Cyanotype: Squishing the digital negative tonal range

Sunny days; cyanotype printing weather! And I continue to learn a little bit more about the Cyanotype printing process, in this case, deviling deeper into the weeds regarding the making of a digital negative for contact printing. When I recently obtained Christina Anderson's book on Gum Printing, this book purchase was about obtaining more information... Continue Reading →

Alternative Photography – Contact Printing

I have been experimenting with 'solar' printing as an investigation into what is broadly termed 'alternative photography', which is essentially the photographic printing methods of the mid to late 1800's. Versus experimenting with A.I. (Alternative Reality), the latest controversial art creation methodology (what I think of as the 2022 version of the controversy of using... Continue Reading →

Featured on One Twelve today

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, pages 38 - 39, Copyright Douglas Stockdale – I am honored to be featured on One Twelve today with an interview by Diane Nicholette Jeon in a wonderful discussion about my new artist book, The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow. She states "Stockdale takes us along with him... Continue Reading →

SDSU Library acquiring Artist Special Edition

Fiuggi, Italy, Nightscape (The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow) copyright Douglas Stockdale - Good News for a Friday; San Diego State University (SDSU) Library is acquiring one of my Artist Special Editions of The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow for the Library's Special Collections. A trifecta of permanent collections for this artist book, an artist... Continue Reading →

Quantum Elements: art & science

Fresnel Coefficients #5601, Quantum Elements 2020 copyright Douglas Stockdale – Now that we are able to see the amazing photographs of the universe being captured by the James Webb space telescope, who cannot be blown out of their chairs? Wow! Even though I am trying to stay focused on the pre-launch activities of my new artist... Continue Reading →

Medium Photo walkabout pre-selling my artist book

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow (Another airline terminal) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – This week Medium Photo Festival is resuming an in-person event, their first since the shut down by the COVID Pandemic. I will be attending Saturday, May 7th, for the various lectures and book signings. As well as I will carrying my book-dummy... Continue Reading →

Earth Day

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 103140 (Melting City) copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale – Earth Day is an annual event on April 22nd to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. The official theme for 2022 is Invest... Continue Reading →

 Kyiv (Remembering Guernica) Number II

Kyiv (Remembering Guernica) Number II, copyright 2020/2022 Douglas Stockdale This is the second version of my Kyiv (Remembering Guernica) artwork, a slight modification of what I published yesterday. The image now has a landscape orientation, which resonates in that Kyiv and Guernica are both cities and for me I visualize urban landscapes as horizontals. Visually this also symbolic of... Continue Reading →

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