15 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 amazing photographs of old windmills – so sit back and relax! 

[thrive_text_block color=”note” headline=””]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.


photo by zbynek burival
Photo by Zbynek Burival
photo by mathrew schwartz
Photo by Mathew Schwartz
photo by arda cetin
Photo by Arda Cetin
photo by philippe bourhis
Photo by Philippe Bourhis
photo by jim reardan
Photo by Jim Reardan

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!


photo by priscilla du preez
Photo by Priscilla Du Preez
photo by ipse dixit
Photo by Ipse Dixit
photo by luca bravo
Photo by Luca Bravo
photo by jason blackeye
Photo by Jason Blackeye
photo by paz arando
Photo by Paz Arando

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.

photo by irina iriser
Photo by Irina Iriser
photo by vital sinkevich
Photo by Vital Sinkevich
photo by jason blackeye
Photo by Jason Blackeye
photo by rasmus kuber
Photo by Rasmus Kuber
photo by irfan alijagic
Photo by Irfan Alijagic


About Author

Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, and is a University Professor in photography and research methodology. He's a scientist studying the social uses of photography in contemporary culture who writes about photography and develops documentary projects. Other activities Federico is involved in photography are curation, critique, education, mentoring, outreach and reviews. Get to know him better here.

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