Category : Landscape

Dubai Hot air Balloons. Michael R. Cruz is an award-winning, professional Commercial & Advertising photographer based in Dubai, UAE. His expertise is Fashion, Editorial, Corporate, 360 VR, Automotive and Landscape Photography. Dubai Photographer.

Dubai hot air balloons

I took this photo of Dubai with hot air balloons few days ago during the Dubai World Air Games 2015.  I am lucky that my balcony is facing this view.  This was taken from my balcony.  To be honest, I don’t see this kind of view every day, because Dubai can be really hazy.  However there are a few occasions that I see the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Skylines really clear.  I have to zoom at 200mm (x 1.5 […]

Michael R. Cruz Dubai Photographer. Cloudy Dubai

Cloudy Dubai!

Yesterday was one of the best Dubai skies I’ve seen.  There are massive clouds and surprisingly clear too, not so much haze.  Dubai is not really known for cloudy skies but as we enter the cold season, we are getting our fair shares of clouds. I took this photo from my balcony at around 7:30 to 7:45pm.  From there, I can see the Dubai skylines and Burj Khalifa standing out of that crowd. Gear used: Nikon D810 + 85mm f1.4 […]

365 Project : Day 328

Canon 7D + 16-35 f2.8 II f5.0 | 1/100 | ISO 100   Strobist info: 580 EXII pointed at the right bumper and wheels @ full power 430 EXII ponted at the left bumper @ full power YN 460II pointed on the side of the car @ full power (optical slave mode) YN 460II placed inside the car @ 1/2 power (optical slave mode)   Trigger: YN RF603C   This is a client shoot for Mr. Tariq Alateeq here in […]

365 Project : Day 326

Canon 7D + 8-16mm f6.4 | 1/200 | ISO 100 (5 exp. DRI)

365 Project : Day 324

Canon 7D + 8-16mm f9.0 | 8 secs. | ISO 160 (4 exposures DRI) This is Dubai Marina Yacht Club, located in the heart of Dubai Marina.

365 Project : Day 318

Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 + BW ND1000x Settings: f6.3 | 30 secs. | ISO 200 ( 4 exposure DRI) My first image for 2012 🙂 Using my B+W ND110 (10 stop ND Filter) to get a slow shutter speed even in daylight. This is composed of different exposures digitally blended (DRI). 30 seconds exposure for the sky; 8 secs. exposure for the rocks and the fishing guy; 1 and 2 seconds exposure for the waves hitting the […]

365 Project : Day 315

Gear: Canon 7D + 10mm f2.8 Fisheye Settings: f 6.3 | 5 secs. | ISO 200

365 Project : Day 309

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f7.1 | 1/80 | ISO 100 Post process: Perspective correction 3 exposure blending (DRI)

365 Project : Day 307

  Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f2.8 | 1/15 | ISO 160 Post processing: 3 exposures DRI Dodge and burn Curves adjustments

365 Project : Day 290

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8 | 8 secs | ISO 100 (3 exposures DRI) The Burj Khalifa taken at around 5:30am. PP: 3 exp. DRI Dodge and burn Curves Adjustments Cheers! /Mike