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


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


Raise your hand if you’ve ever visited the same place more times than you can even count…and how many times have you shot a session or captured candid moments there? It happens to the best of us, but don’t let it dull your creative spark! Whether you’re strolling around your fave local park or browsing […]

4 Tips for Better Photos in Repeat Locations

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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


There is something magical about milestone photography! All parents feel the same thrill of capturing and celebrating those milestone moments with their children as they grow. This 6 month milestone session has been absolutely amazing. As a photographer based in Parkersburg, WV, I have been honored to be able to help families capture these special […]

Walker’s Milestone Photography Session

Walkers Milestone Photography Session Parkersburg, WV


Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party Decorations I was invited to photograph Zoyah’s Very Hungry Caterpillar second birthday party, and what an amazing party it was! In celebration of little Zoyah turning two years old, Sign Gypsies Mid Ohio Valley created this incredible Birthday display in the front yard of the Patel Family Home. The theme […]

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party | Parkersburg Family Photos

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party | Parkersburg Family Photos



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