El Ángel de la Independencia, Mexico City

MAY 2003 – The Angel of Independence monument (El Ángel de la Independencia) in Mexico City. Photo © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

On my trip to Mexico City the company had booked a nice hotel (the Sheraton Maria Isabel) for me. I had brought my first digital camera, a tiny, but expensive, Kodak DC 4800 Zoom Digital. The hotel was located right next to the Angel of Independence monument, and when I left the hotel to explore the surroundings I was baffled by the beautiful view. Fortunately, I had the camera with me.

The pixel size is tiny by today’s standards, but the image quality is still very good. Please keep in mind that these were different times in terms of photo technology.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time06-MAY-2003, 16:51
LocationMexico City, Mexico
CameraKodak DC 4800
Exposure1/350 sec at f/6.7
Digital Image Source FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions2160 x 1440 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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