Shutter Speed experimentation

As I announced last week in conjunction with my purchase of a 55mm extension tube for my Hasselblad, its's spring, plants are starting to bloom and that it's also Memory Pods time of year again. While discussing this project during my artist talk in March in conjunction with the exhibition of this body of work... Continue Reading →

Hasselblad 55 extension tube

Spring is here and it is time for me to start my eighth season working on my Memory Pods series, especially since my back yard Aloe Vera subjects are sprouting their bloom stalks (see below). In 2016 I had acquired a 32-E extension tube (32mm) for my Hasselblad with the 120mm Makro lens. After using... Continue Reading →

Southeast Center for Photography – Flora

I am very delighted to have my artwork Inspired from my Memory Pods series juried into the Southeast Center for Photography's thematic exhibition Flora by Wendi Schneider. This is a really a very nice validation of this particular artwork, which was recently featured in my solo exhibition of the Memory Pods series at The Photographic... Continue Reading →

Artist talk – Memory Pods exhibition

Douglas Stockdale, Ellen Friedlander & Beatta Bosworth photo by Donna Cosentino, copyright 2021 There is an Artist talk, virtual on Zoom, tomorrow, February 25th, 5:30 – 7:00 pm (PST), and there is still space available, with the sign-up here. Louise Russell, Donna Cosentino, the Executive Director of The Photographer's Eye gallery and I will be discussing... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 16th, 2020 – Memory Pods

The fifth year of photographing my botanical subjects that comprise my Memory Pods series has somewhat drawn to an end. I now have another small collection of dried twigs and seed pods to play with later this year. The flowering/seeding cycle for my backyard plants starts sometime in March and ends towards the end of... Continue Reading →

Preparing a print for a new home

I am in the midst of preparing one of my Bewilderment photographic prints for a new home, courtesy of Los Angles Center of Photography's (LACP) Artsy.net exhibition. The exhibition ran through June 30th, that I announced earlier. This is one of the smaller print in an edition of five and the image size is 7" x... Continue Reading →

Memory Pods > 3D virtual exhibition

I am very honored to be included in a new 3-Dimensional virtual gallery exhibition with Fabrik Projects, Here Comes the Sun, featuring artwork from my Memory Pod series. On top of that, the Beatles (hopefully the exhibition title seems just a little familiar) was one of my favorite bands in the late 1960's. I had... Continue Reading →

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