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

Two weeks ago when TimeOut Dubai approached me for using one of my foggy Dubai images in this article, they also needed a portrait version of the foggy image and I ended up going again through my images from that morning looking for a portrait version. Although I did find one, in the end they decided to just crop the landscape version for the cover.

So, not wanting to waste a good image I wanted to share it with you and ask which one do you prefer, the portrait or the landscape version. I’m probably gonna go with the landscape one, but some of you might think differently.

Shot with NIKON D300S | 24mm | ƒ/2.8

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