Great Chishill Windmill B&W by Geoff Carpenter
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This windmill is situated just outside the village called Great Chishill, in the county of Cambridgeshire,England.
This post mill is an interesting example of rural engineering and is scheduled as an historic monument.
Built in 1819 using timbers from an earlier mill of 1726 it was last worked in 1951.
Restoration was carried out in 1966 by R Thompson & Sons Millwrights of Alford, Lincs.

Canon 20D
Sigma 17-70mm@17
1/1600s
f8
ISO 200
4 shot panorama stitched together in Photoshop


Tags

windmill, mill, sail, old, wooden, b w

I started my working life in a press agency called Central Press Photos. After learning my trade in Fleet Street, I moved into more commercial and architectual work. I have also spent many a saturday chasing from one wedding to another. These days I photograph anything that takes my eye.

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Comments

  • timmburgess
    timmburgessabout 3 years ago

    Very Nice , I like lots….timm

  • Thank Timm, glad you like it!

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Kim Slater
    Kim Slaterabout 3 years ago

  • Hi Kim, many thanks for the much appreciated feature and the banner :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    WOW and Double WOW! Stunning Geoff. A FAV for sure. Love that sky and the amazing windmill.

  • WOW! Thanks for that Don :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Glen Allen
    Glen Allenabout 3 years ago

    Nice work

  • Thanks Glen, glad you like it!

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 3 years ago

  • Many thanks for the much appreciated feature and the banner sarnia2 :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...about 3 years ago

    Congratulations, great Capture!!!!!

  • Hi Cynthia, thanks for that :-)

    – Geoff Carpenter

  • Ben Loveday
    Ben Lovedayabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic photography!

  • Many thanks Ben, glad you like it…!

    – Geoff Carpenter

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