Isar River, Munich, Germany, 1999

MAY 1999 – The Isar river is completely flooded in Munich, Germany, on a beautiful spring day. Photo © Mark Zanzig/

The story behind the image

Every now and then, the Isar river that flows through Munich in Germany, gets flooded. This can happen when strong rain in the Alps coincidences with a strong snow melt.

This happened around Penecost 1999 again and completely changed the appearance of the Isar in the city center of Munich during the flood – usually, you would be able to walk under the bridge next to the river bed.

The high resolution image

Capture DateMay 1999
LocationMunich, Germany
CameraCanon AE-1 Program
Image SourceFuji Slide Film
Digital Image SourceEPSON Perfection 4870 Photo
Digital Image Source FormatTIFF, 48 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions6579 x 4250 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/

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