Lori Pickens

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Dress for Success: Unveiling the Magic of My Maternity Client Closet Maternity photos are a beautiful way to celebrate the miracle of life. But between planning the shoot and choosing outfits, the pre-session anticipation can turn into stress.  Fear not, mamas! This post introduces you to my secret weapon: the maternity client closet. What is a Client Closet? Imagine a treasure […]

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The Maternity Client Closet at Lori Pickens Photography

Local, Maternity, Parkersrburg, Photography, Seniors, Studio


Capture Your Journey from Bump to Baby with Our Exclusive Package! Are you expecting and looking to capture every precious stage of your growing family? Our Bump to Baby Package is the perfect solution! This comprehensive package gives you professional photography throughout your pregnancy and baby’s first year, ensuring you have beautiful memories to cherish forever. Bump to Baby Collection […]

Bump to Baby Collections

Baby, Maternity, Newborn, Photography, Sitter Session, Studio

From Solopreneur to Thriving Studio: Introducing the Team Behind Lori Pickens Photography! Building a dream photography business often starts with a solo vision, but as success grows, so does the need for a talented team! Today, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible individuals who help make Lori Pickens Photography the vibrant, creative space it is today. Whether you’re a seasoned […]

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Meet the Lori Pickens Photography Team


girls standing in a field with her horse for a senior photography session

Plan Your Senior Session with Pets Senior year is the place of final high school moments and the anticipation of future beginnings. It’s a time filled with nostalgia and hope, making it all the more important to capture these fleeting moments in a way that’s as unique as your story. In Parkersburg, WV, and the […]

Planning Your Senior Session with Pets


Baby wrapped in a purple swaddle in a basket with floral headband

The Best Time for Your Newborn Photography Session Welcoming a newborn into your family is a cherished moment, and capturing these early days through photography can create memories that last a lifetime. As a maternity and newborn photographer in Parkersburg, WV, and the Mid-Ohio Valley Area, I’m here to guide you through everything you need […]

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Planning Your Newborn Photography Session


newborn girl in a blue onesie cured up on a pillow

Newborn Pose Ideas Welcoming a newborn into your family is an incredibly special time, and capturing these precious moments can create memories you’ll cherish forever. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different types of newborn photography, help you plan for your upcoming session, and highlight some popular poses to consider. Whether you’re interested in […]

The Best Poses For Your Newborn Session


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