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 →

Earth Day & the mighty pen

Alan Gignoux, Mountain Tops to Moonscapes, copyright 2012 While recently discussing Earth Day and what I can do about affecting climate change, I sort of had a brain fart and skipped over one of the most important elements that I have at hand; my editorial capabilities to write and discuss the issues of climate change.... Continue Reading →

Climate Change Porn

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 175024 (Melting City) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – While evaluating some of my recent documentary photographs of the Marshall Fire's destruction, black and white here, a color version here, I am becoming aware that these photographs are taking on the attributes of 'ruin porn'. Ruin porn can be described as "a sexy name for a contentious genre... Continue Reading →

Marshall Fire Aftermath

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 6227 (Melting City) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - One alternative to what I discussed yesterday that I might consider with the photographs I made in the aftermath of Colorado's Marshall Fire is to create black and white conversions. These images, like the one above, would result in a very subtle graphic 'abstraction' of the actual chaos... Continue Reading →

Climate Change demons descending

Anthropogenic Crisis  No. 5942 (Climate Change demons) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - While working on my Anthropogenic Crisis series, there are times when the cloud formations over the ocean look very intriguing and I start anticipating something interesting to appear in my post-production process. I can never be sure as to what it might eventually... Continue Reading →

Anthropogenic Crisis – Burning Palm

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 157750 (Burning Palm) copyright 2016/2021 Douglas Stockdale - As I wrote about earlier during the LACP Exposure Weekend I had reinvested my honorarium for being a portfolio reviewer to do some networking with a few curators and gallerist that I have not had a chance to have a discussion with before this.... Continue Reading →

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