ABOUT ME

Welcome to my website! I am a writer and photographer published nationally and internationally, with twenty years of publishing industry experience and ten years of teaching experience. I offer photography and photo editing services to small businesses and business professionals, and oftentimes I work with artists, authors, and other fellow creatives.

New Crop. A self-portrait. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
©Alina Oswald

Highlights:

Water's Soul at night. ©Alina Oswald.
Water’s Soul at night. ©Alina Oswald.

I photograph portraits, editorials, events (including weddings and engagements), product, and promotional photography.

  • Photographing Men. Studio Portrait. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Fitness portraits in black and white. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Fitness portraits. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Mr. Eagle NYC 2020 promotional photography. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Author, artist, activist, co-founder of Silence = Death, Avram Finkelstein photographed for A&U Magazine. Photo by Alina Oswald.
  • U = U and HIV/AIDS Activist Bruce Richman photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Actor Jeffrey Wright introducing Tony Kushner at Worksmen’s Circle awarded ceremony. Tony Kushner received the Workmen’s (now Workers) Circle Activism Award on December 10, 2018, in NYC. Photographed for Out IN Jersey Magazine. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Playwright Tony Kushner receives the Activism and Jewish Culture Award on December 10, 2018, in NYC, at the Worker’s Circle winter benefit.
  • Photographing Art from the Heart owner, award-winning filmmaker, and LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS activist Wolfgang Busch at The A List award ceremony 2021, in Long Island, NY.
  • Celebrity host, activist and actor Ron B, photographed in studio by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • William Harrell NYC actor and activist photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Rev. Yolanda photographed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Actor Steven Skybell (Fiddler on the Roof, Wicked, The Full Monty), who plays Tevye, talks about the revival of Fiddler on the Roof, on the first day of rehearsals, on June 4, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Photographed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved,
  • Academy award-winner Joel Grey directs the all-star cast American premier of the Yiddish landuage Fiddler on the Roof. Here, Joel Grey talks to the press on June 4, before starting rehearsals, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
  • Performing artist Carlos M. Photo ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Check out my PORTFOLIO page for samples of my writing and photography work. Also, feel free to follow my photography blog.

Water's Soul is an 80ft sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa opened to the public on a Jersey City pier. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
Water’s Soul is an 80ft sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa opened to the public on a Jersey City pier. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

If you have any questions about any of the photography services and photo tutoring sessions I offer, or just want to say “hi,” please don’t hesitate to contact me.