Lori Pickens

Real People • beautiful places • Timeless Memories


A girl facing to the left smiling with a pink background
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Your senior year is an exciting milestone and what better way to commemorate this pivotal moment than with a personalized senior photo session? Whether you’re a seasoned pro in front of the camera or a little camera-shy, planning your senior session can bring up a lot of questions. That’s where I come in. As a […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Senior Sessions


Football and Water Teen Senior Session in Parkersburg, WV

Over the years, certain trends have captured the hearts and screens of both Seniors and photographers alike. Recently, there has been a huge emphasis on the Football and Water Photography Sessions – a trend that’s been making waves not only at Senior Sessions but also across the vibrant TikTok community. It has been so much […]

Football and Water Teen Session

Photography Tips, Seniors

Outdoor Senior Photography in Parkersburg, WV with Lori Pickens Photography
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If you’re a parent of a senior teen who may be feeling hesitant about arranging a senior photography session. You might be concerned that your teen won’t like the idea of having their photos taken and that they won’t cooperate. However, with some planning and understanding, you can make the process an enjoyable one! In […]

How to Make a Senior Photography Session Fun for Your Hesitant Teen

Photography, Photography Tips, Seniors

coffee photography session for branding and senior photography

Who else LOVES coffee??? We stopped in our local Starbucks in Parkersburg, WV the other day with the family, and I was shocked at how cute and stylish it was. I thought to myself it would be the perfect location for quick Branding Photos with its clean decor and modern look or a Teen with […]

Coffee’s on me…

headshot, Photography, Seniors, Uncategorized

A young man in a blue vest and white shirt stands and scratches his neck, slightly smiling and looking away from the camera.
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I had such a great first senior session with Gabe! I say the first session because I am lucky enough to meet up with this handsome young man again this fall! One of the great things about being one of my senior reps, is I give those seniors the option to split their sessions into […]

Gabe’s Senior Session

Photography, Photography Tips, Seniors

Alayna Senior Session Parkersburg West Virginia with Lori Pickens Photography

It should seriously be illegal to be this pretty! I love Alayna more than I can even say. Her whole family, and especially her mama are incredibly special to me, and I have loved capturing several milestones and special memories for them over the years. It seems like just yesterday that I did Alayna’s Sweet […]

Alayna’s Senior Session

Photography, Seniors

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