Heart-forward family + wedding photography by Karly Forsyth in Maryland, Pennsylvania, WV & Northern VA.

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I take photos of people who really love each other

Does this sounds familiar?— You ask your husband to take a quick snap of you with the kids. He confidently says, "Everybody looks great!".

The first image is blurry, you somehow have an extra chin in the second and your five year old was digging for gold in the fourth.

God bless ya, Dads.
We know you mean well. 

And there you are, defeated.
You just want one good picture of your family with you in it.

And you deserve that. 

or bribing your kids for just one good picture.

Photography isn't just asking everyone to "look here and smile!"

That's where I come in.

Meet Karly

 I've got eye for natural connection that allows me to capture the details that matter most.

You can count on my knowledge, flexibility and years of expertise as a photographer (and a Mom!) to make your family portraits relaxed, beautiful and most importantly YOU. 

And I know family. I take the stress out of family pictures from what to wear to how to get your husband on board.

Hey! I'm Karly!

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A huge milestone for your baby! Let's celebrate them together with fun, engaging and stylish portraits!

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I've been a trusted resource and photographer for 50+ amazing couples. Let's get you married!

Weddings & Couples

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Meaningful portraits of you and your favorite people. Your life, my lens. All I ask is you show up and love each other.

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"With a family of 6, two kiddos under four–this photo session felt natural and stress-free. Karly had a way of giving good verbal cues, even to the little ones, and then capturing images that beautifully portrayed everyone’s personalities. How she did it with our crazy crew, I’ll never know!"
— Cheree + AJ

"How she did it with our crazy crew, I'll never know!"

"We’ve been to Karly for a few sessions now and can’t wait to have her capture more beautiful moments in the future! She has done an incredible job at capturing pictures of our family, and her patience is always appreciated and admired during those times!"
— Codi F.

"She has done an incredible job at capturing pictures of our family..."

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From heartfelt weddings to meaningful family portraits, I can help you fill those frames on your wall for years to come. 

You can stop looking. You found your photographer.