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Photographic Fundamentals

  • Photographic Fundamentals
    November 9, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    My first photographic inspiration years ago was an exhibit by Ansel Adams at the Art Institute in Chicago. The photography gallery is under the main […]

  • Always Be Prepared to Photograph !
    October 20, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    Always be prepared to photograph an activity or event that you did not expect.  The town I live in, Des Plaines IL  is growing and […]

  • Dam Removal Des Plaines IL
    September 16, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    #Dam Removal progress Des Plaines IL . Earlier this year May 22, 2016 I paddled the Des Plaines River Marathon for 18.5 miles starting at […]

  • Why Hire A Photographer?
    August 25, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    A real estate friend of mine sent me an email asking me to photograph a million dollar + property he was going to sell.  I […]

  • Architectural Location Photography
    July 29, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    This week I photographed a small business in Itasca: United Steel & Fasteners Inc.  They manufacture railroad track fasteners and track switches at this facility. […]

  • Walking Washington DC
    July 14, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    Washington DC is a fascinating city to walk.  You can take several forms of transportation from double decker buses, water taxis, buses etc. Walking is […]

  • Washington DC a walking town
    July 7, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    I just had the opportunity to visit Washington DC during the 4th of July weekend. I usually get up early and take a walk for […]

  • Stan Kotecki Exhibit & Reception Opening Thursday July 7, 6-8 pm.
    July 6, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    Stan Kotecki Photography Exhibit-Featured at the North Suburban YMCA July 6 to August 3 Reception at the Y Located at 2705 Techny RD in Northbrook […]

  • Stock Photo vs Original Photography
    June 2, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    Stock Photography Vs Original Photography. Do you use stock photographs? Why? They have a distinct look, which does not compliment your printed material or web-site. […]

  • Stan Kotecki Photo-Workshop at The Methodist Campground in Des Plaines IL
    April 25, 2016 by Stan Kotecki

    Saturday May 7, 2016  Stan Kotecki will conduct a 1 day Photography Workshop at the Des Plaines Methodist Campground. Founded in 1860.  Listed on The […]