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When is a door not a door?

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When is a door not a door?

22 Nov 2020 5:16PM   Views : 353 Unique : 211

In the context of what I have in mind today, not a jar, but a gate. Just to check I looked up the definitions of a door and a gate using Chambers' Dictionary and a door allows access to a building and a gate allows access to a space beyond, perhaps a courtyard, perhaps a garden, and so on. Of course there are a multitude of other ways to describe doors and gates and just thinking for a second then the gate at an airport is just one of them. Having defined the difference, and being a collector of images of interesting and even mundane doors, I wondered what I could find in the way of gates. The reason why is of course the making of projects, and projects give direction and purpose to our photography.

So on to some images, and these are the gates I found.

Sometimes a Fantasy, a gate with enhanced colour.
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Recession leading towards a gate
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A gated entrance to a derelict chapel
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Precious Mackenzie, behind a gate
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Green gates
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The lock on a gloriously rusting gate
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Garden gate
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A wooden gate in a wall
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Old wooden gates
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Pathway gate
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Charlotte gated
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NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
22 Nov 2020 7:17PM
Good set of pics and well defined title.

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