In Passing: Lest I Forget

‘Randy‘ Nevada Route 157 (In Passing: Lest I Forget #1954) solar cyanotype + Prismacolor pencil, copyright 2007/2023 Douglas Stockdale – While writing about my earlier series of roadside memorials, I recalled that I had yet another name for this series, Lest I Forget, which is written on one of the memorials I found while driving in Nevada. I... Continue Reading →

In Passing – Cyanotype prints

'Forlon' Texas Highway 46 (In Passing: Lest I Forget #002) solar cyanotype + Prismacolor pencil, copyright 2006/2023 Douglas Stockdale - With the development and interest in printing cyanotypes, part of my new dilemma was what to print with this intriguing method? Obvious answer; what not to print?? On my short list was my earlier series... Continue Reading →

Wo Zhi KanKan – I am Just Looking

Wo Zhi KanKan (I am Just Looking) (JiaShan, China) Copyright 2023 Douglas Stockdale - Another morning in which I woke up with a list of plans and just like Charlie Brown, I wonder off and find myself working on sometime different. I just can't seem to stay on the reservation. That darn creative muse, eh?... Continue Reading →

2022 – An Interesting Year

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow - copyright Douglas Stockdale At the end of the year, I think it is both a healthy and great way to end one year and indirectly prepare for the next with a recap of the year's accomplishments. So a really quick overview of what has happened in 2022,... Continue Reading →

Digital faux Cyanotypes – playing what-if

Image copyright 2012/2022 Douglas Stockdale - While I continue to tweak my cyanotype printing process concurrent with the overcast and rainy days we are having now in Southern California for the coming week (non-solar printing conditions!), I have time to consider how I want to proceed. Although a digital faux cyanotype is not meant to... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays for 2022!

Tis the Season to wish everyone a Happy Holiday and the very Best for the New Year! It does not get any more complex that. Which also means a bit of anxiety to create the annual holiday card, which being a bit old school that I print, trim and mail to family and friends. Yes,... Continue Reading →

Beach humor

San Clemente beach, copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - So an interesting thing happened while I was at the Beach working on a fun brainless photo project; while composing a photograph of two individuals reading their books, a young lady walked by and I caught the guy noticing her. He was sitting a bit back further... Continue Reading →

SoCal Monsoon

California Monsoon, Anthropogenic Crisis #8289 copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - It is really convenient when Mother Nature brings a monsoon storm right to your back yard and provides me with an opportunity to work on one of my many projects, Anthropogenic Crisis. This is my ongoing investigation of the continuing climate crisis and a series... Continue Reading →

Contemplating Gum Bichromate printing

Drop Area (Gardening for Ordnance) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – One of the nice things about a holiday is a time for self-reflection, which I had an opportunity to have this past week while visiting my son in Oregon. And visiting various wineries to sample their vintage products probably helped as well. I suspect that one of... Continue Reading →

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