Highlight Towers, Munich, Germany

MAY 2007 – The top of the Highlight Towers in Munich, Germany, is shown on a cloudless morning in spring. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

I had brought Petra to the airport for an early flight. It was going to be a beautiful spring morning and so I grabbed the backpack with my cameras to shoot some photos I had been planning for a while. Fun stuff. Like this simplistic architecture shot of the eastern building of the Highlight Towers in Munich.

I love the idea that every visible item in this image is straight: the edge of the roof but also the metal structure leading up to the roof. Add to that the restricted color set – just blue, green, and steel gray – and some copy space, and you’ve got the simplistic but beautiful image that I like.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time14-MAY-2007, 07:35
LocationMunich, Germany
CameraCanon EOS-1Ds Mark II
LensCanon EF 24-70 mm 2.8 L USM
Exposure1/80 sec at f/16
Digital Image Source FormatCanon Camera RAW (CR2)
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions4992 x 3328 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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