Through the passage of time

Location: Dubai Creek, Dubai, U.A.E

Camera Model: Nikon D7000

Lens: 50mm 1.8

Focal Length: 50mm

Aperature: 8

What a cheap way to travel, using the Abra to get from one part of the Creek to another. One trip cost approximately $0.30 USD, can you believe it? 15 years ago this was one of the main means of transport within Dubai for many people heading to and from work. However with the advent of the metro and a highly improved transportion system it isn’t used as much now, nonetheless, it is a must see whilst in Dubai as it’s still one of the best ways to reach the Old Souq. 

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Sin City

Location: Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Camera Model: Nikon D7000

Lens: 50mm 1.8

Focal Length: 50mm

Aperature: 9

After weeks of making plans of a trip to the Palm Jumeirah, I was finally able to make the time and get to shooting. I arrived around 20:00hrs to a relatively empty boardwalk then set my gear up to shoot. I travelled quite light; Nikon d7000, 50mm 1.8, Sigma 105mm 2.8 and my tripod. In total I spent around 2 hours firing away, switching between lens and using various compositions and in the end I managed to capture this image, one which I am quite happy and contented with. Feel free to leave your comments!

Living in Colour

Location: The Spice Souk, Dubai, U.A.E

Camera Model: Nikon D7000

Lens: Nikon 50mm 1.8

Focal length: 50mm

Aperature : f5.6

I literally had about 30 minutes of sunlight remaining when I reached the Spice Souk, and whats worse was that it was quite a shady area so I was forced to bump up the iso to around 800. Not my ideal shooting situation but had to make the best with what I had presented to me. 

The Souk was filled with tons of spices, all staples in the middle eastern pantry. The smells were amazing. Vendors were approaching from every angle just to get my fiancee and I to buy what they had to offer. We couldnt resist, we had to leave with something. 

For this trip to the Souk I used my 50mm as its a great walk around lens, its fast, its sharp and its light weight. Got quite a few nice shots on this day, so I was happy.

23:00hrs

Watercanal Fall.jpg

Location: Dubai, U.A.E
Camera Model: Nikon D7000
Lens: 18-55mm f3.5-5.6
Focal length: 18mm
Aperture: f20

I recently bought a  tripod and wanted to experiment with slow shutter speeds and motion at nights so hence the inspiration for this shot. Shutter speed was around 10 seconds to create that blur of the ‘waterfall’, against the backdrop of the towers and the bright street lights, this image was a personal favourite of mine. Finished with a high contrast black and white edit in lightroom.