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All images were taken with…

Camera: Nikon D90

Lens:  Sigma 18-253mm

Focal Length: 18mm

Dubai’s, Burj Khalifa.

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On the 148th floor is the

public observation deck

from where the following set

of images were taken.

Focal Length: 250mm

At 250mm we are looking at part of a building,

the size of which can only be estimated.

 

Focal Length: 52mm

At 52mm it appears reasonably tall

and on par with its neighbours.

Focal Length: 18mm

At 18mm we can see that the building is

of average size when a

neighbourhood comparison is made.

However, we can also observe that all

of these six buildings are comparatively tiny

when we take in the height of the camera.

The arrow indicates building

in the first image.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Going-Wide

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Going-Wide

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Going-Wide

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Going-Wide

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Lens-ArtistPC-164-Looking-Up-Down

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Looking up to the top of the Burj Khalifa.

Can you see how the concrete in

the middle foreground of this image,

(bottom) looks a bit like a kidney bowl?

My first image…looking up…was taken

while walking along that area.

A giant bicycle wheel?

The London Eye could be easily mistaken for that.

 

Ben does not appear that big from atop the Eye.

Two years, two months and 5 days to complete the Eiffel Tower.

Paris from level two of the Eiffel Tower.

Auckland’s Sky Tower…

…where we gathered for dinner to celebrate our

daughter-in-law’s birthday, a few days before…

…No 1 son wed an Auckland girl…D-in-Law#2.

All that aside, whether day or night

the Sky Tower

provides excellent views of the

Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Looking-Up-Looking-Down*

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Looking-Up-Looking-Down

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Impressive

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impressive

evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill;
grand, imposing, or awesome.

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One-Word-Sunday-Vertiginous

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vertiginous

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830 metres to the very tip of the Tower. 

 

22mm focal length

52mm focal length

 

250mm focal length.

Camera Nikon D90

Taken from the public observation deck

on 148th floor.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Vertiginous

 

 

 

 

FOWChallenge-Edifice

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edifice

a large, imposing building
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Immediately two buildings

came to mind.

…Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Tower, and…

 

…Sydney’s, Opera House.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Edifice

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Tower

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While in Dubai I was told that ‘Burj

is Arabic for Tower.

Our impulse visit was to

Burj Khalifa…

 

 

…and our pre-planned visit was to

Burj Al Arab….

…for its 7 course High Tea,

200 metres above sea level,

in the Burj Al Arab’s

SkyView Bar.

For opulence…

…a visit to the…

…Burj Al Arab is worth every penny spent.

 

For sheer enormity visit the Burj Khalifa.

At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories,

Burj Khalifa holds the following records:

Tallest building in the world.

Tallest free-standing structure in the world.

Highest number of stories in the world.

Source: www.burjkhalifa.ae/

 

At 555 metres (1,821 ft) high,

At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY

on Level 148 offers visitors

a wonderful opportunity to capture

unmatched views of Dubai.

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A Photo a Week Challenge:  Tower

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SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-Perspectives

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The Eiffel Tower 324 metres high

appears taller than it is..

However standing at 828 metres high

Dubai’s

Burj Khalifa

dwarfs the surrounding city.

From the viewing area in the

Burj Khalifa Tower

the Dubai Mall Fountain

is barely visible.

And yet those buildings are

four or five stories high.

Click here to see comparison chart

Burj Khalifa vs other tall structures.

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:   Perspectives

Lens-Artist-PC-86-Change-Perspective

 

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From ground level it is difficult to see…

…the 830 metre top of

Dubai’s, Burj Khalifa.

 

 

 

 

From the viewing platform,

555 metres above ground level,

these next three images…

…all have this building to near as centre

as I could manage.

250 mm (Sigma 18-250mm lens, Nikon D90)

 

52 mm (Sigma 18-250mm lens, Nikon D90)

 

 

 

22 mm (Sigma 18-250mm lens, Nikon D90)

 

 

 

Dubai Mall Fountain to the right of shot.

 

 

Dubai Mall Fountain from Burj Khalifa.

Can you see the previous shot in this image?

 

Dubai Mall Fountain…

 


…at ground level.

Finally, an inquisitive little Candi.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:  Change-Perspective

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:  Change-Perspective

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:  Change-Perspective

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:  Change-Perspective

 

 

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Lines

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From Melbourne and Dubai..

some re-posts

which suit the challenge.

DC Photography 19

A curved line and plenty of straight lines.

Old and new buildings with one thing in common….lines.

Some obvious vertical and horizontal straight lines.

Again St Paul’s Cathedral displays some obvious

and not so obvious line.

 

From 555 metres above the ground level

on the 148th floor of Dubai’s

Burj Khalifa Tower.

Zoom in for a closer look and still lines everywhere.

Finally, a never before published image…

well not on this blog 🙂

Still at the Burj Khalifia Tower.

This image is just left of centre…

 

of this image.

 

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