Saturday, February 5, 2022

 Spring Photo Contests

Spring is in the air, but here, in the Garden State, spring is oftentimes short-lived. Hence, that’s even more reason to fully experience it—let the weak sunlight warm our faces, the breeze brush through our hair; spot snowdrops in the park or colorful tulips brightening the sidewalks; take in the rich smell of fresh garden work; rejoice and celebrate the awakening Mother Nature.


This month you can submit your images to the Out Photo Showcase contest for a chance to be featured in Out IN Jersey Magazine. If this is of interest, read on for more details:

Welcome to another edition of Out Photo Showcase!

The theme for our next photo challenge is…SPRING.

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Photo Contests

 Out IN Jersey Magazine launches a new photo contest


THEME: Love/Valentine’s Day

Photo Challenge: With the upcoming Valentine’s Day in mind, capture a photograph that completes the following sentence:  “You know what they say: where there is love, there is ___________”





  • number of images: up to THREE (3)
  • image file type: jpg, JPG
  • image file size restrictions: low-resolution (save the high-resolution file to submit in case you win) – 92 DPI, 1024 pixels on the longest side
  • image file name: FirstName_LastName_1.jpg FirstName_LastName_2.jpg FirstName_LastName_3.jpg
  • use any camera – smartphone cameras, point-and-shoot, DSLRs, mirrorless, etc.
  • YOU should be the OWNER of the images and you should have PERMISSION to submit the images!

Email your images to:

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

 Not Forgotten - the mask, the mark of COVID-19

Award-winning photograph

Sunday, March 7, 2021

 Hello Everybody,

I've finally decided to revisit my blog here, and use it in order to share updates and new work. 

For now, if you want to learn more about my writing and photography, please feel free to check out the links posted here, and also to visit my website, at .

Will post updates soon.

Thank you for stopping by,

Alina Oswald


"Discarded" ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
Here's one of my Covid-inspired photographs, I called "Discarded." ©Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.