Dubai’s Best Instagram Feeds

Browsing through Instagram accounts led me to the discovery of some remarkable artists, which opened my eyes to the potential of the city I was looking for when I first moved in (e.g. heraldherrera, jeromerafael, madrascala). I have come across a number of less known but spectacular locations within the city, many of which have been only recently built and opened to public, e.g. City Walk, Green Planet or Creek Harbour. Inspired by these creative individuals, I started watching the surroundings more carefully and paying more attention to the composition rules to enhance the quality of my work done at the ground level, which has a much richer offer than I thought earlier. I only needed to follow completely different paths than fancy bars and restaurants, nightclubs, shopping malls etc. Without a doubt, the city gains a lot in attractiveness once you look at it through the camera lens.

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Rooftopping and Capturing Fog in Dubai

In September 2016, a very unique opportunity came up – a rooftopping workshop with Daniel Cheong and Dany Eid in Dubai. I did not hesitate for long before signing up and got the first chance to take photographs from the rooftop of the Cayan Tower in Marina, over 70 levels above the ground. The rooftopping session was followed by a practical digital blending workshop led by Daniel Cheong, which complemented my prior knowledge. I highly recommended the workshops of Daniel and Dany. This experience convinced me that I would try to access Dubai rooftops again. I only needed to wait for the right time, hoping to mix the rooftopping opportunity with the occurrence of low dense fog covering buildings in the city.

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