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Photography: Waterwheel by Risachantag Photography: Waterwheel by Risachantag
The waterwheel at the Kyoto Eiga Mura. These were used for processing rice and making sake back in feudal Japan. I love the weathered wood textures, you still see a lot of lovely old Japanese houses with this sort of feel in rural areas even today.

You can follow my journey through Japan on my facebook page: [link]
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I like looking at rustic looking things like this.
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Rainfelt Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love waterwheels. Nice photo.
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Wow, they still work too, nice job on the pic
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eltitere Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist
That's a lot of mud :o
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dark-circles Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fascinating, in this picture it sort of looks like the wood used to make the wheel and what holds it is made from an either different or better repaired wood from the chute that feeds the water into it. I'm not sure if that's just a difference in lighting or something, but it sure is interesting :D
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YaYaOo Mar 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
nice photo!
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TheWhiteRain Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Heh, saw this referenced in Okami and it didn't seem like just any ordinary Japan, but Feudal Japan or something. XD

The water wheel and Sake thing is really important. XD

But now I'm seeing it up close! <3 It looks big and somewhat simple yet hard to make! :O

Like the design is simple enough, but it's really big and must have needed a lot of materials. XD
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shutter-bug664 Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's really cool and you took it at really good angle. Have you thought of turning it black and white? I bet it would look stunning.
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:iconmusika-6131:
For a split second, I thought "SHE STOLE MY PHOTO!" ...But then I realized that it looked completely different OTL It's very nice~
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ZutaraRaven Mar 20, 2012  Student General Artist
Looks like the one from fatal frame :O
Super nice :)
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