Category: black-and-white photography

Hand - Self-Portraits in Black-and-White. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Reflecting on Self, Creative Work and Life in a Time of Coronavirus

...and any extreme situation we might find ourselves in, for that matter As individuals we often find ourselves having to face many kinds of extreme situations--man-made or nature-made. Oftentimes, these extreme situations change our lives and our views on life. So, how about today, in a time of Coronavirus? COVID-19 has forced many of us--on ...

Self-Portraits. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Self-Portraits: B&W and DoF

self-portraits in black and white

Hand - Self-Portraits in Black-and-White. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Hand Portraits in Black & White

Hand (Self-)Portraits: On the Visual Language of Hand Gesture Captured in Black and White

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.

Umbrella. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Going Mirrorless – A First Look at Nikon Z6

Nikon Z6 first impressions and test photo shoot

Times Square in b&w. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing in Times Square on Coming Out Day

Photographing portraits in Times Square.

On B&W Photography

Seeing in Black and White "Throughout the years, many photographers have embraced black-and-white to tell some of the most intense, intriguing, powerful and memorable stories," I wrote in an article about photographer's Bill Bytsura's new book, The AIDS Activist Project. "[...] Award-winning photographer and AIDS activist Kurt Weston [A&U, November, 2005] says black-and-white offers his ...