Category: Event Photography

blogs and pages about event photography

Photographing HIV-inspired Art in NYC

Documenting June: Photographing HIV/AIDS-related events, capturing history in the making Not all events are created equal. Some are more interesting than others. In order to be able to capture events in the best way possible (either in writing or light), we need to find a way to best connect with our subject and the story ...

No Boundaries - Group Shot. Photo by Alina Oswald.

On the Set: Photographing Shows and Performances

On the Set of Ron B’s Show, No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal The other day I found myself, yet again, at the Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), on the set of No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal, a show hosted by no other than actor, activist and Tina Turner impersonator, Ron B [Ron B. appeared, ...

The Small Things – Jewelry (Wedding) Photography and More

Capturing Wedding Details – Photographing Jewelry and Other Details at a Wedding   Photographing weddings provides a good and comprehensive lesson in, well, photography. That’s because photographing weddings requires the photographer to be the proverbial Jack of all trades–that  is, to photograph people (in studio as well as on location), events, interiors and also exteriors, ...

Urban Animals

“Urban Animals Television Series Celebrated National Launch with Pet and Fashion Filled Gala,” announced the press release. The event brought together fashion and fitness celebrities, and animal lovers.  Among those attending the D Pet Hotel event–Tony Sawicki, Urban Animals show producer and host, and fitness model Clint Kukla and his Alaskan Malamute, Balto. Co-producer and ...

Ron B gives the opening remarks at the Celebration of LGBT Pride, at City Hall, NYC

Celebration of Pride at NYC City Hall

June 8, 2016: I find myself in New York City, waiting in line to get inside the City Hall, to cover the Celebration of LGBT Pride event as a guest of Ron B’s, SAG-AFTRA member and celebrity host. While waiting for the event to start, I bumped into many friends and individuals I’ve known and ...

Fog over Mississippi, NOLA. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Mardi Gras 2016

Mardi Gras 2016 Because it’s Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, here are a few images from New Orleans, aka Crescent City, one of my favorite cities after NYC, of course. There’s nothing like fog on the Mississippi River, vampire and ghosts tours with no other than the fantastic Lord Chaz, or a stroll around the farmers ...

Hope. Bauhaus Rendering of the rainbow flag, including black and white. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Making Art from the Heart

Making Art from the Heart: A glimpse into the work of award-winning flimmaker and LGBT activist Wolfgang Busch Making Art from the Heart: From Germany to America, from How Do I Look to A Flow Affair, receiving the MLK Humanitarian Award, and beyond, Award-Winning, Artist-Activist and Filmmaker, Wolfgang Busch, continues to make art from the ...