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Bri and Kris Cote | August 17th, 2019 It was more like a wedding week than a day, and the week started with lots of friends, laughter, hot springs, and a whole lot of celebrating Bri and Kris. By the time we actually reached Angler’s Lodge and Cabins on Friday, the excitement tension for the […]

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Austin | Northstar High  Class of 2020   Austin was my very first 2020 senior to kick off my summer with!! We started his session downtown and right from the beginning he expressed to me that he was not a huge fan of pictures and thought it was going to be an awkward, not so […]

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Mariah + Justin | June 22nd, 2019 Saturday morning started with a light rain falling from the sky but in typical Montana fashion before we even made it to town the clouds parted and a beautiful sunshine came through just in time for Mariah and Justin’s big day!! Mariah and her girls spent the morning […]

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Jaycie + Canyon | 06.15.2019 Saturday was filled with love, laughter, and many wonderful memories! It was the perfect wedding to kick off my first wedding season as lead wedding photographer! I am so thankful I was able to be the one to capture their best day! Jaycie and Canyon are two of the sweetest […]

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Happy Summer! ☀️ Summertime for us means lots of weddings and LOTS of senior fun! We have six smart, beautiful, fun, sweet girls on our team this year and it has been so much fun! I wanted to use this blog post to introduce you to our rockin’ team, so without further ado…. Aubrey Welch […]

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The New Studio

April 9, 2019

Well I think the secret is already officially out but if you are someone who didn’t know yet….Merry Characters got a new studio!!!! We are now located in the historic 305 Building (the former Masonic Temple Building), on the third level. Holly has been photographing there since February and it is super amazing! We have […]

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This super sweet couple is up on the blog today and I couldn’t be more excited to show you a few more photos from their amazing engagement session! I traveled to Chinook, MT to Justin’s family farm and holy cow it was so beautiful out there, plus the couple was pretty cute too ;)! Mariah […]

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This is a new addition to my yearly round-up of favorite photos! I don’t typically highlight all the families + newborns we get to photograph but I just couldn’t pass this year up. Holly is our Lead Family + Newborn Photographer and she absolutely busted her butt this year! She deserves a round-up of all […]

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Meet the Team – Holly

January 29, 2019

Hi friends! My name is Holly and I am the Lead Associate here at Merry Character Photography! You may already know some fun facts about me, like how much I love animals, farming and of course, ice cream! However today I wanted to tell you three hard things that have happened in the last year […]

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