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?
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.
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 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
Ahlan wa Sahlan or welcome to my blog, today I would like to show you a few photos from the last photowalk we took with the Analogue photography group through the streets of Satwa on a lovely Friday morning, despite all the corona precautions. We met by a beautiful mosque called “The Big Mosque”, which was unfortunately closed at the moment due to the precautions … Continue reading Satwa Photowalk – In Search for Cats.
So the day has come, the doors of the gallery exhibiting my work are open, and for the first time I got to stand beside my photos and hear what people actually got to say about it. I must say, it is a very different feeling than reading Instagram comments. It is not the first time that my work is being exhibited, but it is … Continue reading Art Is Not What You See, But What You Make Others See.
Reflections of rain, recollections of haze,Endless desert that never will seize to amaze,Now it’s sun,Now it’s storm,Now it’s rain,Now it’s warm,Now it’s a camel that got wrecked by the carelessOn the side of the road,Rest in peace, jamal, GodWill take care of you, Now and Forever.Passing byI will nodsay goodbye, thanks a lot…But that’s life and that’s one and the only we’ve got.Take my palms for … Continue reading A Day of All Weathers – On the Road To Ras Al Khaimah
Clouds are running wrapping Around Burj Khalifa today, Minutes away from the rain, Making reflections again With the million of lights, Seize the night, And let’s go for a ride, Wait for the green light Getting close to perfection, Catch the right intersection And let go of your fears, Change that gear, Now it’s you and the road – Happiness mode, Heart about to explode, … Continue reading No excuses.