Robert Coakley

225 Added | 2 Magazines | 41 Likes | 2 Following | @RCoakley61 | Keep up with Robert Coakley on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Robert Coakley”

This Amazing Video Will Teach You 17 Lighting Setups for Awesome Photos

If you're a wedding or portrait photographer, knowing a variety of lighting setups is crucial to overcoming environmental limitations and getting the …

Demonstration

What Does Having a Crop Sensor Camera Really Mean?

Shares 38<p>I hear a lot of people in my photography classes and workshops say they want to upgrade to a full frame camera. It seems to be the ultimate …

Cameras

Over 450 full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

<b>American Kasten: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650–1800</b> <br>Kenny, Peter M., Frances Gruber Safford, and Gilbert T. Vincent …

Museums

Create a Cinematic Look in Photoshop: Realistic Color Film Effect

Graphics

Thoughts on position

‘Thoughts on Position’ is the first exercise in the series ‘Thoughts on’. The objective of the series is to contribute to design discussions using …

How much should photographers charge in 2018

How Much Should You Charge? Each year, I write and update this article for photographers. In my opinion, this post is more important than the latest …

Landscape Photography

My Favorite Neutral Density Filter

Ever since purchasing a circular polarizer filter several years ago, filters have played an important role in my photography. However, it wasn’t …

6 Food Photography Tricks In 2 Minutes!!

6 of the best food photography tricks around learn more about each one on WeEatTogether.com<p><b>FINAL IMAGE:</b>

Photography Filmmaking Lighting Tips: How to Light like Vermeer Rembrandt

Marc Silber is happy to bring you his interview with Fletch Murray, photographer and filmmaker for over 30 years.<p>Fletch has a ton of accomplishments …

ABOUT

<i>Movies In Color is curated and created by graphic designer Roxy Radulescu (roxymakesthings.com).</i><p>The idea started when I was watching Skyfall. I was …

How to Split Tone Photos in Lightroom: A 5-Minute Tutorial

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial from Evan Ranft that shows you why and how you can easily split tone your photos for better colors using Adobe …

Complete Guide to Lighting Modifiers, And When To Use Them

The world of light modifiers can seem monumental, intimidating, and confusing. In fact, considering how simple wireless flash itself has gotten …

Framing

Classic Lighting Techniques; Learning from the Portrait Masters

The masters of photography in the 20th century have paved the way for modern photographers. Before digital capture, social media and smartphones, …

Photographers

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Canon EOS

Parabolic Reflectors & Umbrellas | What, Which, and Why To Use Them

Learning studio lighting is a never-ending feat that is as addicting as it is satisfying and there are no shortages of modifiers that create a …

Luxury Lifestyle

Super Easy Neon Effect - Photoshop Tutorial Revisited

Another year, it's our 11th here over at Abduzeedo land and we cannot believe it's been already over a decade. We started as an inspiration and …

Graphics

10 Lessons Matisse Can Teach You About Art and Life

Matisse is currently my muse, with his minimalist compositions, his playful use of form and color, and his masterful cutouts.Original work by …

Art

How To Master The RGB Curves In Photoshop and Lightroom for Better Post Processing

<b>Don’t limit yourself to presets due to ignorance. Learn to process your images with RGB Curves for more fine control.</b><p>There is no doubt about it, we …

Tutorials

Understanding Composition in Photography: A Complete Guide

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned. You might be thinking that a …

Landscape Photography

Why You Can Never Have a Perfect Skin Color Even if You Use Color Calibration Charts

A few years ago I was talking with a fellow photographer about the color correction of portraits. While on the topic of using white balance cards and …

Everything you wanted to know about Banding and were afraid to ask

We’ve all been there: you sit on a picture forever, bored of retouching, and then when you do get around to it strange things start to show up in it. …

Tutorials

Why you should Expose To The Right - Part 1

Histograms Exposed & LR Bundle<p>$105.00$85.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show Details<p>Focus Bundle<p>$150.00$110.00 Sale!<p>Add to cart Show Details<p>Creating Depth with …

How Culling the Color Blue Can Improve Your Images

I don't have a vendetta with the color blue, or any colors for that matter; that would be odd. I do, however, remove the color blue either entirely …

How to Easily Use RGB Curves to Tone Your Photos

RGB Curves can be an intimidating photo editing tool that’s difficult to wrap your mind around, but they’re powerful and worth learning. Photographer …

Shadows vs. Blacks | What’s The Difference & When To Use Which?

You know what photographers love? To be told they’re doing something wrong; to have the potholes in their knowledge-base pointed out, and to have it …

Tutorials

Highlights vs. Whites | What’s The Difference & When To Use Which?

If the fundamentals aren’t down, the rest is just built on quicksand. Well, that or some other platitude from the top of the grab-bag pile. Whatever, …

Tutorials

Color Theory

<i>Remember back to your early school days, when having a 64-count box of Crayola crayons to choose from was the ultimate in creative freedom?</i><p>Well, as a …

A Basic Breakdown of How Lights Change the Look of Your Subject

Keys, fills, kickers, and background lights—what exactly do each of them do?As a beginner, lighting can be really intimidating. Not only do you have …

Cinematography

How to Construct Your Own High-Quality V-Flats for Studio Photography

Who's ready to go to Home Depot and undertake an easy weekend DIY project to improve your studio work? This helpful video will show you how to …

63 Distilled Lessons From The Masters of Photography

To share the exciting news that <b>MASTERS now available on AMAZON</b>, I wanted to share a list of lessons I’ve personally learned from all the masters of …

Street Photography