Lori Pickens

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I had so much shooting Heather and Andy’s engagements photos at DERC Dupont Park. It was my first session back after the Covid quarantine, but even with masks and social distancing it was easy to connect with this sweet and loving couple. I can’t wait to shoot their wedding in June. I pray for all […]

Heather & Andy’s Engagement Session



Joselyn and I planned this session for months. Her fiancé is here in town for work, and Joselyn booked an engagement session with me because she loved my work and was so excited to capture some West Virginia hills in your photos. She was only going to be in town for one weekend, which meant […]

Joselyn and Trevor’s Engagement Session

adults, Engagement

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I had the pleasure of photographing this was a gorgeous wedding at Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. Amanda and Kyle are such a fun and laid back couple, and really made my job as their photographer easy! And hello, aren’t they just the most beautiful couple?!? Their two nephews were the ring bearers and were […]

Marietta Wedding of Amanda and Kyle at Lafayette Hotel

adults, Engagement, Weddings


Kyle is away finishing his residency to become a chiropractor, so he only had a few days in town to work on wedding stuff alongside his bride-to–be. When the forecast called for rain on the one day that we had to do some engagement photos, I suggested we check out the local greenhouse.   I […]

Amanda and Kyle – Greenhouse Engagement Session


patel sneak peek | engaged couple | lori pickens photography

I had the most amazing time shooting this engagement party! A beautiful event filled with fun and happy people. Such a gorgeous couple. She is going to make one stunning bride!!! How beautiful are these ladies??? I love all of the fun colors. They were all so sweet and had such a elegant confidence about […]

Patel Sneak Peek | Engagement Session


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