Morgantown, WV Family Photography

Family stands and embraces in a field with a brilliant sunset in the background
a father holding his little son, by Morgantown photographer Laura Priestley
a family seated in the grass, by Morgantown photographer Laura Priestley

PRECISION | PASSION | EXPERTISE

The Portraiture Gold Standard for North Central West Virginia

Family Portraits

capture the joy in this season of life

Your family portraits will tell your story to generations yet to come...

Document your family legacy in each stage with warm, emotional, classical portraiture from an experienced professional.

Drench your walls in joy with photos of the ones you love...

Most people who don't model professionally

tend to feel a little awkward in front of the camera. That's completely normal-- and helping you to relax and feel at ease is part of my job as your photographer. Most people also have no idea how to pose together, or what on earth they're supposed to do with their hands-- and that's normal and expected too!


My clients trust me with their pictures because I don't leave it up to them to figure out what they're supposed to be doing. I direct the entire photo process from start to finish, to capture the perfect results. I'll find the perfect spot for each shot; I'll tell you exactly how to stand (and what to do with your hands!) I'll back up and look you over closely to make sure every detail is perfect, and then we'll create a beautiful portrait together.


Husbands and dads enjoy working with me because I'm knowledgeable, efficient, and I make the process of capturing gorgeous family portraits easy and painless.


Do you have questions about the process of working with me? Are you ready to book your family session? Get in touch through my Contact page, or my info at the bottom of this page, and we'll get started planning your perfect family photo session!

Family Portrait by Laura Priestley Photography, Morgantown WV Family & Children's Photographer
father and daughter hugging, by Morgantown photographer Laura Priestley
portrait of a family holding hands walking through a park
Family Portrait, walking down a path through the forest in Morgantown, WV
Morgantown Family Photos by Photographer Laura Priestley
Morgantown Family Photos by Photographer Laura Priestley
A Summery Family Portrait Taken by Laura in Westover, WV
A Casual Fall Family Portrait, taken in Westover, WV by Laura Priestley
Family Portrait in Downtown Morgantown, WV by Laura Priestley Photography
Joyful Family Portrait taken by Laura Priestley in the autumn leaves in Morgantown, WV
Portrait of Mother and Son by Laura Priestley Photography, Morgantown, WV Family & Children's Photographer
Portrait of a Young Family with a Fall Background, taken by Laura Priestley in Morgantown, WV
Image from a Joyful Family Session with Photographer Laura Priestley
Family Portrait in Bridgeport, WV by Laura Priestley Photography, Morgantown WV Family and Children's Photographer
Morgantown, WV Family Portrait by Laura Priestley Photography
Morgantown | Bridgeport | Parkersburg | Charleston
laura.m.priestley@gmail.com | (304) 997-4649