Laura Priestley photography

based in Morgantown, WV

Rich & timeless West virginia portraiture

Life flies by and memories fade.

I capture artful portraiture

so you can hold on to these precious moments for a lifetime.

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A lot of planning goes into the perfect portrait session-- and when you place your portraits in my hands, you have a devoted, experienced professional in your corner to make your portrait experience a breeze from start to finish.

You can rely on my expert advice and session management to handle all the stressful details of your portrait session, so that you can just show up and relax. Because it's so important to me that my clients arrive feeling pampered and at their best, I offer complimentary makeup and hair styling for mom and daughters, for sessions taking place in studio or local to Morgantown! Simply select this option on your booking inquiry.

I can't wait to hear all about what you're hoping for from your session, so that I can make it happen. Not sure what your ideal session looks like? I can help with that too!

Ready to get started? Click here to get your session plans rolling. I look forward to hearing from you and working with you!

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Kind Words

Annie W.

Laura was absolutely amazing to work with, she was great with her contact, scheduling, and planning. She did her research and made the session so fun! I have never felt so comfortable and relaxed. Laura is amazing at what she does and a complete professional all while feeling like family!

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father and daughter embrace and smile at the camera
a handsome young boy in a red sweater crosses his arms and smiles for portrait
two brothers in cream sweaters sit and smile on opposite sides of a red wooden pier
a father holds his toddler daughter while his two sons hug them both
a group of high school girls in prom dresses stand with their arms around each other
handsome boy leaning against a tree
a mother and her two teenage daughters embrace
a little girl in a ruffly pink ball gown sits alone in an empty stadium
two toddler siblings hold hands
a curly-haired little boy swings on a fence and laughs
three students in homecoming attire pose on the city sidewalk for a picture
a little girl with a pink flower in her hair sits in the glow of the sun
school-age sister and brother make each other laugh
a family with teenage children sit in the autumn woods for a portrait
a pregnant woman in a fur coat cuddles with her husband outside
four siblings in pink outfits sit in front of a spring floral wreath
a baby girl in a christmas hat sits in a christmas wreath
a young couple kiss in front of a waterfall
twin girls in rainbow dresses twirl in the grass
a pregnant woman in a navy sweater dress poses on an old wooden bridge
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Morgantown, WV Photographer

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Morgantown | Bridgeport | Parkersburg | Charleston