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


The importance of capturing special moments with your family can never be understated. As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and when it comes to family photography sessions, the pictures you take will be cherished for years to come. If you are looking to plan a special photography session with grandparents […]

Planning a Family Photography Session with Grandparents

Extended Family Portrait in Parkersburg, WV


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 had such a great time with this sweet little family during their Family Photo Session. With three young boys, there’s never a dull moment, but I am here for every minute of the tickles, dinosaur talks, and never-ending energy. The older two boys, pretty close in age, reminded me so much of my twins […]

Thomas Family Session

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One of my favorite parts of being a photographer is having the opportunity to capture those special and candid moments.  I get to come in so everyone at the event can live in the moment and relive it after.  So when I had the chance to be there for Tiffanee’s 40th Birthday, I was absolutely […]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Birthday Party in Parkersburg, WV

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