Family Pictures

have never been easier.

As an experienced family photographer in Martinsburg, WV, I bring your vision of your family to life through my lens. From styling to choosing the best location with the most gorgeous lighting, you can count on me to create meaningful, all-hearts-in images of your family. Promise, promise.

Family Photos

have never been easier.

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You know how everyone has a gift?

Maybe yours is that you're really good at cooking and you love to serve others by hosting friends for dinner.

 Mine is that I love people and I'm really good at working with all types of personalities. I also happen to be really good at making family portraits EASY.

And that is what sets me apart from other photographers and makes me awesome at what I do.

I take the stress out of prepping for family pictures. A no-pressure experience where you just bring your favorite people and...

As a busy mom myself, I know how much time and effort it takes to prep for family Pictures.

I wanted to make family portraits easier for Moms.

let me do the rest.

How I Make Photo Magic Happen

You're in over your head in dishes, grocery-pickups and extracurriculars. I'm with you, friend. But I know in that moment of calm when you tuck in those sweet heads, you'll wonder where the day went. And whether they'll be a bit bigger tomorrow.

Find me an hour one evening in your week and we can freeze time together. 

We'll talk timeframe and schedule a time that works best for you.

Step one: We pick a date.

My portrait sessions are relaxed, comfortable and inspired by you. I give unprecedented grace to my clients so no pressure if your child isn't feeling it. My main goal is always flexibility. I'll be sure to provide a comfortable environment where everyone has time to warm up. 

Yep, taking photos should be FUN. And, your shoot day will be!

Step two: We shoot & have fun!

My favorite day is gallery delivery day! You'll receive an enthusiastic text from me letting you know that you're gallery is on it's way. :) This is the moment we both jump for joy! Sit down with your favorite people and "ooh and ahh" over your images. 

You'll get sneak peeks within a week and your full gallery in 3 weeks!

Step three: Post-Production

Cost & FAQ's

Portrait Investment Starts at $379

- 25 high resolution edited images

- Styling advice and session prep guidance for the whole family 

- Image delivery in 3 weeks, previews in a week!

- Online gallery from which you can easily purchase prints, buy additional digitals and create albums. Easy-peasy!

*Perfect for Family, Newborn & Maternity Photos

you'll receive:

The Family Portrait Package

Sure, having your iPhone for everyday happenings is handy. But having high-resolution images that can be beautifully enlarged and hung on your walls for years to come. Now that's priceless.

Quality images matter.

One of my favorite parts of a family portrait session is "Mom + Dad portraits". No better time than when you're feeling your best to get some updated pictures of where it all started, with just the two of you

Have a moment to dress up and feel confident.

We've all felt this way. "I have so many pictures of my husband with the kids and none of me!" Well, let's fix that my friend. Your children deserve to remember their beautiful Mama in all her motherhood glory.

never worry that you're not in the family photos.

Why Family 
Portraits Matter...
A lot.

— Jessica K.

"I only wish we had found Karly sooner. She is an amazing photographer and made our entire picture process stress-free!"

— Elizabeth P.

"My empty frames have been staring at me from across the living room for months. I finally get to fill them with beautiful images. Thank you, Karly!"

As a Mom of three young kids, I know exactly how much time and effort it takes to get my family put-together and out the door for photos.

But I also know its worth it.

I tuck those little knuckleheads in at night knowing they'll be a little bigger (and probably a bit sassier) tomorrow.

I'm telling you my youngest went from taking a few weeble-wobble steps to running in two weeks.


So even though I know it takes a bit of prep-work (husband-convincing), taking the time to remember this season is important to me and I know it's important to you too. 

My goal is always to make the process of getting family pictures easy and stress-free from choosing outfits to day-of posing.

I'm Karly — your martinsburg wv family photographer & expert toddler-wrangler.

meet  your photographer!

I'm there every step of the way.

Sentimental, heart-forward images of your family await.

Don't let any more time pass.

Book your session