my muse

My Muse – Pash Galbavy I gotta tell ya it is some kind of wonderful to have a creative person who enjoys being in front of the camera! I’ve never had a muse before. For those who might not know … Continue reading

having a muse

It’s Good To Have A Muse muse2/ mjuːz/ noun 1.a goddess that inspires a creative artist, esp a poet Word Origin: from Old French, from Latin Mūsa, from Greek Mousa a Muse Having a fellow artist who encourages you to … Continue reading

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

tuesday painterly art – elias

       Tuesday Painterly Art – Kristi Elias I have watched Kristi grow and set her work apart from others on so many levels. It has been an amazing journey to watch. Here is some of Kristi’s work and words to … Continue reading

bosque del apache wildlife refuge part four

Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge – Part Four Getting Artsy When photographing a specific subject or area I always shoot for good solid captures at the beginning. After I know I’ve got some good work ‘in the can’, I see … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – dorff

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art – Arica Dorff I met Arika when she was on a road trip creating images for her pet photography business. She was passing through Sedona, and I had the pleasure to make her acquaintance and discovered … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – sperling

Tuesday painterly Photo Art – Karen Sperling Karen’s exquisite work speaks for itself. I’ll let her tell ‘the rest of the Story.’ “My mother was an artist and my father enjoyed photography, so I’ve been painting and taking photos for … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – bruleigh

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art Nylora-Joy Bruleigh M.Photog., M. Artist, Cr., CPP I met Nylora when I was speaking and judging at a convention. I was impressed with the animal/people composite work she was creating. After Nylora earned both her Master … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – tumason

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art – Paul Tumason It’s fun to find new art and artists (to me) once you start poking around. I’m happy to share Paul’s painterly photography work with you today on the Successful-Photographer blog. Paul’s Thoughts on … Continue reading

tuesday painterly photo art – moody

Tuesday Painterly Photo Art – Stephen Moody – M.Photog. I met Stephen through the Arizona Professional Photographers Association. I was fascinated and intrigued by his abstract images I became exposed to during the annual imaging competition. I started seeing more … Continue reading