Tag : Burj Al Arab

365 Project : Day 244

Another early wake up shoot, this time at the Burj Al Arab. This is the most famous landmark in Dubai until the Burj Khalifa came along. This seven star hotel is still an architecture marvel 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8.0 | 30 secs. | ISO 100 Post process: 3 exposures (DRI) Enhanced the sky to get a more dramatic look using blending modes Curves adjustments Dodging and burning Cheers! /Mike  

365 Project : Day 209

I have been very busy the last weeks and I really have no time to shoot or process any of my shots 🙁 Anyway, I got some free time last night and processed one of the shots I took over the weekend.  I know I already have a few Burj Al Arab shots, but I can’t help it,  I really like this building 🙂  This was taken by my newly purchased lens, Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 OS HSM which I’m really […]

365 Project : Day 164

Taken from Mina A Salam hotel, one of the hotels in Madinat Jumeirah.  Always a nice view 🙂 Gear:  Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/20 | ISO 100 Post process: 3 exposures blended using DRI Dodging and burning Adjusted tones using curves Adjusted vibrance Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 153

This hotel has been photographed so many times.  Everyone who went to Dubai will sure have a picture of the Burj Al Arab.  I wanted it to have a more surreal look, thus post processed accordingly. Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/25 | ISO 320 Post process: DRI’d from 3 exposures Adjusted color channels to have a bleached look Adjusted contrast via curves I can smell weekend!!! /Mike

365 Project : Day 130

The Burj Al Arab (“Tower of the Arabs”, also known as “Arab Sail”).  The construction of Burj Al Arab began in 1994. It was built to resemble the sail of a dhow, a type of Arabian vessel.  The Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) out from Jumeirah  beach, and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. Gear:  Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/40 | ISO 100 Post […]

365 Project : Day 128

The Burj Al Arab, consistently voted the world’s most luxurious hotel.  One of the three 7-star hotels in the world.  It is the second tallest building in the world that is used exclusively as a hotel.  Before the Burj Khalifa, this hotel is the most iconic structure in Dubai. Gear:  Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 Settings: f8.0 | 1/25 | ISO 200 Post processing: Digital Blending of 3 exposures using CS5 (DRI) Adjusted contrast per color channel Used different curves […]

365 Project : Day 126

Taken a while ago at Madinat Jumeirah, Mina A’Salam hotel;  overlooking one of the most famous buildings/hotels in the Middle East, the Burj Al Arab, the only 7 star hotel in the country and first 7 star hotel in the world. Gear:  Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/30 |ISO 200 Post processing: Open 3 exposures and layered them in photoshop Manually blend them (DRI) Dodging and burning Hue and Saturation Vignette Happy weekend!!! /Mike

365 Project : Day 122

Taken from Jumeirah Beach, if you look closely on the left, you will find Burj Al Arab, the 7 star hotel.  You have to look real close to see it 🙂 Gear:  Canon 7D + Sigma 10-20mm + BW ND1000x filter + 3 stop graduated filter to balance the sky Settings: f13 | 15secs. | ISO 100 Post process: Enhanced the sky for more drama Adjusted color balance to remove warm color cast from the ND filter Applied curve settings […]

365 Project : Day 078

Taken with my point and shoot camera, Lumix LX3.  I haven’t used  this cam for quite a while now, but, whenever I needed its service, it never let me down 🙂 Taken around 3am today, after partying at The Rooftop Bar at Madinat Jumeirah.  On this picture it is on the left side, on the roof top of the closed bar called Trilogy.  Took this on the way to the parking area which is across the road. Gear: Lumix LX3 […]