Category Archives: UAE

Desert Wrinkles ~ 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 [...]

The Old Dubai Creek ~ Dubai

~~oOo~~ Ah Dubai… Often associated with tall skyscrapers, modern architecture, crazy surreal projects (the best, the biggest, the tallest, the widest… Freud would have been happy..) and of course.. the Real Estate Crisis and bankruptcy. But a lot of people who have never visited the UAE have never heard of [...]

Stairway to the Abyss ~ U.A.E.

~~oOo~~ This is one of the first “nice” photos I took when I bought my camera back in October 2007. I had no idea what I was doing with it but I just kept trying. These stairs descending endlessly into darkness attracted me and I had to take the risk. [...]

2011 ~ An Awesome New Year

As the evening approached, I threw down the shovel I was using to dig a hole in the sand for the camp fire and grabbed my camera to wait by the sea for this picture: The last sunset of 2010. The past year was an awesome year, with many many [...]

Find Reality ~ UAE Desert

“To the desert go prophets and hermits, through the desert go pilgrims and exiles. Here, the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat, not to escape but to find reality” ~ Paul Shepard ~ I have always found the desert to be a [...]

Desert Ripples ~ UAE

  “The desert is the environment of revelation, genetically and physiologically alien, sensorily austere, esthetically abstract, historically inimical” ~ Paul Shepard ~ This is an old photo taken in March 2008 while camping in the deserts of the U.A.E. Along with a group of friends, we often went camping during [...]
desert ripples on a dune at night in the UAE

Moroccan Tea

I came in mid-April to the UAE to spend around 10 days with my family and head back to Thailand. My stay was unexpectedly extended due to the tense situation in Bangkok and I have now been here for about 2 months (I am heading back to Thailand in 3 [...]
Moroccan teapot