35 Amazing Photographs of Windmills

Windmills have a wonderful antiquity about them, especially those old brick windmills used for grinding grains. The earliest known wind-driven wheel used to power a machine was in the first century developed by Heron of Alexandria.

These fantastic machines are still mesmerizing even to this day, so here we bring you 35 amazing photographs of old windmills – so sit back and relax! 

Photo by Malcolm Lightbody

Let's face it, looking at these amazing images can make the heart pound, but sometimes we don't get the photo we want because we have trouble getting over that last hurdle with our photography – and sometimes we aren't even sure what that hurdle is. Take this quiz and find out what holds you back from reaching the next level in your photography.

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Photo by Jongsun Lee

Photo by Cynthia De Luna

Photo by Drew Collins

Photo by Lorenzo Spoleti

Photo by Massimiliano Donghi

Photo by Malcolm Lightbody

Photo by James Sullivan

Photo by Michal Ševčík

Photo by Chris Ouzounis

Photo by Melissa Askew

Photo by Jason Blackeye

Photo by Arda Çetin

What Is Holding Your Photography Back?

Did you know that there are basically 5 Photography Killers that can hold you back from reaching the next level in your photography journey? Every photographer tends to have a primary photographic challenge – their #1 Photography Killer – which is the #1 thing holding them back.

Take the photography killer quiz and learn what your personal photography killer is and how to eliminate it!

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Photo by Sabrina Mazzeo

Photo by Paul Guillotel

Photo by Vishwas Katti

Photo by Valentina Corsetti

Photo by Vincent Versluis

Photo by Shuto Araki

Photo by Malcolm Lightbody

Photo by Carl Raw

Photo by Karsten Koehn

Photo by Mathew Schwartz

Photo by Daniel James

Photo by Kyle Glenn

Photo by Xmax88

Photo by Skitterphoto

Photo by Kordi Vahle

Photo by Kordi Vahle

Photo by Skitterphoto

Photo by Frances Coronge

Photo by Skitterphoto

Photo by Martijn Adegeest

Photo by Usagi Post

Photo by 12019

Eliminate What's Holding You Back

We hope you enjoyed these blissful photographs of windmills. And don't let your photography remain stagnant. Identifying your #1 Photography Killer and fixing it will empower you to create photographs that you’ve always wanted.

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About the author

Federico Alegria

Federico is a one of our staff writers and has 8 years of experience in making documentary photography, he is currently working in long-term photo essays and you can watch more of his work here. He is also a photography educator at a design-focused University, and is currently pursuing his PhD (and of course, his thesis is around Photography). His work has been featured in museums, newspapers and magazines. He is currently based in El Salvador.

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