kazm radio show tech talk

Kazm Radio – Tech Talk with Tom Taback Sedona on-air personality Tom Taback and Bob Coates (That’s me!) recording a program for later playback Twenty minutes of conversation with Tom about photography, cameras, my recent travels teaching, and art. Tech … Continue reading

blackwater national wildlife refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Last week I was speaking at the Maryland Professional Photographers Association. It was a great group, and we made a solid connection in what became an all-day program due to weather conditions that were a wee … Continue reading

6K photo mode

6K Photo Mode post Focus – Lumix GH5 Ran into a very interesting phenomenon pointed out by my wife. She was working in the yard and saw these long strands of moving stuff. (tech talk here) Never saw anything like … Continue reading

international photographic competition 2017 artist

International Photographic Competition 2017 – Artist Category You can check out the post from yesterday about my Photographic Open entries in the Professional Photographers of America IPC competition. In that post you will also see the elements that the judges … Continue reading

studio photography – part two

Studio Photography – Part Two Jewelry The other day I showed you the set for photographing items in the studio with a beautiful radiating feathered edge glow around the subject..(check that post here) The images from that post were cameras … Continue reading

studio photography – part one

Set-up for Studio Photography – Product Getting good, solid lighting is the best thing you can do to highlight the features of products. Today’s post is how I set up to photograph some jewelry and a couple of my cameras. … Continue reading

panoramic photography – one more time

Panoramic Photography – One More Time Here’s one more use of panoramic photography that I haven’t mentioned in previous posts. Change the number of Mega-Pixels in your camera. “Say what?” You ask? “And once you explain, tell me why I … Continue reading