Just returned from Chios island with a lot of memories and photos.I was recharged my batteries for eight days and here i am to upload some of the beauties of the island.
A lot of wind mills are exist in the island close to the sea but these are the landmark of it.The blue tables near the sea are so inviting to sit someone to drink his ouzo,eating his snacks.
Dedicated to maria-v1981.
During the late 19th and the early 20th century a small scale’s industriar infrastructure was developed at Chios. The Second World War, the political changes that took place shortly after, in the Balkans and the eastern Europe - that were traditional markets of the Chian products - as well as the rapid modernization of the industrial output eliminated the Chian industries.
Worked Leathers were the main product of the small industries, located mainly in the northen part of Chios town, called Tambakika (Tanneries). The Mills were part of this industrial infrastructure of the the Tanneries, and four of them, recently renoved, are located about 1 Km northen of the town center, built on a small jetty close to the main buildings of the tanneries.
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besnard (52215) 2012-07-09 9:46
Une image claire et lumineuse avec ces moulins bien alignés. Celà doit être agréable de déjeuner au bord de l'eau.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
maria-v1981 (10814) 2012-07-09 9:51
Γεια σου Δάνο,
Σε ευχαριστώ πολύ για την αφιέρωση. Μια υπέροχη σύνθεση με τους ανεμόμυλους να στέκουν αριστοκρατικά. Όπως βλέπω τους αναστηλώνουν και μπράβο γιατί είναι ένα από τα πιο χαρακτηριστικά μέρει του νησιού.
Υ.Γ Με γύρισες 2χρόνια πίσω βλέποντας αυτή την εικόνα, πως περνάει ο χρόνος σαν χθές το θυμάμαι.
pajaran (48959) 2012-07-09 10:10
Nadam se da ste imali lep odmor.
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst o ostrvu i mlinove na vetar, sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na terasu sa plavim stolovima, mlinove na vetar i more.
Dobra ostrina snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto za odmor i uzivanje, sa lepim pogledom.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
I hope you had a nice holiday.
Very interesting and good article about the island and the wind mills, with the given data ...
Nice view of the terrace tables with blue, the wind mills and more.
Good image sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Nice place for vacation and pleasure, with beautiful views.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best in the new week began.
Bluejeans (64247) 2012-07-09 10:50
Ola Danos ,
Lindos este moinhos junto do mar , um lugar apaixonante , para comer , a agua tem uma cor cristalina , bom ponto de visão , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
krzychu30 (15344) 2012-07-09 11:03
beautiful scene and perfectly composed.These old,stone windmills look really delightful located directly at the water.Another highlight of the composition are for me these tables and chairs in blue color,which is so typical for Greek architecture and landscapes.It contrasts well with the rest of composition.Very pleasant composition with great summer mood inviting us to take a seat there and admire this beautiful view.
Have a nice evening
Fis2 (82394) 2012-07-09 11:08
Excellent composition and POV.
Well done.Nice evening
geoant68 (331) 2012-07-09 11:27
πολύ όμορφη σκηνή με τους μύλους να στέκουν τόσο κοντά στην θάλασσα.Μου αρέσει η προοπτική της φωτογραφίας με τα τραπεζάκια από το παρακείμενο ταβερνάκι υποθέτω, να συμπληρώνει το Καλοκαιριάτικο σκηνικό,
Miguel82 (20950) 2012-07-09 12:00
This is a lovely and clean place
I like the stone walls, the blue tables and these amazing 4 mills close to the sea
Sharp picture, fine colors and contrast
sabermonajati (8959) 2012-07-09 12:11
excellent composition from windmill you captured.
Gigidusud (13655) 2012-07-09 12:21
This is a very nice place with the mills on the waterfront.Excellent POV.I like it!
Thanks for sharing.
ines8 (6090) 2012-07-09 12:39
Lovely picture, a charming composition,splendid blue tones.
PaulVDV (20711) 2012-07-09 13:05
I'd love to sit at one of these blue tables beside the crystal clear sea, enjoy an ouzo and the view of the four windmills.
But you were right to climb a bit higher to take the picture. The inclusion of the blue tables makes the view a lot more enjoyable and the composition more attractive.
Best regards, Paul
rbellemare (2109) 2012-07-09 13:33
Très belle photo. Ces moulins à vent sur le bords de la mer sont irrisistibles. Trés bon cadrage.
Bravo et merci.
siudzi (32649) 2012-07-09 14:37
What a cool place for taking a dinner! Love it! The architecture is superb and has been composed here very smartly. Great composition. Thanks for sharing.
maloutim (9629) 2012-07-09 14:38
Another jewel you are showing us of your country ! Beautiful POV on the terrace by the sea overlooking these old windmills in good state of repair.
