Summer’s End

End of a Season…

Here, in the United States, the first Monday in September marks the Labor Day holiday and, with it, the end of the summer…season. Once September starts settling in, slowly, but surely, days become shorter and grayer, temps lower. Nature starts to decompose, one dry leaf at a time, but not before showing off its colors, just once more. Yet, by that time, summer becomes only a beautiful memory that we need to hold to, in order to survive what follows it.

So, I’d like to mark my summer’s end with a few images I’ve taken during this glorious season. This summer, I’ve enjoyed going to the New York City Pride and spending time, there, with friends and people I look up to. I’ve also spent even more time teaching and in between got to enjoy a few sunny summer days.

Here are a few images capturing important moments of my summer:

Photographing the NYC Pride:

Former tennis player Billie Jean King at NYC Pride March 2018. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Capturing orange umbrellas while visiting the Rockaways:

“Under my orange umbrella” Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing drones and drone photography

Photographing Drones. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Visiting Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ. On the boardwalk. Photo by Alina Oswald.
Blue Door. Atlantic City, NJ. Photo by Alina Oswald.
Atlantic City in color. Photo by Alina Oswald.
Atlantic City in b&w. Photo by Alina Oswald.

What comes after summer? In many ways, a vast, gray unknown, I believe. In order to go through it and come out of it alive, we’ll have to keep our summer memories alive in our minds, as well as in our hearts.

From Here On. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Hope you all had a wonderful summer. May the nice weather linger a little longer.

As always, thanks for stopping by.

Alina Oswald


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