No Surrender

The Story Behind the Image A couple of years ago, at the start of the coronavirus pandemic (remember it?) 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

An open book in sepia tones. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

Dos & Don’ts

…of freelance-client relationships Ah, the small things in life…. This past weekend I read a book just to give my … 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

Under the Covid-19 Dome. ©Alina Oswald

On Investing in New Photo Gear…

In a COVID-vaccine (but not quite post-COVID) time Now that the coronavirus vaccines are here and people are actually getting … More

Green Surgical Mask. Photo by Alina Oswald.

When Photographing People during COVID-19

Safety measures to consider when photographing people in 2021 yet still during the Coronavirus pandemic Believe it or not, thanks … More

Under the Covid-19 Dome. ©Alina Oswald

Quarantine Photography

Photography ideas to help (some of) us get through the COVID-19 quarantine and ready for a post-pandemic world Now that … More

Under the Covid-19 Dome. ©Alina Oswald

Under the Covid-19 Dome

The story behind the image Today I’d like to share with you the story of an image I made last … More

Print mats in black and white. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

2021 Resolutions

Showing and selling your images online, and other resolutions Happy New Year! We start each year making plans and promises … More

Covid-19 USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in NYC. ©Alina Oswald.

Hindsight Is 2020

And other lessons learned from this Covid-19 year Hindsight might be 20/20, and yet, through the Covid lens, it’s more … More