The Eye of Photography – L’Oeil de la Photographie

Book reader (San Clemente Beach) 2021 copyright Douglas Stockdale - Always a wonderful way to start the morning when you find that you are being featured in a (virtual) photo magazine, which in my case, is The Eye of Photography (L'Oeil de la Photographie) published in France, for my series of book readers observed reading... Continue Reading →

Einstein’s Magic Glasses

Copyright Douglas Stockdale - Another series I am planning to continue working on in 2023 is a derivative of my Quantum Elements body of work that I started due to the isolation issues of the COVID-19 when I was in self-quarantine in 2020. As a result of a happy accident, I became intrigued to start... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays for 2022!

Tis the Season to wish everyone a Happy Holiday and the very Best for the New Year! It does not get any more complex that. Which also means a bit of anxiety to create the annual holiday card, which being a bit old school that I print, trim and mail to family and friends. Yes,... Continue Reading →

Zen Meditation moment

Trabuco Creek, October copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – A little botanical zen composition that I saw during my morning walk today...nice moment to watch the water flow past this point. This was a follow-up canyon wilderness walk that I completed late last week. Post surgery and able to actually walk down into the adjacent O'Neill wilderness... Continue Reading →

Beach humor

San Clemente beach, copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - So an interesting thing happened while I was at the Beach working on a fun brainless photo project; while composing a photograph of two individuals reading their books, a young lady walked by and I caught the guy noticing her. He was sitting a bit back further... Continue Reading →

SoCal Monsoon

California Monsoon, Anthropogenic Crisis #8289 copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - It is really convenient when Mother Nature brings a monsoon storm right to your back yard and provides me with an opportunity to work on one of my many projects, Anthropogenic Crisis. This is my ongoing investigation of the continuing climate crisis and a series... Continue Reading →

Eyes wide open

Bike Path, O'Neill Park copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Today I have a new-to-me (slightly used) 28mm f/1.8 Canon lens for my 5DMk3, which I took on my walk this morning to look again at the decommissioned WWII/Korean War landscape I live on. For a number of reasons. For my project Gardening for Ordnance, I have been... Continue Reading →

Exploding Military Ordnance?

Metaphoric detonation, Trabuco Bombing Range copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – One of my unanswered questions while working on my project, Gardening For Ordnance, is what might it look like if one of the many various buried bombs, known as Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), were to magically detonate in front of me. What might that look like? That... Continue Reading →

Walking Arroyo Trabuco again

Arroyo Trabuco #080730 copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - Extending my morning walks to include some time adjacent to, as well as, time inside the Arroyo Trabuco here in Orange County. Time to think about how my project Gardening For Ordnance will proceed...and the additional exercise will not hurt me. Cheers & make every day an... Continue Reading →

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