Bob Coates best in State

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DR. ILCHEE LEE was photographed by Bob Coates, and the image was among those that earned him Photographer of the Year status.

The Phoenix PPA print competition is held throughout the year. A person must submit four prints in a category and have an average score of 78 or better for all the prints in order to be considered for awards. Prints are judged on a variety of criteria including impact, print quality, originality, technique and more.

"Competition fosters better print-making skills, which make my images more valuable for my clients," says Coates. "In order to keep winning awards, photography and printing skills need to be better and better every year.

You can view Coates' work at and For information, call Coates at 284-0200.


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