Photography Book.

John Gill – Photo Book Over the years I’ve had several people asking if and when a book of the photos would be available. The answer has always been it’s very…

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Words about my father

Words about my father So what do I know? I have a vague memory of deep set eyes and heavy eyebrows. A slender frame with hairy arms. I may have imagined…

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I’ve never been to New York!

A lot of people dislike street photography. A lot of photographers dislike street photography. That’s okay, I understand that. What I don’t understand is those ‘photographers’ who insist that only street…

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An hour in Leeds

If you look too hard for photos they probably won’t be there. Just be ready for when they are 🙂 One of the questions that seem to come up regularly when…

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The Seaside

Scarborough and Bridlington – A photographer’s paradise I never really had holidays as a kid. No transport, no father, and no money. The closest we got was the ‘club trip’. Once…

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Photographing the Homeless

A few thoughts on photographing the homeless This man was trying to get enough money for few nights in a hostel that would take him and his dog. I’ve often seen…

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YPU Keighley Day 2019

A quick reminder that I’m one of the guest speakers at this years YPU Keighley Day in Pontefract on the 16th November. Below is the schedule for anyone interested in attending.

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Photographs from Leeds Pride 2019

I’m not the world’s greatest ‘event’ photographer. There’ll be far better pictures that capture the colour of the LGBT Pride parade and characters than I could take. My approach to Leeds…

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Film vs Digital

Moving back to film? Ricoh GR1v Ilford HP5 Almost all the photographs on this site are shot on digital cameras. I haven’t shot on film for a long time but I…

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No exhibition at Hull

It now seems very unlikely that our After the Coal Dust exhibition at the HIP Gallery, Hull that was suggested for this year will take place at all. Several emails over…

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Exhibition at Doncaster finishes

The After the Coal Dust exhibition at Doncaster Art Gallery finished on the 21st April. Thanks to everyone who took the time to visit. Some feedback from the Gallery: Doncaster Museum…

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The angry mob

This is a local group…there’s nothing for you here! Over the years we’ve taken thousands of pictures, several hundred of these have been posted on social media. Facebook groups in particular…

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Exhibition

Doncaster Art Gallery exhibition March 9th to April 21st 2019   A selection of photos by John, Bridget & Freya Gill will be exhibited at Doncaster Art Gallery for 6 weeks…

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An icon???

I tend to post a lot of pictures on Facebook and over the years I’ve been added to countless groups. I was nice to get a bit of a mention from…

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Feature in Eye Photo Magazine

Feature in the December 2018 edition of Eye Photo Magazine A selection of my photographs and a short article is featured in the December 2018 edition of Eye Photo Magazine The…

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Bridget Gill – Photographs

I’ve just added a new page to the site featuring photos taken by my wife Bridget. As well as being a massive support in my photography (and many other things) her…

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Cutting the Crap

Street Photography – Cutting the Crap Think of a street photographer, one of your favourites. It could be anyone from CartierBresson to someone whose pictures you like on Facebook. Now think…

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Original designs by Freya Gill

My daughter Freya is now selling some of her designs on Redbubble. If anyone is interested in original designs on T-Shirts, hoodies, stationery, phone cases head over to her store and…

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The camera never lies…

….but the truth is open to interpretation! I’m always fascinated by the reactions some of the photos get and how preconceptions can influence the interpretation of the image. One of the…

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