Tall Ship Mir, Kiel, Germany

JUNE 1999 – Detail of the ropes on the Russian tall sailing ship Mir. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com


The story behind the image

Kiel Week is coming up in June. Kiel Week? Yep. That’s one of the oldest and largest sailing events in the world that usually takes place every year by the end of June in Kiel, Germany. Countless sailors – both professionals and amateurs – come to town to enjoy nine days of sailing and partying.

I moved away from Kiel in 1992, but in 1999 I visited Kiel Week again. We booked a half-day excursion on the tall ship Mir to experience the Baltic Sea near Kiel.

This photo shows a nice detail of the Mir: ropes tied to a solid wooden railing.

I still think this is a beautiful maritime image. If you like it, too, then please return in June for more maritime images.


The high resolution image

Capture DateJune 1999
LocationKiel, Germany
CameraCanon AE-1 Program
LensCanon FD 50mm f/1.4
Image SourceFuji Slide Film
Digital Image SourceKodak PhotoCD
Digital Image Source FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions2931 x 1960 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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