Water droplet photography, part two

Once again I will warn you that setting up for creating water droplet photos can be addicting. The variability of water drops and possible color combinations using different gels to

Vision of Vets

This Memorial Day I would like to introduce you to my friend and colleague Bruce Roscoe. Born in Burlington Vermont, Bruce studied photography in the Army in 1967 and served

Water droplet photography, part one

Caution! If you take up creating images of water droplets you might become addicted. Last time I set up a droplet session I spent three days making images. With that

Pairing Aurora HDR and Luminar Flex

We have all heard that the best time of day to photo is sunrise and sunset. This is quite true as the sunlight passing through the atmosphere softens the light

Photographing magazine portraits

Author portrait photo session — magazine cover Had a quick portrait session for an author who was getting images together for a magazine cover and article. I was able to

panorama photo © Bob Coates Photography

Capturing Red Rock panoramas

Photographing in the panoramic format can give your images a different look. Anything out of the ordinary can help set your images apart. And that’s a good thing. Here’s how.

Monetizing personal projects — the musician

(Editor’s note: Bob Coates is a photographer whose talents stretch over many genres. Bob has authored books and articles on photography. He has presented seminars and programs from Hawaii to the