Mystery on the Plano Trabuco – new project

Suspicious circumstances, site #5, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale Okay, this has been a crazy two weeks. Which has provided me with an unexpected new project with the working title of Mystery on the Plano Trabuco. So how in the heck did this all happen? With the publication of my recent limited edition artist book, Middle... Continue Reading →

Walking were it might be “Hazardous”

Signage, Arroyo Trabuco trail, January* 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale While walking the Arroyo Trabuco trail I have noticed a number of really deteriorated signs with a wire mesh that appeared to have covered the missing signage. All of these were in really bad condition, thus I could only speculate what was there. This seemed to provide... Continue Reading →

Beach walk & staying heart healthy

Beach walk, Crystal Cove State Park beach, December 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale I will have to admit that one of the great things about living in Southern California is that you are usually not that far from the Pacific Ocean beach and living in south Orange County, the beach is a 15 to 20 minute... Continue Reading →

Social Media updates for the New Year

Crystal Cove, bikes, December 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale For my 2018 New Years resolution as well as one of my goals for the year was to try to improve my social media presence. Specifically this goal is for my personal artist projects and I will be doing something similar to broaden the presence of The... Continue Reading →

Hawaiian Thanksgiving

Hawaiian Bananas, Waimea, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale For the Thanksgiving week we went to the Big Island of Hawaii, which was the first time that I have been on this Hawaiian island as we normally end up on Maui. And I can now attest, there are lots and lots of lava fields. Also meant that... Continue Reading →

Seaweed, San Clemente beach

Seaweed, San Clemente beach, June 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale One of my recent experiment/fun projects has been to investigate photographic possibilities at the beach, which regretfully as a genre is a mine field of cliche photographs. So rather run from the obvious as I attempt to skirt around these cliches, the rather wonderful aspect of... Continue Reading →

Weather & Surf Reports

San Clemente, CA 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale So my latest experiment-fun that I have been playing around with is photographing the ocean, surf & sky when I happen to be driving near and subsequently posting on Instagram (@douglasstockdale) as my Weather & Surf Report. As you might imagine, we live close by and my daughter lives... Continue Reading →

2016 in Review

Loss (Memory Pods) 2014 copyright Douglas Stockdale For me it's always a nice treat at the end of the year to look back at what has occurred; achievements, progress in the my development of my conceptual projects, lessons learned that might help inform me and keep me on a progressive creative path in the year to... Continue Reading →

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