”, I knew this session would be fun =)  I had an absolute blast w/ the G family!  The girls were ALL about being fantastic  models for me and I think they had fun […]

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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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Giving Is Awesome | Imaginate Photography

This family was nominated for the Giving Is Awesome campaign.  These two kiddos are such great kids, and as you can see, truly love one another as well their mama.  It was truly an honor to photograph them, and I hope they had fun too!  Thanks J family! Sometimes, I love the “outtakes” the most… […]

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