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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FOWChallenge-Edge

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Looking over the edge of the Burj Khalifa’s

148th floor Observation decknearly 2,000 feet (1821 feet to be precise)

above Dubai city…

…and the buildings below appear to be miniatures.

The Burj Khalifa also stands next to the Dubai Fountain…

 

…where from the edge of the pool we watched…

…the fountain perform to

It’s Time To Say Goodbye‘.

Sadly, for us, it was time to

say Goodbye to Dubai.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:  Edge

Tuesday-PC-Wk162-Tower

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Towers from all over.

Eiffel Tower.

A Leaning Tower at Pisa

Dubai’s,

Burj Khalifa

 

Towering Redwoods in Rotorua

New Zealand

Light house towers.

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Cityscape

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Dubai’s

Burj Khalifa Tower…

…and a view of downtown Dubai from the 

Observation Deck on the 148th floor (555 m or 1,821 ft).

This was the highest observation deck in the world

on October 15, 2014, until the

Shanghai Tower opened in June 2016.

 

Notre Dame in Paris.

Eiffel Tower, Paris.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape

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