Rush Hour on Planet Dubai

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LARGE size. (Contacts only, sorry...).

Taken from the 72th floor of a building in construction, thanks to my buddy Ali and his connections. Also present was great photographer and worldwide traveler Lucie Debelkova currently visiting Dubai.

It was an absolute exciting experience to be shooting at that height in this skyscraper under construction and being able to put the camera facing down so close to the edge of the building. I had to use the Live View to compose the shot because I did not want my head to be hanging in the void!

A few more shots to come! And I will go back there again because the blue hour is too short here, only lasts for 25 minutes...A sunrise shot could be cool too!

You can see how bad the traffic is in Dubai at around 7pm...

5 exposures Digital Blending, shot with my Nikkor fisheye. Some optical correction so that the buildings do not appear bended.

Sorry for being late visiting your streams. I've been a bit overwhelmed by the number of comments on my last two shots...Many thanks, I really appreciate your visits!

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  1. JOSMALL80 65 months ago | reply

    You have an amazing eye for great photos. Love your talent!

  2. Patrick Millais [deleted] 61 months ago | reply

    incredible! as with all of your photos, you're one of my favourite architectural/cityscape/night photographers at the moment. love your work!

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  3. blablablablablablalblablbabla [deleted] 61 months ago | reply

    wow...great shot..

  4. Paz_Llimitado 55 months ago | reply

    Mind blowing ! Wow

  5. barefootin' 55 months ago | reply

    Stunning! Glad to see you didn't fall off! What a wonderful opportunity for you.
    This is definitely one of Flickrs Best

    Well done.
    Please ensure image is 'Tagged' - FlickrsBest - Thanks

  6. L’État c’est Moi 54 months ago | reply

    Just realised they have unblocked flickr here. Fantastic shot. I may go to the top of my building tonight and have a go..

  7. ihsanashi 54 months ago | reply

    its like I'm on an airplane !

  8. SLO-D300 52 months ago | reply

    Hi,
    you are invited to show your best work in a new WOWnderful HDR group

    www.flickr.com/groups/wownderful-hdr/

    Let's have fun!

  9. DavidJessop 50 months ago | reply

    Great to see these night and blue hour shots coming out of Dubai...

  10. flo.rian 50 months ago | reply

    taken from outer space - fantastic!

  11. Wagner Almeida. 50 months ago | reply

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    Este é um surpreendente Shot Por favor considere adicionar sua foto para o grupo Shots Amazing !

  12. hooby-marburg 38 months ago | reply

    Ahhh, such a joy to look at...

    EAQIO

  13. tallawah75 35 months ago | reply

    spectacular shot..

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