“I’m Still Standing”

“I’m Still Standing”

...at least for now https://www.instagram.com/p/CQ6lXYdjMzh/ ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved. This #tbt image shows a fireworks display turning into a wave of thick, dark smoke about to engulf Lady Liberty. Yet, she's still standing, facing the threat head on. Her torch, while seemingly insignificant next to the wave, reminds of a flicker of hope showing [...]

Photographing Fireworks

Photographing Fireworks

Here, in the U.S., this past weekend we celebrated Independence Day. This year we could gather outside again to ooh and aah at the magnificent fireworks display over the New York City area. There were lots of people, as you can see in the images posted below, hence, I did wear a mask at all [...]

Summer Highlights

Summer Highlights

My Summer (so far) Summer is my favorite season, but this summer season has been different, for many reasons. For now let's look at the brighter side: photographed Brooklyn Pride, the only twilight Pride in the city https://www.instagram.com/p/BzJQTa2nEXl/ Attended the launch party of What Is 21st Century Liberation broasheet, event hosted by Visual AIDS Artist, [...]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Happy New Year! ABBA's song is playing in my ear. May 2019 be a good year. Christmas Deco 2018. Sigma 105mm Test Shoot. Photos by Alina Oswald. May it bring health and happiness. Holiday Season 2018. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved. Success and dreams come true Fireworks reflections. Photo by [...]

Photographing Fireworks

Photographing Fireworks

How to Photograph Fireworks Tomorrow on the Fourth of July many will go out to enjoy the fireworks display. Many others will try to take a few shots of the fireworks. So, here are a few thoughts on photographing fireworks: First things first, the day (or a couple of days) before you go out to [...]

Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth!

Happy Fourth of July! Happy Birthday America! I've photographed the Fourth of July fireworks in NYC area for several years. Here are a few images:     And here are a few images from across America. Enjoy! Happy Independence Day! NY/NJ: Philly: New Orleans: Grand Canyon: Las Vegas:   Arizona: Hawaii: Here there are more [...]