Thursday, November 27, 2008

One from Oman

From Rustaq fort, overlooking date palms and one of the town's mosques...

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Art Show. Fully carpeted.

Tired of seeing these photos at a miniscule 700 pixels in length? Want to see full-sized prints? Well, if you're in Al Ain on 21st & 22nd November (heck, if you're in the country - it ain't that big) I'll be exhibiting a selection of photos and photoboxes at this carpet / photo / art sale. Here's a brief look at who will be selling what, directions are here. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Robot Jockeys

In these winter months, the camel track in Al Ain gets busy early. These races were held using the latest modestly-dressed robots... According to Wikipedia, these robots can 'monitor and transmit the speed and heart rate of the camel'. And they're sometimes perfumed...

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Jebel Akhdar

A few shots from Oman's 'Grand Canyon' - the spectacular Jebel Akhdar plateau near Nizwa. The full-sized version of the B&W one below is a stitched panoramic, the equivalent of an image from a 40MP camera. Definitely 4WD roads ...