for the colorful, happy, kind souls who believe in laughter and happily ever-afters

everyone loves



come meet the team!

Our team of photographers are able to photograph you on all your best days. From when you marry your lifelong sweetheart, to when you transition to sleepless nights with your new baby, to when that baby is graduating high school.

Let us capture your joy!

Let's have some fun!





what people are saying about us!

"It felt so natural being photographed by holly. We didn’t waste a lot of time trying different things. We got exactly what we wanted and weren’t overwhelmed by the process. And the pictures turned out great!"

*hillary riggin

"1000% you have to use Merry Character Photography. No question. Both Mary & Holly go above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience and that you absolutely fall in LOVE with your photo's. You wont be disappointed."

*lindsey kellam

 "Mary shows great passion and interest in her clients and makes them feel comfortable and confident behind the camera. She brings joy, laughter, and love to her sessions and it shines through on her pictures!"

*megan erickson

"Mary is amazing in every way! I could not have asked for a better photographer for our wedding day!"

*melissa mclaughlin

chelsea & dylon


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haley & tanner


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