Colorful Fall (III)

SEPTEMBER 2012 – On a clear day, a single tree in Unterhaching, Germany, shows the colors of fall, ranging from dark red to green. © Mark Zanzig/

The story behind the image

Here’s another image showing off the beauty of trees in autumn. In my village, just outside of Munich, I spotted this lonely tree and thought it would be a perfect addition to my Lonely Tree Series.

Usually, it’s only a short time span (just a few days) where trees show the full color range – from red to green – at the same time, on the same tree. All too sudden they will turn into full orange and yellow which can also be exciting, but it’s not that rare. The blue sky offers lots of copy space.


The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time25-SEP-2012, 10:11
LocationUnterhaching, Bavaria, Germany
CameraCanon EOS 1D Mark IV
LensCanon EF 24-70mm 2.8L USM
Exposure1/250 sec at f/8
Digital Image Source FormatCanon Camera Raw (CR2)
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions4896 x 3264 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/

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