"Express Yourself" a self-portrait from a series of b&n hand portraits and self-portraits, Talk with Your Hands, which explores the role of gesture in communication and self-expression, in a world pre- and post-Coronavirus. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Today some of us celebrate women–our mothers, grandmothers, aunties, cousins, sisters, our role models, mentors, and … More

Kurt Weston photography at OCCCA

Warrior Within

A #tbt interview with award-winning, legally blind photographer Kurt Weston, originally published in A&U Magazine Almost twenty years ago, I … More

Kurt Weston photography at OCCCA

Portraits Through Time

An interview with award-winning photographer Kurt Weston about art, photography, and surviving two pandemics The 2020 coronavirus pandemic brought everything … More

Backbone in Black and White. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Backbone

A look back at my first photography show I only caught glimpses of the 2020 Summer Olympics closing ceremony this … More

Let's Talk About Art at Kurt Weston's show, Remember: An AIDS Retrospective. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Learning from Photographers

What I’ve learned about photography and life from award-winning photographer Kurt Weston In 2005, I came across an award-winning photograph … More

Positive and Negative Space in Photography

A look at the meaning and role of “Positive Space,” “Negative Space” and “Copy Space” in photography Those photographing for … More

Discarded Covid-19 Mask. B&W photography by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Of Masks, Halloween and Coronavirus Pandemic

Who’s ready for Halloween this Covid-19 year? Not me, but then again, I’ve never been a fan of this particular … More