About successfulbob

Bob Coates is a photographer, author, educator, speaker & all around fun guy based in Sedona, Arizona

Artist for 32nd annual festival of the cranes

Getting ready to head to New Mexico next week for the Festival of the Cranes held in Socorro and Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Preserve. (11/20-11/23) As the cover artist my crane art image will grace the cover of the brochure. … Continue reading

ppa ipc image prep

For those that compete (or want to compete) at the International Photographic Competition (IPC) through the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) an important part of the process is presenting your image properly. There are twelve elements on which the images … Continue reading

tuesday painterly artist kelly schneider part two

Tuesday Painterly Artist – Kelly Schneider PPA – Photographic Craftsman & Certified Professional Photographer The work in these Painterly Posts are usually a bit more on the obvious painting side using the digital tools we have. Today’s artist is one … Continue reading

tuesday painterly artist kelly schneider

Tuesday Painterly Artist – Kelly Schneider PPA – Photographic Craftsman & Certified Professional Photographer The work in these Painterly Posts are usually a bit more on the obvious painting side using the digital tools we have. Today’s artist is one … Continue reading

lumix pro services

Lumix Professional Services Panasonic is working toward serving the professional photography market in an exceptional way. As you probably know they have come out with two full frame mirrorless cameras (shipping in April) adding to their micro 4/3rds line. If you … Continue reading