I like the little eye-catching boat between the windmills, in the distance.
You are lucky to live in such a marvellous country, and to have all these great places at hand. Good for you to take advantage of all the sites, and sharing them with us.
papera (13918) 2012-07-09 14:50
this image brings back memories of my first holiday in Greece. I chose Chios because it seemed to be the least affected by mass tourism at that time (ten years ago) and I was right. I remember the windmills, the blue sea, the monasteries, the strong sun, the fresh catch of the day from the little restaurant on the beach, the lady would come to me and I would point at what I wanted... :)
what a great holiday. I would love to go back.
jacquest (18227) 2012-07-09 15:37
The POV on those mills is very good. The blue tables are an invitation to relax. The ligh gives good colors and remarqueable sharpness of the mills. I see by the repairs going on , they are well taken care of.
Budapestman (82620) 2012-07-09 15:55
a fascinating atmosphere with beautiful composition and splendid mediterranean lights, the POV is attractive. A superb place to a pleasant dinner, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
Sonata11 (33179) 2012-07-09 20:48
another beautiful picture of wonderful wind mills architecture and nature. Fantastic execution with perfect quality. Perfectly well done.
batalay (34795) 2012-07-09 21:23
What an inviting view! The colors and clarity of the water, and the cylindrical stone windmills are presented as beautifully as one would hope. Warm regards,
kato (11630) 2012-07-09 23:19
You're capturing well this place bya good composition and excellent one/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see four wind mills and blue tables near the sea. The sea with two layer colors is clean and beutiful. Here seems to a good place for visit.
Have a nice week.
papagolf21 (83472) 2012-07-10 1:49
Bonjour, cher ami Danos,
Merci de nous faire rêver à travers vos superbes photographies.
Ici, encore, nous avons le droit à une vue exceptionnelle sur ces vieux moulins, et toujours un lieu pour se réunir et profiter de l'environnement.
dkmurphys (46990) 2012-07-10 1:55
Very beautiful capture at the sea side. Splendid windmills and a blue restaurant that waits for the clients. Well seen.
ikeharel (53049) 2012-07-10 2:46
windmills are one smart thing invented in our world, Danos, and whenever I see those ancient mills, I can only admire people back in time who new how to use wind-energy - and nowadays goverments lack the wisdom to subsedize projects alike.
Wonderful POV show the seafront location, with fine details.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-07-10 3:24
The typical architecture of the mills is well described by the clever choice of perspective. The bather, and people sitting and the restaurant terrace or café, bring something that suggests the pleasure of living there. The light, colors, sharpness and depth are excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
dip (23528) 2012-07-10 3:31
Γειά σου Δάνο,
ωραία φωτογραφία,πολύ καλή επιλογή σημείου λήψης,άψογα καδραρισμένη,με καλό φωτισμό και ωραία φυσικά χρώματα,
ourania (27174) 2012-07-10 4:31
Καλησπέρα Δάνο και καλώς ήρθες!
Πολύ ωραία η ομαδική φωτογραφία των τεσσάρων μύλων που φαίνεται πως είναι νεοφερμένοι στο τοπίο. Η επιβλητική τους παρουσία εξισορροπείται θαυμάσια από τις διαγώνιες γραμμές του τοίχου και της προκυμαίας. Τα χρώματα είναι λίγα αλλά υπέροχα, αποπνέουν ηρεμία και αρμονία. Το μέρος σίγουρα είναι ευχάριστο όλες τις ώρες της ημέρας. Μου αρέσει πολύ το φως όπως και οι ευγλωττες λεπτομέρειες που συμπληρώνουν την εικόνα. Μπράβο και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό απόγευμα,
pierrefonds (55250) 2012-07-10 4:38
The distance between the mills and the horizon is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architewcture of the mills. The light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.
mauro61 (52623) 2012-07-10 5:34
doppia diagonale con i mulini e le sedie colorate in azzurro.
Ben ambientata la scena con la luce che la attraversa trasversalmente,
ChrisJ (94836) 2012-07-10 6:19
I like the angled axis of the 4 old stone windmills & their repetition. Good sharpness & a fine coastal view with wonderful color saturation and repetition of the fg blue plastic chairs. Looks like a nice spot for alfresco dining! Tfs!
