Environmental context

copyright Douglas Stockdale While creating my visual narrative Instant Nomad to help add some environmental context, e.g. where this part of the story is happening, I have been evaluating a series of moody urban landscape images. I do not think that I need many of these photographs, just enough to help set the stage for... Continue Reading →

Facebook ‘spam’ – huh?

Copyright Douglas Stockdale Wow, yesterday I was just hit by Facebook with a "Your comment goes against our Community Standards on spam". When a friend had posted posted on Facebook with a comment about Quantum Mechanics, I had in turn responded with a comment about a series I am working on that investigates particle physics... Continue Reading →

Developing a storytelling context

While working on my Instant Nomad series, I felt that I needed to introduce a bit more 'environmental' context for this story, that this could be about a business (professional) person who is traveling and the resulting anxiety that occurs. Although I find more individuals are bring their portable computer even while on a holiday.... Continue Reading →

Mac M1 Mini with Benq PhotoVue monitor

Instant Nomad #8348 Copyright Douglas Stockdale A couple of days ago I received my Mac Mini with the M1 silicon chip and then a few days ago the new Benq 27" PhotoVue monitor arrived. So the start of an interesting transition from the all-in-one iMac back to working again with separate components. Getting all of... Continue Reading →

Mac Mini M1 transition in progress

#7996 (Mysterious Trip) copyright Douglas Stockdale I am taking a small break from publishing articles here, as well as not adding much content to Facebook, IG, etc for a somewhat simple reason; my iMac crashed for a second time and I am now in transition to a new Mac Mini M1 computer system. Which was... Continue Reading →

Instant Nomad – book dummy development

Instant Nomad #3779 copyright Douglas Stockdale The book-dummy for my Instant Nomad series is now into the next phase; testing various images to determine how to strength my narrative about travel and anxiety. Last week I was discussing and evaluating various staged photographs that I had created. I have considered using the photo above, which... Continue Reading →

May the 4th be with You!

Caustic Networks #0479 copyright Douglas Stockdale 2021 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away... Okay, who might not be a Star Wars fan? When I experience my first Star Wars movie long, long ago, I was hooked. I am old enough that this was also the very first release of the very first Star Wars movie... Continue Reading →

Learning from my own workshop

During each step of my recent book development workshop over the four days, I began to apply what we were discussing to a specific photographic series that I had made while in China. I have been grappling with this body of work for the past ten plus years. While providing a critique of the participants... Continue Reading →

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