Memory Pods – eighth year completed

Copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale Interesting that as my eight year of photographing my Memory Pods series comes to a close, I was actually thinking that this might be the last year to photograph my subjects. Okay, phase 1 of photographing my botanical subject is finished and now into phase 2 of creatively interpreting the photographic... Continue Reading →

Samsung Galaxy s21 Ultra 5G

Well yesterday did not go anywhere near what as planned. And I might as well be clear from the get-go that the photo associated with this post, above, was not made with my new Samsung Galaxy s21 Ultra 5G; more about that in a minute. Yesterday morning is one of my walk days with this... Continue Reading →

Anxiety as an investigative narrative

Middle Ground series Copyright Douglas Stockdale First, I have to admit that this has been an interesting year, with the start of this horrific COVID-19 pandemic, the need to stay at home during quarantine and eliminating most social contacts. Coupled with new adventures in Zoom and other means of distant personal connections. I think we... Continue Reading →

Ghost

  Part of resuming my work on my Memory Pods project has been to re-examine some of the earlier photographs. Case in point is this photograph that I had titled Ghost III. In the context of the larger body of work for my investigation, this somewhat abstract photograph is a portrait of the plant without... Continue Reading →

Winter on Trabuco Flats

Trabuco Flats, January, 2019 copyright Douglas Stockdale An unanticipated visual change to Trabuco Flats that I have recently notices are the winter conditions. In southern California during the winter months we gave brief amounts of rain. Which in turn creates a new look to the otherwise monotone brown landscape; green grass! (yes, we do not... Continue Reading →

10 years of photo book inspirations

Guide to Self-Publishing an Indie Artist Book, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale As many of you know, in addition to writing this photo-blog in which I discuss my photographic projects and other odds and ends, I am also the Editor of The PhotoBook Journal. I started The PhotoBook Journal (TPBJ) shortly after starting this blog back in... Continue Reading →

Mentor-ship opportunities thru LACP

Douglas Stockdale, Palos Verdes Art Center, 2018, photograph by Karen Schuenemann I am very honored and excited to announce that I am part of the inaugural LACP (Los Angeles Center of Photography) Mentor-ship program that was just formally launched by this LA organization. This builds on my recent LACP experience as a workshop leader for my... Continue Reading →

7 Day Black & White Challenge

Compass 2017 copy right Douglass Stockdale A few days ago I was tagged for the 7 Day Black & White Challenge; Seven days. Black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Nominate someone. I was nominated by Kellie Webb and over the seven days I am to nominate someone else to pass this... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