Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Oct 20 2014

CAPS REPRINT: Dr. Google is in! (October, 2014)

Since I first discovered the internet I have been a big proponent of its value… that is, until recently, when I had an altercation with Dr. Google (the world’s first choice for medical help). Let me back up a bit and explain a little of what caused my confrontation. As I do every year (well, …

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Oct 17 2014

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

LAST WEEK’S PIC OF THE WEEK was taken in downtown Toronto and is entitled McElcheran’s The Encounter Fat Man. It is located at Commerce Court and is one of many sculptures, found around the world.

Oct 16 2014

PHOTO TIPS: 4 ways to ensure a level horizon

When photographing landscapes, seascapes or architecture, there’s no excuse for not getting a level horizon. Even the slightest tilt of the camera can ruin an otherwise attractive shot. This can be difficult to get right by eye alone, even if your camera’s mounted on a tripod, but there are plenty of techniques and gadgets you …

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Oct 15 2014

REVIEW: Etosha Region of Namibia

There are few places on earth that are as beautiful as Northern Namibia’s Etosha Region. Home to elephants, giraffes, rhinos and predators, this region is one of Africa’s most fruitful wildlife sanctuaries. This reserve is over 22,000 square kilometres  in size and has been a protectorate of wildlife for more than a hundred years. The name …

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Oct 15 2014

GALLERY: Elephants of Etosha

The Etosha Region of Northern Namibia is comprised of desert and dry foliage and is home to much wildlife including a massive elephant population. Etosha’s elephants belong to the group of elephants in northwestern Namibia and southern Angola. They are the tallest elephants in Africa, but mineral deficiencies mean that they have very short tusks. Enjoy the photos.

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