Trail Head – O’Neill Park

I think that I have to admit that I am still a landscape junkie. Yeah, I know, I need some therapy, so I get to blame this on my anxiety, so it ain't my fault. Yeah, right, as though there was someone else who composed this photograph and pressed the shutter release. sigh. The earlier... Continue Reading →

Mac Mini M1 transition in progress

#7996 (Mysterious Trip) copyright Douglas Stockdale I am taking a small break from publishing articles here, as well as not adding much content to Facebook, IG, etc for a somewhat simple reason; my iMac crashed for a second time and I am now in transition to a new Mac Mini M1 computer system. Which was... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 14th, 2020

Yesterday, July 14th, I took another long hike down into Arroyo Trabuco to work on my pandemic project, or should I say, the series of artworks that coincided with the start of the COVID-19. This urban landscape photograph was made at the start of my journey and part of my ten-minute rule to become creatively... Continue Reading →

March 20 – 2020 Photo #5

So back to a black & white photograph for this urban landscape, #5 in a short "COVID-19 what to do with myself so I don't have huge anxiety" series. Or something like that. I had pre-visualized this spot along my walk in both color as well as black & white, and at this moment during... Continue Reading →

March 19 – 2020 Photo #4

So our COVID-19 saga continues, thus my working title for this photograph is Turbulent Times, and the fourth in this daily series, with #3 here (Photo #3). I foresaw the potential for this photograph in both color as well as black & white, mostly due to the monotone colors of the foreground weeds. You can... Continue Reading →

March 18 – 2020 – Post #3

For a group of local photographers during these COVID-19 days as a slight diversion, we are posting five photographs during the week for others to provide comments on. We have setup a private Facebook group to facilitate this which anybody can easy emulate. FYI, why "private" is only to keep the discussion within the small... Continue Reading →

Arroyo Trabuco – Old Growth

While unwinding from all of the COVID-19 stuff going on while walking the Arroyo Trabuco, I kept noticing all of the old growth trees in the canyon. I think that this one is a sycamore that seems to be slowly falling down and showing its age. Even while preparing to photograph this subject, I was... Continue Reading →

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