APRIL 2007 – A dandelion has planted itself into the wall of a building in Munich, Germany. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

I was on my way to a photo shooting and passed this brick wall which is not beautiful at all. However, I was stunned that a dandelion had been able to plant itself onto (or into?) the wall and could grow a full blossom. Amazing. To me, this is a sign of hope that even in the least promising environments there is life.

Or to quote Dr. Ian Malcolm (a character from the movie Jurassic Park): “I’m simply saying that life, uh… finds a way.” – And this image expresses this thought perfectly.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time12-APR-2007, 11:33
LocationMunich, Germany
CameraCanon EOS-1Ds Mark II
LensCanon EF 16-35 mm 2.8 L USM
Exposure1/100 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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