Let's Talk About Art at Kurt Weston's show, Remember: An AIDS Retrospective. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Interview with a Fashion Photographer: Kurt Weston

This year, the 2023 Fashion Week NY (FWNY) takes place this month, February 10 – February 15. Hence, here’s a … More

Starburst Sunrises

Today I’d like to focus on a few images that capture the starburst effect–that is, the sun in the shape … More

Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 1941 – 2022 December 7, 2022, is also known as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. I visited Pearl Harbor … 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

Water’s Soul

A Closer Look In my previous post I mentioned the new Water’s Soul sculpture by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa that … More

"No Surrender." Hand self-portraits in black and white. ©Alina Oswald.

“No Surrender” – The Story Behind the Image

How I made that shot and the story behind my “No Surrender” image Those of you reading this blog might … More

NYC Pride 2020 Fireworks. ©Alina Oswald.

Half-Year Mark: Six Notes for the First Six Months of 2020

Six notes for the first six months of 2020.

Giant Rainbow Flag. ©Alina Oswald

Photographing Pride Month – Authors

Authors and Their Books Over the years, while covering the LGBTQ+ community, I’ve had the chance to meet authors, artists, … More

Rainbow Flag at Night

Photographing LGBTQ+ Activists

On art and activism, collectives and community responses “[…] Everything about political and social engagement is a part of a … More