A professional headshot is a great way to showcase your business in a professional and welcoming manner. It lets potential customers know that you take your business seriously, and it gives them an idea of what to expect from your product or service. Plus, if you’re setting up shop in the Parkersburg, WV area, having […]

The Power of Professional Headshots and How to Use Them to Grow Your Business

Bill Johnson Chiropractic Business Branding Images in Parkersburg. WV


For many couples, especially those in long-term relationships, it can be hard to find creative ways to celebrate special moments. A couples photography session is a unique way to commemorate big milestones like anniversaries and capture your relationship’s evolution over time. In this featured session, I got the opportunity to capture the celebration of this […]

Celebrate Your Anniversary with a Couples Photography Session

50th anniversary couples session Parkersburg, wv


If you’re a parent of a senior teen who may be feeling hesitant about arranging a senior photography session. You might be concerned that your teen won’t like the idea of having their photos taken and that they won’t cooperate. However, with some planning and understanding, you can make the process an enjoyable one! In […]

How to Make a Senior Photography Session Fun for Your Hesitant Teen

Outdoor Senior Photography in Parkersburg, WV with Lori Pickens Photography


Are you looking for ways to make your family’s spring photo session less stressful and more fun for everyone? If so, you’re in the right place! Here at Lori Pickens Photography, I understand how stressful it can be to try to get your kids to cooperate during a photography session. I have some tips that […]

How to Have a Fun and Stress-Free Spring Family Photography Session with Kids

Spring Family Photography Session in Parkersburg, WV by Lori Pickens Photography


I wanted to share some of my favorite local places to order a birthday cake. Little Stir Bakery Our go-to place to order birthday cakes is Little Stir Bakery. Their cakes are delicious, and they always do a fantastic job at nailing the theme or vision we have for the cake. McHappy’s Donuts and Bake […]

Best places to order a Birthday Cake – Parkersburg, WV

Transformers bumblebee cake round from Little Stir Bakery


As a mom and a local photographer, a question I hear all the time is where is a great place to rent for a child’s birthday party. Especially for a winter birthday, when you just want a nice indoor space for kids to have fun! I wanted to share some of my favorite places in […]

Local Places to rent for Birthday party in Parkersburg, WV and the surrounding Mid-Ohio Valley

large group of children at a birthday party all holding nerf guns in excitement



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