Based in Dubai. Traveling everywhere. All photographs by Catalin Marin.

My favourite shots in 2009December 29th, 2009

2009 ends in a couple of days and what better way to finish it off than to post my favourite images I posted this year. One for each month! Of course, this is all very subjective and you might have enjoyed other photographs more. If so, tell me in the comments and maybe I’ll revisit the top. I would also love to hear which one was your favourite photograph this year.

I wish you a Happy New Year and may 2010 be bigger and better than all the years before!

January – Long neck

Long neck

 February – Abandoned


March – After the storm

After the storm

April – Surreal


May – King’s College

King's College

 June – The de Havilland Comet

de Havilland Comet 

July – High above Dubai

High above Dubai

August – Open space

Open space

September – High above Yamdrok Lake

High above Yamdrok Lake

October – Emirates Towers

Emirates Towers

November – Foggy Dubai

Foggy Dubai

December – The garden of India

The garden of India

Upcoming workshops

Blue hour and night photography

This is an ongoing workshop that I've been running with Gulf Photo Plus for the last three years and I will keep updating this post when new dates are announced. Following a short briefing session – covering both the technical and aesthetic skills you'll need for this workshop – we'll he...

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Random posts from the past

The city

This is my last shot from my recent trip to London and I'm a bit torn between this and the previous one I posted. Initially I liked the previous one more, but now, looking at this, I think I prefer it. It's an HDR made out of 7 exposures, tone-mapped with Photomatix. However, big parts of the image were blended manuall...

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Commercial work

Just doing traveling photography does not always pay for the rent so here is a look at the other side of my photography. I am an award-winning commercial and corporate photographer based in Dubai, UAE, specializing in architectural and interior photography as well as corporate and environmental portraits.

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