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Historic Route 66 – Fine Art Prints

A Route 66 Collection of Fine Art Images by the creative award winning photographer & old coot, Kevin O’Connell     What Makes Our Prints So Special Kevin O’Connell is a professional fine art photographer with an emphasis on creativity, bold, and off the beaten path imagery. The images Kevin looks for and finds aren’t […]
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Route 66 Memorabilia – Pictures For Sale

  Fine Art Pictures of Route 66 Route 66 Prints Collection & Purchase – Click Here Do you remember the side shows of the 1920’s, or how about the interesting architecture of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s? Come and have a look at the route 66 memorabilia collection of photographer, Kevin O’Connell. Not just your […]

Does Instagram Help Artists and Photographers

Instagram Pros and Cons For Artists And Photographers chitown_storyteller The simple answer is YES and NO Lets get right to the point, because I’m sure you, like myself, hate reading those long winded introductions just to make more content – Its so fucking annoying, isn’t it?  The Pros; You will get a great platform and […]
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Fine Art Street Photography | An Urban Explosion

Fine Art Street Portraits and Stories – The Real Deal First of all, a little about me and why I love street photography.  Visit Kevin’s  Fine Art Street Photography Collection – Here  *The Short & Sweet Version*  40 years experience working with both film and digital photography, an endless supply of creativity with a big dose of […]

The Harsh Reality | Social Media And Your Business

The Low Down Dirty Facts *Will Your Business Survive* Here are my two cents on social media, and why its a facade of mostly garbage. Kind of like the good cholesterol that you should have in your system verses the bad. Do any of you remember when Facebook first came out? It was just a […]
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Chicago Photography Workshops 2018 | #1 Rated

2018 Chicago Photography Workshops Well, so far its been an interesting winter and I just can’t wait anymore. I decided to start the 2018 Chicago Photography Workshops very early this year.  Chicago has such a diverse look and feel during all the seasons, especially in winter. At this time of the year, it starts to […]
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Instagram – Best Tips For A True Following * and keeping them*

The Most Important Instagram Tips You Will Need In 2018 – chitown_storyteller If your reading this, you are either just starting out, starting over, or regrouping because Instagram just isn’t working the way you thought it would. I am an accomplished photographer of almost 40 years, used all different types of photography techniques and cameras, […]
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Chicago Cityscapes

Come to Chicago, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed. The food is second to none and the people will welcome you with open arms. One of the greatest perks of this amazing city is its size. In a huge city thats compacted into a smaller to medium size. This is perfect for the traveler who […]
Picture of the Oasis Diner in Plainfield Indiana. A bright Yellow sign over the polished silver chrome exterior looks really cool.

Diner Pictures

Fine Art Photographs of Iconic Diners 50’s Decor – Rosies Diner, Oasis Diner, Rockford MI Diner Graveyard