COSTANTINO (51944) 2012-07-10 6:58
wonderful composition with vivid and impressive colors
the blue tables make a dynamic contrast with thesea
and the four mills,excellent composition and pov
beautiful scenery perfectly composed
nice place for vacations and pleasure
have a nice evening
timecapturer (45649) 2012-07-10 7:39
you know how much I love Greece and this is a splendid shot. So typical and composed so creatively. It looks such an idyllic spot and I would just love to be there out of the English rain sipping an ouzo and feeling the warm sun on my back. Ho Hum!
Regards - Brian
sorry out of smilies today already!
Graal (95612) 2012-07-10 8:55
unusual peninsula with the four mills. An interesting place, good informations in note. Photo is well done and I like it a lot.
Have a nice evening.
sacimar (25975) 2012-07-10 9:23
good image of these four mills, I like these constructions made by stone, the location close to the sea is interesting also, well seen,
PecoBud (3824) 2012-07-10 10:48
What a beautiful place, and presented most excellently, with stunning colors, lighting, clarity, sharpness and most of all your brilliant POV, great job Danos!!
TFS..........Your Friend from California.........Buddy
Silvio1953 (116895) 2012-07-10 13:22
Ciao Danos, beautiful composition with lovely windmills, excellent perspective, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
npecanhuk (61578) 2012-07-10 16:54
Very attractive and inviting picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, horizontal format, contrasts and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
jmdias (52918) 2012-07-10 17:16
very curious these mills in the edge of the sea, in spain and portugal we can see some of them, but only inside the fields. a surprising view and excellent composition, with a nice quality.
John_F_Kennedy (42048) 2012-07-11 0:32
These gorgeous buildings are presented very good. I like that repetition of these towers
Angshu (54917) 2012-07-11 3:44
Nice picture with the old & typical structure of the windmaills in a diagonal. Like the opposing diagnals of the shore lines & the paved causeway where the windmills are located. The water separating them is blue & crystal clear. Fine place & I can see why you are so well recharged :-)
ciakgiak (30407) 2012-07-11 6:13
la forza e la bellezza di TE è quella di poter condividerecon gli amici posti di tale bellezza.
E' spettacolare la vista di questi quattro mulini in sequenza, a ridosso di un mare bellissimo.
Un'immagine da incorniciare, bella e di gran qualità,
un caro saluto
clic (14340) 2012-07-11 6:15
Geia sou Danos
Those refurbished ancestors of aeolian, landmark for pleasure boats, thrumph with majesty so located in the sea and they compose with the blue tables an outstanding exotic cove to enjoy cordial meetings!
Tigerlily (3013) 2012-07-11 6:42
Wonderful composition.. very interesting view, I have never seen four mills on the row before..A beautiful place to be. Have a nice day, Danos.
bertolucci (13356) 2012-07-11 6:54
A very fine capture of this beautiful space. It's great that the old industrial infrastruicture is still there and so well maintained. I like the compo and the way the terrace furniture adds attraction (and memories).
Best regards from Rotterdam,
Skid_Row (98) 2012-07-11 8:21
A good display of colors and sharpness.
Beautiful natural colors.
jemaflor (81374) 2012-07-11 11:38
Well framed from this angle of view, well composed with these tables in the fg, nice blue color and clear water,tfs.
mohammad_H (8822) 2012-07-11 12:16
رنگهای زیبا.دریای نیلگون
جایی برای استراحت و ارامش
نور و کنتراست مناسب
وضوح بسیار عالی
شب خوبی را برایت ارزو میکنم
Beautiful colors. Sea, sky-blue
Place for rest and relaxation
Light and good contrast
Very high resolution
I wish you good night
eldancer1 (25618) 2012-07-11 14:09
Beautiful scene! Looks like a nice place to have a meal. Great lighting and good dof with sharp details. Wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
bukitgolfb301 (34612) 2012-07-11 16:22
Hi dear Danos
Yes, another great artstic, fantastic and also poetic secnary shot! Nice normal lems usage with the deep exposure. Sharp and clear image as usual. Best suitable to present at this season, giving me a comfortable feeling very much. Thanks for your good work and have a good day!
Takero from again rainy Tokyo
Cricri (101805) 2012-07-11 20:28
Une autre magnifique image de votre pays, le bleu toujours présent, l'alignement des moulins, les reflets et une lumière sublime du sud, très jolie
serp2000 (38305) 2012-07-11 20:38
Very interesting and informative note and good illustration. Fine composition as a result of clever POV. Another excellent photo in your gallery. Congrats!
abmdsudi (40226) 2012-07-11 23:14
Admire your skill and takllent in particular how you find this wonderful viewing point, the almost L shape jutting out to the sea where the greatest interest is and juxtaposed to those neatly arranged blue table-chairs diagonally providing the necessary contrasts and focal. They are at the right spot to give us the ideas as to the size. This is so well thought out composition and finely executed. Awesome picture Danos, really great effort. TFs :))
marina7 (8051) 2012-07-12 5:19
that's an idyllic view, love the soft colors of the sea and the sky. The point of view is a well-chosen one, very attractive!
