Lori Pickens

Real People • beautiful places • Timeless Memories


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Dreaming of a day filled with enchantment and rustic elegance in the West Virginia Mid-Ohio Valley? Welcome to The Barn at Willow Creek, a breathtaking wedding venue in Davisville, West Virginia, that promises an idyllic setting for your most cherished moments. As a wedding photographer dedicated to capturing your love, I am delighted to serve […]

Your Dream Barn Wedding at The Barn at Willow Creek

Parkersrburg, Venues, Weddings

Newly engaged couple in a black dress and grey suit kiss under an arch after visiting hair salons parkersburg wv

Finding a new hair salon can be pretty daunting. Everyone knows the pain of a bad hair day, and the wrong stylist can easily turn it into a bad hair month. Looking for your perfect hair stylist requires endless hours of searching through Instagram page after Instagram page, all while hoping they miraculously have some […]

5 Hair Salons in Parkersburg WV To Find Your Perfect Stylist


A girl and two boys bonding and having fun at the muddy lake while their hands are intertwined.
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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

Children, Families, Parkersrburg, Photography, Photography Tips

creative photography tips

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

Children, Click Pro, ClickPro, Parkersrburg, Photography, Photography Tips

50th anniversary couples session Parkersburg, wv
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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

adults, Parkersrburg, Photography Tips

Spring Family Photography Session in Parkersburg, WV by 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

Families, Parkersrburg, Photography, Photography Tips

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