..on the hill.
Dedicated to my friend elenimavrandoni
About workmanship .... Three storey, cylindrical stone construction buildings, whitewashed and with conical roof covered by rushes. The roof can be rotated in order to obtain, depending on the direction of the wind breath,the required relative orientation for rotating the wheel from the wind. Triangular sails mounted on wooden antennae of wind-wheel made it rotate in breath of wind then transferring the motion to interior wooden shaft which in turn forced into turning the millstones. These along with the rest of the grinding mechanism is upstairs so the flour fell concentrated on the middle floor. The ground floor, which was usually elevated, functioned as a place of weighing and storage of grain.
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pajaran (53245) 2013-08-25 22:35
Lepa fotografija posvecena elenimavrandoni ...
Lep pogled na mlinove i trenutak sa posetiocima ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Beautiful photos dedicated elenimavrandoni ...
Nice view of the mills and the moment with the visitors ...
Good composition and perspective, nice place and time indicated.
Have a great day, all the best in the new week that started.
jurek1951 (42160) 2013-08-25 23:27
a very effective photo of this interesting architecture, great details and POV,
emka (81570) 2013-08-25 23:42
beautiful windmills, like an illustration to Don Quijote. Splendid white round construction (our are wooden and square). Marvelous view. Nice dedication to our friend.
amaryllis (35231) 2013-08-25 23:46
Excellente prise de vue de ces cinq moulins sur la colline bien situés prés de la mer et des touristes par ci par là venus voir ces moulins que l'on a toujours plaisir à regarder
papagolf21 (87254) 2013-08-26 0:20
Bonjour, cher Danos,
Cette suite de moulins est parfaite pour nous faire voyager et découvrir des lieux dont la beauté se fait Reine.
Une bien belle réalisation, une fois encore.
ikeharel (59343) 2013-08-26 1:24
Fantastic view of the windmills on top of the hill, and tourists came up there to see them closely.
As written before, Windmills for me is an evidence of ancient-wisdom, as with Sundials and Aqueducts, using nature's forces for people benefits.
Fine shot, as always you manage to convey.
Fis2 (87203) 2013-08-26 1:34
I love winndmills :)
Excellent POV and composition.
Have a nice day
Noel_Byrne (25558) 2013-08-26 3:10
I learned about this place though trekearth, and it has fast become one of the places in your beautiful country I want to see most. This presentation is new to me, with the sands of the beach going fit up to the structures. Great that you can get so close to them to allow shots such as this. As ever, that beautiful blue sky is such an attractive background.
Thanks for sharing
dkmurphys (50350) 2013-08-26 3:43
Spectacular line of windmills. I like the colors and the composition. Well taken.
jacquest (18821) 2013-08-26 3:54
This is a good presentation of these mills with the people adding perspective. The details stand well under this beautiful light for an image of very good quality.
Romano46 (18466) 2013-08-26 4:08
questa è veramente stupenda sia per la composizione che per i colori oltre che per la bella luce che illumina i noti soggetti, famosi in tutto il mondo.
Una eccellente nitidezza ed un contrasto curato sono altri elementi di eccellenza nella foto.
Ciao e buona giornata
subhendu_bagchi (25907) 2013-08-26 4:29
a nice composition with these 5 windmills which seems to guard the coast with anger. Nice colour contrast. Great depth. Like this sharp composition. Very well done. Tfs.
pierrefonds (58203) 2013-08-26 4:37
The row of windmills is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colours of the windmills. The presence of the people is giving life to the scene. The quality of the light is embellishing the colours. Have a nice day.
kato (11630) 2013-08-26 4:51
You're capturing well thia place by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see five windmills on the hill. It's interesting in triangular sails mounted on wooden antennae rotating wheel and wooden shaft which forced into turning the millstones as you note in detail. The whole is harmnized and balanced well by a good arrangement and beautiful color combination. And, tourists on the hill draw out an additional good effect in this image.
cornejo (33150) 2013-08-26 5:18
Hello Danos, I like this beautiful and interesting composition with its beautiful windmills. Very well captured in this beautiful and interesting picture, with good clarity and quality. Excellent and beautiful work well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Sergiom (62672) 2013-08-26 5:19
Je trouvais ton point de vue de la terrasse excellent pour nous montrer ces moulins, mais celui-ci est aussi bon et nous permet de voir les visiteurs qui se pressent autour sous cette très belle lumière.
