Water’s Soul at Night

Water’s Soul at Night

A couple of nights ago I finally made it to the waterfront, hoping to photograph the Water's Soul, only to find out that the park surrounding the sculpture closes at night. Hence, I couldn't get too close, but did capture a few images. https://www.instagram.com/p/CWUsMrYM1oA/ Water's Soul at Night. ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved. For more, [...]

Nikon Z 24-200mm – First Impressions

Nikon Z 24-200mm – First Impressions

So, as mentioned in a previous post, a couple of weeks ago I traded in some of my photo gear and got myself, among others, a Nikon Z 24-200mm lens. Note: if you're into minimalist gear, the Nikon Z 24-200mm might be the lens for you. Here are a few first impressions: The Nikon Z [...]

One Night in September

One Night in September

Photographing the 9/11 Tribute Lights I was going to call this post "One Day in September," but I'm still working on images from this past Saturday (the 20th anniversary of 9/11), hence, for now, here are a few shots I captured the night of September 11, 2021. September 11 Tribute Lights illuminate the Lower Manhattan [...]

September 11 – Twenty Years Later

September 11 – Twenty Years Later

9/11 Tribute Lights, 2021. ©Alina Oswald. Today is September 11, 2021. To this day, we still remember where we were and what we were doing on this day, twenty years ago. (I was teaching a classroom full of students, when a school official stepped inside the room and whispered to me that two planes had [...]

2020: New Year’s Resolutions

2020: New Year’s Resolutions

2020 New Year's Resolutions Now that the holidays are over, the glitter swept away and quietly discarded, and the fireworks smoke dispersed in the night's air, we find ourselves "back to life, back to reality." 2020 New Year's fireworks celebrations. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved. The reality is that it's the year 2020. [...]