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Exploring symbolism in conceptual art
Symbolism is the art of using an object to represent an abstract idea. We have been using them for many...
How photography influenced art, part two: Competing with paintings?
Photography did, in fact, affect paintings, their significance and their relevance. In the 19th Century, photography took the spotlight when...
How photography influenced art, part one: Changing the world
The ways how photography changed art may not be particularly dramatic, but they are not to be taken for granted....
Get inspired through virtual museum and art visits
Got downtime? Take this opportunity to explore and learn via the virtual world. Many museums have online collections available for...
Victorian silo art, part two
I previously wrote a post on the original Victorian Silo Art Trail (in Australia), which I started to visit in...
Victorian silo art, part one
Australia's farmers and rural areas have been doing it tough. Climate change is a real thing whether people wish to...
A case for selling your art online
I wrote a couple of articles (here and here) about selling photography online previously and was thinking about it today...
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....
Making money with your work — Manchester Arms Restaurant
(Editor's note: Bob Coates is a photographer whose talents stretch over many genres. Bob has authored books and articles on photography....
Sigma Goes Big with Seven E-Mount ART Lenses for Sony Mirrorless Cameras
Sigma Corporation of America has announced that it will introduce seven new E-Mount lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras to their...
Book Review: Black and White Artistry, by Chuck Kimmerle
Black and white photography is a passion for me which I actively pursue. I've just read a good book on...
Get creative with this lens — My quick Lensbaby Composer Pro review
There are very few additions that you can make to your camera bag that spur your creativity as much as...

Exploring symbolism in conceptual art

Symbolism is the art of using an object to represent an abstract idea. We have been using them for many thousands of years in art and even literature. When an artist wants to suggest a certain mood or emotion, they can use

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Victorian silo art, part two

I previously wrote a post on the original Victorian Silo Art Trail (in Australia), which I started to visit in 2017. And just recently I saw the latest installations in November 2019. We took this latest trek to view all

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Victorian silo art, part one

Australia’s farmers and rural areas have been doing it tough. Climate change is a real thing whether people wish to believe it or not. Many parts of southeast Australia (like in many other parts of the world) have been in

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fine art print sales

A case for selling your art online

I wrote a couple of articles (here and here) about selling photography online previously and was thinking about it today as I opened up one of the sites I sell (and lease) on. I was shocked and happy to see

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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 Caribbean. He is Panasonic Lumix Ambassador who to stays up

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Victorian silo art, part two

I previously wrote a post on the original Victorian Silo Art Trail (in Australia), which I started to visit in 2017. And just recently I saw the latest installations in November 2019. We took this latest trek to view all

Read More

Victorian silo art, part one

Australia’s farmers and rural areas have been doing it tough. Climate change is a real thing whether people wish to believe it or not. Many parts of southeast Australia (like in many other parts of the world) have been in

Read More
fine art print sales

A case for selling your art online

I wrote a couple of articles (here and here) about selling photography online previously and was thinking about it today as I opened up one of the sites I sell (and lease) on. I was shocked and happy to see

Read More

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 Caribbean. He is Panasonic Lumix Ambassador who to stays up

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Am I Making Art?

I grew up an “art kid.” I was always in love with art class. I took up drawing and painting at an early age. My parents always enrolled me in some sort of after school or summer art program. As

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