Category: photography

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Valentine’s Day – Photographing Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today, in particular, most of us celebrate love…or maybe lack thereof. But how do we, creatives, define love (or lack thereof) and how do we express or capture love in our work? That depends on what kind of art form we use to talk about love. First thing that comes to mind ...

A Few of My Favorite Things

Working on “Must-Do” and “Wish-To-Do” Projects – An Ongoing Balancing Act   I guess we all know it. In life, there is what we need to do, and then there’s what we’d rather do; a must-do list, and a wish list. I think that, for the most part, deadlines help us keep an eye on ...

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On Photographing Weddings

Photographing Weddings – A Comprehensive Photographic Experience Although I’ve been photographing for publications and small businesses for several years now, I’ve started shooting weddings only a few short years ago. The experience (of shooting weddings, especially as a main photographer) can be quite overwhelming, but it can also teach you a lot, and not only ...

Photographing Pets

Dog and Cat Photography I usually photograph portraits, mostly men, editorials, and engagements and weddings. Every once in a while, I get to photograph pets, by themselves or with their owners, for business and for fun. I love animals, dogs in particular. Photographing pets can be fun. It usually puts me in a good mood–I ...

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25 Years of Art and Understanding

Happy Silver Anniversary A&U! Some of you might know that I’m Arts Editor of A&U Magazine–America’s AIDS Magazine, but I’ve been writing for the publication for almost fifteen years and counting. And along the way, I’ve got to meet fantastic people, mentors, and discover my passion in life. I’m not kidding! Some might also know ...

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, ...

Flooded street during Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Remembering Hurricane Sandy

Remembering Superstorm Sandy in pictures.