ABOUT ME

Welcome to my website! I am a writer and award-winning 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, to artists, authors and other fellow creatives.

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I photograph portraits, editorials, events, including weddings and engagements, ad campaigns, product and promotional photography.

  • Actor Steve Hayes photographed and interviewed for A&U Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Award-winning performing artist and HIV/AIDS advocate, Rev. Yolanda, photographed and interviewed in NYC’s Washington Square Park, for A&U Magazine—America’s AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Prep Pioneer Damon L. Jacobs photographed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • AIDS activist Ken Pinkela photographed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Actor Adam B. Shapiro photographed and interviewed for A&U Magazine—America’s AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Summer Benefit Honoring the 30th anniversary of Silence = Death poster. Photographed for an article published in A&U Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Carmen Rusu, Manager at Symposia Bookstore, Hoboken, NJ. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Mr. Eagle NYC 2020. Photo ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Avram Finkelstein photographed for the June 2019 cover of A&U Magazine by 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.
  • 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,
  • Singer/Songwriter, Author and Advocate Henry Goldring photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Advocate David Mixner and one of his cats. Photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • Ron B. at MNN in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald.
  • Celebrity host, activist and actor Ron B, photographed in studio by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • Performing artist Carlos M. Photo ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Men's fashion. Photography by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • LGBTQ and HIV activist Carlos Idibouo. © Alina Oswald.
  • Brandon Lawrence-Martin Lee of The Alliance for Positive Change, photographed for A&U Magazine. ©Alina Oswald
  • Actor and advocate William Harrell, photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine
  • Performing/recording artist, LGBTQ ally and HIV advocate, Cody Bondra, photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • Author and motivational speaker Marianne Williamson photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • Photographing men. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • 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.
  • Author Hans M. Hirschi © Alina Oswald.
  • Daniel Szymczyk Founder/CEO of The HIV League photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Daniel Szymczyk, Founder/CEO of The HIV League, photographed and interviewed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Omar Garcia. Photographed for A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Jersey City Mayor Fulop speaking at Resilient JC launch event. Photos by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved. Logo design by Alina Oswald.
  • Resitient JC President, Simon Pereira Shorey speaking at Resilient JC launch event. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Fitness portraits and editorials by Alina Oswald.
  • Photographing Men. © Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

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

For more of my photography work, feel free to take a look:

Fine Art America

Sell Art Online

iStock Photo

Alamy and Stockimo

ArtPal

Picfair

Redbubble

Twenty20

Shutterstock

Feel free to browse through my website, and/or follow my weekly photography BLOG.

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