Floating Mini Figure

MAY 2016 – A mini figure wearing a yellow cap, a yellow shirt and red trousers floats in the fresh blue water of a swimming pool. Photo © by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

Here’s a trick question: What does a photographer do when he is bored? Well, he starts to shoot photos! And sometimes these photos are appealing, even if – like in this case – it’s just a simple mini figure floating in a pool, photographed with a smartphone.

One day, on a trip to Italy, I was gazing at the pool and wondered how to add some contrast to its catchy blue color. We had brought some toys for our daughter, including a set of mini figures. They were pretty new and not scratched at all, so I took this guy and lowered it gently into the pool. To my surprise, it did not sink and started to float slowly away. Then I grabbed my smartphone and took this fun shot.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time23-MAY-2016, 12:54
LocationCattolica, Italy
CameraSamsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F)
Digital Image Source FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions4224 x 2376 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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