backdrop to mesh with your own personal vibe. My style is very natural. I always try to give clients a mix of traditional portraits (i.e. looking at the camera), intimate detail shots of hands or feet, and warm, candid views that capture a special moment in time.
I am incredibly passionate about my photography and care about capturing your family just as I would with my own kiddos! I am happy to plan your session with you and be there for every step of the decision making process from what to wear to the perfect location or
I am incredibly passionate about my photography and care about capturing your family just as I would with my own kiddos!
Hi, I'm Lori!
Parkersburg area family, senior + newborn photographer providing joyful and classic photography for people who realize time is fleeting and memories are priceless.
Because those you love
are your everything.
— Holly G.
We drove 2 hours to see Lori and glad we did! Quality of senior pictures were more than expected. She took the time to find out the feel of the pictures that my daughter was going for and found the perfect spots (even a rustic wood pile off a highway off ramp - who knew they would be my favorite pictures?!) She was able to offer different feels from city, country to sports gear. Lori is a gem!"
— Alisha C.
"Lori did an amazing job with our pictures! She went above and beyond to get smiles from a 12 year old who hates having her picture taken and she was able to get amazing pictures of the kids that look natural and capture their personalities. I definitely recommend her!"
— Nicki F.
"THERE WERE SO MANY AWESOME PICTURES THAT I HAD A HARD TIME CHOOSING A FEW FOR PRINTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS. (A GREAT PROBLEM TO HAVE.) LORI IS FRIENDLY, PROFESSIONAL AND SO HELPFUL WITH THE ORDERING PROCESS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND LORI PICKENS PHOTOGRAPHY... YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!"
— Jasmine M.
Lori is very great to work with and her photography is original! She will do absolutely anything you want, incorporating any idea or location you have in mind. Lori makes the sessions fun and gets her photography back to her customers as soon as she can."
— Leandrea S.
Working with Lori was wonderful! Our family session proved to be the most relaxed and enjoyable evening. Lori has such a comfortable presence, and my daughter was immediately drawn to her. Our photos were natural, which I loved, and she took careful consideration in choosing the perfect location, lighting, and time to capture the most amazing images. I could not be happier with our experience, and I look forward to many more years of having Lori continue to capture our precious moments!"
— Jen M.
Lori is an incredible photographer. Her work is gorgeous, she's incredibly patient with children, and she's one of the sweetest people I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. I was truly elated with my family's photo session - from the very beginning to the canvases on my living room walls!"
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