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 →

Decaf coffee conversion? NOT Yet!

Amsterdam coffee, what remains copyright 2012 Douglas Stockdale – I am finally dealing with my elevated blood pressure and evaluating ways to lower it into the 'normal' range for a guy of my 'young' age. The doc's and various med websites have a ton of advice on what to do as well as what to avoid. So... 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 →

Unintended Consequences

Warning signs, America copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Wow, I think that the Gasoline companies and their distributors really stepped on their own dicks this time in their unrestrained efforts to maximize profits on the sale of gas. As a result of their unreasonable money grab in the price of gas they have created a huge... Continue Reading →

Why pamphlet stitch an artist book?

For some reason this morning I had a bit of an aha! moment; that one thing that is not included in the Singular Images Press media kit for my artist book, The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, is that as a pamphlet stitch binding would resulting in a lay-flat book. The relevance of any... Continue Reading →

Pre-press: Hard proof color check

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow - proof check 2022 copyright Douglas Stockdale – It gets pretty exciting during the publication of a new book to receive the first set of hard proofs from a printer at the later stages of the pre-press activities. It is also when the reality of what will soon be... Continue Reading →

Benefit auction in progress for my donation print

Gallery photo by Wayne Swanson The benefit auction by The Photographer's Eye Collective that I announced in the article last week is now open and accepting bids, which can be completed here. This non-profit gallery is rising funds to grow photography education through providing scholarships for college and high school photography students, and to offer... Continue Reading →

Meanings of Liu Guan Lue Yin

My artist book, The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, is one step closer to be published and in the midst of the pre-press activities for the center section of the book. Interestingly, while in the mode of making some very detailed commercial printing decisions, such as do we want to use a PMS color... Continue Reading →

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