Photography Blog

Back to the Big Island

16 Jul 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

We’d been to the Big Island of Hawaii once before but this time the stakes were higher. I’d seen the rocky west coast of the Island and lazed on its breezy beaches, but my wanderlust and growing love of landscape photography spurred me to see what else was out there. Perhaps that’s why I packed a pair of long pants, thermals, and a thick sweatshirt in my bag. More on that in a minute. (more…)

An Old Dog and His Tricks

20 Apr 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

People often remark that I look as though I couldn’t possibly have graduated from high school. Or they ask if anyone has ever told me that I look like a young Mark Zuckerberg. Either way, I can handle being told that I look young or like a genius billionaire. In fact, I appreciate it. Though the mirror shows me some dark circles forming under my eyes. And something within me tells me that my soul is growing older.

I’m becoming something of an old dog. And it is another old dog who is inspiring me to learn some new tricks. (more…)

Ashley + Sebastian’s Folsom Powerhouse Engagement

24 Mar 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Engagement

Sure, Ashley and Sebastian first met back in high school. But whether it was a case of the cooties or the right stars not aligning, their journey as a couple didn’t begin until some time later. Fortunately for them, their love story took a turn for the epic when Sebastian proposed marriage. They needed to mark their big news with some smashing engagement photography. And hey, they chose me to capture their photos at the lovely grounds around the Folsom Powerhouse.