China rough edit completed

I am a bit compulsive and even when I have few other things to do, I still deferred to work on the rough edit of this body of work. Which is now done. Whew! So the final tally is 190 photographs winnowed down from the original 4,000 photographs I made while in China. Not all... Continue Reading →

Light and Space Movement

Yesterday I discussed my Zombie Photography process, which lends itself to my process-based abstractions, while I see this is just one step in the making of my final artwork. The real goal is to develop a lumenescent print that emphasize how the colors, shapes and forms change as the viewer's perception of the artwork shifts.... Continue Reading →

DSLR surprises?

Recently when I wrote about being surprised when I returned to the studio to find a totally unexpected as well as unimaginable landscape, I was poked about being surprised about the resulting images. If I were on a commercial shoot, I would probably being evaluating each frame, as a client is not going to pay... Continue Reading →

Trabuco Flats – still evolving

Trabuco Flats, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale After recently making the changes to move my website operations to SquareSpace, I have been taking some time away from working (photographing) my Trabuco Flats project. Some needed reflection time. When I find myself unsure of how a project should look (revisualization), I think it is best to slow... Continue Reading →

Trabuco Flats – mystery noir?

Mysterious Circumstance site 9, Trabuco Flats, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale Another aspect of experimental/play with my Trabuco Flats project is creating a pure black and white version, that would of course be my noir (dark) version. Why not? Or maybe a slight color tint to a black & white? So this long weekend while attending... Continue Reading →

More feedback on Trabuco Flats project

Landscape study, Trabuco Flats, copyright 2018 Douglas Stockdale Last night I received a little more feedback that was a bit varied from my earlier showing, also a slight change in the participants. Since my printer was down due to a lack of ink, the only image I had for discussion was the Trabuco FlatsĀ landscape that... Continue Reading →

Evidence tape at Trabuco Flats

study, Mystery on Trabuco Flats 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale One of the aspects of this Mystery that I am exploring are the various alternatives to utilize in how I narrate this story. In one respect, this photograph is also a mash-up of the real and my imagination that results in something that might described as... Continue Reading →

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