Sedona, AZ February 13, 2013
Musicians are looking to play a gig at Sound Bites Grill in Sedona, Arizona for more than the usual reasons. When they play there they have the possibility of being added to the Sound Bites Wall of Fame.
Lots of places have a gallery of musicians gracing their walls, so what’s different? Photographic Artist, Bob Coates of Bob Coates Photography takes the musician’s photos to a different level by combining lighting techniques, organic textures and state of the art computer skills.
According to Coates, “These are techniques I have been honing over the last three or four years. My goal is to have people say, ‘That looks like a painting!’ Texture, depth and dimension with the feel of an artists’ palette are the goal with an original image capturing the mood and feel of the musicians. I started this technique with my landscape and cityscape work, moved it to the studio and found it also works with the portraits I’ve been creating of...