gildasjan (41722) 2013-08-26 6:07
Le format est harmonieusement rempli par cet alignement de moulins à vent.Très agréable contraste blanc bleu.
jmdias (56907) 2013-08-26 7:22
very beautiful this row of wind mills. I liked the contrast of the white with the blue sky. nice inclusion of people here and excellent quality of image. TFS.
ourania (33343) 2013-08-26 7:24
πολύ ωραία η σύνθεσή σου με τους φημισμένους ανεμόμυλους, ενδιαφέρον και ο ρόλος που τους απέδωσες:) Το καδράρισμα είναι εξαιρετικό και βοηθάει πολύ να συνδυαστούν δυναμισμός και αρμονία. Υπέροχος ο τρόπος που το φως αγγίζει το τοπίο, τα χρώματα είναι φυσικά και έχουν ιδανική ένταση. Μου αρέσει πολύ και η συμβολή των επισκεπτών με τις σκηνές και τα χρώματα που προσφέρουν. Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλή εβδομάδα,
carlo62 (35068) 2013-08-26 14:19
cinque guardie che vengono guardate dai turisti....
Un luogo molto bello, la tua composizione mette bene in evidenza la linea dei mulini che si stagliano contro il cielo blu.
Mi piace vedere le persone qui davanti, ravvivano la scena con il loro movimento e i loro colori.
krzychu30 (15508) 2013-08-26 14:30
times are changing,but these old and beautiful windmills stand intact.For me it´s something really marvelous what makes Greek islands so unique and picturesque.
Excellently composed scene with lovely,well-saturated colors and superb contrast between them.
elenimavrandoni (14207) 2013-08-26 16:18
Δάνο μου, η αφιέρωση σου ειναι το καλύτερο δώρο για την γιορτή μου, τα γενέθλια μου και για ότι γιορτάζω μέσα σε αυτον τον χρόνο πού είμαι στο ΤΕ. Είναι το καλύτερο δώρο πού θα μπορούσες να μου κάνεις! Κάθε φωτογραφία σου είναι για μενα ξεχωριστή και όλες τίς αγαπώ πολύ γιατι μέσα απο τα μάτια σου βλέπω καηθμερινά την πατρίδα μας πού νοσταλγώ και ονειρεύομαι όπου κι αν πάω..μια φωτογραφία απο την Μύκονο είναι πάντα ιδιαίτερη μα με το άγγιγμα σου είναι σίγουρα συλλεκτική!
σ' ευχαριστω απο καρδιάς!
καλη σου νύχτα
ελένη η φίλη σου
abmdsudi (44604) 2013-08-26 19:12
This is a splendid picture that catches the immediate attention where the white windmills create such an eye catching contrast to blue sky. The pov and placement is spot on with some vivid colour to go along and you nailed the exposure expertly. A breath taking panorama of a really relaxing composition so well taken, Congrats
jcpix (13716) 2013-08-26 20:17
Terrific line up of these windmills, there's a fun repetitive pattern to follow as they stand in order. This is a good perspective that shows us their scale with the many people wandering about. Something I would certainly like to see myself, and this looks to have been a great day to do so...under a bright, blue sky with warm sunshine for all to enjoy. :) With today's technology in mind, it's amazing to think of just how well these operated and how efficient they proved to be. Thanks for providing the detail and this pleasing look at where they stand. Have a great day ahead.
bukitgolfb301 (36644) 2013-08-26 21:28
Hi dear Danos
Is this closer-up from previous one? Symbol of Greece, greatest postcard at all! Vivid and bright blue and white color cntrast is so remarakable and admirable. This ids "Visit Greece" image, I suppose.
All the best, Takero
fabbs99 (16779) 2013-08-26 23:11
Wonderful shot of the windmills.Very attractive capture in great contrasts and colors.Executed and presented superbly.Excellent composition, very well done, TFS.Keep sharing.
Graal (98564) 2013-08-26 23:28
good title, amazing "guards". Nice composition and interesting theme. Old windmills and photo I like.
Have a nice day.
