Tag : Madinat Jumeirah

365 Project : Day 245

Taken at Madinat Jumeirah after our early shoot at the beach with the Burj Al Arab. I haven’t used my fisheye lens in a while so I decided to get some fun with it 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 10mm f2.8 Settings: f8.0 | 1/50 | ISO 100 Post process: 2 exposures blended (DRI) 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 176

Ok, a lot of you probably thought I gave up on my 365 Project, well, I didn’t.  It’s been really busy at work and the weather is becoming more and more unbearable.  Anyway, I hope I’ll be able to catch up.  This was taken inside the Madinat Jumeirah Souq. Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f2.8 | 1/15 | ISO 2500 Post process: Merged 3 exposures in Photoshop Tonemapped in Photomatix Adjusted curves to get the tones I […]

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 129

This was taken from Madinat Jumeirah Souk, it is the largest resort in Dubai, designed like old Arabia spread across over 40 hectares of landscapes and gardens.  Madinat Jumeirah is the new city of Arabia in Dubai; the resort is Arabian-styled featuring UAE architecture and design.  There’s a few bars here and some night clubs which are fully packed every weekend. Gear:  Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings:  f8.0 | 1/20 | ISO 160 Post process: Dodging and burning […]

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 127

Taken from Madinat Jumeirah Souq.  I have a shot of this same location around 1 year back;  this was taken around sunset where the sky is really nice. This is also the first time I am using Photoshop CS5 and so far so good 😀 Gear: Canon 7D + Tokina 11-16 f2.8 Settings: f5.0 | 1/15 | ISO 500 Post Processing: Selected the 3 exposures and “Merge to HDR Pro” using Photoshop CS5 (very impressive and realistic) Adjusted contrast Dodging […]

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