Mental Health Awareness Month

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow copyright 2006 Douglas Stockdale – This is Mental Health Awareness Month and good time for a shout-out that if you are feeling out of emotional sorts, then this could be a sign that there might be something you need to find out more about. The four basic mental health awareness concerns... Continue Reading →

Litho Printer’s mock-up Surprise

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow (Artist book mock-up) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – When working with a commercial printer on a book or really any publication, requesting a mock-up that reflects your quote, printing paper and book design intentions is pretty common. I can also say it might be one of the more uninteresting aspects of... Continue Reading →

Happy Mother’s Day

Bluewater Shore copyright 2020 Douglas Stockdale Today is Mother's Day, a day in America to celebrate all mom's everywhere. Although she passed away many years ago, I still miss my mom. Mother's Day is also about the celebration of women and all that they do, even if they have chosen not to be a mom.... Continue Reading →

Blue wave forming for ’22

Anthropogenic Crisis No 6829 (Warming Water) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Convention wisdom is that with the pending printing and subsequent printing by Singular Images Press of my new artist book that I should be promoting the pre-publication sale to help pay for it. Especially with my trip to San Diego tomorrow for Medium Photo Festival. Like I said,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Subtle Climate Changes

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 130333 (Warming Water) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - One of the aspects of an adverse Climate Change, as it is occurring now, is that what's changing day to day is so subtle as to really not being recognizable. Unless something really dramatic occurs. An example is where I live in Southern California; if I were... 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 →

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