Desert Wrinkles ~ UAE


A shot of the desert with wrinkles on a dune in black and white in the UAE

I love the shapes found in the desert.

With all the curves, ripples and wrinkles, it resembles a static wild ocean. The beautiful shadows from the harsh desert light on the dunes create opportunities for great abstract photos in black and white.

This photo was taken during a desert crossing with some friends near Dubai in the UAE.

~~oOo~~

Quick Tips:

When shooting in harsh desert conditions, be careful of your equipment. Don’t let your camera out under the sun and keep it in a bag in a shady place. Be careful when it’s breezy as the dust can penetrate your camera very easily. Also don’t forget to hydrate and protect yourself from the sun.

~~oOo~~

3 Things I love:

Sandy deserts

Coming up with new projects

Yann Tiersen

~~oOo~~

Are you interested in improving your photography? Would you like to have an honest opinion about your work? I have launched a new feature on Canvas of Light: FREE PHOTO CRITIQUES! Just go to this Photo Critique Page, follow the procedure and I’ll gladly share my knowledge with you and help you improve as much as I can. Enjoy!

~~oOo~~

Polls:

[poll id=”4″]

~~oOo~~


  • The patterns in this photo are amazing!

  • Gorgeous picture, I’ve been to Abu Dhabi desert and it’s such a great place for photography. Well, I like the desert in general, I’ve also enjoyed taking photos in Jaisalmer desert. I don’t really know why, even if it’s just endless sand dunes, there are so many different angles to capture!

  • Very nice photo love the black and white.