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

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of the temples in Khajuraho, India was correctly guessed by David Summers, Terrence Albrecht and Anja Dove. Congrats. David Summers and Karen Fox also guessed the previous week correctly. Sorry about excluding your names. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India, about …

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PHOTO TIP: Can’t see the forest for the trees?

Can’t see the wood for the trees? I’ve often struggled with the challenge of photographing trees in a way that captures the imagination and takes the viewer on a journey. I’ve learned that for me, there are two very effective ways to consider and photograph trees. Try asking yourself these two questions: Which tree is …

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REVIEW: Matilda is not for the wee ones

I went o see the Musical Matilda, last weekend, and was shocked at how dark it was. There was talk about suicide and murder, child abandonment and hatred. In all, i wondered how suitable it was for the youngest of generations. Kids watched in awe, but the sometimes frightening scenes must have had an effect …

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GALLERY: Birds of Namibia

There are some 620 bird species native to Namibia. The national bird of Namibia used to be the Crimson breasted shrike (now known as the Crimson breasted boubou) as it’s colours matched those of the Imperial German flag. However, as that is no longer politically correct the African fish eagle has now been named Namibia’s …

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STANDARD REPRINT: From carpets to Ribfest, Jim Brady has done it all

Very few people, other than those involved, have any concept of what goes into the successful execution of a major event; especially when that event is a fundraiser. One person, who certainly has an understanding of such tasks, is Jim Brady, President of Port Perry’s Rotary Club, and one of the masterminds behind the recently …

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IN THE NEWS… 2010 – The forming of Studio 4

Our first photograph together after we formed Studio 4, Port Perry Photography. Taken at the Science Centre, to see the Body Works exhibit (and have Rocco explain it to us). With Randy Loewen, Rocco Lombardi and Glenn McGeorge.

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