Memory Pods – 2021 Experiment/Play

Memory Pods (#192128) copyright Douglas Stockdale 2021 Yesterday when I published my update article about my progress on my eighth year of working on my Memory Pods series, I did not discuss something new for this series that I started my experiment/play process with. Up until this year, I have been keeping the background in... Continue Reading →

Samsung s21 Ultra – botanical portrait

While reviewing the capabilities of my new Samsung s21 Ultra, I had noted with much interest in their 'Portrait' mode, which if I understood correctly allowed the photographer to "Adjust the background of your shots for portrait photos." Not sure what those adjustments were as I noted in the last article about the s21U manual,... Continue Reading →

Southeast Center for Photography – Flora

I am very delighted to have my artwork Inspired from my Memory Pods series juried into the Southeast Center for Photography's thematic exhibition Flora by Wendi Schneider. This is a really a very nice validation of this particular artwork, which was recently featured in my solo exhibition of the Memory Pods series at The Photographic... Continue Reading →

Artist talk – Memory Pods exhibition

Douglas Stockdale, Ellen Friedlander & Beatta Bosworth photo by Donna Cosentino, copyright 2021 There is an Artist talk, virtual on Zoom, tomorrow, February 25th, 5:30 – 7:00 pm (PST), and there is still space available, with the sign-up here. Louise Russell, Donna Cosentino, the Executive Director of The Photographer's Eye gallery and I will be discussing... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays & Season’s Greetings!

Vail, Winter, Fallen Branch copyright 2018 Douglas Stockdale Happy Holidays & Seasons Greetings! Wishing you all and your families a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a Joyous Boxing Day. The very best regardless of how you celebrate the holidays. Feliz Navidad! joyeux Noël! Fröhliche Weihnachten! buon Natale! Looking forward to a wonderful New Year.... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 16th, 2020 – Memory Pods

The fifth year of photographing my botanical subjects that comprise my Memory Pods series has somewhat drawn to an end. I now have another small collection of dried twigs and seed pods to play with later this year. The flowering/seeding cycle for my backyard plants starts sometime in March and ends towards the end of... Continue Reading →

Wonder

This is my second in a series of self-affirming posters that I have developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar to my first word+photo diptych Awareness, this photograph was created using expired 120 film, and was made during the development of my Gardening For Ordnance project in 2018. I am spending probably a little much... Continue Reading →

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