China rough edit completed

I am a bit compulsive and even when I have few other things to do, I still deferred to work on the rough edit of this body of work. Which is now done. Whew! So the final tally is 190 photographs winnowed down from the original 4,000 photographs I made while in China. Not all... Continue Reading →

Light and Space Movement

Yesterday I discussed my Zombie Photography process, which lends itself to my process-based abstractions, while I see this is just one step in the making of my final artwork. The real goal is to develop a lumenescent print that emphasize how the colors, shapes and forms change as the viewer's perception of the artwork shifts.... Continue Reading →

Zombie Photography

I find it very interesting in how one thing then relates to another, a kind of creative synthesis. While investigating the possible creative origins of my earlier Organic Abstract Expressionism photograph, I found out about the Light and Space movement from the 1980's and then the somewhat current Process-Based Abstraction movement.  Thus this article's title as... Continue Reading →

Organic Abstraction Expressionism

Over the past week, I published two articles, experimental/play and covid-19 impact,  in conjunction with using a new series of photographs that I have been creating. I am trying to get my head around this new series of experimental photographs that appear like an organic versions of the Abstract Expressionist movement form the 1950's and... Continue Reading →

DSLR surprises?

Recently when I wrote about being surprised when I returned to the studio to find a totally unexpected as well as unimaginable landscape, I was poked about being surprised about the resulting images. If I were on a commercial shoot, I would probably being evaluating each frame, as a client is not going to pay... Continue Reading →

Open Show LA presentation – Memory Pods

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, Sarah Lee, Chris Davies, Debe Arlook, Deborah Davis, Cia Foreman,... Continue Reading →

Memory Pods featured today on VoyageLA.com

Untitled (Memory Pods) 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale I am very honored that VoyageLA.com, a local Southern on-line magazine that features LA's Most Inspiring Stories, posted a shout-out about my recent Instagram post for my Memory Pods project. I was featured in the section for An Artistic Voyage (Exploring Local Creative and Artist Works); as now Trending (it's at... Continue Reading →

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