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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! =)

1 & 3 year old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This week I not only got to have a blast w/ a playdate visit, but I also got to photograph my friend’s beautiful girls!  Miss R & Miss B were such dolls..  I’m still not quite sure if I should be allowed to have THIS much fun while I work?  =)  Thanks for the visit, […]

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Audra & Chris | Bloomington Normal Photography

This wedding event was so much fun.. I absolutely loved witnessing the love shared between Audra & Chris.  I doubt I’m the only one that sees a special sparkle in Chris’ eye when he casts his gaze at Audra.. Their wedding & reception took place at the beautiful Crestwicke Country Club.  Their ceremony was on […]

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Find me on Facebook! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

If you haven’t already, look for me on Facebook! I will be having a “Fan Appreciation” special going on too!  My goal is to reach 500 fans..  To get there, I will be offering coupon codes, complimentary prints, and other fun items for each milestone!  The first item will be given once 200 is reached.. […]

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McKenna & AJ | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This wedding couple were so sweet to work with.. I had a lot of fun hanging out w/ the bridal party as they got ready too.. AJ & McKenna, I wish you the best of happiness in your marriage & lots of laughter.  Thank you for allowing me to share in your special day and […]

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Happy 4th of July (special)! | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Wishing everyone a happy, safe, and proud 4th of July from Imaginate Photography!.. Today only, e-mail me to schedule your portrait session during July and receive a 25% off discount code!  Can be applied towards session fee AND prints!  Thank you to all of those men & women who serve our country.. Our praise will […]

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Mr. T 3 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

Yes, another cute as pie 3 month old portrait session!.. I looooove all these babies that I get to meet and photograph!  Mr. T was quite the ham and model for me.. I know his mama wasn’t sure how his evening session would go, but this litle guy was an absolute doll!  He gave me […]

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C Family Portraits | Bloomington Normal Photographer

I had the opportunity to photograph the C family last night.. They made quite the drive to get here, but I think it was a great portrait session.. What a good looking family, they are!  I hope you guys had fun..  I keep hearing stories about the two little guys’, and giving their mommy a […]

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Mr. A 2 Year Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This little guy had SO much energy!..  He was definitely fun to have in the studio, and kept me on my toes.  I also see a future football star here!.. Look out Olin Kreutz.. You’ve got competition! lol.. The last shot is one that we did for fun.  I’m sure Mr. A’s mama will pull […]

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Summer clothing ideas | Bloomington Normal Photographer

One question I’m often asked before family sessions.. “What should we wear?”.. So, I thought I would put together some samples to give some visual ideas.  As you can see, these outfits aren’t “matchy-matchy” but they still cordinate, and work well together.. This also illustrates how patterns & colors can work when mixed & matched..  […]

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3 Month Old | Bloomington Normal Photographer

This 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 me for his 3 month session, BUT I think he […]

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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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