Happy Thursday and another fog day in the Emirates of the Arab Union. There is indeed a feeling hard to describe when you wake up upon the cloud of fog, stretching as far as the eye could see, and if you are lucky enough to be living higher than the average dweller of our planet, you have a chance to entertain the rest of us … Continue reading 11 Spectacular Moments of Fog in Dubai Through My Lens
Today was supposed to be the day when my husband and I were to make the 2021 a better year than 2020 by doing our first dosage of a Covid-19 vaccine, but the UAE government decided to postpone it prioritizing on the people with chronic disease and elderly citizens. I gladly would give up my turn to receive the vaccine to that category of people, … Continue reading Are You Fascinated About Being Vaccinated?
This is a story of organizing a photoshoot to happen in Dubai with the clients being in Germany and many circumstances coming in the process of trying to make it happen. Continue reading How Hard Could it Be to Photograph a Container Truck on the Dubai Meydan Bridge?
Went to see the Tashkeel’s Covid Conversations exhibition today, which from the first glance can be described as the show about gloves and masks, as a lot of people drew inspiration for their art from these elements that populated our lives this year, but only until you start looking closely – the narratives are about loss, anger, frustration, pain, hope, and the way of coping. … Continue reading 2020 in Retrospect Pt.2 – Your Year is What you Make it to Be.
4 years back to this day I got to shoot one pretty exciting project in the Dubai World Central Airport. That day marked the landing of the Four Seasons Private Jet carrying its passengers to Dubai for the first time in its history. The landing was announced to be at around 6 pm time, which was not ideal as this time of the year it … Continue reading I believe I can fly or how I ran on the runway of DWC to shoot a plane landing.
Hello, my dear friends. Those of you, who reside in the desert like me, are on a home-run towards the end of summer (or at least we sure hope so). Despite corona-related regulations and precautions, we want to go out, really out, to the desert, to the mountains, to the sea-side… but it is still <+40 C, so we must wait. However, this past weekend … Continue reading Do You Know The Difference Between a Pebble and a Cobble? Buhais Geological Park, Sharjah.
Since I was a kid, I loved to stare at the skies full of stars. I remember coming from the school on a crisp frosty Russian evening, I would locate a certain constellation of three stars and wonder what they are called (probably should look it up). If lucky to get out of the city on an August night, in a field, you can see … Continue reading Shoot for the Stars, You Might as well See a Comet… or Not.
Hello, my furry friends, and welcome back to another day of living in the loop of 2020. Yeah, we all got plans, but you know, John Mc’Clain also had plans. So your wedding 2020 or your travel 2020 didn’t happen the way it was supposed to be? Oh well, sorry to hear, but allegedly we are all in this together now. Cheer up, if you … Continue reading Double-exposed My Isolation
Hello and welcome to my blog! Whether you have been here before, or it’s your first time, don’t get scared – no politics, only a glimpse into what used to be called “the real world” through my camera. Recently, the Government of the UAE decided to close off the Al Ras district of Dubai for disinfection, and medical check-up due to the fact that population … Continue reading Through a Magnifying Glass – A Photowalk In Al Ras