Sunset – Route 159 – Nevada

When I was recently provided the opportunity to offer some of my photographs for sale at my gallery, Fabrik Projects, one of the photographs I found myself thinking about was Sunset, Route 159, Nevada, above, from my Lest I Forget project. Probably due in big part to my writing about this photograph recently after my... Continue Reading →

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Book talk at PPA last night

Last night was a fun, interactive and interesting discussion about Photographic Books as Art at the Pasadena Photographic Arts (PPA). I was a presenter in the PPA's Forum Series of artist, curators & photographer talks. A nice thank you to Douglas Hill and Bill Wishner for their invitation, providing a very nice introduction and for... Continue Reading →

Photo Book as Art – Artist talk at PADA

Douglas Stockdale's Photo Book Presentation all photos by Karen Schuenemann I think that my Photo Book as Art presentation that I had announced earlier was a pretty good success judging by the interaction, questions and follow-on inquires about the various aspects of book design and publishing. This artist talk was for the Photography and Digital... Continue Reading →

Lest I Forget – New Direction

Earlier this month I had a mini-exhibit at Photo Independent and subsequently posted that due to some really good feedback, that I was going to radically alter one of my in-process projects. So a little bit about that today and not that I have everything figured out yet, but that I have a new sense... Continue Reading →

Revising my Photoshop workflow

Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California, 2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale Late last year I moved from Photoshop CS3 to the Adobe Photoshop subscription CC (aka the 2015 version). A bit of new CC changes were in the way the RAW Browes/converter looked and functioned; a few of the controls were not so obvious to obtain... Continue Reading →

Grant funding a Photographic Project

Untitled (A-41, Tattenhall, England) copyright Douglas Stockdale On my list of to-do's is to find some funding to support the publication and exhibition of my project In Passing - Lest I Forget. Here in the US, there are a couple of avenues to journey down in order to obtain a grant (e.g. gift, not a loan)... Continue Reading →

Angel of Death – Surrealistic moment

untitled (Colfax Street, Denver, CO) copyright 2015 Douglas Stockdale While I was working on my project In Passing - Lest I Forget while in Denver over the Thanksgiving weekend, a Surrealist moment occurred for me. Having known of the Henri Cartier-Bresson's practice of composing a potential image and waiting for someone or something to happen, I... Continue Reading →

Descanso memorial – Halloween

Untitled (Halloween Costume, I-15 Frontage Road, Victorville, California) copyright Douglas Stockdale While researching my In Passing - Lest I Forget project, I came across an interesting term; Descanso memorial. This is a Spanish derived word, literally meaning “to rest”. It originates from the old Spanish practice of marking the place where a coffin was placed the ground... Continue Reading →

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