©Alina Oswald
Alina Oswald self-portrait. ©Alina Oswald

Welcome to my website! I am a writer, photographer, and author of JOURNEYS THROUGH DARKNESS: A BIOGRAPHY telling the story of the AIDS pandemic through the inspiring story of Kurt Weston, an award-winning, legally blind photographer. In addition, I am Arts Editor of A&U Magazine–America’s AIDS Magazine, contributing editor to Precise Moment an online photography publication, and contributing writer/photographer to Out IN Jersey Magazine and other publications. I’m also a photography instructor at NYIP.


As a photographer, I specialize in covering portraits/headshots, editorials, and weddings/engagements. Whenever I have the chance, I cover nature and the environment. Here are a few samples from personal and other photography projects.



Feel free to browse through my website, and check out my Clients and Work Samples page.

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Success stories: what my NYIP students say about me (thank you very much!)


Also, feel free to check out my other work samples:


Stock Photography

HIV Warriors prevention campaign

Photo Books

Other Images

Or follow my blog at

Thanks for stopping by! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you!

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