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

First of all, apologies for no updates over the last week or so. I have been busy with a couple of blog “housekeeping” issues, moving the site to a new hosting company, as well as installing a caching plug-in and changing all the permalinks to something more inteligible than /?p=5555. All these changes should mean that the blog will load faster and will allow for some additional features and other exciting changes. More on that soon! Also, with changes, usually coding bugs manage to sneak in, so if you notice something out of place or not working the way it was intended, do let me know either in the comments or by email.

Moving on to today’s image, this was taken a couple of weeks ago from a new location within the Business Bay area and I think it really manages to show very well the scale of Burj Khalifa when compared to all the other buildings around it. If you don’t live in Dubai you problably won’t know this, but most of the “smaller” buildings are actually 50-60 stories tall towers.

Shot with NIKON D800 | 24mm | ƒ/10



Upcoming workshops

Blue hour and night photography

Following a short briefing session – covering both the technical and aesthetic skills you'll need for this workshop – we'll head out on location in Dubai. During this practical shooting session, we will concentrate on how to create unique and compelling photographs images. This workshop wil...

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Random posts from the past

Eid Mubarak

As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan draws to a close, Muslims from around the world are preparing for Eid Al Fitr, the celebrations that mark the end of the fasting month. In the UAE (and most other countries from around this region) people also tend to travel quite a bit during this time as there are at least 2 days o...

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Portfolio

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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