Friday, April 17, 2009

A Rainbow over Amman

The weather was really weird in Amman today, but it created this beautiful rainbow over the city. Another reason why a photographer should carry a camera at all times.

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Sunday, April 05, 2009

When lightning strikes

I've been in Dubai a couple times in the past years, and its the first i experience rain in that city. The skies were roaring with thunder, and lighting was striking everywhere. I've never shot lightning, and since i just got myself a new Canon 5D mark II i wanted to test it out. Also being on the 35th floor helped too.
Here are two frames i managed to capture of the lightning in the Dubai skies.

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Thursday, April 02, 2009

B-Boys in Dubai

I was very luck to get the chance to attend a workshop with legendary magazine photographer Joe McNally this week in Dubai. The workshop focused on lighting for portraits, and the wealth of information Joe shared with us was amazing.
If I had planned to have to shoot anything it would have been something to do with hip hop, and to my surprise our models where hip hop dancers from a local dance school in Dubai run by Mofdi, a Moroccan/French choreographer . Here are my favorite images I made during the workshop.

All I said was "Jump" and Mofdi did.

Mofdi and Titiana

Mofdi shot with one of the nicest lenses I've used, the canon 85mm 1.2
Omar from Algeria is another dancer in the group.

Joe shooting a group portrait with our dance group.

Next I'm off to Cairo for a photojournalism workshop...stay tuned.

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