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2018-05-02   MALL IN DUBAI

By |2018-05-01T16:50:32+01:00May 2nd, 2018|Dubai|

Even the shopping malls in Dubai are an attraction, spacious with many levels and hundreds of shops make the heart beat faster for shopping addicts. I took the opportunity to shoot wide-angle photos which represent the dimension of these malls. And another goodie, the parking is free, no fees to pay. 🙂 

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/100s
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • ISO: 500

2018-04-19   OUTSIDE ABU DHABI SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE

By |2018-04-17T20:30:49+01:00April 19th, 2018|Dubai|

At such famous buildings, I ask myself the question, what to shoot which is not visible on the web hundred times already. Still, the classical shots have their eligibility, and I photograph them too, but then I try to take some different angels or sceneries. Like here outside the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi which offers a vast area of water-pools, buildings an pillars.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7S
  • Aperture: ƒ/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s
  • Focal length: 14mm
  • ISO: 1600

2018-03-05   TOURIST BOAT IN DUBAI

By |2018-02-27T21:06:50+01:00March 5th, 2018|Dubai|

Near the Burj Khalifa lies that artificial lake where water shows and boat excursions take place. For me an excellent opportunity for some tripod shots. But suddenly I was exhorted by a guard not to use the tripod anymore. “Taking photos no problem, but not with the tripod” ??  However, after he was aways I did 2-3 additional shots, then removed the tripod and did the shots with the camera placed on the concrete fence. Same result.

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/15s
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 640

2018-02-20   SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE IN THE EVENING

By |2018-02-17T19:51:18+01:00February 20th, 2018|Dubai|

I think I stayed in this mosque from later afternoon until night. It is one of the buildings I will ever remember. With the beginning of the evening, I tried to capture the light, shining from the arches. The lightning is part of the architecture and harmonized with the colors and structure of the building. 

 

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop, Color Efex Pro

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s
  • Focal length: 58mm
  • ISO: 320

2018-02-14   OUTLOOK TO THE SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD

By |2018-02-13T20:08:38+01:00February 14th, 2018|Dubai|

On the 26th floor of the Jumeirah Towers Hotel, you get that great outlook to the 8-lane Sheikh Zayed Road. It’s an auto lovers dream, an extravaganza of a super-highway. Since I had a rental car, it was a pleasure to drive on this road and looking at the buildings of Dubai.

Post processed with: HDR Efex Pro, Photoshop

  • Camera: LEICA X VARIO (Typ 107)
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Focal length: 18.7mm
  • ISO: 400

2018-02-01   ABU DHABI FERRARI WORLD GREAT CONSTRUCTION WORK

By |2018-01-28T16:35:48+01:00February 1st, 2018|Dubai|

Great engineering teams and building firms have built Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. The construction work is impressing. Everything works well made, fastidious and exact ceilings in a significant dimension. Alone the pile is worth a visit, besides of this you get the fastest roller coaster in the world, named Formula Rossa. The ride is like from another planet. At the start, you get eye-glasses for protection, and the drive feels like you get catapulted into a new dimension.

Post processed with: Color Efex Pro, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/2
  • Shutter speed: 1/30s
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 200

2018-01-20   SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE AT DUSK

By |2018-01-20T19:19:43+01:00January 20th, 2018|Dubai|

I would line up that mosque under the Wonders of the World. Such an impressive, spacious building with its surroundings is a must see in Abu Dhabi. After leaving your shoes a the entrance, you are free to walk around and explore the pillars, roofs, and domes. If you are there before dusk, you can watch the illumination of an impressive, complete artwork.

Post processed with: Aurora, Color Efex Pro, Photoshop 

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.3
  • Shutter speed: 1/100s
  • Focal length: 53mm
  • ISO: 200

2018-01-02   A NEW MAD MAX MOVIE ?

By |2017-12-29T21:03:03+01:00January 2nd, 2018|Dubai|

First I thought I had taken the wrong exit. We landed between the film crew of a new Mad Max – movie. The barren post-apocalyptic landscape presented itself like in Mad Max: Fury Road. But these war rigs and monster trucks are food trucks of “Last Exit” motorway service station between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 🙂  You can order a coke and some nachos and make a well-deserved break from your journey.

Post processed with: Aurora, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/200s
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 50

2017-12-15   LOBBY OF THE JUMEIRAH BEACH HOTEL IN DUBAI

By |2017-12-13T20:01:56+01:00December 15th, 2017|Dubai|

Though we didn’t stay in that hotel, my wife Karin and I were allowed to use the beach. At 45° C (113 F) it was hot weather. 🙂  You were unable to walk on the sand without sandals. The sea water was like a warm bath. After two hours we left the beach and ran for cover at the pool bar. There was happy hour. We got a cold Stella beer for the half prize and a big bowl of wasabi nuts.

Post processed with: Luminar, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/100s
  • Focal length: 18mm
  • ISO: 800

2017-12-09  SINKING SUN IN ABU DHABI

By |2017-12-09T16:28:01+01:00December 9th, 2017|Dubai|

This photo was shot outside the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Often the sinking sun is a photographer’s best friend. I had a right timing with the visit. We arrived between blue hour and evening. My wife Karin and my daughter had to put on a scarf and a veil, which they got at the entrance. Then we were free to explore and to marvel.

Post processed with: Luminar, Photoshop

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Shutter speed: 1/2000s
  • Focal length: 57mm
  • ISO: 200

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