The Brocken Spectre. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Calm Imagery

Lately, I’ve noticed terms like “calm images” or “calming photography” or popping up in online searches. I think it makes … More

Fall Colors. Bed of dry and dead leaves. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Giving Thanks?

Three Notes on November 24, 2020: Thoughts on “being thankful” this year Ideas for photographing Thanksgiving in a time of … More

Rainbow through Waves. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

On Stock Photography

What to consider if thinking of photographing for and submitting to stock photo agencies In this age of Covid-19 and … More

Sunset at Haleakala. Haleakala National Park. Maui, Hawaii. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing Hawaii

Today, August 4, is President Obama’s birthday. Since he’s a Hawaiian native, and also since August 21, only a few … More