So many neon lights in the marina. Not sure how other cameras deal with them, but mine always creates some crazy colors from them. But it also can look quite interesting. That actually quite a theme in Dubai, where a lot of buildings are lighten up by this very strong neon lights. Getting a right color in a photo of them can be really quite difficult.
White and HDR does not go well together that much, but when you have such a great structure like the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, you just do your best. In this photo I tried to keep the brightness and white color of the wall, and give them a nice contrast to the blue hour in the background. And I think it worked out quite nicely :)
I seen many documentaries about this place. How it was planed, how it was build and more. But I never really understood how big it is until I visited the palm by myself. It gigantic. Really a stunning project. Just to bad the Burj Khalifa is so far away :) If it was right next to the palm, the view would be absolutely stunning (it’s of course stunning also as it is now, but this would be just crazy :))
There is this very cool building in the middle of the Jumeirah lakes towers, with this star shape on the bottom. I was thinking of how to have it in a shot while standing under it, and this is what I got :) Of course I went with a vertorama, to be able to get everything into a photo.