Category: NYC

Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island, NYC. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Four Freedoms Park Photography

Art as a Means for Exploring, Documenting and Learning from History While oftentimes underappreciated, art is perhaps a multi-layered, complex application of human creative expression. In many ways, art is a universal language; a way of self-expression; a tool through which we learn about history, document our present and dare to envision our future. Roosevelt ...

Ron B: Portraits Through Time

Photographing celebrity host, actor and activist Ron B through the years I met Ron B in 2007. She was performing at a World AIDS Day event I was covering. The first thing that stood out to me, upon seeing her on stage, and then off stage, when she came to introduce herself to me, was ...

NYC at Night. View from The Whitney Museum. iPhone photography by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Art and Photography

How visiting museums and art galleries can better our photography work First of all, I admit that, as a photographer, I should make more time time to go to museums and galleries more often, especially when I'm a lucky gal (I realize that) living pretty close to famous museums such as The Met, The Whitney, ...

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 ...

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

Red. Superstitions. Vampire Photography by Alina Oswald

Photographing Halloween

Photographing Halloween

Identity in b&w. WAD2007. Photo by Alina Oswald.

How I Got That Shot: Identity

Identity. WAD 2007. And Also how I met celebrity host, actor and advocate, Ron B.