Photographing Garden State

Photographing Garden State

Since yesterday, July 27, was National New Jersey Day (who knew?), here are a few images to celebrate: Sundial on Jersey City Waterfront in black and white. (How do you measure a month in a life defined by Coronavirus pandemic?)Covid-19 USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in NYC. ©Alina Oswald.Symposia bookstore. Hoboken, NJ. @2015 by Alina [...]

Keeping Up with Life during Covid19 Pandemic

Keeping Up with Life during Covid19 Pandemic

...or at least trying to I've lost track of time. These days it's like living in a loop, to some extend. There's no weekend, no week day. There's checking in with family and friends, scrubbing hands with soap and water, watching (mostly local) press conferences while holding my breath for the latest updates, which never [...]

Photographing 9/11 Tribute Lights and Related Events Through the Years

Photographing 9/11 Tribute Lights and Related Events Through the Years

Through the Years: Photographing 9/11 Tribute in Light and Other Related Events Today is September 11. Each year on 9/11 I try to photograph the commemorations, ceremonies and moments of silence, as well as the Tribute Lights. Perhaps commemorating September 11 in images is mainly about photographing the Tribute Lights, if we're in New York [...]

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 [...]