Photography 101: Landmark

Another image from Petra. This time, the famous Nabataean Treasury but from a more unusual perspective (as per the suggestions in the assignment).

I also like the juxtaposition of the carved monument and the rough stone on the right: like a particularly spectacular  ‘before and after’.

I’ve posted some more abstract images from Petra here.

Landmark

Photography 101: Solitude

This image was taken in Abu Dhabi and is the exterior of the building in which I used to work. Luckily, I wasn’t a window-cleaner like this poor guy, suspended about 200 feet above the ground with an awful lot of windows to clean. I can imagine he felt rather alone.

Solitude

Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

Another picture from Dubai Mall, this time of a diver on a wall of water.

Descent

Venice: behind the mask

Carnival Mask

Some images from a recent trip to Venice. No gondolas, no Piazza San Marco and definitely no selfies.

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

This is one of the glass and steel ceilings of Dubai Mall (yes, I know it’s upside down: it just looks better this way).

Zigzag

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

Another staircase, this time from a hotel in Paris (which, fortunately, was also equipped with a lift).

staircase

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

It’s a moot point whether the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi has been around for long enough to qualify as a monument, but it’s certainly monumental…

Monument