10 years of photo-blogging

Frosty Morning, LaHutte, Switzerland, copyright 2005-2017 Douglas Stockdale Okay, it's actually been a little over ten years ago that I started photo-blogging, which was in April 2007, with this being my first post. I thought it might be charming to revisit the same Swiss winter landscape, this time in color. More about this photo in... Continue Reading →

Gabriela Cendoya reviews Bluewater Shore

Review 2017 copyright Gabreiela Cendoya, screen shot, Bluewater Shore copyright 2017 Douglas Stockdale Yesterday I woke to find that Gabriela Cendoya, a very well known photobook reviewer in Spain, has just published a review of Bluewater Shore on her blog GabrielaCendoya. Although she will on occasion provide a book review in English, the Bluewater Shore... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – scaling up larger prints

Big Raft, Bluewater Shore, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Recently I have been evaluating the enlargement of photographic images from Bluewater Shore beyond the 15 x 15" prints that I can make on my Epson 4800 printer. The idea was three-fold; what did this image look like in a larger size (kinda of obvious), if a larger print... Continue Reading →

Artist versus Photographer

Big Raft, Bluewater Shore, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Recent events related to the self-publishing of my limited edition artist book Bluewater Shore is causing me to rethink how I might describe myself to others: artist or photographer? Okay another option might be artist/photographer. I am probably reconsidering this whole classification subject because of my preparation on the subject... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – limited edition artist book

  Bluewater Shore (book with poly slip-cover) Copyright 2017 Douglas Stockdale Bluewater Shore is a semi-fictional visual narrative about a young woman’s holiday, an exciting unescorted trip to the shore with friends, which is set in the late 1940’s. It investigates a new sense of independence for women that occurred during and following World War II... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – Final Press Checks

Final Press check, Craig Evans, Dual Graphics, copyright 2017 Douglas Stockdale At one point a couple of years ago I was not so sure that this event was going to happen; working on the press-checks at the printer for the pending publication of Bluewater Shore. And here we are. There were a couple of scheduling... Continue Reading →

Pre-order Bluewater Shore

Bluewater Shore (cover, with clear poly slip-cover) 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale It is now time to pre-order an edition of Bluewater Shore prior to the formal book launch at Photo Independent (Los Angles, April 21-23, 2017) for a special pre-launch price of $40.00 USD (includes shipping and handling within the USA) (Note: this pre-launch price has... Continue Reading →

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