People

Tracking with the Zehnder Family

04 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

I've heard it said that you can never go home. But while photographing the Zehnder family, I came within three blocks of the place. Their youngest daughter had been born just a few months before. With that wonderful addition to the family, the Zehnders entered the glorious and exhausting...

Full of Promise

01 Mar 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

There are many feelings that I wish I could bottle, only to save away for some other time that I'm feeling thirsty for that sentiment. This moment of promise was precisely one of those times. Had it been bottled, I believe it would have aged...

The Son With The Smile

11 Feb 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

If my two-year-old son Ashton could write this blog post, this is what he'd tell you: most times, i smile. right now, i don't wanna. i'm stuk here in my toddler bed, apparently, an' the lights are owt and i'm soooo angry. an' its all daddy's fault. sorta. there I...

Surveying Doton’s Cove

28 Jan 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

My mountain bike rides usually begin with an early morning. I tell myself (and others) that I like to ride before the heat of the full sun can beat me down. Heck, I even say that in the wintertime. But in reality, my nerves are an alarm that wakes...

One Leaf Short of Lucky

19 Jan 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Things

My little girl is special. Of course, yours is too, because we parents are supposed to shout from the rooftops that our little ladies are one-of-a-kind. But honestly now—how many lucky little American girls have explored the quays of Dublin almost as soon as they could walk? Our family...