Gardening (For Ordnance)

One of the interesting outcomes of preparing to make my Gardening For Ordnance publication submissions is that I am gaining better clarity on the pre-visualization of the pending book (yes, there is always another book in my future). It also became apparent that I have a bunch more color film negatives to scan (and maybe a... Continue Reading →

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End of NYT Lens blog

  I just noted the tweet by PDN that stated the New York Times is ceasing (aka go on "hiatus") their photo blog Lens, which was started about 10 years ago. Perhaps the NYT wants to send out a trial balloon about stopping this blog to obtain the reader response to its pending demise; if there... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day

Untitled, Memory Pods, copyright 2018 Douglas Stockdale Coming up this weekend is Mother's Day, which I believe originated in the United States by the greeting card companies about a hundred years ago. It is a wonderful opportunity to recognize and honor women, whether they are natural mothers, adopting mothers or pending motherhood. There are a... Continue Reading →

Horns of a dilemma

Library copyright 2019 Douglas Stockdale I have a bit of a problem which can be brief summarized as being related to one of the principals of physics; two physical objects cannot occupy the same space at the same time. Realistically I did not need to complete my physics class to understand this principal. This issue... Continue Reading →

Open Show LA presentation – Memory Pods

Douglas Stockdale Open Show LA presentation 2019 copyright Gerhard Clausing Last night I had an opportunity to present my on-going Memory Pods project at Open Show LA, an event that is part of Month of Photography Los Angeles (MoPLA). I was really honored by those my friends who attended and supported this presentation (Gerry Clausing,... Continue Reading →

Open Show LA – Memory Pods presentation

Untitled, Memory Pods, copyright Douglas Stockdale I am very honored to be selected to present my Memory Pods project during a Lucie Foundation Month of Photography Los Angeles (MoPLA) event; Open Show Los Angeles. This event is open to the public and will be held at my gallery, Fabrik Projects, which is located near Culver City;... Continue Reading →

Hasselblad 32e extension tube results

Memory Pods, copyright 2019 Douglas Stockdale Last month I wrote about acquiring a 32e (32mm) extension tube for my Hasselblad to continue my Memory Pods project. As I stated last month, the intent was to use this single extension tube in conjunction with the 120mm Makro lens in order to obtain an image of my... Continue Reading →

Now a magazine publisher

Bookcase, copyright 2019 Douglas Stockdale As readers of this photo-blog know I have self-published three artist books and two photo-technical books as well as founding the photo-book-blog The PhotoBook (most recently what become The PhotoBook Journal). Something that I have been considering for a long while is to convert the the photo-book-blog into a full... Continue Reading →

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