Qatar - Katar Cultural Village Here a side view of the amphitheater, a great example of how modern and classic (ancient) architecture can merge nicely. The amphitheater can accommodate up to 5000 persons.
A series of 5 or 6 photos were taken and combined to create the panorama.
Qatar - Wakra - Fort One tower, two sides of this old, not ancient, fort located in the middle of the city. I don't have any specific information about the fort, but if I find anything, I will add it here.
Shots (-2,0,2) process in Photomatix, then in Photoshop.
"Since Québec’s foundation in 1608, this area has evolved to a small portside village with fur trading posts and elegant homes. Over the years, its fortunes waxed and waned. Today, as a result of an expansive urban restoration project, Quartier Petit Champlain comprises narrow streets lined with one-of-a-kind boutiques and bistros. Visitors come in droves throughout the year to see the impressive historical architecture and cobblestone streets, making Quartier Petit Champlain one of the most popular attractions in the city. (From www.quebecregion.com)"
Taken few days prior to Christmas ....
Three shots (-2,0,2) process in photomatix and photoshop …. Here an update of a previous version (crop, etc…)
Qatar - Zekreet There is a small area in Zekreet called "Film City". A small village built in the middle of Zekreet for a movie or a TV series, difficult to have the correct answer. This photo is a small valley close to the "Film City" village. I believe that those small house was also part of the set-up. Here the color version
Published in the Peninsula Plus Reader (In Focus) on January 20th 2013