Ode to Father’s Day

  What can you say about Father's Day that perhaps has not already been said; it's one of the one days for the guys who are dad's. We come in all shapes and sizes. Thank goodness! This day for me is also bittersweet as my father has been gone for too long, but that does... Continue Reading →

Books at Arcana: Books on the Arts

Bluewater Shore, limited edition artist book (at Arcana), copyright 2017 Douglas Stockdale Yesterday I had an opportunity to meet with Lee Kaplan at his bookstore, Arcana: Books on the Arts, which is located in Culver City (CA) and present my three books; Bluewater Shore, Pine Lake and Ciociaria. I am now very happy to announce... Continue Reading →

Artist versus Photographer

Big Raft, Bluewater Shore, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Recent events related to the self-publishing of my limited edition artist book Bluewater Shore is causing me to rethink how I might describe myself to others: artist or photographer? Okay another option might be artist/photographer. I am probably reconsidering this whole classification subject because of my preparation on the subject... Continue Reading →

Book table at LACP Open House – March 18

Ciociaria published by Punctum Press (Rome, Italy) For those on the Left Coast, Los Angeles Center for Photography (LACP) is having a Spring Open House on March 18 & 19th, 2017 at their L.A. facility; 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, California. I have been invited to present, discuss and sell my photobooks and I will have a... Continue Reading →

Silvershotz magazine features Pine Lake

Pine Lake, self-published artist book, copyright 2013 Douglas Stockdale I am really stoked and honored to announce that my artist book Pine Lake was just featured in SilverShotz magazine; Volume 10, Edition 8 (May 2016). The Silvershotz article includes the background for my semi-fictional story about an American summer rite of passage: a guy's get-away... Continue Reading →

Pine Lake > The Box of Dummies

Pine Lake copyright 2013 Douglas Stockdale A little update on my artist and limited edition photobooks. With Paris Photo approaching in November, I noted that there is another call for book dummies (Rock Your Dummy!) by the Paris PhotoBook club to be submitted by the end of this October. Last year I had submitted the... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – Maquette

Artist photobook maquette cover, Bluewater Shore, copyright 2014 Douglas Stockdale. A couple of days ago I started a discussion about my next artist photobook for 2014, Bluewater Shore, which I have just finished the first maquette in preparation of getting some feedback from friends at photo l.a. next week. First, in the photo of the... Continue Reading →

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