Month: November 2017

Fitness Bodyscapes: An Uphill Battle. Photo by Alina Oswald.

On Photographing Fitness

Fitness Photography With all the cooking and eating this holiday season, well, every holiday season, fitness is not often on our mind. It reemerges only after the holidays, usually when the bitter cold (minus the holiday cheer) settles in. I know, I know, it’s a good idea to stay fit throughout the year, but I’m ...

©Alina Oswald

Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving week, and so I want to start by thanking a few people who have helped shape my life throughout the years, inspiring me, being there for me, and keeping me on the right track. First, I want to thank my family and my friends. I’m lucky to have the family that I have, ...

Chairs and camera on the set of No Boundaries at MNN, in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Bts Photography

Behind-the-Scenes Photography Photographers are visual storytellers. Like any other storytellers, we try to carefully craft our stories. That is, carefully choose what we show (tell) and what we leave out, in order to make the story more interesting and engaging. But each story has its backstory, the one the audience doesn’t often get to see ...

Gift Ideas for Photographers

Gift Ideas for Photographers Thanksgiving is just around the corner and, with it, the beginning of the holiday season. Hence, the idea for this blog post–gift ideas for photographers. So, here it goes: Gear. One can never have enough photo and/or lighting gear. But ask first, learn more about the actual needs before you go ...

Photographing Time

Capturing Time – A Visual Interpretation Thanks to RENT and math, we know that there are five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes in a year. Thanks to Einstein, we also know that time is relative. We measure time, talk about time or lack thereof, but how do we visually represent the concept of time ...