Monthly Archives: April 2009

From Dubai marina to Burj al Arab via Atlantis panoramic

Yay! My first panoramic. Stitched together from 9 shots taken with the 85mm. I know it’s not quite level, but I almost prefer the slight slant to it. I’d taken it from resting the camera on a beach table. Now I know why I wish I had a decent tripod! Next time I’m out there, […]

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Dubai Media City at night

As I was meeting up with a colleague today across from the office where we are based, I thought I’d have a go at trying to capture the awesome scenery at night. Dubai is one of those interesting cities where all of the world’s common sense rules don’t seem to apply. One of them is […]

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Parents' permission – Child + Fountain + Light at JBR Walk

Between the Hilton and Sheraton hotels along “The Walk” at Jumeirah Beach Residence, there is this foutain area where water shoots straight out from the ground up to just under a metre high. There are small halogen uplighters buried into the ground which gives wonderful natural “white water” looking fountains. This grabs kids’ attention and […]

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Beale Park

As I’m about to go back out to Dubai for my real job, and as the weather today was fantastic, I decided to take a few hours stroll around Beale Park. Also, I was still debating whether to take the 120-300 with me back to Dubai in case we managed to get round to doing […]

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Dinner on the 32nd floor

Thanks to Mark inviting me over to dinner tonight, we had a very enjoyable meal accompanied by a nice bottle of Rioja. Maybe it was the wine that made me queasy peering over the balcony. On second thoughts, maybe not!

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