About WDO Photography

WDO Photography

WDO Photography was incorporated in 2007 by W. Donald Orkoskey (Don Orkoskey). Since 2007 WDO Photography has focused on events, weddings, reportage, documentary, and portrait photography. Clients include Comcast, the Atlantic Magazine, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Aux, Grow Pittsburgh, and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Additionally WDO Photography has offered discounts and pro bono photography for local non-profits and artists.

WDO Photography stands out by delivering high quality work at a great value. Portrait clients report how confident and relaxed they feel. Event clients rave about the professionalism, hard work, fast, and friendly service.

WDO Photography brings client’s vision to life. They deliver photos that create a lasting impression. If you’re looking for a photographer to rely on trust WDO Photography.

About W. Donald Orkoskey | Owner Photographer

Don Orkoskey Photographer | Owner

"I'm committed to providing you with unmatched service, photographs you will love for a lifetime, and  a level of dedication that you won't find anywhere else. I'm not satisfied until you are satisfied."

Don Orkoskey Photographer

Don Orkoskey graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 2001 with an Assoc. degree in Photography. He immediately began working full time as a photographer while continuing his education at Point Park University and the University of Pittsburgh.

From 1999 until 2007 Don freelanced. He photographing weddings, events, news, and portraits for other photographers under their guidance. Don learned the business of photography as well as lighting, posing, how to capture expressions, the use of the decisive moment, how to find angles, shapes, colors, and other elements of design to make compelling photographs no matter the subject.

Don spent more than a decade shooting for and learning from photographers in many fields. Their work, vision, and guidance helped shape his work. He photographed high school and college sports, portraits, local news, and products allowing him to perfect his own personal style. Today Don not only works full time as a professional photographer but he also teaches photography to others sharing his talents and knowledge to help others enjoy and better their own skills.

Teaching Photography

Don has taught photography for more than a decade. Starting with an informal nature photography class and classes for new parents looking to take better photos of their kids and now offering a full suite of online classes from introduction to photography to advance classes on cameras, macro photography, cellphone photography and more. Don teaches through WDO Photography as well as through a number of great partner institutions including Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Don’s classes are engaging, fun, informative, and well attended. Independent evaluations of his classes always return high marks and his students report that the information he provides helped and inspired them. A full list of the classes Don is teaching can be found on the Photography Classes page here at WDOphoto.com

Contact WDO Photography today at 412.206.9364 or through the contact page.