Pittsburgh Photography Blog

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Is Punxsutawney Phil Secretly A Great Photographer?

Is Punxsutawney Phil secretly a great photographer? Learn Phil’s secret from me, Pittsburgh photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography.
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The Best Retro Film Cameras To Buy in 2023

Find out about the best retro film cameras to buy in 2023 from me, Pittsburgh photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography.
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Reach The Stars This December – Try Astrophotography

December is the perfect month to try astrophotography The cold dry air provides clearer views of the stars.
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What You Need To Know Before Hiring An Event Photographer

I’m Pittsburgh photographer Don Orkoskey and I’m going to tell you exactly what you need to know before hiring an event photographer.
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The Great Big List of Important Photography Terms

I’m Pittsburgh photographer and photography teacher Don Orkoskey and here is my great big list of important photography terms you should know.
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The Most Beautiful Places To Take Portraits In Pittsburgh

Where are the most beautiful places to take portraits in Pittsburgh? I’m pro Photographer Don Orkoskey here are my favorite places for Pittsburgh portraits.
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How To Prevent Ugly Purple Fringing In Your Photos

Pittsburgh PA based pro photographer Don Orkoskey tells you how to prevent ugly purple fringing in your photos.
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The One Setting You Need To Learn To Master Photography

Pro photographer Don Orkoskey tells you all about the one setting you need to learn to master photography exposure.
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How To Create More Breathtaking Selfies

Pittsburgh based pro photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO teaches you how to create more breathtaking selfies every time in just a few steps.
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3 Photography Tips To Create Amazing Photos

Professional photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography offers his 10 Nature Photography Tips to help you take better nature photographs.
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You Really Need To Save Your Family Photographs

I was interviewed by Melanie Pinola for Consumer Report and can tell you that you really need to save your family photographs and memories.
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Making Your Family Photos Experience A Positive One

Pro photographer Don Orkoskey speaks with Emily Melious of the Mother’s of Misfits Podcast about making your family photos experience a positive one.
Read about photography tips and tricks in articles written by me, pro photographer Don Orkoskey, of WDO Photography. These articles offer advice to help you learn and grow as a photographer. You can read all of my articles on this topic and much more on my blog.I’m the owner of WDO Photography, professional photographer and photography teacher Don Orkoskey. I love teaching and have done so for more than 15 years. If you are looking for a formal photography class either in person or online please see my full list of classes. I also happily offer private photography lessons and online classes. Please enjoy these photography guides as a way to help you improve your photography skills either before or after taking a class from me.Since 2007 I’ve taught people just like you how to create photos you love. From learning how your camera works to advanced lighting or editing techniques, if you want to learn photography then you’re in the right place. I teach classes to all ages from kids and teens to adults. Let me help you improve your photography. When it comes to improving your photography trust me to help you been more confident, less frustrated, and to see results that you’ll love!See a full list of current photography classes here.I’ve been photographing events and people around Pittsburgh for more than 25 years. I’m a Pittsburgh photographer through-and-through. My commercialeventportrait, and family photography work is loved and well respected. I would love to meet you and talk about how you want the world to see you. Your portrait is an important part of how people get to know you before you ever meet. From social media profile photos to your website or even billboards advertising your business, you need a portrait that tells the story of you.See examples of my work here.Contact me today to discuss any questions or to find out more about my classes.
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