Cyanotype versus Prussian Blue gum print

Anthropogenic Crisis #065425 copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale – In between printing the interior pages of my new artist book, I have a pdf open regarding the basics of gum bichromate printing that I read while the printer hums along. In thinking about the gum printing, I was initially intrigued with the process of printing an initial platinum-palladium... Continue Reading →

Unintended Consequences

Warning signs, America copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Wow, I think that the Gasoline companies and their distributors really stepped on their own dicks this time in their unrestrained efforts to maximize profits on the sale of gas. As a result of their unreasonable money grab in the price of gas they have created a huge... Continue Reading →

Benefit auction in progress for my donation print

Gallery photo by Wayne Swanson The benefit auction by The Photographer's Eye Collective that I announced in the article last week is now open and accepting bids, which can be completed here. This non-profit gallery is rising funds to grow photography education through providing scholarships for college and high school photography students, and to offer... Continue Reading →

SEC4P Open Call: The Green Environment

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 2191 Copyright 2010/2022 Douglas Stockdale - I am very excited and honored to be the juror for SouthEast Center of Photography (SEC4P) open call for the exhibition The Green Environment! As you might suspect, this theme really resonates with me. Here are some of the details from their website Prospectus: (updated call) Landscape:... Continue Reading →

YourDailyPhotograph – Melting City series

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 2804 (Melting City) 2008/2021 copyright Douglas Stockdale - I am very honored to be featured in today's YourDailyPhotograph with one of my surreal photographs from the Melting City series for my Anthropogenic Crisis project. This is one of the photographs that was in my portfolio for review at LACP's Exposure 2022 earlier... Continue Reading →

Donation Print – The Photographers Eye Collective

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 080837 (California Buckwheat) 2018/2022 copyright Douglas Stockdale - The Photographers Eye Collective, a non-profit gallery located in Escondido, CA, is having a print auction fundraiser to grow photography education through providing scholarships for college and high school photography students, and to offer free classes for children, seniors and those at risk. Not... Continue Reading →

R & R to manage anxiety

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 6903 copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - With the conclusion of Mental Health Awareness Month, a parting article about how I deal with my anxiety, hopefully of use to someone. Hopefully evident with the above photograph from my Anthropogenic Crisis series, it's sometimes good to take a walk. A little Rest and Relaxation, what we... Continue Reading →

Arbor Day 2022

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 4266 copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale – Arbor Day is another opportunity to stay in tune with the environmental changes just whizzed by. The initial stated intent of Arbor Day was a day to plant a tree. Regretfully, most of us do not have a place to do this on our property, or at least I do... Continue Reading →

Make it Earth Day every day

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 094656 (Warming Water) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – I had been really pushing the abstraction potential of a coupe of my Warming Water series images and was unsure of how these might read. Then I read the interview of Jason Lindsey on Lenscratch and his environment project Cracks in the Ice. Lindsey's conceptual project is about using... Continue Reading →

Happy Earth Day!

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 092228 (Warming Water) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – While working on my book review of Rita Leistner's Forest For The Trees, in line with my the realization of the mighty pen as a potential climate change 'influencer', I also need to post my own best wishes for a wonderful and effective Earth Day. Each day we can... Continue Reading →

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