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Who Owns The Photos A Photographer Takes of You?

Are you interested to know who owns the photos that a photographer takes of you? Find out from me, Pittsburgh photographer Don Orkoskey.
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4 Reasons Photography Is The Perfect Valentines Day Gift

Here are 4 Reasons photography is the perfect Valentines Day gift idea from me, Pittsburgh photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography.
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5 Reasons Why Great Headshot Photographers Come To You

Here are 5 reasons why great headshot photographers come to you by me, Pittsburgh pro photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography.
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10 Reasons Why You Need A Headshot Right Now

I’m Pittsburgh portrait photographer Don Orkoskey and here are 10 reasons why you need a headshot right now
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Spring For The Best Family Photos Ever

Pittsburgh based professional family portrait photographer Don Orkoskey encourages you to Spring for the best family photos ever
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International Women’s Day Promotion

Pro photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography announces an extension to his International Women’s Day promotion.
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Beautiful Personal Branding Portraits

Pittsburgh PA based pro photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography talks about how he creates beautiful personal branding portraits.
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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.
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Family Portrait Process

Pittsburgh PA based professional photographer Don Orkoskey helps you understand the family portrait process to prepare you for your photos.
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Photo Shoot Anxiety

Pittsburgh PA based professional photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography talks about photo shoot anxiety and how to alleviate it.

Pittsburgh’s Best Photo Locations

You’re looking for Pittsburgh’s best photo locations for family portraits, senior pictures, engagement photos, or any other type of outdoor photography from nature photography to people photography. You came to the right place because this list has got you covered! No matter where you’re located or what you want for your background this guide will tell you the best place to create your perfect Pittsburgh photographs. I’ve broken down Pittsburgh’s best photography locations by type and location below. If you’re looking for an urban background in the North Hills we’ve got you covered. If you’re looking for a nature background in the East End you’re all set. Best Photography Locations The following are the best photography locations in and around Pittsburgh by location from natural to urban. If you’re looking for natural areas check out the first list. If you’re looking for urban backgrounds check the second list. Pittsburgh’s Best All-around Nature Photo Backgrounds If you’re looking for Pittsburgh’s best all-around nature photo backgrounds no matter where in or around the city you are then this list is for you. Phipps Conservatory – Phipps is one of the most beautiful places in Pittsburgh for photography. The only catch is that

How to Prepare for Your Family Photo Session

Understanding how to prepare for your family photo session can be stressful. Knowing what to wear, what to bring with you, how to deal with the kids not cooperating, and what to expect from the photographer can all seem a bit overwhelming and that’s no good because your family photos should be a joyous, fun, exciting time where the memories that are captured will remind you of this special time in your family’s life for years to come.How To Prepare Before Your Family Photo Session There are a few things that will help you to prepare for your family photo session. If you follow our guide you will love your photos! The following 5 simple tips will help you prepare before your family photo session. View my family portrait gallery Clothing Consultation At WDO Photography we know your clothing choices can make or break your family photos. Clothing Choice depends on time of year, where your session is, and how comfortable they are. At WDO Photography we always schedule a clothing consultation to make sure your clothing choices look and feel great. Look Great, Feel Great Get a trim, have your roots touched up, and your nails looking great. This can
Read about portraits and portrait photography from me, pro photographer Don Orkoskey, of WDO Photography. These articles offer advice on posing, styling, booking or other areas related to portraits. You can read all of my articles on this topic and much more on my blog.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.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.Contact me today to discuss any questions or to find out more about my classes.
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