As a lifelong photo enthusiast, I'm thrilled to be behind the camera capturing your cherished memories. Whether you're looking for event photography or portraits, I'm delighted to work with you to bring your vision to life. My style is flexible and adaptable, creating a wide variety of poses and including shots with family members. With my services, you'll enjoy a beautiful experience for the whole family to treasure.


for all of life’s most cherished moments

Portrait Photography

If you're looking to capture beautiful portraits, you've come to the right place. I love working with clients to pick out the perfect outfits and poses, so all you need to do is show up and let me handle the rest.

Family Photography

Let me help you choose the perfect outfits and location for your upcoming photo session. Just as a family doctor is essential to maintaining health, a family photographer is essential to capturing life's most cherished moments.


Let me help you choose the perfect outfits and location for your upcoming photo session. Just as a family doctor is essential to maintaining health, a family photographer is essential to capturing life's most cherished moments.

Wedding & Engagement Photography

Preparing for a wedding can be a daunting task, but capturing those beautiful moments shouldn't be. With my passion for wedding photography, you can rest assured that your special day will be captured in all its glory. Not only do I love working with beautiful clients, but I'm also willing to lend my expertise to assist with planning.


Maternity photography captures the beautiful journey of motherhood, preserving cherished moments that will be cherished for a lifetime. Allow me to assist you in using your individual style to craft lasting memories to cherish as you embark on your upcoming motherhood journey.


The treasured photographs capture the early stages of a baby's life, highlighting their uniqueness and the deep affection of their parents. I will come to your home to immortalize these special moments, eliminating the need for you to venture out shortly after welcoming your newborn. This allows you to relax and enjoy a stress-free experience.

My photography is all about keeping it real. I'm a color fanatic,

and I live to snap the vibrancy and vitality of life..

" She is wonderful with kids and making everyone feel comfortable and enjoyable.."

Rachael is absolutely amazing. She has done photos for our family twice and they have turned out incredible. I will DEFINITELY be using her for all of our family photos for years to come.

Taylor L

My happy clients

"We are very pleased with the photos we received from our fall family session."

Rachael put everyone at ease and was very professional throughout the entire process. Thanks again for capturing these sweet memories!

Angela S

"I normally hate tacking pictures but she made our experience so easy and enjoyable."

Rachael is amazing!! She captured everything I wanted and so much more for our engagement ❤️

I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to get any kind of pictures taken!!

Lauren B

Memories captured in color.

Let's create a stunning experience that you'll cherish for years to come!.

Frequently Asked


What happens if the weather isn’t favorable?

Due to the nature of digital photography and the fact that photographs, once sent, cannot be returned; Rachael Mercado Photography has a strict NO REFUNDS POLICY.

How long is a photography session?

Photography session times can vary depending on the nature and location of the session.

Do I need to fill out a contract?

Yes. No refund will be given under any circumstances if you fail to attend the session on the day and at the time listed, when the booking was made.

How will I receive my photos ?

After your photo session, you will receive a link to an online gallery where you can view, download, and order prints of your images.

Prints ordered through your gallery will be sent to (pix?)

Where can I print my photos?

The Photos you purchase will be suitable to have printed at any online site. You’ll need to upload them and place your order.

The Pictures I take and provide will be adequate for large Canvas size reproduction.

What are your favorite locations?

Traveling is one of my greatest passions, and I'm always open to suggestions. Some of my favorite locations include the Japanese Garden, Krider World Fair Garden, Thistlebery Farm, and Leeper Park. In addition, I have a private residence that's perfect for indoor & boudoir sessions.

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I am thrilled that your search for a photographer has brought you to me!

It is crucial to choose a photographer with whom you can connect, feel comfortable, and trust to capture your most significant moments. I am eager to see if we are the perfect match, and to do so, I would like to understand your photography needs. You can view more of my work on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, to see if my style resonates with you.

Please share your contact details — email, address, and phone number — so I can provide you with a quote. Additionally, I would love to connect before planning your session to discuss specifics and ensure I capture your vision perfectly.

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