Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Nov 30 2015

TRAVELON: The temples at Ankor Wat

by Jonathan van Bilsen – reprinted with permission from Focus Magazine Thirty-four hours of travelling, four plane rides and a 20 minute motorcycle drive will put you in front of one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. Discovered just over 100 years ago this majestic, archeological site lies deep …

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Nov 29 2015


PET PORTRAIT WITH SANTA… November, 2015 Yesterday and Friday I had the opportunity of taking dozens of portraits of Santa visiting with puppies and kittens from all over the area. The event was held at Pet Valu in Port Perry and for a small donation visitors receive a 5×7 print of their furry friend, sitting on …

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Nov 27 2015

Jon’s pic of the week – where was this taken?

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai was correctly guessed by David Summers, Jette James, Karen Fox, Jo Barwegen, Bill Stevenson and George Marlow. Congrats to all. Burj Khalifa is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). Construction …

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Nov 26 2015

PHOTO TIPS: Winter photography

Winter is a beautiful time of year and offers many opportunities for amateurs and pros alike to hone their skills and capture some great images. Whether you have a simple point-and-shoot or an advanced dSLR, there is something for everyone in this list. 1. DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR THE OCCASION No, I’m not talking about those …

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Nov 25 2015

REVIEW: Local theatre at its best

I had the pleasure this week of seeing two local theatre production previews, both of which are amazing and should not be missed. The first, in Uxbridge is the newest rendition of Calendar Girls, directed by Samantha Smilovic, in which a group of woman, in an effort to raise money for a hospital where one of …

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