Category: portrait photography

blogs and pages about portrait photography

Wedding and Engagement Photography by Alina Oswald.

On Fashion Photography

(Experimenting with) Photographing Fashion   I photograph men. Sometimes, I photograph fashion, mostly men’s fashion. Over the years I’ve shot several teen fashion shows for Hudson Pride Connections, in Jersey City, a few years back, and then the new collection of an (then) up and coming young designer in New York City. More recently, I ...

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What I Would Tell My Younger Self

Note to self, at the beginning of the New Year A couple of years ago I was attending an event, one of the many, at Symposia bookstore, in Hoboken, New Jersey. By the way, thanks to its dedicated manager, Carmen Rusu, Symposia is the place to be while in Hoboken. A block away from the ...

Self-Portraits

Photographing One’s (Own) Self   Self-portraits can teach us a lot, especially for those of us, portrait and headshot photographers, and not only. Self-portraits help reveal who we are as creatives, and also as individuals. More often than not, photographers feel at home behind the camera. Place them in front of their own lens, and ...

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Mother Nature and Our Self-Portraits: The Brocken Spectre

A Different Kind of Self-Portrait: Mother Nature and Brocken Spectre, aka Brockengespenst or the Ghost of Brocken Nowadays we live in a world of selfies. But Mother Nature, amazing as She always is, offers us a new kind of self-portrait…the image of our shadow surrounded by a rainbow, an optical illusion known as the Brocken ...

We’re All God’s People: An Interview with Bishop George Lucey of St. Francis of Assisi

We Are All God’s People Bishop George Lucey talks marriage equality, God, and ANCC, a new kind of Catholic Church Just a short note, first. I’d like to thank my wonderful friends, Susanna and Annette, for putting me in touch with Bishop George and Father Geety. I have a confession to make: I’m not Catholic, ...

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Graffiti Art: Demolition Exhibition

Demolition Exhibition: Graffiti art in Jersey City, June 27 – July 4 #GVM004 Jersey City Pep Boys store, on Marin Blvd is no more. Auto parts gone. The building emptied. Evacuated. Turned, quite shortly afterwards, into a mesmerizing work of art. I’m not the best person to have a word to say about graffiti work, ...