Middle Ground – Book-dummy #4 for presentation at LACP tomorrow

Middle Ground, Book-dummy #4, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale One of the take-aways from the leporello book-dummy kit that I had received from the printer was some additional design tweaks to the cover. Two days ago I received a couple of samples of the revised cover design; I think a Winner is in the House! To... Continue Reading →

Middle Ground – Book Dummy #3

Middle Ground, Book Dummy #3, leporello design 2018 copyright by Douglas Stockdale This is an update on my artist project Middle Ground and the background story of why I created my third book dummy. In one regard I am very happy with this book dummy as this is the very first time I created a... Continue Reading →

Project launch for Middle Ground

Marker #34 (Middle Ground) 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale For the next couple of months, maybe more, I will be exclusively using this site as the platform to update my Middle Ground project status and to get this launched. The photography is complete, the project concept is fully developed, the photobook design is getting closer to... Continue Reading →

2018 President’s Day reflection

Middle Ground, Book Dummy two, February 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale while on our ski vacation last week and the drive back over the past two days (yep, road trip from Southern California to Colorado and back again), I had a great opportunity to think about my various photographic projects, especially the current photobook that I... Continue Reading →

Middle Ground – Bookdummy PoC

Middle Ground, Bookdummy Proof of Concept, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale When I found myself in the midst of developing the Middle Ground project, I also went into a book development phase. I know that a photobook of some sort was where I would eventually end up with one at least aspect of the project. I... Continue Reading →

Middle Ground – Rough Edit

Middle Ground, Rough Edit, 2018 copyright Douglas Stockdale While continuing to document my morning walks as a potential project, back in the studio I am developing my Middle Ground book project. At the end of last year I announced that this project is my MoPLA submission. So over the holidays I was working on the rough... Continue Reading →

MoPLA submission: Political Satire

Middle Ground, San Diego, June, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale A quick update; last night I did make my MoPLA (Month of Photography Los Angeles) submission and as anticipated, I went with the theme of Political Satire for my Middle Ground urban documentary project. Besides the theme, I needed to place this photographic project in the... Continue Reading →

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