texas school

Texas School The Best Little Photography School in the World I spent last week in Addison Texas attending Texas School. This was my first time at this week-long orgy of photography education. It is intense. You spend a week with … 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

salt river wildlife – part duex

Salt River Wildlife – Part Two As I mentioned in the previous post using the new gear from Panasonic with five-axis image stabilization such as in the Lumix GH5 and the long reach of the Leica 100-400mm lens makes photographing wildlife … Continue reading

software from skylum

Software from Skylum (formerly MacPhun) Until December 31st some deals are going on with the number one software program for photographers. I’ll hit you with the details below. I will often use Luminar as a plug-in to Photoshop for finishing … 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