Event Photography – Theater

Last night we had an opportunity to photograph the cast of A Christmas Carol, the Dicken's play that is an annual performance at the South Coast Repertory (SCR) located in Costa Mesa, CA. Parents and friends of the cast were permitted to photograph everyone after the earlier 7:30pm performance. We were there due to our... Continue Reading →

Ode to Father’s Day

  What can you say about Father's Day that perhaps has not already been said; it's one of the one days for the guys who are dad's. We come in all shapes and sizes. Thank goodness! This day for me is also bittersweet as my father has been gone for too long, but that does... Continue Reading →

Selfie – Spring 2019

For those who follow this photo-blog, you know that I lean into artist projects that explore the urban landscape, and more recently botanical subjects, as metaphors. I am just not taking very many portraits. So posting this selfie is probably a bit of a departure; since I needed to update who I am as of... Continue Reading →

Three Amiga’s

Three Amiga's, 2017 copyright Douglas Stockdale Earlier this month we attended a family wedding in Virginia and it was fun to have the extended family get together. As it seems with most families now, this group is spread geographically far and wide. After the wedding when almost everything was packed up, I noted these three... Continue Reading →

Swim competition photography

Zach, San Juan Hills H.S., San Juan Capistrano, July, 2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale Last weekend I attended Zach's swim meet and I continue to be vexed on how to capture good photographs of the swimmers, because if they are swimming well, you do not see much of their faces unless it's the breast stroke, then... Continue Reading →

Re:borN Dance Interactive

2016 copyright Douglas Stockdale A couple of weekends ago I was again the event photographer at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) Family Day. Family Day at OCMA is a¬†fun event for me to photograph candids of the children and their parents interacting with the surrounding art as well as the art projects that... Continue Reading →

Friday Night Lights – Flag girl

Untitled (Ella, San Clemente, October 2015) copyright 2015 Douglas Stockdale This is the third in my series discussing my Friday Night Lights photographic adventures. As I stated in my last post, I made a camera change for last night's flag football game. Still the same relatively slow zoom lens, the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L... Continue Reading →

Zachary – High Desert

Untitled (Zachary, High Desert, Arizona, November 2014) copyright 2014 Douglas Stockdale On occasion, I am blessed by serendipity. This young guy had been zooming around and over the rocks and various trails. Then he paused, ever so momentary. Cheers

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