Kugart (1778) 2013-08-27 5:29
Lovely shot of these old windmills taken from a good angle which gives good depth to the picture. Good colour saturation the white of the windmills against the beautiful clear blue sky is fantastic and a good informative note.
gervaso (10829) 2013-08-27 6:36
Excellent colors and perspective to show this beautiful place with the giants, giving a very good depth to the image! Wonderful composition! Well done!
clic (15336) 2013-08-27 8:59
Geia sou Danos
It is a much-interesting note you wrote because I did not know about the three inner floors required to grind wheats.
So that means for the miller an exhausting climbing up-stairs to the third floor, bearing wheats bags on his shoulders!
They were hearty people, indeed!
You show by the rules book the best of those five icons of Mikonos.
I will be away for one week.
eldancer1 (29347) 2013-08-27 9:23
Awesome capture of this beautiful scene! Five of them! Great pov and it has good dof with nice details. Good lighting and wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
UlfE (14641) 2013-08-27 10:59
Really fine photo of these beautiful windmills. Your perspective and composition is perfect. All the people make the scene very vivid and gives a sense of scale. It is quite obvious that the windmill are rather small and looks like everyone in the village has their own windmill. TFS and have a nice evening!
Silvio1953 (125349) 2013-08-27 13:09
Ciao Danos, great parade of fantastic windmils, lovely composition, splendid light, excellent perspective and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
nikkitta (15188) 2013-08-27 13:13
So you went up and took a close view of the windmills than thanks to your note I know how they work
As always the sky helps creating a good background
Interesting to see people , all doing something different from watching and enjoying the views, the windmills, playing
The add color and movement
Well done, congrats
mcmtanyel (14495) 2013-08-27 17:24
Great composition and colors. The deep blue of the sea and the sky in contrast to the warm earth tones is a very pleasant combination. BTW, Don Quixote would go bananas at this place!
Urs (14082) 2013-08-28 1:36
The windmill guardians, not literally but it looks like that. Beautiful contrast of white and blue. Also your note is very informative. Well done
jhm (141059) 2013-08-28 4:10
On these way remain we in the Greek atmosphere with the typical windmills.
Sharpness and clarity be superb.
Also the perspective makes these picture very attractive.
Excellent composition, lovely presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Cricri (108519) 2013-08-28 9:55
Belle vue rapprocher sur les moulins, intéressante architecture, bonne lumière et couleurs, très jolie présentation
jemaflor (86462) 2013-08-28 10:42
Classicla view but always nice to see, colors and light are perfect, sharpness too, well made.
photoray (12761) 2013-08-28 14:19
Good positioning to promote the Mykonos classical windmills, in deep color saturation.
The only thing missing are the canvas sails.
adramad (39064) 2013-08-28 15:07
Sensational perspective these windmills undoubtedly icon Mykonos Island, wonderful blue sky that makes these stand out fantastically with its white color, never missing tourists there, get a vital touch to the image.
Well done. I love it.
Very good light and optimum clarity that recreates in detail.
Have a good night.
mohammad_H (9548) 2013-08-28 21:13
Beautiful views of the windmill, is eye-catching and spectacular looking good from the beginning to the image depth , resolution , have created a sense of calm old place
have a nice day
shevchenko (18696) 2013-08-29 1:12
Good pov and good frame to show a row of old windmills, good perspective effect, attractive blue sky and yellowish land, there is full with relaxing feel too with many visitors walking around, thanks for sharing a charming view in a sunny day.
dale54 (6673) 2013-08-29 11:15
hello danos..all I can say is WOW! what beaty..what color..what a scene! dale
boa (6133) 2013-08-29 12:00
the five proud guards are nice elements in Mykonos(one of my favourite islands in Greece)I like the line you have created from your pov, sharpness and colors are both flawless, well done!
Have a nice evening.
mesutilgim (86476) 2013-08-29 12:17
Hello dear Danos,
Very nice capture of this "trademark" of Mykonos.
Nice blue sky creates a perfect background.
Again many interesting notes makes your entry a perfect TE entry.
TFS and best regards
PiotrF (10082) 2013-08-29 13:06
Excellent view of the windmills on top of the hill.Composition and presentation be superb.
