Douglas Edward Caplan

Born in Montreal, Doug is an artist who is currently based in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. His passion for photography started in 1993 with a Nikon 35mm camera. Within a year Doug was slugging around a medium format Mamiya M645 camera and attending Ampro Photo Workshops in Vancouver learning everything he could about the science and art of photography. Doug spent many years in the darkroom and transitioned to the digital darkroom ten years ago.

“They laugh at me because I'm different; I laugh at them because they're all the same” – Kurt Cobain.


In a nutshell, this is Doug’s philosophy on the art of self-expression. Life is nothing more than an illusion; a cosmic joke. All of us play the joke on ourselves and when we finally start to wake up, we marvel at the simplicity and nonsense of it all.

Doug's work has been featured in numerous magazines and publications (online & in print) including Lens Magazine, Art Reveal Magazine, Camera Canada, Silvershotz, Dodho Magazine, Practical Photography, ND Magazine, PhotoED Magazine, POSI+TIVE Magazine, Noice Magazine, F-Stop Magazine & The Modern Day Explorer.

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