Cogs

 

Daily Image - 27 June 2011 - Cogs

There’s something to be said about the precision and engineering of large, industrial cogs. Their architectural beauty and industrial qualities make them favourites of photographers. Just looking at these old, rusted cogs one’s mind wonders, who built them? Who used them? What did they do? What did they witness?

These cogs in particular, are part of a machine sitting outside the Bangor Saw Mill, but disconnected from the mill itself there’s no indication of the work they once performed. They now sit, as a piece of architectural, industrial statuary; a memorial to all the work that once went on at the mill.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro – ISO 200 – f11 – 1/45.

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About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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