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:: Nate + Karen Bridges

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Stealing pictures makes us sad and takes food out of our kittens' mouths. They might starve, so please, think of the kittens. (Yup, downloading the pictures and uploading them elsewhere on the web or trying to print them is stealing.)

Melyssa + Nathan’s Maternity Mini-Session: Bloomington Maternity Photographer

A few years ago we photographed Melyssa and Nathan’s wedding reception at Wildlife Prairie Park. It was great to see them again– this time at our mini-sessions where we captured some maternity photos! Check it out!

Meador Family Mini-Session: Bloomington-Normal Family Portrait Photographer

Laura is a sweet person and also a great photographer (Art / Photographic) – I was excited to be able to get her and her family in front of the lens! Check out the highlights from their fall mini-session!

Thomson Family Mini-Session: Bloomington-Normal Family Portrait Photographer

I’m probably biased since Clint is my Stone & Snow musical co-conspirator, but I love this session! What a gorgeous family and setting to match! <3

Anton Family Mini-Session: Bloomington-Normal Family Portrait Photographer

What gorgeous light we had this weekend for our mini-sessions! Check out the highlights from what we were able to capture for Sarah & Jamie in their 20 minutes with us. :-)

Kayla + Jeremy: ENGAGED! | Pontiac, Illinois Engagement Photographer

We were in Pontiac recently to capture Kayla and Jeremy’s engagement portraits! We had beautiful weather for their photos at Humiston Woods as well as downtown near the fire station. Check out the highlights!

Kelly + Juan: ENGAGED! | Allerton Park Engagement Photography, Monticello, IL

It seemed like we had Allerton Park all to ourselves a couple weeks ago when we did Kelly & Juan’s engagement session. We had a blast walking through the grounds and gardens – looking forward to their wedding next June – check out the peek into their session!

Fall 2014 Mini-Sessions! – October 19, 2014

Back by popular demand! This fall we’re offering mini-sessions! These are short 20-minute sessions to be used for whatever you like– family, engagement, couples, headshots and more. They are a perfect way to get a professional photo just in time for the holiday season. The session fee is $200 for up to three people ($25 for each additional person) and includes 20-30 images in digital form with print permission. If you’re ready to secure your session, choose your desired session time below and click the “Buy Now” to pay your $100 non-refundable retainer. Your balance is due at the time of the session (check and major credit cards accepted). Sessions will be held in a public park in Bloomington. Location of session will be emailed to you the week of the session. In the event of inclement weather, sessions will be held in the historic foyer of Bryant Miller Salon in downtown Bloomington. Contact us if you have any questions before booking as all retainers are non-refundable. Let’s take some pics! (If you select a time below and it comes back as “sold out” that means it’s already been purchased. Simply select a different time).

Introducing: Henry! | Bloomington-Normal Lifestyle Newborn Photography

We did a lifestyle newborn session with David + Dorota + Henry recently. Lifestyle sessions are relaxed in-home sessions that include candid moments in addition to posed portraits. Check it out!

Alexandra + John: SNEAK PEEK! | Queen of All Saints Basilica – University Club of Chicago Wedding

Last weekend we traveled to Chicago for Alexandra and John’s wedding ceremony at the Queen of All Saints Basilica. Lollapalooza was happening across the street from their reception at the University Club of Chicago, but we managed to find a quiet spot on the museum campus for some portraits. Enjoy this peek into their day!

Laura + Erik: SNEAK PEEK! | Country Club of Decatur Wedding, Decatur, Illinois

We traveled to Decatur for Laura and Erik’s wedding at St. Paul’s Lutheran church and reception at the Country Club of Decatur. It thought about raining all day and finally did as the ceremony was letting out. This is one of those times when a “first look” works out so well – we were able to take all the portraits prior to the ceremony so the rain didn’t get us too down! Check out the peek into their day!


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