Website Switch up to SquareSpace

Trabuco Flats, copyright 2018 Douglas Stockdale For those who might have followed the link to my website these past few days probably had a bit of a visual surprise when you were greeted with a brand new home page. So while I was taking some time to evaluate how I wanted to proceed with my Trabuco... Continue Reading →

Beach walk & staying heart healthy

Beach walk, Crystal Cove State Park beach, December 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale I will have to admit that one of the great things about living in Southern California is that you are usually not that far from the Pacific Ocean beach and living in south Orange County, the beach is a 15 to 20 minute... Continue Reading →

2016 in Review

Loss (Memory Pods) 2014 copyright Douglas Stockdale For me it's always a nice treat at the end of the year to look back at what has occurred; achievements, progress in the my development of my conceptual projects, lessons learned that might help inform me and keep me on a progressive creative path in the year to... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Christmas Wreath 2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale First, wishing all of you and your families a wonderful and joy filled Christmas and Holiday Season. Yes, time to create another Christmas card and this year, since I did not create a wonderful Christmas (card) image in Santa Fe last month (& not for a lack of trying), I... Continue Reading →

Instagram learning curve

3rd Street LA Art district 2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale I stated at the beginning of this year that I am now posting on Instagram (@douglasstockdale), so I am new to this platform. I have been getting a few (very few) pointers from my daughter, but I figure if I look and play, I should get this... Continue Reading →

WordPress – No free lunch

So as a photo-blogger I am now at a vexing cross roads. I launched Singular Images blog in April 2007, which in the day had no advertisements inserted into it. Not the case anymore. In fact this blog is so riddled with WordPress ads, even I have trouble looking reading it. So one of the... Continue Reading →

I am a Photographer

JiaShan, China, 2008 copyright Douglas Stockdale Just to say it again, I am a photographer. Oh right, I am a lot of things; husband, friend, dad, Papa, etc. But as to what and how I creatively express myself, I have settled on being a photographer. For about 15 years I was a painter. Before that... Continue Reading →

2007 Goals assessment

Copyright Douglas Stockdale • I think that is a great idea to spend a little time to reflect on how well I have accomplished my goals for the past year, both for a learning experience and also to be able to pat my self on the back a little. I had a couple of modest... Continue Reading →

Landscape series: Mental Block

Copyright Douglas Stockdale I continue to reflect on the comments by Julie earlier this week about our muse quietly waiting for us to find it. That is because of a large mental block that I have regarding my earlier natural landscape work and many years of creating singular images. I know that there are some connections and... Continue Reading →

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