All posts by Alina Oswald

Alina Oswald is a writer and photographer documenting the AIDS pandemic and the LGBTQ+ community. She's often invited to talk about HIV and AIDS, photography, women in photography and the arts, and women empowerment. Her photography work has been featured in NYC shows and galleries, including Fresh Fruit Festival at Leslie-Lohman Museum, Postcards from the Edge at Visual AIDS, photo art shows at Soho Photo Gallery and La Vie Galerie. She is Arts Editor at A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine, NYIP photography instructor, and the author of JOURNEYS THROUGH DARKNESS: A BIOGRAPHY of award-winning, legally blind photographer and AIDS activist, Kurt Weston. Contact her online at alinaoswald.com.

Heartshape fireworks. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Happy 2020!

Christmas in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! "So this is Christmas/And what have you done." ...Indeed, the holidays are upon us. Tomorrow is Christmas Day. The New Year is just around the corner. 'Tis the time when we usually look back at the year that's coming to an end and wonder what, if anything, we have to ...

B&W nature photography by Alina Oswald on canvas at La Vie Galerie.

Gifts from/for Photographers

Gifts for the holidays, for and from photographers.

Resting on a Dead Leaf. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Nikon Z6 – Test Photo Shoot

Test photo shoot with the mirrorless Nikon Z6 and Ni24-70mm f/4.

Until There’s A Cure Bracelet photographed exclusively for A&U Magazine—America’s AIDS Magazine

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2019 World AIDS Day falls on December 1, an important day for me, personally, for a couple of other reasons. And for those reasons, this year's WAD was in particular a tough day for me. But, as they say, "the show must go on." Therefore, I spent WAD 2019 lighting candles, remembering ...

Hawaii Clouds. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing Thanksgiving

How to capture Thanksgiving holiday in images.

B&W nature photography by Alina Oswald on canvas at La Vie Galerie.

Creative Work as Holiday Gifts

This holiday shopping season, consider buying from living creatives--buy art from living artists and books from living authors.