have a good time
jaywalker (16095) 2012-07-12 12:05
Hi Danos, The four mills are a gorgeous sight on the banks of the water, & the blue table & chairs are a nice addition, there is very good light & excellent detail, kind regards Wilson.
zoomer (6) 2012-07-12 12:18
Hello,what an utterly charming setting.The composition is so well organized with sharp details and perfectly natural colors.Greetings,Wolf.
mkamionka (29425) 2012-07-12 13:03
beautiful mills. I like the perfect composition with two diagonals -one with the charming dark blue tables and the other one with windmills. Great choice of POV. Everything seems to be thought through.
francio64 (38264) 2012-07-12 13:23
bella prospettiva sui mulini che formano una diagonale che dà profondità all'immagine.
Luce ben gestita e ottimo sharp.
tedesse (25045) 2012-07-12 14:05
An interesting point of view, showing the four windmills, inviting tourists to visit the coastal cafes.
Beautiful frame, excellent sharpness and beautiful colours.
lousat (72855) 2012-07-12 16:05
Hi Danos,i never hear the name of this island and it's a great beauty as i can for the first time.What a spectacular windmills on the sea,not easy to find in this position,magnificent capture too whit the best pov,sharpness and colors.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
cornejo (28531) 2012-07-13 10:58
Hello Danos, very nice and excellent photo of this lovely view of the four mills with wonderful sea floor, a lovely place to rest and cool, very good POV, lighting and sharpness. Lovely job very well done, congratulations. Tfs.
Good afternoon and happy weekend my friend.
Best regards and best wishes.
emilbo (22262) 2012-07-13 11:35
Une merveilleuse composition et j'aime bien ces moulins à vent au bord de l'eau. Je réserve une table pour les admirer. Excellente composition et qualité d'image. Un bel présentation bien éclairée et un parfait rendu des couleurs.
Cordiales salutations du Canada et bonne fin de semaine,
raszid62 (18583) 2012-07-13 16:05
Μου αρέσει πολύ αυτούς τους παλιούς ανεμόμυλους στα ελληνικά νησιά του Αιγαίου. Τέσσερις όμορφους ανεμόμυλους στην προκυμαία και δίπλα στα γαλάζια τραπέζια στα οποία θα ήταν χαρά μου να πιει ένα ποτήρι ρετσίνα. Υπέροχα χρώματα και τέλεια ποιότητα εικόνας.
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-07-13 16:10
What a set of 4 windmills built in stones and a deck to relax and enjoy the view. Those blue chairs and tables give strong color contrast. And that small green plant looks very charming. Everything is captured to perfection.
claudeD (30827) 2012-07-14 2:59
Wondeful picture very wll composed and with excellent colors and clarity. I like the calm atmosphere very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
bracasha75 (24517) 2012-07-15 3:56
What to say what alreday is not said !!!!!
Excellent picture ,real masterpiece
josepmarin (57587) 2012-07-15 6:49
the graphical contrast between the windmills and the tables and the blue chairs is strong and gives a good visual power at your photo.
I like also the great quality of the colors and the nice balance between the illuminated areas and the shady areas, that they offer us a perfect exposure. The composition is very clean and very attractive.
Best regards, my friend,
delpeoples (52731) 2012-07-15 20:27
Kalispera dear Danos
What a beautiful dedication to our friend Maria. So typically Mediterranean and very attractive to the eye. I love the perspective, the pin-sharp definition and of course those colours - no wonder blue and white are on the Greek flag. Is this the same place that Ourania took her windmills?
baddori (19157) 2012-07-16 22:38
Molti particolari in questo ambiente stupendo.
Ormai non mi stupisce ..anzi.
Bellezze architettoniche e vita quotidiana.
I tavoli del locale, il contesto della scena .
I riflessi sul mare ed una luce trasversale che anima l'ambiente .
mjw364 (7004) 2012-07-19 1:55
Good Morning Danos
This is great shot...well composedwith graphic lines and those Windmills are so unusual - makes me want to visit the place.
siolaw (38052) 2012-07-19 6:58
Geia sou Danos,
The high POV gives a good idea of the place, which is actually quite beautiful! Compo is well balanced between the diagonal row of (empty!) restaurant chairs and the famous mills.
Good general quality too!
