My name is Dale McDonald and I am a Professional Photographer located in Cleveland Ohio. I am a self taught, highly motivated and enthused photographer that not only loves to learn new techniques but also loves to share them as well. A student and a teacher, there is always something new to be learned. Just because you have a camera doesn’t make you a photographer. Photography is an art and a science and the key to being successful is to have a sense of balance between the two.
I became a member of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) in the winter of 2011. The knowledge and networking opportunities that ILEA provides for the event industry made it an easy decision to join the ILEA Board of Directors in the Spring of 2012. ILEA is a great organization with a lot of talented professionals actively participating to make the event industry better for all.
I have teamed up with a 30-year Photojournalist veteran, David Petkiewicz of Peak Moments Photography, to shoot high quality, story telling wedding photography. Having a second shooter for weddings not only gives us better coverage, but it also brings two talented photographers with their own style of photography, giving diverse coverage throughout the event.
In addition to photographing Weddings, I also shoot high school senior portraits, commercial events and product photography, engagement photos, couples, family and newborn portraits, you name it. I love every aspect of photography and I think you’ll see this when you view my portfolio.