Color Gamut

Anthropogenic Crisis No. 065425 copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale - This is the second of a two part series discussing color management. In my first article, here, there is a discussion of color calibrating a photographic process flow, usually the combination of monitor and printing equipment and related printing papers. The other aspect of color management... Continue Reading →

Virtual Photo Book Workshops for 2022

With the recent announcement by Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC), it appears that my book development workshop calendar is pretty well scheduled for the first half of 2022. Although the virtual workshop for SouthEast Center for Photography (SEC4P) is already filled for January (okay, a bit over-filled but we will work with the overflow), we... Continue Reading →

Color Management Systems

Untitled (Anthropogenic Crisis #192801) copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale - As a visual artist that leans heavily into photography, which means I use a computer monitor a lot, I have become a real advocate of color management systems. This is a process that utilizes a color calibrated device (e.g. puck) in conjunction with supporting software that... Continue Reading →

Krysia Lukkakson – Forgotten Fruit

Forgotten Fruit copyright Krysia Lukkakson 2021 - This photograph by Krysia Lukkakson is one of those beautiful and haunting black and white photographs that I just cannot manage to forget. The shallow depth fo field that seems to allow the pomegranate fruit to appear suspended in the air, as though some wood-ghosts are tossing these... Continue Reading →

Photographers Exchange and other photo organizations beginning to meet in-person again

Photographers Exchange meeting, November 2021, photograph copyright Douglas Stockdale 2021 - Last night I had the pleasure to actually attend a local photographic critique in-person, which is a slow trend back to in-person meetings, while keeping everyone safe wearing masks regardless of COVID-19 vaccine status. This print critique was hosted by the non-profit Photographers Exchange... Continue Reading →

Dye sublimation on clear base aluminum

by Douglas Stockdale • My experimentation/play series of organic abstraction during the COVID-19 pandemic has also included some printing evaluations using the dye sublimation printing process on clear base aluminum. I have been working with three west-coast California print labs on this printing project and they all have a slight variation on what to call this process... Continue Reading →

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