Earth Day 2020

When thinking of Earth Day, the poetic photograph above as a metaphor for what Earth Day represents for me always seems to come to mind. This was captured in the spring of 2006 and has all of the elements of hope for an Earth Day narrative: trees budding representing a new life, running water as... Continue Reading →

Anxiety – Confronting COVID-19

This is my third self-affirming mini-posters for this COVID-19 pandemic, Anxiety, Confronting COVID-19, having published Wonder and Awareness, Restoration in Progress at the end of last month. Allows me to personally vent about my morning anxiety, take advantage of some previous expired 120 film photographs and provides something else to work on during the day.... Continue Reading →

Habitat Restoration In Progress

With the recent COVID-19 events, a San Diego gallery, A Photographers Eye, has announced a juried on-line exhibition, Living and Photographing in the Time of COVID-19, which has caught my interest as something immediate to work on. The submission is limited to 5 images, but in parallel, nothing to keep me from developing more images... Continue Reading →

32-E extension tube for Hasselblad

Hasselblad 503cx with 32-E Extension tube and 120mm Planar Makro 2019 copyright by Douglas Stockdale I just noticed that my Memory Pods subjects are just starting to bud and as I stated at the end of last year for this seasonal year I needed to augment my 120mm Makro lens with an extension tube. Primarily to... Continue Reading →

Memory Pods – end of Season Four

Memory Pods, June 2018, copyright Douglas Stockdale Now that the heat of July has come in full force here in Southern California, the Aloe Vera seed pods that I am photographing for my project Memory Pods are all quickly withering away in their own unique style. As I wrote earlier in April, this is my... Continue Reading →

Hasselblad jamnation – Again!

Hasselblad 500 C/M January 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale This is not the post that I had intended for today, as I was hit again with the Hasselblad Jamnation blues. Yesterday afternoon I picked up my 500 C/M after it was "repaired" and after some back and forth last night, loaded the A12 back with some... Continue Reading →

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