Nymphenburger Kanal, Munich, Germany

FEBRUARY 2003 – People skate on a frozen channel in this picture taken from the Gerner Brücke towards Nymphenburg Castle in Munich, Germany. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

The channel leading up to Nymphenburg Castle in Munich, Germany, is spectacular at any time of the year and invites for long walks. During winter the channel usually freezes, creating a huge natural ice track. The people use it for skating, ice hockey, and curling. There are several little stands selling hot wine, hot dogs and (cold) beer.

This clear afternoon 19 years ago is the perfect example of the activity on the channel after several really cold nights. I like the shot because of the clear colors and its symmetry.

If you’re in Munich in winter, don’t miss visiting Nymphenburg Castle, and enjoy the relaxed mood on the channel.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time23-FEB-2003, 15:03
LocationMunich, Germany
CameraKodak DC 4800 Zoom Digital
Exposure1/350 sec at f/8
Digital Image Source FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions2160 x 1262 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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