I have found that field sessions are timeless throughout the year and are one of the best locations to have a photography session. There’s something magical about capturing your family’s story amidst nature’s backdrop. From Parkersburg to Marietta, we have many to choose from but my favorite spot is my field at Fresh Pickens Farm […]

Sibling Field Session

girl standing in the flower field with her arms placed on the boy's shoulder aknd them smiling in front. Boy posing in a field for a photography session near Marietta, OH. Lori Pickens Photography took the picture and is based out of Parkersburg, WV


Over the years, certain trends have captured the hearts and screens of both Seniors and photographers alike. Recently, there has been a huge emphasis on the Football and Water Photography Sessions – a trend that’s been making waves not only at Senior Sessions but also across the vibrant TikTok community. It has been so much […]

Football and Water Teen Session

Football and Water Teen Senior Session in Parkersburg, WV


With digital photography, it makes capturing memories so easy that we really need an efficient and simple method for storing and backing up our photos and videos. I think most moms and photographers will all agree there is nothing more precious than those little moments we capture. I’m sure we’ve all heard the horror stories […]

A Simple Method for Storing and Backing up Digital Photos

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Welcome to Lori Pickens Photography, where we specialize in capturing authentic and heartwarming family moments amidst the stunning landscapes of Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley. As a lifelong native of this area, I understand the value of preserving cherished memories in settings that hold special meaning. In this blog, I’ll give you my 5 best […]

5 Tips for a Laid Back Family Photography Session


I want to share one of my favorite spots for a photo shoot that can be a fantastic inspiration for your upcoming family and milestone sessions. As a family photographer serving Parkersburg, WV, and the Mid-Ohio Valley area, I’m all about capturing those precious moments as your family grows and creating memories that last a […]

A West Virginia Riverbanks Photography Session


As the sun shines brighter and the days get longer, we know what’s on your mind – yes, it’s time to gear up for summer! Whether you’re a mom planning fun-filled activities for your little ones, or a photographer waiting to capture the golden summer hues, we’ve got you covered. With Amazon Prime Day just […]

10 Summer Essentials That Will Make Your Life Better

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