Jonathan Gazeley Posts

April 3, 2016 / Photography

This week’s Photo Challenge was entitled The Black Dog and it asked participants to take a picture on the theme of depression. This is my entry. This is a self-portrait…

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March 31, 2016 / Audio

A couple of members of the Vintage Camera Collectors group persuaded me to concentrate on where my two main hobbies (photography and audio recording) meet, and record the sounds of…

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March 29, 2016 / Photography

Processing your own black & white film is not too difficult and very rewarding, but lots of people don’t know quite where to start. This guide will help you get…

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March 21, 2016 / Photography

This Voigtländer Bessa 6×9 from around 1947 has an embossed metal table on the back which allows the photographer to calculate the depth of field based on the aperture and the focus…

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March 9, 2016 / Photography

Photography has been around for a long time now and a lot of cool things have been invented or discovered as side-effects of photography. There are many websites about the…

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February 20, 2016 / Photography

Netham weir is a place I’ve been to regularly before. The water level is very variable due to the tidal Avon and often you can’t see the weir at all.…

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February 19, 2016 / Photography

Still life photography isn’t usually a field I dabble in. You might think it would be easy, but it’s actually quite hard to make an arrangement that looks good. I’m…

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February 1, 2016 / Photography

OK, so this isn’t a gate, and it isn’t so much being crashed as crushed, but I stand by my title. This metal fence was bent by a large branch that…

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January 29, 2016 / Photography

I like to live within walking distance of photogenic areas. Until a few years ago, we used to live adjacent to Oldbury Court, but these days we live near Troopers Hill…

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January 23, 2016 / Photography

I saw this 1968 Volvo Amazon (also known as a Volvo 120) parked up in Bristol the other day. I’m not a classic car buff it was so shiny and…

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