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

Video :: Starry night above MadagascarAugust 20th, 2012

While writing my previous post about the small village of Antsiraraka I remembered that while having dinner there I left my camera for about two hours to take a series of shots of a huge baobab tree against the beautiful night sky with the idea of putting these together in a short timelapse.

I’ve been working quite a bit on timelapses lately (both on a couple of commercial projects and on a personal project – more on that in a later post), but this one is a very short video, with no sound -  I just wanted to share with you how cool these baobab trees look against the night sky.

Recent posts

Appreciating what you have August 17th, 2012

One thing I always love about traveling is that it puts things in perspective. This was especially true today when I had one of those days that you wish you forget very quickly and the only thing that probably helped was the browsing of my images from Madagascar remembering all the little villa...

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The Baobab Avenue #1 August 14th, 2012

Visiting a really famous tourist spot in any country makes it very difficult to come up with an interesting photograph of that place because you always have to assume that everything has been done before, all the angles have been covered and you're just another tourist with a better camera - so...

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The Milky Way August 13th, 2012

If you've been reading my last few posts, you will know that I was in Madagascar for a couple of weeks enjoying some of the unique landscapes and wildlife that Madagascar has to offer. It was a really cool trip that included a few days in a pirogue down the Tsiribihina River in the West part...

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Upcoming workshops

Travel photography workshop - Iceland - Northern Lights

As the year is coming to an end, the planning for next year is in full swing and it looks like it will be a busy one. There will be a lot of traveling to some new places, with quite a few more photography tours and adventures being confirmed. As you can imagine, organizing a photography tour...

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Random posts from the past

Waiting for jumpers

I love it when I go out to take photographs and I run in to something cool that I didn't expect. Yesterday afternoon I went to a nice spot I had in mind for a while to take photos of Jumeirah Beach Residences. On my way there I ran into a temporary airplane runway! Yes, you read that right! Two compacting machine...

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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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