Sunday, December 30, 2007
A few photos taken in and around the fish souk at the end of the Mutrah Corniche in Muscat. My 50mm lens broke so I only had a long zoom which wasn't ideal...
Friday, December 14, 2007
Took these recently in Fujairah, traditional 'bull fights' which take place on Friday evenings, right next to the city abatoir...
Monday, December 03, 2007
In the summer of 2005 I went back to work in Recife, for the winter (?). I stayed at D&K's flat in Boa Viagem, where I took some of these. The boats are at Calhetas beach.
Friday, November 23, 2007
This was the first ice hockey game I'd ever seen. Go Vipers. Foolishly thought I'd be able to get some great action shots. In fact, I didn't even know where to point the camera. Far, far too fast for me. Of all the shots I took (not that many as I soon gave up), this was the only keeper.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
I think one of the best things about Al Ain is the location; practically empty highways to Dubai & Abu Dhabi, a great mountain road to the diving sites on the east coast, and it's nowhere near Sharjah. Even better, it's on the border with Oman. These are all from the town of Nizwa ....
Saturday, November 10, 2007
In January '05, I spent a few days in Lebanon. I used Beirut as a base and visited Baalbek, Byblos and Beiteddine (too many B's?). Compared to Al Ain, it was cold and cloudy - ended up taking shots mostly of buildings...
Thursday, November 08, 2007
The trees photo was taken just outside Al Ain on the way to Dubai, a couple of weeks ago. I've done this trip dozens of times over the last 3 years, though I'd never seen this view. I went back as soon as I could to photograph it. How had I missed it? Maybe my eyes had been refreshed by the long summer break?