Harbour, Niendorf, Germany (I)

AUGUST 2017 – The light of the setting sun illuminates boats at the harbor of Niendorf, Germany. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

In 2017 we visited the Baltic Sea for two weeks, concretely the village of Niendorf close to Lübeck in Germany. While it is just a small community it has everything you’d expect from a summer destination: a beautiful beach, restaurants, small shops, a supermarket. But it’s not super vibrant and busy like its bigger neighbors, Timmendorfer Strand and Travemünde. In a way, it’s a diamond waiting to be discovered. So, in short – it’s perfect for us.

One late afternoon we went to the small harbor to get some good fish for dinner, and on our way back we admired the approaching sunset. I put the small EOS M on a solid pole to enable a longer exposure times (at ISO 200), resulting in a set of attractive maritime images.

In this image, I especially like the slight motion blur of the red flags in the top right corner. Nice.

The high resolution image

Capture Date & Time23-AUG-2017, 20:19
LocationNiendorf, Germany
CameraCanon EOS M
LensCanon EF-M18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Exposure0.8 sec at f/36
Digital Image Source FormatCanon Camera RAW (CR2)
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions5184 x 3456 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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