La_Tulipe (2798) 2012-07-19 9:33
Une composition avec toute une série d'éléments vraiment intéressants.Sous des lumières parfaites l'architecture particulières de ces différentes moulins bien alignés , l'avant plan et sa terrasse aux tables et chaises d'un bleu intense, les petits murs de pierres, la touche de couleur apportée par la plante verte et très loin à l'horizon un bateau blanc que l'on ne peut pas louper malgré la richesse de cette belle image.
Janusz1974 (2755) 2012-07-19 10:32
A remarkable view of this famous wind mills but from an original pov.
A great shot, crystal clear.
mvdisco (17670) 2012-07-20 16:21
A beautiful Point of view of these windmills,
Excellent perpective and tone of naturel colors and light,
good DOF. and details,
Wanderful place to visit and take a break..
Very well done.
bayno (18342) 2012-07-21 2:57
beautiful windmills in a spectacular backdrop, thanks for introducing me to this place I did not know, top quality, greece continues to amaze me with its beauty...
have a good WE...
amaryllis (33598) 2012-07-22 0:48
un cadrage excellent avec ces tables bleues en premier plan et la vue sur ces quatre moulins avec une mer d'une couleur claire, une lumière douce, une excellente composition
Hansaphotos (6433) 2012-07-24 3:23
What a wonderful way to show us these wind mills. An attractive composition where you exploits the diagonals of the frame in such a great way. Fine colours and great details. Excellent work:) TFS. Have a nice day.
Best regards, Erling
aliabazari (12393) 2012-07-26 21:18
Γεια σας Danvs
Η απεικόνιση έγινε πολύ καλά. Επιφανειακών υδάτων είναι μαλακό και δελεαστικό. Καλή σύνθεση με τις άλλες συνιστώσες του κουτιού ήταν καλά γίνεται. πολύ καλό
Χάρη και αφορά
adramad (35641) 2012-07-27 15:17
Among the new photos from your gallery, increases during my vacation, my attention this wonderful composition, so striking that these four mills are almost deep in the sea, a lovely corner that conveys the essence of beauty and relaxation Aegean islands.
These tables have a privileged place to enjoy a superb environment. Well done.
Noel_Byrne (21448) 2012-07-30 5:33
Wow, what a place, and what a history! Beautiful capture of these unique buildings, and I agree, I would give my right arm to be sitting at those blue tables right now, sipping a cold drink and admiring the surroundings. Your image does great justice to a beautiful place.
REZA_V (700) 2012-08-01 20:30
Very beautiful record. Lighting and composition is very good. With respect
sacavem (18610) 2012-08-03 14:14
Very beautiful capture of these windmills in a fantastic light, reral fine mood with good sharpness and great depth.
dta (63484) 2012-08-03 14:43
Hello danos ,
A stuning view of this four wind mills so close to the sea . May be that is usual in Greece , but not at all in France . The composition is excellent , too , with the blue tables of the restaurant in the FG .
fabbs99 (16079) 2012-08-15 7:17
Very special image with lots blue in it.Good sharpness and clarity.The mills standing bye the sea side speak their stories in their own colors.In one word the photograph is LOVELY.
nikkitta (13556) 2012-08-17 17:08
Thanks for the link ( I don t know to do it) that let me watch this very beautiful capture with a great composition with a good POV from where we can appreciated both the inviting terrace and the mills' s view
A relaxing place good to watch in a cold winter night in Buenos Aires
Greetings and tfs
kiks (11749) 2012-08-26 12:29
I would love to seat here and enjoy the warmth and wonderful views. This windmills are fantastic.
quovadis (928) 2012-09-15 23:36
Hi Danos !!!
Lovely presentation, the scene of the mills remainds me of the Don Quixote story :)
Nice combination, waterscape and the stone mills, plus the blue chairs and tables. Colour and sharpness wise superb image.
Enjoy your Sunday in peace,love and prayer !!!
Robert1969 (6858) 2012-09-17 3:34
Photogenic environment and you can also feel
the history. I like the Z-form in the picture,
that creates anice depth. Compoistion, light
management and the point of view are (as
macjake (52930) 2012-09-17 14:25
very nice photo my friend.
i like how it easily and smartly creates depth by the angles.
excellent composition with the rule of thirds with the horizon line. also a great job with the lighting as its so easy to overexpose it.
sandpiper (6788) 2012-09-21 4:39
Ahh yes, I could sit there for a while.....I can smell the Meditteranean. So inviting, superb composition and elements.
mirosu (12676) 2014-02-26 1:13
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 reflections on the water surface add nice hue to the scene. I like the arrangement with the blue tables and chairs in front.
Very well done
Wish you a very nice rest of the week.