Very well done
Leksand (880) 2013-08-29 14:03
Great view of the Beautiful wind mills!
marina7 (8055) 2013-08-30 9:32
I envy you having so many sunny days in Greece. The picture looks great with the trademark windmills and blue and white color palette. Wish I could roam there too:)
Have a great weekend!
geoant68 (331) 2013-08-30 10:30
πολύ όμορφη φωτογραφία από την όμορφη Μύκονο με τους πολυφωτογραφημένους ανεμόμυλους να παρουσίαζονται από μια πρότυπη γωνία λήψης.Το φως είναι εξαιρετικό και αναδεικνύει τις λεπτομέρειες και τις ομορφιές των μύλων με τους σκόρπιους τουρίστες να συμπληρώνουν την σκηνή,
ChrisJ (100528) 2013-08-30 11:10
I was there in July. You've done well as the huge crowds of tourists were frustrating to say the least when trying to get a decent shot. Good sharpness and cropping and the hot colours of the people's attire compliment the cooler blue and cyan tones. Tfs!
Angshu (56176) 2013-09-01 22:16
The famous windmills of Mykonos shown well in a diagonal composition. The clarity of the picture is wonderful...great use of light & the clear blue sky offers a fine backdrop...Fine work!
Miguel82 (24937) 2013-09-02 9:04
These windmills are a symbol of Greek landscape Danos, you select an excellent pov, amazing blue color of the sky, clear shot
macjake (57656) 2013-09-02 21:55
very cool indeed!
such a well detailed note, it explains everything that i needed to know.
great shot too, only thing missing are some nice puffy clouds and your set to go! but thats not your fault is it! :)
nice to have the people around to give it some life and scale, not to mention some other colors too.
clear and bright, nice shot all around
Robert1969 (7120) 2013-09-04 7:50
The line of Mills isn't only a nice view,
ite creates also a nice depth. The cut
up and/or below emphasize extra the mills
and it makes also the picture nice extra
wide. The Light management is also good.
fds (8578) 2013-09-04 8:24
ciao dear friend danos and great image with this five guards in front of the sea
great document for my very interested with very beautiful colors and great clarity
ciao dear friend
serp2000 (40858) 2013-09-05 5:31
Good title and interesting information about the windmills. The photo is perfect! I like this panoramic composition and attractive clear colors. All the best wishes from rainy Ural!
mkamionka (31103) 2013-09-06 7:23
beautiful spot. Great summer day with strong light. I like the well saturated colors. People add a nice touch and some color too.
Have a great weekend,
bayno (18342) 2013-09-07 5:22
this place must be a paradise for photographers, very impressive shooting with loving details and beautiful vivid colors, fine details also...
adores (38567) 2013-09-07 14:31
A good shot with all these Greek windmills, I like it with all these tourists around. A real summer shot with good colours.
Gigidusud (16827) 2013-09-16 13:59
Beautiful windmills typical of Mykonos. Excellent POV and nice colors. Great dedication for Eleni.I like a lot!
emilbo (22616) 2013-09-21 13:48
Belle série de moulins à vent bien alignés et la place est bien animée. Beau panoramique de qualité bien éclairé et beau contraste avec le merveilleux ciel bleu foncé.
Toutes mes amitiés et bon dimanche,
mirosu (15046) 2013-09-28 20:46
You have produced really striking image here. The best composition are always the simplest, and your bold arrangement of windmills within the frame certainly has impact. Asymmetrical arrangement creates excellent balance and harmony. The light is perfect and the people on the beach add nice life to the scene. Well done my friend. Have a very nice Sunday.
NorthernLight (2313) 2013-10-08 10:57
when I look at your windmills, I think of Don Quixote of La Mancha, the fictional hero of Spain, who thought this would be giants, he had to fight with.
Lots of blue and white, colors that I like. The people in colorful clothes place a nice contrast to this.
A beautiful image with great colors and an exciting scene.
benenuts (234) 2014-02-21 11:20
Comme toujours belle composition avec une belle luminosité. Le ciel bleu arrange bien les choses. Nous avons dans le Tarn encore un moulin qui fonctionne pour la farine. Don Qui Quichotte aurait été content de voir ces cinq moulins.
pili51 (1477) 2014-03-19 13:21
I like the alignment of these windmills, in a framing with a nice perspective and a good depth.
Its beautiful white architecture stands out strongly on a fantastic blue sky, creating an efficient contrast.
You've managed the light perfectly, reaching a sharp image, with a splendid colours.
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (88173)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-16
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Canon 350 D, Canon Zoom EF 16-35mm 1:2.8 L II USM, B+W SLIM 82E C-POL MRC
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Mykonos island
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-25 22:29