Professional Photographer Don Orkoskey

Photographer Don Orkoskey Thank you for visiting my website! I'm professional photographer Don Orkoskey based in Pittsburgh, PA, USA providing portrait, wedding, event, commercial, and nature photography. I also teach photography classes, provide consulting on matters of design, (both graphic and web design), visual branding, and more over at Take a look at more of my photos below, read about my work, my process, and how we can work together, then give me a call, text, or message via my contact page. Thank you again for visiting, I can't wait to talk with you.

-Don Orkoskey


I have been making memorable portraits for more than 20 years. Trust me and my team to walk you through the process and explain how I create portraits that you will love and teach you how to pose for future photo shoots, snapshots, and selfies. From couples and family photos to headshots for your business my portraits, both posed and journalistic styled always stand out.

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I love photographing weddings! My wedding photography partner Sarah Colligan and I do wedding photography throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area, Western Pennsylvania, Northern and Eastern West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio as well as destination wedding services. Visit or click below.

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I photograph events of all types. Serving the Greater Pittsburgh area, Western Pennsylvania, Northern and Eastern West Virginia, Eastern Ohio. I provide destination services for those outside of the local area. Call me to photograph your corporate, non-profits, educational, or private family events.

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Commercial Photography

As an editorial focused photojournalist I perfected capturing people in memorable and moving ways. Hire me to provide commercial photography for your business that tells your story. I am a story-teller and educator. Let me use my knowledge to share what's important for you and your brand.

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Nature Photography

I love nature photography. I'm out in nature whenever possible. I lead nature walks for all ages and skill levels that include bird photography, large mammal, macro photography, landscape photography, and other topics. If you want to learn how to photography anything from birds, large game like deer and elk, to flowers, insects, or large landscapes join me every Sat. on my nature walks.

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Photography Classes

I love to share my knowledge so I host both virtual and in-person photography classes on my own and with a variety of partners including Phipps Conservatory and Pittsburgh Botanical Garden. Classes range from intro to photography to advanced and specialized classes in macro, wildlife, portraiture, lighting, editing, and more. If you want to learn photography or add to your skills now is the perfect time.

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Latest Blog Posts

From the Desk of Professional Photographer Don Orkoskey

Read valuable tips, and tricks to help you get the most out of your photography session with me, professional photographer Don Orkoskey. I post information that helps you understand how to pose, how to dress, how to deal with kids who don't want to have their pictures taken, how to take better photos, and lots more in my blog. Check out the latest below or visit the blog to read more.
Pittsburgh Photographer Don Orkoskey

Don Orkoskey, Photographer

Thank you once more for visiting WDO Photography. For more than twenty years I've worked and studied photography, mastering my craft and assisting clients like you with a wide variety of photography needs. I am a teacher, a community builder, a problem solver, and a passionate advocate for the things I believe in.

I invite you to view more of my work throughout my website, get to know me and how I work, then contact me to talk about how we can work together to meet your needs.

I look forward to working with you. Thank you again for visiting. I can't wait to meet you!

Don Orkoskey, owner of WDO Photography

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Contact me today to talk about your portrait, wedding, event, or any other photography needs, to ask questions, or to talk about the classes I teach.

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