Jonathan van Bilsen

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Sep 01 2014

CAPS REPRINT: The Burning Bush (August, 2014)

Gardens in summer are wonderful: beautiful flowers, fresh-cut grass and everything is lush and green. There is absolutely nothing negative about the season… except gardening. Don’t misunderstand, I enjoy cutting the grass and some maintenance, but weeding is just not my thing. It’s for that reason I am always looking for new and improved ways …

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Aug 30 2014

Images of Port Perry: an exhibition at the Farndale Gallery

Jonathan van Bilsen with one of the  Port Perry photographs from his upcoming exhibition - photo credit, Glenn McGeorge

SEPTEMBER 6 – from 2 until 4 – Join us THERE IS A NEW EXHIBITION entitled ‘Port Perry: the hidden gem of north Durham’ and features 30 giclée canvas photographs by photographer Jonathan van Bilsen. The show, ten years in the making, features images taken for granted by most of us during our busy lives. van Bilsen …

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Aug 19 2014

PHOTO TIP: Copyright, privacy and the photographer

Introduction The digital age has drastically changed the way we take and share photographs. Today, anyone, anywhere, can use digital cameras take and store hundreds of photos in minutes. Even phones today double as cameras.  Internet services such as social networks provides the perfect platform to easily enjoy photography as a hobby or social tool. …

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Aug 18 2014

TRAVELON: In search of Swedish meatballs

Whenever I travel to foreign destinations I try to involve myself in the specialties of the country I visit. I had the pleasure of going to Sweden and decided that Swedish meatballs would be at their best if eaten in Sweden. The question was, where would the best meatballs be? Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm …

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Aug 16 2014

TRAVEL SAFETY: Beware of Credit Card Scams

You arrive at your hotel and check in at the front desk. Typically when checking in, you give the front desk your credit card (for any charges to your room). You go to your room and settle in. All is good. The hotel receives a call and the caller asks for (as an example) room …

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