Color Management Systems

Untitled (#192801 Pandemic Memories series) 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... 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 →

Stan Kuran – Water Reflections

Water Reflections, Ralph B. Clark Regional Park, Buena Park, CA copyright Stan Kuran 1994 By Douglas Stockdale - Recently I have been working on a series of photographs that investigate aspects of particle physics and was developing some of these photographs into black and white images, when I saw this on-line photography by Stan Kuran.... Continue Reading →

Events and Opportunities: Medium, Palm Springs, All Media 2021 at IFAC, Duncan Miller on Selling Work

By Gerhard Clausing • I want to call your attention to the Medium Festival of Photography, currently going on mostly online (through March 13). Interesting presentations! Details here: https://www.mediumphoto.org/ Also, the Palm Springs Photo Festival will be happening April 26-29, 2021; here are the details: http://2021.palmspringsphotofestival.com/ And here are two events about submitting and selling... Continue Reading →

Remembering Bill Collins

We are very sad to take leave of Bill Collins, who passed away this February. He was a great photographer and friend, a faithful member of our Photo Exchange group who shared many examples of his photography over the years. I am showing five of his photographs above ("Before the Storm") and below, from our... Continue Reading →

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