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 →

Hybrid Artist Book

Litho interior text block and Printers sample copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – My next artist book is an interesting meld of commercial printing and personal printing that when assembled will create a hybrid artist book. Part of this book will be hand-made (cover and one interior page spread) while incorporating aspects of commercial printing; what I consider... Continue Reading →

Count Down

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, artist book copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Final pre-order count down begins. Two weeks left to pre-order my artist book, The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow that investigate travel anxiety. Still time to snag one of these beauties, get a discounted price and see your name in the... Continue Reading →

Eyes wide open

Bike Path, O'Neill Park copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Today I have a new-to-me (slightly used) 28mm f/1.8 Canon lens for my 5DMk3, which I took on my walk this morning to look again at the decommissioned WWII/Korean War landscape I live on. For a number of reasons. For my project Gardening for Ordnance, I have been... Continue Reading →

Exploding Military Ordnance?

Metaphoric detonation, Trabuco Bombing Range copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – One of my unanswered questions while working on my project, Gardening For Ordnance, is what might it look like if one of the many various buried bombs, known as Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), were to magically detonate in front of me. What might that look like? That... Continue Reading →

Unintended Consequences

Warning signs, America copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Wow, I think that the Gasoline companies and their distributors really stepped on their own dicks this time in their unrestrained efforts to maximize profits on the sale of gas. As a result of their unreasonable money grab in the price of gas they have created a huge... Continue Reading →

Walking Arroyo Trabuco again

Arroyo Trabuco #080730 copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale - Extending my morning walks to include some time adjacent to, as well as, time inside the Arroyo Trabuco here in Orange County. Time to think about how my project Gardening For Ordnance will proceed...and the additional exercise will not hurt me. Cheers & make every day an... Continue Reading →

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