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 →

Commission Book dummy phase 2

Commission book dummy, saddle stitch 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale For those who have been following me on the development of this book commission, it has been a crazy week. I am now back to developing the book dummy. Last Friday I mocked-up a potential book dummy to the proper book trim size using some stationary... Continue Reading →

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