I recently had the amazing opportunity to attend the Click Away photography conference in Dana Point, California. While I was there, I was lucky enough to attend a class all about shooting in full sun, taught by the extremely talented Twyla Jones. I personally love to shoot at golden hour or in beautiful back light […]

Mother-Daughter Session at Click Away Conference in Dana Point, California


I have had the pleasure of photographing Jalyn and her brothers as a family before, but today was unique because she and her mom were out on a girls’ day! They stopped by the studio for some fun shopping and special photos of a special little girl. Could I have asked for a better model? […]

Jaylen’s Wildflower Party


I had a blast shooting the South Crew team from Parkersburg South High School this year. They are a great bunch of really hard working athletes. They were all very kind and respectful, but you could also tell they all knew how to have a good time. One thing I love about custom portraits (rather […]

South Crew 2016 | Parkersburg South High School

south crew | lori pickens photography


I’ve been having some fun trying out some new lighting options in my studio.  I was lucky enough to have this cool dude as my model. This is what I got when I asked him to make a mean, tough guy face.  LOL, not really sure what I was expecting out of a 2-yr-old.  Especially […]

One Cool Dude


With all the new backdrops that I’ve added to the studio lately, I wanted to do a blog post to showcase all the options.        

Studio Backdrop Options



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