Tag : Ghost town

365 Project : Day 250

This was taken at the Abandoned Village in Ras Al Khaimah in the morning. The clouds were thick and looks like there’s a storm coming, although the only storm we get here is sand storms (at least in Dubai). I edited this picture with the intent that I wanted it to look like it was a setting from a video game, hence the 3d look 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f8.0 | 1/15 | ISO 100 Post […]

365 Project : Day 248

I was shooting with my photo buddies Eugene and Henz; took this on the way back to the car, the place isn’t really ideal for this kind of shot but great light nonetheless. Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f10 | 1/160 | ISO 100 Post process: 3 exposures DRI’d Dodging and burning Curves adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 247

Location like these are probably the last place anyone would like to take pictures of, but for photographers… it’s like paradise 🙂  Or maybe it’s just me… Anyway, this place is always fun to shoot, quiet and peaceful. Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 8-16mm Settings: f10 | 1/30 | ISO 100 Post process: 3 Exposures DRI Color balance adjustments Curves adjustments Dodging and burning Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 222

This was shot at Ras Al Khaimah, ghost town. This abandoned village is quite big and you have to make sure you know your way out once it gets dark, because its pitch black in there. Most of the locals are afraid of this place, however I haven’t seen or felt anything supernatural about the place. Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 10-20mm Settings: 2 exposures, one for the tower and the other for the sky. Post process: 2 exposures manually […]

365 Project : Day 219

And I’m back with landscapes! This was taken after the portraits sessions. This is the post blue hour when the sun sets and the sky turns magenta for a few minutes. Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/6 | ISO 100 Post process: 3 exposure DRI’d Dodging and burning Blending modes Curves adjustments Have a great weekend guys! /Mike

365 Project : Day 210

**I have been working almost all night to get my wordpress running 🙁 had some problems and have to migrate all the contents including the database to a new location 🙁 Anyway… I know it’s been a while since my last post.   Anyway, I’m back 🙂 I went back to the Abandoned Village in Ras Al Khaimah, now that the weather is good and the clouds are back, it’s really an awesome place to shoot.  It is really a ghost […]

365 Project : Day 083

This house provokes a lot of thoughts and feelings, it makes me want to know the real story behind it… the history that surrounds this place… Anyway, I just wanted to share another one of the ruined houses at Ras Al Khaimah ghost town. Gear:  Canon 7D + Sigma 10-20 Settings: f9.0 | 1/50 | ISO 100 Post processing: Dodging and burning to get the feel that I want Enhanced the sky to add more mood to the picture Made […]