Long shadows on the beach. ©Alina Oswald

Summer Photo Contests

Show Me Your Smiles Summer is here! I absolutely adore summer–the sun, the heat, and taking long strolls (and pictures) … More

Darkness

A Visual Rendering In light of what’s happening, in real time, in this country, many of us are watching in … More

Photographer at Work. Pano. B&W rendering. ©Alina Oswald.

Covering Small Events & Happenings

Covering small events & happening for publications as a writer and photographer Back in 2013, for a brief time, I … More

NYC skyline at night, illuminated in blue and yellow lights, in solidarity with Ukraine. ©Alina Oswald.

Blue & Yellow

Memories of Kyiv It’s interesting how present events can bring back old memories. The war happening now in Ukraine and … More