Tag: photo blog

Getting Ready for PhotoPlus Expo

Getting ready, planning and preparing for PhotoPlus Expo.

eyes and eyeglasses. photo by Alina Oswald.

On Photographing People who Wear Eyeglasses

How to photograph people who're wearing glasses.

Handling photo and lighting gear. Photo by Alina Oswald.

New Gear: Wheeled Carrying Bag for Photo Studio Gear

first impressions: Godox CB-01 wheeled carrying bag for light stands

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 for Nikon on tripod. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Photographing People with the Bokehmaster

Photographing people with the Sigma 105mm ART and not only at f/1.4 It's been a long while since I've posted updates on my photographing with the bokehmaster. So, in this post I'd like to share a few thoughts on photographing people with the Sigma 105mm ART, in- and outside the studio. A few things I've ...

On B&W Photography

Seeing in Black and White "Throughout the years, many photographers have embraced black-and-white to tell some of the most intense, intriguing, powerful and memorable stories," I wrote in an article about photographer's Bill Bytsura's new book, The AIDS Activist Project. "[...] Award-winning photographer and AIDS activist Kurt Weston [A&U, November, 2005] says black-and-white offers his ...

Haze. Sunrise over Manhattan. Photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

A Visual Interpretation of Summer

Summer: A Visual Interpretation Have I mentioned that I love summer? I do! I love the sizzling summer days. Long, sometimes lonely, and lazy, they always seem to begin and end with glorious golden hour light. Yet, summertime has been a busy time of the year for me, thankfully. This particular summer, though, this year ...

Lonely pier on Atlantic City beach. B&W photo by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.

How I Got That Shot: Beach Photo Shoots

How I got that shot: photographing on the beach