Welcome to Pia|Dura Nature Photography

Tamed by the lights and colors of the pinhole, I photograph the near and he distant across various stages of discovery. 

In his poem, Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, Wordsworth says that "nature never did betray the heart that loved her". That is my relationship to nature in all her forms and manifestations, encompassing open planes, human endeavors, and the wild beginnings and endings of nature. 

I believes that photography freeze, nature, time and being. It captures a frame of existence that flees before our eyes but gets lodged in our memory. 

A tenured professor, inventor and academic director by vocation, shooting through a digitzed pinhole is my avocation, both spiritual and metaphorical. My photos have been published by the Smithsonian magazine and displayed in New York and Maryland. I live in Hudson, Ohio, with Milton, my darling puppy.

Here, you will find a small sample of my photographs for your, hopefully enjoyable, perusal. 
Ordering Prints

If you are interested in ordering signed prints of the photographs, please use the Paypal button below to order. It is quite straightforward. 
  1.  Begin by choosing the photos you prefer from the photo gallery above. Each photograph has a specific number. You can pause, go back and forward with the image controls in the left hand corner of the photo gallery. 
  2. Once you have noted the photograph number/s you wish to order, please choose the size and format for the photographs you wish to order. 
    1. You can choose between 5x7 unmatted, 5x7 matted, 8x10 unmatted, and 8x10 matted. 
    2. The matting is a double-ply whiteboard.  The mat sizes are 8x10 for a 5x7 print and 11x14 for a 8x10.
    3. All photograph prints, matted or unmatted, will be signed.
  3. Shipping is fixed at $5.00 to the lower 48 continental states in the US. Please contact me for overseas shipment rates. Photographs will be mailed in a photo-mailer envelope within 48 hours of received a paid order. 
Please use the Paypal button below to complete checkout. Thank you for your kind interest and patronage.

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Thank you  ☺

If you have specific photography needs or assignments, please feel to contact me at ohiopiadura@gmail.com.