Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Metallic

First, to be clear, this is not meant to be an exhaustive analysis of the Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Metallic printing paper, but as a user report as to my recent experiences. Backstory; First, while attending PhotoLA earlier this year, I had heard that Mona Kuhn was using a metallic printing for some of her large... Continue Reading →

More Expired film donations

120 Ektachrome & VPS expired film, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale This was a good week for expired 120 film donations for me. I was starting to run a bit thin in my expired film inventory while working on my project Gardening for Ordnance and starting to get a little stingy in my film use. My... Continue Reading →

2018 Snow Ski Holiday

Sandstone Creek, Vail, February 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale This past week was a holiday vacation for a bit of skiing in Colorado, which was a ton of fun. We had great skiing conditions as well as some "braille" skiing in almost white-out conditions, which was a bit tough when I choose the wrong trail and... Continue Reading →

Black & White Challenge: Day six abstraction

Untitled (Arroyo Trabuco Trail) December* 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Today I am posting the sixth day of my current Black & White Challenge. This image was created more in line with my experimentation/fun paradigm. First part is the photograph I made on the trail during my walk (hint, the still water was providing too accurate... Continue Reading →

Hasselblad jamnation

In my recent post¬†about my walks off the grid and the potential start of a new photographic project, I had stated that I want to start carrying my Hasselblad film rig with me to continue this exploration. Which meant that I needed to remove the 150mm lens with the two extension tubes (above) that I... Continue Reading →

7 Day Black & White Challenge

Compass 2017 copy right Douglass Stockdale A few days ago I was tagged for the 7 Day Black & White Challenge;¬†Seven days. Black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Nominate someone. I was nominated by Kellie Webb and over the seven days I am to nominate someone else to pass this... Continue Reading →

San Diego walk-about in North Park

While down in San Diego's North Park region for the Medium Festival I had a chance to join John Gossage as the two of us did a local walk-about around the neighborhood near the Lafayette Hotel. We had just finished a rambling hour and half "interview" that I published in The PhotoBook Journal when he... Continue Reading →

OCMA Family Day out-take

Compass Dance, OCMA June 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Last weekend I was the event photographer again for the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) Family Day held in conjunction with their latest exhibition. Although my intent was to capture the interaction of the attendees with the exhibition, family activities and school concerts, I was able... Continue Reading →

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