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…

coffee photography session for branding and senior photography


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


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

Alayna Senior Session Parkersburg West Virginia with Lori Pickens Photography


2022 Seniors about to walk the stage! Whether you are prepping for graduation or you are looking for inspiration for a soon-to-be graduate, this session will not disappoint. Meet Bayleigh! She is one of my 2022 seniors from Parkersburg High School. Bayleigh was such a sweet and fun personality and was up for all of […]

Bayleigh’s Senior Photo Session

bayleigh's senior photo session in Parkersburg, WV.


Sashas Graduation Please join me in congratulating Sasha on her graduation! She recently got her Master’s degree from Louisiana State University. The last couple of years have certainly been crazy times and unpredictables schedules and situations, and yet through all that Sasha stayed on course and finished her program while also starting a new job […]

Sashas Graduation Photo Session


I am so excited to share some of my favorite images from Alec’s senior session. Alec goes to Ritchie County High School, so I was so happy to hear that his mom loved my work enough to drive him all the way to Parkersbug to have me photograph him. Alec has a sweet, easy-going personality, […]

Alec’s Senior Session



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