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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! =)

Category Archives: Family Pictures

1st Birthday Boy, Hayden | Baby’s 1st Year Photographer

Another bitter-sweet session, in which a Baby’s 1st Year celebrates his 1st birthday.  There has been SO many fabulous sessions w/ sweet Mr. Hayden & his family.  What an awesome first year w/ him.  So glad your grandparents could come along for a family picture too, Hayden… Thank you for sharing your cuddles & first […]

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Newborn Baby Boy, Finn | Bloomington, Illinois Newborn & Family Photographer

Meet baby Finn!.. What a treat he was to photograph.  He does now, however, hold the record for giving me (as well as his mama & daddy) the most “surprises” during his session.. lol  All is well though.. He didn’t make a peep, just a few grunts, the entire time, and we were able to […]

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Steinman Family Pictures | Bloomington-Normal Photography

A great day for family pictures, this was!  With rain out of the forecast, it turned out to be a beautiful afternoon.  The kids were wonderful listeners & did such a great job..  I think the Steinman’s got a good laugh during their session too…. I sort of “made friends” w/ a cocklebur bush.  Eeek! […]

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The Kesler Family | Family Portrait Photographer

This cute family belongs to one of my photo friends..  Although we had a rain delay, the wait was worth it!  I love shooting in the evenings this time of year.. The sun drops in the sky sooner than it does throughout mid-summer, and is so perfect for back-lighting..  I loved laughing w/ your family, […]

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The Grant Family | Normal, IL Photographer

It couldn’t have been a more perfect evening for the Grant family’s portrait session.  Gorgeous light, amazing weather, and a beautiful family.. I’m certain it’s what fairy-tale sessions are made of.  Oh yeah, and marshmallows too.  Those may or may not have been involved 🙂 This pretty mama is also a photographer herself, and does fabulous work. […]

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6 Month Old, Baby Brooklyn | Baby’s 1st Year Plan

Baby Brooklyn is full of personality.. Just take a look!  She has a wide-grin, smiley side, a serious side, an inquisitive side… All of which are cute as can be.  She was a super busy girl for this portrait session.. Lots to check out around her, and even slipped a taste of grass in.. whoops! […]

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Newborn Baby Boy, Charlie & Family | Bloomington IL Studio Portraits

Baby Charlie shared a couple of firsts w/ me… He is now the only newborn I’ve ever photographed, to stay awake the. entire. session.  lol  Calm & content though, he was an angel.  I think he just really wanted his mama & daddy to see his big, blue eyes.  Welcome to the world, Charlie!  Many […]

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