The Burj Khalifa is the largest subject
I have ever photographed.
Although a large elephant it barely makes
the medium category of my photos.
My smallest subject…a dung beetle.
Small, medium and large.
…it is perpendicular
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.
Night shots from a variety of places.
Big Ben and Parliament House
from the London Eye
Arras Bell Tower and Place des Heros
Our night cruise on the River Seine
gave us a multitude of river-side parties…
annd a different perspective
of the Eiffel Tower.
The drive back to our hotel took us past
the Arc de Triomphe…
…and also city lights.
After arriving in Dubai at 0400,
we had a quiet day…
…prior to boarding a Dhow for a…
…Dubai Creek Dinner Cruise.
Just a few colourful images…
…from our Diner Cruise on…
Night two saw us on a desert safari and dinner,
with entertainment provided by a fire dancer…
…and a belly dancer.
A great time was had and if you don’t mind
sand from horizon to horizon you
will love the experience.
I’m not a fan of sand.
Immediately two buildings
came to mind.
…Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Tower, and…
…Sydney’s, Opera House.
While in Dubai I was told that ‘Burj‘
is Arabic for Tower.
Our impulse visit was to
…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
…a visit to the…
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.
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.
Geelong Coffee Shop.
Hotel Langham Melbourne.
Pre Dawn, Geelong.
Auckland (NZ) Airport lights
Geelong Boat Lights
Some farewell entertainment at
Sausage Tree Safari Camp…
…near the end of our first
African Safari, 2013.
Dubai fire dancer.
Whakarewarewa Maori Village dancers,
All images shot with a Nikon D90 DSLR
fitted with a Sigma 18-250mm lens.
I have included the 35mm equivalent for comparison.
Marvellous how a lens can manipulate distance.
These images capture from
the Burj Khalifa’s 148th level.
Focal length 22mm. (equals 35mm eqiv)
…and with 250mm focal length. (equals 400mm eqiv)