Posted on July 8, 2021
In case you were wondering…Found on a beach in Abu Dhabi.
CMMC 30 June 2021
Category: Macro Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Close-up, CMMC, Macro, seashell
Posted on March 10, 2021
Is a window without a pane really anything more than just a hole in the wall?
A bird resting in the fort of the Hili Oasis, near Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Hole or Whole
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Architecture, Bird, Cee's Fun Foto Challenge, Hili Oasis, Hole, United Arab Emirates
Posted on January 20, 2021
It’s not really bull-necked, of course: an optical illusion caused by use of a telephoto lens.
However, the natural pattern of the giraffe’s hide is very characteristic.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Patterns In Nature
Category: Travel Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Cee's Fun Foto Challenge, Giraffe, Patterns, patterns in nature, Sir Bani Yas
Posted on December 11, 2020
The opulent design of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi incorporates quantities of gold leaf.
CMMC 9 December 2020: Silver or Gold
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Architecture, CMMC, Columns, Gold, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Posted on October 18, 2020
This was where I spent the last few years of my working life – my office at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. If only my desk here now was so tidy…
52 Week Smartphone Challenge: 42 Work
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: 52 Week Smartphone Challenge, 52WeekSmartphoneChallenge, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA, office, Work
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Posted on September 30, 2020
The bar at the Sir Bani Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi. Life is hard sometimes…
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Doors & Windows
Category: Travel, Windows Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Architecture, Cee's Fun Foto Challenge, Doors, Sir Bani Yas, Sir Bani Yas Hotel, Windows
Posted on September 4, 2020
A veritable forest of horns in this group of Arabian oryx in the nature reserve of Sir Bani Yas island in Abu Dhabi.
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Horns
Category: Black & White Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Black & White, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, Horns, oryx, Sir Bani Yas
Posted on August 24, 2020
Fortunately, this lion at Al Ain Zoo in the United Arab Emirates was on the other side of the window.
#Monday Window 24 August 2020
Category: Windows Tagged: #MondayWindow, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain Zoo, Lions
Posted on August 5, 2020
At this time of year In Abu Dhabi, it’s way too hot to spend much time on the beach or in the water, so these colourful pedalos find themselves beached for the duration.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Anything Bicycles or Tricycles
Category: Uncategorized Tagged: Abu Dhabi, beach, Cee's Fun Foto Challenge, Pedalos
Posted on June 5, 2020
Most benches in Abu Dhabi tend to come with an accompanying shelter to provide some shade – essential when the sun beats down all day and air temperatures routinely exceed 40 degrees.
These benches are on Yas Island and, it must be said, are rather less interesting than the sinuous curves of the structure that shades them (not entirely successfully).
Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Benches
Category: Black & White Tagged: Abu Dhabi, Bench, Black & White, Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge, Yas Island
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