About Dusty Hale
Dusty Hale, a professional photographer and website developer living in beautiful Tamarindo, Costa Rica for more than a decade, uses his creative and technical skills to bring digital projects to life through photography and professionally planned digital web solutions.
I post photography-related articles and examples of my photography work. If my posts resonate with you, be sure to also check out my portfolio on SmugMug.
Family Photography in Tamarindo Costa Rica
Family photography in Tamarindo, Costa Rica is beautiful and amazing and one of my greatest passions in photography is working with families to capture amazing portraits. It simply warms my heart knowing that I've created something that someone will cherish for a...
Wedding Photography in Tamarindo Costa Rica
In the past, I've covered numerous destination style weddings in numerous areas throughout Costa Rica. I took a break from it to focus on a project that lasted several years but I am thrilled to announce that I'm returning to work and to say that I will soon be...
Justin and Ryann’s Wedding Shoot
I recently had the honor of photographing the wedding of Justin and Ryann, a very nice young couple from the USA who flew to Costa Rica with a few family members and friends for the big day. We had a great dressing room session followed by capturing the first look....
Dusty Hale is a veteran website application developer and premium WordPress consultant with two decades of professional working experience. Dusty has worked for numerous leading Atlanta based web development agencies including Kaplan Communications, SpunLogic, and B2B Technologies and has worked on numerous enterprise-level website projects with 6 and 7 figure budgets. Dusty is also the project director and a founding member of HALE.GROUP, a diverse group of website and app development professionals.
10 Things You MUST Do if You Own, Run, or Manage a WordPress Website
If you own or manage a WordPress website this could be the most important thing you ever read concerning your website! You MUST do these things, and if you pay an agency or someone else to manage your site you MUST make sure they are doing these things!!!
Use G Suite Groups for Shared Inboxes
Do you use G Suite to power your organization's email? Have you ever needed to set up a general email box like firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for you and/or several colleagues or more to share and help respond to general communications that are not...
iDusty as in, I, Dusty Hale, founded HALE.GROUP over a decade ago and since that time we have developed and worked on numerous large scale website and application development projects. Visit HALE.GROUP to learn more.
I travel across North America in a motorhome and have lived and worked in 7 different US states including Hawaii, Colorado, and California and 3 different countries including Jamaica and Costa Rica. My life is a story that is still unfolding. I currently live a very simple lifestyle with my family in Tamarindo, Costa Rica for part of the year and also travel and live in a motorhome for part of the year in the USA. I’ll be posting articles about my adventures, successes, failures, and rants and hope that it somehow helps others to find some light in their own path in life.
The Pura Vida Pink Floyd Tribute Band
Anybody out there (or should I say "in there" haha) like Pink Floyd? I've been working on my electric chops this weekend and recorded a little instrumental sample of something I'm working on.About the Author Dusty Hale is a Father, musician,...
Swells Come and Go
Swells come and go and each one brings a bit of the Pura Vida spirit to the surfing community of Costa Rica and an economic booster to the surf tourism industry of Central America. Some swells don’t just come and go though they stay with us for a long time to come…
Witch’s Rock December 2009
Swimming with camera, fins, and helmet for several hours during a photoshoot at Witch's Rock in Costa Rica, I captured the current iDusty cover photo. I used an older Canon 50D SLR camera mounted in an Essex Water Housing. About the Author Dusty HaleI'm a professional...
I occasionally post reviews about services and products related to the things I do and use which are mostly photography, web development, and life.
Shrimp Hole in Tamarindo
We're having dinner at The Shrimp Hole in Tamarindo, Costa Rice this very moment. To sum it up, if you're a shrimp lover, this place is amazing! We ordered the garlic curry shrimp dish and the garlic shrimp caesar salad. The Shrimp Hole in Tamarindo might be Dusty's...
Review: Divi Wedding Planner Layout Pack
I decided to test Divi’s Wedding Planner Layout Pack for the purpose of possibly using it for a wedding services landing page focused on wedding photography, specifically, my wedding photography LOL!
Being so short on time at the moment, and in a rush to get my web presence and blog site live, what can I possibly say or write rather in less than 5 minutes with the intention of coming back to this post with some solid information! What I can say is that my web...