Photos N Travel

PHOTO TIP: Photographing the moon

Taking pictures of the moon is one of the more popular subjects in night photography – but it’s also quite tricky to get right. In this tutorial we show you how to photograph the moon using a simple tried and tested technique that is certain to give you moon pictures you’ll be proud of. The …

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REVIEW: The Kountry Kitchen is quite Country

It was nice to visit Lindsay, Ontario, which is always a quaint town, and to discover a new (to me) restaurant was equally exciting. I was looking for a greasy spoon and came across the Kountry Kitchen. The atmosphere is like a diner from days gone by (probably because it has been there a while) …

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GALLERIES: Images of Kensington

A walk along any street will offer unique opportunities to freeze a split second of life in the making. This is especially true in Kensington where street photography is a great way to capture a moment in the life of a city and its inhabitants.  

STANDARD REPRINT: Malcolm Thornton, all about the children

by Jonathan van Bilsen – reprinted with permission from Standard Newspapers – North Durham has many wonderful individuals who continually give so much to our community. Many of them quietly go about their tasks of raising funds, helping the less fortunate and being involved to make this a better place to live, without looking for any …

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IN THE NEWS… 2016 – Legion of Honour comes to town

This week I had the pleasure of emceeing a most prestigious event. It was actually three events, which in history, spanned 100 years. We had the unveiling of the Lieutenant-Colonel Sam Sharpe Sculpture, by Tyler Briley. A presentation by the French government of the prestigious Legion of Honour medallion and the community Service awards. Sam …

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Jon’s Pic of the Week – Where was this taken?

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of Akershus Fortress was quickly guessed by Eric Davis, Tanya Ingersol and Philippe Ursulas. Congratulations! Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. It has also been used as a prison. It is not known exactly when the construction of the castle started but it is …

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