This is the tenth and last entry of my recent series "B&W Oldies" ! This is a watermill in the middle of a vegetable field. It was driven by one or two horser, who turned and turned around the center and moved a huge wheel which than transported the water in tins to the surface.
The eyes of the horses was been covered in order to avoid that they didn't collaps after a few turns !
This capture can not be made anymore as the water is been pulled from wells bu means of electrical pumps !
Bu kare de artık tekrarı mümkün olmayan bir kare. Topkapı surları civarındaki bir sebze bostanının bostan kuyusu !
Bu dizinin son karesi bu.
Artık, atların çevirip toprak üstüne su taşıdıkları bu kuyuların yerini, elektrikle işleye motopomplar aldı !
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Sergiom (60142) 2014-02-07 5:20
Tu avais une très bonne caméra à l'époque et tu trouvais des sujets ds plus intéressants. La pellicule coûtait très cher à l'époque et il fallait faire attention.Je n'aurais jamais reconnu un moulin à eau dans cette image.
mirosu (13866) 2014-02-07 6:12
Old but excellent. Superb monochrome photo, excellent light, nice arrangement.
Very well done.
Wish you a very nice weekend.
Noel_Byrne (24315) 2014-02-07 9:58
The eye is drawn to the scene very much, as its an intriguing display! I could not work out what this was, but your note explains that we are unlikely to see this kind of object anymore. It looks excellent under black and white, as the shadows and lines are brought out to perfection.
All the best
ChrisJ (98008) 2014-02-07 12:18
An interesting addition to this superb b&w series of days gone by. Certainly more aesthetically pleasing than electrical pumps! Good sharpness and tonal range. Excellent density and graphic elements. Have a great weekend!
UlfE (14641) 2014-02-07 12:30
An interesting photo and note. I understand what you describe in your note, but I have difficulties to see it in your photo. I would imagine that already in 1970 it was a long time ago since the watermill was in use.
TFS and have a nice weekend!
ikeharel (57256) 2014-02-08 8:26
Modern times pumps replaced the old watermills, and left this wooden built structure to be abandoned, Mesut.
Pitty it was not preserved, to be shown today how it operated.
Fine sharp details, B&W texture enhanced elements on.
Nicely posted series.
Enjoy a nice weekend,
Silvio1953 (122315) 2014-02-08 11:36
Ciao Mesut, fascinating B&W, lovely composition with beautiful old mill, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
- Copyright: Mesut Ilgim (mesutilgim) (84402)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 1970-06-25
- Categories: Nature, Event
- Camera: Rolleiflex 6x6 /twinreflex, Kodak 100 ASA
- Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-02-07 0:45