Storytelling with Photos

The Cleveland Photo Fest Presents:  “Storytelling with Photos”  A free in-person event Date and Time:  December 16, 2022 at 7:00 PM Location:  Bostwick Design Art Initiative Building  2731 Prospect Rd, Cleveland, OH 44115 (Parking at East Side of Building) Presented by: Alex Shaland and Irene Shaland Alex Shaland is a travel photographer and the author of twoContinue reading “Storytelling with Photos”

New Book “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari” Released

My new book, “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari: A Story of One Little Penguin who Wanted to Meet the Wild Animals of Africa” was recently released and is available on Amazon. This is a story of a small South African penguin called Jackie who had a dream of visiting wild animals of Africa andContinue reading “New Book “Jackie the Penguin Goes on Safari” Released”

Flying Like a Bird

This is my most memorable small plane: Diamond DA20. A few years ago, Irene gave me a fantastic birthday present: an opportunity to pilot a small trainer plane (this one) and fly over Cleveland. Prior to that, I only piloted an imaginary fixed-wing aircraft offered by the Microsoft Flight Simulator. But this time, the flightContinue reading “Flying Like a Bird”

Alex Shaland’s Wildlife and Travel Writing

Alex Shaland started his writing career in the 1990s, contributing articles and book chapters for several Penton Publishing periodicals and other publications. In addition to his own writing, Shaland collaborated as an editor and photographer with his wife, Irene Shaland, in producing several books and articles published in numerous magazines in the U.S., Canada, U.K.,Continue reading “Alex Shaland’s Wildlife and Travel Writing”