All posts by Alina Oswald

Alina Oswald is a writer, photographer and educator documenting the AIDS pandemic and the LGBTQ+ community. She is a member of the Undetectable flash collective, Arts Editor of A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine, and author of Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography of award-winning, legally blind photographer and HIV/AIDS activist Kurt Weston, as we as a frequent guest on shows and panels discussing HIV and AIDS, photography, and women empowerment. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, as well as in New York City shows and galleries, including Fresh Fruit Festival at Leslie-Lohman Museum, Postcards from the Edge at Visual AIDS, La Vie Galerie and juried exhibitions at Soho Photo Gallery. Alina Oswald also teaches photography and covers portraits, editorials, events, and promotional photography, as well as nature and the environment. Contact her at alinaoswald.com.

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.

NYC Actor/Comedian Steve Hayes performing his one-man show, Steve Hayes With A "Hitch" at Pangea, in NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Photographing Steve Hayes with a “Hitch” …and a Z6

Photographing the Steve Hayes with a "Hitch" performance...with a Z6