0A0000 564130 735E4B 958271 B3A292 CEC2B6 E2DACF FFFFFD

Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

"Idleness is Sweet, . . .

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 28 September 2020 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

...and its consequences are cruel."

- Quote by American President John Quincy Adams.

An old multi-bladed rotor of a windmill spotted at a farm museum on Washington Island in Door County, Wisconsin.

Photo captured August 17, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/6.7 ISO 400 30 mm

New photos posted on most Mondays through Thursdays.
All photos are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or distributed without my expressed, written consent.

Spotlight Images

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

What a fabulous photographic subject, Steven! Good eye.

28 Sep 2020 5:02am

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

I guess it is hand-made, and an attractive piece

28 Sep 2020 5:05am

By Marie from Villages du Lac de Paladru, France

Nice process. The blades of this mill piece are still in relatively good condition. A collector

28 Sep 2020 5:34am

Anne from France

Interesting treatment

28 Sep 2020 5:36am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent result with this image Steven.

28 Sep 2020 6:01am

claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique rendu !!

28 Sep 2020 6:11am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Good editing

28 Sep 2020 6:52am

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Sweet picture : I like it very much *****

28 Sep 2020 7:27am

fereshteh. from Iran

Nice edit.

28 Sep 2020 8:06am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

makes for an excellent still life with interesting shapes and textural interaction, but its spinning days are truly over :)

28 Sep 2020 8:17am

willy from Belgium

Très joli avec ce traitement Steven...

Bon début de semaine

28 Sep 2020 8:27am

Rose Swalls from United States

Nice shot...I know where a couple non working windmills are.

28 Sep 2020 10:22am

jean pierre from Paris, France

compo et traitement extra!!

28 Sep 2020 11:38am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb textures and treatment!

28 Sep 2020 1:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the timeless treatment

28 Sep 2020 1:29pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Though it looks sad..it still gives a nice image !!!!

28 Sep 2020 3:17pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


28 Sep 2020 3:19pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Joli traitement qui va bien avec cette ancienne pale.
Belle texture et objet.

28 Sep 2020 5:56pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

That is a classic. There are still some of those old windmills left around here.

28 Sep 2020 6:39pm

omid from mashhad, Iran


28 Sep 2020 9:06pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

A pretty found!

28 Sep 2020 9:26pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is so very well done. I like the tones.

28 Sep 2020 11:41pm

Diane from Parksville, Canada

It's so nice to see this is still intact even if not up in the air. I love images of objects from the past.

29 Sep 2020 1:22am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A wonderful composition. I love the sepia tones. It looks so timeless.

29 Sep 2020 1:26am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

the overall light tone and gentle sepia give this simple shot a vintage feel

29 Sep 2020 3:03am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It needs bit repair

29 Sep 2020 5:22am

ceteceva from Angers, France

Bel effet !

29 Sep 2020 4:58pm

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Un objet à l'abandon dont l'éclat ne brille plus beaucoup.

30 Sep 2020 7:05am

Remus from Portugal

It depends ... because we must also have our moments of idleness. What we shouldn't do is make them eternal or too frequent.

Beautiful composition.

30 Sep 2020 6:50pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

quite lovely

1 Oct 2020 6:32pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Yes - taking a rest.... Your sepia treatment works perfectly for this!

6 Oct 2020 4:37am