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Windmill of beauregard, Marans


Windmill of beauregard, Marans
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-04-18
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/320 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Water mills, windmills, Sevre Niortaise valley [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-05-06 1:21
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Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
April 18 2010
Marans 170218 17230
Charente-Maritime Poitou-Charentes
46.311 -0.997 12m

Windmill of Beauregard, Marans

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The windmill of Beauregard, built at the 17th century, was in service until 1935. It was repurchased by the commune of Marans in 1994, and was restored in 1999.

_The windmills convert the kinetic energy of the wind into mechanical energy. It were used to actuate grinding stones, pumps, saws, etc...
The wings of the mill are supported by a tower, whose roof carrying the axis of the mill is directional in the case of the mill-turn.
If the whole tower is directional, one speaks then about mill on pivot or with candlestick. A typical mill of Anjou, compromised between the precedents, is called mill cavier. The orientation of the mill is done by pushing the tiller or tail of the mill.
The wings are generally in wood some and covered with canvas. The rotational movement of the horizontal axis of the mill is transmitted to a vertical axis by a whole of gears, the wheel, often manufactured out of wood of various species chosen for their resistance.

Action, The mechanism of Saint-Pierre-de-la-Fage windmill.

The windmill appeared in the East, Egypt and Iran. First mention of windmill in France, date of 1170, in a charter of the town of Arles. The Netherlands are probably the country which counted the greatest number of windmills.
The windmills were used incidentally as semaphores. Ansi, during the wars of the Vendée, the wings of the windmills of Mont des Alouettes indicated to Vendean the positions and movements of the republican troops.

MARANS is a French commune, located in the department of the Charente-Maritime of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 4375 Marandais in 1999, distributed out of 84 km², that is to say 52 hab./km².

The town of Marans, in country of Aunis, at door of the Marais Poitevin, marsh of poitou, is crossed by Sèvre-Niortaise river, and a dense network of canals.

Marans is the cradle of a hen race of quality sometimes known as, because of the color marked of its eggs, "la poule aux oeufs d'or", the Hen with the golden eggs.

My images of Marans.

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Bonjour, cher ami Joël,
Félicitations réitérées pour ces réalisations d'orfèvre.
La présentation est toujours soignée et apprend beaucoup sur notre pays.
Ce moulin de Beauregard porte bien son nom !
Amitiés.
Philippe

Bonjour Joël
Une très belle réalisation. Il est superbe ce moulin sous un beau ciel bleu. C'est de l'excellent travail bien argumenté comme tu sais le faire.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
Nicole

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12868 W: 0 N: 15687] (160769)
  • [2010-05-06 2:52]

Hello,

Il porte un nom qui lui va à merveille se bijou de moulin, quelle image parfaite à nouveau, l'ombre des pales sur le toit de bois est mangigique, ce tons clair, blanc-girs bleus sont superbe.

merci et maitié

Nicou

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  • ifege Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 801 W: 71 N: 2314] (11184)
  • [2010-05-06 3:03]

A classic feature Joel, even if surrounded by suburban cottages - very clear and sharp with great colour.
cheers
Ian

Hi Joel,
a beautiful photo of this windmill, the composition is attractive and nicely balanced, very nice colours and lights, the atmosphere is nostalgic, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
George (György)

Hello Joël,
A good capture of this windmill now seemingly surrounded by houses; I assume this wasn't always the case? It is ideally placed in the frame and the image has pleasing natural colours and good sharpness.

Bonjour Joel,

Il semble bien citadin ce moulin, loin de son environnement naturel. La composition est excellente et bien cadré à droite de l'image il laisse de l'espace sur la gauche , face au moulin.

Bien vu

Amicalement

Serge

A nice and simple windmill with a pretty fence around.
Very beautiful picture.
Friendly greetings.Alin.

Olá Joel,
esses moinhos de vento são sempre muito bonitos mesmo, e aqui nesse dia ficou melhor ainda. Gostei das cores da foto. Belo trabalho.
Parabéns e Abraço

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2010-05-06 16:03]

Bonsoir Joël,
L'image de l'usine avec ses voiles taillées sur le ciel bleu est très belle.
Excellente composition et le contraste avec ses petites maisons. La lumière est parfaite. Bravo!
Amicalement,
Charo

Joël
Ce moulin parait presque trop neuf (c'est le danger de certaines restaurations!)et on a presque l'impression que c'est un décor au milieu de petits pavillons. en tout cas, ta photo est de qualité avec un bon cadrage et une parfaite gestion de la belle lumière.
Amicalement
JJ

Bonjour Joel,
the windmill is fantastic! I have never seen such a charming architecture. It is really unique. The roof is really original.
You present it in a best possible way, slightly asymmetrically in the frame in a great light.
Excellent work,
M

Bonjour Joël,
Les ailes de ce moulin semblent contemporaines alors que le moulin lui-même donne l'image de ce qu'il devait être dans les temps anciens. Tu as su mettre en valeur ce moulin par une bonne composition et une lumière latérale qui lui donne du relief.
Amicalement
Jacques

Bonjour Joël,

La clôture et les maisons cadrent bien le moulin. La prise de vue permet de distinguer les détails et les couleurs de l'architecture du moulin à vent. Ce beau ciel bleu envoie une lumière qui met en valeur les couleurs de l'image. Bon weekend.

Pierre

Good morning
have a nice Sunday,delicate and sweet shot with the
windmill,I red your useful notes about the windmill of
Beauregard built at the 17th century
The composition is very attractive
great lightness for this peaceful day
Compliments
Cstantino

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  • Vasa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2208 W: 0 N: 95] (515)
  • [2010-05-20 13:28]

Les helices comme d'un avion... Un autre motif de Marans, premierement propose et soutenu genereusement par ta note Joel. Tu en a fait une collection des moulins a vent. J'aimerais le pouvoir ici, mais, on ne les voit pas. Une difference de plus. Merci de ta presence journaliere.

Branko

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