BookTalk with Southeast Center for Photography Oct 16th

I am honored to be featured by the Southeast Center for Photography (SEC4P) during their next monthly virtual BookTalk, which will be this coming Saturday, October 16th at 11am PST (2pm EST). I will discuss the re-imagining of my limited edition artist book Middle Ground that investigates an urban landscape that is a conceptual metaphor... Continue Reading →

Costal foggy landscape, end of summer

Over last weekend I needed to drive down to San Diego and pick-up some family at the airport and in the morning was greeted with some heavy fog, as I discussed in an article yesterday. Hmmm. A potentially interesting photographic opportunity seemed to be in the making. Where as the Restricted signage at this Vista... Continue Reading →

Samsung s21 Ultra and IG issues

Yesterday was a bit weird. I was attempting to add the above photograph to my IG as a part of a three-post discussion of my short walk down the Arroyo Trabuco while spending time at the creek. The photo appeared to have been posted on Instagram (IG), and then it did not. Poof! Disappeared. Huh?... Continue Reading →

Staged in Rome

I must admit that while staging a lot of photographs on my international travels, some of these seemed to work out pretty well while others not-so-much. At the time I thought that is hotel set-up was pretty cool. This room had a weird layout that it was a very deep room; lots of space between... Continue Reading →

Book Cover Comp – What the Font?

I am currently in the midst of finalizing my book concept for Instant Nomad, my investigation of travel and anxiety, as I mentioned in my last post about testing photographs in my book-dummy. I have had some ideas of what my book cover might look like, but now realize that it was time to get... Continue Reading →

The Staged Photograph – Take Two

Instant Nomad #6687 copyright Douglas Stockdale Earlier this month I had posted a staged photograph from my Instant Nomad series, which was triggered by the call for work by the SouthEast Center for Photography (SEC4P), for what else; Staged Photography. I had some self-doubts about submitting the singular image I posted for the sole reason... Continue Reading →

Caustic Networks

LSTa0052 (Caustic Networks) copyright 2020 Douglas Stockdale When I wrote about the science of sunlight and creek water that created a series of caustic networks (light patterns) on the bottom of the creek bed, I think the idea to call this science + landscape series Caustic Networks was beginning to take hold. To one degree or another,... Continue Reading →

VoyageLA shoutout: me!

Support (Memory Pods) Douglas Stockdale copyright 2020 I have very honored to be again featured by VoyageLA today in their Work-Life Balance section! Very cool! I really like their article head-line; Meet Douglas Stockdale, Artist, educator, editor, science-nerd & book-geek. Yep, that's all me. And yes, a little about how I try to balance work... Continue Reading →

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